New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Adema“Topple the Giants [EP]” (their first recordings in six years and their first with guitarist Tim Fluckey as lead singer; Hear here; MP3)(Pavement Entertainment)
Alkaline Trio“My Shame Is True” (producers: Bill Stevenson, Jason Livermore; Hear here; MP3)(Heart & Skull / Epitaph)
Authority Zero“The Tipping Point” (producer: Cameron Webb; Hear here; MP3)(Hardline Entertainment)
The Band Perry“Pioneer” (producer: Dann Huff; first single: “Better Dig Two”; Hear here; Read here; MP3)(Republic Nashville)
The Besnard Lakes (Montreal indie rock band)“Until in Excess, Imperceptible UFO” (first single: “People of the Sticks”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3)(Jagjaguwar)
The Black Angels“Indigo Meadow” (producer: John Congleton; first single: “Don’t Play With Guns”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Blue Horizon)
Bleached“Ride Your Heart” (first single: “Next Stop”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3)(Dead Oceans)
Charles Bradley“Victim of Love” (Hear here; MP3)(Dunham/Daptone)
Bring Me the Horizon (British metalcore band)“Sempiternal” (producer: Terry Date; first single: “Sleepwalking”; Hear here; Vinyl)(Epitaph)
British Sea Power“Machineries of Joy [MP3]” (Hear here; Read/see here)(Rough Trade)
Bobby Browser (Oakland-based dance artist Andre Ferreira)“Still Browsing [MP3]” (four-song EP; first single: “As Far As I Know”; Hear here)(100% Silk)
Caveman (five-man vibe collective from NYC)“Caveman” (producers: Nick Stumpf, Albert Di Fiore; first single: “In the City”; Hear here; Vinyl)(Fat Possum)
Petula Clark (now 80)“Lost in You” (her first original English language album in 15 years; producer: John Williams; first single: “Cut Copy Me”; Hear here; See here; Read here; MP3)(The End)
Gerald Clayton (jazz pianist)“Life Forum” (guests: Gretchen Parlato, Sachal Vasandani, poet Carl Hancock Rux; Hear here; MP3)(Concord Jazz)
Cold War Kids“Dear Miss Lonelyhearts” (first single: “Miracle Mile”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Downtown)
Darling Parade (Nashville indie band)“Battle Scars and Broken Hearts” (first single: “Ghost”; Hear here)(Page 2 Music)
Victor DeLorenzo (Violent Femmes drummer)“Victor DeLorenzo [MP3]” (Hear here; Read here)(BFRecordings, April 1)
Sean Forbes (Detroit-based deaf rapper)“Perfect Imperfection” (Hear here; MP3)(D-PAN Entertainment / Web Entertainment / Kobalt Music Group)
Gun Outfit“Hard Coming Down [MP3]” (first single: “Flyin’ Low, Maria”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl)(PPM)
Xander Harris (Austin-based Justin Sweatt)“The New Dark Age of Love” (first single: “Night Fantasy”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Not Not Fun)
Beth Hart“Bang Bang Boom Boom” (producer: Kevin Shirley; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3)(Provogue / Mascot Label Group)
Hawk Nelson“Made” (producer: Seth Mosley; first single: “Words,” feat. Bart Millard of MercyMe; Hear here; Read here)(Fair Trade Services)
Heavy Hawaii (San Diego alt-rock group)“Goosebumps” (first single: “Washing Machine”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Art Fag Recordings)
Hem“Departure and Farewell” (producer: guitarist Gary Maurer; Hear here; Read here; MP3)(Hem)
Killswitch Engage (original vocalist Jesse Leach rejoins)“Disarm the Descent” (producer: Andy Sheap; first single: “In Due Time”; Hear here; Special Edition; MP3)(Roadrunner)
Kinski (Seattle rock band)“Cosy Moments” (producer: Randall Dunn; first single: “Conflict Free Diamonds”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Kill Rock Stars)
