This Week’s New Releases: Charli XCX, Pixies and Korn

Following some big releases last week, things have not slowed down AT ALL this week! Pixies, Korn and Charli XCX have all dropped new records, with the latter being a star-studded full-length boasting more collaborations than we’ve had cups of coffee today.

If none of those float your boat, there’s plenty more to dig into below, including new music from Chelsea Wolfe, Alice Cooper and Kojey Radical.

Alice Cooper – ‘Breadcrumbs’ EP (earMUSIC)

Belle and Sebastian – ‘Days Of The Bagnold Summer’ (Matador)

Charli XCX – ‘Charli’ (Atlantic)

Chelsea Wolfe – ‘Birth Of Violence’ (Sargent House)

Emily Sandé – ‘Real Life’ (Virgin EMI)

The Faim – ‘State Of Mind’ (BMG)

Ghostface Killah – ‘Ghostface Killahs’ (Now Generation Music Corp)

Goo Goo Dolls – ‘Miracle Pill’ (Warner Records)

Hobo Johnson – ‘The Fall Of Hobo Johnson’ (Reprise)

JPEGMAFIA – ‘All My Heroes Are Cornballs’ (EQT Recordings)

Kojey Radical – ‘Cashmere Tears’ (Asylum/Atlantic Records)

Korn – ‘The Nothing’ (Roadrunner)

Lambert -‘True’ (Mercury Classics)

The Lumineers – ‘III’ (Decca)

Mike Patton and Jean-Claude Vannier – ‘Corpse Flower’ (Ipecac Recordings)

Milos – ‘Sound Of Silence’ (Decca)

Pixies – ‘Beneath The Eyrie’ (BMG)

(Sandy) Alex G – ‘House Of Sugar’ (Domino)

Various Artists – ‘Top Boy (A Selection of Music Inspired By The Series)’ (OVO Sound)

Vitto Meirelles – ‘Da Hora’ (Cooking Vinyl)

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This Week’s New Releases: Iggy Pop, Bat For Lashes And Mahalia

What a week! Iggy Pop and Bat For Lashes have both put out new records, while Mahalia has finally shared her debut album with the world.

If that wasn’t enough for you, there’s plenty more new releases to fill your boots with below.

Aitch – ‘AitcH20’ EP (Since 93)

Alessia Cara – ‘This Summer’ EP (Def Jam Recordings)

Barb Jungr – ‘Bob, Brel and Me’ (Kristalyn via Absolute)

Barns Courtney – ‘404’ (Virgin EMI)

Bat For Lashes – ‘Lost Girls’ (Bat For Lashes/AWAL)

Black Star Riders – ‘Another State Of Grace’ (Nuclear Blast)

Chrissie Hynde – ‘Valve Bone Woe’ (BMG)

Christof van der Ven – ‘You Were The Place’ (Planet Zog Records)

Death Cab For Cutie – ‘The Blue’ EP (Atlantic)

Dunes – ‘Take Me To The Nasties’ (Sapien)

Flor – ‘Ley Lines’ (Fueled By Ramen)

Foy Vance – ‘To Memphis’ (Gingerbread Man/Asylum)

Frankie Cosmos – ‘Close It Quietly’ (Sub Pop)

Grayscale – ‘Nella Vita’ (Fearless)

The Highwomen – ‘The Highwomen’ (Low Country Sound/Elektra)

Kindness – ‘Something Like War’ (Female Energy)

Mahalia – ‘Love and Compromise’ (Warner)

Melanie Martinez – ‘K-12’ (Atlantic)

The Messthetics – ‘Anthropocosmic Nest’ (Dischord)

Muna – ‘Saves The World’ (RCA)

Professor Green – ‘M.O.T.H.’ EP (Gang Green)

Roam – ‘Smile Wide’ (Hopeless)

Royal Trux w/ Ariel Pink – ‘Pink Stuff’ EP (Fat Possum)

Sleeping With Sirens – ‘How It Feels To Be Lost’ (Sumerian)

Status Quo – ‘Backbone’ (EarMUSIC via Absolute)

Tinariwen – ‘Amadjar’ (Wedge [PIAS])

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This Week’s New Releases: Sleater-Kinney, Killswitch Engage And The Hold Steady

The day has finally arrived, Sleater-Kinney’s new album is here! However, it does mark their last with drummer Janet Weiss so it’s all a tad bittersweet.

