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NBHAP Presents 19 Anticipated Albums 2019 To Look Forward To

Foals - Photo by Nabil Elderkin


Photograph by Nabil Elderkin

After years of fixed touring and recording the Oxford- based mostly rockers certainly took their time with album quantity 5 however now it’s completed they usually additionally introduced first tour dates for 2019. It’ll even be the band’s first launch as a four-piece, following the departure from bassist Walter Gervers who left the band for good one yr in the past. Foals have been certainly one of rock music’s constants when it comes to high quality and progress over the previous years so the stakes are excessive clearly. We’re assured that the document arrives in spring.


You by no means know what you get from Claire Boucher and if you get it. She just lately returned with the pumping industrial-influenced We Respect Energy which is a primary teaser from the follow-up to 2015’s Artwork Angels. So, a brand new full-length might occur anytime and in any type. Perhaps additionally in collaboration with Tesla? We’ll see.

My Bloody Valentine

After ready 22 years for the band’s 2013 comeback document m b v these six years handed fairly shortly, didn’t they? All through 2018 mastermind Kevin Shields has been teasing new music in numerous launch types. First he talked about an EP, than later that prolonged to an album of seven and eight tracks. In a press release launched this fall he even talks about two new data popping out in 2019 so at this level all the things appears to be attainable. Hopefully he doesn’t overlook to truly launch all that freshly recorded music.

Pleasant Fires

One other one from our ‘2018’ listing that makes a comeback one yr later. We have been fairly assured to get a brand new Pleasant Fires report this yr nevertheless it seems the British indie-pop three-piece took issues fairly sluggish following the comeback announcement from one yr in the past. We did nevertheless get two nice first singles – Love Like Waves and Heaven Let Me In – they usually additionally said that they’ve given themselves a deadline to complete the document until January, so we’re fairly assured to not have them in right here anymore within the 2020 itemizing. The brand new Pleasant Fires album arrives eight years after the final one and hopefully earlier than the summer time season begins.


Photograph by Jana Legler

Joseph Mount was in all probability too busy this yr producing Robyn’s nice Honey document, in order that’s why we nonetheless don’t have a brand new Metronomy album but though issues have been actually wanting good one yr in the past. So, the follow-up to 2016’s Summer time 08 wasn’t launched in Summer time 18 which is a bummer however perhaps they’ll give it that title anyway. Nevertheless it may be referred to as, hopefully it arrives inside the subsequent months.


Sure, we all know that is one other operating gag that’s been informed means too typically prior to now years (additionally by us) however we’re actually, actually assured that 2019 will lastly see the primary new Device album in 13 years. I imply, Maynard James Keenan himself confirmed that again in September. The work on the document is just about executed; they introduced a lot of tour dates and a trailer that additionally options new music. So, sure, the stakes are excessive for the long-lasting various rockers however we’re hopeful that the lengthy ready lastly pays of.

Vampire Weekend

This one additionally took longer than anticipated however at the very least we all know it’s lastly achieved, recorded and – in response to Ezka Koenig already pressed on vinyl. One in every of indie music’s most anticipated data is lastly arriving and we’re fairly positive that the announcement and launch is imminent and will certainly be right here earlier than the summer time. Don’t allow us to down, guys!



Women and gents, please get up for the true icons of this class! Sure, congratulations and awards to Johnny Jewel and Chromatics as Pricey Tommy seems on this listing for the fifth(!) time in a row. Rattling! And we have been truly fairly optimistic this time because the band shared a couple of new tracks from this misplaced document, together with a deliberate launch date for ‘fall 2018’. Nicely, clearly, there’s no signal of it but. As an alternative Jewel has given us two solo instrumental albums, a couple of Chromatics re-releases, a brand new Want single and some different archival issues however no… nonetheless no follow-up to 2012’s Kill For Love. Will it arrive in 2019? Does it even matter? We nonetheless need to consider it does. On to a different spherical, youngsters.


Photograph by Alex Wall

Harriette Pilbeam’s debut EP underneath her Hatchie alias has been considered one of our favorite musical discoveries in 2018, so we’re fairly excited to see what follows Sugar & Spice. Her extraordinarily catchy tackle early 90s dream pop and shoegaze is perhaps barely ‘excessive’ however there’s one thing actually tempting and musically profound in it that makes you simply overlook about that. With a debut album on the horizon we’re fairly positive that Hatchie will turn out to be certainly one of 2019’s largest breakthrough artists.


