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