New Music Tuesday! (October 2): Tori Amos, The Mountain Goats, Matt & Kim, The Vaccines, Muse & more

New releases out this week; audio & video included.

Heart, Fanatic (Legacy)

The Hood Internet, Feat (Decon)

How to Dress Well, Total Loss (Acephale)

Charlie Hunter, Not Getting Behind Is The New Getting Ahead (Charlie Hunter)
Hunter's new two-piece project with drummer Scott Amendola.

Immigrant Union, Immigrant Union (self-release)
A Melbourne-based six-piece that includes Brent DeBoer (The Dandy Warhols), Bob Harrow (The Lazy Sons), Peter Lubulwa (Galvatrons), Dave Mudie (Kitchen Knife Wife), Bonez (Thommy and the Tanks) and Courtney Barnett (The Olivettes), and purveys a grimy mix of country, blues and psych rock. Video for "Up In Smoke" below.

Diana Krall, Glad Rag Doll (Verve)

Cher Lloyd, Sticks & Stones (Syco)

Marillion, Sounds That Can't Be Made (Eagle Rock)

Maserati, Maserati VII (Temporary Residence)
The band hits Crowbar on Nov. 2.

Matt & Kim, Lightning (FADER)
The rambunctious drums-and-keys-and-vocals indie pop duo (Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino) issues their fourth full-length; the pair returns to town and plays The Ritz Ybor on Wed., Oct. 17.

Tift Merritt, Traveling Alone (Yep Roc)

Miguel, Kaleidoscope Dream (RCA)

Moon Duo, Circles (Sacred Bones)

The Mountain Goats, Transcendental Youth (Merge)

Muse, The 2nd Law (Warner Bros.)

Beth Orton, Sugaring Season (Anti-)

Andrew Osenga, Leonard, the Lonely Astronaut (Rabbit Room)
Singer-songwriter, producer, and session player Andrew Osenga presents a pop/rock sci-fi concept album. The story direct from the artists' mouth: "At the time, I was watching the series Battlestar Galactica. So in my mind, to fight insomnia, I started designing a spaceship and the idea of this guy named Leonard who lived in it. Then I wrote a couple songs about him and it was over. I had to do this."

Papa Roach, The Connection (Eleven Seven Music)

Chris Rene, I'm Right Here (Epic)

A Rocket to the Moon, That Old Feeling EP (Atlantic)

Rupa & The April Fishes, Build (Ingrooves)

Blake Shelton, Cheers, It's Christmas (Warner Bros.)

Shivastep, Shivastep (Track Number Records)

Cody Simpson, Paradise (Atlantic)

Jake Shimabukuro, Grand Ukulele (Hitchhike / Mailboat)

Steve Bug, Noir (Poker Flat Recordings)

Sun Airway, Soft Fall (Dead Oceans)

Taken By Trees, Other Worlds (Secretly Canadian)

Three Days Grace, Transit Of Venus (RCA)

The Tragically Hip, Now for Plan A (Zoe Records)

Tilly & The Wall, Heavy Mood (Team Love)
This boisterous Omaha indie pop fivesome with a tap-dancing drummer presents a fourth LP released on Bright Eyes' indie label. Check out the video for "Defenders."

Frank Turner, Last Minutes & Lost Evenings (Epitaph)
A collection of 15 songs, standards and rarities hand-picked by Turner from his catalog paired with a bonus DVD of his groundbreaking Wembley show (more than two hours of music).

Ultraísta, Ultraísta (Temporary Residence)
The project led by Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich. Take a listen to "Static Light" below.

The Vaccines, Come Of Age (Columbia)
London's favored young post punk revivalists offer up a sophomore LP; listen to "No Hope" below.

Van Morrison, Born To Sing: No Plan B (Blue Note)

Why?, Mumps etc (Anticon)
Show at Crowbar on Oct. 28...

Andre Williams, Life (Alive Naturalsound)

The Zolas, Ancient Mars (self-release)

Like, woah — here comes October. I've included info and links for the new releases you want to know about most below, plus some other ones you may not have heard of (but should know), with audio & video for your listening and viewing pleasure. Click here to check out releases that dropped over the past few months.

Tori Amos, Gold Dust (Deutsche Grammophon/Mercury Classics)

Balmorhea, Stranger (Western Vinyl)

Boys Noize, Out Of The Black (Ingrooves)

Brainstorm, Heat Waves (Tender Loving Empire)

John Cale, Shifty Adventures In Nookie Wood (Double Helix/Domino)
The Welsh avant garde singer, songwriter, producer and founding member of the Velvet Underground presents a new solo LP, which features an old-school Detroit collaboration with Danger Mouse, "I Wanna Talk 2 U," envisioned "an," something present in the track's urgent wah-wah and insistent stomp. Listen below.

California Wives, Art History (Vagrant)

Charlie Peacock, No Man's Land (Twenty Ten Music)

Dark Dark Dark, Who Needs Who (Supply & Demand)

Iris DeMent, Sing The Delta (Flariella Records)
The seminal country-folk songstress presents her first album in eight years, and hits Capitol Theatre in support on Dec. 9.

A tribal atmospheric quartet based in Brooklyn led by Robert Toher and Austin Stawiarz (formerly of New England-based project Apse).

Flying Lotus, Until the Quiet Comes (Warp)
According to the electro music producer, his nocturnal-vibing fourth LP is "a collage of mystical states, dreams, sleep and lullabies." The album features guests Laura Darlington, Niki Randa, Thundercat, Thom Yorke and Erykah Badu in the track "See Thru To U." Listen to it after the jump and check out the rest of this week's new releases...

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