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Mission accomplished for the former President George W. Bush: Without him, there might be no Algiers, a band whose protest songs strike first for their intensity rather than their message.
This folk-turned-hard rock band from London is coming to America in hopes of becoming a band that will charm you.
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“The whole record is so personal. I was avoiding this when I was talking to journalists before. I was avoiding the idea that any of it was personal at all.”
Courtney Barnett’s songs focus on the boring things in her life. The things the average person tends to overlook, but she somehow makes sound poetic.
The band’s debut LP, The Balcony, has just been released stateside, with the single , “Kathleen” starting to receive a big radio push. And they’re already calling themselves “sell outs.” Whatever that means.
As the year comes to a close, we’d like to honor those 14 artists who we think you’ll be hearing from for many, many years to come, including Royal Blood, Vance Joy and Echosmith.
One can’t help but wonder if the guys of The Eeries purposely tried to make it extremely hard for anyone to discover their band. Or, if it was an accidental business model that has just so happened to pay off.