This Week’s New Releases: Ariana Grande, Death Cab For Cutie and Mitski

The pace has picked up significantly compared to the last few weeks and there’s a buttload of new records for your listening pleasure! Ariana Grande has dropped her fourth album, while Mitski has put out her fifth, and Death Cab For Cutie have followed up 2015’s ‘Kintsugi’ with ‘Thank You For Today. It’s the first full-length to see Ben Gibbard, Nick Harmer and Jason McGerr joined in the studio by Dave Depper and Zac Rae, who’ve been members of their touring band for since 2015.

Animal Collective – ‘Tangerine Reef’ (Domino)

Ariana Grande – ‘Sweetener’ (Republic/Island)

Austin Lucas – ‘Immortal Americans’ (Cornelius Chapel Records)

Blue October – ‘I Hope You’re Happy’ (Mri/Red)

Bugzy Malone – ‘B. Inspired’ (B. Somebody)

Circles Around The Sun – ‘Let It Wander’ (Rhino)

Col3trane – ‘BOOT’ Mixtape (TaP Records/Geffen Records)

Conner Youngblood – ‘Cheyenne’ (Counter Records)

Cullen Omori – ‘The Diet’ (Sub Pop)

Curse Of Lono – ‘As I Fell’ (Submarine Cat)

Death Cab For Cutie – ‘Thank You For Today’ (Atlantic)

Dizzy – ‘Baby Teeth’ (Communion Group Ltd)

Example – ‘Bangers and Ballads’ Mixtape (AWAL)

Gabrielle – ‘Under My Skin’ (BMG)

Great Lake Swimmers – ‘The Waves, The Wake’ (Nettwerk Records)

John Butler Trio – ‘Home’ (Because)

Justin Hiltner and Jon Weisberger – ‘Watch It Burn’ (Robust Records)

Mitski – ‘Be The Cowboy’ (Dead Oceans)

Oh Sees – ‘Smote Reverser’ (Castle Face)

Papa M – ‘A Broke Moon Rises’ (Drag City)

Slaves – ‘Acts Of Fear And Love’ (Virgin EMI)

Stefflon Don – ‘Secure’ Mixtape (54 London)

Still Corners – ‘Slow Air’ (Wrecking Light Records)

Tom Baxter – ‘The Other Side Of Blue’ (The Orchard)

Trevor Powers – ‘Mulberry Violence’ (Baby Halo)

Yonaka – ‘Teach Me To Fight’ EP (Atlantic)

Yung Fume – ‘Too Much Wave 2’ EP (Payday Records)

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This Week’s New Releases: Jake Shears, Miles Kane And Tomberlin

This week there are some gems for ya! Scissor Sisters’ frontman Jake Shears has released his debut solo album, Miles Kane has put out the follow up to 2013’s ‘Don’t Forget Who You Are’ and you’ve been treated to a new Tomberlin LP.

Still want more? What’s your name? Oliver!? Head below to fill your boots.

As It Is – ‘The Great Depression’ (Fearless Records)

Ben Khan – ‘Ben Khan’ (Dirty Hit)

The Beths – ‘Future Me Hates Me’ (Carpark)

Enuff Z’nuff – ‘Diamond Boy’ (Frontiers Records)

Foxing – ‘Nearer My God’ (Triple Crown Records)

Gorgon City – ‘Escape’ (Virgin EMI)

Hilang Child – ‘Years’ (Bella Union)

Il Divo – ‘Timeless’ (Decca)

Jake Shears – ‘Jake Shears’ (Freida Jean Records)

Jason Mraz – ‘Know’ (Atlantic)

The Magpie Salute – ‘High Water I’ (Provogue/Mascot)

Man With A Mission – ‘Chasing The Horizon’ (Century Media)

Miles Kane – ‘Coup De Grace’ (Virgin EMI)

Moses Sumney – ‘Black In Deep Red, 2014’ (Jagjaguwar)

The Proclaimers – ‘Angry Cyclist’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis – ‘Wild! Wild! Wild!’ (Bloodshot Records)

Shooter Jennings – ‘Shooter’ (Low Country Sound/Elektra)

Tomberlin – ‘At Weddings’ (Saddle Creek)

The War And Treaty – ‘Healing Tide’ (Strong World Entertainment/Thirty Tigers)

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This Week’s New Releases: Mac Miller, Gulp And Trophy Eyes

Things have quietened down this week, but there are still a few treats for ya! Mac Miller has put out the follow up to 2016’s ‘The Divine Feminine’, Gulp have released their sophomore LP and there’s a new Trophy Eyes album for your listening pleasure.

