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August 17, 2018

This Week's Interesting Music Releases - August 17, 2018


Mitski's Be The Cowboy is her strongest effort yet, easily one of the year's best albums.

Oh Sees' Smote Reverser is another album I can recommend this week.

Reissues include vinyl editions of four Siouxsie & The Banshees albums (Join Hands, Juju, Through The Looking Glass, Tinderbox) and five Teenage Fanclub releases (Bandwagonesque, Grand Prix, Howdy, Songs From Northern Britain, Thirteen ).

This week's interesting music releases:

Animal Collective: Tangerine Reef
Ariana Grande: Sweetener
Austin Lucas: Immortal Americans
Bad Religion: The New America (reissue) [vinyl]
Beach Boys: With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra [vinyl]
Blue October: I Hope You're Happy
Circles Around The Sun: Let It Wander
Conner Youngblood: Cheyenne
Cullen Omori: The Diet
Death Cab For Cutie: Thank You For Today
Dizzy: Baby Teeth
Dragon Inn 3: Double Line
Great Lake Swimmers: The Waves, The Wake
Julee Cruise: Three Demos
Julee Cruise: The Voice of Love (reissue) [vinyl]
Justin Hiltner & Jon Weisberger: Watch It Burn
Miles Davis: Bitches Brew (Quadraphonic Multi-Channel SACD)
Misfits: Famous Monsters (reissue) [vinyl]
Mitski: Be The Cowboy
Neil Diamond: Hot August Night III (2-CD, DVD)
Nicki Minaj: Queen
Oh Sees: Smote Reverser
Papa M: A Broke Moon Rises
Pere Ubu: Cloudland (reissue)
Ra Ra Riot: The Rhumb Line (reissue) [vinyl]
Siouxsie & The Banshees: Join Hands (reissue) [vinyl]
Siouxsie & The Banshees: Juju (reissue) [vinyl]
Siouxsie & The Banshees: Through The Looking Glass (reissue) [vinyl]
Siouxsie & The Banshees: Tinderbox (reissue) [vinyl]
Slaves: Acts Of Fear And Love
Still Corners: Slow Air
Teenage Fanclub: Bandwagonesque (reissue) [vinyl]
Teenage Fanclub: Grand Prix (reissue) [vinyl]
Teenage Fanclub: Howdy (reissue) [vinyl]
Teenage Fanclub: Songs From Northern Britain (reissue) [vinyl]
Teenage Fanclub: Thirteen (reissue) [vinyl]
Toots and the Maytals: Funky Kingston (reissue) [vinyl]
Trevor Powers: Mulberry Violence
Various Artists: Teen Expo: The Cleopatra Label
Wild Pink: Yolk in the Fur [vinyl]
Yo-Yo Ma: Six Evolutions - Bach: Cello Suites

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