This Week’s New Releases: The Killers, Luke Hemmings And Jade Bird

No, Kanye West’s ‘Donda’ still isn’t out, so let’s move on to some new music that is! This week you’ve got a new record from The Killers that features a collaboration with Phoebe Bridgers, the debut solo LP from 5 Seconds Of Summer lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Luke Hemming, and Jade Bird’s follow-up to her 2019 self-titled debut LP.

Not for you? Head below for more new records.

A Certain Ratio – ‘ACR:EPR’ EP (Mute)

Ben Platt – ‘Reverie’ (Atlantic)

Chorusing – ‘Half Mirror’ (Western Vinyl Records)

Damon & Naomi / Michio Kurihara – ‘A Sky Record’ (20/20/20)

Dan and Shay – ‘Good Things’ (Warner)

Devendra Banhart / Noah Georgeson – ‘Refuge’ (Dead Oceans)

EBEN – ‘Dandelions’ EP (Atlantic)

El Michels Affair Meets Liam Bailey – ‘Ekundayo Inversions’ (Big Crown)

Jade Bird – ‘Different Kids Of Light’ (Glassnote via AWAL)

Jennifer Hudson – ‘Respect (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)’ (Epic)

The Killers – ‘Pressure Machine’ (Island)

Luke Hemmings – ‘When Facing The Things We Turn Away From’ (Sony)

Media Jeweler – ‘The Sublime Sculpture of Being Alive’ (Fire Talk)

Quicksand – ‘Distant Populations’ (Epitaph)

Sheryl Crow – ‘Live From The Ryman and More’ (Big Machine)

Slaughter To Prevail – ‘Kostolom’ (Sumerian)

Trash Boat – ‘Don’t You Feel Amazing?’ (Hopeless)

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This Week’s New Releases: Bobby Gillespie and Jenny Beth, Laura Mvula And At The Gates

This week may not be as hectic as the last, but there’s some tasty new music on offer!

Savages vocalist Jehnny Beth and Primal Scream’s Bobby Gillespie have joined forces for a collaborative album, Laura Mvula has followed up 2016’s ‘The Dreaming Room’, and Swedish death metallers At The Gates have put out LP #7.

Head below for more.

A Certain Ratio – ‘Acr: Epc’ EP (Mute)

At The Gates – ‘The Nightmare Of Being’ (Century Media)

Bobby Gillespie and Jehnny Beth – ‘Utopian Ashes’ (Sony)

Cub Scout Bowling Pins – ‘Clang Clang Ho!’ (Guided by Voices)

Dennis Lloyd – ‘Some Days’ (Arista/Sony)

Desperate Journalist – ‘Maximum Sorrow!’ (Fierce Panda)

Emma-Jean Thackray – ‘Yellow’ (Movement)

Giancarlo Erra – ‘Departure Tapes’ (Kscope)

The Go! Team – ‘Get Up Sequences Part One’ (Memphis Industries)

In: Most – ‘Cloud Nine’ EP (Soulvent)

Jax Jones – ‘Deep Joy’ EP (WUGD/Polydor)

JXDN – ‘Tell Me About Tomorrow’ (DTA/Elektra)

Laura Mvula – ‘Pink Noise’ (Atlantic)

Lawson – ‘cmd z’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Lord Of The Lost – ‘Judas’ (Napalm Records)

Maneskin – ‘Teatro D’Ira Vol.I – 2021 Limited Edition’ (RCA/Sony)

Nas – ‘It Was Written (25th Anniversary Edition)’ (Columbia/Sony)

Richard Marx – ‘Stories To Tell: Greatest Hits and More’ (BMG)

S.P,Y – ‘Darkmttre’ EP (DARKMTTR)

You Me At Six – ‘Suckapunch (Deluxe)’ (AWAL)

UPDATE 05/07: Lana Del Rey did not release her album ‘Blue Banisters’ on July 4 as scheduled so this has been removed from the blog. She updated her social media, saying: “Album out later later… Single out soonish. Have a good fourth x”

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This Week’s New Releases: Deftones, Idles And Public Enemy

The ongoing situation regarding the coronavirus has ramped up this week, but the calibre of new releases is more than high enough to combat the Covid blues.

Deftones have released the follow-up to 2016’s ‘Gore’, Idles’ third LP has arrived, and there’s a new Public Enemy album in the world.

Head below if you fancy some more, including new records from Fleet Foxes, Sad13, Surfer Blood and Machine Gun Kelly.

A Certain Ratio – ‘ACR Loco’ (Mute)

Action Bronson – ‘Only For Dolphins’ (Loma Vista/Concord)

Anna von Hausswolff – ‘All Thoughts Fly’ (Southern Lord)

Bad Boy Chiller Crew – ‘Full Wack No Brakes’ (Bad Boy Chiller Crew/House Anxiety)

Bob Mould – ‘Blue Hearts’ (Merge)

Cayucas – ‘Blue Summer’ (Park The Van)

Deftones – ‘Ohms’ (Reprise)

Dyble Longdon – ‘Between A Breath And A Breath’ (English Electric Recordings)

Fleet Foxes – ‘Shore’ (Anti-)

Hen Ogledd – ‘Free Humans’ (Domino)

Idles – ‘Ultra Mono’ (Partisan)

Jamie Lenman – ‘King Of Clubs’ (Big Scary Monsters)

Lou Red – ‘New York (Deluxe Edition)’ (Warner)

Machine Gun Kelly – ‘Tickets To My Downfall’ (Bad Boy/Interscope)

Marie Davidson / L’Œil Nu – ‘Renegade Breakdown’ (Ninja Tune)

Mint Field – ‘Sentimiento Mundial’ (Felte)

The Neighbourhood – ‘Chip Chrome & The Mono-Tones’ (Columbia)

Night Shop – ‘The Fountain’ (Night Shop/Salinas Records)

The Ocean – ‘Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic/Cenozoic’ (Metal Blade)

Prince – ‘Sign O’ The Times (Super Deluxe)’ (NPG/Warner Bros)

Profligate – ‘Too Numb To Know’ (Wharf Cat)

Public Enemy – ‘What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down?’ (Def Jam)

Rituals Of Mine – ‘Hype Nostalgia’ (Carpark Recordings)

The Rolling Stones – ‘Steel Wheels Live’ (Eagle Rock)

Sad13 – ‘Haunted Painting’ (Wax Nine)

Shy Boys – ‘Talk Loud’ (Polyvinyl)

Sleeper and Snake – ‘Fresco Shed’ (Upset The Rhythm)

Sufjan Stevens – ‘The Ascension’ (Asthmatic Kitty)

SuperM – ‘Super One – The 1st Album’ (SM Entertainment)

Surfer Blood – ‘Carefree Theatre’ (Kanine Records)

Thurston Moore – ‘By The Fire’ (Daydream Library)

Tim Heidecker – ‘Fear Of Death’ (Spacebomb Records)

Wax Chattels – ‘Clot’ (Captured Tracks)

Will Butler – ‘Generations’ (Merge)

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