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September 23, 2016 : new indie albums worth a listen


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September 2016 - New Indie Releases


New Music Friday : September 23, 2016


Warpaint Beach Slang
Heads Up A Loud Bash Of Teenage Feelings
Origin : Los Angeles, California, USA Origin : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Genre : Indie Rock, Psych. Dream Pop Genre : Indie Punk Rock
==> Third studio album of the Californian band formed in 2004. Childhood friends Emily Kokal and Theresa Wayman are the only founders always active in the band. ==> Second studio album of the American band formed in 2013. In 2014, during a show, they announced a split-up. Finally they just asked the former drummer to leave the group.
How To Dress Well Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam
Care I Had A Dream That You Were Mine
Origin : Chicago, Illinois, USA Origin : USA
Genre : Indie meditative Soul, Chamber Pop Genre : Indie Alternative Americana
==> Fourth studio album on Domino Recordings by How To Dress Well, stage name of American singer-songwriter Tom Krell. ==> Debut album of the collaboration, started in 2016, between Hamilton Leithauser (The Recoys, The Walkmen) and Rostam Batmanglij (Vampire Weekend).
GRiZ Paper Route
Good Will Prevail Real Emotion
Origin : Southfield, Michigan, USA Origin : Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Genre : Funk, Electro Soul, Future Funk Genre : Indie Rock, SynthPop
==> Fifth studio album of the American DJ and electronic producer Grant Kwiecinski, known for playing the saxophone along his recordings. ==> Third studio album of the band formed in 2004 and consisting of JT Daly (vocals, keyboards, percussion), Chad Howat (bass, piano, programming), and Nick Aranda (guitars).
Emanuel And The Fear Devendra Banhart
Primitive Smile Ape In Pink Marble
Origin : Brooklyn, New York, USA Origin : Houston, Texas, USA
Genre : Chamber Pop, Indie Rock Genre : Freak Folk, Psychedelic Folk
==> Fourth studio album of the band formed in 2008 by frontman Emanuel Ayvas. The band is now a "collective of musicians with backgrounds in contemporary classical, metal, jazz, and folk music, all who happen to play rock music" (from website). ==> Ninth studio album by the Venezuelan American singer-songwriter and visual artist : Drawings by Banhart were featured in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and in the Centre for Fine Arts of Brussels.
LVL UP Airbourne
Return To Love Breakin' Outta Hell
Origin : Purchase, New York, USA Origin : Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
Genre : Indie Lo-Fi Rock Genre : Hard Rock
==> Third studio album on Sub Pop Records by the American band formed in 2011 and consisting of Mike Caridi (guitar, vocals), Dave Benton (guitar, vocals), Nick Corbo (bass, vocals), Greg Rutkin (drums). ==> Fourth studio album of the Australian band formed in 2003. They signed in 2015 a worldwide deal with "Spinefarm Records".