This Week’s New Releases: Kylie Minogue, Little Mix and Ólafur Arnalds

It’s a big week for pop! Kylie, the queen of, has released a disco-themed record and Little Mix have followed up 2018’s ‘LM5’. There’s also a new album from Icelandic multi-instrumentalist and producer Ólafur Arnalds, and lots more you can check out below.

Alan Power – ‘Songs To Break America’ (via Bandcamp)

Baby In Vain – ‘See Through’ (Escho)

Bitch Falcon – ‘Staring At Clocks’ (Small Pond Productions)

Brad Cox – ‘My Mind’s Projection’ (Sony Music Entertainment Australia)

Dermot Kennedy – ‘Without Fear (The Complete Edition)’ (Riggins/Interscope/Island)

Frequent Traveller – ‘Real Life’ (Music For Headphones/Blurred Recordings)

Heather Trost – ‘Petrichor’ (Third Man Records)

Herman Dune – ‘Notes From Vinegar Hill’ (Santa Cruz Records)

The Jacques – ‘The Four Five’ (Modern Sky)

Kylie Minogue – ‘Disco’ (BMG)

Little Mix – ‘Confetti’ (RCA)

Midasuno – ‘The Complete Cascade Records Era’ (via Bandcamp)

Neil Young and Crazy Horse – ‘Return To Greendale (Live)’ (The Other Shoe Productions/Reprise)

Novo Amor – ‘Cannot Be, Whatsoever’ (AllPoints)

Ólafur Arnalds – ‘Some Kind Of Peace’ (Mercury KX)

Owen Cutts – ‘Mr Cutts – Carriage 8’ (Project Melody Music)

Record Setter – ‘I Owe You Nothing’ (Record Setter)

Seamus Fogarty – ‘A Bag Of Eyes’ (Domino)

The Silence – ‘Electric Meditations’ (Drag City)

Tiña – ‘Positive Mental Health Music’ (Speedy Wunderground)

Tunng – ‘Tunng Presents…Dead Club’ (Full Time Hobby)

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This Week’s New Releases: Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Stereophonics, Rex Orange County

It’s another mixed bag this week! Neil Young has reunited with Crazy Horse for their first new music together since 2012’s ‘Psychedelic Pill’, Stereophonics have put out LP #11, and Rex Orange County has followed up 2017’s ‘Apricot Princess’.

Still want more? Down you go!

Amy O – ‘Shell’ (Winspear)

Anna Of The North – ‘Dream Girl’ (Play It Again Sam)

Blaenavon – ‘Everything That Makes You Happy’ (Transgressive)

Bruce Springsteen – ‘Western Stars – Songs From The Film’ (Columbia)

Cigarettes After Sex – ‘Cry’ (Partisan)

Deathprod – ‘Occulting Disk’ (Smalltown Supersound)

Desert Sessions – ‘Vols. 11 & 12’ (Matador)

Dry Cleaning – ‘Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks’ EP (It’s OK)

The Fall – ‘The Fall: 1982’ (Cherry Red)

Geowulf – ‘My Resignation’ (PIAS)

Hemlock Ernst and Kenny Segal – ‘Back At The House’ (Ruby Yacht)

James Blunt – ‘Once Upon A Mind’ (Warner)

King Princess – ‘Cheap Queen’ (Zelig Records)

The Kinks – ‘Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire’ (Sanctuary)

Lea Michele – ‘Christmas In The City’ (Sony)

Mayhem – ‘Daemon’ (Century Media Records)

Motörhead – ‘The 1979 Box Set: ‘Overkill’/’Bomber’ – Deluxe 40th Anniversary Edition’ (Sanctuary)

Neil Young and Crazy Horse – ‘Colorado’ (Reprise/Warner)

Phil Campbell – ‘Old Lions Still Roar’ (Nuclear Blast)

Rex Orange County – ‘Pony’ (Sony)

Simon Joyner – ‘Pocket Moon’ (BB*ISLAND)

Stereophonics – ‘Kind’ (Parlophone/Elektra)

Steve Hackett – ‘Genesis Revisited Band & Orchestra: Live At The Royal Festival Hall’ (Inside Out)

Steve Hauschildt – ‘Nonlin’ (Ghostly International)

Sun O))) – ‘Pyroclasts’ (Southern Lord)

Teebs – ‘Anicca’ (Brainfeeder)

The World Is a Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid to Die – ‘Assorted Works’ (Triple Crown)

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This Week’s New Releases: Jonas Brothers, Santana And Avicii

This week is BUSY! Jonas Brothers are back with their first album in 10 years, Santana’s Rick Rubin-produced LP has been released, and the posthumous Avicii album has arrived.

