Up for your listening consideration this week are new albums by roots rock hero John Fogerty, Canada’s electro-industrial titans Skinny Puppy, bilingual Mexican star Frankie J, and young British folk icon Laura Marling. Our lovingly crafted New Music Weekly playlist will get you right up to speed with highlights from these and other top offerings that have just dropped; check the playlist notes for some supporting info. And if you want even more, head over to the Rdio New Releases.
Crystal Fighters - Cave Rave
The sophomore album from the English/Spanish band boldly mixes Basque folk with dubstep and other EDM sounds.
The-Dream - IV Play
The R&B producer known for making hits for Rihanna and Beyonce returns with a saucy fifth solo album featuring contributions by Bey and Jay-Z.
Mount Kimbie - Cold Spring Fault Less Youth
The UK electronic duo comes into its own sound on this sophomore album.
The National - Trouble Will Find Me
It’s an all-star party on this sixth full-length, with guest stars like Sharon Van Etten, Sufjan Stevens, and Richard Reed Parry of Arcade Fire.
Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires Of The City
The third album from the New York indie rockers reveals a conscious push into new sonic experimentation.