Posted by: Nick | February 27, 2008

Top February 2008 Album Releases

February

Nick’s Top February 2008 Album Releases

  1. Throw Me The Statue- Moonbeams (sample)
  2. British Sea Power- Do You Like Rock Music? (sample)
  3. Hot Chip- Made in the Dark (sample)
  4. The Mae Shi- hlllyh (sample)
  5. Miss Kittin- Batbox (sample)
  6. Pacific!- Reveries  (sample) (Myspace)
  7. Lightspeed Champion- Falling of the Lavender Bridge (sample)
  8. Kaizers Orchestra- Maskinera
  9. The Mountain Goats- Heretic Pride (sample)
  10. Morcheeba- Dive Deep (sample)
  11. The Big Sleep- Sleep Forever (sample)- had to take it to 11.

Biggest Disappointment: None (a great month of releases)

Cory’s Top February 2008 Album Releases

  1. Lightspeed Champion- Falling of the Lavender Bridge (sample)
  2. Throw Me the Statue- Moonbeams (sample)
  3. Hot Chip- Made in the Dark (sample)
  4. No Kids- Come Into My House (sample)
  5. Headlights- Some Racing, Some Stopping (sample)
  6. Bon Iver- For Emma, Forever Ago (sample)
  7. Mountain Goats- Heretic Pride (sample)
  8. Bob Mould- District Line (sample)
  9. Die! Die! Die!- Promises, Promises (sample)
  10. Morcheeba: Dive Deep (sample)

For more releases of note,

February 2008 Album Releases
February 5
Air Traffic: Fractured Life (Astralwerks)
The Angel: Kalmukia (Editions Mego)
Basia Bulat: Oh, My darling (Rough Trade)
Nick Cave/Warren Ellis: Assassination Of Jesse James Soundtrack (Mute US)
Beth Nielsen Chapman: Prism: The Human Family Songbook (Thirty Tigers)
Charlottefield: What Are Friends For (Fat Cat)
Jason Collett: Here’s To Being Here (Arts & Crafts)
The Crystal Method: Drive (Adrenaline)
Dead Meadow: Old Growth (Matador)
Devestations: Yes, U (Beggars Banquet)
Die! Die! Die!: Promises, Promises (SAF)
Bill Dixon/Exploding Star Orchestra: Bill Doxon with Exploding Star Orchestra (Thrill Jockey)
The Feelies: Crazy Rhythms reissue (Water)
Hanzel und Gretyl: 2012:Zwanzig Zwolf (Metropolis)
The Haunted: Haunted Made Me Do It (Earache)
HorrorPops: Kiss Kiss Kill Kill (Hellcat)
Hot Chip: Made In The Dark (DFA/Astralwerks)
Hot Water Music: Till The Wheels Fall Off (No Idea)
Jack Johnson: Sleep Through The Static (Brushfire/Universal)
Killing Joke: Brighter Than A Thousand Suns; Fire Dances; Night Time; Outside The Gate reissues (Caroline)
Kronos Quartet: Terry Riley: The Cusp Of Magic (Nonesuch)
Lightspeed Champion: Falling Off The Lavender Bridge (Domino)
The Loved Ones: Build & Burn (Fat Wreck Chords)
Shelby Lynne: Just A Little Lovin’ (Lost Highway)
Bob Mould: District Line (Anti)
Nada Surf: Lucky (Barsuk)
Ocrilim: Anoint (Hydrahead)
Stephen O’Malley/Attila Csihar: 6 Degree F Skyquake (Editions Mego)
Gert-Jan Prins: Break Before Make (Editions Mego)
Psychic TV: Heaven Is Invisible (Sweet Nothing/Cargo)
Dax Riggs: If This Is Hell Then I’m Lucky (Fat Possum)
Josh Ritter; In The Dark: Live at Vicar Street
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez: Calibration (Is Pushing Luck Too Far (N2O Entertainment)
School Of Language: Sea From Shore (Thrill Jockey)
Screaming Trees: Clairvoyance (Hall Of Records)
Sons and Daughters: This Gift (Domino)
Kelly Stoltz: Circular Sounds (Sub Pop)
They Might Be Giants: Here Come The 1,2,3’s (Disney)
UNKLE: More Stories and War Stories: Instrumentals (Inertia)
Various Artists: The Local Anesthetic (Smooch)
Various Artists: Very Best of Later with Jools Holland featuring Lily Allen, The White Stripes, The Strokes, Kaiser Chiefs, & more (WEA)
Paul Weller: Wild Wood Deluxe Edition (Yep Roc)
Yip Yip: Kings Of The Same Kingdom (SAF)