Andrew Leahey & The Homestead“Summer Sleeves [MP3]” (four-song EP; producers: Leahey, guitarist Phil Heesen III, JL Hodges; Hear here)(Andrew Leahey & The Homestead)
LostAlone“I’m a UFO in This City [MP3]” (producers: Jacknife Lee, Greg Wells; Hear here)(The End)
Luxury Liners (Carter Tanton’s side project)“They’re Flowers” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Western Vinyl)
Merchandise (Tampa-based band)“Totale Nite [MP3]” (five-song EP; Hear here)(Night-People)
Milk Music“Cruise Your Illusion” (first single: “I’ve Got a Wild Feeling”; Hear here)(Fat Possum)
Mudhoney“Vanishing Point” (first single: “The Only Son of the Widow from Nain”; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3)(Sub Pop)
New Kids on the Block“10” (their first album since 2008; Hear here; MP3)(The Block)
Jonas Reinhardt“Mask of the Maker” (first single: “Elimination Street”; Hear here; MP3)(Not Not Fun)
Kenny Roby“Memories & Birds” (the Raleigh, N.C.-based singer-songwriter is a founding member of Six String Drag; this is his first new album in more than six years; producers: Roby, Jason Merritt; Hear here; MP3)(Little Criminal)
Summers (British rockers)“364 [MP3]” (first single: “Superhero”; Hear here)(Summers)
Telekinesis“Dormarion” (producer: Chris Walla; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Merge)
B.J. Thomas“The Living Room Sessions” (covers of his classic hits; producer: Kyle Lehning; guests: Vince Gill, Lyle Lovett, Keb’ Mo’, Isaac Slade of The Fray, Richard Marx, Steve Tyrell; Hear here; Read here; MP3)(Wrinkled)
Tyler, The Creator“Wolf” (Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3)(Odd Future / Columbia)
Various artists“The Music Is You: A Tribute to John Denver” (contributors: Dave Matthews, My Morning Jacket, Train, Amos Lee, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Brandi Carlile, Lucinda Williams, Josh Ritter, Old Crow Medicine Show, Evan Dando, etc.; Read here; Vinyl; MP3)(ATO)
Vondelpark (London band)“Seabed” (first single: “California Analog Dream”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3)(R&S / Redeye)
Warbeast (Texas thrash heavyweights)“Destroy” (producer: Philip H. Anselmo; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Housecore)
Gretchen Wilson“Right on Time” (producer: Wilson; guest: Josh Malter; first single: “Still Rollin'”; Hear here; MP3)(Redneck)
Wolf Eyes“No Answer: Lower Floors [MP3]” (Hear here)(De Stijl)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Barbara & Ernie (Barbara Massey & Ernie Calabria)“Prelude To …” (1971 album; remastered)(Real Gone Music)
Jerry Butler“Love’s On the Menu [MP3]” (1976 album)(Motown / UMe)
Eagles“The Studio Albums 1972-1979 [Box set]” (six CDs, from “Eagles” to “The Long Run”; Read here)(Elektra/Rhino)
Jose Feliciano“Jose Feliciano [MP3]” (1981 album)(Motown / UMe)
Arthur Fielder, Boston Pops & Chet Atkins“The Pops Goes Country / The Pops Goes West” (1966, 1968 albums on one CD; remastered)(Real Gone Music)
The Four Tops“50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1964-1972” (three CDs; MP3)(Motown)
David Garrett“14” (recorded in 1994 when the German classical violinist was 14; Hear here; MP3)(Deutsche Grammophon)
Eydie Gorme & The Trio Los Panchos“Amor / More Amor” (1964, 1965 albums on one CD; remastered)(Real Gone Music)
Grateful Dead“Dick’s Picks Volume 24: Cow Palace, Daly City, CA 3/23/74” (two CDs; remastered)(Real Gone Music)
Jack the Lad (U.K. folk-rock group included three members from Lindisfarne)“It’s Jack the Lad [MP3]” (1974 album)(Virgin / EMI)
Tom Jans“Take Heart / Tom Jans” (1971, 1974 albums on one CD; remastered)(Real Gone Music)
Jewel“Jewel: The Greatest Hits Remixed [MP3]” (10 tracks)(Rhino)
