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sonofhal
08-27-2009, 01:37 AM
So, as much as I love Coachella, the choice of new UK acts can be pretty shoddy (Mika, The Feeling, James Morrison/Blunt etc) and very much at odds with the rest of the festival.

This thread will feature a new UK act every day until the lineup is released. They are in no particular order and are all (I feel) worthy of a place on the lineup.

001 - 08/27 Sky Larkin.
002 - 08/28 Oceansize.
003 - 08/29 Joy Orbison.
004 - 08/30 Shady Bard.
005 - 08/31 Kill It Kid.
006 - 09/01 It Hugs Back.
007 - 09/02 The Wave Pictures.
008 - 09/03 The Whip.
009 - 09/04 Emmy The Great.
010 - 09/05 Pulled Apart By Horses.
011 - 09/06 The Phantom Band.
012 - 09/07 Remember Remember.
013 - 09/08 Dananananaykroyd.
014 - 09/09 Errors.
015 - 09/10 Union Of Knives.
016 - 09/11 We Were Promised Jetpacks.
017 - 09/12 The Pictish Trail.
018 - 09/13 Slow Club.
019 - 09/14 Crippled Black Phoenix.
020 - 09/15 The Joy Formidable.
021 - 09/16 Wave Machines.
022 - 09/17 James Yuill.
023 - 09/18 The Week that Was.
024 - 09/19 School Of Language.
025 - 09/20 Stricken City.
026 - 09/21 Future Of The Left.
027 - 09/22 Malakai.
028 - 09/23 Theoretical Girl.
029 - 09/24 The Answering Machine.
030 - 09/25 The Superimposers.
031 - 09/26 Jeremy Warmsley.
032 - 09/27 Ebsen And The Witch.
033 - 09/28 Codes In The Clouds.
034 - 09/29 Zun Zun Egui.
035 - 09/30 Alessi's Ark.
036 - 10/01 Sons Of Noel And Adrian.
037 - 10/02 Young Fathers.
038 - 10/03 Don't Wait Animate.
039 - 10/04 Copy Haho.
040 - 10/05 Beth Jeans Houghton.
041 - 10/06 The Tailors.
042 - 10/07 Yndi Halda.
043 - 10/08 Mumford And Sons
044 - 10/09 Post War Years.
045 - 10/10 Johnny Foreigner.
046 - 10/11 Banjo Or Freakout.
047 - 10/12 Blue Roses.
048 - 10/13 King Charles.
049 - 10/14 The Nextmen.
050 - 10/15 My Tiger My Timing.
051 - 10/16 Cats And Cats And Cats.
052 - 10/17 The British Expeditionary Force.
053 - 10/18 Comanechi.
054 - 10/19 Lulu And The Lampshades.
055 - 10/20 Chrome Hoof.
056 - 10/21 Peggy Sue
057 - 10/22 Gyratory System.
058 - 10/23 Pull Tiger Tail.
059 - 10/24 4 or 5 Magicians.
060 - 10/25 Beak
061 - 10/26 Stars Of Sunday League.
062 - 10/27 Laura Marling.
063 - 10/28 Revere.
064 - 10/29 Denis Jones.
065 - 10/30 Broken Records.
066 - 10/31 And So I Watch You From Afar.
067 - 11/01 The Sunshine Underground.
068 - 11/02 Smoke Fairies.
069 - 11/03 Micachu.
070 - 11/04 Cate Le Bon.
071 - 11/05 Treetop Flyers.
072 - 11/06 Beans on Toast.
073 - 11/07 Delphic.
074 - 11/08 Marina & The Diamonds.
075 - 11/09 Detachments.
076 - 11/10 Tristram.
077 - 11/11 Everything, Everything.
078 - 11/12 Bombay Bicycle Club.
079 - 11/13 Good Shoes.
080 - 11/14 I BLÅME COCO.
081 - 11/15 Samuel And The Dragon.
082 - 11/16 Monarchy.
083 - 11/17 Rox.
084 - 11/18 GoldieLocks.
085 - 11/19 The Sexual Objects.
086 - 11/20 The High Wire.
087 - 11/21 Kurran And The Wolfnotes.
088 - 11/22 Othello Woolf.
089 - 11/23 Codeine Velvet Club.
090 - 11/24 Clock Opera.
091 - 11/25 Trailer Trash Tracys
092 - 11/26 Django Django.
093 - 11/27 The Ruling Class.
094 - 11/28 V.E.G.A.S.Whores.
095 - 11/29 Stornoway.
096 - 11/30 Full English Breakfast.
097 - 12/01 Bibio.
098 - 12/02 Dry The River.
099 - 12/03 Two Door Cinema Club.
100 - 12/04 Ellie Goulding.
101 - 12/05 Gold Panda.
102 - 12/06 Factory Floor.
103 - 12/07 Dutch Uncles.
104 - 12/08 Bullion.
105 - 12/09 The xx.
106 - 12/10 Mechanical Owl.
107 - 12/11 Dimbleby & Capper.
108 - 12/12 These New Puritans.
109 - 12/13 Erland & The Carnival.
110 - 12/14 Internet Forever
111 - 12/15 Race Horses.
112 - 12/16 Wild Palms.
113 - 12/17 worriedaboutsatan.
114 - 12/18 Her name Is Calla.
115 - 12/19 Meursault.
116 - 12/20 Citadels
117 - 12/21 Airship
118 - 12/22 Tellison.
119 - 12/23 We Aeronauts.
120 - 12/24 Truckers Of Husk.
121 - 12/25 Boy Of Girl.
122 - 12/26 Phantom.
123 - 12/27 Not Squares.
124 - 12/28 Drums Of Death.
125 - 12/29 Fenech-Soler.
126 - 12/30 Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs.
127 - 12/31 Beyond The Wizard's Sleeve.
128 - 01/01 Fyfe Dangerfield.
129 - 01/02 Hot Club de Paris.
130 - 01/03 Chapel Club.
131 - 01/04 Frankie & The Heartstrings.
132 - 01/05 Bicycle Thieves.
133 - 01/06 Little Comets.
134 - 01/07 Slow Moving Millie.
135 - 01/08 These Monsters.
136 - 01/09 The Heartbreaks.
137 - 01/10 Ralfe Band.
138 - 01/11 Exlovers.
139 - 01/12 Little Death.
140 - 01/13 Frightened Rabbit.
141 - 01/14 Hatcham Social.
142 - 01/15 Rolo Tomassi.
143 - 01/16 Blood Red Shoes.
144 - 01/17 iLiKETRAiNS.
145 - 01/18 The Early Years.

RotationSlimWang
08-27-2009, 01:41 AM
Shouldn't you include some evidence of the artists' work as basis for their nomination?

sonofhal
08-27-2009, 01:45 AM
1 - Sky Larkin.

Sky Larkin facts.

1. They are from Leeds.
2. Their second single off the album was released as a watch.
3. The 3rd was a cassette single only.
4. Yes, they do sound like Sleater-Kinney a bit.

Fossil I.

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Beeline.

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Antibodies.

gQRwg0QLSNg

http://www.weareskylarkin.com/
http://www.myspace.com/skylarkinskylarkin

sonofhal
08-27-2009, 01:46 AM
Shouldn't you include some evidence of the artists' work as basis for their nomination?

Impatient much?

sonofhal
08-28-2009, 02:50 AM
2 - Oceansize.

Oceansize Facts.

1. They are from Manchester.
2. Their songs tend to be rather long.
3. Their 4th album (out next year) is supposed to be a huge departure, with even some sub 4 minute songs on it.
4. They can be a bit on the loud side.


New Pin.

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Music For A Nurse.

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Catalyst.

pTsnXZNFIjk

http://www.oceansize.co.uk/
http://www.myspace.com/oceansizeuk

sonofhal
08-29-2009, 01:25 AM
3 - Joy Orbison.

One for you Sahara PLURverts.

Joy Orbison facts.

1. He's from London.
2. His real name is Peter O'Grady.
3. He's just appeared on the Pitchfork radar.
4. He's a rather young 22 (well, it's young for a DJ and producer).

Hyph Mngo
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Download a mix he did here (legally).

http://www.zshare.net/audio/6136035166212fce

mittens4kittens
08-29-2009, 03:15 PM
3 - Joy Orbison.

One for you Sahara PLURverts.

Joy Orbison facts.

1. He's from London.
2. His real name is Peter O'Grady.
3. He's just appeared on the Pitchfork radar.
4. He's a rather young 22 (well, it's young for a DJ and producer).

Hyph Mngo
vsJVW5apRmY

Download a mix he did here (legally).

http://www.zshare.net/audio/6136035166212fce

Nice one.

Boourns
08-29-2009, 04:58 PM
Joy Orbison is a great name.

sonofhal
08-30-2009, 12:46 AM
4 - Shady Bard.

It's Sunday, so here's something a bit more mellow.

Shady Bard facts.

1 - They are based in Birmingham.
2 - A lot of tracks from their debut album were featured on Greys Anatomy for some odd reason.
3 - In spite of this, the album is still only available on import in the US.
4 - They don't have a wikipedia (maybe they like their privacy).

These Quiet Times.

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Treeology.

G9CMoRvi6iA

Fires.

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sonofhal
08-31-2009, 02:04 AM
5 - Kill It Kid.

Kill It Kid facts.

1 - They formed in Bath (not in a bath, just to be clear - although that would be rather cool).
2 - They've already signed to One Little Indian.
3 - Chris Turpin has a voice that gives me goosebumps live.
4 - I reckon they listen to a lot of Tom Waits.

