The Gaslight Anthem, FKA twigs and FaltyDL Lead Our New Release Roundup
Published Aug 12, 2014Another Tuesday means another batch of fresh new albums wanting for hungry ears — why not satisfy your aural appetite with one of them? We know the sheer volume of new releases can be overwhelming, so we've done what we do every Tuesday: we've gathered a handful of reviews from out Recently Reviewed section to help you find the new album of your dreams. Read on to get your music fix.
The Gaslight Anthem's much anticipated new record, Get Hurt, is out today. The band made it clear that they were departing from their usual sound on this record, but you'll have to read our review to see if they pulled it off.
FKA twigs finally dropped her long-awaited LP1. Our reviewer described the UK singer's debut as "devoted to staccato snaps and tonal fractures, tempered only by the soft balm of her voice." To read more of our high praise, click the link above.
Venture into the electronic world for a taste of New York producer FaltyDL's In the Wild, or if hip-hop is more your style, check out our review of Stigmata, the first label-backed release from Toronto artist Tre Mission. Read it to get our reviewer's opinion on this up-and-coming grime rapper.
Finally, hip-hop heads might want to read our review of Directors of Photography, the new comeback album from Dilated Peoples. Check it out to see if this release makes up for the group's eight-year-long hiatus.
You can find tracks from the albums reviewed above and lots more in our Rdio Genre Playlists:
Pop & Rock
Dance & Electronic