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: Chick Corea -“Chick Corea: The Montreux Years”
The video, and one for “America (Continents Pt. 4)”, are taken from the next instalment in The Montreux Years series – Chick Corea: The Montreux Years. Available today, the album is a collection of Chick Corea’s finest performances at the Montreux Jazz Festival between 1981 and 2010, opening with the 2001 live performance “Fingerprints”, from his Grammy Award winning album “Trilogy”. The recording will be available in multi-format configurations, including superior audiophile heavy weight vinyl, CD and on streaming services, in superlative HD MQA audio.
1. Chick Corea -“Chick Corea: The Montreux Years”
2. Charles Lloyd, Anthony Wilson, Gerald Clayton -“Trios: Ocean (Live)”
3. Connie Han -“Secrets of Inanna”
4. Caroline Shaw/Attacca Quartet -“Evergreen”
5. Makaya McCraven -“In These Times”
6. Vieux Farka Toure, Khruangbin – “Ali”
7. Adam Blackstone- “Legacy.”
8. Laufey -“The Reykjavik Sessions”
9. Jessie Baylin – “Jersey Girl”
10. Big Scary – “Me and You”
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