Pre-sale of the week: David Rawlings – Poor David’s Almanack, out 11 August

Pre-sale of the week is Poor David’s Almanack by David Rawlings, out on 11 August. Guitar man David Rawlings leaves the Machine moniker behind for his third album, Poor David’s Almanack, a wry mixture of acoustic and electric performances rich in ageless American vernacular. Gloriously captured on analogue tape, the ten new songs took shape…

Pre-sale of the week: Arcade Fire – Everything Now (Night Version), out 28 July

Pre-sale of the week is Everything Now (Night Version) by Arcade Fire, out on 28 July. Everything Now was produced by Arcade Fire themselves, along with Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter and Pulp’s Steve Mackey, with co-production coming from Markus Dravs (Coldplay, Mumford & Sons). It was recorded at Boombox Studios in New Orleans, Sonovox Studios…