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What Record Are You Most Looking Forward To Next Week?

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In The News: Stephen Malkmus, Glen Hansard, Tindersticks, Big Star, Verlaines And More

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Wig Out At The Jagbags is the new album from Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, due out via Matador on January 14 … Glen Hansard’s upcoming EP, Drive All Night, is set for a December 3 release on Anti- and features a collaboration with Eddie Vedder, Jake Clemons and Joe Henry … The 21st birthday of Tindersticks will be celebrated with the release of the band’s 10th studio album, Across Six Leap Years. Out November 12 from Lucky Dog, the record features 10 new versions of songs from throughout the band’s history … Vagrant will issue Bombay Bicycle Club’s fourth album in five years on February 4 … On November 26, a 14-song collection of songs documenting Big Star’s brief career, Playlist: The Very Best Of Big Star, will be released by Columbia/Legacy … Colin Blunstone of the Zombies has announced the January 21 release of his 10th studio album, On The Air Tonight, via Zip. This spring, he’ll tour the U.S. both with the Zombies and his solo group for several dates … Flying Nun will reissue the Verlaines’ first two albums, 1985’s Hallelujah—All The Way Home and 1987’s Juvenilia, on December 3 … A 13-disc boxed set containing remastered and expanded versions of Yes’ entire studio catalog, Yes: The Studio Albums 1969-1987, will be available from Rhino on December 24 … In December 1983, Lone Justice recorded 12 tracks at Suite 16 Studios, nine of which went unissued. Now you can hear all 12 in their entirety on This Is Lone Justice: The Vaught Tapes, 1983, due out January 14 from Omnivore  … November 19 will see the release of George Thorogood & The Destroyers: Live At Montreux 2013 on DVD, Blu-ray and CD. It chronicles George Thorogood & The Destroyers’ very first performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival this year … Various artists from Cherry Red’s U.K. psych imprint Grapefruit are featured on the label’s three-disc anthology, Love, Poetry And Revolution, which was released in October.

—Emily Costantino

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MAGNET Presents A Free Far-Out Fangtooth In-Store In Philly Tomorrow Night

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MAGNET is proud to present a free Far-Out Fangtooth in-store performance at Philadelphia’s venerable a.k.a. music tomorrow night. The band, which hails from our hometown, just released Borrowed Time, its second album for Siltbreeze Records, and we gave the LP eight out of 10 stars in the current issue of MAGNET. You should come out and see them and us for a fun night of music and free beer courtesy of our friends at the Philadelphia Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30, and a.k.a. is located at 27 N. 2nd St. in Old City.

Check out the band’s video for “Beyond Your Bones” below.

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MAGNET Presents A Free Far-Out Fangtooth In-Store In Philly This Friday

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MAGNET is proud to present a free Far-Out Fangtooth in-store performance at Philadelphia’s venerable a.k.a. music this Friday. The band, which hails from our hometown, just released Borrowed Time, its second album for Siltbreeze Records, and we gave the LP eight out of 10 stars in the current issue of MAGNET. You should come out and see them and us for a fun night of music. The show starts at 7:30, and a.k.a. is located at 27 N. 2nd St. in Old City.

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In The News: Beck, Bright Eyes, Warpaint, Mogwai, Mastodon, Neil Finn, Holly Golightly And More

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Morning Phase, Beck’s first album of new material since 2008, will be issued by Capitol in February … Bright Eyes’ 2002 holiday record, A Christmas Album, will receive its first widespread commercial release on November 5 via Saddle Creek … The self-titled sophomore release from Warpaint will be available from Rough Trade on January 21 … Sub Pop will issue Mogwai’s eighth studio album, Rave Tapes, on January 21 … December 2 will see the release of Live In Rome, which chronicles Muse’s performance at Rome’s Olympic Stadium in July. It will be available as a CD/DVD and Blu-ray package from Warner Bros. … Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls is set to release her first-ever country album, Goodnight Tender, via Daemon on January 28 … The debut solo album from Violet Clark, Killjoy, is due out November 19 from Bureau  … Mastodon Live At Brixton captures Mastodon’s sold-out final performance of the band’s world tour supporting its critically acclaimed The Hunter. It will be available from Warner Bros. on December 10 … Nettwerk has announced the January 28 release of the Pack A.D’s Do Not Engage … A whopping 19-disc boxed set containing John Mellencamp’s principal studio albums spanning 35 years, John Mellencamp 1978-2012, will be available December 10 via UMe … On February 10, Neil Finn’s new record, Dizzy Heights, will be released via Lester/Kobalt … The lost solo 1970 studio recording by Peter Walker, Has Anybody Seen Our Freedoms?, will see the light of day on November 26, when it’s released by Delmore … A two-disc retrospective containing Seether’s number-one singles, new tracks and rare b-sides is available now from Wind-Up … Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs’ new record, It’s Her Fault, will be out March 4 via Transdreamer … Slo Light is the first-ever solo album from Massive Attack producer and Halo 4 composer Neil Davidge, due out from The End in February … New West will issue Here To Stay: Best Of 2000-2012, a 17-track compilation of John Hiatt favorites, on November 11. Hiatt is currently on tour with Lyle Lovett.

—Emily Costantino

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In The News: Billie Joe Armstrong & Norah Jones, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Against Me!, Damien Jurado, Neil Young, Status Quo And More

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Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones teamed up to create Foreverly, a 12-track album of traditional Americana tunes inspired by the Everly Brothers’ Songs Our Daddy Taught Us. It will be available from Reprise Records on November 25 … Live From KCRW is the new live album from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, due out December 2 … The sixth full-length from Against Me!, Transgender Dysphoria Blues, will be released via the band’s Total Treble label on January 21. The album will be supported by a North American tour in 2014 … Secretly Canadian will issue the new Damien Jurado album, Brothers And Sisters Of The Eternal Son, on January 21 … On November 26, a live album chronicling Neil Young’s 1970 solo stand, Live At The Cellar Door, will be issued by Reprise Records … Actress Katey Sagal will issue her first studio album in nine years, Covered, on November 11. The album features her take on songs by Tom Petty, Ray LaMontagne, Joni Mitchell and more, along with a duet with Jackson Browne … Back2SQ.1 – The Frantic Four Reunion is a live album recorded during Status Quo’s reunion tour that took place in March. It’s due out November 5 via Eagle Rock … All Saints Records’ reissue project will continue with the November 11 release of Roger Eno: Little Things Left Behind 1988-1998. It will contain work from several out-of-print Roger Eno albums and a 16-page booklet … Southern Culture On The Skids re-recorded each song from its 1994 album, Ditch Digging, and will release them as Dig This on October 29 via their Kudzu label … The sophomore album from Hospitality, Trouble, will be issued by Merge on January 28 … After more than a decade, Boston will return with a new studio album, Life, Love & Hope, on December 3 via Frontiers Records … On November 25, Cherry Red will release the Fall’s new six-track EP, The Remainderer … Bloodshot Records will reissue the Bottle Rockets’ first two out-of-print albums, Bottle Rockets and The Brooklyn Side, on November 19.

—Emily Costantino

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