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New Music Tuesday - January 8, 2013

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2013 is off to a huge bang with new releases to satisfy a wide variety of tastes. Legendary experimental rockers Pere Ubu are back with their fifteenth album, while indie pop group Thorcraft Cobra drop their debut LP. Electronic artist Broadcast soundtracks a British thriller about a horror composer, while fellow UK act Skeewiff keeps things uplifting and cheeky.

But that’s just the tip of the tunes you will hear in our New Music Tuesday playlist of treats. Check out the Playlist Notes below for some pointers toward this week’s heavy hitters, and visit the complete collection of Rdio New Releases to hear everything that’s come out. Ready for all this newness? Press play!


  • Chris Tomlin - Burning Lights
    The American Christian contemporary singer emerges in the new year with an eighth studio album of songs of faith and devotion.

  • Dropkick Murphys - Signed and Sealed with Blood
    The Celtic punk group’s eighth studio album comes complete with rousing singalong songs and a campaign to get fans to ink the cover art on their bodies.

  • Black Veil Brides - Wretched and Divine: The Story Of The Wild Ones
    The long-awaited third album from the L.A. glam rockers has already fueled the fury on WWE special Hell in a Cell. The band considers it a more punk effort than what is expected, calling it “Social Distortion meets Metallica.”

  • Hollywood Undead - Notes From The Underground
    The rock-rap crew is back with their terrifying masks and plenty of rhymes on a third album that reflects the first time they’ve had full creative control.

  • Kavinsky - "Protovision"
    The French electro producer’s album OutRun isn’t ready until February, but this charged-up first single provides a peek.

∞  January 8, 2013 — 11:00AM