New Music Friday, October 22, 2021

New Music Friday on The High Note

New Music Friday is like the weather – always changing. I love the ebbs and flows of album releases and also the surprises that show up every week as I look for new music. This week is a big one.

This week I’m going to only highlight a few albums since there are so many released Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. First up, My Morning Jacket has been one of my favorite rock bands since my college days and I have to hear what the band has been up to with its self-titled album during the pandemic.

I’m going to keep going with the rock theme and suggest Parquet Courts and the band’s seventh album “Sympathy for Life.” I’ve been a fan of the indie rock band for years and I absolutely love the title which is reason enough to suggest it.

I also have loved JPEGMafia for a while and the east coast rapper is at the top of his game on his fourth album “LP!”

Lastly, for those who are feeling adventurous, check out Latin experimental folk artist Helado Negro and his latest album “Far In,” which blends his many influences in an electronically pleasing package.

As always, the entire list of new albums released today, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 is below in no particular order. My most anticipated albums are in bold. Let me know what you’re listening to in the comments below and on social media @highnoteblog.

New Album Releases – Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

Agnes – Magic Still Exists
Angel Dust – Yak: A Collection of Truck Songs
Bedouine – Waysides
Biffy Clyro – The Myth of the Happily Ever After
Black Marble – Fast Idol
Can’t Swim – Change of Plans
Circa Survive – A Dream About Love
Circuit – Des Yeux -io
Clinic – Fantasy Island
Comethazine – Comethazine the Album
Cradle of Filth – Existence Is Futile
Dave Hause – Blood Harmony
Deerhoof – Actually, You Can
Don Broco – Amazing Things
Dream Theater – A View from the Top of the World
Duran Duran – Future Past
Elton John – The Lockdown Sessions
Every Time I Die – Radical
Fuel – Anomaly
Good Morning – Barnyard
Grouper-  Shade
Guided by Voices – It’s Not Them. It Couldn’t Be Them. It Is Them!
Hand Habits – Fun House
Helado Negro – Far In
Herbert – Musca
Honne – Let’s Just Say the World Ended a Week From Now, What Would You Do?
Jarvis Cocker – Chansons d’Ennui Tip-Top
JPEGMafia – LP!
Kraus View – No Country
La Luz – La Luz
Lana Del Rey – Blue Banisters
Lone Always – Inside Your Head
Majid Jordan – Wildest Dreams
Massacre – Resurgence
CL – Alpha
My Morning Jacket – My Morning Jacket
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – B-Sides & Rarities: Part II
Okay Kaya – The Incompatible Okay Kaya
Oscar and the Wolf – The Shimmer
Parquet Courts – Sympathy for Life
Phew – New Decade
The Pineapple Thief – Nothing but the Truth
Ross from Friends – Tread
Rüfüs Du Sol – Surrender
Self Esteem – Prioritise Pleasure
Seventeen – Attacca
Starset – Horizons
Together Pangea – Dye
Tonstartssbandht – Petunia
Trace Mountains – House of Confusion
Tricky – Lonely Guest
U.D.O. – Game Over
Wale – Folarin 2
Wet – Letter Blue
Maxo Kream – Weight Of The World
John Coltrane – A Love Supreme: Live In Seattle
Dinner – Dream Work
Superchunk – Here’s to Shutting Up
Dummy – Mandatory Enjoyment
Xeno and Oaklander – Vi/Deo
Andrew Leahey and the Homestead American Static, Vol. 1
Sue Foley – Pinky’s Blues
The Convenience – Accelerator