Andy Shauf - Norm - Anti
Andy Shauf’s songs unfold like short fiction: they’re densely layered with colorful characters and a rich emotional depth. On his new studio album Norm, Andy Shauf’s songwriting veers decidedly more oblique, hinting at sinister happenings and dark motivations. The result: an intoxicating collection of mellifluous melodies and beguiling lyrics. Levitating, synth-laden atmospherics drive Shauf’s storytelling on ‘Norm,’ mixed by Neal Pogue (Tyler, the Creator). In 2016, The Party catapulted Andy Shauf to indie notoriety, followed by 2020’s The Neon Skyline which landed Andy Shauf performances on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and CBS This Morning: Saturday, a Polaris Prize nomination, and mentions on several best-of lists — among them, a track on Barack Obama’s playlist and praise from Pitch- fork, The Atlantic, Esquire, Stereogum, and more.
ALSO OUT THIS WEEK
Paramore - This Is Why [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Clear LP]
Tennis - Pollen [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Opaque Green LP]
Pierce The Veil - The Jaws of Life [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Dreamsicle LP]
Kelela - Raven
The Academic - Sitting Pretty
Yo La Tengo - This Stupid World
Chase Rice - I Hate Cowboys & All Dogs Go To Hell
AJR - The Click [Limited Edition Deluxe 2LP w/Etching]
The Rolling Stones - GRRR Live!
CIVIC - Taken By Force
Pale Blue Eyes - Souvenirs [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Recycled LP]
Black Belt Eagle Scout - The Land, The Water, The Sky [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Blue/Smoke Marbled LP]
Post Malone - Twelve Carat Toothache [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Lemon Yellow 2 LP]
Sleep - Dopesmoker
Bss (Seventeen) - BSS 1st Single Album ‘SECOND WIND’
& More .....
Jordan Davis - Bluebird Days - MCA Nashville
Jordan Davis will release his 2nd studio album, Bluebird Days, on February 17, 2022. The highly anticipated album features 17 songs, including the #1 double-platinum CMA Song of the Year, "Buy Dirt" feat. Luke Bryan. The hit song (about faith, family and friends) continues to resonate with fans worldwide, topping the Country Radio Airplay chart, amassing over 735M global streams and earning NSAI Song of the Year. Also featured is the #1 Country hit, "What My World Spins Around."
Shania Twain - Queen Of Me - Republic Nashville
Five-time GRAMMY® award winning and multi-platinum selling icon, Shania Twain, releases her new album, Queen Of Me, via Republic Nashville, a division of Republic Records. Her sixth original full-length album, Queen Of Me, is the superstar's most triumphant-feeling body of work; an album about standing in your own power and worshipping yourself. Its lead single “Waking Up Dreaming” was co-written and produced with BTS hitmaker David Stewart.
SYML - The Day My Father Died - Nettwerk Records
SYML's music has a sacred quality. The solo venture of Seattle artist Brian Fennell, it's themes tap into the instincts that drive us to places of sanctuary, whether that be a place or person. "It comes back to your identity of being human; throughout time we've shared the same drive," he explains. His own upbringing - interwoven with experiences of abandonment, adoption, loss, grief and love - is what drives him to question how connections between people shape us as individuals. The Day My Father Died is an exceptional record. Over 15 songs, Syml offers a profound exploration of the ways in which our lives intertwine. Throughout the album, Syml weaves in familiar iconography as a means of examining his feelings towards others, and about himself.
ALSO OUT THIS WEEK
Tycho - Dive
Raye - My 21st Century Blues
The Go! Team - Get Up Sequences Part Two [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Yellow LP]
James Brandon Lewis - Eye Of I
Young Fathers - Heavy Heavy [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Red LP]
Sunny War - Anarchist Gospel [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Opaque Red LP]
Twiztid - Freek Show: Twiztid 25th Anniversary [Limited Edition Transparent Red with Splatter 2 LP]
Brit Taylor - Kentucky Blue
Korn - Requiem Mass [Limited Edition Bluejay LP]
'Weird Al' Yankovic - Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Ghost - Seven Inches of Satanic Panic [Purple Vinyl Single]
Weezer - SZNZ: Spring EP [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Glow In The Dark Vinyl]
John Frusciante - . I :
Discovery - LP: Deluxe Edition [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Orange LP]
Sparta - Sparta [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition White LP]
Rikki Ililonga - Zambia [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Smoke LP]
The Pharcyde - Bizzare Ride II The Pharcyde [RSD Essential Clear w/ Purple & Yellow Splatter 2LP]
& More .....