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Johnny Marr Ready for 'Play' on October 7 Sophomore Solo Album

Guitarist for the legendary Brit band The Smiths, Johnny Marr will release his second solo album Playland on October 7 via Warner Music Group. The new project, the follow up to Marr's well-received debut The Messenger, finds Marr continuing his collaboration with co-producer Doviak and features ...


The Script to Break the 'Silence' September 30; Stream "Superheroes"

Multi-platinum Irish trio The Script have announced the release of their fourth album No Sound Without Silence on September 30 via Columbia. Arena friendly lead track "Superheroes" dropped to radio and online today -- stream below. The new project follows up the band's 2012 release #3 ...


Lucinda Williams' 'Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone' Due 9/30

Alt-country legend Lucinda Williams will release her eleventh studio album -- and first ever double studio collection -- Down Where The Spirit Meets the Bone on September 30 via her own Highway 20 records. Eighteen of the album's twenty songs were written solo by Williams, though ...


Jackson Browne's 'Standing In The Breach' Announced for October 7

Veteran L.A. songwriter Jackson Browne has announced the release of his new studio album Standing In The Breach for October 7. According to a press release, the ten song album, his fourteenth studio project in a career spanning more than forty years, is said to be ...


Sugar + The Hi-Lows Are Sweet on Johnny Cash for 'Wild Desire' EP

Sugar + The Hi-Lows, the roots/pop Nashville duo of singer/songwriters Trent Dabbs and Amy Stroup will release a mini-album of Johnny Cash songs with Wild Desire (Live Sessions) arriving July 22. The duo originally performed the songs as the musical backing for a dance program by ...


'Once' Star Marketa Irglova Wraps 'Muna' for September 23 Release

Best known for her leading musical role in the Oscar-winning indie film Once, Czech-born singer/songwriter Marketa Irglova will release her second solo album Muna on September 23 via ANTI-. After starring with Glen Hansard in Once and joining him in the studio and on the road ...


Vance Joy's September 'Dream Your Life Away' Gets "Messy" Preview

Breakout Melbourne singer/songwriter Vance Joy will follow up the success of his international hit "Riptide" with the release of Dream Your Life Away, his debut full-length due September 5 Down Under (U.S. release date via Atlantic TBA). "Riptide," a huge hit (4x platinum) Down Under, will ...


Weezer Promise 'Everything Will Be Alright' For September 30

Indie rock pioneers for more than 20 years, Weezer will release their ninth studio album Everything Will Be Alright In The End, on September 30 via Republic Records. The album, the band's first collection of new material in four years, was produced by Ric Ocasek, the ...


The Rural Alberta Advantage Ready 'Mended With Gold'; Stream "Terrified"

Toronto-based roots/folk trio The Rural Alberta Advantage have announced the release of their third album Mended With Gold for September 30 via Saddle Creek. The new longplayer follows up the band's 2011 Departing, an album Pop Matters described as "jaw-droppingly stunning in its wintery bluster. If ...


Blake Mills Readies 'Heigh Ho' for September 16 Release

In-demand guitarist, producer and songwriter Blake Mills will release his self-produced sophomore solo album Heigh Ho on September 16, his first album for the Verve/Universal label. Mills, who released his debut Break Mirrors in 2010 to critical acclaim, co-founded the band Simon Dawes -- now simply ...


Norah Jones, Fun., Jack White, Laura Marling Perform 'Beck Song Reader'

Beck Song Reader -- twenty Beck compositions previously released as a collection of illustrated sheet music -- will finally receive an official album release June 29 via Warby Parker/Capitol Records featuring new interpretations from Norah Jones, Jack White, Fun., Laura Marling, Jarvis Cocker, Jeff Tweedy and ...


Bruce Springsteen's 'U.S.A.' Is Reborn on September Indie Tribute Album

Bruce Springsteen's 1984 blockbuster Born in the USA, an album that featured seven Top 10 singles, gets a special indie artist tribute this fall with Dead Man's Town: A Tribute to Born in the U.S.A. Arriving September 16 on Lightning Rod Records, the new project marks ...


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