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by PopMatters Staff

25 Aug 2009

Releasing: 22 September

The Montreal indie band returns this fall with their third full-length album. Jamie Thompson rejoins former bandmate Nick Diamonds on Vapours.


01 Switched On
02 No You Don’t
03 Vapours
04 Devout
05 Disarming the Car Bomb
06 Tender Torture
07 Shining
08 On Foreigner
09 Heartbeat
10 The Drums
11 EOL
12 Everything is Under Control

“Vapours” [MP3]

by PopMatters Staff

25 Aug 2009

They Might Be Giants
Here Comes Science
(Idlewild/Disney Sound)
Releasing: 1 September (iTunes/Amazon) / 22 September (physical)

Disc: 1
01 Science Is Real
02 Meet the Elements
03 I Am a Paleontologist w/Danny Weinkauf
04 The Bloodmobile
05 Electric Car w/Robin Goldwasser
06 My Brother the Ape
07 What Is a Shooting Star?
08 How Many Planets?
09 Why Does the Sun Shine?
10 Why Does the Sun Really Shine?
11 Roy G. Biv
12 Put It to the Test
13 Photosynthesis
14 Cells
15 Speed and Velocity w/Marty Beller
16 Computer Assisted Design
17 Solid Liquid Gas
18 Here Comes Science Bonus Track
19 The Ballad of Davy Crockett (In Outer Space)

Disc: 2
01 Science Is Real [video content]
02 Meet the Elements [video content]
03 I Am a Paleontologist w/Danny Weinkauf [video content]
04 The Bloodmobile [video content]
05 Electric Car w/Robin Goldwasser [video content]
06 My Brother the Ape [video content]
07 What Is a Shooting Star? [video content]
08 How Many Planets? [video content]
09 Why Does the Sun Shine? [video content]
10 Why Does the Sun Really Shine? [video content]
11 Roy G. Biv [video content]
12 Put It to the Test [video content]
13 Photosynthesis [video content]
14 Cells [video content]
15 Speed and Velocity w/Marty Beller [video content]
16 Computer Assisted Design [video content]
17 Solid Liquid Gas [video content]
18 Here Comes Science [video content] Bonus Track
19 The Ballad of Davy Crockett (in Outer Space) [video content]

They Might Be Giants
I am a Paleontologist [MP3]

by PopMatters Staff

25 Aug 2009

Anti-Pop Consortium
Fluorescent Black
(Big Dada)
13 October 2009

In addition to a free MP3 of “Capricorn One”, Anti-Pop Consortium has just released a five-minute mix teaser for their upcoming October album.

Anti-Pop Consortium
teaser mix of Fluorescent Black [MP3]

“Capricorn One” [MP3]

01 Lay Me Down    
02 New Jack Exterminator  
03 Reflections  
04 Shine  
05 C Thru U  
06 Volcano  
07 Timpani  
08 Solution  
09 Get Lite  
10 NY to Tokyo  
11 SuperUnfrontable  
12 Born Electric  
13 Apparently  
14 End Game  
15 Capricorn One   
16 Dragonov  
17 Fluorescent Black

by Tyler Gould

24 Aug 2009

Lou Barlow
Goodnight Unknown
Releasing: 6 October (US)

Lou Barlow (of Sebadoh, Dinosaur Jr.) will be releasing his new solo album, Goodnight Unknown, on October 6, and to commemorate the occasion, Merge Records released this documentary on the making of the record. It’s 30 minutes of pretty rare insight into the man’s creative process, at times brooding, manic, obnoxious, euphoric—regardless of the outcome, his personal investment is indisputable. Shorter behind-the-scenes installments will be up in the coming weeks.

Barlow will be touring with Dinosaur Jr. this fall and performing an opening set of his solo material, backed by Mike Watt-backers the Missingmen. Tour dates after the jump.

01 Sharing
02 Goodnight Unknown
03 Too Much Freedom
04 Faith in Your Heartbeat
05 The One I Call
06 The Right
07 Gravitate
08 I’m Thinking…
09 One Machine, One Long Fight
10 Praise
11 Take Advantage
12 Modesty
13 Don’t Apologize
14 One Note Tone

Lou Barlow
“Gravitate” [MP3]

by PopMatters Staff

24 Aug 2009

Gogol Bordello
Live from Axis Mundi
(Side One Dummy)
Releasing: 6 October

Gypsy punks Gogol Bordello are releasing a deluxe new live DVD and CD set in October featuring many of the most popular tunes from their incendiary sets. Plus, the set will gather many rarities from their various TV appearances and well as demos and videos.

01 Ultimate (BBC Sessions)
02 Wonderlust King (BBC Sessions)
03 Mishto (BBC Sessions)
04 Alcohol (BBC Sessions)
05 American Wedding (BBC Sessions)
06 You Gave Up (Roumania) (BBC Sessions)
07 Stivali E Colbacco (Super Taranta Sessions)
08 Troubled Friends (Gypsy Punk Sessions)
09 60 Revolutions (Demo)
10 Immigrant Punk (Demo)
11 Immigrant Punk (Instrumental)

Disc 2 - DVD
Not a Crime
Dogs Were Barking
Wonderlust King
Forces of Victory
Tribal Connection
60 Revolutions
Start Wearing Purple
Think Locally, Fuck Globally
Punk Rock Parranda
Baro Foro

Immigrant Punk
East Infection
Avenue B
Harem in Tuscany

Start Wearing Purple
Not a Crime
Wonderlust King
American Wedding

Creative People Must Be Stopped!
Sacred Darling
Purple (The Pizdetz)
Musika Agressia

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