#NewMusicFriday: December 18, 2020

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.

Arca: Riquiquí;Bronze-Instances (1-100) (XL Recordings)

Brian Eno: Film Music: Crime Pays (UMG)

Mica Levi: Ruff Dog (self-released)

The Realist: Lanterns On The Lake (Bella Union)

Berliner Philharmoniker: Beethoven Symphony No. 9 (Berliner Philharmoniker Recordings)

Max Richter: Beethoven Opus 2020 (Deutsche Grammophon)

Krystian Zimmerman: Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15 (Deutsche Grammophon)

Dan Boadi & The African Internationals: Money Is The Root Of Evil (Numero Group)

The Far East: New York Is For Lovers (Names You Can Trust)

David Allred: Felt The Transition (Erased Tapes)

Red Desert Ensemble: CHOROCHRONOS (Infrequent Seams)

Anaximander Fragment: Wagon Drawn Horse  (Shimmy-Disc)

Tycho: Weather Remixes (Ninja Tune)

Ivo Perelman, Matthew Shipp, and Joe Morris: Shamanism (Mahakala Music)

Maggie Rogers: Notes from the Archive: Recordings 2011-2016 (Maggie Rogers)