Out This Week 12/4

Thank goodness, there is still time to vote for Lil BUB‘s debut album in KEXP’s Top 90.3 Albums of 2015 Countdown. (Voting ends this Friday, December 11th, by the way.) Yes, the internet celebri-cat releases her first full-length, which Andrew WK describes as “the sonic equivalent to holding Lil BUB in your own arms.” 25% of the net proceeds from the sales of this album benefit Lil BUB’s Big FUND for special needs pets.

Fellow icon Bruce Springsteen shares a new release this week, too. KEXP Music Director Don Yates explains, “this expansive 4-CD/3-DVD deluxe edition of Springsteen’s classic 1980 double album The River features the original 1979 single-album version (which Springsteen decided not to release at the time) and a disc of 22 outtakes from The River sessions, the first 11 of which have never been available until now. Ever the perfectionist, Springsteen’s outtakes were often better than most other artists’ released material. The outtakes disc is loaded with solid-to-great songs while the original single-LP version features three songs that wouldn’t make the final cut along with different versions of a couple that did.” And a new Kurt Cobain 7″ single hits stores, featuring a home-recorded cover of The Beatles’ “And I Love Her” on one side, and a previously-unreleased track on the other. Both songs were originally heard in the recent Cobain biopic Montage Of Heck.

Bilbao by way of Buenos Aires band Capsula release a new live album, Seattle drone-metal duo Sunn O))) share their first new full-length in six years, and Okkervil River celebrate the 10th anniversary of their breakthrough album Black Sheep Boy. This deluxe edition features the original 2005 LP, its companion compilation Black Sheep Boy Appendix, and There Swims A Swan, a collection of previously unreleased covers.



Astropol – “Make Love Stay”
from The Spin We’re In on Ingrid

Babyface – “Exceptional”
from Return of the Tender Lover on Def Jam

Bear Mountain – “Badu”
from Badu single on Last Gang Records

Bert Jansch – “Twa Corbies”
from Moonshine reissue on Earth Recordings

Brothertiger – “Out of Touch”
from Out of Touch on self-released

Bruce Springsteen
from The Ties That Bind: The River Collection on Columbia / Sony Music

Capsula – “What’s in the Mirror” & “Candle Candle”
from Dead or Alive on Gaztelupeko Hotsak

Chet Faker / Marcus Marr – “The Trouble With Us”
from Work EP on Detail Records/Future Classic

Coldplay – “Adventure Of A Lifetime”
from A Head Full of Dreams on Parlophone / Atlantic

Deantoni Parks – “Our Shadows”
from Technoself on Leaving

The Dictators – “Go Girl Crazy!”
from Go Girl Crazy! [40th Anniversary Edition] on Real Gone Music

Forever Cult – “Tunnel Vision”
from Tunnel Vision on Too Pure

G-Eazy – “When It’s Dark Out”
from When It’s Dark Out on RCA

Hamish Kilgour / Tiny Ruins – “Hurtling Through”
from Hurtling Through EP on Bella Union

John Abercrombie Quartet – “Timeless”
from The First Quartet on ECM

Kid606 – “G Minor”
from Recollected Ambient Works, Vol. 2: Escape to Los Angeles on Tigerbeat6

Klaus Johann Grobe – “Baby Lass Uns Sein”
from Baby Lass Uns Sein single on Trouble in Mind

Kurt Cobain – “And I Love Her”
from “And I Love Her” b/w “Sappy (Early Demo)” 7″ on Universal

Life on Planets – “Curious Palace”
from Curious Palace on Wolf + Lamb Music

Lil BUB – “New Gravity”
from Science & Magic on Joyful Noise

Lily & Madeleine – “Hourglass”
from Hourglass single on New West

Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s
from The Bride on the Boxcar: A Decade of Margot Rarities 2004-2014 on Joyful Noise

Milk Lines – “Planes of Neptune”
from Ceramic on In the Red Records

Momus – “Hinkfuss at the Glyptothek”
from Glyptothek on American Patchwork

Nat King Cole – “Stardust”
from Stardust: The Rare Television Performances on Real Gone Music

Nxworries – “Link Up”
from Link Up & Suede EP on Stones Throw

Okkervil River
from Black Sheep Boy (10th Anniversary Edition) reissue on Jagjaguwar

Peter Stringer-Hye – “Throw Away The Day”
from Sunday Girls EP on Trouble in Mind

Primal Scream – “Loaded”
from Screamadelica reissue on Sony Music

Rick Ross – “One Of Us”
from Black Market on Def Jam

Soulsavers – “Clay”
from Kubrick on San Quentin

Space Captain – “Two”
from Two on Tru Thoughts

Sunn O))) – “Kannon 1”
from Kannon on Southern Lord Records

Tom Jones – “Honey, Honey”
from Long Lost Suitcase on S-Curve

Troye Sivan – “Wild”
from Blue Neighbourhood on Capitol / Virgin EMI

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