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New Music Tuesday - February 28, 2012


Tuesday means another heaping helping of new music. This week brings new albums from Toronto dream-pop duo Memoryhouse and 90s Irish quartet The Cranberries. A new live EP by Jason Mraz should thrill fans of the singer-songwriter, while Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker, and Yim Yames created an album of songs around newfound lyrics by the late folk icon Woody Guthrie. Want more new music? Listen to our weekly New Music Tuesday playlist and be sure to read our accompanying Playlist Notes.

Playlist Notes

  • Chiddy Bang - Breakfast
    Electro hip-hop duo Chiddy Bang found inspiration in MGMT, Passion Pit, and Sufjan Stevens for their 2010 debut EP. Today, they fully establish their original, fun-loving sound by dropping a full-length album.

  • Fanfarlo - Rooms Filled With Light
    Swedish pop ensemble Fanfarlo’s second album is the follow-up to their breakthrough 2009 debut. Expect more of the band’s bright orchestration and snappy melodies on the aptly-titled Rooms Filled With Light.

  • Estelle - All Of Me
    UK pop diva Estelle returns this week, four years after her Kanye West-produced smash “American Boy.” Expect the smooth-voiced vixen to grab attention once more with her new album, featuring guest spots from Rick Ross, Janelle Monae, and Trey Songz.

  • School of Seven Bells - Ghostory
    New York dream pop trio School of Seven Bells’s ghostly sound is even more haunting on new album Ghostory, the band’s third to date.

    Kid Cudi’s no one-trick pony; behold his alt-rock duo, WZRD, with producer Dot da Genius. Hear Cudi rock on the outfit’s debut album, starting today.