This Week’s New Releases: H.E.R., Mykki Blanco And Joan Armatrading

This week is busy, busy, busy! The debut album from H.E.R. has finally arrived, while Mykki Blanco has put out their second and Joan Armatrading has followed up 2018’s ‘Not Too Far Away’.

Head south for some more new releases.

Angelique Kidjo – ‘Mother Nature’ (Decca Records France)

Bellowhead – ‘Reassembled’ (Hudson Records)

Benjamin Francis Leftwich – ‘To Carry A Whale’ (Dirty Hit)

Berwyn – ‘Tape 2/Fomalhaut’ (Sony Music Entertainment UK)

Colin Macleod – ‘Hold Fast’ (So/Silva Screen)

Crowne – ‘Kings In The North’ (Frontiers Records)

Dead Slow Hoot – ‘A Kinder Kind’ EP (Philophobia)

Deap Vally – ‘American Cockroach’ EP (Cooking Vinyl)

Eloise – ‘Somewhere In-Between’ (AWAL)

Fear Factory – ‘Aggression Continuum’ (Nuclear Blast)

Gary Kemp – ‘INSOLO’ (Sony)

GoldLink – ‘HARAM!’ (Squaash Club/RCA/Black Butter Records)

Gucci Mane – ‘Ice Daddy’ (Atlantic)

Helloween – ‘Helloween’ – (Nuclear Blast)

H.E.R. – ‘Back Of My Mind’ (RCA)

The Interrupters – ‘Live In Tokyo’ (Hellcat)

Joan Armatrading – ‘Consequences’ (BMG)

Kings Of Convenience – ‘Peace Or Love’ (EMI)

The Lounge Society – ‘Silk For The Starving’ EP (Speedy Wunderground)

Muse – ‘Origin Of Symetry (XX Anniv. RemiXX)’ (Warner)

Mykki Blanco – ‘Broken Hearts and Beauty Sleep’ (Transgressive)

Pendulum – ‘Elemental’ EP (Earstorm)

Rebecca Black – ‘Rebecca Black Was Here’ (Self Release)

Shungudzo – ‘I’m Not A Mother. But I Have Children’ (BMG)

Tigercub – ‘As Blue As Indigo’ (Blame)

Various Artists – ‘Dark Nights: Death Metal’ (Loma Vista Recordings)

Various Artists – ‘Fast & Furious 9: The Fast Saga’ (Universal/Atlantic)

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This Week’s New Releases: Garbage, Griff And AFI

There are some highly anticipated releases out this week, including Garbage’s follow-up to 2016’s ‘Strange Little Birds’, BRITs Rising Star award-winner Griff’s debut mixtape, and AFI’s 11th LP.

Not your bag? Head below for more.

AFI – ‘Bodies’ (Rise Records)

Danny Elfman – ‘Big Mess’ (Anti-)

Folly Group – ‘Awake & Hungry’ EP (So Young)

Garbage – ‘No Gods No Masters’ (BMG)

Griff – ‘One Foot In Front Of The Other’ (Warner)

Jessie Ware – ‘What’s Your Pleasure? (The Platinum Pleasure)’ (EMI)

Joe Bonamassa – ‘Now Serving: Royal Tea Live From The Ryman’ (J&R Adventures)

Kiss – ‘Off The Sounbdboard: Tokyo 2001 (Live)’ (Universal)

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real – ‘A Few Stars Apart’ (Fantasy/Concord)

Mammoth WVH – ‘Mammoth WVH’ (EX1/Explorer1)

Marina – ‘Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land’ (Atlantic)

Maroon 5 – ‘Jordi’ (Interscope)

Marshmello – ‘Shockwave’ (Joytime Collective)

Migos – ‘Culture III’ (Quality Control Music/Motown Records)

Mr. Bungle – ‘The Night They Came Home’ (Ipecac)

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘Back The Way We Came: Vol.1 (2011-2021)’ (Sour Mash)

POPPY – ‘EAT (NXT Soundtrack)’ EP (Sumerian)

Ruth B – ‘Moments In Between’ (Downtown)

Ryan Adams – ‘Big Colors’ (PaxAm)

Sleater-Kinney – ‘Path Of Wellness’ (Mom+Pop)

Todrick Hall – ‘FEMULINE’ (frtyfve)

Veps – ‘Open The Door’ EP (Kanine)

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This Week’s New Releases: Wolf Alice, Liz Phair And Greentea Peng

What a week! Wolf Alice have put out the highly anticipated follow-up to the Mercury Prize-winning ‘Visions of a Life’, Liz Phair has released her first album in over a decade, and London artist Greentea Peng has dropped her debut LP.

