This Week’s New Releases: Miranda Lambert, Jeff Goldblum, Krept & Konan

There’s a lot going on this week, with some records celebrating anniversaries and others looking back on prolific careers. We’ve also got Miranda Lambert putting out her seventh solo studio album, Jeff Goldblum releasing a record that finds him duetting with Anna Calvi and Sharon Van Etten, among others, and Krept & Konan have finally dropped the full-length follow-up to 2015’s ‘Long Way Home’.

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases.

A Winged Victory For The Sullen – ‘The Undivided Five’ (Ninja Tune)

Alphabeat – ‘Don’t Know What’s Cool Anymore’ (Warner Music)

Anavae – ’45’ (A Wolf At Your Door/Silva Screen)

Bang Bang Romeo – ‘A Heartbreaker’s Guide To The Galaxy’ (Five Seven Music)

Black Stone Cherry – ‘Black To Blues, Vol.2’ (Mascot Music)

Bob Dylan – ‘Travellin’ Thru, 1967 – 1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 15′ (Columbia)

Bradford Cox and Cate Le Bon – ‘Myths 004’ (Mexican Summer)

Cameron AG – ‘One By One’ (Is This It via The Orchard)

Cold War Kids – ‘New Age Norms 1’ (AWAL)

Counterparts – ‘Nothing Left To Love’ (Pure Noise)

Cup – ‘ Spinning Creature’ (Northern Spy)

The Damned – ‘Black Is The Night: The Definitive Anthology’ (BMG)

The Doors – ‘The Soft Parade (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)’ (Elektra/Rhino/Warner Music)

Fenella – ‘Fenella’ (Fire Records)

Gang Starr – ‘One Of The Best Yet’ (TTT/Gang Starr Enterprises)

Grace Cummings – ‘Refuge Cove’ (ATO)

Highly Suspect – ‘MCID’ (300 Ent.)

Hootie and the Blowfish – ‘Imperfect Circle’ (Capitol/UMG)

Itasca – ‘Spring’ (Paradise Of Bachelors)

Jeff Goldblum – ‘I Should’t Be Telling You This’ (Decca)

Jeff Lynne’s ELO – ‘From Out Of Nowhere’ (Columbia)

Krept and Konan – ‘Revenge Is Sweet’ (EMI)

Mariah Carey – ‘Merry Christmas (Deluxe Anniversary Edition)’ (Sony)

Marillion – ‘Afraid Of Sunlight (Deluxe)’ (Parlophone)

Michael Kiwanuka – ‘Kiwanuka’ (Polydor)

Miranda Lambert – ‘Wildcard’ (Sony)

Nirvana – ‘MTV Unplugged in New York (25th Anniversary)’ (Geffen)

Omni – ‘Networker’ (Sub Pop)

R.E.M. – ‘Monster (25th Anniversary)’ (Concord)

The Rolling Stones – ‘Let It Bleed (50th Anniversary)’ (ABKCO Records)

Russell Watson and Aled Jones – ‘Back In Harmony’ (BMG)

Stargazer Lilies – ‘Occabot’ (Rad Cult)

Sunset Sons – ”Blood Rush Déjà Vu’ (Bad Influence)

Turnover – ‘Altogether’ (Run For Cover)

Various Artists – ‘Charlie’s Angels (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)’ (Republic Records/Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Vetiver – ‘Up On High’ (Loose/Candid World)

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Bob Dylan And Neil Young at BST Hyde Park, The 1975, The Chemical Brothers, Lenny Kravitz, Rod Stewart, Little Mix, Foals, Sounds Of The City, Diversity and more

Legendary artists Bob Dylan and Neil Young have been announced for next year’s British Summer Time series at London’s Hyde Park, while the 1975 will perform a massive show at Bellahouston Park in August as part of the Glasgow Summer Sessions series.

As if that wasn’t exciting enough, Rod Stewart and Little Mix have added arena dates to their 2019 tour plans, the Chemical Brothers have announced a new album and accompanying tour dates, Lenny Kravitz will return in the summer and Foals have announced their first show of 2019, confirming a headline performance at next year’s This Is Tomorrow festival! Head below for more.

Bob Dylan and Neil Young at BST Hyde Park

The legendary singer-songwriters will share the bill at next year’s British Summer Time series at London’s Hyde Park on July 12, with Dylan being joined by his band and Young arriving backed by Promise of the Real. Further acts are set to be added to the line up in the coming months. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 30. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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The 1975

The alt-pop band will perform a huge show as part of the Glasgow Summer Sessions at Bellahouston Park on August 25, with support from Twin Atlantic, You Me At Six, Pale Waves, Ten Tonnes and No Rome. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 30.

