Between a new Nico Vega album and a La Roux full-length, I’m not sure where to start with this week’s new album releases. Check out our list of the best albums hitting shelves today below, and be sure to let me know in the comments what you’ll be listening to first!

Canadian fuzz-pop quintet delivers their Chad VanGaalen-produced debut via Polyvinyl Records.


Rock band returns to first label, Tooth & Nail Records, to release its final album.

anberlin lowborn

Colony HouseWhen I Was Younger
Gritty rock trio’s debut album hits shelves today via Descendant Records.

colony house when i was younger

Sibling duo from the North of England releases its debut album of raucous rock music in the US today.

drenge album cover

La RouxTrouble In Paradise
A little over a week after opening for New Order at The Greek, English synthpop duo La Roux offers up their new album for your listening pleasure.


Nico VegaLead To Light
Former LA Music Blogcast guests and LAmb favorites celebrated today’s release of their sophomore album with a show at The Roxy last night.

Nico Vega Lead to Light

Nightmare and the CatSimple
Like Nico Vega, LA-based rockers Nightmare and the Cat know that The Roxy is the best place to celebrate a new album release, so be sure to head out to their show at the Sunset Blvd. venue tomorrow night.


PS I Love YouFor Those Who Stay
Canadian indie-rock duo is back with its third album, but it’s their first to be recorded in “a proper studio.”


Rx BanditsGemini, Her Majesty
Orange County progressive rock quartet releases a new album and readies for a show at The Fonda Theatre with The Dear Hunter on August 8th.

rx bandits gemini her majesty

Brooklyn-based band fronted by Michael Grubbs releases a new album after raising 141% of its goal via a Pledge Music campaign.


White FenceTo The Recently Found Innocent
Tim Presley and Ty Segall team up again for their second album together under the White Fence moniker, out today via Drag City.

White Fence To The Recently Found Innocent