New Release Round-Up 17th September 2021

Out Today Former Fleetwood Mac singer-guitarist LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM releases a self-titled solo record. Always a pop innovator, Buckingham recorded the album...
Out Today Former Fleetwood Mac singer-guitarist LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM releases a self-titled solo record. Always a pop innovator, Buckingham recorded the album in his home studio and produced and mixed it himself, interpolating contemporary production tricks into his folk-rock sound. 'Going Going Gone' is the first album in five years from MILD HIGH CLUB (barring the jointly-credited, Middle Eastern jazz-tinged 'Sketches Of Brunswick East' with King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard) and is a blissful melange of woozy soft rock synths, Latin rhythms...
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New Release Round-Up 10th September 2021.

Out Today MANIC STREET PREACHERS 'The Ultra Vivid Lament' sees the trio drawing inspiration from the record collections of their formative...
Out Today MANIC STREET PREACHERS 'The Ultra Vivid Lament' sees the trio drawing inspiration from the record collections of their formative years, which perhaps explains the mixture of layered pop bombast and melancholic nostalgia on display. Mark Lanegan guests, as does Sunflower Bean vocalist Julia Cumming. Alongside standard formats, there's a deluxe CD hardbook and an indies vinyl with an exclusive 7". MATTHEW E. WHITE has spent the six years since the release of his last solo album collaborating with Flo...
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New Release Round-Up 3rd September (and 27th August....

Out Today IRON MAIDEN return with the mammoth, samurai-themed 'Senjutsu' (loosely translated as "tactics and strategy"). Clocking in at 80-odd...
Out Today IRON MAIDEN return with the mammoth, samurai-themed 'Senjutsu' (loosely translated as "tactics and strategy"). Clocking in at 80-odd minutes, it's available on double-CD, deluxe double-CD bookpack, 3LP and indies-exclusive red 3LP. LITTLE SIMZ follows her Mercury-nominated 'Grey Area' with the brand new album 'Sometimes I Might Be Introvert'. It's a febrile and unflinching portrait of what it's like to be black, British and female in 2021. Produced by Inflo, the Sault mastermind behind Michael Kiwanuka's recent run of albums,...
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New Release Round-Up 20th August 2021

A slightly belated New Release Round-Up this week as we've been getting back into outstore mode with our live events....
A slightly belated New Release Round-Up this week as we've been getting back into outstore mode with our live events. Out Now On that theme, we have new offerings from two of our upcoming guests. Multiple-time SK veteran NEWTON FAULKNER returns with 'Interference (Of Light)', a sprawling lockdown epic featuring over an hour's worth of new material and interludes which sees him employ a whole host of sounds in addition to his trademark acoustic acrobatics. We've still got ticket bundles available for...
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New Release Round-Up 13th August 2021

Out Today 'Pressure Machine' is the latest from THE KILLERS. Wasting no time in following up last year's exuberant 'Imploding...
Out Today 'Pressure Machine' is the latest from THE KILLERS. Wasting no time in following up last year's exuberant 'Imploding The Mirage' and once again enlisting Shawn Everett (The War on Drugs) and Jonathan Rado (Foxygen, Alex Cameron) to produce/co-write, the new album is an intense and personal affair which sees frontman Brandon Flowers unpack his small-town Utah upbringing- resident vox-pops bridge some of the album's songs, discussing dead-end jobs and level crossing accidents. The influence of Springsteen has long...
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New Release Round-Up 6th August 2021

Out Today Bombay Bicycle Club's Jack Steadman returns in his beatmaking guise as Mr Jukes and finds a perfect foil...
Out Today Bombay Bicycle Club's Jack Steadman returns in his beatmaking guise as Mr Jukes and finds a perfect foil in the form of rapper Barney Artist. On 'The Locket' the Forest Gate MC, a fixture of London's jazz and neo-soul scene who's collaborated with Tom Misch, Jordan Rakei and Alfa Mist, spins cautionary industry tales, reference-heavy hymns of self-confidence and even wistful autobiography over Steadman's chilled, jazzy hip-hop instrumentals and woozy pop compositions, the pair evoking the joyful exuberance...
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New Release Round-Up 30th July 2021.

