10 New Albums to Stream Now: Ashley Monroe, J. Cole and More Editors' Picks

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Ashley Monroe, Sparrow
Miranda Lambert’s sidekick in Pistol Annies loves vintage Countrypolitan drama, and she channels it here in Technicolor, with lots of orchestral strings and “Ode To Billie Joe” folk guitar via retro-wizard producer Dave Cobb. It’s kitsch, emotionally weaponized: See “Hands On You,” a contender for sexiest Seventies cheatin’ song of the

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Hear Khalid's Seductive New Song 'OTW' With Ty Dolla $ign, 6lack

Khalid recruited Ty Dolla $ign and 6lack for his seductive new single, “OTW.”

The singer-songwriter promises instant romance on the atmospheric, Nineties-styled R&B ballad. “Put it in drive/ I’ll be outside; I’ll be on the way,” he croons over moody synths. “You can meet in five/ I’ll be online; I’ll be all day.”

His collaborators continue the booty-call theme throughout the

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Hear Leon Bridges' Soulful, Romantic New Song 'Beyond'

Leon Bridges contemplates romantic destiny on “Beyond,” a soulful track from his upcoming second LP, Good Thing.

“I’m scared to death that she might be it/ That the love is real, that the shoe might fit,” the R&B artist sings over a spare acoustic guitar figure and thumping kick drum. “She might just be my everything and beyond/ Space and time in the afterlife/ Will she have

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Anderson/Schwarz Surround and Immersive Recordings Sessions Present Unique Listening Experiences at AES Milan Convention

Jim Anderson (foreground) and Ulrike Schwarz, mixing at Skywalker Sound

 — Hi-res recordings from around the world offer state-of-the-art multichannel listening experiences —

Exemplifying the Audio Engineering Society’s theme of “Listen, Learn, Connect,” AES Conventions present a wide array of exclusive listening experiences and events to attendees in virtually every format available. From headphones and in-ear monitoring, to studio monitors and sound reinforcement, the AES Milan Convention 2018 offers opportunities for first-hand demonstrations and in-depth listening experiences, with insight from renowned engineers and producers working with the latest emerging technologies. A highlight event of the AES Milan Convention will be the “New Surround and Immersive Recordings” sessions, presented by 2-time GRAMMY®-winning Jim Anderson (Anderson Audio; Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, New York University; Past President and Governor, AES) and Tonmeister Ulrike Schwarz (Anderson Audio NY), recipient of multiple European awards including the Diamant d’Opera, Diapason d’Or, and Echo Klassik, as well as accolades for his work on many GRAMMY nominated projects, in association with the AES Technical Committee on Recording Technology and Practices, the AES Technical Committee on Spatial Audio and the AES Technical Committee on High Resolution Audio.

“AES Milan Workshop W10 – New Surround and Immersive Recordings” will take place on Thursday, 24 May at 10:45, showcasing high-resolution surround and immersive recordings from around the world. Presenters Anderson and Schwarz will present listeners with works that they have recorded and mixed in the past year in sessions taking place in New York, Norway, Havana and beyond. Works to be presented include:

– Artist – Soprano saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom (artist and co-producer) “Early Americans” Best Surround Album GRAMMY (2018) (Anderson’s second Best Surround Album winning project) recorded at Avatar studios, New York, NY

– Artist – Stavanger Symphony Orchestra – Recorded at the Orchestra’s concert hall in Stavanger, Norway, mixed at Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA, and mastered by Robert C. (Bob) Ludwig at Gateway Mastering, Portland, ME. SSO performs the Finn Mortensen “Symphony Op. 5” conducted by Peter Szilvay (released on Pure Audio BluRay in stereo/5.1/Dolby Atmos/Auro 3D) as well as a world-premiere composition by Gisle Kverndokk “Symphonic Dances” conducted by Ken-David Masur (to be released on Pure Audio BluRay in stereo/5.1/Dolby Atmos/Auro 3D, and vinyl)

– Artist – Pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba in a solo concert at Havana’s Grand Theatre – recorded live in Havana and mixed at Skywalker Sound

An additional Listening Session (Workshop W23) will be held on Friday 25 May at 11:00.

“Surround and immersive listening experiences have been one of the fastest growing and most exciting areas of development in professional audio production for many industry professionals,” states Anderson. “Our AES listening sessions have been a popular way, at AES Conventions, for attendees to hear some of the most cutting-edge examples of these recordings, and Ulrike Schwarz and myself look forward to presenting some our of latest works at AES Milan.”

 

About AES Milan
Themed “The Power of Sound,” the 144th International AES Convention will bring together audio professionals, students, enthusiasts and advanced audio technologies from around the world for four days of audio immersion, experiences and networking. Register now at for AES Milan at aeseurope.com for Advance Registration rates through 1 May, including additional discount pricing for AES Members and students. Complimentary Exhibits-Plus badges are also available by using code AES144NOW at checkout.

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Hear Ariana Grande's Uplifting New Song 'No Tears Left to Cry'

Ariana Grande touts positive vibes on her upbeat new song, “No Tears Left to Cry.” It’s the lead single from her upcoming fourth LP. The singer also unveiled the video. The Dave Meyers-directed clip finds Grande in a number of precarious positions as she contemplates moving forward.

On “No Tears

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