Check out the rest of this week’s new releases below.

Amanda Shires – ‘To The Sunset’ (Silver Knife/Thirty Tigers)

Gulp – ‘All Good Wishes’ (E.L.K Records)

Houndmouth – ‘Golden Age’ (Reprise)

James – ‘Living In Extraordinary Times’ (BMG)

Jim Lauderdale – ‘Time Flies’ (Yep Roc)

The Love Language – ‘Baby Grand’ (Merge)

Lucero – ‘Among the Ghosts’ (Thirty Tigers)

Mac Miller – ‘Swimming’ (Warner Bros)

Shemekia Copeland – ‘America’s Child’ (Alligator)

Travis Scott – ‘Astroworld’ (Epic Records)

Trophy Eyes – ‘The American Dream’ (Hopeless Records)

YG – ‘Stay Dangerous’ (Def Jam Recordings)

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This Week’s New Releases: Underworld & Iggy Pop, Halestorm And Tony Molina

This week is eclectic for sure! Underworld and Iggy Pop have teamed up for a collaborative EP, Halestorm have put out LP #4 and Tony Molina has followed up his ‘Confront The Truth’ collection.

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

Boz Scaggs – ‘Out Of The Blues’ (Decca)

Catherine McGrath – ‘Talk Of This Town’ (Warner Bros)

Cody Jinks – ‘Lifers’ (Rounder Records)

Daughtry – ‘Cage To Rattle’ (Sony)

Dee Snider – ‘For The Love Of Metal’ (Napalm Records Handels GmbH)

Face to Face – ‘Hold Fast (Acoustic Sessions)’ (Fat Wreck Chords)

GAIKA – ‘Basic Volume’ (Warp Records)

Gia Margaret – ‘There’s Always Glimmer’ (Orindal Records)

Halestorm – ‘Vicious’ (Atlantic Records)

Howard Shore – ‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers: The Complete Recordings’ (Rhino/Warner Bros)

Israel Nash – ‘Lifted’ (Loose Music)

Kenny Chesney – ‘Songs For The Saints’ (Rhino/Parlophone)

Kyle Falconer – ‘No Thank You’ (Riverman Records)

Michael Romeo – ‘War Of The Worlds, Pt. 1’ (Music Theories/Mascot)

Nic Cester – ‘Sugar Rush’ (Bloodlines)

Oneohtrix Point Never – ‘The Station’ EP and ‘We’ll Take It’ 12” (Warp)

Phantastic Ferniture – ‘Phantastic Ferniture’ (Transgressive)

Tony Molina – ‘Kill The Lights’ (Slumberland Records)

Underworld & Iggy Pop – ‘Teatime Dub Encounters’ EP (Caroline International)

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This Week’s New Releases: The Internet, Ty Segall & White Fence And Popcaan

You’ve got a bit of time to catch your breath this week as things are not as hectic as they have been. There are still some awesome things to wrap your headphones around though! The Internet have followed up 2015’s ‘Ego Death’, you’ve got a new LP from Jamaican dancehall artist Popcaan, and Ty Segall and White Fence have teamed up again for a new album.

None of that tickle your fancy? There’s plenty more to cast your eye over below.

