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New Music Tuesday - March 13, 2012


A fresh new Tuesday means fresh new tunes for your Rdio enjoyment. UK songstress Katie Melua leads the new releases this week with an albums comprised of both original compositions and covers of her influences. Elsewhere, emo piano outfit Say Anything, folk and soul group Delta Spirit, and hard rockers Soulfly all have new albums, as does Twilight soundtrack-featured newcomer Anya Marina. Listen to the New Music Tuesday playlist and consult our notes below for more of this week’s new releases.

Playlist Notes

  • The Decemberists - We All Raise Our Voices To The Air
    The fantastical, narrative-obsessed indie rock troupe recorded their epic live show for home consumption, including songs from all six of their albums.

  • The Ting Tings - Sounds From Nowheresville
    The electro-pop duo responsible for the gigantic 2008 smash “Shut Up and Let Me Go” returns this year with more energetic pop songs to get your toes tapping.

  • Tech N9ne - Klusterf-uk EP
    Over ten years into his career, underground rap veteran Tech N9ne is finally getting the respect he deserves. His new release is a six-song EP follow-up his thirteenth album, 2011’s Welcome To Strangeland.

  • Keane - “Silenced by the Night”
    UK piano-pop balladeers Keane drop the lead single for their fourth album this week.

  • Dr. John - “Revolution”
    71-year-old bluesman Dr. John’s first album since being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was produced by the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach. “Revolution” is the album’s first single.