Sunday, May 20, 2007

5/20 recs

Indie rock with heavy emphasis on uncommon instruments (especially strings). When coupled with Tim Kasher's brilliant lyrics and unique voice, Cursive is a band you shouldn't miss out on.

Erin McKeown.
I often tend to write off lesbian folk music as all sounding exactly the same, until I heard McKeown's music. She's got her own spark she infuses her songs with, and every one of them is catchy enough to get your toes tapping.

Maroon 5.
It's been a few years since Maroon 5 last released new material, and their new disc, It Won't Be Soon Before Long, is sounding like a fairly decent follow-up.

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