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Big|Brave to release new studio album “Vital” on April 23rd 2021

Minimalism and instinct, structure/freedom and meticulous timing form the cornerstones of Big|Brave’s precise, rhythmical sound.

Lyrically, the new album “Vital” explores the weight of race and gender, endurance and navigating other people’s behaviours, observation and protest. The band further commented “this album involves what it means navigating the outside world in a racialized body and what it does to the psyche as a whole while exploring individual worth within this reality”.
 

Steve Von Till to release new solo album “A Deep Voiceless Wilderness” on April 30th 2021

Steve Von Till has made a life’s work out of seeking the elemental. With a solo discography that stretches back more than two decades, he has toiled in a shadow realm, peeling back layers of reality in a never-ending search for true meaning and raw emotion.

BRUIT ≤ to release full-length debut album “The Machine is Burning and Now Everyone Knows It Could Happen Again” on April 2nd 2021

Emerging from the ashes of several pop bands, the BRUIT ≤ project was born of the desire of its members to turn their backs on the majors and return to a process of creation without constraints. Initially, the band’s intention was not to perform live, but to research and experiment with sound in a studio environment. At the end of 2016, this research would result in two live videos filmed in their studio that would enable the band to make its debut on the Toulouse scene.
 

Nick Hudson to release new solo album “Font of Human Fractures” on April 30th 2021

Brighton-based singer-songwriter Nick Hudson has announced that he will release his new “Font of Human Fractures” album this spring. Ahead of that, he presents a teaser for the 10-track offering, and a live rendition (recorded in Sophia, Bulgaria) of “There is No Such Thing as You”, which also appears on the LP.

Xiu Xiu to release new studio album “OH NO” on March 26th 2021

Xiu Xiu return with their 12th studio album, “OH NO”, a collection of duets out March 26th, 2021, via Polyvinyl. To herald the announcement, the two-piece shares the lead single “A Bottle of Rum”, featuring Liz Harris with an exciting new video directed by band member Angela Seo. Previously, Harris and the band collaborated on “Creepshow” (2007).

Nytt Land signs worldwide deal with Napalm Records

Nordic folk and Ambient project Nytt Land from Russia has signed an official worldwide contract with Austrian rock and metal label Napalm Records!

The band’s style has been compared to Wardruna with added traditional throat singing and handmade traditional instruments such as the kravik-lyra and the tagelharpa. The band is inspired by the sounds of Siberian nature, and records have included live field-recordings of raven calls and forest sounds.

Charlie Nieland to release new solo album “Divisions” on January 8th 2021

NYC-based producer indie music veteran Charlie Nieland has announced his forthcoming solo album, entitled “Divisions”. Ahead of this, he is previewing the title track, an intense offering that conveys a sense of urgency.

Renowned for tastefully blending post punk, dream pop and progressive rock with sweeping melodies and restless and visceral rhythms, Charlie Nieland has been writing, playing and producing music for decades, with a focus on the atmospheric and the imaginative.

God Is An Astronaut to release new studio album “Ghost Tapes #10” on February 12th 2021

Reigning as one of the most well-known and highly critically acclaimed experimental instrumental groups out there with a respected musical legacy spanning nearly 20 years, Irish four-piece God Is An Astronaut will reach a career benchmark upon the release of their 10th studio album, “Ghost Tapes #10” (out on February 12th, 2021, via Napalm Records).