Popular Fall Hits

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10/9: All Time Low – Don’t Panic (Hopeless Records)

The biggest pop-punk band to emerge from the Baltimore scene, All Time Low has overcome weak radio airplay, building its fan-base through constant touring. Their fourth album aims for new heights, with “For Baltimore” and “Somewhere in Neverland” bringing solid hooks.

10/9: Two Fingers – Stunt Rhythms (Big Dada / Ninja Tune)

10/16: The Luyas – Animator (Dead Oceans)

10/16: Anberlin – Vital (Universal Republic)

10/16: Chelsea Wolfe – Unknown Rooms (Sargent House)

10/16: Brandy – Two Eleven (RCA)

The R&B singer’s first album of new material in four years guns for chart success, co-writing with Chris Brown, Frank Ocean and Mario Winans, among others. Entertainment Weekly calls Two Eleven an “intimate, often ethereal, collection.”

10/16: Benjamin Gibbard – Former Lives (Barsuk Records)

10/23: P.O.S. – We Don’t Even Live Here (Rhymesayers)

10/23: The Sword – Apocryphon (Razor & Tie)

10/23: Titus Andronicus – Local Business (XL Recordings)

10/23: Cemeteries – The Wilderness (Lefse Records)

10/23: Of Montreal – Daughter of Cloud (Polyvinyl Records)

A rarities collection from the Athens, Georgia band, Daughters of Cloud brings together the best of their mixture of electronica, funk, glam and afrobeat via 17 tracks, ten previously unreleased and seven otherwise rare or out of print.

10/30: Chad Valley – Young Hunger (Cascine)

10/30: Menahan Street Band – The Crossing (Daptone)

10/30: Toby Keith – Hope on the Rocks (Show Dog / Universal)

11/06:  Emeralds – Just to Feel Anything (Editions Mego)

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This week features big names on the Blu-Ray front, including Pixar’s Brave, Ben Stiller’s much maligned The Watch and Oliver Stone’s crime thriller Savages. Plus: TV fans rejoice, as Friends gets the ultimate Blu-Ray treatment on 21 discs!