Send Me An Angel Down

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Burst Its Banks

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Hot N Cold (yes that one)

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http://www.myspace.com/killitkid

sonofhal
09-01-2009, 02:08 AM
6 - It Hugs Back

It Hugs Back facts.

1 - They are from Maidstone. (You probably haven't heard of it. It's not a very interesting place).
2 - They signed to 4AD earlier this year and released their debut album in April.
3 - April and May saw them supporting Holy Fuck around Europe.
4 - They'll be playing at Bestival in Sept.

Work Day

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Carefully

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Now + Again

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http://www.myspace.com/ithugsback

sonofhal
09-02-2009, 02:10 AM
7 - The Wave Pictures.

The Wave Pictures facts.

1 - They are from Wymeswold, near Leicester.
2 - They relocated to London because, lets face it, they come from somewhere shit.
3 - They have had 8 albums in total to date.
4 - One of their albums is all Herman Dune covers.


I Love You Like A Madman.

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Just Like A Drummer.

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If You Leave It Alone.

wHQbHLTFXyE

http://www.thewavepictures.com/
http://www.myspace.com/thewavepictures

mountmccabe
09-02-2009, 05:58 AM
So, as much as i love Coachella, the choice of new UK acts can be pretty shoddy (Mika, The Feeling, James Morrison/Blunt etc) and very much at odds with the rest of the festival.

Cannot argue with that.

I just saw this thread and obv need to watch a bunch of youtubes but



2. Their second single off the album was released as a watch.

What? Also: I want it.

sonofhal
09-03-2009, 03:46 AM
8 - The Whip.

As it's Plursday, here's something a little more bleepy.

The Whip facts.

1 - They are from Manchester.
2 - They used to (unfortunately) be called Nylon Pylon.
3 - Their debut album came out in 2008.
4 - They've done remixes for Asobi Seksu, Sons & Daughters and Editors.

Sister Siam.

6OdMUeN3FW4

Muzzle No.1.

5RMxYyH8mGI

Trash.

MJ3eeRCoIBY


www.thewhip.net
www.myspace.com/thewhipmanchester

sonofhal
09-04-2009, 02:30 AM
9 - Emmy The Great.

Emmy The Great facts.

1 - She was born in Hong Kong (but is a UK citizen, pedants!).
2 - Boourns is a fan.
3 - Facts 1 and 2 may or may not be connected.
4 - Her first album was released this year after many previous home made EPs.

Easter Parade.

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We Almost Had A Baby.

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City Song (Live).

E3tflHYm1d0

www.myspace.com/emmythegreat

Boourns
09-04-2009, 02:44 AM
Emmy the Great likes me. She said so herself on-stage.

But yeah, it's her lyrics that elevate her to major baller status.

Boourns
09-04-2009, 03:00 AM
The Whip and Joy Orbison > Steve Aoki

sonofhal
09-05-2009, 01:41 AM
10 - Pulled Apart By Horses

Something to wake you up for the weekend.

Pulled Apart By Horses facts.

1 - They are from Leeds.
2 - They have been together for 18 months.
3 - Their live show can be quite manic (the band like to play to the crowd whilst in the crowd)
4 - Their debut album should hit in easly 2010

I Punched A Lion In The Throat (Live at Reading 09)

3iOa8VyjugE

Meat Balloon

SBQEX9hJ8sM

www.myspace.com/pulledapartbyhorses

Pixiessp
09-05-2009, 09:25 AM
Thanks, Sonofhal. I am enjoying your thread.

SoulDischarge
09-05-2009, 09:28 AM
I haven't listened to either of the videos, but I already love the last band just because of their song titles.

PassiveTheory
09-05-2009, 11:29 AM
The Whip are fairly over here in the States seeing as they've done a pair of Dim Mak shows and (I think) opened for Friendly Fires for some shows. So yeah, they have a good shot of being booked this year.

sonofhal
09-05-2009, 11:54 PM
OK - It's Scottish Week in the new UK band thread.

11 - The Phantom Band

The Phantom Band Facts.

1 - They are from Glasgow.
2 - The band members surnames are all famous educational establishments.
3 - I reckon they may have made them up.
4 - Their debut album is certainly in my top 10 of 09.

The Howling.

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Folksong Oblivion.

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Throwing Bones

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http://www.myspace.com/thephantombandpage
http://www.phantomband.co.uk

sonofhal
09-07-2009, 01:30 AM
Day 2 of Scottish Week.

12 - Remember Remember.

Remember Remember facts.

1 - Remember Remember are from Glasgow.
2 - They are really a him. Him being Graeme Ronald.
3 - They are signed to Rock Action, the label started by Mogwai.
4 - They are the only act i've ever seen that sample popping bubble wrap as a rhythm track.

The Dancing.

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And The Demon Said...

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http://www.myspace.com/rememberremember

sonofhal
09-08-2009, 01:38 AM
Day 3 of Scottish Week.

13 - Dananananaykroyd.

Dananananaykroyd facts.

1 - They are from Glasgow.
2 - One of the drummers fell off stage in Australia and now has 4 metal pins keeping his arm bones together.
3 - Their original drummer is now in Errors.
4 - Expect much crowd participation at their shows.

Some Dresses.

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Black Wax.

3WOIEdlfh7M

Pink Sabbath.

5Mu_VWdI-5I

www.myspace.com/dananananaykroyd
dananananaykroyd.blogspot.com/

rage patton
09-08-2009, 07:33 AM
Chris, did you get this idea after talking to Becky and I?

sonofhal
09-09-2009, 01:37 AM
It was definitely a factor. Just wanted to point out that there is a ton of good stuff going on here that seems to miss the Coachella bookers radar in favour of mainstream dullness.

sonofhal
09-09-2009, 01:48 AM
Day 4 of Scottish week.

14 - Errors.

Errors facts.

1 - They are yet another Glasgow act (there are other cities in Scotland, honest!)
2 - They are signed to Rock Action.
3 - They also do a fair bit of remix work.
4 - I reckon they were listening to Battles a lot when they wrote Toes (not 100% a fact, but quite likely).


Salut! France.

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Mr Milk.

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Toes.

__DU-GU0ksE

sonofhal
09-10-2009, 02:37 AM
Day 5 of Scottish Week.

What happens when you put NIN, Massive Attack and Radiohead in a blender?

15 - Union Of Knives.

Union Of Knives facts.

1 - Yes, another band from Glasgow.
2 - They have one album to date (Violence and Birdsong) - You really need to own it.
3 - They are working with Atticus Ross of NIN on the 2nd album, "The Anti-Fire".
4 - Have you got the first album yet? What are you waiting for?

The Cut Up Suite.

TWmKDG4f-Sw

I Decline.

1lhinMXEG88

Live Remix Set.

bQ0Ln8YXfrk

sonofhal
09-11-2009, 07:08 AM
Day 6 of Scottish week.

16 - We Were Promised Jetpacks.

We Were Promised Jetpacks facts.

1 - They are from Edinburgh (Yes, there is some life outside of Glasgow).
2 - They are signed to Fat Cat.
3 - Their debut album was released in June.
4 - I don't know who actually promised them jetpacks.

Quiet Little Voices.

G5ZhBAylbN4

Roll Up Your Sleeves.

TUFBl9Ouk4E

roberto73
09-11-2009, 08:12 AM
I'm excited to see We Were Promised Jetpacks in a couple weeks on the same bill with Frightened Rabbit and The Twilight Sad. A Scottish triple-play.

sonofhal
09-12-2009, 11:02 AM
Day 7 of Scottish Week.

17 - The Pictish Trail.

The Pictish Trail facts.

1 - Johnny Lynch (AKA The Pictish Trail) is from Edinburgh.
2 - He is signed to Fence records, home of the Fence Collective.
3 - He probably didn't have too much problem getting a deal, as he co-owns the label.
4 - He co-owns the label with Kenny Anderson - AKA King Creosote.

Winter Home Disco.

6M1g3m5j9ME

Words Fail Me Now.

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www.myspace.com/pictishtrail

sonofhal
09-13-2009, 02:03 AM
18 - Slow Club.

Slow Club facts.

1 - They are from Sheffield.
2 - They are signed to the rather fab Moshi Moshi label.
3 - Their live setup is very minimal (mainly acoustic guitar and a couple of drums)
4 - The debut album, Yeah So", came out in July.

Me And You.

MV_jPQrdnE8

Because We Are Dead.

AkH9hfkCbDc

It Doesn't Have To Be Beautiful.

p9akkn2hrgs

http://www.myspace.com/slowclub

normalone75
09-14-2009, 08:27 PM
do one Wild Beasts

sonofhal
09-14-2009, 10:35 PM
19 - Crippled Black Phoenix

Crippled Black Phoenix facts.

1 - They are mostly from the Reading/Slough area of England.
2 - They used to share a bass player with Mogwai.
3 - They have recently turned from a 5 piece to an 8 piece.
4 - They are ridiculously loud (and great) live.

Rise Up And Fight.

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444

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A Lack Of Common Sense.

GLE4fNkMM-M


www.myspace.com/crippledblackphoenix

sonofhal
09-14-2009, 11:51 PM
20 - The Joy Formidable.

The Joy Formidable facts.

1 - They are from Mold, in Wales (our first Welsh band - there are not many good ones to choose from).
2 - They are now sensibly based in London.
3 - Their debut album, "A Balloon Called Moaning" was released earlier this year.
4 - They are spending the fall on tour with Passion Pit (Well, it can't all be good).

Austere.

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Cradle.

