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OuterSound :: January 2011

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We couldn’t very well let January come to a close without an OuterSound Indie Music Podcast could we?  Absolutely, not…so here it is.  This, our very first episode of 2011, is dedicate to the winners of this year’s Froglix Music Awards (aka The Froggy).  Music from Treading Lemmings, Diversifyd, Attention Thieves  along with the general meanderings of yours truly await you at iTunes.  Download it today…don’t cost nothing and it’s chock full O’ goodness!
Make 2011 the  year you rock out loud!


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And the Froggy Goes to…

As 2010 comes to a close, naturally, we tend to reflect on the year that was…and what a year it’s been here at Froglix!  We’ve made a number of technical upgrades and changes, incorporated more video content into our postings and last (but certainly not least) we’ve welcomed our good friend Thurdeen to the Froglix fold as our newest writer.  Further, and most importantly, we have been introduced to a bevy of talented musicians from around the world all striving for the same goal…to have their voices and their music heard by a global audience.  We consider it an honour to have been able to play even a small part in making that happen.  It has truly been a tremendous year in indie music and we are looking forward to what we are sure will be an incredible 2011 with great anticipation.  However, before we jump ahead, we would be remiss if we were not to take one more look back at the year that was and offer up our own “best of.”

Ladies and gentlemen, it is a distinct honour, nay a privilege, to present the First Annual Froglix Music Awards!  Winners of this year’s “Froggy” awards have been selected by the listeners and readers with input for DMitch, Thurdeen and myself, of course.  With a year filled with so much excellent music it was indeed difficult to narrow it down…but with no more gilding the lily or anymore adieu I give the winners!


Treading Lemmings

Artist of the Year | Album of the Year

[itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/all-at-sea/id395957999?uo=4″ title=”Cliff Notes”]


Small City Calling

Best Indie Pop Artist or Group | EP of the Year
Song of the Year (Castaways)

[itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/indian-messengers/id363954160?uo=4″ title=”Oceanus”]


The Sky Life

Best Alternative Artist or Group

[itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/roots-and-wings/id402268988?uo=4″ title=”Roots and Wings”]


Killer Godzilla

Best Alt-Rock Artist or Group

[itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/karate-for-fat-girls/id333504602?uo=4″ title=”Killer Godzilla”]


28-200

Best Ambient/Electronica Artist or Group

[itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/wasabi/id350742206?uo=4″ title=”Video Games & Popsicle Sticks”]


Sickhoose

Best Punk/Hardcore Artist or Group

[itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/tia-feat-davy-peckett-vocals/id377940733?uo=4″ title=”Nozdrilz”]



Attention Thieves

Best Grunge/Hard Rock Artist or Group

[itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/broken-promise/id384717507?uo=4″ title=”Broken Promise”]



Diversifyd

Best Reggae Artist or Group

[itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/silly-love/id321746512?uo=4″ title=”Emotional Rollercoaster”]


Rude City Riot

Best Ska Artist or Group


[itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/25-years/id301517409?uo=4″ title=”Rude City Riot”]


Sacha Sacket

Best Singer/Songwriter

[itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/brandon-boyd/id260989007?uo=4″ title=”Lovers and Leaders”]



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OuterSound :: May 2010

The May episode of OuterSound showcases a variety of independent artists from around the world to include Australia, Italy, Korea, Canada, the UK and, of course, the US.  Here’s who you’ll hear…
Prophet Z :: Brooklyn, NY
The Wake :: Rosignano Solvay, Italy
Sink to See :: Los Angeles, CA
28-200 :: Denver, CO
IM Munroe :: Vancouver, Canada
ThisOrder :: Rome, Italy
The Breathing :: Seoul, Korea
Cantalouper :: Columbia, MO
Sickhoose :: Ovingham, Great Britain
Tenpenny Joke :: Melbourne, Australia
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The Hoose Is Loose

genre: punk | rock | power-pop
label: unsigned

Somewhere between the incredibly brilliant and the criminally insane lies our newest addition to the broadcast…otherwise know as Sickhoose.  Their latest release, a 3 song ditty entitled Nozdrilz, comes pre-installed with a respectable dose of angst-laden guitars and syncopated rhythms (Stuart Copeland would be so proud) which, in turn, provide a compelling backdrop for a vocal element that effortlessly intermixes melody and harmony.
For those who like a little more “umph” in their indie, look no further as the Sickhoose pendulum clearly swings to edgier side of the alternative music spectrum.  Britain’s Ad Lee and Davy Pecket beautifully slam 10 lbs of punk-infused power pop into a 5 lb sack.  That being said, rest assured theirs is not an experiment in discordant feedback or disconnected power chords played as part of some cathartic release suggested by their therapist.  Quite the contrary.  Actually, for a genre that has many imitators and impersonators, it’s quite invigorating to hear something creative and unique.  Now if I could only figure out what the names of their songs mean!  Regardless, well done mates, well done.

– Drago

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