#NewMusicFriday: June 18, 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.

Mykki Blanco: Broken Hearts & Beauty Sleep (Transgressive Records)

Andrew Hung: Devastations (Lex Records)

H.E.R.: Back of My Mind (RCA)

Angelique Kidjo: Mother Nature (Decca Records France)

Jaga Jazzist: The Tower (Brainfeeder)

Blank Gloss: Melt (Kompakt)

Cher Strauberry: Chering is Caring (Silver Arrow Records)

Stevie Weinstein-Foner: Wondering (Wild Kindness Records)

Kid Ceeole: Nothin’ Left but the Rest (2C2C)

Shungudzo: I’m not a mother, but I have children (Svikiro Records/Young Forever/BMG)

Heavy Temple: Lupi Amoris (Magnetic Eye)

Don Zilla: Ekizikiza Mubwengula (Hakuna Kulala)

Athletic Progression: cloud high in dreams, but heavy in the air  (Touching Bass)

Amythyst Kiah: Wary + Strange (Rounder)

Marc Mauillon, Angélique Mauillon, Myriam Rignol: Je m’abandonne à vous (Harmonia Mundi)