XPN MusicNotes: Check out Pitchfork’s guide to new music for winter 2016: Jeff Buckley, David Bowie, MIA and more

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2016 will bring new releases from dozens of artists. Take a look at Pitchfork’s guide to fresh music coming this winter.

January:

01-08

David Bowie: ★ [Columbia]
Hinds: Leave Me Alone [Mom & Pop/Lucky Number]
Joseph Trapanese: Straight Outta Compton: Original Motion Picture Score [Universal]
Various Artists: Straight Outta Compton OST [Capitol]

01-15

7 Year Bitch: Live at Moe [MOE]
Anderson.Paak: Malibu [OBE/Steel Wool/Art Club/EMPIRE]
Daughter: Not to Disappear [Glassnote]
Keys N Krates: Midnite Mass EP [Dim Mak]
Lycus: Chasms [Relapse]
Various Artists: Rubble Kings: The Album [Mass Appeal] [compilation]
Wall: Wall EP [Wharf Cat]
Witchcraft: Nucleus [Nuclear Blast]

01-18

Migos: Young Rich Ni$$a$ 2 [Quality Control]

01-21

Jesu / Sun Kil Moon: Jesu/Sun Kil Moon [Caldo Verde]

01-22

Abbath: Abbath [Season of Mist]
Adrian Younge: Something About April II [Linear Labs]
Alex Smoke: Love Over Will [R&S]
The Besnard Lakes: A Coliseum Complex Museum [Jagjaguwar]
Chairlift: Moth [Columbia]
Conrad Keely: Original Machines [Superball]
DUST: Agony Planet [2MR]
Eleanor Friedberger: New View [Frenchkiss]
Half Japanese: Perfect [Joyful Noise]
John Cale: M:FANS [Double Six/Domino]
Lush: Chorus [4AD] [compilation]
Megadeth: Dystopia [Universal]
Metz: “Eraser” b/w “Pure Auto” 7″ [Sub Pop]
Pop. 1280: Paradise [Sacred Bones]
Roly Porter: Third Law [Tri Angle]
Savages: Adore Life [Matador]
Shearwater: Jet Plane and Oxbow [Sub Pop]
Skilled Mechanics: Skilled Mechanics [False Idols]
Suede: Night Thoughts [Suede Limited]
This Heat: Deceit [Light in the Attic] [reissue]
This Heat: Health and Efficiency [Light in the Attic] [reissue]
This Heat: This Heat [Light in the Attic] [reissue]
Tindersticks: The Waiting Room [City Slang]
Tortoise: The Catastrophist [Thrill Jockey]
Ty Segall: Emotional Mugger [Drag City]
Yoko Ono: Yes, I’m a Witch Too [Manimal]

01-29

Benji Hughes: Songs in the Key of Animals [Merge]
Benny Boeldt: 8 of Cups [Carpark]
Black Tusk: Pillars of Ash [Relapse]
Bloc Party: HYMNS [Infectious/BMG/Vagrant]
Cian Nugent: Night Fiction [Woodsist]
Crooked Fingers: Bring on the Snakes [Merge] [reissue]
Crooked Fingers: Crooked Fingers [Merge] [reissue]
Cross Record: Wabi-Sabi [Ba Da Bing]
DJDS: Stand Up and Speak [Loma Vista/Body High]
Florist: The Birds Outside Sang [Double Double Whammy]
Harriet: American Appetite [Harvest]
Jenny Lewis With the Watson Twins: Rabbit Fur Coat [Love’s Way] [reissue]
Kevin Gates: Islah [Breadwinners’ Association]
Mac McCaughan: Staring at Your Hologram [Merge]
Nevermen: Nevermen [Ipecac/Lex]
Saul Williams: MartyrLoserKing [FADER]
Sia: This Is Acting [Monkey Puzzle]
Walter Martin: Arts & Leisure [Ile Flottante]
Wet: Don’t You [Columbia]
Your Friend: Gumption [Domino]
February:

