April 2009 Album Release Dates

April 7

Abstract Rule: Rejuvenation (Rhymesayers)

Antony & The Johnsons: “Epilepsy Is Dancing” 7″ (Secretly Canadian)

Arcade Fire: Mirror Noir DVD (Merge)

Balkan Beat Box: Balkan Beat Box; Nu Made Remixes (vinyl) (J Dub)

Bat For Lashes: Two Suns (Astralwerks)

Bell Ochestre: As Seen Through Windows (vinyl) (Arts & Crafts)

Black Dice: Repo (Paw Tracks)

Kevin Blechdom: Genltemania (Sonig)

Bricolage: Bricolage (Slumberland)

Buraka Som Sistema: Black Diamond (Fabric)

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone: Vs. Children (Tom Lab)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: First Born Is Dead; From Her To Eternity; Kicking Against The Pricks; Your Funeral My Trial (reissues) (Mute)

Chain and The Gang: Down With Liberty…Up With Chains (K)

Circus Devils: Gringo (Happy Jack Rock Records)

Coathangers: Scramble (Suicide Squeeze)

John Coltrane: Giant Steps (vinyl reissue) (Atlantic)

Crystal Antlers: Tentacles (Touch & Go)

CunniLynguists: “Don’t Leave (When Winter Comes)” 7″ (Bad Taste)

Death Set: Rad Warehouse To Bad Neighborhood (reissue) (Counter)

Doves: Kingdom Of Rust (Astralwerks)

Eat Skull: Wild and Inside (Siltbreeze)

Eulogies: Here Anonymous (Dangerbird)

Fever Ray: Fever Ray (Mute)

The Fine Arts Showcase: Dolophine Sneek (Adrian Records)

Gliss: Devotion Implosion (Ryko/Cordless)

Golden City: Golden City (Magic Bullet)

Godlenrod: Paintings For Prophets (Beasts’ Consent)

Grails: Acid Rain DVD (Temporary Residence, Ltd)

Harvestman: In A Dark Tongue (Neurot)

HEALTH: “Die Slow” 7″ (Lovepump Unlimited)

The Hold Steady: A Positive Rage CD/DVD (Vagrant)

I Was A King: I Was A King (The Control Group)

It Hugs Back: Inside Your Guitar (4AD)

Joker’s Daughter: The Last Laugh (Team Love)

The Juan MacLean: Future Will Come (DFA)

Junior Boys: Begone Dull Care (Domino)

Lady Sovereign: Jigsaw (Midget Records)

Left Alone: Left Alone (Hellcat)

Micachu & The Shapes: Jewellry (Rough Trade)

Misc: Happiness Is Here (Badman)

Mono: Hymn To The Immortal Wind (vinyl) (Temporary Residence, Ltd)

Bob Mould: Life and Times (Granaray)

Betty Padgett: Betty Padgett (Luv N Haight)

Pele: A Scuttled Bender In A Watery Closet (Polyvinyl)

Pontiak: Maker (Thrill Jockey)

Qemists: Join The Q (Ninja Tune)

Spokes: People Like People Like You (Counter)

Storsyeit Nix Noltes: Royal Family-Divorce (FatCat)

Superchunk: Leaves In The Gutter EP (Merge)

Richard Swift: The Atlantic Ocean (Secretly Canadian)

Telekinesis: Telekinesis (Merge)

The Thermals: Now We Can See (Kill Rock Stars)

Mia Doi Todd: Morning Music (with Andres Renteria) (City Zen)

Various Artists: Loving Takes This Course: A Tribute to the Songs of Kath Bloom (featuring Mark Kozelek, Devendra Banhart, Bill Callahan & more) (Chapter Music)

Various Artists: Score! 20 Years of Merge: The Covers (features The New Pornographers, Broken Social Scene, Death Cab For Cutie, Ryan Adams & more) (Merge)

The Veils: Sun Gangs (Rough Trade)

Brian Walsby: Manchild 4 + Pick Your Battles CD/book

Wildbirds & Peacedrums: Snake (Leaf)

Young Widows/Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy: Young Widows Split Series (Temporary Residence, Ltd)

Youth Group: The Night Is Ours (Ivy League)

Dan Zimmerman: Cosmic Patriot (Sounds Familyre)

