Recover from Riot Fest weekend by catching up on the latest music news with this week’s edition of On the Radar.
The 1975 reveal details for new LP ‘A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships’
The 1975 have shared all the details for their highly anticipated follow up to their 2016 album. The new LP called A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, is set drop November 30 and features 15 songs, including the previously released “Give Yourself a Try,” “Love It If We Made It,” and “TOOTIMETOOTIMETOOTIME.” Pre-order your copy and check out the full tracklist here.
Even though their new album isn’t out yet, the band is already looking ahead to their next release. Frontman Matt Healy promised fans a companion album tentatively titled Notes on a Conditional Form, would come sometime in 2019. The 1975 also revealed dates for the UK tour. Shows kick off January 9 in Belfast and wrap up January 25 in Sheffield. Check out those dates here.
Jack White announces new live documentary and EP titled ‘Jack White: Kneeling at the Anthem D.C.’
Jack White has announced a new live EP and concert documentary titled Jack White: Kneeling at the Anthem D.C., which drops September 12 via Amazon. The film features White’s May 30th performance at the titular Washington D.C. venue in support of his latest album, Boarding House Reach. It also includes footage from a surprise performance at Woodrow Wilson High School and performances from random local spots in D.C. Check out a trailer for the documentary above.
White will also release a six-track EP to go along with the film featuring songs from his set at the Anthem. It primarily features songs from his latest album, but White Stripes fans will be happy to see “Icky Thump” included on the tracklist. Director Emmett Malloy previously worked with White on the 2009 White Stripes’ documentary Under the Great White Northern Lights.
Lana Del Rey releases new single and announces new LP
Last week, Lana Del Rey treated us to new music with the release of “Mariners Apartment Complex.” She also released a music video for the song, which you can watch above. This is only one of two new singles; the second song “Venice Bitch” is out now. Listen to it here. Both tracks are taken from her new album, Norman Fucking Rockwell, due in 2019. She revealed during her BBC 1 Radio interview that she’s also working on a book of poetry she plans to self-publish.
Norman Fucking Rockwell will serve as the follow up to 2017’s Lust For Life. She recently postponed her concert in Tel Aviv, Israel, but plans on returning “when she can both play in both Israel and Palestine and treat all my fans equally.”
You don’t want to miss Tamia’s Passion Like Fire Tour Thursday, September 20 at the House of Blues. You can get tickets here.
This is your last chance to catch the Prince of Darkness himself, Ozzy Osbourne on stage. See at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park with Stone Sour Friday, September 21. Grab tickets here.
Catch J Cole on his KOD Tour Saturday, September 22 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont. You can still get tickets here.
Leon Bridges brings his Good Things tour to Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom with special guest Khruangbin Monday, September 24. Get tickets here.
Chicago Artist Spotlight: LeSage
Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, LeSage is a musician and poet not afraid to speak his mind. Incorporating spoken word into his music, he digs into his personal life for inspiration as well as what’s going on in the world around him. He speaks boldly about situations that directly affect people around him.
He’s been sharing new music throughout the year, including the previously released singles “Secret Blonde” and Portishead cover “All Mine” leading up to his latest project. A few weeks ago he dropped his latest album Stay Safe Be Good, which you can listen to here. Catch LeSage live at the upcoming World Race Benefit Concert at the Heartland Café Thursday, September 27. The bill also features local artists Aris P and Shytown. Get tickets here. Make sure to follow LeSage on Facebook and Twitter.