Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Today's Awesome New Music Releases

Apparently May 10th is Christmas in the music world because there’s a ton of great new releases hitting stores today and we couldn’t pick just one to feature. Do you plan to check out any of the new releases below?

Raphael Saadiq “Stone Rollin” out on Columbia
Saadiq’s brand of r&b puts a modern twist on old school sounds and we can’t help by groove to his sultry tunes

Man Man “Life Fantastic” out on Anti-/Epitaph

It’s been 3 years since we’ve seen a new release from celebrated avant-gard, shoe tapping rock outfit Man Man. Check out a stream of the title track here: http://soundcloud.com/antirecords/man-man-life-fantastic

Gang Gang Dance “Eye Contact” out on Beggars – 4AD

There aren’t enough words to describe the style and sounds that is Gang Gang Dance. Mindkilla has been on repeat lately and it’s a real burner.

The Cars “Move Like This” out on Hear Music

Move Like This is the long awaited reunion album from 80s new wave pioneers The Cars. We’re excited to see if they still got it. What do you think?

Okkervil River “I Am Very Far” out on Jagjaguwar
Austin’s most respected Indie rock band are back and their record is available to stream on NPR.

Wild Beasts “Smother” out on Domino
Smother is a promising follow-up to their Mercury-nominated Two Dancers.