New Music Friday : All Songs Considered New Music Friday

All Songs Considered

Upgrade Your Playlist

New Music Friday

MUNA self-titled album tops this week's shortlist of the best albums out on June 24. Isaac Schneider/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Isaac Schneider/Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The best releases out June 24

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1107143709/1107149889" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Yaya Bey's latest, Remember Your North Star, tops this week's shortlist of the best albums out on June 17. Lawrence Agyei hide caption

toggle caption
Lawrence Agyei

New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 17

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1105530098/1105772479" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

FKJ's VINCENT is one of NPR Music's picks for the best albums out on June 10. Jack McKain/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Jack McKain/Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 10

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1103763276/1104020951" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Angel Olsen's Big Time is on NPR Music's shortlist of the best albums out on June 3. Angela Ricciardi hide caption

toggle caption
Angela Ricciardi

New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 3

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1102155342/1102681691" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

R&B singer UMI's debut full-length, Forest in the City is one of NPR Music's picks for the best new albums out on May 27. Eddie Mandell hide caption

toggle caption
Eddie Mandell

New Music Friday: The best releases out on May 27

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1101169631/1101512588" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Harry's House, the latest solo album from former One Direction singer Harry Styles, tops this week's shortlist for the best albums out on May 20. Lillie Eiger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Lillie Eiger/Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The best releases out on May 20

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1100068163/1100249199" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Kendrick Lamar's Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers tops this week's shortlist for the best albums out on May 13. Renell Medrano/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Renell Medrano/Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The best releases out on May 13

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1097874313/1098606784" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Sharon Van Etten's We've Been Going About This All Wrong is on our shortlist of the best albums out on May 6. Michael Schmelling hide caption

toggle caption
Michael Schmelling

New Music Friday: The best releases out on May 6

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1096869997/1097036825" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Toro y Moi's MAHAL tops this week's shortlist of the best albums out on April 29. Chris Maggio / LAUR hide caption

toggle caption
Chris Maggio / LAUR

New Music Friday: The best releases out on April 29

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1095301909/1095371567" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Pusha T's It's Almost Dry tops our shortlist of the best new albums out this week. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The best releases out on April 22

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1094087370/1094128672" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Kaitlin Butts' what else can she do is one of the top releases out April 15. Mackenzie Ryan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Mackenzie Ryan/Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The Top 5 albums out on April 15

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1092873527/1092881959" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Syd, of The Internet, has a new solo album today called Broken Hearts Club, one of the notable releases on a crazy-packed release day. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The best releases out on April 8

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1091407752/1091450808" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Bronx rapper T-Shyne's latest project, Confetti Nights, is on our list of the week's best new releases. 300 Entertainment/ Young Stoner Life Records hide caption

toggle caption
300 Entertainment/ Young Stoner Life Records

New Music Friday: The top 5 albums out on April 1

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1089951702/1090156748" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Humble Quest, from Nashville singer Maren Morris, tops our shortlist this week of the best albums out on March 25. Harper Smith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Harper Smith/Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The top 5 albums out on March 25

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1088591735/1088671517" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Rosalía's highly anticipated MOTOMAMI tops our shortlist of the best albums out on March 18. Daniel Sannwald/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Daniel Sannwald/Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The top 5 albums out on March 18

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1087245335/1087342507" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Rex Orange County's latest release, WHO CARES?, is on NPR Music's shortlist for the best albums out on March 11. Alexandra Waespi/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Alexandra Waespi/Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The top 5 albums out on March 11

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1085729632/1085954338" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The Belgian singer and rapper Stromae's first new album in nearly a decade, Multitude, tops our picks for the best new albums out on March 4. Michael Ferire/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Michael Ferire/Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The top 5 albums out on March 4

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1084243309/1084437662" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Robert Glasper's Black Radio III top's our shortlist for the best new albums out this week. Mancy Gant/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Mancy Gant/Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The top 5 albums out on Feb. 25

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1082793857/1082905409" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Khruangbin's collaboration with Leon Bridges, Texas Moon, is one of NPR Music's picks for the best new records out on Feb. 18. Pooneh Ghana/Couttesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Pooneh Ghana/Couttesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The top 5 albums out on Feb. 18

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1081569973/1081646003" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Pop and R&B singer Raveena's latest, Asha's Awakening, is on our shortlist of the best albums out on Feb. 11. Furmaan Ahmed/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Furmaan Ahmed/Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The top 5 albums out on Feb. 11

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1079885688/1079944333" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The 2 Chainz full-length Dope Don't Sell Itself is on our shortlist of the best albums out on Feb. 4. The Atlanta rapper says it'll be his final trap album. Wynton Harvey/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Wynton Harvey/Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The top 5 albums out on Feb. 4

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1077889084/1077981367" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Amber Mark's stunning debut, Three Dimensions Deep, is on our shortlist of the best albums out on Jan. 28. Nelson Huang/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Nelson Huang/Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The top 5 albums out on Jan. 28

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1076167266/1076243092" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">