New Music Highlights

Anthem of the Peaceful Army

Greta Van Fleet
Label: Lava/Republic
Release Date: October 19, 2018

Penned by all four members of the Michigan outfit – brothers Jake, Sam and Josh Kiszka and their friend Danny Wagner – the album peruses a number of topics, including “fresh starts, love, integrity, innocence, adventure, diversity and peace, the life cycle and its inherent responsibilities, courage, masked deceptions, revolution, and truth,” according to a statement.

Common Blah

Weakened Friends
Label: Don Giovanni Records
Release Date: October 19, 2018

Common Blah is the debut full-length by Portland, Maine’s Weakened Friends, who use volume — instrumental and emotional — to reassert a sense of control in a time when daily life has slid out of tune.

Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa
Release Date: October 19, 2018

“Think of this as a little gift to wrap up this album cycle!” the British singer/songwriter told her fans on twitter in advance of the release of this super deluxe edition of her debut album with three new songs.


Label: Reprise
Release Date: October 19, 2018

“Melody has always been in our wheelhouse, but when you hear the rest of this record, you’ll notice a very tangible left turn. It’s markedly different than anything we’ve put out,” frontman David Draiman said of the heavy metal outfit’s seventh studio album, a tribute to late friends Chester Bennington of Linkin Park and Vinnie Paul of Pantera.

Nuthin’ 2 Prove

Lil Yachty
Label: Quality Control/Motown/Capitol
Release Date: October 19, 2018

The new project from the Platinum rapper drops as he embarks on a tour with Bhad Bhabie called The Disrespect Tour which kicks off on October 24th in Baltimore and is scheduled to hit New Orleans, Memphis, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and more.


The Anix
Label: FiXT
Release Date: October 19, 2018

The Anix’s dystopian cyberpunk album Shadow_Movement features 15 tracks of future-rock, including highlights “This Machine,” “Fight The Future,” and “Interchanger.”

Shake the Spirit

Elle King
Label: RCA
Release Date: October 19, 2018

“[M]aking the album not only changed my life, it saved my life. It’s like when you see somebody who is struggling, you want to shake them. Putting this record out is like shaking myself awake” said the multi-Platinum Americana crooner of her second album, on which she wrote or co-wrote all 13 tracks.


Rufus du Sol
Label: Reprise
Release Date: October 19, 2018

The third album from the Aussie electronic dance trio “balances deeper studies of their sound without tampering with the pop sensibilities and live instrumentation that have made them fixtures of playlists and festivals, delivering emotive storytelling, vibrant production, and soaring vocal” said one review.

Some People I Know

The Brother Brothers
Label: Compass Records
Release Date: October 19, 2018

With minimal instrumentation, meaningful lyrics, and their incredible harmony blend, the Brother Brothers draw on the energy and creativity of Brooklyn, NY, for their full-length debut album.

The Anteroom

How to Dress Well
Label: Domino Recording Co
Release Date: October 19, 2018

The Anteroom is a continuous meshwork of deeply psychedelic music. The album is a return to what made HTDW so special in the first place: the intimacy of the music, and the purity and intensity of the connection forged with the listener.


Yoko Ono
Label: Yoko Ono
Release Date: October 19, 2018

Yoko revisits and reimagines 13 songs from her past work, spanning 1970 – 2009, the lyrics and messages still pertinent. “The world is so messed up. Things are very difficult for everybody. It’s a warzone that we are living in…” says Ono. “I like to create things in a new way. Every day things change.”