May 13, 2016 : New indie albums worth a listen

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May 2016 - New Indie Releases

 

New Music Friday : May 13, 2016

 

Twin Peaks Yak
Down In Heaven Alas Salvation
Origin : Chicago, Illinois, USA Origin : London, England
Genre : Indie Rock, Garage Rock Genre : Indie Rock
Third studio album of the band formed in 2009. They keep to deliver powerful melodies and brilliant arrangements guitars oriented.
Debut album of an energetic British trio apparently drowned in Rock since they were born.
 
Islands Islands
Should I Remain Here At Sea? Taste
Origin : Montreal, Quebec, Canada Origin : Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Genre : Indie Rock Genre : Indie Rock, Electro-Pop
First of two albums released the same day by the Canadian band. This one in the same indie Rock style as their debut album Return To The Sea.
Third album in the discography of the Canadian band and the 2nd released today, exploring some new electro territories.
 
Eagulls Nothing
Ullages Tired Of Tomorrow (Deluxe Version)
Origin : Leeds, England Origin : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Genre : Indie Rock, Post-Punk Genre : Indie Rock, Shoegaze

Second album of the British band formed in 2010. Solid sound and haunting melodies. They have been chosen in 2014 as support of Franz Ferdinand's U.K tour.

Formed in 2011 and signed to Relapse Records, the American band proposes with this second album a typical shoegaze sound with a solid instrumentation.
 
Digitalism Young Magic
Mirage Still Life
Origin : Hamburg, Germany Origin : Brooklyn, New York, USA
Genre : Electro Pop-Rock-Dance Genre : Experimental Pop
Third studio album, and the first in 5 years of the German electronic duo formed in 2004 and somewhere influenced by Daft Punk.
Third studio album of the duo formed in 2010 and consisting of the multi-instrumentalists and vocalists Melati Malay and Isaac Emmanuel. They are known for incorporating in their music field recordings from all around the world.
 
Fruit Bats Hooded Fang
Absolute Loser Venus On Edge
Origin : Chicago, Illinois, USA Origin : Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genre : Alternative Country-Folk-Pop Genre : Indie Rock, Surf Punk-Rock

Sixth studio album of the American band formed in 1997 and led by Eric D. Johnson (also member of The Shins). After a short break-up in 2013 the band come back with this new album.

Fourth studio album of the Canadian band formed in 2007 and led by twin lyricists, bassist/vocalist April Aliermo and guitarist/vocalist Daniel Lee. Brilliant guitars work.
 
Electric Citizen Modern Baseball
Higher Time Holy Ghost
Origin : Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Origin : Pennsylvania, Maryland, USA
Genre : Rock, Hard-Rock Genre : Indie Rock, Pop-Punk, Emo

Second album of the American four piece formed in 2014 and led by husband/guitarist Ross Dolan and wife/vocalist Laura Dolan. They deliver a classic but powerful rock.

Third album of the American band formed in 2011 in Maryland and who began as an acoustic duo. After relocated in Pennsylvania they became a four piece band with the actual line-up.
 
Brodka Mark Pritchard
Clashes Under The Sun
Origin : Zywiec, Poland Origin : England
Genre : Indie Pop Genre : Ambient, Experimental

Monica Brodka, Polish singer, violin and guitar player, winner of the third season of Polish Idol in 2004, has since released 3 albums. With this fourth LP she offers her strong songwriting and a solid instrumentation to serve her powerful voice.

Mark Pritchard is an english electronic musician and producer, resident actually in Australia. He is very eclectic, producing music in different genres as well Ambient, Hip-Hop, Techno, Jungle as Grime and Drum and bass. On this album we find a collaboration with Thom Yorke (Radiohead).