W66yhfMb4d0

Whirring.

baNMHNblAMU

www.myspace.com/thejoyformidable

sonofhal
09-16-2009, 12:41 PM
21 - Wave Machines.

Wave Machines facts.

1 - They are from my hometown of Liverpool.
2 - Their debut album, "Wave If You're Really There", came out earlier this year.
3 - They are signed to Neapolitan Records.
4 - They are quite fond of masks.


I Go I Go I Go

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The Greatest Escape We Ever Made.

http://www.myspace.com/mywavemachine

QJkb-H2pjyc

Punk Spirit.

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amyzzz
09-16-2009, 01:20 PM
Thanks for putting this is the Rumors Forum so it took me a couple weeks to see this. Yeesh.

sonofhal
09-16-2009, 01:30 PM
It's the Wish List part of the forum that is apt. Stop living up to your title.

sonofhal
09-17-2009, 12:10 PM
22 - James Yuill.

James Yuill facts.

1 - James Yuill is from London.
2 - He's signed to Moshi Moshi.
3 - He recently made a song purely from random samples that fans sent him.
4 - You can download lots of his remixes for free here. http://www.jamesyuill.com/download.htm

No Pins Allowed.

EWH98W-YaGg

No Surprise.

3l0p1d01P9s

This Sweet Love.

3F25ZjdQaG0



www.myspace.com/jamesyuill

sonofhal
09-18-2009, 08:41 AM
23 - The Week That Was.

The Week That Was facts.

1 - They are from Sunderland.
2 - They are really a he. He being "Peter Brewis"...
3 - ... who is also one half of Field Music.
4 - He is signed to Memphis Industries.

Scratch The Surface.

gowBExbkFZk

Learn To Learn

b8GAGyDisJ8

The Airport Line (Rehersal)

txW6CEkOh30

sonofhal
09-19-2009, 03:48 PM
24 - School Of Language.

School Of Language facts.

1 - School Of Language are also from Sunderland.
2 - They are really a he. He being David Brewis (brother of Peter from yesterday).
3 - David is the other half of Field Music.
4 - He is signed to Thrill Jockey in the U.S. and has released one rather fabulous album.

Rockist.

Hfi8ZMu1mXM

Disappointment 99.

t1uIAMUslVE

www.myspace.com/schooloflanguage

sonofhal
09-20-2009, 06:07 AM
25 - Stricken City.

Stricken City facts.

1 - They are from London
2 - They are signed to Pure Groove (which, like Rough Trade also has a record shop).
3 - Their debut album, "Songs About People I Know", is out in October.
4 - There will only be 1000 copies of it made on CD.

Tak O Tak.

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Lost Art.

VL3w8_zkSCg

Gifted (Acoustic)

EeKfDD3Cv1Y

www.strickencity.com/
www.myspace.com/strickencity

sonofhal
09-21-2009, 10:38 PM
26 - Future Of The Left.

Future Of The Left facts.

1 - They are from Cardiff.
2 - They were formed by ex members of mcluskey and Jarcrew.
3 - They are signed to 4AD, who released their 2nd album this summer.
4 - They will be touring the US in Oct supporting ...And you will know us by the Trail of Dead and Secret Machines.

Manchasm.

1_XbYz9J4W0

The Hope That House Built.

tAwliet2vqo

adeadenemyalwayssmellsgood.

xu6wJveSWRU

www.futureoftheleft.com/
www.myspace.com/futureoftheleft

Boourns
09-21-2009, 11:02 PM
This is one hell of a thread. Mad props.

sonofhal
09-22-2009, 10:46 PM
27 - Malakai.

Malakai facts.

1 - They are a duo from Bristol.
2 - Their debut EP was produced by Geoff Barrow.
3 - They are also signed to his Invada label.
4 - The singer always wears a monkey mask when they play live.

The Battle.

sgqVpCd_oLo

Snowflake.

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Fading World.

XFU0v2ttsV4

www.myspace.com/malakaibristol

rage patton
09-22-2009, 10:53 PM
Chris, did I mention I enjoyed those Pulled Apart By Horses songs? Well, I do. I am going to have to look into them. They do look like they would be fun live. And they have excellent song titles.

sonofhal
09-23-2009, 10:46 PM
28 - Theoretical Girl.

Theoretical Girl facts.

1 - Theoretical Girl is from Southend but based in London.
2 - Her debut album came out this summer.
3 - She is signed to Memphis Industries.
4 - Her real name is Amy Turnnidge.

The Hypocrite.

yReF29eTPVU

Rivals.

VRBHv7s9gV4

The Boy I Left Behind (Live Acoustic).

oRTchvWNu4E

sonofhal
09-24-2009, 10:52 PM
29 - The Answering Machine.

The Answering Machine facts.

1 - They are from Manchester.
2 - Their debut album (Another City Another Sorry) came out this summer.
3 - They made their U.S. festival debut at Monolith last month.
4 - Watch out for a dodgy cameo from me in the Oklahoma video.

Lightbulbs.

Qkbc1TeQLFs

Oklanhoma.

PmdBPsXVr1E

Obviously Cold.

rDTTg_RCaTk

www.myspace.com/theansweringmachine

http://www.theansweringmachine.co.uk/

sonofhal
09-25-2009, 01:54 PM
30 The Superimposers

The Superimposers facts.

1 - They are from London
2 - They are signed to wonderfulsound.
3 - Their last album (Harpsichord Treacle) is a gem.
4 - They list their influences as "Peace, Love and Harmonies" yet still don't suck.

The Northern Song.

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Would It Be Impossible.

B3ezsYuH_Ag

Heavy Sigh.

9Y7Q9eAfKrY

http://www.myspace.com/superimposers

Sushov23
09-25-2009, 02:13 PM
I get a circa 2006 Fratellis vibe from the answering machine. LOVE IT!

sonofhal
09-26-2009, 10:49 PM
31 - Jeremy Warmsley

Jeremy Warmsley facts.

1 - He is from London.
2 - He has released two very fine albums.
3 - He is half French, but i don't know which half.
4 - He also moonlights with Fanfarlo on occasion.


I Believe In The Way You Move

MGroN2OVwsM

I Promise

LRmSIpHQUuE

Dancing With The Enemy.

9jhIbbNDqfo

mountmccabe
09-27-2009, 12:18 AM
11 - The Phantom Band

The Phantom Band Facts.

1 - They are from Glasgow.
2 - The band members surnames are all famous educational establishments.
3 - I reckon they may have made them up.
4 - Their debut album is certainly in my top 10 of 09.

5 - Their debut album came out on Chemikal Underground, the album started by the Delgados to release their own material (and then a single by Bis that hit the top 40 and made them money, and later the debut albums by bands such as Mogwai and Arab Strap)
6 - The album was, unsurprisingly, produced by Paul Savage, who was the drummer for the Delgados and is married to Emma Pollock.
7 - After hearing just one of those YouTubes I want this CD.

mountmccabe
09-27-2009, 12:22 AM
26 - Future Of The Left.

Future Of The Left facts.

1 - They are from Cardiff.
2 - They were formed by ex members of mcluskey and Jarcrew.
3 - They are signed to 4AD, who released their 2nd album this summer.
4 - They will be touring the US in Oct supporting ...And you will know us by the Trail of Dead and Secret Machines.

I did not know about this tour... I haven't heard about either of those bands coming to Phoenix in October (or later) but oh man I would love to see Future of the Left. I haven't heard their second album yet, though.

mountmccabe
09-27-2009, 12:23 AM
29 - The Answering Machine.

4 - Watch out for a dodgy cameo from me in the Oklahoma video.


Must say you do look a bit stiff.



I have more catching up to do, too, which'll be good because I can add more non-YT posts and help make this thread easier to load.

amyzzz
09-27-2009, 11:25 AM
Really enjoying this thread. Got through most of page 1 yesterday at work. Love The Whip. THANK YOU.

sonofhal
09-27-2009, 12:01 PM
This week, it's bands so new that even they haven't heard of themselves.

32 - Esben And The Witch.

Esben And The Witch facts.

1 - They are from Brighton.
2 - They are so new that they have yet to infect the world of youtube (bar one live vid of the usual dubious quality).
3 - Their name is a bit shit, really.
4 - Their music is not.

For those who need further encouragement to click a link to a myspace page (I know, it's a lot of effort) , their sound will probably appeal to you if you like Bat For Lashes, Portishead and a dash of post rock.

http://www.myspace.com/esbenandthewitch

sonofhal
09-28-2009, 11:00 PM
33 - Codes In The Clouds

Codes In The Clouds facts.

1 - They are from Dartford.
2 - They are signed to Erased Tapes.
3 - Their debut album, "Paper Canyon!, came out this summer.
4 - It's a post rock vibe.

http://www.myspace.com/codesintheclouds

sonofhal
09-29-2009, 10:55 PM
Day 3 of bands so new, they haven't even heard of themselves.

34 - Zun Zun Egui

Here is something about as left of left field as it gets (but all the better for it).

Zun Zun Egui facts.

1 - They are based in Bristol.
2 - They are signed to Blank Tapes records.
3 - They only have one EP so far, but it's very special.
4 - If Fela Kuti joind Boredoms, it may sound like this.

http://www.myspace.com/zunzunegui

^Take the jump. Your ears and brain will thank you^

dorkfish
09-29-2009, 11:05 PM
This Zun Zun Egui is FANTASTIC.

sonofhal
09-29-2009, 11:39 PM
It sure is. Seeing them at the end of Oct. Can't wait.

sonofhal
09-30-2009, 10:57 PM
35 - Alessi's Ark

Alessi's Ark facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are Alessi Laurent-Marke.
3 - She is only 18
4 - Her debut album, Notes From The Treehouse, came out this summer.

http://www.myspace.com/alessisark

sonofhal
10-01-2009, 10:58 PM
36 - Sons Of Noel And Adrian.

