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New releases out today: Jessica Pratt, Dua Lipa, Curtisy, Sloucho, Lemoncello & more

New releases out today: Jessica Pratt, Dua Lipa, Curtisy, Sloucho, Lemoncello & more

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

Nialler9 keeps a rolling list of Irish album releases here.


New Albums


Dua Lipa – Radical Optimism

Third album from the pop artist leans on the disco-pop sound of Future Nostalgia with a softer feel.


Jessica Pratt – Here In The Pitch

The LA songwriter’s idiosyncratic music feels like it’s been beamed on a radio transmission from the past.


Curtisy – WHAT WAS THE QUESTION

Dublin rapper Curtisy drops his debut album. Curtisy on the Jobstown spots that influenced his new album What Was The Question


Sloucho – NPC

Irish producer of cloudcore, bass, garage hyperpop and rap-inspired electronica. The album features EMBY, Rory Sweeney, Curtisy, Zack Oke, Yamagōchi, Rhosi, Vaticanjail and k-Caz. NPC explores the duality of his main character and non-playable lives.


Lemoncello – Lemoncello

Irish folk duo release their long-awaited debut album on Claddagh Records. Lemoncello will be playing an in-store in Tower Records, Dawson Street, Dublin this Friday May 3rd at 6pm, with the band on tour in Ireland and UK from this week.


Charlotte Day Wilson – Cyan Blue

Toronto-born-and-raised singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist’s second album.


Kamasi Washington – Fearless Movement

Chicago jazzer’s new album features André 3000, George Clinton, BJ The Chicago Kid, Thundercat, Terrace Martin, Brandon Coleman, DJ Battlecat and more.

Washington plays Dublin and the Cork Jazz this year.

See Also


Ibibio Sound Machine – Pull the Rope

The London afrofuturistic electronic group’s latest takes a turn for the sweatier club vibe.


Beano – Unsolicited Beef

North Dublin hip-hop artist releases debut album on Outstraight Records.


Dea Matrona – For Your Sins

Irish rock duo’s debut album leans on classic soft pop/rock styles.


Albums also released today

  • Broadcast – Spell Blanket – Collected Demos 2006 – 2009
  • Camera Obscura – Look To The East, Look To The West
  • Dena & Lauer – Hyacinth
  • Jorja Smith – falling or flying (Reimagined)
  • Lanark Artefax – Metallur
  • The Lemon Twigs – A Dream Is All We Know
  • Mdou Moctar – Funeral for Justice
  • Not Waving & Romance – Infinite Light
  • Rachel Chinouriri – What A Devastating Turn of Events
  • Slum Village – F.U.N
  • WILLOW – empathogen

New EPs out today


TRONTSEPHORE – Elephant EP

Producer John Brane aka Trontsephore cites influences such as Skee Mask, Om Unit, and Al Wooton as inspiration. Breakbeats of finesse and sonic electro experiments.


Peter Sweeney – Heart Drives The Machine

Elements Electric is a brand new label out of Dublin, Ireland being brought to life with the latest release from acclaimed local producer Peter Sweeney aka Rustal (393 Records, Diffuse Reality). Heart Drives The Machine is the name of this aptly titled 4-tracker. This is an expansive techno record that touches on acid, electro, house and the aforementioned techno, all of it heavily imbued with influences from the American midwest, most notably Detroit – maintaining the long running connection between the Irish capital and the home of techno.



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