Here’s a round up of new and noteworthy music dropping today, Tuesday, August 26, 2014.
The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers (Matador)
The New Pornographers is an eight-piece indie rock act out of Vancouver, British Columbia. The group formed in 1999 and has released five albums prior to they’re latest release, Brill Bruisers, which drops today. To get all the details on this awesome act and to order your copy of Brill Bruisers, check out The New Pornographers’ website.
Ty Segall – Manipulator (Drag City)
Ty Segall is a musical jack-of-all-trades. He’s a singer/songwriter who plays drums and guitar. Segall is 27-years-old and has released an impressive eight solo albums. He is also a member of several bands, including Fuzz, The Traditional Fools, Epsilions, Party Fowl, Sic Alps, The Perverts and Ty Segall Band. Get all the details on this sensational artist by checking out Ty Segall’s website.
The Rentals – Lost in Alphaville (Polyvinyl)
Lost in Alphaville is the third studio album for the band The Rentals. The Rentals frontman is Matt Sharp, who is best known for his role as the bassist in the band Weezer. For more information on this new wave, power pop outfit, check out The Rentals’ website.
The Magic Numbers – Alias (Caroline)
Formed in 2002, The Magic Numbers are a English pop rock act that have been making music for more than a decade. The group is composed of two pairs of brothers and sisters. Alias is their fourth studio album. Cop your copy of this Brit pop album by visiting The Magic Number’s website.
Wand - Ganglion Reef (God?)
Ganglion Reef is the debut album from Los Angeles’ based band, Wand. This psych-rock outfit has gained some notoriety recently from their hit “Flying Golem.” As Pitchfork put it, “Ganglion Reef is all about: the passageways between one place or state of mind to another.” Check out Wand’s Drag City webpage for more information.
Royal Blood – Royal Blood (Warner Bros)
Royal Blood is a garage rock duo out of Brighton, UK that formed in 2013. The group is made up of Mike Kerr on lead vocals and bass guitar and Ben Thatcher on drums. The group released an EP, Out of the Black, in 2013 but this self-titled album represents their first full length debut. Get all of the details on these rising stars on Royal Blood’s website.