Sons Of Noel And Adrian Facts.

1 - They are from Brighton
2 - They are signed to Willkommen records.
3 - There are a lot of band members.
4 - They are currrently looking for a Bassoon player. Interested?

http://www.myspace.com/sonsofnoelandadrian

sonofhal
10-02-2009, 10:38 PM
37 - Young Fathers.

Young Fathers facts.

1 - They are from Glasgow.
2 - They are signed to Black Sugar.
3 - They released their debut LP at the end of last year.
4 - It is the only example of Scottish Hip Hop I have ever heard.

http://www.myspace.com/youngfathers

sonofhal
10-03-2009, 11:49 PM
38 - Don't Wait Animate.

Don't Wait Animate facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - Their first single is not out until Jan.
3 - They are being labelled as strumstep (a blend of indie and dub!)
4 - Sounds like Battles to me.

http://www.myspace.com/dontwaitanimate

adagio74
10-04-2009, 12:12 AM
I think I can say with certainty that Esser will be at Coachella '10. Just saw him/them tonight and I was pleased. :)

rage patton
10-04-2009, 01:05 AM
Don't Wait Animate is pretty awesome Chris. Good find. Not a big fan of the vocals, but the music is great.

sonofhal
10-04-2009, 10:47 PM
39 - Copy Haho.

Copy Haho facts.

1 - They are from Stonehaven (near Aberdeen).
2 - They have had 3 singles so far...
3 - ..on 3 different labels.
4 - They are just about to go on tour supporting Los Campesinos!

http://www.myspace.com/copyhaho

sonofhal
10-05-2009, 10:44 PM
40 - Beth Jeans Houghton

Beth Jeans Houghton facts.

1 - She is from Newcastle
2 - Her debut EP came out this year.
3 - She has yet to sign a record deal.
4 - She has recorded a rather nice track with Adem (which you can hear below).

http://www.myspace.com/bethjeanshoughton

sonofhal
10-06-2009, 10:33 PM
41 - The Tailors

The Tailors facts.

1 - They are based in London.
2 - Their debut album came out last year.
3 - They are signed to Trash Aesthetics.
4 - Although London based, the singer is from San Francisco (he's not just trying to sound american).

http://www.myspace.com/thetailors

sonofhal
10-07-2009, 12:49 PM
42 - Yndi Halda.

Quite possibly my favourite UK band of the last few years.

Yndi Halda facts.

1 - They are from Brighton.
2 - They have released EP's on a variety of labels.
3 - Their second album is due in 2010
4 - Their songs are beautiful, if a little on the long side.

http://www.myspace.com/yndihalda

sonofhal
10-08-2009, 10:52 PM
43 - Mumford And Sons.

Mumford And Sons facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - Their debut album came out last month.
3 - It was released on Island records.
4 - They seem to have totally split opinion (either they are amazing or shite, depending on who you ask).

Make up your own decision below.

http://www.myspace.com/mumfordandsons

sonofhal
10-09-2009, 06:13 PM
44 - Post War Years.

Post War Years facts.

1 - They are from Leamington Spa.
2 - They are signed to Wealth records.
3 - Their debut album has just beeen released.
4 - They are just about to go on tour with White Lies (well, someone has to).

http://www.myspace.com/thempostwaryears

sonofhal
10-10-2009, 01:22 PM
45 - Johnny Foreigner.

Johnny Foreigner facts.

1 - They are from Birmingham.
2 - They are signed to Best Before.
3 - Their 2nd album is out at the end of Oct.
4 - You can gran a load of free remix mp3's at the link below.

http://johnnyforeignerband.com/

sonofhal
10-13-2009, 03:26 AM
46 - Banjo Or Freakout.

1 - Banjo Or Freakout facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They is really just one guy, namely Alessio Natalizia.
3 - He has a new single out on 19th Oct (the rather ace Left It Alone)
4 - Big fact that tells you more about what this guy gets up to.


right... banjo orfreak out was born after spending a night waiting for my girlfriend in a flat in hackeny, london. she was working and i was in this place with other people i didn't want to talk so i turned on my girlfriend’s computer and started to mess around with a music program. the first song i 'wrote' was called freakout, the second 'jim o'rourke' but it's probably better if you don't hear them. from here I started to see making music with computer was something really different. you can play around with a stupid sound for ages. it's great! i work with one rule... my rule is to record every track just one time. no second chance. but i can adjust things by changing the sounds with my cheap mac software. lots of fun. you should try it. it took me a while to put these songs on myspace but they did finally make it here. enjoy the songs.

http://www.myspace.com/banjoorfreakout

sonofhal
10-14-2009, 12:17 AM
47 - Blue Roses.

Blue Roses facts.

1 - Blue Roses are from Bradford.
2 - It's the stage name of Laura Groves (although she used to play using her own name).
3 - She's signed to XL.
4 - Her debut album came outh this year.

http://www.myspace.com/musicofblueroses

sonofhal
10-15-2009, 12:07 AM
48 - King Charles.

King Charles facts.

1 - He's from London
2 - He's not really a member of the royal family.
3 - He's signed to MI7 records.
4 - His debut EP is out this month.

I'd check out Time OF Eternity on his myspace (although his recorded stuff sounds quite weak compared to his live show).

http://www.myspace.com/kingcharlesuk

sonofhal
10-15-2009, 08:28 AM
49 - The Nextmen.

Some Plursday action for those who are of that persuasion.

The Nextmen facts.

1 - They are based in London...
2 - ...but they are actually from Cambridge.
3 - They are signed to Custom Records.
4 - It's also their own label. Handy, that!

http://www.myspace.com/thenextmen

sonofhal
10-16-2009, 12:11 AM
50 - My Tiger My Timing.

It's a Friendly Fires/Tom Tom Club vibe today.

My Tiger My Timing Facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - Their 2nd EP is out next week.
3 - They are presently unsigned.
4 - They are named after an Arthur Russell song.

This Is Not The Fire.

oNaNMueHRIQ

http://www.myspace.com/mytigermytiming

sonofhal
10-17-2009, 02:23 PM
51 - Cats And Cats And Cats.

It's caturday!

Cats And Cats And Cats facts.

1 - They are London Based...
2 - .. but come from various shitty towns in south east England.
3 - They have a new single out on Monday.
4 - There are no actual cats in the band.

http://www.myspace.com/catsandcatsandcats

HAMMERHEAD
10-17-2009, 02:52 PM
do one Wild Beasts


^^^

sonofhal
10-19-2009, 01:29 AM
I'm tempted to rename this thread 100 or so bands that are not Wild Beasts.

52 - The British Expeditionary Force.

A friend recently introduced me to this lot, and I'm well and truly hooked.

The British Expeditionary Force facts.

1 - They are from Newcastle.
2 - They are signed to the rather fine Erased Tapes label.
3 - They are releasing 3 albums this year.
4 - The albums are (rather uninspiringly) called Chapters 1,2 + 3.

www.myspace.com/thebritishexpeditionaryforce

sonofhal
10-19-2009, 11:00 AM
53 - Comanechi.

Comanechi Facts.

1 - They are based in London.
2 - They have had 3 singles out so far on 3 different labels.
3 - We are still waiting for any sign of their debut album.
4 - Akiko is currently drumming with The Big Pink, so has 2 chances of turning up at the Polo Fields in 2010.

http://www.myspace.com/comanechi

sonofhal
10-19-2009, 11:13 PM
54 - Lulu And The Lampshades.

Lulu And The Lampshades facts.

1 - They have members from Bristol and London.
2 - They are unsigned at present.
3 - Their self released debut single comes out on Monday.
4 - We need more flamenco influenced bands.

http://www.myspace.com/helouisamusic

sonofhal
10-20-2009, 01:11 PM
55 - Chrome Hoof.

Like a prog Battles on streoids!

Chrome Hoof facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are signed to Southern Records.
3 - They have a band member called Mr Custard.
4 - They list Kate Bush in their influences, but I'm struggling to hear it.

http://www.myspace.com/chromehoof

sonofhal
10-21-2009, 09:01 AM
56 - Peggy Sue

Peggy Sue facts.

1 - They are from Brighton.
2 - Oddly, they are signed to Yep Rock in the US, but are unsigned in the UK.
3 - They did release an EP through Too Pure in May.
4 - They are currently over in North America touring with Sky Larkin.

http://www.myspace.com/peggywho

sonofhal
10-22-2009, 03:08 AM
57 - Gyratory System.

Yes, It's your weekly plursday fix.

Gyratory System facts.

1 - They are from the UK somewhere, but I have no idea where (ooh - mystery!)
2 - They are signed to Angular Recording Corporation.
3 - Their debut album (The Sound-Board Breathes) is out on Monday.
4 - Big info overload.


Welcome to the world of Dr. Andrew Blick, the effects trumpet player, producer and driving force behind Gyratory System. First you must prepare yourself for something unlike anything you've heard before, for what Blick has created is utterly unique, in places genius and in other parts quite surreal. An album that takes it's inspiration from a museum in Brentford exhibiting mechanical instruments from the 19th century, piano rolls and wind-up one man bands, 'that's the kind of sound I'd like to think we're aiming forî Blick describes proudly. As we said, prepare yourself for something rather different.

