The best releases out on April 29 : All Tunes Deemed : NPR

Toro y Moi’s MAHAL tops this week’s shortlist of the finest albums out on April 29.

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The greatest new albums out this 7 days seem to be to mirror on regret and forgiveness, inspecting the missteps we consider in life and how we offer with the fallout, which includes R&B singer Kehlani’s gorgeous blue h2o road, Girlpool’s (appropriately titled) Forgiveness, and the remarkably intimate and inward on the lookout Two Ribbons from Let us Take in Grandma. But first there’s MAHAL, the ambitious, adventurous and probably greatest album Toro y Moi has made so far. NPR Music’s Hazel Cills joins WXPN’s John Morrison, Radio Milwaukee’s Tarik Moody and host Robin Hilton as they share their picks for the best new albums out on April 29.

Highlighted Albums:

  1. Toro y Moi — MAHAL
    Highlighted Tracks: “Journal,” “The Medium”
  2. Girlpool — Forgiveness
    Showcased Track: “Nothing at all Presents Me Pleasure”
  3. Dälek — Precipice
    Showcased Tracks: “Devotion (When I Cry The Wind Disappears),” “Boycott”
  4. Kehlani — blue water road
    Featured Tracks: “desire i by no means” and “wondering/wandering”
  5. Let’s Take in Grandma — Two Ribbons
    Featured Tracks: “Watching You Go,” “Peculiar Conversations”
  6. Lady Extremely — El Sur
    Featured Tracks: “Bombay,” “Nade Que Hacer”

Other noteworthy releases for April 29:

  • Bloc Celebration — Alpha Online games
  • Burnt Pink — Afterlife Dub
  • Congotronics Intercontinental — Where’s The Just one?
  • Corb Lund — Songs My Close friends Wrote
  • Diane Coffee — With Persons
  • Ebi Soda — Honk If You might be Unhappy
  • The Head and the Heart — Every single Shade Of Blue
  • Kelly Lee Owens — LP8
  • Melody’s Echo Chamber — Emotional Everlasting
  • Miranda Lambert — Palomino
  • Röyksopp — Profound Mysteries
  • William Basinski & Janek Schaefer — …On Reflection