We're liking 2022 already, it's a very solid week full of new listings for your browsing.
We've highlighted some dozen bits that piqued our interest. Lots of limited pressings to investigate, too!
Bittersweet, provoking and absolutely massive third LP from the Dublin post-punks.
The New Zealand musician reunites with producer John Parish and it already sounds bloody amazing.
The Line Is A Curve
Fiction / Republic
Fourth studio album from Kae Tempest. "The Line Is A Curve is about letting go, of shame, anxiety, isolation and falling instead into surrender. Embracing the cyclical nature of time, growth, love."
Self-titled debut LP from the Leeds-based super-seven-piece. Controlled euphoria, get locked in!
We got such vibes from this on just one listen. As ever, it's pure gold from Speedy Wunderground.
First taste of the excellent new solo LP from Charles Watson.
Bad Vibrations Records
Raucous and life affirming post-punk from the London four-piece.
Black Radio III
Grammy-winning producer Robert Glasper returns ten years after the debut of the first Black Radio LP. Pretty powerful stuff.
New Yorkers Guerilla Toss return with a killer new single via Sub Pop. Excited about this one.
Wires Turned Sideways In Time
Absolutely sublime debut solo album from the multi-disciplinary artist.
Dan Bejar returns as Destroyer with new label partner Bella Union.
Ed Schrader's Music Beat
Return of the Baltimore duo, one of which is called Ed Schrader.
Also this week; Fenne Lily, Guided By Voices, Arab Strap, Emily Wells, Melissa Aldana, Soul Revivers, Yumi Zouma, The Threshold HouseBoys Choir, Bobby Weir and Wolf Bros, Johnny Marr and killer reissues to include; Pavement, Blackalicious, PJ Harvey and Echo & The Bunnymen.
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