New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Airborne Toxic Event, The“All At Once” (producer: Dave Sardy; first single: “Changing”; Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download)(Island, April 26, 2011)
An Horse“Walls” (producer: Howard Redekopp; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Mom + Pop Music, April 26, 2011)
Augustana“Augustana” (producer: Jacquire King; first single: “Steal Your Heart”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Epic, April 26, 2011)
Band of the Welsh Guards, The (official band of the Prince Williams’ wedding)“A Royal Tribute” (See here; MP3 Download)(Rhino, April 26, 2011)
Tab Benoit“Medicine” (guests: Ivan Neville, Michael Doucet of BeauSoleil; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Telarc, April 26, 2011)
Bowling For Soup“Fishin’ For Woos” (first single: “S-S-S-Saturday”; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Brando, April 26, 2011)
Dennis Coffey“Dennis Coffey” (guests: Fanny Franklin, Mayer Hawthorne, Dirtbombs’ Mick Collins, Detroit Cobras’ Rachel Nagy, Kings Go Forth, Lisa Kekaula, Paolo Nutini; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Strut, April 26, 2011)
Bootsy Collins“Tha Funk Capitol of the World” (guests: George Clinton, Bernie Warrell, Snoop Dogg, Chuck D, Ice Cube, Samuel L. Jackson, Bela Fleck, the Rev. Al Sharpton, Dr. Cornell West; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Mascot, April 26, 2011)
Colourmusic“My ____ Is Pink” (Hear here; Vinyl)(Memphis Industries, April 26, 2011)
Dirty Vegas“Electric Love” (first single: “Electric Love”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Om, April 26, 2011)
Steve Earle“I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive” (producer: T Bone Burnett; guest: wife Allison Moorer; Hear here; Full stream; Vinyl; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download)(New West, April 26, 2011)
Eastern Conference Champions“Speak-ahh [MP3 Download]” (Hear here)(RockHampton, April 26, 2011)
Endwell“Punishment” (Hear here)(Mediaskare, April 26, 2011)
Explosions in the Sky“Take Care, Take Care, Take Care” (producer: John Congleton; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Temporary Residence, April 26, 2011)
Dylan Fox & The Wave“Tunnel Vision [MP3 Download]” (five-song EP; Hear here)(Dylan Fox & The Wave, April 26, 2011)
Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs“No Help Coming” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Transdreamer, April 26, 2011)
Emmylou Harris“Hard Bargain” (producer: Jay Joyce; Hear here; Full stream; Read here; MP3 Download)(Nonesuch, April 26, 2011)
Holy Ghost! (New York-based synth-pop duo)“Holy Ghost!” (first single: “Do It Again”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(DFA, April 26, 2011)
James Farm (jazz supergroup: Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Matt Penman, Eric Harland)“James Farm” (Hear/read here; MP3 Download)(Nonesuch, April 26, 2011)
Pat Jordache“Future Songs [MP3 Download]” (Hear here)(Constellation, April 25, 2011)
Limousines, The (Bay Area electropop duo)“Get Sharp” (includes “Internet Killed the Video Star”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Dangerbird, April 26, 2011)
Chris Marshall (Portland, Ore., artist)“August Light” (producer: Jeremy Wilson; Hear here)(In Music We Trust, April 26, 2011)
Neccos For Breakfast and The Maasai Music Project“The Maasai Music Project” (an environmentally themed music written collaboratively by Maasai and The Environmental Club kids, recorded in four languages over three years in two countries; Read here)(E-Club Connections, April 30, 2011)
Not Tonight Josephine (Tampa rock group)“All on the Horizon [MP3 Download]” (producer: Brett Hestla; first single: “All That She Wants”; Hear here)(Not Tonight Josephine, April 26, 2011)
Of Montreal“thecontrollersphere” (five-song EP; producer: Kevin Barnes; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Polyvinyl, April 26, 2011)
Rachel Platten“Be Here” (Hear here; MP3 Download)(Rock Ridge Music, April 26, 2011)
Poly Styrene (former frontwoman of X-ray Spex)“Generation Indigo” (producer: Youth; first single: “Virtual Boyfriend”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Future Noise Music, April 26, 2011)
Prefuse 73“The Only She Chapters” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Warp, April 26, 2011)
Reform the Resistance (comprised of former Justifide members)“The Truth Is Dangerous [MP3 Download]” (Hear here)(Wuli, April 26, 2011)