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The Chemical Brothers

Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons will release ‘No Geography’ next spring followed by a UK tour in November. They also headline an All Points East show at Victoria Park in London on May 30. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 30.

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Lenny Kravitz

The US rocker is set to take over London’s O2 Arena on June 11 supporting his recent record ‘Raise Vibration’, while the line up is also set to feature openers Corinne Bailey Rae and Brass Against. General sale begins at 9am on Friday, November 30. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Rod Stewart

The legendary singer has added four arena shows to his 2019 tour, calling at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro Arena on November 28, Liverpool’s Echo Arena on December 10 and the O2 Arena in London on December 17 and 19. The new dates will follow up his recently confirmed run of open air concerts during summer, his first UK tour in three years. Tickets for the new dates go on general sale at 9am on November 30 (photo: Sean Hansford).

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Little Mix

The pop group, who recently released ‘LM5’, will now kick off the run on October 4 at the TECA in Aberdeen and have announced two more nights at the SSE Arena Belfast on October 6 and 7 and a third show at Dublin’s 3Arena on October 8. Tickets go on sale at 9am on November 30.

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Foals

The Oxford band will top the bill at This Is Tomorrow festival at Exhibition Park in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Friday, May 24, following sets from You Me At Six, Nothing But Thieves, the Pale White, Bad Sounds, Anteros, Kawala and Wild Front.

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Sounds Of The City featuring the Wombats, Elbow, the National, Kylie, the Kooks, Haçienda Classical)

The National, Elbow and Kylie are among the acts announced for Manchester’s Sounds Of The City 2019. Also set to head to the city centre’s Castlefield Bowl are Haçienda Classical, the Wombats and the Kooks, with tickets for all shows on general sale at 9.30am on Friday, November 30.

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Diversity

Diversity will celebrate their 10 year anniversary with a huge UK tour in autumn 2019, kicking off the 36 show run at the Regent Theatre in Stoke on September 21 and it will conclude at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre on November 23. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 30.

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Also announced this week:

Lytham Festival with Rod Stewart, Kylie, the Human League, Michael Ball and Sheridan Smith, Hugh Jackman, Manic Street Preachers, Jawbreaker, Papa Roach, Vein, Shvpes, Weezer, Craig David, Stormzy, Slash, Hozier, Tiësto, Paul Young, Razorlight, Tears for Fears, Eddie Izzard, Josh Widdicombe, Danny Baker, Jonathan Pie, Jax Jones, the Zutons, Yasiin Bey, Lisa Stansfield, Squeeze, Armin Van Buuren, Alesso, Gerry Cinnamon, Eagles of Death Metal, King No One, Robert Forster, Stealing Sheep, the Selecter, King Crimson, Keywest, Average White Band, Jaws, Island, the Slow Readers Club, SWMRS, the Virginmarys, Songhoy Blues, Jake Isaac. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Bob Dylan And Neil Young At British Summer Time Hyde Park

Bob Dylan and Neil Young at British Summer Time at London’s Hyde Park

The legendary artists will share the bill at next year’s British Summer Time series at London’s Hyde Park on July 12, with Dylan being joined by his band and Young arriving backed by Promise of the Real. Further acts are set to be added to the line up in the coming month.

Pre-sale opens at 9am on Thursday November 29, prior to general sale at 9am the following day.

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This Week’s New Releases: Barbra Streisand, The Prodigy And Vince Staples

This week is a mixed bag for sure. You’ve got a new album from legendary singer Barbra Streisand, the Prodigy have put out the follow up to 2015’s ‘The Day Is My Enemy’, and Vince Staples has surprise released his new record, ‘FM!.

Still want more? Fill your boots below.

Barbra Streisand – ‘Walls’ (Columbia)

Bill Ryder-Jones – ‘Yawn’ (Domino)

Bob Dylan – ‘More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series Vol.14’ (Columbia)

Dan Mangan – ‘More Or Less’ (City Slang)

Drug Church – ‘Cheer’ (Pure Noise Records)

JD Mcpherson – ‘Socks’ (New West)

Jon Spencer – ‘Spencer Sings The Hits!’ (In The Red Records)

Marianne Faithfull – ‘Negative Capability’ (BMG)

Matt Corby – ‘Rainbow Valley’ (Atlantic)

Metro Boomin – ‘Not All Heroes Wear Capes’ (Republic Records)

