This Week’s New Releases: Weezer, Rag’n’Bone Man And Chloe Moriondo

This week is almost, but not quite, as hectic as the last! Weezer’s ’80s rock-inspired album is finally here, Rag’n’Bone Man has followed up his 2017 debut and Chloe Moriondo has put out her major label debut.  Head below for more new music.

Alfie Templeman – ‘Forever Isn’t Long Enough’ (Chess Club)

Ashe – ‘Ashlyn’ (Mom+Pop)

The Bamboos – ‘Hard Up’ (BMG)

Bebe Rexha – ‘Better Mistakes’ (Warner)

Chloe Moriondo – ‘Blood Bunny’ (Fueled By Ramen)

The Damn Truth – ‘Now Or Nowhere’ (Spectra)

Diamante – ‘American Dream’ (Anti-Heroine)

Dodie – ‘Build A Problem’ (Doodleoddle)

GOGO Penguin – ‘GGP / RMX’ (Decca)

Iceage – ‘Seek Shelter’ (Mexican Summer)

Iron and Wine – ‘Archive Series Vol. 5: Tallahassee Recordings’ (Sub Pop)

Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert and Jon Randall – ‘The Marfa Tapes’ (Sony/Marfa)

Mckinley Dixon – ‘For My Mama and Anyone Who Look Like Her’ (Spacebomb)

Natalie Bergman – ‘Mercy’ (Third Man Records)

New Order – ‘Education, Entertainment, Recreation – Live’ (Warner)

Rag’n’Bone Man – ‘Life By Misadventure’ (Sony)

Radio Company – ‘Vol. 2’ (Two Chair)

Sarah Jarosz – ‘Bue Heron Suite’ (Rounder Records/Concord)

Shaun Ross – ‘Shift’ (Propeller)

Sophia Kennedy – ‘Monsters’ (City Slang)

Squid – ‘Bright Green Field’ (Warp)

Sufjan Stevens – ‘Convocations’ (Asthmatic Kitty)

TOOSII – ‘Thank You For Believing’ (EMI)

Van Morrison – ‘Latest Record Project, Vol.1’ (BMG)

Weezer – ‘Van Weezer’ (Atlantic)

Will Stratton – ‘The Changing Wilderness’ (Bella Union)

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This Week’s New Releases: Bruce Springsteen, Madonna And Kate Tempest

This week is all about quality, not quantity. The number of new releases may be few, but they are mighty. The Boss has put out an album inspired by Southern California pop records of the late 1960s and early ’70s, the Queen Of Pop has introduced us to the enigmatic Madame X, and Kate Tempest has treated us to album number four.

If that’s not enough, head below for more new music.

Alle Farben – ‘Sticker On My Suitcase’ (Sony)

Baroness – ‘Gold & Grey’ (Abraxan Hymns/ADA)

Bruce Springsteen – ‘Western Stars’ (Columbia)

Chris Robinson Brotherhood – ‘Servants Of The Sun’ (Silver Arrow Records)

Iron & Wine and Calexico – ‘Years To Burn’ (City Slang)

Kate Tempest – ‘The Book Of Traps And Lessons’ (Republic Records)

The LaFontaines – ‘Junior’ (So/Silva Screen)

Madonna – ‘Madame X’ (Interscope)

Mattiel – ‘Satis Factory’ (Heavenly Recordings)

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘Black Star Dancing’ EP (Sour Mash Records)

Pinky Pinky – ‘Turkey Dinner’ (Innovative Leisure)

Renee Fleming – ‘Lieder’ (Decca Classic)

Thrice – ‘Deeper Wells’ EP (Epitaph)

Underworld – ‘Drift – Ep.4 – Pt.4 – Doris’

X Ambassadors – ‘ORION’ (Kid Ina Korner/Interscope)

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This Week’s New Releases: American Football, Van Morrison And Jenny Lewis

This week is BUSY! American Football have dropped LP #3 — not making us wait seven years, like they did for the follow up to their debut LP. Meanwhile, Van Morrison has already followed up ‘The Prophet Speaks’, which came out in December, and Jenny Lewis has shared her fourth album — which boasts contributions from a backing band featuring Beck, Benmont Tench, Don Was, Jim Keltner, Ringo Starr and Ryan Adams.

Fancy something else? Fill your boots below.

