New Music Releases and Upcoming Albums in 2024

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, Cassandra Jenkins, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Shellac, Mabe Fratti, Fontaines D.C., Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Beth Gibbons, Kamasi Washington, Mdou Moctar, Crumb, Body Meat, Peggy Gou, Charly Bliss, and plenty more artists. This guide features streaming and digital release dates and will be updated regularly.

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May 1

Sam Gendel & Sam Wilkes: The Doober [Leaving]

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]

S. Raekwon: Steven [Father/Daughter]

Sia: Reasonable Woman [Atlantic]

4Batz: U Made Me a St4r* [OVO Sound]

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]

Chief Keef: Almighty So 2 [43B]

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]

Orville Peck: Stampede: Vol. 1 [Warner]

Tom Skinner: Voices of Bishara Live at “Mu” [International Anthem]

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

Yaya Bey: Ten Fold [Big Dada]

YhapoJJ: P.S. Fuck You [Simple Stupid]

Youbet: Way to Be [Hardly Art]

May 17

Beth Gibbons: Lives Outgrown [Domino]

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

Crumb: Amama [Crumb]

Lip Critic: Hex Dealer [Partisan]

Of Montreal: Lady on the Cusp [Polyvinyl]

Shellac: To All Trains [Touch and Go]

V/A: Everyone’s Getting Involved: A Tribute to Talking Heads’ Stop Making Sense [A24 Music]

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

May 22

Káryyn: Calm Kaoss! EP [Mute]

May 24

Andrew Bird, Alan Hampton & Ted Poor: Sunday Morning Put-On [Loma Vista]

Diiv: Frog in Boiling Water [Fantasy]

Finom: Not God [Joyful Noise]

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

James Devane: Searching [Umeboshi]

Mui Zyu: Nothing or Something to Die For [Father/Daughter]

Say Anything: …Is Committed [Dine Alone]

May 31

Alan Vega: Insurrection [In the Red]

Arooj Aftab: Night Reign [Verve]

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

The Bird Calls: Old Faithful [Ruination]

Maya Hawke: Chaos Angel [Mom+Pop]

Willie Nelson: The Border [Legacy]

June 7

Beings: There Is a Garden [No Quarter]

Candy: It’s Inside You [Relapse]

Casey MQ: Later That Day, the Day Before, or the Day Before That [Ghostly International]

Charli XCX: Brat [Atlantic]

Fine: Rocky Top Ballads [Escho]

Good Looks: Lived Here for a While [Keeled Scales]

Nat Harvie: New Virginity [Boiled]

NxWorries, Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge: 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]

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]

John Grant: The Art of the Lie [PIAS]

Kneecap: Fine Art [Heavenly]

KRM & KMRU: Disconnect [Phantom Limb]

Normani: Dopamine [RCA]

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]

Zsela: Big for You [Mexican Summer]

June 21

Daniel Davies: Ghost of the Heart [Sacred Bones]

Joni Mitchell: The Asylum Albums (1976-1980) [Rhino]

The Joy: The Joy [Transgressive]

O.: WeirdOs [Speedy Wunderground]

Red Hot Org & Kronos Quartet: Outer Spaceways Incorporated – Kronos Quartet & Friends Meet Sun Ra [Red Hot Organization]

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

Wild Up & Christopher Rountree: Julius Eastman, Vol. 4: The Holy Presence [New Amsterdam]

June 28

Dirty Three: Love Changes Everything [Drag City]

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

Johnny Cash: Songwriter [Mercury Nashville/UMe]

Loma: How Will I Live Without a Body? [Sub Pop]

Mabe Fratti: Sentir Que No Sabes [Unheard of Hope]

Previous Industries: Service Merchandise [Merge]

July 5

Kokoko!: Butu [Transgressive]

July 12

Cassandra Jenkins: My Light, My Destroyer [Dead Oceans]

Joe Goddard: Harmonics [Domino]

Remi Wolf: Big Ideas [Island]

July 19

Beachwood Sparks: Across the River of Stars [Curation]

August 2

Polo G: Hood Poet [Columbia]

August 16

Charly Bliss: Forever [Lucky Number]

August 23

Body Meat: Starchris [Partisan]

Fontaines D.C.: Romance [XL]

August 30

Jon Hopkins: Ritual [Domino]

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]