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Summer Look Ahead 2006

Bob Boilen speaks with All Things Considered music reviewers Meredith Ochs and Tom Moon about their most anticipated CDs for Summer 2006. Hear sneak previews of new music from Thom Yorke, Johnny Cash, M. Ward and more.

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Summer Look Ahead 2006

Black Swan

Thom Yorke's solo album is due out July 11th from Beggars Group

Note: This is only an excerpt of the song at the label's request.

Power of the 45

Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys will release Turntable Matinee on July 11th.

Like the 309

The fifth installment in Johnny Cash's American Recordings series is due out

Right in the Head

M. Ward's Post War CD will be out from Merge Records on August 22nd.

Not California

Hem's next CD, Funnel Cloud is out September 5th.


The late guitarist Ali Fara Toure's posthumous release Savane is due out July 17th from Nonesuch Records.

Tubi Tupy

The Brazilian artist Lenine releases his self-titled CD from Six Degrees on July 6th.

Blue Caravan

Vienna Teng's Dreaming Through the Noise will be available July 25th.

Eanie Meanie

The U.S. release for Jim Noir's Tower of Love is scheduled for August 8th.