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases. There’s near enough something for everyone.

Aurora – ‘A Different Kind Of Human – Step 2’ (Decca)

Avicii – ‘Tim’ (Virgin)

Cave In – ‘Final Transmission’ (Hydra Head)

DAM – ‘Ben Haana We Maana’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Dinosaur Pile-Up – ‘Celebrity Mansions’ (Parlophone)

The Divine Comedy – ‘Office Politics’ (Divine Comedy)

Dylan LeBlanc – ‘Renegade’ (ATO)

Froth – ‘Duress’ (Wichita)

Future – ‘Save Me’ EP

Gloria Gaynor – ‘Testimony’ (Gloria Gaynor)

Jonas Brothers – ‘Happiness Begins’ (Polydor)

Keel Her – ‘With Kindness’ (OGenesis)

Lust for Youth – ‘Lust for Youth’ (Sacred Bones)

Mark Mulcahy – ‘The Gus’ (Mark Mulcahy)

MoStack – ‘Stacko’ (Virgin EMI)

Neil Young + Stray Gators – ‘Tuscaloosa’ (Reprise)

Pelican – ‘Nighttime Stories’ (Southern Lord)

Perry Farrell – ‘Kind Heaven’ (BMG)

Peter Frampton – ‘All Blues’ (UMC)

Pixx – ‘Small Mercies’ (4AD)

Plague Vendor – ‘By Night’ (Epitaph)

Riccardo Chailly – ‘The Fellini Album’ (Decca Classics)

Rickie Lee Jones – ‘Kicks’ (Thirty Tigers)

Santana – ‘Africa Speaks’ (Concord)

Sarah Darling – ‘Wonderland’ (Be Darling via Absolute)

Silversun Pickups – ‘Widow’s Weeds’ (New Machine)

Tim Heidecker – ‘What The Brokenhearted Do…’ (Jagjaguwar)

​Yeasayer – ‘Erotic Reruns’ (​Yeasayer)

Younghusband – ‘Swimmers’ (Opposite Number Records)

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This Week’s New Releases: The 1975, Clean Bandit And Neil Young

There may not be a long list of new records this week, but there are definitely some big names in the mix. The 1975 have finally put out the highly anticipated follow up to 2016’s ‘I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It’, Clean Bandit have released their star-studded sophomore LP, and Neil Young has shared a live album made up of 22 tracks recorded during his 1976 tour across the US.

Fancy something else? There’s more below.

Alessia Cara – ‘The Pains Of Growing’ (Def Jam/EMI)

Beth Hart – ‘Live At The Royal Albert Hall’ (Provogue/Mascot)

Blake Mills – ‘Look’ (Caroline)

The Boy Least Likely To – ‘The Greatest Hits’ (Young and Stupid via Absolute)

Bryan Ferry – ‘Bitter Sweet’ (BMG)

Clean Bandit – ‘What Is Love?’ (Altantic)

Earl Sweatshirt – ‘Some Rap Songs’ (Tan Cressida/Columbia)

Ex:Re – ‘Ex:Re’ (4AD/Glassnote Records)

The Fall – ’58 Golden Greats’ (Cherry Red)

Gaz Coombes – ‘Live In Paris’ EP (Caroline International)

Gregory Porter – ‘One Night Only – Live At The Royal Albert Hall’ (Blue Note)

Jeff Tweedy – ‘Warm’ (DBPM Records)

Karmamoi – ‘The Day Is Done’ (Sonicbond/Nova)

Katherine Jenkins – ‘Guiding Light’ (Decca)

