Liam Gallagher — CMON YOU KNOW
Liam Gallagher describes his new album as “80 percent madness, 20 percent classic”, which is kind of a good way to describe anything the iconic Oasis frontman does. Made with longtime collaborator Andrew Wyatt, with occasional assistance from Greg Kurstin and Dave Grohl, the release of CMON YOU KNOW precedes a positively gargantuan world tour.
Dehd — Blue Skies
On their new album, Chicago trio Dehd, made up of Emily Kempf, Jason Balla, and Eric McGrady, double down on everything that made their breakthrough record Flower of Devotion so great. Their first album for Fat Possum, it’s an exciting refinement of the band’s surf-pop-adjacent style.
DJ Haram & Moor Mother (700 Bliss) — Nothing To Declare
Moor Mother and DJ Haram’s new album, the follow-up to 2018’s Spa 700, is freewheeling and brilliant, a breakneck tour through about a hundred different styles — jazz, club music, avant-garde rap — that feels like it could only have been conceived by the two underground legends.