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Ryan Gardner 02/19/11 09:53 PM

February 20, 2011 (Week Prior)
 
Future Ghosts - Oh, Great City (release date: February 13th, 2011)
www.myspace.com/futureghostsmusic
Rock / Alternative from North Carolina (RIYL: Brand New, Jimmy Eat World, Manchester Orchestra)

Blisses B - Thirty Days, Sixty Years (release date: November 9th 2010)
www.blissesb.com
Psychedelic / Folk Rock from CA (RIYL: Neil Young, The Band, Andrew Bird, Cat Stevens, Modest Mouse, The Mother Hips, Flying Burrito Brothers)

Avishay Mizrav - Forgotten Melodies (release date: Digital 1.1.11, Physical 1.3.11)
http://www.avishaymizrav.com
Instrumental Metal / Rock / Progressive from Israel (RIYL: Marty Friedman, Vinnie Moore, Joe Satriani)

Options - I'm Only Gonna Be Here Now
http://www.facebook.com/optionstheband / http://optionstheband.blogspot.com
(RIYL: pretty twinkly music, catchy indie rock, pedro the lion, owen, death cab for cutie, owls, los campesinos)

Hetfield & Hetfield - Tidal Wave Dreams (release date: 2/14/2011)
www.hetfieldandhetfield.bandcamp.co m
Technical Rock / Heavy Pop / Sludge from Groveland, MA

The Dark Rags - Drunken Angel EP (release date: October 2010)
http://www.myspace.com/the_darkrags
Garage Punk from Athens, Greece (RIYL: Social Distortion, Johnny Thunders, Reigining Sound, Sunnyboys)

LookOutBelow! - The Search For Self (release date: 2/26/2011)
www.facebook.com/lookoutbelow
Melodic Hardcore / Southern Rock from Michigan

Mazes - A Thousand Heys (release date: April 12, 2011)
http://fat-cat.co.uk/fatcat/artist/mazes
Rock from Manchester, UK

Goddamn Electric Bill - Jazz (release date 2/8/11)
http://www.goddamnelectricbill.com/
Indie Rock from California (RIYL: Octopus Project, Sigur Ros)

Enigmatic Heart - Transitions (release date: December 7th, 2010)
www.facebook.com/enigmaticheartny
Rock / Hardcore from New York

I.H.A.D. - I Had A Dream (release date: September 2010)
http://www.ihadband.com
Punk from Canada

Project Jenny, Project Jan - Home Sweet Home (release date: April 5, 2011)
www.projectjennyprojectjan.com
Electronic indie rock from NY

The Sounds - Something To Die For (release date: March 29, 2011)
www.the-sounds.com
New Wave from Sweden

It's Not Over - It's Just Started (release date - 2/19/11)
www.itsnotovermusic.com
Pop / Rock from New York

Bombs - These Trains Run On Time (release date: Feb 15)
www.myspace.com/thisisbombs
Rock 'n' Roll from Toronto

The Ones and Nines - The Ones and Nines (release date: March 1)
www.myspace.com/oneandnines
Rock from New Jersey

The Trews - Hope & Ruin (release date: April 12, 2011)
http://www.thetrewsmusic.com
Rock from Canada (RIYL: Foo Fighters, Kings of Leon)

Jean-Paul De Roover - Pitch Pipes (release date - Feb 11, 2011)
www.jeanpaulderoover.com
Indie / Pop / Rock / a cappella from Ontario, Canada

StoryBoard - Tear This Down (release date: 12th February 2011)
http://storyboard.bandcamp.com/
Pop-Punk / Easycore from Ireland (RIYL: A Day To Remember, New Found Glory, Set Your Goals, Me Vs Hero)

Garreth Spinn - No Bones (release date: 2/13/11)
http://garrethspinn.bandcamp.com/releases
Folk Rock / Folk Punk from Nashville, TN via Chicago, IL

At The Farewell Party - 18:18:18 (release date: 25.03.11)
www.myspace.com/atthefarewellparty
Pop Punk / Rock from Frankfurt a.M. Germany (RIYL: The Blackout, Attack Attack, My Chemical Romance, Thrice)

Jim Greer - Ginger Vision (release date: March 14th)
http://www.rondobrothers.com/jim
Alternative Rock from San Francisco, CA

Young Prisms - Friends For Now (release date: January 18, 2011)
www.myspace.com/youngprisms
Indie / Pop from CA (RIYL: My Bloody Valentine, Ceremony)

