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New releases out today: Drake, Sufjan, Aby Coulibaly, Earl Sweatshirt & The Alchemist, I Have A Tribe, Melina Malone, Glasser & more

New releases out today: Drake, Sufjan, Aby Coulibaly, Earl Sweatshirt & The Alchemist, I Have A Tribe, Melina Malone, Glasser & more


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

New Albums

Drake – For All The Dogs

23-track new album features the pure rap cut ‘8AM In Charlotte’.

Sufjan Stevens – Javelin

A new song ‘So You Are Tired’ precedes the album, which will be Stevens’ first solo album of songs since 2020’s The Ascension, and his first in full singer-songwriter mode since 2015’s Carrie & Lowell. Sufjan has just been discharged from hospital and is learning to walk again after getting Guillain-Barré syndrome.

Earl Sweatshirt & The Alchemist – Voir Dire

The collaborative album that originally appeared on a Blockchain platform exclusvely is now streaming everywhere. ‘The Caliphate’

I Have A Tribe – Changing of the Guard

Irish singer-songwriter Patrick O’Laoghaire’s second full-length album of sprightly piano-lead songcraft. ‘Oh Man’

Melina Malone – Aphrodite

 Irish Greek R&B artist with the big voice releases debut album of neo-soul. ‘Lovers Sunday’

Aby Coulibaly -At The End Of The Day…It’s Night EP

Irish R&B artist’s new EP is actually nine tracks long so kinda albumy? ‘DYWS?’

Glasser – Crux

I’ve been absolutely loving everything from album 2 from the singer with the experimental lean. ‘easy’

Mary Lattimore – Goodbye, Hotel Arkada

American harpist and composer named after a hotel in Croatia facing renovation — but for a universal loss that is shared. Players include Lol Tolhurst (The Cure), Meg Baird, Rachel Goswell (Slowdive), Roy Montgomery, Samara Lubelski, and Walt McClements. ‘Wawa By The Ocean’

Mutual Benefit – Growing at the Edges

‘Little Ways’ is gorgeously gentle song from from the New York-based songwriter Jordan Lee’s fourth album.

Dorian Electra – Fanfare

Electro pop pop provocateur.

Hannah Diamond – Perfect Picture

Formerly closely associated with Grimes now releasing second album of hyperpop music.

The Burma – Crazy Dreams & Cruel Realities

Summer might be over but don’t tell the Irish indie band The Burma whose new single ‘Holiday’ beckons the sunshine with a Phoenix-esque lilting pop jam.

A. Savage – Several Songs About Fire

Solo album from Parquet Courts’ frontman. Bandcamp.

Pangaea – Changing Channels

New album from the UK electronix producer on Hessle Audio”! The LP to me “feels like it’s distilled all the different elements of my music over the past 15 years.” Bandcamp.

Paramore – Re: This Is Why

Remix album featuring Bartees Strange, Claud, DOMi & JD BECK, Foals, Julien Baker, Remi Wolf, The Linda Lindas, Panda Bear, Romy, Wet Leg & Zane Lowe.

Dreams of Electric Bleep compilation

A collection of Irish electro {1999-2005} on Sunil Sharpe’s Earwiggle.

The Dying Seconds – Full Of Ghosts

First album in more than a decade from the Dublin indie/alt/electronic band, draws on influences from Phil Spector to Animal Collective via mid-90’s Warp Records, Kid A era Radiohead, and early 21st century indie-rock. Bandcamp.

Blood Donor – Autofiction

Irish alt-pop artist Blood Donor, the solo project of ex-Otherkin frontman Luke Reilly.

Polly Barrett – Sapling Be

West Cork based songwriter’s third album. Barrett writes about love, loss, motherhood and the magic of the natural world. Bandcamp.

Teen Jesus And The Jean Teasers – I Love You

Debut studio album by Australian rock band “balancing bubblegum pop, ear-bashing rock and thunderous punk.” ‘Lights Out’

Call Super – Eulo Cramps

“Fourth album, embracing improv, free jazz and exotica to develop a verdant sound that’s erratic, adventurous and unpredictable. Featuring guest appearances from Julia Holter, Eden Samara and Elke Wardlaw.” Boomkat.

David Duffy Quartet – Where The Branches Begin

The notion of psychedelics enhancing creativity and musicianship was commonplace in decades gone by, but for Barcelona-based, Irish composer, producer and bassist, David Duffy, the exploration of his inner world through supervised psychedelic therapy became the bedrock to much of the music on Where The Branches Begin, his debut album as a bandleader. Bandcamp.

See Also

HUNNY – new planet heaven

LA band blend new-wave sheen, shoegaze gloom and angular guitar rock – all underwritten with cheeky, California cool sensibilities.

Hania Rani – Ghosts

Polish pianist and composer’s new album features Patrick Watson, Ziemowit Klimek, Ólafur Arnalds and Portico Quartet’s Duncan Bellamy. Full album on Youtube.

Ethan P. Flynn – Abandon All Hope

Yorkshire-born, London-based singer, songwriter, producer and David Byrne, FKA Twigs, Jockstrap, and Vegyn collaborator, releases on Young (Turks). Title track. / Link

Suzanne Ciani & Jonathan Fitoussi – Golden Apples of the Sun

The American electronic music pioneer has joined the French composer to sign a four-hand album around mythical synthesizers like Buchla, Moog and Ems… Bandcamp.

Mndsgn – Snaxxx

Hip-hop mixtape & remixes by LA producer. Bandcamp.

Roger Waters – The Dark Side of the Moon Redux

A rerecording of the Pink Floyd classic.

Various Artists – elsewhere junior II

Each track on the Belgian producer and curator soFa’s Cosmic Kids series on the Strangelove label, features a young children’s voice. Bandcamp.

EP & 12″ Releases

Westcoast Goddess – Time 4 Change EP

New Irish music by Waterford/Dublin producer on TR One’s label Intrinsic Rhythm. Bandcamp.

Mall Grab – Rascal

Four track EP from the electronic producer. Bandcamp.

Enola Gay – Casement

Belfast-based noise punks’ new. EP has a song about the DUP and a collaboration with Mt. Palomar. Spotify.

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