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August 18, 2017 : new indie albums worth a listen

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‎2017-08-18 02:01 PM

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August 2017 - New Indie Releases

 

New Music Friday : August 18, 2017

 

KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD GRIZZLY BEAR
Sketches of Brunswick East Painted Ruins
Origin : Melbourne, Australia Origin : Brooklyn, New York, USA
Genre : Psychedelic Rock Genre : Indie Rock, Psychedelic Rock
==> Eleventh studio album by the brilliant and prolific Australian band. The album title is a reference to the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick East and Miles Davis' album Sketches of Spain. It is the third of five albums set to be released in 2017. ==> Fifth studio album by the American band and follow up of their 2012 album Shields. Grizzly Bear spent two years writing and recording for the album produced by band member Chris Taylor.
   
RAINER MARIA GHOSTPOET
Rainer Maria Dark Days + Canapés
Origin : Madison, Wisconsin, USA Origin : London, England
Genre : Indie Rock, Emo Genre : Alternative Hip Hop, Trip Hop

==> First new album since the 2006 Catastrophe Keeps Up Together by the American band active from 1995 to 2006 and reunited in 2014.

==> Fourth studio album by Obaro Ejimiwe, British vocalist, musician and poet, better known by his stage name Ghostpoet. It's described as : "a grey-skied documentation of modern hot-button issues such as the refugee crisis, social media, and modern dating..." (The Guardian)
   
THE SHERLOCKS UNKLE
Live For The Moment The Road, Pt. 1
Origin : Bolton, England Origin : London, England
Genre : Indie Rock Genre : Electronica, Trip Hop
==> After 8 singles, the British band, consisting of two sets of brothers, Kiaran and Brandon Crook, Andy and Josh Davidson, releases its debut album. ==> Fifth regular studio album by the British act active since 1992. It's the first UNKLE record in seven years. The album was inspired by James Lavelle's time spent curating the Meltdown Festival at London's Southbank Centre in 2014.
   
COASTS NEON WALTZ
This Life, Vol. 1 Strange Hymns
Origin : Bristol, England Origin : John o' Groats, Scotland
Genre : Indie Pop, Indie Rok Genre : Indie Rock, Psychedelic Rock
==> Second studio album by the British band formed in 2011. This new album is described as : "Huge anthemic indie-rock with big synths, plenty of instrumentation and strong pop sensibilities." (Banquet Records) ==> Debut album by the six-piece Scottish band formed in 2013. The band is developping a rich, robust and melodic sound.
   
CHASE & STATUS KACY & CLAYTON
Tribe The Siren's Song
Origin : London, England Origin : Glentworth, Saskatchewan, Canada
Genre : Electronica, Drum and Bass Genre : Indie Folk, Americana

==> Fourth studio album by the British production band active since 2003 and consisting of Saul Milton (Chase) and Will Kennard (Status). Several artists have been collaborating to this recording, as : Mr. Vegas, Kano, Emeli Sandé, MC Singing Fats, Craig David, Tom Grennan, Bugzy Malone and more...

==> Third studio album by the Canadian duo active since 2009. This timeless new release is produced by Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy. "... The album's nine songs often take the group into new territory by making use of full-band arrangements, but the songs are still given plenty of room to breathe and explore..." (Allmusic)
   

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john_94
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Beautiful list as always! 

stratospsilos
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Alright!