Waterloo Records

What's New 8-25-23

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4AD

As reflected in their name, Cumgirl8’s new wave punk pushes against the status quo by satirizing themes in popular culture surrounding femme objectification, social media sensationalism, and capitalism. The band’s newest release takes both the conceptual and musical elements of their project to a whole new level, staying as raw and daring as ever.

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4AD

The Big Thief lead guitarist’s latest solo effort is a spellbinding journey through folk-infused introspection. With tender vocals and intricate guitar work, Meek crafts an ethereal landscape that invites listeners to explore the depths of emotion and imagination as well as our connection to our natural, and haunted, worlds.

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Third Man

Mommy offers a little bit of everything to listeners, be it garage rock, post punk or dream pop. A brief listen that can take listeners across eras and styles, all the while with emphatic energy. Their third and first record in 15 years against the backdrop of a society in crisis, Be Your Own Pet’s riotous anthems are still best in show.

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Kill Rock Stars

Through a series of colorful, dramatic outpourings and dynamic, finessed upheavals, Realms is a carefully crafted record proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that the B-52’s co-founder continues to have her fingers on the pulse of modern music. Pop in style and indie at heart, this is the next new wave of Wilson's already storied legacy.

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Blue Note

López-Nussa reaches a career milestone with a vibrant album teeming with joy and pathos. 10 dynamic new compositions, produced by Michael League (Snarky Puppy), featuring the harmonica virtuoso Grégoire Maret, Luques Curtis on bass, Bárbaro “Machito” Crespo on congas, and Ruy Adrián López-Nussa on drums.

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Pure Noise

Diverting from the punk sound of their previous albums, No Joy has a new-wave feel that succeeds in juxtaposing soul-crushing lyrics with fun, synth-forward instrumentals that will make you want to dance your sorrow away. Spanish Love Songs offer solace and connection within a cathartic journey that resonates within all of us.

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Bossier City Records

Produced by Shooter Jennings and recorded at legendary FAME Studios, A Cat in the Rain marks a long-awaited return for the band following their self-imposed hiatus in 2019. The Troubadours are back with a refreshed perspective on the authentic songwriting and signature foot-stomping sound that first captivated their devoted fanbase.

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Better Noise Music

Balancing melodic hooks and aggressive energy, the band crafts a bold evolution on their 10th album. Exploring themes of introspection and change with a blend of rock and electronic elements, Where Do We Go showcases Asking Alexandria's sonic maturity and promises an exciting new chapter in their musical journey.

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Relapse

Join the descent into the abyss of death metal mastery as Unholy Deification unleashes a relentless assault of crushing riffs, guttural vocals, and intricate rhythms. With blistering intensity, Incantation conjures an otherworldly experience, reaffirming their status as genre titans, leaving listeners immersed in a vortex of their unholy sonic power.

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Napalm Records

The Dragonforce vocalist’s debut solo album is a sparkling, anime-inspired power metal ride, heavily influenced by both Japanese music and video game soundtracks, and featuring a horde of notable guests. An outstanding musical adventure showcasing virtuosity throughout all of its grand instrumentation.

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Capitol/Virgin

The ultimate greatest hits celebrating 50 years of one of the most electrifying bands in the world. With iconic hits like 'Dream On,' 'Sweet Emotion,' and 'Walk This Way,' this collection takes listeners on a nostalgic journey through rock history, creating an unforgettable fusion of bluesy rock and anthemic ballads.

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Fantasy

Composed over a two-year span driving back and forth on road trips across America, Mother Road is an audacious and heart-pounding map of the soul. Produced by Eric Valentine (Queens of the Stone Age, Nickel Creek), this is Grace’s fifth studio LP and follow-up to 2019’s acclaimed, GRAMMY-nominated, Daylight.

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Nonesuch

With a blend of folk, blues, and Americana, Giddens delves into themes of love, identity, and social justice giving a masterclass in musical storytelling and cultural exploration. Each track feels like a heartfelt conversation with the past and present, showcasing Giddens' profound connection to history and her unique musical vision.

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Fearless

Movements’ third full-length sees the quartet taking their sound to expansive and sometimes unexpected places. Produced by longtime collaborator Will Yip (Turnstile), the album fuses post-hardcore and punk influences with a healthy dose of pop song-craft to create an album that defies scene conventions in favor of something wholly unique.

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Epitaph

The Australian metal juggernauts’ 20th anniversary coincides with the release of the band’s debut EP. This expanded version includes the original 8 tracks with the addition of bonus tracks included from both their split album with I Killed the Prom Queen and from the compilation albums What We’ve Built and True Till Death, Volume I.

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Century Media

With thunderous riffs and soulful vocals, the band conjures a mesmerizing blend of doom and heavy metal on this haunting masterpiece. Each track exudes raw emotion and intricate musicianship, immersing listeners in the dark, atmospheric realm of The Gallows while showcasing Spirit Adrift's prowess, leaving a chilling and unforgettable sonic impression.

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Reprise

Chrome Dreams is another of Neil Young’s legendary “lost” albums; finished albums that for various reasons Neil decided not to release at the time. Featuring 12 songs recorded between 1974 and 1977, if the album was released then, as originally planned, it would certainly be considered as one of the masterpieces in the artist’s long career.

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Equal Vision Records

Divine Inner Tension captivates with its dynamic fusion of post-hardcore and progressive rock, while intricate melodies intertwine with powerful vocals, creating an immersive sonic adventure. The album's thought-provoking themes and masterful musicianship reveal a band that’s always pushing boundaries.

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Century Media

Celebrating 40 years, progressive sci-fi metal innovators Voivod present a special Anniversary release which includes fresh studio re-recordings by the band's current line-up of 9 especially selected, not-so-obvious picks from the band's extremely diverse back catalogue, as well as a brand- new song in the album's title-track, "Morgöth Tales".

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