Monday, July 23, 2007

Weekly New Music Releases - 7/24/07

I haven't heard any of these releases, but I do plan on picking up the John Vanderslice.
Top Five Most Interesting New Releases:
Bishop Allen: The Broken String (Dead Oceans) – See them on 7/31 at the Echo. Download “Rain” and “Click Click Click Click
Prince: Planet Earth (Sony)
Sebadoh: The Freed Man (Domino) – The first album expanded to 52 tracks.
Tegan & Sara: The Con (Vapor/Sire) – See them at Amoeba on 7/24 and the Malibu Performing Arts Center on 7/26 and 7/27.
John Vanderslice: Emerald City (Barsuk) – See him at the Troubadour on 9/6. He performed the album live in his studio and he’s premiering a song each day on a different blog. See “Kookaburra” on Steregum. Download “White Dove

Other Noteworthy Releases:
Johnny Cash: The Great Lost Performance (Island) – Live show from 7/27/90 at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park
Dalek: Deadverse Massive, Vol. 1 – Dalek Rarities 1999-2006 (Hydrahead)
The Eat: It’s Not the Eat, It’s the Humidity (Alternative Tentacles)
Garbage: Absolute Garbage (Almo Sounds)
The Lovemakers: Misery Loves Company (Fuzz) – At the Troubadour on 8/9.
Manic: Another New Home EP (Suretone) – Download “Carolina Ghost” At Cinespace on 7/24 and doing the Monday night residency at the Echo on August.
MF Doom: MM…Food (Rhymesayers) - Reissue
Portugal, The Man: Church Mouth (Fearless) – At the Troubadour on 7/26.
Robbers on High Street: Grand Animals (New Line) – At the Troubadour on 8/7.
Saturday Looks Good To Me: Cold Colors EP (Polyvinyl) – The indie poppers.
Silverchair: Young Modern (Independent Label Group) – The popular Ausssies. With orchestral arrangements from Van Dyke Parks. At the Wiltern on 11/20
Billy Bob Thornton: Beautiful Door (New Door) – The actor. At the El Rey on 8/4.
Tiny Vipers: Hands Across the Void (Sub Pop) – Female singer-songwriter. Download “On this Side” At Spaceland on 8/16.
UNKLE: War Stories (Surrender All)
Various Artists: Friday Night Lights TV Soundtrack (Adrenaline) – Featuring Spoon, the Killers, Outkast, Whiskeytown, Drive By Truckers, Iron & Wine/Calexico, Jose Gonzalez, Explosions in the Sky, Townes Van Zandt
Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Is Is (Fontana)

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