Opeth – ‘Garden Of The Titans (Live At The Red Rocks Amphitheatre)’ (Nuclear Blast)

The Prodigy – ‘No Tourists’ (Take Me To The Hospital/BMG)

Sun Kil Moon – ‘This Is My Dinner’ (Caldo Verde Records)

Swizz Beatz – ‘Poison’ (Epic/Swizz Beatz Productions)

Takeoff – ‘The Last Rocket’ (Quality Control Music/Motown Records/Capitol Records)

Tenacious D – ‘Post-Apocalypto’ (Columbia)

Touche Amore – ’10 Years/1000 Shows: Live at the Regent Theater’ (Epitaph)

Two Medicine – ‘Astropsychosis’ (Bella Union)

Vince Staples – ‘FM!’ (Def Jam)

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On This Day In Music: Bob Dylan Was Born

On May 24, 1941 folk legend Bob Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman, was born. Happy birthday!

Unfortunately, this day is also the anniversary of the death of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray, who passed away on May 24, 2010.

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This Week’s New Releases: Sam Smith, Shamir And Converge

What a week! Sam Smith is back with album #2, Shamir has followed up ‘Hope’ and Converge are racking up LP #9 with ‘The Dusk In Us’.

Not your cup of tea? There’s plenty more to tickle your fancy below.

Anti-Flag – ‘American Fall’ (Spinefarm Records)

AUTOBAHN – ‘The Moral Crossing’ (Tough Love Records)

Bibio – ‘Phantom Brickworks’ (Warp)

Blake Shelton – ‘Texoma Shore’ (Warner Bros.)

Bob Dylan – ‘Trouble No More: The Bootleg Series Vol 13 / 1979-1981’ (Columbia)

Cannibal Corpse – ‘Red Before Black’ (Metal Blade Records)

Casper Skulls – ‘Mercy Works’ (Buzz Records)

Chris Brown – ‘Heartbreak On A Full Moon’ (RCA)

Converge – ‘The Dusk In Us’ (Epitaph/Deathwish)

Dave – ‘Game Over’ EP (Dave)

Grace VanderWaal – ‘Just The Beginning’ (Syco Music/Columbia Records)

Jack Savoretti – ‘Songs From Different Times’ (De Angelis/Caroline)

James Holden and the Animal Spirits – ‘The Animal Spirits’ (Border Community)

Kelsea Ballerini – ‘Unapologetically’ (Sony)

Kid Rock – ‘Sweet Southern Sugar’ (BMG)

Lost Horizons – ‘Ojalá’ (Bella Union)

Maroon 5 – ‘Red Pill Blues’ (Interscope)

Rabit – ‘Les Fleurs Du Mal’ (Halcyon Veil)

Sam Smith – ‘The Thrill Of It’ (Capitol)

Shamir – ‘Revelations’ (Father/Daughter)

Shawn Mendes – ‘MTV Unplugged’ (Island)

Sheridan Smith – ‘Sheridan – The Album’ (Warner)

Von Hertzen Brothers – ‘War Is Over’ (Music Theories/Mascot)

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Queen + Adam Lambert Top Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For April

Queen + Adam Lambert have knocked Metallica off the top spot and are now at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart for April. Coming in at #2 is Bruno Mars, who will take his 24K Magic tour to Australia and New Zealand in 2018, while making up the rest of the top 10 are Migos & Lil Yachty, BananaramaWill Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff (Livewire Festival)ParamoreWireless FestivalEd SheeranChris Rea and Paul Weller.

At the bottom of this month’s chart we have Giggs, who last month completed his spring Landlord tour, The Next Step, which will see the live accompaniment to the CBBC TV show take in dates across the UK and Ireland, Bob Dylan, who will tour North America this summer, Steps, who hit the road in November and December for the Party On The Dancefloor arena tour, and Tori Amos, who will return to the UK and Europe this autumn for the Native Invader tour.

Check back in with us next month to see if the below are able to keep hold of their top 40 positions or if we’ll be welcoming some new names to the chart.

1. Queen + Adam Lambert
2. Bruno Mars
3. Migos & Lil Yachty
4. Bananarama
5. Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff (Livewire Festival)
6. Paramore
7. Wireless Festival
8. Ed Sheeran
9. Chris Rea
10. Paul Weller
11. Celine Dion
12. Linkin Park
13. Iron Maiden
14. Stormzy
15. George Ezra
16. Little Mix
17. Micky Flanagan
18. Royal Blood
19. J Hus
20. Depeche Mode
21. Take That
22. James Arthur
23. Guns N’Roses
24. Lovebox
25. The Kooks
26. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
27. Tom Jones
28. U2
29. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
30. Wet Wet Wet
31. Kasabian
32. UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey
33. Coldplay
34. Popcaan
35. Olly Murs
36. Giggs
37. The Next Step
38. Bob Dylan
39. Steps
40. Tori Amos

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 40?

