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Album Release News Weekly: Monday, 26 November 2012


This weeks releases include the likes of Frankie Knuckles, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, The Blackout and more! Many more still to come!!

BRETT WINTERFORD

Folk singer/ songwriter Brett Winterford has been reinventing the modern day musician, and creating a groundbreaking trail for folk music. His long awaited solo debut The Greenthumb EP, has a track list of six songs inspired by ‘Pan’ a famous Australian landscape painting by Sydney Long. His first single “All The People” and album are out now!

FRANKIE KNUCKLES

A household name in music Frankie Knuckles who is famously renowned as being the ‘Godfather of House Music’, takes on his current musical journey with his new album Tales From Beyond The Tone Arm. The album is out now, and its digital release is due out 19th December. Have a listen to his track “Let Yourself Go” from the album right here now!

BLIND MOON

Chicago based, indie dream pop musical project Blind Moon have just released their debut album Almost Nowhere EP, available for free digital download as well as a limited edition cassette release through Feeltrip Studios, via the bands website www.blindmoon.bandcamp.com. Check it out now!

THE LAMPLIGHTS

The Lamplights are a 5 piece band from the Gold Coast, and are claimed to be masters of their instruments with a message to share with all of you. Recorded in Byron Bay their second album What Love Is is uplifting and available for purchase now!

EVIL EDDIE

Evil Eddie are releasing their new album Welcome To Flavour Country that mixes classic beats with a pop edge. The record is available in stores and online now, and is a playful record you wouldn’t want to miss!

THAO & THE GET DOWN STAY DOWN

The third full-length album We The Common from the critically acclaimed artist Thao & The Get Down Stay Down is out for release February 1st, 2013. You can listen to the first track to be taken from the album “Holy Roller”, soon to be released on December 14th.

PLANTMAN
The new album Whispering Trees from The Plantman a.k.a. Matt Randall, formerly of Beatglider is set to be released 14th January 2013 via Arien.

BAD RELIGION

Punk band Bad Religion are releasing their signature brand in their new album True North this January 25th on Epitaph Records. The album’s first single is an uplifting anthem called “F*ck You”. Listen to the track here!

OFFICIAL - THE BEST OF AUSTRALIAN HIP-HOP VOLUME ONE

Featuring the Hilltop Hoods, 360, Bliss N Eso, Drapht and many more all combined to create the official release of Official - The Best of Australian Hip-Hop Volume One. It is the latest compilation featuring the best from Australia’s hip-hop scene, and is a triumphant representation of how far the Australian hip-hop scene has come along in the past ten years. The compilation will be available from December 7th.

THE BLACKOUT

Welsh rockers The Blackout who were formed in 2003, and sold-out of many UK shows, selling over 60,000 copies of their first three full-length albums, and not to mention will be part of 2013’s sold out Soundwave Festival; are also announcing the release of their fourth album Start The Party, out January 25, 2013.