#NewMusicFriday: February 5, 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.

Black Country, New Road: For the first time (Ninja Tune)

Sarah Mary Chadwick: Me and Ennui Are Friends, Baby (Ba Da Bing Records)

Galcher Lustwerk: Information (Redacted) (Ghostly International)

Sun June: Somewhere (Run For Cover Records)

Puma Blue: In Praise Of Shadows (Blue Flowers Music)

Daniel Hope:  Schnittke: Works for Violin and Piano (Decca)

Bored At My Grandmas House: Sometimes I Forget You’re Human Too (Clue Records)

Experience Unlimited: Free Yourself (Now-Again Records)

Cult Of Luna: The Raging River (Red Creek)

Hayley Williams: FLOWERS for VASES / descansos (Atlantic Records)

Marc Copeland: John (Illusions Mirage)

Devin The Dude: Soulful Distance (Coughee Brothaz Enterprise / EMPIRE)

Andris Nelsons/Gewandhausorchester Leipzig: Bruckner: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 8 / Wagner: Meistersinger Prelude (Deutsche Grammophon)

Jeremiah Cymerman / Charlie Looker: A Horizon Made Of Canvas (Astral Spirits)

John Carpenter: Lost Themes III: Alive After Death (Sacred Bones)