Phish frontman Trey Anastasio is streaming his new album, Traveler, at RollingStone.com. The 10-track effort was produced by Anastasio and Peter Katis (The National, Interpol, Jónsi) and features members of The National and Mates of State. One of the tracks is a cover of Gorillaz’s “Clint Eastwood”! The entire album will be released on October 16th via Rubber Jungle Records/ATO Records.
Coheed and Cambria are streaming the first half of their new double album, The Afterman: Ascension, at RollingStone.com. The band self-financed and co-produced The Afterman alongside Michael Birnbaum and Chris Bittner, who produced the band’s first three albums, in Woodstock, NY. The album also marks the return of original drummer Josh Eppard, who the band parted ways with in 2006. The Afterman: Ascension hits stores on October 9th. Its counterpart, The Afterman: Descension, will follow in February 2013.
Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard is streaming his debut solo album, Former Lives, on YouTube (you can find the player embedded below.) Recorded at Aaron Espinoza’s (Earlimart) studio, The Ship, the 12-track effort collects previously unreleased, reworked material and features guest appearances by Jon Wurster, Mark Spencer, and Aimee Mann. It will be released on October 16th via Barsuk.
The new Philip Glass remix album, Rework: Philip Glass Remixed, is streaming at NPR.org. Assembled by Beck and producer Hector Castillo in celebration of Glass’ 75th birthday, the 12-track effort features contributions from Dan Deacon, Amon Tobin, Memory Tapes, Tyondai Braxton, Pantha du Prince, and more. It will be released on October 23rd via Orange Mountain Music/Ernest Jenning/The Kora Records.
Finally, Chelsea Wolfe is streaming her new acoustic album, Unknown Rooms: A Collection of Acoustic Songs, on SoundCloud (you can find the player embedded below.) The nine-track effort was recorded in the woods of Northern California and at Wolfe’s L.A. home alongside co-producer/bandmate Ben Chisholm. It will be released on October 16th via Sargent House.