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New Music Friday: The best releases out on April 824:55
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Syd, of The Internet, has a new solo album today called <em>Broken Hearts Club</em>, one of the notable releases on a crazy-packed release day. (Courtesy of the artist)
Syd, of The Internet, has a new solo album today called Broken Hearts Club, one of the notable releases on a crazy-packed release day. (Courtesy of the artist)

When it rains it pours. April 8 is a crazy-packed release day, with a ton of notable albums, including new ones from the singer Syd (from The Internet), the shape-shifting, guitar-pop artist Omar Apollo, Camila Cabello, an all-star collaboration between Girl Talk, Big K.R.I.T., Wiz Khalifa and Smoke DZA, and a whole bunch more. On this week's New Music Friday we try to make sense of it all, with NPR Music's Anamaria Sayre and Jerusalem Truth, contributor Christina Lee and Radio Milwaukee's Tarik Moody, along with host Robin Hilton.

Featured Albums:

  1. Omar Apollo — Ivory
    Featured Songs: "Talk," "En El Ovido"
  2. Syd — Broken Hearts Club
    Featured Song: "BMHWDY"
  3. Girl Talk, Big K.R.I.T., Wiz Khalifa, Smoke DZA — Full Court Press
    Featured Song: "Fly the Coop"
  4. Camila Cabello — Familia
    Featured Song: "psychofreak"
  5. BANKS — Serpentina
    Featured Song: "Meteorite"

Other notable releases for April 8:

  • Calexico — El Mirador
  • Coi Leray — Trendsetter
  • Deer Scout — Woodpecker
  • Father John Misty — Chloe and the Next 20th Century
  • Fivio Foreign — B.I.B.L.E.
  • Hiatus Kaiyote — Mood Variant (The Remixes)
  • Jack White — Fear of the Dawn
  • Johnnyswim — Johnnyswim
  • Kae Tempest — The Line Is A Curve
  • The Linda Lindas — Growing Up
  • Orville Peck — Bronco
  • Son Lux — Everything Everywhere All At Once (OST)
  • Vince Staples — Ramona Park Broke My Heart
  • Wet Leg — Wet Leg

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