New Indigenous Music Releases – Fall 2012

Once again we bring you our round up of the latest and greatest new albums to come out in Indian Country. Get cozy this autumn with some new music!

Don Amero is back with his latest release Heart of my Sleeve. While not the first album from this popular roots-pop artist, it is Amero’s first time self-producing and the result is a very tasty mix! Buy the album from donamero.com and watch the official video for the first single Turn These Grey Skies Blue:

Born Ready is the new album from Rosebud Sioux hip-hop artist Frank Waln. We’re big fans of Frank and you will be too when you download the album for free from Bandcamp. Get started by checking out the track My Stone:

The new album from Tracy Bone, Woman of Red, recently won her the “Best Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year” award at the 2012 APCMAs. Indeed Tracy is a fantastic songwriter and vocalist. Get the album on CDBaby or iTunes and watch this unplugged performance of the title track:

A quick followup to the mixtape Young Kidd released in March, the man has put out a new album, From Dreams to Reality (F.D.T.R.), which is loaded with a total of 18 tracks! Get it on iTunes.

The new EP from reggae rock band Street Pharmacy is Alimony, the aptly named follow up to their 2011 album Divorce. Get it at streetpharmacy.com.

RPM’s own Christa Couture released her third full length album, The Living Record, in September. Get it on iTunes or Bandcamp and listen to this bouncy ditty, Good Bayou:

Last but not least, a compilation from the powwow trail. The Gathering of Nations is one of the largest yearly powwows and festivals in North America. This year they released a CD featuring live recordings from some of the live music performances that took place at the 2012 event – order it online here.