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August 19, 2014

This Week's Interesting Music Releases - August 19, 2014

Orenda Fink

Orenda Fink's Blue Dream is by far my favorite new release this week.

Imogen Heap's Sparks and Literature's Chorus are new albums I can also recommend.

Three Fela Kuti albums have been reissued on vinyl, Confusion, Sorrow, Tears and Blood, and Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense

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

This week's interesting music releases:

Addison Groove: Turn Up the Silence EP
Apache Dropout: Heavy Window
Ark Life: The Dream of You and Me
Arndales: Dog Hobbies USA
Aviator: Head in the Clouds, Hands in the Dirt
Bahamas: Bahamas Is Afie
Bebel Gilberto: Tudo
Benjamin Booker: Benjamin Booker
Bishop Allen: Lights Out
Bob Carpenter: Silent Passage (reissue)
Botanist: VI: Flora
The Brokeoffs: Restless Leg
Buddy: Last Call for the Quiet Life
Caroline Rose: I Will Not Be Afraid
Castanets: Decimation Blues
Christian Gregory: Count On You
Connections: Into Sixes
Cream: Best of Cream
Crime: Murder By Guitar
Daniel Johnston: Fun (reissue) [vinyl]
Electric W├╝rms: Musik, Die Schwer zu Twerk
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate): You Will Eventually Be Forgotten
Fela Kuti: Confusion (reissue) [vinyl]
Fela Kuti: Sorrow, Tears and Blood (reissue) [vinyl]
Fela Kuti: Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense (reissue) [vinyl]
The Human League: Dare! (reissue) [vinyl]
Imogen Heap: Sparks
Israel Nash: Rain Plans
Japan: Tin Drum (reissue) [vinyl]
Jenny Hval and Susanna: Meshes of Voice
Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas: Secret Evil
jj: V
Joel Gion: Apple Bonkers
John Lennon: Shaved Fish (reissue [vinyl]
Joy: Under the Spell of Joy
Julia Holter: Tragedy [vinyl]
Kimbra: The Golden Echo
The Kinks: Lola Versus Powerman & The Moneygoround, Part One
The Last Internationale: We Will Reign
Liam Bailey: Definitely Now
Literature: Chorus
Moon Duo: Live in Ravenna
Music Go Music: Impressions
Octagrape: Emotional Oil
The Offspring: Smash 20th Anniversary Reissue [vinyl]
Opera Multi Steel: Opera Multi Steel [vinyl]
Orenda Fink: Blue Dream
Pallbearer: Foundations of Burden
Peliroja: Injusticia
The Posies: Failure
Punch: They Don't Have to Believe
Roedelius: Flieg Vogel Fliege
Sarah Jaffe: Don't Disconnect
Sleeping Bag: Deep Sleep
Smoke Dawson: Fiddle
Snow Patrol: A Hundred Million Suns (reissue) [vinyl]
Souls of Mischief: There Is Only Now
Spiritualized: Fucked Up Inside (reissue) [vinyl]
Spiritualized: Let It Come Down (reissue) [vinyl]
Statik Selektah: What Goes Around
Tashi Dorji: Tashi Dorji
Various Artists: Kompakt Total 14
Various Artists: Look Again To The Wind: Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited
Wiz Khalifa: Blacc Hollywood

also at Largehearted Boy:

weekly music release lists

100 online sources for free and legal music downloads
Book Notes (authors create music playlists for their book)
Daily Downloads (free and legal daily mp3 downloads)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
Soundtracked (composers and directors discuss their film's soundtracks)