New Music Friday, Jan. 20, 2023

New Music Friday on The High Note

Things are finally starting to heat up with New Music Friday now that it’s the third week of January with a hefty list of new albums released today – Friday, Jan. 20, 2023.

For the rock fans, Chicago-based Fran is out with the band’s second studio album “Leaving,” Guided by Voices is out with “La La Land,” We Are Scientists is out with “Lobes” and Mac DeMarco is out with “Five Easy Hot Dogs.”

Fans of the Velvet Underground will recognize the name John Cale who is out with “Mercy.”

For the rap fans, Trippie Redd is out with “Mansion Musik,” Boldy James and RichGains are out with “Indiana Jones” and Oddisee is out with “To What End.”

Lastly, despite a cancer diagnosis, Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto has released “12.”

As always, the entire list of new albums released today, Friday, January 20, 2023 is below in no particular order. My most anticipated albums are in bold.

New Album Releases – Friday, January 20, 2023

Ella Hooper – Small Town Temple
Fran – Leaving
Guided by Voices – La La Land
Hardy – The Mockingbird and The Crow
Ice Spice – Like…?
John Cale – Mercy
July Talk – Remember Never Before
Katatonia Sky – Void of Stars
Ladytron – Time’s Arrow
Låpsley – Cautionary Tales of Youth
Lukas Graham – 4 (The Pink Album)
Måneskin – Rush!
Mac DeMarco – Five Easy Hot Dogs
The Murder Capital – Gigi’s Recovery
New Found Glory – Make the Most of It
Riverside – ID.Entity
Trippie Redd – Mansion Musik
We Are Scientists – Lobes
Ryuichi Sakamoto – 12
Dave Rowntree – Radio Songs
Kali Malone – Does Spring Hide All Its Joy
Imperium Dekadenz – Into Sorrow Evermore
Twilight Force – At The Heart Of Wintervale
Italia 90 – Living Human Treasure
*teeth – Lost Memories
Boldy James and RichGains – Indiana Jones
Oddisee – To What End
Beauty Pill – Blue Period
Martina Bertoni – Hypnagogia