This Week’s New Releases: Ed Sheeran, Frightened Rabbit And Banks

This week some big hitters are stepping up to the plate. Ed Sheeran has dropped his star-studded new project, Frightened Rabbit have called on their musician friends for a covers version of their sophomore album ‘Midnight Organ Fight’ to celebrate its 10th anniversary, and Banks has shared her highly anticipated third album.

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

Banks – ‘III’ (Virgin EMI)

Bloc Party – ‘Silent Alarm Live’ (Bloc Party)

Ed Sheeran – ‘No.6 Collaborations Project’ (Asylum)

Frightened Rabbit – ‘Tiny Changes: A Celebration of Frightened Rabbit’s ‘The Midnight Organ Fight” (Atlantic)

Ida Mae – ‘Chasing Lights’ (Thirty Tigers)

Kyle Craft and Showboat Honey – ‘Showboat Honey’ (Sub Pop)

Lights – ‘Skin & Earth Acoustic’ (Fueled By Ramen)

Nicola Benedetti, The Philadelphia Orchestra & Christian Măcelaru – ‘Marsalis: Violin Concerto; Fiddle Dance Suite’ (Decca)

Palace – ‘Life After’ (Fiction)

Pretty Vicious – ‘Beauty Of Youth’ (Big Machine/John Varvatos)

Squares and Joe Satriani – ‘Squares: Best of the Early 80s’ (EarMusic via Absolute)

Tim Staffell – ‘aMIGO’ (Moscodisc via Absolute)

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This Week’s New Releases: Jaden Smith, Fangclub And Jesca Hoop

It may be a quiet week for new releases, but I’m sure there are some gems out there. Jaden Smith’s new record is finally here, Fangclub have dropped their sophomore album and Jesca Hoop has released solo record #7.

Head below to find out what else is on offer this week.

Defoe – ‘Too Soon To Cry’ (Defoe)

Empyre – ‘Self Aware’ (Empyre)

Fangclub – ‘Vulture Culture’ (Virgin EMI)

Isata Kanneh-Mason – ‘Romance – The Piano Music Of Clara Schumann’ (Decca)

Jaden Smith – ‘ERYS’ (MSFTSMusic/Roc Nation Records)

J. Cole – ‘Revenge Of The Dreamers III’ (Dreamville/Interscope Records)

Jesca Hoop – ‘Stonechild’ (Memphis Industries)

Judah and The Lion – ‘Pep Talks’ (Caroline/Cletus The Van)

Machine Gun Kelly – ‘Hotel Diablo’ (Bad Boy/Interscope Records)

Mark Butcher – ‘Now Playing’ (Man In The Moon)

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This Week’s New Releases: Prince, Mark Ronson And The Raconteurs

Some big records are arriving this week. An album of previously unreleased Prince recordings has been released, Mark Ronson has dropped his star-studded collection of “sad bangers”, and the Raconteurs have returned with their first new full-length since 2008’s Grammy Award-winning ‘Consolers Of The Lonely’.

Still need more? Go nuts below.

Bedouine – ‘Bird Songs Of A Killjoy’ (Spacebomb)

Black Midi – ‘Schlagenheim’ (Rough Trade Records)

Cassius – ‘Dreems’ (Caroline Records)

Gucci Mane – ‘Delusions Of Grandeur’ (Guwop Enterprises/Atlantic)

Hatchie – ‘Keepsake’ (Heavenly Recordings)

Hot Chip – ‘A Bath Full of Ecstasy’ (Domino)

Lil Nas X – ‘7’ EP (Columbia)

Mark Ronson – ‘Late Night Feelings’ (Columbia)

Mr Hudson – ‘When The Machine Stops’ (Mr Hudson)

Prince – ‘Originals’ (Warner Bros. Records)

The Raconteurs – ‘Help Us Stranger’ (Third Man Records)

Richard Reed Parry – ‘Quiet River of Dust Vol. 2’ (Epitaph)

Titus Andronicus – ‘An Obelisk’ (Merge Records)

Two Door Cinema Club – ‘False Alarm’ (Prolifica)

Will Young – ‘Lexicon’ (Cooking Vinyl)

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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: 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: Miley Cyrus, Soundwalk Collective With Patti Smith And Sacred Paws

What a week! Miley Cyrus has dropped the ‘She Is Coming’ EP — one of three that will make up her new album, ‘She Is: Miley Cyrus’, Soundwalk Collective have again joined forces with Patti Smith, and Rachel Aggs and Eilidh Rodgers are back with a second Sacred Paws LP.

You want more? MORE? Fill your boots below with the rest of this week’s new releases.

