This Week’s New Releases: Angels & Airwaves, Natalie Imbruglia And The Lathums

The new records keep on rolling out and we are loving it! Angels & Airwaves have released the highly anticipated follow-up to 2014’s ‘The Dream Walker’, Natalie Imbruglia has put out her first new album in six years, and The Lathums have dropped their debut LP.

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Angels & Airwaves – ‘Lifeforms’ (Rise Records)

Anthony Hamilton – ‘Love Is The New Black’ (BMG)

Bess Atwell – ‘Already, Always’ (Real Kind)

Carrie Underwood – ‘My Gift (Special Edition)’ (Capitol)

Childcare – ‘Busy Busy People’ (eOne)

Etherwood – ‘Neon Dust’ (Hospital Records)

Joanne Shaw Taylor – ‘The Blues Album’ (Keeping The Blues Alive)

The Lathums – ‘How Beautiful Life Can Be’ (BMG)

Nao – ‘And Then Life Was Beautiful’ (BMG)

Natalie Imbruglia – ‘Firebird’ (BMG)

Pixies – ‘Trompe Le Monde (Limited 30th Anniversary Edition)’ (4AD)

Poppy – ‘Flux’ (Sumerian Records)

Public Service Broadcasting – ‘Bright Magic’ (Test Card/PIAS)

Ringo Starr -‘Change The World’ EP (Universal)

Sex Pistols – ’76-77′ (UMC)

Shakka – ‘Road Trip To Venus’ (Westbourne Productions/Base ‘N’ Rebulz x Marathon Artists)

Sharon Corr – ‘The Fool and The Scorpion’ (Warner)

Sleep Token – ‘This Place Will Become Your Tomb’ (Spinefarm)

Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine – ‘A Beginner’s Mind’ (Asthmatic Kitty)

Thunder – ‘All The Right Noises – The Bonus Songs’ (BMG)

Tom Speight – ‘ Everything’s Waiting For You’ (Nettwerk)

William Shatner – ‘Bill’ (Republic)

X Ambassadors – ‘The Beautiful Liar’ (KIDinaKORNER / Interscope)

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Public Service Broadcasting Confirm Summer Caerphilly Castle Show

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The synth-pop band will take over Caerphilly Castle on July 6. The band’s third studio album, ‘Every Valley’, was released in 2017 and centred around coal mining in the UK, and in south Wales in particular.

Pre-sale is open now, ahead of general sale at 10am on March 15, priced £38.50 plus fees.

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Things We Love This Week: PEOPLE, Public Service Broadcasting, Idles, Interpol

Oh, hi there. I see you’re looking for some great new music? Well, you’ve come to the right place.


Seemingly coming out of nowhere on Wednesday, there is now an entirely new streaming platform in the world.

PEOPLE is based around a collection of artists, including Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, members of the National, Kate Stables from This Is The Kit, Lisa Hannigan, Phoebe Bridgers, Sufjan Stevens and loads more (you can check out the full list of people involved here), all working collaboratively “for the benefit and development of the artists involved and just as importantly, for those who would like to access and enjoy the output.” Put simply, an enviable group of people who you’d love to be friends with. Wouldn’t it be great to nip to the pub for a cheeky pint with Justin?

It also boats zero commercial interest or sponsorship, which is great. Independent artists making music for making music’s sake. *Sighs dreamily*

One of the featured projects on the site comes from Vernon and Aaron Dessner from the National, Big Red Machine. The only trouble is, I want to be able to download or have physical copies of this four track EP because it is brilliant. With the guitar expertise of Dessner and the iconic vocals of Vernon, both of their creative minds work in harmony to make perfect rainy-day music. Listen hereThere so much music to get your ears around. Good job I have zero weekend plans…

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J Willgoose Esq. and Wrigglesworth, plus full band, have announced they’ll finish touring their latest album, ‘Every Valley’ with a string of intimate Welsh shows.

Based on the coalfields of south Wales, the record follows the story of the rise, progress, fall, and strikes of the industry, from the perspective of workers, women, and politicians. It’s such an interesting idea. There’s no place better for such a tour than in the valleys themselves, but they’ll culminate with a huge show at the Royal Albert Hall in November. You can check for dates here.

Idles – Danny Nedelko

We’ve got the second cut from the Bristol post-punks’ new album! Danny Nedelko is fun, fast and perhaps too catchy, with a singalong chorus that goes “yadda yadda yadda yadda ay ay ay ay” – something you might not expect from a band who are used to pissing in the kitchen sink. But it’s great fun. I’ve just listened to it four times in a row and would advise you to do the same.

Idles have confirmed details of their sophomore LP, ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’, out on August 31 through Partisan Records.

Interpol – The Rover

I’M SO GLAD INTERPOL ARE BACK. After missing their ‘Turn On The Bright Lights’ 15th anniversary shows last year, this news gives me hope that I will one day be able to cross off seeing Paul Banks and co. from my bucket list. They’ve announced a new album, and have shared the first cut. ‘Marauder’ is due for release on on August 24 via Matatdor Records, prior to a world tour – which includes a stop at the Royal Albert Hall.

