Hello, hello, LAmb readers! Today’s slew of new album releases had me clicked on the ol’ Spotify icon before my morning coffee had a chance to cool, and thus far I have not been disappointed by what I’m hearing. Check out the list of albums I’ll be listening to today below, and be sure to let me know in the comments what you think I should be adding to my must-hear playlist.
Arctic Monkeys – AM
LAmb’s own Angelica Corona reviewed this latest effort from these British indie rockers, who are now living in LA and set to play THREE sold-out nights at the Wiltern this month.
Balance And Composure – The Things We Think We’re Missing
Former LAmb Featured Artists Balance and Composure return with their sophomore effort, out today via No Sleep Records.
Goldfrapp – Tales of Us
The UK duo of Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory release a pseudo concept album comprising ten songs, nine of which bear the name of a person.
Holy Ghost! – Dynamics
Brooklyn electro-pop duo releases its sophomore album via DFA.
Jacuzzi Boys – Jacuzzi Boys
Miami psych-rock trio’s ambitious third LP hits shelves today, and they’ll be swinging by the Echoplex for a live showing of its wares next month.
Janelle Monáe – The Electric Lady
Funk/soul/pop artist releases the highly anticipated follow-up to her critically acclaimed 2010 debut studio album, The ArchAndroid.
Kaskade – Atmosphere
Grammy-nominated DJ releases his eighth studio album today through Ultra Music, and fans can catch him at the Shrine in Los Angeles on October 17th, 18th, and 19th.
Obits – Bed & Bugs
Brooklyn-based garage-punk band releases their third full-length album via Sub Pop Records.
Rise Against – Long Forgotten Songs: B-Sides & Covers 2000-2013
Chicago hardcore act offer up a collection of B-sides, covers, and rare tracks.
The Weeknd – Kiss Land
Canadian recording artist and record producer Abel Tesfaye releases his highly anticipated debut studio album today under his The Weeknd moniker.