Crankshaft and The Gear Grinders - Boomtown, from the new album "What You Gonna Do?"
Alpine - Gasoline, from the new album "A Is For Alpine."
Dungeonesse - Shucks, from the new self-titled album.
John Grant - GMF (Greatest Living Creature), from the new album "Pale Green Ghosts."
South Minneapolis rapper Greg Grease knew he had to get his debut album "Cornbread, Pearl and G" out to the masses before the end of 2012. If anything, it would be a good holiday gift to family and friends. What he didn't know was that the record would end up making just about every best album list from local critics.
This week on New Hot, read about a band famous for its two pairs of brothers, plus the return of a French robotic duo. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, May 21.
Crimes- Cloud Creep, from the new album "Thin Sunlight."
Still Corners - Fireflies, from the new album "Strange Pleasures."
She and Him - Never Wanted Your Love, from the new album "Volume Three."
Savages - She Will, from the new album "Silence Yourself."
Deerhunter - Back To The Middle, from the new album "Monomania."
Crimes' first album "Good Hope" was a sleeper success. Released to little reception initially, the band gradually came to forefront of the Twin Cities music community and gained praise for their interesting mix of lo-fi rock and slight sense of depraved lyrics.
This week on New Hot, read about a British singer whose debut is getting a United States release, as well as an album whose title comes from a Junior Reed song. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, May 14.
VANDAAM - Electron Oceans, from the new self-titled EP.
Jonny Fritz - Goodbye Summer, from the new album "Dad Country."