By Sarah Besnard
Listen: “Something Or Nothing”
Sounds Like: Indie Folk
Reason to listen: As their facebook page states, “the band, led by singer Jacob Scott, have recently recorded their debut E.P. with producer/engineer combo Jimmy Robertson and Demian Castellanos (Anna Calvi, Big Pink, Florence & The Machine, Exlovers”
Artist: Devin (Formerly Devin Therriault)
Listen: “You’re Mine”
Label: Frenchkiss Records
Sounds Like: Real Rock n roll, like a modern version of The Rolling Stones with a hint of the Sonics and Iggy Pop.
Reason to listen: His energetic sexified live shows have been garnering him a lot of buzz in the blogosphere.
Artist: Monument Valley
From: London, UK
Label: Tritone/PIAS Records
Sounds Like: Rockin slowjams a la Stornaway or The Swell Season
Reason to listen: Their debut EP Tongues is accompanied with a 24-page book of lyrics, poems, illustrations and photos that inspired two of the songs on the EP.