Stream New Albums From Amadou & Mariam, Screaming Females, Orbital

    Amadou & Mariam: Folia at NPR
    Label: Nonesuch
    Release date: 04.10.12
    Perhaps Mali’s biggest musical act, the husband-and-wife duo of Amadou and Mariam, return with a “crossover” album in Folia. It features the likes of Santigold, TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe and Kyp Malone, and Theophilus London.

    Screaming Females: Ugly at Spin
    Label: Don Giovanni
    Release date: 04.03.12
    Ugly is the long-awaited fifth studio album from Screaming Females, who received engineering services from Steve Albini for the release. Be sure to read our review here.

    Orbital: Wonky at NME (or below)
    Label: ACP
    Release date:  04.02.12 
    Wonky is Orbital’s first full-length release since 2004’s Blue Album and serves as their eighth studio album to date. It features Zola Jesus and British rapper Lady Leshurr.

    Knxwledge: Karma.Loops.Prt.1 at Bandcamp (or below)
    Label: Self-released
    Release date: 04.01.12
    Uber-prolific producer Knxwledge keeps it succinct on his latest release, the dusty and jazzy five-track karma.loops.prt.1.

    Alabama Shakes: Boys And Girls at NPR
    Label: ATO
    Release date: 04.10.12
    Soul-blues quartet Alabama Shakes make their full-length debut with Boys and Girls, an album precluded by loads a buzz and a recent performance on Conan.

    Red Hot Chili Peppers: Live EP at Spin
    Label: Self-released
    Release date: 04.03.12
    To celebrate the restart of their I’m With You tour, Red Hot Chili Peppers have compiled five live recordings to give away to their fans on this free EP.

    Choir Of Young Believers: Rhine Gold at Hypemachine (or below)
    Label: Ghostly
    Release date: 04.10.12
    Rhine Gold is the sophomore full-length and first album in four years from Danish avant-pop outfit Choir of Young Believers, which is led by multi-talented artist Jannis Noya Makrigiannis.