January 20, 2017 : new indie albums worth a listen

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January 2017 - New Indie Releases

 

New Music Friday : January 20, 2017

 

FOXYGEN AUSTRA
Foxygen Austra
Hang Future Politics
Origin : Agoura Hills, California, USA Origin : Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genre : Psyche Pop, Indie Rock Genre : Synthpop, Electro Pop
==> Fourth studio album by the Californian duo on "Jagjaguwar" label. Once again, Jonathan Rado and Sam France display all their creativity and sense of melodies and arrangements. Brilliant. ==> Third studio album by the Canadian electronic music project founded by Katie Stelmanis and Maya Postepski in 2009.
   
LOYLE CARNER TIM COHEN
Loyle Carner Tim Cohen
Yesterday's Gone Luck Man
Origin : South London, England Origin : Syracuse, New York > San Francisco, USA
Genre : Alternative Hip Hop, Grime Genre : Indie Folk-Rock, Experimental
==> Debut album by the British Grime / Hip Hop musician and actor. His style has been described as "sensitive and eloquent". ==> Fourth studio album under his own name by the American singer-songwriter, frontman of the band : The Fresh & Onlys.
   
MENACE BEACH AFI
Menace Beach AFI
Lemon Memory AFI (The Blood Album)
Origin : Leeds, England Origin : Ukiah, California, USA
Genre : Indie Rock Genre : Punk Rock, Alternative Rock
==> Second studio album by the British indie rock band active since 2012 and formed by core members Ryan Needham and Liza Violet. ==> Tenth studio album by the American band (A Fire Inside) formed in 1991 and having the same line-up since 1998.
   
SHY GIRLS DRAB MAJESTY
Shy Girls Drab Majesty
Salt The Demonstration
Origin : Pennsylvania > Portland, Oregon, USA Origin : Los Angeles, California
Genre : Indie Pop, Alternative RnB Genre : New Wave, Dark Wave, Post Punk
==> Debut album by Shy Girls, project of American singer-songwriter, record producer, Dan Vidmar. ==> Second studio album of the band started as a "bedroom" project in 2012 and expanded as a duo in 2016 with growing audiences.
   
MICHAEL CHAPMAN THE PROPER ORNAMENTS
Michael Chapman The Proper Ornaments
50 Foxhole
Origin : Leeds, England Origin : London, England
Genre : Alternative Folk Genre : Psyche Pop
==> New album in the abundant discography of the British singer-songwriter whose career has been starting in 1966. This album is celebrating 50 years as a professional musician. ==> Foxhole is the second album by Proper Ornaments, project of James Hoare (Ultimate Painting, Veronica Falls) and Max Oscarnold (Toy, Pink Flames).