Albums to watch


  1. Popular Manipulations

    The Districts

    Popular Manipulations

    Third album from the Pennsylvania indie-rock four-piece produced by John Congleton (St. Vincent, Swans, Strand of Oaks)

  2. Jen Cloher

    Jen Cloher

    Jen Cloher

    Album number four from the Australian singer-songwriter and label owner featuring her partner Courtney Barnett

  3. The Road Part 1


    The Road Part 1

    Fifth studio album of trip-hop / electronica from the influential London producer James Lavelle

  4. Acoustic Classics II

    Richard Thompson

    Acoustic Classics II

    A second collection of acoustic reworkings from the English folk singer

  5. 24-7 Rock Star Shit

    The Cribs

    24-7 Rock Star Shit

    Steve Albini-produced seventh LP from the Wakefield indie rock trio

  6. How Do You Spell Heaven

    Guided By Voices

    How Do You Spell Heaven

    Second record this year from Robert Pollard's indie rock group

  7. Poor David's Almanack

    David Rawlings

    Poor David's Almanack

    Third solo album from the singer-songwriter and guitarist includes longtime musical partner Gillian Welch who co-wrote five of the songs

  8. Scum

    Rat Boy


    Debut album of ska-pop from the Essex-born Jordan Cardy who was sampled on Kendrick Lamar's DAMN.

  9. Good Time OST

    Oneohtrix Point Never

    Good Time OST

    Album number nine from the Massachusetts-born experimental electronica producer Daniel Lopatin and first film score under this name

  10. Cage Tropical

    Frankie Rose

    Cage Tropical

    Solo album number four from the ex-drummer of garage rock heavyweights Crystal Stilts, Dum Dum Girls and the Vivian Girls

  11. Kesha


    Third album from the Nashville, Tennessee pop singer features Dolly Parton, The Dap-Kings Horns, Eagles Of Death Metal

  12. Downtown Boys

    Cost Of Living

    Third album from the Providence, Rhode Island punk rock band produced by Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto

  13. Trailer Trash Tracys


    Second album of melancholic indie pop from the London band led by Susanne Aztoria and James Lee

  14. Everything Everything

    A Fever Dream

    Fourth LP from the Manchester-based indie pop and art rock band

  15. Grizzly Bear

    Painted Ruins

    Fifth LP from the Brooklyn indie four-piece, produced by bassist Chris Taylor

  16. Fake Laugh

    Fake Laugh

    Debut LP from this Kamran Khan side project, produced by Theo Verney

  17. Benjamin Gibbard


    A track-for-track cover of Teenage Fanclub's 1991 album of the same name by the Death Cab for Cutie frontman

  18. James Vincent McMorrow

    True Care

    Fourth album from the Dublin singer-songwriter

  19. Dead Cross

    Dead Cross

    Debut full-length release from the Southern Californian hardcore punk supergroup

  20. Randy Newman

    Dark Matter

    Eleventh studio album and first since 2008 from legendary singer-songwriter