Check out some more new releases below.

Atreyu – ‘Baptize’ (Search and Destroy/Spinefarm)

The Avalanches – ‘Since I Left You (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) (XL)

Billy F Gibbons – ‘Hardware’ (Concord)

Brett Young – ‘Weekends Look A Little Different These Days’ (Big Machine)

Children Of Zeus – ‘Balance’ (First Word)

Cleopatrick – ‘Bummer’ (Nowhere Special/Thirty Tigers)

Crowded House – ‘Dreamers Are Waiting’ (EMI)

Gary Louris – ‘Jump For Joy’ (SHAM/Thirty Tigers)

Greentea Peng – ‘Man Made’ (EMI)

HYYTS – ‘Helluvatime’ EP (Warner)

James – ‘All The Colours Of You’ (Nothing But Love Music)

Japanese Breakfast – ‘Jubilee’ (Dead Oceans)

Liz Phair – ‘Soberish’ (Chrysalis Records)

Lojay and Sarz  – ‘LV N ATTN’ EP (Metallic Music/1789)

Ludovico Einaudi – ‘Cinema’ (Universal/Decca)

Massane – ‘Another Dawn’ (This Never Happened)

Mike Cooley, Patterson Hood and Jason Isbell – ‘Live At The Shoals Theatre’ (Southeastern Records/Thirty Tigers)

Night Beats – ‘Outlaw R&B’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Red Fang – ‘Arrows’ (Relapse Records)

Rise Against – ‘Nowhere Generation’ (Loma Vista/Concord)

Rostam – ‘Changephobia’ (Matsor Projects)

Sam Wills – ‘Breathe’ (eOne)

San Holo – ‘bb u ok?’ (Counter)

The Specials – ‘Ghost Town (2021 Remaster)’ EP (Chrysalis Records)

Wolf Alice – ‘Blue Weekend’ (Dirty Hit)

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This Week’s New Releases: Texas, Del Amitri And k.d. lang

Things have slowed down slightly ths week, but there’s still plenty on offer. Texas are back with the follow-up to 2017’s ‘Jump On Board’, the tracks for which were inspired by the shelved outtakes from the recording sessions for their 1997 LP ‘White On Blonde’. Del Amitri have also returned with their first new music in nearly two decades and k.d. lang has put out what she’s coined a “Brand new collection of classic remixes”.

Head below for more new music.

Allday – ‘Drinking With My Smoking Friends’ (Allday)

Armin Van Buuren – ‘A State Of Trance 2021’ (Armada)

Bachelor (Jay Som & Palehound) – ‘Doomin’ Sun’ (Lucky Number)

Blackberry Smoke – ‘You Hear Georgia’ (Legged Records/Thirty Tigers)

Bugzy Malone – ‘The Resurrection’ (B Somebody)

Brynn Cartelli – ‘Based On A True Story’ EP (Elektra)

The Datsuns – ‘Eye To Eye’ (Hellsquad)

Del Amitri – ‘Fatal Mistakes’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Elgin – ‘Weightless/Still’ (Pixie Pace)

Gizelle Smith – ‘Revealing’ (Jalapeno)

Kansas – ‘Point Of Know Return Live & Beyond’ (InsideOut)

k.d. lang – ‘Makeover’ (Nonesuch)

Moby – ‘Reprise’ (Little Idiot/Deutsche Grammophon)

Sedibus and The Orb – ‘The Heavens’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Texas – ‘Hi’ (BMG)

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This Week’s New Releases: Twenty One Pilots, Gary Numan And Olivia Rodrigo

It’s another busy one for new releases this week. Twenty One Pilots have dropped the highly anticipated follow-up to 2018’s ‘Trench’, and Gary Numan has put out his nineteenth studio album, while Olivia Rodrigo has just released her first.

