Weekly Album Release Parties! Archive


Weekly Album Release Parties! 19 June 2012

Justin Bieber’s new album comes out this week, Yesssssssssssssssssssssss! But seriously, Del tha funkee Homosapien and Parallel Thought are dropping a new album of only the most fresh hip hop that you should no doubt check out, as well as Fiona Apple’s new record…she will forever be in underwear in my mind.

Blood On The Dance Floor-Evolution
Can-The Lost Tapes
Del the Funky Homosapien and Parallel Thought-Attractive Sin
Dirty Heads-Cabin By The Sea
Dr. Michael White-Adventures In New Orleans Jazz Part 2
Fiona Apple-The Idler Wheel is Wiser than the Driver of the Screw, and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do
Glen Hansard-Rhythm and Repose
Justin Bieber-Believe
Kenny Chesney-Welcome To The Fishbowl
Lita Ford-Living Like A Runaway
Neneh Cherry-The Cherry Thing
Peaking Lights-Lucifer
Smashing Pumpkins-Oceania
The Dirty Heads-Cabin By The Sea
The Ghost Inside-Get What You Give
Vicci Martinez-Vicci
Walk The Moon-Walk The Moon
White Arrows-Dry Land Is Not A Myth
Zulu Winter-Language


Weekly Album Release Parties! 05 June 2012

The Hives, Brandi Carlile, The Temper Trap, Big K.R.I.T. go get ’em. A lot of music out this week, go find a new favorite.

Alan Jackson-Thirty Miles West
Alejandro Escovedo-Big Station
Big K.R.I.T.-Live From The Underground
Bobby Brown-The Masterpiece
Brandi Carlile-Bear Creek
Chris Robinson Brotherhood-Big Moon Ritual
Circus Maximus-Nine
Crocodiles-Endless Flowers
Emeli Sande-Our Version Of Events
Eric Benet-The One
Eric Copeland-Limbo
Fear Factory-The Industrialist
Japandroids-Celebration Rock
Joe Walsh-Analog Man
Kelly Hogan-I Like To Keep Myself In Pain
Kool Keith-Love And Danger
L.A. Guns-Hollywood Forever
Langhorne Slim & The Law-The Way We Move
Laurel Halo-Quarantine
Man Without Country-Foe
Michael The Blind-Are’s & Els
Mykul Lee-Fortress
Mystery Jets-Radlands
Neil Young and Crazy Horse-Americana
Patti Smith-Banga
Rhett Miller-The Dreamer
Shawn Colvin-All Fall Down
Shonen Knife-Pop Tune
Spectrum Road-Spectrum Road [Cream’s Jack Bruce, Living Colour’s Vernon Reid, John Medeski and Cindy Blackman Santana]
Teen Daze-All Of Us, Together
The Beach Boys-That’s Why God Made The Radio
The Hives-Lex Hives
The Melvins-Freak Puke [Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover, and Trevor Dunn]
The Mynabirds-Generals
The Temper Trap-The Temper Trap
Xavier Rudd-Spirit Bird


Weekly Album Release Parties! 29 May 2012

Oh dear, a new Regina Spector album comes out this week. I do like a good Regina Spector album. Sigur Ros also has a new album, they are quite good as well. A good week of music in general as long as you stray away from the Insane Clown Posse.

Crystal Bowersox-Once Upon A Time…
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros-Here
Gemma Ray-Island Fire
Insane Clown Posse-The Mighty Death Pop!
Marissa Nadler-The Sister
Melody Gardot-The Absence
Public Image Ltd-This Is PiL
Regina Spektor-What We Saw From the Cheap Seats
Saint Etienne-Words and Music by Saint Etienne
Scissor Sisters-Magic Hour
Sigur Ros-Valtari
Simian Mobile Disco-Unpatterns
Sun Kil Moon-Among The Leaves
Tassels-Pressure Mounts
The Dig-Midnight Flowers
The Static Sea-Third Parties
The Toxic Avenger-Angst
The Walkmen-Heaven
Travis Porter-From Day 1
Wade Bowen-The Given


Weekly Album Release Parties! 15 May 2012

This week commences the return of the D! Tenacious D comes back with their 2nd, in my opinion (…since the Pick of Destiny was a weak ass movie soundtrack) album. Best Coast is also out with a new album of their classic surf vibe just in time for summertime cruising.

