#NewMusicFriday: August 13, 2021

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

Devendra Banhart, Noah Georgeson: Refuge (Dead Oceans)

Joy Orbison: still slipping vol. 1 (Hinge Finger)

Susanna & David Wallumrød: Live (Susannasonata)

Jade Bird: Different Kinds of Light (Glassnote)

Sally Decker: In the Tender Dream (NNA Tapes)

Rachika Nayar: fragments (RVNG)

El Michels Affair meets Liam Bailey: Ekundayo Inversions (Big Crown Records)

Sorza: I DENTIFY (Alpha Pup)

Chorusing: Half Mirror (Western Vinyl)

Jungle: Loving In Stereo (AWAL)

Gost: Rites Of Love And Reverence (Century Media Records)

A Great Big Pile Of Leaves: Pono (A Great Big Pile Of Leaves)

Boldy James: Bo Jackson (ALC)

A Certain Ratio: ACR:EPR (Mute)

Brandee Younger: Somewhere Different (Verve)