With the start of 2018 has come a wave of new releases from beloved artists both established and fresh on the scene.
Everyone has something to say lately, and a lot of these newer releases reflect themes of empowerment, rising up and self-preservation. From the battle cries of Karen O, Beth Ditto, and Andrew W.K. to the defiant upholding of humanity as expressed by tUnE-yArDs, Kimbra, Flint Eastwood and Kali Uchis, there’s plenty of good anthems in this crop of new releases to sink your teeth into. Dig in.