August 31, 2018 : new albums worth a listen

August 31, 2018 : new albums worth a listen

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August 2018 - New Album Releases


New Music Friday : August 31, 2018


Joy as an Act of Resistance. Hunter
Origin : Bristol, England Origin : London, England
Genre : Alternative Rock, Punk Rock Genre : Art Rock, Indie Pop

==> Second studio album by the British band formed in 2011 by singer Joe Talbot and bassist Adam Devonshire. About this new release, Talbot said : "This album is an attempt to be vulnerable to our audience and to encourage vulnerability; a brave naked smile in this shitty new world."

==> Brilliant third studio album, released through Domino Recording, by the British musician, singer-songwriter. The album is co-produced by Nick Launay, and features Adrian Utley from Portishead and Martyn P. Casey from the Bad Seeds.
Indigo Runaway (Deluxe)
Origin : Blacksburg, Virginia, USA Origin : Brighton, England
Genre : Indie Dream Pop Genre : Indie Folk Pop

==> Fourth studio album by the American band formed in 2009 by Jack Tatum who records Wild Nothing's albums and EPs alone, and is subsequently joined by the other members for live performances.

==> Tenth studio album by Michael David Rosenberg, better known by his stage name Passenger. "He described the record as a concept album, as he realised many of the songs had a strong sense of Americana" (Wikipedia).
A Better Life Big Red Machine
Origin : Macclesfield, England Origin : USA
Genre : Indie Rock Genre : Art Pop

==> Second studio album, released through Island Records by the British band formed in 2012 as a solo project of songwriter and producer Tarek Musa, who also sings and plays drums.

==> Debut album of the collaborative project, born in 2008, and consisting of Justin Vernon (from Bon Iver) and Aaron Dessnet (from The National). Songs blend Vernon's characteristically oblique and poetic words with a busy collage of sounds.
Flow State Karma For Cheap
Origin : Melbourne, Australia Origin : New Albany, Ohio, USA
Genre : Psyche Folk Pop Genre : Indie Folk Rock

==> Debut studio album by the Australian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. This first full-length has been released through her own record label, Lonely Lands Records.

==> Third studio album by the American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, active since 2004. This new album has been recorded in Nashville.
Kin Pillar of Na
Origin : Glasgow, Scotland Origin : Columbus, Ohio, USA
Genre : Post Rock, Instrumental Genre : Alternative Folk

==> Soundtrack of American science fiction action film Kin, directed by Jonathan and Josh Baker and written by Daniel Casey, based on the 2014 short film Bag Man. Out in USA on August 31, 2018.

==> Fourth studio album, released through the label ANTI-, by the American band formed in 2007 by singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Zac Little.