Stream: New Albums From Radiohead, Bjork, James Blake

    Radiohead: TKOL RMX 1234567 at Hypemachine (or below)
    Release date: 10.11.11
    Label: TBD Records
    This isn’t technically Radiohead’s new album but rather a collection of the various remixes of tracks off the band’s The King of Limbs. Featured producers/groups include Four Tet, SBTRKT, Jamie xx, and Modeselektor.

    Future Islands: On The Water at NPR
    Release date: 10.11.11
    Label: Thrill Jockey
    On the Water is the Baltimore-based trio’s highly anticipated follow-up to last year’s successful In Evening Air.

    Bjork: Biophilia at NPR
    Release date: 10.11.11
    Label: Nonesuch
    Bjork’s Biophilia is both another entry in the Icelandic singer’s impressive catalog and, perhaps, her most ambitious project to date. It features album-specific iPad apps for each track and one hell of a deluxe edition.

    Andrew Bird: Norman Score at Facebook
    Release date: 10.11.11
    Label: Mom & Pop Music
    Before he releases a proper new album in 2012, Andrew Bird drops off his score for indie dramedy Norman. The film opens Oct. 21. [via Pitchfork]

    Martyn: Ghost People (below)
    Release date: 10.11.11
    Label: Brainfeeder
    Dutch producer/DJ Martyn  has become world renown for his constantly evolving style, which only continues to develop here on his Brainfeeder debut, Ghost People.

    Casiokids: Aabenbaringen over aaskammen at Consequence of Sound
    Release date: 10.11.11
    Label: Polyvinyl
    After building a buzz in the latter 2000s, Casiokids released this U.S. debut last year with Topp Stemning På Lokal Bar. And some 15 months later, the Norwegian band returns with Aabenbaringen over aaskammen, which translates into The Revelation Over the Mountain in English. Of Montreal are a featured guest.

    Crooked Fingers: Breaks In The Armor at Spin
    Release date: 10.11.11
    Label: Merge
    Eric Bachmann somehow found the time to record another Crooked Fingers album, Breaks in the Armor, while also reuniting seminal indie rock outfit Archers of Loaf. This is his sixth CF record.

    James Blake: Enough Thunder at Spotify
    Release date: 10.04.11
    Label: Universal Repulic
    British wunderkind James Blake returns with an EP, Enough Thunder, featuring a collaboration with Bon Iver, a Joni Mitchell cover, and enough (sorry) new material to hold us over until his next project.

    Talkdemonic: Ruins at Spinner
    Release date: 10.04.11
    Label: Glacial Pace
    This is the experimental/folk-leaning Portland duo’s first full-length release since 2008’s Eyes at Half Mast.

    Colleen Green: Cujo EP at PureVolume
    Release date: 10.04.11
    Label: Art Fag Recordings
    Cujo is the latest release from Boston-born, California-based Colleen Green, a stoner with a penchant for crafting catchy, memorable, and fuzzy pop tunes.

    Dreamers of the Ghetto: Enemy/Lover at Spinner
    Release date: 10.04.11
    Label: Temporary Residence Ltd.
    Bloomington, Ind. natives Dreamers of the Ghetto share a love for both the huge arena rock and pulsing synth-driven pop of the ’80s, which can be heard across their debut, Enemy/Lover.

    Comet Gain: Howl Of The Lonely Crowd at Spinner
    Release date: 10.04.11
    Label: What’s Your Rupture?
    Howl of the Lonely Crowd represents a comeback-of-sorts for this underrated British indie pop outfit. Comet Gain haven’t released a full-length LP since 2005’s City Fallen Leaves.

    Julianna Barwick: Matrimony Remixes on Bandcamp
    Release date: 10.04.11
    Label: Asthmatic Kitty
    This six-track EP lifts two tracks, “Vow” and “Prizewinning,” off Julianna Barwick’s The Magic Place and features remixes from Diplo and Lunice, Prince Rama, and Helado Negro.

    Astrobal: Poetry & Science Fiction at Soundcloud (or below)
    Release date: 10.04.11
    Label: Plug Research
    French producer/musician Astrobal is the latest signee to Plug Research, a label known for pushing the boundaries of electronic, soul, and hip-hop. Poetry & Science Fiction is Astrobal’s fittingly titled debut on Plug.


    Astrobal – Poetry & Science-Fiction by Plug Research