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Ryan Gardner 12/10/11 10:53 PM

December 11, 2011 (Week Prior)
 
Kaura - That Which Defines Us (release date 20 September 2011)
www.kaura.com
Modern Rock from CA (RIYL: Tool, Dead Letter Circus, 30 Seconds To Mars, Ashes Divide)

This Place Is A Zoo - A Good Time (release date: October 11th, 2011)
http://www.facebook.com/thisplaceisazoo
Metal / Hardcore / Experimental / Party Music from California

Under The Spotlight - Those Words Will Get You In The End (release date: November 17, 2011)
http://www.facebook.com/UnderthespotlightNY
Alternative Rock / Pop-Punk from New York

Seeker Lover Keeper - Seeker Lover Keeper (release date: January 17, 2012)
http://seekerloverkeeper.com/
Indie / Folk from Australia (RIYL: Feist, Cat Power, Jenny Lewis, Au Revoir Simone)

Georgia Anne Muldrow - Owed To Mama Rickie (release date: November 1st, 2011)
http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/owe...ie/id473349926
Soul from CA (RIYL: Erykah Badu, Bilal or Janelle Monae)

Spells - Escapist (release date: July 15, 2011)
www.spellsofficial.com
Electronic Indie-Rock from Nashville, TN (RIYL: Radiohead, Air, St. Vincent)

Eleventyseven - Sugarfist (release date: 11.7.11)
http://www.eleventyseven.com
Electronic Rock from South Carolina (RIYL: Breathe Carolina, Motion City Sountrack, Owl City, The Faint)

Stacy Clark - Patterns (release date: Nov. 22 2011)
http://soundcloud.com/stacyclark/set...erns-4/s-3ipLK
Singer-Songwriter from California/NY (RIYL: Postal Service, Imogean Heap, Death Cab For Cutie, Bjork, Stevie Nicks, Jimmy Eat World, Coldplay, The Bird and Bee, Santigold)

The Godfathers - The Pre-Kill (release date - November, 2011)
www.facebook.com/thegodfathersnyc
Hip-Hop from NY

Bradley Tatum - It's a Beautiful World (release date: Oct 8th, 2011)
http://www.bradleytatummusic.com
Gothic Punk / Hard Rock from Washington (RIYL: Blitzkid, Social Distortion, Type O Negative, Notre Dame, Draconian, The Misfits, KMFDM)

Titanics - Places That Have Been Converted (release date: August 26 2011)
http://www.titanics.bandcamp.com/
Indie Folk from Albany NY

All Over The Place - Leaving Today (release date: December 17th (Local)/January 14th(national)
http://allovertheplace.bandcamp.com
Indie / Ska from Ohio (RIYL: Streetlight Manifesto, Neutral Milk Hotel, Blink-182)

Paul Brill - Breezy (release date 1/17/12)
http://www.paulbrill.com
Indie / Pop from New York (RIYL: Of Montreal, Architecture in Helsinki, Modern Skirts)

Always The Quiet Ones - Freak Show (release date - 5th March 2012)
http://www.facebook.com/alwaysthequietones
Alt Rock from Liverpool, England (RIYL: Biffy clyro, QOTSA)

In Place Of Hope - In Place Of Hope (release date - 12th march 2012)
www.facebook.com/inplaceofhopeuk
Rock from UK

Heartfelt - Perceptions (release date: November 2011)
http://www.facebook.com/HeartfeltHC
Melodic Hardcore from Nashville, TN (RIYL: Life In Your Way)

The Alaska - Above and Below (release date: November 22, 2011)
www.thealaska.net
Modern Progressive-Post Rock from Vancouver, BC (RIYL: Oceansize, Thrice, O'Brother, Tool, Explosions in The Sky)

Gorky - High In The Low (release date: Digital March 10, 2010; Physical September 3 2011)
www.reverbnation.com/gorky
Garage-psych / Garage Punk / Neo-psychedelia from Arizona

Matt Malone - Withdrawn (Release Date: Dec 1, 2011)
http://www.mattmalonemusic.com
Folk / Alternative from Virginia

Apollo 18 - Black (release date: November 23)
http://www.apollo18.co.kr
Post-hardcore from Seoul, South Korea (RIYL: Envy, And So I Watch You From Afar)

Ratboy / Joe Jack Talcum - Back Roads To Start With/Active Ingredients
www.acousticfury.com
Acoustic / Indie / Folk / Punk from NY/PA

Bad Horse - Achiever
www.acousticfury.com
Cowpunk from NY

POPS / Stella Royale - Acoustic Fury Records Split Series vol 5
www.acousticfury.com
Acoustic / Indie from CA

Every Minute Can Kill - Faceless Creatures (release date: January 12, 2012)
www.phmrecords.com
Metal / Post-Hardcore from New Jersey (RIYL: The Word Alive, Haste the Day, Lower Definition)

Medusa - Can't Fucking Win (release date: 05/03/2011)
www.facebook.com/medusauk
Rock from London

The Baby Grand - With The Wind (release date: 10/21/11)
www.iamthebabygrand.com
Indie / Rock from Washington, DC (RIYL: Dashboard Confessional, Jimmy Eat World, All American Rejects)

A Poetic Yesterday - Revolutions (release date: 6th February 2012)
www.facebook.com/apyarmy
Grunge Punk from United Kingdom (RIYL: Green Day, Nirvana, Blink 182, Four Year Strong)

Your Favorite Trainwreck - The Brilliance (release date: 16.12.2011)
http://www.coffeebreathandheartache.com
Emo / Rock from California (RIYL: Farside/Gameface/Jeff Caudill)

