#NewMusicFriday: April 26, 2019

Each Friday, Stephen Mejias, AudioQuest’s Director of Communications and former Stereophile and Audiostream.com columnist, will browse through the many exciting albums released that day and select 15 worth a closer listen.


Aldous Harding: Designer (4AD) [If you listen to only one of these recommendations, make it this one.—SM]

Marissa Nadler, Stephen Brodsky: Droneflower (Sacred Bones)

Kevin Morby: Oh My God (Dead Oceans)

Ezra Collective: You Can’t Steal My Joy (Enter the Jungle)

The Mountain Goats: In League with Dragons (Merge Records)

Teen Daze: Bioluminescence (Flora)

Amon Tobin: Fear In a Handful of Dust (Nomark)

Sunn O))): Life Metal (Southern Lord)

Kevin Abstract: Arizona Baby (Question Everything Inc./RCA Records)

Pete Rock: Return of the SP1200 (Tru Soul)

Prefuse 73: Fudge Beats (Lex Records)

Claude Fontaine: s/t (Innovative Leisure)

Altin Gün: Gece (ATO Records)

Ahmedou Ahmed Lowla: Terrouzi (Sahel Sounds)

Tujiko Noriko: Kuro (PAN)