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September 17, 2012

This Week's Interesting Music Releases - September 18, 2012

Grizzly Bear

As the weather cools, the music release lists get hotter. This week Grizzly Bear's Shields, a mainstay of my listening over the past couple of weeks, hits the stores.

Aimee Mann's Charmer, Black Prairie's A Tear In The Eye Is A Wound In The Heart, Catherine Irwin of Freakwater's Little Heater, Dinosaur Jr.'s I Bet on Sky, and Josephine Foster's Blood Rushing are other new albums that have impressed me.

Michael Jackson's Bad has been remastered and expanded for its 25th anniversary edition.

Vinyl reissues include two Aphex Twin albums (…I Care Because You Do and Richard D. James Album) and four from Liars (Drum's Not Dead, Liars, They Threw Us All in a Trench and Stuck a Monument on Top, and They Were Wrong, So We Drowned).

What new releases are you picking up this week? What can you recommend? Have I left anything noteworthy off the list?

This week's interesting music releases:

Aimee Mann: Charmer
The Album Leaf: Forward / Return
Allah-Las: Allah-Las
Alt-J: An Awesome Wave
Aphex Twin: …I Care Because You Do (reissue) [vinyl]
Aphex Twin: Richard D. James Album (reissue) [vinyl]
The Avett Brothers: The Carpenter [vinyl]
Ben Folds Five: The Sound of the Life of the Mind
The Brad Mehldau Trio: Where Do You Start
Band of Horses: Mirage Rock
Black Prairie: A Tear In The Eye Is A Wound In The Heart
Brass Bed: A Bullet for You
Brother Ali: Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color
Califone: Roomsound (reissue) [vinyl]
Carly Rae Jepsen: Kiss
Cars and Trains: We Are All Fire
Catherine Irwin: Little Heater
Corin Tucker Band: Kill My Blues
Devin Townsend: Epicloud
Dinosaur Jr.: I Bet on Sky
The Dollyrots: The Dollyrots
Drivin N Cryin: Songs About Cars, Space and The Ramones
Gallows: Gallows
Grateful Dead: Spring 1990, So Glad You Made It
Grizzly Bear: Shields
How to Dress Well: Total Loss
Imagine Dragons: Night Visions [vinyl]
James Iha: Look to the Sky
JJ Doom: Key to the Kuffs [vinyl]
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: Meat and Bone
Josephine Foster: Blood Rushing
Kanye West: G.O.O.D. Music: Cruel Summer
The Killers: Battle Born
Liars: Drum's Not Dead (reissue) [vinyl]
Liars: Liars (reissue) [vinyl]
Liars: They Threw Us All in a Trench and Stuck a Monument on Top (reissue) [vinyl]
Liars: They Were Wrong, So We Drowned (reissue) [vinyl]
Local H: Hallelujah! I'm a Bum
Lymbyc Systym: Symbolyst
Menomena: Moms
Michael Jackson: Bad (25th Anniversary Edition) (remastered with bonus CD)
Mike Coykendoll: Chasing Away the Dots
Natural Child: Hard in Heaven
Nelly Furtado: The Spirit Indestructible
Paul Simon: Live in New York City
Paul Weller: Attic [vinyl]
Pink: The Truth About Love
Rangda: Formerly Extinct
Rickie Lee Jones: The Devil You Know
Robert Pollard: Jack Sells the Cow
Sic Alps: Sic Alps
Sweet Lights: Sweet Lights
The Sea and Cake: Runner
Various Artists: Lowe Country: The Songs of Nick Lowe
Various Artists: The Perks of Being a Wallflower (soundtrack)
The Whigs: Enjoy the Company
Woods: Bend Beyond

also at Largehearted Boy:

other weekly CD & DVD release lists

100 online sources for free and legal music downloads
Try It Before You Buy It (music from this week's CD releases)

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