Buxton – This Place Reminds Me Of You (2018)

“As far as a sound goes, the music on Stay Out Late is definitely Buxton, but the instrumentation and arrangements are vastly different from their typical two or three guitar sound from the past. The band employed producer Thom Monahan again, and went to Sonic Ranch to start work on the record that shows growth and better compositions than their previous albums. “There was the idea that Sergio had these demos, and there were components about the songs that we liked, but also figuring out how to make them Buxton songs and make it a full band record. So it became, finding what you like about a song, then replicating it with the full band sound. Thom has this thing where you play him a song and he says, ‘well, that needs to be faster,’ and he has no problem telling you what you need to hear when you’re making a record,” says Wise.” Source

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Sorcerer – Surreal Slumber Party (2018)

“Sorcerer emerges from his jungle hideout with eight fresh new tracks for Dream Chimney’s second release and brings even more of his signature balearic synth-pop shoegaze psychedelic fusion. Recorded after hours in his backyard studio, the latest album “Tape Dreams” channels his dream pop influences and melodic synth stylings. “Tape Dreams” is well-suited for the headphones or the boombox. Hints of house, new age and disco, transport the listener to the tropical island paradise you’ve always dreamed of.” Bandcamp

The Treasures Of Mexico – She’ll Never Get Over Me (2018)

“You only have room for so much stuff in your life. I must do that with songs. I must listen and re-listen and ask and question and challenge and if I’m left holding something that has even the slightest element of doubt surrounding it, I have to let go…So simply put, that’s what we’ve done here. Some songs never left the bedroom, some made it as far as the 8-track, some then couldn’t negotiate the discerning ears of Bob and Russ, and then some were launched into the open sea of the studio but simply didn’t hold water and sunk. We’ve worked on the surviving songs over the last few months, and we’ve shared thoughts and suggestions until we’ve reached a point where we can hold them in our hands and say as confidentially as we can that Everything Sparks Joy.” Source

Marissa Nadler – Blue Vapor (2018)

“The eighth album from Marissa Nadler, For My Crimes, is the sound of turmoil giving way to truth. The songs stare down the dark realization that love may not be enough to keep two people together through distance and differing needs. By asking these difficult questions about her relationships, Nadler has found a stronger sense of self and a sharper voice as both a songwriter and a vocalist, culminating in her most evocative entry in an already impressive discography. The album is set for release on September 28, via Bella Union and Sacred Bones.” Bandcamp

Bonus song: Marissa Nadler plays Fleetwood Mac and she does it brilliantly!

Fred Thomas – Ridiculous Landscapes (2018)

“Fred Thomas had been making music nonstop for years when a seismic shift in his creative process happened in 2013. Something mystical opened up in the fall of that year and the prolific songwriter moved from his already emotionally open style into an unprecedentedly direct and vulnerable lyrical approach as well as new levels of detail-fixated production. The songs took on ​a ​new urgency​, inspired by a feeling that life was beginning afresh while at the same time a lifetime of experiences were cementing into worlds of memory.​ ​The results of that creatively eruptive time began with 2015’s critically hailed album All Are Saved, continued into the turbulent pop of 2017’s Changer and now ​float​ into Aftering, a record that feels like the final chapter of an unofficial trilogy.”Bandcamp

Juliana Hatfield – Physical (2018)

“Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John is the fifteenth studio album by American singer-songwriter Juliana Hatfield. It was released on April 13, 2018, by American Laundromat Records. It’s a tribute album to Australian singer Olivia Newton-John, in which Hatfield covers thirteen songs sung by Newton-John, most of them originally released as singles. From every sale of the album, one dollar will be donated to the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre, Newton-John’s own cancer treatment organization” Wiki

Lambchop – Give Me Your Love (Love Song) (1998)

Curtis Mayfield cover

“… Curtis Mayfield’s “Give Me Your Love (Love Song).” The latter is easily the most jaw-dropping track on What Another Man Spills, with the group easily slipping into the song’s soulful groove without a hint of irony, not even in Wagner’s amazingly Prince-like falsetto …” Source

“What Another Man Spills” Remastered 2018: