The latest band I've been adoring is Second Dan. Who was the first Dan, you ask? Who knows? They're a bit similar to U2 and Augustana, and are promoting their second album, Angeline, with a free show in New York on August 16th.
Their songs have a pop gloss, and they're lush and quite good. You can stream the album from their official site, but here are two you can hear off song.ly: