New music releases, 17th July 2015

This week’s new and notable music releases in one handy list!

Rock Formation EP cover
Rock Formation, Neanderthal

Sounds Of The Written Word, Eva Plays Dead
Star Wars, Wilco
Something More Than Free, Jason Isbell
Sing Into My Mouth, Ben Bridwell/Iron & Wine
The Essential Coheed & Cambria, Coheed & Cambria
Born In The Echoes, The Chemical Brothers
Currents, Tame Impala
In The Line Of Fire, Dragonforce
Cold, Ohhms
Burnt Offerings, Iced Earth
Thrashumentary, Death Angel
Live In Tokyo 1975, Miles Davis
Blessed & Possessed, Powerwolf
The Best of 1989-1995, Thunder
The Decline Of British Sea Power, British Sea Power
No Song No Spell No Madrigal, The Apartments
Nocturnes Of Hellfire & Damnation, Virgin Steele

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Jason Isbell releases lyric video for new track ‘Something More Than Free’

Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell has released a lyric video for the title track from his forthcoming new album Something More Than Free.

The album is due for release this Friday the 17th of July, in line with a new global agreement to schedule new music releases on Fridays the world-over.

Something More Than Free was produced by Dave Cobb and recorded at Nashville’s Sound Emporium with Amanda Shires and regular collaborators The 400 Unit (bassist Jimbo Hart, drummer Chad Gamble, keyboardist Derry deBorja and guitarist Sadler Vaden.) The LP will be the follow up to Isbell’s critically acclaimed 2013 release Southeastern.

You can check out the video for “Something More Than Free” below. Jason Isbell will be playing the following dates at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium later in the year:

October 23rd with special guest Amanda Shires
October 24th with special guest Parker Millsap
October 25th with special guest Hurray for the Riff Raff
October 26th with special guest Chris Stapleton

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Listen as Jason Isbell shares new track “24 Frames”

Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell has shared a new song, “24 Frames”.

The track is lifted from the singer and songwriter’s forthcoming new album Something More Than Free, scheduled for release via Southeastern Records on the 17th of July.

Check out the new song via the SoundCloud stream below:


Something More Than Free was produced by Dave Cobb and recorded at Nashville’s Sound Emporium with Amanda Shires and regular collaborators The 400 Unit (bassist Jimbo Hart, drummer Chad Gamble, keyboardist Derry deBorja and guitarist Sadler Vaden.)

Jason Isbell - Something More Than Free

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Jason Isbell announces new album Something More Than Free

Jason Isbell

Singer and songwriter Jason Isbell has announced his new album Something More Than Free.

The LP will be the follow up to Isbell’s critically acclaimed 2013 release Southeastern. Dave Cobb produced the new 11-song outing, recording at Nashville’s Sound Emporium with Amanda Shires and regular collaborators The 400 Unit (bassist Jimbo Hart, drummer Chad Gamble, keyboardist Derry deBorja and guitarist Sadler Vaden.)

Something More Than Free is set to feature Isbell’s new songs “If It Takes A Lifetime”, “Flagship” and “Palmetto Rose.” Also appearing will be “24 Frames” which Isbell debuted at the American Songwriter 30th Anniversary Party.

The new album will be released via Southeastern Records on the 17th of July.

Isbell has also announced a series of shows at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. Confirmed dates are as follows:

October 23rd with special guest Amanda Shires
October 24th with special guest Parker Millsap
October 25th with special guest Hurray for the Riff Raff
October 26th with special guest Chris Stapleton

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The Playlist: 21st March 2014

Here’s a selection of the music currently massaging the stereo at SBA. As you can tell, it’s been a Country Rock / Americana kind of morning…

Click on each of the covers to find out more.

Sarah Peacock - Albuquerque Sky Miss Shevaughn and Yuma Wray - Lean In To The Wind Lindi Ortega - Little Red Boots Kasey Chambers - The Captain

Whiskeytown - Pneumonia Jason Isbell - Southeastern Lucero - 1372 Overton Park Ryan Adams - Ashes and Fire

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