Top Tickets This Week: McFly, Yungblud, All Time Low, Van Morrison, Meshuggah and more

McFly

The pop-rock foursome will return to London’s O2 Arena on November 21, 2021 for a One Night Only (Again) performance, with tickets on general sale at 9am on December 18. It follows their One Night Only gig at the venue back in 2019.

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Yungblud


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Due to demand, Yungblud has added extra dates to his Life On Mars Tour. He’ll double up at Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse on October 8 and the O2 Academy Birmingham on October 15. The singer previously confirmed a second date at the O2 Academy Bristol. Tickets are on sale now.

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All Time Low

The pop-punk giants have confirmed second shows the O2 Academy Brixton in London on September 22 and Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom on September 28. As part of the 2021 trek, the band will also play Manchester’s O2 Apollo on September 26. Tickets for all dates are on sale now.

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Van Morrison

The legendary singer-songwriter will return to Liverpool’s Philharmonic Hall for shows on June 25 and 26, as part of his 2021 tour plans.  Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 18.

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Meshuggah

The Swedish extreme tech-metallers will be joined by special guests Zeal and Ardor for UK shows in Bristol, Glasgow, Manchester and Nottingham, along with stops across mainland Europe, during November and December. They’ve also confirmed a huge gig at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall for June 3, 2022. Tickets for all dates go on general sale at 10am on December 18.

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Also announced this week:

  • Ross Noble has rescheduled his Humournoid Tour to 2021 and 2022.
  • Dita Von Teese has rescheduled her Glamonatrix Tour to 2022.
  • Harry Styles has postponed the UK and European dates of his Love On Tour.
  • Sarah Millican has added a third Dublin date to her Bobby Dazzler Tour.
  • Paul Carrack will hit the road for a UK tour in January 2022.
  • Trixie Mattel has rescheduled her Grown Up Tour to spring 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Jimmy Eat World have shared details of their Phoenix Sessions global stream series.
  • Louis Tomlinson has moved his UK tour dates to September 2021 due to COVID-19.
  • Epica and Apocalyptica have rescheduled their UK and European Epic Apocalypse Tour for a second time.
  • HRVY has rescheduled his UK and Ireland tour to October 2021.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Van Morrison Announced As Final Headliner For Kew The Music 2021

Van Morrison

The iconic Northern Irish singer-songwriter will perform in Kew Gardens, West London on July 6, kicking off five nights of music for the rescheduled Kew The Music series, which could not take place this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Pre-sale tickets are on sale from 10am on August 6, ahead of general sale at 10am on August 7.

Also announced for the concert series are James Blunt, Will Young and James Morrison, DJ Spoony, and the Gipsy Kings. Tickets for these shows are already on sale.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Slipknot, Liam Gallagher, Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes, Giggs, Van Morrison, Jack Whitehall, Rob Beckett and more

Slipknot

Slipknot will bring their We Are Not Your Kind  World Tour to the UK and Europe in 2020, kicking off the arena run in Dublin on January 14 before heading to Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Sheffield, Nottingham, Cardiff, Birmingham and London, where they’ll take over the O2 Arena on January 25. Following the UK and Ireland dates, they’ll carry on the carnage across mainland Europe. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on August 30. Support will come from Behemoth.

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Liam Gallagher

The former Oasis vocalist will play a special intimate homecoming show for Radio X listeners at Manchester’s O2 Ritz on September 21 — Gallagher’s birthday. He’ll be joined by special guest Sam Fender. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on August 30.

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Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes


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Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes have extended their tour plans, confirming three new shows, their biggest headline UK gigs to date, at Manchester Academy on February 12, Glasgow Barrowland on February 13 and London’s Alexandra Palace on February 15. The dates will follow their previously announced run of European concerts this autumn. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on August 30.

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Giggs

The British rapper, who put out ‘Big Bad…’ in February, has lined up performances in Dublin, Newcastle, Bristol, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Manchester and London, where he’ll take over the SSE Arena Wembley on December 6. Tickets go on general sale from 10am local time on August 30.

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Van Morrison

The legendary singer-songwriter, who put out ‘The Prophet Speaks’ at the end of 2018, will perform at the Palladium on March 20, 21, 22, 24 and 25. Tickets go on sale at 9am on August 30.