02-05

Anna Homler / Steve Moshier: Breadwoman & Other Tales [Rvng Intl.]
Beacon: Escapements [Ghostly International]
The Cult: Hidden City [Cooking Vinyl]
DIIV: Is the Is Are [Captured Tracks]
Elliott Smith: Heaven Adores You OST [Universal]
Elton John: Wonderful Crazy Night [Mercury]
Field Music: commontime [Memphis Industries]
Junior Boys: Big Black Coat [City Slang]
KING: We Are KING [KING Creative]
Lafawndah: Tan EP [Warp]
Majid Jordan: Majid Jordan [Warner Bros./OVO Sound]
Mass Gothic: Mass Gothic [Sub Pop]
Nap Eyes: Thought Rock Fish Scale [Paradise of Bachelors]
nonkeen: the gamble [R&S]
The Soft Moon: Deeper Remixed Vol. 1 [Captured Tracks / aufnahme + wiedergabe]
Sunflower Bean: Human Ceremony [Fat Possum]
Two Inch Astronaut: Personal Life [Exploding in Sound]

02-12

Radiation City: Synesthetica [Polyvinyl]
School of Seven Bells: SVIIB [Vagrant]
Thee Oh Sees: “Fortress” b/w “Man in a Suitcase” 7″ [Castle Face]

02-19

Animal Collective: Painting With [Domino]
The Cave Singers: Banshee [self-released]
Cavern of Anti-Matter: Void Beats / Invocation Trex [Duophonic]
Doug Tuttle: It Calls Me [Trouble in Mind]
Golden Daze: Golden Daze [Autumn Tone]
Jordan Klassen: Javelin [Nevado]
Living Hour: Living Hour [Lefse]
Lushlife / CSLSX: Ritualize [Western Vinyl]
Marlon Williams: Marlon Williams [Dead Oceans]
Matmos: Ultimate Care II [Thrill Jockey]
Prins Thomas: Principe Del Norte [Smalltown Supersound]
Ra Ra Riot: Need Your Light [Barsuk]
Rangda: The Heretic’s Bargain [Drag City]
The Soft Moon: Deeper Remixed Vol. 2 [Captured Tracks / aufnahme + wiedergabe]
So Pitted: neo [Sub Pop]
Submotion Orchestra: Colour Theory [Counter]
TEEN: Love Yes [Carpark]
Wild Nothing: Life of Pause [Captured Tracks/Bella Union]
Wolfmother: Victorious [Universal]

02-26

The 1975: I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it [Dirty Hit/Interscope]
Andrew Weatherall: Convenanza [Rotters Golf Club]
Bullion: Loop the Loop [DEEK]
DMA’S: Hills End [Mom + Pop]
Mount Moriah: How to Dance [Merge]
Quilt: Plaza [Mexican Summer]
Santigold: 99¢ [Atlantic]
Sarah Neufeld: The Ridge [Paper Bag]
Various Artists: George Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of George Harrison [Hot/Vagrant] [compilation]
Various Artists: God Don’t Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson [Alligator] [compilation]
March:

03-04

Anna Meredith: Varmints [Moshi Moshi]
Heron Oblivion: Heron Oblivion [Sub Pop]
Jennifer O’Conner: Surface Noise [Kiam]
La Sera: Music for Listening to Music To [Polyvinyl]
M. Ward: More Rain [Merge]
Miike Snow: III [Jackalope/Atlantic]
Nada Surf: You Know Who You Are [Barsuk]
Poliça: United Crushers [Mom & Pop/Memphis Industries]
Prince Rama: Xtreme Now [Carpark]
Rob Crow’s Gloomy Place: You’re Doomed. Be Nice. [Temporary Residence]
Sego: Once Was Lost Now Just Hanging Around [Dine Alone]
The Snails: Songs From the Shoebox [self-released]
Thao & the Get Down Stay Down: A Man Alive [Ribbon]
yndi halda: Under Summer [Burnt Toast Vinyl]

