New releases for 18 June

With labels focused on RSD, we’ve got a bijou selection of four releases this week, plus an early peek at two from the enormous list due out on 25th June. First for this week is Consequences, one of Joan Armatrading’s most intimate and direct albums yet, and one that wears its heart – and its…

New releases for 28 May 2021

Kicking off this week’s best releases, Scotland’s finest, Texas, make a very welcome return with their exhilarating new album Hi, flexing their rock soul muscle with a set of tracks that easily rank amongst the best of their stellar career. Texas are a band in their prime, fuelled by the swagger of their recent acclaimed…

New releases for 4 December 2020

On with the pick of the week’s best new albums. Barely a year after Stereophonics’ last No. 1 album, Kind, frontman Kelly Jones releases Don’t Let The Devil Take Another Day, a 21-track collection featuring reinterpretations and re-workings of 18 Stereophonics classics and deep cuts plus two songs from Kelly’s 2007 solo album Only The…

Pre-sale of the week: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Fishing For Fishies, out 26 April

Sit back and strap yourself in as seven-headed Aussie rock beast King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard return with Fishing For Fishies, perhaps their most perfectly realised album to date. Here is a world where the organic meets the automated; where the rustic meets the robotic; where the past and future collide in the beautiful…

New releases for 4 May 2018

Our Super Six for this week opens with World’s Strongest Man, the magnificent third solo album by Gaz Coombes, on which he has evolved from ‘former Supergrass frontman’ to hugely respected Mercury Prize-nominated solo artist. Be More Kind finds Hampshire-born singer-songwriter Frank Turner stepping out of his comfort zone, imbuing his trademark intricate folk and…

New releases for 23 June 2017

23 June brings us the following aural delights: Danny & The Champions Of The World’s sixth studio album, Brilliant Light, is more of the infectious country soul that makes them so beloved. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s second album of the year so far, Murder Of The Universe, posits as its main theme the…