JAN. 29, 2013

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Air Review (Dallas quintet)“Low Wishes [MP3]” (Hear here; See here)(Velvet Blue Music / Spune, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Australian Voices (a national choir of Australian singers directed by Gordon Hamilton)“The Australian Voices” (Hear here)(Warner Classics, Jan. 29, 2013)
Justin Bieber“Believe Acoustic” (Hear here; MP3)(Schoolboy / RBMG / Island, Jan. 29, 2013)
Blaudzun“Heavy Flowers” (Hear here; Read here; MP3)(Krian Music Group, Jan. 29, 2013)
Bleeding Rainbow“Yeah Right” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Kanine, Jan. 29, 2013)
Blue Sky Riders (Kenny Loggins with Georgia Middleman and Gary Burr)“Finally Home” (Hear here; MP3)(Blue Sky Riders/Warner, Jan. 29, 2013)
Andrea Bocelli“Passione [CD/DVD]” (Hear here; MP3)(Universal Latino, Jan. 29, 2013)
Eric Burdon” ‘Til Your River Runs Dry” (first single: “Memorial Day”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3)(ABKCO, Jan. 29, 2013)
Terri Clark“Classic” (country covers; guests: Reba McEntire, Dierks Bentley, Jann Arden, Tanya Tucker, Dean Brody; Hear here; MP3)(BareTrack, Jan. 29, 2013)
Cult of Luna (Swedish post-metal band)“Vertikal” (Hear here; Vinyl)(Earache, Jan. 29, 2013)
dead prez“Information Age” (first single: “A New Beginning”; Hear here; MP3)(Krian Music Group, Jan. 29, 2013)
Diamond Version“EP 3 [MP3]” (three songs; Hear here; See here)(Mute, Jan. 29, 2013)
Colton Dixon (finished seventh on season 11 of “American Idol”)“A Messenger” (first single: “You Are”; Hear here; MP3)(Sparrow, Jan. 29, 2013)
Ducktails (Matt Mondanile of Real Estate)“The Flower Lane” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Domino, Jan. 29, 2013)
essence goldman (singer-songwriter)“A Dog Named Moo and His Friend Roo” (her first children’s album; Hear here; MP3)(myKaZoo Music/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Rose Falcon“19th Avenue: The EP Volume 2 [MP3]” (five songs Hear here)(Show Dog/Universal, Jan. 29, 2013)
Fiction Family“Fiction Family Reunion” (first single: “Up Against the Wall”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Rock Ridge Music, Jan. 29, 2013)
Glee Cast“I Don’t Know How to Love Him [MP3],” “I Only Have Eyes For You [MP3],” “Locked Out of Heaven [MP3],” “No Scrubs [MP3],” “Tell Him [MP3]”(Columbia, Jan. 29, 2013)
Adam Green & Binki Shapiro“Adam Green & Binki Shapiro” (first single: “Here I Am”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Rounder, Jan. 29, 2013)
Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite“Get Up! [CD/DVD]” (producer: Harper; Hear here; MP3)(Stax, Jan. 29, 2013)
Hatebreed“The Divinity of Purpose” (producers: Hatebreed, Zeuss, Josh Wilbur; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Razor & Tie, Jan. 29, 2013)
Heyerdahl (Norwegian quartet)“ØEN [MP3]” (first single: “Mirage”; Hear here; Read here)(Red Eye Transit, Jan. 28, 2013)
Hey Ocean! (Vancouver-based trio)“IS [MP3]” (with four bonus tracks; Hear here; Vinyl; CD)(Nettwerk, Jan. 29, 2013)
Indians (aka Danish singer/songwriter Søren Løkke Juul)“Somewhere Else” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3)(4AD, Jan. 29, 2013)
Scott James (Southern California singer-songwriter)“Destinesia [MP3]” (six-song EP; producer: Joe DiBlasi; first single: “Garden”; Hear here; See here)(Scott James, Jan. 29, 2013)
Kris Kristofferson“Feeling Mortal” (producer: Don Was; Hear here; Read here; MP3)(KK, Jan. 29, 2013)
La Big Vic“Cold War [MP3]” (Hear here; Vinyl)(Underwater Peoples, Jan. 29, 2013)
Local Natives“Hummingbird” (first single: “Breakers”; Hear here; Vinyl; Deluxe edition; MP3)(Frenchkiss, Jan. 29, 2013)
Lisa Loeb“No Fairy Tale” (her first rock album in eight years; two songs written with Tegan and Sara; producers: Loeb, New Found Glory’s Chad Gilbert; Hear here; MP3)(429, Jan. 29, 2013)
