Friday is album release day and here’s a rundown of what’s been released on DSPs and physical releases in stores.
For Those I Love – For Those I Love
The long-awaited release of Dave Balfe’s beautiful debut album about friendship, grief and loss is finally out officially. Listen to the podcast special.
serpentwithfeet – DEACON
Brittle and beautiful R&B delivered by a unique voice.
Tune-Yards – sketchy.
Fifth album from Merrill Garbus and Nate Brenner.
AE MAK – Class Exercises EP
Floating Points & Pharaoh Sanders – Promises
With the The London Symphony Orchestra. NBD.
Ben Howard – Collections from the Whiteout
The National’s Aaron Dessner helps out on the English singer-songwriter’s fourth album.
El Michels Affair – Yeti Season
“Taken with Turkish-styled funk and an almost Mumbai-esque take on soul”. Love this band.
The Antlers – Green To Gold
Peter Silberman and the band’s first music in seven years.
Indistinct Chatter – My Mother’s Star
Film-maker and musician Myles O’Reilly releases a collection of ambient music. Bandcamp.
NewDad – Waves EP
Rising Galway band’s debut six-track EP. Bandcamp.
VIC MENSA – I TAPE EP
7-track EP features Chance The Rapper, Zacari, Jeremih and Wyclef.
Lighght – Holy Endings
New six-track EP from the Cork producer. Bandcamp.
Emiji – My Journeys
Ambient, neo-classical producer/composer debut album from Marcin Ciszczon, known for his production work with Diffusion Lab
Hannah Peel – Fir Wave
“The specialist library label KPM, gave me permission to reinterpret the original music of the celebrated 1972 KPM 1000 series: Electrosonic, the music of Delia Derbyshire and the Radiophonic Workshop.”
First Aid Kit – Who By Fire
Live tribute to Leonard Cohen.
Death from Above 1979 – Is 4 Lovers
Post-punk trash duo return!
K3:LU – K3:LU
Debut album from the Cork producer. Bandcamp.
Wild Youth – Forever Girl EP
Dublin poppers release a new six-track, what’s with all the six trackers this week??
Sprints – Manifesto EP
Dublin rock band release four-track EP released by Daniel Fox of Girl Band.
Loney dear – A Lantern and a Bell
Swedish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Emil Svanängen
Cathal Coughlan – Song of Co-Aklan
The The Fatima Mansions, Microdisney artist is back with a new album.
Black Bones – Night Drives EP
Dancefloor rippers on Belfast’s Touch Sensitive Records. Bandcamp.
STR4TA – Aspects
Gilles Peterson has partnered with Jean-Paul “Bluey” Maunick to reinvigorate the loose, protean energy of the early-80s Brit-funk scene
darkmavis & sohotsospicy – sodarksospicy
Two producers team up for hi-BPM club bangers on an EP on Talamh Records.