Out This Week 12/7

What do I really want for the holidays? How about to listen to the early albums of Bob Dylan the way they were meant to be heard: in mono and on vinyl. It’ll just take a few gift cards -- say from like ten of my closest friends -- and thanks to the new box set on Columbia, the first eight 12-inch LPs, from Bob Dylan to John Wesley Harding, could soon be mine. And it could be yours too, as the vinyl set lands on shelves today, along with several other potential gift purchases. Among the new releases out this week, you’ll find the latest from Deadmau5, Duffy, Engineers, Liz Janes, and Mexican Institute of Sound. Also, you might check out some new releases, like that from the young singer Anika, who’s garnering many comparisons to Nico and Marianne Faithful, and a reissue with bonus material of the full-length debut from Seattle’s Perfume Genius. For a British powerhouse of bass guitar legends Peter Hook (Joy Division, New Order), Mani Mounfield (Stone Roses, Primal Scream), and Andy Rourke (The Smiths), try the anticipated full-length by Freebass. And don’t forget electronic duo Daft Punk‘s rippin’ soundtrack to sure-to-be-blockbuster Tron Legacy. You’ll find these and more interesting new releases on Largehearted Boy’s list in here to sample below. Happy holidays, everyone!

Acid House Kings - Are We Lovers or Are We Friends? (MP3)
from Are We Lovers or Are We Friends? on Labrador

Air Waves - Knockout (MP3)
from Dungeon Dots on Underwater Peoples Records

Anika - Yang Yang (MP3)
from Anika on Stones Throw / Invada Records

Balmorhea - Clamor (MP3)
from Candor/Clamor 7″ on Western Vinyl

Banjo or Freakout - 105 (MP3)
from 105 on Rare Book Room Records

Diane Birch with The Phenomenal Handclap Band - This Corrosion
from The Velveteen Age EP on S-Curve Records

Daft Punk - Derezzed
from Tron Legacy soundtrack on Disney

Deadmau5 - Sofi Needs A Ladder
from 4×4=12 on Ultra Records

Dntel - After Parties & Flares
from After Parties 1 & 2 EPs on Sub Pop


Duffy - Well, Well, Well

from Endlessly on Mercury

Eluvium - The Motion Makes Me Last (MP3)
from The Motion Makes Me Last EP on Temporary Residence Inc.

Engineers - In Praise of More (download)
from In Praise of More on Kscope

Feist - DVD trailer
from Look At What The Light Did Now (CD/DVD) on Interscope

Freebass - Not Too Late (MP3)
from It’s A Beautiful Life on 24 Hour Sevice Station

Liz Janes - I Don’t Believe (MP3)
from Say Goodbye on Asthmatic Kitty

Mexican Institute of Sound - Carnaval (MP3)
from Suave Patria EP on Nacional Records

Perfume Genius - Dreeem (MP3)
from Learning (bonus edition) on Matador

Shedding - Idealize (MP3)
from Tear In The Sun on Hometapes

Wires Under Tension - Mnemonics in Motion (MP3)
from Light Science on Western Vinyl

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