Tuesday Update IDLES, Bob Mould, Rats On Rafts (Dinked), I Like Trains.

The Twilight Sad, Nurse With Wound, Will Butler, Hen Ogledd, Bogdan Raczynski, Marie Davidson & L'Oeil nu.

Headlines

  • Competitions. We’ve got three signed test pressings up for grabs from I Like Trains, IDLES & A Certain Ratio. Simply order a respective copy before Thursday at midnight to be entered.
  • The latest limited-edition Dinked Edition exclusive from Dutch psychedelic post-punks Rats on Rafts includes an origami fold-out sleeve & bonus 7’’.
  • Hand-Picked Pre-Orders. Ft. Four Tet, Gabe Knox, Faith No More, the fourth 'Deutsche Elektronische Musik' compilation & more...

New music

  • Bob Mould’s latest is his most visceral, raw & politically charged in yonks.
  • Nicolas Jaar’s prolific streak continues with the physical release of the electronic-ambient ‘Cenizas’. A vinyl edition of ‘Telas’ has just been announced too!
  • Second album proper of psychedelic, electronic art pop from Hen Ogledd who feature the talents of Rhodri Davies & Richard Dawson.
  • Marie Davidson & L'Oeil nu know how to write a dance banger that’s for sure.
  • And I feel cursed and sore like I'm Thurston Moore-like. One for the HMHB fans is that.
  • Mark Lanegan & his wife Shelley Brien shape some dark techno as Black Phoebe. All profits will go to the RSPB.
  • Kate NV’s excellent latest art pop album is seemingly inspired by recent reissue trends.
  • Todmorden’s finest Working Men's Club release a limited 4-track EP ft. ‘Valleys’, an instrumental + Confidence Man & Graham Massey remixes.
  • Very limited signed colour vinyl & CDs have arrived from UK punks Girls In Synthesis.
  • Deftones. The huge alt. metallers returned to the studio with the chap who produced ‘White Pony’ & ‘Around the Fur’.
  • The Heliocentrics return to Madlib’s label for more psych-jazz delights.
  • Will Butler. One of the Butler’s from Arcade Fire returns with his first solo work in half a decade.
  • Róisín Murphy can write a tune that’s for sure.
  • Evocative & nostalgic ambient meets intricate beats on Khotin’s first for Ghostly. 
  • Phil’s old group Bushpilot bring out an unreleased cut from 1994.
  • Merzbow, Mats Gustafsson, Balazs Pandi. The noise icon teams up with the Fire! Orchestra leader & Hungarian percussionist.
  • El Paraiso release Justin Pinkerton’s latest of synths & jazzy, psychedelic minimalism.
  • First album in a whopping seven years from ambient musician Chronovalve.
  • Fort Not’s latest is an awesome mash-up of Velvets, Pavement, Beat Happening & GBV.
  • Prince Fatty reworks a Jefferson Airplane classic into psychedelic dub & roots territories. 
  • Politically charged, powerful yet melodic indie rock debut from Dublin’s Pillow Queens.
  • Techno, minimal electronics & house meet on Kölsch’s latest for Kompakt.
  • Primal garage rock meets space & surf rock on the third Japanese Television EP.
  • The score to the hugely acclaimed game Horizon Zero Dawn lands as a 4LP white vinyl box.
  • Beverly Glenn-Copeland. Career spanning compilation of new age, ambient, pop & synths.
  • Easy Life. Ooooh, you’re hard, showing off just cause…
  • Heavy Salad. Debut record of psych, pop & acid rock from the Manc newcomers. Not to be confused with The Caesars.
  • Makaya McCraven gives us fourteen unreleased cuts from the ‘Universal Beings’ record.
  • Electropop pair Sylvan Esso release their third of charmingly catchy bops.
  • Field Lines Cartographer. Supernatural phenomena themed synthtronica on Castles In Space.
  • Mysterious funk group STR4TA release their debut EP on Giles Peterson’s label.
  • The only time you’ll ever hear Crass & Steve Aoki in the same sentence…
  • Cabbage. New one from the Tameside garage rock/post-punk group. Wonder if they know John Kale…
  • Richard Skelton’s Scottish borders inspired latest is a rewarding departure in sound.
  • Waveform Transmission. Another gorgeous record on Astral Industries from Chris Troy & Rod Modell.
  • There’s a trio of Flaming Lips releases going for £9.99!
  • Spiraling psychedelia meets abstract beats & dance music on Botany’s latest.
  • Mr. Mars Volta & At The Drive-In Omar Rodríguez-López presents three live sessions with guest musicians.

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Featured albums

Nicolas Jaar
Black Phoebe
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah
Rats On Rafts
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah
Chronovalve
Cabbage
Fort Not
Crass
STR4TA
Hen Ogledd
Pillow Queens
Elliott Smith
Field Lines Cartographer
Heliocentrics
Deftones
Bogdan Raczynski
Botany
Merzbow, Mats Gustafsson, Balazs Pandi
The Ex
Nicolas Jaar
Bushpilot
Justin Pinkerton
The Ex
Nurse With Wound
Nurse With Wound
Kölsch
Coil
Working Men's Club
Waveform Transmission
Khotin
Herbie Hancock
Horace Silver Quintet
Róisín Murphy
Jimmy Smith with Stanley Turrentine
Mercury Rev
Lou Reed
Prince Fatty and Shniece McMenamin
Marie Davidson & L'Oeil nu
Sylvan Esso
Makaya McCraven
Richard Skelton
Heavy Salad
Will Butler
Easy Life
Thurston Moore
Mark E. Smith
A Certain Ratio
Masayuki Takayanagi New Direction Unit
Masayuki Takayanagi New Direction Unit
Beverly Glenn-Copeland
Japanese Television
Prince
Omar Rodríguez-López
Kevin Rowland
IDLES
Bob Mould
I Like Trains
Kate NV
Girls In Synthesis
Slift
Various
The Beths
Jóhann Jóhannsson with Hildur Guðnadóttir & Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Slowdive
Kikagaku Moyo
The Twilight Sad
Repulsion
The Fall
The Fall
The Fall
Mercury Rev