Greetings, music fans. There is a ton of great new albums coming out this week, but one of the coolest is definitely the sophomore release from Hail Mary Mallon, the rap duo of emcees Aesop Rock and Rob Sonic—check out the killer music video for "Jonathan" below.
Also out this week is new stuff from Nashville, Tenn., troubadour Justin Townes Earle; Denver husband/wife indie-pop duo Tennis; and California indie-rock band Avi Buffalo, as well as Karen O's debut solo album. As a sneak peek for next week, NPR First Listen is streaming My Brightest Diamond's new album, This Is My Hand.
Hail Mary Mallon, Bestiary
Avi Buffalo, At Best Cuckold
"So What" (Full album streaming at Bandcamp)
Justin Townes Earle, Single Mothers
Karen O, Crush Songs
"Day Go By"
Tennis, Ritual in Repeat
"Never Work for Free"