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New albums out today: Julia Jacklin, Stella Donnelly, Declaime And Madlib, Pantha Du Prince, Muse, Ezra Furman & more

New albums out today: Julia Jacklin, Stella Donnelly, Declaime And Madlib, Pantha Du Prince, Muse, Ezra Furman & more

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


Julia Jacklin – PRE PLEASURE

Third album from the Australian singer-songwriter, who plays Vicar Street on November 3rd. ‘Be Careful With Yourself’


Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – Let’s Turn It Into Sound

Described by synth virtuoso Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith as a puzzle, her latest full-length is a vivid projection of fractal electronics and bow-legged vocals. Bandcamp.


Stella Donnelly – Flood

The second full-length release for Melbourne singer-songwriter indie-rock artist. ‘How Was Your Day?’


Declaime And Madlib – In the Beginning, Vol. 2

Second collection of music produced by Madlib for Declaime, also known as Californian artist Dudley Perkins.


Pantha Du Prince – Garden Gaia

German composer Hendrik Weber describes the nine-track album as “an investigation with the means of music about the Earth as a vision of a perfectly functioning garden.” ‘Golden Galactic’.


Ezra Furman – All of Us Flames

The third instalment in a trilogy of albums. All Of Us Flames finds the trans artist exploring sounds from ’50s girl groups and rock’n’roll, with producer John Congleton. ‘Forever In Sunset’.


Bishop Nehru – Nehruvian Tuesdays: Vol. 2

11-track mixtape from the NY rapper.


Eyedress – Full Time Lover

Manila-born, Los Angeles-based artist releases a 28-track album featuring Chad Hugo, The Drums, Na-Kel Smith, Nosaj Thing and more. ‘Dream Dealer’.


Lou Reed – Words & Music, May 1965

Featuring contributions from Reed’s future bandmate, John Cale, Words & Music, May 1965 presents in their entirety the earliest-known recordings of such historic songs as ‘Heroin’, ‘I’m Waiting for the Man’, and ‘Pale Blue Eyes’.


Muse – Will of the People

Ninth album of the bombast from the band who describe it playfully as, “a greatest hits album – of new songs”. Title track, doesn’t at all sound like ‘Beautiful People’.


J.I.D – The Forever Story

Third album from the Atlanta MC features Lil Durk, 21 Savage, Lil Wayne, and more.


Gwilym Gold – Blue Garden

Songwriter and multi-disciplinary musician set up a sort of hybrid harp in a small isolated room for this LP, with the aim to let the songs flow out unadorned. The only addition to the album is the accompanying sound of rivers and birdsong by sound recordist and founding member of Cabaret Voltaire, Chris Watson.


Benoit & Sergio – Lost Decade

Operating between the European electronic dance music tradition—minimal techno, French house—and American indie, Benoit & Sergio have always existed in a sonically liminal space. Their debut album on DFA Records explores themes of displacement, isolation, and fugitive time within a context of gently shifting kaleidoscopic synth work. ‘Minds & Drums’.


The Fully Automatic Model – Morphologic

Second album from Derry producer is a collection of musical styles including ambient, cinematic, electro, breaks, house and dub techno, according to the artists. Bandcamp.


DJ Khaled – God Did

DJ Khaled’s first pop-up children’s book…
I jest, you know the drill.


Ryan McMullan – Redesign

The Portaferry pop singer-songwriter releases his debut album.


William Orbit – The Painter

First album in eight years from the ’90s and Madonna Ray Of Light producer.


The Lounge Society – Tired Of Liberty

Cool title bruh. UK post-punk on Speedy Wunderground. ‘Remains’


Tropical Fuck Storm – Moonburn EP

Australian art-punk combo release a maxi-single cassette on Joyful Noise Recordings. Bandcamp.


Mdou Moctar – Niger EP Vol. 1

Features recordings of the Tuareg musician recorded in his native country of Niger between 2017-2020, including previously unreleased 13-minute drum machine & electric guitar epic ‘Imouhar’.


Lowkick – Lowkick EP

7-track EP from Dublin trio previously known as CK&MCG whose music falls between rap, jazz and lo-fi beats. ‘D.Y.N’