New Music Tuesday! (September 13)

Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton, Primus, Blitzen Trapper, Saves the Day + many more issue new releases this week (audio & video)

Elks, Destined for the Sun (Tee Pee Records)

Einherjer, Norrøn (Indie Recordings)

Flesh-N-Bone, Blaze of Glory (eOne)

Foreigner, Feels Like the First Time (Razor & Tie)
A new three-disc set that includes two audio discs — Acoustique: The Classics Unplugged and Juke Box Heroes: Brand New Digital Recordings of Foreigner's Greatest Hits — as well as a live concert DVD, Live in Chicago. Available exclusively at Walmart.

Girls, Father, Son, Holy Ghost (True Panther Sounds)

The Gourds, Old Mad Joy (Vanguard Records)

Holiday Shores, New Masses for Squaw Peak (Two Syllable Records)

Howler, This One's Different EP (Rough Trade)


Mason Jennings, Minnesota (Stats And Brackets)

JJ Grey & Mofro, Brighter Days (Alligator)
The first-ever live DVD/CD from Jacksonville's front porch soul singer-songwriter and his band; recorded at Atlanta's Variety Playhouse in January 2011.

Glenn Jones, The Wanting (Thrill Jockey)

The Kooks, Junk of the Heart (Astralwerks)

Lady Antebellum, Own The Night (Capitol)

Ladytron, Gravity The Seducer (Nettwerk)
The British electro-pop outfit issues their fifth full-length.

Lotus, Lotus (Sci Fidelity)
The nstrumental electro rock band releases their fifth full-length. Listen to "The Surf" below.

Nick Lowe, The Old Magic (Yep Roc)

Malajube, La Caverne (MB3 Records)

Laura Marling, A Creature I Don't Know (Ribbon)
British alt folk singer-songwriter Laura Marling releases her third album. Check out a short film about it below, in which Marling explains her process and performs songs off the new album in Argentina as directed by FRED & NICK.

Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton, Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton Play The Blues (Warner Bros.)
Marsalis (trumpet) and Clapton (guitar, vocal) were joined by an eight-piece band featuring members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra last April, and played two sold-out shows dedicated to vintage blues in NYC's premier Rose Theater at the Frederick P. Rose Hall. This CD/DVD release includes select cuts from the shows, including "Corrine, Corrina" and "Ice Cream."

Mates Of State, Mountaintops (Barsuk)
Read Evan Tokarz's review of the new album here.

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Sing In Japanese (Fat Wreck Chords)

Memoryhouse, The Years EP (Sub Pop)
Sub Pop issues a fully re-recorded, re-mixed and re-mastered version of Memoryhouse's EP. The Toronto duo (composer Evan Abeele and vocalist Denise Nouvion) throw in two new tracks, "Modern, Normal" and "Quiet America." Memoryhouse stops at Cappy's in Tampa on Oct. 29.

Milagres, Glowing Mouth (Kill Rock Stars)
Singer-songwriter Kyle Wilson leads the Brooklyn-based quintet Milagres, which also features Fraser McCulloch (bass, backing vocals, keys), Eric Schwortz (guitar, backing vocals, percussion), Chris Brazee (piano/keys) and Steven Leventhal (drums, percussion). The music is piano-driven indie pop with moments of rocking out. Check out the video for "Here To Stay," which also serves as a sort of introduction to the band.

Mogwai, Earth Division EP (Sub Pop)

Neon Indian, Era Extrana (Mom & Pop)

Night Birds, The Other Side of Darkness (Grave Mistake)

Notar, Devil's Playground (Tyrannosaurus Records)

Only Flesh, From the Gutter to the Grave (Rotten Records)

The Pack A.D., Unpersons (Mint Records)

Pajama Club, Pajama Club (Lester)
Neil Finn (Crowded House) and wife Sharon present their debut alt pop rock album as Pajama Club with Sean Donnelly and Alana Skyring (formerly of The Grates). Listen to "These Are Conditions" below.

