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In Stores Today: March 4, 2008


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.