New Albums You Can Stream Now

8 New Albums You Can Stream Now: Parquet Courts, two flavours of Fucked Up, more…

Try out a bunch of new records before they're released.

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- May 26, 2014

Owen Pallett, In Conflict

Owen Pallett - On A Path (Lyric Video)

Who?: Polaris winner solo artist and Arcade Fire violinist.

Where can I hear it?: NPR

What should I do while I listen?: Go someplace bright, preferably not Toronto, and just vibe.

When's it out?: May 27 via Domino/Secret City.

Whoop-SZONiizhwaaswo

Who(op)?: Psychedelic noise collective out of Guelph who travelled to the Inuit community of Salluit, Quebec to record a trio of albums and run a youth screen-printing program.

Where can I hear it?: Exclaim

What should I do while I listen?: Get back in touch with old friends, smile deeply into your boss's eyes.  

When's it out?: May 27 via Out of Sound Recordings.

Parquet CourtsSunbathing Animal

Who?: Brooklyn punk shit-not-givers.

Where can I hear it?: Above

What should I do while I listen?: Drum on your thighs arythmically, using lip noises as a ride cymbal.

When's it out?: June 3 via What's Your Rupture?/Mom + Pop.

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Only Run

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - "Coming Down"

Who?: The original (i.e. early '00s) indie turn-up band from Philly.

Where can I hear it?: NPR

What should I do while I listen?: Fondly recall college.

When's it out?: June 3 via their own damn selves.

Ben Frost, A U R O R A

Ben Frost :: 'Venter' (Official Audio)

Who?: An Australian noise composer who moved to Reykjavík so his name would make sense.

Where can I hear it?: Pitchfork

What should I do while I listen?: Become slowly aware of the trillions of activities occurring in your body this very second just to keep you watching Jimmy Fallon sketches.

When's it out?: May 27 via Bedroom Community.

Meshell NdegeocelloComet, Come To Me

Meshell Ndegeocello - "Conviction" Lyric Video

Who?: Eternally soulful cosmic queen.

Where can I hear it?: NPR

What should I do while I listen?: Online banking.

When's it out?: June 3 via Meshell Ndegeocello.

Taylor McFerrin, Early Riser

Who?: Maker of shuffling and prismatic beats, signed to Flying Lotus's Brainfeeder. Like an urban-minded Teebs.

Where can I hear it?: NPR

What should I do while I listen?: Oh dip! Burger Week is in two days! Start making an itinerary.

When's it out?: June 3 via Brainfeeder.

Fucked Up, Glass Boys

Fucked Up - "Sun Glass"

Who?: Toronto hardcore big leaguers and the city's interim mayors.

Where can I hear it?: CBC Music (in Canada) or Pitchfork (US) OR the slow version at Exclaim

What should I do while I listen?: Explain to your kids what each of your tattoos mean.

When's it out?: June 3 via Arts & CraftsMatador.

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