#NewMusicFriday: November 16, 2018

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.

Today, flying home into the snow from sunny Southern California, I’ll be streaming a few of these new releases.


Joseph Shabson: Anne (Western Vinyl)

Josephine Foster: Faithful Fairy Harmony (Fire Records)

Esben and the Witch: Nowhere (Season of Mist)

Hen Ogledd: Mogic (Weird World)

Asnakech Worku: Ansakech (Awesome Tapes From Africa)

Eiko Ishibashi: The Dream My Bones Dream (Drag City Records)

Anderson .Paak: Oxnard (Aftermath/12 Tone Music, LLC)

Ali Hassan Kuban: From Nubia to Cairo (Piranha Records)

Portrayal of Guilt: Let Pain Be Your Guide (Holy Roar Records)

Deena Abdelwahed: Khonnar (InFiné)

Various: Brainfeeder X (Brainfeeder)

System: Plus (Moor Music)

Sensitive G: Eyedress (Lex Records)


The Good, The Bad, The Queen: Merrie Land (Studio 13)

Leikeli47: Acrylic (Hardcover/RCA Records)