3 New Albums Out This Week You Should Listen to Now: Alison Goldfrapp, Overmono, and Memotone
There’s so much good music out in the ether that sometimes it’s difficult to parse through all of it. Every week The Daily Music Report will do the hard work for you and highlight the best releases available on streaming services.
This week we’re highlighting new music from Alison Goldfrapp, Overmono, and Memotone.
Alison Goldfrapp – The Love Invention
The mesmerizing debut solo album, The Love Invention, from the acclaimed British singer, songwriter, and producer Alison Goldfrapp has finally arrived. Released on May 12, 2023, this captivating collection showcases her exceptional talent beyond her work with Goldfrapp. With collaborations including Claptone and Paul Woolford on tracks like ‘Digging Deeper’ and ‘Fever,’ along with her striking solo single ‘So Hard So Hot,’ Alison weaves a spellbinding tapestry. From the catchy electronic opener ‘NeverStop’ to the atmospheric beauty of ‘Love Invention,’ the album seamlessly blends electronic, pop, and dance genres. Offering standout tracks such as ‘In Electric Blue,’ ‘The Beat Divine,’ and ‘Subterfuge,’ this well-crafted album will undoubtedly leave an indelible mark on the industry.
Standout Songs: NeverStop, Love Invention, In Electric Blue, The Beat Divine, Subterfuge,So Hard So Hot, Fever, Digging Deeper
Overmono – Good Lies
Good Lies is the highly anticipated debut album by British electronic music duo Overmono. Released on May 12, 2023, through XL Recordings, this captivating album seamlessly fuses house, techno, and ambient elements, creating smooth, melodic soundscapes and infectious melodies. Praised by critics for its exceptional production quality, captivating songwriting, and cohesive flow, Good Lies offers a genre-blurring experience that appeals to fans of house, techno, and ambient music alike. From the catchy and upbeat opening track ‘Feelings Good,’ to the atmospheric and introspective closer ‘Calling Out,’ Overmono demonstrates their artistic prowess and sets a promising tone for their musical journey to come.
Standout Songs: Feelings Plain, Good Lies, Skulled, Is U, So U Kno
Memotone – How Was Your Life?
Memotone’s latest album, How Was Your Life?, released in May 2023 under Patience / Impatience, is an expansive, genre-defying blend of electronic and baroque druid folk. Produced by multi-instrumentalist Will Yates, the album was inspired by a Y2K-era guitar synthesizer, resulting in a familiar yet otherworldly sound. Tracks like ‘Paradise Drips’ and ‘Open World’ captivate with wobbly guitars and ecstatic synths, while ‘Forest Zone’ and ‘The Sunken City’ offer bright and glowing atmospheric experiences. ‘Walking Backwards’ closes the album with a delicate beauty. A must-listen for fans of electronic, baroque druid folk, and world music, the album pushes boundaries and reveals a transformative sonic landscape.
Standout Songs: Paradise Drops, Open World, Canteen Sandwich
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