We're now on Fridays! Yes, we have a lot of fun assembling each hand-picked New Music Weekly playlist for your listening enjoyment and education — make sure to subscribe so you never miss a beat! This week, we’re excited about the heavy hitters you’ll read about in the Playlist Notes below, including not one, but two Rdio Sessions to celebrate the first edition of New Music Weekly on a Friday! As well, enjoy songs from alt-rock heroes Veruca Salt, a funkdafied Hot Chip, European DJ/producer Hunee and blues channeler Anderson East. Sample the playlist and then explore the full albums and much more on our Rdio New Releases page.
Years & Years - Communion (Deluxe)
The debut album from Rdio’s very buzzing July Artist To Watch features synthpop anthems including the international hit “King.”
Tyrese - Black Rose
The R&B star and actor returns to the solo landscape with guest stars including Snoop Dogg, Brandy and Jennifer Hudson.
Little Boots - Working Girl
The third album from British electropop singer Victoria Hesketh features loosely buttoned musings on professional life.
Ryn Weaver - Rdio Sessions
Rdio’s live series presents a fresh set of the indie pop ingenue’s original songs, including “OctaHate,” co-written by Charli XCX.
The Railers - Rdio Sessions
An exclusive live set from Nashville’s classically trained country quartet includes 2 brand new tracks, "Something Borrowed" and "Mugshots."
Ghostface Killah - Adrian Younge Presents Twelve Reasons To Die
The Wu Tang Clan rapper and super-producer meet for a second crime-themed concept album with the help of RZA and Raekwon.
Owl City - Mobile Orchestra
Electropop artist Adam Young plays with uptempo beats and slower jams with the help of guests like Hanson and Aloe Blacc.