This Week’s New Releases: Mariah Carey, Mumford & Sons And Smashing Pumpkins

The new releases are still coming in thick and fast. Be sure to make the most of it before the Christmas lull!

Pop’s #1 diva, Mariah Carey, is back with a new album, Mumford and Sons are racking up LP #4, and the Smashing Pumpkins have returned with their first recording in over 18 years to feature founding members Billy Corgan, James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin. Longtime guitarist for the band Jeff Schroeder, bassist Jack Bates and keyboardist Katie Cole complete the line up.

Still in the mood for more? Fill your boots below.

Acoustic Alchemy – ‘Thirty Three And A Third’ (Onside via Absolute)

All Hail The Yeti – ‘Highway Crosses’ (Minus Head Records)

Amon Amarth – ‘The Pursuit Of Vikings (Live At Summer Breeze)’ (Metal Blade/Music For Nations)

Anderson .Paak – ‘Oxnard’ (12 Tone/Aftermath)

Boyzone – ‘Thank You & Goodnight’ (Rhino)

Chvrches – ‘Hansa Sessions’ EP (Virgin EMI)

Eiko Ishibashi – ‘The Dream My Bones Dream’ (Drag City)

The Fizz – ‘Christmas With The Fizz’ (MPG via Absolute)

Fleetwood Mac – ’50 Years – Don’t Stop’ (Warner Bros)

Hen Ogledd – ‘Mogic’ (Domino)

Jean-Michel Jarre – ‘Equinoxe Infinity’ (Sony)

The Limiñanas – ‘I’ve Got Trouble In My Mind Vol.2 (7″ And Rare Stuff 2015/2018)’ (Because/Caroline)

Little Mix – ‘LM5’ (Syco)

Mariah Carey – ‘Caution’ (Epic Records)

Mark Knopfler – ‘Down The Road Wherever’ (A British Groove/ Virgin EMI)

Michael Bublé – ‘Love’ (Reprise)

Mumford and Sons – ‘Delta’ (Gentleman Of The Road/Island)

Paloma Faith – ‘The Architect (Zeitgeist Edition)’ (RCA)

Paul Heaton – ‘The Last King Of Pop’ (Virgin EMI)

Roy Orbison and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – ‘Unchained Melodies’ (Legacy/Sony)

Ryley Walker – ‘The Killywhite Sessions’ (Dead Oceans)

Smashing Pumpkins – ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun’ (Napalm Records)

Various Artists – ‘Creed II (OST)’ (Sony)

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This Week’s New Releases: Aphex Twin, Paul Weller and The Dirty Nil

This week is bonkers. Aphex Twin has returned with the ‘Collapse’ EP, while Paul Weller has followed up 2017’s ‘A Kind Revolution’ and Canadian Rockers the Dirty Nil have put out album #2.

If none of that piques your interest there’s loads more to check out below.

6LACK – ‘East Atlanta Love Letter’ (LVRN/Interscope Records)

Ann Wilson – ‘Immortal’ (BMG)

Aphex Twin – ‘Collapse’ EP (Warp)

Bob Moses – ‘Battle Lines’ (Domino)

Carrie Underwood – ‘Cry Pretty’ (Virgin EMI)

The Chills – ‘Snow Bound’ (Fire Records)

David Guetta – ‘7’ (Parlophone)

Dawn Landes – ‘Meet Me At The River’ (Yep Roc)

Dilly Dally – ‘Heaven’ (Partisan Records)

The Dirty Nil – ‘Master Volume’ (Dine Alone/Caroline)

Dreams – ‘No One Defeats Us’ (Virgin EMI)

Fatherson – ‘Sum Of All Your Parts’ (Easy Life Records)

First Aid Kit – ‘Tender Offerings’ EP (Columbia)

Ghetts – ‘Ghetto Gospel: The New Testament’ (GIIG/Caroline)

Good Charlotte – ‘Generation Rx’ (BMG)

Guerilla Toss – ‘Twisted Crystal’ (Dfa Records/Ada)

Hawkwind – ‘Road To Utopia’ (Cherry Red)

Jean-Michel Jarre – ‘Planet Jarre’ (Sony)

Jungle – ‘For Ever’ (XL Recordings)

Low – ‘Double Negative’ (Sub Pop)

Lyrics Born – ‘Quite A Life’ (Mobile Home Recordings)

Monster Truck – ‘True Rockers’ (Mascot)

Noname – ‘Room 25’ (Noname)

Orbital – ‘Monsters Exist’ (ACP Recordings)

Pale Waves – ‘My Mind Makes Noises’ (Dirty Hit)

Paul Weller – ‘True Meanings’ (Parlophone)

