DAMON ALBARN – THE NEARER THE FOUNTAIN, MORE PURE THE STEAM FLOWS
The Nearer the Fountain, More Pure the Stream Flows is Damon Albarn‘s (Blur, Gorillaz) second solo album in his three decades-long career.
The compact disc edition of the new album contains a 20 minute hidden track featuring a “new and original recording that inspired some of the record’s themes”.
Stream • Transgressive Records • 2021
COURTNEY BARNETT – THINGS TAKE TIME, TAKE TIME
Critically-acclaimed Australian indie rocker, Courtney Barnett returns this week with her anticipated third album, Things Take Time, Take Time.
Stream • Mom+Pop • 2021
CANED BY NOD – NONE THE WISER
Rising country artist Cody Jinks began his career in Metallica / Pantera-influenced thrash metal band Unchecked Aggression.
After releasing 9 country albums (the last four went Top 5 on the country charts), the country singer with a metal heart (he often wears Metallica, Volbeat and Corrosion of Conformity t-shirts on-stage) has released a metal album with his band, Caned By Nod.
If country appeals to you, Jinks has simultaneously released a new country album called Mercy.
Stream • Late August Records • 2021
DAVE GAHAN & SOULSAVERS – IMPOSTER
Imposter is the third collaboration between Depeche Mode vocalist Dave Gahan, and alternative rock/electronica duo Soulsavers.
The new album features covers of songs by Neil Young, Mark Lanegan (who also released two collaborative LPs with Soulsavers), PJ Harvey, Bob Dylan and more.
Stream • Columbia • 2021
IDLES – CRAWLER
Crawler, the fourth album from England’s IDLES, is also their fourth in as many years.
Stream • Partisan Records • 2021
LA GUNS – CHECKERED PAST
Tracii Guns’ version of L.A. Guns are releasing the brand new LP, Checkered Past this week.
Stream • Frontiers • 2021
RISE AGAINST – NOWHERE SESSIONS EP
Rise Against‘s companion EP (Nowhere Sessions) to this year’s Nowhere Generation LP contains a few live versions of tracks from that album, as well as covers of songs by Misfits and Creedence Clearwater Revival.
Stream • Loma Vista • 2021
VENDED – WHAT IS IT/KILL IT EP
What Is It/Kill It is the debut EP from Vended; a band featuring Corey Taylor‘s (Slipknot, Stone Sour) 19-year old son, Griffin on vocals and Shawn “Clown” Crahan’s (Slipknot) son Simon on drums.
Stream • Vended • 2021