“You’re So Vain” by Graham Colton

For a limited time, Singer-songwriter Graham Colton and his band are offering a free download of their take on Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain.” Get it here.

Great show on StageIt tonight!

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“You’re So Vain” by Graham Colton

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“Arsonist Blues” by Patrick Joseph

Patrick Joseph is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After being part of various bands, Joseph found his own path as a solo artist at the age of twenty-one. His demos received positive reviews from social networking sites, which inspired him to release a compilation of demos in 2007 entitled The Basement Tapes EP. In the fall of 2008, he moved to Los Angeles, California.

A gifted composer, arranger, songwriter, performer and producer, Joseph records his own material. In November 2010, he released his debut full-length album Antiques. On November 22nd, 2011, Joseph released an EP entitled Relics, an acoustic interpretation of select tracks from Antiques. Currently, he has his sights set on tracking his second full-length studio album entitled Moon King.

You may download the acoustic EP Relics from Noisetrade.com.

If you happen to be in Austin for SXSW in March, Joseph will be playing a showcase there.

Have a listen to the track “Arsonist Blues” and it’s acoustic Relics version below.
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“Arsonist Blues” and “Arsonist Blues (acoustic)” by Patrick Joseph

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“A Native (Madison)” by Canon Blue

Indie-folktronica group, Canon Blue (also referenced here), released their sophomore album Rumspringa in August. The album was produced by American Singer-Songwriter, Daniel James, and the Denmark-based label, Rumraket. James wrote the record while touring with Danish band Efterklang. Orchestral arrangements for Rumspringa were recorded by the Icelandic string band, Amiina (associated with their work with Sigur Rós).

Catch Canon Blue on tour with MuteMath and The Boxer Rebellion through mid-May 2012. On drums is Michigan-native, Nashville-based, Graham Bechler (Andrew Belle, Church Mice).

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“A Native (Madison)” by Canon Blue

Image courtesy of TWJ: The Wounded Jukebox

“Neurogenesis” by Monks of Mellonwah

Indie/alternative rock quartet, Monks of Mellonwah, from Sydney, Australia have announced they will team up with renowned engineer Howie Weinberg (Nirvana, RHCP, Soundgarden) for the mastering of their upcoming 2012 release.

It will be a follow-up to their debut EP Stars are Out. Their music video for “Swamp Groove” took 1st prize at the Howard’s Shorts short film festival, and the Monks will be featured in a forthcoming documentary on ABC’s RAGE.

Have a listen to the new single “Neurogenesis” and the EP title track below.

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“Neurogenesis” by Monks of Mellonwah
“Stars Are out” by Monks of Mellonwah

mp3’s courtesy of James Moore, Promoter for Monks of Mellonwah via Independent Music Promotions

Image courtesy of The Music Mag

“My Soul” by Ugly Kids Club

Ugly Kids Club is an electronic rock duo out of Nashville who just released their self titled debut album on January 10th. The duo is made up Steve Wilson (The Juliana Theory and Jonezetta) and Aleigh Shields. Wilson is also a Grammy Nominated producer/songwriter who has worked primarily with the artists Juliana Theory and Jonezetta. The duo teamed up in early 2011.

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“My Soul” by Ugly Kids Club

mp3 courtesy of Tiffany Youhanna, Director of Communications at LaFamos PR. It is also available for free download here.

Image courtesy of Ulgly Kids Club’s flickr

“Broken Brights” by Angus Stone

“Broken Brights” is the first piece of new music for 2012 from Angus Stone. There is more to come later in the year on Angus’ solo album.

Click here for more inforomation on his solo project and here for more information on Julia’s solo project. In focusing on their solo records, Angus and Julia Stone are not collaborating the year as a duo.

“Playing this record live is going to be quite a euphoric walk for me. I’m ready at the end of the year to get a rucksack together with a few well needed treasures & a bunch of new n old friends & get to taking off down the road throwing our hats to the wind. See you on the road…” ~ Angus Stone

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“Broken Brights” by Angus Stone

mp3 cortesy of Triplej: new free music

Image courtesy of The In Sound from Way Out

“The Confessor” by Quiet Company

Quiet Company played last Friday at Fitzgerald’s along with a slew of great local bands including The Literary Greats and Finnegan.

Since their inception in 2005, Quiet Company has traveled all over the country. They released their sophmore record, Everyone You Love Will Be Happy Soon, to critical praise in March of 2009 and shared the stage with bands such as The Toadies, What Made Milwaukee Famous, Los Lonely Boys and Dear & The Headlights.

In November of 2010 they began recording & self-producing their 6-song EP, Songs for Staying, which was released in May of 2010. Thier latest release is titled, We Are All Where We Belong. The song “The Confessor” is from this most recent project.

Visit KLRU’s Satellite Stages sission for some older photos and videos.

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“The Confessor” by Quiet Company

Picture courtesy of KLRU

“Heal For The Honey” by Brooke Waggoner

Brooke Waggoner is teaming up with Chad Howat from the band Paper Route for her new album. Also enlisting is Daniel James of Canon Blue; a band debuting in 2007 with the album Colonies, involving Chris Taylor of the band Grizzly Bear.

Image courtesy of the Brooke Waggoner email list

Visit Waggoner’s blog for more great photos, content and updates on the new album. For now, please have a listen to the tiltle track of her last album, “Heal For The Honey.”

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“Heal For The Honey” by Brooke Waggoner