New Year Music Releases


So, it’s out with the old and in with the new. We’re also back on even numbers with 2014, which always feels more balanced, or is that just me? Of the new music for next year, there’s a few gems to look forward to.

January Releases –

Chain and the Gang: Music’s Not for Everyone [Burger]

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks: Wig Out at Jagbags [Matador]

Broken Bells: After the Disco [Columbia]

Bruce Springsteen: High Hopes [Columbia]

Grass Is Green: Vacation Vinny [Exploding in Sound]

James Vincent McMorrow: Post Tropical [Vagrant]

Lanterns on the Lake: Until the Colours Run [Bella Union/PIAS]

Lucinda Williams: Lucinda Williams [Thirty Tigers] [reissue]

Mark Lanegan: Has God Seen My Shadow? An Anthology 1989-2011 [Light in the Attic]


Bill Callahan: Have Fun With God [Drag City] – A full lenght Dub album?

Circle Jerks: Group Sex [Burger] [cassette release]

Damien Jurado: Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son [Secretly Canadian]

Girl Trouble: Hit It or Quit It [K] [reissue]

The Hidden Cameras: Age [Evil Evil/Motor]

I Break Horses: Chiaroscuro [Bella Union/PIAS]

Mogwai: Rave Tapes [Sub Pop]

Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra: Fuck Off Get Free…

Warpaint: Warpaint [Rough Trade]

Tara Jane O’Neil: Where Shine New Lights [Kranky]

Dum Dum Girls: Too True [Sub Pop]

The Gaslight Anthem: The B-Sides [SideOneDummy]

Metallica: Through the Never DVD [Blackened]

Morgan Delt: Morgan Delt [Trouble in Mind]

Morrissey: “Satellite of Love” 7″ [Parlophone]

Morrissey: “Satellite of Love” 12″ [Parlophone]

February –

Angel Olsen

Aztec Camera: High Land, Hard Rain [Domino] [reissue]

Marissa Nadler: July [Sacred Bones]

Mark McGuire: Along the Way [Dead Oceans]

Sun Kil Moon: Benji [Caldo Verde]

Sunn O))) / Ulver: Terrestrials [Southern Lord]

Xiu Xiu: Angel Guts: Red Classroom [Polyvinyl]

Neil Finn: Dizzy Heights [Leser/Kobalt]

Band of Horses: Acoustic at the Ryman [Brown/Kobalt]

Fanfarlo: Let’s Go Extinct [Blue Horizon]

Speedy Ortiz: Real Hair EP [Carpark]

Angel Olsen: Burn Your Fire for No Witness [Jagjaguwar]

Com Truise: Wave 1 EP [Ghostly]

Guided By Voices: Motivational Jumpsuit [Fire]

The Hotelier: Home, Like No Place Is There [Tiny Engines]

Jon Hopkins: “Collider” remixes [Domino] [12″]

Lo-Fang: Blue Film [4AD]

MØ: No Mythologies to Follow [Chess Club/RCA Victor]

D. Charles Speer and the Helix: Doubled Exposure [Thrill Jockey]

Death Vessel: Island Intervals [Sub Pop]

Neneh Cherry: Blank Project [Smalltown Supersound]

The Notwist: Close to the Glass [Sub Pop]

St. Vincent: St. Vincent [Loma Vista]

March –

Drive-By-Truckers: English Oceans [ATO]

Metronomy: Love Letters [Because Music]

Black Lips: Underneath the Rainbow [Vice]

Shit Robot: We Got a Love [DFA]

The War on Drugs: Lost in the Dream [Secretly Canadian]

Johnny Cash: Out Among the Stars [Columbia/Legacy]

Koen Holtkamp: Motion [Thrill Jockey]

Simone Felice: Strangers [Dualtone]

April –

Kaiser Chiefs: Education, Education, Education & War [ATO]

Kelis: Food [Ninja Tune]

Secret Colours: Positive Distraction Part II [self-released]

Later in the year…

Then there’s a bunch of releases that don’t have dates yet, but still, something to look forward to…

A$AP Rocky: Beauty and the Beast: Slowed Down Sessions (Chapter 1) [self-released]

Beck: Morning Phase [Capitol]

The Bug: Angels & Devils [Acid Ragga/Ninja Tune]

Damon Albarn: TBA [XL]

Evian Christ: Waterfall EP [Tri Angle]

Flying Lotus: TBA [Warp]

Girl Talk / Freeway: Broken Ankles EP [DatPiff]

GZA: Dark Matter [TBA]

The Hold Steady: TBA [TBA]

The Hold Steady: The Unified Scene EP [self-released]

J Dilla: Donuts [Pay Jay]

The Juan MacLean: TBA [DFA]

Kyle Bobby Dunn: Kyle Bobby Dunn and the Infinite Sadness [Students of Decay] – We owe Kyle a debt, he’s a bit of a legend…

Liars: TBA [Mute]

Lily Allen: TBA [Parlophone]

Mark Kozelek: Sings Christmas Carols [Caldo Verde]

Raekwon: Fly International Luxurious Art [Ice H2O/EMI]

Real Estate: TBA [Domino]

Sam Smith: In the Lonely Hour [Capitol]

Snowbird: moon [Bella Union]

Swans: TBA [Young God]

Timbaland: Textbook Timbo [Interscope]

Titus Andronicus: TBA [XL]

U2: TBA [Interscope]

Wu-Tang Clan: A Better Tomorrow [TBA]

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