Strange Names are a fun new band with Minneapolis/Brooklyn roots. That I heard about them because one of the members is my friend's stepson should make me feel really old. But the music's so infectious that I'm just going to go to band's Mercury Lounge gig next Thursday (April 18) and pretend like I discovered them myself ... on the Tumblr. Download "Once an Ocean" HERE. Learn more HERE.
"Crazy on the Day" is awfully sweet, too: