January 30, 2023

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4 new albums you should listen to now: MIKE, Weezer and more

With so much good music being released all the time, it can be difficult to decide what to listen to first. Each week, Pitchfork provides a rundown of major new releases available on streaming services. This week’s stack features new albums and EPs from MIKE, Weezer, Hildur Guðnadóttir and Sauce Walka. Subscribe to Pitchfork’s New Music Friday newsletter to receive our recommendations in your inbox each week. (All publications featured here are independently selected by our editors. However, if you purchase anything through our affiliate links, Pitchfork earns an affiliate commission.)

MIKE: Beware the monkey [10k]

Beware of the Monkey takes its name from the Chinese calendar and a horoscope that MIKE interpreted as a warning for the future. The sequel to the wonderful disco! was spearheaded by the singles “Nuthin I Can Do Is Wrng,” “What Do I Do?” and “Stop Worry!” featuring dancehall legend Sister Nancy. Other guests on the album include longtime MIKE collaborators Jadasea and King Carter.

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Weezer: Sznz: Winter EP [Crush/Atlantic]

With each new season in 2022, Weezer have released an EP. After spring, summer and autumn there is now Sznz: Winter. After the release of the EP, at the winter solstice, Weezer released the music video for “Dark Enough to See the Stars”.

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