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New Music Releases and Upcoming Albums in 2024

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New albums are getting announced and released constantly. It’s tough to stay on top of it all. So that’s where we come in. Pitchfork is tracking notable new music releases with our guide to upcoming albums. In the coming months, there will be big new releases from Yaya Bey, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Taylor Swift, Shellac, Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Beth Gibbons, St. Vincent, Sheryl Crow, Justice, Kamasi Washington, Mdou Moctar, Crumb, and plenty more artists. This guide features streaming and digital release dates and will be updated regularly.

As always, see some of our favorite albums and songs in the Best New Music section. Plus, catch up every Saturday with 10 of our best reviewed albums of the week. Sign up for the 10 to Hear newsletter here.


April 12

Blue Bendy: So Medieval [The State51 Conspiracy]

Girl in Red: I’m Doing It Again Baby! [Columbia]

James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg: All Gist [Paradise of Bachelors]

Maggie Rogers: Don’t Forget Me [Capitol]

Nia Archives: Silence Is Loud [Hijinxx/Island]

Red Hot Org & Meshell Ndegeocello: Red Hot & Ra: The Magic City [Red Hot Organization]

Shabaka: Perceive Its Beauty, Acknowledge Its Grace [Impulse!]

Still House Plants: If I Don’t Make It, I Love U [Bison]

April 17

Ekko Astral: Pink Ballons [Topshelf]

April 19

Bbymutha: Sleep Paralysis [True Panther]

Blunt Chunks: The Butterfly Myth [Telephone Explosion]

Bruce Springsteen: Best of Bruce Springsteen (Expanded Edition) [Columbia]

Cadence Weapon: Rollercoaster [MNRK Music Group]

Chanel Beads: Your Day Will Come [Jagjaguwar]

Claire Rousay: Sentiment [Thrill Jockey]

Cloud Nothings: Final Summer [Pure Noise]

Lucy Rose: This Ain’t the Way You Go Out [Communion]

Pearl Jam: Dark Matter [Monkeywrench/Republic]

Taylor Swift: The Tortured Poets Department [Republic]

V/A: Live on Mountain Stage: Outlaws & Outliers [Oh Boy]

New music releases for Friday, April 19, 2024, include: Taylor Swift: The Tortured Poets Department [Republic]

Taylor Swift: The Tortured Poets Department

New music releases for Friday, April 19, 2024, include: Taylor Swift: The Tortured Poets Department [Republic]

April 20

V/A: The Power of the Heart: A Tribute to Lou Reed [Light in the Attic]

April 26

Anitta: Funk Generation [Republic/Universal Music Latin Entertainment]

Bullion: Affection [Ghostly International]

Chief Keef: Almighty So 2 [43B]

Greg Saunier: We Sang, Therefore We Were [Joyful Noise]

Hovvdy: Hovvdy [Arts & Crafts]

Iron & Wine: Light Verse [Sub Pop]

Justice: Hyperdrama [Ed Banger/Because Music]

Laufey: Bewitched: The Goddess Edition [AWAL]

Lawrence Rothman: The Plow That Broke the Plains [KRO]

LustSickPuppy: Carousel From Hell [self-released]

Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Fu##in’ Up [Reprise]

Oren Ambarchi, Johan Berthling & Andreas Werliin: Ghosted II [Drag City]

PartyNextDoor: PartyNextDoor Four (4) [OVO Sound]

Pet Shop Boys: Nonetheless [Parlophone]

St. Vincent: All Born Screaming [Total Pleasure]

May 3

Broadcast: Spell Blanket - Collected Demos 2006 - 2009 [Warp]

Camera Obscura: Look to the East, Look to the West [Merge]

Charlotte Day Wilson: Cyan Blue [Stone Woman Music/XL]

Dua Lipa: Radical Optimism [Warner]

Ghost Piss: Dream Girl [Sockhead]

Ibibio Sound Machine: Pull the Rope [Merge]

Jawnino: 40 [True Panther]

Jessica Pratt: Here in the Pitch [Mexican Summer]

Kacy Hill: Bug [Nettwerk]

Kamasi Washington: Fearless Movement [Young]

The Lemon Twigs: A Dream Is All We Know [Captured Tracks]

