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Pitchfork’s Winter Of 2015 releases… The Tradition Continues

Lupe Is Up next!

Lupe Is Up next!

It’s a tradition, seven years and counting, Pitchfork compile their upcoming album releases, we steal it and repost it taking time to insult a website as smug as smug can be, with all their taste in their mouth as they write scads of bewildering words about bands no one will ever hear of again,  for the most part and then when they get it right it is something of a numbers game (Brooklynvegan do the same thing, they have to get it right once in a blue moon). To paraphrase Lee Ann: it might not be Christian to judge a stranger but I really hate them. We’ve been doing this since 2009 but take it from me, thanks to nobody in the music writing business. To hell with the lot of them.

But I transgress (at least I hope I do)… You know who we like, Laura Marling, Lupe Fiasco, Sleater kinney/ Let the games begin…

 

01-05

 

Ghost Culture: Ghost Culture [Phantasy]

Låpsley: Understudy EP [XL]

 

01-06

 

Pan American: Sketch for Winter II: Rue Corridor [Geographic North]

Rae Sremmurd: SremmLife [Ear Drummer/Interscope]

 

01-13

 

California X: Nights in the Dark [Don Giovanni]

Dan Mangan + Blacksmith: Club Meds [Arts & Crafts]

Dr. Dog: Live at a Flamingo Hotel [Anti-]

Liam Hayes: Slurrup [Fat Possum]

Panda Bear: Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper [Domino]

Ryan Adams: No Shadow 7″ [Pax-Am]

Rye Coalition: The Story of the Hard Luck 5 DVD [Matzorific]

Ty Segall: Mr. Face EP [Famous Class]

Various Artists: Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of “Inside Llewyn Davis” [Nonesuch]

Various Artists: Song One OST [Lakeshore]

 

01-19

 

Enter Shikari: The Mindsweep [PIAS]

Laura Welsh: Soft Control [Outsiders/Polydor]

Petite Noir: The King of Anxiety EP [Domino/Double Six]

 

01-20

 

Alex Calder: Strange Dreams [Captured Tracks]

Amen Dunes: Cowboy Worship EP [Sacred Bones]

Belle And Sebastian: Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance [Sub Pop]

Cloakroom: Further Out [Run for Cover]

The Decemberists: What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World [Capitol]

Elephant Micah: Where in Our Woods [Western Vinyl]

Erase Errata: Lost Weekend [Under the Sun/Revolver]

Fall Out Boy: American Beauty/American Psycho [DCD2/Island]

The Go-Betweens: G Stands for Go-Betweens Volume One [Domino] [compilation]

Jack Name: Weird Moons [Castle Face]

Joey Bada$$: B4.DA.$$ [Cinematic/Pro Era]

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith: Euclid [Western Vinyl]

Lupe Fiasco: Tetsuo & Youth [Atlantic/First & Fifteenth]

Marilyn Manson: The Pale Emperor [Hell Etc./Cooking Vinyl]

Mikky Ekko: Time [RCA]

Pop. 1280: “Penetrate” b/w “Krankenschwester” 7″ [Sacred Bones]

Sick Feeling: Suburban Myth [Collect]

Sleater-Kinney: No Cities to Love [Sub Pop]

Until the Ribbon Breaks: A Lesson Unlearnt [1405]

Various Artists: YT2014 [Young Turks] [compilation]

Viet Cong: Viet Cong [Jagjaguwar/Flemish Eye]

The Waterboys: Modern Blues [Kobalt]

Wu-Block: Hidden Gems [Nature Sounds]

 

01-26

 

Africa Express: Africa Express Presents… Terry Riley’s In C Mali [Transgressive]

Beat Spacek: Modern Streets [Ninja Tune]

Cotillon: Cotillon [Burger]

Gaz Coombes: Matador [Hot Fruit]

Herbert: Part 8 EP [Accidental]

Noveller: Fantastic Planet [Fire]

The Phantom Band: Fears Trending [Chemikal Underground]

Ty Segall Band: Live in San Francisco [Castle Face]

 

01-27

 

Alasdair Roberts: Alasdair Roberts [Drag City]

American Wrestlers: “I Can Do No Wrong” b/w “The Rest of You” 7″ [Fat Possum]

Bjørn Torske: Nedi Myra [reissue] [Smalltown Supersound]

Bjørn Torske: Trøbbel [reissue] [Smalltown Supersound]

The Body / Thou: You, Whom I Have Always Hated [Thrill Jockey]

Bonnie “Prince” Billy: “Mindlessness” b/w “Blindness” 7″ [Drag City]

Dengue Fever: The Deepest Lake [MRI]

The Dodos: Individ [Polyvinyl/Morr/Dine Alone]