This week we’ve also got Killswitch Engage following up 2016’s ‘Incarnate’ and the Hold Steady putting out their seventh studio album, plus much more.

Head below to check out the rest of the new releases on offer.

Blanck Mass – ‘Animated Violence Mild’ (Scared Bones)

Frank Turner – ‘No Man’s Land’ (Xtra Mile/Polydor)

Friendly Fires – ‘Inflorescent’ (Polydor)

The Hold Steady – ‘Thrashing Thru The Passion’ (Frenchkiss Records)

Ho99o9 – ‘Cyber Warfare’ EP (Toys Have Powers/999 Deathkult)

Illenium – ‘Ascend’ (Atralwerks)

Killswitch Engage – ‘Atonement’ (Metal Blade/Sony)

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – ‘Infest The Rats’ Nest’ (Flightless Records)

Ludovico Einaudi – ‘Seven Days Walking – Day 6’ (Decca)

Mallory Knox – ‘Mallory Knox’ (A Wold At Your Door/Silva Screen)

The Murder Capital – ‘When I Have Fears’ (Human Season)

Off With Their Heads – ‘Be Good’ (Epitaph)

Oh Sees – ‘Face Stabber’ (Castle Face)

Red Hearse – ‘Red Hearse’ (RCA Records)

Ride – ‘This Is Not A Safe Place’ (Wichita)

Rodney Crowell – ‘Texas’ (RC1 Records)

Shura – ‘Forevher’ (Secretly Canadian)

Sleater-Kinney – ‘The Center Won’t Hold’ (Mom + Pop)

Snoh Aalegra – ‘-Ugh, Those Feels Again’ (Artium Recordings)

Various Artists – ‘Quality Control: Control The Streets, Vol.2’ (Quality Control Music/Motown Records/UMG)

Young Thug – ‘So Much Fun’ (300 Entertainment/Atlantic)

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This Week’s New Releases: Slipknot, Marika Hackman, Feeder And Bon Iver

This week everyone is talking about the latest LP from masked fiends Slipknot, but face-melting records aside there’s plenty more to be getting on with this week. Feeder are back with the follow up to 2016’s ‘All Bright Electric’ and Marika Hackman’s highly anticipated new album has arrived.

It’s also worth noting that Bon Iver have dropped their new album, ‘i,i’, three weeks early. It was originally slated to arrive on August 30 but you can stream and purchase it in full now.

Head below to find out what else’s on offer.

Bon Iver – ‘i,i’ (Jagjaguwar)

Elvis Presley – ‘Live 1969 – 11 CD Box Set’ (RCA/Legacy)

Feeder – ‘Tallulah’ (Feeder/Believe)

half·alive – ‘Now, Not Yet’ (RCA)

Marika Hackman – ‘Any Human Friend’ (AMF Records/Virgin EMI)

PP Arnold – ‘The New Adventures Of…PP Arnold’ (EarMusic via Absolute)

The Regrettes – ‘How Do You Love?’ (Warner)

Rick Ross – ‘Port Of Miami 2’ (Epic)

Rudimental – ‘Distinction’ EP (Major Tom’s/Asylum Records)

Slipknot – ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ (Roadrunner)

Snow Patrol – ‘Reworked EP 1’ (Polydor Records)

Strung Out – ‘Songs Of Armor And Devotion’ (Fat Wreck Chords)

Tori Kelly – ‘Inspired By True Events’ (Capitol Records/Schoolboy Records)

 

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This Week’s New Releases: Mabel, Drake And Russian Circles

There’s a bit of a summer lull this week and as such the number of new releases is low. However, the quality is high! Mabel has put out her highly anticipated debut LP, Drake has dropped a comprehensive collection of non-album tracks, and Russian Circles have shared the follow up to 2016’s ‘Guidance’.

Find out what else is on offer below.

