Posted in music | new releases on August 27, 2007

LiarsTwo albums I can enthusiastically recommend this week are the self-titled fourth album by Liars and Super Furry Animals' Hey Venus!. Other recommended albums include Pseudosix's self-titled disc and Aesop Rock's None Shall Pass (which features the Mountain Goats' John Darnielle on one track).

Notable reissues this week include a remastered edition of Second Coming by the Dickies, and a reissue of the long out of print Modern Lovers self-titled album.

Have I left anything noteworthy off the list? What new music releases can you recommend this week? What should I avoid?

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Tags: Aesop Rock, Liars

Comments (11)

i'm all about the liars...but, i think i like 'drums not dead' better.

Posted by ko | August 27, 2007 5:49 PM

And don't forget

Obituary - Xecutioner's Return

(and they'll be at BB Kings on 9/12/07)

Posted by klaus_kinski | August 27, 2007 7:27 PM

VHS or Beta

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2007 5:14 AM

Jamie T! The songs I've heard are really catchy.

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2007 9:14 AM

sadly omitted was

No Age - "Weirdo Rippers"

it rules the school!

Posted by mat | August 28, 2007 9:39 AM

The SFA is only available as vinyl or digital at this point (the domestic cd comes out in October)

The Jamie T is good, as is NYPC.

Posted by cary | August 28, 2007 11:07 AM

Liars album is cool. Drum's definitely got a better flow to it, but the new one is a big sonic leap.

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2007 5:13 PM

No Age is the shit! they need more exposure.

Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2007 5:13 PM

hey, Largehearted Boy is already doing a great job! He can't catch everything.

Here's some No Age love:
http://www.brooklynvegan.com/archives/2007/08/no_age_mp3s_200.html

Posted by brooklynvegan | August 28, 2007 5:24 PM

the new pash cd is really good!

Posted by heather | August 28, 2007 9:38 PM

I swear I'm not a street team member pretending not to be a street team member...

On AOL Music's "Full CD Listening Parties" this week, one of the albums available is "East Side Story" by one Emily King. The in-a-nutshell description of her they give says, "This 22-year-old New York native cites the Beatles, Nas, Sarah Vaughan, Radiohead and Michael Jackson as influences." I listened to about half the album. It sounded like straight-up modern R&B; I didn't hear a Beatles influence, much less Radiohead.

Anyone know anything about her? I'm guessing that since she's got an album out on J Records at the age of 22, there must've been some buzz about her by now.

Posted by Anonymous | August 29, 2007 5:05 PM

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