Deftones season approaching! After way too many teases, the news of album nine is finally real and we got the first single today. We can't wait to hear more of that, but meanwhile, there are a whole lot of great new albums out today.
I highlight eight below, and here's a bunch of honorable mentions: Nas, Fireboy DML, Matmos (ft. Yo La Tengo, Oneohtrix Point Never, members of Pig Destroyer and tons of others), Guided by Voices, Secret Machines, Erasure, H.C. McEntire, Mulatto, Sophia, The Front Bottoms, Cut Copy, Everything Everything, Bent Arcana (mem Oh Sees, TVOTR, Gang Gang Dance), Flee Lord x 38 Spesh, Dikembe, Old 97's, No Joy, Tuning, Sally Anne Morgan, Xythlia, Ars Magna Umbrae, Atramentus, Expander, Self-Hypnosis (mem Esoteric, Lychgate), Lotus, The Waterboys, The Lemon Twigs, Alex the Astronaut, Gull, AFI side project Blaqk Audio, Fruit Bats' covers album of The Smashing Pumpkins' Siamese Dream, the Buried Alive EP, the Vic Mensa EP, and the Reserving Dirtnaps EP.
Also: Armani Caesar's Griselda debut was originally due today but it was pushed back due to the death of DJ Shay. Stay tuned for the new release date.
Read on for my eight picks. What's your favorite release of this very stacked week?