New Music Weekend: Edward Sharpe, Royce 5’9′, Xiu Xiu, Graham Nash, and More!!!

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Hey there music lover! You like new stuff? Great! You’ve stumbled into the perfect corner of the internet.  Each week all sorts of audiolicious goodies are unleashed onto the masses and this is where they come to be judged. I’ll tell ya what’s good, what’s bad, and what’s a waste of your precious time. So strap on your headphones and let’s take a ride!

The Big News

Currently listening to the new Trad, Gras och Stenar collection released by Mexican Summer.

Like I said last week, I’m on vacation this week, so this week’s update will be just a quick list. Also, the RIP section will (probably, but hopefully not) be woefully incomplete. I’ll make it up to ya next week. Here’s a list of the good stuff comin’ out this week.

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes unveil Person A.

Royce da 59’s first record since 2011, Layers.

Another J Dilla posthumous release, the long awaited The Diary.

Your dad’s idol, Graham Nash, of Crosby, Still, Nash,  offers up his first collection of solo songs since 2002, This Path Tonight.

The legendary Santana return with IV.

Lita Ford’s latest, Time Capsule, is full of guest stars like Dave Navarro and Chris Holmes.

Atlantian punks The Coathangers release Nosebleed Weekend.

A NMW favorite, Xiu Xiu, returns with a record of songs from the tv show Twin Peaks.

Al Jourgenson’s new project, Surgical Meth Machine, emerges this week with it’s self-titled debut.


This is the part where we say goodbye to those who’ve played their last solo. Rock on and rest in peace, brothers and sisters.

A personal hero of mine, avant  garde musician Tony Conrad.

Jade Lemons of Injected.

Dennis Davis, who played drums on Iggy’s The Idiot.

And guitarist Jimmie van Zandt.

My Recommendation

Been looking forward to this new PJ Harvey record, The Hope VI Demolition Project, for some time now.

Next Week

Tune in next week, same new music time, same new music channel, for new stuff from: A$AP FERG!!!

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