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Future – High Off Life (Indie Exclusive Colour Vinyl)
High Off Life is the eighth studio album by Future, executive produced by DJ Esco who also produced Future’s 2015 mixtape 56 Nights and 2016’s Purple Reign. It features guest appearances by DaBaby, Drake, Lil Uzi Vert, Travis Scott, and Young Thug.
Jackboys – Jackboys
Jackboys is a collective and group of American rappers signed to Scott’s Cactus Jack Records, which is made up of Scott himself, Sheck Wes, Don Toliver, Luxury Tax, and Scott’s DJ, Chase B. It features guest appearances from Rosalía, Lil Baby, Quavo and Offset from the trap trio Migos, Young Thug, and Pop Smoke.
NOFX and Frank Turner – West Coast Vs. Wessex
How often does the leader of one of your favorite bands ask you to do a split album? Where his band covers your songs? Singer-songwriter Frank Turner found himself in that situation last year, when Fat Mike of NOFX asked if he wanted to do a split covers album. “West Coast vs. Wessex” shows NOFX filtering five of Frank Turner’s songs through their singular sensibility, with Turner doing the same on five NOFX songs. But these aren’t simply double-time versions of Turner’s folk-punk tunes or slow, acoustic reworkings of NOFX’s iconic SoCal punk anthems. Both NOFX and Frank Turner took time to play with the possibilities each other’s music presented. They also put a lot of thought into the songs they chose to cover. Both groups really wanted to songs that presented an opportunity to create something unique, and bring something to the song that really made it their own. The Frank Turner-Fat Mike Mutual Admiration Society has produced 10 hooky reimaginings of each other’s music. The novelty may pique listeners’ curiosity, but the songs will keep them coming back.