This Week’s New Releases: Kid Cudi, Deftones, Belle and Sebastian

This is going to be our last new releases blog post of 2020, a year that saw live shows disappear but that brought about more new music than we could have hoped for.

This week, Kid Cudi has put out the third instalment in his ‘Man On The Moon’ series that started in 2009, Deftones celebrate the 20th anniversary of ‘White Pony’ with a deluxe reissue and remix LP called ‘Black Stallion’, and Belle and Sebastian have dropped a double LP.

Next week, you can look forward to new records from Paul McCartney and Lanterns On The Lake, among a few others.

Merry Christmas, and enjoy the new music below!

Alanis Morissette – ‘Such Pretty Forks In The Mix’ EP (HE.SHE.THEY. Records)

The Avalanches – ‘We Will Always Love You’ (Modular)

Belle and Sebastian – ‘What To Look For In Summer’ (Matador)

Bladee and Mechatok – ‘Good Luck’ (YEAR0001)

Boris / Merzbow – ‘2R0I2P0’ (Relapse Records)

BOYO – ‘Alone Together In Los Angeles’ (Park The Van)

Deftones – ‘White Pony (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)/Black Stallion’ (Reprise Records)

Fetty Wap – ‘You Know The Vibes’ (300 Entertainment/RGF Productions)

Ghostpoet – ‘I Grow Tired But I Dare Not Fall Asleep (Again)’ (Play It Again Sam)

Guided By Voices – ‘Styles We Paid For’ (GBV)

James Blake – ‘Covers’ EP (UMG/Republic/Polydor)

JPEGMAFIA – ‘EP!’ (EQT Recordings/Republic Records)

Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams – ‘Plastic Bouquet’ (New West)

Kid Cudi – ‘Man On The Moon III: The Chosen’ (Republic Records)

The Kills- ‘Little Bastards’ (Domino)

The Kinks – ‘Lola vs Powerman and the Moneyground Part 1 (50th anniversary box set)’ (BMG/Sanctuary)

Landshapes – ‘Contact’ (Bella Union)

Less Than Jake – ‘Silver Linings’ (Pure Noise Records)

M.Ward – ‘Think Of Spring’ (Anti-)

Nilüfer Yanya – ‘Feeling Lucky?’ EP (ATO/[PIAS])

The Neighbourhood – ‘Chip Chrome and the Mono-Tones (Deluxe)’ (Columbia)

ShitKid – ‘CROTCHROCK’ EP (PNKSLM Recordings)

Sturgill Simpson – ‘Cuttin’ Grass Vol. 2 (Cowboy Arms Sessions)’ (High Top Mountain Records/Thirty Tigers)

Various Artists – ‘Independent Venue Week LIVE 2020’ (IVW)

Various Artists – ‘Cyberpunk 2077: Radio Vol.1 – OST’ (Lakeshore)

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This Week’s New Releases: Fischerspooner, Wild Beasts And Superchunk

This week is bonkers busy! Fischerspooner have finally put out ‘Sir’, the follow up to 2009’s ‘Entertainment’, which was co-written and co-produced by R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe and Boots. Wild Beasts have released a live LP, ‘Last Night All My Dreams Came True’, which will be their final output following the announcement of their split in September 2017.

You’ve also got a new one from Superchunk, their first since 2013, which boasts appearances by Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee, Magnetic Fields leader Stephin Merritt, A Giant Dog’s Sabrina Ellis, Skylar Gudasz, and David Bazan.

If none of that floats your boat, though, there’s absolutely loads more to check out below.

Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto – ‘Glass’ (Noton)

American Nightmare – ‘American Nightmare’ (Rise Records)

Belle & Sebastian – ‘How To Solve Our Human Problems – Pts 1 to 3’ (Matador)

Born Ruffians – ‘Uncle, Duke & The Chief’ (Paper Bag Records)

Brandi Carlile – ‘By The Way, I Forgive You’ (Warner)

Car Seat Headrest – ‘Twin Fantasy’ (Matador Records)

Cozz – ‘Effected’ (A Tha Committee/Dreamville/Interscope)

The Divine Comedy – ‘Loose Canon (Live in Europe 2016-2017)’ (The Divine Comedy)

Fischerspooner – ‘Sir’ (Ultra)

Funeral Shakes – ‘Funeral Shakes’ (Silent Cult Records)

I’m With Her – ‘See You Around’ (Concord/Decca)

Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet – ‘Landfall’ (Nonesuch)

Loma – ‘Loma’ (Sub Pop)

Marlon Williams – ‘Make Way For Love’ (Dead Oceans)

Neal Morse – ‘Life & Times’ (Metal Blade Records)

Nipsey Hussle – ‘Victory Lap’ (Atlantic Records)

Ought – ‘Room Inside The World’ (Merge Records)

Pianos Become The Teeth – ‘Wait For Love’ (Epitaph)

The Plot In You – ‘Dispose’ (Fearless Records)

Poliça and Stargaze – ‘Music For The Long Emergency’ (Transgressive)

Pop Evil – ‘Pop Evil’ (Eone)

Rejjie Snow – ‘Dear Annie’ (BMG)

Robert Earl Thomas – ‘Another Age’ (Captured Tracks)

Senses Fail – ‘If There Is Light, It Will Find You’ (Pure Noise)

Solomon Grey – ‘Human Music’ (Mercury KX/Decca)

Superchunk – ‘What A Time To Be Alive’ (Merge Records)

Tyga – ‘Kyoto’ (Last Kings Music/EMPIRE)

U.S. Girls – ‘In A Poem Unlimited’ (4AD)

Wild Beasts – ‘Last Night All My Dreams Came True’ (Domino)

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