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Sort of Revolution
(Ninja Tune)
Releasing: 15 September (US)

SONG LIST
01 Sort of Revolution
02 Move on Me
03 Six Weeks
04 Nothing Is Ever Finished
05 See It All
06 Q & A  
07 If I Had a Million
08 Pigtails  
09 Maker
10 Walking in the Sun

SONG LIST FOR SINGLE
01 Sort of Revolution (The Cinematic Orchestra Radio Edit)
02 Sort of Revolution (French Radio Edit)
03 Don’t Look Down
04 Sort of Revolution (Sideshow Dub)
05 Sort of Revolution (The Cinematic Orchestra Remix)

Fink
“Sort of Revolution (The Cinematic Orchestra Remix)” [MP3]
     

Arctic Monkeys covered Nick Cave at All Points West last week. The band’s new album, Humbug, drops later this month on the 24th.

Roy Hargrove Big Band
Emergence
(Groovin’ High/Emarcy)
Releasing: 25 August (US)

PopMatters jazz trumpet fave Roy Hargrove is releasing his first ever big band album this month. Hargrove claims as influences for his big band approach such masters as Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, and Duke Ellington. Readers in L.A. can catch the band at the Hollywood Bowl on August 26th.

SONG LIST
01 Velera
02 Ms. Garvey, Ms. Garvey
03 My Funny Valentine
04 Mambo for Roy
05 Requiem
06 September in the Rain
07 Every Time We Say Goodbye
08 La Puerta
09 Roy Allan
10 Tschpiso
11 Trust

Roy Hargrove Big Band
“Ms. Garvey, Ms. Garvey” [MP3]
     

I don’t get this one—I daresay the Coens are hit or miss for me.

A Mountain of One
Institute of Joy
(10 Worlds/PIAS)
Releasing: 7 September (US)

SONG LIST
01 Intro
02 Sky Is Folding
03 Bones
04 Lie Awake
05 Green
06 Highs of the Sun
07 River Music
08 Purple
09 In Our Lifetime
10 Ahead of the Curve
11 Who by Fire
12 White Spider
13 Knife of the Sultan

A Mountain of One
“Bones” [MP3]
     

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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