The new releases continue to slow down to a holiday crawl, but there are still some lively offerings this week. Jamaican reggae and R&B artist Wayne Wonder returns with his first collection in five years, while Liverpool’s post-punk revivalists Clinic drops their seventh album and the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles brings a musical snapshot of Christmas songs old and new.
Check out our New Music Tuesday playlist for more songs that have just hatched, and read the Playlist Notes below that for more highlights. If you’re still starving for more music, let the full serving of Rdio New Releases feed you.
Mogwai - A Wrenched Virile Lore
The lads from Scotland return with a remix collection featuring thoughtful new takes on their songs by a wide spectrum of producers including Cylob, Tim Hecker, and Robert Hampson.
Wiz Khalifa - O.N.I.F.C. (Deluxe)
The hotly anticipated fourth album from the Pittsburgh rapper includes collaborations with Akon, Cam’ron, 2 Chainz, and even his fiancé Amber Rose (who is currently expecting their first child). According to Khalifa, the initials stand for “One Night in First Class.”
Ke$ha - Warrior (Deluxe)
The brash pop tart’s second album, featuring the lead single “Die Young” and surprising guest collaborations with Iggy Pop and the Strokes, represents a spiritual journey to find your inner badass. She started working on it while on her Get Sleazy Tour and finished it with the help of pop production titans like Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco, and Max Martin.
Interpol - Turn on the Bright Lights: The 10th Anniversary Edition (Remastered)
It’s hard to believe it’s been a decade since Interpol released this seminal debut album and Gold seller. The Anniversary Edition includes bonus tracks, previously unreleased tunes, and B-Sides.
METZ - "Dirty Shirt"
The lead single from this Canadian noise trio’s Sub Pop debut album is a rousing punk throwback containing carefully crafted chaos.