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Hombre Lobo Out Today

June 2, 2009

hombreloboAnother reason to love Eels (like you needed one): Hombre Lobo: 12 Songs of Desire, the new album released today, translates from the Spanish to “wolf man” or “werewolf,” which I imagine is a title inspired by E’s impressive facial hair. Or something to do with Twilight. But enough about me and my affinity for men with beards. It’s been over 4 long years since the band released Blinking Lights and Other Revelations, and the record is sure to satisfy your insatiable craving for fresh blood…I mean, uh, E’s deliciously gritty vocals. Which are almost as delicious as his constant state of beardedness. I could write 100 songs of desire about Mark Oliver Everett, let me tell you. Check out the new tracks here.  E

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Veckatimest Out Today

May 26, 2009

VeckatimestThe wait is over, my friends. Named after a small, uninhabited island off the coast of Cape Cod, the much-hyped Grizzly Bear album is out today, May 26.  If you’d like to try before you buy, the band is currently streaming the entire record on their MySpace page. Even the New York Times thought it worth mentioning in the article “Riding the Wave of High Expectations.” And look, it’s already made history on Wikipedia.