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New Music Friday: The best albums out June 28

Omar Apollo's new album, <em>God Said No</em>, is one of our favorite releases this week.
Aitor Laspiur
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Omar Apollo's new album, God Said No, is one of our favorite releases this week.

NPR Music's Stephen Thompson and Anamaria Sayre give you the lowdown on Omar Apollo's new LP, Lil Yachty's collaboration with James Blake, and the fourth album by Hiatus Kaiyote.

Featured albums

  • Omar Apollo, God Said No
  • Lil Yachty & James Blake, Bad Cameo
  • Hiatus Kaiyote, Love Heart Cheat Code

Other notable albums out June 28

  • Megan Thee Stallion, Megan
  • Johnny Cash, Songwriter
  • Neil Young with Crazy Horse, Early Daze
  • Camila Cabello, C,XOXO
  • Wilco, Hot Sun Cool Shroud EP
  • Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, South of Here
  • Lucky Daye, Algorithm
  • Guided by Voices, Strut of Kings
  • Dirty Three, Love Changes Everything
  • Headie One, The Last One
  • Amaarae, BLUE EP
  • The Folk Implosion, Walk Thru Me
  • Lupe Fiasco, Samurai
  • Kaitlin Butts, Roadrunner
  • Mabe Fratti, Sentir que no sabes
  • Combo Daguerre, Fracassines
  • Boldy James, Across the Tracks
  • The Drin, Elude the Torch
  • Redd Kross, s/t
  • Laughing, Because It's True
  • Aaron Frazer, Into the Blue
  • Shackleton & Six Organs of Admittance, Jinxed by Being
  • Washed Out, Notes From a Quiet Life
  • Liana Flores, Flower of the Soul
  • Loma, How Will I Live Without a Body?
  • The Felice Brothers, Valley of Abandoned Songs
  • Silverada, s/t
  • Imagine Dragons, LOOM
  • MUNA, Live at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles
  • cupcakKe, Dauntless Manifesto
  • Kamixlo, DEATHWORK
  • HOMESHAKE, Horsie
  • Channel Tres, Head Rush
  • Still Woozy, Loveseat
  • Chris Corsano, The Key (Became The Important Thing [& Then Just Faded Away])
  • Bilmuri, American Motor Sports
  • Petit Biscuit, Discipline
  • YUNGMORPHEUS & Alexander Spit, Waking Up & Choosing Violence

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Stephen Thompson
Stephen Thompson is a host, writer and reviewer for NPR Music, where he speaks into any microphone that will have him and appears as a frequent panelist and guest host on All Songs Considered. Thompson also co-hosts the daily NPR roundtable podcast Pop Culture Happy Hour, which he created with NPR's Linda Holmes in 2010. In 2008, he and Bob Boilen created the NPR Music video series Tiny Desk concerts, in which musicians perform at Boilen's desk. (To be more specific, Thompson had the idea, which took seconds, while Boilen created the series, which took years. Thompson will insist upon equal billing until the day he dies.)
Anamaria Artemisa Sayre
Anamaria Artemisa Sayre is co-host of Alt.Latino, NPR's pioneering radio show and podcast celebrating Latin music and culture since 2010.