:: a new music guide by DJ & music supervisor Tricia Halloran ::

Hi, I’m back from a maternity break – doubled the size of the family by adding twins! I still found plenty of time to listen to new music, mostly while feeding them. They’re the most musically up-to-date newborns around! Here’s eight quick picks on recent new releases to make up for my absence, go on, spend that back-to-school money at the record store!

David Byrne & St. Vincent – Love This Giant: Amazon :: iTunes :: Official Site
Wacky young songstress teams up with elder statesman of wackiness. Beautiful music ensues.

Field Report – Field Report: Amazon :: iTunes :: Official Site
Field Report – Is part of Bon Iver. Done.

Two Gallants – The Bloom and The Blight: Amazon :: iTunes :: Official Site
Until further notice you can assume this band and anyone thats part of this band is always on my ‘must have’ list.

Grizzly Bear – Shields: Amazon :: iTunes :: Official Site
Two words: Grizzly. Bear. You already love it.

Ryan Lerman – Pinstripes, The Sky: Amazon :: iTunes :: Official Site
Yummy singer-songwriter with intriguing production. Probably the first artist to cover Adele and Elliott Smith on the same album.

Rhett Miller – The Dreamer: Amazon :: iTunes :: Official Site
Totally unfair that he is utterly talented and utterly handsome.

Hungry Ghost – Hungry Ghost: Amazon :: iTunes :: Official Site
Former members of Unwound make a new sound that is a melange of Led Zeppelin, X, White Stripes, and Sleater-Kinney.

Cat Power – Sun: Amazon :: iTunes :: Official Site
Phenomenal return from an indie favorite.

 

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