New releases

Published on October 23rd, 2017 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: April 6, 2018

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Aces (Utah pop quartet) “When My Heart Felt Volcanic” (first single: “Fake Nice”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Red Bull)
Daniel Avery (London-based producer) “Song For Alpha” (first single: “Slow Fade”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Phantasy / Mute)
Bambara “Shadow on Everything” (producer: Andy Chugg; first single: “José Tries to Leave”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Wharf Cat)
Blackberry Smoke “Find a Light” (guests: Robert Randolph, Amanda Shires, The Wood Brothers; first single: “Flesh and Bone”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (3 Legged Records / Earache)
Creed Bratton (original Grass Roots member and cast member of “The Office”) “While the Young Punks Dance” (MRI)
Paul Carrack “These Days” (Amazon UK; Vinyl) (Carrack UK)
The Dead Daisies “Burn It Down” (former Journey drummer Deen Castronovo replaces Brian Tichy; producer: Marti Frederiksen; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download) (Spitfire Music / SPV)
Dr. Octagon “Moosebumps: an exploration into modern day horripilation” (Kool Keith, Dan The Automator and DJ Qbert reunite for their first album since their 1996 debut; first single: “Octagon Octagon”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Bulk Recordings)
Eels “The Deconstruction” (first single: “The Deconstruction”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (E Works / PIAS)
Hinds “I Don’t Run” (producers: Hinds, Gordon Raphael; first single: “New For You”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Mom+Pop Music)
Hop Along (Philly indie-rock quartet) “Bark Your Head Off, Dog” (first single: “How Simple”; Hear here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Saddle Creek)
Island (London quartet) “Feels Like Air” (first single: “Try”; Hear here; See here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Frenchkiss)
Machine Gun Kelly (Italian rock group) “No Easy Way Out” (Hear here) (Sliptrick)
Deva Mahal (daughter of Taj Mahal) “Run Deep” (producers: Scott Jacoby, Jarrett Wetherell; Hear here; Download) (Motéma Music)
Manic Street Preachers “Resistance Is Futile” (Read here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Columbia)
Kylie Minogue “Golden” (first single: “Dancing”; Hear here; Vinyl; Super Deluxe Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (BMG Rights Management)
Mipso (North Carolina indie-Americana quartet) “Edges Run” (Vinyl) (AntiFragile Music)
Tom Misch (22-year-old U.K. singer-musician) “Geography” (new single: “Movie”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Beyond The Groove / Kobalt Music Recordings)
Nonpareils “Scented Pictures” (first single: “The Timeless Now”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Mute)
Rainbow Kitten Surprise “How to: Friend, Love, Freefall” (producer: Jay Joyce; first single: “Fever Pitch”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl, with download card; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Elektra)
Rosie & the Riveters “Ms. Behave” (producer: Joshua Van Tassel; Hear here; See here; iTunes; On Tour) (Rosie & the Riveters)
Sloan “12” (first single: “The Day Will Be Mine”; Hear here;; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Yep Roc)
Lisa Stansfield “Deeper” (first single: “Everything”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Vinyl Box Set; Download; On Tour) (earMUSIC)
Ryan Stevenson “No Matter What” (producer: Bryan Fowler; guests: Amy Grant, Bart Millard; first single: “No Matter What”; Hear here; On Tour) (Gotee)
Will Stewart “County Seat” (first single: “Sipsey”; Hear here; Download) (Cornelius Chapel)
Thirty Seconds to Mars “The New Album” (new single: “Dangerous Night”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Thirty Seconds to Mars / Interscope)
Various artists “Johnny Cash: Forever Words” (16 songs created from Cash’s poetry and set to music by the likes of the late Chris Cornell, daughter Rosanne Cash, John Mellencamp, Elvis Costello, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Brad Paisley, Kacey Musgraves, etc.; it’s the musical companion to “Forever Words: The Unknown Poems,” a volume of Cash’s unpublished writing edited by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon; producers: John Carter Cash, Steve Berkowitz; Vinyl; Download) (Legacy Recordings)
The Wonder Years “Sister Cities” (producer: Joe Chiccarelli; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Hopeless)
Wye Oak “The Louder I Call, the Faster It Runs” (first single: “The Louder I Call, the Faster It Runs”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Merge)
Young Galaxy (Montreal electro-pop duo) “Down Time” (first single: “Under My Wing”; Hear here) (Young Galaxy)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Greyhounds (Austin-based trio) “Cheyenne Valley Drive” (first single: “No Other Woman”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Bud’s Recording Service)
Fenne Lily (Bristol, U.K., singer-songwriter) “On Hold” (producers: Tamu Massif, James Thorpe, John Parish; new single: “On Hold”; Hear here; iTunes) (Fenne Lily)
MIEN (feat. members of The Horrors and The Black Angels) “MIEN” (first single: “Black Habit”; Hear here) (Rocket Recordings)
RĀI (NYC-based R&B singer-songwriter) “Love’s on the Way” (Hear here) (RĀI)
The Weekend Classic (Indiana alt-rock trio) “Better Health” (six-song EP; producer: Seth Henderson; new single: “Mutual Interest”; Hear here; See here; iTunes; On Tour) (Rude)

