#NewMusicFriday: March 1, 2019

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


Octo Octa: For Lovers (Technicolour)

Kronos Quartet: Placeless (Valley Entertainment)

Durand Jones & the Indications: American Love Call (Dead Oceans)

Royal Trux: White Stuff (Fat Possum)

Solange: When I Get Home (Columbia)

Delicate Steve: Till I Burn Up (Anti)

Tanya Tagaq: Soothsayer (Six Shooter Records) [Also read: Split Tooth—SM]

2 Chainz: Rap or Go to the League (Gamebread/Def Jam)

Sistine Chapel Choir, Massimo Palombella: O Crux Benedicta: Lent and Holy Week at the Sistine Chapel (Deutsche Grammophon)

TEEN: Good Fruit (Carpark)

Mint Field: Mientras Esperas (Innovative Leisure)

Ossia: Devil’s Dance (Blackest Ever Black)

Murlo: Dolos (Coil Records)

Little Simz: Grey Area (Age 101)

Angel-Ho: Death Becomes Her (Hyperdub)