- Won’t Be Home by Old 97s from Drag It Up [New West]
- Light Up The Night by The Besnard Lakes from The Besnard Lakes Are The Roaring Night [Jagjaguwar]
- Moving Further Away by The Horrors from Skying [XL]
- Short Version by Wild Flag from Wild Flag [Merge]
- Desire Lines by Deerhunter from Halcyon Digest [4AD]
- Channel Pressure by Ford & Lopatin from Channel Pressure [Mexican Summer / Software]
- Are You Ten Years Ago by Tegan & Sara from The Con [Sire/WB]
- Bedroom Eyes by Dum Dum Girls from Only In Dreams [Sub Pop]
- Coconut by Harry Nilsson from Nilsson Schmilsson [RCA]
- I’m Slowly Turning Into You by The White Stripes from Under Great White Northern Lights [Third Man]
- Repetition by TV On The Radio from World Cafe Live EP [Interscope]
- Helpless by Sugar from Copper Blue [Ryko]
- Get Up by R.E.M. from Green [Warner]
- Mirage by Ladytron from Gravity The Seducer [Nettwerk]
- Everything Is Dancing by Fair Ohs from Everything Is Dancing [Lefse]
- Bombay by El Guincho from Pop Negro [Young Turks]
- Total Life Forever by Foals from Total Life Forever [Sub Pop]
- Latin America by Holy Fuck from Latin [Young Turks]
- Brokendate by Com Truise from Galactic Melt [Ghostly]
- Sandfly by The Superjesus from Sumo [Warner Australia]
- The Wilhelm Scream by James Blake from James Blake [Polydor]
- Vomit by Girls from Father Son, Holy Ghost [True Panther Sounds]
- What’s The Altitude (f. Hymnal) by Cut Chemist from Whats The Altitude single [Warner]
- I Believe by R.E.M. from Life’s Rich Pageant [IRS]
- Only In Dreams, the latest album by Dum Dum Girls is out today, 27 Sept 2011, on Sub Pop records. You’re going to hear a lot of this one in the coming weeks. The pink vinyl (pictured above) is only 1/2 the story. It also came with a white 7″ record. Word.
- The Whole Love, the latest album by Wilco, is out today, 27 Sept 2011.
- The self-titled debut by Wild Flag is out on Merge Records. This supergroup includes Mary Timony (Helium), Carrie Brownstein (Sleater-Kinney, Portlandia), Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney), and Rebecca Cole (The Minders). This may have officially replaced Skying by The Horrors as my favorite record of the year.
- All Hours by Ivy is out. You can sample the album over on Nettwerk’s Soundcloud Page.
- Hysterical by Clap Your Hands Say Yeah is out. The band has self-released packages available via their website.
- Freaking Out is the new EP from Toro Y Moi . It’s out on Carpark Records. It is on green vinyl. It is very cool. If you get it from Insound.com, it comes with a free keychain.
- Slave Ambient by The War On Drugs is out on Secretly Canadian. Pitchfork liked it. Still trying to find a copy on vinyl in town. Apparently, the first pressing is all sold out.
- The new album by Handsome Furs is one of my favorite albums of 2011. It’s out now on Sub Pop Records.
- New video for Brokendate by Com Truise on Vimeo.
- New video for Bedroom Eyes by Dum Dum Girls (via Pitchfork).
- New video for Fffunny Friends by Unknown Mortal Orchestra, on Youtube (via Stereogum).
- New video for Marked by EMA on Vimeo.
- New video for Honey Bunny by Girls on NYTimes.com (via Pitchfork).
- New video for Amor Fati by Washed Out on EW.com.
- New video for I Surrender by Ford & Lopatin, on Adult Swim.
- New video for Circulation by Thurston Moore, on Youtube.
- New video for Still Life by The Horrors, on Youtube.
- All Alone by Toro Y Moi is available at his blog for the price of an email.
- Changes by Twin Shadow is available at his website for the price of an email address.
- Hold On by The Chain Gain Of 1974 is available at their site if you give them your email.
- Thankful by Caveman is available at their website for the price of an email.
- New Ladytron album teaser for Gravity The Seducer on Youtube.
- Amber Hands by S.C.U.M. is available via Mute (UK) Records’ Soundcloud Page.
- Gangsta (Ad Rock Remix) by Tune-Yards is available via Beggars Group.
- Megafaun will play at the High Noon Saloon in Madison, WI, on Thu, 29 Sept 2011, early show, 7:30pm, tix – $12 adv/dos, 18+ show
- Girls will play the Majestic Theatre in Madison, WI,on Fri, 30 Sept 2011, 9pm show. $15.
- Pert Near Sandstone will play the High Noon Saloon in Madison, WI, on Fri, 30 Sept 2011 @ 9:30pm, tix-$12/adv-$10.
- The Besnard Lakes will play the High Noon Saloon in Madison, WI, on Sun, 02 Oct 2011 @ 8:00pm, tix – $12 day of show, $10 in advance.
- Wilco will play the Overture Hall in Madison, WI, on Wed, 05 Oct 2011 @ 7:30pm, tix – $40 adv/dos, seated show, all ages. (SOLD OUT)
- Cut Chemist, Man Mantis, Vilas Park Sniper, will play the High Noon Saloon in Madison, WI, on on Thu, 06 Oct 2011, 9pm show, tix for ages 21+ $22. tix for ages 18-20, $24.
- Grouplove will play The Frequency in Madison, WI, on Thu, 06 Oct 2011 @ 9pm, $10.
- The Head And The Heart will play the Majestic Theatre in Madison, WI, on Fri, 07 Oct 2011, 9pm show. Also playing: Thao with the Get Down, Stay Down; and The Devil Whale.
- Man Or Astro-Man? and Jaill will play the Majestic Theatre in Madison, WI, on Sun, 09 Oct 2011, 8pm show.
- Dick Dale will play the High Noon Saloon in Madison, WI, on Mon, 10 Oct 2011 @ 7:30, tix-$25
- Dum Dum Girls and Crocodiles will play the High Noon Saloon in Madison, WI, on Thu, 13 Oct 2011, 8:30pm, tix – $14, $12 in advance, 18+ show.
- Primus will play The Orpheum in Madison, WI, on Thu, 13 Oct 2011 @ 8:30pm, tix-$37.
- CANT (Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear) will play the High Noon Saloon in Madison, WI, on Sun, 16 Oct 2011 @ 8:00pm, tix-$12.
- Man Man will play the High Noon Saloon, on Tues, 18 Oct 2011 @ 8:00pm – tix-$15. 18+
- Das Racist will play High Noon Saloon, on Wed, 19 Oct 2011 @ 8:30pm, tix-$14/adv-$12.
- Gang Gang Dance will play at the Majestic Theatre in Madison, WI, on Wed, 19 Oct 2011 @ 8:30pm, doors 7:30pm, tix – $10
- The Avett Brothers will play at the Riverside Theatre in Milwaukee, WI, on Fri, 18 Nov 2011, 7pm, tix – $35