New Music Highlights

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Lil Nas X
Label: Columbia
Release Date: June 21, 2019

Lil Nas X’s breakout hit, “Old Town Road” is 3x Multi-Platinum and 1 of only 2 songs released in 2019 to be certified multi-Platinum. His seven-track debut EP 7 drops with features from Ryan Tedder and Billy Ray Cyrus.

A Bath Full of Ecstasy

Hot Chip
Label: Domino Recordings
Release Date: June 21, 2019

A Bath Full of Ecstasy is an invigorating new chapter in Hot Chip’s career. Working with Phillipe Zdar + Rodaidh McDonald, this bold collection is a celebration of joy but recognizes the struggle it can take to get to that point of happiness.

False Alarm

Two Door Cinema Club
Label: Glassnote
Release Date: June 21, 2019

False Alarm is the band’s fourth studio album, that’s described by them as an album that “wryly scans and satirizes the social and environmental woes of 2019 through the prism of wonderfully off-kilter pop.”

Help Us Stranger

The Raconteurs
Label: Third Man Records
Release Date: June 21, 2019
The Raconteurs have assembled a cadre of killer rock songs that make up Help Us Stranger, the band’s third studio LP and first new music in over a decade.  

Late Night Feelings

Mark Ronson
Label: Sony
Release Date: June 21, 2019

Late Night Feelings will be Mark Ronson’s fifth studio album. The Multi-Platinum certified artist has already released four singles from the album, including its lead single “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart” featuring Miley Cyrus.

Red Bandana

Aaron Watson
Label: Big Label Records
Release Date: June 21, 2019

“There’s nothing more classic, more country or more cowboy than an old red bandana. It signifies hard work, grit and determination,” Watson shares in a press release. The Texas native said the twenty songs featured on the album took “20 years to make.”

Retrospect

Los Retros
Label: Stones Throw Records
Release Date: June 21, 2019

Los Retros, the 19 yr old musician from Oxnard, CA recently supported CuCo on his sold-out N. American tour and will be releasing his debut Retrospect EP on Stones Throw Records, June 21st. 

Ride Me Back Home

Willie Nelson
Label: Legacy Recordings
Release Date: June 21, 2019

Ride Me Back Home is set to complete a trilogy of Buddy Cannon-produced Nelson albums focused on mortality. The trio began with the release of 2017’s God’s Problem Child and continued with 2018’s Last Man Standing. The album is a family affair, featuring the songwriting talents of his daughter, Debby Throckmorton, on the title track, and the vocals from his sons Micah and Lukas on “It’s Hard to Be Humble.”

Schlagenheim

Black Midi
Label: Beggars
Release Date: June 21, 2019

Most recently, black midi has built a reputation for dynamic, collaborative energy and uncompromising live shows. Schlagenheim is “a rousing debut that constantly eschews genre conventions”