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New releases out today: Drake, Little Simz, DJ Seinfeld, Manics, JMSN & more

New releases out today: Drake, Little Simz, DJ Seinfeld, Manics, JMSN & more

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Friday is album release day and here’s a rundown of what’s been released on DSPs and physical releases in record shops.


Drake – Certified Lover Boy

Arriving with a not good album cover by Damian Hirst, Drake’s 21-track new album features Jay Z, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Kid Cudi, Future, Travis Scott, Lil Baby and Lil Durk.


Little Simz – Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

Fourth album from English rapper is billed as her most eclectic yet. She plays Dublin in November.


Priya Ragu – damnshestamil

Debut album from the Swish / Tamil artist moves between R&B, pop, soul with beats.


Whipping Boy – Heartworm

A 2-disc reissue of a classic Irish album. One of the greats.


DJ Seinfeld – Mirrors

Swedish musician and producer Armand Jakobsson has ditched lo-fi house a long time ago and is instead making warm-hearted reflective dance music.


Arvo Party – Corpus I / II 

The prolific Northern Irish producer Herb Magee has dropped two albums today.


Lady Gaga – Dawn of Chromatica

Remix album featuring Charli XCX, A.G Cook, Blackpink, Arca, Planningtorock, Mura Massa and more.


Manic Street Preachers – The Ultra Vivid Lament

The Welsh trio’s 14th studio album which Eamon Sweeney says is their best since 2014’s Futurology.


Moxie – The Dawn of Motion

New album from recent Irish tracks cover artists.


JMSN – Heals Me

Esoteric R&B artist’s latest full-length.


Jenevieve – Division

The Miami artist who came to attention with ‘Resumé’. Jenevieve is also trained dancer with Cuban, Bahamian, French and Spanish roots.


Claire Laffut – Bleu

Belgian artist based in France releases debut album of modern chanson.


Rudimental – Ground Control

Fourth album from the UK garage drum and bass pop outfit.


Westside Gunn – Hitler Wears Hermes 8: Sincerely Adolf (Volume 2)

I don’t know what to say about that title.


Super Furry Animals – Rings Around The World (20th anniversary edition)

Extensive reissue of the Welsh band’s great fifth album, that featured ‘Juxtaposed With U’.


Rosie Lowe – Now You Know

Surprise nine-track album from the English artist.

See Also


Grizzly Bear  – Yellow House

15th anniversary reissue of the classic blog era record.


Anthony Naples – Chameleon

NYC dance producer’s latest.


Nala Sinephro – Space 1.8

Debut album on Warp each contributing piece is part of a connected, collaborative and deeply personal body of music.


Natalia Beylis – Pink Sky Dawn

Three track EP from the Irish experimental artist out for Bandcamp Friday.


DNTEL – Away

10 pop-infused vocal hymns. “Away” is the second of two Dntel albums to be released in 2021 by Morr Music in collaboration with Les Albums Claus.


Gotts Street Park – Diego EP

Leeds collective who sound like BadBadNotGood crossed with Khruangbin.


modernlove. – monochrome blue EP

Dublin indie pop band release their 6-track EP on Akira Records.


Sputnik One – Love From Above EP

Dublin electronic producer releases on Facta and K-LONE’s Wisdom Teeth label.


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