Upcoming Release Calendar

Tonight the Grammys will be awarded.  While there are a few intriguing oddball category nominations (see Fleet Foxes nominated under Best Folk and Bon Iver under Best New Artist), the Grammys aren’t much of a barometer of taste for the heavy users amongst us.  Do I like Adele’s 21, sure, but why not get excited about records that are on the calendar ahead instead of looking back at music you are most likely already aware of tonight on CBS.  Here are the records I plan to add to my collection in the coming months:

Shearwater – Animal Joy (2/14)

Tennis – Young and Old (2/14)

Field Music – Plumb (2/21) or (2/13 @ Amazonmp3)

Perfume Genius – Put Your Back N 2 It (2/21)

Sleigh Bells – Reign of Terror (2/21)

Damon Albarn, James Murphy & Andre 3000 – DoYaThing (2/23) Free @ http://www.converse.com

Fanfarlo – Rooms Filled With Light (2/28)

Disappears – Pre Language (2/28) or (2/20 @ Amazonmp3)

The Magnetic Fields – Love At The Bottom Of The Sea (3/6)

Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball (3/6)

Andrew Bird – Break It Yourself (3/6)

White Rabbits – Milk Famous (3/6)

Rocketjuice and The Moon (3/12-UK)

The Decemberists – We All Raise Our Voices To The Air (3/13) – Live album

The Shins –  Port Of Morrow (3/20)

Daniel Rossen – Silent Hour/Golden Mile (3/20) – EP

Lee Ranaldo – Between The Times And The Tides (3/20)

Tanlines – Mixed Emotions (3/20)

Poor Moon – Illusion EP (3/27)

Paul Weller – Sonik Kicks (3/27)

Spiritualized – Sweet Heart Sweet Light (late March /early April)

Lotus Plaza – Spooky Action at a Distance (4/2)

Graham Coxon – A+E (4/2)-UK

M. Ward – A Wasteland Companion (4/10)

Real Estate – Easy b/w Exactly Nothing (4/10)

Jack White – Blunderbuss (4/24)

Ramona Falls – Prophet (5/1)

The Cribs – In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull (5/8)

Here We Go Magic – A Different Ship (5/8)

Sun Kil Moon – Among The Leaves (5/29)

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