The Agony Scene – ‘Tormentor’ (Outerloop Records/Cooking Vinyl)

The Apocalypse Blues Revue – ‘The Shape Of Blues To Come’ (Provogue/Mascot)

Buddy – ‘Harlan & Alondra’ (Cool Lil Company, LLC/RCA Records)

Damian Lazarus & The Ancient Moons – ‘Heart Of Sky’ (Crosstown Rebels/BMG)

Forma – ‘Semblance’ (kranky)

Jan Hammer – ‘Seasons Pt. 1’ (Red Gate Records)

The Internet – ‘Hive Mind’ (Columbia)

Lori McKenna – ‘The Tree’ (CN Records)

Meg Myers – ‘Take Me To The Disco’ (300 Entertainment)

Popcaan – ‘Forever’ (Mixpak)

Pram – ‘Across The Meridian’ (Domino Records)

Punch Brothers – ‘All Ashore’ (Nonesuch)

Skeletonwitch – ‘Devouring Radiant Light’ (Prosthetic Records)

Ty Segall and White Fence – ‘Joy’ (Drag City)

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This Week’s New Releases: Deafheaven, Dirty Projectors And Wet

Things have picked back up and there’s loads of new releases to wade through this week. Deafheaven have followed up 2015’s ‘New Bermuda’, Wet have offered up a new LP, and Dirty Projectors have released an album with an impressive list of guests, including Haim, Rostam, Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold, Syd of the Internet, Empress Of, Amber Mark and Dear Nora.

Still want more? Head below.

Amy Shark – ‘Love Monster’ (Sony)

Between The Buried And Me – ‘Automata II’ (Sumerian Records)

Body/Head – ‘The Switch’ (Matador Records)

Bury Tomorrow – ‘Black Flame’ (Sony)

Chastity – ‘Death Lust’ (Captured Tracks)

Chelsea Grin – ‘Eternal Nightmare’ (Rise Records)

Cowboy Junkies – ‘All That Reckoning’ (Proper Records)

Deafheaven – ‘Ordinary Corrupt Human Love’ (Anti)

Dirty Projectors – ‘Lamp Lit Prose’ (Domino)

Jason Isbell – ‘Sirens Of The Ditch’ (New West)

The Jayhawks – ‘Back Roads and Abandoned Motels’ (Sony)

Jim Gaffigan – ‘Noble Ape’ (Comedy Dynamics)

Jimmy LaFave – ‘Peace Town’ (Music Road Records)

Luluc – ‘Sculptor’ (Sub Pop)

Mikaela Davis – ‘Delivery’ (Virgin EMI)

The National – ‘Boxer – Live In Brussels’ (4AD)

Obscura – ‘Diluvium’ (Relapse Records)

The Ophelias – ‘Almost’ (Joyful Noise)

Rayland Baxter – ‘Wide Awake’ (ATO Records/UMGD)

Real Friends – ‘Composure’ (Fearless Records)

Rick Astley – ‘Beautiful Life’ (BMG)

Rodney Crowell – ‘Acoustic Classics’ (RC1 Records)

Save Face – ‘Merci’ (Epitaph)

Simon Love – ‘Sincerely, S. Love X’ (Tapete)

Slightly Stoopid – ‘Everyday Life, Everyday People’ (Stoopid Records)

The Vamps – ‘Night & Day (Day Edition)’ (Virgin EMI)

Wet – ‘Still Run’ (Columbia)

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This Week’s New Releases: Years & Years, Big Narstie And Tom Grennan

Things have slowed down a bit this week, but there are still some highly anticipated new releases hitting shelves. Years & Years have followed up ‘Communion’ and Big Narstie has put out his debut LP, as has Tom Grennan.

Nothing for you? Check out a few more below.

