There are so many treats to discover in the current edition of the handpicked New Music Weekly playlist. Jump right in and learn how French-Finnish duo The Dø are breaking out of their folk-tinged roots, take in the intense new collaboration from Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore and multi-instrumentalist John Moloney and hear some rare, never released tracks by GRAMMY winner and lady phenom St. Vincent for the first time. Read about more of this week’s highlights in the Playlist Notes below.
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Rhiannon Giddens - Tomorrow Is My Turn
Carolina Chocolate Drops’ frontwoman covers songs by Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton and Nina Simone on her solo debut.
Ricky Martin - A Quien Quiera Escuchar
The bilingual star records a romantic, all-Spanish language set for his 10th album.
Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear
Folk singer-songwriter J. Tillman of Fleet Foxes fame returns with a sophomore album for his exuberant alter ego.
The Districts - A Flourish and A Spoil
The sound of busting out of small town conventions channels through these young rockers.
Various Artists - Fifty Shades of Grey
Make some sexy time for this film soundtrack with smoldering contributions by Sia, The Weeknd and more.
Danko Jones - Fire Music
Toronto’s hard rock heroes unleash even bigger sounds on their seventh album.
JD McPherson - Let The Good Times Roll
The return of Oklahoma’s retro rocker is soaked in moody blues and early pop influences.