First up is the new Interpol. They branch out a little, but still manage to stay true to their sound. They continue to impress me and earn their spot on the top shelf of my CD rack under "Prime Real Estate" alongside Morrissey, the Smiths and Radiohead.
Billy Bragg's Talking With the Taxman About Poetry. He has remastered all his stuff, so I got the new special edition. My collection was sorely lacking this album anyway. "Greetings to the New Brunette" is my new favorite song.
The greatest Ukrainian gypsy punk and performance art band ever, Gogol Bordello, came out with a new album. They have intrigued me from the start, but the song "Wonderlust King" was a must-have.