March 2013

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New Music Tuesday - March 5, 2013

Youth LagoonJimi HendrixTim McGraw

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.

∞  March 5, 2013 — 9:00AM

Rdio Recommends

Rdio Recommends: February 2013

February may have been a short month, but it was definitely long on amazing new music! Rdio Recommends: February 2013 is here to acquaint you with slick tunes that you may have missed. Did we overlook one of your fab Feb favorites? Check out our playlist and then tell us about it!

About Rdio Recommends: The first Monday of every month, we review and create a playlist that reflects what we’re enjoying and think you might also like. It is compoed entirely of new music from the previous month.

∞  March 4, 2013 — 4:00PM


Lemaitre’s Relativity 3 Unleashed One Week Early


The driving dance tunes by Norway’s Lemaitre has been likened to those from dynamic duo Daft Punk for managing that elusive combination of lighthearted bounciness with an insistent edge. This duo has been together less than three years but has already made worldwide waves.

We have an exclusive preview of Relativity 3, the third in the group’s Relativity EP series, having released [Relativity 1] and [Relativity 2] last year. Press play now to enjoy these electro songs a week early.

∞  March 4, 2013 — 9:00AM