February 12
The Advent: Remove The Earth (Tooth & Nail)
Antietam: Opus Mixtum (Carrot Top)
The Beetle Crushers: Rrriot! (Goofin’)
British Sea Power: Do You Like Rock Music? (Rough Trade)
Catalepsy: Godless (Caroline)
City & Colour: Bring Me Your Love (Vagrant)
Danava: Unonou (Kemado)
The Dirtbombs: We Have You Surrounded (In The Red)
Estelle: Shine (Homeschool/Atlantic)
Flat Duo Jets: Two Headed Cow
Front Line Assembly: Tactical Neural Implant/Milennium (Roadrunner)
Life Of Agony: Ugly/Soul Searching Sun (Roadrunner)
Look Mexico: Crucial Collection (Lujo)
Mr. Breathless: Ooh Yeah Baby! (Goofin’)
Silje Nes: Ames Room (Fat Cat)
The Out_Circuit: Pierce The Empire With A Sound (Lujo)
Tony Scherr: Twist In The Wind (Smells Like)
Secret and Whisper: Great White Whale (Tooth & Nail)
Sepultura: Against/Nation (Roadrunner)
Sonic Sum: Films (Def Jux)
Steinski: TBD (Illegal Art)
Tuxedomoon: 7707 tm: 30th Anniversary Box; Vapour Trails (Crammed Disc)

February 19
Across Five Aprils: Life Underwater (Victory)
American Music Club: Golden Age (Merge)
The Apes: Ghost Games (Gypsy Eyes)
Atlas Sound: Let The Blind Lead Those Who Can See But Cannot Feel (Kranky)
Bell X1: Flock (Yep Roc)
The Big Sleep: Sleep Forever (Frenchkiss)
Bon Iver: For Emma, Forever Ago (Jagjaguwar)
Camphor: TBA (Friendly Fire)
Crushed Stars: Gossamer Days
Cryptacize: Dig That Treasure (Asthmatic Kitty)
A Cursive Memory: Changes (Vagrant)
The Damned: Chaos Years: Rare & Unreleased 1977-1982 (Cleopatra)
Ray Davies: Working Man’s Cafe (New West)
A Day To Remember: For those Who HAve Heart (Victory)
Dead To Fall: Are You Serious? (Victory)
Mike Doughty: Golden Delicious (ATO)
Envy: Compiled Fragments 1997-2003 (Temporary Residence)
Flowers Forever: Flowers Forever (Team Love)
Flying: Faces Of The Night (Menlo Park)
Grand Archives: The Grand Archives (Sub Pop)
Great Northern: Sleepy EP (Eenie Meenie)
Hayaino Daisuki: Headbanger’s Karaoke Club Dangerous Fire EP (Hydrahead)
Headlights: Some Racing, Some Stopping (Polyvinyl)
Gary Louris: Vagabonds (Rykodisc)
Nick Lowe: Jesus Of Cool reissue (Yep Roc)
Monade: Monstre Cosmic (too pure)
Allison Moorer: Mockingbird (New Line)
Morcheeba: Dive Deep (Ultra)
Mountain Goats: Heretic Pride (4AD)
No Kids: Come Into My House (Tomlab)
Paint It Black: New Lexicon (Jade Tree)
Panther: 14kt God (Kill Rock Stars)
The Raveonettes: Lust Lust Lust (Vice)
Steve Reid Ensemble: saxaar (domino)
Seven Mary Three: day&nightdriving (Icon)
Steve Smith: This Town (G.A.S.)
Donita Sparks & The Stellar Moments: Transmiticate
Time Again: Darker Days (Hellcat)
Throw Me The Statue: Moonbeams (Secretly Canadian)
Uz Jsme Doma: Cod Liver Oil (Skoda)
John Zorn: Dreamers (Tzadik)

February 26
The Apples In Stereo: Discovery Of A World Inside The Moone; Fun Trick Noisemaker; Her Wallpaper Reverie reissues (One Little Indian US)
Beach House: Devotion (Carpark)
Born Ruffians: Red, Yellow And Blue (Warp)
Bum Kon: Drunken Sex Sucks (Smooch)
Children 18:3: Children 18:3 (Tooth & Nail)
Cowboy Junkies: Trinity Revisited (Zoe)
Del The Funky Homosapien: Eleventh Hour (Def Jux)
Earth: Bees Made Honey In The Lion’s Skull (Southern Lord)
Fink: Distance and Time (Ninja Tune)
Goldfrapp: Seventh Tree (Mute)
Guapo: Elixirs (Neurot)
Tommy Guerrero: Return Of The Bastard (Galaxia)
The Judybats: Native Son (Wounded Bird)
La Scala: The Harlequin EP (Highwheel Records)
Tift Merritt: Another Country (Fantasy)
Our Brother The Native: Make Amends, For We Are Merely Vessels (FatCat)
The Monkeywrench: Gabriel’s Horn (Birdman)
Simply Saucer: Half Human, Half Live (Sonic Unyon)
Son Lux: At War With Walls and Mazes (Anticon)

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Responses

  1. May I?
    Goldfrapp, “Seventh Tree”

  2. You may.

    Have you seen the movie Hard Candy?

  3. No. Reason?

  4. In Hard Candy, Goldfrapp plays a roll in seducing a girl into falling for an older man. I don’t want to give away the ending, but her love for Goldfrapp later comes into question.

  5. Thanks. I’m Italian, and I suggest (realease on January) Jovanotti’s cd “Safari”, with Ben Harper special guest at guitar in track “Fango”

    Other good things on February: School of Language and Atlas Sound, or not?

  6. I did a piece on Die! Die! Die! over at my blog / podcast. Have You Heard

    We were able to record a whole performance at Atlanta, GA’s The Earl. If you want, you can repost some of the tracks as long as you link back to haveyouheard.net


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