(Labels/bands/PR peeps get in touch about having your release posted in this new weekly feature. Obviously to make these lists I have to at least appreciate what the band/artist is doing.)
Ton of solid albums coming out today…SAL’s top recommendations are in bold.
- Band Of Horses “Cease To Begin” (Sub Pop)
- Beirut “Flying Cup Club” (Ba Da Bing!)
- Celebration “The Modern Tribe” (4AD)
- Enon “Grass Geysers…Carbon Clouds” (Touch & Go)
- First To Leave “Forging A Future” (Wednesday Records) – Finally a proper release. Already reviewed here!
- Graves “Seldom Slumber” (Hush)
- Jens Lekman “Night Falls Over Kortedala” (Secretly Canadian)
- Cass McCombs “Dropping The Wit” (Domino)
- Scout Niblett “This Fool Can Die Now” (Too Pure)
- Robert Pollard “Coast To Coast Carpet Of Love” / “Standard Gargoyle Decisions” (Merge)
- Polysics “Polysics Or Die!!!!” (Myspace)
- Prints “Prints” (Temporary Residence) – I wrote about the band way back in July here.
- Ravens & Chimes “Reichenbach Falls” (Better Looking)
- Sleeping People “Growing” (Temporary Residence)
- Sunset Rubdown “Random Sprit Lover” (Jagjaguwar)
- A Wilhelm Scream “Career Suicide” (Nitro)