This Week’s New Releases: The Weeknd, Adam Lambert And J Balvin

It’s not very often we say this, but it’s time to take Spinal Tap’s advice. Spin some new records and crank the dial up to eleven to take a break from the craziness that is the world at the moment.

The Weeknd has followed up 2016’s ‘Starboy’, we’ve got a new full-length from Adam Lambert and J Balvin has finally decided to drop his new record. It’s a mixed bag for sure!

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases.

Adam Lambert – ‘Velvet’ (Empire)

Arbouretum – ‘Let It All In’ (Thrill Jockey)

Baxter Dury – ‘The Night Chancers’ (Heavenly/PIAS)

Conan Gray – ‘Kid Krow’ (Republic Records)

Eliza and the Delusionals – ‘A State Of Living In An Objective Reality’ EP (Cooking Vinyl)

Eye Flys – ‘Tub Of Lard’ (Thrill Jockey)

Helen Money – ‘Atomic’ (Thrill Jockey)

J Balvin – ‘Colores’ (Universal Music Latino/UMG)

Kelsea Ballerini – ‘Kelsea’ (Black River)

Låpsley – ‘Through Water’ (XL Recordings)

Love Fame Tragedy – ‘Five Songs To Briefly Fill The Void’ EP (Good Soldier Records)

Lucifer – ‘Lucifer III’ (Century Media)

Mapache – ‘From Liberty Street’ (Yep Roc)

Moaning – ‘Uneasy Laughter’ (Sub Pop)

Morrissey – ‘I Am Not A Dog On A Chain’ (BMG)

Mykur – ‘Folkesange’ (Relapse Records)

Nick Griffith – ‘7am’ (Dinosaur City Records)

Peter Straker – ‘This One’s On Me (Deluxe)’ (Cherry Red)

Ratgrave – ‘Rock’ (Black Focus)

Roger Eno and Brian Eno – ‘Mixing Colours’ (Deutsche Grammophon)

Sada Baby -‘Skuba Sada 2’ (Asylum Worldwide LLC)

The Slow Readers Club – ‘The Joy Of The Return’ (Modern Sky)

The Weeknd – ‘After Hours’ (Republic/XO)

William Wild – ‘Push Ups’ (Sony)

Young T and Bugsey – ‘Plead The 5th’ (BLack Butter)

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This Week’s New Releases: Niall Horan, Code Orange And Dead Lips

With all the craziness that’s going on across the world this week, let’s take some time out to celebrate new music and the escapism it offers, however temporary.

Former One Direction member Niall Horan has dropped his second solo LP, Code Orange have released the long-awaited follow-up to 2017’s Forever, and Deap Vally and the Flaming Lips have released their collaborative album under the moniker Dead Lips.

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases.

The Boomtown Rats – ‘Citizens of Boomtown’ (BMG)

Broken Witt Rebels – ‘Ok Hotel’ (Snakefarm)

Circa Waves – ‘Sad Happy’ (Prolifica/PIAS)

CocoRosie – ‘Put The Shine On’ (Marathon)

Code Orange – ‘Underneath’ (Roadrunner)

Dead Lips, Deap Vally & the Flaming Lips – ‘Dead Lips’ (Cooking Vinyl)

The Districts – ‘ You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere’ (Fat Possum)

Four Tet – ‘Sixteen Oceans’ (Text Records)

The Garden – ‘Kiss My Super Bowl Ring’ (Epitaph)

Grouplove – ‘Healer’ (Canvasback/Parlophone)

Haggard Cat – ‘Common Sense Holiday’ (Earache Records)

Human Impact – ‘Human Impact’ (Ipecac)

Jay Electronica – ‘A Written Testimony’ (Roc Nation)

Niall Horan – ‘Heartbreak Weather’ (Capitol)

Orchards – ‘Lovecore’ (Big Scary Monsters)

Peter Bjorn and John – ‘Endless Dream’ (PBJ)

Porches – ‘Ricky Music’ (Domino)

