CHOMPILATION! AEMMP RECORDS Columbia College Chicago’s 27-year old student-run record label, AEMMP Records, is releasing…read more

J. TILLMAN | YEAR IN THE KINGDOM WESTERN VINYL J. Tillman’s second release of 2009…read more

THE CAVE SINGERS | WELCOME JOY MATADOR RECORDS Derek Fudesco (formerly of Pretty Girls Make…read more

PINE HILL HAINTS | TO WIN OR TO LOSE K RECORDS Alabama’s Pine Hill Haints…read more

HOOTS AND HELLMOUTH | THE HOLY OPEN SECRET MAD DRAGON RECORDS Philadelphia based trio Hoots…read more

THE DEAD WEATHER | HOREHOUND WEA | REPRISE The Kills were often dubbed the British…read more

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FRUIT BATS | RUMINANT BAND SUBPOP The Ruminant Band is the Fruit Bats first release…read more

LEVON HELM | ELECTRIC DIRT VANGUARD RECORDS Electric Dirt is the second album in the…read more

PATTERSON HOOD | MURDERING OSCAR (AND OTHER LOVE SONGS) RUTH ST. RECORDS Drive-By Truckers’ Patterson…read more

HOOSIER MOUNTAIN RESTORATION GOSPEL | HOOSIER MOUNTAIN RESTORATION GOSPEL FLANNELGRAPH RECORDS Hoosier Mountain Restoration Gospel…read more

TINY VIPERS | LIFE ON EARTH SUBPOP Life on Earth – Seattle-based singer/songwriter Jesy Fortino’s…read more

LOU BARLOW | GOODNIGHT UNKNOWN MERGE RECORDS It has been nearly five years since Lou…read more

TOM BROSSEAU | POSTHUMOUS SUCCESS FATCAT Indie singer/songwriter Tom Brosseau’s third full-length Posthumous Success signifies…read more

DAN MANGAN | NICE, NICE, VERY NICE FILE UNDER: MUSIC (FU:M) Indie pop/folk Canadian Dan…read more

GUNFIGHT! | HIDE YOUR EMPTIES EP BNS SESSIONS Brooklyn based quartet Gunfight! describes their sound…read more

THE WAILING WALL | HOSPITAL BLOSSOMS JDUB RECORDS Fans of introspective indie music should check-out…read more

SONYA COTTON | RED RIVER SELF-RELASED Bay Area singer/songwriter Sonya Cotton’s voice is confident and…read more

MOUNT EERIE | WIND’S POEM P.W. ELVERUM & SUN To date Phil Elverum’s (The Microphones)…read more

BLACK WHALES | ORIGINS MT FUJI RECORDS Origins – the debut EP from Seattle’s Black…read more

MEGAFAUN | GATHER, FORM AND FLY HOMETAPES Gather, Form and Fly – the sophomore album…read more

THE KINGSBURY MANX | ASCENSEUR OUVERT! ODESSA RECORDS Chapel Hill, NC’s The Kingsbury Manx release…read more

JOSH PRESTON | COMPLEX WOODEN HEART EP ME AND THE MACHINE RECORDS Spring 2008 saw…read more

DISCOVERY | LP XL Discovery is Rostam Batmaglij’s (Vampire Weekend) and Wes Miles’ (Ra Ra…read more

CHRIS VELAN | SOLIDAGO NEWSONG RECORDINGS A classically trained guitar player from the age of…read more

BIG STAR | #1 Record/Radio City FANTASY Big Star remains one of the most influential…read more

ROADSIDE GRAVES | MY SON’S HOME AUTUMN TONE NJ’s Roadside Graves follow-up to 2007’s vastly…read more

GOLDEN BLOOM | FAN THE FLAMES SELF-RELEASED Golden Bloom is primarily the work of multi-instrumentalist…read more

THE BUILDERS AND THE BUTCHERS | SALVATION IS A DEEP DARK WELL GIGANTIC Salvation Is…read more

RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE | HOMETOWN SADDLE CREEK The Rural Alberta Advantage features folk-indie-rock that captures…read more

GOD HELP THE GIRL | GOD HELP THE GIRL MATADOR Following the success of Belle…read more

BIRD NAMES | SING THE BROWNS UPSET THE RHYTHM On their fifth full-length release, indie…read more

THE LOW ANTHEM | RESERVOIR NONESUCH The Low Anthem’s Nonesuch debut Oh My God, Charlie…read more

FANFARLO | RESERVOIR SELF-RELEASED London-based collective Fanfarlo mixes folk with orchestrated indie pop, drawing comparisons…read more

