Tuesday Update Craven Faults, Best Ambient Music feature, Chromatics.

The Durutti Column, Townes van Zandt, The Lovely Eggs, Kali Malone, King Midas Sound, The Big Moon.

Headlines

  • Craven Faults release their highly anticipated debut album on vinyl & 3CD box set. The limited CD version even includes all tracks from their 4 ‘Lowfold’ EPs!
  • Here’s our guide to the Best Ambient Music, featuring Eno, Tim Hecker, Biosphere & much more.
  • Hand-Picked Pre-Orders. Ft. Caspian, Wild Nothing, John Foxx, SQÜRL & more…
  • We’ve updated our Upcoming Records page, so check that out to see what’s on our radar & what we hope will be released in 2020.

New music

  • Mercury nominated alt. rockers The Big Moon return with their anticipated second outing.
  • First new album in 7 years from David Lynch’s favourite synth pop group Chromatics.
  • Lo-fi indie meets post punk on Slender’s debut record.
  • Hannah Diamond. Debut album from one of left-field pop label PC Music’s most cherished acts.
  • Dancefloor focussed pop from rising UK star Georgia.
  • Jim Noir. Very limited-edition vinyl from the ‘My Patch’ songwriter.
  • Final instalment of US ambient group Hammock’s recent trilogy of albums.
  • Slumb Party hail from Notts and write punchy, angular post-punk tunes.
  • Sunderland’s finest art rockers Field Music delve into post WW1 Britain on their new concept record.
  • The Flaming Lips perform their dreamy psych pop masterpiece with a huge orchestra & choir.
  • Anne Imhof’s heady opera gets a release on experimental label PAN.
  • Rutger Zuydervelt and Bill Seaman. Machinefabriek is back with a new collab.
  • Fat Freddy's Drop. Energetic dub & dancehall jams from the NZ 7-piece. 
  • The Replacements fanboys Beach Slang recruit a Replacement for a fresh album of punky power pop.
  • UK Newcomers Easy Life unleash some eclectic fast-food pop.
  • Manchester’s Purple Heart Parade release an EP of psych-heavy post-rock.
  • Ruby Rushton. 7’’ single of slinky modern jazz featuring Tenderlonious. 
  • Brunhild Ferrari & Jim O'Rourke. Two giants of experimental music team up for a collaboration.
  • L M U. An ex-member of thrash metallers Sepultura teams up with the fella from Hot Chip? Well I never…
  • The Lovely Eggs. Fresh single from the Lancaster indie duo’s upcoming album.

Re-issues

  • The Durutti Column. Reissue of a fan-favourite from Vini Reilly’s influential Manchester group.
  • Two reissues from iconic country/folk songwriter Townes Van Zandt. Harrowing and influential stuff right here.
  • Even more Chromatics! This one’s an ivory repress of one of their most celebrated works.
  • Pig Destroyer. Compilation of the iconic grindcore group’s early works which includes their splits with Orchid & Isis.
  • Every member of JOHN is called John so they decided to name their band JOHN. The energetic punks are still fresh from supporting IDLES.
  • Before Pusha T became one of the biggest MCs around, he made several rap classics in Clipse.
  • King Midas Sound. Silver repress of The Bug & Roger Robinson’s collab of dubby ambient.
  • Kali Malone. One of the drone highlights of last year lands back on wax. 
  • Not Waving & Dark Mark (Mark Lanegan). Intriguing meet up between the synth musician and gruff voiced songwriter.
  • Muslimgauze. More reissues from the tribal ambient legend’s vaults.
  • Lydia Lunch / Rowland S. Howard. Bet this pair had a nice cup of tea when they met up to record this one…
  • A kiss from a Rrose; ‘Hymn to Moisture’ gets a repress on black vinyl
  • The Primitives. Yet more brilliant indie pop reissues from the ever-reliable Preston label Optic Nerve.
  • The Revolving Paint Dream. Even more coloured 7’’ singles from Optic Nerve!
  • Tino Contreras. Tropical psychedelic jazz from Mexico released on Giles Peterson’s new imprint.
  • Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers. Unsung hard bop classic from the drumming virtuoso.

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Featured albums

Lightbox Of Magic Unknowledge
Pig Destroyer
Rutger Zuydervelt and Bill Seaman
Muslimgauze
Slender
Slumb Party
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Tino Contreras
Brunhild Ferrari & Jim O'Rourke
Jim Noir
The Lovely Eggs
Hannah Diamond
Ruby Rushton
Purple Heart Parade
Easy Life
Beach Slang
Fat Freddy's Drop
Craven Faults
Chromatics
Hammock
The Flaming Lips
The Revolving Paint Dream
The Primitives
Georgia
Field Music
Anne Imhof
The Big Moon
Rrose
JOHN
Not Waving & Dark Mark (Mark Lanegan)
Kali Malone
King Midas Sound
Clipse
Lydia Lunch / Rowland S. Howard
Townes Van Zandt
Townes Van Zandt
The Durutti Column
Chromatics