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The 8 projects you should stream now

New releases from BROCKHAMPTON, Taylor Swift, Sufjan Stevens, and more.

April 09, 2021
The 8 projects you should stream now BROCKHAMPTON. Photo by Connor Cunnigham  
BROCKHAMPTON, ROADRUNNER: NEW LIGHT, NEW MACHINE
The 8 projects you should stream now

The lead-up to BROCKHAMPTON's new project has been a brief one. At the end of March they came back with "BUZZCUT," a new single featuring Danny Brown, then enlisted A$AP Rocky, Shawn Mendes, and Ryan Beatty for "COUNT ON ME."

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MO3, Shottaz 4 Eva
The 8 projects you should stream now

In November 2020, Dallas rapper MO3 was shot to death on a highway. His first posthumous album features Boosie Badazz, one of MO3's biggest champions, as well as Kevin Gates and YFN Lucci.

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CFCF, Memoryland
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After releasing one of 2019's best chillout albums with Liquid Colors, Montreal-based composer and producer CFCF returns Memoryland, an album of rapturous progressive electronica that only he could make.

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Sufjan Stevens, Meditations
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The death of Sufjan Stevens' biological father inspired Convocations, a five-part album ruminating on the passing. Meditations, the first part of the project, is out today.

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Spirit Of The Beehive, Entertainment, Death
The 8 projects you should stream now

Philly's Spirit Of the Beehive has made one of 2021's most exciting rock albums with Entertainment, Death, their fourth full-length project. Read our track-by-track guide to the project with the band here.

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Taylor Swift, Fearless (Taylor's Version)
The 8 projects you should stream now

Swift announced her intention to re-record her first six albums after the catalog was purchased by Scooter Braun in 2019. Fearless (Taylor's Version) revisits Swift's smash sophomore record and comes with six previously unheard songs.

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Miguel, Art Dealer Chic Vol 4 EP
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Miguel revisits his R&B roots with this four-track release. “Art Dealer Chic is the mindset to invest our beliefs in thoughts and emotions that add the most value in our lives," Miguel said in a press statement. "The same way an art dealer would dictate the value of a particular work, we dictate and curate what thoughts and emotions are worth our time and energy.” Nice.

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Skullcrusher, Storm in Summer EP
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Helen Ballentine follows up her acclaimed self-titled 2020 EP with another clutch of windswept indie-folk songs. Storm in Summer includes "Song For Nick Drake," a track that made our Songs You Need playlist back in February.

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The 8 projects you should stream now