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Modest Mouse Announces Reissues

This was announced a few days ago, and I wasn’t sure about posting it, but on a slow news day (for me), I cannot resist. Indie rock behemoth Modest Mouse will be reissuing their two oldest EPs, Sad Sappy Sucker (recorded 1994, released 1997) and The Fruit That Ate Itself (1997). The two will be released on CD and 180 gram vinyl on frontman Isaac Brock’s very own Glacial Pace Recordings. The official release date is November 9th, but preorders are up now. Don’t get caught napping (or moneyless, liek me), pick these up.

Also, Modest Mouse will be performing on October 23rd and 24th at Neil Young’s 24th Annual Bridge School Benefit in Mountain View, CA. Take some pictures for me.

- Tyler Hanan

I’m On It" - J. Cole

Another new J. Cole track for ya’ll. Yeah the lyrics are stupid as all get out but I love the mans voice and his beats are always a nice listen. Hear the track “I’m On It” above and then you know the drill about letting us know what you think, and reblogging the track so your friends can get to listen too.

-Kyle Pedersen

"Dreem" - Perfume Genius

Is this real life? A few months ago Mike Hadreas, the heartbreaking face behind Perfume Genius, released his debut record Learning on Matador Records. I’m sure I could speak for a couple of our staff when I say it’s possible that the record could wind up topping off a few of our respective year-end lists. Above you can find a live studio performance of Hadreas playing new Perfume Genius material. “Dreem” is as beautiful and emotional as everything we’ve come to expect from the young man. 

- Malcom Lacey

I Don’t Believe" - Liz Janes

It’s been a good five years since Liz Janes released her last album, the collaboration with L.A. free-jazz collective Create(!), so appropriately titled Liz Janes & Create(!). Well, the soulful Janes is back and plans to release her latest record Say Goodbye on December 7th via Asthmatic Kitty Records. You can listen to and download the lead single “I Don’t Believe” above.

- Malcom Lacey

Terrible Love (Alternate Version)" - The National

It seems like a music video kind of day doesn’t it? 

"Terrible Love" will be released as a violet coloured 7” and download single on November 22nd. Both the alternate version of ‘Terrible Love’ and B-side ‘You Were A Kindness’ also feature on the expanded edition of High Violet released the same day. 

- Malcom Lacey

I Know You Now" - Tu Fawning

Portland-based four-piece Tu Fawning recently released this visual accompaniment to my favorite track on their debut record, Hearts on Hold [review]. Filled with more than a days worth of occult imagery, the video is slightly unnerving. You can pick up the record via CdBaby.

- Malcom Lacey

Old Fashioned" - Cee Lo Green

The latest single from Cee Lo’s third solo record The Lady Killer is available for download today on iTunes. I was in the minority that disliked the previously released “Fuck You.” I know, crazy right? Well calm down, I’m enjoying the above streaming track much more than anything else I’ve heard thus far. The Lady Killer will be released on November 9th. You can pre-order your copy in various standard and deluxe edition formats here.

- Malcom Lacey

Rhythm Of The Rain f. Thee Tom Hardy & Tunji" - Kno

Kno’s (DJ/Producer of CunninLynguists) first solo effort, Death Is Silent, was released last week and I can’t stop listening to it. It’s by far the most cohesive and honest hip hop album that I’ve heard this year.  Kno, as most know, is a fantastic producer, but I didn’t know he could deliver just as hard lyrically. It’s rare that I can listen to a hip hop album without skipping a track and this is one of those albums. The first single from the album can be heard above. Check it out. You won’t be disappointed.

The physical release will be available 10/26 via QN5, but you can get it digitally at AmazonMP3 here now.

- Kevin Michels

Unrelentless Drag (Mike Slott Remix)" - Shigeto

I’ve got a lot of love for Ghostly International. I mean how can’t you love them after they release stunning records from the likes of Gold Panda, School of Seven Bells, and Mux Mool in the same year? From my inbox comes this little remixed jem of the Shigeto track we brought you a couple weeks ago “Relentless Drag.” And I’d be damned if Mike Slott doesn’t absolutely tear Shigeto’s original vision to pieces. 

Previously: mp3// “Relentless Drag

- Malcom Lacey

This week’s New Noise is here. I recommend Bad Books (the Manchester Orchestra/Kevin Devine collaboration), the new Mount EerieHow to Dress Well (read Daniel’s review for a taste), Houses (Kyle’s review), and Mt. Desolation (Cody’s review).

As always, feel free to let us know what you think is good, or what you think we’re missing, in the comments. The complete list of this week’s releases is after the jump.

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