Rich The Kid – ‘Boss Man’ (Republic Records)

Seafret – ‘Most Of Us Are Strangers’ (Seafret)

The Shires – ‘Good Years’ (BMG)

Two Feet – ‘Pink’ (Republic Records)

Ultraísta – ‘Sister’ (Partisan)

Various Artists – Trolls World Tour Soundtrack (RCA)

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This Week’s New Releases: Mandy Moore, Megan Thee Stallion And Ani Glass

Not that we need a reason to give women in music the credit they deserve, but in honour of International Women’s Day this weekend we’re going to use our limited time and word count to put the spotlight on releases by ladies this week.

Mandy Moore is back with her first new album in over 10 years, while Megan Thee Stallion and Ani Glass have both put out their debut LPs. We’ve also been treated to ‘Hunted’ from Anna Calvi, a reworking of her 2018 album ‘Hunter’ featuring collaborations with Courtney Barnett, Joe Talbot of Idles, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Julia Holter.

More? MORE? Fill your boots below.

Ani Glass – ‘Mirores’ (Recordiau Neb)

Anna Calvi – ‘Hunted’ (Domino Records)

Cornershop – ‘England Is  A Garden’ (Ample Play)

Deacon Blue – ‘City Of Love’ (EarMusic)

Disq – ‘Collector’ (Saddle Creek Records)

Esmé Patterson – ‘There Will Come Soft Rains’ (BMG)

Jonathan Wilson – ‘Dixie Blur’ (Bella Union)

Kleerup – ‘2’ (U OK?)

Lauv – ‘How I’m Feeling’ (Lauv (Kobalt))

Lil Uzi Vert – ‘Eternal Atake’ (Atlantic)

Mandy Moore – ‘Silver Landings’ (Verve)

The Mastersons – ‘No Time For Love Songs’ (Red House Records)

Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Suga’ (300 Entertainment)

Military Genius – ‘Deep Web’ (Unheard of Hope)

The New Regime – ‘Heart Mind Body & Soul’ (Elitist Enterprises LLC)

Overcoats – ‘The Fight’ (Loma Vista)

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott – ‘Manchester Calling’ (Virgin EMI)

Rory Gallagher – ‘Check Shirt Wizard – Live In ’77’ (Chess/UMC)

The Saxophones – ‘Eternity Bay’ (Full Time Hobby)

Stephen Malkmus – ‘Traditional Techniques’ (Domino Records)

Thick – ‘5 Years Behind’ (Epitaph)

U.S. Girls – ‘Heavy Light’ (4AD)

Worriers – ‘You or Someone You Know’ (6131 Records)

X Ambassadors – ‘Belong’ EP (KidinaKorner/Interscope)

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This Week’s New Releases: Ozzy Osbourne, BTS And Grimes

It’s another week of big releases. Ozzy Osbourne is putting out his first solo album in 10 years, Grimes is following up 2015’s ‘Art Angels’ and BTS are sending K-Pop fans into overdrive with the release of ‘Map of the Soul: 7’.

Still in the mood for more? Head south.

Agnes Obel – ‘Myopia’ (Deutsche Grammophon)

Allie X – ‘Cape God’ (Twin/AWAL)

Best Coast – ‘Always Tomorrow’ (Concord Records)

Biff Byford – ‘School Of Hard Knocks’ (Silver Lining Music)

BTS – ‘Map Of The Soul: 7’ (BigHit Entertainment)

Cate Le Bon and Group Listening  – ‘Here It Comes Again’ EP (Mexican Summer)

Courtney Barnett – ‘MTV Unplugged: Live in Melbourne’ (Mom + Pop Music)

Greg Dulli – ‘Random Desire’ (BMG)

Grimes – ‘Miss Anthropocene’ (4AD/Todo Mundo)

Guided By Voices – ‘Surrender Your Poppy Field’ (GBV)

Heart Bones – ‘Hot Dish’ (Love OnLine)

Humanist – ‘Humanist’ (Ignition Records)

