Categories: New releases

April 19, 2011

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Belle Brigade, The “The Belle Brigade” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Reprise, April 19, 2011)
Blackfield (Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson with Israeli artist Aviv Geffen) “Welcome to My DNA” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Kscope, April 19, 2011)
Bombino (Nigerian-born guitarist Omara “Bombino” Moctar) “Agadez” (Hear/read here; MP3 Download) (Cumbancha, April 19, 2011)
Wayne Brady “RadioWayne” (children’s album) (Disney, April 19, 2011)
Breaking Laces (Brooklyn trio) “When You Find Out” (producer: Ed Tuton; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Tenacity, April 19, 2011)
Kimberly Caldwell (“American Idol” season 2 contestant) “Without Regret” (producers: Marshall Altman, Tommy Henriksen, John Mark & MachoPsycho; first single: “Desperate Girls & Stupid Boys”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Vanguard/Capitol, April 19, 2011)
Eliza Doolittle “Eliza Doolittle” (released in the U.K. in July 2010; producers: Steve Chrisanthou, Craigie Dodds, Matthew Prime, Jonny Sharp, Phil Thornalley, Mads Hauge, James Napier, Greg Kurstin; first single: “Pack Up”; See here; MP3 Download) (Capitol, April 19, 2011)
French Horn Rebellion “The Infinite Music of French Horn Rebellion [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (Once Upon A Time, April 19, 2011)
Gorillaz “The Fall” (released as a download in December 2010, created entirely via iPad apps; producers: Gorillaz, Stephen Sedgwick; guest: Bobby Womack; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Virgin, April 19, 2011)
The Head and the Heart “The Head and the Heart” (Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Sub Pop, April 19, 2011)
High Llamas, The “Talahomi Way” (Hear here; Vinyl) (Drag City, April 19, 2011)
I’m From Barcelona (27-member Swedish group) “Forever Today” (first single: “Get in Line”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Mute, April 19, 2011)
Lenka “Two” (producers: David Kosten, Eg White, Guy Sigsworth; first single: “Heart Skips a Beat”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Epic, April 19, 2011)
Les Nubians “Nü Revolution” (guests: Manu Dibango, Blitz the Ambassador, Eric Roberson, Freshly Ground; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Shanachie, April 19, 2011)
Duff McKagan’s Loaded “The Taking” (producer: Terry Date; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Armoury/Eagle, April 19, 2011)
Steve Miller Band, The “Let Your Hair Down” (features the last recordings by harmonica virtuoso Norton Buffalo; Hear here; Special Edition; MP3 Download) (Space Cowboy/Loud & Proud/Roadrunner, April 19, 2011)
Tracy Nelson “Victim of the Blues” (her 26th album; includes covers of Jimmy Reed, Otis Spann, Howlin’ Wolf, Ma Rainey, etc.; MP3 Download) (Delta Groove, April 19, 2011)
David Rosenfield “Son of Ojito [MP3 Download]” (producer: Rosenfield; guests: Bob Forrest, Diana Rosenfield, Ada Rosenfield, Ed Rosenfield, Merry Rosenfield, Robby Moore; first single: “Because”; Hear here) (David Rosenfield, April 19, 2011)

BTW: “It’s an album of modern beat-poetry style songs, played solo with an acoustic guitar,” Rosenfield tells P&P. “It’s folk/rock with influences of punk, blues and country. I was going for a live sound, as if I were playing in the room with you. It sounds kind of like the Mountain Goats, playing songs with lyrics by Allen Ginsberg or Richard Farina.”

Bob Schneider “A Perfect Day” (producer: Dwight A. Baker; first single: “Let the Light In”; Hear here) (Kirtland, April 19, 2011)
Brian Setzer “Setzer Goes Instru-MENTAL!” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Surfdog, April 19, 2011)
Skyler (19-year-old singer-songwriter from Maine) “Take You Away [MP3 Download]” (five-song EP; producer: Jonathan Wyman; Hear here) (SkyHi, April 19, 2011)
Ralph Stanley (84-year-old bluegrass legend) “A Mother’s Prayer” (a collection of hymns and spirituals, backed by the Clinch Mountain Boys: guests: Sara Evans, Billy Smith, The Grascals’ Terry Smith, Nathan Stanley; See here; MP3 Download) (Rebel, April 19, 2011)
tUnE-yArDs (project of New England native Merrill Garbus) “w h o k i l l” (producer: Garbus; first single: “Bizness”; Hear here; Full stream; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (4AD, April 19, 2011)
Various artists “Glee: The Music presents The Warblers [TV soundtrack]” (songs performed by The Dalton Academy Warblers, a male a cappella group starring Darren Criss, Chris Colfer and the Tufts University Beelzebubs; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Columbia, April 19, 2011)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Music! 78” (2 CDs, 42 songs; Hear/read here) (U.K. – Sony Music Entertainment, EMI Virgin Music Group, UMG, Warner Music Group, April 18, 2011)
Xray Eyeballs “Not Nothing” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Kanine, April 19, 2011)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Ace “How Long: The Best of Ace” (U.K. – Cherry Red, April 18, 2011)
Phil Everly “Phil Everly” (1983 album, including the U.K. Top 10 hit “She Means Nothing to Me,” with Cliff Richard; remastered; Hear here) (U.K. – BGO, April 18, 2011)
George Hamilton IV “My North Country Home [Box set]” (3 CDs, with 68-page booklet) (Bear Family, April 19, 2011)
Billy Joel “Piano Man [Hybrid SACD – DSD]” (1973 album; remastered), “Turnstiles [Hybrid SACD – DSD]” (1976 album; remastered) (Mobile Fidelity Koch, April 19, 2011)
Kinks, The “Kinks: Deluxe Edition” (1964 album, with a second CD of rarities), “Kinda Kinks: Deluxe Edition” (1965 album, with a second CD of rarities), “The Kink Kontroversy: Deluxe Edition” (1965 album, with a second CD of rarities) (Sanctuary/UMe, April 19, 2011)
Queen “Greatest Hits II” (17 songs; MP3 Download) (Hollywood, April 19, 2011)
Linda Ronstadt “What’s New [24KT Gold CD]” (1983 album; remastered) (Lim, April 19, 2011)
Various artists “First Impulse!: 50th Anniversary — The Creed Taylor Collection [Box set]” (4 CDs, 55 songs; Read here; MP3 Download) (Hip-O Select, April 19, 2011)
Stevie Wonder “Songs in the Key of Life [24 KT + Gold CD]” (1976 album; remastered; 2 CDs, with four bonus tracks and a 32-page booklet) (Audio Fidelity, April 19, 2011)



Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Justin Bieber “Justin Bieber: The Untold Story of His Rise to Fame [DVD]” (Echo Bridge Home Entertainment, April 19, 2011)
Chevelle “Any Last Words [DVD/CD]” (live at The Metro in Chicago; See here) (Epic, April 19, 2011)
Bob Dylan “Bob Dylan — 1990-2006: The Never Ending Narrative [DVD]” (Chrome Dreams, April 19, 2011)
Falco “Falco: The Rise and Fall of an 80’s Pop Icon [DVD]” (new bio-pic; See here) (Strand Releasing, April 19, 2011)
Various artists “Glee Encore [DVD]” (more than 30 musical performances from the Fox series; Blu-ray) (20th Century Fox, April 19, 2011)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
Yellow Bird Project “The Indie Rock Poster Book [Paperback]” (Read here) (Chronicle Books, April 20, 2011)
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