1 CD / Warp / 2015-11-27Artists: Bibio
1 CD / Lo Recordings (USA) / 2015-11-27Tracks: What Are People For?; Post Doom Doom; He'd Rather Die, He's Getting Ready; That's Rich; Joy in Depression; Student Experience; Social Bob; Guitar Messiah; Charitable Action; Jammer; Epic Tolerance; S...
Artists: The Chap
It's a good thing the Chap went light on the irony on We Are Nobody, because they needed all of it for The Show Must Go. A nightmarishly funny satire of rock and the issues facing 21st century Europe,...continue...
1 CD / Rock Action / 2015-11-13Tracks: Hunted By A Freak; R U Still In 2 It; New Paths to Helicon Pt II; Kappa; Cody; Like Herod; Secret Pint; Superheroes of BMX; New Paths To Helicon Pt I; Stop Coming to My House
Although Mogwai's GOVERNMENT COMMISSIONS consists entirely of live-in-studio recordings, the collection also functions as an excellent retrospective for the Scottish post-rock band. With its non-chron...continue...
1 CD / Pelagic / 2015-11-06Tracks: Quiet Observer [The Ocean], The; Death in Reverse [Mono]
Artists: Mono (Japan)/The Ocean (Germany)
Transcendental is a 25-minute split offering by Germany's the Ocean and Japan's Mono to celebrate their joint European tour and officially announce the latter's signing to Pelagic, the label owned by ...continue...
1 CD / Felte / 2015-11-06Tracks: Low Hanging Fruit; Bleach; Auction; Rub Your Eyes; You Only Have; Check; Circus; Hyperaware; Grey Tiles; Shed Weight
On What Am I Doing?, Lushes gave their experiments free reign, but on Service Industry, they're bound by a common theme. Recorded during a time of personal and financial stress, James Ardery and Joel ...continue...
1 CD / Temporary Residence / 2015-10-30Tracks: Recede; 1991; Successive Pleasure; King Sound; Our Decade; Named; Severence; Careless
Artists: My Disco
Australian post-punk minimalists My Disco have inverted their method of attack on their fourth album, Severe. Instead of traveling abroad and recording with the staunchly pro-analog Steve Albini this ...continue...
1 CD / Kscope / 2015-10-30Tracks: Buying New Soul - (previously unreleased); Access Denied - (previously unreleased); Cure for Optimism; Untitled - (live); Disappear; Ambulance Chasing; In Formaldehyde; Even Less; Oceans Have No Memo...
Artists: Porcupine Tree
Porcupine Tree: Steven Wilson (vocals, guitar, piano, samples); Richard Barbieri (keyboards, synthesizer); Colin Edwin (acoustic & electric basses);
Chris Maitland (drums).
Recorded in W...continue...
1 CD / Temporary Residence / 2015-10-30Tracks: No Cave; Living Cell; Monstes Jura; End of Man; Rehumanizer 1; Rehumanizer 2
Personnel: Matt Cherry (guitar, synthesizer, drum programming); Coley Dennis (guitar, synthesizer); Mike Albanese (synthesizer, drums, percussion, drum programming).
Audio Mixer: Mike Albanese....continue...
1 CD / / 2015-10-30Artists: Sigur Rós (Group)
"()" was nominated for the 2004 Grammy Awards for Best Alternative Music Album and for Best Recording Package.
With critical darlings Sigur Ros releasing an album called ( ) that features eight...continue...
1 CD / Spinefarm Records / 2015-10-23Tracks: Admittance; Last Stand, The; Burn It All; Last Day; Thousand Eyes; House of Warship; House of Control; Church of Endurance; Need
Artists: Shining (Norway)
Personnel: Jorgen Munkeby (vocals, guitar, saxophone, keyboards); Håkon Sagen (guitar); Eirik Tovsrud Knutsen (keyboards); Tobias Ornes Anderson (drums).
Recording information: Grandsport ...continue...
1 CD / Relapse Records (USA) / 2015-10-16Tracks: Pillars of the Dawn; Total Breakthrough; Mission Creep; Interstellar Package; Diffraction Zone; Toroidal Vortices; Shadow Hand; Metaverse; Siberia II
Personnel: Steve Moore (synthesizer, bass guitar); A.E. Paterra (drums).
Audio Mixer: Steve Moore .
Recording information: Machine Age Studios, Pittsburgh, PA; Steve Moore Private Studio...continue...
