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Albums in Stores – Sep. 15th, 2017

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, Sep 15, 2017.

  1. Melody Bot

    Your friendly little forum bot. Staff Member

  2. MikeERayner


    Arcane Roots \m/
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  3. efp722


    Dave Grohl was on Lars Ulrichs radio show last night and said that Paul McCartney drummed on one of the new tracks. I think that might be the celebrity guest that they were hinting at earlier in the summer. Can’t wait to hear it.
  4. Orla

    little old lady Prestigious

    Emily Haines — Choir of the Mind
    Hundred Waters — Communicating
    Open Mike Eagle — Brick Body Kids Still Daydream
  5. Joe4th

    Memories are nice, but that's all they are. Prestigious

    Hot Water Music and maybe Foo Fighters.

    Gucci was pushed back
  6. Elder Lightning

    A lightning bolt without a cloud in the sky Supporter

    I’ll check out:

    Emily Haines
    Foo Fighters
    Hot Water Music
    The Lone Bellow
    Prophets of Rage
  7. Jake W

    oh my god, I'm back on my bullshit Prestigious

    I only care about Hot Water Music
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  8. Elder Lightning

    A lightning bolt without a cloud in the sky Supporter

    That was announced early. Justin Timberlake also sings on a track, but apparently just some “la la la’s”.
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  9. whitenblue88

    The rivalry is back on

    Hundred Waters is incredible.

    Foo Fighters
    Deer Tick
    The Lone Bellow
  10. Jack Wilmott

    Self-described freestyle wizard poet.

    There's a slew of guest appearances on the album but you wouldnt know it without reading the liner notes.The song with McCartney on sounds a bit McCartney-esque but it could easily be Taylor Hawkins playing on a song mimicking his style. None of the vocal guest spots are really noticeable either.That's not a slate on the album just a cynical remark that I dont feel the guests really brought anything to the songs other than a marketing gimic.

    I've listened to Hot Water Music and the Foo Fighters twice through today. My initial thoughts are as follows.

    Foo Fighters:
    Really enjoyed. I can honestly say that I enjoy every Foo Fighters record (so there is bias on my end) but I think this is the biggest sonic change they have made between albums in their career. It is most definitely still Foo Fighters but it does show more restraint and experimentation. Thumbs up from me.

    Hot Water Music:
    Again one of my favourite bands. Loved the singles released before the album but also feel as though they are the highlights so the whole album didnt blow me away. I think it's a solid effort but the songs arent as strong as Exister which I place up there with Flight and a Crash, Caution and No Division. Some good stuff but sometimes sounds a bit on auto-pilot and not as strong as the last Ship Thieves or Chuck Ragan efforts. Some of the songs feel a bit like they were left overs from those 2 projects that have been reworked into Hot Water Music songs. It's not blown me away but I'll be spinning it quite a bit over the next year as Hot Water Music at their least impressive is still better than the majority of punk bands out there in my opinion.
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  11. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    The Lone Bellow is the best release of the day for me. I think they buckled down and made their best album yet. New Foo Fighters is growing on me.
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  12. bmir14


    New The Story so Far song was released and it's :thumbup:
  13. Cody Butler


    Foo Fighters
    Hundred Waters
    Angus & Julia Stone
    Ariel Pink

    And whatever is mentioned in here. Good release day!
  14. marsupial jones

    make a bagel without the hole

    pretty sure i remember reading that Justin Timberlake did guest vocals on a track. unless i dreamed that.
  15. Cody Butler


    Also, I'm not sure when it was released, but there's a new Jesse Woods record and it's absolutely fantastic.
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  16. atlastitsok


    New frightened rabbit ep featuring song with Julien baker

    New now now single

    New phoebe Bridgers single

    And new foo. That's my plan

    Oh and rostam
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  17. mattav152

    Release My Mind, My Garden Grows

    Foos is the big one for me today and I love it so far. Need to blast it in my car for the full effect though.

    Might check out Seaway and may branch out to some new artists if I have time.

    August Burns Red, Veil of Maya, and My Ticket Home all released new singles this week as well.
  18. SteveLikesMusic

    approx. 3rd coolest Steve on here Supporter

    Rostam and emilyyyy
  19. Fox83


    Didn't know much about Seaway, but so far this is some pretty catchy pop punk.
  20. GetUpAndrew

    Constant horror and bone-deep dissatisfaction.

    Seaway and the new Emarosa EP.
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  21. jorbjorb Sep 15, 2017
    (Last edited: Sep 15, 2017)

    7 rings


    edit: HWM album isn't sounding good :(
  22. Steve_JustAGuy


    The Cool Kids
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  23. Loki

    God of mischief

    Josh Todd of Buckcherry as well for any holdout loyalists to the old days :)
  24. Brodobaggins34

    They fixed your brain when you were young.

    The Contortionist, Seaway, Hot Water Music for me.
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  25. JWard


    Wow, this is the most heartbreaking, depressing thing I've ever read.