Previewing The Week's Top New Releases
Rilo Kiley unveils its major-label debut (sort of), the New Pornographers battle piracy in creative fashion on "Challengers," superstar hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz snags Kanye and Coldplay for his fiA DVD comprised of chapters 13 through 22 of R&B star R. Kelly's "Trapped in the Closet" dramedy (Jive).
The sophomore album from Sri Lankan-born rapper M.I.A., "Kala" (Interscope).
Metal act As I Lay Dying's "An Ocean Between Us" (Metal Blade).
A new album from country veteran Travis Tritt, "Storm," produced by Randy Jackson (Category 5).
The second solo album from Dismemberment Plan frontman Travis Morrison, "All Y'all" (Barsuk).
A new album from rock act Galactic, "From the Corner to the Block," featuring guest spots from rappers like Lyrics Born and the Coup's Boots Riley (Anti-).
Former Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk's "The Missing Link" (Lewis Hollow), featuring a handful of new songs and re-recorded versions of previously released track.
Los Angeles rock outfit Foreign Born's "On the Wing Now" (Dim Mak).
Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx's "The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack," released under the name Sixx:A.M. (Eleven Seven).
Electronic/rock act Caribou's "Andorra" (Merge).
Indie rock outfit Minus The Bear's "Planet of Ice" (Suicide Squeeze).