Out This Week 11/4

This week’s list of new releases (courtesy of Largehearted Boy) doesn’t contain as many politically inspired bands as you might think, but there are a few to put you in the lever-pulling mood: the hopefully monikered punk band Black President, the electorally minded Dancer Vs. Politician, and The Henry Clay People, who name-check the nineteenth-century American statesman who unsuccessfully ran for president five times! Otherwise, you’ve got a lot of lesser known but still quite interesting releases to fill your basket on your way to the voting booths. Try the latest from incumbents Q-Tip, Travis, Mavis Staples, The Lucksmiths, James Yorkston, and Bob Dylan, as well as promising debuts from Wallpaper (who were just live on air today), Wild Beasts, Megapuss, Little Joy, and The Dead Trees, among others. While you’re waiting in line, why not sample tracks from these new albums:

The Bellfuries – Give It, Get It (MP3)
from Palmyra on Moe & Sal Records

Black Moth Super Rainbow – Zodiac Girls (MP3)
from Drippers EP on Graveface Records

Black President – A Short List of Outspoken Suspects
from Black President on Cobra Music

Alan Cohen Experience – Elephant (MP3)
from Alan Cohen Experience on FamJam Records

Drew Danburry – I’m Pretty Sure (MP3)
from This Could Mean Trouble, You Don’t Speak For The Club on Emergency Umbrella

Dancer Vs. Politician – Justin Fairborn (MP3)
from the self-released album A City Half-Lost

Danielson – Animal in Every Corner (version of ‘lil restraint) (MP3)
from Trying Hartz on Secretly Canadian

The Danks – Treaty Connector (MP3)
from Samples on Collagen Rock Records

Dead Heart Bloom – There Is No Mercy (MP3)
from Oh Mercy EP on KEI Records

The Dead Trees – Shelter (MP3)
from King of Rosa on Milan Records

Eulogies – Tempted to Do Nothing (MP3)
from Tempted To Do Nothing EP on Dangerbird Records

Frederick – Black Fur (MP3)
from Na Na Ni on The Kora Records

Frida Hyvonen – The Enemy Within (MP3)
from Silence Is Wild on Secretly Canadian

Future Clouds & Radar – The Epcot View (MP3)
from Peoria on Star Apple Kingdom

Grampall Jookabox – Ghost (MP3)
from Rope Chain on Asthmatic Kitty

The Henry Clay People – Working Part Time (MP3)
from For Cheap or For Free on Autumn Tone Records

Johann Johannsson – The Rocket Builder (MP3)
from Fordlandia on 4AD

The Lines – Airlift (MP3)
from Flood Bank on Acute Records

Lukestar – White Shade (MP3)
from Lake Toba on Flameshovel Records

Q-Tip – Getting Up
from The Renaissance on Universal Motown

Mavis Staples – We Shall Not Be Moved (MP3)
from Live: Hope At The Hideout on Anti-

Travis – J. Smith (MP3)
from Ode to J. Smith on Fontana

Wild Beasts – Brave Bulging Buoyant Clairvoyants
from Limbo, Panto on Domino Records

Wilderness – Strand the Test of Time (MP3)
from (k)no(w)here on Jagjaguwar

Wino – Dutch Oven (MP3)
from A Bottle of Pills With A Bullet Chaser on Temporary Residence

Gonzalo Yáñez – Dispara (MP3)
from Gonzalo Yáñez on Nacional Records

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One Comment

  1. Rich
    Posted November 5, 2008 at 6:19 am | Permalink

    Got “King of Rosa.” Can’t wait til they come to Cambridge again.

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