Albert King“Born Under a Bad Sign” (1967 album; remastered, with five bonus tracks; Read here)(Stax)
Gladys Knight & The Pips“Silk N’ Soul + The Nitty Gritty [MP3]” (1968, 1969 albums; 26 songs)(Motown / UMe)
Steve Lawrence“Winners! / On a Clear Day” (1963, 1970 albums on one CD; remastered)(Real Gone Music)
Mad Season“Above (Deluxe Edition)” (1995 album; remastered; two CDs and one DVD, featuring unreleased tracks from the band’s unfinished second album; the DVD contains their last concert performance; Read here)(Columbia/Legacy)
Mouse and the Traps“The Fraternity Years [Vinyl]” (16 tracks, including “A Public Execution”; CD)(U.K. – Ace, April 1)
Alfred Newman“The Diary of Anne Frank” (1959 soundtrack album; remastered)(Real Gone Music)
Night Plane“Night Plane” (first CD release of 1982 album; guests: Steve Lukather, Craig Doerge, Danny Kortchmar, Kenny Edwards, Russ Kunkle, Bob Glaub, Rosemary Butler, Bryan Savage; Hear here)(Weberworks)
Don Nix“Living By the Days” (1971 album; remastered)(Real Gone Music)
The Polyphonic Spree“Live From Austin TX [MP3]” (2007 album)(New West, April 1)
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas“50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1962-1972” (MP3)(Motown)
Rilo Kiley“RKives” (B-sides and rarities; Vinyl; MP3)(Little Record Company)
The Rolling Stones“Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out: The Rolling Stones in Concert (Anniversary Edition) [CD/DVD]” (1970 album; remastered; three CDs and a bonus DVD containing the film)(ABKCO)
Diana Ross & The Supremes“Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations & Together [MP3]” (1968, 1969 albums)(Motown / UMe)
RTZ“Return to Zero [MP3]” (1991 album)(Rhino / Warner)
Streetheart“Action: The Best of Streetheart [MP3]”(Warner Music Canada)
The Temptations“Live At The Copa & With a Lot of Soul [MP3]” (1968, 1967 albums; 24 songs)(Motown / UMe)
Various artists“Kev Beadle Presents Private Collection: Independent Jazz Sounds from the Seventies and Eighties” (19 songs; Read here; MP3)(BBE Music / Redeye)
Various artists“The Early Years: The Early Songwriting Genius of David Gates 1962-1967” (32 songs written by Gates before he formed Bread, and covered by other artists, plus one Gates demo; artists include The Murmaids, Ann-Margret, Shelley Fabares, Connie Stevens, Johnny Burnette, Merry Clayton, Jody Miller, The Lettermen, more; Read here; MP3)(Rare Rockin’ / Redeye)
Various artists“Music For Dancefloors: The KPM Music Library” (two CDs, 34 tracks; Read here; MP3)(Strut)
Various artists“Smooth Ride: Ultimate Driving Collection [MP3]” (1998 jazz compilation; 12 songs)(Hip-O / UMe)
Various artists“Ultra Music Festival 2013” (15 songs; MP3)(Ultra Music)
Grover Washington Jr.“Anthology [MP3]” (1972 compilation)(Motown / UMe)
Margaret Whiting“The Wheel of Hurt” (1966 album; remastered, with 13 bonus tracks), “Maggie Isn’t Margaret Anymore / Pop Country” (1967, 1968 albums on one CD; remastered)(Real Gone Music)
Gin Wigmore“Gravel & Wine” (international edition of the New Zealand singer-songwriter’s 2011 album includes a bonus track, “Don’t Stop”; Hear here; MP3)(Polydor)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Tom Hanks“That Thing You Do! [Blu-ray]” (1996 film)(20th Century Fox)
Barbra Streisand“Hello, Dolly! [Blu-ray]” (1969 film)(20th Century Fox)

Music books

Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher/Due date:
Julian Cope“Copendium [Paperback]”(Faber and Faber, April 4)
Bruce Springsteen“Springsteen on Springsteen: Interviews, Speeches, and Encounters [Hardcover]” (edited by Jeff Burger; Kindle)(Chicago Review Press, April 1)

Next week: April 9