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September 22, 2009
Hockey, 'Mind Chaos'
The much-buzzed-about indie rockers play dancey guitar-pop tunes on their debut LP.
Pearl Jam, 'Backspacer'
On their ninth studio effort, the grunge rock vets add pop and new wave elements to their classic riff-heavy sound.
Amy Millan, 'Masters of Burial'
The sometimes Broken Social Scene singer releases her second country-tinged solo album.
Harry Connick, Jr., 'Your Songs'
The famed singer/pianist teamed with Clive Davis to perform these well-known songs backed by a jazz big band and a string orchestra.
State Radio, 'Let It Go'
The reggae-rockers, fronted by ex-Dispatch member Chad Urmston, returns with its third studio album.
David Gray, 'Draw the Line'
The 'Babylon' hitmaker releases his eighth studio album with a new band and a guest spot from Annie Lennox.
The Montreal indie band strips down and brings in an electric sitar on its third studio album.
Richard Hawley, 'True Love's Gutter'
The former Pulp member gets dark on his sixth solo album.
Sea Wolf, 'White Water, White Bloom'
Led by singer-songwriter Alex Church, the Los Angeles indie rockers release their second full-length.
James Yuill, 'Earth and Fire Reversion Album'
The English folktronica artist completely rearranges and rereleases his 'Turning Down Water for Air' tracks.
Angel Taylor, 'Love Travels'
Fresh off summer tours with Five for Fighting and Sugar Ray, check out the debut album of this 21-year-old singer-songwriter.
Almighty Defenders, 'Almighty Defenders'
The Black Lips collaborated with musicians King Khan and Mark Sultan to form this supergroup of sorts.
Andrew Hoover, 'Chances, Stances & Romances'
The 21-year-old singer-songwriter infuses R&B and blues into acoustic-based indie rock on his debut album.
Dan Fogelberg, 'Love in Time'
This release from the late singer-songwriter features 11 unpublished songs, including nine originals.
Deadmau5, 'For Lack of a Better Name'
The Grammy-nominated Toronto electronic artist, aka Joel Zimmerman, releases another mix album in time for a big fall tour.
Pick up a physical copy of the alternative rocker's latest EP and check out its scratch and sniff disc that's scented like the ocean.
Vic Chesnutt, 'At the Cut'
The Athens, Ga. singer-songwriter's 14th studio album is his second to feature members of Fugazi and Godspeed You Black Emperor.
Danny Krivit, '718 Sessions'
A well-known New York DJ for over 30 years, Krivit celebrates his club 718 with this mix album.
Early Day Miners, 'The Treatment'
The Indiana shoegazers release their sixth studio album.
Eva & The Heartmaker, 'Let's Keep This Up Forever'
The husband and wife duo featuring a 'Norwegian Idol' contestant release their second album of dreamy pop rock.
The San Francisco duo release their first, well, album of lo-fi rock.
J. Tillman, 'Year in the Kingdom'
The prolific Fleet Foxes drummer brings his eighth release in the last five years.
Joshua James, 'Build Me This'
The acclaimed singer-songwriter brings a Midwestern feel on his second full-length.
Le Loup, 'Family'
The D.C.-based indie quartet releases its second studio album, drawing comparisons to Arcade Fire and Animal Collective.
Los Angeles Nuggets, 'Box Set'
This compilation features the best of the L.A. music scene from 1965-68, featuring bands like the Byrds, the Beach Boys, Love, the Seeds, the Doors, Buffalo Springfield and more.
Miguel Migs, 'Get Salted Volume 2'
The House DJ from California (aka Petalpusher) releases another compilation of the best of his Salted label artists.
One eskimO, 'One eskimO'
The London indie quartet's debut full-length is accompanied by a 10-part animated series.
Rain Machine, 'Give Blood'
With TV on the Radio on hiatus, guitarist Kyp Malone releases his debut solo album.
Sissy Wish, 'Beauties Never Die'
The Norwegian singer-songwriter returns with her third album of eclectic pop.
The Hidden Cameras, 'Origin - Orphan'
The Canadian indie band brings its fifth album of self-described "gay church folk music."
Times New Viking, 'Born Again Revisited'
The Ohio indie trio releases its fourth album of fuzz-heavy lo-fi punk.
Various Artists, 'Let Them Know - The Story of Youth Brigade and BYO Records'
The compilation for the LA punk label's 25th anniversary features some of the best in the genre covering each other's songs, including one of Pennywise's last recordings with their original lineup.
Volcano Choir, 'Unmap'
Bon Iver mastermind Justin Vernon collaborates with instrumental band Collections of Colonies of Bees for this experimental album.
Wallpaper, 'Doodoo Face'
Fresh off remixes of Das Racist and Passion Pit, the satirical DJ/live band act releases its debut album.
PANTyRAid, 'The Sauce'
Producers Josh Mayer and Marty Folb (aka Ooah and Marty Party) teamed up for an album of West Coast melodies and futuristic hip-hop.
A Sunny Day in Glasgow, 'Ashes Grammar'
The Philadelphia-based band plays dreamy, ethereal pop on their second album.
Three Days Grace, 'Life Starts Now'
The Canadian rockers release their third studio album with the lead single 'Break.'
Larry the Cable Guy, 'Tailgate Party'
The comedian returns with another album of blue collar jokes that you can hear now before the Comedy Central special airs in January.
Vertical Horizon, 'Burning the Days'
The sixth album from the D.C. rockers features Rush drummer Neil Peart on three tracks and Richard Marx contributing piano.
Richard Marx, 'Emotional Remains'
After debuting in a digital format last year, the eighth studio album from the singer-songwriter is re-released with bonus tracks.
Brother Ali, 'Us'
The Minneapolis albino rapper looks to build on the success of his 2007 triumph, 'The Undisputed Truth,' with his fourth full-length.
Janus, 'Red Right Return'
The Chicago quartet seems poised for modern rock radio with their unique spin on classic sounds.
John Forte, 'Stylefree the EP'
The hip-hop songwriter and producer best known for his contributions to 'The Score' returns with an honest, heartfelt EP inspired by his seven year stint in prison.
Jeffree Star, 'Beauty Killer'
The androgynous singer/DJ/model/Internet celeb releases his first studio album of alternative electropop.
Frankie Negron, 'Independence Day'
The acclaimed Latin singer-songwriter releases his first all-English album.
Sean Kingston, 'Tomorrow'
The reggae singer brings guests like Wyclef Jean and Good Charlotte on his sophomore album.