June 17, 2016 : New Indie Albums Worth a Listen

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‎2016-06-17 02:26 PM

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June 2016 - New Indie Releases

 

New Music Friday : June 17, 2016

 

 
Let's Eat Grandma   Swans
I, Gemini   The Glowing Man
Origin : Norwich, England   Origin : New York City, USA
Genre : Experimental Psychedelic Pop   Genre : Experimental rock
British duo, multi-instrumentalists Rosa and Jenny, both 17, and best friends since the age of 4, hits the target with their creative debut album.
 
Fourteenth studio album of the experimental band led by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Michael Gira, since 1982.
 
 
Will Butler   Jake Bugg
Friday Night   On My One
Origin : The Woodlands, Texas, USA   Origin : Clifton, Nottingham, England
Genre : Indie Rock   Genre : Indie Folk-Rock
First live album in the solo career of the American multi-instrumentalist and composer, best known as a core member of the band Arcade Fire.
 
Third studio album of the English musician, singer, and songwriter, naming in his main influences : "Don McLean, Donovan, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash, and the Everly Brothers."
 
 
Mitski   Case/Lang/Veirs
Puberty 2   case/lang/veirs
Origin : New York City, USA   Origin : USA
Genre : Indie Alternative rock   Genre : Indie avant-rock, Indie Folk

Fourth studio album of the Japanese born indie-rock performer, named in 2014 one of the "10 Artists You Need to Know" by the magazine Rolling Stone.

 
"Case/Lang/Veirs is a one-of-a-kind event from three phenomenal artists : avant-rock icon Neko Case, legendary musical nomad k.d. lang, and indie folk star Laura Veirs." (From band website). Debut album.
 
 
FAWNN   The Low Anthem
Ultimate Oceans   eyeland
Origin : Detroit, Michigan, USA   Origin : Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Genre : Indie-Rock, Post-Punk   Genre : Indie Folk-Rock, Psyche-Folk
Second album of the American band formed in 2010. For the likes of bands like The New Pornographers, Joy Formidable, Breeders.
 
Fifth studio album of the American band founded in 2006 by duo Ben Knox Miller (lead vocals, guitar) and Jeff Prystowsky (drums, vocals, double bass).
 
 
Weaves   Laura Mvula
Weaves   The Dreaming Room
Origin : Toronto, Canada   Origin : Birmingham, England
Genre : Indie Pop-Rock   Genre : Soul, Jazz

Self-titled debut album of the canadian quartet started in 2012 by vocalist Jasmyn Burke, guitarist Morgan Waters, bassist Zach Bines, and drummer Spencer Cole.

 
Second studio album from the British soul singer-songwriter, who started to sing in 2005 in a "a capella" group, Black Voices, and formed a jazz/neo-soul group called Judyshouse, in 2008.
 
 
The Tragically Hip   Gojira
Man Machine Poem   Magma
Origin : Kingston, Ontario, Canada   Origin : Bayonne, France
Genre : Alternative Rock   Genre : Heavy Metal, Progressive Metal

Fourteenth studio album of the Canadian band formed in 1984 and led by lead singer Gordon Downie.

 
Sixth studio album of the French band formed in 1996 and known as Godzilla until 2001. "They are known for their environmentally-themed lyrics" and have gone from "utmost obscurity" to being mentioned regularly "amongst the genre's leading new millennium upstarts".

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Rock Star

Wonderful post again! Thanks for getting around it ^_^

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Yay! Gojira :D