October 2011

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Exclusive: Evanescence's New Album


Melodic hard-rock group Evanescence has enjoyed tremendous success, but they’ve hardly gotten complacent. To push the band forward musically, vocalist Amy Lee picked up the harp and shared some of their songwriting duties. The result is Evanescence, a set of songs that stand as a testament to the band’s unity and survival.

Evanescence is out October 11th, but Rdio has it exclusively — listen now.

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New Music Tuesday, October 4, 2011


This week’s set of new releases features music from artists who play with genre conventions without alienating listeners. In that mold there are new albums from Feist, DJ Shadow, Scott McCreery, and We Were Promised Jetpacks. Additionally there are singular albums from saxophone auteur Colin Stetson and Paul McCartney, who today releases his fifth classical album. Lastly, there are hot new singles from B.o.B. and Estelle.

  • Radio Moscow - The Great Escape of Leslie Magnafuzz
    This week Rdio is exclusively streaming the latest from psychedelic blues-rock trio Radio Moscow. Signed years ago by the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, those looking to satisfy a blues-rock hankering will find plenty to love in their third album, The Great Escape of Leslie Magnafuzz.
  • Feist - Metals
    Canadian sensation Feist returns this week with another strong offering of her quirky folk-pop. Metals shows her musical muscle, as both her voice and arrangements ring with power and confidence. If you liked The Reminder, don't miss the next chapter of this exciting musician’s career.
  • DJ Shadow - The Less You Know, The Better
    DJ Shadow has always been known for his prodigious use of samples, but The Less You Know, The Better finds the California DJ/producer really testing himself, mixing together every genre you can think of. To hear where Shadow’s been musically since 2006, definitely check out this album.
  • Jack’s Mannequin - People And Things
    Andrew McMahon is the singer for emo quartet Something Corporate, but it’s for the piano-based Jack’s Mannequin that the leukemia survivor pours his soul most vividly. People And Things is another great offering of his clear-eyed view on the world around him.
  • Scott McCreery - Clear As Day
    Newly-crowned American Idol Scott McCreery is ready to make good on his tenth-season win with Clear As Day, his first full-length recorded offering. He won the nation’s heart singing country tunes for enraptured audiences — check out his album for more from the North Carolina native.