🐶 🆕 New Releases 17 Nov 23 🆕 🦞

Thandi Ntuli & Carlos Niño - Rainbow Revisited

International Anthem can do no wrong at the moment so looking forward to this. Carlos Niño features heavily on the new André 3000 record and has a brilliant album earlier this year; Thandi Ntuli is a South African composer & pianist.

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Dressel Amorosi - Spectrum

The new album from Italian duo Dressel Amorosi is a fervent homage to the realm of Italian soundtracks and library music from the late '70s and early '80s. Navigating effortlessly through a spectrum of scenarios and atmospheres, it conjures up vivid images of action-packed sequences, wistful retro vibes, chic party scenes, and hair-raising horror chills.

Huey has played a couple of tracks on his show recently. Good stuff imho

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Tiny Deaths - Spirit Of The Staircase

Latest EP by Tiny Deaths - nom de plume for Claire de Lune - the LA based singer/songwriter who specialises in lush, hazy dreampop.

FFO: Beach House, Purity Ring

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New on the Drowned in Sound label. Snarling production by Steven from Blood Red Shoes. Big anthemic rock song.

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Ah nice! She’s a mutual friend and we ended up going to see Sharon van Etten last time I was in LA. Really nice human.

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Anton Slepakov / Andriy Sokolov - warнякання

Poetic Ukrainian synth-pop.

Johanna Warren – The Rockfield Sessions, Vol 1

Indie-rock/folk

Live album. Really enjoyed Lessons for Mutans from last year (my first experience of her)

FFO Angel Olsen, Sharon Van Etten, Squirrel Flower, PJ Harvery

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VÄLVĒ - Tiny Pilots

Chlöe Herington and Emma Sullivan’s second album as VÄLVĒ, an “avant-prog sonic exploration of imaginary worlds and literary influences”

Hey Colossus - Live In Liege

Full live show recorded at La Zone, Liege, on the rock band’s ‘In Blood / 20th anniversary’ tour - 10th November, 2023. Pay what you’d like for the album on Bandcamp, with all money going to Crisis, the UK-based homelessness charity.

Bounaly - Dimanche à Bamako

First heard by global audiences on Sahel Sounds’ Music from Saharan WhatsApp series, Malian guitar hero Bounaly makes his full-length debut. Recorded live on location, the music on “Dimanche à Bamako” is a mix of regional favorites, traditional standards, and originals. Long songs with looping rhythms, pounding kick, and electric shredding guitar, punctuated by shout outs to the guests of honor. A raw and frenetic take on Northern Mali desert sound, playing for the diaspora at a Bamako wedding.

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Dolly Parton rock covers album anyone…?

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Each concert in their entirety.

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That additional context bumped this up the list for me this morning and very glad it did, this is a joy.

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Neil Hamburger - Seasonal Depression Suite

A concept album from a comedic character, featuring Neil Finn and Bonnie Prince Billy.

Will be an acquired taste (and I didn’t like it) but the track with BPB is good!

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The new Danny Daze LP is pretty amazing.

“submerging glitchy, Schematic-style psychedelia in hypnotic, meditational reflecting pools and curving futuristic, bass-heavy grooves into lavish, experimental atmospheres”

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This album is from 2014, just fyi! It’s getting released physically in the UK for the first time hence it popping up on the radar again.

Absolutely incredible record, however.

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Aha, thanks - didn’t know that!

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Abigail Lapell - Lullabies
Solo acoustic album of lullabies from different cultures, by a Canadian folkie who released the excellent Stolen Time last year.

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Also, a compilation that doesn’t seem to have any connecting theme other than mellow, low-key songs that sound good together. It’s excellent. Might order the CD.

V/A - Searchlight Moonbeam

It’s by the same label that put out the brilliant Ghost Riders comp of “coming of age garage soul” last year.

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Yeah, this is nice

Mickey Callisto really has that Freddie Mercury operatic power vocal down, huh? Impressive.

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A few more to throw in…

Big Mess - Cleaning Up With
Danish band’s fourth album but their first on Specialist Subject (UK home of Martha/Jeff Rosenstock/also an actual record shop). Power pop punk, advance singles have been very BIG. RIYL stuff on Specialist Subject, the Exploding Hearts etc.

Getdown Services - Crisps
Bristol-based band on local label Breakfast Records (also home of Langkamer). One of the advance singles was very much in that Pavement-y early 90s indie rock vibe, the other one was more like a slice of synth pop. The album is called Crisps. It has that cover. I don’t really know what to expect given all this.

Dion Lunadon - Systems Edge
He was in the D4 (remember them?) and then A Place to Bury Strangers. Solo album on In The Red, based on the singles it is exactly the garage rock you expect given that pedigree and label and cover image.

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