Posted by: will | November 13, 2007

November 13th Releases

Small numbers this week. Check out The Valley Arena and Wire releases.

  • Auburn Lull “Begin Civil Twilight” (Darla) – Intriguing ambient/shoegazing soundscapes from this Michigan band.
  • Automatic 7 “At Funeral Speed” (Mental) – I need to get this. I remembered reading something about this band getting back together. This is their first album since 2000. Great Social D-influenced punk rock. Previous albums on BYO and Vagrant.
  • House & Parish “One, One-Thousand” (Arena Rock Recording Co.) – Debut from superstar band (ex-members of The Promise Ring, Texas Is The Reason and The Gloria Record) that I profiled here.
  • Japancakes “Loveless” (Darla) – Japancakes’ song-for-song cover of My Bloody Valentine’s classic album, Loveless. Can not wait to hear this.
  • Streetlight Manifesto “Somewhere In The Between” (Victory) – Ska!
  • The Valley Arena “Sesso Vino” (Anodyne) – Impressive Dischord-influenced stuff. Like a more modern, less experimental Fugazi perhaps. Traces of Engine Down and At The Drive-In as well.
  • Wire “Read & Burn 03” (Pink Flag) – First new material from this legendary art-punk band since 2003.

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