July 26, 2023
Words by: Factory Studios
5 New Albums That Came Out in July 2023
Returns from Britpop and Afro-Dub pioneers alongside new collaboration projects and more.
African Head Charge – A Trip To Bolgatanga
African Head Charge return to On-U Sound with their first new album in twelve years. Titled A Trip To Bolgatanga, the recordings are led by founder member Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah, with close friend and co-conspirator Adrian Sherwood once again at the controls.
Natural Wonder Beauty Concept – Natural Wonder Beauty Concept
Python and Ana are both known for bittersweet, contemplative electronic music that feels like a companion in quiet times. With their new project, the two artists have found their natural, if unexpected, counterparts. Natural Wonder Beauty Concept is the sound of two brilliant artists learning to be alone, together.
Mahalia – IRL (Deluxe)
The British singer’s second album finds her on confident form, outshining big-name appearances from Stormzy and Jojo.
Blur – The Ballad of Darren
Blur return with their ninth studio album. It was produced by James Ford at Studio 13 in London and Devon.
Landowner – Escape the Compound
Landowner’s fourth Born Yesterday full length Escape the Compound focuses on the powerful grips manipulators and reality-deniers have on their victims, examining the social, political and interpersonal damage of cult-like influence and control.
And once you’re done with them… Head over to our curated list of DJ mixes from July 2023 to check out.
African Head Charge - A Trip To Bolgatanga
Natural Wonder Beauty Concept - Natural Wonder Beauty Concept
Mahalia - IRL (Deluxe)
Blur - The Ballad of Darren
Landowner - Escape the Compound