Check Out Reviews of Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie XX, the Luyas, Toro y Moi, and More in This Week's New Release Roundup
Published Feb 22, 2011We return to another week of winter, but don't fret, because there's another hope-filled batch of reviews for this week's new releases. Check out Exclaim!'s Recently Reviewed section to see what you should be listening to in order to tide you over until spring.
The highly eclectic the Luyas are back with their new album, dubbed Too Beautiful to Work. Check out our review to see why each of its ten gems is so gorgeous that they practically demand immediate repeats. Also, metal titans Darkest Hour have returned with their latest release, The Human Romance, giving us another set of explosive melodic onslaughts.
Then there's the collaborative release We're New Here (pictured) by Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie XX, who offer up an innovative and vivid dream of electricity and eloquence, while chillwaver Toro y Moi has dropped his new Underneath the Pine LP. Read our review and interview and see how the '70s aesthetic has influenced his musical style.
Lastly, baritone saxophone virtuoso Colin Stetson has created his new uniquely produced saxophone masterpiece, New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges.
Read these reviews and more at the Exclaim! Recently Reviewed section, and don't forget to check out the New and Forthcoming Release Dates page for a heads-up on what to look out for.