This week: former Pipette Gwenno announces her new album which is sung entirely in Cornish, plus The Monochrome Set, a reissue of a lost-'80s treasure from Solid Space, Australian group EXEK, and more.
"'Laugh in the Face of Darkness' is that inevitable coming-of-age single. You know - the track that proves that even clowns cry ...and hair metal guys have feelings" -- Datarock main man Fredrick Saroea.
Blur guitarist Graham Coxon wrote the score, as well as songs, for Netflix's excellent new limited series The End of the F***ing World, and he's just announced that that soundtrack will be out digitally this month, with vinyl in March.
I think I’ve always written songs which chronicle the milestones of a woman’s life," Tracey says of Record. "Different ages and stages, different realities not often discussed in pop lyrics. If 2010’s Love and Its Opposite was my mid-life album—full of divorce and hormones—then Record represents that sense of liberation that comes in the aftermath, from embarking on a whole new ‘no fucks given’ phase of life."
When asked about whether My Bloody Valentine would really be releasing an album in 2018, Kevin Shields told Pitchfork, "We’re trying to do gigs starting in the summer. We’re going to play live again, so that’s always a really good way to guarantee that we’ll get the record done." Whether or not we get that new album -- Kevin says they “100% will” -- they're definitely playing shows. Or at least one show.
Grant-Lee Phillips (Grant-Lee Buffalo, The Gilmore Girls) will release new album Widdershins on February 23 via YepRoc. "I’m drawing from the urgency of the moment,” says Phillips who was inspired this time around by "the things that eat away in the late hours."
While Cameron Mesirow contributed vocals to both Rotsam and !!!'s 2017 albums, it's been a while since she's released a record under her own art-pop guise, Glasser. Things seem to be stirring in her world, though, as she's announced a four-show residency at Union Pool...
Alvvays are continuing to support 2017's very good Antisocialites on tour this year, including just-announced North American dates this spring which wrap up with their appearance at NYC's Governors Ball ...
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