Sunday, August 11, 2013

UTR 8-11-13 (Polyphonic Spree)

Pick Of The Week
Polyphonic Spree - Yes, It's True

Hour 1
Polyphonic Spree - You Don't Know Me
     Band formed in Dallas, Texas in 2000
St. Vincent - Cruel
     St. Vincent is former Polyphonic Spree guitarist Annie Clark
Arcade Fire - Wake Up
     BREAKING NEWS - New album is coming October 29
Elvis Costello & The Roots - Walk Us Uptown
     Their album Wise Up Ghost comes out September 17
Broken Social Scene - Not At My Best
     Canadian collaborative - from the film It's Kind Of A Funny Story
MGMT - Your Life Is A Lie
     Their self-titled album (their third) is coming September 17
Polyphonic Spree - Raise Your Head
     This band has had between 12 and 20 members at any given time
Phoenix - Everything Is Everything
     At EMU Convocation Center on September 29 with The Vaccines
Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears - Come To My Party
     New album Electric Slave is coming August 27
Pixies - Bag Boy
     More new music coming, but no word on a full length album
Saturday Looks Good To Me - Invisible Friend
     Band that orgininated in the Ann Arbor area in 1999
Tally Hall - Good Day
     Andrew Horowitz (green tie) plays on John Legend's new album
Polyphonic Spree - Hold Yourself Up
     Band has a 6 person choir, a horn section and a string section

Hour 2
The Head & The Heart - Shake
     Their second album Let's Be Still is coming on October 15
A.M. 60 - Summertime Girlfriend
     Song was used in an Old Navy commercial campaign in 2005
Portugal The Man - Atomic Man 
     from their latest album Evil Friends
Tripping Daisy - I Got A Girl
     Polyphonic Spree was born after the death of Wes Berggren
Gooding - Hey Hey
     Band from Kansas, new album is called Buffalo
Polyphonic Spree - Popular By Design
     They funded the new album with Kickstarter
Apples In Stereo - Nobody But You 
     Robert Schneider is pursuing his Mathematics Masters at Emory University
Flaming Lips - Race For The Prize
     The re-worked this in 2012 for their hometown baskeball team, The Oklahoma City Thunder
The Boy Least Likely To - Taking Windmills For Giants
     Duo of Pete Hobbs and Jof Owen from Wendover, England
Vampire Weekend - Everlasting Arms
     from Modern Vampires Of The City
Diego Garcia - Sunnier Days
     from his upcoming Paradise album - on October 8
The Rutles - Cheese And Onions
     Dirk, Barry, Stig and Nasty - the legend that would last a lunch time
Mercury Rev - Goddess On A Hiway
     From the 1998 album Deserters Songs
Polyphonic Spree - Carefully Try

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