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New releases out today: Jorja Smith, 0PN, Jape, Super Extra Bonus Party, Cleo Sol, Wilco & more

New releases out today: Jorja Smith, 0PN, Jape, Super Extra Bonus Party, Cleo Sol, Wilco & more

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


New Albums


Jorja Smith – falling or flying

English artist known for R&B expands her vision with jazz, soul and funky house, making leaps since the release of her debut album over five years ago. ‘Little Things’


Oneohtrix Point Never – Again

Tenth studio album by American avant-garde electronic producer Daniel Lopatin, under his alias Oneohtrix Point Never. Released on Warp. Bandcamp. Full albim on Youtube.


Cleo Sol – Gold

The Sault vocalist and R&B artist takes a page out of her main band and releases her fourth Inflo-produced album after last week’s release of third, Heaven. Bandcamp. I recommended Heaven on this week’s podcast.


Super Extra Bonus Party – Late Nite 99

The Kildare band release their first album in 14 years, returning with a more guitar band and electronic mixed sound with the band taking full vocals alongside guests Silverbacks’ Emma Hanlon, The SMC and Nina Hynes. Bandcamp.

The band play Dublin this evening, with Cork tomorrow, and Limerick and Galway upcoming.


Jape – Endless Thread

Sixth solo album from Richie Egan, is inspired by solo records of the 1970’s ( Paul McCartney, Judee Sill, Robert Wyatt, John Cale ) with modern studio techniques. It makes for a pensive and bright record. ‘Heal These Wounds’ / Bandcamp.


Jlin – Perspective

Chicago electronic composer and footwork producer enlists Third Coast Percussion Ensemble for an album shortlisted for The 2023 Pulitzer Prize in Music. Out on Planet Mu. Bandcamp.


Modern Nature – No Fixed Point In Space

Third full-length album by Cambreidge songwriter Jack Cooper moves in unfurling improvisational paths. Bandcamp.


Dope Lemon – Kimosabè

Australian indie artist Angus Stone (formerly of Angus & Julia Stone) releases his fourth album Kimosabè. ‘Just You and Me’


Animal Collective – Isn’t It Now?

Their most Animal Collective album yet, staggering from doo-wop and soft rock into disco and psychedelic jazz – everything wrapped up in the aesthetics of ’70s prog, say Boomkat.


Armand Hammer – We Buy Diabetic Test Strips

The New York rap duo of Billy Woods and Elucid tackle inequality, aging and anxiety on their sixth album. ‘Empire BLVD’.


Wilco – Cousin

Thirteenth studio album from American indie rock band is produced by Welsh artist Cat Le Bon.


Cherry Glazerr – I Don’t Want You Anymore

LA shoegazey alt-rock band’s fourth studio album on Secretly Canadian. ‘Ready For You’


The Orb and David Gilmour – Metallic Spheres In Colour

A remixed and reimagined version of their 2010 collaborative album.


Blonde Redhead – Sit Down For Dinner

First album in 9 years from the NewYork indie rockers. Bandcamp.


Picture This – Parked Car Conversations

The fourth studio album from the Kildare pop-rock chart-toppers.


Molly Burch – Daydreamer

Fourth studio album from the Austin artist of synth pop songwriting, produced by Wild Nothing’s Jack Tatum. ‘Physical’


Slow – Pulp Yard

American shoegaze and pop band, LP is also Stereogum’s Album of the week. Full album on Youtube.


LEISURE – LEISUREVISION

Auckland-leisure infused soul-electronic collective release their experiential fourth album. ‘Park’


Maeve – Hyperbloom

Alt-pop artist with roots in Ireland and the Cayman Islands releases a 7-track debut record. Title track.


Islet – Soft Fascination

Welsh alternative group’s fourth album of experimental rock, psychedelic pop, no wave sounds. Bandcamp.


Brian Eno – Top Boy

Score from “the UK’s answer to the Wire (?)” is released on vinyl.


Sven Wunder – Late Again

The Swedish composer’s latest is “a collection of nocturnal jazz pieces that depict shooting stars and scattered beams from the setting sun, with an emphasis on gentle compositions for piano and orchestral pop-jazz arrangements for flute, brass, and strings.” Bandcamp.

See Also


Galvo – The HeARTist

Dublin singer-songwriter’s debut album. Galvo came to music after a period of being homeless and living out of his car, in his twenties, and was formerly in the alt-rock band September Sun who released an album in 2006. Later on, while living in Spain, Galvo rediscovered his love of the acoustic guitar before returning to form the band A Dark Horse, which I featured 11 years ago. His bandmates play with him on his Galvo solo material.


Conor Miley – Thousand Yard Stare

The Irish indie artist Conor Miley debuted with an ambitious and excellent video for the title track with us a while ago.


Joy Orbison – Archive 09-10

A selection of demos, swapped mp3s and vinyl-only releases that have only gained in status and notoriety over the years. Bandcamp.


Oh Land – Loop Soup

Sixth studio album by Danish singer and songwriter.


Dronal – While We Fall

Third album under Alex Leonard’s Dronal project merging his passion for ambient/drone music with that of field recordings. With this release he wanted to investigate the blurred boundaries between the natural world and the one which we have created on top of it. Bandcamp.


HAIM – Days Are Gone (10th Anniversary)

An 8 extra tracks included on the alt-pop trio’s classic debut reissue.


EP & 12″ Releases


Cruel Sister – Turgid

New EP from Dublin alt-rock artist Faith Nico. ‘Wolves’.


Eve Belle – Sharp Relief

Donegal singer-songwriter Eve Belle is back on the independent trail with a new EP. ‘TV’


Neil Flynn – House Vision

Irish producer releases new EP on Kilkenny label Made Magnetic. Bandcamp.


Jordan – Musique

Northern Irish electronic producer releases a new EP on Permanent Vacation. Bandcamp.


Lord of the Isles & Ellen Renton – My Noise Is Nothing

Lord of The Isles and poet Ellen Renton conjure a debut collaboration flush with heathered synth tones and purling hiss for fans of BoC, Christ, Pub, Pye Corner Audio, Roy Claire Potter. Boomkat.



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