Big Narstie – ‘BDL Bipolar’ (Dice/ADA)

Devildriver – ‘Outlaws ‘Til The End, Vol.1’ (Napalm Records)

Devin Townsend Project – ‘Ocean Machine – Live At The Ancient Roman Theatre Plovdiv’ (Inside Out)

Gizmo Varillas – ‘Dreaming Of Better Days’ (Musica Records via Absolute)

HMLTD – ‘Hate Music Last Time Delete’ EP (RCA)

The Innocence Mission – ‘Sun On The Square’ (Bella Union)

Jaki Graham – ‘When A Woman Loves’ (JNT via Absolute)

Lucy Rose – ‘Something’s Changing (Remixes)’ (Communion Records)

Meek Mill – ‘Legends Of The Summer’ EP

The Night Café – ‘Bunkbed’ EP (The Night Café)

Tom Grennan – ‘Lighting Matches’ (Insanity/Sony)

Years & Years – ‘Palo Santo’ (Polydor)

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This Week’s New Releases: Florence + The Machine, Drake And Gorillaz

There are some big records out this week! Florence + the Machine have followed up 2015’s ‘How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful’, Drake has put out his highly anticipated fifth album, while Gorillaz have offered up LP #6.

Not quite floating your boat? Head below for more new releases.

Beth Rowley – ‘Gota Fría’ (Stoopnik)

Bruce Dickinson – ‘Scream For Me Sarajevo’ (BMG)

Buffalo Springfield – ‘What’s That Sound? The Complete Albums Collection’ (Rhino)

Bullet For My Valentine – ‘Gravity’ (Spinefarm)

Converge- ‘Beautiful Ruin’ EP (Epitaph)

Drake – ‘Scorpion’ (Republic/Young Money/Cash Money Records)

Embrace – ‘Love Is A Basic Need (Orchestral)’ (Cooking Vinyl)

The Essex Green – ‘Hardly Electronic’ (Merge Records)

Fangclub – ‘True Love’ EP (Vertigo Records)

The Flaming Lips – ‘Seeing The Unseeable: The Complete Studio Recordings Of The Flaming Lips 1986-1990’ (Rhino)

Floex, Tom Hodge and Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra – ‘A Portrait Of John Doe’ (Mercury KX/Decca)

Florence + the Machine – ‘High As Hope’ (Virgin EMI)

Gorillaz – ‘The Now Now’ (Parlophone)

Guns N’Roses – ‘Appetite For Destruction – 31st Anniversary Remastered’ (Geffen)

Jaye Jayle – ‘No Trail and Other Unholy Paths’ (Sargent House)

Jim James – ‘Uniform Distortion’ (ATO)

John Coltrane – ‘Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album’ (Verve)

Let’s Eat Grandma – ‘I’m All Ears’ (Transgressive/PIAS)

The Milk Carton Kids – ‘All The Things That I Did And All The Things That I Didn’t Do’ (Anti/Epitaph)

Protoje – ‘A Matter Of Time’ (Mr Bongo)

Ray Davies – ‘Our Country: Americana Act 2’ (Sony)

The Rubens – ‘Lo La Ru’ (The Rubens)

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This Week’s New Releases: Nine Inch Nails, Panic! At The Disco And Kamasi Washington

This week has got some seriously awesome new music coming out! Nine Inch Nails have completed the trilogy that started with 2016’s ‘Not The Actual Events’ and continued with ‘Add Violence’ in 2017, Panic! At The Disco have followed up 2016’s ‘Death Of A Bachelor’ and Kamasi Washington has put out his sophomore LP, which is actually a double album.

Still want more? Go below.

Bebe Rexha – ‘Expectations’ (Warner Bros)

Best Coast – ‘Best Kids’ (Amazon Original)

Dawes – ‘Passwords’ (HUB)

Death Grips – ‘Year Of The Snitch’ (Third Worlds/Harvest Records)

Freddie Gibbs – ‘Freddie’ (ESGN/Empire)

Gang Gang Dance – ‘Kazuashita’ (4AD)

Garbage – ‘ Version 2.0 – 20th Anniversary Edition’ (SunVolume/PIAS)

Jack River – ‘Sugar Mountain’ (Hopeless Utopian)

Jane McDonald – ‘Cruising With Jane McDonald’ (JMD via Absolute)

Jeffrey Foucault – ‘Blood Brothers’ (Jeffrey Foucault/Tone Tree Music)

Jill Barber – ‘Metaphora’ (Outside Music)

