New Arrivals: Albums Released Today

New Arrivals: Albums Released Today

New Arrivals is the starting point for your New Music Friday. Dig into the week’s freshly delivered stack of new album releases with our playlist highlighting choice cuts from the wide platter of new LPs dropped each week; from big name releases to the albums you’ve been anticipating for months – as well as new favorites from a broad range of genres. Listen to the playlist here and read about some of this week’s biggest albums below.

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Emperor Of Sand

Legendary American metal band Mastodon are back with Emperor Of Sand, the band’s seventh studio album and first since releasing Once More Round The Sun in 2014. The album follows singles “Sultan’s Curse,” “Show Yourself” and “Andromeda.” Production credits for Emperor Of Sand go to Brendan O’Brien and the album is out via Reprise Records.

You can listen to  Emperor Of Sand here. Listen to Mastodon’s exclusive guest playlist of songs that influenced the album here.

Kodak Black
Painting Pictures

Rising Florida-based rapper Kodak Black is finally out with Painting Pictures, his long awaited debut. The album follows the Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 hit single “Tunnel Vision.” Painting Pictures is out via Atlantic Records.

You can listen to Painting Pictures here. Listen to our Kodak Black Essentials playlist here.

Aimee Mann
Mental Illness

American singer, songwriter and guitarist Aimee Mann returns today with Mental Illness, her fifth studio album and first in five years. The album follows singles “Goose Snow Cone” and “Patient Zero.” Mental Illness is out via SuperEgo Records.

You can listen to Mental Illness here. Listen to our exclusive playlist of Favorite Aimee Man tracks by friend and collaborator Ted Leo here.

Bob Dylan

Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan is out today with Triplicate, his thirty-eighth studio album.. The physical album is Dylan’s first three disk work, while the streaming version includes 10 tracks. Out via Columbia Records, Triplicate follows singles “I Could Have Told You,” “My One And Only Love” and “Stardust.”

You can listen to Triplicate here. Listen to our Bob Dylan Legends playlist here.

Trace Adkins
Something’s Going On

American country singer and actor Trace Adkins is out today with his twelfth studio album titled, Something’s Going On. The album follows singles “Still a Soldier,” “If Only You Were Lonely” and “Something’s Going On.” Something’s Going On is out via Wheelhouse Records.

You can listen to Something’s Going On here.

Julia Holter
In The Same Room

American singer, songwriter, producer and indie sweetheart Julia Holter returns with In The Same Room, a follow-up to 2015’s Have You in My Wilderness. The album follows leading single “Silhouette” and is out via the Domino Records.

You can listen to In The Same Room here.

Nelly Furtado
The Ride

Canadian singer-songwriter Nelly Furtado is back with her sixth studio album, The Ride. The album follows singles “Pipe Dreams,” “Flatline,” “Cold Hard Truth” and “Phoenix.” Produced by John Congleton, The Ride is out via Furtado’s own Nelstar Music.

You can listen to The Ride here.



British funk and synth-pop band Jamiroquai have just released Automaton, their eighth studio album. The album is the group’s first release since 2010’s Rock Dust Light Star and follows singles “Automaton” and “Cloud 9.” Automaton is out via Virgin EMI Records

You can listen to Automaton here.

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