New releases for 7 June 2019

This week’s carefully selected lovelies start with Office Politics, which is – barely believably – The Divine Comedy’s 23th album. Main man Neil Hannon says of this follow-up to 2016’s mighty fine Foreverland: “It has synthesisers, and songs about synthesisers, but don’t panic, it also has guitars, orchestras, accordions, and songs about love and greed.…

New releases for 28 July 2017

Our 8 lovely non-summery recommended releases for 28 July are as follows: The indefatigable Fall release their umpteenth studio album, New Facts Emerge, which is full of the usual snarling lyrics and spiky rhythms and proves the great John Peel’s view of the Fall: “always different, always the same.” James Vincent McMorrow delivers his fourth…

New releases for 15 April 2015

Although it’s only one day before Record Store Day, 15 April is a startling good week for new releases. A mere 45 years since the classic Santana line-up last recorded together, here they are with IV, simply its everything you’d think it would be. The unstoppable Hawkwind forge relentlessly on with The Machine Stops, a…