WINTER’S FALL | WINTER’S FALL SELF-RELEASED Winter’s Fall, an indie Americana group from the Bay…read more

PHENOMENAL HAND CLAP BAND | PHENOMENAL HAND CLAP BAND FRIENDLY FIRE RECORDINGS The Phenomenal Handclap…read more

REGINA SPEKTOR | FAR SIRE RECORDS New York-via-Moscow singer/songwriter Regina Spektor combines piano based indie…read more

BRITISH SEA POWER | MAN OF ARAN ROUGH TRADE Man of Aran is a powerful,…read more

MAGNOLIA ELECTRIC CO | JOSEPHINE SECRETLY CANADIAN Magnolia Electric Co. is back with their fifth…read more

GREGORY ALAN ISAKOV | THIS EMPTY NORTHERN HEMISPHERE SELF-RELASED Gregory Alan Isakov is a Johannesburg,…read more

RHETT MILLER | RHETT MILLER SHOUT FACTORY Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter and Old 97’s frontman Rhett…read more

THOSE DARLINS | THOSE DARLINS THIRTY TIGERS The cowboy boot-clad southern girl group Those Darlins…read more

BLACK MOTH SUPER RAINBOW | EATING US GRAVEFACE RECORDS Pittsburgh’s Black Moth Super Rainbow released…read more

DANGER MOUSE AND SPARKLEHORSE | DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL SELF-RELEASED Spanish poet Juan de…read more

DINOSAUR JR. | FARM JAGJAGUWAR Similar to 2007’s comeback album Beyond, Farm finds Dinosaur Jr.…read more

SARAH JAROSZ | SONG UP IN HER HEAD SUGARHILL RECORDS Eighteen-year-old Austin, TX bluegrass phenom…read more

SON VOLT | AMERICAN CENTRAL DUST ROUNDER Following the demise of the groundbreaking alt. country…read more

LEE HARVEY OSMOND | QUIET EVIL LATENT RECORDINGS Lee Harvey Osmond – a collective of…read more

APOSTLE OF HUSTLE | EATS DARKNESS ARTS & CRAFTS Apostle of Hustle – a Broken…read more

WEREWOLVES | DANCE RAINCOAT GLASS BNS SESSIONS Brooklyn’s Werewolves mix elements of soulful psychedelia and…read more

VIVA VOCE | ROSE CITY BARSUK Following two years of constant touring, Viva Voce’s founding…read more

PETER BRODERICK | MUSIC FOR FALLING FROM TREES WESTERN VINYL Portland based multi-instrumentalist Peter Broderick…read more

ELVIS COSTELLO | SECRET, PROFANE AND SUGARCANE LOST HIGHWAY Elvis Costello releases the country album…read more

DEER TICK | BORN ON FLAG DAY PARTISAN RECORDS Brooklyn via Providence, RI transplants Deer…read more

THE SPAGHETTI WESTERN STRING CO. | LULL AND CLATTER SELF–RELEASED Minneapolis quartet The Spaghetti Western…read more

MISC. | HAPPINESS IS EASY BADMAN RECORDING CO. Misc. – the studio project by Dylan…read more

WILCO | WILCO, THE ALBUM NONESUCH Wilco’s seventh disc, Wilco, The Album, combines the intimacy…read more

ROYAL CITY | ROYAL CITY ASTHMATIC KITTY Royal City – a now defunct indie folk…read more

BOWERBIRDS | UPPER AIR DEAD OCEANS Upper Air the follow-up to NC folk duo Phil…read more

SCHOOL OF THE SEVEN BELLS | ALPINISMS GHOSTLY INT’L The School Of Seven Bells –…read more

ROYAL WOOD | THE LOST AND FOUND EP DEAD DAISY RECORDS The Lost And Found…read more

THE WIYOS | THE WIYOS TRUTHFACE RECORDINGS Brooklyn based band The Wiyos’ self-titled third release…read more

WYE OAK | THE KNOT MERGE RECORDS Baltimore duo Wye Oak’s Andy Stack (drums, keyboards,…read more

CHIEF | THE CASTLE IS GONE SELF-RELEASED LA natives Evan Koga, Danny Fujikawa, Michael Fujikawa…read more

GRAHAM LINDSEY | WE ARE ALL ALONE IN THIS TOGETHER SPACEBAR RECORDINGS Three years ago,…read more

RED STICK RAMBLERS | MY SUITCASE IS ALWAYS PACKED SUGAR HILL RECORDS Baton Rouge, LA…read more

BRIAN OLIVE | BRIAN OLIVE ALIVE NATURAL SOUND RECORDS Ex Soledad Brother and Greenhornes guitarist…read more