April 14

Blossom Toes: Love Bomb (Sunbeam)

Bill Callahan: Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle (Drag City)

Cause Co-Motion!: Because Because Because 12″ (Slumberland)

Crippled Black Phoenix: 200 Tons Of Bad Luck (Cargo)

CunninLynguists: Strange Journey Volume One (Bad Taste)

Dark Dark Dark: Love You, Bye 12″ (Nero’s Neptune)

The Datsuns: Headstunts (Cooking Vinyl)

Miles Davis: Bitches Brew; Nefertiti; Sketches of Spain; In A Silent Way (vinyl reissues) (Legacy)

Death Cab For Cutie: The Open Door EP (Atlantic)

DJ Koze: Reincarnations: The Remix Chapter 2001-2009 (Got Physical)

Dntel: Early Works For Me If It Works For You (Phthalo)

John Doe & The Sadies: Country Club (Yep Roc)

Eagles Of Death Metal: Heart On (Ipecac)

Grand Duchy: Petits Fours (Cooking Vinyl)

Herbie Hancock: Headhunters; Thrust (vinyl reissues) (Legacy)

Handsome Family: Money Moon (Carrot Top)

In Flagranti: Brash & Vulgar (Codek Records)

The Life and Times: Tragic Boogie (Arena Rock)

Life On Earth!: A Space Water Loop (Subliminal Sounds)

Little Boots: Aercibo 12″ (I Am Sound)

Ida Maria: Fortress Round My Heart (Fontana)

Mates of State: re-arranged: remixes vol. 1 (Barsuk)

Metric: Fantasies (Metric Music International)

Nada Surf: Let Go; The Proximity Effect; The Weight is A Gift (vinyl reissues) (Barsuk)

Marissa Nadler: Little Hells (vinyl) (Kemado)

Papercuts: You Can Have What You Want (Gnomonsong)

Pomegranates: Everybody Come Outside (Lujo)

Prefuse 73: Everything She Touched Turned Ampexian (Warp)

Risto: Sahkohairloon (Fonal)

Silversun Pickups: Swoon (Dangerbird)

Sun City Girls: Napoleon & Josephine (Abduction)

The Boy Least Likely To: The Law Of The Playground (+1 Records)

Kurt Vile: God Is Saying This To You 12″ (Mexican Summer)

Wooden Shjips: Dos (Holy Mountain)

April 21

Atomic Bitchwax: Tab 4 (Tee Pee)

Black Math Horesman: Wyllt (Tee Pee)

The Big Pink: “Velvet” 7″ (4AD)

Booker T: Potato Hole (Anti-)

Brakes Brakes Brakes: Touchdown (FatCat)

Camera Obscura: My Maudlin Career (4AD)

Cloud Cult: No One Said It Would Be Easy (Rebel Group)

Cryptacize: Myhomania (Asthmatic Kitty)

Dirty Projectors: Byond Uquafina (Domino)

Floating Action: Floating Action (Park The Van)

The High Strung: Ode To The Inverse Of The Dude (Park The Van)

The Horrors: Primary Colours (Rough Trade)

Willie Isz: Georgiavania (Lex)

The Jesus Lizard: Inch (Touch & Go)

LANDy: Everything Must Go (Apology Music)

Okkervil River: Pop Lie EP (Jagjaguwar)

Polly Scattergood: Patty Scattergood (Mute)

Pterodactyl: Worldwind (Jagjaguwar)

Still Flyin’: Never Gonna Touch The Ground (Ernest Jennings)

Super Furry Animals: Dark Days/Light Years (XL)

Eddi Reader: Love Is The Way (Rough Trade)

Weinland: Breaks In The Sun (Badman)

April 28

Ape School: Ape School (Counter)

Assemble Head In Sunburst Sound: When Sweet Sleep Returned (Tee Pee)

Diamond Watch Wrists: Ice Capped At Both Ends (Warp)

Bob Dylan: Together Through Life (Columbia)

Japandroids – Post-Nothing (Unfamiliar)

Los Straitjackets: The Further Adventures of Los Straitjackets (Yep Roc)

The Oh Sees: Help (In The Red)

Witch Hunt: Burning Brides To Nowhere (Alternative Virus)