Sweet songwriting frontman of sunny Irish indie pop upstarts the Thrills, who play the Horseshoe with Adam Green Saturday (October 25)
Joni mitchell Ladies Of The Canyon
"A friend gave me a copy of Blue a couple of years ago and now I can't get enough of Joni Mitchell. She has such an interesting voice, and I love that the arrangements are kind of lo-fi but still have tons of cool things like bongos and Fender Rhodes thrown in."
N.E.R.D. In Search Of...
"It's so great to see someone using hiphop beats with great songwriting at the heart of it, and such great choons. Really unique and confrontational. "
The strokes Room On Fire
"It's a nice, natural progression without leaving behind the energy of their first record. It's not quite as abrasive, but it's also not like they're going crazy and making a Kid A. Really good songs with a hint of reggae here and there."