Greetings, LAmb readers! As with every Tuesday, today’s list of album releases includes a variety of pop, hip hop, and even a few notable compilations. Let me know which album you’re most excited to listen to in the comments below!

Big Sean – Hall of Fame

Kendrick Lamar’s verse on “Control” generated a litany of song responses from other rappers. Fans must be curious how the Detroit native’s sophomore album measures up as a whole — give it a listen today!


Ellie Goulding – Halcyon Days 

British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding’s latest effort comprises ten tracks that includes a few new songs as well as collaborations and covers.


Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action

The Glaswegian quartet releases their fourth album after a four-year hiatus.


Bob Dylan – The Bootleg Series Volume 10

The legendary artist’s Volume 10 includes rarities from 1969-1971 and is a must-listen for all fans.


Dent May – Warm Blanket

Mississippi songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Dent May releases his third album, a collection of catchy, upbeat songs to end your summer right.

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The Dodos – Carrier

The San Francisco duo releases their fifth album on Polyvinyl Record.

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Belle and Sebastian – The Third Eye Centre

Indie pop group Belle and Sebastian releases their second compilation CD, which includes rarities, non-album tracks, and B-sides.


The Weeknd – Kiss Land

After three mixtapes and a compilation album, acclaimed Canadian producer and artist The Weeknd finally releases his debut LP.

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The Beach Boys – Made in California

All Beach Boys fans will need this six-CD compilation resembling a high school yearbook– what a great way to celebrate 50 years!


Colette – When the Music’s Loud

Chicago DJ and producer Colette Marino releases her third album, a new approach from the Queen of House who opted to not use live instruments this time around.