Best Albums of 2011
Creature I Dont Know
As the old cliché goesLaura Marling quietly burst onto the music
scene with her hushed and beautiful Alas I Can-not Swim 2008 debut.
It was Mercury Prize-nominated and Triple J feature album. Just
last year, our dear Laura...
Bon Iver, the musical project of Justin Vernon that emerged to
international acclaim in 2008 with 'For Emma, Forever Ago,' release
the new self titled album on Jagjaguwar. Featuring 10 new songs
penned by Vernon, the album'...
Whole Love Standard Edition
For Wilco, The Whole Love represents more than just the eighth
studio album from this innovative Chicago rock band. It signifies
yet another new chapter in the bands constantly evolving, enduring
and storied career. Just as...
Bad As Me Standard Edition
The Bad As Me CD comes in a Digipak packaging, complete with a
32 page booklet, and digital download.
Throughout his career, Tom Waits has created milestone albums
that serve both to refine the music that has come...
Wilson's music is steeped equally in the woodsy contours of his
Blue Ridge experiences and the atmospheric guitar reveries of Neil
Young and Quicksilver Messenger Service. In fact, "Gentle Spirit"
is remarkably evocative of...
Rip Tide The
The Rip Tide may finally answer the question, "Will the real
Beirut please stand up?" Since 2006's Gulag Orkestar, each Beirut
release has been somewhat culturally immersive, playing like an
aural snapshot or period soundtrack...
To The Horses
Lanie Lane's debut album 'To The Horses', a collection of 11
songs that duck and weave through a heady mix of early rock 'n'
roll, blues and rockabilly, serving up fantastic tales of love,
lust, heartbreak and the importance of...
Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down Local Release
Songwriter and guitarist Ry Cooder digs deep into the American
psyche with ‘Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down’, his newest album
which will be released on September 9th.Ry Cooder has done it all.
From rock, to country, to blues...
Ex Tropical is the debut album by Jarrod Quarrell AKA Lost Animal. Ex Tropical (the title inspired by a period spent in the tropics as a child) was written during the life of Quarrell's last project, St Helens, and after the...
The front man of iconic 90s rock band SONIC YOUTH, Thurston
Moore returns with his third solo album "Demolished Thoughts". On
the album, Moore teamed up with legendary musician and producer
BECK. "Demolished Thoughts" burnishes...
Small Source Of Comfort
As a songwriter, Bruce Cockburn is revered by fans and musicians
alike. He returns to the forefront with his first studio album in
six years, Small Source of Comfort - a rhythmic and highly
evocative collection of 14 tracks...
King Of Limbs Cd
The eighth record from one of the world's most famous bands.
Morning Mr Magpie
Little By Little
Give Up The...
Days was recorded over the course of five patient months in a
remote New Paltz, NY barn-cum-studio with the help of Kevin McMahon
(Titus Andronicus, The Walkmen).The album is a gorgeous suite of
guitar-pop songs and a coming of...
High Atmosphere, the latest album in the remarkable career arc
of singer-songwriter Diana Jones, hits with the force of a
revelation, further deepening an unprecedented body of work that
began in 2006. The Nashville...
Mockingbird Time Standard Edition
Mockingbird Time is the new album from acclaimed group The
Jayhawks. The 12-track album is the first full-band studio release
featuring both founding members Gary Louris and Mark Olson since
1995's Tomorrow the Green Grass. Of...
Let England Shake
Winner of the 2011 Mercury Prize. PJ Harvey's eighth studio album Let England Shake out through Island Records. Recorded in a 19th Century church in Dorset with long time collaborator Flood who...
Three years on from the release of their celebrated self-titled
debut, Seattle band Fleet Foxes will release album #2 titled
'Helplessness Blues'on April 29. Recorded over the course of a
year, the group chose to again work...
Vanity Is Forever
Vanity Is Forever is the first album under his own name
from Crayon Fields frontman Geoffrey O’Connor. In his most
ambitious, dynamic and sophisticated work yet, O’Connor’s fractured
romantic reflections and lustful...
