Why does every artist have to drop their album on the same day? For us listeners, it's a challenge to catch up with every new release, especially when it's several different releases from all really exciting artists. So to cut through the noise and make sure you have all of your ducks in a row, we're briefly rounding up the most important albums to listen to this week.
1. Tinashe - Joyride
Tinashe is here with the follow up to 2016's Nightride. Joyride
is her sophomore album and it features Ty Dolla $ign, Little Dragon, Future, Offset, and more.
"No Drama," "Faded Love"
2. Princess Nokia - A Girl Cried Red
The self-described "emo mixtape" has arrived via Rough Trade Records. It follows the release of last year's 1992 Deluxe.
The NYC native is also slated for a performance at Coachella this weekend.
"Your Eyes Are Bleeding"
3. King Tuff - The Other
is the follow up to 2014's Black Moon Spell.
He recently released the single "Neverending Sunshine" which he said is about "being eaten by the Sun and being ok with that. It's also just a jam you can play with your windows down wearing next to nothing while you're holding hands with a Slurpee."
"Psycho Star," "Raindrop Blue
," "Thru The Cracks"
4. Sofi Tukker - Treehouse
Finally, jungle-pop duo Sofi Tukker has arrived with their debut album after much anticipation. You may have heard their songs on a couple of Apple ads, or maybe you've seen them collaborating with Mac Boucher or Maggie Rogers, or maybe you have even seen our crazy good session with them. If not, you should. Here
"Fuck They," "Best Friend," "Baby I'm A Queen"
5. Young Thug - Hear No Evil EP
Young Thug is out with his short 3 track-long EP today. It features Nicki Minaj, Lil Uzi Vert, and 21 Savage.
"Anybody (ft. Nicki Minaj)"
6. Ciaran Lavery - Sweet Decay
Irish singer-songwriter is out with his heartbreaking new album that is guaranteed to tug at your heartstrings. We also just
put out a drop dead gorgeous session
with him yesterday, where you can hear some of the beautiful new songs live.
"13," "To Chicago," "Morning Bell"