Best New Releases from The Walkmen, The Drums, The Vaselines, Justin Townes Earle, Cloud Cult, Azure Ray, Blonde Redhead & More
What a saah-weeet week for indie rock lovers. In fact, this is bang-a-gong week of new releases from bands you’ve surely heard of, and others you may not know but have the chance to by playing this huge mix of new songs. This is simply one of those rare weeks when it seems half of the best new releases of the year come out in one day.
This new releases mix reads like a line-up from Coachella or Bonnaroo because there are so many must-have, and would really like to have, new releases from bands like The Walkmen, The Drums, The Vaselines, Blonde Redhead, Cloud Cult, The Black Angels, Junip, Of Montreal, Justin Townes Earle, Les Savy Fav, Underworld, Black Mountain, Grinderman, and it goes on and on.
In fact, there are so many worthy new releases this week (why, we don’t know) that we had to split this mix into two parts – first one, here and now; the second: coming in the next 20 or so hours (see about the EP giveaway below). But first, check out all these new singles from this week’s ginormous trove of new music. Also, you can easily order any of the LP and MP3 downloads from Amazon by clicking on the album titles below. Plus, today only, The Walkmen, Justin Towne Earles, The Drums and Of Montreal are on sale for $2.99!! to $5.99. That means all four highly recommended releases would cost about the same as one newly released CD (record company execs, did you hear that?).
“Scribble” – Underworld from Barking
“Song for Adam” – Sara Radle from Four
“Pink Lemonade” – Hot Lava from Wish I’d Kept A Scrapbook: A Tribute To Tullycraft
…Stay Tuned: Part Two of the Best New Releases of the Week is coming up: PLUS, check back for your chance to win a free MP3 EP from one of our favorite (and many of you as well), under-the-radar musicians, a guy who has made his way from composing themes for popular commercials and TV shows to putting together his debut ‘indie’ EP that you gotta hear. The contest will begin tomorrow morning, US PDT, and there will be FOUR winners. Follow us on Twitter or Facebook to be reminded once we launch the contest.