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Upcoming Album Release Dates


Sort through the glut of new releases with this guide to the upcoming indie-music release schedule. As always, all dates are subject to radical and whimsical change.

April 15, 2014

The Afghan Whigs 'Do the Beast'
Sub Pop
  • The Afghan Whigs, Do the Beast (Sub Pop)
  • The Amazing Snakeheads, Amphetamine Ballads (Domino)
  • Amps for Christ, Canyons, Cars and Crows (Shrimper)
  • Chet Faker, Built on Glass (Downtown)
  • The Crooks, Soapbox (Modern Outsider)
  • Dylan Shearer, Garagearray (Castle Face/Empty Cellar)
  • Japanther, Instant Money Magic (Seayou)
  • Kithkin, Rituals, Trances & Ecstasies for Humans in Face of The Collapse (Pesanta Urfolk)
  • Odonis Odonis, Hard Boiled Soft Boiled (Buzz)
  • Woods, With Light and With Love (Woodsist)

April 22, 2014

Teen 'The Way and Color'
  • Chrome Sparks, Goddess EP (Future Classic)
  • Fear of Men, Loom (Kanine)
  • Heterotic, Weird Drift (Planet Mu)
  • Illum Sphere, Spectre Vex EP (Ninja Tune)
  • The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, Days of Abandon (Yebo)
  • Paradise, Soldiers of the Modern Age (Teen Sound)
  • Teen, The Way and Color (Carpark)

April 29, 2014

Chad Vangaalen 'Shrink Dust'
Sub Pop
  • André Obin, Ways of Escape (Skycouncil)
  • Chad VanGaalen, Shrink Dust (Sub Pop)
  • Elephant, Sky Swimming (Memphis Industries)
  • Ought, More Than Any Other Day (Constellation)
  • Pink Mountaintops, Get Back (Jagjaguwar)
  • Sd Laika, That's Harakari (Tri Angle)
  • Secret Colors, Positive Distractions Part II (-)
  • Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra, Hang On To Each Other EP (Constellation)
  • Survival Knife, Loose Power (Glacial Pace)
  • Will Stratton, Gray Lodge Wisdom (-)
  • Wye Oak, Glory (Merge)

May 6, 2014

Tune-Yards 'Nikki Nack'
  • Hamilton Leithauser, Black Hours (Domino)
  • The Horrors, Luminous (XL)
  • In the Valley Below, Man Girl EP (Capitol)
  • Papercuts, Life Among the Savages (Easy Sound)
  • Paws, Youth Culture Forever (FatCat)
  • The Rich Hands, Out of My Head (Burger)
  • Rodrigo Amarante, Cavalo (Easy Sound)
  • Smoke Fairies, Smoke Fairies (Full Time Hobby)
  • Still Parade, Still Parade EP (Serve & Volley)
  • Tune-Yards, Nikki Nack (4AD)
  • Yesway, Yesway (-)
  • Young Magic, Breathing Statues (Carpark)

May 13, 2014

Owen Pallett 'In Conflict'
  • Amen Dunes, Love (Sacred Bones)
  • Douglas Dare, Whelm (Erased Tapes)
  • Hiss Tracts, Shortwave Nights (Constellation)
  • Hunterchild, Hunterchild (Temporary Residence)
  • La Sera, Hour of the Dawn (Hardly Art)
  • Little Dragon, Nabuma Rubberband (Loma Vista)
  • Mimicking Birds, Eons (Glacial Pace)
  • Mirah, Changing Light (Absolute Magnitude)
  • Owen Pallett, In Conflict (Domino)
  • Sean Nicholas Savage, Bermuda Waterfall (Arbutus)
  • The Shilohs, The Shilohs (Light Organ)
  • Swans, To Be Kind (Young God)
  • Tobacco, Ultima II Massage (Ghostly International)

May 20, 2014

Archie Bronson Outfit 'Wild Crush'
  • Archie Bronson Outfit, Wild Crush (Domino)
  • Meleana Cadiz, Deep Below Heaven (Wild Kindness)
  • Mesa Ritual, Mesa Ritual (Sige)

May 27, 2014

Sharon Van Etten 'Are We There'
  • 1,2,3, Big Weather (American Hermitage)
  • Ben Frost, Aurora (Bedroom Community)
  • Blackbird Blackbird, Tangerine Sky (Om)
  • Concord America, Suns Out Guns Out EP (Post-Echo)
  • Napolian, Incursio (Software)
  • Popstrangers, Fortuna (Carpark)
  • Rush Midnight, Rush Midnight (Last Gang)
  • Sharon Van Etten, Are We There (Jagjaguwar)
  • Three Legged Race, Rope Commercial Vol. 1 (Underwater Peoples)

June 3, 2014

Fucked Up 'Glass Boys'
  • Brian Reitzell, Auto Music (Smalltown Supersound)
  • The Donkeys, Ride the Black Wave (Easy Sound)
  • Fucked Up, Glass Boys (Matador)
  • Parquet Courts, Sunbathing Animal (What's Your Rupture?)
  • Roll the Dice, Until Silence (Leaf)
  • Throwing Snow, Mosaic (Houndstooth)

June 10, 2014

Lust for Youth 'International'
Sacred Bones
  • Alexis Taylor, Await Barbarians (Domino)
  • Dub Thompson, 9 Songs (Dead Oceans)
  • The Fresh & Onlys, House of Spirits (Mexican Summer)
  • Glass Animals, Zaba (Harvest)
  • Lust for Youth, International (Sacred Bones)
  • Tomas Barfod, Love Me (Secretly Canadian)
  • Unicycle Loves You, The Dead Age (Highweel)

June 24, 2014

Black Bananas 'Electric Brick Wall'
Drag City
  • Be Calm Honcho, Honcho Dreams (Crossbill)
  • Black Bananas, Electric Brick Wall (Drag City)
  • How to Dress Well, What Is This Heart? (Domino)
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