Raphael Saadiq | photo courtesy of the artist
PRESS PLAY: 7 New Albums out August 23rd!
Friday is new release day! Each week we feature a selection of new albums and songs we LOVE. There’s no shortage of great music to put our ears to this week. Toni! Toni!Toné! co-founder Raphael Saadiq headlines the list in soulful tribute to his late brother Jimmy Lee. Philly punk rockers Sheer Mag combine their ferocious playing with fantastic storytelling on A Distant Call. Country legend Tanya Tucker completes a 17 year comeback with the Brandi Carlile/Shooter Jennings produced While I’m Livin’. Plus, this week, we’re showcasing new albums from Robert Randolph & the Family Band, David Wax Museum, Seratones, and Jay Som!
RAPHAEL SAADIQ Jimmy Lee
We LOVE: “So Ready”; “Something Keeps Calling”
SHEER MAG A Distant Call
We LOVE: “Blood from a Stone”; “Hardly to Blame”; “The Killer”
DAVID WAX MUSEUM Line of Light
We LOVE: “Equal in the Darkness”; “Uncover the Gold”
ROBERT RANDOLPH & THE FAMILY BAND Brighter Days
We LOVE: “Baptise Me”; “Simple Man”
TANYA TUCKER While I’m Livin’
We LOVE: “Hard Luck”; “The Wheels of Laredo”
We LOVE: “Power”; “Gotta Get To Know Ya”
JAY SOM Anak Ko
We LOVE: “Superbike”; “Tenderness”