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June 29, 2012

Have you Heard? New Tunes I’m Digging This Week

Our dear Abby is SO great at sending new stuff our way that I feel like a jerk for waiting this long to actually write about anything that’s ended up in my inbox. There’s no shortage of great music out there (yay!), but it takes time to wade through it all to find stuff that I like, and uh. Well, time is something we are ALL short on, for sure.

Anyway! I finally got off my ass (not literally. I’m actually on it, on a chair, right now, so I can write this) and dug through the links to find a few things that are making me happy right now.

“Sleeping Alone” by The Great American Novel
This is pretty great! I love the way it starts out all retro-du-woppy and then busts into some bouncy sing-along goodness (complete with bells!). Definitely a band I’ll start paying attention to, starting with this full-length album, Kissing. This single is a good starting point, or you can listen to the whole album on bandcamp.

“Barrels in Georgia” by Crash the Satellites
This band is kinda calling to me with some power-pop beats that still somehow verge on indie-rock. Man, that sounds like a lot of bullshit, doesn’t it? I clearly don’t know how to write about music, at ALL. But, hey. I like this. Check out the single for “Barrels in Georgia” and tell me how wrong I am. Then listen to the rest of their self-titled album and see if you like it too.

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