Eleanor Friedberger, Last Summer (Merge) The vocalist and one-half of the songwriting team who make up Fiery Furnaces releases her debut solo album
The Glitch Mob, We Can Make the World Stop EP (Glass Air) The electro-glitch-dubstep outfit hits Czar Ybor tomorrow night (July 13). Phantogram opens.
Incubus, If Not Now, When? (Sony) For their seventh studio LP and first album of original material in five years following an extended hiatus, the West Coast alt rock outfit re-convened with producer Brendan O'Brien (Pearl Jam, Rage Against The Machine, Bob Dylan). According to lead singer Brendan Boyd, thematically, the album is about "love and finding art and success in love. I never know what I'm going to be writing about until I'm actually writing about it. It's what's relevant in my heart and mind. There's definitely a romantic undertone and overtone."
Locksley, Locksley (Feature) An indie four-piece Brit Invasion big beat rock/power pop outfit from Wisconsin. This is their third album self-released on their own Feature Records label. Listen to the single "The Whip" below.
The London Souls, The London Souls (Soul On 10 Records / DD172) The power trio with the funky retrofied hard rock sound issues their self-titled debut and plays AntiWarpt in St. Petersburg on July 30. Listen to "She's So Mad" below.
Luther Russell, The Invisible Audience (Ungawa) A new double LP from the eclectic singer-songwriter (formerly of the Freewheelers). Listen to the melancholy instrumental track, "Still Life Radio" below. Note to listeners: the rest of the album can (and should) be checked out (and purchased) right here, as it diverges from track to track, much of it appealing, charming retrofied garage rock....
George Thorogood and The Destroyers, 2120 South Michigan Avenue (Capitol/EMI) The musician and his band pay tribute to their Chess Records heroes with covers of classic tunes by Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Howlin' Wolf and other Chess greats, as well as original songs by Thorogood, Tom Hambridge, and Richard Fleming.
We the Kings, Sunshine State of Mind (S-Curve) Bradenton's own punk pop foursome issues their third studio full-length.
William Elliott Whitmore, Field Songs (Anti-) The banjo-toting folk-roots singer-songwriter presents a new LP, his fifth proper release and more lightweight than his past down-trodden fare. Check out "Field Song" below.
Another week, another batch of delicious new music. Check out the ones you want to know about below, with audio & video for your listening and viewing pleasure. Click here to check out releases that dropped over the past few months ...
Cali Swag District, The Kickback (Sphinx Music) The California hip hop group responsible for the club-bumpin' hit and resulting dance craze, "Teach Me How to Dougie," issues their debut LP with the aforementioned single included.
Thomas Dybdahl, Songs (Decca) The Norwegian singer-songwriter makes his U.S. full-length debut with an intimate album of lush pop with "the delicate suspense of a drawn breath" (New York Times). Check out the EPK for the album after the jump, along with the rest of this week's releases.