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New Releases: September 20, 2005

Here’s our rundown of what’s new and noteworthy in record stores this week.

American Analog Set, Set Free (Arts & Crafts)
Sure, the American Analog Set might be ambient, but don’t call them sissy: With song titles like the dryly hilarious “Fuck This…I’m Leaving,” Kenny and company will softly lull you into a sense of comfort and then sucker punch you with cheekiness (read more).
Buy: Amazon | iTunes

Miri Ben-Ari, The Hip-Hop Violinist (Universall)
Since an entire orchestra is only as far away as the nearest sampler, a classical violinist wouldn’t seem to be of much use in hip-hop. Miri Ben-Ari, though, has proven to be worth more than her weight in bling (read more).
Buy: Amazon | iTunes

Coheed and Cambria, Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV: Volume 1. From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness (Columbia)
The long awaited third album from emo-proggers Coheed and Cambria. The album is the third installment in Coheed and Cambria’s sci-fi narrative about hero Claudio Kilgannon, who is out to avenge the death of his family.
Buy: Amazon | iTunes

Echo and the Bunnymen, Siberia (Cooking Vinyl)
Psychadelic British cult faves release their first album of new material since 2001’s Flowers.
Buy: Amazon | iTunes

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