New releases for 26 October 2018

Our six treats for this week open with Aviary, the latest from Los Angeles composer Julia Holter. It’s an epic journey and her most breathtakingly expansive album yet. The follow-up to her critically acclaimed 2015 album Have You In My Wilderness is full of startling turns and dazzling instrumental arrangements. “Amidst all the internal and…

New releases for 31 March 2017

We start off our 8 lovely recommended releases for 31 March with Bob Dylan’s Triplicate, in which the master continues to mine the great American songbook to fine effect. Silver Eye, the follow-up to 2013’s Tales Of Us, is a blend of satisfyingly deep and dark electronica shot through with gorgeous melodies that could only…

New releases for 25 September 2015

There’s a huge number of new releases for 25 September – reducing them to 8 was quite some task! To start with, there are massive box sets from David Bowie and Queen. The pre-sales for Queen’s Studio Collection have gone amazingly well so anyone thinking of an Christmas gift (sorry!) should get in early before…