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Jack Whitehall

The comedian, actor, and television star will road test new material for his Stood Up Tour at intimate shows in Cambridge, Llandudno, Blackpool, Swindon, Woking, Plymouth, Leicester, Cheltenham and Oxford between November 4 and 12. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on August 30. Head here for pre-sale tickets via Ticketmaster.

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Rob Beckett

The comedian will kick off the new batch of dates at Venue Cymru in Llandudno on February 14 and conclude the run with two nights at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre on June 10 and 11. Tickets go on sale at 10am on August 30.

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Also announced this week:

Palaye Royale, Cass McCombs, Krept and Konan, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Against The Current, Whitney – Queen of the Night, PVRIS, the Faim, Engelbert Humperdinck, Cigarettes After Sex and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: The Libertines, Idles, The Damned, Killswitch Engage, Skepta, Van Morrison, Dita Von Teese and more

Indie royalty the Libertines will tour the UK this winter, including a date at the O2 Academy Brixton, London on December 18. Bristol punks Idles, meanwhile, will also hit the road in December, wrapping up with a massive London gig at the iconic Alexandra Palace. Punk pioneers the Damned will team up with Hammer House Of Horror and Circus of Horrors for an immersive, theatrical live experience at the London Palladium in October and American metalcore heroes Killswitch Engage will return with a new album this summer, followed by a UK tour in the autumn.

Grime godfather Skepta will follow up his European festival performances with UK and Ireland headline shows during November, legendary singer-songwriter Van Morrison has lined up a round of dates for later 2019 and early 2020, and burlesque superstar Dita Von Teese will bring her Glamonatrix Tour to the UK in spring 2020.

The Libertines

The band have confirmed performances in Bournemouth, Leeds, Dundee, Glasgow, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bristol and London, where they’ll finish up the run at the O2 Academy Brixton on December 18. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on June 28.

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Idles

The Bristol quintet will perform at Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom, Manchester Academy, O2 Academy Leeds, and Alexandra Palace in London for their biggest headline show to date this December. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on June 28.

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The Damned

The punk pioneers have combined with Hammer House Of Horror for a theatrical live experience at the London Palladium on October 28, bringing together the band’s love of horror with a punk rock show. It will also feature cabaret and a supporting cast from Circus of Horrors. Tickets go on sale at 9am on June 28.

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Killswitch Engage

The Massachusetts metalcore quintet, who will return with ‘Atonement’ this summer, will tour Europe in the autumn including shows in Norwich, Bristol, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, and London, where they’ll play the O2 Academy Brixton on October 20. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on June 28.

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Skepta

The grime artist, who recently released an album of the same name, will follow up his European festival performances with headline shows in Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow and London, where he’ll play Olympia, during November. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £38.50 including fees.

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Van Morrison

The legendary singer-songwriter, who released ‘The Prophet Speaks’ last year, will perform in Bournemouth, Cardiff, Oxford and Nottingham in October, Brighton in early December. He’s also lined up three consecutive nights at the Stormont Hotel in Belfast between December 31 to January 2, 2020. Tickets for Belfast are on sale now, while tickets for the rest of the new dates go on sale at 9am on June 28.

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Dita Von Teese

The burlesque superstar will bring her Glamonatrix Tour to the UK in spring 2020, with performances confirmed at Brighton Dome, Birmingham’s Alexandra Theatre, Edinburgh Playhouse, Manchester’s O2 Apollo, and the London Palladium, where she has lined up four shows, during April. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on June 28.

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Also announced this week:

Metronomy, Rammstein, Burna Boy, Bjorn Again, Kojo Anim, Grease Live in Concert, the Phantom of the Opera, Jaden Smith, Anderson .Paak, K Trap, the Interrupters, James Arthur, the Warehouse Project, Wet Wet Wet, Black Peaks, Pulled Apart By Clothes, Yonaka, the Chats, Rhod Gilbert, Queen Symphonic, Russ MB, Mabel, Mahalia, Roam, With Confidence, Thursday, Inglorious, Kaiser Chiefs and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s New Releases: American Football, Van Morrison And Jenny Lewis

This week is BUSY! American Football have dropped LP #3 — not making us wait seven years, like they did for the follow up to their debut LP. Meanwhile, Van Morrison has already followed up ‘The Prophet Speaks’, which came out in December, and Jenny Lewis has shared her fourth album — which boasts contributions from a backing band featuring Beck, Benmont Tench, Don Was, Jim Keltner, Ringo Starr and Ryan Adams.

