New Tunes Tuesday: Music you need to listen to this week (7 Dec, 2015)
Chvrches, Lizzo and WHITE: we round up the best in brand new music
Chvrches / credit: Danny Clinch
The List music editor Kirstyn Smith runs down the latest albums and singles, as well as what gigs to be looking out for this week.
Track of the week: Chvrches: 'Empty Threat'
Chrvches just won’t quit with the aggressively catchy synthpop sounds. ‘Empty Threat’ is another slice of edgy electro we’ve come to expect from the band.
Out via Virgin EMI on 11 Dec
Holy Esque: 'Hexx / Silences'
Out via Beyond the Frequency on 7 Dec
Lazy Habits: 'Kicking the Clouds'
Out via RnJ Records on 7 Dec
Sam Brockington: 'Follow'
Out via Prospect21 on 7 Dec
Egoless: 'Like a Nuclear Bomb / Super echo'
Out via Scrub a Dub on 9 Dec
Mungo’s Hi Fi ft Johnny Osbourne: 'Ice Cream Love'
Out via Scotch Bonnet on 9 Dec
Hidden Charms: 'Love You Cos You’re There'
Out via Deltasonic on 11 Dec
Lights that Change: 'Song to the Siren'
Out via Raphalite Records on 11 Dec
James Morrison: 'Stay Like This'
Out via Island on 11 Dec
The Jay Vons: 'It was Wrong to Love You'
Out via La Castanya on 11 Dec
Out via Indelabel / Republic of Music on 11 Dec
Album of the week: Lizzo: Big Grrrl Small World
Recently the opening act for Sleater-Kinney, Lizzo explores gender and identity in her music, refusing to give in to female rapper stereotypes.
Out via BGSW on 11 Dec
Amy Winehouse: The Collection
Out via Island Records on 11 Dec
Astrocolor: Lit Up
Out via Last Gang Records on 11 Dec
Gavin Clark, Pablo Clements & James Griffith: Evangelist
Out via Underscore Collective on 11 Dec
Milk Lines: Ceramic
Out via In the Red Records on 11 Dec
Out via Dangervisit / [PIAS] on 11 Dec
Gig of the week: WHITE
Borne of the ashes of Low Miff and Kassidy, WHITE are stylish, sullen-frontmanned purveyors of Scot disco punk and a pure delight to watch.
Tour starts 11 Dec at the Lexington, London.
See all WHITE tour dates
Tour starts 8 Dec at Rock City, Nottingham.
See all The Charlatans tour dates
Tour starts 9 Dec at Electric Ballroom, London.
See all El Vy tour dates
Tour starts 10 Dec at o2 Academy, Bristol.
See all Caravan Palace tour dates
Tour starts 10 Dec at The Cluny, Newcastle.
See all Dutch Uncles tour dates