Out This Week 11/6

Acclaimed Canadian artist Grimes returns with her highly-anticipated album, Art Angels. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls her fourth full-length, “her most brightly melodic and also her most aggressive-sounding release, featuring a cleaner, more luminous sound for her adventurous dance-pop while also incorporating a variety of live instrumentation and unusual textures on intricately crafted songs that juxtapose soaring melodies with dark lyrics.”

Just in time for the holidays, Bob Dylan releases the latest in his Bootleg Series, “which chronicles the outtakes, demos and alternate versions of songs from Dylan’s greatest era from 1965-66, when his folk-rock went electric and visionary on the classic albums Bringing It All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited, and Blonde On Blonde. The set is commercially available as a 2-CD/3-LP Best-Of, a 6-CD deluxe version and an insane 18-CD limited edition of every moment of those recording sessions.”

Guy Garvey, frontman of beloved UK band Elbow, releases his debut solo album, treading jazzier, more soulful territory than his arena-rock main group. Soldiers of Fortune — a self-described “anti-band” featuring members of Interpol, Oneida, and Endless Boogie — release their latest, featuring guest appearances from Stephen Malkmus and Cass McCombs. And Castle Face Records, the label co-founded by John Dwyer of Thee Oh Sees, share two great full-lengths this week: the new one from singer/songwriter Kelley Stoltz, and W-X, a new project of White Fence’s prolific Tim Presley.


Abd Al Malik – “Allogène (j’suis un stremon)”
from Scarification on PIAS

Bethlehem Steel – “Yeah I’m OK With My Shit Life”
from Docking EP on Miscreant Records

Bob Dylan – “Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window? – Take 1”
from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 12: The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: [Deluxe Edition] on Legacy/Sony

Coasts – “Modern Love”
from Coasts on Warner Music / Tidal Recordings

Cold Sweats – “Hater Failure”
from Social Coma on Six 3 Collective

La Curva di Lesmo – “L’isola delle lacrime”
from La Curva di Lesmo on Light in the Attic Records

Diet Cig – “Sleep Talk”
from Sleep Talk/Dinner Date on Father/Daughter Records

Ellie Goulding – “On My Mind”
from Delirium on Polydor

Erkin Koray – “Sanma (Zet Remix)”
from Tutkusu on Sagara

Floating Points – “Silhouettes (I, II & III)”
from Elaenia on Pluto/Luaka Bop/Inertia/Beatink

Foxtrott – “Driven”
from A Taller Us on One Little Indian

Grimes – “Flesh without Blood/Life in the Vivid Dream”
from Art Angels on 4AD

Guy Garvey – “Angela’s Eyes”
from Courting the Squall on Polydor

Jamie Woon – “Sharpness”
from Making Time on PMR

Kate Boy – “Open Fire”
from One on Fiction

Kelley Stoltz – “Pyramid Of Time”
from In Triangle Time on Castle Face

Khruangbin – “White Gloves”
from The Universe Smiles Upon You on Night Time Stories

Kode 9 – “Respirator”
from Nothing on Hyperdub

Made of Oak – “Pinebender”
from Penumbra EP on Partisan Records

The Magnetic Fields – “I Don’t Want To Get Over You”
from 69 Love Songs reissue on Merge

Ride – “Vapour Trail – Trail Mix (mixed by Robert Smith 2015)”
from Nowhere25 reissue on self-released

Soldiers of Fortune – “Campus Swagger (feat. Stephen Malkmus)”
from Early Risers on Mexican Summer

W-X – “Clean It Glen”
from W-X on Castle Face

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