Out This Week 5/10

It’s another great post- Record Store Day week for new releases. Topping the shopping lists of KEXP listeners will surely be the awaited sixth full-length from Okkervil River and the fourth LP from The Antlers. Both bands are starting tours that will bring them through the Northwest soon -- The Antlers will be at Sasquatch on Memorial Day weekend, and Okkervil River will be at the newly remodeled Neptune Theater on June 18. Other new releases likely to be snapped up this week come from Gang Gang Dance, Here We Go Magic, The Sea and Cake, Wild Beasts, and The Wilderness of Manitoba, who sit beside some names you might not have heard for awhile and probably appeared on some of your mixtapes from a couple decades or more ago: The Cars and Urge Overkill. There’s a lot of other great stuff to sample here (Other Lives, Ben Sollee, Yael Nim, and Sally Shapiro’s synth-playing partner, Johan Agebjörn), so take a cue from Largehearted Boy’s list
and just dig in!

Johan Agebjörn - Watch the World Go By (MP3)
from Casablanca Nights on Paper Bag Records

The Antlers - Every Night My Teeth Are Falling Out (MP3)
from Burst Apart on Frenchkiss Records

The Cars - Sad Song
from Move Like This on Hear Music/Concord Music Group

Peter Case - Round Trip Stranger Blues (MP3)
from The Case File on Alive Records

The Clutters - Under Suspicion (MP3)
from Breaking Bones on Chicken Ranch

Phil Cook (of Megafaun) - Ballad of a Hungry Mother (MP3)
from Hungry Mother Blue on Trekky Records

Delay Trees - Cassette 2012 (MP3)
from Delay Trees on Friendly Fire Recordings

The Devil Whale - Barracudas (MP3)
from Tee (self-released)

El Obo - On the Eighth Day (MP3)
from Oxford Basement Collection on Esperanza Plantation

Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library - Amylee (MP3)
from Volume On (self-released)

Gang Gang Dance - Mind Killa (MP3)
from Eye Contact on 4AD

Howe Gelb & A Band Of Gypsies - 4 Door Maverick (MP3)
from Alegrias on Fire Records

Here We Go Magic - Hands in the Sky (MP3)
from The January EP on Secretly Canadian

Liturgy - Generation (MP3)
from Aesthetica on Thrill Jockey

Love Inks - Blackeye (MP3)
from E.S.P. on Hell Yes/City Slang

Man Man - Knuckle Down
from Life Fantastic on Anti-

Manchester Orchestra - Simple Math (download)
from Simple Math on Columbia/Favorite Gentlemen

Memory Map - Sunburnt & Blown (MP3)
from Holiday Ban on Joyful Noise Recordings

Aidan Moffat & Bill Wells - Cages (MP3)
from Everything’s Getting Older on Chemikal Underground

Mountains - Thousand Square (MP3)
from Air Museum on Thrill Jockey

Yael Naim - Come Home
from She Was a Boy on tôt Ou tard

Okkervil River - Wake And Be Fine (MP3)
from I Am Very Far on Jagjaguwar Records

Other Lives - For 12 (MP3)
from Tamer Animals on TBD Records

Sam Roberts Band - Longitude (with Elizabeth Powell) (MP3)
from Collider on Rounder Records

The Sea and Cake - Up on the North Shore (MP3)
from The Moonlight Butterfly on Thrill Jockey

The Sewing Circle - Lead Role (MP3)
from I Saw Stars (self-released)

The Shivers - Used to Be (MP3)
from More on Silence Breaks

Sleepy Rebels - You Can Make the Sunrise (MP3)
from Yellow Tree on Powerful Company

Sleepy Vikings - Calm (MP3)
from They Will Find You Here on 1-2-3-4 Go!

Sloan - Follow the Leader (MP3)
from The Double Cross on Yep Roc Records

Ben Sollee - The Globe (MP3)
from Inclusions on Thirty Tigers

This Will Destroy You - Communal Blood (MP3)
from Tunnel Blanket on Suicide Squeeze

Urge Overkill - Effigy (MP3)
from Rock&Roll Submarine on UO Records

Wild Beasts - Albatross
from Smother on Domino Records

The Wilderness of Manitoba - Orono Park (MP3)
from When You Left The Fire on tinyOGRE

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One Comment

  1. kell
    Posted May 10, 2011 at 9:41 pm | Permalink

    More Urge Overkill! The new album is aaaaace.

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