Saturday, February 25, 2017

Upcoming Album of the Week (Ending February 25)

It looks like we may be getting a new album from Chvrches before the year is out! Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics posted a studio picture with the band this week and they're certainly working on something. I will let you know if anything comes of it, until then, keep a eye out on my Upcoming Releases page for great new music on the way!

This week, Walter Martin, former (and may be future) bassist for The Walkmen announced his third solo album, My Kinda Music.

During his time with The Walkmen, Martin served at the band's bassist and organist. He released his first solo record shortly after the band's hiatus in 2014, We're All Young Together. The album was a collection of children's songs. He followed that up last year with a more traditional album, Arts + Leisure.

His third album will see him returning to the children's music scene. The album features Laura Gibson, Phil Ek, Gabe Wax, and Matt Berninger. Along with the album's announcement on Wednesday, he released the first single from the album, the Berninger-featuring "Hey Matt."

My Kinda Music is coming on May 5.

Also announced this week:

Amanda Palmer & Edward Ka-Spel - I Can Spin a Rainbow (May 5)
Arca - Arca (April 7)
The Bob’s Burgers Music Album (May 12)
The Bug Vs Earth - Concrete Desert (March 24)
Cayetana - New Kind of Normal (May 5)
Cover Stories: Brandi Carlile Celebrates 10 Years of The Story — An Album to Benefit War Child (May 5)
Future - HNDRXXX (out now)
Michael Gira - Drainland (April 28)
The Mountain Goats - Goths (May 19)
Southern Poverty Law Center (May 5)
Steve Lacy - Demo (out now)
Swans - The Great Annihilator Reissue (April 28)
Taylor Bennett - Restoration of an American Idol (out now)

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