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NEW MUSIC NOW > Gary Clark Jr: What Are You Listening to This Week?

Fergie 2012/11/10 00:54:04
Meet SodaHead's new favorite artist of the week! Last week we introduced you to Dead Sara and this week we're excited about Gary Clark Jr.

Native Texan Gary Clark Jr. has been called many things recently, from a "savior of blues" to "the chosen one," and compared to iconic musicians including past guitar gods and R & B greats. You can chalk this up to any number of factors -- his powerful live performances, his riveting guitar solos, his soulful vocals... the list goes on. I'll just call it what it is: talent.

Gary Clark Jr.'s first major label album Blak and Blu was released on October 22 and already it's one of my favorites of the year. It's a testament to his ability to write and perform a wide variety of songs (and do it well), rather than developing one signature sound -- a rare and impressive feat these days. Check out the video for his single "Ain't Messin 'Round" below and let us know -- what are you listening to this week?

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  • Avi Rosen 2012/11/14 11:11:36
    Avi Rosen
    Definitely not that garbage...
  • joe mauro 2012/11/14 04:36:45
  • joe mauro joe mauro 2012/11/14 04:37:16
    joe mauro
    the wholtones
  • AmericanVirus 2012/11/13 20:28:04
    AmericanVirus
    Same thing I'm listening to every week.
  • Cat 2012/11/13 16:36:57
  • Car1u5~PWCM~JLA 2012/11/13 16:32:45
    Car1u5~PWCM~JLA
    +1
    Tactical Sekt, Velvet Acid Christ, How to destroy angels
  • Fergie Car1u5~... 2012/11/13 17:41:26
    Fergie
    there's some new How to Destroy Angels coming out soon :) might be a future New Music Now
  • Car1u5~... Fergie 2012/11/13 21:35:16
    Car1u5~PWCM~JLA
    Yeah i know but thanks for telling me.
  • John Roche 2012/11/13 15:18:12
  • Tombo 2012/11/13 04:16:44
    Tombo
    Fats Waller
  • Tony Mariotti 2012/11/13 03:23:23
    Tony Mariotti
    Been listening to Groove Armada, Hey Champ and Metric so far. Great stuff
  • Swordfish 2012/11/13 02:54:19
    Swordfish
    Baroness and Black Tusk, never really listened to either before but I dig.



  • EmoMcParland 2012/11/13 00:50:23
    EmoMcParland
    +1
    This week Digitally remastered Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos
  • Jo 2012/11/12 23:53:20
    Jo
    +2
    Erg may gerd! PSY! Gangnam style
  • Bob 2012/11/12 21:59:29
    Bob
    Clutch and Ministry
  • Melissa 2012/11/12 19:09:12
    Melissa
    Oh I'm sorry, I didnt realise you have to change what you listen to every week.
  • Tony Ma... Melissa 2012/11/13 03:25:13
    Tony Mariotti
    who said change? Just what you are listening to this week. Nothing saying otherwise.
  • Honey 2012/11/12 18:27:54
  • TikkiPurdy 2012/11/12 15:04:54
    TikkiPurdy
    Bands that start with S, i.e, Seether, Staind, System of a Down....
    And the MoBros. Love them!
  • mike j 2012/11/12 09:44:38
    mike j
    I am listening to music from 15~10 years ago this week, no recent stuff at all for me.
  • Austin. :3 2012/11/12 03:32:26
    Austin. :3
    +2
    Everything.
  • Damaris 2012/11/12 02:45:21
  • Gurney 2012/11/11 22:11:47
    Gurney
    +2
    Been listening & just got tickets to see Jake Bugg.....check him out.

  • Fergie Gurney 2012/11/12 17:54:43
    Fergie
    Awesome! We featured him a couple weeks ago as our New Music Now artist! I'd love to see him live :)
  • Gurney Fergie 2012/11/12 19:35:50
    Gurney
    Hi Fergie :) yes really looking forward to it, we're lucky over here the music is so easy to get to see. Jake is coming to my home town but most venues are no real distance.
    Like your taste in music btw !...
  • Fergie Gurney 2012/11/12 20:02:43
    Fergie
    That's awesome :) Thank you!!
  • Barbara 2012/11/11 21:30:42
    Barbara
    +1
    Just listened to Spock's Beard ~ Skin
  • Jesterz Barbara 2012/11/12 05:14:09
    Jesterz
    +2
    I looooooove this band! Not my fav album but great nonetheless! ;o)

    New album coming Jan or Feb 2013!! XD
  • Barbara Jesterz 2012/11/12 05:28:49
    Barbara
    +1
    I just discovered this group. The only song I've heard is Skin, but I love that one. Thanks for the info!
  • Ozymandias 2012/11/11 19:38:55
    Ozymandias
    +3
    This week I'm listening to Mumford and Sons.
  • mark 2012/11/11 18:44:44
    mark
    Here's a few I've listened to this week...








  • Charlie 2012/11/11 16:15:26
  • Debra Smith 2012/11/11 15:37:17
  • Aran Smeallie 2012/11/11 15:17:01
    Aran Smeallie
    +1
    HE STOLE MONKEY D. LUFFEYS HAT!
  • Meng 2012/11/11 13:23:40
    Meng
    +1
    the new Deftones album "Koi No Yokan"... really great, not quite as one-note angry as their last album.
  • zcberry 2012/11/11 07:01:04
    zcberry
    +1
    I like it, I like it. I love to hear a band play, more original that way!!!
  • kate 2012/11/11 04:03:54
    kate
    +1
    Fun. Some nights, and miley cyrus two more lonely people. Not new but wtf cares
  • kate 2012/11/11 04:03:34
    kate
    +1
    Fun. Some nights, and miley cyrus two more lonely people. Not new but wtf cares
  • Stix 2012/11/11 00:29:53 (edited)
  • Relay 2012/11/10 23:45:46
    Relay
    +1
    well this week ive been all over the place, but i think im going to add him to my list of songs im hooked on this week :P



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