El lobster invited me to collab with him on his blog and bring in some of my own tastes (he calls me the other half - of DJMUS. im *, hes ∆. or you could say hes the indie and im the afterthought. whatever strikes your fancy).
this is excellent, because i love collab-ing with this guy. so anyway, im going to do my best to add to the medley and expand the sphere of possible musing.
first up: four tracks, all sort of along the same tune but each good, stylistically independent and kind of a takeoff.
LA indie band. saw them open for the guy below this, fell in love.
absolutely incredible [solo] folk stuff. in a live show he introduced this as a song about killing people.
These guys already get plenty of credit (played coachella '10) but im just now discovering...
SUPER indie - these guys hail from north haven, maine. a folk rock quartet thing, they are dynamos live and are coming to la JULY 21!
ps in retrospect i think the only thing that relates all four of these songs is banjo. and tallest man isn't even using banjo in that song. w/e