Ten Songs You Need To Hear Now

Records Stores, Blogs, Streams, Twitter, whichever way you get your music; here are ten of the best songs out there right now that everyone should be able to agree on. Let the fantastic-ness begin.

1. Broken Bells – “The Ghost Inside” – Indie hipster supergroup of James Mercer (The Shins) and Brian Burton (Danger Mouse). This track should be a breakthrough genre crossing smash.

2. MGMT – “Flash Delirium” – New track from the album Congratulations. Just a taste of what’s to come on this indie rock juggernaut. Imagine Syd Barret Pink Floyd crossed with Bowie and The Byrds. This could be a real game changer.

3. The Temper Trap – “Fader” – My pick for the sleeper break-out band of 2010. Could easily take the route of Phoenix.

4. Civil Twilight – “Letters From The Sky” – Trio from South Africa reminds me of Starsailor crossed with Radiohead post The Bends. Very cool track.

5.The Chemists – “Milk and Honey” -Fantastic. Someone please release this in the US.

6. Dirty Projectors -“Stillness is the Move” – Alright, so it came out a while ago. I still fear there are a ton of fans to be made here.

7. Sounds Under Radio – “Sing” – From the upcoming My Communist Heart EP this is a stunning song falling somewhere between when Radiohead used to write pop songs (The Bends) and a current dosing of Muse. Stream it here.

8. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – “Conscience Killer” – Like a modern day T-Rex these guys never disappoint.

9. The Heavy -“How You Like Me Now” – You know the commercial, now dig deeper and discover the band and their fantastic records.

10.Mumford and Sons – “The Cave” – If the Avett Brothers were from the UK…..

As always your comments are welcome below, please join the conversation and spread the word.


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Jason Miller
Jason Miller

Jason Miller is a leading digital B2B marketer, who’s held senior roles at LinkedIn, Marketo, and ActiveCampaign. Before entering the B2B space, he spent ten years at Sony, developing and executing marketing campaigns around the biggest names in music. He is a prolific keynote speaker, digital marketing instructor at UC Berkeley, and best-selling author. Also an accomplished rock concert photographer, his work appears in books, magazines, and album covers.

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