New releases for 20 May 2022

The pick of this week’s crop kicks off with Melbourne quintet Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, who return in 2022 with Endless Rooms, their third album proper. Described by the band – Fran Keaney, Joe White, Marcel Tussie and brothers Tom and Joe Russo – as them “doing what we do best: chasing down songs in…

Pre-sale of the week: Everything Everything – Raw Data Feel, out 20 May

Everything Everything, nominated twice for the Mercury Prize and five times for Ivor Novello awards and critically acclaimed, bring us their latest studio album, Raw Data Feel, on which they set about revolutionising modern pop music. Lyricits Jonathan Higgs abandons his brain and lets technology do at least some of the thinking, feeding LinkedIn T&Cs,…

New releases for 11 September 2020

The first of 11 September’s releases comes from Everything Everything, whose approach to Re-Animator was to streamline the creative process by focusing on harmonies and melodies over synths and programming. Inspiration came thick and fast: wonderment at the wider world despite the horror of its politics; existentialism and the prolonged, if fading, youthfulness of being…