New releases for 6 & 13 December 2019

We kick off what seems to be a week for great live albums with A Beautiful Thing: Live At Le Bataclan, the brand-new live album from IDLES, which was recorded in Paris on 3 December 2018. The album celebrates the band’s success over the last two years, featuring songs from Brutalism and Joy As An…

New releases for 11 October 2019

Once again we have winnowed 6 splendid recommendations from the chaff of this week’s releases. First is Giants Of All Sizes, the eighth studio album by Elbow. Lead singer and lyricist Guy Garvey describes the album as: “an angry, old blue lament which finds its salvation in family, friends, the band and new life.” This…

New releases for 15 September 2017

We kick off this week’s releases with Concrete And Gold, the ninth studio album from rock behemoths Foo Fighters and their first since 2014’s Sonic Highways. Dave Grohl has said that he wants this one to be like Motörhead’s version of Sgt Pepper, and while we’ve no idea what that would sound like, the album…