Categories: New releases

April 5, 2011

New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
After Party, The“The After Party [MP3 Download]” (six-song EP; producers: Zack Odom, Kenneth Mount; Hear here)(The After Party, April 4, 2011)
Assassin“Breaking the Silence” (Hear here)(SPV/Steamhammer, April 5, 2011)
Craig Campbell“Craig Campbell” (Hear here)(Bigger Picture, April 5, 2011)
Cold Cave“Cherish the Light Years” (producer: Chris Coady; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download, with bonus track)(Matador, April 5, 2011)
Ray Davies“See My Friends” (guests: Bruce Springsteen, Metallica, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Gary Lightbody, etc.; Hear here)(Decca, April 5, 2011)
Randy Edelman“The Pacific Flow to Abbey Road” (his first studio album in more than 20 years; MP3 Download)(Varese Sarabande, April 5, 2011)
Josh Freese“My New Friends E.P. [MP3 Download]”(Outerscope, April 5, 2011)
Andy Friedman“Laserbeams and Dreams” (producer: David Goodrich; Hear here; Read here)(City Salvage, April 5, 2011)
Ezra Furman & The Harpoons“Mysterious Power” (producer: Doug Boehm; Hear here)(Red Parlor/ADA, April 5, 2011)
Ben Glover (Northern Irish singer-songwriter)“Before the Birds” (producer: Neilson Hubbard; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Ben Glover, April 4, 2011)
Kina Grannis“Stairwells” (Hear here; MP3 Download)(One Haven Music, April 5, 2011)
Ha Ha Tonka (Springfield, Mo., rock quartet)“Death of a Decade” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Bloodshot, April 5, 2011)
Hollywood Undead (rap-rock group)“American Tragedy” (producers: Don Gilmore, Griffin Boice, Sam Hollander, Dave Katz, Kevin Rudolf; first single: “Hear Me Now”; Hear here; Read here)(A&M/Octone, April 5, 2011)
Hot Tuna“Steady As She Goes” (band’s first studio album in 20 years; producer: Larry Campbell; first single: “Angel of Darkness”; Hear here)(Red House, April 5, 2011)
Hyro Da Hero (L.A.-based MC)“Birth, School, Work, Death [MP3 Download]” (producer: Ross Robinson; first single: “Ghetto Ambiance”; Hear here)(Stereo Bang Media, April 4, 2011)
INXS“Original Sin” (a “reimagining” of past hits and album tracks with guest vocalists, including Ben Harper, Brandon Flowers, Rob Thomas, Tricky, Nikka Costa, JD Fortune, Pat Monahan, etc.; Read here; MP3 Download)(Petrol Electric/Atco/Rhino, April 5, 2011)
Diana Jones“High Atmosphere” (producers: Jones, Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show; guests: Jim Lauderdale, members of Old Crow; Hear here)(Proper American, April 5, 2011)
Jim Jones“Capo” (guests: Cam’ron, Juelz Santana; first single: “Perfect Day”; Hear here)(E1 Music, April 5, 2011)
Kills, The“Blood Pressures” (producers: Jamie Hince, Bill Skibbe; first single: “Satellite”; Hear here; Vinyl)(Domino, April 5, 2011)
Kingdom Come“Rendered Waters” (Hear here)(SPV/Steamhammer, April 5, 2011)
Marissa Levy“63 Songs About Joe [MP3 Download]” (producer: Mike Viola; Hear here)(Crayonbox, April 5, 2011)
Mansions“Dig Up the Dead [MP3 Download]” (Hear here)(Burning House/King Bones Recordings, April 5, 2011)
McFly“Above the Noise” (released in the band’s native U.K. in November 2010; producers: Dallas Austin, Taio Cruz, Jason Perry, Alan Nglish, Adam Noble; Hear here; Read here)(Island, April 5, 2011)
Mint Condition“7 …” (guest: Kelly Price; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Shanachie, April 5, 2011)
Gretchen Parlato“The Lost and Found” (Full stream; MP3 Download)(Obliqsound, April 5, 2011)
Jon Pousette-Dart“Anti-Gravity” (producer: Gary Nicholson; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Little Big Deal, April 5, 2011)
Ravishers (Portland, Ore., indie-pop band)“Ravishers [MP3 Download]” (Hear here)(Timber Carnival, April 7, 2011)
Raveonettes, The“Raven in the Grave” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Vice, April 5, 2011)
Robbie Robertson“How to Become Clairvoyant” (his fifth solo album and first in more than 10 years; producers: Robertson, Marius de Vries; guests: Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Trent Reznor, Tom Morello, Robert Randolph, Angela McCluskey, Rocco Deluca, Dana Glover, Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes; first single: “He Don’t Live Here No More”; Hear here)(Macro-Biotic/429, April 5, 2011)
Scattered Trees“Sympathy [MP3 Download]” (Hear here)(Roll Call/EMI, April 5, 2011)
Smithereens, The“2011” (their first album of all-new material in more than 10 years; producer: Don Dixon; first single: “Sorry”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(eOne Music, April 5, 2011)
Tiny Animals (New York City power-pop trio)“Our Own Time [MP3 Download]” (first single: “Wait For Me”; Hear here; See here)(North Street, April 5, 2011)
Vicious Rumors“Razorback Killers” (producers: Geoff Thorpe, Juan Urteaga; Hear here; Vinyl)(SPV/Steamhammer, April 5, 2011)
We Are Enfant Terrible (French trio)“Explicit Pictures” (first single: “Filthy Love”; Hear here)(Last Gang/Fontana, April 5, 2011)
Anna Wilson & Friends“Countrypolitan Duets” (guests: Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Rogers, Ray Price, Connie Smith, Rick Braun, Larry Carlton)(Music World Entertainment, April 5, 2011)
Jonathan Winters“Final Approach” (improvised comedy album, his first in 15 years; MP3 Download)(Uproar, April 5, 2011)



Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Avant“ICON” (12-song best-of)(Geffen/UMe, April 5, 2011)
Ray Charles“Live in Concert”(Concord, April 5, 2011)
Eric Clapton“ICON” (best-of)(Polydor/UMe, April 5, 2011)
Joe Cocker“ICON” (12-song best-of)(A&M/UMe, April 5, 2011)
Louise Cordet“The Sweet Beat of Louise Cordet: Complete UK Decca Recordings”(U.K. – Retro, April 4, 2011)
Daft Punk“TRON: Legacy RECONFIGURED” (remixes of selections from the 2010 film by an eclectic mix of remixers and producers, including Paul Oakenfold, The Crystal Method, Moby, Kaskade, etc.; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Walt Disney, April 5, 2011)
Miles Davis“The Definitive Miles Davis on Prestige” (2 CDs)(Prestige/Concord, April 5, 2011)
Bill Evans“The Definitive Bill Evans on Riverside and Fantasy” (2 CDs)(Riverside/Concord, April 5, 2011)
Doug Gray (of The Marshall Tucker Band)“Soul of the South” (previously unreleased 1981 recordings, produced by Billy Sherrill; see related MTB reissue below)(Shout! Factory, April 5, 2011)
Jefferson Airplane“Flight Log: 1966-1976” (1977 collection; remastered; 2 CDs, 21 songs)(U.K. – BGO, April 4, 2011)
Quincy Jones“ICON” (12-song best-of)(A&M/UMe, April 5, 2011)
Albert King“The Definitive Albert King on Stax” (2 CDs)(Stax/Concord, April 5, 2011)
B.B. King“ICON” (12-song best-of)(Geffen/UMe, April 5, 2011)

Local H“ICON” (12-song best-of)(Island/UMe, April 5, 2011)
Henry Mancini“The Complete Peter Gunn” (2 CDs)(Chrome Dreams, April 5, 2011)
Marshall Tucker Band, The“Greatest Hits” (1978 best-of; remastered, with six bonus tracks)(Shout! Factory, April 5, 2011)
Material Issue“International Pop Overthrow: 20th Anniversary Edition” (1991 album; remastered, with eight bonus tracks; MP3 Download)(Hip-O Select, April 5, 2011)
Sergio Mendes“Celebration: A Musical Journey” (2 CDs)(Universal/UMe, April 5, 2011)
Mixtures, The“Stomping at the Rainbow” (contains the 1960s multi-cultural group’s live album and all their studio singles; Hear here)(Minky, April 5, 2011)
Nonpoint“ICON” (12-song best-of)(Geffen/UMe, April 5, 2011)
Originals, The“California Sunset” (1975 album; remastered, with one bonus track)(U.K. – BBR, April 4, 2011)
Outsiders, The (Dutch garage-rock group)“CQ” (1968 album; pronounced “Seek You”; Hear here)(U.K. – RPM, April 4, 2011)
Rasputina“Great American Gingerbread: Rarities & Neglected Items [CD/DVD]” (the DVD contains a live performance and Q&A recorded in 2002 at the Knitting Factory; MP3 Download)(Filthy Bonnet Recordings, April 5, 2011)
Leon Russell“The Best of Leon Russell” (16 tracks; MP3 Download)(Capitol/EMI, April 5, 2011)
Sharks (U.K. band)“The Joys of Living 2008-2010” (with two new songs; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Velvet Scene/Rise, April 5, 2011)
Cat Stevens“ICON: Best of Cat Stevens”(A&M/UMe, April 5, 2011)
Sublime“ICON” (12-song best-of)(Geffen/UMe, April 5, 2011)
Tangerine Dream“Ride on the Ray: The Blue Years Anthology 1980-1987” (2 CDs), “Sunrise in the Third System: The Pink Years Anthology 1970-1973” (2 CDs)(U.K. – Esoteric Recordings, April 4, 2011)
Tubes, The“The Completion Backward Principle” (1981 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks)(Iconoclassic, April 5, 2011)
Hank Williams“Hank Williams: The Complete Mother’s Best Recordings … Plus! [Box set]” (16 CDs; Read here)(Time Life, April 5, 2011)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher/Due date:
Dorian Lynskey“33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History of Protest Songs, from Billie Holiday to Green Day [Paperback]” (Kindle)(Ecco, April 5, 2011)
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