Tuesday, November 15, 2016

First Listen: New Releases for November 11

After a crazy election day and a crazy post-election week, we have new releases! Unfortunately, time is still not on my side, so here's a quick highlight list so you all know what to seek out.

Best Releases of the Week:

* David Wax Museum - A La Rumba Rumba (Surprise release of Mexican folk, excellent listen)
* The Wave Pictures - Bamboo Diner in the Rain
* A Tribe Called Quest - We Got It From Here... Thank You... (LISTEN TO THIS. SO GOOD.)
* Sad13 - Slugger (Speedy Ortiz singer's... dance album? It's great.)
* Emeli Sande - Long Live the Angels (Such an underrated singer)
* Matt Pond PA - Winter Lives (surprise! They're still around!)

Albums That May Be Worth Your Time:

* Nouvelle Vague - I Could Be Happy
* Luke Temple - A Hand Through the Cellar Door
* Wolf People - Ruins
* s a r a s a r a - A m o r F a t i
* Martha Wainwright - Goodnight City
* Sleigh Bells - Jessica Rabbit (As much of a departure as you can expect from Sleigh Bells)

Other Albums Out This Week:

* Wakrat - Wakrat
* Katie Kim - Salt
* Body/Head - No Waves
* Simian Mobile Disco - Welcome to Sideways
* E - E
* Okilly Dokilly - Howdilly Doodilly (Ned Flanders-inspired metal. Yeah.)

I will get my timetables sorted out soon. But at least accept this list as my penance for now. We will Make First Listen Great Again, or something.

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