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[new music roundup] 9.20.11

some of my favorite new releases this week…


Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Hysterical

For fans of: Fanfarlo, Alec Ounsworth, The Spinto Band, Handsome Furs, Architecture In Helsinki
Key tracks: Same Mistake, Maniac, Hysterical, Misspent Youth


Lisa Hannigan – Passenger

For fans of: Damien Rice, The Cake Sale, The Swell Season, Gemma Hayes
Key tracks: A Sail, Home, O Sleep, Paper House


Nurses – Dracula

For fans of: Le Loup, Foreign Born, Here We Go Magic, The Ruby Suns, Megafaun
Key tracks: Fever Dreams, Extra Fast, Trying To Reach You, New Feelings


Weekend – Red EP

For fans of: No Joy, Young Prisms, Minks, Tamaryn, The Soft Moon
Key tracks: Hazel, The One You Want, Sweet Sixteen


Joseph Gordon-Levitt – hitRECord RECollection Vol. 1

This is a very unique and interesting release…and too difficult for me to sum it up. Visit hitRECord.org for details and more.

[new music roundup] 9.13.11

Lots of new music today, here are a few of my favorite new releases…

Blitzen Trapper – American Goldwing

For fans of: Fruit Bats, Deer Tick, Delta Spirit, Dr. Dog

Key tracks: Mission Moon, Love the Way You Walk Away, American Goldwing, Might Find It Cheap

Girls – Father Son Holy Ghost

For fans of: Smith Westerns, Parenthetical Girls, Cults, Panda Pear

Key tracks: Love Life, Honey Bunny, Saying I Love You, Vomit

Grouplove – Never Trust a Happy Song

For fans of: Funeral Party, The Vaccines, The Joy Formidable, Foster the People

Key tracks: Tongue Tied, Itchin’ On a Photograph, Lovely Cup, Love Will Save Your Soul

The Kooks – Junk of the Heart

For fans of: Arctic Monkeys, The Fratellis, The Last Shadow Puppets, The Wombats

Key tracks: Junk of the Heart (Happy), Is It Me, How’d You Like That, Eskimo Kiss

Ladytron – Gravity the Seducer

For fans of: Client, The Knife, Fischerspooner, Goldfrapp

Key tracks: White Elephant, Mirage, Ace of Hz, 90 Degrees

Laura Marling – A Creature I Don’t Know

For fans of: Johnny Flynn, Noah and the Whale, Emmy The Great, Slow Cub

Key tracks: Flicker and Fail, Night After Night, All My Rage, Salinas

Mates of State – Mountaintops

For fans of: Tilly And The Wall, Rilo Kiley, The Submarines, The New Pornographers

Key tracks: Palamino, Maracas, Sway, Mistakes

St. Vincent – Strange Mercy

For fans of: Joanna Newsom, Grizzly Bear, Thao & Mirah, Dirty Projectors

Key tracks: Strange Mercy, Chloe In the Afternoon, Cruel, Year of the Tiger

Toro Y Moi – Freaking Out EP

For fans of: Washed Out, Blackbird Blackbird, Beach Fossils, Teen Daze

Key tracks: I Can Get Love, Freaking Out, Sweet