The National : Pink Rabbits : Trouble Will Find Me (2013)
- 6th album
- One of two lead singles out now.
- Has the vibe of their last full length album, 2010's High Violet.
Majical Cloudz : I Do Sing For You : Impersonator (2013)
- Debut full length.
- Debut EP was 2012’s Turns Turns Turns.
- Intense and completely engrossing band I caught as an opener for Youth Lagoon.
KRILL : Dumbass In A Pair Of Shorts : Alam No Hris (2012)
- Debut album.
- Led by Ezra Furman's brother Jonah.
Overseas : Down Below : Overseas (2013)
- Debut album
- New band led by Pedro the Lion's David Bazan and Centro-matic's Will Johnson
- Heavy alt-country rock in the same realm as Jason Molina's heavier tracks.
NO : What's Your Name : Don't Worry, You'll Be Here Forever (2012)
- Debut EP… as far as I can tell
- Download it for free from their Official Site.
Alex Bleeker and the Freaks : Don't Look Down : How Far Away (2013)
- 2nd full length.
- S/t debut was out in 2009
- On Underwater Peoples who have been one of the most consistent labels in the past couple years if you are looking for quality rock music.
- Bassist for the emerging lo-fi rock act Real Estate
Steve Gunn : Water Wheel : Time Off (2013)
- New album just off his superb Record Store Day collaborative album with Hiss Golden Messenger entitled Golden Gunn.
- First album with a full band.
- Experimental, jammy, classical acoustic guitarist.
The Dirty Banks : Tyger : The Dirty Banks EP (2013)
- Debut EP.
- Bouncy, catchy, psych pop.
The Blank Tapes : Pearl : Vacation (2013)
- 8th full length
- Tons of free music for you on their BandCamp.
Portugal, The Man : Sea Of Air : Evil Friends (2013)
- 8th album.
- First album produced by Danger Mouse and it unfortunately shows on a lot of tracks.
- This is a very Fleetwood Mac-y highlight.
- 2007's Church Mouth is still their best album.
- RIYL The Raconteurs/Jack White/Brendan Benson
Brazos : Saltwater : Saltwater (2013)
- 3rd full length. First since 2009's Phosphorescent Blues.
- Broke out with this at the 2008 SXSW
Divine Fits : Chained To Love : Chained to Love b/w Ain't That the Way (2013)
- Latest single.
- Debut collaborative album from Spoon's Britt Daniel and Wolf Parade/Handsome Furs' Dan Boeckner was out in 2012 and entitled, A Thing Called the Divine Fits.
- One of the highlights of SXSW 2013.
Heart-Ships : Air Balloon : EP1 (2013)
- Debut EP
- Reminiscent of Modest Mouse and Frog Eyes.
The Builders and the Butchers : Dirt In the Ground : Western Medicine (2013)
- 5th album
- Tense energy can be felt through out their music.
- Great live band!
The Post Nobles : Summer Toons : The Post Nobles EP (2013)
- Debut EP
- Who doesn't love fun, catchy, Beach Boys styled music???
- Name your price for this EP on their BandCamp.
Wyatt Blair : Ba Ba Ba (Life's a Bitch) : BANANA CREAM DREAM (2013)
- Debut album.
- Loose fun upbeat garage rock along the lines of King Tuff.
- Another undeniably solid release from Burger Records.
King Khan and The Shrines : It’s A Lie : Idle No More (2013)
- Forthcoming 5th album, out in Sept.
- First Shrines album since 2008
- Long time collaborator with Marc Sultan (AKA the BBQ Show)
- One of my all-time favorite artists. The Supreme Genius of King Khan and His Shrines is one of the greatest albums.