With so much good music being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to listen to first. Every week, Pitchfork offers a run-down of significant new releases available on streaming services. This week’s batch includes new albums from Bob Dylan, Phoebe Bridgers, Teyana Taylor, Starchild & The New Romantic and Amnesia Scanner. Subscribe to Pitchfork’s New Music Friday newsletter to get our recommendations in your inbox every week. (All releases featured here are independently selected by our editors. When you buy something through our affiliate links, however, Pitchfork earns an affiliate commission.)
Rough and Rowdy Ways, the bard’s first album of original material in eight years, has arrived. It features “Murder Most Foul,” “False Prophet,” “I Contain Multitudes,” and contributions from Fiona Apple and Blake Mills.
Punisher is Phoebe Bridgers’ follow-up to her records with boygenius and Better Oblivion Community Center. Check out the Best New Track review of “Garden Song” and read “Phoebe Bridgers on the 10 Things That Influenced Her New Album, Punisher.”
Teyana Taylor’s follow-up to 2018’s Kanye West–produced K.T.S.E. is simply called The Album. The 23-song effort has contributions from Erykah Badu, Missy Elliott, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Future, Kehlani, Quavo, Rick Ross, and others.
Starchild & The New Romantic: Forever [self-released]
Bryndon Cook is Starchild & The New Romantic. Forever is Cook’s second Starchild full-length—following 2018’s Language—and it features contributions from Toro Y Moi, Nick Hakim, Le’asha, Rosehardt, London O’Connor, and Fabiana Palladino.
Berlin-based artists Ville Haimala and Martti Kalliala are Amnesia Scanner. Tearless is the duo’s follow-up to 2018’s Another Life and it features Lalita, Code Orange, and LYZZA.
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