Out This Week 6/9

the eternal

The most anticipated album this week for KEXP listeners has to be The Eternal by Sonic Youth, who are headlining the mainstage at the Capitol Hill Block Party. KEXP is proud to sponsor this event especially when the lineup just gets better every year, so get your tickets now! Other notable releases this week come from Dirty Projectors, Deerhunter, Mos Def, Busdriver, Miike Snow (yesterday’s Song of the Day), Kasabian, Placebo, and Rhett Miller (of Old 97′s).We’ve been playing The Features‘ album for a while on KEXP and even had them perform during our broadcast from SXSW, but they’re finally getting a proper release. And Nacional put together a fantastic soundtrack to Rudo y Cursi, a Mexican film about brothers from a small village with big dreams of soccer stardom, featuring Juana Molina, Devendra Banhart, Nortec Collective, The Black Lips, among others, and Gael Garcia Bernal singing a Spanish version of Cheap Trick’s “I Want You to Want Me.” Check it out:

Gael Garcia Bernal - Quiero Que Me Quieras (MP3)

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Muy bueno. Check out the rest of the great new releases and Largehearted Boy’s list and head out to your favorite tienda de música.

Aeroplane Pageant - Stars Still Pretty (MP3)
from Even The Kids Don’t Believe Me on Stormy Ice Records

Theo Angell - Price of Prince (MP3)
from Dearly Beloved on Amish Records

The Black Eyed Peas - I Got A Feeling
from THE E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) on Interscope

British Sea Power - Come Wander With Me (MP3)
from Man of Aran on Rough Trade

Busdriver - Me-Time (With The Pulmonary Palimpsets) (MP3)
from Jhelli Beam on Anti- Records

Deerhunter - Rainwater Cassette Exchange (MP3)
from Rainwater Cassette Exchange EP on Kranky

Dirty Projectors - Stillness Is The Move (MP3)
from Bitte Orca on Domino Records

Elizabeth & The Catapult - Taller Children (MP3)
from Taller Children on Verve Forecast

The Features - The Drawing Board (MP3)
from Some Kind of Salvation (self-released)

Shuta Hasunuma - Power Osci (MP3)
from Pop Ooga on Western Vinyl

Hecuba - Miles Away (MP3)
from Paradise on Manimal Vinyl

The Horse’s Ha - The P*ss Choir (MP3)
from Of The Cathmawr Yards on Parasol Records

Joan of Arc - Explain Yourselves #2 (MP3)
from Flowers on Polyvinyl Records

Kasabian - Vlad the Impaler
from West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum on RCA/Columbia

Liechtenstein - Roses in the Park (MP3)
from Survival Strategies In A Modern World on Slumberland Records

The Low Anthem - Charlie Darwin (MP3)
from Oh My God Charlie Darwin on Nonesuch

Miike Snow - Animal (MP3)
from Miike Snow on Downtown Records

T. Nile - Cabin Song (MP3)
from Cabin Song EP (self-released)

Chase Pagan - Life Garden (MP3)
from Bells & Whistles on Esperanza Plantation

Placebo - For What It’s Worth
from Battle for the Sun on Vagrant Records

The Portland Cello Project - Tallymarks (featuring Thao Nguyen) (MP3)
from The Thao and Justin Power Session on Kill Rock Stars

Reed KD - Winding Roads (MP3)
from In Case the Comet Comes (self-released)

Roadside Graves - Far and Wide (MP3)
from My Son’s Home on Autumn Tone Records

Sonic Youth - Sacred Trickster (MP3)
from The Eternal on Matador

Slim Twig - Young Hussies (MP3)
from Contempt! on Paper Bag Records

Various Artists - Juana Molina - Rudo Y Cursi (MP3)
from Original Music and Songs Inspired by: Rudo y Cursi on Nacional Records

Astrid Williamson - Eve (MP3)
from Here Come the Vikings on One Little Indian

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