King Krule – ‘Man Alive!’ (XL Recordings)

Kyle Forester – ‘Hearts in Gardens’ (‘Tis So Referent)

Lanterns On The lake – ‘Spook The Herd’ (Bella Union)

Lee Ranaldo and Raül Refree – Names Of North End Women’ (Mute)

Moses Sumney – ‘GRÆ Part One’ (Jagjaguwar Records)

Ozzy Osbourne – ‘Ordinary Man’ (Sony)

Pictish Trail – ‘Thumb World’ (Fire Records)

Rebecca Foon – ‘Waxing Moon’ (Constellation)

Sarah Harmer – ‘Are You Gone’ (Arts & Crafts Productions Inc.)

Sightless Pit – ‘Grave of a Dog’ (Thrill Jockey)

Six Organs Of Admittance – ‘Companion Rises’ (Drag City)

Wilsen – ‘Ruiner’ (Dalliance)

Wrekmeister Harmonies – ‘We Love to Look at the Carnage’ (Thrill Jockey)

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This Week’s New Releases: Justin Bieber, Tame Impala and Monsta X

What a week! Beliebers are letting out screams only dogs can hear as the new Justin Bieber album has finally arrived. You’ve also got Tame Impala’s long-awaited follow-up to 2015’s ‘Currents’ and Monsta X releasing their first full-length sung solely in English.

Fill your boots with the rest of this week’s new releases below.

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie – ‘Artist 2.0’ (Atlantic)

Ash – ‘Teenage Wildlife: 25 Years Of Ash’ (Echo)

Bambara – ‘Stray’ (Wharf Cat Records)

Beach Bunny – ‘Honeymoon’ (Mom+Pop)

Boniface – ‘Boniface’ (Transgressive Records)

David Gray – ‘White Ladder – 20th Anniversary Edition’ (IHT Records)

Hollywood Undead – ‘New Empire, Vol. 1’ (Dove & Grenade Media/BMG)

Huey Lewis and the News – ‘Weather’ (BMG)

Justin Bieber – ‘Changes’ (RBMG/Def Jam)

Katie Gately – ‘Loom’ (Houndstooth)

Kvelertak – ‘Splid’ (Rise Records)

Monsta X – ‘All About Luv’ (Columbia)

Moses Boyd – ‘Dark Matter’ (Exodus Records)

Nathaniel Rateliff – ‘And It’s Still Alright’ (Concord Records)

New Hope Club – ‘New Hope Club’ (Virgin EMI)

Niia – ‘II: La Bella Vita’ (NIIAROCCO LLC)

Suicide Silence – ‘Become The Hunter’ (Nuclear Blast)

Tame Impala – ‘The Slow Rush’ (Fiction)

Tami Neilson – ‘Chickaboom!’ (Neilson Records/Southbound)

Tennis – ‘Swimmer’ (Mutually Detrimental)

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This Week’s New Releases: Green Day, La Roux And Stone Temple Pilots

We’ve got some big hitters dropping records this week! Green Day have followed up to 2016’s ‘Revolution Radio’, and La Roux has released her first new album in six years, while Stone Temple Pilots have put out their first acoustic full-length.

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases.

Antibalas – ‘Fu Chronicles’ (Daptone Records)

Arbor Labor Union – ‘New Petal Instants’ (Arrowhawk)

The Cadillac Three – ‘Country Fuzz’ (Big Machine)

Cheerleader – ‘Almost Forever’ (Bright Antenna)

Delain – ‘Apocalypse & Chill’ (Napalm)

Galantis – ‘Church’ (Big Beat Records)

Gil Scott-Heron and Makaya McCraven – ‘We’re New Again – A Re-imagining By Makaya McCraven’ (XL)

Green Day – ‘Father of All…’ (Reprise/Warner)

Hamerkop – ‘Remote’ (Drag City Records)

Hauser – ‘Classic’ (Sony)

Hayley Williams – ‘Petals For Armor I’ (Atlantic Records)

