The first few months of 2015 are packed with some promising releases. Here’s a handy guide to some albums we’re looking forward to in the first quarter of the new year:

"Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper"

(Photo: courtesy of the artist)

January 13

  • Panda Bear - "Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper" (Domino)
  • Dan Mangan - "Club Meds" (Arts & Crafts)
  • Guster - "Evermotion" (Network Records)
  • Justin Townes Earle - "Absent Fathers" (Vagrant)

 

 

Sleater-Kinney's "No Cities to Love"

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January 20

  • Belle & Sebastian - "Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance" (Matador)
  • Sleater-Kinney - "No Cities To Love" (Sub Pop)
  • The Decemberists - "What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World" (Capitol)
  • Viet Cong - "Viet Cong" (Jagjaguwar)

 

 

 

January 27

  • Doomtree - "All Hands" (Doomtree)
  • Dengue Fever - "The Deepest Lake" (Tuk Tuk)
  • Pond - "Man It Feels Like Space Again" (Caroline)
  • The Dodos - "Individ" (Polyvinyl)
  • Ty Segall - "Live in San Francisco" (Castle Face)

 

February 3

  • Bob Dylan - "Shadows in the Night" (Columbia)
  • John Carpenter - "Lost Themes" (Sacred Bones)
  • Mount Eerie - "Sauna" (P.W. Elverum & Sun)
  • Robert Pollard - "Ricked Wicky: I Sell The Circus" (GBV)
  • Two Gallants - "We Are Undone" (ATO)

 

 Father John Misty's "I Love You Honeybear"

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February 10

  • Father John Misty - "I Love You, Honeybear" (Sub Pop)

 

February 17

  • A Place To Bury Strangers - "Transfixiation" (Dead Oceans)
  • Jose Gonzalez - "Vestiges & Claws" (Mute)
  • Six Organs of Admittance - "Hexadic" (Carrot Top)
  • Sonny & the Sunsets - "Talent Night at the Ashram" (Polyvinyl)
  • Steve Earle - "Terraplane" (New West)

 

February 24

  • Dan Deacon - "Gliss Riffer" (Domino)
  • Public Service Broadcasting - "The Race For Space" (Test Card)
  • Gang of Four - "What Happens Next" (Metropolis)
  • Screaming Females - "Rose Mountain" (Don Giovanni)

 

Modest Mouse's "Strangers to Ourselves"

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March 3

  • Modest Mouse - "Strangers to Ourselves" (Epic)
  • Moon Duo - "Shadow of the Sun" (Sacred Bones)
  • of Montreal - "Aureate Gloom" (Polyvinyl)

 

 

 

 

March 10

  • Will Butler (of Arcade Fire) - "Policy" (Merge)
  • Matthew E. White - "Fresh Blood" (Domino)

 

March 17

  • Twin Shadow - "Eclipse" (Warner Bros.)

 

March 24

  • Laura Marling - "Short Movies" (Ribbon Music)
  • Vetiver - "Complete Strangers" (Sub Pop)