New Music Highlights

Dark Days + Canapés

Ghostpoet
Label: [PIAS]
Release Date: August 18, 2017

Dark Days + Canapés is Ghostpoet’s most political album to date. Produced by Leo Abrahams (Brian Eno, Jon Hopkins), this is a jagged record that captures the unease felt by so many in recent times.

Dream Occupation

Anthony Devito
Label: Comedy Central Records
Release Date: August 18, 2017

Recorded at The Creek and the Cave in New York City, Dream Occupation is Anthony DeVito’s debut comedy album. Drawing from personal experiences about his life, he’s doing okay for a Jersey guy that sounds like a made-up Italian.

Groovin’ In Greaseland

Rick Estrin & the Nightcats
Label: Alligator Records
Release Date: August 18, 2017

An infectious collection of whip-smart blues, streetwise songwriting and vocals, and virtuoso musicianship. 13 fresh originals with powerhouse harmonica, wild guitar, soul-deep organ and greasy grooves.  

Painted Ruins

Grizzly Bear
Label: RCA Records
Release Date: August 18, 2017

This is the fifth studio album from indie rock group Grizzly Bear; a follow-up to the foursome’s 2012 album Shields.

Ryan Follese

Ryan Follese
Label: Big Machine Label Group
Release Date: August 18, 2017

The lead singer of rock band Hot Chelle Rae returns to his Nashville roots with his debut self-titled studio album.

S/T

Rainer Maria
Label: Polyvinyl Records
Release Date: August 18, 2017

Twenty years since the release of their debut album, and more than a decade after originally calling it quits, this iconic indie rock power trio returns with their most melodic, realized, and cathartic body of work yet.

Still Striving

A$AP Ferg
Label: RCA Records
Release Date: August 18, 2017

A founding member of Harlem’s A$AP Mob (Always Strive and Prosper), A$AP Ferg’s latest effort is a follow-up to his 2016 album Always Strive and Prosper which featured guest turns from Missy Elliott, Chuck D, Skrillex, and Lil Uzi Vert.

The Peace and the Panic

Neck Deep
Label: Hopeless Records
Release Date: August 18, 2017

Neck Deep’s third album – the philosophically entitled The Peace And The Panic – is a meditation on the constant duality of life and the struggles that come with it.

To The Bone

Steven Wilson
Label: Caroline
Release Date: August 18, 2017

Wilson said his fifth album was “in many ways inspired by the hugely ambitious progressive pop records that I loved in my youth” such as cuts from Peter Gabriel, Kate Bush, Talk Talk and Tears For Fears).

Until My Voice Goes Out

Josh Abbott Band
Label: Pretty Damn Tough
Release Date: August 18, 2017

Until My Voice Goes Out is the fifth album from the Texas-based contemporary country band, released the same day the group kicks off its fall tour.