So far this week, we’ve been tuning in to the latest star-studded collaboration compilation from hip-hop giant DJ Khaled, albums from California acts like low-fi duo Best Coast and alt-rockers AFI, and a new EP from the hauntingly beautiful electronic artist Active Child
There are two ways to discover what’s just come out from these and many more artists: Take our personalized roadmap, the New Music Weekly playlist, to hear what we think are the best of the bunch, or chart your own course with the full collection in the Rdio New Releases section. The Playlist Notes below provide some additional intel on some of the key offerings of the week.
- Katy Perry – Prism
The pop star’s fourth album is backed by the worldwide hit “Roar” and features a collaboration with twerk king Juicy J.
- Waka Flocka Flame – From Roaches to Rollies
This new mixtape from Atlanta’s party starter keeps the energy up until the next album arrives.
- Fifth Harmony – Better Together
A Simon Cowell creation formed from last season’s X-Factor in America gets a slickly produced debut to chart the course of good girls going (not too) bad.
- POLIÇA – Shulasmith
The eerie electro-indie pop act from Minneapolis takes a bow and arrow to the heart of materialism on the sophomore album.
- Eric Church – “The Outsiders”
The Grammy-nominated country singer-songwriter emerges with a taste of his fourth full-length.