Head south for more new music.

Ayron Jones – ‘Child Of The State’ (Big Machine)

Billie Marten – ‘Flora Fauna’ (Fiction)

Blake Shelton – ‘Body Language’ (Warner)

Chai – ‘Wink’ (Sub Pop)

Counting Crows – ‘Butter Miracle Suite One’ EP (BMG)

Dayglow – ‘Harmony House’ (Very Nice/AWAL)

Erika De Casier – ‘Sensational’ (4AD)

Gary Numan – ‘Intruder’ (BMG)

Gruff Rhys – ‘Seeking New Gods’ (Rough Trade)

Jon Allen – ‘…Meanwhile’ (Monologue)

Lambchop – ‘Showtunes’ (Merge Records)

Lindemann – ‘Live In Moscow’ (Vertigo/Universal)

Lord Huron – ‘Long Lost’ (Republic)

Monster Magnet – ‘A Better Dystophia’ (Napalm)

Newfamiliar – ‘Textures’ EP (Parlophone)

Olivia Rodrigo – ‘SOUR’ (Geffen Records)

Patrick Paige II – ‘If I Fail Are We Still Cool?’ (Fat Possum)

Penfriend – ‘Exotic Monsters’ (My Big Sister)

P!nk – ‘All I Know So Far: Setlist’ (RCA)

Sara Bareilles – ‘Amidst the Chaos: Live from the Hollywood Bowl’ (Sony)

Sinead Harnett – ‘Ready Is Always Too Late’ (Thairish)

Twenty One Pilots – ‘Scaled and Icy’ (Fueled By Ramen)

Waterparks – ‘Greatest Hits’ (300 Ent.)


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This Week’s New Releases: St. Vincent, Paul Weller And Matt Berry

There’s not the quantity of new releases of previous weeks, but there’s certainly the quality.

St. Vincent has dropped her ’70s-inspired LP, Paul Weller has promptly followed up 2020’s ‘On Sunset’, and funnyman Matt Berry has put out a new record.

Not your bag? Head below for more new releases.

The Black Keys – ‘Delta Kream’ (Nonesuch)

The Chills – ‘Scatterbrain’ (Fire)

Damien Jurado – ‘The Monster Who Hated Pennsylvania’ (Maraqopa)

Deno – ‘Boy Meets World’ (Columbia)

George Ragan The Dead Son – ‘The Abyss’ (BMG)

Jorja Smith – ‘Be Right Back’ (FAMM)

Julianna Hatfield – ‘Blood’ (American Laundromat)

Morcheeba – ‘Blackest Blue’ (Skye & Ross)

Myles Kennedy – ‘The Ides Of March’ (Napalm Records)

Paul Weller – ‘Fat Pop (Volume 1)’ (Polydor)

Rodrigo Y Gabriela – ‘Jazz’ EP (Rubyworks)

Sons Of Kemet – ‘Black To The Future’ (Impulse!)

The Steel Woods – ‘All Of Your Stones’ (Thirty Tigers)

St. Vincent – ‘Daddy’s Home’ (Loma Vista/Concord)

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This Week’s New Releases: Weezer, Rag’n’Bone Man And Chloe Moriondo

This week is almost, but not quite, as hectic as the last! Weezer’s ’80s rock-inspired album is finally here, Rag’n’Bone Man has followed up his 2017 debut and Chloe Moriondo has put out her major label debut.  Head below for more new music.

Alfie Templeman – ‘Forever Isn’t Long Enough’ (Chess Club)

Ashe – ‘Ashlyn’ (Mom+Pop)

The Bamboos – ‘Hard Up’ (BMG)

Bebe Rexha – ‘Better Mistakes’ (Warner)

Chloe Moriondo – ‘Blood Bunny’ (Fueled By Ramen)

The Damn Truth – ‘Now Or Nowhere’ (Spectra)

Diamante – ‘American Dream’ (Anti-Heroine)

Dodie – ‘Build A Problem’ (Doodleoddle)

GOGO Penguin – ‘GGP / RMX’ (Decca)