Adam Lambert-Trespassing
Beach House-Bloom
Best Coast-The Only Place
Cherri Bomb-This Is The End of Control
Cookie Duster-When Flying Was Easy
Fixers-We’ll Be The Moon
Garbage-Not Your Kind of People
HEALTH-Max Payne 3 [Soundtrack]
Hot Water Music-Exister
Killer Mike-R.A.P. Music
Lisa Marie Presley-Storm and Grace
mewithoutYou-Ten Stories
MV & EE-Space Homestead
Niki & the Dove-Instinct
PHILM-Harmonic [Slayer’s Dave Lombardo, War’s Pancho Tomaselli and Gerry Nestler of Civil Defiance]
Saint Etienne-Words and Music by Saint Etienne
Santana-Shape Shifter
Shadows Fall-Fire From The Sky
Simian Mobile Disco Unpatterns
Stephane Wrembel-Origins
Sugarman 3-What the World Needs Now
Tenacious D-Rize of the Fenix
The Cribs-In the Belly Of The Brazen Bull
The Nighthawks-Damn Good Time!
Willie Nelson-Heroes


Weekly Album Release Parties! 8 May 2012

Cliffs: Silversun Pickups, all you need.

Alex Clare-Lateness Of The Hour
ALO-Sounds Like This
Count Your Lucky Stars-Old Wounds: Warmth in the Winter of 1914-1915
Damon Albarn-Dr. Dee
Dana Buoy-Summer Bodies
Daytrader-Twelve Years
Geoff Barrow & Ben Salisbury-DROKK: Music Inspired by Mega-City One
Glenn Frey-After Hours [of The Eagles]
Heavy Blanket-Heavy Blanket [Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis project]
Heavy Cream-Super Treatment
Here We Go Magic-A Different Ship
Kindness-World, You Need A Change of Mind
Led Er Est-The Diver
PS I Love You-Death Dreams
Rita Wilson-AM/FM
Sara Watkins-Sun Midnight Sun
Silversun Pickups-Neck Of The Woods
Video Love-Mon Ange


Weekly Album Release Parties! 17 April 2012

SWV is still making music apparently! I thought they went away in the mid 90’s. Good for them. Other than that, Dragonforce, Mr. A-Z himself (Jason Mraz), Neon Trees, and Our Lady Peace all have new albums coming out…good stuff.

A Censored Sunlight-The Origin
Allo Darlin’-Europe
Battles Dross-Glop
Dar Williams-In The Time Of Gods
DragonForce-The Power Within
Dry the River-Shallow Bed
Eric Hutchinson-Moving Up Living Down
Hank Williams III-Long Gone Daddy
Hollow Earth-We Are Not Humanity
Horse Feathers-Cynic’s New Year
Jason Mraz-Love Is A four Letter Word
Joyce Manor-Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired
Lightships-Electric Cable
Loudon Wainwright III-Older Than My Old Man Now
Maps & Atlases-Beware And Be Grateful
Moonface-With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery
Neon Trees-Picture Show
New Build-Yesterday Was Lived & Lost
Our Lady Peace-Curve
Primal Rock Rebellion-Awoken Broken
Rebecca Pidgeon-Slingshot
Spiritualized-Sweet Heart Sweet Light
SWV-I Miss Us
The High Strung-?Posible o’ Imposible?
Train-California 37
Yann Tiersen-Skyline


