Pre-sale of the week: Echo & The Bunnymen – The John Peel Sessions 1979–1983, out 6 September

Echo & The Bunnymen present an archival dig through all of the tracks they recorded for the legendary John Peel Sessions during their formative years between 1979 and 1983. Many of the 21 songs in this collection did not appear on their albums, as the band actually used the sessions to experiment with new material.…

Pre-sale of the week: Frank Turner – No Man’s Land, out 16 August

Frank Turner’s new album, No Man’s Land, tells the fascinating stories of women whose incredible lives have all too often been overlooked, from Kassiani, a Byzantine princess, to Egyptian feminist activist Huda Sha’arawi and Nica Rothschild, a jazz-obsessed heiress who fought for the Free French. “These stories should have been told already, and I suspect…