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(31) Days of Good: 12.15.13

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Had David Bowie not released a new album this year, Reflektor would have been my #1. This record is full of excellent tracks, but “Afterlife” definitely stands out and is easily my favorite.

♩ Arcade Fire – Afterlife [from Reflektor]
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Easily my favorite track from Jim James’ (My Morning Jacket) solo debut. I’m a sucker for slow-building doo-wop and strings, which this track combines beautifully.

♩ Jim James – A New Life [from Regions of Light and Sound of God]
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This track is absolutely stunning, which explains why it’s been one of favorites all year. Had Johnny Cash ever collaborated with Enigma, I imagine it would’ve sounded a bit like this.

♩ Phosphorescent – Song For Zula [from Muchacho]
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Certain tracks have a way of always lifting my spirits and this is one of them.

♩ Mikal Cronin – Weight [from MCII]
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[new music roundup] 2.5.13

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A few of my favorite new releases, including the latest from EELS, Frightened Rabbit, The Spinto Band, and Thao and The Get Down Stay Down.  Oh, and My Bloody Valentine surprised us all with m b v, their LONG awaited follow up to 1991’s Loveless!!  As always, be sure to visit Largehearted Boy more new music.

What are your favorite new releases this week?

 

Dog Bite//Velvet Changes

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EELS – Wonderful, Glorious

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Elephant Stone//Elephant Stone

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Frightened Rabbit//Pedestrian Verse

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Guards//In Guards We Trust

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My Bloody Valentine//m b v
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The Spinto Band//Cool Cocoon

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Thao and The Get Down Stay Down//We The Common

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra//II

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A few more worth a listen:
Bettie Serveert//Oh Mayhem
Bjork //Bastards
Depeche Mode//Heaven
Jim James//Regions of Light and Sound of God
Richard Thompson//Electric