Mr. Gnome – The Heart Of A Dark Star (El Marko Records)
Mr. Gnome are a duo whose melancholy, prickling, guitar-driven sound nods to Cat Power-influenced indie rock acts such as Land Of Talk and Lightning Dust. The duo consists of vocalist/guitarist Nicole Barille and drummer/pianist Sam Meister and formed in Cleveland, OH in 2005. The Heart Of A Dark Star is the duo’s first completely self-recorded album. Get it now on Mr. Gnome’s website. Mr. Gnome will be at The Drunken Unicorn on Saturday, Dec. 6.
Tickets are $10. Show starts at 9pm.
Manchester Orchestra – Hope (Concord)
Atlanta’s own Manchester Orchestra released Hope as a stripped-down recreation of their most recent album, Cope, which came out in April of this year. Buy your own copy of Hope on Manchester Orchestra’s website today! The band will be hosting their fifth annual The Stuffing at Center Stage on Wednesday, Nov. 26.
Tickets are $25 in advance, $29 day of show. Show starts at 5:15pm.
TV On The Radio – Seeds (CMG)
TV On The Radio has been mixing post-punk, electronic and other atmospheric elements in their music since the early 2000’s. Seeds is TV On The Radio’s first album since the death of its fifth member, bassist Gerard Smith, who played a critical role in the band’s previous three albums. Purchase Seeds from TV On The Radio’s website.