03-11

Holy Wave: Freaks of Nature [The Reverberation Appreciation Society]
Jeff Buckley: You and I [Columbia]
Lucius: Good Grief [Mom & Pop]

03-18

The Body: No One Deserves Happiness [Thrill Jockey]
Damien Jurado: Visions of Us on the Land [Secretly Canadian]
Glenn Jones: Fleeting [Thrill Jockey]
HÆLOS: Full Circle [Matador]
Primal Scream: Chaosmosis [Ignition]
Public Memory: Wuthering Drum [felte]
Underworld: Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future [Caroline]

03-25

Elliphant: Living Life Golden [Kemosabe]
Margo Price: Midwest Farmer’s Daughter [Third Man]
April:

04-01

Charles Bradley: Changes [Dunham / Daptone]
Sufjan Stevens: Illinois (Special 10th Anniversary Blue Marvel Edition) [Asthmatic Kitty] [reissue]
TBA:

A$AP Ferg: Always Strive and Prosper [RCA/Polo Grounds]
Action Bronson: The Human Highlight Reel [TBA]
ANOHNI: HOPELESSNESS [Secretly Canadian]
Ariana Grande: Moonlight [Republic]
Banquet: Volume I [TBA]
Bianca Casady & The C.i.A: Oscar Hocks [FANTASYmusic/Atlas Chair]
Chromatics: Dear Tommy [Italians Do It Better]
Cullen Omori: TBA [Sub Pop]
Daddy: Let Me Get What I Want [Kobalt/We Are Daddy]
D∆WN: The Red Era [Our Dawn Entertainment]
Death Grips: Bottomless Pit [TBA]
DJ Shadow: TBA [Liquid Amber]
Drake: Views From the 6 [TBA]
Father: Someone Get These New Niggas EP [Awful]
Frank Ocean: Boys Don’t Cry [Def Jam]
Glass Candy: Body Work [Italians Do It Better]
Glassjaw: TBA [TBA]
Holy Fuck: TBA [TBA]
The I Don’t Cares: Wild Stab [Dry Wood]
James Blake: Radio Silence [TBA]
Kanye West: SWISH [Def Jam]
Katy B: Honey [Rinse]
The Knocks: 55 [Big Beat/Neon Gold]
The Last Shadow Puppets: TBA [TBA]
Lawrence Rothman: TBA [Downtown]
Luna: Luna: Long Players (92-99) [Captured Tracks] [compilation] [reissue]
Lupe Fiasco: Droga [TBA]
Lupe Fiasco: Roy [TBA]
Lupe Fiasco: Skulls [TBA]
Lush: TBA EP [self-released]
M.I.A.: Matahdatah [Interscope]
M83: TBA [Mute]
Max D: Boost [Future Times]
Meek Mill: Dreamchasers 4 [Maybach]
Meyhem Lauren: Piatti D’Oro [Fool’s Gold]
Migos / Young Thug: MigoThuggin [TBA]
Modern Baseball: Holy Ghost [Run for Cover]
Mutual Benefit: TBA [Mom + Pop]
PJ Harvey: TBA [TBA]
Pusha T: King Push [Def Jam/GOOD]
RiFF RAFF: PEACH PANTHER [Mad Decent]
Rihanna: ANTI [Def Jam]
Rome Fortune: Jerome Raheem Fortune [Fool’s Gold]
Run the Jewels: Run the Jewels 3 [TBA]
Sky Ferreira: Masochism [Capitol]
Starwalker: TBA [Prototyp/Bang ehf]
Symmetry: Still Life [Italians Do It Better]
Thee Oh Sees: TBA [Castle Face]
Tim Hecker: TBA [4AD]
Timbaland: Textbook Timbo [TBA]
Tinashe: Joyride [RCA]
Tink: Think Tink [Mosley/Epic]
YG: Still Krazy [Def Jam]
Young Thug: Hy!£UN35 [Atlantic/300 Entertainment]

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