Now Reading
New releases out today: Self Esteem, Lana Del Rey, Parquet Courts, The Altered Hours, JPEGMAFIA…

New releases out today: Self Esteem, Lana Del Rey, Parquet Courts, The Altered Hours, JPEGMAFIA…


Friday is album release day and here’s a rundown of what’s been released on DSPs and physical releases in record shops.

Self Esteem – Prioritise Pleasure

Rebecca Taylor is one of 2021’s brightest and most insightful sparks in music and the second Self Esteem album only cements it.

Parquet Courts – Sympathy for Life

Brooklyn indie garage punk pop band’s seventh album.

Lana Del Rey – Blue Banisters

Second album in six months from Lana.

The Altered Hours – Convertible

Cork-based shoegaze rock band’s followup to 2016’s In Heat Not Sorry.

Ross From Friends – Tread

Felix Clary Weatherall’s new album on Braindfeeder. I have enjoyed the advance tracks so far.

Wet – Letter Blue

New York three-piece R&B pop band’s new one features coproduction from Toro Y Moi.

Gemma Dunleavy – Up The Flats Remix EP

With versions by Shardo, Selky, Swing Ting and Prozak.

My Morning Jacket – My Morning Jacket

Kentucky rock band’s latest.


First studio album since 2017 and Haley Fohr’s first for Matador Records.


Rapper’s new album comes in both Offline and Online versions.

Carrie Baxter – What Now EP

Irish-born, London-based soul singer’s new 8-track release.

Biffy Clyro – The Myth of the Happily Ever After

Scottish rockers’ ninth studio album.

See Also

HONNE – Let’s Just Say the World Ended a Week From Now, What Would You Do?

English electronic duo’s third studio album

Lonely Guest – Lonely Guest

A new Tricky album featuring IDLES’ Joe Talbot, Marta, Kway, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Oh Land and more.

Majid Jordan – Wildest Dreams

OVO producers’ new album featuring Drake, Diddy, and Swae Lee.

Black Marble – Fast Idol

Chris Stewart’s ’80s synth-pop vibes.

Gorgeous Wrecks – Gentle Art of Persuasion

A mixture of rock, electronica and synth pop from Dublin band.

Helado Negro – Far In

Roberto Carlos Lange’s funk-tinged synth-folk.

Hey, before you go...

Nialler9 has been covering new music, new artists and gigs for the last 18 years. If you like the article you just read, and want us to publish more just like it, please consider supporting us on Patreon.

What you get as thanks in return...

  • A weekly Spotify playlist only for patrons.
  • Access to our private Nialler9 Discord community
  • Ad-free and bonus podcast episodes.
  • Guestlist & discounts to Nialler9 & Lumo Club events.
  • Themed playlists only for subscribers.

Your support enables us to continue to publish articles like this one, make podcasts and provide recommendations and news to our readers, and be a key part of the music community in Ireland and abroad.

Become a patron at Patreon!