This Week's New Albums: April 15th 2016
PJ Harvey, Cate Le Bon, J Dilla and Edward Sharpe are among the aritsts with new albums out this week.
PJ Harvey - The Hope Six Demolition Project
The singer-songwriter follows up the universally acclaimed and Mercury Prize winning Let England Shake with her first LP in five years, an album partly recorded in front of the public in London's Somerset House.
Cate Le Bon - Crab Day
The eccentric Welsh songstress, who has collaborated with Manic Street Preachers and Gruff Rhys in recent years, releases her fourth album this month. Click here to read our interview with Le Bon.
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros - PersonA
The powehouse folk rock collective release their fourth full-length LP this week.
Santana - Santana IV
Santana 1v Records
This is Santana's 23rd album and features the classic line-up of Carlos Santana, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Mike Carabello and Michael Shrieve, marking the first time in 45 years that they've recorded together.
Wild Belle - Dreamland
Elliot and Natalie Bergman unveil their second full-length album this week.
Various Artists - UKF Bass House
The influential YouTube channel and label curate this compilation of drum and bass bangers.
Hawkwind - The Machine Stops
The rock stalwarts release a concept album based on E.M Forster's dystopian sci-fi novel of the same name.
J Dilla - The Diary
The genius hip-hop producer's sixth posthumous album, which features vocals from Snoop Dogg, Bilal, Kokane and Frank n Dank as well as production assistance from Madlib and Kanye West. Click here to read our full preview.
Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide to Earth
The much-acclaimed country troubadour drops his third studio album this week.
John Carpenter - John Carpenter's Lost Themes II
The iconic horror director unveils his second album of spooky compositions this week.
Sleeping With Sirens - Live and Unplugged
The emo superstars strip things right back for acoustic album recorded live on tour in support of their latest album Madness.
Blaqk Audio - Material
AFI's Davey Havok and Jade Puget electro sideproject unveil their latest album this week.
The Coathangers - Nosebleed Weekend
Suicide Squeeze Records
The Atlanta punks unveil their fifth full-length collection this week.
Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop - Love Letter For Fire
Iron and Wine's Sam Beam and singer-songwriter Jesca Hoop team up for this joint LP.
Surgical Meth Machine - Surgical Meth Machine
Ministry mainman Al Jourgensen and engineer Sam D’Ambruoso unite to form this speed metal side project, which they offer up in tribute to guitarist Mika Scaccia.