Sunday, June 16, 2013

UTR 6-16-13 (Empire Of The Sun)

Pick Of The Week
Empire Of The Sun - Ice On The Dune

Hour 1
Empire Of The Sun - Alive
     A Trans Australian duo formed in 2008
Pnau - Embrace
     Nick Littlemore is one half of Empire Of The Sun
Sleepy Jackson - Good Dance
     Luke Steel is the other half of Empire Of The Sun
Polyphonic Spree - You Don't Know Me
     Yes It's True is coming in August, first album in 6 years
Camera Obscura - New Year's Resolution
     Opening for She & Him at Hill Auditorium on July 1
Royksopp - Poor Leno
     From Tromso, Norway
Empire Of The Sun - Surround Sound
     At Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury Michigan on June 28
White Rabbits - Heavy Metal
     From Milk Famous (2012)
Dalre Earnardt Jr. Jr. - Hiding
     at Bank Of Ann Arbor's Sonic Lunch on June 27th.....FOR FREE
Phoenix - Don't
     coming to EMU's Convocation Center on September 29th
Passion Pit - Carried Away
     Also playing at Electric Forest Festival
MGMT - Time To Pretend
     New album announcement coming later this month
Empire Of The Sun - Ice On The Dune
     First album since 2008 debut Walking On A Dream

Hour 2
Family Of The Year - St. Croix
     at Bank Of Ann Arbor's Sonic Lunch on Thursday....FOR FREE 
Forest For The Trees - Dream
     from their only album in 1997
Neko Case - Man
     first single from The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You
 David Byrne & St. Vincent - Who
     at Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor on July 8th
Civil Wars - The One That Got Away
     from their upcoming self-titled album August 6th
Empire Of The Sun - Disarm
     album comes out on Tuesday
New Order - Sugarcane
     Album was recorded in 2004, not released for 9 years
Vampire Weekend - Unbelievers
     One of two back to back #1 "indie" albums (Daft Punk was the other)
Daft Punk - Fragments Of Time 
     Random Access Memories is the biggest album of the year so far
Ra Ra Riot - Shadowcasting
     A lot of summer touring, but no dates in Michigan
Empire Of The Sun - DNA
     Don't forget about their appearance at Electric Forest Festival
Washed Out - It All Feels Right
     Paracosm is coming out on August 12th  


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