Man almightttyy, every week we have goodies but this week is pretty crazy good for New Releases. With Bigsound kicking off this week, why not indulge in new music, Wild Honey, LANKS, Gold Class and a whole lot more, yewww
WILD HONEY - SPIRIT (Independent)
Sydney’s Wild Honey are thrilled to release their brand new single ‘Spirit’. In support the band will also be hitting the road supporting The Lulu Raes and The Belligerents on their national tours with performances in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. Spirit was recorded in Sydney with artist / producer Jack Moffitt of The Preatures after the now five-piece band spent two days at Moffitt's Doledrums Studios.
Since releasing their self-titled debut EP, Wild Honey have clocked over 5000 kilometres touring up and down the East Coast of Australia. Lead single ‘Eye To Eye’ quickly became one of the most played Australian songs of the summer on Triple J and led to the band scoring support slots with Twin Peaks, Hinds & The Delta Riggs amongst others.
DOPE LEMON - COYOTE (EMI MUSIC AUSTRALIA)
Coyote is the next single taken from Dope Lemon’s (Angus Stone’s new project) debut album Honey Bones – out now & #11 ARIA debut The band are about to embark on their national tour around the country – announced yesterday. "Very stoked on this vibe. Think it's going to be a cool little tour.. can't wait to get the lemon on the road.”- Angus Stone.
Tickets Via: LiveNation
Friday, 21st October
Astor Theatre, Perth
Saturday, 22nd October
The Gov, Adelaide
Friday, 28th October
The Triffid, Brisbane
Friday, 11th November
Metro Theatre, Sydney
Friday, 18th November
170 Russell, Melbourne
TKAY MAIDZA - CARRY ON (Dew Process)
Having already carved a name for herself as Australia’s hottest new musical superstar, Tkay Maidza today unleashes certified monster banger ‘Carry O n ’, featuring none other than cultural and political icon and one half of Run The Jewels - Killer Mike. ‘Carry O n ’ is the first official single to be lifted from her highly anticipated, forthcoming debut album titled TKAY, which is set to shake up audiences worldwide when it is released on October 28 via Dew Process & UMA.
JAMES BLAKE FEATURING VINCE STAPLES - TIMELESS (Universal Music)
James Blake has released a new version of ‘Timeless’ featuring Vince Staples. The Long Beach rapper delivers an undeniable cameo, firing off his impressive and inimitable signature bars in the wake of his Prima Donna EP release last week (which featured James on production duties). It adds another dimension to the soulful and sharp track from Blake’s third full-length album The Colour In Anything.
James Blake will be returning to the UK at the end of October for headline tour dates, with both London shows at Brixton Academy and Eventim Apollo Hammersmith as well as the O2 Academy in Bristol already sold out. James has recently taken his new songs to expectant crowds and critical plaudits on both sides of the Atlantic, including a bill topping set at London’s Field Day festival, headlining the West Holts stage at Glastonbury and most recently headlining Green Man festival. September and October will see him play his biggest North American tour to date, with many dates already sold out in advance
LANKS - HOLLA (Independent)
Melbourne producer and multi-instrumentalist continues his winning streak, sharing his affirming new single, ‘Holla’ along with the announcement of his highly anticipated forthcoming EP, Viet Rose, released 14th October.
Named after LANKS’ favourite laksa restaurant in his hometown of Melbourne, ‘Viet Rose’ was co-produced by the indomitable Andrei Eremin (Chet Faker,Hiatus Kaiyote). The six-track EP features collaborations with the likes of dear friends and monumental talents, Tom Iansek (Big Scary) and Airling, as well as bandmates, Jessica Bonnitcha and Justin Olsson. Paying homage to friends and family who continue to inspire Will’s work and to whom the EP is dedicated, Viet Rose draws from a rich sonic palette that has contributed to LANKS’ unique sound and consequent success.
GOLD CLASS - KIDS ON FIRE (Dew Process)
The sheer intensity and relentless energy of Melbournes four-piece Gold Class, has today been delivered in their latest single Kids On Fire. Recorded at Tropical Fuckstorm Studios and produced by Aaron Cupples (The Vaccines, The Drones, Paul Kelly) Kids On Fire, which premiered on triple j’s Good Nights, is the first taste of what is to come from their anticipated follow-up to their critically acclaimed debut LP It’s You. Lead singer Adam Curley’s crooning bravado and distinguished tone cuts through the surrounding wall of sound held by band mates Evan Purdey (guitar), Jon Shub (bass), and Mark Hewitt (drums). Wailing lyrics, teamed with a rolling bass and drumbeat, overlayed with delicately weaved guitar strings.
JACK WHITE - Carolina Drama (Third Man Records)
Jack White has released a new song from Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016. The track, a never-before-heard and previously unreleased acoustic mix of the Raconteurs’ 'Carolina Drama,' is available now. 'Carolina Drama (Acoustic Mix),' which is featured as today's Zane Lowe World Record on Beats1, is also included as an instant download with all digital pre-orders of Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016, along with previously unreleased White Stripes ballad 'City Lights.'
SLEIGH BELLS - IT'S JUST US NOW (Remote Control Records)
Sleigh Bells (Derek Miller and Alexis Krauss) are excited to announce their first new album in three years, Jessica Rabbit. The album was produced by the band and mixed by Andrew Dawson (Kanye West, Tyler, the Creator), and will be released on November 11th, 2016 via Sinderlyn / Remote Control Records.
To celebrate, Sleigh Bells have shared a video for the album-opening track 'It's Just Us Now', directed by Derek Miller, you can watch it below. Previously released tracks “Rule Number One” and “Hyper Dark” are included on the album.