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[new music roundup] 10.16.12

A few of my favorite new releases this week, including the latest from Blackbird Blackbird, Jason Lytle, Martha Wainwright, and the solo debut from Ben Benjamin Gibbard.  As always, be sure to check out Largehearted Boy for more new music.

 

Benjamin Gibbard//Former Lives

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Blackbird Blackbird//Boracay Planet

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Earlimart//System Preferences

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A Fine Frenzy//Pines

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Jason Lytle//Dept. of Disappearances

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The Luyas//Animator

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Martha Wainwright//Come Home to Mama
Stream the entire album at NPR Music
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Savoir Adore//Our Nature

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More new releases worth a listen this week:
Echoes De Luxe//Hold On EP
Godspeed You! Black Emperor//‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
Holly Golightly//Sunday Run Me Over
Icona Pop//Iconic EP
Mean Creek//Youth Companion
Rosie Flores//Working Girls
Sick/Sea//Moral Compass
Various Artists//Santa’s Got Mojo – An Electro-Fi Christmas Blues Celebration, Vol. 2
Various Artists//A Very Special Christmas – 25 Years
Various Artists//A Very Special Christmas: Bringing Peace On Earth
Young Dreams//Fog of War

 

What are your favorite new releases this week?


[anticipation] Holidays Rule

More holiday tunes to look forward to!

Starbucks’ label, Hear Music, and Concord will release a compilation of artists covering holiday classics on Oct 30th.  Holidays Rule will feature the likes of The Civl Wars, Eleanor Friedberger, The Head and The Heart, Paul McCartney, Rufus Wainwright (who also has a touring Christmas show with his sister Martha), Sharon Van Etten, and many, many more.  Check out the complete track list while enjoying Rufus and Sharon’s rendition of one of favorites, “Baby It’s Cold Outside”.  Enjoy.

01 fun.: “Sleigh Ride”
02 The Shins: “Wonderful Christmastime”
03 Rufus Wainwright with Sharon Van Etten: “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”
04 Paul McCartney: “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)”
05 Black Prairie: “(Everybody’s Waitin’ for) The Man With the Bag” [ft. Sallie Ford]
06 The Civil Wars: “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day”
07 Calexico: “Green Grows the Holly”
08 AgesandAges: “We Need a Little Christmas”
09 Holly Golightly: “That’s What I Want For Christmas”
10 Irma Thomas with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band: “May Everyday Be Christmas”
11 Heartless Bastards: “Blue Christmas”
12 Eleanor Friedberger: “Santa Bring My Baby Back to Me”
13 Fruit Bats: “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas”
14 Y La Bamba: “Señor Santa”
15 The Punch Brothers: “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”
16 The Head and The Heart: “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve”
17 Andrew Bird: “Auld Lang Syne”

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