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Album News Weekly: 22nd April 2015

In This Issue: Blur, Millencolin and Best Coast, the big releases are starting to come through as we delve further into 2015. As usual we've got you sorted on the releases happening across genres.

Splendour headliners Blur release new track "My Terracotta Heart" and hold Record Store Day listening parites

Record Store Day brought with it a myriad of new music - but not all of it was available on vinyl. In advance of the day, Brit-pop icons Blur released another sneak peak from their upcoming record The Magic Whip in the form of the track "My Terracotta Heart", while they teased fans with listening parties for the record around Los Angeles on Record Store Day itself. Via a travelling ice cream van, no less.

Album News Weekly: 15th April 2015

In This Issue: Keeping up with the rock, blues and soul vibe this week with releases from the likes of Alabama Shakes and Mavis Staples, with some happy vibes from well known lads Passion Pit and Miami Horror!

Album News Weekly: 8th April 2015

In This Issue: This week seems to be all about the country and the ladies, but don't stress we've got you covered in those psych and pop collaborations and solo endeavours, as well as some punk and heavy to keep you going for the week!

Album News Weekly: 1st April 2015

In This Issue: April is beginning with a bang, and no there are no April Fools releases here, I couldn't spare the room with all these great records coming in! We have special editions, debuts, vinyls, an album that wins the pun awards and another that looks like something from the Nightosphere!

Album News Weekly: 25th March 2015

In This Issue: Starting off with a bit of folk roots this week is packed full of releases for all those metal fans, and just because we all have a diversity of taste there's even something for the pop fans out there.

Album News Weekly: 18th March 2015

In This Issue: We have two albums by the same name being released this week, wouldn't that be awkward unless they were by some amazing artists? Keeping it short and sweet this week there's everything from blues to some audio visuals for all those closeted Cyrus fans out there.

Album News Weekly: 11th March 2015

In This Issue: This week is brimming with new synth pop releases and spacey productions, check out a range from Kiwi Yumi Zouma to French project Saycet, as well as the laid back vibes of Seasick Steve and the Amorphous Androgynous collective.

HBO announces new Game of Thrones mixtape with Snoop Dogg, Method Man, Killswitch Engage, Mastodon, and more

While HBO prepare for the April 12th premiere of the fifth season for fantasy epic Game of Thrones, they have announced that the second in their Catch the Throne mixtape series will be released for free on Soundcloud ahead of the big day. It’s all about bringing the show to life through contemporary styles of music, and while the first mixtape stuck mainly to hip hop – with the likes of Big Boi, Common, and Wale – the new Catch the Throne will draw on a number of different genres, keeping consistent with hip hop but spicing it up a bit with some metal.

Album News Weekly: 4th March 2015

In This Issue: Strap in March is in full swing! A big list of releases for you this week with loads more due in later, if you were hitting a lull in finding new music then this is the month to get excited! A bunch of local and international acts are letting out the releases this week.

Mumford & Sons announce new album Wilder Mind!

Mumford & Sons have come out of the gates with a few announcements this morning, hinting to a potential Australian visit from the Brits in the near future. First up, news of their forthcoming album, Wilder Mind. Following on from the band's sophomore release Babel, Mumford & Sons got into the studio in London to record with James Ford (Arctic Monkeys, HAIM) after writing and demo'ing with Aaron Dessner in Brooklyn and at the home of Sigh No More, Eastcote Studios in London.

Album News Weekly: 25th February 2015

In This Issue: This week is showing a penchant for profile shots with releases from Tobias Jesso, Karin Park and Daniel Avery. There's also the latest collaboration from Xavier Rudd and his team for those craving a good dose of earthy instrumental vibes. First up however is the singer who specialised in crazy cute relationship songs before Swifty hit the scene.

British India announce national tour for their new album "Nothing Touches Me"

Aussie indie band British India are releasing their brand new record Nothing Touches Me on Friday, March 13. The fifth studio album will feature recent single “Wrong Direction” and their new track, "Suddenly". In support of the release, the band have just announced an eighteen date Australian tour, spanning from Darwin to Hobart.

Album News Weekly: 18th February 2015

In This Issue: It seems self-titled releases are all the rage this week with a number of artists flying the banner, both debut and established. There's a great stack of EPs coming up for you with March 6th looking to be a golden release day. As usual it's a strong mix of indie, pop, electronic and country records.

Album News Weekly: 11th February 2015

In This Issue: Soundwave is approaching so get ready for some heavier releases heading your way with the likes of Of Mice & Men. And before the rest of you bury your heads, there's still plenty of indie, acoustic and electric sounds to discover, with even a little something for the old school and surfers check it out!