Biggest releases in music this week

Charlie Coffey

In case you missed them, here are the biggest music releases of the week.

Mac Miller released album GO:OD AM on Friday

The Pittsburgh-based rapper released a 17-track album on Friday that features Ab-Soul, Chief Keef, Lil B, Little Dragon and Miguel. The album, his first from a major label and third total, is being released alongside an international tour that starts on Sunday in Pittsburgh. Leading up to the release, three singles have been released, including “100 Grandkids” on Aug. 7, “Break the Law” on Aug. 17 and “Clubhouse” on Sept. 10.  

Lana Del Rey released album Honeymoon on Friday

The dream pop singer/songwriter released her fourth album on Friday after announcing it in an interview with Billboard Magazine on Jan. 6. Del Rey released the lead single and three promotional singles in the past month and a half to promote the new album, including titles “High by the Beach,” “Terrence Loves You,” “Music To Watch Boys To” and the title track “Honeymoon.” Del Rey also previewed the song “Salvatore” from the new album on BBC Radio on Tuesday.

Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan each released a mix tape on Wednesday

On Feb. 25 Rich Homie Quan announced he was stepping away from a music collective entitled Rich Gang to work on his solo career. He has now released a mix tape on the same day as Young Thug’s mix tape. Young Thug is another member of Rich Gang and has worked alongside Quan in the past. Quan’s mix tape is titled DTSpacely Made This and was produced by DTSpacely. Thug’s mixtape titled Slime Season features Lil Wayne , even though there have been long running tensions between Thug and Wayne.

Kanye West debuted a track from elusive album SWISH during New York Fashion Week on Wednesday

During Kanye West’s time at the New York Fashion Week, he played a new song confirmed to be from SWISH, an album West has been talking about for around a year now. The song titled “Fade” is said to feature Post Malone and Ty Dolla Sign. West has yet to announce a release date for the album.

Deerhunter released music video on Tuesday for track in anticipation of upcoming album

Following an Aug. 17 announcement of a new album and the release of a music video from the album, Deerhunter has released a second music video. The first video, “Snakeskin,” features lead singer Bradford Cox sitting in his home alongside his dog with overlays of snakeskin and other miscellaneous oddities appearing in front of Cox. The new music video for the track “Breaker” features Cox and Lockett Pundt, the band’s guitarist, singing a duet with close-ups of their faces fading in and out with their corresponding parts. The album containing both tracks will be released on Oct. 16 and is titled Fading Frontier.