Music That Matters 29 with DJ Shannon

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Xavier Boyer of Tahiti 80, courtesy of mahceenaleen

This Music that Matters #29 podcast features 12 of my favorite up-and-coming (mostly unsigned) bands. You’ll hear many exclusive and unreleased tracks.

My all-time favorite French band, Tahiti 80, release their third album on November 14th and are on tour in the US this month.

Some highlights:

  • A great Chicago band, Moxie Motive, recorded their 1st studio track just in time for this podcast.
  • Preview a track from The Measures’ upcoming debut album and be mesmerized in 5 minutes or less. Beautiful stuff!
  • London-based band Vib Gyor has a new track “The Secret” out December 4th.
  • Klaxons, latest buzz band out of England’s new rave scene, will wind you up and make you dance in circles.
  • Please drop me an email: Shannon@kexp.org and let me know what bands you like. You can find out more info about each band on MySpace easily.

    Here’s the song list. Enjoy!!

    1. The Hosts - Wake Up (self-released)
    2. Brian Jacket Letdown - Pirates (from the album Hooves on GenePool Records)
    3. Moxie Motive - Tourist (exclusive, self-released, 1st studio single recorded just for this podcast)
    4. Touriste - Shannon’s Cannon (b-side to Battle On EP on Faith and Hope Records)
    5. Vib Gyor - The Secret (new track released Dec. 4 on Red Alert)
    6. The Measures - Circustown (self-released)
    7. The Distance - When the Wheels Came Off the Bus (self-released from the Stand Alone EP)
    8. Tahiti 80 - Changes (from the album Fosbury out Nov. 14 on Militia Group)
    9. Palace Fires - Nothing Comes Close (debut single on BeSpoke Records)
    10. The Klaxons - Atlantis to Interzone (from the Xan Valleys EP out now on Modular in the US)
    11. Walter Meego - Through a Keyhole (from the Hollywood/Through a Keyhole single)
    12. The Idyllists - Touch and Go (on Baby Hurricane)

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    3 Comments

    1. kris
      Posted November 2, 2006 at 8:20 am | Permalink

      Love that Idyllists song! Britpoppy indeed.

    2. chris
      Posted November 2, 2006 at 10:51 am | Permalink

      idyllists, yes, where are they from? love it..

    3. Posted November 14, 2006 at 6:34 pm | Permalink

      los angeles band!! myspace.com/idyllists

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