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Press release: The 30 Best Dream Pop Albums according to Pitchfork16 April 2018

We originally released one third of these 30 lovely albums…..
Click here for Pitchfork’s piece.

  1. Lush – Split – 4AD
  2. Brightblack Morning Light – S/T – Matador
  3. Atlas Sound – Logos – 4AD/Kranky
  4. Cocteau Twins – Blue Bell Knoll – 4AD
  5. Mojave 3 – Ask Me Tomorrow – 4AD
  6. The Sundays – Reading, Writing and Arithmetic – Rough Trade/DGC
  7. This Mortal Coil – It’ll End In Tears – 4AD
  8. Yo La Tengo – And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out – Matador
  9. Galaxie 500 – On Fire – Rough Trade
  10. Cocteau Twins – Heaven Or Las Vegas – 4AD


Press release: Congrats to our 2018 A2IM Award nominees 6 March 2018

Congrats to the BEGGARS GROUP Libera Award Nominees!
Read the full A2IM press release here.

Best Jazz album
Kamasi Washington – The Harmony Of Difference (Young Turks)
King Krule – The Ooz (True Panther Sounds)

Best Latin album
Ibeyi – Ash (XL Recordings)

Best Live act
Queens Of The Stone Age (Matador Records)

Best Outlier album
Arca – Arca (XL Recordings)
Sleaford Mods – English Tapas (Rough Trade Records)

Best Reissue:
Radiohead – OKNOTOK (XL Recordings)

Best Rock album
Queens Of The Stone Age – Villains (Matador Records)
The National – Sleep Well Beast (4AD)

Best World album
Ibeyi – Ash (XL Recordings)

Breakthrough Artist
Princess Nokia (Rough Trade Records)

Creative Packaging
The National – Sleep Well Beast (4AD)

Marketing Genius
Perfume Genius – Wreath Video Contest (Matador Records)
Radiohead – OKNOTOK (XL Recordings)

Video Of The Year
Arca – Reverie (XL Recordings)
Perfume Genius – Die 4 U (Matador Records)


Press release: CONGRATS TO THE NATIONAL!29 January 2018

Congratulations to 4AD artists The National for winning their first ever Grammy award for Best Alternative Album!