New Album Releases 081914

Another week, another batch of album releases to feed your need for new music! Check out the ten albums that have us most excited here at LA Music Blog, and be sure to let me know in the comments what you’ll be listening to today.

BahamasBahamas Is Afie
Afie Jurvanen’s latest LP marks a transition to a more complex and fully arranged collection of breezy soul songs.

Bahamas Is Afie

Bishop AllenLights Out
Indie rockers Bishop Allen’s first new album in over five years is out today via Dead Oceans.

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Electric WürmsMusik, Die Schwer Zu Twerk
Prog-rock side project featuring Steven Drozd and Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips backed by Nashville psychedelic rock band Linear Downfall releases a six-song LP.

Electric Würms Musik, Die Schwer Zu Twerk

He Is LegendHeavy Fruit
After five years, the wait for new music from the dark Southern grunge band is over! Read all about the new album in Alice’s full review.

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Imogen HeapSparks
GRAMMY-winning UK songstress Imogen Heap “turned songs into projects and projects into songs” for her latest LP, which has been over three years in the making.

Imogen Heap Sparks

JJV
Winnie shared her excitement about this Swedish duo a couple of weeks ago, saying “they’ve got a big crush on hip hop, but they’re also deeply interested in creating lush, drugged-out pop music.” Sound appealing? Check out the new album today!

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KimbraThe Golden Echo
More than just the female half of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know,” this New Zealand-born singer/songwriter is a huge talent, and her sophomore album deserves a listen.

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PallbearerFoundations of Burden
Melodic doom metal act releases its multi-dimensional sophomore album today, bringing them one step closer to the mainstream music world.

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Twin AtlanticThe Great Divide
Scottish rock band is back three years after releasing its debut with a sophomore album out via Red Bull Records.

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Wiz KhalifaBlacc Hollywood
Pittsburgh rapper’s fifth studio album features a slew of collaborations from Snoop Dogg, ScHoolboy Q, Nas, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj…

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