New Music


Music Trajectory keeps a close pulse on the best new alternative music released during the year.


Best New Alternative Music Songs of 2020

Each week, the best five new alternative music songs are added to this Spotify playlist.

[Songs appear in reverse chronological order by release date]

Best New Alternative Music Albums of 2020

Each week, a few of the best newly released albums are added to this playlist.

[Albums appear in reverse chronological order by release date]

Song of the Week

Each week, one newly release song is chosen as Song of the Week and added to this Spotify playlist. Follow the hashtag #Trajectory1 on social media.

[Songs appear in reverse chronological order by release date]

Instagram is Music Trajectory’s preferred social media channel. Below is a preview of recent posts. Hashtags to follow: #Trajectory1 (Song of the Week), #MusicTrajectories (5 recommended new songs), #AlbumTrajectories (recommended new albums).

Editor’s Choice: Best new alternative music song of the week 🏆
New release “We Are Stars” by @crisiscouture
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#crisiscouture #wearestars #trajectory1 #songoftheweek #newmusic #newmusic2020 #recommendedmusic #alternativemusic
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Editor’s Choice: Best new alternative music album of the week 🏆

Sigma Oasis, the 15th studio album by @phish
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1. “Sigma Oasis”
2. “Leaves”
3. “Mercury”

What is your favorite song from the album?

#phish #sigmaoasis #albumtrajectories #newmusic2020 #recommended #albumoftheweek #alternativemusic
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Editor’s Choice: Best 5 new alternative music songs released this week 🧨
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1. Punk rockers NOFX release another preview of upcoming new album with "Prbod"
2. Crisis Couture release new EP featuring the standout "We Are Stars"
3. Fantastic Negrito releases lead single "Chocolate Samurai"
4. Billy Talent drops lead single "I Beg to Differ (This Will Get Better)"
5. Smallpools release "Play Pretend" for the Netflix's The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show
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#nofx #crisiscouture #fantasticnegrito #billytalent #smallpools #musictrajectories #recommendedmusic #newmusic2020 #newalternative #songsoftheweek
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Week in Review
Have you heard the recommended new songs from these five bands yet? 🎶
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#thepretenders #mgmt #nofx #alberthammondjr #hankvonhell #musictrajectories
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Used to play this playlist at the office every April Fool’s Day. Everyone got a kick out of it
#aprilfoolsday #playlist
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Editor’s Choice: Best new alternative music song of the week 🏆
New release “Hate For Sale” by The Pretenders
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#thepretenders #hateforsale #trajectory1 #songoftheweek #newmusic #newmusic2020 #recommendedmusic #alternativemusic
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