New Music Friday For Jan. 25: The 6 Albums You Should Hear Now : All Songs Considered Our sprint through this week's essential new albums includes music from the Compton rapper Boogie, the good-times riff-rock of FIDLAR, a return to form from The Dandy Warhols and more.
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New Music Friday For Jan. 25: The 6 Albums You Should Hear Now

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New Music Friday For Jan. 25: The 6 Albums You Should Hear Now

New Music Friday For Jan. 25: The 6 Albums You Should Hear Now

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Compton rapper Boogie's new album Everything's For Sale is on our short list for the best albums out on Jan. 25. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On this week's program, host Robin Hilton is joined by NPR Music's Rodney Carmichael, Sidney Maden and Stephen Thompson to talk about the must-hear albums out on Jan. 25. This includes hard-driving riff rock with a healthy sense of humor from FIDLAR and Mike Krol, the Compton rapper Boogie, woozy synth-pop from The Dandy Warhols, the shape-shifting sounds of New Orleans singer DAWN and more.

Featured Albums:

  1. FIDLAR: Almost Free
    Featured Song: "Can't You See"
  2. Mike Krol: Power Chords
    Featured Song: "Nothing To Yell About"
  3. Boogie: Everything's For Sale
    Featured Song: "Skydive"
  4. The Dandy Warhols: Why You So Crazy?
    Featured Song: "Terraform"
  5. Rat Boy: Internationally Unknown
    Featured Songs: "Don't Hesitate," "Chip On My Shoulder," "Follow Your Heart," and "Dad's Crashed Car"
  6. DAWN: New Breed
    Featured Song: "We, Diamonds"

Other Notable Releases For Jan. 25: Backstreet Boys: DNA; Better Oblivion Community Center: S/T; Bring Me The Horizon: AMO; Rosie Carny: Bare; Toy: Happy In The Hollow; Vangelis: Nocturne; William Tyler: Goes West