August 23, 2018

This Week's New Albums: August 24th 2018
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by Tom Goodwyn

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This Week's New Albums: August 24th 2018

Interpol, Alice In Chains, Justice and White Denim are among the artists with new albums out this week. 

Marauder

Interpol - Marauder

Matador

The moody indie titans unveil their sixth full-length album next month, their first new LP since 2014’s El Pintor.

Produced by Tame Impala/Flaming Lips collaborator David Fridmann and recorded in remote upstate New York, marking the first time the band have worked with an outside producer since 2007. 

The album will feature 13 tracks, including two interludes, and the band have promised their darkest record to date. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

Rainier Fog

Alice in Chains - Rainier Fog

BMG Rights Management

The grunge icons unveil their sixth full-length effort, their first since 2013's The Devil Put The Dinosaurs Here and their third album with William DuVall as lead vocalist. 

Recorded with Foo Fighters/Halestorm man Nick Raskulinecz, the LP is the first Alice in Chains album in 22 years to be recorded in their hometown of Seattle. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

E.G.O.

Lucie Silvas - E.G.O

Furthest Point

The singer-songwriter, best known for her hits 'Breathe In' and 'What You're Made Of', returns with her fourth full-length effort. 

Silvas' husband John Osborne of the country duo Brothers Osborne, produces the record.

Misery

The Amity Affliction - Misery

Roadrunner

The Australian metalcore stalwarts unveil their sixth studio album, the follow-up to 2014's This Could Be Heartbreak. 

Produced by Panic! At The Disco/All Time Low man Matt Squire, the LP is the band's first without drummer Ryan Burt. 

Performance

White Denim - Performance

City Slang

The funky Texan indie types return with their eighth studio album this week, an LP that sees them return to their straight-up rock'n'roll roots. 

Woman Worldwide - 3 LP + 2 CD

Justice - Woman Worldwide

Because Music

Xavier de Rosnay and Gaspard Augé re-work a series of tracks from across their career on this new collection, including megahit 'D.A.N.C.E' and 'Audio, Video, Disco'. 

Lightsleeper

Neil & Liam Finn - Lightsleeper

PIAS

The Crowded House mainman and recently added member of Fleetwood Mac teams up with son Liam for this album of shuffling lo-fi indie. 

Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac plays the drums, Sharon Finn is on bass, while Connan Mockasin guests on the album. 

Go to School

The Lemon Twigs - Go to School

4AD

Brian and Michael D’Addario follow up 2016's acclaimed Do Hollywood with a brand new collection and a guest appearance from Todd Rundgren. 

The album is a quirky concept 15-track effort that follows a young chimpanzee named Shane as he comes to terms with the obstacles of life after being raised by his parents as a human boy. 

Souldier

Jain

Columbia

Jeanne Galice, better known as soul singer Jain, continues her quest to combine  Arabic and African rhythms with electronics and dance music on her second album. 

Negro Swan

Blood Orange - Negro Swan

Domino Records

Dev Hynes releases his latest solo effort, following up 2016's hugely acclaimed Freetown Sound with a new collection has written, produced and recorded himself. 

A$AP Rocky, Steve Lacy and Ian Isiah are among the album's guests. 

Everybody, Anyone

Stone Foundation - Everybody. Anyone

100% Records

The hard-working rockers return this week with a new album, an album which continues their collaboration with Paul Weller. The LP was recorded at Weller’s Black Barn Studios and he plays on five of the album's tracks. 

Kathryn Williams and Hamish Stuart both guest on the new LP. 

Inside Voice

Joey Dosik - Inside Voice

Secretly Canadian

The funk and soul musician, best known as a member of Vulfpeck, goes it alone on this jazzy solo LP. 

In My Last Life

Andrew Bayer - In My Last Life

Anjunabeats

The Anjunabeats man goes epic on his third full-length effort. 

Songs You Make at Night

Tunng - Songs You Make at Night

Full Time Hobby

The folktronica collective unveil their sixth studio album and their first new effort in five years. 

This LP reunites founding members Sam Genders and Mike Lindsay and the rest of the Tunng original line-up for the first time since 2007’s Good Arrows.

Earthly Days

William Prince - Earthly Days

Glassnote

The Canadian folk singer unveils the follow-up to his much-acclaimed debut Breathless this week.