Still fresh from signing with Merge, Ought will release Room Inside the World on February 16. The album, their third LP and first for Merge, explores themes that have always concerned the band—identity, connection, survival in a precarious world—but with a bolder, more nuanced sound palette. The band share first single These 3 Things and… Read more »
Strange Peace, the excellent new METZ album, is available now from Sub Pop Records (Worldwide, ex-Canada) and Royal Mountain Records (in Canada). In METZ’s new video for Drained Lake, director Shayne Ehman (who also directed the band’s video for Cellophane) highlights no less than the transient nature of time and space, through cutlery and kitchen… Read more »
Fever Ray, the solo project of The Knife’s Karin Dreijer, has announced her new album Plunge will appear tonight on streaming services before its physical release on February 23 via Mute/Rabid.
Directed by Hayden Martin. Avalon Emerson drops a new 12″, featuring the tracks One More Fluorescent Rush and Finally Some Common Ground, on November 3 via Whities.
Post-punk trio Shopping have announced their forthcoming new album, The Official Body, will be released on January 19 via FatCat Records. “We’ve always felt like what we do is political in that it’s cathartic and healing in some way, but at some point it just felt like making ‘political’ music was a bit like putting… Read more »
Directed by Zia Anger. Taken from Zola Jesus‘ new album, Okovi, out now on Sacred Bones.
Tune-Yards release their forthcoming new album, I can feel you creep into my private life, the follow-up to 2014’s Nikki Nack, on January 19 via 4AD.
Directed by Ben Fee. The War on Drugs‘ incredible new album A Deeper Understanding is out now on Atlantic Records.
Angel Olsen will release Phases, a new collection of B-sides, rarities, and demos, including some previously unreleased tracks, on November 10 via Jagjaguwar.
The House, the third full-length album from New York-based musician Porches (a.k.a Aaron Maine), will arrive on January 19 via Domino Records. The 14-song affair features contributions from (Sandy) Alex G, Dev Hynes, Okay Kaya, Maya Laner (True Blue), Bryndon Cook (Starchild & The New Romantic), Cameron Wisch (Cende), and Maine’s own father Peter Maine…. Read more »