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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This Week’s New Releases: Taylor Swift, Cheap Trick And Max Richter

People have been waiting a long time for some of this week’s records. Taylor Swift has released a completely re-recorded version of her 2008 album ‘Fearless’, which also includes previously unreleased songs written during the same sessions.

Cheap Trick, meanwhile, have finally followed up 2017’s ‘We’re All Alright!’ and Max Richter has put out the follow-up and a companion piece to 2020’s ‘Voices’.

Fancy something else? Head below.

Balmorhea – ‘The Wind’ (Deutsche Grammophon)

Benny Sings – ‘Music’ (Stones Throw)

Cheap Trick – ‘In Another World’ (BMG)

Clamm – ‘Beseech Me’ (Meat Machine)

Declan O’Rourke – ‘Arrivals’ (Warner)

Ed Cosens – ‘Fortunes Favour’ (Distiller)

Luke Bryan – ‘Born Here Live Here Die Here’ (Capitol Nashville)

Matthew E. White and Lonnie Holley – ‘Broken Mirror: A Selfie Reflection’ (Spacebomb/Jagjaguwar)

Max Richter – ‘Voices 2’ (Universal)

Miguel – ‘Art Dealer Chic 4’ EP (ByStorm/RCA/Sony)

Muttering – ‘Don’t Think About It’ EP (Failure By Design)

The Orb – ‘Abolition Of The Royal Familia (Guillotine Mixes)’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Orions Belte – ‘Villa Amorini’ (Jansen)

PONY – ‘TV Baby’ (Take This To Heart Records)

The Reds, Pinks and Purples – ‘Uncommon Weather’ (Tough Love)

Silver Synthetic – ‘Silver Synthetic’ (Third Man Records)

Spirit of the Beehive – ‘Entertainment, Death’ (Saddle Creek)

Struggle Jennings – ‘Troubadour Of Troubled Souls’ (Angels and Outlaws)

Taylor Swift – ‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’ (EMI)

Winds – ‘Look At The Sky’ (Natural Music)

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This Week’s New Releases: Demi Lovato, The Fratellis And The Snuts

What a week! Demi Lovato has dropped her first album in nearly four years, The Snuts have put out their first, and The Fratellis have finally followed up 2018’s ‘In Your Own Sweet Time’.

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

Demi Lovato – ‘Dancing With the Devil…The Art of Starting Over’ (Island)

The Drums – ‘Mommy Don’t Spank Me’ (Island)

Dry Cleaning – ‘New Long Leg’ (4AD)

Du Blonde – ‘Homecoming’ (Daemon T.V)

The Fratellis – ‘Half Drunk Under A Full Moon’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Ġenn – ‘Liminal’ (Everything Sucks)

GHLOW – ‘Slash and Burn’ (PNKSLM)

Godspeed You! Black Emperor -‘G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END!’ (Constellation)

Hey, King! – ‘Hey, King!’ (Anti-)

iLL BLU – ‘The Bluprint’ (Sony)

Kelly Price – ‘Grace’ EP (Capitol)

Luca Yupanqui – ‘Sounds Of The Unborn’ (Sacred Bones)

The Snuts – ‘W.L.’ (Parlophone)

 

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Top Tickets This Week: Beartooth, Digga D, Jungle, Girl in Red and more

Beartooth

Beartooth have confirmed three UK shows for 2022. The Ohio band will play the O2 Academy Birmingham, Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse and London’s O2 Academy Brixton on February 18, 19 and 20, respectively, as part of The Below Tour across Europe.

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Jungle

Alongside news of their new album ‘Loving In Stereo’, Jungle have confirmed an extensive run of worldwide tour dates, including two shows at London’s O2 Academy Brixton and a performance at Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse during September.

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Girl In Red

Girl In Red will support her debut album, ‘If I Could Make It Go Quiet’, with the Make It Go Quiet Tour of the UK and Europe in spring 2022.  She’s lined up stops in Glasgow, Dublin, Manchester and London, where she’ll perform at the Roundhouse on May 5.

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Digga D

Digga D has confirmed the Made In The Pyrex Tour for the autumn. The British rapper will support his mixtape of the same name with shows in Glasgow, Dublin, Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol, Cardiff, Nottingham and London during October and November.

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Also announced this week:

  • RuPaul’s Drag Race UK have added even more extra dates to their 2022 UK tour due to huge demand.
  • Stereophonics will play Scarborough Open Air Theatre this summer.
  • The inaugural YAM Carnival will take over Clapham Common, London in August.
  • Experimental rockers Black Midi will take over Alexandra Palace on November 11.
  • Super Furry’s frontman Gruff Rhys will support his new solo album with an autumn UK tour.
  • Alestorm will tour the UK and Ireland in late 2021 with Gloryhammer and Aether Realm.
  • Idles have announced a huge homecoming concert in Bristol for September.
  • Anne-Marie has confirmed two outdoor UK shows for the summer.
  • Mclusky will celebrate the 20th anniversary of ‘Do Dallas’ with a UK tour in April 2022.

Head here for a full list and to find your tickets. Check our rolling guide to cancelled and postponed events here.