Iceage – ‘Seek Shelter’ (Mexican Summer)

Iron and Wine – ‘Archive Series Vol. 5: Tallahassee Recordings’ (Sub Pop)

Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert and Jon Randall – ‘The Marfa Tapes’ (Sony/Marfa)

Mckinley Dixon – ‘For My Mama and Anyone Who Look Like Her’ (Spacebomb)

Natalie Bergman – ‘Mercy’ (Third Man Records)

New Order – ‘Education, Entertainment, Recreation – Live’ (Warner)

Rag’n’Bone Man – ‘Life By Misadventure’ (Sony)

Radio Company – ‘Vol. 2’ (Two Chair)

Sarah Jarosz – ‘Bue Heron Suite’ (Rounder Records/Concord)

Shaun Ross – ‘Shift’ (Propeller)

Sophia Kennedy – ‘Monsters’ (City Slang)

Squid – ‘Bright Green Field’ (Warp)

Sufjan Stevens – ‘Convocations’ (Asthmatic Kitty)

TOOSII – ‘Thank You For Believing’ (EMI)

Van Morrison – ‘Latest Record Project, Vol.1’ (BMG)

Weezer – ‘Van Weezer’ (Atlantic)

Will Stratton – ‘The Changing Wilderness’ (Bella Union)

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This Week’s New Releases: Royal Blood, DJ Khaled And Marianne Faithfull With Warren Ellis

What a week! Royal Blood are back with album number three, DJ Khaled has released his star-studded LP featuring Drake, Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake, Cardi B, H.E.R. and more, and Marianne Faithfull has teamed up with Warren Ellis for a record of poetry and music.

Not your cup of tea? There’s plenty more to spin below.

Amy Shark – ‘Cry Forever’ (Wonderlick/Sony)

Ashley Monroe – ‘Rosegold’ (MountainRose/Thirty Tigers)

Baby Strange – ‘Land Of Nothing’ EP (Icons Creating Evil Art)

Beachy Head – ‘Beachy Head’ (Graveface)

Birdy – ‘Young Heart’ (Atlantic)

Bonnie Prince Billy / Matt Sweeney – ‘Superwolves’ (Drag City)

The Coral – ‘Coral Island’ (Run On/Modern Sky UK)

Dawn Richard – ‘Second Line’ (Merge)

DJ Khaled – ‘Khaled Khaled’ (We The Best/Epic)

Gojira – ‘Fortitude’ (Roadrunner)

Guided By Voices – ‘Earth Man Blues’ (Guided By Voices, Inc)

Grave Flowers Bongo Band – ‘Strength Of Spring’ (Castle Face)

Juan Wauters – ‘Real Life Situations’ (Captured Tracks)

Julia Michaels – ‘Not In Chronological Order’ (Republic)

Julia Stone – ‘Sixty Summers’ (BMG)

Lack Of Afro – ‘Manhunt’ EP (The Bastion Music Group)

The Legal Matters – ‘Chapter Three’ (Futureman Records)

Manchester Orchestra – ‘The Million Masks Of God’ (Loma Vista)

Marianne Faithfull with Warren Ellis – ‘She Walks In Beauty’ (BMG)

Maxwell Farrington / Le SuperHomard – ‘Once’ (Talitres)

Metronomy – ‘The English Riviera (10th Anniversary)’ (Because)

Night Flight – ‘Songs From Echo Zoo’ EP (Night Flight)

Pet Shop Boys – ‘Discovery (Live in Rio 1994, 2021 Remaster)’ (Parlophone)

Pink Floyd – ‘Live At Knebworth 1990’ (Parlophone)

Rochelle Jordan – ‘Play With The Changes’ (UNDRGRND/Young Art)

Róisín Murphy – ‘Crooked Machine’ (Skint Records)

Royal Blood – ‘Typhoons’ (Warner)

Shadowlark – ‘Avalanche’ (Warner)

Teenage Fanclub – ‘Endless Arcade’ (PeMa)

Tetrarch – ‘Unstable’ (Napalm Records)

Villem – ‘One Track Mind’ EP (Spearhead)

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This Week’s New Releases: Tom Jones, Dinosaur Jr. And Motörhead

You know we love a mixed bag, and this week is no exception! Tom Jones has released his first new album in more than five years, Dinosaur Jr. have dropped the follow-up to 2016’s ‘Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not’ and we’ve got a live LP from Motörhead that was recorded back in 2012.

