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New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
The Black Dahlia Murder“Servitude” (death metal band’s 10th album is its since the 2022 death of frontman and co-founder Trevor Strnad; Brian Eschbach puts down his guitar to take over on vocals and former member Ryan Knight returns to take Eschbach’s place on rhythm guitar; producers: lead guitarist Brandon Ellis, Mark Lewis; new single: “Aftermath”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Metal Blade
Randall Bramblett“Paradise Breakdown” (singer-songwriter’s 15th album and first since 2020; new single: “Throw My Cane Away”; Hear here; Blue Vinyl; Download; Apple Music)Strolling Bones
Bring Me the Horizon“POST HUMAN: NeX GEn” (long-delayed concept album, their first in five years and seventh overall; producers: vocalist Oli Sykes, Zakk Cervini, Dan Lancaster; guests: Lil Uzi Vert, Daryl Palumbo of Glassjaw, Underoath, AURORA; new single: “Kool-Aid”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Download released on May 24; Apple Music; On Tour) Columbia
Gavin DeGraw“Chariot 20” (reimagined version of his 2003 debut album; producer: Dave Cobb; new single: “Chariot’; Hear here; See here; Vinyl, with two previously unreleased tracks on a 7-inch single; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Sony Music Nashville
Efterklang“Things We Have in Common” (Danish band’s seventh album; founding member Rune Mølgaard rejoins after leaving in 2007 to join the Mormon church and withdrawing from the church in 2022; new single: “Plant”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) City Slang
Eli & Fur“Dreamscapes” (London-born, L.A.-based electronic duo’s second album; new single: “Golden Eyes and Tears”; See here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)[PIAS] Électronique
Ezra Collective“Dance, No One’s Watching” (British jazz quintet’s third album; guests: Yazmin Lacey, Olivia Dean, M.anifest, Moonchild Sanelly; new single: “God Gave Me Feet for Dancing”; See here; Read here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Partisan
Christian Lee Hutson“Paradise Pop. 10” (producers: Hutson, Phoebe Bridgers, Marshall Vore, Joseph Lorge; guests: Bridgers, Katy Kirby, Maya Hawke; new single: “After Hours”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)ANTI- / Epitaph
Maxïmo Park“Stream of Life” (Newcastle band’s eighth album; producer: Ben Allen; new single: “Your Own Worst Enemy”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Lower Third
JD McPherson“Nite Owls” (retro rocker’s fifth album and first since 2018; producer: McPherson; new single: “Sunshine Getaway”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)New West
MICHELLE“Songs About You Specifically” (NYC-based indie-pop/R&B collective’s third album; new single: “Oontz”; Hear here; Ruby Red Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Atlantic
Nina Nesbitt“Mountain Music” (Scottish singer-songwriter’s fourth album; producers: Nesbitt, Peter Miles; new single: “Pages”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) Apple Tree
Shed Seven“Liquid Gold” (U.K. alt-rock band reimagines songs from their catalog, with orchestration, along with a new song titled “All Roads Lead To You”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Cooking Vinyl
Sløtface“Film Buff” (Norwegian band’s third album; producer: Preben Sælid Andersen; new single: “Ladies of the Fight”; Hear here; See here; Read here; Apple Music; On Tour)Propeller Recordings
SOPHIE“SOPHIE” (Grammy-nominated Scottish producer, songwriter and DJ’s final album, recorded before her death in January 2021 after an accidental fall in Athens, Greece; producers: SOPHIE, Benny Long; new single: “Reason Why”; Hear here; Read here; Rough Trade-Exclusive Silver Vinyl; Amazon UK)MSMSMSM / Future Classic
Hayden Thorpe“Ness” (Wild Beasts co-founder’s third solo album, based on Robert Macfarlane’s 2019 book of the same name; it’s an ode to Suffolk’s Orford Ness, the former Ministry of Defence weapons development site during both World Wars and the Cold War; new single: “They”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Apple Music)Domino
Tower of Power“It’s Christmas” (Hear here; Vinyl; On Tour)Tower of Power Records
TSHA“Sad Girl” (electronic artist’s second album; guests: Rose Gray, Dan Whitlam, Master Peace, Caroline Byrne, Abi Flynn, Ingrid Witt, et al; new single: “Girls”; Hear here; Transparent Blue Edge Glow Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Ninja Tune
Leif Vollebekk“Revelation” (Canadian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist’s fifth album; guests: Jim Keltner, Cindy Cashdollar, Shahzad Ismaily, Angie McMahon, Anaïs Mitchell; new single: “Moondog”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Secret City
Xiu Xiu“13” Frank Beltrame Italian Stiletto with Bison Horn Grips” (producer: keyboardist Angela Seo; mixed by John Congleton; new single: “Common Loon”; Hear here; Mint Green Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download; On Tour)Polyvinyl

