New releases for 19 August 2022

We kick off this week’s round-up with a record to bring solace to anyone who has experienced loss. Over six months spanning the end of 2019 and early 2020, American Aquarium’s B J Barham lost his grandmother and mother, and watched as the world fell into a more than 2-year pandemic that decimated businesses, relationships…

New releases for 12 August 2022

The first of this week’s hot six is Day-Glo – an unexpected album, featuring 10 brand-new Erasure songs, each track created using elements from The Neon’s universe. Familiar but unexpected, the songs bear little resemblance to the original album, although echoes of The Neon can be heard from time to time. The album is an…

Pre-sale of the week: Red Hot Chili Peppers – Return Of The Dream Canteen, out 14 October

The news of Return Of The Dream Canteen’s imminent release marks the Red Hot Chili Peppers’s second album of 2022, hot on the heels of the platinum-selling chart topper Unlimited Love, which debuted at #1 in the UK in April. It will also be the band’s second Rick Rubin-produced album of 2022, and reinforces their…