75 Pop and Jazz Albums, Exhibits and Festivals Coming This Slide

CAVETOWN The bed room pop singer-songwriter Robin Skinner has gained a fervent on line pursuing with fragile tracks about teen daily life featuring titles like “I Pass up My Mum” and “I’ll Make Cereal.” On his new launch, “Worm Food,” he blends the curdled angst and peppy hooks of ’90s pop-punk (a single keep track of longs for 1994, a year Skinner was not still alive) with subdued synth pop. He writes about the certain aches of a new connection: “Laundry day, going to shrink your shirt/tends to make a ideal suit for me,” he coos in excess of lilting strings on “Laundry Day.” On a further, he compares himself to a “ball of wasabi” — “there to hold factors intriguing, but no person wishes me.” It’s a charming portrait of nervous love. (Nov. 4 Cave Songs Constrained/Sire)Blum

BILLY JOEL In advance of Billy Joel conquered Madison Sq. Back garden with an ongoing regular monthly residency and played the past-at any time concerts at Shea Stadium, he headlined another of New York’s secular temples, the first Yankee Stadium, for two evenings in June 1990. A remixed, re-edited and freshly expanded version of “Live at Yankee Stadium,” the concert film documenting people mega-gigs, will quickly see launch on Blu-ray, with the audio model coming out digitally, and on CD and LP sets. The hit-parade set record (together with “My Lifestyle,” “Uptown Female,” “New York Condition of Mind,” “Piano Man” and the then-recent No. 1 “We Did not Begin the Fire”) doesn’t vary a lot from the 1 you are going to hear Joel participate in at the Backyard right now, more than 30 a long time afterwards — the mark of a correct pop institution. (Nov. 4 Columbia/Legacy) — Shteamer

PHOENIX The French band whose bubbly 2009 indie-pop crossover strike “Lisztomania” received even a collegiate A.O.C. dancing with abandon is back again with “Alpha Zulu,” its initially LP in five a long time. In element a meditation on loss — together with that of its producer Philippe Zdar, who died in an accident in 2019 at age 52 — the album, marking Phoenix’s 25th anniversary as a group, incorporates an appearance by Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend. (Nov. 4 Glassnote/Loyaute Songs) — Sisario

JULIE BENKO & JASON YEAGER If you followed the backstage drama at Broadway’s “Funny Female,” you know that Julie Benko is the vivid-eyed, dulcet-voiced soprano who went from standby to star right after Beanie Feldstein’s departure. On Nov. 7, Benko and her husband, the jazz pianist Jason Yeager, will complete alternatives from their new album, “Hand in Hand,” which mixes exhibit tunes and criteria with Janis Joplin’s “Mercedes Benz” and Yeager originals at 54 Underneath. Other artists slated to pay a visit to “Broadway’s living room” contain the unsinkable nonagenarian Marilyn Maye (Oct. 12-15, Oct. 18-22), the stage and monitor veteran Leslie Uggams (Nov. 10-12) and the latest jewel in the club’s “Diamond Collection,” Vanessa Williams (Dec. 13-18), adopted by the enduring gem Patti LuPone (Dec. 20-30). Lovers of a certain Sara Bareilles musical can appear ahead to “Sugar, Butter, Reunion: Celebrating the Jennas of ‘Waitress’” on Oct. 9, and the new musical “Sean’s Tale,” an Ars Nova fee by Khiyon Hursey, will be showcased in live performance Oct. 11. — Gardner

PATRICIA BRENNAN The jazz environment can get caught in a struggle concerning the head and the heart, but rarely do you obtain an improviser like Patricia Brennan, the Veracruz, Mexico-born vibraphonist, marimba participant and outcomes maven, who skirts that dichotomy virtually absolutely. Her tunes looks to exist in a realm outdoors the human body, but stays loaded with sensation. “More Touch” is the observe-up to Brennan’s spellbinding debut, the solo LP “Maquishti,” and it introduces a new quartet of highly developed rhythmic thinkers: the drummer Marcus Gilmore, the percussionist Mauricio Herrera and the bassist Kim Cass. They undertaking concerning dreamy swing, bobbing bolero, the Afro-Caribbean rhythms of Brennan’s hometown, and totally free time. (Nov. 11 Pyroclastic) — Russonello