HRVRD Writing Third Album, Plotting Fall Tour

HRVRD are currently at home in North Carolina writing music for the follow-up to this year's Equal Vision debut, From the Bird's Cage. However, not ones to rest on their laurels, they'll hit the road again soon supporting labelmates A Lot Like Birds and play the Brewz Festival in Charlotte on October 19th. Last but not least, the band recorded a Daytrotter session late last month. [ryansrockshow.com]

Sep 30 2013

Explosions In The Sky Film Scores, New Album

Explosions in the Sky have been busy following the release of 2011's Take Care, Take Care, Take Care. The band recently scored the dark comedy Prince Avalanche and are now moving on to David Gordon Green's Manglehorn, starring Al Pacino. In early 2014, the band will begin writing their seventh full-length. [consequenceofsound.net]

Sep 30 2013

Cupid's Head from The Field

Today, Sweden's Axel Willner will release a new album from The Field, titled Cupid's Head. The record features a "darker, hypnotic musical landscape" and is his "first album recorded solo since his debut," Here We Go Sublime. Read an interview with Willner on FACT Magazine and then stream the full album on SoundCloud. [kompakt.fm]

Sep 30 2013

Saves the Day Release Eighth Album

Saves the Day released their eighth, self-titled album earlier this month. The project was partially funded by fans through Pledge Music. You can currently stream the entire album on SoundCloud. [savestheday.com]

Sep 27 2013

Grandfather In Human Form

New York's Grandfather returned back in August with a new album of brooding, heavy rock, In Human Form. The band became known in 2010 with their Steve Albini produced Why I'd Try. This time around they collaborated with producer Alex Newport (The Melvins, The Mars Volta) and mixer Howie Weinberg (Nirvana, The Smashing Pumpkins). Stream and download the new album for free on Bandcamp. [grandfathermusic.com]

Sep 27 2013

mewithoutYou Release Other Stories

Back in August, mewithoutYou released Other Stories, a collection of two tracks previously exclusive to the deluxe edition of Ten Stories. "Julian the Onion" and "Four Fires" are "rooted in the story of the same 19th-century traveling circus train crash" as the recent album. In related news, the band has joined Paramore's Parahoy music cruise scheduled for March 7-11, 2014. [mewithoutyou.com]

Sep 27 2013

The Regal Years Box Set from The Beta Band

Parlophone Records will chronicle the life and times of The Beta Band with The Regal Years (1997-2004) on October 7th. The 81-track box set includes the group's complete studio albums, demos, radio sessions and rarities. Find the full track list on Clash Music. [clashmusic.com]

Sep 27 2013

The Horrors Fourth Album in Early 2014

The Horrors are hard at work on a follow-up to 2011's Skying. Guitarist Josh Hayward recently spoke to Drowned in Sound about the new album. He claims the album has "bigger arms" than past works and keyboardist Tom Cowan called it "fuzzy and distorted". Despite the mention of a late 2013 release, the album has been pushed to early 2014. Keep up with all things Horrors via @TheHorrorsNews on Twitter. [drownedinsound.com]

Sep 27 2013

Yuck to Release Glow and Behold

Yuck will release Glow and Behold on September 30th, despite the departure on frontman Daniel Blumberg in April. Stream "Middle Sea" from the new album on SoundCloud. Blumberg has moved on to his own solo project Hebronix, which released its debut, Unreal, back in July. [yuckband.com]

Sep 16 2013

Nightmares On Wax Preps Feelin' Good

George Evelyn will release a new Nightmares On Wax album, Feelin' Good, through Warp Records on September 17th. Stream a sampler the Warp website. The album is influenced by "positivity and natural beauty, drawing on funk, soul and reggae references". [warp.net]

Sep 16 2013