New Music Highlights

All At Once

Screaming Females
Label: Don Giovanni Records
Release Date: February 23, 2018

Over six albums and more than a decade of touring, Screaming Females have remained deeply individual and steadfastly DIY. All At Once captures Screaming Females at their most ambitious and expansive. A reminder there’s a hopeful and joyful energy to underground music-making. Patience, perseverance, and long term dedication still work.

Aurora

Bea Miller
Label: Hollywood Records
Release Date: February 23, 2018

“It’s who I am and everything I’m about. So if you wanna know Bea Miller, here I am” said the 19-year old singer-songwriter of her sophomore album, which touches on themes ranging from existential boredom to slut-shaming.

Chime

Dessa
Label: Doomtree Records
Release Date: February 23, 2018

Singer, rapper and writer, Dessa returns with her third full-length album, Chime.  Listed as one of 2018’s most anticipated releases by NPR, the album showcases her at her finest; she’s fierce and tender, deft, and passionately curious.

Cry No More

Danielle Nicole
Label: Concord Records
Release Date: February 23, 2018

Of the singer-bassist-songwriter’s debut solo album, one reviewer notes, “Far from a one-trick pony, Danielle Nicole bends genres as effortlessly as she does her bass strings,” with nine of the 14 tracks written by Nicole.

FEVER

Black Milk
Label: Mass Appeal Records
Release Date: February 23, 2018

Acclaimed Detroit-born producer/rapper Black Milk announces FEVER, a politically charged collection of genre-bending hip-hop, releasing via Mass Appeal Records on 2/23.

Loner

Caroline Rose
Label: New West Records
Release Date: February 23, 2018

Coming four years after her I Will Not Be Afraid debut, the indie rocker’s sophomore album sees her exploring a more synth-oriented pop sound that she claims is “as much inspired by Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears as it was late ‘70s punk.”

Lost Touch

We Were Sharks
Label: Victory Records
Release Date: February 23, 2018

The Canadian rock sextet’s debut album on Victory Records, Lost Touch is “a nod to disconnecting from the comfort and recognition of normal daily life, the failure of intimate relationships, as well as close friendships.”

Nation of Two

Vance Joy
Label: Atlantic Records
Release Date: February 23, 2018

The Australian singer-songwriter explained of his second studio album, “Nation of Two describes a perfectly self-contained couple; their world beginning and ending at the bed they share, the car they ride in, or any other place where they’re together… the idea that their love for each other gives them their bearings; a point of reference that makes sense of life.”

One People One World

Femi Kuti
Label: Knitting Factory Records
Release Date: February 23, 2018

One People One World will be released by Knitting Factory Records On February 23, 2018. Femi Kuti, the son of the late and great Fela Kuti, is the heart and soul of modern Afrobeat.