Out This Week 11/27

New releases are slowing down as we get closer to the end of the year, but there’s still some gems to be found, like the debut full-length from young New Zealand artist Nadia Reid. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls the release a “promising set of mostly acoustic-oriented folk-pop reminiscent at times of Laura Marling, combining acoustic and occasional electric guitars and other instrumentation with her warm alto and finely chiseled, at times brutally honest lyrics.”

Ty Segall reissues “a couple of out-of-print Record Store Day releases: a six-song EP of T. Rex covers (Ty Rex EP) released in 2011 with a 2013 two-song 7” single of T. Rex covers, along with one previously unreleased T. Rex cover (“20th Century Boy”).” Parquet Courts return with Monastic Living, an EP featuring everything from krautrock-inspired soundscapes to shoegaze-enduced sonic blasts.

Japanese avant-pop group Deerhoof release Fever 121614, a live album recorded at the Tokyo venue Fever on December 16th, 2014, hence the title. The album comes with an accompanying video download, and the gatefold sleeve features a collage of fan-made manga portraits of the band. Post-rock quartet Disappears covered David Bowie’s 1977 album Low and have released the performance as a live album. And everyone’s favorite Icelandic aviation-themed artist, DJ Flugvél Og Geimskip (aka DJ Airplane and Spaceship), releases her third full-length, Nótt á Hafsbotni (translated: Night at the Bottom of the Ocean), where she explores the sea through her quirky electronic pop.



Any Trouble – “Glen Campbell”
from Present Tense on Cherry Red

Benny Sings – “Shoebox Money Feat. Mayer Hawthorne”
from Studio on Jakarta

Chronics / Mike Watt & the Secondmen – “I Backed Up Into My Self (Mike Watt cover)”
from Back in the Microwave single on Org Music

City and I – “Geordie”
from Downer on Infinity Cat Recordings

Culture Killer – “Path of Reflection”
from Throes of Mankind on Metal Blade

Cut Chemist – “Funk Off Mega Mix”
from Funk Off Mega Mix on A Stable Sound

Deerhoof – “We Do Parties (Live in Tokyo)”
from Fever 121614 on Polyvinyl/Felicity

Disappears – “Sound And Vision”
from Low: Live in Chicago on Sonic Cathedral

DJ Flugvél Og Geimskip – “Á TÚNDRUNNI”
from Nott a Hafsbotni on Mengi

Dum Dum Girls / Merchandise – “Red Sun”
from Red Sun/Echo single on Sub Pop

FaltyDL – “Visceral”
from Visceral on Ninja Tune

Fhloston Paradigm – “Sonic Six”
from Cosmosis, Vol. 1 on Hyperdub

The Flaming Lips
from Heady Nuggs 20 Years After Clouds Taste Metallic on Warner Bros.

Fumaça Preta – “La Trampa”
from La Trampa on Soundway

Gloria Ann Taylor – “Love Is A Hurtin’ Thing”
from Love Is a Hurtin’ Thing on Luv N’ Haight / Ubiquity Recordings

Hood – “British Radars”
from British Radars single on Acuarela

Jawws – “Holy Ghost”
from Dead World on Infinity Cat Recordings

John Malkovich – “Cryocarbon 14C (remixed by OMD)”
from Like a Puppet Show on Cryogenia π

Judy Dyble – “Both Sides Now (Unreleased Demo 1967)”
from Anthology: Part One reissue on Earth Recordings

Kiasmos – “Swept (Tale Of Us Remix)”
from Swept EP on Erased Tapes

Lubomyr Melnyk – “Parasol”
from Rivers and Streams on Erased Tapes

Marco Benevento – “Dropkick”
from Dropkick on The Royal Potato

Mitylion – “My Yard Is On”
from Nite Flite on Don Giovanni

Nadia Reid – “Call the Days”
from Listen to Formation, Look for the Signs on Scissortail/Spunk/Melodic

Parquet Courts – “Monastic Living I”
from Monastic Living EP on Rough Trade

Pope Francis – “Wake Up! Go! Go! Forward!”
from Wake Up! on San Paolo Multimedia/Believe Digital

SOPHIE – “VYZEE”
from PRODUCT on Numbers

Ty Segall – “Buick Mackane”
from Ty-Rex reissue on Goner Records

The Vamps – “Wake Up”
from Wake Up on Island

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