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5 New Albums You Should Listen to Now: Earl Sweatshirt, FKA twigs, Cat Power, and More

5 New Albums You Should Listen to Now: Earl Sweatshirt, FKA twigs, Cat Power, and More
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With so much quality music released all the time, it can be hard to decide what to listen to first. Each week, Pitchfork provides a breakdown of the important new releases available on streaming services. This week’s lineup includes new albums, mixtapes and projects from Earl Sweatshirt, FKA twigs, Cat Power, Grace Cummings and Panoram. Subscribe to Pitchfork’s Newsletter Friday New Music Get our recommendations in your inbox every week. (All versions featured here are independently selected by our editors. When you buy something through our affiliate links, Pitchfork earns an affiliate commission.)

Earl sweatshirt: Sick! [Tan Cressida/Warner]

It’s been over two years since Earl released his short but cool project sweatshirt feet of clay. Now, the rapper is back with his 10-track release Sick! Earl Sweetshirt was working on a separate project when the pandemic hit, which prompted him to change gears. “A wise man said that art imitates life,” Sweatshirt said in press articles. “People were sick. I got into a mess because it was obvious it wasn’t going anywhere. These songs are what happened when I was on air.” Sick! It features guest spots from Zelooperz and Armand Hammer, as well as productions from The Alchemist, Black Noi$e, and more. Earl Sweatshirt released the songs “2010”, “Tabula Rasa” and “Titanic” before the new album.

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FKA . twigs: Caprisongs [Atlantic]

Caprisongs is a new FKA twigs mixed tape, which has been referred to as “The Journey Back to It [herself] via [her] Collaborators and great friends.” These amazing friends include Weeknd (in “Tears in the Club”), Shygirl (“Papi Bones”), Rema (“Jealousy”), Pa Salieu (“Honda”) and more. A tape was produced The 17-track songs were executived by FKA Branches and El Guincho, who also contributed to the production, as did Koreless, Mike Dean, Arca, Warren Ellis, Sega Bodega, and others.

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