Out This Week: New releases 1/29

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The Helio Sequence in-studio, celebrating their CD release today
photo by Chona Kasinger

Got any of that holiday cash still lying around? If you haven’t cashed Aunt Edith’s check yet, now’s the time ’cause this week’s new releases are not to be missed. If you’ve been listening to KEXP at all, or downloading our podcasts, you’re sure to have heard many of these bands: Vampire Weekend, Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, The Shackeltons, Yoav, and Xiu Xiu. From the Northwest come two fantastic releases from The Helio Sequence and Chris Walla. Also, relative old-timers Willie Nelson and Joe Jackson have new albums as well, and look for the deluxe edition of Beck’s Odelay. Check Largehearted Boy’s list of interesting new releases and give these a test spin before heading out to your local record shop:

The Bell – Do You Know How To Feel (MP3)
from Make Some Quiet on Badman Recording Co.

Blind Boys of Alabama – Free At Last
from Down in New Orleans on Time Life

The Helio Sequence – Keep Your Eyes Ahead (MP3)
from Keep Your Eyes Ahead on Sub Pop

Human Bell – The Singing Tree (MP3)
from Human Bell on Thrill Jockey

Ida – Lovers Prayers (MP3)
from Lovers Prayers on Polyvinyl

Joe Jackson – Invisible Man (MP3)
from Rain on Ryko

Jeffrey Lewis – End Result (MP3)
from 12 Crass Songs on Rough Trade

Louis XIV – Guilt By Association
from Slick Dogs and Ponies on Atlantic

Robert Pollard – Love Your Spaceman (MP3)
from Superman Was A Rocker on Happy Jack Rock Records

Radar Bros. – Warm Rising Sun (MP3)
from Auditorium on Merge

The Shackeltons – Your Movement (MP3)
from The Shackeltons on Loveless Records

SSM – Déjà vu (MP3)
from Break Your Arm for Evolution on Alive Energy

Thao with the Get Down Stay Down – Beat (Health, Life and Fire) (MP3)
from We Brave Bee Stings and All on Kill Rock Stars

Vampire Weekend – A-Punk (MP3)
from Vampire Weekend on XL

Chris Walla – Sing Again (MP3)
from Field Manual on Barsuk

Xiu Xiu – Do What I Want, When I Want (MP3)
from Women As Lovers on Kill Rock Stars

Yoav – Beautiful Lie (MP3) [thanks to Spinner]
from Charmed & Strange on Verve

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One Comment

  1. Chris Mooney
    Posted January 30, 2008 at 9:37 am | Permalink

    Thought you might dig Yoav’s Where is My Mind video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDM5uHT_34M

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