Dr Andrew Blick, by all accounts is something of a legend. John Peel famously joked that he was going to have him barred from the BBC's Maida Vale studios as he'd featured on so many sessions. The reason for this? The rare art of playing the trumpet through effects. Indeed 70s, On The Corner-era Miles Davis, fourth world pioneer and Brian Eno co-conspirator Jon Hassell and Andy Diagram, lately known for his work with Pere Ubu's David Thomas, are among Blick's only co-practioners. An almost scientific way of approaching music and sound, Blick pursued the Gyratory System project as he developed a recording and production technique he dubs 'The Process'.

Using a different formula for each track, 'The Process' is a complicated thing to describe (it is a rare art after all) but as Blick explains 'It might be taken from serialist classical composers who take ideas from a formula, or minimalist composers like Steve Reich where they have set patterns for notes. There's also composers called the Spectralists, who actually analyse different frequencies that they can combine together to create individual sounds.

"We combine all that to create a backing track, and that's the pre-determined element to it," Blick continues. In the studio, Gyratory System collaborators (including Blick's father Robin on a range of woodwind instruments) then begin to improvise over this fixed core. "The idea is that we combine these structural elements with random, freer elements. Having created this backing track, we get people to play on top of it, but it has to come from improvising rather than a set arc."

Got all that? Well if not you needn't worry; the music will definitely catch your attention. Already hailed on tastemaker blogs and the likes of Vice and NME, Gyratory System, with all its science and formula, actually sounds more like a marching band on acid and maybe more surprisingly finds itself very comfortable on the dancefloor. You'd file it alongside the likes of 23 Skidoo and A Certain Ratio and the more contemporary twists of Caribou, Holy Fuck, Four Tet and Animal Collective 'mainly for what they do with live instruments where you can't tell what the instruments areî says Blick. Clearly he knows exactly what he's created, but managing to combine being contemporary, avant-garde and dancefloor friendly is an impressive feat by anyone's standards and it's hard not to fall for Gyratory System.

Across 'The Sound Board Breathes', a line inspired by Milton's 'Paradise Lost' (a book that focuses on the tension between free will and pre-determination ñ a conflict that Blick also feels in his music), you will find 11 unreservedly bizarre tracks that tell a story through sound. A concept album that deserves your full focus and open-mindedness and one that could very easily become your album of the year, for we promise you something incomparable and exciting and in the sea of mundane albums that are released every week, what more could you possibly want than that?


http://www.myspace.com/gyratorysystem
http://www.gyratorysystem.com/

sonofhal
10-23-2009, 10:59 PM
58 - Pull Tiger Tail.

Pull Tiger Tail facts.

1 - They are from Stratford-Upon-Avon.
2 - Their debut album got released this week...
3 - ..after being on hold for 2 years because of problems with their record label...
4 - ..who they have now split from.

http://www.myspace.com/pulltigertail

sonofhal
10-24-2009, 02:03 PM
59 - 4 or 5 Magicians.

4 or 5 Magicians facts.

1 - They are from Brighton.
2 - They are signed to Smalltown America records...
3 - ...which is oddly an English label.
4 - Their debut album is out on Monday.

http://www.myspace.com/4or5magicians

sonofhal
10-26-2009, 12:58 AM
60 - Beak>

At least we get one member of Portishead this way.

Beak> facts.

1 - They are from Bristol.
2 - They are on Invada records..
3 - ..which is owned by Geoff Barrow..
4 - ..who is also in the band.

http://www.myspace.com/beak2009

summerkid
10-26-2009, 09:29 AM
ooo i'm digging comenechi but is she going to stick with the big pink or this band? Because the big pink are going to be huge I was pleasantly surprised to hear them on the radio the other day.

sonofhal
10-26-2009, 03:55 PM
61 - Stars Of Sunday League.

Stars Of Sunday League facts.

1 - They are from Edinburgh, but London based.
2 - Their debut EP came out on Jellyfish recently.
3 - Emmy The Great is known to do backing vocals for them.
4 - Singer/Guitarist Euan also plays with Emmy in her band on occasion.

http://www.myspace.com/starsofsundayleague

sonofhal
10-28-2009, 02:47 AM
62 - Laura Marling.

I imagine a few of you will be familiar already with this one.

Laura Marling facts.

1 - She is from Reading.
2 - She is signed to Virgin Records.
3 - Her second album should be out in 2010.
4 - A couple of years ago (when she was 17), she got thrown out of her own show for being underage. She dragged everyone outside and did an acoustic show in the street.

http://www.myspace.com/lauramarling
http://www.lauramarling.com/

sonofhal
10-29-2009, 01:30 AM
63 - Revere.

Revere facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are signed to Albino recordings...
3 - ...which happens to be their own label.
4 - Their new single "As The Radar Sleeps" came out in July.

http://www.myspace.com/reverelondon

sonofhal
10-31-2009, 01:15 AM
64 - Denis Jones.

Denis Jones facts.

1 - He is from Manchester.
2 - He is signed to Humble Soul records.
3 - His 2nd album is due out in 2010.
4 - He likes his loop pedals.

http://www.myspace.com/denisjones

sonofhal
11-01-2009, 02:10 AM
65 - Broken Records.

Broken Records facts.

1 - They are from Edinburgh.
2 - They are signed to 4AD records.
3 - Their debut album came out in June.
4 - Pitchfork didn't really like it.

http://www.myspace.com/brokenrecordsedinburgh

sonofhal
11-03-2009, 01:18 AM
66 - And So I Watch You From Afar.

And So I Watch You From Afar facts.

1 - They are from Belfast.
2 - They are signed to Smalltown America records.
3 - Their debut album came out in April.
4 - They are supporting the rather wonderful Oceansize in Dec.

http://www.myspace.com/andsoiwatchyoufromafar

sonofhal
11-03-2009, 11:55 AM
67 - The Sunshine Underground.

The Sunshine Underground facts.

1 - They are from Leeds.
2 - They are signed to City Rockers records.
3 - Their 2nd album is due out in early 2010.
4 - You don't actually get any sunshine if you are underground, as far as I know.

http://www.myspace.com/thesunshineunderground

sonofhal
11-03-2009, 11:57 PM
68 - Smoke Fairies.

Smoke Fairies facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are signed to Music For Heroes records.
3 - Their new single, "Sunshine", was out last week.
4 - Jack White is a huge fan of theirs (and had them support The Dead Weather when they played in the UK).

http://www.myspace.com/SmokeFairies

http://www.blackcabsessions.com/sessions.php?id=1219342709

sonofhal
11-04-2009, 09:03 AM
69 - Micachu

Micachu facts.

1 - Micachu is from London.
2 - She is signed to Rough Trade.
3 - Her rather cool debut album, "Jewellery", came out earlier this year.
4 - The guys from Grizzly Bear and Owen Pallet are big fans.

http://www.myspace.com/micayomusic

MissingPerson
11-04-2009, 09:12 AM
Owen Pallett is such a big fan he bought a couple of the albums and mailed them out to the first people to ask, via Twitter.

One of the acts I looked after earlier this year, too. I gave a few tracks a shot at the time, but confess they didn't quite click. Sounds like nothing else on earth though.

sonofhal
11-05-2009, 01:57 AM
I saw her support Patrick Wolf earlier in the year. It was a pretty solid show. Her Field Day performance kind of fell flat tho.

sonofhal
11-05-2009, 02:08 AM
70 - Cate Le Bon (no relation to Simon, as far as I am aware)

Cate Le Bon facts.

1 - She is from Cardiff.
2 - She is signed to Irony Bored records.
3 - Her debut album came out in Sept.
4 - She sometimes sings in Welsh, just to show off.

http://www.myspace.com/catelebon

sonofhal
11-06-2009, 08:52 AM
71 - Treetop Flyers.

Treetop Flyers facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are unsigned.
3 - Their first EP came out in September.
4 - I think one of them is a yank, but I'm including them regardless.

http://www.myspace.com/treetopflyersband

sonofhal
11-15-2009, 03:31 AM
Sorry, been up in rainy Manchester for a week, so I have some catching up to do.

72 - Beans On Toast.

Beans on Toast facts.

1 - Beans on Toast, as well as being rather tasty, are from London.
2 - It's the stage name of a singer/songwriter (aka Jay)
3 - His debut album is out at the end of the month.
4 - He has some interesting top friends on his myspace.

http://www.myspace.com/sexdrugspolitics

sonofhal
11-15-2009, 03:41 AM
73 - Delphic.

Delphic facts.

1 - They are from Manchester.
2 - They are signed to Polydor offshoot "Chimeric".
3 - Their debut album is out in January.
4 - You can currently get 4 tracks free on their website (in exchange for your soul)

http://www.delphic.cc/
http://www.myspace.com/delphic

sonofhal
11-15-2009, 04:05 AM
74 - Marina & the Diamonds.

Marina & the Diamonds facts.

1 - They are from (according to myspace) Wales and ancient Greece.
2 - They are actually Marina Diamandis, who is now based in London (less Minotaurs to deal with).
3 - She's signed to Warner in the UK.
4 - Perez Hilton and Kanye West have been bigging her up lately, but don't let that put you off (they were bound to get something right eventually).

http://marinaandthediamonds.com/
http://www.myspace.com/marinaandthediamonds

sonofhal
11-29-2009, 01:20 AM
75 - Detachments.

It's probably what White Lies would sound like if they were not shit.

Detachments facts.

