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Album News Weekly: Monday, 11 March 2013

Check out this weeks album news from the likes of David Bowie, The Flaming Lips, Cloud Control, Snoop Lion and much more!

MUD HONEY

Two and a half decades since they formed as a band, Mudhoney have announced the release of their ninth studio album, Vanishing Point, out on April 5l via Sub Pop through Inertia.

THE FLAMING LIPS

The Flaming Lips have announced the long-awaited release of The Terror, their thirteenth studio album, on March 29. The album was produced by the band’s long-time collaborator Dave Fridmann at Tarbox Road Studios.

SELF IS A SEED

Self Is A Seed return with the release of their full length debut album Siren. Recorded at Studios 301 and produced with Aria Award winner Anton Hagop (Silverchair/Powderfinger),The album will be available March 15.

ANTHONY CALLEA

ABC Music has announced that they have signed singer/songwriter, Anthony Callea. He will release his new album, THIRTY via ABC Music on April 26, 2013.

DAVID BOWIE

Parlophone Label Group has announced the release of a 40th anniversary edition of David Bowie’s groundbreaking Aladdin Sane Originally released through RCA Victor on 13th April 1973, Aladdin Sane was David Bowie’s sixth album. The remaster will be realeased on April 12.

TIM GUY

Dreaming of a Night Mango is the mysteriously titled 4th album from Tim Guy. The 10 track LP reminiscent of little waves lapping a shoreline, is set for release on April 5 via Lost and Lonesome.

ALUKA

Melbourne vocal group Alukaare set to release their latest album Space recorded in 10 unconventional remote locations including a swimming pool, a barn, cars and a World War II bunker. The album will be available on April 5.

CAMERA OBSCURA

With nearly four years having passed since their 4AD debut, Camera Obscura is set to release their new album Desire Lines on Friday 31 May.

WILD BELLE

Wild Belle is set to release their debut album Isles on March 15th, via Sony Music Entertainment, Australia.

MICK HARVEY

Mick Harvey has announced details of a new solo album, FOUR (Acts of Love), out via Mute on 26 April 2013.

CLOUD CONTROL

Cloud Control has announced the news that they have started recording their 2nd album. It's all taking place in a little studio in the middle England (Kent) working with producer Barny Barnicott.

More details to come soon!

SNOOP LION

Hip hop music legend and multi-platinum artist Snoop Lion will release his highly-anticipated new album, REINCARNATED, on April 26th, via Sony Music Entertainment Australia.

JON HOPKINS

Jon Hopkins is to release his fourth solo album Immunity on May 31st.

SARAH MELSOME

Singer songwriter Sara Melson is set to release her second album, A Million White Stars on April 30.

MILK MUSIC

Spunk Records have announced that they will be releasing the quartet Milk Music’s debut album, Cruise Your Illusion on Friday March 29.

KEN MODE

Juno Award winning metallic post-hardcore outfit Ken mode are set to release their new album, Entrench on March 19th via New Damage Records in Canada.

PEOPLE PERSON

People Person has officially announced their follow up album Dumb Supper, featuring full-bodied re-interpretations of fuzzpop, the album will also offer brand-new songs as well. Due to be available this coming April/May

THE MATERIAL

South California rockers, The Material have announced that they will release a new album entitled, Everything I Want To Say, produced by Kyle Black (Paramore, Pierce The Veil, All Time Low), on April 9th.

VAN DYKE PARKS

Bella Union has announced a new album from the legendary composer, musician, lyricist, producer and singer Van Dyke Parks. There has been one live album and one soundtrack record in the last 24 years, but Songs Cycled contains the American’s first new material since 1989, This will be available on may 6.

JOHN GRANT

Former front man of Denver based The Czars, John Grant will be releasing his second full length album Pale Green Ghosts via Nevado Records on May 14, 2013.

To check out the title track off the new album visit: http://bit.ly/Wig15A

ALESSI’S ARK

Bella Union have announced the return of Alessi’s Aek, with their third album The Still Life tol be released into the World on Monday April 15.

THE MILK CARTON KIDS

Los Angeles-based duo The Milk Carton Kids have released a brand new video. The third and final installment in the series. The clip is for their song “Honey, Honey” and it offers an evocative study in how listeners engage with music. The song is from the group’s anticipated Anti- debut album The Ash & Clay which comes out March 26th.