THE TUNES ON RE­PEAT IN THE Q OF­FICE THIS MONTH.

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MITSKI GEYSER

This ex­pan­sive opener sets the tone for the New York indie-rocker’s mas­ter­ful fifth al­bum, be­gin­ning as a spacey lament be­fore erupt­ing with a blast of jagged gui­tars and swirling synths. Nice one, Geyser. Out: 17 August, on Dead Oceans. THE LEMON TWIGS WONDERIN’ WAYS A con­cept al­bum about a chimp go­ing to school isn’t the most en­tic­ing prospect on pa­per, but thank­fully The Lemon Twigs’ sec­ond al­bum in­cludes songs such as this. A gor­geously or­nate bal­lad that sounds like some­thing Bruce John­ston might have writ­ten for The Beach Boys. Out: 24 August, on 4AD.

CAT POWER WOMAN (FEAT. LANA DEL REY)

Af­ter the ki­netic grooves of 2012’ s Sun, Chan Mar­shall’s new al­bum is a re­turn to the cap­ti­vat­ing dusty Amer­i­cana of her early work. This soul­ful col­lab­o­ra­tion with Lana Del Rey is one of its stand­outs. Out: 5 Oc­to­ber, on Domino.

THE 1975 LOVE IT IF WE MADE IT

Matt Healy sounds like a man climb­ing out of the rub­ble of drug ad­dic­tion on this state-of-things ad­dress from the quar­tet’s forth­com­ing third LP. It com­bines elec­tro-pop bom­bast with a moon­walk­ing rhyth­mic sheen. Out: now, on Dirty Hit.

NENE H CHERRY FALLEN LEAVES

The open­ing track on the pop-rap singer’s new Four Tet-pro­duced al­bum finds Cherry in a soul­ful, re­flec­tive mood, emot­ing for­lornly over a skit­ter­ing, jazzy rhythm. Out: 19 Oc­to­ber, on Small­town Su­per­sound.

MARIBOU STATE FEEL GOOD (FEAT. KHRUANGBIN)

This team-up be­tween the Bri­tish elec­tron­ica duo and Texas-based in­stru­men­tal­ists Khruangbin splices heav­ily treated Eastern vo­cals, chunky break­beats and surf gui­tar licks to form a deeply sat­is­fy­ing global cock­tail. Out: 7 Septem­ber, on Counter.

MOUN­TAIN MAN AGT

Syl­van Esso’s Amelia Meath re­turns to her first band for this, tak­ing part in the sort of a cap­pella group singing fron­tier woods­men might have done to un­wind af­ter a hard day’s bear trap­ping. Out: 21 Septem­ber, on Bella Union.

JOHN GRANT LOVE IS MAGIC

Fol­low­ing this year’s ex­per­i­men­tal Creep Show col­lab­o­ra­tion, Grant’s lat­est sees him con­tinue to set that wry croon against a back­drop of squelchy elec­tro-pop. Out: 12 Oc­to­ber, on Bella Union.

VIL­LAGERS AGAIN

The twisted folk of this open­ing track from Conor O’Brien’s new record cap­tures the dy­namic gear change in his sound, as a plucked acous­tic gui­tar gives way to a gen­tly psy­che­delic wig-out. Out: 21 Septem­ber, on Domino.

MUSE SOME­THING HU­MAN

The new sin­gle from the trio is low-key by their block­buster stan­dards. The de­par­ture from bom­bast suits them, Some­thing Hu­man’s elec­tro-folk sway sug­gest­ing they should em­ploy a light­ness of touch more of­ten. Out: now, on Warn­ers.

Cat Power: “cap­ti­vat­ing Amer­i­cana” back on the menu.

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