New releases for 9 July 2021

We start our round-up of the best new releases with a look ahead to 16th July. Sob Rock is the eighth full-length studio album from John Mayer. Most of the album was recorded during the global pandemic of 2020–21, and was produced by Mayer with Don Was. John Mayer emerged in 2001 has sold over…

Pre-sale of the week: Muse – Simulation Theory, out 9 November

Muse have announced their eighth studio album, Simulation Theory, their first since 2015’s Drones. The eleven-track record was produced by the band along with several award-winning producers, including Rich Costey, Mike Elizondo, Shellback and Timbaland. Each of the album’s songs will be accompanied by a video. This is classic Muse, featuring Matt Bellamy’s unmistakable soaring…

New releases for 8 June 2015

Album of the week is Ten Songs from Live at Carnegie Hall by Ryan Adams, and there are new albums from Muse, Of Monsters & Men and Tremonti, plus debuts from collaboration projects FFS (Franz Ferdinand and Sparks) and Simpson/Cutting/Kerr (Martin Simpson, Andy Cutting and Nancy Kerr), Leftfield’s first release for 16 years, and a…