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August 30, 2010

This Week's Interesting Music Releases - August 31, 2010

I may not have any children, but I do babysit occasionally and have become quite fond of Yo Gabba Gabba (especially its musical guests). Yo Gabba Gabba: Music Is Awesome Volume 2 collects kid-oriented new music from Weezer, Apples in Stereo, MGMT and many others.

Richard Thompson has a live album out this week, Dream Attic

Radiohead drummer Philip Selway's solo album Familial is also on store shelves tomorrow, as is My Morning Jacket member Carl Broemel's All Birds.

Jenny and Johnny's I'm Having Fun Now, the collaboration between Rilo Kiley's Jenny Lewis (Jenny) and singer-songwriter Johnathan Rice (Johnny) is the highlight of the rest of a slim music release week, with The Clientele's Minotaur and The Weepies' Be My Thrill the only other albums I have heard and can strongly recommend.

A remastered edition of Miles Davis's Bitches Brew contains a CD of bonus material as well as a DVD of live footage.

The National's self-titled debut album is finally available on vinyl.

What new releases are you picking up this week? Have I left anything noteworthy off the list?

This week's interesting CD releases:

10 Years: Feeding the Wolves
American Bang: American Bang [mp3] [vinyl]
Balam Acab: See Birds
Bernard Herrman: Alfred Hitchcock's Movie Soundtracks (4-LPs) [vinyl]
Black Crowes: Croweology [vinyl]
Bobby Bare Jr: A Storm A Tree My Mother's Head [mp3]
Brackles: Songs for Endless Cities [mp3]
Brothers Young: Good People
Carl Broemel: All Birds [mp3] [vinyl]
The Clientele: Minotaur [mp3]
Coathangers: Coathangers [vinyl]
Devil's Brigade: Devil's Brigade [mp3]
Disturbed: Asylum
Dntel: Early Works Later Versions [vinyl]
Dominant Legs: Young at Love and Life [mp3] [vinyl]
Film School: Fission [mp3] [vinyl]
Florence and the Machine: Lungs [vinyl]
Goo Goo Dolls: Something For The Rest Of Us [mp3]
Grails: Burden of Hope (reissue) [vinyl]
Grails: Redlight (reissue) [vinyl]
Heart: Red Velvet Car [mp3]
The Hives: Tarred And Feathered [vinyl] [mp3]
Jane's Addiction: Live Voodoo [dvd]
Jenny and Johnny: I'm Having Fun Now [mp3] [clear vinyl]
Klaxons: Surfing the Void
Kyle Andrews: Kangaroo EP [mp3]
Leonard Cohen: Bird on a Wire [dvd]
Madlib: Medicine Show No. 8: Advanced Jazz
Miles Davis: Bitches Brew (remastered with bonus CD & DVD)
Murderdolls: Women And Children Last [mp3]
The National: The National (reissue) [vinyl]
Neon Indian: Psychic Chasms [mp3]
No Age: Glitter [vinyl]
Paul McCartney Really Is Dead: The Last Testament of George Harrison [dvd]
Philip Selway: Familial [mp3] [vinyl & CD]
Quest for Fire: Lights From Paradise [mp3] [vinyl]
The Raconteurs: Broken Boy Soldiers (reissue) [vinyl]
Ratatat: Ratatat (reissue) [vinyl]
Richard Thompson: Dream Attic [mp3]
Rob Baird: Blue Eyed Angels [mp3]
Rose Elinor Dougall: Without Why [mp3]
Ryan Bingham: Junky Star [mp3]
Sea Wolf: Turn the Dirt Over [vinyl] [mp3]
She & Him: Thieves [vinyl]
The Shed: The Traveller [vinyl]
Smith Westerns Smith Westerns
Sonny & the Sunsets: Tomorrow Is Alright (reissue) [mp3]
Stan Ridgway: Neon Mirage [mp3]
Terrible Things: Terrible Things [mp3]
Tracey Thorn: Opposites EP [mp3]
TV Buddhas: TV Buddhas
The Two Man Gentlemen Band: Dos Amigos, Una Fiesta
Various Artists: Beginners Guide to Cumbia
Various Artists: Kompakt Total 11 [vinyl]
Various Artists: Piranha 3D (soundtrack)
Various Artists: Vampires Suck (soundtrack)
Various Artists: Yo Gabba Gabba: Music Is Awesome Volume 2 [mp3]
Venice Is Sinking: Sand & Lines: The Georgia Theatre Sessions May 20th & 24th, 2008 [vinyl]
The Weepies: Be My Thrill [mp3] [vinyl]
Ween: God Ween Satan (reissue) [vinyl]

also at Largehearted Boy:

weekly CD & DVD release lists
Try It Before You Buy It (music from this week's CD releases)