Friday is album release day and here’s a rundown of what’s been released on DSPs and physical releases in stores.
Field Music – Flat White Moon
English alt-rock pop band that sound a bit like Steely Dan release their 8th album on Memphis Industries. ‘No Pressure’.
Bicep – Isles (Deluxe version)
Features 3 extra tracks.
Jinx Lennon – Liferafts For Latchicos
The Dundalk punk-poet’s new album is on Bandcamp today.
Alfa Mist – Bring Back
London jazz producer’s fourth full-length leans on hip-hop production and soul. Watch the album live launch.
Sufjan Stevens – Revelations
Convocations is an ambient album in five-parts. This is one of the third.
Damien Lynch – EPW-02
Second EP from the former Diamond Dagger on the Wicklow record label Remote Town. Bandcamp.
DINOSAUR JR – Sweep It Into Space
J Mascis and co. still at it on Jagjaguwar. This 12th album features co-production from Kurt Vile.
Maxwell Sterling – Turn of Phrase
New on AD93. “The record spans a range of locales; the remote coastal town of Morecambe and its harshly beautiful surroundings, the technicolour glamour of the heart of LA, and London.” Bandcamp.
lrich Schnauss & Jonas Munk – Eight Fragments Of An Illusion
“A sublime soup of kosmische, shoegaze and new-age moods that shimmers with emotion.”
Alan Vega – Mutator
A lost album recorded in 1995 / 1996 by the Suicide frontman. On Sacred Bones.
Cabaret Voltaire – BN9Drone
Industrial and bleep techno artist Richard H. Kirk is back with a long-form synthdrone experiment
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