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PRESS PLAY: 6 New Albums out August 9th!

Friday is new release day! Each week we feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE. This week, a familiar friend, Pete Yorn, turns in a brand new album called Caretakers.  Also, Irish singer-songwriter delights with Cala, indie-rockers Ra Ra Riot have another infectious collection in Superbloom, and a collaboration between Marc Cohn & The Blind Boys of Alabama offers some comfort.  Hear these and more!

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PRESS PLAY: 8 New Albums out August 2nd!

The Bird and the Bee | Photo by Alexa Nikol Curran

Friday is new release day! Each week we feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE.  Get ready to “Press Play” on new albums from country rocker Tyler Childers, Afro jazz new-comers Mwenso & The Shakes, and Philly’s Slaughter Beach, Dog.  Plus, The Bird & The Bee do their best Van Halen on an all new “Interpreting the Masters” tribute album!

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PRESS PLAY: 7 New Albums out July 26th!

Rayland Baxter | photo by Shervin Lainez | courtesy of the artist

Friday is new release day! Each week we feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE.  This week, Rayland Baxter (who plays #XPNFest tonight!) pays tribute to the late Mac Miller with the release of his Good Mmornin EP.  Also, recent World Cafe guest Caamp deliver a new album, Australian songwriter Angie McMahon releases her debut, and the Best Of … Spoon has some new music too!

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PRESS PLAY: 5 New Albums out July 19th!

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Courtesy of the artist

Friday is new release day! Each week we feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE. This week, the band LIVE celebrates the 25th anniversary of their breakthrough album Throwing Copper.  The re-issue features songs recorded during the sessions but unheard until now.  Also this week, new releases from Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One’s funky TUXEDO project, Texas songwriter Sarah Jaffe, and more!

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PRESS PLAY: 5 New Albums out July 12th!

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Frightened Rabbit | press photo via Atlantic Records

Friday is new release day! Each week we feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE. This week, we listen to a tribute to Frightened Rabbit, drop a dose of electroinca with the band Tycho, enjoy the power-pop sounds of Bleached, and more!

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PRESS PLAY: 4 New Albums out June 28th!

PHOTO BY: Alysse Gafkjen
PHOTO BY: Alysse Gafkjen

Friday is new release day! Each week we feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE.  This week marks the return of The Black Keys, and they’re ready to rock!  Also, it’s release day for alt-country singer Jade Jackson, the Minneapolis band Night Moves, and the strummy songwriter Chris Staples.  Dig in!

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PRESS PLAY: 7 New Albums out June 21st!

Willie Nelson | photo by Pamela Springsteen | courtesy of the artist

Friday is new release day! Each week we feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE.  It’s a wide range of music this week, from psychedelic blues rock of The Black Pumas to in-your-face punk anthems of Titus Andronicus.  Plus, check out the return of The Raconteurs, a new album from Willie Nelson, and more! Continue reading →

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PRESS PLAY: 7 New Albums out June 14th!

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real | Photo by Joey Martinez

Friday is new release day, and each week we’ll feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE.  This week, The Boss returns, Lukas Nelson wants you to “Build A Garden”, and Calexico and Iron & Wine team up again,  Hear selections from those new albums, and more! Continue reading →

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PRESS PLAY: 5 New Albums out June 7th!

Carlos Santana | photo by Maryanne Bilham | courtesy of the artist

Friday is new release day, and each week we’ll feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE.  This week, Santana celebrates 50 years of music with a brand new album called Africa Speaks.  Plus, two Dylan’s!  Up-and-comer Dylan LeBlanc releases his new studio album Renegade, and Bob Dylan serves up a massive live recording collection from 1975. Hear selections from those, and more. Continue reading →

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PRESS PLAY: 4 New Albums Out May 31st

Ian Noe | photo by Kyler Clark | Courtesy of the artist

Friday is new release day and each week we’ll feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE.  This week Americana storyteller Ian Noe releases his debut album, plus a new double-album from indie-pop duo JR JR!  Here are four new albums you should hear:

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