Posts tagged newmusic

So I got an email that 34th & Now turned 4 years old which is kind of insane and I realized how little I’ve been posting due to the insanity that is 12 weeks of surgery rotation so I’m back and have the perfect artist to make that comeback with: Shakey Graves.

Hailing from Austin, Texas, Shakey Graves is an insanely talented artist who mixes folk, American, distorted hollow-body guitar, a raspy voice and an insane multi-tasking ability to play the guitar, and drums at the same time in an epic 1 man band capacity. Here he is performing “Unlucky Skin” live.

Alabama’s Matthew Mayfield just released a new single, “Desire,” complete with a new music video. As a big fan of Mayfield’s I was definitely expecting a lot  from the new single, and luckily I wasn’t disappointed in the slightest. As

I spent a good portion of my summer listening to Lord Huron and it wasn’t until recently, on a flight between NYC and Miami that I found myself really getting back into them. Their songs run the gamut from mellow folk/acoustic to more upbeat sing-a-long quasi-Mumford tracks which seems to be the genre that is really falling in my current wheelhouse. Here they are with a live version of “Time to Run.”

I haven’t been able to find out much about Texas based indie rockers Wild Party. Pretty much all I know is that the songs I could find are all pretty damn catchy. Here’s “When I Get Older.” Hopefully more info to come.