Indie Underground Playlist for 2-18-13

Indie Underground Hour 2-18-13
    
Frightened Rabbit
– Backyard Skulls (Pedestrian Verse, Atlantic)
Jenny O – Good Love (Automechanic, Holy Trinity/Thirty Tigers)
Dawes – From A Window Seat (Stories Don’t End, Hub Records)
Atlas Genius – Trojans (When It Was Now, Warner Bros)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Jubilee Street (Push The Sky Away, Bad Seed Ltd)
Widowspeak – The Dark Age (Almanac, Captured Tracks)
Jim James – Know Til Now (Regions Of Light & Sound Of God, Removador/ATO)
Foals – My Number (Holy Fire, Warner Bros)
My Bloody Valentine – New You (MBV, self-released)
Beach Fossils – In Vertigo (Clash The Truth, Captured Tracks)
D. Watusi – Little Heller (Dark Party, Nashville’s Dead Records)

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Atlas Genius – Trojans

Lightning 100 debuts “Trojans” by Atlas Genius on 100.1 FM.  “When It Was Now,” is now available for pre-order on iTunes and will be hitting streets on February 19th.  In November 2009, the members of Adelaide, Australia’s Atlas Genius set about building a studio where they could write and record music for their newly formed band. For two years, brothers Keith, Steven, and Michael Jeffery devoted their days to constructing their dream studio and spent their nights performing songs by The Police, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones at local pubs to pay the bills. “We really got down and dirty with dry walling and literally laying the floorboards, and at the same time we were taking a couple of days a week to focus on writing songs,” recalls Keith, Atlas Genius’s vocalist/guitarist. The studio was designed and outfitted by the brothers with the help of their father (who comes from a music and engineering background). Once the studio was complete, the first song that Atlas Genius finished was a song called “Trojans,” which they wrote, recorded and produced in collaboration with their friend Darren Sell. After many weeks tweaking the song, Michael insisted that the song was ready to be heard outside of the studio walls.  Within an hour, “Trojans” was on the Triple J Unearthed Website, SoundCloud, and for sale via TuneCore on iTunes, Amazon and Spotify worldwide.

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