Lafayette's Brass Bed and Feufollet released their collaborative EP The Color Sessions this week. The bands swap songs — pop outfit Brass Bed takes on Feufollet's Cajun folk from the Grammy-winning album En Coleurs, while Feufollet covers the former's sun-soaked pop from the LP Melt White. Download Feufollet's take on "Bums on the Radio" here, and Brass Bed's fuzzy garage-pop take on "Des Promesses" here.
Bonus: Download Brass Bed's four-song Daytrotter session here.
Urban Orleans found 18-year-old McMain alum Alia Fleury — check out "Gotta Go." Also check out her version of Amy Winehouse's "Tears Dry On Their Own."
Download Half, the debut EP from New Orleans trio Halfys.
New Orleans rapper, Jet Lifer and Curren$y colleague Corner Boy P released the monster "28 Grams" — download it here. (Also download the mixtape Rolex Diamonds here.)
And if you missed it, Jay-Z and Kanye West hit the New Orleans Arena on Dec. 3. Download the Watch the Throne single "Otis" here.