MUSIC:reflections for 2022-05-06

This Week's New Releases

Another stellar week of album drops with Warpaint, Arcade Fire, Belle & Sebastian, Sharon Van Etten, Alison Wonderland, Red Snapper, Orbital and !!!. Like last week, I’m expecting a few to get stuck on repeat. Happy listening and go see some live music.

Everything in one playlist for easy consumption:
Individual Releases on Spotify:
Warpaint – Radiate Like This
[ album ]indie rock, indie pop
Arcade Fire – WE
[ album ]alternative, indie
Belle & Sebastian – A Bit of Previous
[ album ]indie rock, indie pop
The Head And The Heart – Every Shade of Blue
[ album ]indie pop, indie rock
Alison Wonderland – Loner
[ album ]electronic, trap
Red Snapper – Everybody Is Somebody
[ album ]electronic, trip hop, nu-jazz First new music in 7 years. I loved Prince Blimey back and Our Aim Is To Satisfy Red Snapper when they came out in the 90’s
Orbital – The Pentaverate
[ soundtrack ]electronic
!!! – Let It Be Blue
[ album ]dance punk, electronic
Chateau Chateau – Grow Up
[ album ]indie dance Kill Rock Stars out with a dance album?!
Vero – Unsoothing Interior
[ album ]alternative

Last Week's Distilled Gems

Last week’s update was huge and I just couldn’t get through it all, which is ok. This is supposed to fun, right? I’ll continue working through it this week.

Another reason for not making it through was that the first dozen items were so good, that I got stuck on repeat, and that too is ok.

Highlights were Röyksopp, Mansionair, Toro y Moi, Midlife and even though it wasn’t as great as previous releases, Sofi Tukker. The laundry list of singles were also great.

See last week’s MUSIC:reflections


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