The Pulse is the Uproxx Music guide to the best new albums, mixtapes, and other music releases that matter this week.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are in the midst of a 13-game winning streak, but that doesn’t mean that ‘A&R Bron‘ is taking any time off: Just days after Big Sean and Metro Boomin announced a collaborative album, Bron was previewing tracks from it on Instagram. Double Or Nothing dropped today, along with the start of a three-EP series from some indie greats, a covers album by My Morning Jacket’s frontman, and more.
Big Sean & Metro Boomin — Double Or Nothing
They managed to make this one without a vocal booth or even headphones, but that doesn’t show on the music itself. The duo also got some high-profile features from Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, 21 Savage, Young Thug, Swae Lee, and others.
Belle and Sebastian — How to Solve Our Human Problems – Part 1
This EP may not be able to solve all of our problem, but at least the gentle indie rock might be able to bring some balance to a hectic day. If you’re into this, the good news is that there are two more parts on the way. In the meantime read our interview with the band’s Stuart Murdoch here.
Luke Bryan — What Makes You Country