Here’s a rundown of new releases on DSPs and physical releases in record shops this week.
Mac DeMarco – Five Easy Hot Dogs
An instrumental album from the Mac recorded during a road trip from Los Angeles to Utah. The whole thing is on Youtube.
The Murder Capital – Gig’s Recovery
Second album from Dublin rock band brings in new textures and softness. ‘Return My Head’. (Human Season Records)
Biig Piig – Bubblegum
Seven-track debut mixtape release from the Irish/UK/Spanish artist. ‘In The Dark’ (RCA Records)
Italia 90 – Living Human Treasure
Brighton-bred, south London-based four-piece punk-leaning band. “Instead of striving for something new, we want instead to focus in on sounds from history and find interesting ways to juxtapose old references. There’s a newness to it through that recycling.” ‘Harmony’ (Brace Yourself Records)
Núria Graham – Cyclamen
The Irish-Catalan singer-songwriter makes experimental folk-pop. ‘The Catalyst’ (Primavera Labels / Universal Music Spain)
Låpsley – Cautionary Tales of Youth
Produced in collaboration with Jessy Lanza, Paul White, Greg Abrahams and regular collaborator Joe Brown, Låpsley’s third album is an intimate but universal exploration of those Cautionary Tales that – eventually – may also prove the making of you. ‘Lifeline’
Guided By Voices – La La Land
The latest full-length release from Robert Pollard’s prolific rock band. Bandcamp.
John Cale – Mercy
The Velvet Underground founder and Welsh composer Cale releases his first album in a decade today. Features Laurel Halo, Sylvan Esso, Weyes Blood, Animal Collective, Actress . ‘Story Of Blood’ featuring Weyes Blood. (Double Six / Domino)
Ladytron – Time’s Arrow
Former electroclash band now simply, an unburdened electronic pop band making similar synth pop. ‘Faces’
Dave Rowntree – Radio Songs
Blur’s drummer and ex-Labour Party councillor releases a debut album. ‘Devil’s Island’ (Cooking Vinyl)
Oddisee – To What End
Thin Lizzy – Live And Dangerous
45th anniversary live album is released in a big box set with 12 vinyl / 8 CD set. Featuring a newly remastered version of the original album alongside all of the gigs recorded for Live And Dangerous.
EP & 12″ Releases
Tr One – From The Studio Of EP2
Irish dance producer Eddie Reynolds’ second EP collated from his album is out now on vinyl. Also digital on Bandcamp.
Ice Spice – LIKE…?
Trending Brooklyn rapper behind the hit ‘Munch’ releases six-tracker. Spotify.