The ideal releases out Sept. 23 : All Songs Deemed : NPR

Beth Orton’s new report, Temperature Alive, finds the singer getting command of her possess sound.

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Beth Orton’s new history, Temperature Alive, finds the singer getting regulate of her possess seem.

Eliot Lee Hazel/Courtesy of the artist

Peter Matthew Bauer manufactured his title as a member of The Walkmen, whose nervy, guitar-pushed rock life in the DNA of Bauer’s new album, Bouquets. Beth Orton has an even extended recorded legacy that stretches back to her 1996 debut, Trailer Park. Orton’s new report, Temperature Alive, finds the singer getting control of her have audio — and driving it in new, warmly organic directions.

We’ve also bought a new album by Vieux Farka Touré and Khruangbin, who collaborate on interpretations of operate by Touré’s legendary late father, Ali Farka Touré. Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw headlines an additional album-size collaboration, this a single with the versatile strings of Attacca Quartet. And, talking of versatility, jazz drummer Makaya McCraven rounds out this week’s lineup with the support of a smaller military of players his new album is titled In These Moments.

On this week’s New Audio Friday, NPR Music contributor Nate Chinen, WBEZ and Vocalo Radio’s Ayana Contreras and WXPN’s John Morrison join guest host Stephen Thompson.

Showcased Albums:

  1. Peter Matthew Bauer — Bouquets
    Featured Tracks: “Chiyoda, Arkansas, Manila,” “Flowers”
  2. Beth Orton — Weather Alive
    Featured Tracks: “Lonely,” “Fractals”
  3. Vieux Farka Touré & Khruangbin — Ali
    Featured Tunes: “Mahine Me,” “Savanne”
  4. Caroline Shaw & Attacca Quartet — Evergreen
    Highlighted Music: “Other Track,” “The Evergreen Stem”
  5. Makaya McCraven — In These Situations
    Highlighted Tunes: “Desire Another,” “The Title”

Lightning Round:

  • The Comet Is Coming — Hyper-Dimensional Growth Beam
  • Young RJ — Environment Tour
  • Angelica Sanchez Trio — Sparkle Beings
  • Alex G — God Help you save the Animals
  • Nils Frahm — New music for Animals

Other noteworthy releases for Sept. 23:

  • 5 Seconds of Summer time — 5SOS5
  • Arkells — Blink Two times
  • Large Terrifying — Me and You
  • Bloods — Together, Little one!
  • Buzzcocks — Sonics in the Soul
  • Daniel Tashian — Night time After Night
  • Divino Niño — Final Spa on Earth
  • Editors — EBM
  • Long term Teenagers — Self Assist
  • Ian William Craig — Tunes for Magnesium_173
  • Maddie & Tae — By way of the Madness, Vol. 2
  • Marisa Anderson — Nevertheless, Right here
  • Mark Owen — Land of Dreams
  • Maya Hawke — MOSS
  • Nikki Lane — Denim & Diamonds
  • Protoje — Third Time’s the Appeal
  • Sofie Royer — Harlequin
  • The Tender Moon — Exister
  • Sports Group — Gulp!
  • The Tallest Gentleman on Earth — Way too Late for Edelweiss
  • Tamino — Sahar
  • Tim Burgess — Common New music
  • Whitney Fenimore — Leaving Ashwood
  • The Ponder Yrs — The Hum Goes on Without end
  • Zouj — Steel