The year down under and 16 New bands ready to take over 2009

I’ve been reading a lot of the post-SXSW show reviews and have been listening to a lot of the new U.K./International acts to pick out the gems – the new crop of “must see” anticipated bands of 2009. Of course this is all subjective and just my opinion.  Adjust your own tastes accordingly; I’ll give you all the tools you need to explore.

The 1st thing I want to address is Australia. 2008 was all about Scotland, this year it may be all about the land down under. Here are some Aussie bands making huge waves this year:

TEMPER TRAP - One of the hottest new bands "Down Under"

 

The Temper Trap – Probably the one with the biggest footprint right now. I love this band and their new album is fantastic. This is a band going places.

Empire of the Sun: Funky, Danceable, and the lead singer is out of his flipping mind. So of course, they will be huge.

The Grates: Punk Pop goodness. Female vocals.

Tame Impala: Real throwback psychedelic sound; I’m hearing a lot of people talking about this band. Well, all the “right”people anyway…

 

NOW FOR THOSE 16 NEW BANDS I PROMISED………………..

As far as new Bands that are perking my interest lately, here’s what I’ve been listening to lately:

American Fangs – Houston Texas bringing the Rock.

Local Natives – They kinda want to be Vampire Weekend.

Teenage Cool Kids – The kids are allright.

Sky Larkin – The best U.K. find I’ve had in a while. HOT new Leeds band. Heard they killed SXSW; I believe it. They play in Seattle on April 10th – I plan on finding out myself.

Motel Motel – Brooklyn Band, file under Cold War Kids.

Standard Fare - I really like this Sheffield Band. Fresh new sound. Makes me want to hear more.

Wake the President – Love the band name. Glasgow in the house.

Vivian Girls – Love the retro sound. I think a lot of people will like this.

The Invisible – U.K. Dance. London girl…. Meh.

The Courteeners – Manchester band blowing up at just the right time. My verdict isn’t out yet on this one.

Women – In actuality, 3 dudes from Canada who want to sound like the Beatles.

Let’s Wrestle – London band I kinda like. Check em out.

Post War Years – Another amazing London band I want to hear more of. Ambient at it’s absolute finest. Listen to this.

Screaming Tea Party. I’d scream too if I had to drink Tea. Oh these British bands…

Past Lives – Seattle. Represent.

Your Twenties – My Thirties. Let’s not talk about it. London Pop.

About these ads

~ by clickdagger on March 29, 2009.

4 Responses to “The year down under and 16 New bands ready to take over 2009”

  1. [...] like Tame Impala. This Australian band first hit my radar in a post I did over a year ago entitled: The Year Down Under and 16 Bands ready to take over 2009. Tame Impala was one of 4 bands we were listening to at the time, and although we may have been a [...]

  2. Great goods from you, man. I’ve understand your stuff previous to and you are just too magnificent. I really like what you have acquired here, certainly like what you are stating and the way in which you say it. You make it entertaining and you still take care of to keep it smart. I can’t wait to read much more from you.
    This is actually a wonderful web site.

  3. “The year down under and 16 New bands ready to take over 2009 Click &
    Dagger” was indeed a wonderful blog post. However, if it had more photographs this should be perhaps even far better.

    Take care -Rebbeca

  4. All of a unexpected you’re having to pay $6000 per calendar year and you are nonetheless only getting 1 thousand clicks every single thirty day period.
    You can question men and women in your circle to visit your web site and they will ahead the link to other people and so on.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: