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Next Week in Music | Aug. 2-8 • The Long List: 300-Plus Releases On The Way

All the music that's heading to your playlist in the coming days — and then some.


Did you know that sunglasses were originally designed for Chinese judges to hide their facial expressions in court? It’s true: Look it up. But first, scroll through the 300 albums, EPs, singles, box sets, compilations, anthologies, retrospectives, soundtracks and vinyl reissues landing next week. The future’s so bright you’ll have to make like a Chinese judge.



Abstract Mindstate | Dreams Still Inspire
Acda en De Munnik | Their Ultimate Collection
Aggressive Perfector | Havoc at the Midnight Hour
Agrypnie | Metamorphosis
Aimi Kobayashi | Chopin: Preludes; Piano Works – 24 Preludes, Op. 28 No.15 in D flat major “Raindrop”
Akademie für Alte Musik / Berlin | Haydn: L’Isola Disabitata
Akiavel | Væ Victis Vinyl
Akmu | Akmu Collaboration Album
Al Cohn | The Classic 1950s Sessions
Aldapeko Basque Latin Jazz | Iri Barrenetik
Alexander 23 | Oh No, Not Again!
Algy Lord Gray | Bertie
Ali And The Clouds | Future / Collapse
Alirio | All Things Must Pass
All Cats Are Beautiful | The Things We Made EP
Mose Allison | The Complete Atlantic / Elektra Albums 1962-1983
Amnessia Eterna | Malditos
Amulet | Un Desert De Colors
Ancient Wisdom | A Celebration in Honor of Death
Anciients | Heart of Oak
Anciients | Voice of the Void
Andare Trio | Andare Trio
Lauren Anderson | Love on the Rocks
Ands | Trust
Animals as Leaders | Weightless
Arjau | And: 25 Anys Diari De Bord
Art of Noise | Noise In The City: Live In Tokyo 1986
As December Falls | Happier
Astral Doors | New Revelation
Astro | Switch On
At 1980 | Late Night Calls
Aurata Fonte | Giovanni Bononcini: Cantate e Sonate
Aversed | Impermanent
Bakey | Bring It Back EP
Baltra | Dreaming Of A Disco EP
Patricia Barber | Clique
Battle Axis | Battle Axis
Bavarian State Opera Orchestra / Kirill Petrenko | Korngold: Die tote Stadt [Video]
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Juanjo Mena | Bruckner: Symphony No. 6
Benet | Game Over!
bigmcenroe | Brandon
Sofie Birch & Johan Carøe | Repair Techniques
Jeff Black | Silence
Blackpink | The Album – JP Ver
Leah Blevins | First Time Feeling
Blood Incantation | Interdimensional Extinction Reissue
Blood Incantation | Starspawn Reissue
Bluhauz | Purify Your Soul
Body Image CEO | In these difficult times​.​.​.​. now more than ever​.​.​. at the end of the day​.​.​.​.​. Pepsi
The Booklights | Into a Ball EP
Boozewa | Deb Single
Paul Bouanga | Sadness Is Weakness EP
Bronx Slang | Substance
Arthur Brown | Fire Coloured Vinyl Single
BTS | BTS, The Best
Adam Bruderek / Anna Prabucka-Firlej | Ives, Copland, Corigliano: American Sonatas for Violin and Piano
Brundarkh | Bells Of The Drowned
Jaira Burns | Tesla X
Joe Calderon | Cup of Joe
Casual Treatment | The Appearance Of Life
Catbite | Nice One
Cellini | Cuagula Single
Chance デラソウル | Virtual Girls Band a.k.a Sparkle
Stephen Chopek | Dweller
Circus Of Rock | Come One, Come All
Willie Colón and Ruben Blades | Siembra
Mike Cooper | Cane Fire OST
Coral Moons | Fieldcrest
Corners Of Sanctuary | Casualties Of War | Blood And Steel | Volume Two EP
Corners Of Sanctuary | Blood And Steel Volume Two
Crass | Normal Never V
Crossing I’s Dotting T’s | Crossing I’s Dotting T’s EP
Cyanide Tooth | Tentative Identity
The Cyberiam | Connected
Czarface | A Czar Is Born
Czarina | Wonderland Single
Damon & Naomi with Kurihara | A Sky Record
Dappy | Fortune
DC The Don | My Own Worst 3nemy
Deadlife | God In The Machine
Decrepisy | Emetic Communion
Travis Denning | Dirt Road Down EP
Desolate Horizons | Patience EP
Despise You | West Side Horizons
Hans Deville | Prophecies Of The Lost
Diskord | Degenerations
Dragged Under | We’ll Do It Live
Drive-By Truckers | Plan 9 Records July 13, 2006
11/5 | Friendin’ 4 Tha Funk
El Remolón | Asimétrico
Eluvium | Virga II
Empty Streets | Age of Regret
Endless Love Universe | Spore Sessions No. 8
Endure The Affliction | Identity Single
Exnovios | Un Nuevo Día
Esses | Bloodletting for the Lonely
Bill Evans | Symbiosis
Fake Laugh & Tarquin | Fake Laugh & Tarquin
Feeling Of Presence | Of Lost Illusion
Feet | Walking Machine EP
Fenne Lily | Breech (Acoustic)