Fancy something else? Fill your boots below.

American Football – ‘American Football’ (LP3) (Big Scary Monsters)

Andrew Bird – ‘My Finest Work Yet’ (Virgin EMI)

Apparat – ‘LP5’ (Mute)

Avey Tare – ‘Cows On Hourglass Pond’ (Domino)

Bonnie Tyler – ‘Between The Earth And The Stars’ (earMUSIC via Absolute)

Connie Constance – ‘English Rose’ (AMF/Virgin EMI/Universal Music Operations Limited)

Crows – ‘Silver Tongues’ (Balley Records)

Dean Lewis – ‘A Place We Knew’ (Universal Music Australia/Island Records Australia)

Ex Hex – ‘It’s Real’ (Merge)

Fil Bo Riva – ‘Beautiful Sadness’ (Humming Records)

Ibibio Sound Machine – ‘Doko Mien’ (Merge)

Iron & Wine – ‘Our Endless Numbered Days (Deluxe)’ (Sub Pop)

Jenny Lewis – ‘On The Line’ (Warner Bros)

Kaori Muraji – ‘Cinema’ (Decca Classics)

La Dispute – ‘Panorama’ (Epitaph)

Lambchop – ‘This (Is What I Wanted To Tell You)’ (City Slang)

Lucy Rose – ‘No Words Left’ (Communion JV)

Maverick Sabre – ‘When I Wake Up’ (FAMM)

Megadeth – ‘Warheads On Foreheads’ (UMC)

Michael Ball – ‘Coming Home To You’ (Decca)

Nilüfer Yanya – ‘Miss Universe’ (ATO Records)

Sleeper – ‘The Modern Age’ (Gorsky Records)

Spiral Stairs – ‘We Wanna Be Hyp-No-Tized’ (Nine Mile Records)

Strand of Oaks – ‘Eraserland’ (Dead Oceans)

Tamaryn – ‘Dreaming The Dark’ (DERO Arcade)

These New Puritans – ‘Inside The Rose’ (Infectious Records)

Van Morrison – ‘The Healing Game’ (Sony)

Wallows – ‘Nothing Happens’ (Atlantic)

Yungblud – ‘Yungblud (Live In Atlanta)’ (Locomotion Recordings/Geffen Records)

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Slayer, Shawn Mendes, Sean Paul, Bluesfest, Robert Cray, Van Morrison, Glasvegas, The Coral, Mike & The Mechanics and more…

SLAYER

Following their summer North American run, the thrash legends will play their last ever shows in Dublin, London, Cardiff, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow this November before heading to the continent. Lamb Of God, Anthrax and Obituary will open. Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 18.

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SHAWN MENDES

Shawn Mendes has lined up arena shows in the UK and Ireland as part of a global arena tour in 2019, following up the release of his forthcoming self-titled third album, which is out on May 25 through Virgin EMI Records. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on May 18.

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SEAN PAUL

The dancehall star will play Coventry’s Ricoh Arena on August 9 and Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on August 10, following his appearance at the inaugural RiZe Festival. Tickets for the Coventry date go on general sale at 10am on May 21, while tickets for the Cardiff show are available from 10am on May 18.

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BLUESFEST with Robert Cray and Raphael Saadiq

Robert Cray will take to the BluesFest stage at the IndigO2 on October 27, with support from Don Bryant and the Bo-Keys, following up Saadiq’s set at the venue on the previous evening. Cray also tours the UK around his performance in London. Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 18.

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VAN MORRISON

The legendary singer-songwriter will perform at St. David’s Hall in Cardiff on October 12, the Princess Theatre in Torquay on October 16 and 17, and Bristol’s Hippodrome Theatre on October 22, prior to sharing a BluesFest bill with Robert Plant at the O2 Arena in London and the 3Arena in Dublin at the end of the month. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on May 18, priced from £45.00 plus booking fee.

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GLASVEGAS

the Scottish indie-rockers will celebrate their 10th anniversary with a performance of their Self-titled debut album in its entirety in Leeds, Liverpool, London, Brighton, Reading, Cardiff, Bristol, Nottingham, Portsmouth, Manchetser, Sheffield, and Newcastle during October. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on May 18.

