Stream: New Albums From Childish Gambino, R.E.M., Los Campesinos!

    Childish Gambino: Camp at NPR
    Release date: 11.15.11
    Label: Glassnote Records
    Camp is the much-anticipated proper debut from rapper Childish Gambino, who you also know as comedic actor Donald Glover.

    R.E.M.: Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage: 1982–2011 at NPR
    Release date: 11.15.11
    Label: Warner Bros
    R.E.M.’s two-disc career retrospective, Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage: 1982-2011, is a greatest-hits style release that also features some new material from the now-defunct band.

    G-Side: iSLAND at Bandcamp (or below)
    Release date: 11.11.11
    Label: N/A
    iSLAND is the second album in 2011 from Hunstville, Ala. duo G-Side, who previously garnered loads of attention with The ONE…Cohesive.

    Pusha T: Fear Of God II: Let Us Pray at Rolling Stone
    Release date: 11.08.11
    Label: G.O.O.D./Decon
    Pusha T, one half of the Clipse, took the five “best” songs off his Fear of God mixtape and tacked on several new ones to create his first retail release, Fear of God II: Let Us Pray. Features include Jeezy, Kanye West, Diddy, and Tyler, the Creator.

    A Band of Bees: Every Step’s A Yes  at Stereogum
    Release date: 11.08.11
    Label: Fiction/ATO
    Every Step’s a Yes is the latest album from the U.K.’s the Bees, who on our side of the pond are known as A Band of Bees. It was already released in other countries, so the band included some nifty bonus tracks, including a cover of “The Rip” by Portishead.

    Los Campesinos!: Hello Sadness at NPR
    Release date: 11.15.11
    Label: Wichita Recordings
    Los Campesinos!’s Hello Sadness is the follow-up to last year’s Romance is Boring and it finds the Welsh band treading into less upbeat, though still catchy, territory.

    Gold Panda: DJ-Kicks at Spinner
    Release date: 11.08.11
    Label: !K7 Records
    London DJ/producer Gold Panda puts together his very own DJ-Kicks compilation, featuring a few new cuts and a slew of material that helped shape his approach to music.

    Keep Shelly In Athens: Our Own Dream EP at Spinner
    Release date: 11.05.11
    Label: Forest Family Records
    In between working on singles and remixes, Keep Shelly in Athens recorded the Our Own Dream EP that features six new cuts from the Grecian dream-pop duo.

    Korallreven: An Album By Korallreven at HypeMachine (or below)
    Release date: 11.15.11
    Label: Acephale
    Balearic Swedish duo Korallreven issue their proper full-length debut, the impressive An Album by Korallreven, following a string of successful singles.

    Treefight for Sunlight: A Collection of Vibrations for Your Skull at Spinner
    Release date: 11.08.11
    Label: Friendly Fire Recordings
    Copenhagen, Denmark’s Treefight for Sunlight filled their full-length debut, A Collection of Vibration for Your Skull, with indie pop that’s relentlessly sunny and experimental.

    Carter Tanton: Freeclouds at Paste
    Release date: 11.15.11
    Label: Western Vinyl
    Carter Tanton, of Tulsa and Lower Dens, issues his latest solo album, Freeclouds, which features Marissa Nadler as guest on highlight “Fake Pretend.”

    Future of the Left: Polymers Are Forever at Spin
    Release date: 11.15.11
    Label: Xtra Mile
    Welsh noise-rock outift Future of the Left return with Polymers are Forever, the acclaimed band’s first release since 2009’s Travels with Myself and Another. A proper full-length is planned for 2012.

    Doldrums: Empire Sound at Altered Zones (or below)
    Release date: 11.08.11
    Label: No Pain In Pop
    After releasing several singles over the past year and a half, Montreal’s Doldrums issues his debut EP, Empire Sound. It’s a six-track blend of post-punk and sample-based bedroom-pop.

    Zambri: Glossolalia at Soundcloud (or below)
    Release date: 11.08.11
    Label: Kanine Records
    Zambri is the electronics-heavy, New York City-based Cristi Jo & Jessica Zambri, who make their debut with the Glossolalia EP.