Haelos - Photo by Dave Ma

Photograph by Dave Ma

2016’s Full Circle by British band HÆLOS was one of many best debut albums we stumbled upon in recent times. Three years later a follow-up is lastly occurring. The band already introduced an enormous tour in addition to a brand new single referred to as Buried In The Sand which continues their dark-twisted neo trip-hop formulation and actually makes you excited for extra materials.

Tame Impala

Tame Impala 2015 - Photo by Matt Sav

Photograph by Matt Sav

Within the three years since Tame Impala‘s Currents lastly launched the band to the mainstream mastermind Kevin Parker has been a busy behind the scenes of many different productions, together with Woman Gaga, Mark Ronson and even Kanye West. It is going to be fascinating to see how pop music’s A-league influenced the sound of his band. In response to Parker himself the document will probably be out earlier than the start of summer time.


Photograph by Neal McQueen

Each document of Anders Trentemøller looks like a step nearer to the sound he was someway all the time purported to make. However then once more each report by the Danish lord of darkish wave magic can also be full of surprises and new twists. So, we don’t know but how his fifth studio album will sound like and what friends are on it however we’re fairly positive that it’s going to be a haunting darkish journey.


Photograph by Ellius Grace

Up to now weeks Bridie Monds-Watson already gave us an exquisite comeback single within the type of Everyone Loves You earlier than saying an enormous tour. All that signifies that her anticipated second album may also arrive fairly quickly. It’s been virtually 4 years since her beautiful debut Earlier than We Overlook How To Dream and we will’t wait to witness her inventive evolution.

The Remedy

The CureIt virtually sounds too surreal to truly be true however sure, it seems like goth rock veterans The Remedy will lastly launch a brand new studio album in 2019, their first one in over a decade. Robert Smith himself confirmed the information in a current interview with SiriusXM, saying the album must be completed round spring. He particularly calls listening and assembly new artists throughout this yr’s Meltdown Pageant curation an enormous inspiration to check out new issues and begin writing precise new music once more. And that’s one thing fairly thrilling, isn’t it?


Course of by Sampha was one of many best debut albums of 2017 during which the person with the distinctive voice confirmed all of his inventive potential. We’ve been ready for a follow-up ever since and are literally not fairly positive whether or not it’ll truly occur in 2019, so this one’s a bit wishful considering. Sampha already gave us the haunting Treasure from the Lovely Boy soundtrack this yr so we’re assured that the standard will stay on a excessive degree

Determined Journalist

By some means the British wave rockers are nonetheless approach too unknown regardless of always releasing music and performing throughout Europe for the previous 5 years. In The Search Of The Miraculous arrives on February 22 and is already the band’s third full-length launch. They obtained this particular post-punk magic, mixed with the urgency in singer Jo Bevan’s voice that’s as tempting as it’s hypnotizing. And the songs are fairly good as nicely. Regardless of their love for the darkness they deserve a spot within the limelight and hopefully this document will ship it


The Icelandic three-piece may nonetheless be probably the greatest stored pop musical secrets and techniques of Europe, regardless of their critically acclaimed 2017 debut LP Determine. However issues are in search of good for this to vary as their forthcoming sophomore report In The Darkish appears like it’s going to additionally step up their recreation, combining their love for twisted digital experiments together with extra accessible melodies. The album arrives on March 1, so hold these people in your radar, individuals, you’ll not remorse it.

When Saints Go Machine

Photograph by Kristian Emdal

In 2018 the Danish artwork pop band lastly returned with their first new materials in 5 years. It’s A Mad Love was an EP hat noticed the band even additional exploring avant-garde territory. All the things’s potential within the musical cosmos of some of the adventurous bands of the previous ten years. On February the 2nd, When Saints Go Machine will debut their new album by way of a live performance along with the Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra and we’ve no clue but what to anticipate from this. That’s the place the enjoyable begins, proper?

Karen O & Hazard Mouse

Photograph by Eliot Lee Hazel

Brian Burton aqua Hazard Mouse stays one in every of music’s most stressed masterminds because it feels as if he continually works a minimum of on three tasks concurrently. And whereas we will even get a brand new Damaged Bells report (aqua Burton + The Shins‘ James Mercer) in 2019, this one feels much more thrilling, particularly after that epic nine-minute lengthy teaser single. Yeah Yeah Yeahs‘ Karen O on lead vocals and an general ‘every little thing is feasible’ angle. ‘If you create from a blurry place you possibly can go locations additional than you’ve ever been,’ states the singer and that’s only one cause why you need to get enthusiastic about this album which has no particular launch date but.