A huge list of releases this week with some much anticipated albums and popular artists in the mix including UK band The Vaccines, The XX, Periphery, Dntel and a live DVD from Danko Jones. Local releases include Sophie Koh, Wooshie and Expatriate.
The Sydney band has recently performed in Melbourne and signed onto Shock’s Permanent Records and will have their debut album out in August this year. Their single ‘Persona non grata’ is out now.
The singer has released her new album I like To keep Myself in Pain today on Epitah. The album is an incredible blend of classic pop, soul and country and features music written by M. Ward and John Wesley Harding.
The break through British band of 2011, The Vaccines, are back with a new single titled ‘No Hope’ and a new album to be released 31 August through Sony. The album, The Vaccines Come of Age will be much anticipated by listeners and follows up on the band’s huge success in 2011 at the Brits and NME with their debut.
The band has announced the release date of their upcoming second album Coexist. The album will be released 7 September after the band’s break since their 2009 debut. The album will be out on Remote Control Records.
The progressive metal band has announced the release date for their new album Periphery II for the end of this month. The album will be out 29 June through Roadrunner Records Australia and will feature solos from guest artists such as Wes Hauch (The Faceless) and Guthrie Govan (The Aristocrats).
2) Have a Blast - Guthrie Govan guest solo
3) Facepalm Mute
6) Luck as a Constant
8) The Gods Must Be Crazy!
9) MAKE TOTAL DESTROY
10) Erised - John Petrucci guest solo
12) Froggin' Bullfish
13) Mile Zero - Wes Hauch guest solo
Baddies will be releasing their second record this month on 18 June through their own Medicine label. Their first album was met with praise from NME to BBC and everyone in between and the new album Build is not to be missed.
Ribbon Music will release John Maus’ A Collection of Rarities and Previously Unreleased Material on 14 July. The 16 track collection will comprise of the artists eleven years of musical work.
The Melbourne producer will debut this month with his long-awaited EP Boyfriend Material. Dylan Michel aka Wooshie will release the EP on This Thing Records & tapes.
Stream 'Used 2 Each Other' from the EP here:
Getting Daniel Merriweather on board, Urthboy has a new single out titled ‘Naïve Bravado’. The rest of the new album will be out later in the year in October and is set to tour throughout August/September.
The four-piece have been everywhere and every club of late and the Sydney group will celebrate with a new single ‘Do You Remember’ from their upcoming album Hyper/Hearts which will officially be out 6 July via Dew Process/Universal.
Danko Jones is due to release their first DVD. Bring On The Mountain will be a two disc set and documentary on the band’s successful career with some of their best performances from around the world. The DVD will be released 19 June.
Listen to 'Cadillac' here:
Always never enough will be the artists new 13 track record which features Guy Clark and Australia’s own Tim Rogers. The album will be the 5th for Catherine Britt and will be out 10 August through Universal Music.
The third album from the Melbourne songwriter is titled Oh My Garden and departs from her previous work. The new album will see Sophie take on new grounds and expand as an artist musically. The album is out 6 July through Crying Ninja Records/MGM.
The artist will bring a new album out this year titled America on 24 august through EMI. The album will be the artist’s most powerful work to date and the product of years of creating music around the world.
1. Guilford Avenue Bridge
2. True Thrush
5. Crash Jam
6. USA I: Is a Monster
7. USA II: The Great American Desert
8. USA III: Rail
9. USA IV: Manifest
Already getting praise from the critics even before its release, Apnea is available now through Deadly People. The new album will also produce the single ‘Chimera’ which will be released 11 June.
The Melbourne four-piece have returned from a short break this year to launch their debut album next month in Sydney on 6 July. The album Into The Night will be released 25 June through MGM.
The electronic extraordinaire (aka Jimmy Tamborello) has released his new album Aimlessness through Pampa Records. The 12 track electronic journey features Nite Jewel and the single ‘Still’ Feat. Baths.
The Brisbane based blues/roots/folk/country artist will release his self-produced EP on 14 June. The EP will include the catch new single ‘Time to Leave this Town’.
Siren Tower have launched their new album A History of Houses at the Hi-Fi in Melbourne. The band will also laumch the album with support from The Loved Dead on 14 June at The Prince Of Wales in WA and 15 June in Perth.
Listen to Siren Tower here:
The Brooklyn outfit of four will follow up on their 2011 album ‘Gold Fools’ with a new album at the end of this month titled Prior Art. The album will be accompanied by four tour dates in the U.S and will be released on 26 June.
The LA country rock act are back after a lengthy 11 year break. The band will return with a new album titled The Tarnish Gold on 22 June on Sub Pop via Inertia.
Cosmo Jarvis have released their new album Think Bigger. The album includes the new single ‘Love This’ which is also out now.
The duo has recently signed on to the new label from Andrew Jackson and Claire Collins, Avoca Drive and released their new EP The Face.
The highly anticipated new album Daybreaker from the UK band has been released. The band also has a set of tour dates in Canada on the agenda for later on in the year.
Sugar Army have announced their tour for their new album Summertime Heavy which will be released 7 September through Permanent Records.
Watch the video for 'Hook For Hands' from the album here:
BANG BANG ROCK N ROLL
The Sydney garage rock band have released their five track debut EP Do It through Makeyourself Records.
1. Everyboday Hates Me
2. Don't Wanna Go Home
3. Fuckwit (Dialogue)
4. It Don't Add Up
5. Something I Can Live For
In celebration of 25 years in the business, the band will release their 25th Anniversary release of Suzie Cracks The Whip, their 11th album to date on the 6 July.
PUBLIC IMAGE LTD
Public Image LTD have released the new album This is PiL. The 12 track record has been released through Fuse.
Dakota Avenue is the new album from the Melbourne singer/songwriter , recorded with the late Jay Bennett and members of Wilco in Chicago between 1999-2001. The album will be launched 14 July.
Brisbane band Calais have released their second EP In Hindsight and is now available for download on bandcamp.
Stream 'Wait For The Sun' from the EP here:
The label is set to release its annual Mixtape Sampler from its artists. The complication will include New Found Glory, Pennywise and Motion City Soundtrack.
1. Good Girls Bad Guys - Falling In Reverse
2. DJ - Skip The Foreplay
3. Engine 45 - The Ghost Inside
4. Revival Mode - Every Time I Die
5. The Obituaries - The Menzingers
6. Summer Fling Don't Mean A Thing - New Found Glory
7. True Romance - Motion City Soundtrack
8. Let Us Hear Your Voice - Pennywise
9. Only Right Now - Set Your Goals
10. Liberate Me - Our Last Night
11. Lullaby Of The Crucified - Alesana
12. Muther - letlive.
13. Carry You - Millencolin
The San Francisco trio has released their new record Diver through True Panther/Remote Control Records. The record will consist of 10 new tracks including the single ‘Neptune’.