1 CD / Lost Girl Records / 2015-10-16Tracks: Forget Me Not; Beso, Un; Lost Girls; Heartache City; Tower of Pisa, The; Bed Bugs; Tim & Tina; Big & Black; Lucky Clover; No One Knows
Audio Mixer: Nicolas Kalwill.
After years of more elaborate projects, CocoRosie's Sierra and Bianca Casady return to their roots on Heartache City. Avoiding the electronics that dominated their...continue...
1 CD / / 2015-10-16Artists: The Dylan Group
The Dylan Group: Dylan Cristy (Korg MS20 synthesizer, vibraphone, percussion); Scott McGovern (guitar, bass); Tyler Pistilli (trumpet, Casio SK5 synthesizer, drums); Adam Pierce (guitar, Fender Rhodes...continue...
1 CD / 4AD (USA) / 2015-10-16Tracks: All the Same; Living My Life; Breaker; Duplex Planet; Take Care; Leather and Wood; Snakeskin; Ad Astra; Carrion
Personnel: Lockett Pundt, Bradford Cox (vocals, guitar); Moses Archuleta (drums).
Audio Mixers: Ben H. Allen III; Deerhunter.
Recording information: Bloody Hair, Berlin; Future Crayon....continue...
1 CD / Anti / 2015-10-09Artists: Deafheaven
California-based metal group Deafheaven's 2013 breakthrough album Sunbather was triumphant and uplifting, even as it dealt with harsh personal issues such as insecurity and alienation. That album's he...continue...
1 CD / Fake Record Label / 2015-10-09Tracks: Point Breeze; Scott Township; Battle Aves; We Lost a Giant; Fast Forward; Peter and Jack; Be Kind, Rewind; Three Sides of a Coin; JD
Artists: El Ten Eleven
Personnel: Tim Fogarty (drums).
Photographer: Mark Owens .
Los Angeles-based instrumental duo El Ten Eleven are typically categorized as "post-rock," but their sound has little, if anyth...continue...
1 CD / / 2015-10-02Artists: The Dears
The much anticipated follow-up to 2011's excellent Degeneration Street, Times Infinity 1 is the first installment of a planned two-part collection of new music from the Montreal-based indie rock/post-...continue...
1 CD / Anti / 2015-10-02Tracks: Brought to the Water; Luna; Baby Blue; Come Back; Gifts for the Earth
Audio Mixer: Jack Shirley.
Recording information: 25th Street Recording, Oakland, CA (04/2015); Atomic Garden Recording Studio, East Palo Alto, CA (04/2015).
California-based metal group...continue...
1 CD / / 2015-09-25Artists: The Album Leaf
The Album Leaf: Jimmy LaValle (various instruments); Christopher Sprague, Jason Soares, Rafter Roberts (programming).
When he's not performing with San Diego-based post-rock outfit Tristeza, gu...continue...
1 CD / Dangerbird Records / 2015-09-25Tracks: We Lost Everything; I Used to Pray for the Heavens to Fall; To Hold and Have; You Can't Get Born Again; Times Infinity 1; Here's to the Death of All the Romance; Someday All This Will Be Yours; Face ...
Artists: The Dears
Personnel: Murray Lightburn (vocals, guitar); Natalia Yanchak (vocals, keyboards); Patrick Krief (guitar); François Pilon, Heather Schnarr (violin); Ligia Paquin (viola); Sheila Hannigan (cello);...continue...
1 CD / Warp / 2015-09-18Tracks: Yabba, The; Dot Net; FF Bada; Summer Simmer; Cacio e Pepe; Non-Violence; Dot Com; Tyne Wear; Tricentennial; Megatouch; Flora > Fauna; Luu Le
Audio Mixers: Seth Manchester; Keith Souza.
Recording information: Machines With Magnets Providence, Rhode Island.
Photographer: Lesley Unruh.
Battles' John Stanier, Ian Williams,...continue...
1 CD / Ba Da Bing Records / 2015-09-04Tracks: Dawn on a Buck Skin; Saturna's Black Belt; Twilight Bells, Terror's Horns; King in Yellow; People in the Hills; Sun Tower; Rising Portal, The; Orion Is Dead
Artists: Natural Snow Buildings
Coming from a duo who routinely release multi-disc albums that often include raga-influenced drones stretching well past the 20-minute mark, the most immediately striking thing about Parisian psych-fo...continue...
1 CD / Kranky / 2015-09-04Tracks: Ryder; Motorcycle; Covered in Shade; Felt This Way; Pass Me By; Right Outside; Allison; Dying All the Time; Grace; City Breathing; Violet; Original Faces, The
Artists: Helen (Indie Rock)