March '12 Discoveries

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8 avr. 2012, 17h33m

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Imagine Dragons



Imagine Dragons was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. After winning four back-to-back battles of the bands, the band entered the studio for the first time in 2009. They released two EPs titled Imagine Dragons EP and Hell and Silence EP (mixed in part by Mark Needham) in 2010, both recorded at Battle Born Studios. Shortly, they were invited to fill in for Train at the 13th annual Bite of Las Vegas food and music festival.

You can buy the EP "Continued Silence" here

Selene All Eyes Hear Me


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Perfume Genius


www.turnstilemusic.net/artists/perfume-genius/

Mike Hadreas, also known as Perfume Genius is a singer/songwriter from Seattle, Washington, US. Perfume Genius began when he moved from New York to his mother’s home in Everett, WA. In these relatively isolated conditions, Hadreas felt a compulsion to make music and began composing fragile yet brutally honest songs on the piano. By 2008 he had set up a MySpace page and began offering his music there, along with similarly spare and evocative homemade music videos.

Learning


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Pikachunes


www.pikachunes.lilchiefrecords.com

Pikachunes is an electro pop solo project from Christchurch, New Zealand; driven by Miles McDougal.

His self-titled album is available for purchase here



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Dot Hacker


www.orgmusic.com/artists/dot-hacker/

Dot Hacker is an experimental rock band from California formed in 2008 by Josh Klinghoffer, before joining Red Hot Chili Peppers as guitarist in 2009. Klinghoffer is the band's songwriter, lead singer, guitarist and also plays piano. Members of this band were in the touring incarnation of Gnarls Barkley. Before 2012 they have only released four songs: "Order/Disorder" and "Eye Opener" via the official website, "Neon Arrow" via their MySpace, and "Inhibition" which was played on Bob Forrest's radio show on the California based station Indie 103.1 on 15 June 2011, where Josh was his guest.



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Cloud Nothings


http://cloudnothings.tumblr.com/

Cloud Nothings is an indie rock band from Cleveland, Ohio. Dylan Baldi started Cloud Nothings as a way to amuse himself between classes at Case Western Reserve University in 2009. The first batch of Cloud Nothings songs, including the blogosphere favorite “Hey Cool Kid” (available on the 2010 compilation “Turning On”), was recorded on a computer in the basement of Baldi’s home in Westlake, OH. A concert promoter who invited Cloud Nothings to play a gig in New York City in December 2009 prompted Baldi to hastily assemble a real band and drop out of college to focus on his music full-time.Baldi recorded the second Cloud Nothings album (2010’s Self Titled) in Baltimore with producer Chester Gwazda.The Cloud Nothings third album, Attack On Memory, was released in January 2012.


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