This Week’s New Releases: NOFX, Leftfield And Paul McCartney

This week we’ve got three very different acts leading the list of new releases. Punk stalwarts NOFX have released an album featuring tracks that were cut from their 2021 LP ‘Single Album’, and London duo Leftfield have dropped their fourth studio album, marking their first in seven years.

Paul McCartney, meanwhile, has released a huge new vinyl box set. Limited to 3,000 copies, it will come in a wooden crate and feature 163 songs released between 1971 and 2019. A 159-track digital version is also available to stream.

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Andrea Corr – ‘The Christmas Album’ (Warner)

The Beach Boys – ‘Sail On Sailor – 1972 (Super deluxe)’ (Capitol)

Boris – ‘Fade’ (Out on Bandcamp)

Cat Stevens – ‘Catch Bull At Four (50th Anniversary)’ (Island)

Cody Johnson – ‘Cody Johnson & The Rockin’ CJB Live’ (Warner)

Elvis Presley – ‘Elvis On Tour’ (RCA)

half•alive – ‘Conditions Of A Punk’ (RCA)

Humble Pie – ‘The A&M Rarities (1970-1975)’ (A&M /UMG)

Janis Joplin & Jorma Kaukonen – ‘The Legendary Typewriter Tape:6/25/64 Jorma’s House’ (Omnivore)

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band – ‘Trouble Is…25’ (Provogue/Mascot)

Leftfield – ‘This Is What We Do’ (Virgin)

Matthew Halsall – ‘Changing Earth’ (Gondwana)

Neil Young – ‘Harvest – 50th Anniversary’ (Reprise)

NOFX – ‘Double Album’ (Fat Wreck Chords)

Olly Murs – ‘Marry Me’ (EMI)

Otisbreed – ‘Elvtr’ (Otisbreed / Zeeezify Digital)

Paul McCartney – ‘The 7″ Singles’ (MPL)

The Plague – ‘Hope For The F.U.T.U.R.E. (2.0)’ (FiXT)

SoulRocca – ‘In Good Company’ (Beat Art Department)

Truemendous – ‘Great. On Purpose’ (High Focus)

White Lung – ‘Premonition’ (Domino)

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This Week’s New Releases: IDLES, Silk Sonic And Little Mix

There are some highly anticipted records out this week. Idles have dropped LP #4,  Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak have released their collaborative Silk Sonic album, and Little Mix are celebrating their 10th anniversary with ‘Between Us’, which features greatest hits along with new material.

Head below for more of this week’s new releases, including ‘RED (Taylor’s Version)’, a new album from Courtney Barnett, and a new solo LP from Blur and Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn. 

Allen Stone – ‘Apart’ (ATO)

Claptone – ‘Closer’ (Different Recordings)

Constant Smiles – ‘Paragons’ (Constant Smiles/Sacred Bones)

Courtney Barnett – ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’ (Marathon Artists)

Damon Albarn – ‘The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows’ (Transgressive)

Dave Gahan and Soulsavers – ‘Imposter’ (Columbia)

The Dodos – ‘Grizzly Peak’ (Polyvinyl)

Elvis Presley – ‘Back In Nashville’ (RCA)

Gov’t Mule – ‘Heavy Load Blues’ (Fantasy Records/Concord)

hackedepicciotto – ‘The Silver Threshold’ (Mute)

IDLES – ‘Crawler’ (Partisan)

Jon Hopkins – ‘Music For Psychedelic Therapy’ (Domino)

Kylie Minogue – ‘Disco:Guest List Edition’ (BMG)

LA Guns – ‘Checkered Past’ (Frontiers)

Little Mix – ‘Between Us’ (Warner)

Makthaverskan – ‘För Allting’ (Makthaverskan)

Michael Patrick Kelly – ‘B.O.A.T.S’ (Columbia)

Pip Blom – ‘Welcome Break’ (PIAS)

Rod Stewart – ‘The Tears Of Hercules’ (Warner)

Ronan Keating – ‘Songs From Home’ (Decca)

Silk Sonic – An Evening with Silk Sonic’ (Atlantic)

Susanna Hoffs – ‘Bright Lights’ (Baroque Folk)

Taylor Swift – ‘RED (Taylor’s Version)’ (EMI)

The Wanted – ‘Most Wanted: The Greatest Hits’ (Island)

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This Week’s New Releases: Taylor Swift, Brockhampton And Sheer Mag

It may be hard to believe but this week isn’t all about Swifty’s new album. Tongues are also wagging about Brockhampton’s ‘Ginger’ and Sheer Mag’s ‘A Distant Call’, both highly anticipated releases.

