New Music Tuesday! (October 4)

New albums out this week by Merle Haggard, Feist, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, Paul McCartney, Mutemath, Indigo Girls, Misfits + more (w/audio & video).


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Merle Haggard, Working In Tennessee (Vanguard)


Indigo Girls, Beauty Queen Sister (Vanguard)


Jack's Mannequin, People & Things (Sire)


Zola Jesus, Conatus (Sacred Bones)


Ronan Keating, When Ronan Met Burt (Decca)
The Irish singer-songwriter and Boyzone leader presents his eighth studio album, which was produced and composed by Burt Bacharach, and finds him backed by a full orchestra in renditions of classics composed by Bacharach over the years, among them, "What the World Needs Now Is Love" and "I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself."


La Dispute, Wildlife (No Sleep)


Lights, Siberia (Last Gang Records)


Eliot Lipp, How We Do: Moves Made (Old Tacoma Records)


Loney Dear, Hall Music (Polyvinyl)
The sixth LP and second Polyvinyl release of the Swedish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist otherwise known as Emil Svanängen. Check out "My Heart" below.



Lydia, Paint It Gold (self-release)
The Arizona indie rock band returns from a year hiatus with a new album, their fourth.


Mayday Parade, Mayday Parade (Fearless/Mayday Parade)


Paul McCartney, Paul McCartney's Ocean's Kingdom (MPL / Hear Music)
The latest project by legendary McCartney is his original orchestral score recorded earlier this year with the London Classical Orchestra and written for the New York City Ballet. Check out the trailer below.



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Scott McCreery, Clear As Day (Mercury Nashville/19 Recordings/Interscope)
The new record from the Season 10 winner of American Idol.


Misfits, The Devil's Rain (Misfits Records)
The iconic punk outfit returns with their long-awaited album of new material, their first in nearly a decade and produced by Ed Stasium.


Modeselektor, Monkeytown (Monkeytown Records)
Berlin’s dance music duo Modeselektor (Gernot Bonsert and Sebastian Szary) present their third full-length and first ablum on their new label. The record features collaborations with Thom Yorke, Busdriver, Anti Pop Consortium, Miss Platinum and others. Listen to "Pretentious Friends" with Busdriver below.



Mutemath, Odd Soul (Teleprompt/Warner Bros.)
The third LP from the New Orleans alt rock band. Check out the official music video for first single from "Blood Pressure," which was written, directed, and filmed in less than 24 hours during an off day in Los Angeles at the Warner Bros. Records parking lot.



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New Found Glory, Radiosurgery (Epitaph)
The band stops at Jannus Landing as part of the "Pop Punk’s Not Dead" tour on Oct. 17.


Pine Hill Haints, Welcome to the Midnight Opry (K Records)


Prince Rama, Trust Now (Paw Tracks)
Their fifth full-length album and first as a duo was recorded inside a 19th century church in Seattle with producer Scott Colburn (Animal Collective, Arcade Fire).


Relient K, K Is For Karaoke (Mono Vs Stereo)


S.C.U.M., Again Into Eyes (Mute U.S.)


Sóley Stefánsdóttir, We Sink (Morr Music)
The debut LP from a member of the Icelandic indie-collective Seabear.


Colin Steton, Those Who Didn't Run EP (Constellation Records)


Styles P, Master Of Ceremonies (eOne)
The Ruff Ryders rapper drops his fourth studio album. Check out "It's Ok" feat. Jadakiss below.


Styx, Regeneration (Eagle)
A 2-CD set featuring 15 of Styx's classic songs re-recorded with the current lineup — James Young, Tommy Shaw, Chuck Panozzo, Lawrence Gowan, Ricky Phillips and Todd Sucherman — along with a new track, "Difference In The World."


Talkdemonic, Ruins (Glacial Pace Recordings)
The hypnotic instrumental post-rock duo out of Portland releases their fourth album


Tokyo Police Club, 10 Days, 10 Covers, 10 Years (iTunes)
Tokyo Police Club issues a digital package album as part of their covers project, which includes 10 covers of songs they've played live from the years 2001 to 2010. Among the recordings — "Southside" by Moby feat. Gwen Stefani, and The Strokes' "Under Control." Listen to the stream below.



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Transit, Listen & Forgive (Rise)


Various Artists, Batman: Arkham City - The Album (Watertower Music)
Nearly a dozen artists — Panic! At The Disco, Coheed and Cambria, The Duke Spirit, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and The Raveonette among them — produced brand new tracks for the forthcoming Batman video game that are featured on this soundtrack.


Mike Viola, Electro De Perfecto (Good Morning Monkey / Hornblow Recordings)


Wayne Static, Pighammer (Dirthouse)
The frontman of Static X releases an album of solo material.


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We Are The In Crowd, Best Intentions (Hopeless)


Craig Wedren, Wand (Megaforce)


We Were Promised Jetpacks, In The Pit Of The Stomach (Fat Cat Records)


Hank Williams Sr., The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams (Columbia)


Zucchero, Chocabeck (Decca)

The fall barrage of new releases thins out a bit this week, only to gain steam again next week. Stay tuned. In the meantime, check out info and links for the ones you want to know about most below, plus some other ones you may never 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 ...

Rodney Atkins, Take A Back Road (Curb)

Julianna Barwick, The Matrimony Remixes (Asthmatic Kitty)

George Benson, Guitar Man (Concord Jazz)

Bella Clava, Holy Crow (self-release)

Body Language, Social Studies (Deluxe Edition) EP (Lavish Habits / OM Records)
The Brooklyn-based electro pop outfit presents their new EP. Listen to the title track below.

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, Wolfroy Goes To Town (Drag City)

James Carter Organ Trio, At The Crossroads (Emarcy)

Comet Gain, Howl of the Lonely Crowd (What's Your Rupture?)

Annie Crane, Jump With A Child's Heart (Constant Clip)

Death Songs, Death Songs (Post-Consumer)

Dessa, Castor, The Twin (Doomtree)

DJ Shadow, Less You Know the Better (Roc-A-Fella)

Dreamers Of The Ghetto, Enemy/Lover (Temporary Residence)

Colleen Green, Cujo (Art Fag Recordings)

Feist, Metals (Cherrytree)
The sweet-voiced Canadian singer-songwriter who is also a member of Broken Social Scene issues her fourth solo full-length. Check out "How Come You Never Go There" after the jump.

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