News 9 July 2021

#NewMusicFriday: DZ Deathrays, Tkay Maidza, The Goon Sax and more out now!

Local favourites lead 9 July releases.

#NewMusicFriday: DZ Deathrays, Tkay Maidza, The Goon Sax and more out now!

Two-time ARIA Award winners DZ Deathrays release their fifth studio album Positive Rising: Part 2. It’s the follow-up to the Brisbane band’s ARIA-nominated album, Positive Rising: Part 1 (#21 Sep ’19). Lead single ‘Fired Up’ was released in 2020 and was covered by fellow Brisbane punks WAAX.

Adelaide hip hop artist Tkay Maidza releases her fourth EP, Last Year Was Weird, Vol. 3. This is the final act of her EP trilogy, following 2020’s ARIA-nominated, Last Year Was Weird, Vol. 2. The new EP features the singles ‘Cashmere’, ‘Syrup’ and ‘Kim’ featuring American rapper Yung Baby Tate.

Brisbane indie-pop trio The Goon Sax release their third studio album Mirror II. The follow up to 2018’s We’re Not Talking including singles ‘In The Stone’ and ‘Psychic’. The three members take turns writing, singing, and playing each instrument.

Two-time Grammy winners The Wallflowers return with Exit Wounds. Jakob Dylan and company's first album in twelve years features the tracks ‘Who’s That Man Walking', ‘Round My Garden’, ‘Roots And Wings’ and ‘Maybe Your Heart’s Not In It No More’ featuring singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne.

South Korean K-Pop boy group SF9 (Sensational Feeling 9) release their ninth EP Turn Over. The nine-piece group follow their 2020 EP 9loryUS, with the new release that includes lead single ‘Tear Drop’.

American duo Museum Of Love return with Life Of Mammals, their first album in seven years. Pat Mahoney and Dennis McNany of LCD Soundsystem follow their 2014 self-titled debut with the new album and lead single ‘Cluttered World’. The project follows LCD Soundsystem's comeback album American Dream (#10 Sep ‘17).

German metal band Powerwolf follow their 2018 album The Sacrament Of Sin with Call of The Wild. Their eighth studio album includes the singles ‘Beast of Gévaudan’ and ‘Dancing With The Dead’.

Come back next Friday to see which of these titles make it onto the ARIA Charts. Check out all of the latest charts.