New music Tuesday! (August 16)

New releases out this week by Sly Stone, The Cool Kids, Jeff Bridges, Yellow Ostrich & more (w/audio & video)


Chimaira, The Age Of Hell (eOne Music)


The Duke & The King, The Duke & The King (Silva America)


Fool's Gold, Leave No Trace (IAMSOUND)


Free the Robots, The Mind's Eye EP (Alpha Pup Records)


Tom Freund, The Edge of Venice (Surf Road Records)
The singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and Ben Harper-approved artist worked with producer John Alagia (John Mayer, Jason Mraz) for his new record. Listen to the laid-back pop of "Cruel Cruel World" below.



Gold Leaves, The Ornament (Hardly Art)


Hercules and Love Affair, Blue Songs (Moshi Moshi)
Check out "Painted Eyes" below.



Her Space Holiday, Her Space Holiday (No More Good Ideas)
Marc Bianchi, aka Her Space Holiday, releases his final album and brings an end to his 15-year project.


The Hundred Days, Really? (popantipop)
The debut from the indie electro=rock outfit. Check out "Sex U" below.



Jewel, The Merry Goes 'Round (Fisher-Price)
Folk pop, country, and now a children's record from the fair-haired songstress


The Jim Jones Revue, Burning Down Your House (Punk Rock Blues)


Amos Lee, Live From SoHo (iTunes)
An exclusive iTunes release that features eight songs recorded at New York City’s Apple Store SoHo in February.


Lex Land, Were My Sweetheart To Go (Intelligent Noise Records)


Mister Heavenly, Out Of Love (Sub Pop)
The new classic rock grimy indie rock project of Ryan Kattner (Man Man), Joe Plummer (Modest Mouse), and Nick Thorburn (Islands/Unicorns) has a little . Listen to "Bronx Sniper" below. It's pretty effing awesome.



Mochipet, Chicxulub (1320 Records)
The glitch-hop bass record is described as "the soundtrack for an animated novel in which the Dinosaurs make their way through the impact of the comet believed to have destroyed them." Check out a preview mix of the full album below.



Natalia Kills, Perfection (Interscope)


NewVillager, NewVillager (IAMSOUND)
New York based art and music collective issues their debut full-length.


Psychostick, Space Vampires Vs. Zombie Dinosaurs In 3D (Rock Ridge Music)


Razika, Program 91 (Smalltown Supersound)
An all-girl Norwegian four-piece presents their slinky ska-inflected post-punk debut. Listen to "Nytt Pa Nytt" below. Don't worry, it's in English. And it's pretty good, too.



Fionn Regan, 100 Acres Of Sycamore (Heavenly Recordings/Cooperative Music)


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Revocation, Chaos of Forms (Relapse)


Sly Stone, I'm Back! Family & Friends (Cleopatra)
The first new output by the legendary master of funk since 1982 includes new new versions of Sly's biggest hits with some help from rock n' rollers like Ray Manzarek (the Doors), Bootsy Collins, Ann Wilson (Heart), Jeff Beck, Carmine Appice and others.


Maria Taylor, Overlook (Saddle Creek)


Luke Temple, Don't Act Like You Don't Care (Western Vinyl)
The visionary frontman of Here We Go Magic issues his solo LP.


Various Artists, Johnny Boy Would Love This...A Tribute to John Martyn (Hole in the Rain)
A tribute to the late British icon; featured artists include Beck, Robert Smith, Bombay Bicycle Club, Phil Collins, David Gray, Swell Season and many others.


Voices of Extreme, Break the Silence (Metalville Records)


The War On Drugs, Slave Ambient (Secretly Canadian)
Watch "Baby Missiles" below.



White Arms of Athena , Astrodrama (Prosthetic)

Yellow Ostrich, The Mistress (Barsuk)

To make up for last week's lack, this week features a virtual cornucopia of new releases. I have, as per usual, put together the ones you want to know about most below, with audio & video for your listening and viewing pleasure. Click here to check out releases that dropped over the past few months ...

Kyle Andrews, Robot Learn Love (Elephant Lady Records)
His latest full-length release is described as "bedroom pop album if your bedroom happens to be on an escape shuttle hurtling towards an exploding star," a loose concept album that examines themes of modern life — love, heartbreak, hurt, and longing— as experienced through the filter of technology. Listen to "Lazer Tag with Imaginary Friends" below.

Blue October, Any Man In America (Megaforce)

The Bottle Rockets, Not So Loud: An Acoustic Evening With The Bottle Rockets (Bloodshot)

Braid, Closer To Closed EP (Polyvinyl)

Jeff Bridges, Jeff Bridges (Blue Note)

Danny Brown, XXX (Fool's Gold Records)
This album was actually released yesterday...

Canon Blue, Rumspringa (Temporary Residence Limited)
An orchestral pop project by multi-instrumentalist Daniel James.

Case Studies, The World Is Just a Shape to Fill the Night (Sacred Bones)

The Cool Kids, When Fish Ride Bicycles (Green Label)
Bridging the gap between old and new schools styles of hip hop is this Midwestern duo — rappers Antoine "Sir Michael Rocks" Reed and Evan "Chuck Inglish" Ingersoll — who present a debut that features collabs with Travis Barker, Bun B, Ghostface Killah, Mayer Hawthorne and Asher Roth. Check out the video for "Pennies" (along with the rest of this week's new releases) after the jump.

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