3 New Albums Out This Week You Should Listen to Now: Art School Girlfriend, Crypta, and The Jesus and Mary Chain

Art School Girlfriend
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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 Art School Girlfriend, Crypta, and The Jesus and Mary Chain.

Art School Girlfriend – Soft Landing

Released on August 4th Soft Landing, is the latest album from Art School Girlfriend (Polly Mackey). Follow-up to 2022’s Is It Dark Where You Are, Soft Landing was recorded at the renowned North London studio, The Church. Released via Fiction Records, the album is a collection of intimate and uplifting moments, aptly described as “small euphorias.”

Standout Songs: A Place To Lie, Close To The Clouds, The Weeks, Heaven Hanging Low


Soft Landing

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Crypta – Shades of Sorrow

CRYPTA, the eagerly awaited death metal band featuring two ex-members of NERVOSA, charged on to the scene in 2021 with their intense debut album, Echoes of the Soul. Today, the band returns with their follow-up album, Shades Of Sorrow, presenting a darker and more melodic sound, enriched by exceptional guitar work and songwriting. Despite being only their second record, the Brazilian-based group showcases impressive polish and maturity, exceeding expectations and proving their growth since their earlier release. Shades Of Sorrow is set to solidify CRYPTA’s position as a rising force in the death metal realm.

Standout Songs: Dark Clouds, Poisonous Apathy, The Other Side of Anger, Lord of Ruins


Shades of Sorrow

Artist Links:

Apple Music

The Jesus and Mary Chain – Sunset 666 (Live at Hollywood Palladium)

Taken from their 2018 tour opening for Nine Inch Nails, the Jesus and Mary Chain deliver an unforgettable performance recorded over two days at the Hollywood Palladium. This captivating album showcases 17 tracks, including timeless favorites ‘Just Like Honey’ and ‘Some Candy Talking.’ On ‘Sometimes Always,’ Isobel Campbell lends her vocals in place of Hope Sandoval. Immerse yourself in the magic of this live experience and savor the unique atmosphere of Sunset 666.

Standout Songs: Just Like Honey, Amputation, Head On, I Hate Rock ’N’ Roll, Reverence, Halfway To Crazy


Sunset 666

Artist Links:

Apple Music

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