This Week’s New Releases: Nick Cave And Warren Ellis, Julien Baker and Alice Cooper

What a week! We were surprised with a collaborative album from Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, Julien Baker has followed up 2017’s ’Turn Out The Lights’, and legendary shock rocker Alice Cooper has released his album that was inspired by the early ’70’s rock scene in Detroit.

Fancy something else? There’s plenty more to tickle your fancy below.

Alice Cooper – ‘Detroit Stories’ (earMUSIC)

Anneke Van Giersbergen – ‘The Darkest Skies Are The Brightest’ (InsideOut)

Architects – ‘For Those That Wish To Exist’ (Epitaph)

The Black Crowes – ‘Shake Your Money Maker (30 Anniversary Deluxe)’ (Universal)

Bonnie Tyler – ‘The Best Is Yet To Come’ (earMUSIC)

Cloud Nothings – ‘The Shadow I Remember’ (Carpark Records)

Craig Finn – ‘All These Perfect Crosses’ (Partisan)

Epica – ‘Omega’ (Nuclear Blast)

Evergrey – ‘Escape Of The Phoenix’ (AFM Records)

François & the Atlas Mountains – ‘Banane Bleue’ (Domino)

Joanna Connor – ‘4801 South Indiana Avenue’ (Keeping The Blues Alive Records)

Joseph Williams – ‘Denizen Tenant’ (Mascot/The Players Club)

Julien Baker – ‘Little Oblivions’ (Matador)

Karima Walker – ‘Waking the Dreaming Body’ (Keeled Scales)

Lost Horizons – ‘In Quiet Moments’ (Bella Union)

Lucy Spraggan – ‘Choices’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Maxïmo Park – ‘Nature Always Wins’ (Prolifica/[PIAS])

Melvins – ‘Working With God’ (Ipecac)

Neil Young and Crazy Horse – ‘Way Down In The Rust Bucket (Live)’ (Reprise)

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis – ‘Carnage’ (Goliath Ent/AWAL)

Payroll Giovanni and Cardo – ‘Another Day Another Dollar’ (BYLUG Ent)

Willie Nelson – ‘That’s Life’ (Legacy/Sony Music)

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This Week’s New Releases: Aphex Twin, Paul Weller and The Dirty Nil

This week is bonkers. Aphex Twin has returned with the ‘Collapse’ EP, while Paul Weller has followed up 2017’s ‘A Kind Revolution’ and Canadian Rockers the Dirty Nil have put out album #2.

If none of that piques your interest there’s loads more to check out below.

6LACK – ‘East Atlanta Love Letter’ (LVRN/Interscope Records)

Ann Wilson – ‘Immortal’ (BMG)

Aphex Twin – ‘Collapse’ EP (Warp)

Bob Moses – ‘Battle Lines’ (Domino)

Carrie Underwood – ‘Cry Pretty’ (Virgin EMI)

The Chills – ‘Snow Bound’ (Fire Records)

David Guetta – ‘7’ (Parlophone)

Dawn Landes – ‘Meet Me At The River’ (Yep Roc)

Dilly Dally – ‘Heaven’ (Partisan Records)

The Dirty Nil – ‘Master Volume’ (Dine Alone/Caroline)

Dreams – ‘No One Defeats Us’ (Virgin EMI)

Fatherson – ‘Sum Of All Your Parts’ (Easy Life Records)

First Aid Kit – ‘Tender Offerings’ EP (Columbia)

Ghetts – ‘Ghetto Gospel: The New Testament’ (GIIG/Caroline)

Good Charlotte – ‘Generation Rx’ (BMG)

Guerilla Toss – ‘Twisted Crystal’ (Dfa Records/Ada)

Hawkwind – ‘Road To Utopia’ (Cherry Red)

Jean-Michel Jarre – ‘Planet Jarre’ (Sony)

Jungle – ‘For Ever’ (XL Recordings)

Low – ‘Double Negative’ (Sub Pop)

Lyrics Born – ‘Quite A Life’ (Mobile Home Recordings)

Monster Truck – ‘True Rockers’ (Mascot)

Noname – ‘Room 25’ (Noname)

Orbital – ‘Monsters Exist’ (ACP Recordings)

Pale Waves – ‘My Mind Makes Noises’ (Dirty Hit)

Paul Weller – ‘True Meanings’ (Parlophone)

Petrol Girls – ‘The Future Is Dark’ EP (Hassle Records)

Sandro Perri – ‘In Another Life’ (Constellation)

Snakes In Paradise – ‘Step Into The Light’ (Frontiers Records)

Steven Page – ‘Discipline: Heal Thyself, Pt. II’ (Warner Music Canada)

Thrice – ‘Palms’ (Epitaph)

Throbbing Gristle – ‘Journey Through A Body/Mission Of Dead Souls’ (Mute)

Tony Bennett & Diana Krall – ‘Love Is Here To Stay’ (Verve/UMG)

Uriah Heep – ‘Living The Dream’ (Frontiers)

Wale – ‘Free Lunch’ EP (Warner Bros)

We Were Promised Jetpacks – ‘The More I Sleep The Less I Dream’ (Big Scary Monsters)

Willie Nelson – ‘My Way’ (Sony)

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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: Gorillaz, Mary J. Blige And Thurston Moore

This week is absolutely bonkers! Gorillaz are finally following up ‘The Fall’, Mary J. Blige has released a new record and Thurston Moore has offered up a new solo LP, which he recorded with a little help from his friends, namely Deb Googe, of My Bloody Valentine and Primal Scream, guitarist James Sedwards, of N?ught and Chrome Hoof, and drummer Steve Shelley, of Sonic Youth and Sun Kil Moon.

If none of that is up your street there’s plenty more to cast your eye over below.

Blood Command – ‘Cult Drugs’ (Fysisk Format)

Cashmere Cat – ‘9’ (Mad Love/Interscope Records)

Feist – ‘Pleasure’ (Polydor)

Gorillaz – ‘Humanz’ (PLG UK Frontline)

Hajk – ‘Hajk’ (Jansen Plateproduksjon)

JMSN – ‘Whatever Makes U Happy’ (White Room Records)

John Mellencamp – ‘Sad Clowns & Hillbillies’ (Universal/Island)

Juliana Hatfield – ‘Pussycat’ (American Laundromat Records)

Lea Michele – ‘Places’ (Columbia)

Life Of Agony – ‘A Place Where There’s No More Pain’ (Napalm Records)

Little Cub – ‘Still Life’ (Domino)

Lonely Robot – ‘The Big Dream’ (InsideOutMusic)

Mark Lanegan Band – ‘Gargoyle’ (Heavenly Recordings)

Mary J. Blige – ‘Strength Of A Woman’ (Universal/Island)

Mew – ‘Visuals’ (Play It Again Sam)

New Found Glory – ‘Makes Me Sick’ (Hopeless)

Sufjan Stevens – ‘Carrie & Lowell Live’ (Asthmatic Kitty Records)

Sylvan Esso – ‘What Now’ (Caroline)

Thurston Moore – ‘Rock N Roll Consciousness’ (Caroline)

True Moon – ‘True Moon’ (Lövely Records)

Wale – ‘Shine’ (Atlantic)

Willie Nelson – ‘God’s Problem Child’ (Sony)

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