Attention all of the users who like to comment "I thought this was AbsolutePUNK," it's time for you to rejoice (hopefully). FIDLAR have announced that they will release their new album entitled, Too, on September 4th via Mom + Pop. The band has also released the first single "40oz On Repeat" in the form of a music video which draws influence from some of the band's favorite music videos of all time. Head to the replies to check out the video, the list of videos they replicate and the album artwork.
01) 40oz. On Repeat
03) West Coast
04) Why Generation
05) Sober ...
Stray From The Path will release their brand new album, Subliminal Criminals, on August 14th via Sumerian Records. Pre-order packages are available here, as well as a new song, "Outbreak", which you can view in the replies. Our exclusive interview with guitarist Tom Williams will be up soon.
Dream pop outfit Beach House will be releasing their new album, Depression Cherry, on August 28th. Artwork is in the replies. The band is also hitting the road for an extensive world tour, and you can check those dates out in the replies as well.
03 Space Song
04 Beyond Love
09 Days of Candy
The Maccabees have announced the details of their long-awaited new album. Marks To Prove It will be released on July 31st via Fiction Records. Hit the replies to watch the official video for the album opener and title track as well as check out the artwork.
01. Marks To Prove It
03. Ribbon Road
04. Spit It Out
06. River Song
07. Slow Sun
08. Something Like Happiness
09. WW1 Portraits
10. Pioneering Systems
11. Dawn Chorus
Frank Turner has revealed some art surrounding his forthcoming sixth studio album, Positive Songs For Negative People. You can find that in the replies. Turner states that a "proper release date, full artwork, singles and videos will all be coming your way very soon." It seems to be due for release in July.
The Maccabees guitarist, Felix White, recently sat down with BrumNotes to talk their long-awaited fourth album (end of July, you'll all be pleased to know on my behalf), the long path that lead to it and their support slot with Mumford and Sons in North America.
"We actually took Mumford & Sons on their first ever tour, it was just before their first record Sigh No More blew up,” says Felix. “It was on the tour for our second, Wall of Arms, in 2009. Now look at them. You cannot believe how big they are in America. They’re playing in front of 20,000 people a night – they’re pretty well off the radar. But those shows, as a support, they are the least nerve-wracking. You’re so far away...
Being As An Ocean will release their new self titled album on June 30th via InVogue Records. You can stream the band's new single called "Little Richie" in the replies via AltPress.
01) Little Richie
02) Ain't Nobody Perfect
03) The Zealot's Blindfold
04) Sleeping Sicarii
05) Judas, Our Brother
06) St. Peter
07) Forgetting Is Forgiving The I
08) The World As A Stage
09) Sins Of The Father
10 )… And Their Consequence
Sorority Noise will release its sophomore LP, Joy, Departed, on June 16 via Topshelf Records. The follow-up to last year's Forgettable will see a single release and pre-orders offered this coming Tuesday, May 12. You can find the artwork and a "teaser" video in the replies.
3. Fluorescent Black
5. Your Soft Blood
6. Art School Wannabe
10. When I See You (Timberwolf)
Four Tet is going to release his follow-up to 2013's excellent Beautiful Rewind with a new album titled Morning/Evening this July. Morning/Evening will consist of two tracks ("Morning Side" and "Evening Side") each running about 20 minutes.
Noah Gundersen has announced his new album, titled Carry the Ghost. The LP will be released on August 21st, and is available for pre-order in vinyl, CD, and digital formats. Hit the replies for more information.
The Chemical Brothers have announced that they will release their new album, Born In The Echoes, on July 17th via Astralwerks. You can stream a new song called "Sometimes I Feel So Deserted" in the replies.
01) Sometimes I Feel So Deserted
02) Go (featuring Q-Tip)
03) Under Neon Lights (featuring St. Vincent)
04) EML Ritual (featuring Ali Love)
05) I'll See You There
06) Just Bang
08) Taste Of Honey
09) Born In The Echoes (featuring Cate Le Bon)
11) Wide Open (featuring Beck)
In what is surely to be a contender for album of the year, Wet have announced they will release their debut album, Don't You, later this year via Columbia Records. You can stream the beautiful new single "Deadwater" in the replies. This is one record you don't want to sleep on this year.
Camera Shy (Whirr and Nothing) have announced that they will release their self-titled debut album on July 14th via Run For Cover Records. You can watch their new music video for "Your Only One" in the replies.
02) Your Only One
03) Color Radiate
05) New Something
06) Underwater Days
07) Take Your Time
08) Seemingly Ill
Carly Rae Jepsen has announced that her forthcoming follow-up to 2012's Kiss is titled E·MO·TION and will be out this summer (Tower Records Japan accidentally announced it as June 24, but there hasn't been confirmation from Carly's camp). In the meantime, hit the replies to listen to the Dev Hynes-assisted "All That."
High On Fire will be releasing their new album, Luminiferous, on June 23rd. This is the band's seventh studio album, and it was recorded with none other than Converge's Kurt Ballou. You can check out the artwork and a statement from Matt Pike in the replies.
01) The Black Plot
03) The Sunless Years
04) Slave the Hive
05) The Falconist
06) Dark Side of the Compass
07) The Cave
09) The Lethal Chamber
Dawes have announced that they will release their new album, All Your Favorite Bands, on June 2nd via Hub Records. You can check out the new song and video called "Things Happen" over on NPR.
01) Things Happen
02) Somewhere Along the Way
03) Don't Send Me Away
04) All Your Favorite Bands
05) I Can't Think About It Now
06) To Be Completely Honest
07) Waiting For Your Call
08) Right on Time
09) Now That It's Too Late, Maria
Mike Campbell writes for Noisey about how independent labels are being squeezed out by the "vinyl revival."
The result we are seeing in most recent years is that independent releases are being pushed aside, becoming less of a priority due to the fact that vinyl orders from indies are usually a fraction of the size of most major label artist orders. To give an example, the first pressing of Philadelphia indie-punk band Cayetana’s debut LP, Nervous Like Me, released in 2014 on independent label Tiny Engines was limited to 1525 copies. The band was only able to get 400 copies to sustain their merch sales on their six-week tour supporting the album’s release, as the rest of copies were...
Major Lazer will release his new album, Peace is The Mission, on June 1st via Mad Decent.
01) Be Together (Feat. Wild Belle)
02) Too Original (Feat. Elliphant & Jovi Rockwell)
03) Blaze Up The Fire (Feat. Chronixx)
04) Lean On (Feat. MØ & DJ Snake)
05) Powerful (Feat. Ellie Goulding & Tarrus Riley)
06) Light It Up (Feat. Nyla)
07) Roll The Bass
08) Night Riders (Feat. Travi$ Scott, 2 Chainz, Pusha T & Mad Cobra)
09) All My Love (Remix) (Feat. Ariana Grande & Machel Montano)