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A Music Playlist to Protest the Age of Trump

  • The fourth full-length release for the Brooklyn-based experimental artist features guest appearances from Jónsi, Mary Lattimore and Nosaj Thing.Label: Ninja TuneRelease Date: Jul 10, 2020
  • The second full-length release for the New Zealand indie pop quartet was produced by the band's guitarist Jonathan Pearce and lead singer Elizabeth Stokes.Label: Carpark RecordsRelease Date: Jul 10, 2020
  • The 11th full-length studio release for the Minnesota alt-country band was recorded over two weeks.Label: ShamRelease Date: Jul 10, 2020
  • The remix album from the experimental pop duo of Dylan Brady and Laura Les features guest appearances from Tommy Cash, Charli XCX, Count Baldor, Hannah Diamond, Nicole Dollanganger, Dorian Electra, Fall Out Boy, GFOTY, Kero Kero Bonito, Lil West, Craig Owens, Rico Nasty, and Tony Velour.Label: Big BeatRelease Date: Jul 10, 2020
  • The 10th full-length studio release for the singer-songwriter was produced by Mitchell Froom and is his first album of original songs in eight years.Label: BMGRelease Date: Jul 10, 2020
  • The third full-length release for the Los Angeles-based French artist was recorded in New York with producer Patrick Wimberly.Label: Because MusicRelease Date: Jul 10, 2020
  • The third full-length studio release for the Australian trio was produced by Stuart Price.Label: InfectiousRelease Date: Jul 10, 2020
  • The first full-length release in nearly 10 years for the British rapper features guest appearances from Oscar #Worldpeace, Hak Baker, Dapz on the Map, Donae'O, ELIZA, Greentea Peng, Rob Harvey, IDLES, Kasien, Jimothy Lacoste, Chris Lorenzo, Ms Banks, Jesse James Solomon, and Tame Impala.Label: IslandRelease Date: Jul 10, 2020
  • The latest full-length release for the country singer-songwriter features two new songs and was produced by Buddy Cannon.Label: Sony MusicRelease Date: Jul 03, 2020
  • The debut full-length studio release for the rapper is also a posthumous album following his death in February 2020. It features guest appearances from 50 Cent, DaBaby, Future, Karol G, King Combs, Lil Baby, Lil Tjay, Quavo, Roddy Ricch, Rowdy Rebel, Swae Lee, and Tyga.Label: Victor Victor WorldwideRelease Date: Jul 03, 2020
  • The best new albums out this week include the first posthumous full-length from the late rapper Juice Wrld, singer Margo Price's best record yet, the return of Rufus Wainwright and […]
  • This week's All Songs Considered features an epic new song from Sufjan Stevens, a piano nocturne from Thomas Bartlett, a surprise release from Bill Callahan and more. Featured Artists And […]
  • The best new albums out this week include the posthumous debut studio release from the rapper Pop Smoke, Willie Nelson's 70th solo album, a surprise release from the Japanese experimental […]
  • From the foreboding final track of Run The Jewels' RTJ4 to pianist Jenny Lin's heart-soothing Philip Glass performance to SAULT's timely Untitled (Black Is), hear the voices of the NPR […]
  • This week's "best new albums" shortlist includes the genre-defying sounds of Arca, Carlos Niño & Miguel Atwood-Ferguson's transporting improvisations, HAIM, sacred soul and more.Featured Albums:1. Bad Moves — Untenable Featured […]
  • There are way more new artists with stunning debuts this year than we could ever fit on a single show. But on this week's All Songs Considered, we share some […]
  • Our shortlist of the week's best new albums includes a celebration of love from John Legend, a stunning release from Phoebe Bridgers, a long-lost Neil Young record, the Malian singer […]
  • This week's must-hear mix from All Songs Considered includes music inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, a quarantine anthem, a track that draws on field recordings of bats and […]
  • From new jazz albums from Ambrose Akinmusire and Norah Jones to soothing works from Gia Margaret, Eighth Blackbird and Noveller, here are the best new albums out on June 12.Featured […]
  • On this week's All Songs Considered, we listen as thoughtful musicians express their utter frustrations and fears in the aftermath of George Floyd's death at the hands of the Minneapolis […]
  • Rufus Wainwright’s first original album in eight years isn’t so much a reinvention as an opulently crafted highlight reel, a career-spanning sampler of the singer’s many styles and guises.
  • The Los Angeles group’s second album is a soul-scouring emotional purge that sets a new bar for screamo—and confirms the genre as one uniquely suited to a year as harrowing as this one.
  • The Buffalo-area MC is a savvy and earnest lyricist, pairing a violent streak with a clear-eyed gaze at the conditions behind her grisly scenarios.
  • On a companion EP to last year’s Information, the New York house producer continues to experiment with new styles, but the prevailing mood is one of late-night weariness.
  • Rather than lean into the gimmick of a “bedroom” record, Cloud Nothings’ quarantine album disguises relatively amateur equipment behind clean melodies and power-pop nostalgia.
  • The prolific British pianist-keyboardist-composer’s work is centered on place, partnership, and circumstance. Mostly abandoning jazz, he crafts an idiosyncratic, pastoral opus.
  • Surviving under capitalism is a drag—it’s the oldest story in rock’n’roll—but No Home captures the weight of its dehumanization in a uniquely visceral way.
  • Buried somewhere in this overstuffed, 80-minute crew compilation is Gucci’s best album in years.
  • The Hungarian producer’s first album for Planet Mu picks up the deconstructive thread of recent left-field electronic music, splitting the difference between academic inquiry and rave hedonism.
  • DeForrest Brown Jr.’s most ambitious release yet is a 49-minute suite that brings together fractured, shuddering drum programming with spoken-word poetry, collage, and noise.
  • Album Of The Week and Tweet Of The Week goes to Margo Price.
  • Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This week's countdown is below, and […]
  • This is a very, very good day for heavy music. We've already posted the ass-stomping new albums from Sharptooth and Skeleton, and now the Las Vegas outfit SpiritWorld have come […]
  • The state of Texas has a long and proud tradition of punk bands playing metal; Power Trip, from Dallas, might be the current kings of that kind of crossover. Today, […]
  • Earlier this year, the members of the defunct Brooklyn indie band Yeasayer filed a lawsuit against Kendrick Lamar and the Weeknd for copyright infringement. Yeasayer claimed that Kendrick and the […]
  • Evan Thomas Weiss will return this fall with his first new Into It. Over It. album in four years. The Chicago emo mainstay has not been entirely quiet lately, releasing […]
  • You're not a feminist JUST BECAUSE YOU FUCKED ONE!" That's Lauren Kashan, singer of the Baltimore band Sharptooth, a few songs into her band's new album Transitional Forms. That's Sharptooth […]
  • Bettye LaVette was supposed to be inducted into the Blues Music Hall Of Fame this year. And although the induction ceremony has been postponed until next spring, the 74-year-old soul […]
  • It's been three years since Pallbearer, Arkansan gods of psychedelic doom metal, released Heartless, their masterful third album. Pallbearer have been relatively quiet recently, though they released the one-off single […]
  • Raise your hand if you remember when Coldplay were the new Travis. Before the U2-for-millennials arena rock, the Grey's Anatomy tearjerker power ballads, the old-timey military fatigues, the full-fledged mainstream […]

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