Musician, filmmaker, actor, and social media force Jacob Sartorius announces his new EP, SLEEP WHEN I’M DEAD. Out August 3rd, the five-track project finds the 19-year-old – who has been in the internet spotlight for almost a decade – learning to navigate LA on his own. Each of the five tracks plays like a page from Jacob’s diary, revealing how he has worked through his own experiences with love & heartbreak, anxiety, co-dependence and more on his journey to finding inner peace, acceptance and hope for the future.
On August 12th, 2022, Sylvan Esso will release their most fearless and frenetic, intimate and enigmatic album to date: No Rules Sandy. After surprising the audience of Newport Folk Festival just moments ago, with a live performance of the project in its entirety, Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn have marked the official launch and full embrace of their next, unpredictable chapter. Defined by a mentality of directness and disregard for preconceptions, Meath says that No Rules Sandy "feels like who we actually are. It just feels like us. We're not trying to fit into the mold, just happily being our freak selves."
Loudon Wainwright III has announced his new album Lifetime Achievement, to be released August 19 on StorySound Records. His first album of new original songs since 2014’s Haven’t Got The Blues Yet, Lifetime Achievement finds LWIII in a state of deep reflection at age 75, over a set of 15 recently written, insightful and incisive gems that he wasn’t even planning to pen.
In what has become another major year for Blondie, the New York legends mark a career milestone with the release of the first ever authorised and in-depth archive in their history, a rarity for a band almost 50 years into their career with 40 million records sold. Blondie: Against The Odds 1974-1982 will be released on August 26thvia UMe and The Numero Group.