Month: May 2018

underworld & iggy pop – bells & circles

Iggy Pop has joined forces with legendary electronic duo Underworld for a collaborative track, titled ‘Bells & Circles’. The track was recorded in London during an “afternoon tea encounter”. ‘Bells & Circles’ was premiered during Underworld’s headlining set at BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend in Belfast. Stream or download the track here.

clairo – diary 001

Clairo, real name Claire Cottrill, has shared her debut EP, diary 001  via FADER Label. Described as being filled with “soft, sugary synths, playful electronic drums and vaguely R&B melodies” by the New York Times, diary 001 collects the previous viral hits of ‘Pretty Girl’ and ‘Flamin Hot Cheetos’ with new tracks featuring the likes of Irish rapper… Read more »

tt – lovelaws

TT – also known as Theresa Wayman, the vocalist and guitarist of Warpaint – has released her debut solo album, LoveLaws via LoveLeaks / Caroline International. Co-producing the album with her brother Ivan with additional production contributions from Dan Carey (Kate Tempest, Bat For Lashes)and Money Mark (Beastie Boys), TT is a one-woman band: playing bass, guitar, and synth,… Read more »

djds – big wave more fire

LA-based production duo DJDS have released their debut album, Big Wave More Fire, via Loma Vista. The new album comes hot off the heels of latest single ‘I Heard’, which Zane Lowe named as his World Record on his Beats 1 show. Big Wave More Fire  showcases new collaborations with the likes of Vic Mensa… Read more »

christine & the queens – girlfriend/damn, dis-moi

Héloïse Letissier, better known as French pop extraordinaire Christine and the Queens, has returned with a new track(s), ‘Girlfriend / Damn, dis-moi’, which features Californian producer Dâm-Funk, through Because Music. ‘Girlfriend / Damn, dis-moi’ follows her 2015 album Chaleur humaine. “I initially set out to smash against macho culture and macho men,” Letissier said of the song… Read more »

peter gabriel on spotify

From 18th May, Peter Gabriel’s solo music catalogue will start to be released on Spotify. While a number of well-loved Peter Gabriel tracks are on the platform, this will be the first time that whole albums will be made available. The launch will see Peter’s first four self-titled albums – including the German language Ein… Read more »

Ry Cooder – The Prodigal Son

The Prodigal Son, Ry Cooder’s first new solo release in six years, released today on Fantasy Records. Receiving rave reviews explore the album on CD/Vinyl/Download and stream here. Sun ★★★★★ ‘A brilliant slice of Americana’ Mail ★★★★ ‘he remains a vital force in American music’ Record Collector ★★★★ ‘Easily one of the most satisfyingly focused,… Read more »

gaz coombes – world’s strongest man

World’s Strongest Man, the magnificent third solo album by former Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes, is available now. A follow-up to the Mercury Prize-nominated 2015 album Matador, World’s Strongest Man is a collection of eleven deeply personal songs each set to expansive, addictive melody. “Olympian” – Q ★★★★ “Gaz Coombes’ best work” – MOJO ★★★★ “Bold,… Read more »

sophie hunger – molecules

Swiss singer/songwriter Sophie Hunger has announced her brand new studio album, Molecules, will be released on 31st August via Caroline International. Molecules comes three years after Hunger’s previous outing, Supermoon. Molecules is Hunger’s first full album in English, and is what she describes as “minimal electronic folk”. Pre-order Molecules here. Hunger has also shared the… Read more »