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Album News Weekly: 15th July 2013

HOLLOW EVERDAZE

Hollow Everdaze will release their debut album on 2nd August on eyeoneye records. The eight song mini album includes their debut single ‘Selfish’ and its follow up ‘Ships (video below). Hollow Everdaze will hit the road in August to launch the self titled album throughout Victoria and NSW.

OH LAND

Oh Land, aka Nanna Øland Fabricius will release her new album Wish Bone in late September via Federal Prism. It’s the follow up to Oh Land’s 2011 self-titled album. ‘My Boxer’ is a sneak peak from the album.

FAVORED NATIONS

Favored Nations will release their Blame Game EP on July 19th in Australia via etcetc. The video for their debut single, ‘Blame Game’ is out now.

DON WALKER

Don Walker’s third solo album Hully Gully, will be released on August 16th through MGM. It’s the follow up to his last solo album Cutting Back in 2006.

BOY OUTSIDE

The self-titled EP from Aidan Cooney, aka Boy Outside, is set for release on Friday 9 August. It features the single ‘River Runs To The Sea’ along with five other songs. To launch the EP Boy Outside is holding a residency with his full band at Redfern’s Arcadia Liquors in Sydney, starting Thursday 8 August and then every Thursday for the entire month.

MONUMENTS

Monuments have announced their debut full-length release Existence will be on August 9 through Hindsight Records. Pre-order bundles are available now and the album’s second single ‘Cold Space’ available to stream and purchase. A launch show for the album will take place in Perth on Sunday August 11.

NGAIIRE

Ngaiire’s debut album Lamentations is out now through Wantok/Planet. The album’s first and second singles ‘Dirty Hercules’ and ‘Around’ are also out now, with a brand new clip for Around.

THE TIME OF OUR LIVES

In support of the ABC TV series The Time of Our Lives, ABC Music has released a collection of music that was featured heavily during the TV series. The Time of Our Live album includes music from up and coming Australian artists including Clairy Browne, Bec Sandridge, Gossling, Tin Sparrow and Claire Bowditch among others.

HAND GAME MIXTAPES

The Hand Games Mixtapes has turned 1 year old, and with over 125 original Australian songs so far, they are celebrating 1 year with 12 covers by 12 Australian artists. As usual it is free and can be downloaded below.

DUBMARINE

Eight-piece band Dubmarine will release their second album Laser Sound Beam on August 8 through SUGARRUSH Music. Singles ‘Beat in Control’ and ‘Spearchukka’ from the album are out now.

OF MONTREAL

of Montreal have announced their twelfth studio album lousy with sylvianbriar will be released on 7th October in the UK and on 8th October worldwide via Polyvinyl Records. The album opener ‘fugitive air’ can be streamed below.

THE CRIMEA

The Crimea will call it quits after the release of their final album on July 29th. The double album Square Moon will be released through Alcopop! Records/Lazy Acre, with a final concert from the band on July 30th at London’s Jazz Café.

PEARL JAM

Lightning Bolt is the new album from Pearl Jam, set for release on October 11. ‘Mind Your Manners’ is the lead single from the forthcoming album. You can view the album trailer below.

RHONDA BURCHMORE

Rhonda Burchmore has developed her live show ‘Cry Me a River: The World of Julie London’ into a new album of the same name, to be released on ABC Music and Universal labels on July 19.

NIRVANA

Nirvana will release a 20th Anniversary Deluxe Reissue of In Utero in September this year. There’s not much more info available as yet.. so stay tuned!

A GRAVE WITH NO NAME

A Grave With No Name will release their new album Whirlpool on Lefse Records on 16th July.

CHASTITY BELT

Chastity Belt will release their new album No Regrets on August 12 on Help Yourself Records. The lead single ‘Seattle Party’ is out now.

LITTLE SCOUT

Little Scout has completed their second record Are You Life, due out September 6 through MGM.

THESE HEARTS

King Krule will release his debut LP 6 Feet Beneath The Moon on Friday 23rd August via XL Recordings/ Remote Control. 18 year old singer/ producer/ songwriter Archy Marshall will present 14 tracks on the LP, including the first single ‘Easy, Easy’.

MUSHROOM RECORDS

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic Australian label Mushroom Records, Warner Music Australia presents a new compilation, Mushroom40: Rock, and has announced the reissuing and upgrade of some classic material from the Mushroom catalogue. Mushroom40: Rock will be out Friday 2 August through Warner Music Australia with 40 tracks from the past 40 years.

WILLIS EARL BEAL

Willis Earl Beal’s debut full-length release Acousmatic Sorcery was recorded on a karaoke machine, but for his second release he’s gone with more conventional recording approaches. Nobody knows is his next release and is out on XL Recordings/Remote Control in Australia on Friday 6th September.

THESE HEARTS

The sophomore album from These Hearts, Yours To Take is out now. Their album release tour begins in the US on July 18th.

BELLE & SEBASTIAN

Belle & Sebastian have announced the release of The Third Eye Centre, a collection of rarities, collectibles and non-LP tracks from the last decate. It will be released on Rough Trade Records/Remote Control on 26th August in Australia. The album includes one brand new track ‘Your Cover’s Blown (Miaoux Miaoux Remix)’, available online now.

BODY/HEAD

Electric guitar duo Kim Gordon and Bill Nace form Body/Head, and will drop their next release Coming Apart as a double LP/CD/digital album through Matador Records/Remote Control in Australia on September 6.

SAVANT

Savant is back with his fifth full length album through SectionZ Records, called CULT. Check out the single ‘Kali-47’ below.

LONDON BUREAU

London Bureau have finished their first major release, the Fools EP. The Fools EP Launch will take place on Friday August 9 at The Beetle Bar in Brisbane.

ROYAL FOREST

Royal Forest’s new LP Spillway is out now on King Electric Record Company. You can also stream it online or have a listen to the lead single ‘Everyone Who Knows You’.

MACHINES ARE PEOPLE TOO

Machines Are People Too will release their sophomore EP, Nickles & Dime on July 23. The EP will be supported by a tour in the US.

DON CAVALLI

Temperamental is the sophomore album from Don Cavalli, out August 13th on Everloving Records. ‘Temperamental’ is the lead single which you can check out below.

MAN MAN

Man Man will release their fifth studio album, On Oni Pond, on September 13 through Anti-. The first single ‘Head On’ is out now.

ILUKA

Sydney singer/songwriter Iluka will release her Glory Days EP on August 1 through Liberation. She’ll be embarking on her first national tour in support of the EP, hitting a number of places on the East Coast. ‘Sweet Marianne’ from the EP is available as a free download.

TOM WEST

Tom West’s debut album A Spark In The Dark will be launched in August, supported with a tour in Australia, the USA and Canada. The singles ‘Jonathan’s Farm’ and ‘Malecon’ from the album are out now.

VIOLENT SOHO

Violent Soho will release their third studio album Hungry Ghost through I OH YOU on September 6. It’s the follow up to the band’s self-titled second album. The first single to be taken from the LP is ‘In The Aisle’.