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Available Today: August 5

Get our take on new albums from Conor Oberst, the Faint, Oxford Collapse, and more!

By: SPIN Staff // August 5, 2008

Here’s a rundown of what’s available online and in record stores this week. Click each album title to read Spin‘s review:

Conor Oberst, Conor Oberst: The bummed-out bard reintroduces himself.

The Faint, Fasciinatiion: The retro synth-wave bash climaxes with a chaotic crash.

Jamey Johnson, That Lonesome Song: Gruff-voiced storyteller gives hellacious tour of hard life.

Oxford Collapse, Bits: Diligent Brooklyn rock vets make unexpected great leap forward.

More on SPIN.com:
Conor Oberst Solo Album Due Aug. 5
The Faint Unveil New Album, Out Aug. 5
Love As Laughter and Oxford Collapse Plan Tour Dates