The Homesick – ‘The Big Exercise’ (Sub Pop)

Isobel Campbell – ‘There Is No Other…’ (Cooking Vinyl)

John Moreland – ‘LP5’ (Old Omens)

La Roux – ‘Supervision’ (Supercolour/Believe)

Leon Bridges and Khruangbin – ‘Texas Sun’ EP (Dead Oceans)

The Lone Bellow – ‘Half Moon Light’ (Dualtone)

Mark Kozelek with Ben Boye and Jim White – ‘2’ (Caldo Verde)

Nada Surf – ‘Never Not Together’ (City Slang)

Oh Wonder – ‘No One Else Can Wear Your Crown’ (Island)

Richard Marx – ‘Limitless’ (BMG)

Sepultura – ‘Quadra’ (Nuclear Blast)

Shopping – ‘All Or Nothing’ (FatCat Records)

Stone Temple Pilots – ‘Perdida’ (Pen/Rhino)

Supersuckers – ‘Play That Rock N’ Roll’ (Steamhammer)

Those Damn Crows – ‘Point Of No Return’ (Earache Records)

Various artists – ‘Birds Of Prey: The Album’ (Atlantic)

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This Week’s New Releases: Kesha, Louis Tomlinson And Torres

This week is bonkers busy. Kesha’s highly anticipated new record is finally here, former One Direction member Louis Tomlinson has dropped his debut solo album, and Torres has released the follow-up to 2017’s ‘Three Futures’.

In the mood for more? Fill your boots below.

Alex Ebert – ‘I vs I’ (Community Music)

Ben Watt – ‘Storm Damage’ (Caroline)

Blossoms – ‘Foolish Loving Spaces’ (Virgin EMI)

Dan Deacon – ‘Mystic Familiar’ (Domino)

Dashboard Confessional – ‘The Best Ones Of The Best Ones’ (Hidden Note/AWAL)

Destroyer – ‘Have We Met’ (Merge/Dead Oceans)

Drive-By Truckers -‘The Unraveling’ (ATO Records)

Frances Quinlan – ‘Likewise’ (Saddle Creek)

Kesha – ‘High Road’ (Sony)

Lil Wayne – ‘Funeral’ (Young Money Records)

Louis Tomlinson – ‘Walls’ (Sony)

Meghan Trainor – ‘Treat Myself’ (Epic)

MIKA – ‘MIKA Live From Brooklyn Steel’ (Casablanca Records/Republic Records)

Mint Julep – ‘Stray Fantasies’ (Western Vinyl Records)

Nathan Gray – ‘Working Title’ (End Hits)

Otherliine, George Fitzgerald and Lil Silva – ‘Otherliine’ (Sony)

Poliça – ‘When We Stay Alive’ (Memphis Industries)

Rhys Lewis – ‘When Was The Last Time?’ (Decca)

Russ – ‘Shake The Snow Globe’ (Columbia)

Sam Lee – ‘Old Wow’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Sløtface – ‘Sorry For The Late Reply’ (Propeller Recordings)

Squarepusher – ‘Be Up A Hello’ (Warp)

Squirrel Flower – ‘I Was Born Swimming’ (Full Time Hobby)

Sqürl – ‘Some Music For Robby Müller’ (Sacred Bones Records/Naked Kiss)

Tall Tall Trees – ‘A Wave Of Golden Things’ (Joyful Noise Recordings)

Theory Of A Deadman – ‘Say Nothing’ (Atlantic)

Torres – ‘Silver Tongue’ (Merge)

Yellow Claw – ‘Never Dies’ (Yellow Claw B.V./Roc Nation Records)

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This Week’s New Releases: Pet Shop Boys, Wire and Wolf Parade

For those of you who still haven’t been paid since December, we feel you! Drown out your sorrows with some new tunes.

Pet Shop Boys have followed up 2016’s ‘Super’, post-punk veterans Wire have released ‘Mind Hive’ and Wolf Parade have put out LP #5.

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases.

