Liars - Mess
Genre-hopping Brooklyn band Liars continue their explorations with their seventh album, Mess.
Twilight - III: Beneath Trident's Tomb
Thurston Moore has been getting kicked in the teeth publicity-wise lately, so it's probably best that he lets his guitar do the work on III: Beneath Trident's Tomb, Moore's first collaboration with black metal supergroup Twilight.
Bob Dylan in the 80s, Vol. 1
Bob Dylan's 1980s output is quite the mixed bag, from the latter-day nugget Empire Burlesque to the limp Dylan & the Dead, plus his appearance on "We Are the World" and rapping with Kurtis Blow, but that doesn't mean there aren't diehards for this particular era. This tribute record features 17 covers of Dylan's 80s output from Craig Finn, Reggie Watts, Built to Spill, Deer Tick, and many others.
The Hold Steady - Teeth Dreams
Speaking of Craig Finn, the Hold Steady are back with their sixth album, Teeth Dreams. (iTunes Radio required)
Tokyo Police Club - Forcefield
The delayed third album from indie rock band Tokyo Police Club is here, the band's first since 2010, following an aborted attempt in 2011.
XTRMST - Demo
AFI frontman Davey Havok and guitarist Jade Puget have formed a new straight edge hardcore side project, XTRMST, and released a demo.
Future Islands - Singles
After making David Letterman giddy a few weeks ago, indie pop trio Future Islands are releasing their fourth album, Singles.
Thou - Heathen
Doomy, sludgy Louisiana metal band Thou is streaming its latest, the 75-minute juggernaut Heathen, over at NPR.