A short work week but no shortage of great new albums to check out! Take your pick from the ten new releases below that we’re excited to listen to this week, and be sure to let me know in the comments if we missed a must-hear.

Blonde RedheadBarragán
Nine records in, NYC’s Blonde Redhead explores new sonic territory on their most stripped-back album to date. Hear it in all its glory when the trio plays The Fonda Theatre on November 12th.

Blonde Redhead Barragán

Counting CrowsSomewhere Under Wonderland
If you didn’t catch the Adam Duritz-fronted band at The Greek last month, today’s your chance to hear songs from their sixth full-length album and first to be released via Capitol Music Group.


EarthPrimitive & Deadly
A quarter of a century into its career, Seattle’s Earth delivers its tenth full-length today via Southern Lord. Enjoy their drone-metal stylings at the apropos Hollywood Forever Cemetery on September 11th.


Homeboy SandmanHallways
Queens emcee’s second album for the Stones Throw Records label is being described as “an ode to the space between where you are and where you are headed.”

Homeboy Sandman Hallways

Maroon 5V
Three-time GRAMMY-Award winning band Maroon 5 (AKA The Voice host Adam Levine’s day job) is back with a fifth full-length.


Nick & KnightNick & Knight
As Alice put it best, the old kids on the block are back with new music today as New Kid Jordan Knight teams up with Backstreet Boy Nick Carter for this new project.

nick and knight

The Color MoraleHold On Pain Ends
Rockford, IL rockers will be kicking off a tour with We Came As Romans next week, and fans will no doubt be hearing a lot from their new album, out today via Fearless Records.

the color morale hold on pain ends

The VinesWicked Nature
Rock band’s sixth studio album is a two-part, 22-song beast that unveils the group’s new lineup, with Craig Nicholls now backed by Tim John on bass and Lachy West on drums.

the vines wicked nature

After reading the high praise LAmb’s David Fisch bestowed upon this release, how could it not top your list of must-listens this week?


ZeusClassic Zeus
Canadian indie-rock band’s third full-length album, “11 songs of introspective pop and spirited rock and roll,” is out today via Arts & Crafts.