New releases for 30 April 2021

There’s a slew of releases due out on 30 April, and we’ve managed to whittle them down to 8 peaches for you. First is Young Heart, the fourth studio album from Jasmine van den Bogaerde aka Birdy. Following a half-decade hiatus that saw her essentially rediscover her artistic muse and re-energise, the new album is…

Pre-sale of the week: Royal Blood – Typhoons, out 30 April

After two UK number 1 albums, 2 million album sales and an array of international acclaim, you might’ve thought you knew what to expect from Royal Blood. Those preconceptions were shattered when they released Trouble’s Coming last summer. Hitting a melting pot of fiery rock riffs and danceable beats on Typhoons, they’ve delivered something fresh,…

New releases for 16 June 2017

Our batch of recommended releases for 16 June could well be our favourite of the year so far for its depth and quality. Crack-Up represents a real change for Fleet Foxes; instead of an expansive, sunny outlook we are ‘treated’ to a collection of inward-searching songs suffused with a bleak melancholy, resulting in a jarring,…