New releases for 12 November 2021

We light the touchpaper on this week’s firecrackers with Crawler, the new album from IDLES. It’s an album of reflection and healing amid a worldwide pandemic that stretched the planet’s collective mental and physical health to the breaking point. Frontman Joe Talbot says: “We want people who’ve gone through trauma, heartbreak, and loss to feel…

New releases for 25 September 2020

On to the pick of this week’s releases. This Dream Of You was produced in May 2020 by Diana Krall from sessions recorded in 2016 and 2017, on which she worked with her friend and longtime creative partner, Tommy LiPuma. The album features Krall in a quartet with long-time colleagues, John Clayton, Jeff Hamilton and…

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 26 May 2017

There are some fabulous new releases for 26 May. We don’t usually include reissues in our top releases, but the 50th anniversary issue of Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band is a bit different! One of the most important albums in pop history has been remixed and reimagined for its birthday, and includes never-before-released takes.…