Preview: Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Shabazz Palaces, and more albums to expect in July
Every Friday, dozens of new records are released into the wild. Some make big splashes, and others sink almost immediately. For most music consumers, it’s almost too much information, and save for those precious few who spend their hours glued to review sites and release calendars, it’s hard to know what’s coming out when. Thankfully, The A.V. Club is ready to help those struggling souls. Each month, we’ll publish a fairly comprehensive list of what’s coming to record stores and streaming services in upcoming weeks, complete with capsule previews so interested parties can know what to expect.
Broken Social Scene, Hug Of Thunder
The world could use a new Broken Social Scene album right about now. Boasting surging indie-rock anthems, mood-setting instrumentals, and one Emily Haines-led song that’s going to break your fucking heart, Hug Of Thunder is a back-in-business statement …