#NewMusicFriday: June 4, 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.

Japanese Breakfast: Jubilee (Dead Oceans)

Pan Daijing: Jade (PAN)

Butcher Brown: ENCORE (Concord Jazz)

Night Beats: Outlaw R&B (Fuzz Club)

Mndsgn.: Rare Pleasure (Stones Throw)

Gang of Four: The Problem of Leisure: A celebration of Andy Gill and Gang of Four (Gill Music)

Tristen: Aquatic Flowers (Mama Bird Recording)

Najwa: AMA (Mushroom Pillow)

Loraine James: Reflection (Hyperdub)

Hailu Mergia: Tezeta (Awesome Tapes From Africa)

Slikback: Quoios/Klout (Byrd Out)

João Donato, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhamma: João Donato JID007 (Jazz Is Dead)

Carsten Dahl: Sagn (Storyville Records)

Peter Rosenberg: Real Late (Real Late Records)

Miriam Makeba: Keep Me In Mind (Remastered) (Strut)