The best day of the week for music lovers is here again (every seven days like clockwork, right?), and we’ve assembled the ten albums you just don’t want to miss out on today. Check ’em out below, and be sure to let me know in the comments what you’re loving, hating, or feeling a general indifference toward.
Big Scary – Not Art
Barsuk Records’ first Australian signing, alt-pop duo Big Scary, releases their award-winning sophomore effort in the US today.
Chuck Ragan – Till Midnight
Hot Water Music frontman releases his fourth solo album of folksy Americana and rock via LA’s own SideOneDummy Records.
Future Islands – Singles
American synthpop trio releases its fourth full-length album and first via the 4AD label.
Gold & Youth – Beyond Wilderness
After several notable appearances on the festival circuit, Canadian indie/electro rock band releases their debut in the US via Arts & Crafts.
Liars – Mess
LAmb’s David Fisch says, “Something tells me that Liars have been building up to the release of an album like Mess for the entire lifetime of the band.” Find out why in his full review of the album.
Sleeper Agent – About Last Night
Energetic rock act releases its sophomore album and embarks on a headlining tour that includes a stop by The Satellite on April 26th.
The Belle Brigade – Just Because
LA retro-pop darlings release their second album with plans to head out on the road in May with Ray LaMontagne (as both support and performing as LaMontagne’s band).
The Colourist – The Colourist
Orange County alt-pop quartet (and former LA Music Blogcast guests) release its debut album via Republic Records today.
The Hold Steady – Teeth Dreams
Critically acclaimed rock band releases its first album on Washington Square, a new label imprint formed by Razor & Tie.
Tokyo Police Club – Forcefield
Four years after the release of their last full-length album, Canadian indie rock act Tokyo Police Club is back with a new LP via Mom + Pop.