In The News: Calexico, Sharon Jones, Go! Team, Grandaddy, No Age, Son Lux, Fischerspooner, Sleigh Bells, Bob Seger, Minus 5, Sia And More

Longtime MAGNET fave Calexico returns with ninth album The Thread That Keeps Us. The follow-up to 2015’s excellent Edge Of Sun, the 15-track LP is out January 26 via Anti- … The final Sharon Jones & The Dap-King‘s LP, Soul Of A Woman, is out November 17 courtesy of Daptone … It’s go time for new Go! Team album Semicircle, out January 19 on Memphis Industries … Out now is Things Anyway (30th Century/Columbia), a four-track Grandaddy EP of demos and live recordings from the period surrounding the band’s most recent album, Last Place … Also out now is the new solo album from William Patrick Corgan (his friends call him Billy): Ogilala (BMG), recorded with Frederick Jay Rubin (his friends call him Rick) … No Age returns January 26 with Snares Like A Haircut via Drag City … On February 9, City Slang will issue the new Son Lux album, Brighter WoundsDjango Django‘s third LP, Marble Skies, is out January 26 on Ribbon Music … The last time Fischerspooner released an album, Obama was four months into his first term as president; the NYC duo returns February 16 with Sir via Ultra … Mary Gauthier‘s Rifles & Rosary Beads (co-written with U.S. veterans and their families) is out January 26 courtesy of Thirty Tigers … Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Bob Seger pays tribute to some of his fallen comrades on new album I Knew You When (Capitol, November 17): Lou Reed (cover of “Busload Of Faith”), Leonard Cohen (cover of “Democracy”) and Glenn Frey (original “Glenn Song”), who Seger’s 18th LP is dedicated to … Sleigh bells ring, are you listening: Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller (a.k.a. Sleigh Bells) return November 10 with mini-album Kid Kruschev on Torn Clean … The Soft Moon will release fourth album Criminal February 2 via Sacred Bones … Glen Hansard‘s third solo album, Between Two Shores, is out January 19 on Anti- … Boyz II Men return October 20 with Under The Streetlight (Sony Masterworks) … On December 1, the Minus 5—Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck and Joe Adragna, plus Benjamin Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie), Mike Mills (R.E.M.), Ken Stringfellow and Jon Auer (Posies), Colin Meloy (Decemberists), Chuck Prophet, M. Ward, Tammy Ealom (Dressy Bessy), Kurt Bloch, Kelly Hogan and Nora O’Connor—will release Dear December, an all-original holiday album, via Yep Roc. Break out your Christmas whiskey … Sia‘s first holiday album, Everyday Is Christmas, is a collection of originals written with current It Co-Writer/Producer Greg Kurstin that’s out November 17 courtesy of Monkey Puzzle/Atlantic.

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