December 2, 2016 : new indie albums worth a listen

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December 2016 - New Indie Releases


New Music Friday : December 2, 2016


Childish Gambino Various Artists
"Awaken, My Love!" The Hamilton Mixtape
Origin : Lancaster, California, USA Origin : USA
Genre : Alternative Hip Hop, R&B, Soul Genre : Alternative Hip Hop, Soul, RnB
==> Third brilliant studio album by the American musician, singer-songwriter, rapper, actor, comedian and writer. ==> "The mixtape draws inspiration from Lin-Manuel Miranda's acclaimed Broadway show...". The 23-track project includes appearances from Chance the Rapper, Kelly Clarkson, Nas, Dave East, Usher, Sia, Regina Spektor, Alicia Keys, K'naan, The Roots, Ashanti, Jill Scott, Wiz Khalifa, John Legend, and more.
John Legend Peter Doherty
DARKNESS AND LIGHT Hamburg Demonstrations
Origin : Springfield, Ohio, USA Origin : Hexham, Northumberland, England
Genre : Soul, RnB Genre : Indie Rock, Indie Pop
==> Fifth studio album by the American musician, singer-songwriter including collaborations with Britanny Howard, Chance The Rapper and Miguel. ==> Second solo studio album by the British musician, singer-songwriter, actor, poet, writer, known as co-frontman of the band The Libertines.
D.I.D Damien Jurado & Richard Swift
The State We're In Other People's Songs
Origin : Nottingham, England Origin : USA
Genre : Indie Pop Genre : Indie Folk
==> Second brilliant studio album by the British band started in 2008 and formerly known as Dog Is Dead. ==> The Record label "Secretly Canadian" has just released this album of covers recorded in 2010 in collaboration by Damien Jurado and Richard Swift (later from The Shins).
Public Service Broadcasting Tears Run Rings
Live At Brixton In Surges
Origin : London, England Origin : Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, USA
Genre : Alternative Art Rock, Indie Rock Genre : Psychedelic Rock, Shoegaze, Dream Pop
==> First live album by the British duo consisting of J. Willgoose, Esq. on guitar, banjo, other stringed instruments, samplings and electronic instruments and Wrigglesworth on drums, piano and electronic instruments. For live shows they are augmented by visuals expert Mr. B and bass guitarist and flugelhorn player JF Abraham. ==> Third studio album by the five piece American band separate in three different cities and who started to collaborate in 2007 through the internet : "...The band records in 3 separate studios, transferring tracks back and forth over the wires until they are perfect...".