Mdou Moctar: Funeral for Justice [Matador]

Naima: City Lights EP [self-released]

Sia: Reasonable Woman [Atlantic]

New music releases for Friday, May 3, 2024, include: Dua Lipa: Radical Optimism [Warner]

Dua Lipa: Radical Optimism

New music releases for Friday, May 3, 2024, include: Dua Lipa: Radical Optimism [Warner]

May 10

A. G. Cook: Britpop [New Alias]

Amen Dunes: Death Jokes [Sub Pop]

Arab Strap: I’m Totally Fine With It 👍 Don’t Give a Fuck Anymore 👍 [Rock Action]

Dehd: Poetry [Fat Possum]

How to Dress Well: I Am Toward You [Sargent House]

I. Jordan: I Am Jordan [Ninja Tune]

Jordan Rakei: The Loop [Verve Forecast]

Kings of Leon: Can We Please Have Fun [Capitol]

Knocked Loose: You Won’t Go Before You’re Supposed To [Pure Noise]

Les Savy Fav: Oui, LSF [Frenchkiss/The Orchard]

V/A: I Saw the TV Glow (Original Soundtrack) [A24 Music]

Yaya Bey: Ten Fold [Big Dada]

May 17

Beth Gibbons: Lives Outgrown [Domino]

Billie Eilish: Hit Me Hard and Soft [Darkroom/Interscope]

Crumb: Amama [Crumb]

Of Montreal: Lady on the Cusp [Polyvinyl]

Shellac: To All Trains [Touch and Go]

New music releases for Friday, May 17, 2024, include: Beth Gibbons: Lives Outgrown [Domino]

Beth Gibbons: Lives Outgrown

New music releases for Friday, May 17, 2024, include: Beth Gibbons: Lives Outgrown [Domino]

May 22

Káryyn: Calm Kaoss! EP [Mute]

May 24

Diiv: Frog in Boiling Water [Fantasy]

Finom: Not God [Joyful Noise]

Gastr del Sol: We Have Dozens of Titles [Drag City]

Say Anything: …Is Committed [Dine Alone]

May 31

Bat for Lashes: The Dream of Delphi [Mercury KX]

Maya Hawke: Chaos Angel [Mom+Pop]

Willie Nelson: The Border [Legacy]

June 7

Charli XCX: Brat [Atlantic]

Nat Harvie: New Virginity [Boiled]

NxWorries, Knxwledge & Anderson .Paak: Why Lawd? [Stones Throw]

Pedro the Lion: Santa Cruz [Polyvinyl]

Peggy Gou: I Hear You [XL]

New music releases for Friday, June 7, 2024, include: Charli XCX: Brat [Atlantic]

Charli XCX: Brat

New music releases for Friday, June 7, 2024, include: Charli XCX: Brat [Atlantic]

June 14

Been Stellar: Scream From New York, NY [Dirty Hit]

The Decemberists: As It Ever Was, So It Will Be Again [Yabb]

Diamanda Galás: Diamanda Galás in Concert [Intravenal Sound Operations]

John Cale: Poptical Illusion [Double Six/Domino]

Pride Month Barbie: All the Girls in the Room Say ‘Sorry’ [Get Better]

This Is Lorelei: Box for Buddy, Box for Star [Double Double Whammy]

June 21

V/A: Noise for Now: Vol. 2 [Noise for Now]

June 28

Dirty Three: Love Changes Everything [Drag City]

Hiatus Kaiyote: Love Heart Cheat Code [Brainfeeder/Ninja Tune]

July 12

Remi Wolf: Big Ideas [Island]

July 19

Beachwood Sparks: Across the River of Stars [Curation]

August 2

Polo G: Hood Poet [Columbia]

August 30

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds: Wild God [Bad Seed Ltd.]

September 28

Broadcast: Distant Call - Collected Demos 2000 - 2006 [Warp]

New music releases for Saturday, September 28, 2024, include: Broadcast: Distant Call - Collected Demos 2000 - 2006 [Warp]

Broadcast: Distant Call - Collected Demos 2000 - 2006

New music releases for Saturday, September 28, 2024, include: Broadcast: Distant Call - Collected Demos 2000 - 2006 [Warp]

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