News 15 September 2022

#NewMusicFriday: Blood Orange, BLACKPINK, Whitney and more

Discover some of the best new music this week!

#NewMusicFriday: Blood Orange, BLACKPINK, Whitney and more

Blood Orange releases his first record in 3 years, Four Songs. The body is self written and produced and features contributions from Ian Isiah, Eva Tolkin, and Erika de Casier. Four Songs features the previously released track, Jesus Freak Lighter.

K-pop superstars BLACKPINK featuring Australian-raised singer Rosé, release their highly anticipated album Born Pink. The body includes ARIA history making single, Pink Venom which was the highest K-pop single debut, landing in at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart last month!

Following Forever Turned Around, Whitney release their third studio album, Spark. The body sees the duo evolving into a pop inspired sound, a reflection of “the early 2000’s”, “Things you heard at formative events like your freshman year dance” says Guitarist, Max Kakacek “This is our love story to that era of music.”

Indie rock outfit, Death Cab For Cutie are back with their tenth full length album and first in 5 years, Asphalt Meadows. The body follows Top #10 ARIA Charting albums Codes which peaked at #7 in 2011 and Narrow Stairs which peaked at #6 in 2008. 

Melbourne psych-rockers, The Murlocs release brand new concept album Rapscallion. The body of work follows the coming-of-age narrative of an outcast, teenage boy. Rapscallion is the outfit’s sixth studio album and features lead single Virgin Criminal. 

Auckland school friends turned indie-rock band The Beths release their third album In A Dying Field. The body was in most part recorded at guitarist Jonathan Pearce’s studio in Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa (Auckland, New Zealand).