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New music for January 2016

Written by · Published Dec 31, 2015

Blackstar by David Bowie

Blackstar by David Bowie

Blackstar by David Bowie

Released to coincide with Bowie’s 69th birthday. This album promises to be more experimental than The next day, including the ten minute title track. Produced by longtime producer Tony Visconti, there are elements of free-form jazz and hip-hop.

This is acting by Sia

This is acting by Sia

Sia inhabits the role of a different characters in this album. After 1000 forms of fear, Sia has become a household name in America but she refuses to show her face in live performances to allow her to maintain some level of anonymity.

Night thoughts by Suede

Night thoughts by Suede

Britpop veterans Suede return with a new album that they recently played to great acclaim at the Roundhouse. In the gig, Suede projected a film directed by Roger Sargent and written by Stephanie de Giorgio, with each narrative element operating as an enclosed promo to a particular song. Dark but fascinating.

Adore life by Savages

Adore life by Savages

Uncompromising post-punk follow up to their acclaimed debut, Silence yourself.

Not to disappear by Daughter

Not to disappear by Daughter

Haunting indie folk. Even if you have not heard If you leave, you will probably know Youth and Smother which have been used to soundtrack popular TV shows.

Leave me alone by Hinds

Leave me alone by Hinds

One of the best new bands of 2015. Lo-fi garage rock with hints of 60s girl-group pop and the Velvet Underground.

Brandon King

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