Thrill Jockey is releasing eight solo albums by The Fiery Furnaces’ Matthew Friedberger within one year, starting with Napoleonette on January 25 (TMT News). Well, shit, that’s a lot of solo albums. Perhaps Friedberger is releasing all of them so quickly because he already regrets signing an eight-album, multi-million-dollar deal with Thrill Jockey?
Masta Killa, Wu-Tang member, has announced a new album, titled Masta Killa Presents: Wu Tang: The Next Chapter. It’s due November 16. He’s on tour now with Inspectah Deck and will hit the road with the Wu in December.
“Last Night at the Jetty” b/w “Drone”
Thank You’s Golden Worry is due January 25 via Thrill Jockey. You’re welcome!
“Fields of Green”
Howe Gelb’s Giant Sand will release a new album, Blurry Blue Mountain, on November 23 via Fire Records, and you will buy it. Deal?
unFact, the solo bass guitar project of David Wm. Sims (The Jesus Lizard), and Noveller (a.k.a. Sarah Lipstate) will release a split LP titled Bleached Valentine this month, but it’s available now in MP3 format via Noveller’s Bandcamp page. Limited to 500 copies, the white-and-black-marbled LP features three new pieces by Noveller and four by unFact, including a fresh version of The Jesus Lizard’s “Valentine.” It will be collaboratively released by Saffron Recordings and Ox-Ghost Recordings, the imprints of Lipstate and Sims, respectively.