American Football – ‘American Football’ (LP3) (Big Scary Monsters)

Andrew Bird – ‘My Finest Work Yet’ (Virgin EMI)

Apparat – ‘LP5’ (Mute)

Avey Tare – ‘Cows On Hourglass Pond’ (Domino)

Bonnie Tyler – ‘Between The Earth And The Stars’ (earMUSIC via Absolute)

Connie Constance – ‘English Rose’ (AMF/Virgin EMI/Universal Music Operations Limited)

Crows – ‘Silver Tongues’ (Balley Records)

Dean Lewis – ‘A Place We Knew’ (Universal Music Australia/Island Records Australia)

Ex Hex – ‘It’s Real’ (Merge)

Fil Bo Riva – ‘Beautiful Sadness’ (Humming Records)

Ibibio Sound Machine – ‘Doko Mien’ (Merge)

Iron & Wine – ‘Our Endless Numbered Days (Deluxe)’ (Sub Pop)

Jenny Lewis – ‘On The Line’ (Warner Bros)

Kaori Muraji – ‘Cinema’ (Decca Classics)

La Dispute – ‘Panorama’ (Epitaph)

Lambchop – ‘This (Is What I Wanted To Tell You)’ (City Slang)

Lucy Rose – ‘No Words Left’ (Communion JV)

Maverick Sabre – ‘When I Wake Up’ (FAMM)

Megadeth – ‘Warheads On Foreheads’ (UMC)

Michael Ball – ‘Coming Home To You’ (Decca)

Nilüfer Yanya – ‘Miss Universe’ (ATO Records)

Sleeper – ‘The Modern Age’ (Gorsky Records)

Spiral Stairs – ‘We Wanna Be Hyp-No-Tized’ (Nine Mile Records)

Strand of Oaks – ‘Eraserland’ (Dead Oceans)

Tamaryn – ‘Dreaming The Dark’ (DERO Arcade)

These New Puritans – ‘Inside The Rose’ (Infectious Records)

Van Morrison – ‘The Healing Game’ (Sony)

Wallows – ‘Nothing Happens’ (Atlantic)

Yungblud – ‘Yungblud (Live In Atlanta)’ (Locomotion Recordings/Geffen Records)

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: The Killers, Paramore, Iron And Wine, Everything Everything, And Kathy Griffin


The Las Vegas quartet will play a one off date at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on September 12, prior to the release of their new album, ‘Wonderful Wonderful’, which is out on September 22. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 1, prices start at £59.50 plus fees.

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The band, who put out ‘After Laughter’ in May, will play arenas shows in Cardiff, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and London, where they’ll perform at the O2 Arena, between January 11 and 20. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 1, prices start at £29.50/£32.50 plus fees.

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Fresh from the release of ‘Beast Epic’, Sam Beam and band have inked in shows at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall, the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester and London’s Eventim Apollo during February. Tickets go on sale at 10am on September 1, priced £18.50/£20.00 plus fees.

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Following their recent return with ‘A Fever Dream’, the band have confirmed spring shows in Dublin, Norwich, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Glasgow and Manchester before heading to the Alexandra Palace in London. Tickets are on sale at 9am on September 1, priced £19.50/£22.50 plus fees.

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Kathy Griffin will bring her Laugh Your Head Off World Tour to Vicar Street in Dublin, London Palladium and the Music Hall Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh on November 8, 10 and 11 respectively. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 1, prices start at £25.00/£25.00 plus booking fees.

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Check Stereoboard’s event pages for a full list of latest of announcements.


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This Week’s New Releases: PVRIS, Queens Of The Stone Age And Nadine Shah

This week is busy! PVRIS have put out the follow up to 2014’s ‘White Noise’, Queens Of The Stone Age are releasing the Mark Ronson-produced follow up to ‘Like Clockwork’ and Nadine Shah is offering up LP #3.

If none of that floats your boat, there’s plenty more to choose from below.

A$AP Mob – ‘Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy’ (A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds/RCA Records)

Action Bronson – ‘Blue Chips 7000’ (Vice Records/Atlantic)

Baby In Vain – ‘More Nothing’ (Partisan Records)

Cymbals – ‘Light In Your Mind’ (Tough Love)

Iron & Wine – ‘Beast Epic’ (Sub Pop)

Fifth Harmony – ‘Fifth Harmony’ (Syco)

Filthy Friends – ‘Invitation’ (Kill Rock Stars)

Flyte – ‘The Loved Ones’ (Island)

Gogol Bordello – ‘Seekers and Finders’ (Cooking Vinyl)

The Haunted – ‘Strength In Numbers’ (Century Media Records)

Hype Williams – ‘Rainbow Edition’ (Big Dada)

Jack Cooper – ‘Sandgrown’ (Trouble In Mind)

Joseph Shabason – ‘Aytche’ (Western Vinyl)

Leprous – ‘Malina’ (InsideOutMusic)

Liars – ‘TFCF’ (Mute)

Lil Uzi Vert – ‘Luv is Rage 2’ (Atlantic)

Nadine Shah – ‘Holiday Destination’ (1965 Records)

Oh Sees – ‘Orc’ (Castle Face)

PVRIS – ‘All We Know Of Heaven, All We Need Of Hell’ (Rise Records)

Queens Of The Stone Age – ‘Villains’ (Matador)

The War on Drugs – ‘A Deeper Understanding’ (Atlantic)

Widowspeak – ‘Expect The Best’ (Captured Tracks)

Wiki – ‘No Mountains in Manhattan’ (XL)

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