Sep 21, 2018

Petite Noir (aka half-Congolese, half-Angolan, Cape Town-residing artist Yannick Ilunga) is releasing a new mini-album, La Maison Noir / The Black House, October 5 via Roya. Previously he shared its first single, "Blame Fire"(which was one of our Songs of the Week). Now he has shared another song from the album, "Beach," which features Danny Brown and Nukubi NukubiMore

Sep 21, 2018

We were in a quandary about this week's Album of the Week. There were a multitude of solid choices and we were racked with indecision. We narrowed it down to six choices: the new albums by Beak>Christine and the QueensFrontpersonRichard Reed ParrySuede, and VillagersMore

Sep 21, 2018

Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist Richard Reed Parry released a new solo albumQuiet River of Dust Vol. 1, today via ANTI-, his first for the label. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing below. Also below are his tour dates. More

Sep 21, 2018

When Prince passed away in 2016 he left behind a huge vault filled with unreleased material and so we can probably expect new albums from him for years to come. The new album Piano & A Microphone 1983, which came out today on Warner Bros., is culled from a previously unheard home studio cassette recorded in 1983 at Prince's Kiowa Trail home studio in Chanhassen, MN and just features Prince singing and playing piano. More

Sep 21, 2018

Christine and the Queens (aka Héloïse Letissier) released her sophomore albumChris, today via Because Music. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing below. Also below are Christine and the Queens' upcoming tour dates. More

Sep 21, 2018

Swedish trio Peter Bjorn and John are releasing a new album, Darker Days, on October 19 via INGRID. When the new album was announced the band didn't share any music from it, but they have more than made up for that by sharing three new songs from the album today: "One For The Team," "Gut Feeling," and "Every Other Night." More

Sep 21, 2018

Metric released a new album, Art of Doubt, today via MMI/Crystal Math Music. Now they have shared a video for "Now or Never Now," which we previously wrote was the album's strongest advance single. Lorraine Nicholson directed the video, which was filmed in Miami and features frontwoman Emily Haines in a sad nightclub while the rest of the band drive around town in a limo, trying to find her. You can also stream the full album here. More

Sep 21, 2018

Britpop originators and survivors Suede released a new album, The Blue Hour, today via Rhino. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing here. More

Sep 20, 2018

Beloved acting icon William Shatner (Captain Kirk, T.J. Hooker, and Denny Crane himself), has dabbled in music over the years, perhaps most successfully with Has Been, his 2004 album overseen by Ben Folds that included a cover of Pulp's "Common People" and some memorable and amusing originals. Now Shatner has taken the next illogical step (as Spock might say) in his musical career and recorded a Christmas album.  More