New Music Friday: The best releases out on July 22 : All Songs Considered NPR Music's picks for the best albums out this week include new ones from Flo Milli, Jack White, Rico Nasty, Joey Bada$$, The Sea And Cake's Sam Prekop and John McEntire, and more.

Featured Albums:
1. Flo Milli — You Still Here, Ho?
Featured Tracks: "Conceited," "Pay Day," "On My Nerves"
2. Jack White — Entering Heaven Alive
Featured Tracks: "I've Got You Surrounded (With My Love)," "A Tip from You to Me," "Taking Me Back (Gently)," "Queen of the Bees"
3. Rico Nasty — Las Ruinas
Featured Tracks: "Skullflower," "Messy," "Gotsta Get Paid," "Easy"
4. Joey Bada$$ — 2000
Featured Tracks: " Eulogy," "Show Me"
5. Sam Prekop & John McEntire — Sons Of
Featured Tracks: "A Ghost At Noon," "A Yellow Robe"

Lightning Round:
Beach Bunny — Emotional Creature
Jitwam — Third
The Koreatown Oddity — ISTHISFORREAL?

Other notable releases for July 22:
Ben Harper — Bloodline Maintenance
Channelers — Time, Space and Thought
Dawes — Misadventures Of Doomscroller
Imperial Triumphant — Spirit of Ecstasy
The Kooks — 10 Tracks to Echo in the Dark
Nina Nastasia — Riderless Horse
Oceans of Slumber — Starlight and Ash
ODESZA — The Last Goodbye
Pool Kids — Pool Kids
Rafael Anton Irisarri - Agitas Al Sol
RZA & Bobby Digital — RZA Presents: Bobby Digital and the Pit of Snakes
The Sadies — Colder Streams
She & Him — Melt Away: A Tribute To Brian Wilson
Tanya Tagaq — Tongues North Star Remixes
Thor Harris — Doom Dub II
Ty Segall — "Hello, Hi"

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on July 22

New Music Friday: The best releases out on July 22

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Flo Milli's You Still Here, Ho? tops this week's shortlist of the best albums out on July 22. BANVOA/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Few artists can strut the line between hard-hitting, in-your-face conceit and comical playfulness quite like the rapper Flo Milli. Her latest album, You Still Here, Ho? is a master class in swagger and good humor, showcasing the Alabama native's distinctive flow and hooky production. We open this week's show with a handful of samples from across the record — and get a lesson on the best way to say the album title — with WBEZ and Vocalo Radio's Ayana Contreras, contributor Christina Lee, Radio Milwaukee's Tarik Moody and host Robin Hilton.

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Also on the program: more sonic adventures from Jack White, the first new album in five years from Joey Bada$$, calming electronics from The Sea And Cake's Sam Prekop and John McEntire and more.

Featured Albums:

  1. Flo Milli — You Still Here, Ho?
    Featured Tracks: "Conceited," "Pay Day," "On My Nerves"
  2. Jack White — Entering Heaven Alive
    Featured Tracks: "I've Got You Surrounded (With My Love)," "A Tip from You to Me," "Taking Me Back (Gently)," "Queen of the Bees"
  3. Rico Nasty — Las Ruinas
    Featured Tracks: "Skullflower," "Messy," "Gotsta Get Paid," "Easy"
  4. Joey Bada$$ — 2000
    Featured Tracks: " Eulogy," "Show Me"
  5. Sam Prekop & John McEntire — Sons Of
    Featured Tracks: "A Ghost At Noon," "A Yellow Robe"  

Lightning Round:

  • Beach Bunny — Emotional Creature
  • Jitwam — Third
  • The Koreatown Oddity — ISTHISFORREAL?

Other notable releases for July 22:

  • Ben Harper — Bloodline Maintenance
  • Channelers — Time, Space and Thought
  • Dawes — Misadventures Of Doomscroller
  • Imperial Triumphant — Spirit of Ecstasy
  • The Kooks — 10 Tracks to Echo in the Dark
  • Nina Nastasia — Riderless Horse
  • Oceans of Slumber — Starlight and Ash
  • ODESZA — The Last Goodbye
  • Pool Kids — Pool Kids
  • Rafael Anton Irisarri - Agitas Al Sol
  • RZA & Bobby Digital — RZA Presents: Bobby Digital and the Pit of Snakes
  • The Sadies — Colder Streams
  • She & Him — Melt Away: A Tribute To Brian Wilson
  • Tanya Tagaq — Tongues North Star Remixes
  • Thor Harris — Doom Dub II
  • Ty Segall — "Hello, Hi"