This week’s new releases truly celebrate music’s global culture. With one quick click, you can be on your virtual way to Norway to enjoy the debut album from Young Dreams, spin the Argentinean-Uruguyan tango stylings of Bajofondo, indulge in a little “Girl Talk” in the UK with Kate Nash, or waxing poetic in Brooklyn with Waxahatchee.
Listen to our New Music Tuesday playlist for a solid overview of what’s happening right now in the wide world of sound; the Playlist Notes below offer some facts on key offerings. Ready for even more planetary delights? Dive into the Rdio New Releases to discover our full collection of newly-minted tunes.
Tim McGraw - Two Lanes of Freedom
The twelfth album from the Louisiana crooner features the sassy single “Truck Yeah” and the sweeter “One of Those Nights.”
Rhye - Woman
Toronto’s Milosh and Denmark’s Robin Hannibal (of Quadron), now both residents of Los Angeles who first met via a remix gig, present a debut album tinged with electro-soul.
Jimi Hendrix - People, Hell & Angel
As astonishing as it might seem, this album presents a dozen original studio recordings from the legend that have never before been released.
Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
Trevor Powers’ sophomore album explores a more metaphysical side of pop music.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - “Sacrilege”
The triple Ys offer the first taste of the fourth album Mosquito, due out in April.