New releases for 12 November 2021

We light the touchpaper on this week’s firecrackers with Crawler, the new album from IDLES. It’s an album of reflection and healing amid a worldwide pandemic that stretched the planet’s collective mental and physical health to the breaking point. Frontman Joe Talbot says: “We want people who’ve gone through trauma, heartbreak, and loss to feel…

New releases for 24 September 2021

This week’s ear-ticklers start with Public Service Broadcasting’s fourth album, Bright Magic, which is their most ambitious undertaking yet – an album in three parts (Building A City / Building A Myth / Bright Magic) that brings you to Europe’s heart and de facto capital, the cultural and political metropolis that is the ‘Haupstadt’ of…