New releases

Published on September 18th, 2017 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: March 2, 2018

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Joan Baez “Whistle Down the Wind” (Baez says 2018 will be her last year of formal extended touring; this is her first album in 10 years; producer: Joe Henry; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; eBay; On Tour) (Bobolink / Razor & Tie)
Steve Barton (founding member of Translator) “Tall Tales and Alibis” (triple album) (Sleepless)
The Breeders “All Nerve” (their first studio album since 2008; first single: “All Nerve”; Hear here; NPR’s All Songs Considered; Download; iTunes) (4AD)
Buffalo Tom “Quiet and Peace” (Boston indie rock trio’s first album in seven years; producer: Dave Minehan; first single: “All Be Gone”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Scrawny / Schoolkids)
Cut Chemist “Die Cut” (his first release since 2006; guests: Biz Markie, Chali 2na, Hymnal, Myka 9, Laura Darlington, Deantoni Parks, etc.; first single: “Work My Mind”; Hear here; See here; Download; On Tour) (A Stable Sound)
Lucy Dacus “Historian” (producer: Collin Pastore; mixed by John Congleton; first single: “Night Shift”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Matador)
Fanny Walked the Earth (feat. Fanny members June Millington, Jean Millington Adamian and Brie Howard Darling) “Fanny Walked The Earth” (producer: Dave Darling) (Blue Élan)
Sue Foley “The Ice Queen” (guests: Billy F. Gibbons, Jimmie Vaughan, Chris “Whipper” Layton, Charlie Sexton, JJ Johnson, Johnny Bradley, etc.; Hear here; Download; eBay; On Tour) (Stony Plain)
Lance Lopez (Texas six-string legend) “Tell the Truth” (producer: Fabrizio Grossi; first single: “Cash My Check”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) (Mascot Label Group)
The Men “Drift” (first single: “Maybe I’m Crazy”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) (Sacred Bones)
Moby “Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt” (first single: “Like a Motherless Child”; Hear here; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay) (Mute)
Sonny Smith (of Sonny and the Sunsets) “Rod For Your Love” (producer: Dan Auerbach; first single: “Pictures of You”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Easy Eye Sound / Nonesuch)
Tracey Thorn “Record” (guests: Corinne Bailey Rae, Shura, Warpaint’s Jenny Lee Lindberg and Stella Mozgawa; first single: “Queen”; Hear here; See here; Download; iTunes) (Merge)
Titus Andronicus “A Productive Cough” (first single: “Number One [In New York]”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Merge)
Toubab Krewe “Stylo” (the world-jam band’s first album since 2010; first single: “That Damn Squash”; Hear here; On Tour) (Toubab Krewe)
Various artists “Standing at the Gates: The Songs of Nada Surf’s Let Go” (charity covers album to celebrate the 15th anniversary of “Let Go,” benefiting the ACLU and The Pablove Foundation; contributors: Aimee Mann, Ed Harcourt, Charly Bliss, Manchester Orchestra, Rogue Wave, The Texas Gentlemen, etc.; first single: “Happy Kid,” Ron Gallo; Hear here; Download, released on Feb. 2; iTunes; On Tour) (Mardev)
Andrew W.K. “You’re Not Alone” (his first new full-length album in more than a decade; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Bee & El / RED / Sony Music)

New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Moss Kena (U.K. pop-soul singer) “Found You in 06” (five-song EP; guest: Leikeli47; first single: “Square One”; Hear here; iTunes) (Colt Club / Ministry of Sound / RCA)
Stone Broken (U.K. hard rockers) “Ain’t Always Easy” (producer: Romesh Dodangoda; new single: “Heartbeat Away”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Spinefarm)
Superorganism (east London-based indie pop collective) “Superorganism” (new single: “Everybody Wants To Be Famous”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Domino)
Jonathan Wilson (L.A.-based singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist) “Rare Birds” (guests: Father John Misty, Lucius, Lana Del Rey, Laraaji; first single: “Over the Midnight”; Hear here; See here; On Tour) (Bella Union)

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Axe “Rock ‘N’ Roll Party – The Complete Atco Recordings” (22 songs) (Real Gone Music)
Ken Boothe “Freedom Street [Vinyl]” (1970 album; remastered; limited grey “asphalt” vinyl edition) (Real Gone Music)
Ry Cooder “Paris, Texas (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Vinyl]” (1985 album; limited-edition clear vinyl) (Real Gone Music)
Jackie DeShannon “Stone Cold Soul: The Complete Capitol Recordings” (25 songs; eBay) (Real Gone Music)
Juilliard String Quartet “The Complete Epic Recordings 1956-66” (11-CD box set) (Sony Classical)
The King’s Singers “The Complete RCA Recordings” (11-CD box set) (RCA Red Seal)
Johnny Mathis “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head (Expanded Edition)” (1970 album; remastered, with six bonus tracks), “Johnny Mathis Sings the Music of Bacharach & Kaempfert (Expanded Edition)” (1970 album; remastered, with five bonus tracks) (Real Gone Music)
The Oak Ridge Boys “When I Sing for Him: The Complete Columbia Recordings & RCA Singles” (two CDs, 49 songs; eBay; On Tour) (Real Gone Music)
Pet Shop Boys “Please / Further Listening 1984-1986 (2018 Remastered Version)” (1986 album; with 13 bonus tracks; Amazon UK; Download), “Actually / Further Listening 1987-1988 (2018 Remastered Version)” (1987 album; with 14 bonus tracks; Amazon UK; Download) and “Introspective / Further Listening 1988-1989 (2018 Remastered Version)” (1988 album; with 15 bonus tracks; Read here; Amazon UK; Download; eBay; Merch) (Rhino / Parlophone)
Esa-Pekka Salonen “The Complete Sony Recordings” (61-CD box set) (Sony Classical)

Next Week: March 9, 2018

Jan. 19 / Jan. 26 / Feb. 2 / Feb. 9 / Feb. 16 / Feb. 23

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