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Album News Weekly: 19th August 2015

In This Issue: This week sees the return of k-os as well as a bundle of debuts, solos and independent releases with some song link tid bits to get into!

k-os

Dine Alone Records has announced the release of k-os’ new album Can’t Fly Without Gravity on August 28th, holding that rock-vs. rap dialectic at it’s core. Check out “Crucify” here: https://soundcloud.com/kosofficial/crucify

Thirteen Seventy

Noise/rock band from Brisbane Thirteen Seventy will release their second full-length album Bitter Dream independantly on August 21st. You can hear the pre-released stream here: https://thirteenseventy.bandcamp.com/album/bitter-dream

FTSE

Midlander Sam Manville's producer-artist guise FTSE has announced his debut album JOYLESS which will be released on 28th August through Lucky Number/ [PIAS].

Beach House

Beach House will release Depression Cherry, the band’s fifth album showing a return to simplicity, on August 28th in Australia & New Zealand on Mistletone Records via Inertia.

Sui Zhen

Sui Zhen - alias of Melbourne-based artist Becky Freeman - is excited to share her new LP Secretly Susan set for release via Dot Dash / Remote Control Records. Out 28th August, the LP takes influence from Japanese lovers rock, 80s electro-bossanova and dubby-lounge pop.

Lou Barlow

Lou Barlow has announced his forthcoming solo album, Brace the Wave, due out September 4th via Domino. Have a listen to the track “Moving” here: https://soundcloud.com/joyful-noise-recordings/lou-barlow-moving-1

Defeater

Boston hardcore act Defeater will release their fourth studio album, Abandoned, on August 28th through Epitaph.

POP EVIL

New York rockers POP EVIL will release UP on August 21st via eOne Music, conjuring aggressive riffs and hard charging sing-a-longs.