Lil Baby – ‘Street Gossip’ (Quality Control Music/Wolf Pack Global Music/Motown Records/Capitol)

Meek Mill – ‘Championships’ (Maybach Music Group/Atlantic)

Neil Young – ‘Songs For Judy’ (Shakey Pictures/Reprise)

Pizzagirl – ‘Season 2’ EP (Heist or Hit)

The 1975 – ‘A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships’ (Dirty Hit/Polydor)

Various Artists – ‘Global Citizen EP 1’ (Parlophone/Atlantic Records)

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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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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 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: Alexis Taylor, A Perfect Circle And J. Cole

This week is like Christmas for music fans, because tomorrow is Record Store Day! We’ve included a couple of the releases below, along with our normal list, which also features the new solo LP from Hot Chip frontman Alexis Taylor, A Perfect Circle’s follow up to 2004’s ‘eMOTIVe’, and the new album from J. Cole, which he only announced a few days ago.

Not enough for ya? There’s more to check out below and the full list of Record Store Day releases, which totals more than 400, can be viewed here.

Alexis Taylor – ‘Beautiful Thing’ (Domino)

Alison Moyet – ‘The Other Live Collection’ (Cooking Vinyl)

A Perfect Circle – ‘Eat The Elephant’ (BMG)

Bishop Briggs – ‘Church Of Scars’ (Virgin EMI)

Black Stone Cherry – ‘Family Tree’ (Mascot)

Brothers Osborne – ‘Port Saint Joe’ (Spinefarm Records)

Chas & Dave – ‘A Little Bit Of Us’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Donovan Woods – ‘Both Ways’ (Meant Well)

Drinks – ‘Hippo Lite’ (Drag City)

Gang Of Four – ‘Complicit’ EP (GO4 Music)

Haggard Cat – ‘Challenger’ (Earache Records)

J. Cole – ‘KOD’ (Dreamville)

Kimbra – ‘Primal Heart’ (Warner Bros)

The Longshot – ‘Love Is For Losers’ (Crush Music Media)

Lord Huron – ‘Vide Noir’ (Whispering Pines/Republic)

Melvins – ‘Pinkus Abortion Technician’ (Ipecac Recordings)

Neil Young – ‘Roxy: Tonight’s The Night Live’ (Record Store Day Release) (Silver Bow)

Old Crow Medicine Show – ‘Volunteer’ (Old Crow Medicine Show/Columbia Nashville)

Pennywise – ‘Never Gonna Die’ (Epitaph)

Post Animal – ‘When I Think Of You In A Castle’ (Polyvinyl)

The Shires – ‘Accidentally On Purpose’ (Decca)

Steve Ellis – ‘Boom! Bang! Twang!’ (Sony)

Sting & Shaggy – ’44/876′ (A&M/Interscope)

Stryper – ‘God Damn Evil’ (Frontiers Music S.R.L)

Sweet Valley – ‘Eternal Champ II’ (Ghost Ramp)

Tesseract – ‘Sonder’ (Kscope)

Tim Burgess – ‘As I Was Now’ (Record Store Day Release)

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This Week’s New Releases: Jack White, Sunflower Bean And The Messthetics

There are a few tasty nuggets for you this week. Jack White has followed up 2014’s ‘Lazaretto’, Sunflower Bean have dropped their sophomore LP and the self-titled debut LP from the Messthetics, which is made up of Fugazi bassist Joe Lally and drummer Brendan Canty alongside guitarist Anthony Pirog, has arrived!

Not enough for ya? Head below for some more.

Blessthefall – ‘Hard Feelings’ (Rise Records)

Bonny Doon – ‘Longwave’ (Woodsist)

Cavern of Anti-Matter – ‘Hormone Lemonade’ (Duophonic Uhf)

Chloe x Halle – ‘The Kids Are Alright’ (Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia)

Demob Happy – ‘Holy Doom’ (So/Silva Screen)

Diplo – ‘California’ EP (Mad Decent)

Don McLean – ‘Botanical Gardens’ (BMG)

Erika Wennerstrom – ‘Sweet Unknown’ (Partisan Records)

George Ezra – ‘Staying At Tamara’s’ (Columbia)