Petrol Girls – ‘The Future Is Dark’ EP (Hassle Records)

Sandro Perri – ‘In Another Life’ (Constellation)

Snakes In Paradise – ‘Step Into The Light’ (Frontiers Records)

Steven Page – ‘Discipline: Heal Thyself, Pt. II’ (Warner Music Canada)

Thrice – ‘Palms’ (Epitaph)

Throbbing Gristle – ‘Journey Through A Body/Mission Of Dead Souls’ (Mute)

Tony Bennett & Diana Krall – ‘Love Is Here To Stay’ (Verve/UMG)

Uriah Heep – ‘Living The Dream’ (Frontiers)

Wale – ‘Free Lunch’ EP (Warner Bros)

We Were Promised Jetpacks – ‘The More I Sleep The Less I Dream’ (Big Scary Monsters)

Willie Nelson – ‘My Way’ (Sony)

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Jean-Michel Jarre!

On August 24, 1948 Jean-Michel Jarre, French composer and music producer, was born. Happy birthday Jean-Michel!

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This Week’s New Releases: Childish Gambino, Peter Doherty And The Rolling Stones

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Brace yourself for some big albums this week. Childish Gambino has finally followed up 2013’s ‘Because The Internet’, Libertines frontman Peter Doherty has put out a new solo LP, and last, but by no means least, the Rolling Stones are releasing their first album in over a decade.

Not your thing? Check out the rest of our pick of this week’s new releases below.

Childish Gambino – ‘Awaken, My Love!’ (Glassnote)

Gabriella Cohen – ‘Full Closure and No Details’ (Dot Dash)

Jean-Michel Jarre – ‘Oxygène 3’ (Sony)

John Legend – ‘Darkness And Light’ (Columbia)

Peter Doherty – ‘Hamburg Demonstrations’ (BMG/Clouds Hill)

The Rolling Stones – ‘Blue & Lonesome’ (Polydor)

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Jean-Michel Jarre!

On August 24, 1948 Jean-Michel Jarre, French composer and music producer, was born. Happy birthday Jean-Michel!

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Stevie Wonder Steals #1 Spot On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Stevie Wonder has done it, he’s taken the top spot from chart queen Adele, who is now sitting pretty at #2. Following closely behind are newcomers The Tenderloins, as well as Little Mix and Nashville In Concert.

Coldplay have left the top five this week and are now at #6, while Justin Bieber has climbed two places from last week to #7, but Bruce Springsteen has dropped a whopping six places to #8, with only Bristol Summer Series and Placebo below him in the top 10.

Over the next week you can look forward to tickets going on sale for Status QuoChris BrownFetty WapBiffy Clyro and Tom Jones (new date), among many others. Come back next week to see if any of them are able to claim the #1 spot.

18. AC/DC
20. Dynamo

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Status Quo

2. Chris Brown

3. Fetty Wap

4. Biffy Clyro

5. Tom Jones (new date)

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Radiohead, Placebo, Stevie Wonder, Jean Michel Jarre, Andrè Rieu And Jane’s Addiction

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RADIOHEAD

Radiohead will play three nights at London’s Roundhouse on May 26, 27 and 28, as part of their 2016 world tour. Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 18, priced at £65.00 plus fees.

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PLACEBO

Placebo will mark 20 years since the release of their debut with an anniversary tour in December, with stops planned in Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Dublin, Newport, Brighton and London. Tickets are on sale from 9am on March 18, priced from £27.50 (£29.75 in London), plus fees.

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STEVIE WONDER

Stevie Wonder will perform ‘Songs In The Key Of Life’ in its entirety when he headlines British Summer Time at Hyde Park, London, on July 10. Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 18, priced at £65.00 plus fees.

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JEAN MICHEL JARRE

The electro pioneer will follow up the May 6 release of ‘Electronica 2: The Heart Of Noise’, with arena shows confirmed in Cardiff, Brighton, London, Birmingham, Dublin, Leeds and Glasgow in October. Tickets are on sale at 10am on March 18, priced between £28.50 and £36.50, plus fees.

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ANDRÈ RIEU

The Dutch violinist will be joined by his Johann Strauss Orchestra at Dublin’s 3Arena, the SSE Arena Belfast, Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena, Liverpool’s Echo Arena, the First Direct Arena in Leeds, Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena, London’s SSE Arena Wembley, Birmingham’s Genting Arena, Manchester Arena and Glasgow’s SSE Hydro between December 8 and 23. Tickets are on sale from 10am on March 18, priced at £45.00 plus fees.

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JANE’S ADDICTION

The alt-rockers will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a performance of their 1990 album, ‘Ritual De Lo Habitual’, in full, as well as other tracks from their back catalogue, at the O2 Forum Kentish Town on June 13. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on March 18, with prices starting from £40.50, plus fees.

