This Week’s New Releases: Fischerspooner, Wild Beasts And Superchunk

This week is bonkers busy! Fischerspooner have finally put out ‘Sir’, the follow up to 2009’s ‘Entertainment’, which was co-written and co-produced by R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe and Boots. Wild Beasts have released a live LP, ‘Last Night All My Dreams Came True’, which will be their final output following the announcement of their split in September 2017.

You’ve also got a new one from Superchunk, their first since 2013, which boasts appearances by Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee, Magnetic Fields leader Stephin Merritt, A Giant Dog’s Sabrina Ellis, Skylar Gudasz, and David Bazan.

If none of that floats your boat, though, there’s absolutely loads more to check out below.

Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto – ‘Glass’ (Noton)

American Nightmare – ‘American Nightmare’ (Rise Records)

Belle & Sebastian – ‘How To Solve Our Human Problems – Pts 1 to 3’ (Matador)

Born Ruffians – ‘Uncle, Duke & The Chief’ (Paper Bag Records)

Brandi Carlile – ‘By The Way, I Forgive You’ (Warner)

Car Seat Headrest – ‘Twin Fantasy’ (Matador Records)

Cozz – ‘Effected’ (A Tha Committee/Dreamville/Interscope)

The Divine Comedy – ‘Loose Canon (Live in Europe 2016-2017)’ (The Divine Comedy)

Fischerspooner – ‘Sir’ (Ultra)

Funeral Shakes – ‘Funeral Shakes’ (Silent Cult Records)

I’m With Her – ‘See You Around’ (Concord/Decca)

Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet – ‘Landfall’ (Nonesuch)

Loma – ‘Loma’ (Sub Pop)

Marlon Williams – ‘Make Way For Love’ (Dead Oceans)

Neal Morse – ‘Life & Times’ (Metal Blade Records)

Nipsey Hussle – ‘Victory Lap’ (Atlantic Records)

Ought – ‘Room Inside The World’ (Merge Records)

Pianos Become The Teeth – ‘Wait For Love’ (Epitaph)

Poliça and Stargaze – ‘Music For The Long Emergency’ (Transgressive)

Pop Evil – ‘Pop Evil’ (Eone)

Rejjie Snow – ‘Dear Annie’ (BMG)

Robert Earl Thomas – ‘Another Age’ (Captured Tracks)

Senses Fail – ‘If There Is Light, It Will Find You’ (Pure Noise)

Solomon Grey – ‘Human Music’ (Mercury KX/Decca)

Superchunk – ‘What A Time To Be Alive’ (Merge Records)

Tyga – ‘Kyoto’ (Last Kings Music/EMPIRE)

U.S. Girls – ‘In A Poem Unlimited’ (4AD)

Wild Beasts – ‘Last Night All My Dreams Came True’ (Domino)

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This Week’s New Releases: Ezra Furman, Brian Fallon And Black Panther

This week we’ve got new records from a couple of Stereoboard favourites. Ezra Furman has followed up the brilliant ‘Perpetual Motion People’ and Brian Fallon has put out his second solo LP.

This week also sees the release of the soundtrack for the upcoming Black Panther film, which was curated by Kendrick Lamar, alongside Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith, and which features contributions from Lamar, the Weeknd, SZA, Schoolboy Q, 2 Chainz, Saudi, Khalid, Swae Lee, Vince Staples, Jorja Smith, Jay Rock, Future and James Blake, among many others.

If that’s still not enough for ya, head below for the rest of this week’s new releases.

Brian Fallon – ‘Sleepwalkers’ (Virgin EMI)

Chemtrails – ‘Calf of the Sacred Cow’ (PNKSLM Recordings)

Dashboard Confessional – ‘Crooked Shadows’ (Warner Bros)

David Duchovny – ‘Every Third Thought’ (Westbound Kyd)

Ezra Furman -‘Transangelic Exodus’ (Bella Union)

Franz Ferdinand – ‘Always Ascending’ (Domino)

Fu Manchu – ‘Clone Of The Universe’ (At The Dojo)

GoGo Penguin – ‘A Humdrum Star’ (Blue Note)

Hockey Dad – ‘Blend Inn’ (LAB Records)

Holy Motors – ‘Slow Sundown’ (Wharf Cat Records)

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

Legend Of The Seagullmen – ‘Legend Of The Seagullmen’ (Dine Alone/Caroline)

MGMT – ‘Little Dark Age’ (Columbia)

Mist – ‘Diamond In The Dirt’ (Sickmade/Warner)

Palm – ‘Rock Island’ (Carpark)

Son Lux – ‘Brighter Wounds’ (City Slang)

The Wandering Hearts – ‘Wild Silence’ (Decca)

The Wombats – ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’ (The Wombats)

Various Artists – ‘Black Panther The Album’ OST (Polydor)

2 Chainz – ‘The Play Don’t Care Who Makes It’ EP (Virgin EMI)

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This Week’s New Releases: Justin Timberlake, Rae Morris And Hookworms

It’s another busy week for new releases. Justin Timberlake has put out the follow up to 2013’s ‘The 20/20 Experience’, which boasts guest appearances by Chris Stapleton and Alicia Keys, as well as production by Timbaland and the Neptunes, among others.

