Here’s a quick run down of the best new albums released in NZ today…
Nocturne is the follow up release to Wild Nothing’s critically acclaimed debut Gemini.
The new album Nocturne, is a window into Jack Tatum’s “ideal world” of pop music. Written largely while living in Savannah, GA during 2011, the songs that became Nocturne speak to a new Wild Nothing where the lines between Jack’s influences and personality have been further blurred.
CLICK HERE for album stream at Dazed Digital
The brand album from Jake and Jamin Orrall aka Jeff The Brotherhood – released internationally in July is now locally released in NZ. Co-produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys.
Watch the video for the single Sixpack :
Cut The World is a collection of live symphonic performances of songs from the band’s 4 full length albums (Swanlights, The Crying Light, I am Bird Now, and their self titled debut). Recorded in Copenhagen with The Danish National Chamber Orchestra, Cut The World features arrangements by Nico Muhly, Rob Moose, Maxim Moston and Antony.
Watch the quietly violent video for the new song Cut The World which stars Willem Dafoe, Marina Abramović, and Carice van Houten here :
The debut full length record from Auckland four-piece Artisan Guns.
Watch the video for Pulled You In here :
Poor Moon is a band comprised of longtime friends Christian Wargo, Casey Wescott, who also happen to be in Fleet Foxes, and brothers Ian and Peter Murray.
Little Hurricane are San Diego blues duo, guitarist Anthony “Tone” Catalano and drummer Celeste “CC” Spina.
Watch Crocodile Tears here :
Less than a year after their debut, The See See, from London return with a sophomore album aligning a brash love of U.S
West Coast psychedelia to latter-day European influences.
Led by Richard Olson (who previously fronted acid folk rock band Eighteenth Day Of May) the band have previously shared live shows with the likes of the Raconteurs and The Brian Jonestown Massacre.
“rather delicious. like a nice cheesecake and a glass of chablis” -Brendan O’ Hare, Teenage Fanclub
Check out this 9 minute sampler