Here's a rundown of what's available online and in record stores today. Click each artist's name for more on SPIN.com, and pick up Spin's June issue later this week to read each album's full review:
Islands, Arm's WayCanadian raconteur sees life in the face of death.
More on Islands:
- Poolsideat Coachella '08: Islands Perform "The Arm" Acoustic
- Islands, Artist of the Day
Mudhoney, The Lucky OnesLike the Ramones, but with seasonal affectation disorder.
More on Mudhoney:
- Mudhoney, Artist of theDay
French Kicks, SwimmingThe classiest garage band this side of the Williamsburg Bridge.
More on French Kicks:
- French Kicks, Artist ofthe Day
Scarlett Johansson, Anywhere I Lay My HeadBombshell actress coos coyly behind hipster sound sculptor.
More on Scarlett Johansson:
- Scarlett Johansson Talks Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton
- New Video: Scarlett Johansson, "Falling Down"
Mates of State, Re-Arrange UsIndie-pop couple calm down and compose masterpiece.
More on Mates of State:
- 'This American Life' Host Ira Glass, Mates ofState Pay Homage to Phantom Planet, 'The O.C.'
The Wedding Present, El ReyTerminally forlorn bard is back with a wink and a leer.
More on The Wedding Present:
- NewWedding Present LP Out May 20