Rae Morris has also released her sophomore LP and Hookworms have a new album, ‘Microshift’, which was written and recorded following a full rebuild of the band’s Suburban Home Studio in Leeds which was devastatingly flooded in the winter of 2015.

Not for you? Head below for some more new records.

AWOLNATION – ‘Here Come The Runts’ (Red Bull Records)

Bat Fangs – ‘Bat Fangs’ (Don Giovanni)

DZ Deathrays – ‘Bloody Lovely’ (Sub Pop)

Field Music – ‘Open Here’ (Memphis Industries)

Hookworms – ‘Microshift’ (Domino)

Justin Timberlake – ‘Man Of The Woods’ (RCA)

Madison Beer – ‘As She Pleases’ EP (Access Records)

Rae Morris – ‘Someone Out There’ (Atlantic Records UK)

Rhye – ‘Blood’ (Caroline International/Loma Vista Recordings)

Simple Minds – ‘Walk Between Worlds’ (BMG)

Skyzoo – ‘In Celebration Of Us’ (First Generation Rich/EMPIRE)

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This Week’s New Releases: Fall Out Boy, First Aid Kit And Tune-Yards

This week is busy! You’ve got Fall Out Boy putting out their seventh album, First Aid Kit racking up LP #4 and the Tune-Yards finally following up 2014’s ‘Nikki Nack’.

If none of that is up your street, head below to check out the rest of this week’s new releases.

A Grave With No Name – ‘Passover’ (Forged Artifacts)

Bahamas – ‘Earthtones’ (Universal/Island Records)

Black Label Society – ‘Grimmest Hits’ (Spinefarm Records)

Cadence Weapon – ‘Cadence Weapon’ (eOne Music)

Cane Hill – ‘Too Far Gone’ (Rise Records)

Fall Out Boy – ‘MANIA’ (Virgin EMI)

First Aid Kit – ‘Ruins’ (Columbia)

Glen Hansard – ‘Between Two Shores’ (Anti-/Epitaph)

Joe Perry – ‘Sweetzerland Manifesto’ (Roman Records)

Justine Skye – ‘Ultraviolet’ (Roc Nation)

Porches – ‘The House’ (Domino)

The Go! Team – ‘Semicircle’ (Memphis Industries)

The Shins – ‘The Worm’s Heart’ (Aural Apothecary/Columbia)

The Xcerts -‘Hold On To Your Heart’ (Raygun Records)

They Might Be Giants – ‘I Like Fun’ (Lojinx)

Tune-Yards – ‘I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life’ (4AD)

Xylouris White – ‘Mother’ (Bella Union)

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This Week’s New Releases: Joe Satriani, Camila Cabello And Anderson East

Christmas is over and the new year is in full swing! Legendary guitarist Joe Satriani has put out a new record, former Fifth Harmony member Camila Cabello has dropped her debut solo album and Anderson East has released ‘Encore’, which features co-writes with Ed Sheeran and Avicii.

Not your cup of tea? Check out some more new releases below.

The Academic – ‘Tales From The Backseat’ (Room 6 Records)

Anderson East – ‘Encore’ (Low Country Sound/Elektra Records)

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – ‘Wrong Creatures’ (Abstract Dragon)

Black Veil Brides – ‘Vale’ (Island)

BØRNS – ‘Blue Madonna’ (Polydor)

Camila Cabello – ‘Camila’ (Syco)

Dirty Sidewalks – ‘Bring Down The House Lights’ (No-Count Records)

Joe Satriani – ‘What Happens Next’ (Sony/Legacy Recordings)

Shame – ‘Songs Of Praise’ (Dead Oceans)

Tonight Alive – ‘Underworld’ (Hopeless)

Umphrey’s McGee – ‘It’s Not Us’ (Mri/Red)

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This Week’s New Releases: Eminem, N.E.R.D And Charli XCX

There’s 10 more sleeps until Christmas, but for many it’s come early as we’ve been treated to a new Eminem album, his first since ‘The Marshall Mathers LP 2’ in 2013. There’s also a new mixtape from Charli XCX with a rather impressive guestlist and N.E.R.D have followed up 2010’s ‘Nothing’.

