Here's a rundown of what's available online and in record stores this week. Click each album title to read Spin's review:
Duffy, Rockferry: Bittersweet siren teams up with Britpop vet.
Death Cab for Cutie, Narrow Stairs: Breakup bard confidently details love's travails.
Kidz in the Hall, The In Crowd: Ivy Leaguers spur nostalgia for polka dots and Ballys.
Local H, 12 Angry Months: The world's greatest fake grunge band still have the pop chops.
Subtle, ExitingARM: Playful hip-hop geeks show you every toy in their box.
Plus, here's a list of albums released today that are reviewed in Spin's June issue. Pick up a copy when it hits newsstands next week for a full record review.
The BellRays, Hard Sweet and Sticky: Veteran noisemakers discover a new way to blow off steam.
The Black Angels, Directions to See a Ghost: Trying to make the 432nd acid trip just as trippy as the first.
T Bone Burnett, Tooth of Crime: Oh, brother, where art thou dark wit, listenable songs?
Ecstatic Sunshine, Way: Experimental riff wranglers add digital color to the drone.
Fern Knight, Fern Knight: From the boonies to purgatory, she's traditionally bewitching.
Kassin+2, Futurismo: Versatile trio from Rio completes genre-hopping tropical trilogy.
Old 97's, Blame It on Gravity: Despite real-world intrusions, twangy lifers find pop spark.
We Are Scientists, Brain Thrust Mastery: Heedless party-crashers get the inevitable pop hangover.