Kamasi Washington – ‘Heaven And Earth’ (Young Turks)

Marshmello – ‘Joyride II’ (Marshmello)

Nine Inch Nails – ‘Bad Witch’ (Null Corporation/Caroline)

The Orb – ‘No Sounds Are Out Of Bounds’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Panic! At the Disco – ‘Pray For The Wicked’ (DCD2/Fueled By Ramen)

Pantera – ‘Live At Dynamo Open Air 1998’ (F.R.E.T. Dynamo/Caroline)

Paul Rodgers – ‘Free Spirit (Live)’ (Quarto Valley)

Phillip Sheppard – ‘Fall From Earth’ (Phillip Sheppard/RadioMovies)

Project Pablo – ‘Come To Canada You Will Like It’ (Verdicchio Music)

The Record Company – ‘All Of This Life’ (Concord Records)

The Sea Within – ‘The Sea Within’ (InsideOutMusic)

Soulfly – ‘Live At Dynamo Open Air 1998’ (F.R.E.T. Dynamo/Caroline)

Street Dogs – ‘Stand For Something Or Die For Nothing’ (Century Media/Sony)

Swing Out Sister – ‘Almost Persuaded’ (Miso)

This Wild Life – ‘Petaluma’ (Epitaph)

Yukon Blonde- ‘Critical Hit’ (Dine Alone Records)

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This Week’s New Releases: Christina Aguilera, 5 Seconds Of Summer And Mike Shinoda

This week is a mixed bag if I ever saw one! Christina Aguilera is back with her first new album in nearly six years, 5 Seconds Of Summer have finally followed up 2015’s ‘Sounds Good Feels Good’ and Mike Shinoda has released his new solo album, which marks the Linkin Park multi-instrumentalist’s first new material since the passing of the band’s vocalist Chester Bennington.

Not quite your cup of tea? Fear not, there’s plenty more to check out below.

5 Seconds of Summer – ‘Youngblood’ (Capitol Records)

Arthur Buck – ‘Arthur Buck’ (New West)

Andy Jenkins – ‘Sweet Bunch’ (Spacebomb/Caroline)

Ben Caplan – ‘Old Stock’ (Under Control Entertainment, Ltd.)

Benin City – ‘Last Night’ (Moshi Moshi)

Big Boy Bloater and the Limits – ‘Pills’ (Provogue/Mascot)

Buddy Guy – ‘The Blues Is Alive And Well’ (Sony Music Cmg)

Christina Aguilera – ‘Liberation’ (RCA)

Chromeo – ‘Head Over Heels’ (Atlantic/Big Beast)

Chuck Auerbach – ‘Remember Me’ (Easy Eye Sound)

The Darkness – ‘Live At Hammersmith’ (Cooking Vinyl)

DNCE – ‘People To People’ EP (Republic Records)

The Gaslight Anthem – ‘The ’59 Sound Sessions’ (SideOneDummy Records)

Halcyon Days – ‘Rain Soaked Pavements & Fresh Cut Grass’ (Indie Recordings)

Jay Rock – ‘Redemption’ (Top Dawg Entertainment)

Johnny Marr – ‘Call The Comet’ (New Voodoo)

John Parish – ‘Bird Dog Dante’ (Thrill Jockey)

Leon Vynehall – ‘Nothing Is Still’ (Ninja Tune)

Madball – ‘For The Cause’ (Nuclear Blast)

Mayday Parade – ‘Sunnyland’ (Rise Records)

Melody’s Echo Chamber – ‘Bon Voyage’ (Domino)

Mike Shinoda – ‘Post Traumatic’ (Warner Bros)

Petal – ‘Magic Gone’ (Run For Cover)

Protomartyr – ‘Consolation’ EP (Domino)

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – ‘Hope Downs’ (Sub Pop)

SOPHIE – ‘Oil Of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides’ (Transgressive)

Stuart A. Staples – ‘Arrhythmia’ (City Slang)

Welles – ‘Red Trees and White Trashes’ (300 Entertainment)

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