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Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Freelance Whales To MGMT

You know I try to keep you hip to the hottest, freshest records each week. And every Tuesday, there’s always some gem that makes me feel like music is a mine I’ll gladly keep chiselin’ away at. But baby, this is the kind of week that is 100 percent diamonds in the rough. Prepare to have your mind princess-cut into sonic sparkles because MGMT’s new record is like the Here Come The Warm Jets of our generation. Oh, but that’s not all, my friends—Freelance Whales, The Tallest Man On Earth and Matt Pond PA shine on too. Basically, there are no lumps of coal. Get those head phones on, girl, because after the jump, your ears are gonna be bedazzled. Keep reading »

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Melissa Auf Der Maur To Laura Marling

It’s one sunny spring Tuesday, and the tunes are just as h-o-t! This week, smokin’ guitar gods Melissa Auf der Maur and Slash are both flying solo, we bow to Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings’ royal jewels, the John Butler Trio keeps on jammin’, Dr. Dog licks our wounds, and Laura Marling waxes poetic and awesome. So, let’s get into the groove after the jump! Keep reading »

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Usher To Erykah Badu

This week some pretty friggin’ sweet sonic stuff hits the shelves and it’s even been distracting me from all those amazing Lady Gaga covers popping up on the interwebs. Now it’s time to get fresh with the hottest new tracks — we’ve got Usher making us say OMG, the Dum Dum Girls gettin’ their sassy girl group rock on, and Erykah Badu belting out part two of anthems for Amerykah. Plus, sibling duo Angus & Julia Stone kill us softly, and a triumvirate from the original clan, Wu Massacre, returns with blood on their hands and beats. So, let’s get into the groove, after the jump! Keep reading »

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Andrew W.K. To She & Him

This sweet release Tuesday puts the jam in jam-packed. There’s new hotness from She & Him, Bright Eyes, Monica, Justin Bieber, Bonobo, Goldfrapp, Archie Bronson Outfit, and Andrew W.K. Can I get a “Woo-hoo!!”? Let’s get get into the groove, after the jump … Keep reading »

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases From Seabear And Gin Wigmore

This week, I learned there’s an artist called Popa Chubby. Ha! While we’re not gonna take him for a spin, there is plenty of stuff that’ll keep you up for the work day! After the jump, Seabear hugs it out, The Whigs give us a party, Neon Trees grow, and Gin Wigmore is on the rocks. Keep reading »

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Liars To Gorillaz

I Love Liars. And I’m not talking about the all the sweet-talking men who’ve done me wrong. This time, I’m talking about my fave band in the world, Liars, the ruling triumvirate of all that is awesome. They manage to do the improbable — create existential noise rock that is relatable and awkward sonic love that’ll spin you right round. You might remember them from the heart-melting “Houseclouds” vid where kitties go crazy for them. Well, today, they unleash their fifth record, Sisterworld and, girl, it kicks off a new release Tuesday more stacked with juicy radness than a big ol’ booty! Gorillaz goes bananas; super group Broken Bells busts out; Black Rebel Motorcycle Club adds some vroom; Frightened Rabbit is scary good; Ludacris is back on the badonkadonk trail … and that’s just the half of it. So let’s get into the groove, after the jump.

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Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Little Boots To Lifehouse

It’s Tuesday, aka time to take the freshest records for a spin! While I know Fat Tuesday already happened last month, as far as new releases go, this one is stacked! If you like Stephen King, psychedelic rock, and enjoy your freedom of speech (who don’t?!), you gots to check out Shooter Jennings and Hierarchy’s latest album. Now, if you’re a dancing shoe whore, you’ll be getting down to the Little Boots’ hot hits. Or, if you’ve got some sexin’ on your schedule, you might wanna pick up Raheem DeVaughn’s naughty R&B grinder. And that’s just the tip of this Tuesday’s musical iceberg, ’cause Lifehouse, Rogue Wave, Athlete, Citizen Cope, and Jason Derulo are also ready to jam you. So, girl, get those headphones on ’cause it’s time to kick it, after the jump. Keep reading »

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Joanna Newsom To Shout Out Louds

It’s Tuesday, and you know what that means—there are sweet new jams here for your listening pleasure. This week, Joanna Newsom drops not one, not two, but three discs of harp hits. Daniel Merriweather’s got soul, and a new record. The Alkaline Trio mixes drug metaphors with alcohol. The kid, Joey McIntyre, goes to the block on his own. And the Shout Out Louds work it, girl! So, let’s get into the groove after the jump. Keep reading »

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Freeway & Jake One To Field Music

It’s Tuesday, so you now what that means: It’s time to check out what’s fresh off the presses this week. If you’re feeling the winter blues and need someone to reason with you, well, then this week is your Album Drop! There’s so much folk flowing it’s like Garrison Keillor curated the new releases. We got the Tindersticks, Mumford & Sons, and a record to benefit the Appalachian Voices charity. Plus, the grand ole return of British pop existentialists, Field Music, and rap supah stars Freeway & Jake One have got their mind on the money. So, let’s get into the groove, after the jump! Keep reading »

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Yeasayer To The Watson Twins

It’s new release Tuesday and you know what that means, hot stuff. It’s time to take the latest, raddest tuneage for a spin! This week has got some outta-this-world electro clank that’ll have you wanting to go bionic, thanks to Yeasayer, Phantogram, and Massive Attack. Then, on the flip side, we got some lady ballads bustin’ out as the Watson Twins start two-timing Jenny Lewis and Sade makes a comeback. So, let’s get into the groove after the jump. Keep reading »

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