The frontman has stated:

“’Marauder is a facet of myself. That’s the guy that fucks up friendships and does crazy shit. He taught me a lot, but it’s representative of a persona that’s best left in song. In a way, this album is like giving him a name and putting him to bed. This record is where I feel touching on real things that have happened to me are exciting and evocative to write about… I think in the past, I always felt autobiography was too small a thing for me to reference. I feel like now, I’m able to romanticise parts of my own life.”

Over and out. 👋

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Trivium, Public Service Broadcasting, James Blunt, Gomez, The Vaccines, Joe Satriani, Tears For Fears and more…


Trivium will tour the UK and Europe next spring with special guests Code Orange (UK only), Power Trip and Venom Prison, including UK stops in Bristol, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and London, where they’ll wrap up the tour at the O2 Academy Brixton on April 21. Tickets go on sale at 10am on November 10, priced £24.00/£26.00 plus fees.

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The band, who released ‘Every Valley’ this summer, have confirmed April shows in Oxford, Bournemouth, Brighton, Margate, Cambridge, Swansea, Liverpool, Leicester, Edinburgh, Middlesbrough and Sheffield, where they’ll wrap up at the O2 Academy. Tickets go on sale at 10am on November 10, priced £26.00/£28.50 plus booking fees.

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James Blunt has been confirmed for next year’s Live at Chelsea, topping the bill at the Royal Hospital in west London on June 16. Tickets go on sale at 10am on November 10, priced £35.00 plus fees.

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Gomez have added extra dates to their ‘Bring It On’ 20th anniversary tour, including a further London show, at the O2 Forum on May 5, plus new stops confirmed in Cambridge, Liverpool and Glasgow. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 10, priced £27.50/£32.50 plus fees.

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The indie quartet will take over Alexandra Palace in London on April 14 for their biggest headline show to date. Tickets go on sale at 9am on November 10, priced £25.00 plus fees.

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The guitarist will start 2018 with the release of his 16th solo LP, ‘What Happens Next’, before embarking on a European tour with John Petrucci and Uli Jon Roth including UK stops in Southend, London, Bristol, Manchester, Portsmouth and Birmingham between April 24 and 30. Tickets go on sale at 9am on November 10, priced between £35.00 and £45.00 plus booking fees.

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The duo have added three shows to their Rule The World tour which will now open with April dates in Leeds, Nottingham and Glasgow. Tickets go on sale at 9am on November 10, priced £35.00 plus fees.

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Also announced this week

Public Access TV, Ross Noble, Bill Bailey, Fizzy Blood, Hawkwind, The Hold Steady, Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball, Aleem, Cigarettes After Sex, Rolo Tomassi, Marsicans, Amy Shark, DVSN, Dan Patlansky, The Faceless, The Lovely Eggs, Husky Loops, Vance Joy, Lewis Capaldi, Itzhak Perlman, Saxon, Awolnation, Field Music, Young, Witt Lowry, Khruangbin, Michael McDonald, Grant-Lee Phillips, Create To Inspire, Canvas, Halflives, Yxng Bane, Hot Snakes, Superorganism, Marlon Williams, Rhye, HAUS, Robyn Hitchcock, Off The Record, Hue and Cry, The Christians, Above and Beyond, Tiesto, Creamfields Steel Yard, Cabbage, Buzzcocks, Annie Lennox, Nightmares On Wax, Joseph J. Jones, Joan Baez and more.

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This Week’s New Releases: Haim, Melvins And Broken Social Scene

There’s a fair bit going on this week. Haim’s sophomore LP is finally here, the Melvins have put out their first double album and Broken Social Scene have released the follow up to 2010’s ‘Forgiveness Rock Record’. Sundara Karma have also re-released their debut album with three new tracks. But if that’s not enough for you there’s more on offer below.

21 Savage – ‘Issa Album’ (laughter Gang, LLC/Epic Records)

Breakfast Muff – ‘Eurgh!’ (Amour Foo Records)

Bright Light Bright Light – ‘Tales Of The City’ (Self Raising)

Broken Social Scene – ‘Hug Of Thunder’ (City Slang)

Dead Heavens – ‘Whatever Witch You Are’ (Dine Alone Records)

DJ Shadow – ‘The Mountain Has Fallen’ EP (Mass Appeal Records)

Haim – ‘Something To Tell You’ (Polydor)

Lucy Rose – ‘Something’s Changing’ (Communion/Caroline)

Melvins – ‘A Walk With Love And Death’ (Ipecac Recordings)

New Swears – ‘And The Magic Of Horses’ (Dine Alone/Caroline)

Next To None – ‘Phases’ (InsideOutMusic/EMP)

Public Service Broadcasting – ‘Every Valley’ (Play It Again Sam)

Sundara Karma – ‘Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect’ (Chess Club/RCA)

This Is The Kit – ‘Moonshine Freeze’ (Rough Trade)

Toro Y Moi – ‘Boo Boo’ (Carpark)

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