Friday is album release day and here’s a rundown of what’s been released on DSPs and physical releases in record shops.
David Keenan – What Then?
Second album from Dundalk’s troubadour singer-songwriter, is “an exploration into what it means to be human during such a time, processing confusion, the search for meaning, surreality, loss, trauma, renewal & the return of hope as a result of creative and personal catharsis.”
Maria Kelly – The Sum of the In-between
Mayo alt-folk singer-songwriter releases her long-awaited debut album, borne of personal ruminations of self-identity.
PinkPantheress – to hell with it
The subject of this week’s podcast drops a short introductory mixtape.
Joy Crookes – Skin
22-year-old South Londoner of Bangladesh and Irish heritage releases a debut album.
Sir Was – Let The Morning Come
Swedish musician releases new album on Memphis Industries.
Purple Disco Machine – Exotica
Full-length album from fun electronic disco producer.
Hayden Thorpe – Moondust for My Diamond
Former Wild Beasts frontman’s second LP. He’s in Dublin in April.
FINNEAS – Optimist
Billie’s brother’s own music isn’t as magnetic as his sister’s oddly.
BLACKSTARKIDS – Puppies Forever
Kansas trio who make experimental-nodding pop bops.
Coldplay – Music of the Spheres
Ninth album from the blustery bland masters.
John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter & Daniel Davies – Halloween Kills
A horror soundtrack from Jon Carpenter, his son and collaborator before Halloween. Why, of course.
Tom Morello – The Atlas Underground Fire
Rage Against The Machine guitarist enlists Eddie Vedder, Bruce Springsteen, Phantogram, Mike Posner, Bring Me The Horizon and Palestinian techno producer Sama’ Abdulhadi.
Three Underneath – Three Underneath
“The last 18 months have been challenging to say the least and I think this album pretty much chronicles our journey throughout – the fear and confinement to the love, hope pragmatism — there’s plenty of heavy, straight-up rock and some quite candid introverted stuff in there.”
ANZ – All Hours EP
The Manchester based DJ and producer’s new EP on Ninja Tune.
Disclosure – DJ Kicks
After releasing a number of dance singles independent the Lawrence brothers are the latest to tackle the iconic series.
Primal Scream – Demodelica
Yes, you guessed it demos from Screamdelica.