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New Music Tuesday - October 9, 2012


This week’s New Music Tuesday is a little loud: hardcore heroes Converge, new Sub Pop-signees Metz, and epic prog-punk maestros Coheed and Cambria all have new albums out this week, as do Canuck indie rock troupe Ladyhawk and Odd Future hip-hop associates Mellowhype.

There’s more, too: Listen to the New Music Tuesday playlist below, and read our Playlist Notes on more of the week’s big releases. Then, round out your listening experience with more from the Rdio New Releases.

Playlist Notes

  • Deadmau5 - >album title goes here<
    Yes, that’s the album title, but the dance music maestro might as well have titled it >guests go here< — it features Cypress Hill, My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way, and Imogen Heap, among others.

  • Tame Impala - Lonerism
    The psychedelic indie rockers follow up their breakout debut with an album on which the band took their time to “indulge,” and record from home. Expectations are high — how will Lonerism compare to Innerspeaker?

  • Citizens! - Here We Are
    This London-based dance-rock outfit have the thumbs-up of Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos, who produced their groovy debut, so give ‘em your ears.

  • Rihanna - “Diamonds”
    Rihanna’s new one is a piano-based stomper that builds to a grand climax, and finds the singer bellowing powerfully in a lower register than her usual soprano. We sense a new album...

∞  October 9, 2012 — 10:00AM