This weeks new music releases; to check out a complete breakdown of upcoming releases due out in the next several months (and a list of those ones that have dropped since the year began), click here.
Aceyalone, Hip Hop & The World We Live In (Decon)
Amber Pacific, Virtues (Victory)
Jennie Arnau, Chasing Giants (MRI)
Jeff Beck, Emotion & Commotion (Rhino)
Beneath Me, Wish I Wouldn't Care (V-Note)
Bleeding Through, Bleeding Through (Rise)
Cancer Bats, Bears, Mayors, Scraps and Bones (Good Fight Music)
Jason Castro, Jason Castro (Atlantic)
Coheed and Cambria, Year of the Black Rainbow (Sony)
Earl Greyhound, Suspicious Package (Hawk Race Records)
The heavy rockin' power trio plays with OK Go on Friday, May 14, at Crowbar.
Freelance Whales, Weathervanes (Frenchkiss/Mom + Pop Records)
Here's the Maxwell Sorensen-directed video for their song, "Generator Second Floor." Very, very cool stuff.
Iggy & The Stooges, Raw Power 2CD Legacy Edition (Sony Legacy)
Kaki King, Junior (Rounder Records)
Tom Lehrer, The Tom Lehrer Collection CD/DVD (Shout! Factory)
Janiva Magness, The Devil Is An Angel Too (Alligator)
Mathemagic, Mathemagic EP (Paper Bag Digital)
Matt Pond PA, The Dark Leaves (Attitude)
MGMT, Congratulations (Sony/Columbia)
Miike Snow, Miike Snow Digital Deluxe Edition (Universal Republic)
Featuring five bonus tracks -- two new songs and three remixes by Mark Ronson, DJ Medhi and Roboberget; available exclusively through iTunes.
Here's the trio's video for the song, "Animal"
Natalie Merchant, Leave Your Sleep (Nonesuch)
Stanton Moore, Groove Alchemy (Telarc)
The Nels Cline Singers, Initiate (Cryptogramophone)
Carrie Rodriguez, Love And Circumstance (R.E.D. Distribution)
Son of Aurelius, The Farthest Reaches (Good Fight Music)
Straight No Chaser, With A Twist (Atlantic)
Taproot, Plead the Fifth (Victory)
To check out last weeks April 6 releases, click here; for March 30 releases, click here; for March 23 releases, click here; for March 16 releases, click here; and to see a complete breakdown of releases that already dropped in 2010 and that are due to drop over the next several months, click here.