AMN Picks of the Week: Empirical / Dresser, Mitchell, Melford, Dessen / Josh Rutner / Andrew Bernstein / Nashville Electric / Djam Karet

Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week and come recommended.

Empirical – Connection (2016)
Dresser / Mitchell / Melford / Dessen – Virtual Tour: A Reduced Carbon Footprint Concert Series (2016)
Josh Rutner – Rockabye Battleship (2016)
Andrew Bernstein – The Great Outdoors (2016)
Nashville Electric – Nashville Electric (2014)
Nashville Electric – Orson’s Folly (2015)
Djam Karet – Swamp of Dreams (2015)