Posts Tagged: New Album
Hope Sandoval (Mazzy Star) and Colm Ó Cíosóig (My Bloody Valentine) spoke to Consequence of Sound about their third album together as Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions, detailing how they found one of the album’s key collaborators walking through the Berkeley BART station and noting that music is a thing they just can’t quit....more
There are groups you love as a teenager, and whose music becomes a memory, something entwined in your life, but no more directly relevant to it than old episodes of Grange Hill or drinking cider in churchyards. There are records that soundtracked a distant part of your life, but which you still love, that you can sing every word to as you drive some godforsaken A road through the world’s dullest landscape.
The Welsh singer’s fourth album, Crab Day, has a beautifully uncomfortable, displaced sound, as if each song’s eye were following just to the right of its own focus. Pitchfork says of the album:
Le Bon establishes a strange, almost Dadaist lyrical scheme to make sense—or make more nonsense—of some unnamed life rupture that’s left her grasping.
Before news hit about David Bowie’s passing, we had planned a post about the posivibes his most recent album, Blackstar, had received from the media. Although there is so much more to talk about in the wake of his death, we still want to acknowledge the haunted beauty of his last album....more
Jack Tatum has announced that the next Wild Nothing album, Life of Pause, will be coming out February 19th. The artist has released two tracks thus far, “To Know You” and “TV Queen,” both available to stream via the video below....more
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....more
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 of San Francisco, The Mantles deliver wonderfully controlled jangly pop, perhaps even better than ever on the new record....more
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, Bill Rieflin, Kurt Bloch, Chris Slusarenko, Krist Novoselic, Jeff Tweedy, Annalisa Tornfelt, Chloe Johnson, and Kristin Tornfelt....more
New Order’s first album in ten years, Music Complete, has been slated for release in September on Mute Records for some time, and the band has now shared a full track list, short trailer for the album, and European tour dates....more
New Album (Sargent House)
If, like a lot of Boris listeners in the United States, you were introduced to the band through its heavy yet accessible Pink in 2005, you’re probably aware of Boris’ ability to shift gears from album to album, even song to song....more