Stevens’ eight studio LP, The Ascension is the long awaited follow-up to Carrie and Lowell. In the time between, Stevens also released Oscar-nominated music for the Luca Guadagnino film Call Me By Your Name; a collaborative album entitled Planetarium with Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner (The National) and James Mcalister; and scored several works for ballet: Reflections (Houston Ballet) and Principia (NYCB).
A culmination of their entire catalogue and decade-long career all wrapped up in nine glorious tracks, Good Luck With Whatever reclaims the rugged urgency and easy confidence of Dawes’ early work while tapping into the veteran band’s intense musical connection more effectively than ever before. Produced by Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton, Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit).
The set presents a compilation of concert highlights captured the world over personally selected by Taylor, May and Lambert from over 200 shows they have performed with several featured here becoming available for the very first time. All formats include the band’s entire 22-minute Fire Fight Australia appearance in which they performed Queen’s original history-making 1985 Live Aid set in full.
This much anticipated sophomore album from the six-piece rock outfit is the good time album of 2020 that has energy, passion and instant pop nuggets. It takes bits of early 70's Rolling Stones, The Modern Lovers, The Velvet Underground and classic Southern rock, and makes something you can't help but put on repeat.
2020, the 15th studio album from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band, follows their 2016 No. 1 release, This House is Not For Sale. Jon describes the album as, “not a distinctly political record, but it’s an election year so there is a wryness in the title 2020. This record had to encompass different themes, not just politics, but the state of our world today, life, love and loss.”
Cobb captures the mindset of a man who values a simpler time despite living in a modern world. “To me, listening to this album feels like I’m sitting there with somebody, having a conversation,” Cobb says. “I would hope that it feels like sitting with an old friend you haven’t seen in a while… like those old records by Jerry Lee Lewis, Roger Miller, or Willie Nelson.”
Roger Waters‘ Us + Them concert film, which chronicles his 2017-2018 world tour, is released on CD, vinyl, Blu-ray and DVD. Waters played 156 shows to 2.3m people with a setlist that included Pink Floyd classics from The Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, Animals, Wish You Were Here and tracks from 2017’s Is This The Life We Really Want?
Grammy Award-winning singer / songwriter (Slipknot / Stone Sour), actor, and New York Times Best-Selling Author, Corey Taylor releases his widely anticipated debut solo album, CMFT, illuminating the broad spectrum of this fiery and fearless rock ‘n’ roll master. Taylor touches on lifelong influences ranging from hard rock to classic rock, punk rock to hip-hop.
While touring in support of their Grammy-winning album Mettavolution, Rodrigo Y Gabriela performed the album in full every night at their nearly one hundred shows around the world. Mettavolution Live captures the perfect balance of melody and metal, fire and finesse, which they have honed over the twenty-plus years of playing together (including a 20-minute-plus live version of Pink Floyd’s epic "Echoes").
Exhilaratingly fresh whilst incorporating nostalgic 90s nu-metal vibes – vocalist Justin Bonitz is a man possessed, wildly careering from blood curdling shrieks to lighting quick rap bars. Throw in electronic elements and all mighty riffs plus modern hardcore breakdowns and Tallah are 2020’s answer to Slipknot. For fans of Korn, Code Orange, Slipknot, Deftones and Vein.
The First Lady of Song returns to Berlin, home of her legendary concerts. Recorded in 1962 but never released, hear the most popular jazz singer of all time deliver an iconic performance at Sportpalast Berlin for the first time. This recording finds Ella and her band at the top of their game recorded in high fidelity stereo.
Started as a Beatles cover band to play his birthday, Jamie Davis nabbed frontmen Miles Kane (The Last Shadow Puppets) and Nic Cester (Jet), guitarists Graham Coxon (Blur), Matt Bellamy (Muse) on bass and drummer Sean Payne (The Zutons). Post-birthday, Bellamy and Davis started working on an album, focusing on lost Northern Soul classics, supplemented by their raw, soulful takes on some famous standards.
Much like Lean's overall catalogue, the new album feels almost impossibly cohesive. In part, that's thanks to production entirely from longtime collaborator whitearmor - they kept the sessions intimate and secluded, recording partly in an old ballet hall in the Swedish countryside. But this is an album only Lean could make, as a young veteran, with a sound and career that's well-entrenched globally but still on its own planet.