New releases

Published on April 12th, 2011 | by Gerry Galipault


April 12, 2011

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Apache Relay, The (Nashville indie-rock band) “American Nomad” (producer: Nielson Hubbard; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Thirty Tigers, April 12, 2011)
Atmosphere (hip-hop duo) “The Family Sign” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Rhymesayers Entertainment, April 12, 2011)
Ian Axel “This Is the New Year” (Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Tinyogre Entertainment/RED, April 12, 2011)
Bass Drum of Death “GB City” (first single: “Young Pros”; Hear here) (Fat Possum, April 12, 2011)
Bell X1 (Irish rockers) “Bloodless Coup” (producer: Rob Kirwan; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Yep Roc, April 12, 2011)
Between the Buried and Me “The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues” (<Hear here) (Metal Blade, April 12, 2011)
Bouncing Souls, The “Complete Control Recording Sessions [MP3 Download]” (six-song live album; Vinyl) (SideOneDummy, April 12, 2011)
Chase and Status (British production duo) “No More Idols [MP3 Download]” (guests: Dizzee Rascal, Plan B, Clare Maguire, Liam Bailey, White Lies, Cee Lo Green; Hear here) (Vertigo/Mercury, April 12, 2011)
Conflicted (Toronto power-metal group) “Never Be Tamed” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Nightmare/RED, April 12, 2011)
Brett Dennen “Loverboy” (first single: “Sydney [I’ll Come Running]”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Dualtone, April 12, 2011)
Elbow “Build a Rocket Boys!” (producers: Elbow; Hear here) (Downtown/Cooperative Music, April 12, 2011)
Feelies, The “Here Before” (their first album of new material in 19 years; producers: Feelies founders Glenn Mercer and Bill Million; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Bar/None, April 12, 2011)
Figurines “Figurines” (Danish group’s first album in four years; first single: “New Colors”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (The Control Group, April 12, 2011)
Foo Fighters “Wasting Light” (producer: Butch Vig; first single: “Rope”; Hear here; Read here) (Roswell/RCA, April 12, 2011)
Diego Garcia (formerly of Elefant) “Laura” (first single: “You Were Never There,” co-written by Dhani Harrison, George’s son; Hear here; Full stream; MP3 Download) (Nacional, April 12, 2011)
Garage A Trois “Always Be Happy, But Stay Evil” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Royal Potato Family, April 12, 2011)
GDP “Useless Eaters” (Hear here; See here) (Run For Cover, April 12, 2011)
Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band (18-piece jazz ensemble) “That’s How We Roll” (includes a cover of “Rhapsody in Blue”; guests: Gerald Albright, Dave Koz, Eric Marienthal, Marcus Miller, Take 6; Hear here) (Telarc, April 12, 2011)
Hauschka “Salon des Amateurs” (Hear here; Vinyl) (130701/FatCat, April 12, 2011)
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit “Here We Rest” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Lightning Rod, April 12, 2011)
Jamaica (Parisian duo) “No Problem” (Hear here; See here; MP3 Download) (Cooperative USA/Downtown Music, April 12, 2011)
Jessie J (U.K. singer-songwriter) “Who You Are” (producers: Dr. Luke, Martin K, Oak, Parker and James, The Invisible Men; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Lava/Universal Republic, April 12, 2011)
Alison Krauss & Union Station “Paper Airplane” (Hear here) (Rounder, April 12, 2011)
Kristeenyoung “V the Volcanic [MP3 Download]” (producer: Tony Visconti; Hear here) (Tony Visconti Productions, April 12, 2011)
k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang “Sing It Loud” (her first new band in more than two decades; producers: lang, Joe Pisapia; first single: “I Confess”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Nonesuch, April 12, 2011)
James Leg (aka John Wesley Myers of Black Diamond Heavies) “Solitary Pleasure” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Alive, April 12, 2011)
Low “C’mon” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Sub Pop, April 12, 2011)
Maná “Drama y Luz” (their first album in five years; English: “Drama and Light”; producers: Fher Olvera, Alex González; first single: “Lluvia al Corazón”; Hear here; CD/DVD; MP3 Download) (WEA Latina, April 12, 2011)
Mazes (U.K. foursome) “A Thousand Heys” (first single: “Most Days”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (FatCat, April 12, 2011)
The Del McCoury Band and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band “American Legacies” (MP3 Download) (McCoury Music/Preservation Hall Recordings, April 12, 2011)
Meat Puppets (new drummer: Shandon Sahm, son of Doug Sahm) “Lollipop” (producer: frontman Curt Kirkwood; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Megaforce, April 12, 2011)
Mouthful of Snow (indie quartet from Temecula, Calif.) “The Truth Hurts, But You Would Still Like to Hear It [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (Mouthful of Snow, April 11, 2011)