New Releases (Downloads)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Kate Bollinger“Songs From a Thousand Frames of Mind” (Virginia-born, L.A.-based singer-songwriter’s debut album; new single: “Any Day Now”; See here; Vinyl; Blue Moon Vinyl; Rough Trade-Exclusive Emerald Vinyl; Amazon UK; Apple Music; On Tour)Ghostly International
The Coronas“Thoughts and Observations” (Irish rock band’s eighth album; producer: George Murphy; guest: Gabrielle Aplin; new single: “That’s Exactly What Love Is”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Apple Music; On Tour)So Far So Good / Blix Street Records
Merce Lemon“Watch Me Drive Them Dogs Wild” (new single: “Backyard Lover”; See here; Apple Music)Darling Recordings
Jerry Paper“INBETWEEZER” (new single: “Scenic Route”; Hear here; Pink Vinyl; Apple Music; On Tour)Stones Throw
Tuelo“Regarding My Heart” (South African-born, NYC/Dublin-based folk-rock musician’s second album; new single: “Green Light”; Hear here; See here)Minah Management, LLC

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Dennis Coffey“Finger Pickin Good” (1975 album; remastered by Dave Gardner, with previously unissued bonus track “What It Is It Ain’t”; Vinyl; Amazon UK)Org Music
Van Morrison“New Arrangements and Duets” (15-song collection includes big band tracks recorded in 2014, plus duets with Willie Nelson, Joss Stone, Curtis Stigers and Kurt Elling, all recorded between 2018 and 2019; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Exile Productions Ltd.
Vanilla Fudge“Where Is My Mind? The Atco Recordings 1967-1969” (nine-CD box set; remastered from the original master tapes; Read here; Amazon UK)Esoteric Recordings / Cherry Red
Various artists“Cut Me Deep: A Story of Indie Pop 1985-1989” (four-CD box set, featuring tracks from The Stone Roses, Jesus and Mary Chain, Edwyn Collins, The Housemartins, The Sundays, The Primitives, The Sugarcubes, et al; Read here; Amazon UK)Cherry Red
Various artists“Pour a Little Sugar On It: The Chewy, Chewy Sounds of American Bubblegum 1966-1971” (three-CD, 91-track compilation, featuring The Archies, The Monkees, Ohio Express, 1910 Fruitgum Co., The Lemon Pipers, Crazy Elephant, et al; Read here; Amazon UK)Grapefruit / Cherry Red
Kim Wilde“Love Moves (Deluxe Expanded Edition)” (Double CD + DVD; 1990 album; with bonus tracks, remixes, videos and BBC TV performances; Read here; Picture Disc; Amazon UK)
“Love Is (Deluxe Expanded Edition)” (Triple CD + DVD; 1992 album; with bonus tracks, remixes, videos and BBC TV performances; Read here; Opaque Yellow Vinyl; Amazon UK)
“Now & Forever (Deluxe Expanded Edition)” (Triple CD + DVD; 1995 album; with bonus tracks, remixes, videos and BBC TV performances; Read here; Solid White Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour)
Cherry Pop

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