UNTIL THE QUIET COMES
The man who can do no wrong, at least in the eyes of his thousands of ardent fans, delivers his third album for Warp. Guest appearances from Erykah Badu, Thundercat, Niki Randa and longtime vocal collaborator Laura Darlington point towards an album true to the FlyLo sound, but with a pinch more crossover potential. - October 2
It’s really only a collection of tracks previously released on 12″ singles for his Text Records label, but Pink still feels like a significant Four Tet album – one which documents Kieran Hebden’s newfound ability, or perhaps willingness, to apply the melodic nous and textural invention that has long been his hallmark to direct, deadly club music structures. - August 20
HOW TO DRESS WELL
Tom Krell has flown the Tri Angle roost and signed to Domino’s Weird World imprint for the release of his second album, the revealingly titled Total Loss – this is a considerably bleaker, more soul-baring record than his miasmic R&B debut, Love Remains. - September 17
MALA IN CUBA
Dubstep’s all-time soundsystem champion goes on holiday to Cuba, and – with guidance from BBC 6′s Gilles Peterson – returns with his second album, following the colossal Return II Space.
WILL HAPPINESS FIND ME?
(NOT NOT FUN)
Last year’s Tallinn At Dawn and Cabaret Cixous made quite a name for Maria Minerva, but her next LP, Will Happiness Find Me? will be the one that determines whether she’s in it for the long-haul. - September 4
Is Kompakt still the dynamic force in electronic music that it was a decade ago? Michael Mayer’s Mantasy, his first solo since 2004′s Touch, album will look to rubbish concerns that it’s not. – October 22