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This Week’s New Releases: Evanescence, Carrie Underwood and Serpentwithfeet

It’s another mixed bag this week! Evanescence have finally followed up 2017’s ‘Synthesis’, Carrie Underwood has released her eighth album, and Serpentwithfeet has dropped his highly anticipated sophomore LP. Still want more? Head south.

24KGOLDN – ‘El Dorado’ (Records/Columbia)

’68 – ‘Give One Take One’ (Cooking Vinyl)

AJR – ‘OK Orchestra’ (Black Butter)

The Antlers – ‘Green To Gold’ (Transgressive)

Ben Howard – ‘Collections From The Whiteout’ (Island)

Black Spiders – ‘Black Spiders’ (Dark Riders)

Bull – ‘Discover Effortless Living’ (EMI/Young Thug)

Cabaret Voltaire – ‘Dekadrone’ (Mute)

Carrie Underwood – ‘My Savior’ (EMI)

Citizen – ‘Life In Your Glass World’ (Run For Cover)

Death From Above – ‘Is 4 Lovers’ (Spinefarm Records)

Esther Rose – ‘How Many Times’ (Father/Daughter Records)

Evanescence – ‘The Bitter Truth’ (Columbia)

Jane Getter Premonition – ‘Anomalia’ (Esoteric Antenna / Esoteric Recordings)

Joe Strummer – ‘Assembly’ (BMG)

John Smith – ‘The Fray’ (Commoner/Thirty Tigers)

Liquid Tension Experiment – ‘LTE3’ (InsideOut)

Neil Young – ‘Young Shakespeare (Live)’ (Reprise)

NF – ‘CLOUDS (The Mixtape)’ (NF Real)

Noga Erez – ‘Kids’ (City Slang)

Real Estate – ‘Half A Human’ (Domino)

Sara Watkins – ‘Under The Pepper Tree’ (New West)

Serpentwithfeet – ‘Deacon’ (Secretly Canadian)

Skeggs – ‘Rehearsal’ (Loma Vista)

Smith/Kotzen – ‘Smith/Kotzen’ (BMG)

Suzi Quatro – ‘The Devil In Me’ (Steamhammer/SPV)

STR4TA – ‘Aspects’ (Brownswood)

Tomohawk – ‘Tonic Immobility’ (Ipecac)

Tune-Yards – ‘Sketchy.’ (4AD)

Wheel – ‘Resident Human’ (OMN)

Writhing Squares – ‘Chart For The Solution’ (Trouble In Mind)

Xiu Xiu – ‘Oh No’ (Polyvinyl)

 

 

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This Week’s New Releases: Lana Del Rey, Black Honey And Saxon

The name on everyone’s lips this week is Lana Del Rey, as her highly anticipated ‘Chemtrails Over The Country Club’ album has finally arrived. Also out today is Black Honey’s sophomore LP and Saxon’s follow-up to 2018’s ‘Thunderbolt’.

Fancy something else? Head below for more new music.

A.A. Williams – ‘Songs From Isolation’ (Bella Union)

Andrew Farriss – ‘Andrew Farriss’ (BMG)

Arcade Fire and Owen Pallett – ‘Her – OST’ (Sony)

Austin Meade – ‘Black Sheep’ (Snakefarm)

Bandokay, Double LZ and OFB – ‘Drill Commandments’ (Rattrap Ent)

Bell Orchestre – ‘House Music’ (Erased Tapes)

Black Honey – ‘Written & Directed’ (Foxfive)

Chad VanGaalen – ‘World’s Most Stressed Out Gardener’ (Sub Pop)

Death Blooms – ‘Fuck Everything’ EP (Adventure Cat)

Friedberg – ‘Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah’ EP (Marathon)

Jon Batiste – ‘We Are’ (Verve)

Lana Del Rey – ‘Chemtrails Over The Country Club’ (Polydor)

Loretta Lynn – ‘Still Woman Enough’ (Sony)

Middle Kids – ‘Today We’re The Greatest’ (Lucky Number)

The Midnight – ‘Horror Show’ EP (Counter)

Mint Julep – ‘In A Deep and Dreamless Sleep’ (Western Vinyl Records)

Mono – ‘Beyond the Past: Live in London with the Platinum Anniversary Orchestra’ (Temporary Residence)

Morgan Wade – ‘Reckless’ (Ladylike Records/Thirty Tigers)

New Pagans – ‘The Seed, The Vessel, The Roots and All’ (Big Scary Monsters)

Papa Roach – ‘Greatest Hits, Vol.2: The Better Noise Years 2010-2020’ (Better Noise)

Ringo Starr – ‘Zoom In’ EP (Universal)

Sam Smith – ‘Love Goes: Live At Abbey Road Studios’ (Capitol)

Saxon – ‘Inspirations’ (Silver Lining)

Serj Tankian – ‘Elasticity’ EP (BMG)

Triptides – ‘Alter Echoes’ (Alive Records)

Ultravox – ‘Live At The Rainbow – February 1977 (Island)

William Doyle – ‘Great Spans Of Muddy Time’ (Tough Love)

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