🐱 🆕 New Releases 01 Dec 23 🆕 🦞

Not much today I imagine…

Peter Gabriel - i/o

Feels so unnatural, Peter Gabriel.

Clark - Cave Dog

Seems to be a companion piece to Sus Dog released earlier this year.


Liked some of the singles off that, looking forward to it. I only really know Melt of his.


Sheffield artist, probably better known (around here at least) for his graffiti and zines, with his latest album of experimental hip-hop.

Pejzaż - List II

Second part of Polish cut-up artist’s two-parter collage of 90s/Y2K Eastern European CD releases. This is the night-time haunting soundscape one, with more trip-hop and dub going on.

The Black Dog - Music For Moore Street Substation

Sheffield brutalist electronica, with mixes made to accompany their recent art exhibition as part of Sensoria festival at Moore St Substation, the iconic brutalist building in Sheffield city centre.


Harp - Albion

That fella from Midlake releases an album that traverses the divide between trad-folk and The Cure circa Faith.


Nothing & Full Of Hell - When No Birds Sing
Collaborative noisy shoegaze album, reviews have compared it favourably to Sunbather by Deafheaven

Going Off - KILL LIST
Metallic hardcore, you know…riffs, breakdowns blah blah blah


New ambient EP from electronic producer Batu.

Batu - Half Speed EP


Gabby’s World - GABBY SWORD
Indie art pop, formerly Eskimeaux and part of Barrie


Odd Beholder - Feel Better
Electro Wave / Indie pop from Switzerland, although I always keep thinking she’s Scandinavian. I really loved her last album from 2021 so I’m looking forward to this.

Hochzeitskapelle - The Orchestra In The Sky (Kobe Recordings)

A project involving The Notwist and Tenniscoats and other Japanese artists and sounds. The first song sounds beautiful. Looking forward to diving in.

Hochzeitskapelle - The Orchestra In The Sky (Tokyo Recordings)
and if that wasn’t enough, here’s another album’s worth of songs that they recorded in Tokyo also.

Meitei - Kofū III
Continuing the Japanese theme, Great quirky experimental instrumental experimental sounds.
“Blending contemporary sound techniques with profound reverence for Japanese folklore”

Misophone - A Floodplain Mind

I have a lovely packaged album of theirs from way back in 2007, and they so far sound nicely as I remember them.

Various Artists - Moping in style : A tribute to Adam Green
Adam Green covers by a whole bunch of artists - Regina Spektor, Father John Misty, Devendra Banhart, Ben Kweller, Jenny Lewis, The Lemonheads, The Libertines, Lou Barlow, Joanna Sternberg, Herman Dune, Jeffrey Lewis and others

Thy Slaughter - Soft Rock

Anna Järvinen - Suomalainen joulu / Finsk jul
Swedish - Finnish musician. These were released as two EPs last month, now joined together. Ahh, I think she’s the musician who releases one album in Swedish, and the same album in Finnish. So these are presumably two Swedish/Finnish xmas EPs mixed together.

Pomme - Saisons EP
Lovely otherworldly ethereally French songs.

I also have Harp and Pejzaż on my List (II) of albums to listen to today. I might already have a December top 5 of albums from today perhaps.


Czarface - Czartificial Intelligence

Inspectah Deck’s group return with more Wudjacent rap.


Czarface which @Octobadger posted above is on my list along with a couple more Hip-Hop albums…

Conway The Machine & Conductor Williams - Conductor Machine

Elzhi & Oh No - Heavy Vibrato


This is lovely if you like finger picked guitar and a bit of an Elliot Smith vibe

Alela Diane & The Hackles - Silent Night
Christmas album from American singer-songwriter whose voice I like.

Minor Threat - Out Of Step Outtakes
Some extra bits and pieces from classic hardcore band’s album.

Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes
Super deluxe bonus box-set season, so here’s the first Violent Femmes album again.

Also, Lankum - Live In Dublin might be out today, but it doesn’t seem to have a digital release.

EDIT: Ah, and one more…

Dorothy Carter – Waillee Waillee
Seems to be a lost classic “folk/psych/drone masterpiece” from 1978 - This is its first ever reissue. I’d never heard of her, but the one track that was released before today is lovely.


Saint Malo - s/t

Very nice from what I’ve heard so far. From the bandcamp page:

A project that explores the intersections of neoclassicism, folk, ambient and electronic textures…From the inevitable Arvo Pärt, Max Richter and Steve Reich to the more unsuspected Thom Yorke, Burial, Caribou, Vulfpeck or even Dua Lipa. Stéphane Grappelli, Andrew Bird, Nils Frahm, Olafur Arnalds or Rene Aubry are other names Javier mentions when he talks about something similar to influences.


Listened to this last night, it’s brilliant.

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Paradise Lost - icon 30

PL re-record their classic album for it’s 30’s anniversary because Music for Nations own the original.
FFO. One of the best metal albums of all time.


This has Charli XCX, Caroline Polachek and Ellie from Wolf Alice on it. The latter sings on a song that features production from SOPHIE.

Only listened to the pre-release tracks so far, but it feels like the end of an era party for PC Music.


Following the Versions album of the DiS label year, The Anchoress has released a new reworking of a Tom Waits tune for Bandcamp Friday

A couple of my mates have their first album out today. I’ve not listened to it yet but they’re great guys

We started “making noise with friends” over 20 years ago with a plan to write an album, one song a year
20 years of friendship later, we have finally finished what we started.
Art Making Animals is about the joy of making music with close and trusted friends, and what a joy it has been!


Witching Waves - Streams and Waterways

Post punk on Specialist Subject.

FFO Martha, Fresh, Shopping


This is really nice

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