Feuerschwanz | Die letzte Schlacht
Firestations | Pixel Wilderness EP
Lauren Flax | Out Of Reality EP
Ellen Foley | Fighting Words
Foxing | Draw Down The Moon
Fredo | Independence Day
Fresh Breath | How Did I Get Here
Gerry Gibbs | Songs From My Father
Evan Giia | Endorphins EP
Glass Spells | Shattered
Glaive | all dogs go to heaven EP
Grand Collapse | Empty Plinths
Graveyard Shifters | Head Turns First, Eyes Follow…
Grisly | Salting The Earth
Gnosis | Omens From The Dead Realm
Golden Child | GAME CHANGER
Guhts | Blood Feather EP
Orvang Halmer | World Carousel
Colin Hay | I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself
The Heavy Hours | Wildfire EP
Jeffrey Alexander and the Heavy Lidders | Jeffrey Alexander and the Heavy Lidders
Jake Hill | Dying Lately
Simon Hinter | Helena EP
Hippo Campus | Good Dog, Bad Dream
Andrew Holmes | Garden
Homeboy Sandman | Anjelitu
Ider | Shame
Implicit Doom | Where Are You, What’s The Story?
Information Society | Oddfellows
Insurgent | Sentient EP
In Veil | Lunatic EP
Ishmael Ensemble | Visions Of Light
Isola Dusk | Ghost Stories EP
Brian Jackson, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Adrian Younge | Jazz Is Dead 8
Tito Jackson | Under Your Spell
Jan The Man | Reversed Long Player
John Jenkins Music | If You Can’t Forgive You Can’t Love
Viktor Jonas | At The Edge of The World
Demun Jones | Southern Son
Fuzzy Jones | Hotel Landifornia
Joshua Ben Joseph | I Want The Old World Back
Sara Kays | Struck by Lightning
Liam Kazar | Due North
Khruangbin | Mordechai Remixes
Kississippi | Mood Ring
Zachary Knowles | Tendency To Be A Loner
Gordon Koang | Coronavirus / Disco
Krigsgrav | The Sundering
Kromestar | My Sound
Krust | The Edge Of Everything Remixed
Larsen Leap | Second Wind EP
Lexi Layne | Sinner & Saint
LCD Soundsystem | The Long Goodbye Reissue
Jordan Lehning | Three Colored Wall
The Letter Black | The Letter Black
Liars | The Apple Drop
Lil Tecca | We Love You Tecca 2
Fenne Lily | BREECH (acoustic)
Limina | Hidden Spaces
Lingua Ignota | Sinner Get Ready
Lip Talk | Laughing And Eating Cake
Litany | Adult Movies EP
Little Dragon | New Me, Same Us Remix EP
Long Shadows Dawn | Isle Of Wrath
Lovelorn | What’s Yr Damage
Manipulator | To Settle At The Bottom Of Your Own Ocean
Tamela Mann | Overcomer
Aiden Marceron | forms of formed plasticsix6 (frequency)
Desire Marea | Desire
The Mars Volta | Frances The Mute Vinyl Reissue
Willy Mason | Already Dead
Al Matcott | You Can Be Anyone EP
Mauvey | Sunday Afternoon / I Get It
Brian May | Back To The Light Reissue
May-a | Don’t Kiss Ur Friends EP
Barney McCall | Transitive Cycles
Sean McConnell | A Horrible Beautiful Dream
Means&3rd | Thought Contortion EP
Melted Bodies | Enjoy Yourself with Friends
Lakou Mizik And Joseph Ray | Leave the Bones
John Moods | So Sweet So Nice EP
Moon Not War | Godesx Single
Moritz Von Oswald Trio | Dissent
John Murphy | The Suicide Squad (Score From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Mutants | Vol. 5: Free
Ro Myra | Nowhere, Nebraska
Naked Raygun | Over The Overlords
Nas | King’s Disease II
Jason Nelson | Close
Netherbird | Arete
Nico | Drama Of Exile Reissue
Night Beats | Levitation Sessions
Night Ranger | ATBPO (And The Band Played On)
Jim Noir | Deep Blue View
Nothing Noble | Modern Dismay
NTsKi | Orca
Nun Habit | Hedge Fun
Nytt Land | Ritual
OMD | Liberator Vinyl Reissue
OMD | Universal Vinyl Reissue
Aidan O’Rourke | Iorram (Boat Song) Original Soundtrack Album
Alice Sara Ott | Echoes of Life
Overrider | the city eats the stranger / / the sky eats the city
Buck Owens | I’ve Got You On My Mind Again Reissue
Buck Owens | Sweet Rosie Jones Reissue
Buck Owens | Tall Dark Stranger Reissue
Paul & the Tall Trees | I Understand
Parlour Magic | Hydrogen Palace EP
Paul & The Tall Trees | I Understand EP
Permafrost AC | Isen Ligger Kvar
Pink Siifu | Gumbo
Kaycyy Pluto | Flew By You
Allison Ponthier | Faking My Own Death EP
Praises | EP4
Pray U Prey | The Omega Kill
Purple Pyramid | Legends Play The Beatles
The Real Minx | Complete Recordings
Troy Redfern | The Fire Cosmic
El Remolón | Asimétrico
Max Richter | Exiles
Rift Vision | 002 – The Remixes
Andrew Rinehart | Have Fun Idiot
RiseuP | Destructive Machine’s Chilling Time 3:27
Rocket Punch | Bubble Up!
