Time to get started on that weekend, which puts us just about in the middle of Summer 2007. So, to celebrate, I’ve got a handful of different new sounds for you to choose from (sequenced in my preferred order for maximum enjoyment):
-Perry Farrell has a new band (called “Satellite Party”) and a not-so-new sound, but if you listen to lead single “Wish Upon a Dog Star,” you’ll forgive him. And, yes, that is New Order’s Peter Hook on bass.
– Brazil’s party-funk/hip-hop trio, Bonde do Role, will get any celebration started. Trust me. Check out “Solta O Frango” and hear what I mean.
– The Wombats may be one of the best-kept secrets out of Liverpool, in some time. Their “Backfire at the Disco” is just one of many fire-starting rock songs they have in their canon.
– This isn’t anything immediately new from U.K. buzz band, The Early Years, but “All Ones and Zeros” is a tasty slice of the Joy Division-meets-Gang of Four sound that makes their latest LP such a pleasure.