Today in Music: New Releases – Earlimart, Enigk & More!


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For other new releases this week, you might need to take out an advance on your paycheck because there are a whole bunch worthy of your greenbacks. In stores, you’ll find new albums by Earlimart, Stereo Total, Imperial Teen (their first in 5 years), Kinski, Jeremy Enigk (well, at least half of it is new), Mekons (their first album of new material also in 5 years), Rilo Kiley, The New Pornographers, Minus the Bear, and, I think you’re starting to get the picture. For a complete list, visit Largehearted Boy. Presented here, for your sampling pleasure, are just a just a selection of songs from this week’s new releases:
Caribou – Melody Day (MP3)

Earlimart – Nevermind the Phonecalls (MP3)

Jeremy Enigk – Oh John (MP3)

Foreign Born – In The Shape

Galactic – “Think Back” with Chali 2na (Bonnaroo 2007)

Imperial Teen – Shim Sham (MP3)

Kinski – Punching Goodbye Out Front (MP3)

Mekons – Dickie, Chalkie and Nobby (MP3)

Mendoza Line – Aspect of an Old Maid [alt. take] (MP3)

MIA – Boyz [The Twelves rmx] (MP3)

Minus The Bear – Knights (MP3)

The New Pornographers – My Rights Versus Yours (MP3)

Rilo Kiley – Silver Lining (MP3)

Josh Ritter – To the Dogs or Whoever (MP3)

Luke Temple – Saturday People (MP3)

Stereo Total – Plastic (video below)

Thanks to all of the labels who make songs available and to Pitchfork, MFR, and Spinner for hosting some of these MP3s.

Ok, now get out there (if you’re not completely overwhelmed) and pick up some great new albums!

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One Comment

  1. randy
    Posted August 22, 2007 at 7:21 pm | Permalink

    That new track from Earlimart is pretty good.

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