Tuesday, September 25, 2007

out this week

What a weird release week: three dramatic changes in musical style coming from PJ Harvey, Iron and Wine, and Múm… it’s like The Twilight Zone!!!

The Weakerthans: Reunion Tour
The highly-anticipated and long-awaited follow-up to Reconstruction Site is another lycially satisfying record by The Weakerthans.

Civil Twilight [wicked-cool song]
Reunion Tour [wicked-cool song]

buy Reunion Tour here


PJ Harvey: White Chalk
Hauntingly gorgeous!!! PJ Harvey has taken a brand new direction on White Chalk: musically, the angry rock guitar melodies are replaced by haunting piano notes whereas vocally, her commanding deep voice is replaced by mesmerizing soft tones as well as unusual high pitches.

The Devil [wicked-cool song]
When Under Ether [wicked-cool song]

White Chalk is out this week in the UK, but it won't be out till next week in North America


The New Amsterdams: At The Foot Of My Rival

Hughes
Fortunate Fool

buy At The Foot Of My Rival here


Iron & Wine: Sheperd's Dog

Wolves (Song of the Shepherd's Dog)
Boy With a Coin [wicked-cool song]

buy Sheperd's Dog here


Tiny Masters of Today: Bang Bang Boom Cake
Two kids (13-year-old Ivan and 11-year-old Ada) making rebellious punk songs – wickedly entertaining!!! Already had a profound impact in the UK, Bang Bang Boom Cake will try to make some noise in North America this week.

Stickin' It to the Man [wicked-cool song]
Bushy [wicked-cool song]

buy Bang Bang Boom Cake here


Múm: Go Go Smear The Poison Ivy
So different... ???

They Made Frogs Smoke 'Til They Exploded
Dancing Behind My Eyelids

buy Go Go Smear The Poison Ivy here


Two Gallants: Two Gallants
A good folk rock record full of heart and soul! Indeed, it is a giant step up from What The Toll Tells.

The Deader [wicked-cool song]
Despite What You've Been Told [wicked-cool song]

buy Two Gallants here


Devendra Banhart: Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon

Shabop Shalom

buy Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon here

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1 comment:

Heather said...

Love the new Iron & Wine :]