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New Music Friday Release Picks (4/21/23 & 4/28/23)

Our favorite New Music Friday releases from 4/21/23 and 4/28/23. Playlist is available at the bottom of the post.


Artist: Baba Ali

Album: Laugh Like a Bomb

Listen to First: "Yves Klein Blue"

Artist: Deb Never*

Album: Thank You For Attending EP

Listen to First: "Momentary Sweetheart"

Artist: Lunar Bird

Album: The Birthday Party

Listen to First: "Creatures"

Artist: Melati ESP

Album: hipernatural

Listen to First: "ANDA KATAKAN"

Artist: Nathan Connolly (of Snow Patrol)*

Album: The Strange Order of Things

Listen to First: "Fires"

Artist: Skinny Pelembe*

Album: Hardly the Same Snake

Listen to First: "Like A Heart Won't Beat"

Artist: Susanne Sundfør

Album: blómi*

Listen to First: "leikara ljóð"

Artist: Zoon

Album: Bekka Ma’iingan

Listen to First: "A Language Disappears"


Artist: Amon Tobin, Two Fingers, and Cujo

Album: Nomark Selects V. 1

Listen to First: "Cruel Like Flint"

Artist: Avalon Emerson

Album: & The Charm

Listen to First: "Karaoke Song"


Artist: Neev

Album: Katherine

Listen to First: "Will I Change You"

Artist: Photo Ops*

Album: Burns Bright

Listen to First: "You Must Not Need A Friend At All"


Artist: KAMAUU*

Album: LACUNA in the House of Mirrors

Listen to First: "switch up"

Artist: Nukuluk


Listen to First: "Covered in Gold"

Artist: Swizz Beatz

Album: Hip Hop 50: Vol. 2 EP

Listen to First: "Runaway (feat. Nas)"


Artist: Christof van der Ven

Album: Haul EP

Listen to First: "What's In It For"

Artist: Léa Sen*

Album: You of Now, Pt. 2 EP

Listen to First: "Dragonfly"

Artist: Melanie MacLaren

Album: Tourist EP

Listen to First: "Dissociating at a Tiki Bar in a Landlocked State"

Artist: Moreish Idols

Album: Lock Eyes & Collide EP

Listen to First: "Nocturnal Creatures"

Artist: Nabihah Iqbal


Listen to First: "Dreamer"

Artist: Ryan Beatty

Album: Calico

Listen to First: "Ribbons"

Artist: Sock

Album: Sock

Listen to First: "Gone Are The Days"

Artist: Tiny Ruins

Album: Ceremony

Listen to First: "Dogs Dreaming"

Artist: Waking Dreams

Album: Sliding Lines

Listen to First: "Downfall"


Artist: Dominic Miller

Album: Vagabond

Listen to First: "Clandestin"

Artist: The Jon Stickley Trio

Album: Meantime’s Up

Listen to First: "Take The Air"


Artist: Bestfriend

Album: places i’ve left EP

Listen to First: "Love Always Came So Easy for You"

Artist: Harriette

Album: I Heart the Internet EP

Listen to First: "Fucking Married"

Artist: Joseph

Album: The Sun

Listen to First: "Waves Crash"

Artist: Peach PRC

Album: Manic Dream Pixie EP

Listen to First: "F U Goodbye"


Artist: Teenage Bottlerocket

Album: So Dumb/So Stoked EP

Listen to First: "So Dumb"


Artist: Hannah Grae

Album: Hell is a Teenage Girl

Listen to First: "Propaganda"

Artist: Single Mothers*

Album: Roy

Listen to First: "Sad Dumb Game"

New Music Friday Release Picks Playlist

*An asterisk denotes that this release was one of our featured top 4 or 8 of the week.

This list is created by listening to all the music Friday releases listed on Consequence with under 1 million monthly listeners. If you have an upcoming release that you’d like to be considered for a future list, please fill out the "New Artist Submission" form on our site with the above information as well as a link to listen.

Please note: all submissions will be added to our “Artist Submissions” playlist but may or may not be included on our Friday Release Picks.


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