1. Liam Gallagher

2. Enter Shikari

3. Stone Sour

4. Hurts

5. Tigers Jaw

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On This Day In Music: Bob Dylan Was Born

On May 24, 1941 folk legend Bob Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman, was born. Happy birthday Bob!

Unfortunately, this day is also the anniversary of the death of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray, who passed away on May 24, 2010.

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This Week’s New Releases: Jamiroquai, Mastodon And Bob Dylan

It’s another eclectic week for album releases. Jamiroquai are putting out their first new record in seven years, Mastodon are following up 2014’s ‘Once More ‘Round the Sun’ and Bob Dylan is releasing a three-disc album consisting of 30 new recordings by him of tracks written by classic American songwriters.

Not your bag? Check out some of the other new records out this week below.

Aimee Mann – ‘Mental Illness’ (Super Ego Records)

Bob Dylan – ‘Triplicate’ (Columbia)

Body Count – ‘Bloodlust’ (Century Media)

British Sea Power – ‘Let The Dancers Inherit The Party’ (Caroline International)

Callum Beattie – ‘We Are Stars’ EP (3 Beat/Universal Music)

Charlotte OC – ‘Careless People’ (Polydor)

Coco Hames – ‘Coco Hames’ (Merge Records)

Dumb – ‘Less’ (Axis Mundi Records)

Goldfrapp – ‘Silver Eye’ (Mute)

IDER – ‘Gut Me Like An Animal’ EP (Aesop)

Jamiroquai – ‘Automaton’ (Virgin EMI)

Julia Holter – ‘In The Same Room’ (Domino)

Lydia Ainsworth – ‘Darling Of The Afterglow’ (Bella Union)

Mastodon – ‘Emperor Of Sand’ (Warner Bros)

Nelly Furtado – ‘The Ride’ (Eleven Seven)

Rodney Crowell – ‘Close Ties’ (New West Records)

Starling – ‘The Body’ EP (Distiller Records)

Tei Shi – ‘Crawl Space’ (Polydor)

Trace Adkins – ‘Something’s Going On’ (Red Distribution)

Wire – ‘Silver/Lead’ (Pink Flag)

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Ed Sheeran Tops Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For February

Ed Sheeran has done it, he’s knocked U2 off the top spot and all the way down to #16 on February’s Hot Ticket Chart. Following closely behind in second place is Celine Dion, who will return to the UK this summer for an arena tour. At #3 is J.Cole who brings his 4 Your Eyez Only world tour to the UK and Ireland this autumn,  while Drake, who will return to the UK next week for the final dates of the UK and Ireland leg of his Boy Meets World tour, has dropped one place from last month’s chart to fourth position and Ricky Gervais, who next week continues with the UK and Ireland leg of his Humanity world tour, finishes off the top five.

At the bottom of this month’s chart we have ElbowThe ChainsmokersEminem (Reading & Leeds Day Tickets)The xxSum 41 and Rag’n’Bone Man. Check back in with us next month to see if they’re able to hold on to their top 40 positions or if we’ll be bidding them adieu.

1. Ed Sheeran
2. Celine Dion
3. J.Cole
4. Drake
5. Ricky Gervais
6. Little Mix
7. Nashville In Concert
8. John Mayer
9. Stormzy
10. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
11. The Weeknd
12. Lady Gaga
13. Rod Stewart
14. Jamiroquai
15. Bruno Mars
16. U2
17. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
18. Neil Diamond
19. Wireless Festival
20. Ryan Adams
21. Olly Murs
22. Guns N’Roses
23. Leftfield
24. Micky Flanagan
25. Green Day
26. Kehlani
27. Giggs
28. James Arthur
29. Bob Dylan
30. Robbie Williams
31. Adele
32. TRNSMT
33. Kings of Leon
34. PVRIS
35. Elbow
36. The Chainsmokers
37. Eminem (Reading & Leeds Day Tickets)
38. The xx
39. Sum 41
40. Rag’n’Bone Man

On sale this week – can they break the top 40?

1. Shed Seven

2. Steps

3. Tom Jones

4. Happy Mondays

5. Penn and Teller

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