Our top picks of the latest albums to listen to every month, from pop to rap to rock. Our top choices this month will be a great addition to anyone’s record collection.
We have picked out our favourite songs from the albums below. Check out our September Songs of the Month playlist.
Built to Spill | SUB POP
After 30 years, veteran indie rockers Built to Spill clearly show that their signature sound is still as strong as ever on When The Wind Forgets Your Name. For long standing fans, the bands ninth studio album was highly anticipated. Refined by age and experience, with layered guitar riffs and wavy melodies, the latest offering stands right up there with the bands very best work.
Jockstrap | Rough Trade
On their stylish debut album, London-based duo Jockstrap dazzle on one of the most creative albums released this year. Georgia Ellery and Taylor Skye present I Love You Jennifer B, a disorienting collection of tracks three years in the making. Unpredictable and exhilarating throughout, this original British experimental pop band are here to stay.
Afghan Whigs | Royal Cream
The Afhgan Whigs shine on their latest record, How Do You Burn?. After reforming in the early 2000s, the Cincinnati band have impressively evolved their sound, with lead man Greg Dulli incorporating more R&B and soul influences into their music. Their thrilling and enigmatic ninth studio album is hypnotic, dark and has tonnes of swagger.
Sudan Archives | Stones Throw Records
Following her 2019 debut Athena, Ohio native Brittney Parks returns for her second studio album, taking inspiration from a variety of African musicians. On Natural Brown Prom Queen, the talented multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter is mesmerising, offering a chaotic mix of beats, with intelligent storytelling that only elevates her further.
Alex G | Domino Recording Co
With hopeful poignancy, Indie rocker Alex G releases God Save The Animals, his ninth studio album. The latest offering from the American musician is well composed, atmospheric and experimental for its entirety. With sharp and poetic lyrics, the gifted melody writer provides us with his most complex record yet, featuring his eccentric sense of humour, allowing you to sit back, relax and listen again and again.
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