Chase & Status – ‘RTRN II JUNGLE’ (Virgin EMI)

Depeche Mode – ‘Black Celebration – The Singles’ (Sony)

Depeche Mode – ‘Music For The Masses – The Singles’ (Sony)

Duff McKagan – ‘Tenderness’ (Universal)

Frank Iero and the Future Violents – ‘Barriers’ (UNFD)

J. Robbins – ‘Un-becoming’ (Dischord)

Joanovarc – ‘Joanovarc’ (Holier Than Thou Records)

Kevin Richard Martin – ‘Sirens’ (Room40)

Lise Davidsen – ‘Lise Davidsen’ (Decca Classics)

Miley Cyrus – ‘She Is Coming’ EP (RCA)

Pip Blom – ‘Boat’ (Heavenly)

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets – ‘And Now For The Whatchamacallit’ (Marathon Artists)

Remo Drive – ‘Natural, Everyday Degradation’ (Epitaph)

Ryan Hamilton and the Harlequin Ghosts – ‘This Is The Sound’ (Wicked Cool)

Sacred Paws – ‘Run Around The Sun’ (Rock Action)

Sarah Davachi – ‘Pale Bloom’ (W. 25th)

Sinkane – ‘Dépaysé’ (City Slang)

Soundwalk Collective with Patti Smith – ‘The Peyote Dance’ (Bella Union)

Thomas Rhett – ‘Center Point Road’ (Big Machine)

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This Week’s New Releases: Mavis Staples, The Amazons, Amyl And The Sniffers

There are some real gems to be found among this week’s new releases. Soul legend Mavis Staples has put out her 12th studio album, which was produced by Grammy Award-winner Ben Harper, the Amazons have offered up LP #2, and the debut album from Amyl and the Sniffers is finally here!

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

The Amazons – ‘Future Dust’ (Fiction Records)

Amyl And The Sniffers – ‘Amyl And The Sniffers’ (Rough Trade)

Black Mountain – ‘Destroyer’ (Jagjaguwar)

Cate Le Bon – ‘Reward’ (Mexican Summer/Kemado)

Flying Lotus – ‘Flamagra’ (Warp)

Honeyblood – ‘In Plain Sight’ (Marathon)

Hundred Watt Heart – ‘Turbulent Times’ (Whole Leap Records)

J-E-T-S – ‘Zoospa’ (Innovative Leisure)

Joan As Police Woman – ‘Joanthology’ (Play It Again Sam)

Mavis Staples – ‘We Get By’ (Epitaph)

Morrissey – ‘California Son’ (BMG)

Primal Scream – ‘Maximum Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Singles’ (Sony)

Rebecca Downes – ‘More Sinner Than Saint’ (Mad Hat)

The Rua – ‘The Rua’ (FOD via Nova)

Sebadoh – ‘Act Surprised’ (Fire Records)

Sting – ‘My Songs’ (A&M Records)

The Waterboys – ‘Where The Action Is’ (Cooking Vinyl)

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This Week’s New Releases: Lewis Capaldi, DJ Khaled And Alex Lahey

This week is a mixed bag of new releases for sure. Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi has dropped his debut album, Alex Lahey has offered up her second and DJ Khaled’s star-studded follow up to 2017’s ‘Grateful’ is finally out.

Not for you? Head below for more new records.

Alex Lahey – ‘The Best Of Luck Club’ (Dead Oceans)

Biffy Clyro – ‘Balance, Not Symmetry’

Carly Rae Jepsen – ‘Dedicated’ (Interscope)

DJ Khaled – ‘Father Of Asahd’ (We The Best/Epic Records)

Hilary Hahn – ‘Garca Abril: 6 Partitas’ (Decca Classics)

Institute – ‘Readjusting The Locks’ (Sacred Bones)

Interpol – ‘A Fine Mess’ EP (Matador)

Josephine Wiggs – ‘We Fall’ (Sounds Of Sinners)

Lewis Capaldi – ‘Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent’ (Virgin EMI)

Ludovico Einaudi – ‘Seven Days Walking – Day 3’ (Decca)

The National – ‘I Am Easy To Find’ (4AD)

Operators – ‘Radiant Dawn’ (Last Gang Records)

Paul Gilbert – ‘Behold Electric Guitar’ (Mascot/Music Theories)

Siskiyou – ‘Not Somewhere’ (Constellation)

Steel Pulse – ‘Mass Manipulation’ (Rootfire Cooperative/Wiseman Doctrine)

Zomby – ‘Vanta’ (Bedouin Records)

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This Week’s New Releases: Mac DeMarco, Charly Bliss And Ciara

There’s something for everyone this week. Mac DeMarco has dropped ‘Here Comes The Cowboy’, Charly Bliss have offered up their sophomore LP and Ciara has finally followed up 2015’s ‘Jackie’.

Still need more? Fill your boots below.