Matisyahu“Spark Seeker: Acoustic Sessions [MP3]” (six-song live EP)(Fallen Sparks/Thirty Tigers, Jan. 29, 2013)
Freddie McGregor“Di Captain” (Hear here; MP3)(VP/Big Ship, Jan. 29, 2013)
Nicole Moudaber (“Queen of Techno”)“Roar [MP3]” (two-song EP; Hear here)(Intec Digital, Jan. 28, 2013)
The Neighbourhood“I’m Sorry… [MP3]” (five-song EP; Hear here)(the [r]evolve group, Jan. 29, 2013)
ON AN ON“Give In” (producer: Dave Newfeld; Hear here; MP3)(Roll Call, Jan. 29, 2013)
Jeffrey Osborne“A Time For Love” (producer: George Duke; guests: Chaka Khan, Paul Jackson Jr., Christian McBride, John Roberts; Hear here; MP3)(Saguaro Road, Jan. 29, 2013)
Cassadee Pope (season 3 winner of “The Voice”)“The Complete Season 3 Collection” (Hear here; MP3)(Republic Nashville, Jan. 29, 2013)
Rock Candy Funk Party (supergroup led by Joe Bonamassa)“We Want Groove [CD/DVD]” (Hear here; Read here)(J&R Adventures, Jan. 29, 2013)
Lucy Rose (English singer-songwriter)“Middle of the Bed EP [MP3]” (four songs; Hear here)(Columbia, Jan. 29, 2013)
Emmy Rossum (actress-singer stars on Showtime’s “Shameless”)“Sentimental Journey” (producer: Stuart Brawley; Hear here; See here; MP3)(Warner, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Ruby Suns (New Zealand indie pop group)“Christopher” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3)(Sub Pop, Jan. 29, 2013)
Elin Ruth (Swedish singer-songwriter)“Elin Ruth [MP3]” (Hear here)(Divers Avenue Music, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Saturdays“Chasing the Saturdays [MP3]” (five-song EP; English-Irish girl group stars in U.S. reality-based TV series on E!; Hear here)(Mercury, Jan. 29, 2013)
Sharon Needles (winner of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” season 4)“PG-13 [MP3]” (guests: RuPaul, Scissor Sisters’ Ana Matronic, Jayne County, Thunderfuck; first single: “This Club Is a Haunted House”; Hear here)(Sharon Needles, Jan. 29, 2013)
Tegan and Sara“Heartthrob” (producer: Greg Kurstin; first single: “Closer”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Deluxe edition, containing bonus tracks “Guilty as Charged” and “I Run Empty” and the “Closer” music video; MP3)(Warner, Jan. 29, 2013)
Tomahawk (supergroup led by Mike Patton)“Oddfellows” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Ipecac Recordings, Jan. 29, 2013)
Total Warr (French duo)“Loisy EP [MP3]” (three songs; Hear here)(Total Warr, Jan. 29, 2013)
Various artists“Boss: Original Television Soundtrack” (Starz series starring Kelsey Grammer; feat. tracks by Brian Reitzell & Jim James, Wilco, Talk Talk’s Mark Hollis, Robert Plant & The Band of Joy, etc.; Hear here; See here; MP3)(Lakeshore, Jan. 29, 2013)
Various artists“WOW Gospel 2013” (two CDs, 30 songs; DVD; MP3)(Verity, Jan. 29, 2013)
Wake Owl“Wild Country [MP3]” (six-song EP; Hear here)(Vagrant, Jan. 29, 2013)
Dale Watson and His Lonestars“El Rancho Azul” (Hear here; MP3)(Red House, Jan. 29, 2013)
Western Medication (Nashville post-punk band)“The Painted World [MP3]” (four-song EP; producer: Jeremy Ferguson; Hear here)(Jeffery Drag, Jan. 29, 2013)
Charlie Wilson“Love, Charlie” (producers: Wilson, Wirlie “Optimas Pryme” Morris, Gregg Pagani, Emile Ghantous, Erik Nelson, Charlie “Phantom” Singleton; first single: “My Love Is All I Have”; Hear here; MP3)(RCA, Jan. 29, 2013)
Charlie Winston (English singer-songwriter)“Running Still” (producer: Tony Berg; first single: “Hello Alone”; Hear here; See here; MP3)(Real World, Jan. 29, 2013)



Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
The Aardvarks“Sinker Line & Hook: The Anthology 1989-1999”(U.K. – Cherry Red, Jan. 28, 2012)
Accept“Playlist: The Very Best of Accept”(Epic/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Roy Ayers Ubiquity“Live at the Montreux Jazz Festival [MP3]” (1972 album)(Verve, Jan. 29, 2013)
Azteca“Azteca” (1972 album; remastered), “Pyramid of the Moon” (1973 album; remastered)(U.K. – Big Break, Jan. 28, 2012)
