#New Music

Whiskey Riff New Music Friday Playlist (1/14/22)

This week on the Whiskey Riff New Music Friday Playlist, we have new tunes from Ian Noe, Muscadine Bloodline, Hailey Whitters, Dolly Parton, Travis Tritt, Wade Bowen, Tracy Lawrence, Aaron Lewis, Joe Nichols, Jacob Bryant, Carson McHone, Wolfpen Branch, The Wooks, Priscilla Block, Jamestown Revival, and more. Turn it up,...
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New Music Friday: New Heat From Lil Wayne, Cordae, J.I.D., & More

The music industry is getting back into the swing of new music releases following the holiday lull. After last week's high-profile album releases from Gunna and The Weeknd, we have another solid release day on our hands, including drops from some of rap's most revered characters. This week, we're welcoming...
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Snoop Dogg and Heidi Klum Released a Single

Your New Music Friday playlists have been blessed with brand new music from Snoop Dogg. Even better? His new song is a collab with model Heidi Klum. Yes, you read that right. The new track is called “Chai Tea With Heidi,” and features Los Angeles-based DJ-Producer duo WeddingCake.
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Naumenko Premieres New Work by Newman at Bright Box

Assistant Professor of Voice (Soprano) Fotina Naumenko, D.M.A., will premiere “Bespoke Songs,” a new work written for her by Director of Composition, Coordinator of New Music and Associate Professor of Composition Jonathan Newman, M.M., at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, at the Bright Box Theater in Old Town Winchester during the ‘Love Surrounded’ performance presented by the EDGE Ensemble.

New Music Friday: Avril Lavigne, Bastille, Years & Years & More!

It’s Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday — especially when it’s New Music Friday! We’re breaking down this week’s best new tracks to keep on your radar. Avril Lavigne ft. blackbear – “Love It When You Hate Me”. Punk-pop princess Avril Lavigne...

New Music Friday: Avril Lavigne, Dolly Parton, Jake Banfield, Kevin Quinn, & More

We’re ready for another New Music Friday today and it’s stacked! Throughout genres, fans were treated to their highly anticipated new music from their favorite artists. With new singles releasing today, Priscilla Block announced the release of her debut album “Welcome to the Block Party,” Avril Lavigne announced the release of her upcoming album “Love Sux,” and the queen of country, Dolly Parton, released her surprise single “Big Dreams and Faded Jeans” off her upcoming album “Run Rose Run.”

New Music Friday With Bastille, Eddie Vedder, Jack White and Joywave!

It's a big New Music Friday with music from a bunch of our favorites!. Jack White gave us "Love Is Selfish", the first song from his album Entering Heaven Alive, which comes out on July 22. From Bastille, the next song from their record Give Me The Future is "Shut Off The Lights". That album is out on February 4th. Then, a week later on February 11th, we'll get Cleanse from Joywave and Eddie Vedder's Earthling! They've both given us new songs with "Buy American" and "Brother The Cloud". And, how about "Dime In My Dryer", Brandon Boyd's next song from Echoes & Cocoons!

New Music Friday: Orlando Weeks – Hop Up

Orlando Weeks has released his second solo album on this New Music Friday – have a listen below. Hop Up was previewed during the second part of last year with singles such as Deep Down Way Out – a Live4ever track of 2021 – but, according to our review, the themes stretched over the course of a full album proved to be slightly harder work.

New Music Friday: Mr. Matty’s World Releases Debut Album ‘Beautiful Mess’

Nashville children’s entertainer, Mr. Matty's World releases debut album, Beautiful Mess, streaming on all platforms now. Join the Virtual Listening Party on Friday, January 14 at 7PM CT!. STREAM THE ALBUM HERE. This “designed for the whole family” album features 14 songs, mixing traditional childhood favorites as well as...

New Music Friday: Cordae, Nick Grant, Jim Jones, and more

Welcome back, this Friday marks the eve of Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday. I would like for you all to consider the struggle leaders like Martin Luther King Jr, Bayard Rustin, Ida B. Wells, A. Phillip Randolph, Stokely Carmichael, and many others have done to push this country forward. Second, take some time to learn about America civil rights history and become an agent for change in your community.

New Music Friday: Thomas Rhett, Kane Brown, Jason Aldean, Dolly Parton, And More

Country music megastars are rolling into 2022 HOT, as more than a dozen have dropped fire hits that are destined to be part of the soundtrack of the year. On Friday, January 14, notable names like Thomas Rhett, Dolly Parton, Kane Brown, and Jason Aldean caused an uproar on the internet with their toe-tapping releases.

New Music Friday - New Albums From Earl Sweatshirt, Cordae, Gunna, Jim Jones + More

We’ve only made it two weeks into January, but 2022 is already shaping up to be an excellent year for Hip Hop and R&B music. This round-up of New Music Friday is a particularly excellent collection of new albums from around the country. To start, we run through SICK!, the newest album from Earl Sweatshirt. From there we traverse to the world of Cordae’s second album, From a Bird’s Eye View.

New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out Jan. 14

Our first New Music Friday of the year opens with a stunning new mixtape from the singer and producer FKA Twigs. CAPRISONGS is a radiant, more intimate and grounded collection of songs than the shape-shifting artist's earlier work, as she celebrates the friends and collaborators who helped her recover from a period of personal hardship.

5 Questions With Shane Smith About the ‘Yellowstone’ Boost, New Music, Texas BBQ & More

The musical stylings of Shane Smith & the Saints earned a legion of new fans thanks to Season 4 of Yellowstone. But the hard-touring Texas troupe—Shane, Bennett Brown, Dustin Schaefer, Chase Satterwhite, and Zach Stover—has been a Lone Star State staple for more than a dozen years. The band’s studio albums include Coast (2013), Geronimo (2015), and Hail Mary (2019), as well as a new live album, Live From the Desert (2021).

Concord Music Publishing Launches Chromatic Music

Concord Music Publishing has announced the launch of a new creative joint venture, Chromatic Music. Founded by chart-topping songwriter Tofer Brown, this new venture aims to develop, mentor, and raise up talent of all kinds, partnering with creators – artists, producers, and songwriters – of all genres. Chromatic Music in partnership with Concord takes off with its first signing, Nashville-based songwriter Lauren Hungate. The worldwide publishing deal, effective immediately, will cover Hungate’s full catalog.


FKA Twigs graces the cover of Spotify's New Music Friday upon the arrival of her new album, CAPRISONGS. RCA hitmakers are featured prominently in the playlist: Kane Brown's "Sour Whiskey" (RCA Nashville) places fourth, followed by Chris Brown's "Iffy." Other highlights include Mitski's "Love Me More" (Dead Oceans), Stromae's "L'enfer"...