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THE CORAL

The Merseyside quintet will be joined by guests She Drew The Gun at October shows in support of their upcoming LP, ‘Move Through Dawn’, which is set to arrive on August 17 through Ignition Records. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on May 18 (Photo: Ben Morgan).

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MIKE AND THE MECHANICS

The band, Mike Rutherford, Andrew Roachford and Tim Howard, will take in 34 dates across the UK between February 23 and April 9, including a show at the Royal Albert Hall in London on April 1. The sets will consist of material from their latest album, ‘Let Me Fly’, and back catalogue. Tickets go on sale at 10am on May 18, except for Eastbourne Congress Theatre, which will be available from 10am on June 4.

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Also announced this week

A Bowie Celebration, Orbital, Death Cab For Cutie, Gwenno, Freya Ridings, The Night Cafe, Laurel, BTS, Luna, Billy Lockett, Aaron Watson, Danko Jones, Dresden Dolls, Press To MECO, Flight of the Conchords, Daniel Sloss, Jason Manford, Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown, Brix and the Extricated, Alice Merton, Eliza, Remo Drive, Peking Duk, King No One, Col3trane, Yassassin, Lil Xan, Charli XCX, Richard Thompson, Lucero, Teen Creeps, Tunng, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Starling, Leprous, the Coathangers, Deerhunter, Deerhoof, Chilly Gonzales, Marian Hill, Smino, Can’t Swim and more!

For more information and to find your tickets visit: http://www.stereoboard.com/ticket-news

*Correction: The on sale time for Slayer tickets was previously incorrectly listed as 10am. The correct on sale time is 9am on May 18. We apologise for any inconvenience*

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This Week’s New Releases: Janelle Monáe, Speedy Ortiz And Willie Nelson

There’s plenty to fill your boots with this week! Janelle Monáe’s hightly anticipated new album is finally here, Speedy Ortiz have put out the follow up to ‘Foil Deer’, and Willie Nelson has released his new record just two days ahead of his 85th birthday.

Still want more? There’s a buttload below.

Anne-Marie – ‘Speak Your Mind’ (Major Toms/Asylum)

The Beat Escape – ‘Life Is Short The Answer’s Long’ (Bella Union)

Blossoms – ‘Cool Like You’ (Virgin EMI)

Boss Keloid – ‘Melted On The Inch’ (Holy Roar)

Cold Cave – ‘You & Me & Infinity’ EP (Heartworm Press)

DMA’s – ‘For Now’ (BMG)

Dylan Carlson – ‘Conquistador’ (Sargent House)

Foreigner – ‘Foreigner With The 21st Century Orchestra & Chorus’ (EarMUSIC via Absolute)

Grouper – ‘Grid Of Points’ (Kranky)

Godsmack – ‘When Legends Rise’ (Spinefarm)

Half Waif – ‘Lavender’ (Cascine)

Janelle Monáe – ‘Dirty Computer’ (Bad Boy)

Matt Cardle – ‘Time To Be Alive’ (Columbia)

Poo Bear – ‘Poo Bear Presents: Bearthday Music’ (UMG)

Post Malone – ‘Beerbongs & Bentleys’ (Republic/Island)

Okkervil River – ‘In The Rainbow Rain’ (ATO)

Speedy Ortiz – ‘Twerp Verse’ (Carpark Records)

Spielbergs – ‘Distant Star’ EP (By The Time It Gets Dark)

Twin Shadow – ‘Caer’ (Reprise)

Van Morrison and Joey DeFrancesco – ‘You’re Driving Me Crazy’ (Exile/Sony)

We Are Scientists – ‘Megaplex’ (100%)

Wiley – ‘Godfather II’ (CTA)

Willie Nelson – ‘Last Man Standing’ (Legacy Recordings)

485C – ‘485C’ (Fierce Panda)

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This Week’s New Releases: U2, Van Morrison And Miguel

Okay, it’s December 1 and pretty much everywhere has started winding down in the run up to Christmas, not the below acts though! Among the list is a new Van Morrison record, U2’s follow up to 2014’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ and Miguel’s new LP, which boasts appearances by Travis Scott, Rick Ross, Quin, Kali Uchis, J. Cole and Salaam Remi.