Captain Planet - Captain Planet (release date: 16.12.2011)
http://www.coffeebreathandheartache.com
Punk Rock from Germany (RIYL: Turbostaat/Dackelblut)

DWHB - True Facts (release date: 11-22-11)
http://dwhb.bandcamp.com
Hip-hop from Texas

Wazu - Wazu (release date: January 10, 2012)
http://wazuband.com/
Indie / Electro / New Wave from Australia (RIYL: Depeche Mode, Talking Heads, Duran Duran)

Yawn - Open Season
http://yawntheband.com/YAWN/Home.html
Neo-Soul / Surf / Visual from Chicago, I

The Sindicate - Generation Y (release date: June 15th 2011
http://www.sindicateband.com
Rock from Washington (RIYL Sublime, Nirvana, The Doors, Dr. Dre)

Jaded - Take Two (Release date: 10/23/2011)
www.facebook.com/jadedchicago
Pop / Punk from Illinois (RIYL: Green Day, Blink 182, Sum 41)

Lionize - Superczar and the Vulture (release date: 12/6/11)
http://www.riscstore.com
Rock from Maryland (RIYL: Steel Pulse, Clutch, Bad Brains)

The Symbols - Be Here Now (release date: December 2011)
http://www.thesymbols.net/
Independent Rock from Colorado

Silverhawk - The Forest For The Trees (release date: February 7, 2012)
http://silverhawkfeaturingsamjohncde....ba ndcamp.com/
Power Pop / Indie Pop from Oregon (RIYL: Wilco, Big Star, and The Thermals)

Howlin Rain - The Russian Wilds (release date: 2/14/12)
http://www.howlinrain.com/
Psychedelic Blues-Rock from CA (RIYL: The Black Crowes, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen, Steely Dan, Vetiver)

At The Edge - Small Town (release date: 4/15/2011)
http://www.facebook.com/attheedgemusic
Pop Punk from Southern California (RIYL: Set Your Goals, New Found Glory, Blink 182, The Wonder Years)

Keeps - No Bridges (release date: 11/11/11)
http://www.musicforkeeps.com
Indie / Rock from Indiana

Agent Fresco - A Long Time Listening (release date: 01 February 2012)
http://www.agentfresco.is
Rock from Iceland (RIYL: Dredg, Mew, Dillinger Escape Plan, The Mars Volta)

Dead Channels - Soul Pollution (Release date - 1/10/2012)
www.facebook.com/deadchannels
Hardcore / Punk from New York (RIYL: Cancer Bats, ETID)

Virgin Forest - Easy Way Out (release date: January 31, 2012)
http://www.partisanrecords.com/artists/virgin-forest
Rock from Brooklyn NY (RIYL: Phosphorescent (this is Phossy's backing band), black metal, R Kelly, MMJ's crazier albums, etc)

The Phantom Family Halo - When I Fall Out (release date: Feb 14, 2012)
http://www.knittingfactoryrecords.co...om-family-halo
Psych / Kraut Rock / Vintage Glam Drug Music from Brooklyn NY (RIYL: Roky Erickson, Julian Cope, Can, Amon Duul, Roxy Music)

Gregory Rogove - Piana (release date: January 31, 2012)
http://www.knittingfactoryrecords.co...-rogove/store/
Art / Video / Solo Piano / Experimental from Brooklyn NY (RIYL: Devendra Banhart, John Medeski, Priestbird, Erik Satie, Debussy)

St. Andrew - No Manís Land (release date 09.27.2011)
http://www.facebook.com/StAndrewSinger
Pop / Rock / Electronic from CA (RIYL: Linkin Park, Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga)

Anywhere Everywhere - Milestone (Release Date: July 26, 2011)
http://www.aeindiana.tumblr.com
Post Hardcore from Indiana

One Last Shot - What Are You Worth (release date: JULY 22, 2011)
www.facebook.com/onelastshot
Post-Hardcore / Punk from Syracuse, New York (RIYL: My Chemical Romance, The Used, Aiden, The Misfits)

Scoti*Slate - Good Fight (release date: July 2, 2011)
www.scotislate.com
Rock from Arizona (RIYL: STP-Red Hott Chilly Peppers,TheCult,

Jon Walker - New Songs (release date: October 18th, 2011)
www.jonwalkermusic.com
Folk / Pop from Chicago, IL (RIYL: The Beatles)

Subscribe - Bookmarks (release date: 12 Nov)
www.facebook.com/subscribeband
Modern Hardcore / Metal from Hungary (RIYL: Letlive, Protest The Hero, Between the Buried and Me)

Strange Vacation - Chasm (release date 1/17/2011)
http://www.facebook.com/StrangeVacation
Rock / Alternative from MI (RIYL: Angels & Airwaves, The Dangerous Summer and The Maine)

The Phantom Family Halo - When I Fall Out (2.14.12)
http://www.facebook.com/phntmfmlyhalo
Rock / Psychedelic

Lionize - Superczar and the Vulture
http://www.facebook.com/LIONIZEMUSIC#!/LIONIZEMUSIC?sk=info
Reggae / Rock from MD

Dear Luna - Green, Like Envy | Red, Like Love (Release Date: December 5th, 2011)
www.DearLuna.com or Facebook.com/dearluna
Indie Rock / Pop from New York (RIYL: A Rocket to The Moon, Death Cab for Cutie, The Maine)

Manfish - What is this Manfish (release date:15.11.2012 (iTunes)
www.facebook.com/bandmanfish
Punk / Post-Punk from Finland

Ryan Gardner 12/10/11 10:53 PM

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