Album News Weekly: 18th November 2015

In This Issue: A slew of EP’s and Debut’s are coming your way from the likes of the dark and raw R. W. Grace and the seemingly unknown Fantastic Modern to live recordings and covers from Placebo and Natalie Prass.



Perth-via-Sydney songstress R.W.Grace’s debut EP Love It Need It Miss It Want It is due for release on November 20th through Liberation Music. Listen to the latest single from the upcoming EP “All The Friends I Lost” here:

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Placebo performed a unique one-off show for MTV Unplugged at the MTV London studios in the UK a few months ago including covers of The Pixies and Sinead O’Connors “Jackie”. The recording will be available November 27th on Universal Music Australia.



Melbourne four-piece Jaala is set to release their debut album Hard Hold on Friday 20th November through Warner Music. Led by vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Cosima Jaala (Manglewurzel) Jaala’s sound is a cathartic blend of jangly indie-rock and proggy art-pop.



Three years in the making, Cathedrals is the debut album from Melbourne folk-pop quintet Playwrite and set for independant release physically on November 26th.


Natalie Prass

Natalie Prass will release her Side By Side EP on Star Time International / Caroline Australia, containing live renditions of “My Baby Don’t Understand Me” and “Christy”, as well as cover versions of Grimes’ “REALiTi”, Anita Baker’s “Caught Up In The Rapture” and Simon & Garfunkel’s “The Sound of Silence”.


The Tongue

The combined effort of both The Tongue and Sydney producer Papertoy, classic hip hop album Hard Feelings is out digitally on November 20th through Elefant Traks / Inertia.

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Fantastic Modern

The enigmatic Fantastic Modern will release their debut self-titled EP Fantastic Modern via Canadian label Hybridity Music on November 20th.


The Fumes

Riff rockin blues three piece The Fumes will release their third studio album Bloodless through ABC Music / Universal Music on November 20th.

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The new Brisneyland EP from MofoIsDead lands this Friday November 20th, made completely independently on local soil in Brisbane.


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