THE BURNING HELL | BABY (WEEWERK) RECORDS The Burning Hell’s Baby starts where 2008’s Happy…read more

SONIC YOUTH | THE ETERNAL MATADOR RECORDS The Eternal – Sonic Youth’s debut album for…read more

SUNSET RUBDOWN | DRAGONSLAYER JAGJAGUWAR Dragonslayer, the third album by Sunset Rubdown, returns to a…read more

TOBACCO PAT | THE PLAGUE FEELS LIKE HOME Tobacco Pat (a.k.a. Logan Farmer), is a…read more

JESS RIBEIRO AND THE BONE COLLECTORS | PILGRIMAGE SELF-RELEASED Jess Ribeiro and the Bone Collectors…read more

THE WHITE RABBITS | IT’S FRIGHTENING TBD RECORDS The White Rabbits’ It’s Frightening is the…read more

CORBIN MURDOCH AND THE NAUTICAL MILES | WARTIME LOVESONG JERICHO BEACH MUSIC Vancouver indie folk…read more

TANGLEWEED | MOST FOLK HEROES STARTED OUT AS CRIMINALS SQUATNEY RECORDS Chicago Americana quintet Tangleweed…read more

THE ROE FAMILY SINGERS | THE EARTH AND ALL THAT IS IN IT SELF-RELEASED The…read more

WEINLAND | BREAKS IN THE SUN BADMAN RECORDING CO. Breaks in the Sun is the…read more

HACIENDA | LOUD IS THE NIGHT ALIVE NATURAL SOUND RECORDS Formed by cousins Abraham Villanueva…read more

THE NATIONAL LIGHTS | THE DEAD WILL WALK, DEAR BLOODSHAKE RECORDS The National Lights is…read more

HILL COUNTRY REVUE | MAKE A MOVE RAZOR & TIE Hill Country Revue is Cody…read more

THE TRAVELLING BAND | UNDER THE PAVEMENT SIDEWAYS SALOON Manchester 6 piece The Travelling Band…read more

BO RAMSEY | FRAGILE PHANTOM SOUND Fragile is the first album of all original songs…read more

THE GLASSES | STORY PROBLEMS SELF-RELEASED Seattle indie-pop group The Glasses have been around since…read more

ANTIQUES | CICADAS BANTER RECORDS The Antiques’ sophomore album Cicadas retains the warmth of Nicknames…read more

JOHN VANDERSLICE | ROMANIAN NAMES DEAD OCEANS John Vanderslice’s current album Romanian Names – his…read more

DELAY TREES | SOFT CONSTRUCTION SELF-RELEASED Indie pop quartet Delay Trees from Helsinki self-release Soft…read more

THE VASELINES | ENTER THE VASELINES SUBPOP The beautiful pop music of Scottish group The…read more

PINK MOUNTAINTOPS | OUTSIDE LOVE JAGJAGUWAR The Pink Mountaintops’ third album Outside Love is a…read more

JARVIS COCKER | FURTHER COMPLICATIONS ROUGH TRADE This follow-up to the eccentric Pulp frontman’s 2006…read more

HOTELS | WHERE HEARTS GO BROKE HIDDEN SHOAL RECORDINGS Bi-coastal band (NY and Seattle) The…read more

CONOR OBERST AND THE MYSTIC VALLEY BAND | OUTER SOUTH MERGE RECORDS Outer South is…read more

IRON AND WINE | AROUND THE WELL SUBPOP Around the Well is a collection of…read more

HA HA TONKA | NOVEL SOUNDS BLOODSHOT RECORDS Springfield, MO indie roots rock band Ha…read more

CHRIS ROBLEY AND HIS FEAR OF HEIGHTS | MOVIE THEATRE HAIKU CUTTHROAT POP RECORDS Indie-pop…read more

STARFUCKER | JUPITER BADMAN RECORDING CO. Starfucker is an indie pop/indie electro band comprised of…read more

OLD MAN LUEDECKE | PROOF OF LOVE BLACK HEN MUSIC Canadian Chris “Old Man” Luedecke’s…read more

HENRY CLAY PEOPLE | FOR CHEAP OR FOR FREE AUTUMN TONE The Henry Clay People…read more

JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE | MIDNIGHT AT THE MOVIES BLOODSHOT RECORDS Midnight at the Movies –…read more

WINTER GLOVES | ABOUT A GIRL PAPER BAG RECORDS Montreal’s Winter Gloves originated as the…read more

EULOGIES | HERE ANONYMOUS DANGERBIRD RECORDS Here Anonymous is the second full-length from LA indie-folk-rock…read more