Stream New Albums From Lee Ranaldo, Lost In The Trees, Kindness

    Lee Ranaldo: Between The Tides And Times at Rolling Stone
    Label: Matador
    Release date: 03.20.12
    Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo’s latest solo album, Between the Tides and Times, features collaborations with like-minded experimentalists Jim O’Rourke, Nels Cline, and fellow SYer Steve Shelly.

    Lost In The Trees: A Church That Fits Our Needs at NPR
    Label: Anti-
    Release date: 03.20.12
    Chapel Hill, N.C. collective Lost In The Trees return with their sophomore album, A Church That Fits Our Needs, a concept project-of-sorts that celebrates the life of songwriter Ari Picker’s mother.

    Kindness: World, You Need A Change Of Mind at Guardian
    Label: Polydor
    Release date: 03.20.12
    World, You Need a Change of Mind is the critically acclaimed debut of U.K. dance/funk music ambassador Kindness.

    Esperanza Spalding: Radio Music Society at NPR
    Label: Concord Jazz
    Release date: 03.20.12
    Radio Music Society is jazz singer/bassist Esperanza Spalding’s most anticipated release to date as it follow’s her Best New Artist win at the 2011 Grammy Awards.

    Kid606: Ejaculazer Tag at XLR8R
    Label: Tigerbeat6
    Release date: 03.26.12
    Kid606’s latest release, the Ejaculazer Tag EP, revolves around the title track, which receives three remixes here, and several other funky, garage-leaning jams.

    Lee Fields: Faithful Man at Spinner
    Label: Truth & Soul
    Release date: 03.13.12
    Lee Fields caught a fire in 2009 with the release of My World, a throwback soul album from a dude who’s been in the business since the late ’60s. Faithful Man is his latest.

    Delta Spirit: Delta Spirit at Spinner
    Label: Rounder Records
    Release date: 03.13.12
    San Diego-based Americana/soul outfit Delta Spirit follow-up their extremely successful sophomore album, 2010’s History From Below.

    2562: Air Jordan at FACT
    Label: When In Doubt
    Release date: 03.12.12
    2562’s latest EP, Air Jordan, finds the Dutch producer creating dubstep-tinged tunes inspired by his recent trip to the Middle East.

    Paul Weller: Sonik Kicks at FACT
    Label: Universal
    Release Date: 03.19.12
    Sonik Kicks is the psychedelic eleventh studio album from Brit-rock mainstay Paul Weller. It’s also his first since 2010’s Wake Up the Nation.

    Astrobal: Astrobal Reworked at Soundcloud (or below)
    Label: Plug Research
    Release date: 03.13.12
    French producer Astrobal’s Plug Research debut, the Poetry & Science-Fiction EP, receives the all-out Reworked treatment here from acts like Tensei, Thost, Flairs, and others.