Black Lips – ‘Sing In A World Thats Falling Apart’ (Fire Records)

Bohren and der Club of Gore – ‘Patchouli Blue’ (Ipecac)

Breaking Benjamin – ‘Aurora’ (Spinefarm Records)

Caspian – ‘On Circles’ (Triple Crown Records)

Depeche Mode – ‘MODE’ (Warner Bros/Wea)

En Attendant Ana – ‘Juillet’ (Trouble In Mind)

Pet Shop Boys – ‘Hotspot’ (X2)

Pia Fraus – ‘Empty Parks’ (Seksound)

PYOGENESIS – ‘A Silent Soul Screams Loud’ (AFM Records)

Simon and Garfunkel – ‘Live At Carnegie Hall 1969’ (Sony)

Various Artists – ‘The Turning (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)’ (KRO Records)

Wire – ‘Mind Hive’ (Pink Flag)

Wolf Parade – ‘Thin Mind’ (Sub Pop)

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This Week’s New Releases: Halsey, Bombay Bicycle Club And Mac Miller

We love a mixed bag, and this week is no exception. Halsey has put out the long-awaited follow-up to 2017’s ‘Hopeless Fountain Kingdom’ and Bombay Bicycle Club have returned with their first new album in six years. We’re also lucky enough to have a posthumous Mac Miller record. ‘Circles’ is considered a sister album to his 2018 LP ‘Swimming’.

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases.

Algiers – ‘There Is No Year’ (Matador Records)

…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – ‘X: The Godless Void and Other Stories’ (InsideOut)

Anti-Flag – ’20/20 Vision’ (Spinefarm/Universal)

Bill Fay – ‘Countless Branches’ (Dead Oceans)

Blood and Brutality – ‘Fatal’ (Blood and Brutality Records)

Bombay Bicycle Club – ‘Everything Else Has Gone Wrong’ (Mmm… Records)

British Lion – ‘The Burning’ (Warner Music)

Gabrielle Aplin – ‘Dear Happy’ (Never Fade/AWAL)

Halsey – ‘Manic’ (Virgin EMI/Capitol)

Holy Fuck – ‘Deleter’ (Holy EF Music)

InMe – ‘Jumpstart Hope’ (Killing Moon Records)

Little Big Town – ‘Nightfall’ (Decca Records)

Louise Redknapp – ‘Heavy Love’ (Lil Lou Records Ltd/Warner Music)

Mac Miller – ‘Circles’ (Parlophone/Warner Records)

Marcus King – ‘El Dorado’ (Spinefarm Records)

Mura Masa – ‘R.Y.C.’ (Polydor)

Of Montreal – ‘Ur Fun’ (Polyvinyl)

Pale Saints – ‘Comforts Of Madness (30th Anniversary Remaster)’ (4AD)

Pinegrove – ‘Marigold’ (Rough Trade)

Slingbaum – ‘Slingbaum One’

Whyte Horses – ‘Hard Times’ (CRC Records)

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This Week’s New Releases: Selena Gomez, Poppy And The Big Moon

There’s no way to ask ‘Did you miss us?’ without sounding like some creep in a horror b-movie, so we won’t. But we know you did.

And we’re back with a bang! Selena Gomez has released the highly anticipated follow-up to 2015’s ‘Revival’, Poppy has shared her metal venture, and the Big Moon have put out LP #2.

Still want more? You know the drill, fill your boots below.

Beach Slang – ‘The Deadbeat Bang of Heartbreak City’ (Bridge Nine Records)

The Big Moon – ‘Walking Like We Do’ (Fiction Records)

Field Music – ‘Making A New World’ (Memphis Industries)

Georgia – ‘Seeking Thrills’ (Domino)

Michael Malarkey – ‘Graveracer’ (Cap on Cat/Kartel)

Poppy – ‘I Disagree’ (Sumerian Records)

Selena Gomez – ‘Rare’ (Interscope Records)

Sore Eros – ‘Sore Eros’ (Feeding Tube Records)

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