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It’s a banner week for blockbuster releases, including a surprise album from beatmaster Dr. Dre and the return of stadium-fillers Bon Jovi, experimental darling Panda Bear, Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas and hard rockers Pop Evil, just to name a few (see more in the Playlist Notes). Press play, find your favourites and then hit up the Rdio New Releases to hear the full albums and browse the complete collection of just-hatched sounds.
Carly Rae Jepsen - Emotion
Canada’s upbeat pop star returns with sweet songs inspired by Eighties sensations on her third album.
Method Man - The Meth Lab
The Wu Tang Clan veteran takes his first solo album in nine years back to the gritty streets to cook up rhymes.
Joywave - Rdio Session
Rochester’s indie rock breakthrough act performs exclusive live versions of songs from How Do You Feel Now?
Disturbed - Immortalized (Deluxe Version)
After four years off, Chicago’s hard rock heroes reinvigorate with shocking surprises like a Simon and Garfunkel cover.
Kip Moore - Wild Ones (Deluxe)
The sophomore album from the country singer-songwriter balances love songs with the bachelor life.
Jordin Sparks - Right Here Right Now
The third album by the American Idol champ brings hip-hop spiked R&B with guests like 2 Chainz. B.o.B. and Shaggy.
Gardens & Villa - Music For Dogs
The new album from the indie pop act takes on the rapid technological advancements of the present with an ear to classic experimental rock.