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New releases out today: Joy Crookes, David Keenan, Maria Kelly, Purple Disco Machine, Finneas, Hayden Thorpe & more

New releases out today: Joy Crookes, David Keenan, Maria Kelly, Purple Disco Machine, Finneas, Hayden Thorpe & more

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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.

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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.



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