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Available Fri., April 7
Wednesday, Rat Saw God (Dead Oceans)
Dead Oceans describe the third album from Wednesday, an Asheville, S.C.-based quintet, as infusing a nostalgic tone with 1990s shoegaze and “classic country twang.”
Calvin Johnson, Gallows Wine (K. Records)
Seasoned musician Calvin Johnson joined forces with Hartle Road, a space rock band from Mississippi, to produce 12 tracks, one of which was written by Johnson when he was 16 years old.
FACS, Still Life In Decay (Trouble in Mind)
Trouble in Mind calls this album a continuation of FACS’ “intense, cathartic art rock,” with songs defined by powerful lyrics and “fluttering, melodic guitar lines.”
Yaeji, With A Hammer (XL Recordings)
The debut studio album by electronic artist Yaeji blends elements of trip-hop, house music, and rock along with lyrics sung both in English and Korean.
De La Soul, De La Soul Is Dead (Tommy Boy)
The De La Soul renaissance continues with the reissue of the legendary hip-hop group’s second studio album, originally released in 1991.
The Government Center. 715 East St., North Side. thegovernmentcenter.com