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New Music Friday: 5 New Albums From Selena Gomez, Mick Jenkins, Moneybagg Yo, and More

Posted On January 10, 2020 at 2:35 pm by / Comments Off on New Music Friday: 5 New Albums From Selena Gomez, Mick Jenkins, Moneybagg Yo, and More

With so much good music being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to listen to first. Every week, Pitchfork offers a run-down of significant new releases available on streaming services. This week’s batch includes new albums and EPs from Selena Gomez, Mick Jenkins, Moneybagg Yo, Field Music, and Brunhild Ferrari and Jim O’Rourke. Subscribe to Pitchfork’s New Music Friday newsletter to get our recommendations in your inbox every week. (All releases featured here are independently selected by our editors. When you buy something through our affiliate links, however, Pitchfork may earn an affiliate commission.)

Selena Gomez: Rare [Interscope]

Rare is the first LP from Selena Gomez since 2015’s Revival. She shared two songs from the record back in October, “Lose You to Love Me” and “Look at Her Now.” The album also includes collaborations with 6LACK and Kid Cudi.

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Mick Jenkins: The Circus EP [Cinematic Music Group]

Each track on the new EP from Chicago rapper Mick Jenkins features a different producer, including Hit-Boy, Black Milk, DJ FU, and Beat Butcha. Plus, the Atlanta duo EarthGang appear on the track “The Light.” In a statement, Jenkins called The Circus “a direct prelude to [his] forthcoming album.”

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Moneybagg Yo: Time Served [N Less/Interscope]

Memphis rapper Moneybagg Yo is following up last year’s 43va Heartless with the new 15-song album Time Served. The record boasts guest spots from Summer Walker, Megan Thee Stallion, Future, Blac Youngsta, DaBaby, Fredo Bang, and Atlanta’s Lil Baby, who’s on the single “U Played.”

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Field Music: Making a New World [Memphis Industries]

Field Music’s Making a New World is “a 19-track song cycle about the historical echoes of the First World War,” according to a press release. The LP follows 2018’s Open Here.

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Brunhild Ferrari / Jim O’Rouke: Le Piano Englouti [Black Truffle]

Composer Brunhild Ferrari—the frequent collaborator and wife of the late French musique concrète pioneer Luc Ferrari—recorded the two compositions on Le Piano Englouti (The Sunken Piano) back in 2014. Prolific experimental musician Jim O’Rourke revised and mixed the recordings last year.

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