New Music Highlights

Christmas: A Season of Love

Idina Menzel
Label: School Boy/Decca
Release Date: October 18, 2019
Idina Menzel releases her latest holiday album titled Christmas: A Season of Love. The album features duets with Ariana Grande, Billy Porter, Josh Gad, and her husband Aaron Lohr.

Crush

Floating Points
Label: Ninja Tune
Release Date: October 18, 2019

A tempestuous blast of electronic experimentalism whose title alludes to the pressure-cooker of the current environment, Crush explores a signature melancholia and use of the Buchla synthesizer, whose eerie modulation haunts the album.

Juice B Crypt

Battles
Label: Warp Records
Release Date: October 18, 2019

While always from New York, Juice B Crypts is the first album Battles have written and recorded living there. Influenced by its rhythms, it joins the dots of their lived and unlived experiences there.

Mala Santa

Becky G
Label: Sony Music Latin
Release Date: October 18, 2019
Becky G releases her debut album titled Mala Santa. The album features her hit Mayores featuring Bad Bunny and her hit Sin Pijame.

Real Friends

Chris Janson
Label: Warner Music Nashville
Release Date: October 18, 2019

“I made Real Friends with actual real friends. I produced the album with real friends, wrote all the songs with real friends, took all the photos for the project with my best friend and wife, Kelly,” he explains in a press release, says Janson.

Surviving

Jimmy Eat World
Label: RCA
Release Date: October 18, 2019
Jimmy Eat World releases their 10th studio album, Surviving, which is about the power of choice. Jim Adkins, the band’s leader, sings about things like being vulnerable in the face of rejection and letting go of your ego.

The Acoustic Sessions

Florida Georgia Line
Label: Big Machine
Release Date: October 18, 2019

Florida Georgia Line releases a new collection of stripped-down acoustic versions of some of their biggest hits, The Acoustic Sessions.

There Existed an Addiction to Blood

Clipping
Label: Sub Pop
Release Date: October 18, 2019

There Existed an Addiction to Blood is Clipping’s subversive transmutation of horrorcore rap. It’s experimental hip-hop built to bang in a post-apocalyptic club bursting with radiation.

Wave

Patrick Watson
Label: Domino Records
Release Date: October 18, 2019

Watson’s intimate 6th studio album is about how sometimes you have to sing a love song to yourself when no one else will, allowing the sound to carry you and learning to trust where you will land.

When I say to you Black Lightning

Common Holly
Label: Barsuk Records
Release Date: October 18, 2019

Common Holly’s Barsuk debut, When I say to you Black Lightning, is a look outward; an exploration of the ways in which we all experience pain, fear and self-delusion, and how we can learn to confront those feelings.

Woptober 2

Gucci Mane
Label: GUWOP/ Atlantic
Release Date: October 18, 2019
Gucci Mane releases his second album of the year titled Woptober II. The album is a sequel to his October 2016 Album titled Woptober. The lead single is Richer than Errybody, featuring Youngboy Never Broke Again and DaBaby.