There’s a solid roundup of albums in this week’s New Music Tuesday picks, but don’t forget about the singles—listen to brand new music from 50 Cent,Common, Wale, Chiddy Bang and more. Hit play on this week’s New Music playlist and keep reading to learn more.
Imogen Heap, Propeller Seeds
Multi-talented musician Imogen Heap is well known for her work with duo Frou Frou, but she is also a prolific solo artist. Her latest single is an intricately layered, atmospheric track with a very cool back story. Put on your headphones and hit play to fully experience this song’s inventive sound-scape and mesmerizing vocals.
Portugal. The Man, In The Mountain In The Cloud
If you’ve heard Portugal. The Man mentioned in casual conversation, they’ve paid their dues—it’s time to pay attention and give their music a spin. Their sixth album is an enthusiastic nod toward addictive rock rhythms.
Blink-182, Up All Night
Since the band went on hiatus, Blink-182’s members have kept busy. Lead singer Mark Hoppus and drummer Travis Barker created +44 while Barker also appeared on reality television and added his drum soundtrack to hits which snowballed into a solo album. Meanwhile the third band member, Tom DeLonge, created the band Angels & Airwaves. The boys are back together now, touring with My Chemical Romance—this single is the first off their sixth album, Neighborhoods.
Theophilus London, Timez Are Weird These Days
He’s a little bit old school, very inventive and an absolute original. Borrowing from history, Theophilus London’s debut album was also assisted by TV on the Radio andSantigold’s producers.