— Folk virtuoso Andrew Bird releases his sixth album, Break It Yourself, on March 6th via Mom + Pop. Stream it now at NPR.org.
— Indie-pop titans The Magnetic Fields return with their 10th studio album, Love at the Bottom of the Sea, on March 6th via Merge. Stream it now at NPR.org.
— Brooklyn indie rockers White Rabbits unveil their third album, Milk Famous, on March 6th via tbd Records. Stream it now at NPR.org.
– To coincide with the 100th birthday of Woody Guthrie, My Morning Jacket’s Yim Yames, Son Volt’s Jay Farrar, Centro-matic’s Will Johnson, and Varnaline’s Anders Parker recorded an album featuring previously unrecorded Guthrie lyrics. Entitled New Multitudes, the LP comprises interpretations on 12 Guthrie compositions, most of which were written during his time in Los Angeles. Stream the album now at TeamCoco.com, ahead of its February 28th release via Rounder.
— L.A.-based bedroom pop artist Julia Holter releases her sophomore album, Ekstasis, on March 8th via RVNG Intl. Stream it now at NPR.org.