Manchester-based producer Synkro will release his debut album ‘Changes’ via R&S sister label Apollo Records on September 18. The album is available for pre-order on iTunes and Bandcamp. Last week, he shared slow-burner Midnight Sun, which you can stream via Soundcloud below.
Vancouver’s Teen Daze will release his first album for Paper Bag Records on August 14, 2015. ‘Morning World’ was recorded with John Vanderslice at Tiny Telephone, his all-analog studio in San Francisco with co-producer Simon Bridgefoot.
Coheed and Cambria have revealed the cover and track list for their forthcoming album, ‘The Color Before The Sun,’ which will be out on October 9 via 300 Entertainment. The cover, which features a serene lake with a house disintegrating into the sky, was created by Nick Steinhardt (Touche Amore, Deafheaven) and reflects the story behind the ten-song album. You can see the cover and track listing below.
While the most conceptually abstruse Coheed records have always had a foundation in reality, ‘The Color Before The Sun’ is the first time Claudio Sanchez exposes his raw feelings, narrated from his own perspective – the anxiety of fatherhood, the disorienting feeling of losing a home, the reflections had during early-morning walks. His own story is told through big, bright, driving, colorful songs that beam like power-pop, crunch like vintage ‘90s emocore and float with the expansive feel of space-rock.
The Most Serene Republic premiered their new single, Ontario Morning via Stereogum. The track will appear on the Ontario-based sextet’s first new album in 6 years, ‘Mediac,’ which is due out on November 13 via MapleMusic Recordings. The album was produced by TMSR’s Ryan Lenssen and mixed by David Newfeld (Broken Social Scene/Super Furry Animals/Los Campesinos!). You can pre-order it digitally or on limited edition white vinyl here.
Roadside Graves will release ‘Acne/Ears,’ their fifth proper full length and first to be released via Don Giovanni Records. The members of Roadside Graves are scattered throughout the Tri-State area and even one is in Spain, these are not songs about other people, or influenced by characters in books as they’ve done in the past. This is the band’s attempt to recreate moments in their lives that weren’t necessarily poignant at the time, but grew to be just that as they aged. These are songs lived in and caved in, at times both depressing and care free. Wild and naive. Genuine and dumb. Take a listen to Gospel Radio via YouTube below, which is lifted from ‘Acne/Ears’.
Montreal’s Young Galaxy will release their new album ‘Falsework’ world-wide via Paper Bag Records on October 30th. ‘Falsework’ is the follow-up to the Polaris Music Prize short-listed ‘Ultramarine’ and their third album produced by Dan Lissvik (Studio, Atelje). Listen to new single Body via Youtube or the Peaking Lights’ Disco Dub version via Soundcloud below. Watch the trailer for ‘Falsework’ here. Pre-order the CD and limited edition ‘surprise’ coloured vinyl here from Paper Bag Records.
BOYTOY have announced their debut full-length album, ‘Grackle,’ will be out on October 2 via PaperCup Music. They also revealed the lead single from the record – take a listen to Postal via Soundcloud below.