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New Albums released this week: IDLES, Pillow Queens, Sufjan, Public Enemy, Sylvan Esso, Action Bronson & more

New Albums released this week: IDLES, Pillow Queens, Sufjan, Public Enemy, Sylvan Esso, Action Bronson & more


Friday is album release day and here’s a quick rundown of what’s been released today.

Pillow Queens – In Waiting

Dublin four-piece release their fine debut album of indie anthems without towing to any major influence.

Sufjan Stevens – The Ascensions

Sufjan’s first album in five years melds electronics and hymnals for his “lush editorial pop” album.

Sylvan Esso – Free Love

Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn are back with a new album of electronic pop.

Idles – Ultra Mono

The UK rock band approach this album like it’s a big rock/ hip-hop hybrid album from the ’90s. First impressions anyway.

Action Bronson – Only for Dolphins


Fleet Foxes – Shore

As released on the Autumn Equinox this week.

Marie Davidson + L’ŒIL NU – Renegade Breakdown

A trio with Marie, Pierre Guerineau and Asaël R. Robitaille (Essaie Pas) releasing an album of body music electronica.

Public Enemy – What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down?

New album features Beastie Boys, Run-DMC, George Clinton, Rapsody, Black Thought, Ice-T and more

Kean Kavanagh – Dog Person

Soft Boy LP season.

See Also

Sad13 – Haunted Painting

Sadie Dupois of Speedy Ortiz’s solo work.

Stano – Anthology

First Listen – A new anthology of Stano’s music highlights one of Ireland’s most experimental and versatile outsider artists

A Certain Ratio – ACR Loco

Manchester post-punk-funk band return with first album in many years.

Also released today:

  • A$AP Ferg – Floor Seats II
  • Deftones – Ohms
  • Gadget And The Cloud – Things I’ll Never Say EP
  • Blue Hawaii – Under 1 House
  • Thurston Moore – By the Fire
  • Bullion – Heaven Is Over
  • Will Butler – Generations
  • Yves Jarvis – Sundry Rock Song Stock

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