New Music Monday: May 3

Quite a few quality releases this week. The obvious standout of the week is Hold Steady’s new record “Heaven is Whenever”, which aside from our obvious affection for the band is well on par with their previous material, making it a definite recommend! “Forgiveness Rock Record”, Broken Social Scene’s first record in five years, is also out this week. I’ve been sampling FRR for a few weeks now, since it leaked on the web, and…

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New Broken Social Scene album slated for May 4 release

It’s only the 1st of February, but we’ve already caught word of what’s likely the best news of the month. Earlier this afternoon Pitchfork unveiled a very insightful chat with Broken Social Scene frontman Kevin Drew about the band’s upcoming new album, but more importantly key details regarding it, including a fixed release date. That’s right, after years and years of waiting and speculating, one of the most anticipated albums of 2010 will be upon…

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