Todd Rundgren“Todd Rundgren’s Johnson” (covers of Robert Johnson songs; backup band consists of Jesse Gress, Prairie Prince and Kasim Sulton; See here; MP3 Download)(MPCA, April 26, 2011)
Silverstein“Rescue” (first single: “Sacrifice”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Hopeless, April 26, 2011)
Son Lux (a.k.a. Ryan Lott)“We Are Rising [MP3 Download]” (Hear/read here; CD, out May 17)(anticon, April 26, 2011)
Swimclub“Funhouse for Friends” (producers: Swimclub, Stephen Schappler; guests: Alana Skyring, drummer for Australian band The Grates; first single: “She’s a Teaser”; Hear here)(Seehurst, April 26, 2011)
Thao & Mirah (indie-folk duo)“Thao & Mirah” (producers: Thao & Mirah, Merrill Garbus; first single: “Eleven”; Hear/read here; MP3 Download)(Kill Rock Stars, April 26, 2011)
Times New Viking (lo-fi indie rock trio from Columbus, Ohio)“Dancer Equired!” (Hear here; Full stream; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Merge, April 26, 2011)
Vandaveer“Dig Down Deep” (producer: Duane Lundy; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Supply & Demand Music, April 26, 2011)
Jimmy Webb & The Webb Brothers (Webb with his father Bob and his three sons)“Cottonwood Farm” (Hear here; MP3 Download)(Proper American, April 26, 2011)
Wombats, The“The Wombats Proudly Present … This Modern Glitch” (producers: Rich Costey, Jacknife Lee, Eric Valentine; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Bright Antenna, April 26, 2011)
Younger Brother“Vaccine” (Hear here; MP3 Download)(Twisted/SCI Fidelity, April 26, 2011)
ZyniC (electropop act)“Fire Walk With Me [MP3 Download]” (Hear here)(conzoom, April 29, 2011)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Marc Bolan & T. Rex“Tanx” (1973 album; Vinyl; MP3 Download), “Zinc Alloy and The Hidden Riders of Tomorrow” (1974 album; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Fat Possum, April 26, 2011)
BT“These Humble Machines” (new version of 2010’s “These Hopeful Machines”; Read here; MP3 Download)(Nettwerk/Black Hole, April 26, 2011)
Ella Fitzgerald“‘S Wonderful: Ella in Japan” (2 CDs, 26 songs; recorded in January 1964, featuring the Roy Eldridge Quartet; MP3 Download)(Verve Select, April 26, 2011)
Florence + The Machine“Between Two Lungs” (2009 album “Lungs,” with a second CD of live versions, remixes and a mashup with Dizzee Rascal)(Universal Republic, April 26, 2011)
Emmylou Harris“Roses in the Snow [MP3 Download]” (1980 album), “Last Date [MP3 Download]” (1982 album)(Rhino/Warner, April 26, 2011)
Jefferson Airplane“The Worst of Jefferson Airplane [180 gm Vinyl]” (1970 album)(Friday Music, April 26, 2011)
Robert Johnson“Robert Johnson: The Complete Recordings — The Centennial Edition” (2 CDs, 42 tracks; MP3 Download)(Columbia/Legacy, April 26, 2011)
Daniele Luppi“Malos Hábitos (Bad Habits) [Film soundtrack]” (2008 movie; MP3 Download)(Ipecac Recordings, April 26, 2011)
Roy Orbison“Roy Orbison: The Monument Singles Collection (1960-1964) [CD/DVD]” (2 CDs, 1 DVD, featuring original mono mixes of all A & B sides for the label, plus “The Monument Concert 1965”; Read here; MP3 Download)(Monument/Orbison/ Legacy, April 26, 2011)
Rolling Stones, The“The Complete Singles (1971-2006) [Box set]” (45 CDs; See here)(Universal, April 26, 2011)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
a-ha“Ending on a High Note: The Final Concert [DVD]” (live at Oslo Spektrum on Dec. 4, 2010; Blu-ray)(Universal, April 26, 2011)
Beatles, The“A Hard Day’s Night [DVD]” (1964 film)(Miramax, April 26, 2011)
Bob Dylan“Don’t Look Back [Blu-ray]” (filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker’s classic documentary of Dylan’s 1965 tour)(Docurama Films, April 26, 2011)
Bob Dylan“The Other Side of the Mirror: Bob Dylan Live At The Newport Folk Festival 1963-1965 [Blu-ray]”(Columbia/Legacy, April 26, 2011)
Foreigner“Rockin’ at the Ryman [DVD]” (filmed on March 16, 2010, in Nashville; Hear here; Blu-ray)(AIS, April 26, 2011)
Yanni“Yanni: A Living Legacy [DVD]” (filmed in 2005 at the Madalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas; Hear here)(Rocket Science, April 26, 2011)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher/Due date:
Bob Dylan“The Old, Weird America: The World of Bob Dylan’s Basement Tapes [Paperback]” (author: Greil Marcus; Kindle)(Picador, April 26, 2011)
Queen“Queen: The Ultimate Illustrated History of the Crown Kings of Rock [Paperback]” (author: Phil Sutcliffe)(Voyageur Press, April 29, 2011)
Rob Sheffield“Talking to Girls About Duran Duran: One Young Man’s Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut [Paperback]”(Plume, April 26, 2011)

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