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New Music: Singles from The O’s; Meiko; Gentlemen Hall and We are Temporary

The O’s
from: Texas
sound: folk-pop
album: THUNDERDOG will be released July 23
band members: Taylor Young (acoustic guitar, kick drum) and John Pedigo (banjo)

check out Outlaw:

Meiko has a sadder song out called “We All Fall Down”:

Gentlemen Hall
from: Boston
sound: upbeat pop
band members:
Gavin Merlot – Lead vocals, guitar
Rory Given – Bass guitar
Bradford Alderman – Keyboards, synthesizers
Cobi Mike – Lead vocals, lead guitar
Phil Boucher – Drums, percussion, glockenspiel, pooter
Seth Hachen – Flute, piccolo

“Sail into the Sun”– a pretty summer song

We are Temporary
from: Brooklyn
sound: electronic, goth

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Entertainment Realm’s Top 25 Albums of 2012

1. The Avett Brothers, The Carpenter [American/Republic]

2. The xx, coexist [Young Turks]

3. Aimee Mann, Charmer [Superego Records]

4. Chelsea Wolfe, Unknown Rooms [Sargent House]

5. Meiko, The Bright Side [Fantasy]

6. The Shins, Port of Morrow [Columbia]

7. Exitmusic, Passage [Secretly Canadian]

8. Of Monsters and Men, My Head is An Animal [Universal Republic]

9. Norah Jones, Little Broken Hearts [Blue Note Records]

10. Metric, Synthetica [MOM & POP MUSIC]

11. Now Now, Threads [Trans- Records]

12. David Byrne and St. Vincent, Love this Giant [4AD / Todo Mundo]

13. Cat Power, Sun [Matador]

14. Imperial Teen, Feel the Sound [Merge Records]

15. Keane, Strangeland [Interscope]

16. Beth Orton, Sugaring Season [ANTI Records]

17. Jack White, Blunderbluss [Third Man Records / Columbia]

18. Regina Spektor, What We Heard from the Cheap Seats [Sire / WEA]

19. Purity Ring, Shrines [4AD]

20. The Organ Beats, Goldenheart

21. Laetitia Sadier, Silencio [101 DISTRIBUTION]

22. Lightning Love, Blonde Album [Quite Scientific]

23. Fiona Apple, The Idler Wheel . . . [Sony]

24. Winterpills, All My Lovely Goners [Signature Sounds]

25. Skyline Pigeons, House of Mysteries [Retro Face Music]

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current music obsessions: Jennie Lowe Stearns, Meiko and exitmusic

Blurry Edges by Jennie Lowe Stearns
–alt-folk that’s sultry, captivating and moody. envelopes you in its atmospheric melodies. Jennie has this raw, achy voice that soothes as much as it moves you.

The Bright Side by Meiko
–ebullient. sweet. delightful.
–Meiko is from Georgia but is now L.A.-based.
The Bright Side is her sophomore release.

purchase at Amazon: The Bright Side

Passage by exitmusic
–dark. swirly. layered. addictive.
–New York-based.
–band named after a Radiohead song.
Aleksa Palladino (vocals)
Devon Church (guitar, keyboards)
Dru Prentiss (drums)
Nicholas Shelestak (electronics)

purchase at Amazon: Passage [+digital booklet]

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