NewNow: New Music For Week of 7/19

New Music Releases Available Now: Promising, trippy Hip Hop/Dance newcomer Theophilus London has released his debut long-player, Timez Are Weird These Days. London — a native of Trinidad — isn’t your typical MC, as his music and this feature from The New York Times show. Spinner has a full stream of Timez here and you can get a sample of his unique style for your very own with this free download of the RAC Remix version of the track “Why Even Try,” courtesy of Mashable. Below is a wild clip for the song “Girls Girls $.”—-

Quirk Pop kings They Might Be Giants are taking a break from their kids’ music career to return to the adult music world with Join Us, the duo’s 15th full-length release. And there are lots of ways to sample the album before you buy it. Spinner has the full release streaming (click here) and TMBG is giving away the track “Judy Is Your Viet Nam.” Click here for your own copy or click the arrow at the top of this post to give it a listen. The band also hosted a make-our-next-video contest for fans. Check out the winning entry/official clip (selected by judge John Hodgeman from The Daily Show, Mac ads and the hilarious podcast/judge show parody, Judge John Hodgeman) for the single “Can’t Keep Johnny Down” below. (TMBG plays Sept. 20 at Newport's Southgate House; get your advanced tickets here.)

Another new, cool and unusual Hip Hop album, Sole and the Skyrider Band’s Hello Cruel World, can be heard in its entirety at My Old Kentucky Blog here. Frontdude Sole was a cofounder of Anticon, the amazingly eccentric Art Rap label which also got off the ground with the help of Cincy-affiliated Alt/Indie/Hip Hop acts like Doseone and Why? Turntable Kitchen has a free download of the track “We Stay Eating” (featuring guest MC, Busdriver), as well as Sole's recipe for vegan tuna salad, here. And you can grab an MP3 of the collaboration with experimental Indie crew Xiu Xiu (an MPMF 2011 participant) at the Brooklyn Vegan blog here. Dig the album’s title track (and music video) below.

Also Out Now:

Big Talk —Big Talk

Brilliant Colors —Again and Again

Khatia Buniatishvili —Franz Liszt

Burlap To Cashmere — Burlap To Cashmere

John Butler Trio — Live At Red Rocks

Terri Lynne Carrington — The Mosaic Project

Cold — Superfiction

Crystal Antlers —Two-Way Mirror

Delicate Cutters — Some Creatures

Demonical — Death Infernal

DJ Khaled —We the Best Forever

Down to the Bone — The Main Ingredients

Fink — Perfect Darkness

The Greenery — Spit & Argue

Horse Meat Disco — Horse Meat Disco III

Carol Kleyn — Love Has Made Me Stronger

Kottonmouth Kings — Sunrise Sessions

Lostboy! — Lostboy!

Lost Sounds — Blac Static

George Lynch — Kill All Control

John McLaughlin & Friends — Abstract Logix Live 2010

Melda May — Mayhem

Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman — Union Town

Original Soundtrack —Captain America: The First Avenger

Rahsaan Patterson — Bieuphoria

Portugal.The Man — In the Mountain In The Cloud

REO Speedwagon — Hi Infidelity: 30th Anniversary Edition

David Rotherray — The Life of Birds

Tim Robbins and The Rogues Gallery Band — Tim Robbins And The Rogues Gallery Band

Rodrigo Y Gabriela — Live In France

Ricky Skaggs — Country Hits Bluegrass Style

Spiro — Lightbox

Strung Out — Top Contenders: The Best Of Strung Out

The Summer Set — Everything's Fine

3 Doors Down — Time Of My Life

311 — Universal Pulse

Toxic Holocaust — Conjure and Command

TV on the Radio — Chemical Peels (single)

Unwritten Law — Blue Room

Cedar Walton — The Bouncer

Wiley — 100% Publishing

Lawrence Zazzo — Lunarcy: Songs of Madness and the Moon

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