Guided by Voices – ‘Space Gun’ (Guided By Voices)

Jack White – ‘Boarding House Reach’ (XL Recordings)

The Kris Barras Band – ‘The Divine and Dirty’ (Provogue/Mascot)

Jordan Davis – ‘Home State’ (Wrasse Records)

Lissie – ‘Castles’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Mark Pritchard – ‘The Four Worlds’ (Warp)

The Messthetics – ‘The Messthetics’ (Dischord)

Neil Young + Promise of the Real – ‘Paradox (Original Music from the Film)’ (Reprise)

Preoccupations – ‘New Material’ (Jagjaguwar)

Rick Parfitt – ‘Over And Out’ (earMUSIC)

Sunflower Bean – ‘Twentytwo In Blue’ (Lucky Number)

The Sword – ‘Used Future’ (Razor & Tie)

Toni Braxton – ‘Sex & Cigarettes’ (Def Jam/Virgin EMI)

Yamantaka//Sonic Titan – ‘Dirt’ (Paper Bag Records)

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This Week’s New Releases: Tori Amos, Neil Young And Death From Above

This week is bonkers! Tori Amos has a new record out, Neil Young has released an acoustic album he recorded in 1976 and Death From Above 1979 have changed their name to Death From Above and put out the follow up to 2014’s ‘The Physical World’.

But if none of that is your cup of tea, there’s plenty more to cast your eye over below.

Arch Enemy – ‘Will To Power’ (Century Media)

Anna Of The North – ‘Lovers’ (Different/PIAS)

Beaches – ‘Second Of Spring’ (Chapter Music)

Chad VanGaalen – ‘Light Information’ (Sub Pop)

David Ramirez – ‘We’re Not Going Anywhere’ (Sweetworld/Thirty Tigers)

Death From Above – ‘Outrage! Is Now’ (Last Gang Records/eOne)

The Dream Syndicate – ‘How Did I Find Myself Here?’ (Anti-/Epitaph)

Four Year Strong – ‘Some Of You Will Like This, Some Of You Won’t’ (Pure Noise)

Gregg Allman – ‘Southern Blood’ (Decca)

Jack Johnson – ‘All The Light Above It Too’ (Island)

Julie & The Wrong Guys – ‘Julie & The Wrong Guys’ (Dine Alone/Caroline)

L.A. Witch – ‘L.A. Witch’ (Suicide Squeeze)

Micah P. Hinson – ‘Presents The Holy Strangers’ (Full Time Hobby)

Mutemath – ‘Play Dead’ (Caroline)

The National – ‘Sleep Well Beast’ (4AD)

Neil Young – ‘Hitchhiker’ (Warner Bros)

Nick Mulvey – ‘Wake Up Now’ (Fiction)

Sparks – ‘Hippopotamus’ (BMG)

Stray From The Path – ‘Only Death Is Real’ (Sumerian Records)

Superfood – ‘Bambino’ (Dirty Hit)

Syd – ‘Always Never Home’ EP (Columbia)

Ted Leo – ‘The Hanged Man’ (Super Ego Records)

Thomas Rhett – ‘Life Changes’ (Big Machine Records)

Tori Amos – ‘Native Invader’ (Decca)

Zola Jesus – ‘Okovi’ (Sacred Bones Records)

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This Week’s New Releases: J.Cole, Dec 99th And Neil Young


The countdown to Christmas is well on its way and for some the presents have come early. This week you’ve got J.Cole following up ‘2014 Forest Hills Drive’, Yasiin Bey, fka Mos Def, and Ferrari Sheppard joining forces for ‘December 99th’, and Neil Young putting out his 37th studio album.

Check out the rest of our pick of this week’s new releases below:

Ab-Soul – ‘Do What Thou Wilt’ (TDE)

Black Surf- ‘Let’s Pretend It’s Summer | デラックスエディション’’

Dec 99th – ‘December 99th’

J. Cole – ‘4 Your Eyez Only’ (Polydor)

Neil Young – ‘Peace Trail’ (Warner Bros)

Post Malone – ‘Stoney’ (Universal/Island)

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