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by PopMatters Staff

12 Aug 2009


We’re huge fans of Florence and the Machine’s debut Lungs, dropping a 9 on the album last month. The U.S. release is coming this October, but there’s plenty of video action in the meantime, including this new one that our own Emily Tartanella said has a “haunting menace” about it.

by PopMatters Staff

12 Aug 2009


Volcano Choir
Unmap
(Jagjaguwar)
Releasing: 22 September (US)

Justin Vernon aka Bon Iver teams with Collections of Colonies of Bees for a collaboration known as Volcano Choir. Their debut work releases next month.

SONG LIST
01 Husks and Shells
02 Seeplymouth
03 Island, IS
04 Dote
05 And Gather
06 Mbira in the Morass
07 Cool Knowledge
08 Still
09 Youlogy

Volcano Choir
“Island, IS” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

11 Aug 2009


Etienne Jaumet
Night Music
(Domino)
Releasing: 6 October (US)

Etienne Jaumet of Zombie Zombie fame releases his new Carl Craig-produced record this fall. Jaumet has a long resume in both electronic and indie circles, having worked with the likes of Lou Barlow, the Moldy Peaches, Herman Dune and other notables. His discography also includes six albums with the bands Flop and the Married Monk.

SONG LIST
01 For Falling Asleep
02 Mental Vortex
03 Entropy
04 Through the Strata
05 At the Crack of Dawn

Etienne Jaumet
“Entropy” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

11 Aug 2009


Malcolm Middleton
Waxing Gibbous
(Full Time Hobby)
Releasing: 11 August (US)

SONG LIST
01 Red Travellin’ Socks
02 Kiss at the Station
03 Carry Me
04 Zero
05 Stop Doing Be Good
06 Don’t Want to Sleep Tonight
07 Shadow
08 Ballad of Fuck All
09 Box and Knife
10 Made Up Your Mind

Malcolm Middleton
“Carry Me” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

11 Aug 2009


The Almighty Defenders
The Almighty Defenders
(Vice)
Releasing: 22 September 2009 (US)

It’s the collaboration of the Black Lips, King Khan, and Mark Sultan.

SONG LIST
01 All My Loving
02 The Ghost With the Most
03 Bow Down and Die
04 Cone of Light
05 Jihad Blues
06 30 Second Air Blast
07 Death Cult Soup n’ Salad
08 I’m Coming Home
09 Over the Horizon
10 She Came Before Me
11 The Great Defender

The Almighty Defenders
“Bow Down and Die” [MP3]
     

“Bow Down and Die” [MP3]
     

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