Updates + Additions

New Releases

“Message from the Mountains & Echoes of the Delta,” Mike Post – April 5

“Liminal,” Belmont – April 12

“Cometh the Storm,” High on Fire – April 19

“Letters from a Black Widow,” Judith Hill – April 26

“One of These Days,” Cris Jacobs – April 26

“Soldier On,” Pi Jacobs – April 26

“Soul Brother No. 1,” The Reverend Shawn Amos – May 3

“Cyan Blue,” Charlotte Day Wilson – May 3

“You Won’t Go Before You’re Supposed To,” Knocked Loose – May 10

“OUI, LSF,” Les Savy Fav – May 10

“There’s Always a Song,” Kelsey Waldon – May 10

“Light Sleeper,” Bess Atwell – May 24

“Petty Country: A Country Music Celebration of Tom Petty,” various artists – May 31 

New Music Friday: March 1, 2024

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“Getting Ready … / Texas Cannonball / Woman Across the River,” Freddie King – April 26

“Kathy Mattea / From My Heart / Walk the Way the Wind Blows / Untasted Honey,” Kathy Mattea – April 26

“Just Get Up and Close the Door / Love Put a Song In My Heart / Reflecting / Practice Makes Perfect,” Johnny Rodriguez – April 26

“Live in ’82,” Loverboy – June 7


“La Gran Fuga (The Big Break),” Willie Colón & Héctor Lavoe – April 12

“Diamond Dogs (50th Anniversary),” David Bowie – May 24

Music Books

“Who’s That Girl? A Memoir,” Eve – Sept. 17

“Saturday Night, Sunday Morning: Staying True to Myself from the Pews to the Stage,” PJ Morton – Nov. 12

DVD + Blu-ray

“Mean Girls,” Angourie Rice, Reneé Rapp, Auliʻi Cravalho, Tina Fey, et al – April 30

Just Released

(Surprise releases + more)

“Oasis,” KA$HDAMI (12-track mixtape; new single: “Loyalty”; Hear here; Mercury / Republic)

“VERSAILLES 400 LIVE,” Jean-Michel Jarre (recorded at the Hall of Mirrors on Christmas Day 2023 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Château de Versailles; See here; Sony) 

“Sound Vagabond,” Eric Hilton (Hear here; Montserrat House Music)

“On Purpose, With Purpose,” Ghetts (guests: Kano, Wretch 32, Sampha, Unknown T, Dexta Daps, Moonchild Sanelly, et al; Hear here; Warner Music UK)

“Marigold,” Molly O’Leary (producer: Will Hoge; New Frontier)

“All Roads Lead Me Back,” Bedsit Poets (transatlantic duo’s third album; Think Like a Key Music)

“The Eye,” EMMI IIDA (singer-songwriter’s debut album; EFG Records)

“The Songs That Never Were,” Fran Ashcroft (Hear here; Think Like a Key Music)

“Alien Radio,” Keegan Powell (new single: “In My Cave”; See here; Real Rumpus)

“Like a Ribbon,” John Glacier (five-song EP; Hear here; Young)

“dummy thicc patience thin,” Tulip Tiger (Hear here; GIVE/TAKE)

“Leslie Stevens,” Leslie Stevens (new single: “Blue Roses”; See here; Soundly Music)

“Lost in Kelp Forest,” SCHUBMODUL (six-song EP; Tonzonen)

“Do You Want Me Too?,” The Mocks (Wap Shoo Wap)

“Lolly Lee,” Lolly Lee (producer: Anthony Crawford; Admiral Bean)

“Dream in Color,” Stoll Vaughan (Commonwealth Artist)

As soon as you're born, they make you feel small / By giving you no time instead of it all

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

Chances, Grouplove
Lil Tune, Gus Dapperton & Electric Guest
MISTAKES, midwxst feat. 9lives
Switch, Joe West feat. A Boogie Wit da Hoodie
Deal With the Devil, RVSHVD & Danny Worsnop
Limelight Honey, Lawrence Matthews
Sewn Up and Handsome, Superfan
Intrusive Thoughts, Lola Young
Me and You, Mike G & Leyla Blue
Kokoma, DJ Karaba
Power Moves, Silver Skylarks
To the Limit, The Skinny Limbs
Mugshot, Huddy
Fall Into Me, Sylo
Move Me, Magenta Moon
Save It For Someone Who Cares, Re Mattei
Who You Are, Jenane

Dizzy, RiTchie feat. Aminé
Feel, Ilona
Mind & Body, Tolü Makay
Just Feel Better, Buck Johnson
Panorama, Sonny Tennet
Somewhere Better to Be, Jake Bush
One Glass, Murdo Mitchell
Not Right Now, KANAK
Choked by Smoke, ATRIUM
Norm’s Oranges, Gibson & Toutant
Ready to Ride, Will Wesley
Love You Always, Rosa Mack
This Place, Quiet Storm

Spinning Out, Camille Parker
Seeing Your Face Again, Pat Donnelly

Funny, Basil Breen
The Observer, Jazzie Young

Airplane Mode, Beck Black
Lockdown, Dave Curl


“Peetah” Morgan (lead singer of Morgan Heritage)

This Week In … 1976

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover,” Paul Simon  

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 – “Dream Weaver,” Gary Wright (from No. 27 to No. 18) 

Highest Debut (No. 83) – “The Jam,” Graham Central Station  

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “Only Love Is Real,” Carole King (from No. 77 to No. 63) 

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “January,” Pilot 

No. 1 Album – “Desire,” Bob Dylan 

Dedicated to Winnie G. We miss you, girl. 

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