Drake – ‘Care Package’ (OVO)

Fever Ray – ‘Live At The Troxy’ (Rabid Record)

Mabel – ‘High Expectations’ (Polydor)

Paul Smith – ‘Reflections’ (VCM via Nova)

Russian Circles – ‘Blood Year’ (Sargent House)

The Teskey Brothers – ‘Run Home Slow’ (Decca)

Ty Segall – ‘First Taste’ (Drag City)

Volbeat – ‘Rewind, Replay, Rebound’ (Vertigo Berlin)

Yes – ‘Yes 50 Live’ (Rhino)

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This Week’s New Releases: Soundgarden, Of Monsters And Men, Dude York

Today is a good day. ‘Soundgarden: Live From The Artists Den’ has arrived. It was recorded at the final show of their US King Animal Tour at the Wiltern in Los Angeles on February 17, 2013. The performance lasted two and a half hours, during which the band played 29 songs.

In other news, Of Monsters And Men have released their third album, as have Seattle’s Dude York.

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

B Boys – ‘Dudu’ (Captured Tracks)

BJ The Chicago Kid – ‘1123’ (Virgin)

Burna Boy – ‘African Giant’ (Atlantic)

Chance The Rapper – ‘The Big Day’

DJ Snake – ‘Carte Blanche’ (Geffen)

Dude York – ‘Falling’ (Hardly Art)

H.E.A.T – ‘Live At The Sweden Rock Festival’ (EarMusic)

Ian Gillan With The Don Airey Band – ‘Contractual Obligation #2 Live In Warsaw ‘ (EarMusic)

Lloyd Cole – ‘Guesswork’ (EarMusic)

Lykke Li – ‘still sad still sexy’ EP (RCA)

Mini Mansions – ‘Guy Walks Into A Bar…’ (Fiction)

NF – ‘The Search’ (NF Real Music)

Of Monsters And Men – ‘Fever Dream’ (Republic Records)

Soundgarden – ‘Live From The Artists Den’ (Universal)

Spoon – ‘Everything Hits At Once: The Best Of Spoon’ (Matador)

Thy Art Is Murder – ‘Human Target’ (Nuclear Blast)

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This Week’s New Releases: Beyoncé, Sum 41 And The Flaming Lips

There is a lot on offer this week, but the name on everyone’s lips is Beyoncé. Not content with just starring in the new live action version of the Disney film The Lion King, the superstar vocalist has produced and curated an album separate from the official soundtrack that will pay tribute to the film while bringing together contemporary artists with important African artists.

In other news, Sum 41 have put out the follow up to 2016’s ’13 Voices’ and the Flaming Lips have given their Record Store Day album — featuring narration by Mick Jones of the Clash on almost every track — a full release. Head below for the rest of what’s on offer this week.

Above & Beyond – ‘Flow State’ (Anjunabeats)

Ada Lea – ‘What We Say In Private’ (Saddle Creek)

Beyoncé – ‘The Lion King: The Gift’ (Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia)

Einaudi – ‘Seven Days Walking – Day 5’ (Decca)

Freya Ridings – ‘ Freya Ridings’ (Good Soldier)

Grace Lightman – ‘Silver Eater’ (Handsome Dad)

The Flaming Lips – ‘The King’s Mouth’ (Bella Union)

IDER – ‘Emotional Education’ (Glassnote)

Scott Stapp – ‘The Space Between The Shadows’ (Napalm Records)

Shakespears Sister – ‘Singles Party (1988-2019)’ (London Records)

Shalamar – ‘Gold’ (Crimson)

Slaves – ‘The Velvet Ditch’ (EP) (Virgin EMI)

Sum 41 – ‘Order In Decline’ (Hopeless)

Willow – ‘Willow’ (MSFTSrep/Roc Nation via Republic Records distribution)

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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: The Black Keys, Kylie Minogue And Foy Vance

The music industry may be preoccupied with Glastonbury but make sure this week’s new releases don’t pass you by. The Black Keys have dropped their first new album in five years, Kylie Minogue has treated us to a career-spanning collection, and Foy Vance has put out the first of two new albums he plans to release this year.

Head below to check out the rest of this week’s new releases.

The Black Keys – ‘Let’s Rock’ (Easy Eye Sound/Nonsuch Records)

Chase Atlantic – ‘Phases’ (BMG)

Foy Vance – ‘From Muscle Shoals’ (Gingerbread Man/Asylum)

Hank Marvin – ‘Gold’ (Crimson)

Kylie Minogue – ‘Step Back In Time: The Definitive Collection’ (BMG)

Night Moves – ‘Can You Really Find Me’ (Domino)

Tunng – ‘This Is Tunng…Magpie Bites And Other Cuts’ (Full Time Hobby)

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