Stream New Albums From Miike Snow, THEESatisfaction, The Mars Volta, Daniel Rossen

    THEESatisfaction: awE naturalE at NPR
    Label: Sub Pop
    Release date: 03.27.12
    After several years spent creating a buzz in the Seattle underground, hip-hop duo THEESatisfaction releases their proper debut on Sub Pop, awE naturalE. Guests are kept to a minimum here, though previous collaborators Shabazz Palaces show up on a few cuts.

    The Mars Volta: Noctourniquet at Rolling Stone
    Label: Warner Bros
    Release date: 03.27.12
    Noctourniquet is the Mars Volta’s long awaited follow-up to 2009’s Octahedron and it finds the guys inspired by ’80s U.K. rock band the Godfathers, Superman nemesis Solomon Grundy, and the Greek myth of Hyacinthus.

    Miike Snow: Happy to You at Rolling Stone
    Label: Downtown Records
    Release date: 03.27.12
    Swedish indie-pop outfit Miike Snow return with Happy to You, their sophomore album and follow-up to their self-titled 2009 debut.

    Daniel Rossen: Silent Hour/Golden Mile at Spin
    Label: Warp
    Release date: 03.20.12
    Daniel Rossen, of Grizzly Bear and Department of Eagles, takes a break from collaborating and drops his first solo project, the Silent Hour/Golden Mile EP.

    Photek: DJ-Kicks at MixMag (or below)
    Label: !K7
    Release date: 03.26.12
    Drum and bass mainstay Photek is the latest producer/DJ to share his own DJ-Kicks mix, with his featuring tunes from his own catalog, Sepalcure, and Daze Maxim.

    S / S / S: Beak & Claw at 3VOOR12
    Label: Anticon
    Release date: 3.20.12
    S / S / S is the trio of Sufjan Stevens, Serengeti, and Son Lux, who have come together to record the four-track Beak & Claw EP. It features Shara Worden and Doseone.

    Gift Of Gab: The Next Logical Progression at NPR
    Label: Quannum Projects
    Release date: 03.27.12
    The Next Logical Progression is the third solo album from Gift Of Gab, the MCing half of Blackalicious. Features include Latyrx, George Clinton, and Zumbi.

    Troy N?KA: Free Dreaming at Troy NoKA
    Label: Self-released
    Release date: 03.21.12
    After producing for the likes of Chris Brown and Frank Ocean, Troy N?KA steps up and releases a project on his own. Free Dreaming features nine new solo tracks from the talented producer and songwriter. 

    Unsane: Wreck at MetalSucks
    Label: Alternative Tentacles
    Release date: 03.20.12
    Wreck is the (great) seventh studio album from noise-rock pioneers Unsane, who hadn’t released a proper record since 2007’s Visqueen.

    Chamillionaire: Ammunition EP at 2DopeBoyz (or below)
    Label: N/A
    Release date: 03.20.12
    Rather than sit around and figure out a label situation, Chamillionaire decided to stay 100 percent independent and release his new EP completely on his own.

    Zeus: Busting Visions at Rolling Stone
    Label: Arts & Crafts Records
    Release date: 03.27.12
    Zeus return with their sophomore album, Busting Visions, that finds the Toronto outfit blending roots music with melodic rock.

    Georgia Anne Muldrow: Seeds at Exclaim
    Label: Someothaship Connect
    Release date: 03.27.12
    Seeds is a bit of a departure for multi-talented artist Georgia Anne Muldrow, who here connects with Madlib as the album’s sole producer.

    Oberhofer: Time Capsules II at Spin
    Label: Glassnote Records
    Release date: 03.26.12
    Tacoma, Wash.’s Brad Oberhofer returns with promising sophomore album, Time Capsules II, a lush, Steve Lillywhite-produced affair that just might find more acclaim for the 21-year-old.

    Ministry: Relapse at Metal Injection
    Label: AFM Records
    Release date: 03.26.12
    According to frontman Al Jourgensen, Relapse will serve as the final (and twelfth) album from industrial outfit Ministry. 

    I Come To Shanghai: Eternal Life Vol. 2 at Beats Per Minute (or below)
    Label: Self-released
    Release date: 03.20.12
    Atlanta psych-rock duo I Come To Shanghai release the second entry in their Eternal Life mini-album series featuring nine new tracks filled with prog, pop, and drone touches.