1 - Detachments are from London.
2 - They are signed to THISISNOTANEXIt.
3 - Their debut album should be out in the spring.
4 - They are currently recording it with the help of Andrew Weatherall, amongst others.

http://www.myspace.com/detachments

Monklish
11-29-2009, 01:22 AM
Wow, you know I kept watching this thread go bye imagining that there's no way you fulfilled your promise to present a new band every day... but there you go.

I'm also impressed how much the complete lack of interest has failed to sway you.

sonofhal
11-29-2009, 01:29 AM
76 - Tristram.

Tristram facts.

1 - He's from London.
2 - He is signed to Oh Inverted World records.
3 - He is as twee as his name sounds...
4 - ...and as twee as this video looks.

8OFiCd0R0GA

http://www.myspace.com/tristramsongs

sonofhal
11-29-2009, 01:33 AM
Wow, you know I kept watching this thread go bye imagining that there's no way you fulfilled your promise to present a new band every day... but there you go.

I'm also impressed how much the complete lack of interest has failed to sway you.

As shocking as it may seem to you, not everyone does things purely for attention.

Monklish
11-29-2009, 01:39 AM
No no, I didn't mean that at all... it's really quite inspiring to watch you up there, projecting out towards the back of the theatre even over the din of so many people's thunderous indifference.

sonofhal
11-29-2009, 01:43 AM
77 - Everything, Everything.

If XTC took LSD.

Everything, Everything facts.

1 - They are from Newcastle, but all live in Manchester (they obviously like rain).
2 - They are currently unsigned..
3 - ... but have put out 3 self released EPs this year.
4 - Expect an album in early 2010.

http://www.myspace.com/everythingeverythinguk

Monklish
11-29-2009, 01:44 AM
Oh, I see--you're making up for the massive gap in days you recently had. Now I get it.

Psst. You could just go on about your business normally. No one would have any idea.

sonofhal
11-30-2009, 02:14 AM
78 - Bombay Bicycle Club.

Bombay Bicycle Club facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are named after a local curry restaurant.
3 - They are signed to Island.
4 - Their debut album came out this summer.

http://www.myspace.com/bombaybicycleclub

sonofhal
11-30-2009, 02:21 AM
79 - Good Shoes.

Good Shoes facts.

1 - They are from Morden, in Surrey.
2 - They are signed to Brille records.
3 - Their 2nd album will be arriving early 2010
4 - I have no idea how good their shoes really are.

http://www.myspace.com/goodshoes

sonofhal
11-30-2009, 02:29 AM
80 - I BLÅME COCO

I BLÅME COCO facts.

1 - She is from London.
2 - She is signed to Island records.
3 - She is probably going to be huge in 2010...
4 - ..in spite of being the daughter of Sting.

http://www.myspace.com/iblamecoco

sonofhal
12-01-2009, 12:57 AM
81 - Samuel And The Dragon.

Samuel And The Dragon facts.

1 - They are based in London.
2 - They are signed to Moshi Moshi.
3 - Their debut single came out last month.
4 - I'm pretty sure there isn't actually a dragon in the band (but it'd be kind of cool if there was, apart from the obvious health and safelty issues).

http://www.myspace.com/samuelandthedragon

sonofhal
12-01-2009, 01:04 AM
82 - Monarchy

Monarchy facts.

1 - They are another London based act.
2 - They like to be mysterious...
3 - ...so they may end up doing a Burial...
4 - ...and not bother playing live at all. Who knows?

http://www.myspace.com/monarchysound

sonofhal
12-01-2009, 01:14 AM
83 - Rox.

Hello, I'm probably going to be marketed as the reggae/soul Duffy, but I'm far less irritating - honest!

1 - She's yet another London based act.
2 - Her debut album will be released next year.
3 - She is signed to Rough Trade.
4 - Expect her to be the unavoidable voice of 2010.

http://www.myspace.com/roxmusik

sonofhal
12-02-2009, 03:27 AM
84 - GoldieLocks.

GoldieLocks facts.

1 - She is from the shit hole that is Croydon, South London.
2 - She has self released a few EP's..
3 - and done quite a few remixes for people too.
4 - I also hear she makes a mean cup of tea.

http://www.myspace.com/goldielocksmusic

sonofhal
12-02-2009, 03:34 AM
85 - The Sexual Objects.

The Sexual Objects facts.

1 - They are from Glasgow.
2 - They are a new project of Davey Henderson from the Fire Engines (a John Peel fave).
3 - They are as yet unsigned...
4 - ..but they only formed this morning.

http://www.myspace.com/thesexualobjectsmusic

sonofhal
12-02-2009, 03:47 AM
86 - The High Wire.

It's shoegazing time.

The High Wire facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are signed to Grandpa Stan records.
3 - They supported Coldplay recently in the UK...
4 - ... but I suppose someone has to.

http://www.myspace.com/thehighwire

sonofhal
12-03-2009, 01:23 AM
87 - Kurran And The Wolfnotes.

All the good band names really have gone.

Kurran And The Wolfnotes facts.

1 - They are London based.
2 - They are unsigned.
3 - Their debut single came out last month.
4 - It was released on Chess Club (who do some pretty nice singles)

http://www.myspace.com/kurranandthewolfnotes

sonofhal
12-03-2009, 01:36 AM
88 - Othello Woolf

One minute he sounds like a bad mashup, (but in a good way) and then it goes all Talking Heads.

Othello Woolf facts.

1 - He's from London.
2 - Young & Lost Club release his first single...
3 - ...although he is unsigned.
4 - The debut will be out in Jan.

http://www.myspace.com/othellowoolf

sonofhal
12-03-2009, 01:52 AM
89 - Codeine Velvet Club

It's all a bit John Barry.

Codeine Velvet Club facts.

1 - They are from Glasgow.
2 - Jon Lawlor from The Fratellis is in them..
3 - ..and yet somehow they are not shit - wonders never cease.
4 - Their debut album is out at the end of Dec.

http://www.myspace.com/codeinevelvetclub

Abe Lincoln
12-03-2009, 01:53 AM
9 - Emmy The Great.

Emmy The Great facts.

1 - She was born in Hong Kong (but is a UK citizen, pedants!).
2 - Boourns is a fan.
3 - Facts 1 and 2 may or may not be connected.
4 - Her first album was released this year after many previous home made EPs.

Easter Parade.

3gOpULt67dU

We Almost Had A Baby.

yG-XKr5vkQk

City Song (Live).

E3tflHYm1d0

www.myspace.com/emmythegreat

Yeah,I'm a fan too,this artist needs to play Coachella,it's a slam-dunk.

sonofhal
12-04-2009, 12:48 AM
90 - Clock Opera.

A bit like Passion Pit with a much less irritating singer.

Clock Opera facts.

1 - They are from London
2 - They are the brainchild of the rather talented Guy Connelly
3 - He is working on his debut album with Graham Stewart (the engineer from Kid A and Amnesiac)
4 - Pure Groove released a ltd edition single "White Noise" last month.

http://www.myspace.com/clockopera

sonofhal
12-04-2009, 01:14 AM
91 - Trailer Trash Tracys.

If the xx covered the Twin Peaks soundtrack, it'd probably sound a bit like this lot.

Trailer Trash Tracys facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are signed to No Pain In Pop
3 - Their debut single came out in September.
4 - I reckon they listen to a lot of My Bloody Valentine

http://www.myspace.com/trailertrashtracys

sonofhal
12-04-2009, 01:45 AM
92 - Django Django.

Django Django facts.

1 - They are from Dalstonburgh in Scotland.
2 - They are unsigned.
3 - They have recently self released a rather tasty single (Loves Dart/Storm).
4 - An album should appear in 2010.

http://www.myspace.com/djangotime

sonofhal
12-05-2009, 01:44 AM
93 - The Ruling Class.

The sound of a decade ending (if that decade was the 80's).

The Ruling Class facts.

1 - They are from London...
2 - ...but sound like they are from Manchester circa 89.
3 - They have released 3 singles so far which have all sold out.
4 - They are unsigned.

http://www.myspace.com/therulingclassuk

sonofhal
12-05-2009, 02:09 AM
94 - V.E.G.A.S Whores

If you like your electronic music to have more than a hint of darkness.

V.E.G.A.S Whores facts.

1 - They are London based.
2 - They are the twisted brainchild of Shaun Tewary.
3 - He is currently working on his debut album...
4 - ...which I imagine will be loud as fuck.

http://www.myspace.com/theconqueringsociety

sonofhal
12-05-2009, 02:28 AM
95 - Stornoway.

A folk band that look like a boy band. Whatever next?

Stornoway facts.

1 - They are from Oxford.
2 - They are unsigned.
3 - They have self released two rather lovely singles this year.
4 - They are one of the only unsigned acts to be on Later with Jools.

http://www.myspace.com/stornoway

UoxFreQqp4Q

rage patton
12-05-2009, 02:50 PM
The Sexual Objects facts.

3 - They are as yet unsigned...
4 - ..but they only formed this morning.

This made me laugh.

sonofhal
12-06-2009, 07:48 AM
96 - Full English Breakfast.

There is no better way to start your Sunday morning.

Full English Breakfast facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They being the mysteriosly named Alvine Spetz
3 - He's signed to Scratchy records.
4 - His rather odd album came out in July.

http://www.myspace.com/fullenglishbreakfastmusic

sonofhal
12-06-2009, 08:23 AM
97 - Bibio

The best you'll get is probably a DJ set, but what the hell.

Bibio facts.

1 - They are from Wolverhampton.
2 - They being Stephen Wilkinson.
3 - He recently signed to Warp.
4 - His third album came out in June.

http://www.myspace.com/mrbibio

sonofhal
12-06-2009, 08:39 AM
98 - Dry The River.

