A batch of new songs and albums have bloomed just in time for spring. This week’s releases bring the latest from San Francisco rockers Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Estonian pop princess Kerli, New York singer Alice Smith, and Britpop masters The London Suede.
Our New Music Tuesday playlist will whisk you away on an audio tour of the finest tunes of the week. Read the Playlist Notes below as you listen for more key highlights. And if you’re ready for even more, the next step is to go ahead and jump right into the big Rdio New Releases collection.
Low - The Invisible Way
The mighty Midwesterners drop an impressive 10th album, this one produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy.
Woodkid - The Golden Age
Yoann Lemoine, who has directed videos for Katy Perry (“Teenage Dream”) and Lana Del Rey (“Born to Die”), puts his musician hat on for this debut album.
Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
In his first full-length release since 2006, Timberlake once again brings sexy back — but this time with the benefit of mature hindsight.
Hadouken! - Every Weekend
The London-based band, named after the “surge fist” move from the Street Fighter video game, launch a sonic wave attack on eager ears with a long-awaited third album.
Jake Bugg - “Lightning Bolt”
The British singer-songwriter channels Bob Dylan on his latest single.
Little Boots - “Broken Record”
Also from the UK, electropop ingenue Victoria Hesketh serves up a teaser from her next album Nocturnes, due out in May.