New releases

Published on September 27th, 2017 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: March 9, 2018

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Acid Dad (NYC trio) “Acid Dad” (first single: “2Ci”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Greenway)
ACTORS (Vancouver-based post-punk group) “It Will Come to You” (Hear here; See here; Vinyl) (Artoffacts)
August Greene (Common, Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins) “August Greene” (Amazon Original album; August Greene will make its live debut at New York City’s Highline Ballroom on Jan. 26th for Glasper’s sixth annual GRAMMY Joint; first single: a cover of The Sounds of Blackness’ “Optimistic,” feat. Brandy; Hear here; NPR Songs We Love) (Amazon Music)
Between the Buried and Me “Automata I” (two-part concept album; “Automata II” expected in summer 2018; Read here; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Sumerian)
Alexandra Burke (U.K. season 5 winner of “The X Factor” and daughter of the late Soul II Soul singer Melissa Bell) “The Truth Is” (Amazon UK) (Decca)
David Byrne “American Utopia” (his first solo album in 14 years; producers: Brian Eno, Rodaidh McDonald, Daniel Lopatin, Jack Pinate, Jam City, Thomas Bartlett; first single: “Everybody’s Coming To My House”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Todomundo / Nonesuch)
Ross Cooper “I Rode the Wild Horses” (producer: Eric Masse; Hear here) (Ross Cooper)
Embrace “Love Is a Basic Need” (producer: Richard McNamara; first single: “The Finish Line”; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Cooking Vinyl)
Erasure “World Beyond” (their 2017 album, “World Be Gone,” is given a post-classical rework in a collaboration with Echo Collective, a Brussels-based group of post-classical musicians; See here; Vinyl; On Tour) (Mute)
The Fratellis “In Your Own Sweet Time” (first single: “The Next Time We Wed”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Cooking Vinyl)
Haley Heynderickx “I Need to Start a Garden” (new single: “Untitled God Song”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Tiger’s Eye LP) (Mama Bird Recording Co.)
Judas Priest “Firepower” (producer: Tom Allom; first single: “Lightning Strike”; Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Epic)
Myles Kennedy “Year of the Tiger” (the Alter Bridge frontman’s debut solo album; producer: Michael “Elvis” Baskette; See here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes) (Napalm)
Levellers “We the Collective” (new acoustic arrangements of eight previous singles, with two new songs, to celebrate their 30th anniversary; producer: John Leckie; Hear here; See here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (On The Fiddle Recordings)
Liza Anne (Nashville-based singer-songwriter Liza Anne Odachowski) “Fine But Dying” (producer: Zachary Dyke; new single: “Paranoia”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Arts & Crafts)
Ministry “AmeriKKKant” (producer: frontman Al Jourgensen; guests: DJ Swamp, Burton C. Bell, Arabian Prince, Lord of the Cello; first single: “Antifa”; Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Nuclear Blast)
The Nick Moss Band featuring Dennis Gruenling (nominated for two Blues Music Awards this year) “The High Cost of Low Living” (producers: guitarist Kid Andersen, Moss; Hear here) (Alligator)
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats “Tearing at the Seams” (producer: Richard Swift; first single: “You Worry Me”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Vinyl Deluxe Edition; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition, with two extra tracks; iTunes; On Tour) (Stax)
Calum Scott (semi-finalist on the ninth series of “Britain’s Got Talent” in 2015) “Only Human” (producers: John McIntyre, Jayson DeZuzio, Phil Paul, Warren “Oak” Felder, OzGo; new single: “You Are the Reason”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Capitol)
Svartanatt “Starry Eagle Eye” (producer: Emil Drougge; Hear here; See here; Vinyl) (The Sign)
Turbowolf (U.K. alt-rock band) “The Free Life” (first single: “The Free Life”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (So Recordings / Silva Screen)
Victor Wainwright and The Train “Victor Wainwright and The Train” (On Tour) (Ruf)
Young Fathers (U.K.-based, Mercury Prize-winning trio) “Cocoa Sugar” (first single: “In My View”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Ninja Tune)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Charlie Barnes (singer-songwriter and touring member of Bastille) “Oceanography” (first single: “All I Have”; Hear here; iTunes) (Superball Music)
Datarock “Face the Brutality” (first single: “Ruffle Shuffle”; See here; iTunes) (YAP)
Editors “Violence” (producers: Leo Abrahams, Editors; new single: “Magazine”; See here; Amazon UK; iTunes) (Play It Again Sam)
of Montreal “White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood” (first single: “Paranoiac Intervals/Body Dysmorphia”; Hear here; iTunes) (Polyvinyl)
Port Cities (Canadian band) “Port Cities” (first single: “Back to the Bottom”; Hear here; On Tour) (turtlemusik)
Tax the Heat “Change Your Position” (first single: “Money in the Bank”; Hear here; CD, out March 16; Vinyl; iTunes) (Nuclear Blast)

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Nat Adderley “The Classic Albums Collection 1955-1962” (eight original albums on four CDs; eBay) (Enlightenment)
Leonard Cohen “The Archives” (six-CD set of live broadcast recordings; eBay; Merch) (The Broadcast Archive)
Matthew Fisher (founding member of Procol Harum) “Matthew Fisher / Strange Days” (1980 and 1981 albums on one CD; remastered;; Amazon UK) (Angel Air)
Dizzy Gillespie “The Classic Verve Collection 1957-1961” (eight original albums on four CDs; eBay) (Enlightenment)
Jimi Hendrix “Both Sides of the Sky” (10 of the 13 songs, circa 1968 and 1970, are previously unreleased; Read here;; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; eBay; Merch) (Experience Hendrix / Legacy)

Next Week: March 16, 2018

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