Here’s a rundown of new releases on DSPs and physical releases in record shops this week.
Daithí – I’m Here Now
Third album from the Irish electronic musician on Strange Brew Records, features Ailbhe Reddy, Sinéad White, David Tapley of Tandem Felix, Uly and Neil Dexter. ‘Keep It For The Next One (Feat. Neil Dexter)’
EDEN – ICYMI
Irish producer, singer, and songwriter EDEN releases his third album. ‘Sci-Fi’.
Santigold – Spirituals
Fourth studio album by Santi White, first in six years from the electronic pop maverick. ‘Ain’t Ready’.
Katie Kim – Year Of The Ox
Singer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Katie Kim returns for her sixth full-length album produced by by John “Spud” Murphy and final under the Katie Kim moniker. ‘Eraser’
The album launch takes place on Saturday at The Button Factory.
Oliver Sim – Hideous Bastard
The xx’s singer’s album was inspired by Sim’s love of horror movies and his own life experience, living with HIV and unpacking themes of shame, fear, and masculinity. ‘Hideous’
George Riley – Running In Waves
Known for collaborations with Anz and Fauzia, London-based artist George Riley releases an album of R&B songs produced by Vegyn. ‘Time’.
Gabe Gurnsey – Diablo
The follow-up to Gurnsey’s 2018 debut, Physical, on Erol Alkan’s Phantasy Sound. Where “Physical” followed the arc of a night out in a linear way, “Diablo” expands time, slows it down and opens it up, showing a quiet confidence and progression, and making judicious use of Gurnsey’s partner, Tilly Morris, whose role is that of both muse and collaborator. ‘Push’.
Coby Sey – Conduit
Jockstrap – I Love You Jennifer B
London experimental duo on Rough Trade. ‘Concrete Over Water’
Sudan Archives – Natural Brown Prom Queen
Cincinnati Ohio rapper/singer/violinist’s Brittany Parks’ new album of alt-R&B is getting great reviews. ‘OMG Britt’.
Greentea Peng – Greenzone 108
Mixtape from the London experimental R&B artist. ‘Look To Him’
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – When The Lights Go
We’ve waited 10 years for a followup album from the UK producer. Bandcamp.
Madison Cunningham – Revealer
Second album from American singer-songwriter who wields her guitar with a strutting riffing intensity and music of a West Coast folk country alt rock persuasion. Tiny Desk Concert.
John Legend – LEGEND
Eight studio album from the R&B singer.
Preoccupations – Arrangements
Canadian post-punk band formerly known as Viet Cong. ‘Slowly’
Rosalia – Motomami+
Deluxe version of the Catalan artist’s recent album, features 8 new tracks.
Sampha The Great – As Above So Below
As Above, So Below is anchored by spoken word in Bemba. The record delves into Sampa’s memories of Africa, Africa’s relationship to the world and what womanhood in Africa means to the world. ‘Lane’
Marlon Williams – My Boy
New Zealand singer-songwriter of country-folk pop’s new one on Dead Oceans. Title track.
Grave Goods – TUESDAY. NOTHING EXISTS.
A new band that features members of PINS, Girls Names, September Girls releases a debut album on Tulle Collective. ‘Die’.
Suzi Analogue – Infinite Zonez
Miami-based producer, DJJ and composer’s collection of footwork, breakbeats and leftfield electronica and hip hop. Bandcamp.
Built to Spill – When the Wind Forgets Your Name
New album from a US indie-rock institution.
The Afghan Whigs How Do You Burn?
Greg Dulli returns to homebase.
Cruel Sister – Girls My Age EP
Dublin songwriter Faith Nico’s debut EP taps into her love of early 90’s grunge, shoegaze and alt-indie. ‘Sister Sister’.
Miya Folick – 2007 EP
The Santa Ana California singer Miya Follick’s new EP. ‘Bad Thing’.
Kyoto Love Hotel – When Do You Think It Begins EP
Tipperary electronic duo’s new EP tracks correspond to a different month during summer, autumn, winter and spring and explore ideas of home, shared experience and shared space. Bandcamp.
Jackie Beverly – Temporary State EP
Jenevieve – Rendezvous EP
Rising L.A.-based singer/songwriter. Title track