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Debby Boone “Midstream / Debby Boone” (1978, 1979 albums on one CD; remastered), “Love Has No Reason / Savin’ It Up (Expanded Edition)” (1980 albums on one CD; remastered, with five bonus tracks) (Real Gone Music)
Johnny Cash “The Total Johnny Cash Sun Collection” (eBay; Merch) (Curb)
Chicago “Chicago: VI Decades Live (This Is What We Do)” (four-CD, one-DVD box set containing previously unreleased live material from 1969-2014; Read here; Amazon UK;; see related DVD below; eBay; Merch) (Rhino)
The Cleftones “The Complete Releases 1955-62” (two CDs, 45 songs; Track list; eBay) (Acrobat)
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong “Cheek To Cheek: The Complete Duet Recordings” (four-CD box set combines for the first time their Decca singles with three Verve albums and bonus tracks) (Verve / UMe)
John Fogerty “Centerfield” (1985 album; remastered;
Vinyl; Las Vegas Residency)
(BMG Rights Management)
Don Gibson “The Best of the Hickory Records Years (1970-1978)” (25 songs; Read here) (Omnivore Recordings)
Roy Haynes “The Classic Albums Collection 1954-1964” (four-CD set) (Enlightenment)
Buddy Holly & The Crickets “The Complete US & UK Singles As & Bs 1956-62” (two CDs, 66 songs; Track list; Download; eBay; Merch) (Acrobat)
Stan Kenton “The Classic Albums Collection 1948-1962” (nine complete albums on four CDs; remastered) (Enlightenment)
The Kingston Trio “The Kingston Trio Collection 1958-62” (two CDs, 55 songs; Track list; eBay) (Acrobat)
Eartha Kitt “The Singles Collection 1952-62” (two CDs, 53 songs; Track list; Download; eBay) (Acrobat)
Marie Knight (the gospel great died in 2009) “The Gospel Truth Live” (recorded Oct. 19, 2007, at Margaret A. Hart ’35 Gospel Fest at the Church Street Center in North Adams, Mass.) (M.C.)
Walter “Furry” Lewis “The Walter ‘Furry’ Lewis Collection 1927-61” (two CDs, 46 songs; Track list; eBay) (Acrobat)
Love “Forever Changes: 50th Anniversary Edition” (deluxe box set contains four CDs, one DVD and one LP; Read here) (Elektra / Rhino)
Al Martino “The Singles Collection 1952-62” (two CDs, 54 songs; Track list; Download; iTunes) (Acrobat)
Elvis Presley “Elvis Presley: The Searcher – The Original Soundtrack” (new multi-part documentary, directed by Thom Zimny and airing on HBO on April 14; three CDs, 55 songs; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (RCA / Legacy)
Howard Shore “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – The Complete Recordings” (three-CD, one-Blu-ray audio box set; Vinyl) (Rhino / Warner)
Nina Simone “The Definitive Collection 1958-62” (four CDs, 79 songs; Track list; Download; eBay) (Acrobat)
Toto “All In” (limited-edition box set features 13 albums on 17 LPs, an 80-page hardcover book, “Live in Paris 1990” Blu-ray, “Live in Tokyo 1980” EP, “Toto IV” in 5.1 Surround Sound, along with previously unreleased material; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Columbia / Legacy, April 10)
Sonny Boy Williamson II “The Complete Trumpet, Ace & Checker Singles 1951-62” (two CDs, 51 songs; Track list; Download) (Acrobat)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label:
Terry Kath “Chicago: The Terry Kath Experience [DVD]” (2016 documentary; See here; Blu-ray) (FilmRise)
Various artists “Heartworn Highways [DVD]” (1976 documentary on the Outlaw Country movement, featuring performances by Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, David Allan Coe, Steve Young, Rodney Crowell, Gamble Rogers, Steve Earle, Barefoot Jerry and the Charlie Daniels Band; See here), “Heartworn Highways Revisited (Special Edition) [DVD]” (2015 documentary sequel revisits with Guy Clark, Steve Young and David Allan Coe and features John McCauley, Jonny Fritz, Josh Hedley, Justin Townes Earle, Shovels & Rope, Langhorne Slim, Robert Ellis, Andrew Combs, Shelly Colvin, Phil Hummer, etc.; See here) (FilmRise)

Next Week: April 13, 2018

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