The Sunday Scoop

Thanks for playing along with another Friday Fiver!

A little bit of info about each of the featured songs is here.

Track one: Hold My Feet to the Fire (Ha Ha Tonka)

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When the description you read about them says: “Roaring out of the Ozarks with a bottle in one hand and a bible in the other,” you know you’re in for a treat. These boys are like a new treat in Southern-fried rock.

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Track two: Pins and Needles (the Birthday Massacre)

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This little alt band out of Ontario takes you by surprise with the heavy lead in to the awesome female singer.

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Track three: No One’s Gonna Love You (Band of Horses)

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Alt rock out of Seattle, these boys have been around since 2004.

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Track four: Sunshine / Pretty Girls (Unnatural Helpers)

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Another Seattle alt rock endeavor. I like these guys a bit more, and the guitars have a lot to do with that.

 

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Track five: Swerve… the Reeping of All That Is Worthwhile (Noir Not Withstanding) (Shabazz Palaces)

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I cannot find a lot of info on these guys. I know they are the first hip-hop act on the Sub Pop label. Their style is described as “velvety” and “lush.”

 

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