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New Music Friday For Oct. 26: The 8 Albums You Should Hear Now


Nao's sophomore full-length <em>Saturn </em>is on our shortlist for the best albums out on Oct. 26.
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Nao's sophomore full-length Saturn is on our shortlist for the best albums out on Oct. 26.

This week's batch of essential new albums includes Robyn's melancholy return to the dance floor, rock-and-roll madness from Ty Segall, the otherworldly voice of NAO, singer Julia Holter's mind-blowing masterpiece Aviary, and more. Host Robin Hilton is joined by NPR Music's Ann Powers and Stephen Thompson as they run through the best full-length releases out on Oct. 26.

Featured Albums:

  1. Oh Pep! I Wasn't Only Thinking of You
    Featured Song: "25"
  2. Robyn: Honey
    Featured Song: "Human Being"
  3. Ty Segall: Fudge Sandwich
    Featured Song: "Hit It and Quit It"
  4. Nao: Saturn
    Featured Song: "Love Supreme"
  5. Laura Gibson: Goners
    Featured Song: "Domestication"
  6. Julia Holter: Aviary
    Featured Song: Voce Simul
  7. Maggie Roche: Where Do I Come From?
    Featured Song: "Stayin' Home"
  8. David Crosby: Here If You Listen
    Featured Song: "1967"

Other notable releases for Oct. 26: Thom Yorke: Suspiria; Ian Sweet: Crush Crusher; Georgia Ann Muldrow: Overload; Black Eyed Peas: Masters of the Sun Vol. 1; Miya Folick: Premonitions; Homeboy Sandman: Humble Pi; Devon Church: We Are Inextricable; Tasha: Alone at Last; Joji: Ballads 1

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