Pre-sale of the week: Drive-By Truckers – The Unraveling, out 31 January

Drive-By Truckers’ 12th studio album, The Unraveling – their first in more than three years – was recorded at the legendary Sam Phillips Recording Service in Memphis. Co-founding singer/songwriter/guitarists Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood both spent much of the past three years doing battle with deep pools of writer’s block. “How do you put these…

Pre-sale of the week: Bombay Bicycle Club – Everything Else Has Gone Wrong, out 17 January

Everything Else Has Gone Wrong is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to British band Bombay Bicycle Club’s acclaimed number 1 charting, Mercury Music Prize nominated fourth album, So Long, See You Tomorrow released back in 2014. Vocalist and guitarist Jack Steadman explains: “This is an album for anyone who’s ever turned to music in a time…

Exclusive releases for Black Friday 2019 announced

Record Store Day Black Friday returns this year with the release of a list of limited edition records available in independent record shops all across the UK. Since 2010, organisers of April’s world famous celebrations of independent record shops, Record Store Day, have worked to shift the culture of Black Friday. Moving away from the…