We bring you four albums we thought you might like to know about this month, from the return of Weezer and Interpol to the return of Mercury-Prize winners Alt-J.More
El Pintor! Means “the painter” in Spanish! Also an anagram of Interpol! Fun times. Certainly the Interpol boys sound like happier campers on this new record, which recovers a good chunk of the driving guitars and impassioned urgency of their 2002 debut Turn on the Bright Lights. Top Liner! (Thinkaboutit.)
Out on 8 September (PIAS/Co-op)
Having shed bassist Gwil Sainsbury in January, Mercury-Prize winners Alt-J have been doing a bit of soul-searching: possibly at Stonehenge on a full moon, if the mystical flavor of the new record is anything to go by. It also features the first use, as far as we know, of the phrase “crisp packet” in a pop lyric.
Out on 22 September (Infectious Music)