John Oates “Mississippi Mile” (producers: Oates, Mike Henderson; guests: Jerry Douglas, Peter Huttlinger, Sam Bush; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Elektra/Warner Nashville, April 12, 2011)
Agnes Obel (Danish singer-songwriter) “Philharmonics” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (PIAS America, April 12, 2011)
Panda Bear (Animal Collective’s Noah Lennox) “Tomboy” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Paw Tracks, April 12, 2011)
Plug in Stereo (17-year-old pop wunderkind Trevor Dahl) “Something to Nothing” (Hear here) (Triple Crown, April 12, 2011)
Ponytail “Do Whatever You Want All the Time” (producer: J. Robbins; Hear here; Vinyl) (We Are Free, April 12, 2011)
Rebirth Brass Band “Rebirth of New Orleans” (producer: Tracey Freeman; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Basin Street, April 12, 2011)
Red Fang “Murder the Mountains” (producer: The Decemberists’ Chris Funk; Full stream; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Relapse, April 12, 2011)
Paul Simon “So Beautiful or So What” (his first album since 2006; producer: Phil Ramone; CD/DVD) (Hear Music/Concord, April 12, 2011)
D. Charles Speer & The Helix “Leaving the Commonwealth” (Hear/read here; Vinyl) (Thrill Jockey, April 12, 2011)
Laura Story “Blessings” (producer: Nathan Nockels; Hear here; MP3 Download) (INO/Columbia, April 12, 2011)
Eddie and Frank Thomas “Maggie’s House [MP3 Download]” (producers: Eddie and Frank Thomas; Hear here) (Misty Owl Music, April 11, 2011)
Thursday “No Devolución” (Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Epitaph, April 12, 2011)
Trampled Under Foot (sibling blues trio) “Wrong Side of the Blues” (Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (TUF/Vizzitone, April 12, 2011)
TV on the Radio “Nine Types of Light” (Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download) (DGC/Interscope, April 12, 2011)
Ultraviolet Sound “Ultraviolet Sound” (first single: “Suck My Kiss”; Hear here; See here) (Odds On, April 12, 2011)
Various artists “Lemonade Mouth [TV movie soundtrack]” (Disney Channel film, based on the book of the same name by Mark Peter Hughes, premieres on April 15; Hear/read here) (Walt Disney, April 12, 2011)
Vivian Girls (Brooklyn trio) “Share the Joy” (first single: “I Heard You Say”; Full stream; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Polyvinyl, April 12, 2011)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
a-ha “Ending on a High Note: The Final Concert” (live at Oslo Spektrum on Dec. 4, 2010; 20 tracks; DVD) (Europe – Universal, April 11, 2011)
George Benson “Beyond the Blue Horizon” (1971 album; remastered) (Masterworks Jazz, April 12, 2011)
Booker T. & The MG’s “The Best of Booker T. & the MG’s [Vinyl]” (1968 album; remastered) (Friday Music, April 12, 2011)
Jeff Buckley “Grace [180g Vinyl]” (1994 album; remastered) (Columbia/Legacy, April 12, 2011)
Church, The “Starfish” (1988 album, including “Under the Milky Way”; remastered, with a second CD of 12 bonus tracks) (Second Motion, April 12, 2011)
Bob Dylan “Bob Dylan In Concert — Brandeis University 1963” (a previously unknown live recording of a 21-year-old Dylan taped at the Brandeis First Annual Folk Festival in Waltham, Mass., recently found in the archives of Rolling Stone co-founder Ralph Gleason; MP3 Download) (Columbia/Legacy, April 12, 2011)
Danny Elfman “The Danny Elfman & Tim Burton 25th Anniversary Music Box” (16 CDs; Hear/read here) (Warner, April 12, 2011)
Fleetwood Mac “Rumours [Vinyl]” (1977 album; remastered; two-LP Deluxe edition) (Reprise, April 16, 2011 – Record Store Day)
John Holt “40 Greatest Hits” (2 CDs; MP3 Download) (Justice, April 12, 2011)
Freddie Hubbard “First Light” (1971 album, a Grammy winner for Best Jazz Performance by a Group; remastered) (Masterworks Jazz, April 12, 2011)
Jack Johnson “Brushfire Fairytales” (2002 album; MP3 Download) (Everloving, April 12, 2011)
Journey “Infinity [Vinyl]” (1978 album; remastered) (Friday Music, April 12, 2011)
Phish “Live Phish: October 26, 2010: VZW Arena, Manchester, NH” (3 CDs; MP3 Download), “Live Phish: October 30, 2010, Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ” (3 CDs; MP3 Download) (JEMP, April 12, 2011)
Stanley Turrentine “Salt Song” (1971 album; remastered) (Masterworks Jazz, April 12, 2011)
Various artists “Shattered Dreams: Funky Blues 1967-78” (21 tracks; Hear/read here) (U.K. – Beat Goes Public/Ace, April 11, 2011)
Who, The “ICON” (best-of) (Geffen/UMe, April 12, 2011)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Rory Gallagher “Irish Tour ’74 [DVD]” (Blu-ray) (Eagle Rock, April 12, 2011)
Jimi Hendrix “Band of Gypsies: Live at the Fillmore East [DVD]” (Experience Hendrix/Legacy, April 12, 2011)
Stan Kenton “Artistry in Rhythm: Portrait of a Jazz Legend [DVD]” (Jazzed Media, April 12, 2011)

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