The past couple of years have seen creative explosions and new
generations coming through in both dancefloor electronics and
heartfelt, introspective singer-songwriting, but self evidently
they've remained mutually exclusive...
Since 2006’s Meadow, fans of Richard Buckner have been clamoring
for new material and wondering what was keeping their hero from
releasing the new songs he would perform on the road. Well, it’s a
Take Care Take Care Take Care
The fifth album from Explosions In The Sky is called "Take Care,
Take Care, Take Care". It was recorded on a pecan ranch in West
Texas by the band's good friend and frequent collaborator John
Congleton. The six songs are...
For their sixth album the band chose to work with a producer for
the first time ever enlisting the skills of Per Sunding at
Tambourine Studios in Malmo. The new album, a follow up to 2009's
more experimental Living Thing...
So Beautiful Or So What
Paul Simon will release his eagerly anticipated new album, 'So
Beautiful or So What', on April 8th through Hear Music/Concord
Music Group. Produced by Phil Ramone and Paul Simon, the ten track
album his 12th solo studio record...
Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds
Manchester native Noel Gallagher needs little introduction. The
principle songwriter/guitarist (and sometimes singer) for seminal
Brit pop band Oasis is responsible for bringing us some of the
biggest anthems of a generation...
Last Of The Country Gentlemen
'Last Of The Country Gentlemen', the much anticipated debut solo
album from Josh T. Pearson, is a collection of personal, powerful
and painful songs drawn from the lessons of what Pearson describes
as "a rough year". An instant...
Bonfires In Silver City
Bonfires In Silver City is the stunning new album from acclaimed
Australian songwriter Lucie Thorne. Steeped in that striking
spaciousness and sensuality for which Thorne’s work has become so
renowned, Bonfires In Silver City...
Long Player Late Bloomer
For Long Player Late Bloomer, the Canadian pop troubadour has
teamed with an unlikely partner: Metallica producer Bob Rock. The
result is a more polished affair, but without losing any of Ron's
King Is Dead
The new album The King Is Dead is set of 10 concise,
country-based songs and marks a deliberate turn towards simplicity
after the band's wildly ambitious and widely acclaimed 2009
song-cycle The Hazards of Love. Produced once...
Harrow And The Harvest
Acony Records is proud to announce that on June 24, 2011 they
will release The Harrow & The Harvest, the new album
by Gillian Welch, featuring ten new songs recorded at her own
Woodland Sound Studios in Nashville,...
Mad Rush Music Of Philip Glass
Catalogue # 4764469
Philip Glass is that rarest of contemporary ‘classical’
composers – a musician who has revolutionized the way art music is
composed and found a massive audience in doing so. As much a pop
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Tex Perkins And The Dark Horses
The forthcoming self-titled release shows yet another direction
for the enigmatic singer/songwriter, while still filled with
Perkins' gravel-tainted vocals and poetic reveries, this record is
a mature, poignant follow up to...
Behold The Spirit
William Tyler is a native of Nashville, Tennessee and a
guitarist who has spent the last several years recording and
touring with Silver Jews and Lambchop among others. In addition he
has contributed to albums by artists as...
100 Acres Of Sycamore
Fionn Regan releases his new album '100 Acres Of Sycamore'
through Heavenly Recordings on 15th August. The album is the
follow-up to last year's 'The Shadow Of An Empire'. The album is
not just one of the year's most beautiful,...
Ashes & Fire
Ashes & Fire is Ryan Adams' thirteenth album. For the first
time he is working with producer Glyn Johns, having previously
worked with Johns' son, Ethan Johns, on Pneumonia, Heartbreaker,
Gold and 29. Norah Jones will...
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‘Time’ is the aptly named and long awaited 3rd album from one of
Australia’s best country-roots songwriters Sara Tindley. In 2007
her critically acclaimed album ‘Lucky the Sun’ (produced by Bill
Chambers) introduced us to her...
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