New release news is slowing down a bit as we head towards the end of the year, but there were still a few exciting announcements this week. This included Thao Nguyen, who announced a new album, A Man Alive, with her band Thao & The Get Down Stay Down.
On this go-around, she is working with tUnE-yArDs' frontwoman Merrill Garbus, who provided production for the record (she also produced Thao and Mirah's collaborative album). Garbus' music is much more experimental than Nguyen is known for, but her influence shows a bit even on the first track, "Nobody Dies," released from the record.
A Man Alive is set to be released March 4.
Also announced this week:
The Body - No One Deserves Happiness (March 18)
George Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of George Harrison (February 26)
Jaill - Wherever It Be (January 8)
Prince Rama - Xtreme Now (March 4)