Music from the US – Neulore

Neulore are a fantastic new alternative/indie band out of Nashville, Tennessee.  The band formed in 2009.  The band has released an EP Apples and Eve.  They have done a lot of live shows in order to get their songs to the masses.  They are touring the US in May so check out their Facebook page.  This is their great song, “Eve.”

Music from the US – Emmet Swimming

Emmet Swimming is a rock band from Virginia that was formed in 1990.  The band’s name is a misspelled reference to Emmett Till, who died after being shot and thrown into a river. “The idea of the name was basically that a 14-year-old boy should be swimming in the river, not dying in it,” said singer/founder Todd Watts.  The band has released four albums.  This is their song “Arlington.”

Music from the US – Dawes

Dawes are an American rock/folk band.  The band formed in 2009, they have released two albums and their new album Stories Don’t End is due April 9th.  This is their single “From a Window Seat” off the new album.

Music from the US – Capital Cities

Capital Cities are an indie pop duo from California.  They released a debut EP in 2011.  They have been working on a new album due for release this year and have announced a spring/summer US tour.  Their current single “Safe and Sound” is doing well on the US Alternative Charts.

Music from the US – Better Than Ezra

Better Than Ezra are an alternative band that formed in 1988.  The band was big in the ’90s and have released seven albums.  This is an incredible band and they still tour so look out for them.  This is one of my favorite songs of theirs “Our Last Night”

Music from the US – Dead Sara

Dead Sara are a four piece hard rock band from Los Angeles.  The band released their first studio album last year and received recognition with their single “weatherman”.  They now have a new video out “Lemon Scent” which is off the same self titled album.

Music from The US/France – Freedom Fry

Freedom Fry is made up of Parisian-born Marie Seyrat and Michigan-native Bruce Driscoll, together they make indie pop music.  The band released two Ep’s and gained some notoriety for the song “Earthquake” which was released Feb. 2012. off the first EP.  The second EP was a wild west themed EP, featuring a banjo driven cover as well as songs about Billy the Kid and Jesse James.  Freedom Fry have stated that they strive for one main thing, “To be as original as can be.”  This is their single “Summer in the City.”

Music from the US – Josh Ritter

Josh Ritter is one of my favorite American singer-songwriters has a new album out – and a brilliant one at that!  Josh Ritter has released seven studio albums, his latest The Beast in its Tracks was released March 5th 2013.  This is one of the songs off the new album, “In Your Arms.”  Also listen to this song from a previous post “The Curse.”

Music from the US – John Grant

John Grant is an American singer-songwriter. Formerly associated with the Denver-based alternative rock band The Czars in the 1990s and early 2000s,he launched a career as a solo artist in 2010.  He has suffered homophobic abuse, parental rejection, agoraphobia, depression, drug addiction and alcoholism, and was recently diagnosed HIV positive. His music documents his attempts to overcome his trials.  His new album Pale Green Ghosts will be released March 11th.  Sinead O’Connor sings backing vocals for the album.  This is the single “Pale Green Ghosts.”

Music from the US – Beach House

Beach House are a indie/pop band from Maryland that formed in 2004.  The duo is made up of French born Victoria Legrand and American Alex Scally.  Their self-titled debut album was released in 2006 to critical acclaim and has been followed by Devotion in 2008, Teen Dream in 2010, and Bloom in 2012. This is the music video for “Wishes” starring American actor Ray Wise, released on March 7, 2013.