Found - factorycraft (release date March 15, 2011)
http://foundtheband.com/
Garage / Indie Rock from Scotland (RIYL: The Phantom Band, Frightened Rabbit)

Mary & The Giant - We Tend To Grow Older (release date: 1/15/2011)
www.purevolume.com/maryandthegiant
Indie / Folk / Pop from Missouri (RIYL - Mumford and Sons, Fun., The Format)

Pet Ghost Project - Shelf Life (release date: Feb 2011)
www.petghostproject.com
Experimental / Indie / Rock from Brooklyn (RIYL: Neutral Milk Hotel)

Deep Dark Robot - 8 Songs About a Girl (release date: 3/22/2011)
http://www.deepdarkrobot.com
Garage Rock from California (RIYL: Queens of the Stone Age, Eagles of Death Metal, The White Stripes)

Born in December - Now and Then a Lover is Exposed (release date: 15/2/10)
www.bornindecember.bandcamp.com
Indie / Acoustic / Rock from London, England

The Waifs - Angela & Falling (Release Date: March 4, 2011)
https://sgcmedia.infusionsoft.com/link/a801f2e0/101dfa0
Folk / Roots / Indie from Australia

San Cisco - Golden Revolver (Release Date: Out Now)
http://www.facebook.com/sanciscomusic
Indie / Rock from Australia (RIYL: Vampire Weekend, Hungry Kids of Hungary, Tame Impala)

Water & Bodies - Light Year
www.waterandbodies.com
Alternative / Indie / Rock from Portland, OR

The Elwins - The Elwins (release date: Sep 2008)
www.myspace.com/theelwins
Indie / Pop from Ontario, Canada (RIYL: Ruby Coast, The Morning Benders)

Beardfish - Mammoth (release date 3/29)
www.myspace.com/beardfish
Prog from Sweden

The Limousines - Get Sharp (release date: April 19)
http://thelimousines.com/
Electro / Pop Punk from San Francisco (RIYL: 3OH!3, Hot Chip, Daft Punk)

Madison Square Gardeners - Teeth of Champions (release date: March 15, 2011)
http://themadisonsquaregardeners.com
Rock / Americana from New York (RIYL: Tom Petty, Paul Westerberg)

The Summer Switch - The Summer Switch (release date: 3/1/11)
www.facebook.com/thesummerswitch / www.myspace.com/thesummerswitch / www.soundclould.com/thesummerswitch/sets/the-summer-switch-ep
Pop-Punk from NY

Party At Her Place! - Elevated (Release Date 03.15.2011)
www.Facebook.com/PartyAtHerPlace
Electronic / Rock from California (RIYL Breathe Carolina, The Ready Set and Cash Cash)

Absynthe Minded - Fill Me Up
www.myspace.com/absynthemindedtheband or www.absyntheminded.be
Indie / Jazz / Pop from Belgium

Bandname - Breakfast (release date: November 20th 2010)
www.bandnamemusic.tumblr.com
Punk Rock from Philadelphia PA (RIYL: early Superchunk)

Benjamin Cash - The Red In Me (release date: July 10th 2009
www.myspace.com/benjamincash
Alt / Metal / Post-grunge from New Mexico (RIYL: Seether/Breaking Benjamin/Nirvana)

Hull - Viking Funeral (release date: March/April)
www.myspace.com/hull
Doom / Sludge Metal from Brooklyn, NY (RIYL: Akimbo, Black Tusk, Sweet Cobra, Torche)

The Downer Party - Cities (release date: April 1st)
www.myspace.com/downerpartytime
Indie / Rock from California (RIYL: Pavement, Built to Spill, Wilco)

Freedom Thirty Five - The Good Things (release date: Sept. 14th 2010)
www.myspace.com/freedomthirtyfive
Pop Rock from Pickering, Ontario, Canada

Heart for a Tin Man - The Heaviest Gears (release date: February 16, 2011)
http://www.heartforatinman.com
Progressive Rock from Oregon

Backstage Romance - There Could Be Colors (Release Date: 2/14/11)
http://backstageromancefl.bandcamp.com
Alternative / Rock from Florida

JukeHammer - New Found Disease (release date: February 2011)
http://www.jukehammer.com
Punk / Rock / Post-Punk from UK/Canada

Ryan Gardner 02/19/11 09:53 PM

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