Dry The River facts.

1 - They are based in London
2 - They are unsigned...
3 - ...but there seems to be an industry buzz about them at the moment.
4 - Their debut EP was released last month.

http://www.myspace.com/drytherivermusic

sonofhal
12-07-2009, 12:44 AM
99 - Two Door Cinema Club.

Two Door Cinema Club facts.

1 - They are from Belfast.
2 - They are signed to Kitsuné.
3 - They released their debut singles in 2009.
4 - The debut album will be out spring 2010.

http://www.myspace.com/twodoorcinemaclub

sonofhal
12-07-2009, 12:57 AM
100 - Ellie Goulding.

Poptastic.

Ellie Goulding facts.

1 - Ellie is from Hereford, but is London based.
2 - Her debut single came out last month.
3 - She is signed to Polydor.
4 - Expect to hear a lot of her next year.

http://www.myspace.com/elliegoulding

sonofhal
12-07-2009, 01:05 AM
101 - Gold Panda.

Gold Panda facts.

1 - He is a solo electronic artist from Chelmsford in Essex.
2 - He has been releasing tracks on the Various Productions label...
3 - ...but is unsigned.
4 - Yet another debut album to expect in the spring.

http://www.myspace.com/goldpanda

ZD-48WUGMY4

sonofhal
01-04-2010, 03:04 AM
After an extended break for the holidays, it's time to play catch up.

102 - Factory Floor.

Factory Floor facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are unsigned...
3 - ...but have their debut single released on Blast First this month.
4 - They are about to go on tour with HTRK.

http://www.myspace.com/factoryfloor

sonofhal
01-04-2010, 03:15 AM
103 - Dutch Uncles.

Dutch Uncles facts.

1 - They are from Manchester.
2 - They are signed to Tapete Records (a German label)
3 - None of them are Dutch.
4 - I am unaware if any of them are Uncles.

http://www.myspace.com/dutchuncles

sonofhal
01-04-2010, 03:30 AM
104 - Bullion.

A definite Sahara contender.

Bullion facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They being a one man producer, DJ, musician and remixer.
3 - You should check out what he did to Pet Sounds.
4 - He is touring the UK with 105 in March.

http://www.myspace.com/bullionness

sonofhal
01-04-2010, 03:41 AM
105 - The xx

A bit of an obvious one, as they are already pretty much confirmed.

The xx facts (for those who live under a rock).

1 - They are from London.
2 - Their debut album was released in 2009, and lots of blogs wanked over it.
3 - The keyboard player left at the end of last year (and apparently isn't being replaced).
4 - Expect to hear very little of their set at Coachella if anyone else is on at the same time (as they play so bloody quietly).

http://www.myspace.com/thexx

sonofhal
01-04-2010, 03:52 AM
106 - Mechanical Owl.

Just in time for the remake of Clash Of The Titans.

Mechanical Owl facts.

1 - They are from North Wales somewhere...
2 - ...which is probably why their debut EP is called Snowdonia.
3 - They are signed to The Beard Collector records...
4 - ...which proves that it's not just good band names that have ran out.

http://www.myspace.com/mechanicalowl

Boourns
01-04-2010, 10:37 AM
Yeah,I'm a fan too,this artist needs to play Coachella,it's a slam-dunk.

The next tour isn't until the new album is completed (and no Glastonbury either unless it's out by then, apparently) and considering how the first self-released album was not released here (except on iTunes) and there wasn't a US tour for it (the only previous US touring being a handful (http://www.brooklynvegan.com/archives/2008/03/emmy_the_great.html)of dates in 2008 and several gigs at CMJ '08), I wouldn't hold my breath.

Boourns
01-04-2010, 10:39 AM
86 - The High Wire.

It's shoegazing time.

The High Wire facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are signed to Grandpa Stan records.
3 - They supported Coldplay recently in the UK...
4 - ... but I suppose someone has to.

http://www.myspace.com/thehighwire

Coldplay often has good openers...moreso outside of the US. Good stuff.

sonofhal
01-08-2010, 01:43 AM
107 - Dimbleby & Capper.

Dimbleby & Capper facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - Well, it's only one person. She's just trying to confuse us.
3 - She has a new EP out in January.
4 - She appeared a fair bit on last years BBC Glasto coverage (lots of vids on her myspace).

http://www.myspace.com/dimblebyandcapper

sonofhal
01-08-2010, 01:51 AM
108 - These New Puritans.

These New Puritans facts.

1 - They are from Southend.
2 - They are signed to Domino Records.
3 - Their Second Album is out on the 18th Jan...
4 - ...and it's rather good.

http://www.myspace.com/thesenewpuritans

sonofhal
01-08-2010, 02:00 AM
109 - Erland & The Carnival.

Folk Me!

Erland & The Carnival facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They feature Simon Tong amongst their lineup (he from The Good The Bad And The Queen)
3 - They are signed to Full Time Hobby.
4 - Their debut album is released on the 25th Jan.

http://www.myspace.com/carnival

Monklish
01-08-2010, 02:02 AM
If a band gets posted in the forest, and no one could care less, does it really get posted at all? Think about it.

sonofhal
01-08-2010, 02:12 AM
110 - Internet Forever.

Lo-Fi Twee anyone?

Internet Forever facts.

1 - They are from London and Cambridge.
2 - They are unsigned.
3 - Their debut single got single of the week on NME Radio (which is a lot better than the mag).
4 - I don't imagine their studio costs to be very high.

http://www.myspace.com/internetforever

http://www.myspace.com/internetforever

sonofhal
01-08-2010, 02:15 AM
If a band gets posted in the forest, and no one could care less, does it really get posted at all? Think about it.

Well it's hard to compete with the glory of "Hey, the colours have changed".

Monklish
01-08-2010, 02:50 AM
Okay, extremely valid point there.

sonofhal
01-10-2010, 08:12 AM
111 - Race Horses.

Race Horses info.

1 - They are from Aberystwyth, in Wales.
2 - They are signed to Fantastic Plastic records.
3 - Their debut album is out on the 25th Jan.
4 - If SFA were around in the 60's, they'd probably sound something like this.

http://www.myspace.com/racehorsesmusic

sonofhal
01-10-2010, 08:18 AM
112 - Wild Palms

Wild Palms facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are unsigned.
3 - Their debut single came out in December.
4 - They probably listen to a lot of Gang Of Four.

http://www.myspace.com/wearewildpalms

sonofhal
01-10-2010, 08:33 AM
113 - worriedaboutsatan.

worriedaboutsatan facts.

For those of you who like things that go bleep a lot.

1 - They are from Leeds.
2 - They are digned to Gizeh records.
3 - They released a rather fine album last May called "Arrivals".
4 - They will be heading off on tour with 114 in the spring.

http://www.myspace.com/worriedaboutsatan

sonofhal
01-10-2010, 08:37 AM
114 - Her Name Is Calla.

Her Name Is Calla facts.

1 - They are from Leeds, Leicester and York.
2 - They are also signed to Gizeh records.
3 - Their debut album "The Happening" came out in 2008.
4 - They make Joy Division sound cheerful.

http://www.myspace.com/hernameiscalla

sonofhal
01-10-2010, 08:55 AM
115 - Meursault.

If Bon Iver ate too much haggis.

Meursault facts.

1 - They are from Edinburgh.
2 - They are signed to Bear Scotland records.
3 - They released the rather splendid "Nothing Broke" EP last summer.
4 - They are off supporting Xiu Xiu in the spring.

http://www.myspace.com/meursaulta701

Boourns
01-10-2010, 09:41 AM
114 - Her Name Is Calla.

Her Name Is Calla facts.

1 - They are from Leeds, Leicester and York.
2 - They are also signed to Gizeh records.
3 - Their debut album "The Happening" came out in 2008.
4 - They make Joy Division sound cheerful.

http://www.myspace.com/hernameiscalla

Just listened to "New England" twice, which was really fucking good. Will look for their album.

MonOm
01-10-2010, 09:59 AM
115 - Meursault.

If Bon Iver ate too much haggis.

Meursault facts.

1 - They are from Edinburgh.
2 - They are signed to Bear Scotland records.
3 - They released the rather splendid "Nothing Broke" EP last summer.
4 - They are off supporting Xiu Xiu in the spring.

http://www.myspace.com/meursaulta701

I'm really liking this. "A Few Kind Words" is really good.

MonOm
01-10-2010, 10:17 AM
114 - Her Name Is Calla.

Her Name Is Calla facts.

1 - They are from Leeds, Leicester and York.
2 - They are also signed to Gizeh records.
3 - Their debut album "The Happening" came out in 2008.
4 - They make Joy Division sound cheerful.

http://www.myspace.com/hernameiscalla

Actually the name of the album is "The Heritage", but great find.

sonofhal
01-12-2010, 02:59 AM
116 - Citadels.

Citadels facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are signed to Pure Groove.
3 - Their new single "The Chemical Song" is out in March.
4 - Their keyboard player occasionally moonlights with MGMT (Someone has to, I suppose).

http://www.myspace.com/citadelsmusic

sonofhal
01-12-2010, 03:07 AM
117 - Airship.

Airship facts.

1 - They are from Manchester.
2 - There was a bit of industry scramble last year to sign them..
3 - ...but they have yet to decide on a label.
4 - Their debut EP "Spirit OF The Beehive" came out last year.

http://www.myspace.com/airshiptheband

sonofhal
01-12-2010, 03:23 AM
118 - Tellison.

