More electronic than our previously-featured New Releases, this week’s music is also more pop-inspired, but with an eclectic twist. Weirdo band The Knife melds with Dntel, Duffy and T.I. Sit down and plug in your headphones, it’s New Music Tuesday.
Frightened Rabbit, The Loneliness & The Scream: Newly baptized into the big leagues with their recent signing to Atlantic Records, sad Scottish (formerly indie) rockers Frightened Rabbit aren’t just releasing a single off of their last album, The Winter of Mixed Drinks—they’re also sharing an Elton John cover featuring Craig Finn of The Hold Steady.
Mumford & Sons, Dharohar Project, Laura Marling, Dharohar Project, Laura Marling & Mumford & Sons: In what almost sounds like a mash-up, British musicians and Rdio favorites Mumford & Sons join forces with Laura Marling and the Rajasthani collective Dharohar Project. The resulting 4 tracks are remarkable in their ability to blend and harmonize seemingly opposing music styles.
Dntel, After Parties 1 and After Parties 2: Jimmy Tamborello might be better known as half of the Postal Service, but he creates music beyond that notoriety. Get a double dose of Dntel with these complimentary EPs, starting off ambiently with After Parties 1 and moving into a more peppy After Parties 2.
Daft Punk, TRON: Legacy: If you’re expecting a Daft Punk record, don’t forget—this is a soundtrack.
deadmau5, 4x4=12: The Electrifying, costumed Canadian DJ takes a break from his numerous other mixes to create his third album.