Check out our favorite under-the-radar music picks. Better than BieberWe’re smitten with folksy California newcomers Avi Buffalo’s smooth, atmospheric melodies. Their self-titled album ($12) debuts April 27; preorder now at Sub Pop to get four bonus tracks. Follow Their FeedOut-obscure your music-snob pals by keeping tabs on Forest Family Records, a new label from bloggers Gorilla vs. Bear and Weekly Tape Deck that debuts up-and-comers on vinyl. Woman on TopTheresa Andersson mixes klezmer, New Orleans blues rock, Feist-like vocals, and a hint of Motown (for starters). Catch her Big Easy performances this month or get her Live at Le Petit DVD ($20). Free Your MindThe ’70s garage-rock jams on SXSW buzz band Free Energy’s debut release, Stuck on Nothing ($5), will take you on a road trip through Labor Day (think the endless summer mood of Dazed and Confused). Back to BlackAfter recording a lo-fi release in a Long Island surf shack, Small Black remixed their chill electro sound in a pro studio for their self-titled EP ($8). We’re kicking ourselves for missing their U.S. tour. For more music to your ears, indie rock T-shirts, and awesome headphones, go to ShopTalk.