The Blue Aeroplanes“Beatsongs” (1991 album; remastered)(U.K. – Cherry Red, Jan. 28, 2012)
The Box Tops“Playlist: The Very Best of The Box Tops”(RCA/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Miles Davis Quintet“Live In Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 2 [CD/DVD]” (with Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Dave Holland and Jack DeJohnette; three CDs, one DVD; Track list; MP3)(Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Tyrone Davis“In the Mood With Tyrone Davis” (1979 album; remastered)(U.K. – Big Break, Jan. 28, 2012)
Deep Purple“Paris 1975” (“The Official Deep Purple [Overseas] Live Series”; the group in 1975 featured Richie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord and Ian Paice; two CDs; remastered; Hear here; MP3)(Eagle Rock, Jan. 29, 2013)
Brett Dennen“The Definitive Collection” (12 songs; MP3)(Dualtone, Jan. 29, 2013)
Cathy Dennis“Into the Skyline [MP3]” (1992 album)(Polydor/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Depeche Mode“Remixes 81>04 (Special Edition) [MP3]” (37 tracks), “Depeche Mode – Singles Box 6 [MP3]” (53 tracks)(Reprise/Mute, Jan. 29, 2013)
Destiny’s Child“Love Songs” (14-song collection includes “Nuclear,” the vocal group’s first new song in eight years; Read here; MP3)(Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Doobie Brothers“Playlist: The Very Best of The Doobie Brothers Live”(Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Sara Evans“Playlist: The Very Best of Sara Evans”(RCA/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Marianne Faithfull“Broken English: Deluxe Edition” (1979 album; remastered, with a second CD of 13 tracks; Track list)(U.K. – Island/Universal, Jan. 28, 2012)
Five Star“Five Star” (1990 album; remastered; two CDs), “Shine” (1991 album; remastered)(U.K. – Cherry Pop, Jan. 28, 2012)
Fleetwood Mac“Rumours (Expanded Edition)” (1977 album; remastered, with two extra CDs, “Live 1977” and “Recording Sessions, Roughs & Outtakes”; Read here; Deluxe box set, with DVD and LP; MP3; MP3 Super Deluxe)(Warner/Rhino, Jan. 29, 2013)
Fleetwood Mac“The Very Best of Fleetwood Mac [MP3]” (2002 compilation; 38 songs)(Warner/Rhino, Jan. 29, 2013)
Georgia Gibbs“The Best of Georgia Gibbs: The Mercury Years [MP3]” (1996 compilation; 25 songs)(Mercury/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Highwaymen“Playlist: The Very Best of The Highwaymen”(Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Dick Jensen“Dick Jensen” (1973 album; remastered)(U.K. – Big Break, Jan. 28, 2012)
Eddie Kendricks“People … Hold On [MP3]” (1972 album)(Motown/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Ronnie Laws“Mr. Nice Guy / Classic Masters” (1982, 1984 albums on one CD; remastered)(U.K. – Soulmusic.com, Jan. 28, 2012)
Jerry Lee Lewis“Playlist: The Very Best of Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun Sessions)”(RCA/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
G. Love & Special Sauce“Playlist: The Very Best of G. Love & Special Sauce” (MP3)(Epic/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Mandrill“We Are One” (1978 album; remastered)(U.K. – Cherry Red, Jan. 28, 2012)
The Marvelettes“Greatest Hits [MP3]” (1987 compilation; 12 tracks)(Motown/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Carmen McRae“I Am Music” (1975 album; remastered)(U.K. – Big Break, Jan. 28, 2012)
Mountain“Playlist: The Very Best of Mountain”(Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Nas“Playlist: The Very Best of Nas”(Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Harry Nilsson“Playlist: The Very Best of Harry Nilsson”(RCA/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Billy Paul“Going East” (1971 album; remastered)(U.K. – Big Break, Jan. 28, 2012)
