Friday, June 16, 2017

Planet Rotations #239: Single Suite 3

In the age of digital music, we tend to skip through albums, listening to one or two tracks - missing some of the deeper cuts that may be brilliant. We are huge fans of the album format, and love to experience the entire collection the way the artist intended. Listening to one or two songs is like randomly reading a few chapters of a book and expecting to understand the completed work. Like all music lovers, we love to share what we're listening to and discover some new things from friends.

In this week's edition of Planet Rotations, Sarah and I handpicked some great singles that have been released in advance of their respective albums. This is part of an ongoing series designed to keep you up-to-date on new releases that should be hitting your ears. All tracks are collected in the Spotify player at the bottom of this post.


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Trentmoller feat. jennylee of Warpaint - Hands Down
from the one-off digital single on In My Room

Radiohead - I Promise
from the 20th anniversary special deluxe reissue of OK Computer, OKNOTOK - out June 23rd on XL Recordings

Black Grape - Nine Lives
first new album in 20 years - from Pop Voodoo - out July 7th on Universal

Annie Hart - Hard to Be Still
from Impossible Accomplice - out July 14th on Cryptic Whispers

Japanese Breakfast - Boyish
from Soft Sounds from Another Planet - out July 14th on Dead Oceans

Frankie Rose - Trouble
from Cage Tropical - out August 11th on Slumberland

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - Isotype
from The Punishment of Luxury - out September 1st on White Noise

Zola Jesus - Exhumed
from Okovi - out September 8th on Sacred Bones

Alvvays - In Undertow
from Antisocialites - out September 8th on Polyvinyl

Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton - Fatal Gift
first new album in 10 years - from Choir of the Mind - out September 15th on Last Gang

Chelsea Wolfe - 16 Psyche
from Hiss Spun - out September 22nd on Sargent House

The Horrors - Machine
album title and release date TBD - on Wolf Tone


Listen to our ongoing Spotify Planet Rotations Playlist!

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