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Top New Pop & Rock Music to listen to NOW!
So much amazing music is coming out this summer! This is the first of four blog posts to help turn you on to music that has all been released in the last 30 days. This one highlights some of the recent rock and pop releases. Future blog posts will cover Country, Blues, Bluegrass, & Folk; Jazz and Modern Creative Music; and a special post for the muscially adventuress. All of these albums are available to listen to right now, just click on the album title and you'll be listening to some incredible new tunes in no time at all (as long as you're set up as a hoopla user)! Find out more about all the music you can listen to now!
- Loud Hailer by Jeff Beck
A roiling, topical record that nevertheless adheres to Jeff Beck's traditional values.
- Rehab Reunion by Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers
A spirited, slightly more rustic outing from the Noisemakers whose leader sets aside his piano in favor of the Appalachian dulcimer.
- case/lang/veirs by Neko Case, k.d. lang, and Laura Veirs
Collaboration between three world-class talents finds them trying to strike a stylistic balance, with often rewarding results.
- The Getaway by Red Hot Chili Peppers
A dusky, sophisticatedly funky album that still sweats and bleeds like the band's best work.
- California by blink-182
Both a return to form and an enjoyable maturation, the pop-punk godfathers return with a new guitarist on their best effort in 15 years.
- We're All Somebody From Somewhere by Steven Tyler
Power ballad-heavy collection of crisp, polished country crossovers by the Aerosmith lead singer.
- Beautiful Broken by Heart
The Wilson sisters revisit their catalog with unusual and exciting choices and add excellent new material for balance.
- Hit Reset by The Julie Ruin
Kathleen Hanna's beguiling crew delivers a 13-track sonic blast of hooky, rhythmically driven dance-punk.