3 New Albums Out This Week You Should Listen to Now: Wilco, Your Old Droog, and Dehd
There’s so much good music out in the ether that sometimes it’s difficult to parse through all of it. Every week The Daily Music Report will do the hard work for you and highlight the best releases available on streaming services.
This week we’re highlighting new music from Wilco, Your Old Droog, and Dehd.
Wilco – Cruel Country
On their latest album, Cruel Country, Wilco reach back 27 years to their debut album, A.M. for inspiration. On it, the band leans heavily on their country sound that was so prevalent on that first album in 1995. In a recent statement Jeff Tweedy had this to say about the overarching sound on the album, “With this album though, I’ll tell you what, Wilco is digging in and calling it Country.” Primarily consisting of live takes, the album was recorded at The Loft, the band’s recording studio in Chicago. Cruel Country is the Chicago band’s twelfth studio album and spans 21 tracks over two albums.
Standout Songs: Cruel Country, Hints, All Across the World, Darkness is Cheap, Tired of Taking It Out On You, The Universe, Falling Apart (Right Now), Story to Tell
Your Old Droog – Yod Stewart
Your Old Droog is back again, this time around the prolific Brooklyn rapper has released an intricate 7-track EP entitled, Yod Stewart. For this project (his third of 2022) YOD has decided to go it alone as there are no features to be found. Producer highlights include Nicolas Craven and Tha God Fahim. Yod Stewart is a solid addition to his ever-growing body of work.
Standout Songs: Nightmares And Dreams, Mind Your Business, Love & Basketball
Dehd – Blue Skies
A fellow band that calls Chicago home rounds out this week’s 3 new albums. Dehd have released their third album, Blue Skies. The album traverses the dangers of “love addiction” and “chasing a relationship.” The band declared, “I wrote it for myself and for everyone who needed to hear a song about choosing new forms of love.” Be ready for a jovial journey that’s filled with hooks you’ll likely find yourself singing along to.
Standout Songs: Bad Love, Window, Dream On, Stars, No Difference
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