Doomtree: All Hands [Doomtree]

Emmy the Great: S EP [Bella Union]

Half Japanese: Volume Two: 1987-1989 [Fire] [compilation] [reissue]

Howlin’ Rain: Mansion Songs [Easy Sound]

Jan St. Werner: Miscontinuum Album (Fiepblatter Catalogue #3) [Thrill Jockey]

Jessica Pratt: On Your Own Love Again [Drag City]

The Lone Bellow: Then Came the Morning [Descendant/Sony]

Mark Ronson: Uptown Special [Sony]

Napalm Death: Apex Predator – Easy Meat [Century Media]

Natalie Prass: Natalie Prass [Spacebomb]

Ne-Yo: Non-Fiction [Compound/Universal Motown]

Oorutaichi: Drifting My Folklore [Drag City]

Peals: Seltzer [Thrill Jockey]

Plastic Palace People: From the Host of Late-Comers [Drag City]

Pond: Man It Feels Like Space Again [Modular]

Twerps: Range Anxiety [Merge]

Tyga: The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty [Last Kings]

You Blew It!: Pioneer of Nothing EP [Jade Tree]

Young Ejecta: The Planet EP [Driftless]

Zs: Xe [Northern Spy]

 

01-31

 

Ricardo Donoso: Saravá Exu [Denovali]

 

February:

 

02-02

 

John Tejada: Signs Under Test [Kompakt]

  1. Carey: Supermoon EP [Secretly Canadian]

Say Lou Lou: Lucid Dreaming [à Deaux/Columbia]

 

02-03

 

Big Noble: First Light [Affiliates Sound/Kobalt]

Bob Dylan: Shadows in the Night [Columbia]

Hiss Golden Messenger: Southern Grammar EP [Merge]

John Carpenter: Lost Themes [Sacred Bones]

Matana Roberts: Coin Coin Chapter Three: river run thee [Constellation]

Michna: Thousand Thursday [Ghostly]

Mount Eerie: Sauna [P.W. Elverum & Sun]

Murder by Death: Big Dark Love [Bloodshot]

Ricked Wicky: I Sell the Circus [Fire]

Title Fight: Hyperview [Anti-]

Two Gallants: We Are Undone [ATO/PIAS]

 

02-09

 

Ex-Cult: Cigarette Machine EP [Castle Face]

Sherwood & Pinch: Late Night Endless [On U Sound/Tectonic]

 

02-10

 

ALSO: EP2 [R&S]

Caught on Tape: Full Bleed [Northern Spy]

Father John Misty: I Love You, Honeybear [Sub Pop/Bella Union]

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma: A Year With 13 Moons [Mexican Summer]

Johan Agebjörn: Notes [Paper Bag]

Quarterbacks: Quarterbacks [Team Love]

Rhiannon Giddens: Tomorrow Is My Turn [Nonesuch]

Vision Fortune: Country Music [ATP Recordings]

William Ryan Fritch: Revisionist [Lost Tribe]

 

02-16

 

Joker: The Mainframe [Kapsize]

 

02-17

 

A Place to Bury Strangers: Transfixation [Dead Oceans]

The Amazing: Picture You [Partisan]

Anthony Naples: Body Pill [Text]

Axis: Sova: Early Surf [God?/Drag City]

Carl Barât and the Jackals: Let It Reign [Grand Jury/Cooking Vinyl]

Estelle: True Romance [BMG]

Ghostface Killah / BADBADNOTGOOD: Sour Soul [Lex]

Grooms: Comb the Feelings Through Your Hair [Western Vinyl]

Ibeyi: Ibeyi [XL]

In Tall Buildings: Driver [Western Vinyl]

Jose Gonzalez: Vestiges & Claws [Mute]

The Juliana Hatfield Three: Whatever, My Love [Laundromat]

Katie Pierson: Guitars and Microphones [Lazy Meadow/Kobalt]

Krill: A Distant Fist Unclenching [Double Double Whammy/Exploding in Sound]

Leviathan: Scar Sighted [Profound Lore]

Michael Feuerstack: The Forgettable Truth [Forward]

Mourn: Mourn [Captured Tracks]

Phosphorescent: Live at the Music Hall [Dead Oceans]

Sir Richard Bishop: Tangier Sessions [Drag City]

Six Organs of Admittance: Hexadic [Drag City]

Sonny and the Sunsets: Talent Night at the Ashram [Polyvinyl]

Steve Earle & the Dukes: Terraplane [New West]

 

02-23

 

Romare: Projections [Ninja Tune]

 

02-24

 

The Black Ryder: The Door Behind the Door [The Anti-Machine Machine]

Colleen Green: I Want to Grow Up [Hardly Art]

Dan Deacon: Gliss Riffer [Domino]