Andy Grammer – ‘The Good Parts’ (S-Curve Records/Umg)

Bruce Foxton and Russell Hastings – ‘From The Jam – Live!’ (Basstone via Absolute)

Canterbury Cathedral Girls’ Choir – ‘Christmas With Canterbury Cathedral Girls’ Choir’ (Decca)

Chief Keef – ‘The Dedication’ (Rbc Records)

Chris Stapleton – ‘From A Room: Volume 2’ (Decca/Mercury Nashville)

The Eskies – ‘And Don’t Spare The Horses’ (Parochial Dancehall Records)

Five Finger Death Punch – ‘A Decade Of Destruction’ (Eleven Seven)

Glassjaw – ‘Material Control’ (Century Media)

Jennifer Ann – ‘Take Me Home’ EP (Jennifer Ann Music)

Midge Ure – ‘Orchestrated’ (BMG)

Miguel – ‘War & Leisure’ (RCA)

New Order – ‘NOMC15’ (Mute)

Nicholas Krgovich – ‘In An Open Field’ (Tin Angel)

Pitbull – ‘Greatest Hits’ (Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/RCA)

The Skids – ‘Scared To Dance [Box Set]’ (Caroline)

Stealers Wheel – ‘The A&M Years’ (Caroline)

Steven Wilson – ‘Last Day Of June’ OST (Caroline International)

The Sweet – ‘The Polydor Albums’ (Caroline)

Tommy Blaize – ‘Life & Soul’ (UMOD)

U2 – ‘Songs Of Experience’ (Island)

Van Morrison – ‘Versatile’ (Caroline/Exile)

Wilco – ‘A.M.’ (Deluxe) and ‘Being There'(Deluxe) (Rhino)

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This Week’s New Releases: The Killers, Chelsea Wolfe And Godspeed You! Black Emperor

The last few weeks have been relentless and this week is no exception. The Killers new record is finally here, Chelsea Wolfe has released the follow up to 2015’s ‘Abyss’ and Godspeed You! Black Emperor have put out LP #6.

If none of that tickles your fancy, there’s a shedload more on offer below.

Brian Wilson – ‘Playback: The Brian Wilson Anthology’ (Rhino)

The Bronx – ‘Bronx V’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Chelsea Wolfe – ‘Hiss Spun’ (Sargent House)

Circa Survive – ‘The Amulet’ (Hopeless Records)

Cold Specks – ‘Fools Paradise’ (Arts & Crafts/Caroline)

Cristobal and the Sea – ‘Exitoca’ (City Slang)

Cut Copy – ‘Haiku From Zero’ (Virgin EMI)

Enter Shikari – ‘The Spark’ (Play It Again Sam)

Fergie – ‘Double Dutchess’ (Dutchess Music/BMG)

Frank Iero and the Patience – ‘Keep The Coffins Coming’ EP (Hassle Records)

Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‘Luciferian Towers’ (Constellation)

Hiss Golden Messenger – ‘Hallelujah Anyhow’ (Merge)

The Horrors – ‘V’ (Caroline)

Jaws of Love – ‘Tasha Sits Close To The Piano’ (House Arrest)

Kevin Gates – ‘By Any Means 2’ Mixtape

The Killers – ‘Wonderful Wonderful’ (Virgin EMI)

Lina Tullgren – ‘Won’ (Captured Tracks)

Macklemore – ‘Gemini’ (Macklemore LLC)

Marc Almond – ‘Shadows and Reflections’ (BMG)

METZ – ‘Strange Peace’ (Sub Pop)

Moses Sumney – ‘Aromanticism’ (Jagjaguwar)

Phoebe Bridgers – ‘Stranger In The Alps’ (Dead Oceans)

Queen Zee and the Sasstones – ‘Eat My Sass’ EP (Sasstone Records)

Reverend and the Makers – ‘The Death Of A King’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Satyricon – ‘Deep Calleth Upon Deep’ (Napalm Records)

Sleeping With Sirens – ‘Gossip’ (Warner Bros)

Sloan Peterson – ‘Midnight Love’ EP (Mirror Records)

Tricky – ‘Ununiform’ (False Idols)

Van Morrison – ‘Roll With The Punches’ (Caroline)

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