This is an ideal time to discover the work of artists across the globe who have just released new work this week, like Australian artists Samantha James and Kirin J Callinan, veteran UK urban MC Congo Natty, and sophisticated house sounds from France and beyond as curated by the stylish label and fashion company Kitsuné. Read the Playlist Notes below as you listen to the New Music Weekly playlist for more on what promises to be some of the most notable offerings of the week. If this all whets your appetite, don’t forget to check out the Rdio New Releases for more.
Never Shout Never - Sunflower
The guitar and ukulele-led trio from Joplin, MO returns with an astonishing fifth album in three years.
Editors - The Weight of Your Love
The UK band’s fourth album brings in new members Justin Lockey and Elliott Williams after the departure of lead guitarist Chris Urbanowicz.
Maya Jane Coles - Comfort
After an extensive discography of house singles and mixes, this fellow Brit releases her debut original album.
Franz Ferdinand - “Right Action”
Taste the sweet lead single and opening track from the Glasgow-based indie titans’ forthcoming self-produced album Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action.