New Music Highlights

A Real Good Kid

Mike Posner
Label: Island
Release Date: January 18, 2019

Ain’t Nothin’ To It

Cody Johnson
Label: Warner Nashville
Release Date: January 18, 2019

This is Johnson’s debut release with Warner Nashville. Prior to becoming a full-time musician, the Texas native was a rodeo cowboy and prison guard. Ain’t Nothin’ to It was produced by Trent Willmon, a fellow rodeo cowboy and recording artist who has worked with Johnson in the past.

 

Assume Form

James Blake
Label: Polydor/Republic
Release Date: January 18, 2019

Assume Form is Blake’s follow-up to his 2016 album The Color In Anything. The album includes features by Andre 3000, Travis Scott, and more. A tour promoting the album will begin in February.

Future Hndrxx Presents: The Wizrd

Future
Label: Freebandz/Epic
Release Date: January 18, 2019

Future’s seventh studio album is promoted by the documentary of the same name released by Apple Music on January 11. Featured artists include Travis Scott, Young Thug and Gunna on the highly anticipated project.

Heard It In a Past Life

Maggie Rogers
Label: Capitol
Release Date: January 18, 2019

The Heard It In A Past Life tracklist includes the 2016 hit song “Alaska,” which garnered her attention when a video of her playing the track for Pharrell Williams during his visit to a master class at NYU went viral.

MINT

Alice Merton
Label: Mom+Pop Music
Release Date: January 18, 2019

MINT is an 11-track cavalcade of powerhouse tracks, and a long-awaited, hard-fought triumph of a debut album. It features a number of Merton’s hit singles including her most recent, “Funny Business”.

Phoenix

Pedro the Lion
Label: Polyvinyl Record Co
Release Date: January 18, 2019

Pedro the Lion has always been David Bazan, but it took a while to get back there. After 12 fruitful years as a solo artist, Bazan revives the moniker and mindset of his influential indie rock band.

Remind Me Tomorrow

Sharon Van Etten
Label: Jagjaguwar
Release Date: January 18, 2019

The breadth of Sharon Van Etten’s new passions have inflected Remind Me Tomorrow with a wise, warped-time perspective. She explains, “I want to be a mom, a singer, an actress, go to school, but yeah, I have a stain on my shirt, oatmeal in my hair. I feel like a mess, but I’m here.  Doing it.  This record is about pursuing your passions.”  This is Remind Me Tomorrow, fusing a pained attentive realism and radiant lightness about new loves.

The Unseen In Between

Steve Gunn
Label: Matador Records
Release Date: January 18, 2019

For over a decade, guitarist/vocalist Steve Gunn has been one of American music’s most pivotal figures – conjuring immersive and psychedelic sonic landscapes both live and on record, releasing revered solo albums ranking high on in-the-know lists.