Oh how great anticipation can be! This is New Album Release Tuesdays, where we unveil your highly awaited new tunes for the week.  Whether you’ve been pining for new Sigur Ros sounds, craving new shoegaze goodness from 2:54, or eager for an album from a band you may never have ventured to listen to before…we’ve got you covered.

Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
You may or may not have heard of this band, but after listening to their first release, you won’t forget the band named after the ∆.

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Here
Get into the sophomore album from the band that brought you that ever-catchy tune “Home.”

Sigur Rós – Valtari
“I can honestly say that it’s the only Sigur Rós record I have listened to for pleasure in my own house after we’ve finished it.” – Georg

The Walkmen – Heaven
Quite possibly the indie rockers’ best album to date…

Sun Kil Moon – Among the Leaves
Mark Kozelek’s 5th full length album may surprise fans who are used to his usual murky, brooding musical persona.

Regina Spektor – What We Saw From the Cheap Seats
The Russian-American singer-songwriter’s first release in three years should feel like a homecoming to the quirky anti-folk songstress’ fans.

Julia Stone – By the Horns
The sister has branched off from the brother and is learning to fly on this exceptional first solo release.

Scissor Sisters – Magic Hour
Get ready to get pop rocked.

Gemma Ray – Island Fire
Tired of Lana del Rey? Then try Gemma on for size, a cheery alternative retro jewel to her comparison.

2:54 – 2:54
Shoegaze on into this eponymous debut album by the Thurlow sister act and watch their new video for “Creeping” here.