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Q Marsden’s debut album, Soul,Existing tops this week’s shortlist of the very best albums out on Could 5.

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Q Marsden’s debut album, Soul,Present tops this week’s shortlist of the very best albums out on Might 5.

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Q Marsden drops his debut whole-size this week, a selection of soulful songs steeped in analog nostalgia and ’80s pop manufacturing, with an eye toward a marginally extra warped and wondrous long term. We open up this week’s display with Soul,Present and discuss about the means Q embodies the past even though making fully his have.

We have also received an unbelievable new collaboration this week from the rapper billy woods and producer Kenny Segal, self affirmations from singer Emily King, the jazz group Artemis, yMusic and a lot more. Contributor and host of the Artimacy podcast Keanna Faircloth joins Director of Editorial Articles at WRTI Nate Chinen, NPR Music Editor Sheldon Pearce and host Robin Hilton as they share their picks for the best releases out on May possibly 5.

Highlighted Albums:

  1. Q — Soul,Existing
    Showcased Music: “WELCOME TO THE SOUL, Present,” “These days,” “STEREO DRIVER,” “Really like”
  2. Emily King — Particular Occasion
    Featured Tunes: “Medal,” “Who Needs My Really like,” “This Year”
  3. Artemis — In True Time
    Featured Songs: “Empress Afternoon,” “Penelope,” “Timber,” “Whirlwind”
  4. billy woods & Kenny Segal — Maps
    Featured Tunes: “Gentle Landing,” “Facetime (feat. Samuel Herring),” “Waiting around Around (feat. Aesop Rock),” “Soundcheck (feat. Quelle Chris)”
  5. yMusic — YMUSIC
    Highlighted Tracks: “Three Elephants,” “The Wolf”

Lightning Round Picks:

  • Ambiance — So Numerous Other Realities Exist Concurrently
  • Durand Jones — Wait around Til I Get More than
  • Magos Herrera — Aire
  • Roomful of Teeth — Tough Magic

Other noteworthy releases for Could 5:

  • The Album Leaf — Foreseeable future Slipping
  • Armani White — The Street to Casablanco.
  • Bailen — Weary Hearts
  • Cian Nugent — She Brings Me Back again to the Land of the Living
  • Conway the Machine — Will not He Do It
  • David Wax Museum — You Will have to Change Your Lifetime
  • Drain — Dwelling Proof
  • Ed Sheeran — – [Subtract]
  • Gaby Moreno — X Mí (Vol. 1)
  • Immaterial Possession — Mercy of the Crane Folks
  • Onyx — Blood On Da X
  • Rodney Crowell — The Chicago Classes
  • Rudy Royston — Day
  • Sam Sweeney & Louis Campbell — Shapes
  • SBTRKT — The Rat Street
  • Smashing Pumpkins — Atum
  • SQÜRL — Silver Haze