Diamond Rugs: Cosmetics [Sycamore/Thirty Tigers/RED]

Dutch Uncles: O Shudder [Memphis Industries]

Elvis Perkins: I Aubade [MIR]

Eternal Tapestry: Wild Strawberries [Thrill Jockey]

Future Brown: Future Brown [Warp]

Gang of Four: What Happens Next [Metropolis/Membran]

Hot Sugar: God’s Hand [Break World/Noise Collector]

Keath Mead: Sunday Dinner [Company Records]

Kim Gordon: Girl in a Band [Dey Street] [book]

Pelican: The Cliff [Southern Lord]

The Pop Group: Citizen Zombie [Freaks R Us]

Sam Prekop: The Republic [Thrill Jockey]

Screaming Females: Rose Mountain [Don Giovanni]

Steve Gunn / Black Twig Pickers: Seasonal Hire [Thrill Jockey]

THEESatisfaction: EarthEE [Sub Pop]

Torche: Restarter [Relapse]

 

March:

 

03-03

 

Dorthia Cottrell: Dorthia Cottrell [Forcefield]

Heems: Eat Pray Thug [Megaforce]

Lady Lamb the Beekeeper: After [Mom + Pop]

Modest Mouse: Strangers to Ourselves [Epic]

Moon Duo: Shadow of the Sun [Sacred Bones]

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Chasing Yesterday [Sour Mash]

Of Montreal: Aureate Gloom [Polyvinyl]

Pile: You’re Better Than This [Exploding in Sound]

 

03-10

 

Dick Diver: Melbourne, Florida [Trouble in Mind/Chapter Music]

Evans the Death: Expect Delays [Slumberland]

Madonna: Rebel Heart [Interscope]

Matthew E. White: Fresh Blood [Domino]

Will Butler: Policy [Merge]

 

03-17

 

Scharpling & Wurster: The Best of the Best Show [Numero Group] [compilation]

Shlohmo: “Emerge From Smoke” b/w “Ode 2 tha Whip” 7″ [True Panther/Wedidit]

Tobias Jesso Jr.: Goon [True Panther]

Twin Shadow: Eclipse [Warner Bros.]

 

03-23

 

Frank Black & the Catholics: The Complete Recordings [Cooking Vinyl] [compilation] [reissue]

Laura Marling: Short Movie [Virgin EMI]

 

03-24

 

The King Khan & BBQ Show: Bad News Boys [In the Red]

People of the North: Era of Manifestations [Thrill Jockey]

Vetiver: Complete Strangers [Easy Sound]

 

03-31

 

Ludacris: Ludaversal [Disturbing tha Peace/Def Jam]

The Soft Moon: Deeper [Captured Tracks]

Wale: The Album About Nothing [Maybach]

 

April:

 

04-06

 

Marina and the Diamonds: Froot [Atlantic]

 

04-07

 

Chris Taylor: Twenty Dinners [Random House] [book]

Colleen: Captain of None [Thrill Jockey]

 

04-14

 

Pale Blue: The Past We Leave Behind [2MR/Captured Tracks]

 

04-28

 

Sam Cohen: Cool It [Easy Sound]

 

TBA:

 

Action Bronson: Mr. Wonderful [Atlantic/Vice]

Band of Horses: TBA [Columbia]

Chromatics: Dear Tommy [Italians Do It Better]

Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams [Atlantic/Parlophone]

Daddy: Let Me Get What I Want [Cozy]

Death Grips: jenny death [Harvest/Third Worlds]

Death Grips: the powers that b [Harvest/Third Worlds]

Donnie Trumpet & the Social Experiment: Surf [self-released]

Drake: Views From the 6 [Cash Money/Young Money/Universal Republic]

Faith No More: TBA [Ipecac]

Frank Ocean: TBA [Def Jam]

Giorgio Moroder: TBA [RCA]

The Good, the Bad & the Queen: TBA [Parlophone]

James Blake: TBA [Republic]

Jeremih: Late Nights: The Album [Def Jam]

Kanye West: TBA [Def Jam]

Kendrick Lamar: TBA [Interscope/Aftermath/Top Dawg]

The Libertines: TBA [Virgin EMI]

Lil Wayne: Tha Carter V [Young Money/Cash Money/Republic]

PJ Harvey: TBA [TBA]

Purity Ring: TBA [4AD]

Run the Jewels: Meow the Jewels [Kickstarter]

Sun Kil Moon: “The Possum” b/w “Cry Me a River Williamsburg Sleeve Tattoo Blues” 10″ [Caldo Verde]

Ty Dolla $ign: Free TC [Taylor Gang/Atlantic]

The Very Best: TBA [Moshi Moshi]

The Wrens: TBA [TBA]

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