- Arcade Fire (Montreal, Canada)
- "Wake Up"
- Funeral (iTunes, eMusic, Amazon MP3)
- watch the trailer for: Where the Wild Things Are
- Yeah Yeah Yeahs (NYC)
- "Skeletons" and "Dull Life"
- It’s Blitz! (iTunes, Amazon MP3)
- on this album they’re kinda similar to: Ladytron
- Austin Lace (Belgium)
- "Hardly Know You" and "Absurd"
- The Motherman (iTunes, eMusic, Amazon)
- similar: The LK
- The Shins, Tracey Thorn/Jens Lekman, The National/St. Vincent
- "Plenty is Never Enough", "Yeah! Oh, Yeah!", Sleep All Summer"
- SCORE! 20 Years of Merge Records (iTunes, eMusic, Amazon MP3)
- covers of: Tenement Halls, Magnetic Fields, Crooked Fingers
- St. Vincent (Brooklyn, NYC)
- "Actor Out of Work"
- Actor (iTunes, Amazon MP3)
- used to be in: The Polyphonic Spree
ALSO ON THIS SHOW
This episode features clips from The Onion News Network‘s coverage of Trekkies Bashing the new Star Trek film as "Fun, Watchable" and a Hot New Video Game That Consists Solely of Shooting People Point-Blank in the Face.