LISTEN: 5 Upcoming Albums To Look Forward To and Why
With summer—vacation, not temperatures — dwindling fast and the promise of fall upon us, we set our sights on closing out another year and fulfilling all those high hopes we had back in January. As a consolation for all your hard work, whether you’re lucky enough to have summer vacation or not, there are some stellar music releases coming up, to help you get into your groove or out of it or—they’re just going to be really good. Here they are, counted down to the one I am looking forward to the most. Go ahead, be excited.
5. Arcade Fire TBA (Merge) – October 29
You may have heard that Grammy award-winning indie mega-darlings Arcade Fire have been working with James Murphy (of LCD Soundsystem fame) on their upcoming, and still unnamed (though there are rumors) fourth album. It’s not apparent yet whether this new and slightly unexpected pairing will usher in some massive sea change for the group, but I’d hazard a guess that this will either be clearly their best work or clearly their worst. It’s definitely worth being stoked about either way.