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ALBUMS YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT Hot August tunes


This week we’ve received album news from Empress Of, gotten word of an intriguing new supergroup featuring Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus and gotten a whole bunch of singles from UK lads Disclosure. 

Lorely Rodriguez, better known as Empress Of, has announced her second album. It’s called Us and it’s out October 19. “It’s been a long two and a half years making this project,” Rodriguez wrote on social media. Rodriguez released her first Empress Of full-length, Me, in September 2015. Listen to new singles Trust Me Baby and In Dreams below.

Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus have teamed up to become boygenius and have announced that they will be releasing a self titled, debut EP on November 9. The supergroup trio have already released three tracks, Bite The Hand, Me & My Dog and Stay Down. Speaking about the group’s formation, Baker explained, “When we met, Lucy and Phoebe and I were in similar places in our lives and our musical endeavors, but also had similar attitudes toward music that engendered an immediate affinity.” Listen to Bite The Hand here.

After announcing last year that they’d be taking a break from music, Disclosure have done anything but. They’ve just dropped three new tracks, set to be from their third album. The new singles are titled Moonlight, Where Angels Fear To Tread and Love Can Be So Hard, and while there is no more information about an album, we are bound to get some soon. Listen to Love Can Be So Hard below.

Can’t wait for those? Here’s some more upcoming albums out a little sooner that we can’t wait for, including Interpol, Blood Orange, Justice and Alice in Chains this week:

Alice in Chains Rainier Fog August 24
Blood Orange Negro Swan August 24
Interpol Marauder August 24
Justice Woman Worldwide August 24
Neil and Liam Finn Lightsleeper August 24
The Lemon Twigs Go To School August 24
Anna Calvi Hunter August 31
Idles Joy As An Act Of Resistance August 31
Muncie Girls Fixed Ideals August 31
Lenny Kravitz Raise Vibration September 7
Paul McCartney Egypt Station September 7
Spiritualized And Nothing Hurt September 7
Jungle For Ever September 14
Pale Waves My Mind Makes Noises September 14
Orbital Monsters Exist September 14
Carrie Underwood Cry Pretty September 14
Christine and the Queens Chris September 21
Joe Bonamassa Redemption September 21
Joyce Manor Million Dollars to Kill Me September 21
Mutual Benefit Thunder Follows the Heart September 21
Suede The Blue Hour September 21
Dillon Francis Wut Wut September 28
Mudhoney Digital Garbage September 28
John Butler Trio Home September 28
Echo and the Bunnymen The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon October 5
Forever Neverland October 19
Empress Of Us October 19
Yoko Ono Warzone October 19
The Prodigy No Tourists November 2
boygenius boygenius EP November 9
J Mascis Elastic Days November 9

 

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