9 Must-Listen New Albums from Indie Rock to Electronic Pop

Nine new albums from artists such as MGMT, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and Aya have been released this week, offering a diverse range of genres for music lovers to enjoy.

As music lovers, we are always on the lookout for new albums to add to our playlists. And this week, we have some exciting releases from a diverse range of artists. From indie rock to electronic pop, there’s something for everyone. So, without further ado, here are 9 new albums you should listen to now.

1. MGMT – “Little Dark Age”
After a four-year hiatus, MGMT is back with their fourth studio album, “Little Dark Age.” The duo, known for their psychedelic sound, takes a darker turn with this album, exploring themes of anxiety and depression. But don’t worry, the catchy melodies and synth-pop beats are still present, making this a must-listen for fans and new listeners alike.

2. Erika de Casier – “Essentials”
Danish singer-songwriter Erika de Casier’s debut album, “Essentials,” is a smooth blend of R&B and electronic pop. Her sultry vocals and dreamy production create a nostalgic and intimate atmosphere, making this album perfect for a late-night listen.

3. Hurray for the Riff Raff – “The Navigator”
Hurray for the Riff Raff’s sixth studio album, “The Navigator,” is a powerful and politically charged record. Lead singer Alynda Segarra explores her Puerto Rican heritage and the struggles of marginalized communities in America through a mix of folk, blues, and rock. This album is a testament to the band’s growth and evolution.

4. Rafael Toral – “Moon Field”
Portuguese musician Rafael Toral’s latest album, “Moon Field,” is a mesmerizing blend of ambient and experimental electronic music. With its dreamy and otherworldly soundscapes, this album is a perfect escape from reality.

5. Aya – “Imaginary Life”
Aya’s debut album, “Imaginary Life,” is a mix of electronic and indie pop that will have you dancing and singing along in no time. The Brooklyn-based artist’s catchy melodies and relatable lyrics make this album a standout in the indie scene.

6. Real Estate – “In Mind”
Indie rock band Real Estate’s fourth album, “In Mind,” is a breezy and melodic record that will transport you to a sunny summer day. With its jangly guitars and laid-back vocals, this album is perfect for a road trip or a lazy day at the beach.

7. Geotic – “Abysma”
Geotic, the electronic side project of Baths’ Will Wiesenfeld, delivers a stunning album with “Abysma.” The dreamy and atmospheric tracks will take you on a journey through Wiesenfeld’s mind, making this album a must-listen for electronic music fans.

8. Laetitia Sadier – “Find Me Finding You”
Laetitia Sadier, best known as the lead singer of Stereolab, returns with her third solo album, “Find Me Finding You.” The album is a mix of dreamy pop and experimental rock, with Sadier’s signature ethereal vocals tying it all together.

9. Mary Timony – “The Magic City”
Mary Timony, of Helium and Ex Hex fame, reissues her 2002 album, “The Magic City.” This album is a psychedelic and mystical journey, with Timony’s haunting vocals and intricate guitar work taking center stage.

So, there you have it, 9 new albums to add to your listening rotation. With such a diverse range of genres and styles, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Happy listening!

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