Trials + Tribulations


This Week in New Music
July 10, 2007, 12:36 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

Out today for your buying pleasure:

Crowded HouseTime On Earth (on Ato)
New album after 14 yr absence

Nick DrakeFamily Tree (on Fontana)
Early recordings pre-Five Leaves Left

Gogol BordelloSuper Taranta (on Side One Dummy)
Eastern European alt-music in da house

Gravy Train!!!!All the Sweet Stuff (on Cochon)
Recommended if you like to have dirty, dancy fun

InterpolOur Love To Admire (on Capitol)
Special Edition includes a 24pg book & poster

JusticeCross (on Vice)
Finally an album from one of Mike’s favs-Ltd Ed Import version includes 2 videos

Oh No! Oh My!Between the Devil and the Sea Ep (on Dim Mak)
from Austin, RIYL Belle & Sebastian or Magnetic Fields, opening for Au Revoir Simone

Ra Ra RiotRa Ra Riot (on Rebel Group)
Billboard says Arcade Fire meets The Clash, opening for Tokyo Police Club

Fionn ReganEnd of History (on Lost Highway)
finally a domestic release, happy Nick Drake meets Jeff Buckley, playing ACL

Mark RonsonVersion (on Red Ink)
Amy Winehouse producer, guests include Daptone Horns, Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen & more

Smashing PumpkinsZeitgeist (on WEA)
7 years later…have they still got it? Ltd Ed w/book

SpoonGa Ga Ga Ga Ga (on Merge) (Ltd Ed w/bonus cd)
TX native living in PDX makes another great album, touring with the New Pornos

St. VincentMarry Me (on Beggars Banquet)
No brainer, HIGHLY recommended by everyone

M WardDuet For Guitars 2 (on Merge)
re-issue of long out of print first album

I’d say get all of the Texans. I haven’t heard the Oh No! Oh My! yet, but they sound dreamy.

Also, Spoon will be performing tonight (6:30pm) at Virgin Union Sq in NY.

Or, if you live in LA, buy the Spoon record from Amoeba has and get one of the 150 free tickets to the show.


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