Since I am going to NXNE this week.
I shall do a album pick of who I might get to see during NXNE.
This is going to be one big list of albums and who is playing at NXNE.
If I forgotten to add someone on this list please tell me.
Leif Vollebekk – Inlands (REVIEW)
Why: Very Jeff Buckley like voice and his music is so intimate.
He will be playing the Dakota Tavern on June 17th at 2am.
In The Morning
In The Midst of Blue and Green (Love the violin parts)
A Dozen Mares
Don’t Go To Klaksvik
Woodhands – Heart Attack
Why: Fun dancey electronica album
They will be playing The Drake Hotel (Underground) on June 17th at 12:30am
I Wasn’t Made For Fighting
Can’t See Straight
Oh No Forest Fires – The War On Geometry (Review)
Why: Such a fun rocking album to listen to but seeing them live is the best part of what the band really is.
They will be playing the Drake Hotel (Underground) on June 18 at 10pm. Part of the i(heart)music showcase happening there.
It’s Not Fun And Games Until Someone Loses
New Cove Road Back Home Song
You Know What That Is… Trouble
Swing And A Misdemenor
Poorfolk – Our Burning Streets (REVIEW)
Why: Great original rock album from this Ottawa band. Great to see live.
They will be playing Mitzi’s Sister on June 18th at 11pm
Killer On The Loose
Fine For Stealing
Stupid As A Tank
Black Hat Brigade – Fathers
Why: This album just blew me away. Very different and unique with their indie rock sound.
They will be playing The Drake Hotel on June 18th at 11pm and Mill St. Brewpub Daystage on June 19th at 5pm.
Zombie City Shake
Great Bloomers – Speak of Trouble (REVIEW)
Why: This album has been getting alot of buzz. Not sure if I will get a chance to see them live but heard they put on a killer show.
They will be playing Clinton’s on June 18th at 11pm
The Young Ones Slept
This Ain’t You
Last Of My Faith
Thorn In My Side
Green Go – Borders
Why: When I listened to this album, I couldn’t stop dancing and its such a fun record. They are amazing live.
They are playing El Mocambo on June 18th at 1am
Put Your Speed On
You Know You Want It
Watch Your Step
Fool Me Once
Dinosaur Bones – EP
Why: Catchy indie garagey rock EP and puts on an exciting show.
They will be playing Sunrise Records on June 18th at 5pm and the Horseshoe Tavern on June 19th at 11pm
Point Of Pride
Rah Rah – Going Steady
Why: They have this Arcade Sound with a Prairie sound.
They will be playing the NXPO DayStage on June 18th at 2pm
Betrayal Pt. 1
I’ve Got Faith
Betrayal Pt. 2
The Ghost is Dancing – Battles On (Review)
Why: Sucks its not on the Polaris Music Prize long list because it is surely an great album. Very catchy indie rock-pop that sounds epic.
They will be playing the Velvet Underground on June 19th at 10pm
Hooded Fang – EP
Why: Such a indie catchy poppy EP from this Toronto band.
They will be playing the Dakota Tavern on June 19th at 11pm
Land of Giants
Dan Mangan – Roboteering/Postcards and Daydreaming
Why: He is such a talented singer.
He will be playing C’est What on June 19th at 12am.
Not What You Think It Is
Journal Of A Narcoleptic
So Much For Everyone
Reason To Think Aloud
Airetta – Migration
Why: Loud rocking debut album by this band.
They will be playing Montanas Mainstage on June 19th at 9pm
Old Habits Die Young
Home. Friday. Midnight.
They Sure Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To…
…So I’m Going Overboard, On Taking My Final Bow
Into The Deep
It’s An Uphill Battle, And It’s All Downhill From Here
We Were All Invincible At One Point
DD/MM/YYYY – Black Square (REVIEW)
Why: Amazing experimental album of 2009.
They will be playing the Horseshoe Tavern on June 20th at 10pm
Infinity Skull Cube
I’m Still In The Walls
Ruby Coast – Projectable Collections (REVIEW)
Why: What can you say? Fun exciting EP
They will be playing Horsehoe Tavern on June 20th at 11pm
More Than Television
Town to Province
Grand Analog – Calligraffiti
Why: This the only rap/hip-hop that I can tolerate and he is a great rapper.
They will be playing the Reverb on June 20th at 1am
Touch Your Toes
Around This Town