Monthly Archives: February 2006

SHORT BITS – #4

This is a very short update, I guess. Ted Leo issued some new songs/demos over his web site… check this out: “Hey, so we’re going on tour next week, and new stuff isn’t as far along as I was dreaming … Continue reading

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MUSIC DOWNLOADS – #8

Sunset Rubdown – The Men Are Called Horsemen There [audio:http://obscuresound.com/mp3/sunset_rubdown-the_men_are_called_horsemen_there.mp3%5D I don’t think it’s too early for me to declare a song of 2006. Well, up to this point anyways. Sunset Rubdown is headed by Wolf Parade’s Spencer Krug, whose … Continue reading

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SHORT BITS – #3

Indie music labels must feel like the last kid picked for kickball at this point. Though many people are overplaying it, many of you know that Best Buy’s “Artists Outside The Mainstream” lists many indie albums at $7.99. That’s great, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: SOME BY SEA – ON FIRE! (IGLOO)

We take a look at the anticipated third album from Seattle’s Some By Sea.

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MUSIC DOWNLOADS – #7

The Charlatans – City Of The Dead [audio:http://obscuresound.com/mp3/charlatans_city-of-the-dead.mp3%5D The Charlatans are a British band that formed seventeen years ago, reaching their peak in the mid-90s, during the Brit-pop movement. They utilized this to become one of the more successful bands … Continue reading

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MUSIC DOWNLOADS – #6

TV On The Radio – Dirty Whirlwind [audio:http://obscuresound.com/mp3/tvotr-dirty_whirlwind.mp3%5D This is a brand new song from the upcoming album, Return To Cookie Mountain, from TV On The Radio. Their first album, Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes had a very warm reception. … Continue reading

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SHORT BITS – #2

Critic favorites, Bloc Party will return to the studio for their second album. Bass player Gordon Moakes mentions, “We’re looking to expand more along the lines of Radiohead, but it’s obviously a bit early to kind of imagine yourself in … Continue reading

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