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New releases out today: Rozi Plain, Declaime & Madlib, Billy Nomates, Belle and Sebastian & more

New releases out today: Rozi Plain, Declaime & Madlib, Billy Nomates, Belle and Sebastian & more

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


New Albums


Declaime & Madlib – In The Beginning (Vol. 3)

Third collection of music produced by Madlib for Declaime, also known as Californian artist Dudley Perkins. Originally recorded from 1993 to 1996. Bandcamp.


Rozi Plain – Prize

Bristol folk singer-songwriter with a deft light touch, on Memphis Industries. ‘Painted the Room’


Billy Nomates – CACTI

Second album from Bristol-based songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist and creator of spiky indie punk pop. ‘Vertigo’. (Invada Records)


Liela Moss – Internal Working Model

Third solo album from UK artist of The Duke Spirit features guest appearances from Gary Numan, Savages’ Jehnny Beth and Dhani Harrison. (Bella Union) ‘Vanishing Shadows’.


Velvet Negroni – Bulli

Minneapolis-raised artist Jeremy Nutzman’s new album was created during a particularly tumultuous time in Nutzman’s life that involved drug abuse, bank fraud, and a house fire. Its frantic songs glimmer with a pop sheen, as fragmentary soundscapes meld leftfield electronic sounds with alternative rock, power pop, even tender R&B and deft hip-hop. ‘Bell Clapper’ (4AD)


Belle and Sebastian – Late Developers

Hot on the heels of 2022’s A Bit of Previous, Late Developers’ comes on like its predecessor’s sun-kissed cousin. ‘I Don’t Know What You See in Me’ .The band play Dublin and Belfast in June. (Matador Records)


Travi$, Elzzz – Full Circle

A seven-track mini-album from the Dublin drill duo. Spotify. (Just Ents)


Circa Waves – Never Going Under

Kieran Shuddall became a father for the first time during the pandemic, the songwriter immediately began looking at the world around him differently. The indie pop/rock band’s fifth studio album sees Shuddall and his band looking at a confusing, uncertain world through a new lens. ‘Hold On’ (Lower Third/[PIAS])


Feli Kuti – Shakara

“Shakara” is the 6th in the series of celebratory Fela 50th Anniversary reissues celebrating the Nigerian musician, producer, arranger, political radical, outlaw and the originator of Afrobeat. This 50th anniversary edition is pressed on limited edition pink vinyl, with a gold foil obi strip, and is packaged with a bonus yellow 7″ featuring covers of ‘Lady’ and ‘Shakara’ by London band Ezra Collective. (Partisan Records)


Wildes – Other Words Fail Me

The Anglo-Irish artist who collaborated with the Flaming Lips releases an album today. ‘Anytime’.


Gaz Coombes – Turn The Car Around

New solo album from the Supergrass singer. Gaz Plays Dublin’s The Academy on April 14th. ‘Long Live The Strange’ (Hot Fruit Recordings / Virgin Music)


James Yorkston, Nina Persson and The Second Hand Orchestra – The Great White Sea Eagle

The Great White Sea Eagle follows The Wide, Wide River by James Yorkston and The Second Hand Orchestra. This time with Cardigans’ Nina Persson on co-vocals, the album was recorded with TSHO playing the songs for the first time live in the studio. ‘Hold Out For Love’ (Domino)


Margo Price – Strays

Nashville country star’s fourth album was produced by Price with musician Jonathan Wilson at his Fivestar Studio in Topanga Canyon, and features contributions from Mike Campbell, Sharon Van Etten, and Lucius. ‘Radio’ feat. Sharon Van Etten (Loma Vista Recordings)


CVC – Get Real

Welsh psych-rock-pop band. ‘Music Stuff’ (Secretly Distribution)


The Subways – Uncertain Joys

Longstanding UK  indie punk  band release their fifth album. (Alcopop Records)


EP & 12″ Releases


Giant Swan – Fantasy Food

Bristol duo’s 5-tracks of heavy club atmospherics.