September 14, 2018 : new albums worth a listen

September 14, 2018 : new albums worth a listen

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September 2018 - New Album Releases


New Music Friday : September 14, 2018


Great Escape Double Negative
Origin : England / Sweden Origin : Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Genre : Progressive Rock Genre : Alternative Rock

==> Melancholic tenth studio album, released through label Season Of Mist, by the British band centred around multi-instrumentalist Justin Greaves.

==> Eighteenth studio album, released through Sub Pop Records, by the American band formed in 1993 by Alan Sparhawk (guitar and vocals) and Mimi Parker (drums and vocals).
Songs Of Resistance 1972 - 2018 Snow Bound
Origin : New York City, New York, USA Origin : Dunedin, New Zealand
Genre : Alternative Folk, Avant Garde Genre : Indie Pop

==> Marc Ribot, American guitarist and composer, worked with Sam Amidon, Justin Vivian Bond, Ohene Cornelius, Steve Earle, Domenica Fossati, Tift Merritt, Meshell Ndegeocello, Syd Straw, Fay Victor, and Tom Waits on original and traditional protest songs from World War II to the present day.

==> Seventh studio album by the band formed in 1980, and which is essentially the continuing project of singer/songwriter Martin Phillipps, who is the group's sole constant member.
Twisted Crystal Heaven
Origin : Boston, Massachusetts, USA Origin : Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genre : Art Rock Genre : Alternative Rock, Shoegaze

==> This new LP, "... feels more personal than ever for the band. Angular yet irresistibly catchy, this collection of pop songs pulls influence from powerful groups like The Slits, ESG, Gina X, and early Madonna, with sing-speak vocals from Kassie Carlson nodding to legendary artists like Laurie Anderson, Grace Jones, and Lizzy Mercier Descloux – combining this all into a twisted, crystalline concoction." (Artist bandcamp)

==> Second studio album by the energetic Canadian band led by Katie Monks (guitar/vocals) and Liz Ball (guitar) who met when they were 14 and started writing music after they had graduated from high school.
Ancient Transition On Dark Horses
Origin : Wilmington, North Carolina, USA Origin : Los Angeles, California, USA
Genre : Indie Folk Genre : Ambient, Indie Folk

==> Debut album on Nettwerk Records by the American duo consisting of Benjamin Mabry (vocals, guitar, rhodes, piano, glockenspiel, and harmonium) and Brent Holloman (guitar, vocals, banjo, rhodes, piano, glockenspiel, and bass).

==> Third solo studio album by the American singer-songwriter and wisual artist, known as part of the bands The Nocturnes, Red Sparowes and Marriages.
For Ever True Rockers
Origin : London, England Origin : Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Genre : Modern Soul Genre : Southern Rock, Blues Rock

==> Second studio album by the British band formed in 2013 by Tom McFarland and Josh Lloyd-Watson, friends since they were nine years old. "Jungle's musical style has been described as "midtempo 1970s-style funk" and their music is intermixed with "tropical percussion, wildlife noises, falsetto yelps, psychedelic washes and badoinking bass" (Wikipedia)

==> Fully energetic third studio album by the Canadian band formed in 2009 and who won the 2013 Juno Award for Breakthrough Group of the Year.