New Albums to Look out For in Summer 2019

We’re fans of diversity here at NBT Radio, so it was only fair that we picked an extremely eclectic three albums for this snapshot of UK music just before Summer 2019. From heavy duty drill rap bangers from the grimy ends of Digga D, to catchy pop ballads from international superstar Ed Sheeran or riotous metal of Slipknot’s first album in five years – there’s surely something here for the music fan of every persuasion. Ed Sheeran – Collaborations No. 6 The follow up to the floppy haired Ed Sheeran’s breakout mixtape No. 5 Collaborations Project from way back in 2011, you’re guaranteed to hear songs from this album grace festival stages, radios and advertisements across the country. The last...

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Jessica Pratt – “Quiet Signs” album review

Impressive and precocious songwriting skills aside, Jessica Pratt’s voice is one of the most enchanting sounds to ever bless the folk singer-songwriter division of the underground. With music that is at times both surprisingly timeless and obviously rooted in a strong psychedelic songstress tradition, the return of Jessica Pratt is something many people have been anticipating ever since her last album, 2015’s “On Your Own Love Again” captured the hearts of thousands through only a soft but commanding voice and a hazy 4-track aesthetic that fit nicely among that record’s labelmates at Drag City. Most Realized Project So Far Out in 2019 through Mexican Summer, “Quiet Signs” is quite possibly Pratt’s best record, and probably her most realized effort to...

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