A recurring theme amongst this week’s new album releases is upcoming shows in LA, so be sure to pick up tickets if you like what you hear below and want to experience these new tracks in live form as soon as possible.
Ariana Grande – My Everything
Pop starlet releases a guest-heavy sophomore album featuring appearances by Big Sean, The Weeknd, Childish Gambino, Jessie J, Nicki Minaj, and more.
Basement Jaxx – Junto
UK-based electronic music duo (Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe) is back with a boisterous seventh studio album.
Cymbals Eat Guitars – Lose
Barsuk Records’ indie/experimental rockers are back with the release of their third album, which will be followed by a tour with Bob Mould that includes two shows at The Roxy on September 27th and 28th.
In the Valley Below – The Belt
In his full review of this LA duo’s debut, David calls the album “one of the best debuts you’ll hear all year.” If you agree, catch ITVB at LA’s Culture Collide fest on October 16th.
Merchandise – After The End
Tampa-based quintet releases its first album for the esteemed 4AD label. If you like what you hear from the effort, pick up tickets to see the indie-punk band at The Echoplex on September 27th.
Royal Blood – Royal Blood
UK rock duo’s debut is out today via Warner Bros. Records, and prior to opening for The Pixies for a slew of shows later this fall, they’ll be treating LA fans to a performance at The Troubadour on September 29th.
Ty Segall – The Manipulator
Prolific songwriter’s new double album is already receiving high praise, and LA fans have four chances to hear tracks from the release when Segall plays The Echo this Thursday through Sunday.