Weekly Album Release Parties! 27 March 2012

Madonna has a new album, just stating facts. Other than that, check out some of this stuff:

Amadou & Mariam-Folila
Before Their Eyes-Redemption
Caveman CoCo-Beware [Fat Possum label release]
Cowboy Junkies-The Wilderness [4th in the Nomad series]
Gift Of Gab-Next Logical Progression
Hurt-The Crux
Janus-Nox Aeris
Justin Townes Earle-Nothing’s Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now
La Sera-Sees The Light
Legacy-With Peace In Mind
Lionel Richie-Tuskegee
Mark Stewart-Politics Of Envy
Mati Zundel-Amazonico Gravitante
Miike Snow-Happy To You
Paul Weller-Sonik Kicks
Rocket Juice And The Moon-Rocket Juice And The Moon [New band with Damon Albarn, Flea and Tony Allen]
The All-American Rejects-Kids In The Street
The Mars Volta-Noctourniquet


Weekly Album Release Parties! 20 March 2012

Its an American Idol miracle! Two artists (Adam Lambert and Casey James) in the same week. Other than that, some much better stuff I’m sure.

Adam Lambert-Trespassing
Anti-Flag-The General Strike
Brad Mehldau Trio-Ode
Casey James-Casey James [American Idol contestant]
Choir Of Young Believers-Rhine Gold
Daniel Rossen-Silent Hour/Golden Mile
Diggy Simmons-Unexpected Arrival
Lee Ranaldo-Between the Times & the Tides
Lost In The Trees-A Church That Fits Our Needs
Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s-Rot Gut, Domestic
Melanie Fiona-The MF Life
Nedry-In A Dim Light
Odd Future-The OF Tape Vol. 2
One Direction-Up All Night
Paul Van Dyk-Evolution
Sharks-No Gods
Tanlines-Mixed Emotions
The Shins-Port Of Morrow


Weekly Album Release Parties! 13 March 2012

Oh snap! New music from the Ting Tings, Decemberists, and Delta Spirit! Good week.
Delta Spirit-Delta Spirit
Demdike Stare-Elemental
Elephant & Castle-Transitions
Grinderman-Grinderman 2 RMX
Hands Like Houses-Ground Dweller
I See Stars
Krzysztof Penderecki & Jonny Greenwood-Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima / Popcorn Superhet Receiver / Polymorphia / 48 Responses to Polymorphia
Lucero-Women & Work
Meat Loaf-Hell in a Handbasket
One Direction-Up All Night
Say Anything-Anarchy My Dear
Shooter Jennings-Family Man
The Decemberists-We All Raise Our Voices to the Air (Live Songs 04.11-08.11)
The Ting Tings-Sounds From Nowheresville
Tiger! Tiger!-Them Where They Bleed
Vijay Iyer Trio-Accelerando
Xerxes-Our Home Is A Deathbed


Weekly Album Release Parties! 6 March 2011

I think I’m losing it. I’ve only heard of 3 of these people.The Boss, Kaiser Cheifs, and Monica. What do you recommend and why?

Andrew Bird-Break it Yourself
Ava Luna-Ice Level
Bowerbirds-The Clearing
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band-Wrecking Ball
Elfin Saddle-Devastates
Every Time I Die-Ex Lives
Fort Remeau-Kingdoms
Good Old War-Come Back As Rain
Kaiser Chiefs-Start The Revolution Without Me
Lovedrug-Wild Blood
Magnetic Fields-Love At The Bottom Of The Sea
Miniature Tigers-Mia Pharaoh
Monica-New Life
Nite Jewel-One Second Of Love
Now, Now-Threads
Pond-Beard Wives Denim
Scott Matthews-Gallantry’s Favorite Son
The Demolition String Band-Gracious Days
The Men-Open Your Heart
Tim Fite-Ain’t Ain’t Ain’t
Todd Snider-Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables
White Rabbits-Milk Famous
Xiu Xiu-Always