Subscribe to the New Music Weekly playlist to receive a new hand-picked set every seven days. This week, we’re dancing to the digital debut of Benny Benassi featuring John Legend, taking in the sophomore album by British singer-songwriter Alex Clare and the first EP by Southern country singer Sam Hunt and trying to play it cool and not like we have the new Ryan Adams song on repeat. You can read about more highlights from this week’s set in the Playlist Notes below and click over to the Rdio New Releases page to do more browsing.
FKA twigs - LP1
A British singer also known for her extensive experience as a dancer is about to leap out in a big way with this boundary-pushing debut album.
The Gaslight Anthem - Get Hurt (Deluxe)
The New Jersey rockers take a departure from their homegrown sound with an album overtly inspired by Pearl Jam and Northwest grunge.
Porter Robinson - Worlds
One of American EDM’s brightest young stars unveils his long-awaited debut album, featuring guest appearances by indie pop acts Urban Cone and Imaginary Cities.
Tank - Stronger
R&B’s rugged ladies’ man drops a sixth solo album following his TGT collaboration with Tyrese and Ginuwine.
Dilated Peoples - Directors of Photography (Deluxe)
Also on a sixth album is LA’s renowned hip-hop trio, back for the first time in eight years with heavyweight production from DJ Premier, 9th Wonder and Alchemist.
Kenny Chesney - Flora-Bama
The country crooner’s latest single is a tribute to his August beach concert Flora-Bama-Jama.