Out Today Pop phenom Billie Eilish returns with her highly anticipated second full-length 'Happier Than Ever'. Once again, it's a...
Out Today Pop phenom Billie Eilish returns with her highly anticipated second full-length 'Happier Than Ever'. Once again, it's a family affair with brother Finneas handling production duties on a textured and stylistically diverse album addressing the pressures of sudden fame. Available on CD, cassette, 100% recycled black vinyl and an indies opaque brown vinyl. We've also got some exclusive promo posters to give away with purchases while stocks last. 'Welcome 2 America' is a previously unissued album from Prince featuring...
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New Release Round-Up 23rd July 2021

Out Today Soul singer Leon Bridges follows a string of collaborations including the excellent Khruangbin EP 'Texas Sun' with his...
Out Today Soul singer Leon Bridges follows a string of collaborations including the excellent Khruangbin EP 'Texas Sun' with his third solo record 'Gold-Diggers Sound'. Boasting features from jazz heavyweights Robert Glasper and Terrace Martin, it continues Bridges' move away from retro soul to a contemporary R&B sound. Available on CD and vinyl, with gold foil variant sleeve exclusive to bricks and mortar shops. There's a debut full-length for composer, musician, producer and star of the Soul Jazz 'Kaleidoscope' and...
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New Release Round-Up 16th July

We may be gearing up for the RSD Drop 2 frenzy tomorrow but there's still some gems to be had...
We may be gearing up for the RSD Drop 2 frenzy tomorrow but there's still some gems to be had this New Music Friday. Out Today As the tongue-in-cheek title and cover art may suggest, 'Sob Rock' is John Mayer's tribute to the adult contemporary titans of the 1980s. Album opener 'Last Train Home' begins with the kind of backbeat and synth stabs that Toto's Porcaro brothers made a signature, while 'New Light' is propelled by a toe-tapping gentle funk....
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New Release Round-Up 9th July

Out Today Upcoming guest Tom Odell returns with 'monsters' which finds the BRITs Critics Choice and Ivor Novello-winning singer-songwriter exploring...
Out Today Upcoming guest Tom Odell returns with 'monsters' which finds the BRITs Critics Choice and Ivor Novello-winning singer-songwriter exploring recent mental health struggles on an album which blends bedroom pop production with his epic balladry. It's available on CD, LP and indies clear vinyl. If you've ordered a ticket bundle for the event at the Mem Hall in September, your album(s) will be available to collect from today. And if you haven't already booked then we've still got some...
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New Release Round-Up 2nd July 2021

OUT TODAY'Utopian Ashes' is a collaboration between Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie and Savages vocalist Jehnny Beth, exploring the breakdown of...
OUT TODAY'Utopian Ashes' is a collaboration between Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie and Savages vocalist Jehnny Beth, exploring the breakdown of a fictional marriage across ten darkly drawn torch songs, backed by trio of Gillespie's bandmates and Beth's longtime partner and collaborator Johnny Hostile. It's available on CD, LP and an indies exclusive clear vinyl, plus we've got a handful of 12"x12" photographic prints to give away with purchases of the album, while stocks last (pop in a note in with...
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New Release Round-Up 18th June 2021

After a lockdown solo live album last year, Nick Cave returns to the studio with partner in crime Warren Ellis...
After a lockdown solo live album last year, Nick Cave returns to the studio with partner in crime Warren Ellis for a co-credited album 'Carnage' which vacillates between threatening absurdism and an intense spirituality, often within the space of the same track, with Ellis providing everything from sensitive strings to jet engine roar synths. Available on CD and LP (with exclusive stickers while stocks last). Nearly 50 years on from her debut Joan Armatrading is still probing the boundaries of...
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