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by PopMatters Staff

11 Sep 2009

(Paper Bag)
Releasing: 27 October

Michael Silver (aka CFCF) is the Montreal DJ who attracted notice for his remix of Crystal Castles’ “Air War”. Paper Bag is putting out CFCF’s debut full-length this fall.

01 Raining Patterns
02 Big Love
03 Invitation to Love
04 Summerlong
05 You Hear Colours
06 Monolith
07 Half Dreaming
08 Letters Home
09 Break-In
10 Come Closer
11 Snake Charmer
12 Half Dreaming Reprise

“Monolith” [MP3]

by PopMatters Staff

11 Sep 2009

Releasing: 6 October

Athens, Georgia musicians unite to form a super-group of sorts. Members of the Olivia Tremor Control, Deerhunter, Circulatory System and more gather for 12 songs of imaginative pop that feature all manner of instruments including violin, cello, mandolin, and clarinet, alongside the standard pop ensemble tools.

01 Peace Disco Song
02 Brave Tree
03 Sunflower Clock
04 The River
05 I Got the Answer
06 The Mermaid’s Tale
07 Copper Palo
08 The Night I Died
09 Too Many Eights
10 Anyone
11 Time to End the War
12 316

“Brave Tree” [MP3]

by PopMatters Staff

10 Sep 2009

These United States
Everything Touches Everything
(United Interests)
Released: 1 September

01 I Want You to Keep Everything
02 Will It Ever
03 Everything Touches Everything
04 Night & the Revolution
05 The Secret Door
06 Conquest & Consequence
07 I’m Gonna Assemble a City
08 Good Bones
09 The Important Thing
10 End
11 Good Night Wish

These United States release their third full length album in 18 months with Everything Touches Everything.

These United States
“Everything Touches Everything” [MP3]

WOXY Session [MP3]

by PopMatters Staff

10 Sep 2009

Richard Hawley
Truelove’s Gutter
Releasing: 22 September

01 As the Dawn Breaks
02 Open Up the Door
03 Ashes on the Fire
04 Remorse Code
05 Don’t Get Hung Up in Your Soul
06 Soldier On
07 For Your Lover Give Some Time
08 Don’t You Cry

by PopMatters Staff

10 Sep 2009

Gates of Slumber
Hymns of Blood and Thunder
(Rise Above)
Releasing: 29 September

01 Chaos Calling
02 Death Dealer
03 Beneath the Eyes of Mars
04 The Doom of Aceldama
05 Age of Sorrow
06 The Bringer of War
07 Descent Into Madness
08 Iron Hammer
09 The Mist in the Mourning
10 Blood and Thunder

Gates of Slumber
“Blood and Thunder” [MP3]

//Mixed media

Robert DeLong Upgraded for 'In the Cards' (Rough Trade Photos + Tour Dates)

// Notes from the Road

"Robert DeLong ups his musical game with his new album In the Cards and his live show gets a boost too.

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