Mike Pinto Band, The West Is Still Wild EP (Self-release)

Polar Bear Club, Clash Battle Guilt Pride (Bridge Nine)

Primus, Green Naugahyde (ATO)
The cheeky alt-funk metal trio led by Les Claypool drops their seventh studio LP and first new record since 2003's Animals Should Not Try to Act Like People EP. Listen to "Tragedy's a'Comin'" below.

Psychoteria, I Think I'll Just Walk Home (The End Records)

Chuck Ragan, Covering Ground (Side One Dummy)

Reckless Kelly, Good Luck & True Love (No Big Deal)

Saves the Day, Daybreak (Razor & Tie)

Shimmering Stars, Violent Hearts (Hardly Art)
Vancouver's retro lo-fi indie pop outfit presents their debut full-length, marked by Spector-esque production and awash in dark and echoing reverb. Check out the video for "I'm Gonna Try" below.

Slow Club, Paradise (Moshi Moshi)

So Many Ways, So Many Ways (Mightier Than Sword)

St. Vincent, Strange Mercy (4AD)

Staind, Staind (Atlantic)

Tom Vek, Leisure Seizure (Downtown)

Toro Y Moi, Freaking Out EP (Carpark)

Trombone Shorty, For True (Verve Forecast)

Umphrey’s McGee, Death by Stereo (ATO)

Wild Flag, Wild Flag (Merge)
The new quartet featuring Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss with Mary Timony (Helium) and Rebecca Cole (The Minders).

Alex Winston, Velvet Elvis EP (Island Records)

We Came As Romans, Understanding What We've Grown To Be (Equal Vision)

Wolves Like Us, Late Love (Prosthetic)

Wooden Shjips, West (Thrill Jockey)

It's a huge week for new music releases. I've included info on the ones you want to know about most below, plus some other ones you may never have heard of (but should), with audio & video for your listening and viewing pleasure. Click here to check out releases that dropped over the past few months ...

Alice Cooper, Welcome 2 My Nightmare (UME)

Anthrax, Worship Music (Megaforce)

Barn Owl, Lost in the Glare (Thrill Jockey)

Big Harp, White Hat (Saddle Creek)

Blitzen Trapper, American Goldwing (Sub Pop)
Portland's beloved revivalist outfit presents their sixth and latest album of alt country meets 1970s-style folk and psyche rock. Check out the video for the slide guitar-drenched Springsteen-esque ode, "Love the Way You Walk Away" below.

Blondie, Panic Of Girls (Noble)
The new Blondie album sees its physical release following its digital premiere in May.

Bloody Hollies, Yours Until the Bitter End (Alive)

A.A. Bondy, Believers (Fat Possum)

Bush, The Sea Of Memories (eOne)
The Gavin Rossdale-led alt rock band returns with their first album in 10 years, and featuring newer members Chris Traynor and Corey Britz, who replaced Nigel Pulsford and Dave Parsons on guitar and bass, respectively.

CANT, Dreams Come True (Terrible)
It's another dreamy, vaguely retro Grizzly Bear side project, this one headed up by haunting crooner Chris Taylor. Listen to "Ghosts" below.

Das Racist, Relax (Greenhead Music)
The alt hip hop outfit stops at State Theatre in St. Petersburg Thursday, October 6. Tickets here.

Dan Deacon, Meetle Mice (Carpark)

The Devil Wears Prada, Dead Throne (Ferrett)

Kevin Devine, Between the Concrete and Clouds (Razor & Tie)

Dream Theater, A Dramatic Turn Of Events (Roadrunner)

The Drums, Portamento (Frenchkiss)
The sophomore LP by the indie pop band enjoys its U.S. release. Check out the video for the bouncing post-punk flavored track, "Money" after the jump, its overly simplified chorus ("I want to buy you something / but I don't have any money") sadly reflective of the times.

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