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New to the Airwaves – Upcoming Album Releases

With the international day of *~love~* behind us, it’s time to focus on what we really love: new music! There’s a TON of brand new sounds waiting for some love tomorrow, from debut albums to massive comebacks to anniversary reissues. Not to mention some exasperated “FINALLY!”’s! (I’m lookin’ at you, Car Seat Headrest)

This week we’ve got some much anticipated arrivals that has us tapping our toes, crossing our arms, and screeching, “Finally!” We’re sure you can see which ones we think you should grab and which ones we think may deserve a pass… Dive in at your own risk, and let’s hear your picks!


**All dates are for U.S. releases unless otherwise noted. Dates are subject to change.

ALBUM RELEASE CALENDAR February 16th, 2018

Alison FerrierWhat She Knows (Independent)

Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto – Glass (Noton)

American Nightmare – American Nightmare [aka Give Up The Ghost] (Rise Records)

Angra – Omni (earMusic)

The Architect (of Flatbush Zombies) – Arcstrumentals 2 (Glorious Dead Recordings)

Asenblut – Legenden (AFM)

Barren Womb – Old Money/New Lows (Spartan)

Belle & Sebastian – How To Solve Our Human Problems [3 EP collection] (Matador)

Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago 10th Anniversary Reissue

Bon Iver (11)

Photo by Jimmy Warsham

Born Ruffians – Uncle, Duke & The Chief (Yep Roc Records)

Brandi Carlile – By The Way, I Forgive You (Low Country Sound/Elektra)

Brett Dennen – Let’s… EP (Downtown Records)

BRAD(+REBEKAH) – Sound Of Heaven (Independent)

Car Seat Headrest – Twin Fantasy (Matador Records)

The Choir [Raspberries] – Artifact: The Unreleased Album (Omnivore Recordings)

Derek Pope – We’re All Strangers (Top Floor Music Group)

Dita Von Teese – Dita Von Teese (Record Makers)

Dizzy Reed [Guns N’ Roses] – Rock ‘N Roll Ain’t Easy (Golden Robot Records)

Everything Is Recorded – Everything Is Recorded by Richard Russell [Debut release for XL Recordings co-founder]

Extinction A.D. – Decimation Treaty (Good Fight)

Eyes Set To Kill – Eyes Set To Kill (Century Media)

Felix Jaehn – I (Casabalanca/ Republic Records)

Fischerspooner – Sir (Independent)

For The Fallen Dreams – Six (Rise)

G  Herbo – Humble Beast (Deluxe Edition) (Machine Entertainment Group)

Geowulf – Great Big Blue (Pias America)

Hannah Epperson – Slowdown (Listenrecords)

Heavatar – Opus II: The Annihilation (earMusic)

I’m With Her – See You Around [Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O’Donovan]  (Rounder)

J.D. Wilkes – Fire Dream (Big Legal Mess Records)

Jinjer – Cloud Factory Reissue (Napalm)

Johanna Warren – Gemini II (Spirit House)

John Corabi – Live 94: One Night in Nashville (Rat Pak Records)

Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet – Landfall (Nonesuch)

Letters From the Colony – Vignette (Nuclear Blast)

Loma – Loma [Emily Cross, Dan Duszynski & Jonathan Meiburg] (Sub Pop Records)

Marlon Williams – Make Way For Love (Dead Oceans)

Michael W. Smith – A Million Lights (Rocketown Records)

Neal Morse – Life & Times (Metal Blade)

Nipsey Hussle – Victory Lap (Atlantic)

Novareign – Legends (M-Theory)

Onra – Nobody Has to Know (All City Records)

Ophe – Litteras Ad Tristia Maestrum Solitude (My Kingdom Music)

Ought – Room Inside The World (Merge Records)

Painted Doll – Painted Doll (Tee Pee)

Pianos Become the Teeth – Wait For Love (Epitaph)

The Pilot In You – Dispose (Fearless Record)

Pinch – AHH FFF SSS (81)

Pop Evil – Pop Evil (eOne)

Ride – Tomorrow’s Shore EP (Wichita Recordings)

Robert Earl Thomas (of Widowspeak) – Another Age (Captured Tracks)

Ryuichi Sakamoto – Async Remodels (Milan Records)

Sainted Sinners – Back With A Vengeance (El Puerto)

Senses Fail – If There Is Light, It Will Find You (Pure Noise Records)

Senses Fail

Photo by Martin Thomas

Shannon & The Clams – Onion (Nonesuch)

Songs: Ohia – Travels In Constants (Reissue) (Temporary Residence)

Spike Vincent – Spike Vincent (Burger Records)

Superchunk – What A Time To Be Alive (Merge Records)

Triathalon – Online (Broken Circles)

Tyga – Kyoto (Last King Music)

U.S. Girls – In A Poem Unlimited (4AD)

Vee tha Rula – Yet I Smile (The Alumni)

Visions of Atlantis – The Deep & The Dark (Napalm)

Walter Martin (of The Walkmen) – Reminisce Bar & Grill (Family Jukebox, LLC)

Wild Beasts – Last Night All My Dreams Came True [Live] [Final album] (Domino Documents)

Windhand and Satan’s Satyrs – Windhand / Satan’s Satyrs Split 7-Inch (Relapse)

Going to be a Smash Hit:

Soccer Mommy – Clean

The chill but kinda sad songwriter that is Soccer Mommy is gracing us with another EP! Clean is scheduled to drop on March 2nd, and if you haven’t listened to “Still Clean,” you’re missing out a whole new artist. One of the most exciting things about sticking with your fav’s and watching them progress is actually being able to hear their growth. “Still Clean,” alongside the two other singles dropped in preparation for the album, are perfect examples of honesty and musical expansion. I’m also delirious because I’m seeing Soccer Mommy with Phoebe Bridgers tomorrow! You can preorder Clean right here.


In Case You Missed It:

Cameron Boucher of Sorority Noise and Field Medic released a Valentine’s Day split! The two new songs from artist can be found on Bandcamp with all proceeds going to Covenant House, an organization that provides shelter, food, and immediate crisis care to homeless youth. You can preview and purchase the split here, and then you can DM here so we can obsess over it together thanks bye

New Music Video:

BØRNS is back and clad in satin, as seen in his new music video for “I Don’t Want U Back” from his latest release, Blue Madonna. Catch him on tour now!

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