New Music Friday: 6 Albums You Need To Hear Today

May 18, 2018
Originally published on May 18, 2018 6:41 am

All Songs Considered's Robin Hilton chats with NPR Music's Rodney Carmichael, Marissa Lorusso, Ann Powers and Stephen Thompson for a sprint through six noteworthy albums out May 18. This includes the raging rock of Courtney Barnett, Atlanta rapper Nick Grant, wildly ambitious psych-folk from Ray La Montagne and a whole lot more.

Other notable releases for May 18: GAS: Rausch, John Maus: Addendum, Low Cut Connie: Dirty Pictures (Part 2), Nellie McKay: Sister Orchid, Parquet Courts: Wide Awake!, Ryley Walker: Deafman Glance, Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks: Sparkle Hard.

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