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7 New Albums To Listen To This Weekend

Handpicked by us for your listening pleasure.

Another New Music Friday is here and ahead, NYLON has hand-picked the seven best new projects out right now for your listening pleasure. Whether its FKA twigs’ highly-anticipated new mixtape, smoky, chilled-out R&B from a Grammy nominee, or bombastic, arena-sized K-pop from a genre veteran — there’s something here for every type of listener to discover.

Young/Atlantic

Caprisongs - FKA Twigs

FKA twigs’ Caprisongs includes some of the most playful and joyful songs of her career. Already, we’re in love with “ride the dragon,” “meta angel,” and its emotional closer, “thank you song.” Dive in for a burst of winter sunshine, and read NYLON’s review of the album. (Stream)

Domino

Covers - Cat Powers

No one does a cover like Cat Powers and now, she’s released a whole album of them called, well, Covers. Hear her sing classics from Billie Holiday, Nico, Frank Ocean, and even Lana Del Rey, now. (Stream)

Sick! - Earl Sweatshirt

On Sick!, rap’s rarest voice Earl Sweatshirt delivers some of his best songwriting spurred on by the last two years, with delirious beats from The Alchemist, Black Noi$e, and more. (Stream)

SM Entertainment

Devil - Max Changmin

If you’re a K-pop fan, you’ll want to check out the new EP from Max Changmin, a veteran member of the legendary boy group TVXQ. Its 6 songs are showy, bold, and cinematic. (Stream)

4Play - Ant Clemons

This airy and languid 4-track EP from Grammy nominee, singer, and producer Ant Clemons goes down perfectly with that Sunday morning incense and coffee. (Stream)

Milan Records

Belle (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - Taisei Iwasaki, Ludvig Forrsell, Yuta Bandoh

Some of the most striking and overlooked music are film soundtracks. This fantastical and electrifying score from the hyped Japanese anime film Belle — there’s jazz, pop, classical, all rolled into one — is our latest obsession that deserves your attention. (Stream)

Anna Sun

Mine - Anna Sun

This sweet 6-song EP from NYC band Anna Sun is full of breezy guitar rock that won’t fail to usher in some good vibes, whether in snow or sunshine. (Stream)