Pete Rodriguez | Obstacles
Jean-Jacques Rojer | Soko
Dan Rose | My Heart Belongs With You EP
Carmen Q. Rothwell | Don’t Get Comfy / Nowhere
The Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra | The Sirius Mystery Opus 4 No. 1
RZA | RZA vs Bobby Digital
The Sails | Brighter Futures
Scarecrow | Splatterpunk
Scars | Predatory
School Disco | Head’s Still Here
Dannii Scott | D$cott
2nd Grade | Wish You Were Here Tour Revisited
Kalie Shorr | I Got Here By Accident EP
Shotgun Willy | Viva La Kid
Ethan Slater and Nick Blaemire | Edge of the World
Sleepersound | Idle Voices
Sleeveens | The Draw
Smiling | Devour
Somi | Dumb Dumb
Sparks | Annette: Cannes Selections | Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Spencer. | MyLuv
Spice | 10
Sponge | Lavatorium
Staind | Live: It’s Been a While
The Steoples | Wide Through The Eyes Of No One
Laura Stevenson | Laura Stevenson
Stray Weather | ASL EP
Barbra Streisand | Release Me 2
Summersets | Small Town Saturday
Suncraft | Flat Earth Rider
Sunk Heaven | The FvckheaѪted Lvng
Sunmi | 1/6
Swim School | Making Sense Of It All
Kate Taylor | Why Wait
Terez | Sad Girl Summer EP
Them Coulee Boys | Namesake
3rd Force | 3rd Force
.38 Special | Special Forces Reissue
.38 Special | Wild-Eyed Southern Boys Reissue
Paul Thorn | Never Too Late To Call
3 Fox Drive | Follow My Lead
3WA | Sea Witch / Whale Single
Oliver Thurley | Percussion Studies
Aleyna Tilki | Sır
Tinashe | 333
The Tolks | Beside The Deathbed Single
Treeboy & Arc | Life Preserver
Trial | Colourvoid
Trio Accanto | Trio IX and Exercises
The Umbrellas | The Umbrellas
Vacation | Existential Risks & Ruins
Various Artists | Amerikinda: 20 Years Of Dualtone.
Various Artists | An Eclectic Selection of Music From The Arab World Part 2
Various Artists | Country Funk Volume III (1975-1982)
Various Artists | Doomed & Stoned in Chile
Various Artists | Kikommando
Various Artists | Lo Recordings: Spaciousness 2
Various Artists | NOW That’s What I Call A Decade! The 80s
Various Artists | NOW That’s What I Call Music! 79
Various Artists | Rip It Up: The Best Of Specialty Records [LP]
Various Artists | Screensavers Vol 1
Various Artists | Soul Land Music Series: Volume 1
Various Artists | Spaciousness 2
Various Artists | Tremorverse Three
Andrea von Kampen | That Spell
Vulcan Tyrant | Vulcanocide
Wald Krypta | Possessed by Nothingness
The Wandering Hearts | The Wandering Hearts
Wato | Go Now And Live Vinyl Reissue
Weeekly | Play Game : Holiday
Kanye West | Donda
White Cowbell Oklahoma | Textos Raros Vol. 1: 2001-2011
Wild Wes | Nebula
Kim Wilde | Pop Don’t Stop: Greatest Hits
Nick Wilson | Now I’m Falling
Wolf Castle | Da Vinci’s Inquest
Kim Woojin | the moment: 未成年, a minor
Nikki Wozzo & The Bad Whiskey | The Bad Whiskey
Xentrifuge | In A Shattered Mirror
Jeff Yaffa | Thoughts That Keep Me Up At Night EP
Yawning Man | Rock Formations
Yelz Crew | Nights In Tokyo
Chris Young | Famous Friends
Will Young | Crying On The Bathroom Floor
Young Nudy | Rich Shooter
Youngn Lipz | Area Baby