You’ve also got plenty more to choose from below, including a surprise EP from Missy Elliott and new records from Jay Som and Knocked Loose, to name a few.

Bristol To Memory – ‘Wake Up’ (Wiretap Records)

Brockhampton – ‘Ginger’ (Question Everything/RCA Records)

CRX – ‘Peek’ (Headless)

The Dead Daisies – ‘Locked And Loaded’ (Spitfire/SPV)

Elvis Presley – ‘American Sound 1969’ (RCA/Legacy)

Eva Bartok – ‘Eva Bartok’ EP (Eva Bartok)

Headie One – ‘Music X Road’ (Relentless)

Jay Som – ‘Anak Ko’ (Lucky Number)

Joyero – ‘Release The Dogs’ (Merge)

Knocked Loose – ‘A Different Shad Of Blue’ (Pure Noise)

Lina Tullgren – ‘Free Cell’ (Captured Tracks)

Midland – ‘Let It Roll’ (Big Machine)

Missy Elliott – ‘Iconology’ EP (Goldmind/Atlantic)

The Night Cafe – ‘0151’ (TNC Recordings)

Noah Gundersen – ‘Lover’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Raphael Saadiq – ‘Jimmy Lee’ (Columbia)

Robert Randolph and the Family Band – ‘Brighter Days’ (Provogue/Mascot)

Sacred Reich – ‘Awakening’ (Metal Blade)

Sheer Mag – ‘A Distant Call’ (Sheer Mag)

Taylor Swift – ‘Lover’ (Taylor Swift)

Twin Atlantic – ‘Live from the World Famous Barrowlands Ballroom’ EP (Red Bull Records)

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This Week’s New Releases: Slipknot, Marika Hackman, Feeder And Bon Iver

This week everyone is talking about the latest LP from masked fiends Slipknot, but face-melting records aside there’s plenty more to be getting on with this week. Feeder are back with the follow up to 2016’s ‘All Bright Electric’ and Marika Hackman’s highly anticipated new album has arrived.

It’s also worth noting that Bon Iver have dropped their new album, ‘i,i’, three weeks early. It was originally slated to arrive on August 30 but you can stream and purchase it in full now.

Head below to find out what else’s on offer.

Bon Iver – ‘i,i’ (Jagjaguwar)

Elvis Presley – ‘Live 1969 – 11 CD Box Set’ (RCA/Legacy)

Feeder – ‘Tallulah’ (Feeder/Believe)

half·alive – ‘Now, Not Yet’ (RCA)

Marika Hackman – ‘Any Human Friend’ (AMF Records/Virgin EMI)

PP Arnold – ‘The New Adventures Of…PP Arnold’ (EarMusic via Absolute)

The Regrettes – ‘How Do You Love?’ (Warner)

Rick Ross – ‘Port Of Miami 2’ (Epic)

Rudimental – ‘Distinction’ EP (Major Tom’s/Asylum Records)

Slipknot – ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ (Roadrunner)

Snow Patrol – ‘Reworked EP 1’ (Polydor Records)

Strung Out – ‘Songs Of Armor And Devotion’ (Fat Wreck Chords)

Tori Kelly – ‘Inspired By True Events’ (Capitol Records/Schoolboy Records)


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On This Day In Music: Elvis Presley Hits #1 With Jailhouse Rock

On January 24, 1958 Elvis Presley topped the UK singles chart with Jailhouse Rock. It stayed at #1 for three weeks.

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On This Day In Music: Songwriter And Producer Jerry Leiber Dies Aged 78

On August 22, 2011 songwriter and producer Jerry Leiber died aged 78. Partnered with Mike Stoller he wrote a number of famous songs, including Hound Dog, Jailhouse Rock and Kansas City.

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On This Day In Music: Elvis Presley Plays His Final Show

On June 26, 1977 Elvis Presley played his final show at the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis. He died less than two months later.

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