Start the weekend off with new releases from rock star Jack White, rising Puerto Rican artist Lil JouJou, and London-based songwriter Orchid.
Jack White – Fear of the Dawn (Third Man Records)
Detroit-born superstar Jack White returns with his fourth studio album, Fear of the Dawn (Third Man Records). The founding member of The White Stripes, The Raconteurs, and The Dead Weather stays true to his DIY origins throughout this album’s 12 tracks. Recorded at White’s Third Man Studio, the project features the same energetic vocals that propelled the artist to fame. His status as a 12-time Grammy award winner speaks for itself, and this album serves as a continuation of White’s musical genius. Recent press from Rolling Stone, MOJO, Pitchfork, Variety join the accolades the rock star has collected over his decades-long career, solidifying him as one of the biggest names of the 21st century. Tried-and-true rock audiences, as well as new fans in search of their latest fix, will fall in love with this project. Listen to Fear of The Dawn out everywhere now.
Lil JouJou – Soñando en PR (SONAR / Rimas)
Puerto Rican artist Lil JouJou is just getting started, showcasing his catchy lyrics and addictive hooks in his recent release Soñando en PR (SONAR / Rimas Entertainment). He stays true to his roots throughout the project’s 8 tracks, effortlessly bringing the audience into his singular style. The EP, which means Dreaming in Puerto Rico, came about through JouJou’s experience of feeling like an outcast growing up and now finding himself and his own community through music. Working closely with a number of artists in Puerto Rico, the project features RaiNao, Young Miko, Sahir, Enyel C, and Rvssell. Fans of urban and Latin music can expect to fall in love with the newcomer’s effortless star power with Soñando en PR.
Orchid – Like Thunder (dragonfruit)
Glasgow-born, London-based songwriter Orchid showcases her take on alternative electronic pop in her recent release Like Thunder. Inspired by her own Iranian heritage and love of reggaeton, samba, and baile funk, Orchid’s music has a refreshingly unique style. Fans of M.I.A, Rosalía, Grimes, and Charli XCX will find a new favorite with Orchid’s smooth soprano and expressive lyricism. A rising pop powerhouse, she combines international influences with a poeticism that is sure to captivate audiences for years to come. Like Thunder features a well-thought-out tracklist that will captivate existing fans and new listeners alike. Don’t miss this artist’s imminent metamorphosis to stardom. Listen to Like Thunder here.