Still want more? Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases.

Alfa Mist – ‘Bring Backs’ (Anti-)

Babymetal – ’10 Babymetal Years’ (earMUSIC)

The Berries – ‘Throne of Ivory (Singles & B-Sides)’ (Run for Cover Records)

Chicane – ‘Everything We Had To Leave Behind’ (Modena)

Dinosaur Jr. – ‘Sweep It Into Space’ (Jagjaguwar)

Eric Church – ‘Soul’ (EMI/Snakefarm Records)

Ewan McVicar – ‘Amnocairn’ (Shall Not Fade LTD)

Field Music – ‘Flat White Moon’ (Memphis Industries)

Kaleo – ‘Surface Sounds’ (Atlantic)

Lilith Czar – ‘Created From Filth and Dust’ (Sumerian)

The Loft – ‘Ghost Trains & Country Lanes: Studio, Stage & Sessions: 1984-2015’ (Cherry Red)

Motörhead – ‘Louder Than Noise…Live in Berlin’ (Silver Lining)

The Pale White – ‘Infinite Pleasure’ (Illegal Cinema/AWAL)

Peter Frampton – ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ (UMG)

PJ Harding and Noah Cyrus – ‘People Don’t Change’ EP (RCA)

Remember Sports – ‘Like A Stone’ (Father/Daughter Records)

Sindy – ‘Horror Head’ (PNKSLM)

Steve Cropper – ‘Fire It Up’ (Provogue/Mascot)

Sonic Boom – ‘Almost Nothing Is Nearly Enough’ (Carpark Records)

Tangled Shoelaces – ‘Turn My Dial: M Squared Recordings & More, 1981-1984’ (Chapter)

Tom Jones – ‘Surrounded By Time’ (EMI)

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This Week’s New Releases: Paul McCartney, The Offspring And Norah Jones

I would go as far as saying there’s a little something for everyone this week. Paul McCartney has enlisted Blood Orange, Blur’s Damon Albarn, Anderson .Paak, Queens Of The Stone Age’s Josh Homme, St Vincent, Phoebe Bridgers, Beck and more to cover tracks from his latest solo LP, 2020’s ‘McCartney III’. Meanwhile, The Offspring have returned with their first new album in nine years and Norah Jones has released her first live LP.

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

Alex Henry Foster – ‘Standing Under Bright Lights (Live)’ (Hopeful Tragedy)

Eric Church – ‘Heart’ (EMI Nashville)

Garage a Trois – ‘Calm Down Cologne’ (Royal Potato Family)

Greta Van Fleet – ‘The Battle At Garden’s Gate’ (Lava/Republic)

Havelocke – ‘Arsonist’ EP (Silent Cult)

Holding Absence – ‘The Greatest Mistake Of My Life’ (Sharptone)

Liquid Tension Experiment – ‘LTE3’ (Century Media/InsideOutMusic/SPV)

The Living – ‘1982’ (Loosegroove)

Marty Friedman – ‘Tokyo Jukebox 3’ (Mascot/The Players Club)

Motorpsycho – ‘Kingdom Of Oblivion’ (Rune Grammofon)

Norah Jones – ”Til We Meet Again (Live)’ (Blue Note)

The Offspring – ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’ (Concord)

Paul McCartney – ‘McCartney III Imagined’ (Capitol)

The Polyphonic Spree – ‘Afflatus’ (Good Records)

Saint Raymond – ‘We Forgot We Were Dreaming’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Sam Eagle – ‘She’s So Nice’ EP (Cooking Vinyl)

Sharon Van Etten – ‘Epic Ten’ (Ba Da Bing!)

Son Lux – ‘Tomorrows III’ (City Slang)

While She Sleeps – ‘Sleeps Society’ (Search and Destroy/Spinefarm)

Young Thug – ‘Slime Language 2’ (Young Stoner Life/3oo Entertainment)

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