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New albums released today: Gorillaz, Adrianne Lenker, Clipping, Actress, Sam Amidon & more

New albums released today: Gorillaz, Adrianne Lenker, Clipping, Actress, Sam Amidon & more


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

Gorillaz – Song Machine Season 1: Strange Timez

A collection of recent Gorillaz collaborations with Robert Smith, Beck, Georgia, St Vincent, Skepta, Schoolboy Q, Elton John and more. A mixed bag.

Adrianne Lenker – songs / instrumentals

Big Thief frontwoman releases two solo albums in a week because of course she does.

Clipping – Visions Of Bodies Being Burned

Releasing a week before Halloween, a year after their horrorcore themed album, this is dark rap music with the night vision goggles on.

Italians Do It Better – After Dark Volume 3

Johnny Jewel and pals serve up a third compilation of electronic pop.

Actress – Karma & Desire

Sampha is among the vocalists on Actress’ new album on Ninja Tune.

Sam Amidon – Sam Amidon

A new album from the American folk artist Amidon is always welcome around here.

Call Super – Every Mouth Teeth Missing

“It incorporates stronger influence than ever from prevailing outernational rhythm currents, as well as stark modern classical and post-rock styles, to feel out a lushly organic and emotionally personalised sort of ambient dance ecosystem”

Eve Belle – In Between Moments

Donegal singer-songwriter releases a debut album of sprightly electronic-filtered pop.

Beastie Boys – Music

Another greatest hits compilation to tie in with last year’s book.

This is the Kit – Off Off On

UK folk artist Kate Stables with a fifth album produced by Josh Kaufman.

Bruce Springsteen – Letter to You

Twentieth studio album from The Manager. I mean, the Supervisor. Ok, the Boss.

Also released today:

  • Jeff Tweedy – Love Is The King
  • Keaton Henson – Monument
  • boy pablo – Wachito Rico
  • Laura Veirs – My Echo
  • Local Natives – Sour Lemon EP
  • Flynn – One Of US EP
  • Faithless – All Blessed
  • Major Lazer – Music is the Weapon
  • Melody Gardot – Sunset in the Blue
  • Nothing But Thieves – Moral Panic
  • Penelope Trappes – Eel Drip EP
  • SL – Different Dude
  • Junglepussy – JP4
  • Magik Markers – 2020
  • Girlhood – Girlhood
  • Songhoy Blues – Optimiste
  • Plants and Animals – The Jungle
  • The Mountain Goats – Getting Into Knives
  • Ty Dolla $ign – Featuring Ty Dolla $ign
  • Zero 7 – Shadows EP

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