A Weekly Guide To Your New Obsession

By Sarah Besnard

Artist: Netherlands

Listen: “Something Or Nothing”
From: Southampton/LondonUK
Label: Unsigned
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”
More: http://placestohaunt.com/

Artist: Devin (Formerly Devin Therriault)

Listen: “You’re Mine”

From: Broooklyn
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.
More: http://www.devinmusic.com/

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.
More: http://www.monumentvalley.co.uk/

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