#NewMusicFriday: May 7, 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.


Lucinda Chua: Antidotes 2 (4AD)

Angel Olsen: Song of the Lark and Other Far Memories (Jagjaguwar)

India Jordan: Watch Out! (Ninja Tune)

Squid: Bright Green Field (Warp)

Ziur: Antifate (PAN)

Iceage: Seek Shelter (Mexican Summer)

Sophia Kennedy: Monsters (City Slang)

McKinley Dixon: For My Mama And Anyone Who Look Like Her (Spacebomb)

Marissa Nadler: Instead of Dreaming (Sacred Bones)

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin: Mozart: Gran Partita – Wind Serenades K. 361 & 375 (Harmonia Mundi)

Sufjan Stevens: Convocations (Asthmatic Kitty)

Little Snake: A Fragmented Love Story, Written By The Infinite Helix Architect (Brainfeeder)

Comorian: We Are an Island, but We’re Not Alone (Glitterbeat Records)

Fire-Toolz: I Can’t Die (Fire-Toolz)

Carlos Niño & Friends: More Energy Fields, Current (International Anthem)