As the storied punk rock band approaches their 20th anniversary next year, this latest album is an inspired look back at some of the songs that built their legacy. The Ghost Note Symphonies, Vol. 1 features reimagined versions of Rise Against songs, including acoustic renditions and alternative arrangements.
Kids See Ghosts
Out August 31
Kanye West and Kid Cudi have had their share of ups and downs over their ten years of friendship, but Kids See Ghosts, their first collaborative album, finds them bringing the best out of each other. One of five albums released by West in June, Kids See Ghosts is a tight, explosive effort filled with rap bangers.
Out August 31
For his second album, Australian singer-songwriter Troye Sivan takes his music into a darker, dancier direction for an album-long look at the many highs and lows of intimacy and romance. The album includes inclusive love anthem “Bloom” and Ariana Grande-featuring pop banger “Dance To This.”
There’s nothing to regret about this New Tattoo: the Canadian country singer’s fourth album is a confident, self-assured effort that merges the boot-stomping grit of classic country with a slick, poppy studio sheen. Featuring songs like the title track and lead single “Loud,” New Tattoo is all about grabbing life by the horns. Out August 31
As the title suggests, IDLES’ sophomore album finds power through jubilation thanks to its collection of punk tracks that merge DIY hardcore aggression with arena rock ambition. Tackling toxic masculinity (as on lead single “Samaritans”) and immigration (on second single “Danny Nedelko”), IDLES take an enthusiastic approach to heavy topics. Out now
Rooted in triple-stacked harmonies, southern storytelling, and cosmic country twang, Cordovas create their own version of American roots-rock with That Santa Fe Channel, their new album available now on ATO Records. That Santa Fe Channel was produced by the Milk Carton Kids’ Kenneth Pattengale in the band’s hometown of East Nashville.