The Suffers have been playing their brand of "Gulf Soul" music since 2011, but the release of their first full-length album has brought them a lot of new buzz. So we're not among the first, but we won't be the last to add them to our playlist. "Make Some Room" and "Good Day" are our picks from the self-titled collection.
Corinne Bailey Rae is a bit of a rare thing. After her self-titled debut in 2006, she released "The Sea" in 2010. Now at last she has a new album, The Heart Speaks in Whispers, set for release in May. We've added the lovely "Stop Where You Are" to our New Releases bin.
"Nobody Wins" is the latest track added to our playlist from Painkillers, the solo debut of Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon.
He's from our home state of New Jersey, by the way - and so is...
Jessi Teich, a singer-songwriter now based in Philadelphia. Her new single, "The Curtain Call," is a gentle ballad that turns out to have a powerful kick. She recently performed it for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series.