July 2013

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New Music Weekly

New Music Weekly - July 2, 2013

The Lone RangerFranz FerdinandMaya Jane Coles

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.

  • Hans Zimmer - The Lone Ranger Soundtrack
    Fresh off his heroic soundtrack for Man of Steel, supercomposer Zimmer takes on another iconic franchise.

  • 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.

∞  July 2, 2013 — 9:00AM

Rdio Recommends

Rdio Recommends: June 2013

Did you notice how much amazing music came out last month? Our Rdio Recommends: June 2013 playlist features over two hours of the most heavily rotated tunes in the office from the past 30 days like Télépopmusik, Angel Haze, Young Summer, The Limousines, Delorean, Rogue Wave, and even David Lynch. You can thank us later for any terrific tunes that you can’t get out of your head after you turn this up.

What were your favorite new songs in June? Comment on the playlist and share your top tracks with us.

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 composed entirely of new music from the previous month.

∞  July 1, 2013 — 1:00PM