Since 2008’s debut album Krülle Bol, This Is The Kit (lead by Kate Stables) have unpicked emotional knots and woven remarkable stories, but even by their high standards, Off Off On is a beautifully clear distillation of Stables’ song-writing gifts. In difficult times, it’s a record that feels like a lifeline, moving against the tide, standing against the storm. Keep going.
Big Thief's Adrianne Lenker releases songs and instrumentals as two distinct collections, both written and recorded in April after Big Thief’s tour was abruptly cut short due to coronavirus. After returning home, Lenker decamped to a one room cabin in the mountains of western Massachusetts and set out to record using exactly zero digital processing. This album is 100% analog-analog-analog (AAA).
iDKHOW is a new project led by Dallon Weekes (Panic! At The Disco). They initially had a curated storyline, believed to have been a decades-old band that never got a big break until 2017, when an anonymous donor released recovered video footage that hints otherwise, leading fans, music historians and conspiracy theorists to debate.
On White Bronco Bronson rapped “my next album’s only for dolphins,” and the principled MC is nothing if not true to his word. A Queens legend, respected for his idiosyncratic pen and vivid raps, Bronson is a decade into his career and still deepening his skillset. With Only For Dolphins, he wants to take the listener on a tour of his creativity. Welcome to his world.
Royal Tea was inspired by his British heroes - Jeff Beck, John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin and Cream and recorded at the legendary Abbey Road Studios. These 10 original tracks were co-written by Joe with Bernie Marsden (Whitesnake), Pete Brown (Cream) & Jools Holland.