In Stores Now 11/6

In Stores Now

A long-awaited U-Men 2-CD set has hit the streets. KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the compilation "collects the complete 1984-89 recordings of this legendary Seattle band, whose pre-grunge sound was a feral, adventurous blend of pounding post-punk, raucous Sonics garage-rock, psychobilly and more."

Daphni -- the dancefloor-focused project of Canadian producer/multi-instrumentalist Dan Snaith (aka Caribou, aka Manitoba) -- deliver what KEXP's Alex Ruder describes as "cerebral house grooves that fuse hypnotic rhythms with immersive analog synths, crafty looped samples, and body-moving beats. A majority of these songs were previously featured on Daphni's Fabricelive 93 mix in mixed format." Portland band Blitzen Trapper share "a solid set of expansive folk-rock inflected with psych-rock, power-pop, country-rock and more." Danish band Liima -- featuring members of Efterklang -- share "a fine set of prog-tinged electro-pop." British experimental electronic producer Bibio releases his eighth full-length studio LP, which he describes as "a collection of mostly improvised musical pieces, that for some years now, have provided me with a mental portal into places and times — some real, some imaginary, some a combination of both." And Billy Bragg shares a new EP of politically-inspired pop; read an in-depth review on the KEXP Blog here.

  • Bibio - "Phantom Brickworks III"
  • from Phantom Brickworks on Warp
  • Billy Bragg - "Saffiyah Smiles"
  • from Bridges Not Walls on Cooking Vinyl
  • Blake Shelton - "I'll Name the Dogs"
  • from Texoma Shore on Warner Bros.
  • Blitzen Trapper - "Official"
  • from Wild and Reckless on LKC
  • Bob Dylan - "When You Gonna Wake Up (Oslo, Norway - July 9, 1981)"
  • from Trouble No More: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 13 1979-1981 on Columbia Records / Legacy / Sony Music
  • Cannibal Corpse - "Red Before Black"
  • from Red Before Black on Metal Blade
  • Converge - "A Single Tear"
  • from The Dusk in Us on Epitaph
  • The Cornshed Sisters - "Honey & Tar"
  • from Honey & Tar on Memphis Industries
  • Daphni - "Vulture"
  • from Joli Mai on Jiaolong
  • Erol Alkan (Tame Impala) - "Why Won't You Make Up Your Mind' (Erol Alkan's Extended Rework) [Radio Edit]"
  • from Reworks, Vol. 1 on Phantasy Sound
  • Ian William Craig - "Requiem for Al Purdy"
  • from Durbē on Recital
  • Jonti - "Lotus Street"
  • from Tokorats on Stones Throw
  • Kelsea Ballerini - "Roses"
  • from Unapologetically on Black River Entertainment
  • Kid Rock - "Tennessee Mountain Top"
  • from Sweet Southern Sugar on BMG
  • Lee Hazlewood - "I'd Rather Be Your Enemy"
  • from Requiem for an Almost Lady on Light in the Attic Records
  • Liima - "1982"
  • from 1982 on City Slang
  • Little Richard - "Can’t Believe You Wanna Leave (take 6)"
  • from Here's Little Richard (60th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) on Craft Records
  • Lost Horizons - "She Led Me Away"
  • from Ojalá on Bella Union
  • Maroon 5 - "What Lovers Do (feat. SZA)"
  • from Red Pill Blues on 222 Records / Interscope
  • Martin Carr - "Future Reflections"
  • from New Shapes of Life on Tapete Records
  • Maylee Todd - "Downtown"
  • from Acts of Love on Do Right! Music
  • Modern Studies - "Supercool"
  • from Swell to Great on Fire Records
  • Phil Seymour - "Baby It's You"
  • from Prince of Power Pop on Ace / Big Beat
  • Sequoyah Tiger - "Punta Otok"
  • from Parabolabandit on Morr Music
  • Sondre Lerche - "Soft Feelings"
  • from Pleasure on Analog Sparks
  • Stereophonics - "All In One Night"
  • from Scream Above The Sounds on Parlophone
  • The Stroppies - "Go Ahead"
  • from The Stroppies on Tough Love
  • Throbbing Gristle - "United"
  • from 20 Jazz Funk Greats on Mute
  • from The Second Annual Report of Throbbing Gristle on Mute
  • from The Taste of TG: A Beginners Guide to the Music of Throbbing Gristle on Mute
  • U-Men - "The Fumes"
  • from U-Men on Sub Pop

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