Suggested albums released this week to check out: The Flaming Lips, Nas, Alarmist & more

Friday is album release day and here’s a quick rundown of what’s been released today. Check back next week for our favourites.

The Flaming Lips – King’s Mouth: Music and Songs

The psychedelic rockers release their 15th studio album – a lush and lofty concept piece about a king sacrificing himself to save his city.

Nas – The Lost Tapes II

New York rap veteran Nas drops the long-awaited unreleased tracks from recording sessions for his last four studio albums boasting an impressive list of production credits including Kanye West, RZA and Pharell Williams.

Murs X 9th Wonder – Brighter Daze

Former Living Legends member Murs teams up with producer 9th Wonder (Kendrick Lamar, 2Chainz) for some scratch-heavy, old school hip-hop.

Alarmist – Sequesterer

Dublin trio Alarmist release a frenetic sophomore album filled with instrumental experimentation.

The Golden Filter – Autonomy

Australian-American duo, The Golden Filter, return with an atmospheric, gothic electro/post-punk response to capitalism.

Other albums of interest released today

Beyoncé – The Lion King: The Gift
Saul Williams – Encrypted & Vulnerable
Generationals – Reader As Detective
Ada Lea – What We Say In Private

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