Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Maximum Balloon To John Legend & The Roots

Hot damn, it’s another jam-packed Tuesday. This week, John Legend and The Roots will make you want to get naked; Maximum Balloon will blow yo mind; and Swans will make you wish your church/temple/mosque would use them as their house band. Plus, there’s brand-new Margot & The Nuclear So & So’s, Sharon Van Etten, Hundred In Hands, Brass Bed, and Maroon 5. So get those headphones on, girl, because after the jump there’s a whole lotta hot jams to hear!

Maroon 5, Hands All Over
Sugary sweet pop that will be piped into every drugstore’s sound system.

John Legend & The Roots, Wake Up
The sexiest collab evah.

Maximum Balloon, Maximum Balloon
David Sitek of TV On The Radio turns out another rad side project. Damn, he’s good!

Swans, My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky
The awesome gospel of art noise.

Margot & The Nuclear So & So’s, Buzzards
Chamber pop for the indie darling.

The Hundred In The Hands, Hundred In The Hands
‘80s-style shoe gaze for todaze.

Sharon Van Etten, Epic
Lovely lady tunes with some honey and some vinegar.

Brass Bed, Melt White
Tripped-out chill tunes.