Best New Releases

Shabaka

Best New Releases, April 12: Shabaka, Metz, and more

Plus Necrot, Still House Plants, Avalanche Kaito, Sunburned Hand of the Man, and The Reds, Pinks and Purples

Khruangbin

Best New Releases, April 5: Khruangbin, Einstürzende Neubauten, and more

Plus Mount Kimbie, Drahla, Fabiana Palladino, Adam Wiltzie, Drahla, Witch Vomit and Iron Monkey

Kelly Moran

Best New Releases, March 29: Kelly Moran, Frail Body, and more

Plus Ride, Roc Marciano, Shabazz Palaces, Coffins, and Majesty Crush

Waxahatchee

Best New Releases, March 22: Waxahatchee, Jlin, and more

Plus Adrianne Lenker, Rosali, Restorations, Julia Holter, Early Day Miners, Glass Beams, Klaus Johann Grobe, Nourished by Time, Civerous and Alice Coltrane.

Best new releases - Four Tet

Best New Releases, March 15: Four Tet, Gouge Away, and more

Plus Kacey Musgraves, Tierra Whack, James Brandon Lewis and the Messthetics, Heavee and Lustmord

Mannequin Pussy

Best New Releases, March 1: Mannequin Pussy, Faye Webster, and more

Plus: Pissed Jeans, Yard Act, Ben Frost, Schoolboy Q, Jahari Yassamba Unit, Mildlife, Sheer Mag, and Linda Smith

Hurray For the Riff Raff

Best New Releases, February 23: Hurray for the Riff Raff, Erika de Casier, and more

Plus Mary Timony, MGMT, The Body and Dis Fig, Church Chords, Persher, Can and Emahoy Tsege Mariam Guebrou

Idles

Best New Releases, February 16: Idles, Laura Jane Grace, and more

Plus El Perro Del Mar, Grandaddy, Omni, serpentwithfeet and Middle Kids

Best New Releases, February 9: Helado Negro, Chelsea Wolfe, and more

Plus Brittany Howard, Sonic Youth, Itasca, Amiture, Kali Malone, Ducks Ltd., Pylon Reenactment Society and Spectral Voice

J Mascis

Best New Releases, February 2: J Mascis, Burial, and more

Plus Vijay Iyer, Linda May Han Oh, and Tyshawn Sorey; meth.; J. Robbins; Liquid Mike; and Ariel Kalma, Jeremiah Chiu and Marta Sofia Honer

The Smile

Best New Releases, January 26: The Smile, Ty Segall, and more

Plus Katy Kirby, Future Islands, Gruff Rhys, Eye Flys, The Umbrellas, Dissimulator, Angry Blackmen and Colin Newman

Best new releases - Kali Uchis

Best New Releases, January 12: Kali Uchis, Marika Hackman, and more

Plus Escuela Grind, Infant Island, Boldy James and Nicholas Craven, and Nailah Hunter

Aesop Rock

Best New Releases, November 10: Aesop Rock, Sunwatchers and more

Plus Patrick Shiroishi, Phét Phét Phét and Larry June & Cardo

Drop Nineteens

Best New Releases, November 3: Drop Nineteens, Hotline TNT, and more

Plus Actress, Marnie Stern, Matmos, bar italia, Earth, Amor Muere, Fatboi Sharif and Spiritual Cramp

Mountain Goats band

Best New Releases, October 27: The Mountain Goats, Sofia Kourtesis and more

Plus The Serfs, Superchunk, Shabazz Palaces, Year of the Knife, Adzes, and Ragana

Sampha

Best New Releases, October 20: Sampha, Reverend Kristin Michael Hayter, and more

Plus Titanic, Lost Girls, Forest Swords, Katie Von Schleicher, and more

L'Rain - Essential Tracks

Best New Releases, October 13: L’Rain, Jamila Woods, and more

Plus MIKE, Helena Deland, Body Void, Faith Healer, and Meat Joy