Here’s a rundown of new releases on DSPs and physical releases in record shops this week.
Beach House – Once Twice Melody
The Baltimore band’s eighth album is split into four chapters, 18 songs and 85 minutes, and is the subject of our current podcast.
Metronomy – Small World
A return to the fizzy dance-electronic music that they made their name with on a seventh album.
And So I Watch You From Afar – Jettison
The Northern Irish post-rock band’s ambition reaches larger heights with a new album that also forms part of a live multimedia show, with orchestrator Connor O’Boyle, the Arco String Quartet, and visual artist Sam Wieh.
Blondmodel – Doom, Gloom & Cheap Perfume
Debut album from Dublin electro-pop duo Blondmodel.
Broods – Space Island
New Zealand siblings Georgia and Caleb Nott’s fourth full-length album of electronic pop.
Khruangbin & Leon Bridges – Texas Moon EP
5-track companion EP to last year’s Texas Sun collaboration.
Methyl Ethel – Are You Haunted?
UK indie artist Jake Webb’s fourth album of 80s pop with electro touches. Bandcamp.
Broods – Space Island
Those guys with the trolley, the electronic equipment and songs like ‘Will You Be My Landlord?’ All songs made on the streets of Dublin in 2021. Cassette release. Buy it in Lucky’s tomorrow or Bandcamp.
Bad Boy Chiller Crew – Disrespectful
Pop, garage, dance and shouty rap from a UK bassline trio. if that bassline is Nightcrawlers‘ Push The Feelin’ On.
Blue Hawaii – My Bestfriend’s House
Seven-track mini album of electronic dance pop with “themes of love and empathy,”
Hurray for the Riff Raff – Life on Earth
Alynda Segarr’s new album is centred on “nature punk” tracks on the theme of survival for a world in flux—songs about thriving, not just surviving, while disaster is happening.
Curren$y & The Alchemist – Continuance
After collaborative albums with Armand Hammer and Boldy James, rap producer The Alchemist is at it again.
Tame Impala – The Slow Rush B-sides and Remixes
As it says on the tin. This is the way.
Conway The Machine – Greetings Earthlings
Griselda MC released a surprise Mixtape over the weekend.
Sally Shapiro – Sad Cities
Electronic pop duo’s fourth album on Italians Do It Better.
Sea Power – Everything Was Forever
New album from former British Sea Power.
Yenkee – Yen EP
Seven-track EP from Cork dream-indie pop artist Graham Cooney on Soft Boy Records.