Carl Perkins“Playlist: The Very Best of Carl Perkins (Sun Sessions)”(RCA/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Platters“Golden Hits [MP3]” (1986 compilation; 18 songs)(Universal/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Procol Harum“Shine On Brightly [MP3]” (1968 album; with 11 bonus tracks)(A&M/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Smokey Robinson“Love, Smokey [MP3]” (1990 album)(Motown/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Seeds“A Web of Sound” (1966 album; remastered, with stereo and mono versions; two CDs)(U.K. – Big Beat, Jan. 28, 2013)
Matthew Shipp“Greatest Hits”(Thirsty Ear, Jan. 29, 2013)
Soul For Real“For Life … [MP3]” (1996 album)(Motown/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Al Stewart“Year of the Cat/Modern Times [Vinyl]” (1976, 1975 albums; remastered)(Friday Music, Jan. 29, 2013)
Swing Out Sister“Point of View” (2010 album, with bonus tracks; Hear here; MP3)(Union Square Music, Jan. 29, 2013)
Tears For Fears“Tears Roll Down (Greatest Hits 82-92) [MP3]” (1992 compilation; 12 songs)(Mercury/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Temptations“Solid Rock [MP3]” (1972 album)(Motown/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Various artists“Classic Love Songs of the ’60s: Sealed With a Kiss” (two CDs, 32 songs)(Time Life, Jan. 29, 2013)
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble“Texas Flood: 30th Anniversary Legacy Edition” (two CDs; 1982 album; remastered; includes the bonus track “Tin Pan Alley [aka Roughest Place in Town],” plus the previously unreleased “Live at Ripley’s Music Hall, Philadelphia, October 20, 1983”; Track list)(Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Andy Williams“Playlist: The Very Best of Andy Williams”(Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Johnny Winter“Live At the Fillmore East 10/3/1970”(Relayer, Jan. 29, 2013)
Yanni“Playlist: The Very Best of Yanni”(Windham Hill/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Pink Floyd“Pink Floyd: Reflections and Echoes [DVD/Book]” (four discs, 116-page book covering the group’s work on stage, record and film)(Abstract Sounds Book, Jan. 29, 2013)
Various artists“Hotel Transylvania [DVD]” (2012 film; See here; Blu-ray/DVD)(Sony Pictures, Jan. 29, 2013)
Bruce Willis“Die Hard: 25th Anniversary Collection [DVD]” (five-disc box set contains “Die Hard,” “Die Hard 2: Die Harder,” “Die Hard with a Vengeance,” “Live Free or Die Hard,” “Decoding Die Hard”; Blu-ray)(Fox, Jan. 29, 2013)


Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher/Due date:
Michael Bolton“The Soul of It All: My Music, My Life [Hardcover]” (Kindle)(Center Street, Jan. 29, 2013)
Bob Dylan“Bob Dylan by Greil Marcus: Writings 1968-2010 [Paperback]” (author: Greil Marcus; Kindle)(PublicAffairs, Jan. 29, 2013)
Peter Guralnick“Feel Like Going Home: Portraits in Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll [Kindle],” “Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley [Kindle],” “Lost Highway: Journeys and Arrivals of American Musicians [Kindle],” “Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom [Kindle]”(Little, Brown and Company, Feb. 1, 2013)
Peter Hook“Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division [Hardcover]” (Kindle)(It Books, Jan. 29, 2013)
Cissy Houston“Remembering Whitney [Hardcover]” (subtitled “A Mother’s Story of Life, Loss, and the Night the Music Stopped”; Kindle)(Harper, Jan. 29, 2013)
Elton John“Tin Pan Alley: The Rise of Elton John [Paperback]” (authors: Keith Hayward, Nigel Goodall)(Soundcheck Books LLP, Jan. 31, 2013)
Maceo Parker“98% Funky Stuff: My Life in Music [Hardcover]”(Chicago Review Press, Feb. 1, 2013)
Elvis Presley“Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley [Kindle]” (author: Peter Guralnick)(Chicago Review Press, Feb. 1, 2013)
The Who“The Who: The Illustrated Biography [Hardcover]” (a collection of 200 classic, rare and unseen photos)(Trans Atlantic Press, Jan. 31, 2013)