Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Weekly New Releases 8/7/07


Top Five New Releases:
Art in Manilla: Set the Woods on Fire (Saddle Creek) – Orenda Fink from Azure Ray.
Download “Set the Woods on Fire” and “The Abomination
Augie March: Moo, You Bloody Choir (Jive/Zomba) – See these Aussies tomorrow night (8/9/07) at the Roxy. They’re a huge deal in Australia and they’ve gotten great reviews from indie snobs like Pitchfork. Win a prize pack by emailing me by 5:00PM tonight.
Download “One Crowded Hour
The Brunettes: Structure and Cosmetics (Sub Pop) – New Zealanders. See them at the Troubadour on 9/13.
Download “Small Town Crew
Magnolia Electric Co.: Sojourner Box Set (Secretly Canadian) – Box set with four CDs, a DVD, a set of postcards, a medallion and a poster.
Okkervil River: The Stage Names (Jagjaguwar) – There’s a double disc limited edition version limited to 1500 copies. See them at the Troubadour on 9/4.
Download “Our Life Is Not a Movie Or Maybe

Other Noteworthy New Releases:
Benzos: Branches (Stinky)
Christy & Emily: Gueen’s Head (Social Registry)
Flight of the Conchords: The Distant Future EP (Sub Pop) – The full-length will come out in October. The HBO show’s worth checking out. Download “Business Time”
Jennifer Gentle: A New Astronomy (A Silent Place) – Not a proper release. Mostly instrumental drone music. See them at the 6th Street Warehouse on 8/14.
Marissa Nadler: Song 3 – Bird on the Water (Kemado) – See her at Spaceland on 8/23.
Mirah and Spectratone: Share This Place (K Records)
Schooner: Hold on Too Tight (54-40 or Fight)
Tarantel: Ghetto Beats on the Surface of the Sun (Temporary Residence)

5 comments:

torr said...

any chance of line breaks between each artist listing in posts like this? Lots of good info here, but reading it as is makes me go a bit cross eyed! Just a suggestion. Thanks.

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Duke said...

torr - thanks for the suggestion. hopefully that's a little more legible.

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