Tellison facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are signed to Banquet Records.
3 - Their 2nd album is due this year...
4 - ..if they ever decide on a producer.

http://www.myspace.com/tellison

sonofhal
01-12-2010, 03:31 AM
119 - We Aeronauts.

We Aeronauts facts.

1 - They are from Oxford and Brighton.
2 - They are unsigned.
3 - They wrote a ton of songs whilst up in the alps together...
4 - ...and they'll start releasing them early this year.

http://www.myspace.com/weaeronauts

sonofhal
01-13-2010, 02:43 AM
120 - Truckers Of Husk

Battles on speed?

Truckers Of Husk facts.

1 - They are from Cardiff.
2 - They are signed to My Kung Fu records.
3 - They've been rather quiet since their debut EP came out in 2008...
4 - ...but they have supported Battles, Lightning Bolt and FOTL.

http://www.myspace.com/truckersofhusk

sonofhal
01-13-2010, 03:09 AM
121 - Boy Of Girl

Boy Of Girl facts.

1 - They are from London...
2 - ...but for some reason do all their recording in Berlin.
3 - They are signed to Supersoul recordings.
4 - They released the single "Hot Chocolate Boy" in Dec.

http://www.myspace.com/boyofgirl

sonofhal
01-13-2010, 03:19 AM
122 - Phantom.

Gothabilly time.

Phantom facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are signed to Parallax Sounds.
3 - Their debut single "The Great Pretender" was released in Sept.
4 - They maybe should have picked a name that hasn't already been used by over a dozen artists.

http://www.myspace.com/thisisphantomuk

sonofhal
01-13-2010, 03:27 AM
123 - Not Squares.

Not Squares facts.

1 - They are from Belfast.
2 - They are signed to Richter Collective Records.
3 - Their strangely named debut single "Aye Yo Pa" came out last summer.
4 - I'm not sure if they are squares or not. Who can tell?

http://www.myspace.com/notsquares

sonofhal
01-14-2010, 03:19 AM
124 - Drums Of Death.

Some PLURsady sounds.

Drums Of Death facts.

1 - They/he is based in London, but from Scotland.
2 - He is signed to Greco Roman.
3 - He worked with Peaches on "I Feel Cream".
4 - Listen to his Peaches mixtape (the 2nd link).

http://www.myspace.com/drumsofdeath4eva
http://this.bigstereo.net/2009/02/13/drums-of-death-peaches/

sonofhal
01-14-2010, 03:29 AM
125 - Fenech-Soler.

More Sahara fodder.

Didn't grab me at all live, but they are causing a lot of interest around these parts at present.

Fenech-Soler facts.

1 - They are from Kings Cliffe, in Cambridgeshire.
2 - They are Unsigned.
3 - They released their debut single, "Lies" in Nov.
4 - They recently went on tour with Groove Armada.

http://www.myspace.com/fenechsoler

sonofhal
01-14-2010, 03:44 AM
126 - Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs.

"Prehistoric dubplates made of granite" apparently.

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs facts.

1 - They are from a seemingly undetermined UK location.
2 - They are signed to Greco-Roman.
3 - When not making their own tracks, they do a LOT of remixes.
4 - They sometimes dress as dinosaurs when they play live (as you do).

http://www.myspace.com/totallyenormousextinctdinosaurs

sonofhal
01-14-2010, 03:55 AM
127 - Beyond The Wizard's Sleeve.

Superstar DJ and Super producer duo.

Beyond The Wizard's Sleeve facts.

1 - They are based in London.
2 - They are a duo of Erol Alkan and Richard Norris (formerly of The Grid, amongst numerous other projects).
3 - They have done a ton of remixes over the past few years.
4 - Unfortunately they don't play live very often at all (but we can hope).

http://www.myspace.com/beyondthewizardssleeve

sonofhal
01-16-2010, 05:59 AM
128 - Fyfe Dangerfield.

Fyfe Dangerfield facts.

1 - He is from London.
2 - He is also the singer in the rather great Guillemots.
3 - He is signed to Polydor.
4 - His debut album is released on Monday.

http://www.myspace.com/fyfedangerfield

Boourns
01-16-2010, 06:04 AM
Saw him at glasto

sonofhal
01-16-2010, 06:10 AM
129 - Hot Club de Paris.

Hot Club de Paris facts.

1 - They are from Liverpool.
2 - They are signed to Moshi Moshi Records.
3 - They have a new EP out in February...
4 - ...and their third album will follow later in the year.

http://www.myspace.com/hotclubdeparis

sonofhal
01-16-2010, 06:31 AM
130 - Chapel Club.

Chapel Club facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are unsigned...
3 - ...but are causing some major buzz at the moment.
4 - They like to do shows in pretty random places (IE anywhere that isn't a venue).

http://www.myspace.com/chapelclub

sonofhal
01-16-2010, 06:42 AM
131 - Frankie & The Heartstrings.

Frankie & The Heartstrings facts.

1 - They are from Sunderland.
2 - They are signed to Rough Trade.
3 - Their debut single for them "The Hunger" came out in Jan.
4 - They, for some reason, don't have any songs on their myspace.

http://frankieandtheheartstrings.com/

sonofhal
01-16-2010, 06:52 AM
132 - Bicycle Thieves.

Bicycle Thieves facts.

1 - They are from Liverpool.
2 - They are signed to Loog Records.
3 - Their debut single came out in Nov.
4 - They played at Glasto last year.

http://www.myspace.com/bicyclethievesuk

sonofhal
01-16-2010, 07:00 AM
133 - Little Comets.

Little Comets facts.

1 - They are from Newcastle.
2 - They are signed to Columbia.
3 - Their debut single came out in late 2009.
4 - The album is due this spring.

http://www.myspace.com/littlecometsmusic

sonofhal
01-17-2010, 05:58 AM
134 - Slow Moving Millie.

Slow Moving Millie facts.

1 - She is from Liverpool, but lives in London.
2 - Her real name is Amelia Warner.
3 - She is signed to Universal.
4 - Her debut album is due this summer.

http://www.myspace.com/slowmovingmillie

sonofhal
01-17-2010, 06:02 AM
135 - These Monsters.

These Monsters facts.

1 - They are from Leeds.
2 - They are signed to Brew Records.
3 - Their debut album is out in March.
4 - It'll be loud.

http://www.myspace.com/thesemonsters

sonofhal
01-17-2010, 06:09 AM
136 - The Heartbreaks.

The seaside town that they forget to close down present...

The Heartbreaks facts.

1 - They are from Morecambe, but based in Manchester.
2 - They are unsigned.
3 - They released a few download only tracks last year.
4 - The full album should be out in the summer.

http://www.myspace.com/heartbreaksband

sonofhal
01-17-2010, 06:23 AM
137 - Ralfe Band.

Ralfe Band facts.

1 - They are based in London.
2 - They are signed to Ghost Ship records.
3 - They've been around a while (John Peel was a fan).
4 - Their latest album was a soundtrack for the movie "Bunny And The Bull".

http://www.myspace.com/ralfeband

sonofhal
01-17-2010, 06:31 AM
138 Exlovers.

Exlovers facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are unsigned...
3 - ...but have released singles on Young And Lost & Chess Club.
4 - Their debut album is due in the spring.

http://www.myspace.com/weareexlovers

sonofhal
01-17-2010, 06:41 AM
139 - Little Death.

Little Death facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are unsigned.
3 - They released an untitled mini album just over a year ago.
4 - They are off on tour with Passion Pit in the spring before working on the ir first full album.

http://www.myspace.com/lovelittledeath

sonofhal
01-18-2010, 05:11 AM
140 - Frightened Rabbit.

Frightened Rabbit facts.

1 - They are from Selkirk, Scotland.
2 - They are signed to Fat Cat records.
3 - Album no 3 is due in the spring.
4 - They started as a solo act, but are now a 5 piece band.

http://www.myspace.com/frightenedrabbit

sonofhal
01-18-2010, 05:16 AM
141 - Rolo Tomassi.

Rolo Tomassi facts.

1 - They are from Sheffield.
2 - They are signed to Hassle Records.
3 - Their name comes form a character in LA Confidential.
4 - They will be playing with Faith No More in Australia this year.

http://www.myspace.com/rolotomassi

sonofhal
01-18-2010, 05:24 AM
142 - Hatcham Social.

Hatcham Social facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are signed to Fierce Panda.
3 - The drummer used to drum for The Klaxons, but left to do Hatcham Social full time.
4 - Their debut album came out last year.

http://www.myspace.com/hatchamsocial

sonofhal
01-18-2010, 05:37 AM
143 - Blood Red Shoes.

Blood Red Shoes facts.

1 - They are from Brighton.
2 - They are signed to V2.
3 - Their 2nd album is due out in March...
4 - ...supported by a huge European tour.

http://www.myspace.com/bloodredshoes

sonofhal
01-18-2010, 05:44 AM
144 - iLiKETRAiNS.

iLiKETRAiNS facts.

1 - They are from Leeds.
2 - They are signed to Beggars Banquet.
3 - They have a new album due this year.
4 - They also run their own live night at a venue in Leeds.

http://www.myspace.com/iliketrains

sonofhal
01-18-2010, 05:51 AM
145 - The Early Years.

The Early Years facts.

1 - They are from London.
2 - They are signed to Beggars Banquet.
3 - They have been pretty quiet since their last single release in July 08.
4 - Brian Eno is a big fan.

http://www.myspace.com/thesoundoftheearlyyears