A. A. Body – ‘Enderness’ (Fat Possum Records)

Charly Bliss – ‘Young Enough’ (Lucky Number)

Ciara – ‘Beauty Marks’ (Beauty Marks Entertainment)

Clinic – ‘Wheeltappers and Shunters’ (Domino)

Collard – ‘Unholy’ (Virgin EMI)

Craig Leon – ‘Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Music Vol. 2: The Canon’ (RVNG)

Defeater – ‘Defeater’ (Epitaph)

Doomsquad – ‘Let Yourself Be Seen’ (Bella Union)

Efrim Manuel Menuck and Kevin Doria – ‘Are Sing Sinck, Sing’ (Constellation)

Employed To Serve – ‘Eternal Forward Motion’ (Spinefarm/Universal)

Guitar Wolf – ‘Love & Jett’ (Third Man Records)

Holly Herndon – ‘Proto’ (4AD)

Howard Jones – ‘Transform’ (D-TOX via Absolute)

HÆLOS – ‘Any Random Kindness’ (Infectious Records)

Ian Gillan – ‘Raving With Ian Gillan and the Javelins’ (EarMUSIC via Absolute)

Indianola – ‘Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye’ (Indianola)

James Bay – ‘Oh My Messy Mind’ EP (Republic Records)

Jamila Woods – ‘Legacy! Legacy!’ (Jagjaguwar)

Logic – ‘Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind’ (Def Jam Recordings)

Mac DeMarco – ‘Here Comes The Cowboy’ (Mac’s)

Maps – ‘Colours. Reflect. Time. Loss.’ (Mute)

Meat Beat Manifesto – ‘Opaque Couché’ (Flexidisc)

Nots – ‘3’ (Upset The Rhythm)

Parachute – ‘Parachute’ (Parachute Music)

Pottery – ‘No. 1’ EP (Partisan Records)

Rosie Lowe – ‘YU’ (Wolf Tones)

Sammy Hagar and the Circle – ‘Space Between’ (BMG)

Shaggy – ‘Wah Gwaan?!’ (Brooklyn Knights/Polydor)

Shey Baba – ‘Requiem’ (Virgin EMI)

The Get Up Kids – ‘Problems’ (Big Scary Monsters)

Tim Hecker – ‘Anoyo’ (Kranky)

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This Week’s New Releases: P!nk, The Cranberries And Craig Finn

This week is bonkers busy! P!nk has dropped album #8, the Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn has released another solo LP, and the Cranberries have shared their eighth and final album. It features vocals by the band’s late singer Dolores O’Riordan, who laid down demos prior to her death in January 2018.

There’s LOADS more to get your listening gear around below if none of that piques your interest.

Alan Parsons – ‘The Secret’ (Frontiers)

Aldous Harding – ‘Designer’ (4AD)

Amon Tobin – ‘Fear In A Handful of Dust’ (Nomark)

BAILEN – ‘Thrilled To Be Here’ (Concord Records)

Bear’s Den – ‘So That You Might Hear Me’ (Communion Records)

Billie Marten – ‘Feeding Seahorses By Hand’ (RCA)

Catfish and the Bottlemen – ‘The Balance’ (Island)

Claude Fontaine – ‘Claude Fontaine’ (Innovative Leisure)

Craig Finn – ‘I Need A New War’ (Partisan)

The Cranberries – ‘In The End’ (BMG)

The Damned Things – ‘High Crimes’ (Nuclear Blast)

Danko Jones – ‘A Rock Supreme’ (M-Theory Audio)

Foxygen – ‘Seeing Other People’ (Jagjaguwar)

George Benson – ‘Walking To New Orleans’ (Provogue/Mascot)

Guided by Voices – ‘Warp And Woof’ (Guided By Voices)

Hembree – ‘House On Fire’ (Oread Records/Thirty Tigers)

Hillsong United – ‘People’ (Hillsong via Absolute)

J.J. Cale – ‘Stay Around’ (Because Music)

Jackie Mendoza – ‘LuvHz’ EP (Luminelle Recordings)

Jess Gillam – ‘Rise’ (Decca)

Josh Ritter – ‘Fever Breaks’ (Pytheas/Thirty Tigers)

Kevin Morby – ‘Oh My God’ (Dead Oceans)

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – ‘Fishing for Fishies’ (Flightless)

Lamb – ‘The Secret Of Letting Go’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Leo Sayer – ‘Selfie’ (Edsel)

Local Natives – ‘Violet Street’ (Concord Records)

Marina – ‘Love + Fear’ (Atlantic)

Marissa Nadler and Stephen Brodsky – ‘Droneflower’ (Sacred Bones Records)

The Mountain Goats – ‘In League With Dragons’ (Merge)

Nick Murphy – ‘Run Fast Sleep Naked’ (Future Classic)

P!nk – ‘Hurts 2B Human’ (RCA)

PAWS – ‘Your Church On My Bonfire’ (Ernest Jenning Record Co.)

Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres – ‘Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres’ (Strap Originals)

Reptaliens – ‘Valis’ (Captured Tracks)

Rob Thomas – ‘Chip Tooth Smile’ (Atlantic)

Rodrigo Y Gabriela – ‘Mettavolution’ (Rubyworks/BMG)

SOAK – ‘Grim Town’ (Rough Trade)

Sunn O))) – ‘Life Metal’ (Southern Lord)

Various Artists – ‘For The Throne (HBO Game Of Thrones)’ (Columbia)

The Weavers – ‘Travelling On With The Weavers’ (Greyscale via Nova)

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