The virtual world and its computer-generated algorithms can be tiring. Cheryl Waters offers us something real, a hand-picked selection of some of her favorite new releases from MorMor, Bartees Strange, Blimes and Gab, Naked Giants and more.

1. Kevin Morby - Campfire
2. Slow Pulp - Falling Apart
3. MorMor - Don’t Cry
4. Moses Hightower - Þetta Hjarta 
5. Gabriel Teodros - The World Is a Hidmo
6. Sa-Roc - Something Real
7. Bartees Strange - Stone Meadows
8. Deep Sea Diver - Wishing
9. Antonioni - Malcomer
10. Lo Tom - Outta Here
11. Songhoy Blues - Badala
12. Sen Morimoto - Woof
13. Maxband - Cut It Loose
14. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Automation
15. Blimes and Gab - Baptism
16. Naked Giants - Turns Blue

Cheryl Waters is the host of The Midday Show on KEXP, every weekday from 10am-1pm PT on, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

Check out Kevin Morby's recent KEXP session and interview with Cheryl Waters

Read about MorMor's "Don't Cry" on KEXP's Song of the Day feature

Read our recent interview with Sen Morimoto, where he gets into his waking dreams and superstitions

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