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

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Top Tours This Week!!

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Radiohead

Radiohead have lined up three nights at the Roundhouse in London on May 26, 27 and 28, as part of their 2016 world tour.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 18, priced at £65.00 plus fees.


Placebo

Placebo will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut album with a UK tour in December, with stops planned in Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Dublin, Newport, Brighton and London.
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Tickets are on sale from 9am on March 18, priced from £27.50 (£29.75 in London), plus fees.


All Saints

The reformed girl group will bring their Red Flag tour to Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Bournemouth, Liverpool, London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Southend and Norwich between October 6 and 18.
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Tickets will go on general sale at 9am on March 18, priced from £27.50 (£29.50 in London), plus fees.


Stevie Wonder at British Summer Time Hyde Park

Stevie Wonder will play ‘Songs In The Key Of Life’ in full when he headlines British Summer Time at Hyde Park on July 10.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 18, priced at £65.00 plus fees.


André Rieu

André​ Rieu will perform with his Johann Strauss Orchestra at Dublin’s 3Arena, the SSE Arena Belfast, Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena, Liverpool’s Echo Arena, the First Direct Arena in Leeds, Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena, London’s SSE Arena Wembley, Birmingham’s Genting Arena, Manchester Arena and Glasgow’s SSE Hydro between December 8 and 23.
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Tickets are on sale from 10am on March 18, priced at £45.00 plus fees.


Jean Michel Jarre

The electro pioneer will hit the road following the May 6 release of ‘Electronica 2: The Heart Of Noise’, with his stop at Dublin’s 3Arena to be accompanied by arena shows in Cardiff, Brighton, London, Birmingham, Leeds and Glasgow in October.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on March 18, priced between £28.50 and £36.50, plus fees.


Elvis In Concert – Live On Screen

Elvis In Concert – Live On Screen, a new show featuring the voice of Elvis Presley backed by music from the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, will visit Leeds, Cardiff, Birmingham’s Genting Arena, the O2 Arena in London and Manchester Arena in November.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on March 18, priced from £40.00 plus fees.


Impractical Jokers’ The Tenderloins

The Tenderloins, the stars of Comedy Central’s Impractical Jokers, will bring their Santiago Sent Us tour to the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Manchester Arena, the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham and the O2 Arena, London, between January 11 and 14, 2017.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am March 19, priced at £30.00 and £35.00, plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Bristol Summer Series, Bat For Lashes, The Hunna, Gary Clark Jr, Laura Mvula, Somerset House Summer Series, Sticky Fingers, Big Deal, Kaiser Chiefs, Daughtry, The Tenderloins, Thomas Rhett, CeeLo Green, The Chemical Brothers, Avicii, Blacklisted, Band Of Skulls, Asking Alexandria, Sundara Karma, Walking On Cars, Jane’s Addiction, Jason Isbell, The Sherlocks, Bluedot Festival, Noel Gallagher, Richard Ashcroft, Nashville In Concert, Peter Bjorn And John, DMA’s, Orange Goblin, Nina Conti, Ladyhawke, Europe, Jack Garratt, Virgin Kids, Frost, Will And The People, Baby Strange and many more!

For more information and to find your tickets visit: http://www.stereoboard.com/ticket-news

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Adele Remains At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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So it seems Adele has managed to maintain her #1 spot on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart and keep Bruce Springsteen in the same position as last week at #2. Following closely behind and jumping two places this week are Little Mix. Meanwhile, the rest of the top five is made up of chart newcomer Wireless Festival and last week’s #3 Coldplay.

Carole King is also new to the chart this week and has come in at an impressive sixth position. Slightly less impressive, but still in the top 20, are Nickelback who have joined the chart at #14.

There are a lot of shows on sale this week that many didn’t think they would get to attend, including Radiohead at the Roundhouse, Stevie Wonder playing ‘Songs In The Key Of Life’ at Hyde Park and Placebo celebrating their 20th anniversary with a world tour. Check back with us next week to see if any of them managed to knock the Tottenham songstress off the top spot.

1. Adele
2. Bruce Springsteen
3. Little Mix
4. Wireless Festival
5. Coldplay
6. Carole King
7. British Summer Time
8. The 1975
9. Justin Bieber
10. Lionel Richie
11. AC/DC
12. The Specials
13. Rihanna
14. Nickelback
15. Dynamo
16. Jess Glynne
17. Muse
18. Sigma
19. Jeff Lynnes ELO
20. Bryson Tiller

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Radiohead

2. Stevie Wonder

3. Placebo

4. Andre Rieu

5. Jean Michel Jarre

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