Stuff To Look Forward To, September 2010

September 2, 2010

Let’s get dangerous.

world’s end girlfriend- Seven Idiots

What’s more exciting than a new world’s end girlfriend album?  A new post-rock label founded by none other than WEG himself!  But a new WEG album is awesome as well.  And this will be Virgin Babylon’s first release.  “Les Enfants du Paradis” was a little more upbeat/chipper than we’ve come to expect from WEG.  But I’m interested to hear what this “irregular pop album” is all about.  (myspace)

OGRE YOU ASSHOLE – Ukareteiru Hito

What’s more exciting than a new Ogre You Asshole mini-album?  An Ogre You Asshole North American Tour!  That’s right, OYA will be opening for Wolf Parade this November in the States (and Canada).  Hopefully an American label will release some of their material in the States.  Or at least pick up a few CDs at their show? (myspace)

Peelander-Z- PTV

Just when you thought Peelander-Z couldn’t get any crazier, they decided to release a children’s album.  No joke.  Chicken Ranch Records will release the album stateside with a bonus DVD of music videos and extras.  They’ll be touring America (and Canada) a lot this fall so check them out!  Human bowling!  Limbo!  (myspace)

Envy- Recitation

Envy’s fifth album is upon us.  Said to be their most epic yet.  Hopefully that doesn’t mean long, droning songs like on Insomniac Doze.  The two songs that were released remind me of old-school Envy, though.  If you can wait, Temporary Residence will release the album stateside in October on CD and vinyl.  They’ll also be touring America with a bunch of skramz bands this September-October!  (myspace)

Ling Tosite Sigure- still a Sigure virgin?

Ling blew us away with just A moment last year, but apparently we’ve heard NOTHING yet for we are still Sigure virgins.  Get ready for another nine tracks of virgin goodness.   (myspace) ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Other Stuff

avengers in sci-fi- Delight Slight Lightspeed:  Just one b-side for this single, but it comes with a DVD loaded with live videos. (myspace)

HALCALI- Roman Hiko: HALCALI remakes the classic 90s song from Kome Kome Club.  Features ska favorite Your Song Is Good as guest musicians. (myspace)

Rega- Lyrics: The title makes no sense they play post-rock.  (myspace)

RiLF- Ferris Wheel: Featuring members of Anoice and matryoshka.  (myspace)

sleepy.ac- LIVE @ Sapporo Kitara: Live sleepy.ab album?  I’m confused.  (myspace)

Start Of The Day- Love:  New album.  New band members. And no more of this StartOfTheDay crap.  (myspace)

VOLA & THE ORIENTAL MACHINE – PRINCIPLE:  A new Vola album?  Yesssssssssss.  (myspace)

Wagdug Futuristic Unity- R.A.M.: AA= released their new album earlier this year.  Time for this other Mad Capsule Markets spinoff that sounds exactly the same to release theirs.


I was made to hit in America

We’ll be getting the new Peelander-Z and Envy albums in the US very soon, but there’s also a couple of older releases coming out.

Boom Boom Satellites- Over and Over

Boom Boom Satellites will be coming to America this fall and Sony decided to release a compilation album to celebrate.  Over and Over features 17 tracks from Exposed, ON, Umbra, Photon, Full of Elevating Pleasures, and Out Loud.  The only problem?  This is a CD-R release.  That’s right, Sony loves this band so much that the only physical release they plan on giving it is a burn-on-demand product from Amazon.com.  Disappointed.

Boredoms- 77 Boa Drum

Thrill Jockey will release this monumental DVD release from Boredoms.  77 Boa Drum documents a concert held at  the Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park in Brooklyn, NY on July 7th, 2007 at 7:07pm.  77 drummers were asked to play as one in this live event.


Yep, I still listen to American music too

Anberlin- Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place:  Second major label album from this former Tooth & Nail band.  Gotta love that horse on the cover.

Lakes- The Agreement: It’s been 4 years since the Photographs EP was released.  It’s about time.  Lakes is the new project of members of watashi wa (not Japanese but still awesome).

Sara Bareilles- Kaleidoscope Heart: I’m a sucker for a good pop song and you nailed it on Little Voice, Sara.  I’d be lying if I said this wasn’t really my most anticipated of the month.



avengers in sci-fi- Delight Slight Lightspeed: CD Japan, Play-Asia

Boom Boom Satellites- Over and Over: Amazon

The Boredoms- 77 Boa Drum: Amazon, Thrill Jockey

Envy- Recitation: Amazon, CD Japan, Play-Asia, Temporary Residence

HALCALI- Roman Hiko: CD Japan

Ling Tosite Sigure- still a Sigure virgin: CD Japan

OGRE YOU ASSHOLE – Ukareteiru Hito: CD Japan, Play-Asia

Peelander-Z- P-TV-Z: Amazon

Rega- Lyrics: CD Japan, HearJapan

RiLF- Ferris Wheel: Ricco Label

sleepy.ac- LIVE @ Sapporo Kitara: CD Japan, Play-Asia

Start Of The Day- Love: CD Japan

VOLA & The Oriental Machine- Principle: CD Japan

Wagdug Futuristic Unity- R.A.M.: CD Japan, Play-Asia

world’s end girlfriend- Seven Idiots: Unsupermarket


  1. Very nice work there sir. Oh and may I add that Superchunk is releasing a new album Sept 14th that I shall be getting assuming I can find it in-store.

  2. Great month ahead and Ogre You Asshole and perhaps sleepy.ab is all I’ll need to get through it =) ++get!! Nice job!

  3. Thank you sirs.

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  5. I already got a ticket for OGRE YOU ASSHOLE but I had no idea Peelander-Z was coming to Canada too! Their OHP says they just finished touring up here and I’m so annoyed because I certainly would have gone if I’d know about it. ;-; Envy is stopping in Canada too I think, but they’re not really my thing so I don’t think I’ll be going. I’m still hoping BBS will announce a Toronto show though…

    • I’m planning on seeing Envy and OYA. Peelander-Z and BBS are skipping Chicago so I know how you feel.

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