Sneak Peaks: Upcoming Album Releases 5-11-18 – 5-17-18

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Abraham – Look, Here Comes the Dark!

Aïsha Devi – DNA Feelings

Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino

Beach House – 7

Boys – Rest in Peace

Carla Bozulich – Quieter

Charlie Puth – Voicenotes

Connections – Foreign Affairs

Delta Goodrem – I Honestly Love You

Dustin Wong + Takako Minekawa + Good Willsmith – Exit Future Heart

Ex-Vöid – Ex-Vöid

Gold Connections – Popular Fiction

Jonathan Bree – Sleepwalking

Haleek Maul –  In Permanence

Hiele Martens – Lips & Un Canto della Tonnara

Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids – An Angel Fell

Illuminati Hotties – Kiss Yr Frenemies

Jean-Michel Blais – Dans ma main

Jess Williamson – Cosmic Wink

La Luz – Floating Features

Luke Haines – I Sometimes Dream Of Glue

Mark Kozelek – Mark Kozelek

Marian Hill – Unusual

Nina Kinert – Romantic

Ry Cooder – The Prodigal Son

Sarah Louise – Deeper Woods

Sean Khan – Palmares Fantasy featuring Hermeto Pascoal

Simian Mobile Disco – Murmurations

Soft Kill – Savior

Ski Mask The Slump God – Beware The Book Of Eli

Slow Mass – On Watch

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks – Sparkle Hard

The Body – I Have Fought Against It, But I Can’t Any Longer.

The Death Wheelers – I Tread On Your Grave

The Sea and Cake –  Any Day

Thomas Bartlett & Nico Muhly – Peter Pears: Balinese Ceremonial Music

Vimic – Open Your Omen

Wajatta – Casual High Technology

Wax Idols – Happy Ending

Will DiMaggio – At Ease

Worlds Greatest Dad – get well soon

Comment: Must to avoid: I can’t take Arctic Monkeys at any price, Alex Turner is every rock star cliche in the book except the one where you can actually do, I loved two Pavement albums but all these years later Malkmus isn’t very good (he reminds me of Ira Kaplan a little, he keeps on doing it but nowhere as well as he used to), they will be unavoidable but don’t go quietly into that dark night. The most anticipated? Slim pickings, but Ski Mask The Slump God….? Terrific on record and on live I really thought he was the worst but having said that, it is one of the cases where I couldn’t glom onto his deconstruction of the concert while his white, teenage audience went bonkers… I would but Beach House, that ambient dreamscape shoegaze sound, has bored me for years and then I began to like it: like being a het and then at 40 discovering you fancy Jann Wenner. Plus I have tickets to see em so…. Most anticipated it is.

 

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