Available Today: July 29, 2008

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Takka Takka / Photo by Amber Allena
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SPIN Staff

Here's a rundown of what's available online and in record stores this week, as well as a glimpse forward tonext week's lineup. Click each album title for today's releases to read Spin's review:

TakkaTakka, Migration: Bookish blog faves woodshed unexpected low-end theory.

James Jackson Toth, Waiting in Vain: Refugee from the freak-folk commune hits lonesome road.

Here's a look at next week's releases. Check back to SPIN.com Tuesday, Aug. 5 to read the review:

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

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

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

Birdmonster, From the Mountain to the Sea: Thoughtful Bay Area gents confuse blandness for subtlety.

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

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