This week’s music releases finds the spotlight shining on a number of unique artists. Among the diverse selection of offerings are Buckcherry’s rock opus about the seven deadly sins, a live album from British soul singer Emeli Sandé, Oklahoma folk singer-songwriter Samantha Crain, and the latest “jamtronica” from Lotus.
Our New Music Tuesday playlist brings you what we consider to be the best songs of the week. The Playlist Notes below point out the week’s sonic highlights as you listen. And if too much is never enough, make your next stop at the Rdio New Releases for even more new music.
Beach Fossils - Clash the Truth
The Brooklyn indie rockers aim for a wider palette of sounds on the second album.
Jamie Lidell - Jamie Lidell
After making music in his native England and in Germany, Lidell’s fifth album bears his name and the influence from living and recording it in Nashville.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away
The legendary group’s 15th album is the first recorded in France and without original member Mick Harvey.
Kylie Minogue - "Whistle"
The Aussie pop star turns in a beautiful and unexpected collaboration with Iceland’s experimental group múm.
Phoenix - "Entertainment"
Coachella’s French headliner offers the first taste of the fifth album Bankrupt! Expect it to drop in April.