New Music Breakdown - Friday 28th December

The Raconteurs return with new singles 'Sunday Driver' and 'Now That You're Gone'

After teasing their return earlier this year, The Raconteurs have now broken their decade-long silence with the unveiling of two new singles.

The new tracks 'Sunday Driver' and 'Now That You're Gone' are the first new releases from the band since their 2008 album 'Consolers Of The Lonely', have been made available as a double A side release via label Third Man Records’ Vault subscription service, and come accompanied with official videos, with ‘Sunday Driver’ being directed by Steven Sebring, and ‘Now That You’re Gone’ helmed by Dikayl Rimmasch.

Check out both new videos in the respective players below.

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Sundara Karma unveil new single 'The Changeover'

With their highly-anticipated sophomore album set to be released later next year, Sundara Karma have now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from their forthcoming full-length.

The new single 'The Changeover' follows on from the previously shared tracks 'One Last Night On Earth' and 'Illusions' in previewing their second studio LP 'Ulfilas’ Alphabet', which is set to arrive on the 1st March via Chess Club Records.

Check out the new video for 'The Changeover' in the player below.

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Sigrid announces debut album 'Sucker Punch'

It has been a hell of a long time coming, but Sigrid has finally announced her plans for a new studio album, set to arrive in March.

Details surrounding her first full-length 'Sucker Punch' are scarce so far, although we do know that it will be released on the 1st March and will probably include the album's title-track, which she released earlier in the year.

Check out the full video announcement she posted on Twitter in the player below.

 

so i have some news. my debut album Sucker Punch is coming out March 1st next year! the mini version of me by the piano growing up would be so incredibly proud. YES YES YES. can't wait for you to hear it! you can pre-order now https://t.co/VFPzLHrlc5 pic.twitter.com/TLg6d1N2Ej

— sigrid (@thisissigrid) December 7, 2018

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Lower Than Atlantis announce plans to split

Despite returning last year to release their heavily-praised fifth studio album 'Safe In Sound', Lower Than Atlantis have now announced their plans to "take a break" and have shared the details of three farewell shows.

In a statement issued by the band, they give no direct reason for the breakup but feel that after 11 years that now is the time to say goodbye. They go on to thank the fans for their continued support and unveil three final live shows, set to take place next May in Manchester, Birmingham and London.

Check out the full statement from the band as well as their final tour dates below.

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Arctic Monkeys release new track 'Anyways'

After returning last month to announce their latest 7" single release would feature a yet unheard b-side, Arctic Monkeys have now unveiled their brand new release.

The new two-track single of ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’ features the previously unreleased new cut 'Anyways', and has now been made available to stream on all platforms.

Have a listen to 'Anyways' in the player below.