If none of that tickles your fancy then head below for the rest of the week’s releases.

Asking Alexandria – ‘Asking Alexandria’ (Sumerian)

Boosie BadAzz – ‘BooPac’ (Atlantic)

Brockhampton – ‘Saturation III’ (Question Everything Inc/Empire)

Charli XCX – ‘Pop 2’ (mixtape) (Atlantic)

Eminem – ‘Revival’ (Polydor)

G-Eazy – ‘The Beautiful & Damned’ (RCA)

The Go Ahead – ‘In Harms Way’ (EP) (The Go Ahead)

Jeezy – ‘Pressure’ (Universal)

John Williams – ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ (OST) (Walt Disney Records)

Lala Hathaway -‘Honestly’ (Caroline)

Lemuria – ‘Recreational Hate’ (Turbo Worldwide)

Linkin Park – ‘One More Light – Live’ (Warner Bros)

N.E.R.D – ‘No-One Ever Really Dies’ (Columbia)

Reggie’N’Bollie – ‘Uncommon Problems’ (F.R.O.D)

Sir Rosevelt – ‘Sir Rosevelt’ (Elektra Records)

Temples – ‘Toe Rag Session’ (EP) (Heavenly Recordings)

Various Artists – ‘Bright: The Album’ (Atlantic)

Various Artists – ‘The Shape Of Water’ (OST)(Decca (UMO) Classics)

**Things are a bit quiet in terms of releases over the next few weeks so we’ll see you in the new year. Have a good Christmas everyone!**

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This Week’s New Releases: Ghost, Hawkwind And QTY

Everyone may be preoccupied with that white stuff falling from the sky, but we’re going crazy for the new live album from Ghost, which they surprise released today! Legendary space-rockers Hawkwind also have a new live record out and New York duo QTY have offered up their debut LP.

Not enough for ya? Head below for more.

Barbara Streisand – ‘The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic!’ (Live) (Columbia)

Creeper – ‘Christmas’ EP

Dua Lipa – ‘Live Acoustic’ EP

Ghost – ‘Ceremony And Devotion’ (Digital Release) (Loma Vista Recordings)

Grimtone – ‘Memento Mori’ (Extreme Metal Music/Rockshots Records)

Hawkind – ‘At The Roundhouse’ (Cherry Red)

Jim James – ‘Tribute To 2’ (ATO)

K. Michelle – ‘Kimberly: The People I Used To Know’ (Atlantic)

Roy Blair – ‘Cat Heaven’ (Roy/Empire)

QTY – ‘QTY’ (Dirty Hit)

Various Artists – ‘Control The Streets Volume 1’ (Quality Control)

Scanner – ‘Fibolae’ (Pomperipossa Records)

Tom Rogerson and Brian Eno – ‘Finding Shore’ (Dead Oceans)

Walker Hayes – ‘boom.’ (Sony)

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Rostam Batmanglij!

On November 28, 1983 solo artist and multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij, formerly of Vampire Weekend, and more recently Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam, was born. Happy Birthday!

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This Week’s New Releases: Björk And Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

This week is all about one woman, Björk. The Icelandic artist has finally followed up 2015’s ‘Vulnicura’ and we, along with everyone else, couldn’t be happier.

You’ve also got a new record from Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and plenty more to keep you busy below. Fill your boots!

Alexander Armstrong – ‘In A Winter Light’ (Rhino)

Almanac – ‘Kingslayer’ (Nuclear Blast)

Amy Macdonald – ‘Under Stars (Live In Berlin)’ (Virgin EMI)

Andre Rieu – ‘Amore’ (Decca)

BDY_PRTS – ‘Fly Invisible Hero’ (Aggrocat Records)

Björk – ‘Utopia’ (One Little Indian)

Bob Seger – ‘I Knew You When’ (Virgin EMI)

Daniel Alexander – ‘Unfree’ EP (Maison Ainsi)

Drahla – ‘Third Article’ EP (Blank Ad)

DRAM – ‘#1EpicHoliday’ EP

Elbow – ‘The Best Of (Deluxe)’ (Polydor)

Frank Turner – ‘Songbook’ (Polydor)

Matt Terry – ‘Trouble’ (Syco)

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘Who Built The Moon?’ (Sour Mash Records)

Ramones – ‘Rocket To Russia (40th Anniversary Deluxe)’ (Rhino)

Saxon – ’10 Years Of Denim And Leather – Live 1990′ (Demon)

SECT – ‘No Cure For Death’ (Southern Lord Recordings)

Sufjan Stevens – ‘The Greatest Gift’ mixtape (Asthmatic Kitty)

Wilson Pickett – ‘The Complete Atlantic Albums Collection’ (Rhino)

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