Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From M.I.A. To Sparklehorse and Danger Mouse

The record you have been waiting for is here. And M.I.A.’s M/\Y/\ takes her whole thang higher. (Pronounced hi-ya.) Plus, Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse (R.I.P.) finally got out of crazy litigation to drop their ultimate super group record, Dark Night Of The Soul. This might just be the first and last time I say, “Thank you, lawyers!” But seriously, the record is so amazeballs. No label could suffocate its awesomeness. Also this week, Morcheeba and Sun Kil Moon let us down gently. So, get those headphones on, because this rainy Tuesday (in NYC at least) just got the perfect soundtrack.

M.I.A., M/\Y/\
Another ridiculously rad album that’ll make you wanna galang-a-lang-a-lang a revolution, at least on the dance floor.

Sparklehorse and Danger Mouse, Dark Night Of The Soul
What sounded like an impossible collaborative project to undertake has become a fitting final record that pays tribute to the brilliance of the recently deceased musician Sparklehorse. Dark and different, the supergroup tracks spearheaded by Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse also feature the likes of Iggy Pop, The Flaming Lips, Black Francis, and Julian Casablancas, not to mention art work by David Lynch.

Sun Kil Moon , Admiral Fell Promises
Elegantly chill guitar folk.

Morcheeba, Blood Like Lemonade
Slow-grind tracks with ethereal lady vocals.