Max Richter
“Infra 4”

Max Richter’s fifth album, Infra, is due July 20 on FatCat. The music was written for piano, electronics, string quintet, and you.

• Max Richter: http://www.maxrichter.com
• FatCat: http://fat-cat.co.uk

Donovan Quinn & the 13th Month

“Mom’s House”

San Francisco denizens Donovan Quinn & the 13th Month’s sophomore album, Your Wicked Man, is being released on August 3 via Soft Abuse (LP/DL) and Shrimper (CD/DL). Like my mom always said, ain’t nothing worth listening to unless it’s co-released by Soft Abuse and Shrimper.

• Donovan Quinn: http://myspace.com/donovanquinnthe13thmonth
• Soft Abuse: http://softabuse.com

Max Richter

“Infra 4”

Max Richter’s fifth album, Infra, is due July 20 on FatCat. The music was written for piano, electronics, string quintet, and you.

• Max Richter: http://www.maxrichter.com
• FatCat: http://fat-cat.co.uk

Animal Collective

“Guys Eyes”

Check it out, dude: a new AC porn. (via GvsB)

• Animal Collective: http://www.myanimalhome.net
• Domino: http://www.dominorecordco.com

These United States

“The Great Rivers”

These United States are releasing a new album, What Lasts, on July 20, their follow-up to Achtung Baby.

• These United States: http://www.theseunitedstates.net

Versus

“Invincible Hero”

Versus are back with a new album, On the Ones and Threes, scheduled for an August 3 on… MERGE!! YAY!!!

• Versus: http://www.myspace.com/versusnyc
• Merge: http://www.mergerecords.com

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