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New albums out today: Alex Cameron, NIA Archives, Sprints, Mango x Mathman, Junk Drawer & more

New albums out today: Alex Cameron, NIA Archives, Sprints, Mango x Mathman, Junk Drawer & more


Here’s a rundown of new releases on DSPs and physical releases in record shops this week.

Alex Cameron – Oxy Music

The songwriter with the wry lyrics and often great songs is channeling Bryan Ferry in the title here. Released on Secretly Canadian.

Franz Ferdinand – Hits to the Head

A 20-track greatest hits collection with two new tracks.

Jenny Hval – Classic Objects

Avant artist releases what is said to be her poppiest album yet on 4AD.

Rex Orange County – WHO CARES?

English singer and songwriter’s new album. Features Tyler, The Creator.

Nia Archives – Forbidden Feelingz

Alongside PinkPantheress, Nia Archives is recontextualising classic jungle, reggae, and R&B through pop.

Benny The Butcher – Tana Talk 4

Featuring J. Cole, Diddy and more. Production by The Alchemist, Daringer and Beat Butcha.

Mango x Mathman – The Quiet Life EP

Dublin garage rap dons back with 9-track EP of upbeat bangers.

Fly Anakin – Frank

Debut studio album from the rapper on Lex Records, draws influence from the classic R&B and Soul his dad played him as a child. Madlib produces a track too.

Bodega – Broken Equipment

New York alt-rock band’s second album. ‘Pillar on the Bridge of You’

 Deaf Joe – Kalachuchi

Edinburgh-based Waterford electronic pop artist releases fifth album. We premiered ‘Shadow Work’ last month.

Ho99o9 – Skin

Produced by Travis Barker with features from Corey Taylor, Bun B, Saul Williams & Jasiah.

Sprints – A Modern Job EP

Five-track EP from Dublin rock band heading to SXSW and graduating to bigger things.

Junk Drawer – The Dust Has Come To Stay EP

Belfast alt-rock band’s newest EP has two certifiable great songs on it already released.

Various – V4 Visions: Of Love & Androids

Vinyl release. Compilation of shortlived London label V4 Visions that released early 90’s UK music, existing at the confluence of American and Jamaican sounds that formed uniquely British hybrids; from Sound System Soul to Bleep-And-Bass, Ragga-Techno, Jungle, Trip Hop, and 2step Garage.

Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh & Irish Chamber Orchestra – Róisín ReImagined

Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh and the Irish Chamber Orchestra reminagine sean nós songs.