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Album News Weekly: 1st October 2014

In This Issue: A mix bag as always, check out the following releases due for October ranging from the mellow songstress’, to underground beats, to the classics of The Who!

Thom Yorke surprises the music world with new solo album, distributed through BitTorrent

Radiohead's Thom Yorke is no stranger to experimental release methods, and so the surprise announcement that he has released his second solo album through BitTorrent seems perfectly in line with what the music industry maverick is all about these days. In a press release co-written with long time collaborator and album producer Nigel Godrich, Yorke announces that the new album is be titled Tomorrow's Modern Boxes and has made it available for download for the low asking price of $6 (USD)

Davey Lane Announces Album Release Date and National Tour

Davey Lane has announced that his debut album, Atonally Young, will be released on October 3rd and that a national tour will follow in late October and November. The album promises to be an 11-track vessel into another world. Davey Lane has toured alongside the likes of Todd Rundgren, Beady Eye, Wolfmother and Bob Mould so his live set should impress.

Album News Weekly: 23 September 2014

In This Issue: Some hardcore releases and Indie darlings will be sending out their work in the coming weeks, check out the latest from the likes of Lanie Lane to the music monarchy of Queen themselves!

Album News Weekly: 16 September 2014

In This Issue: Great list this week. From Augie March to Damien Rice to The Flaming Lips to Mary J. Blige to Montgomery to...a lot of others! Check it out guys, you only live once.

Foo Fighters explain new record and HBO documentary series "Sonic Highways"

Monumental rockers Foo Fighters have released a short two-minute clip to explain the concept of their latest album and eight-part documentary series Sonic Highways. Giving us a closer look into their vision for both the album and the series, Dave Grohl explains what began this awesome idea and how it evolved into something the world has been anticipating all year.

Album News Weekly: 9 September 2014

In This Issue: Nice list this week, with some great names inside. C.W. Stoneking is back with a new one, as well as Knife Party, Glass Ghost, The Faders, and a heap of others. Take a look inside, there's free food. (There's actually no free food.)

Album News Weekly : 1 September 2014

In This Issue: Flight Facilities announce debut album release, as does Jessie J and Prince. Australians are finally going to see why Betty Who's been blowing up Stateside, Slipknot reveal .5: The Gray Chapter, while Husky drop new album along with new tour!

Lia Mice announces Sydney and Brisbane shows and upcoming album!

Lia Mice will release her debut album, I Love You on November 4. The latest single off the album, "Our Heavy Heart", is a love ballad with very obvious 80s inspiration, like it could be something straight off a Brat Pack soundtrack. In saying that it does hold its own modern relevance.

Jakob announce Australian tour to support upcoming album!

Following eight years of silence, cult post-rock outfit Jakob have just announced they will release their long-awaited album Sines on October 17 and that they will tour Australia this November.

Album News Weekly: 26th August 2014

In This Issue: A lovely mixed bag this week. Some big names in here, such as Jackson Browne, Rowland S. Howard and Colbie Calliat - and also some great new talent coming through with Little May and The Harpoons. There's heaps more in here as well - do yourself a favour and discover something new.

Husky confirm album release date and announce national tour

Husky have confirmed the release date for their new album and announced a national tour! Ruckers Hill is the Melbourne three piece’s second album and will be released on October 17th. The band have worked meticulously on the new 13 track album for 18 months and it promises to be a folk dream. The release will be followed by a comprehensive national tour that will visit metro locations and regional centres in all states.

Foo Fighters release the trailer for the 'Sonic Highways' documentary!

The first look at the Foo Fighters' highly-anticipated documentary for Sonic Highways has been released online! Airing on HBO in the US on October 17th, the trailer sees the band performing and recording their upcoming new album in studios across America, documenting the extensive history of music in each city along the way. The clip shows Dave Grohl sitting down with the likes of Dolly Parton, Slash, Pharrell and even Barack Obama.

Album News Weekly: 19th August 2014

In This Issue: Nice issue this week. Some guy from Perth called Troye Sivan is pretty much taking over the world, Diana Krall is releasing a new record, Kingswood have an album coming out, so do Gorgon City. There's also a nice big lot of local talent in here, so check it out! There's free pizza inside. (DISCLAIMER: Album News contains no pizza).

Exclusive: Streets Of Laredo release album details for "Vol I & II" and new single "Slow Train"

Based out of Brooklyn, New York, New Zealanders Streets of Laredo - who we first met in New York last year - have finally announced their debut album, Volume I & II set for release on October 3rd via Dine Alone Records. Today on the AU we're excited to announce the album, delivering you this special album teaser video, and the stream of an exciting taste off the record in "Slow Train".