Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011

1. CHARLES BRADLEY
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Album: No Time For Dreaming (Buy)
Label: Dunham Records
Charles Bradley – The World (Is Going Up In Flames)

2. MICHAEL KIWANUKA
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hometown: London
Album: Tell Me A Tale EP (Buy)
Label: Communion Records
Michael Kiwanuka – I Need Your Company

3. OREGON BIKE TRAILS
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hometown: Santa Monica, California
Album: High School Lover 7″ (Buy)
Label: Father/Daughter Records
Oregon Bike Trails – Cayucas
Oregon Bike Trails – High School Lover


4. FIDLAR
FUCKING FIDLAR
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Album: DIYDUI (Buy)
Label: Unsigned
FIDLAR – Max Can’t Surf

5. HANNI EL KHATIB
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hometown: SF/LA
Album: Will The Guns Come Out (Buy)
Label: Innovative Leisure
Hanni El Khatib – Build. Destroy. Rebuild.

6. UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hometown: New Zealand/Portland, Oregon
Album: Self-Titled (Buy)
Label: Fat Possum
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – How Can U Luv Me

7. BREAKFAST IN FUR
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hometown: New Paltz / Rosendale NY
Album: Self-Titled EP (Buy)
Label: Analog Edition
Breakfast in Fur – I Don’t Care
Breakfast in Fur – Shine

8. TIGER WAVES
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hometown: Chicago/Austin
Album: Only Good Bands Have Animal Names (Buy)
Label: Unsigned
Tiger Waves – In, Out, And Around
Tiger Waves – From The Start

9. TURF WAR
turf war
Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Album: Years of Living Dangerously (Pre-order)
Label: Old Flame Records
Turf War – Cheers To The Years
Turf War – Part of My Heart

10. STONE DARLING
StoneDarling Sitting High-Res
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Album: I Stop Missing You Today 7″ (Buy)
Label: Analog Edition
Stone Darling – All I Wanna Do
Stone Darling – Can You Get to That [Funkadelic]

11. RADIATION CITY
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Album: The Hands That Take You (Buy)
Label: Tender Loving Empire
Radiation City – The Color of Industry

12. CHEERLEADER
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hartford, CT
Album: Self-Titled (Digital 7″)
Label: Unsigned
Cheerleader – New Daze

13. VACATIONER (SIDE PROJECT OF BODY LANGUAGE)
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Album: Trip Single
Label: Self Released
Vacationer – Trip

14. TOTAL BABES
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Album: Swimming Through Sunlight (TBA)
Label: Old Flame Records
Total Babes – Like They Always Do
Total Babes – Be So True

15. YOUTH LAGOON
Youth Lagoon
Hometown: Boise, Idaho
Album: The Year Of Hibernation (Buy)
Label: Juno Beach Records
Youth Lagoon – Montana

16. COKE WEED
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hometown: Bar Harbor, Maine
Album: Coke Weed – Volume 1 (Buy)
Label: Unsigned
Coke Weed – The Frizz
Coke Weed – Not My Old Man

17. WIDOWSPEAK
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hometown: Brooklyn
Album: Gun Shy 7″ (Buy)
Label: Captured Tracks
Widowspeak – Gun Shy

18. D. WATUSI
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Album: Summer Nights 7″ (sold out)
Label: Nashville’s Dead
D. Watusi – Summer Nights

19. THE HIGH DROPS
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Album: Self-Titled EP (Buy)
Label: Unsigned
The High Drops – These Kids

20. GROSS MAGIC
 Rollo & Grady’s Top 21 New Artists of 2011
Hometown: Brighton – UK
Album: Teen Jamz – EP (Buy)
Label: Fat Possum
Gross Magic – Sweetest Touch

21. THE MOOR
the moor
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Album: Self-Titled (Buy)
Label: Dilettante
The Moor – Warm Winter

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