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.

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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.

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Animal Collective

“Guys Eyes”

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

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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.

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“Invincible Hero”

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

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Who needs the World Cup when we have Tennis? The band, that is. This track, “Marathon,” will be included on a 7-inch, set for a summer release on Underwater Peoples.

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