#NewMusicFriday September 16th, 2022: 10 Albums You Need To Hear This Weekend! (Feat. Samara Joy)

Check Out This Week’s Best Sounding New Music Releases!

Every #NewMusicFriday, we pick a bunch of the best-sounding new albums so you can get your audiophile music fix!… As usual, it’s a very eclectic mix (Albums are arranged with more traditional audiophile genres like Jazz and Blues at the top and the non-traditional audiophile stuff towards the bottom). Check out the TIDAL streams below!

Album of the week: Samara Joy -“Linger Awhile”

Simply put, Samara Joy is next. At just 22 years old, her Verve debut `Linger Awhile’ shows that with a voice, tone, and phrasing that harkens back to the most legendary jazz vocalists, Samara belongs in the company of iconic labelmates from Ella Fitzgerald to Sarah Vaughan to Billie Holiday. Samara is remarkably savvy on TikTok and Instagram, fostering a community of devoted followers through fully organic means. She is poised to be a household name, synonymous with timeless jazz music.



1. Samara Joy -“Linger Awhile”

2. Julian Lage -“View With A Room”

3. Henry Franklin, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad -“Jazz Is Dead 14”

4. Terri Lyne Carrington -“New Standards Vol. 1”

5. Ondara -“Spanish Villager No. 3”

6. Michelle Branch – “The Trouble With Fever”

7. Molly Lewis- “Mirage”

8. Rina Sawayama -“Hold The Girl”

9. Death Cab For Cutie – “Asphalt Meadows”

10. EST Gee – “I Never Felt Nun”

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