Many of the new releases that are dropping this week have been highly anticipated for quite some time, including the huge debuts from hot New York rapper French Montana and retro-rocker Willy Moon, the third album from quirky indie trio Shannon & The Clams, and the latest solo effort from Darius Rucker of Hootie & The Blowfish.
We’ve listened to every last note of new music that’s out this week and put together this New Music Weekly playlist that represents the absolute best of what we’ve heard. Spend some time with it and then consider taking a hop over to the Rdio New Releases to put together your own new playlist of just-hatched tunes.
Alpine - A Is For Alpine
The debut from the Australian indie pop act is bringing a taste of the Melbourne scene to the world.
Thirty Seconds to Mars - Love, Lust, Faith & Dreams
Jared Leto and his eyeliner get steamy on the fourth album, the first since the band earned the distinction of having the longest tour in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
The robots are back, this time with a fresh take on easy 1970s vibes and guest spots from Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Panda Bear, and Julian Casablancas.
B.O.B. - “Head Band (feat. 2 Chainz)”
The Florida rapper most known for teaming up with Paramore’s Hayley Williams enlists 2 Chainz for a guest verse and puts DJ Mustard on the beat for a bit of ratchetness.
Queens Of The Stone Age - “My God Is the Sun”
Josh Homme and crew drop a taste of the upcoming album ....Like Clockwork.