Posts Tagged: album release

This Week in Posivibes: Cate Le Bon’s Rock Pool

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Cate Le Bon has released the follow-up to last year’s wonderfully odd Crab Day. In describing the new album, out via Drag City, Cate Le Bon has said: “Rock Pool is the killed darlings from the Crab Day sessions brought back to life on a classic 2-2 formation. Written under the same banner of the impossibly absurd and emerging to […]

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This Week in Posivibes: Woods

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Woods’s ninth album City Sun Eater in the River of Light is exactly what we need in a time where anti-anxiety medication is required to make it as a spectator of political debate: a testament to taking beauty and good times where you can find them. Raven Sings the Blues calls the album “an absolute high point in […]

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What Do We Want from Jeff Buckley?

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The album You and I comes out today via Sony, a collection of demos, mostly covers, recorded by Jeff Buckley in 1993. Some preliminary reviews argue the continued stream of posthumous releases is an important part of understanding the artist’s official work, while others contend that “the recordings…reveal a few Buckley’s—brace yourselves—flaws” without adding to his oeuvre. Whatever you think about the album, the Guardian took its release […]

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This Week in Posivibes: untitled unmastered

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Kendrick Lamar has released a new album, untitled unmastered. The album was a surprise, although the artist performed some of its songs last year on The Colbert Report and this past January on The Tonight Show. The album is available via iTunes (along with just about every other online music retailer). The full album is also available to stream from Spotify.

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Swish Is Coming

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Kanye West finally announced the release date for his much-anticipated upcoming album, Swish. Fans can expect the album on February 11th, Complex reports. The announcement came with the release of another track: “Real Friends,” which you can listen to after the jump. Read a review of the song over at Pitchfork.

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Debut Album from The Unspeakable Practices

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The Unspeakable Practices were born out of a project formed by writer Rick Moody, who has a new novel coming out shortly (and a music column here at The Rumpus), and Kid Millions of Oneida, Man Forever, and Soldiers of Fortune. Moody and Millions were joined by Brad Truax (Spiritualized, Interpol, Soldiers of Fortune), Richard […]

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This Week in Posivibes: The Chills

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New Zealand’s The Chills just released their first album since 1996, and it’s brilliant. Coming up alongside The Clean and The Bats, The Chills are the kind of band that is incredible, important, and not as well-known as they deserve to be. Happily, the new album, Silver Bullets, is being recognized for what it is. A piece […]

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This Week in Posivibes: The Mantles

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The Mantles have been a significant fixture in San Francisco’s music since 2007, and their recent release, All Odds End out on the Bay’s Slumberland Records, is their third full length album in the last six years. A great example of the way that the moniker “garage” doesn’t do justice to the music coming out […]

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Joanna Newsom Tour and Film Screenings

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Joanna Newsom’s US tour dates have been announced for her new album Divers, which is coming out October 23rd via Drag City. But before the record hits stores and the tour begins, the video for the album’s titular track will be screening in theaters across the country. Like the video for “Sapokanikan,” released this past August, […]

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New Solo Album from R.E.M.’s Peter Buck

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Former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has announced a new solo record, Warzone Earth, coming out exclusively on vinyl this October 16th from Little Axe Records. Buck announced Warzone Earth on the official R.E.M. website, calling it “the best solo album I have made.” According to Stereogum, the cover art will be designed by folk art legend Mingering Mike, and will feature Scott McCaughey, […]

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Upcoming: Lou Barlow Solo Record

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Dinosaur Jr. and Sebadoh‘s Lou Barlow is releasing his first solo record in six years, Brace the Wave, on September 4 via Joyful Noise. A full track list is available from Consequence of Sound, along with some advance knowledge of the record’s sound, such as that Brace the Wave was recorded with Justin Pizzoferrato (Pixies, […]

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