Each week Release Day Picks profiles new LPs and EPs Team JamBase will be checking out on release day Friday. This week we highlight new albums by Marco Benevento, Charles Bradley & his Extraordinaires, Weezer, Andrew Bird, Explosions in the Sky and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong. Read on for more insight into the records we have all queued up to spin.
The Scoop: The Story Of Fred Short follows a three-album trend for Marco Benevento of increasingly embracing the vocal performance. With Tigerface, he first dabbled with guest vocals on a couple of songs performed by Kal Traver from Rubblebucket.