Fall 2013: A look ahead

August 5, 2013

Every week we post our "Top 30" charts on our homepage to show you the new albums we play the most, because we want our listeners to be consistently informed about the best new music that is available. 

For fall we're going to take it a bit further! We've compiled a list of albums that we're excited about that will be out in September and October! Mark your calendars for these great releases, and listen to OpenAir to hear them in the coming months!


September 3, 2013:

Califone – Stitches [Dead Oceans]

Chelsea Wolfe – Pain is Beauty [Sargent House]

Jonathan Radio (of Foxygen) – Law and Order [Woodsist]

King Khan & The Shrines – Idle No More [Merge]

Neko Case – The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You[ANTI-]

North Mississippi Allstars – World Boogie is Coming [Songs of the South Records]

Okkervil River – The Silver Gymnasium [ATO Records]

Richard Buckner – Surrounded [Merge]

SWiiiM – Cellophane Castle [Lightwave Records]

Volcano Choir – Repave [Jagjaguwar]


September 10, 2013:

Arctic Monkeys – AM [Domino]

Delorean – Subiza [True Panther/Mushroom Pillow]

J. Roddy Walston & The Business – Essential Tremors [ATO]

Jacuzzi Boys – Jacuzzi Boys [Hardly Art]

Janelle Monáe – The Electric Lady [Bad Boy/Wondaland/Atlantic]

Lissie – Back to Forever [Fat Possum]

Man Man – On Oni Pond [ANTI-]

Obits – Bed & Bugs [Sub Pop]

Summer Camp – Summer Camp [[PIAS] America/Moshi Moshi]

Terry Malts – Nobody Realizes This Is Nowhere [Slumberland]


September 17, 2013:

Bill Callahan – Dream River [Drag City]

Cloud Control – Dream Cave [Votiv]

Crystal Stilts – Nature Noir [Sacred Bones]

Daedelus - Drown Out [Anticon]

Elvis Costello and The Roots – Wise Up Ghost [Blue Note]

Goldfrapp – Tales of Us [Mute]

Gwar – Battle Maximus [Metal Blade Records]

Islands – Ski Mask [Manque Music]

Mark Lanegan – Imitations [Vagrant]

MGMT – MGMT [Columbia]

Royal Bangs – Brass [Modern Art]

The Sadies – Internal Sounds [Yep Roc]

Said the Whale – hawaiii [Hidden Pony]

Sebadoh – Defend Yourself [Joyful Noise]

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin – Fly By Wire [Polyvinyl]

Tom Odell – Long Way Down [U.S. Release] [RCA/In The Name Of]

Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band – Take Me to the Land of Hell [Chimera Music]


September 24, 2013:

Au Revoir Simone – Move In Spectrums [Instant Records]

Deer Tick – Negativity [Partisan]

CHVRCHES – The Bones of What You Believe [Glassnote]

Crystal Antlers – “Rattlesnake” [7"] [Innovative Leisure]

Frankie Rose – Herein Wild [Fat Possum]

The Fresh & Onlys – Soothsayer [EP] [Mexican Summer]

Mazzy Star – Seasons of Your Day [Rhymes of an Hour]


September 30, 2013:

The Field – Cupid’s Head [Kompakt]

HAIM – Days Are Gone [Columbia]


October 1, 2013:

Blitzen Trapper – Seven [Vagrant]

The Blow – The Blow [Kanine]

Brendan Canning (of Broken Social Scene) – You Gots 2 Chill [Draper Street Records/SQE]

Dr. Dog – B-Room [ANTI-]

Elf Power – Sunlight on the Moon [Darla/Orange Twin]

Moby – Innocents [Little Idiot/Mute]

Polvo – Siberia [Merge]

Quasi – Mole City [Kill Rock Stars]

October 7, 2013:

The Beta Band – The Regal Years (1997-2004) [Parlophone]


October 8, 2013:

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. – The Speed of Things [Warner Bros.]

Dave Hause – Devour [Grandmaster Recorders LTD]

Deap Vally – Sistrionix [Cherrytree/Communion/Interscope/Island]

Ezra Furman – Day of the Dog [Bar/None]

of Montreal – lousy with sylvianbriar [Polyvinyl]

PAPA – Tender Madness [Loma Vista Recordings]

RJD2 – More Is Than Isn’t [Electrical Connections]

Tim Kasher (of Cursive) – Adult Film [Saddle Creek]


October 15, 2013:

Cults – Static [Columbia]

The Dismemberment Plan – Uncanney Valley [Partisan]

Gary Numan – Splinter (Songs From A Broken Mind) [Machine Music]

The Head and the Heart – Let’s Be Still [Sub Pop]

La Luz – It’s Alive [Hardly Art]

Lucius – Wildewoman [Mom + Pop]

Tim Hecker – Virgins [Kranky]


October 21, 2013:

Tears For Fears – The Hurting: Super Deluxe Edition [UK Release] [Universal Music]


October 29, 2013:

Arcade Fire – TBA [Merge]

Nick Lowe – Quality Street: A Seasonal Selection for All the Family [Yep Roc]

Widowspeak – The Swamp [EP] [Captured Tracks]