In Stores Today: March 4, 2008
Get our take on new albums from Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Gutter Twins, Bauhaus, and many others being released today.
Here’s a rundown of what’s out in record stores this week. Click each album title to read Spin‘s review.
- Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Real Emotional Trash: Hard-to-grok guitar jams from Pavement’s former indie kingpin.
- Gutter Twins, Saturnalia: The debut from ex-Afghan Whig Greg Dulli and ex-Screaming Tree Mark Lanegan proves the well-traveled frontdudes carry the burden of experience.
- Bauhaus, Go Away White: Legendary nosferatus of post-punk stalk the night once more with their latest and last LP.
- Born Ruffians, Red, Yellow and Blue: Doing the iPod shuffle through 40 years of rock’s next big things.
- Cadence Weapon, Afterparty Babies: Conclusive proof that at least one music critic can actually rap.
- Mlle Caro and Frank Garcia, Pain Disappears: Hotshot French DJs push glitchy Berlin techno underground.
- Howlin Rain, Magnificent Fiend: Well-read retro Californians (also of Comets on Fire) eagerly pummel your eardrums.
- Dawn Landes, Fireproof: Studio rat crafts her own playful, homey pop.
- Murder by Death, Red of Tooth and Claw: Rev up the stagecoach and take a trip back to the mythical West.
- Mia Doi Todd, Gea: Cryptic poet-singer’s folk song cycle has a dreamy simplicity.
- Jim White, Transnormal Skiperoo: Adding a bright new Florida room to the gilded palace of sin.