Generationals - Spinoza, from the new album "Heza."
This week on New Hot, read about a band that was championed by the late John Peel, plus one of America's most important modern rock groups of the 21st century. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, June 4.
Taj Raj are changing their tune. Formed out of a hardcore punk background, their debut "Your Thief" was a rocking affair. But now they're going the alt-country route for new EP "Fine Hearts Alive." Their first release since 2011 sees added instrumentation, lush arrangements and an affinity for soundscapes.
Dan Israel - Live On, the title track from his new album.
Bored Nothing - Let Down, from the self-titled new album.
Bonobo - Cirrus, from the new album "The North Borders."
IO Echo - Ministry Of Love, the title track from their new album.
This week on New Hot, read about a new album from two of James Blake's best friends, plus one of the UK's youngest and most successful songwriters. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, May 28.
When Enemy Planes comes up in conversation, the same thing is always said: "What happened to Pictures Of Then?" That band essentially disappeared as Enemy Planes came into existence, leading many to think that they had split up. In reality, they're still together, but Enemy Planes explores a new direction, one that's heavily atmospheric, moody and laden with their most complex instrumentation yet.
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.