Sneak Peaks: New Album Releases 2-10-16 – 2-16-17

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Amber Run – For A Moment, I Was Lost

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness – Zombies On Broadway

Beach Slang – Here I Made This For You, Vol. 2

Blackfield – Blackfield V

Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears – Backlash

Brooders – Brooders

Ces Cru – Catastrophic Event Specialists

Clyde Carson – S.T.S.A. 2 (Something To Speak About)

Electric Guest – Plural

Fat Joe & Remy Ma – Plata O Plomo

Froth – Outside (Briefly)

Hand Habits – Wildly Idle (Humble Before the Void)

Hidden Spheres – By & Bye

Jesca Hoop – Memories Are Now

Janove – Artisten & Marlene

Kid Wise – Les vivants

冬K_Lo⋀f冬 – Twilight Hours II

Lowly – Heba

Lupe Fiasco – DROGAS Light

Meatbodies – Alice

Mors Principium Est – Embers of a Dying World

Mother Mother – No Culture

Mr. Elevator & The Brain Hotel – When the Morning Greets You

Nidingr – The High Heat Licks Against Heaven

Noveller – A Pink Sunset for No One

Overkill – The Grinding Wheel

Palberta – Bye Bye Berta

Paul White Ft. Danny Brown – Accelerator

Rag’n’Bone Man – Human

Sallie Ford – Soul Sick

Sinkane – Life & Livin’ It

Steel Diamonds – The Peace Keeper

Stromboli – Volume Uno

Tall Ships – Impressions

Teen Daze – Themes for Dying Earth

The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Don’t Get Lost

The Necks – Unfold

The Sadies – Northern Passages

Thievery Corporation – The Temple of I & I

Thundamentals – Everyone We Know

Tinariwen – Elwan

Trevor de Brauw – Uptown

Una Healy – The Waiting Game

Vermont – II

Volcanic Queen – Innocence of Those Who Perished

Westside Gunn – Riots on Fashion Avenue

Wiegedood – De Doden Hebben het Goed II

YPY – 2020

Comment: And here comes 2017… least anticipated, Anton’s crappy Brian Jonestown Massacre are never up to the job, not ever. Rag’n’Bone Man may have a hit but he is a Gary Clark/Jake Bugg  type hype that won’t happen. Most Anticipated? The Beach Slang mixtape will definitely be more of the same, and while that same is pretty good, I am holding out for a new album. I love Thievery Corporation in theory, they were terrific opening for Massive Attack in 2010, but the singles haven’t done it for me yet. I’ll go with Chicago’s political rapper Lupe Fiasco who recently noted “On the social, cultural & economic fronts: Black Americans should seriously reconsider our role in this society for the next generation. The single wasn’t great, however Lupe tends to be pretty ferocious…


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