Tuesday, January 12, 2016

New Music Friday - December 11, 2015

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Essential Full-Length Releases

Archy Marshall - A New Place 2 Drown

Archy Marshall is better known by his stage name King Krule; under which he released his debut album, 6 Feet Beneath the Moon, in 2013. His follow-up album is a companion piece to a new short film and a book from the artist. The book includes a collection of poetry and art from both Archy and his brother Jack.

Listen: "Ammi Ammi" (featuring Jamie Isaac)
Listen: "Thames Water"

jennylee - right on!

jennylee is Jenny Lee Lindberg, the bassist for Warpaint. The band itself released their last album, Warpaint, almost two years ago. Two solo projects have come out in the gap since; this and BOSS, featuring guitarist and vocalist Theresa Wayman. jennylee's debut was recorded with Norm Blake, Dan Elkan, and Warpaint drummer Stella Mozgawa.

Watch: "never"
Listen: "long lonely winter"

Wiki - Lil Me

Like jennylee, Wiki is mostly known for his work as a part of a group, the hip hop trio Ratking. The group released an excellent debut album, So It Goes, in 2014, but their de facto leader wasted no time in getting out his own solo debut. No hip hop album is complete without more than a few featured guests and Wiki enlists Nasty Nigel, Jesse James Solomon, and Skepta, among others, for his new record.

Watch: "Hate Is Earned"
Watch: "Livin’ with My Moms"

Other Full-Length Releases

Lizzo - Big GRRRL Small World

Watch: "My Skin"
Listen: "Humanize"

Prince - HITNRUN Phase Two

R. Kelly - The Buffet

Listen: "Let’s Be Real Now" (featuring Tinashe)
Listen: "Wake Up Everybody"

Singles, EPs, Soundtracks, etc.

#HORROR Soundtrack

Watch: EMA - "Amnesia Haze"

The Arcs vs. The Inventors

Listen: "Young"
Listen: "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea"

Ariel Pink - "I Need a Minute"/"Hall of Screams"

Watch: "I Need a Minute"
Listen: "Hall of Screams"

Cass McCombs - A Folk Set Apart: Rarities, B-Sides & Space Junk, Etc.

Watch: "I Cannot Lie"
Listen: "Evangeline"

Cassie Ramone - Christmas in Reno

Listen: "Run Run Rudolph"
Listen: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)"

Daye Jack - "Hands Up"

Listen: "Hands Up" (featuring Killer Mike)

Driftless Ambient II

Listen: Jack Tatum - "Above"
Listen: CFCF - "Dissecting"

Mr. Oizo - Hand in the Fire

Listen: "Hand in the Fire" (featuring Charli XCX)

Noel Gallagher’s High-Flying Birds - "The Dying of the Light"

Watch: "The Dying of the Light"
Watch: "The Girl with the X-Ray Eyes"

PRhyme - PRhyme Deluxe Edition

Watch: "Courtesy"
Watch: "You Should Know" (featuring Dwele, DJ Premier, & Royce Da 5’9”)

Spoon - Gimme Fiction Reissue

Listen: "Was It You" (demo)

Yoko Ono & The Flaming Lips - "Happy Xmas"/"Atlas Eets Christmas"
Listen: "Atlas Eets Christmas"

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