The second week of February albums finds a smaller variety of new releases out. Info and links for the ones you want to know about most below, plus some other ones you may not have heard of (but should know), with audio & video for your listening and viewing pleasure. Click here to check out releases that dropped over the past few months.
Blackfeet Braves, Blackfeet Braves (Lollipop)
Bullet For My Valentine, Temper Temper (RCA)
C2C, Tetra (Cleopatra)
The french turntable group formerly known as Coups2Cross presents the U.S. release of their debut full-length of funk, groove and hip-hop fused break-beats and decks prowess. Check out the video for "Happy" featuring D. Martin below.
Cuff the Duke, Union (Paper Bag Records)
Nataly Dawn, How I Knew Her (Nonesuch)
Day Joy, Go to Sleep, Mess (Small Plates)
Darwin Deez, Songs for Imaginative People (Lucky Number)
The Deer Tracks, The Archer Trilogy Pt. 3 (The Control Group)
Fear of Men, Early Fragments (Kanine Records)
The Bryan Ferry Orchestra, The Jazz Age (BMG)
Foals, Holy Fire (Warner Brothers)
Three years ago, British indie rock outfit Foals broke through to American audience with a much lauded sophomore album, Total Life Forever. This is their third album. Check out rad new tune "Inhaler" in the video after the jump, along with the rest of this week's new releases...
Matt Hires, Forever EP (F-Stop/Atlantic)
Tampa native pop rock singer-songwriter Hires delivers an EP offering a peek at what's to come on his upcoming sophomore album, This World Won’t Last Forever, But Tonight Let’s Just Pretend, due out later this year. First single "Restless Heart" below.
Leech, Tusks (100% Silk)
The prolific side project of disco-house connoisseur, producer and artist Brian Foote.
The Little Ones, The Dawn Sang Along (Branches Recording Collective)
The March Divide, Music for Film (Dead Letter Records)
Millionyoung, Variable (Rix/Old Flame)
Pat Metheny, The Orchestrion (Nonesuch)
Anders Osborne, Three Free Amigos EP (Alligator)
Psychic Friend, My Rocks Are Dreams (Dangerbird)
PVT, Homosapien (Felte)
RDGLDGRN, Red Gold Green EP (Fairfax)
Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis, Cheater's Game (Preminum Records)
The Rouge, Blurry EP (Atlantic Records)
Spoken, Illusion (eOne)
Ulrich Schnauss, A Long Way To Fall (Domino)
The Stone Foxes, Small Fires (Ingrooves)
S.U.N., Something Unto Nothing (Robo)
Otis Taylor, My World Is Gone (Telarc)
Universe People, Go To The Sun (Little Black Cloud Records)
Kenny Vance, Acapella (self-release)
Various Artists, Reason To Believe — The Songs Of Tim Hardin (Full Time Hobby)
Veronica Falls, Waiting For Something To Happen (Slumberland)
The Virginmarys, King Of Conflict (Wind-Up)
A mix of grunge, punk and '70s hard rock sneer from the British three-piece. This is their debut full-length. First single "Dead Man's Shoes" below.
The Wonder Years, Sleeping On Trash (No Sleepp)