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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