New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Black Water Rising “Pissed and Driven” (first single: “Last Man Standing”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Metalville / eOne Music)
Luke Bryan “Crash My Party” (producer: Jeff Stevens; first single: “Crash My Party”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Capitol Nashville)
Glen Campbell “See You There” (a re-imagining of past hits, recorded during his “Ghost on the Canvas” sessions; producer: Julian Raymond; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Surfdog)
Eros and the Eschaton (North Carolina duo) “Home Address For Civil War” (first single: “Heaven Inside”; Hear here; MP3) (Bar/None)
Béla Fleck “The Impostor” (with Nashville Symphony Orchestra and Brooklyn Rider; Hear here; MP3) (Mercury Classics / Decca)
Gogol Bordello (gypsy punk band) “Pura Vida Conspiracy” (producer: Andrew Sheps; first single: “Malandrino”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (ATO / Casa Gogol)
Jeff Golub with Brian Auger “Train Keeps a Rolling” (guests: Christopher Cross, David Pack, Mindi Abair and two original members of Brian Auger and the Oblivion Express, Steve Ferrone and Alex Ligertwood; Hear here; MP3) (eOne Music)
Mickey Hart Band “Superorganism” (features lyrics from Hart’s longtime collaborator and Grateful Dead lyricist, Robert Hunter; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (360° Productions)
I See Stars “New Demons” (first single: “Violent Bounce [People Like You]”; Hear here) (Sumerian)
Valerie June (Memphis singer) “Pushin’ Against a Stone” (producers: Kevin Augunas, Dan Auerbach, Peter Sabak; guest: Booker T. Jones; Hear here; MP3) (Concord)
Parachute (Charlottesville, Va., pop-rock band) “Overnight” (first single: “Can’t Help,” co-written by Ryan Tedder; Hear here; MP3) (Mercury)
Sam Phillips “Push Any Button” (her first album of new material since 2008; producer: Phillips; Hear here; MP3) (Littlebox Recordings)
Transitshop (Philadelphia indie-pop trio) “Velocity” (producer: Matt Dalton; Hear here; MP3) (Rock Ridge Music)
Trevante (R&B singer) “I Am Trevante” (Hear here) (Imani / EMI)
The Vaccines “Melody Calling EP [MP3]” (four songs; producers: John Hill, Rich Costey; Hear here) (Columbia)
Various artists “Mad Men On the Rocks [TV soundtrack]” (music composed by David Carbonara; MP3) (Silva Screen)
Washed Out (aka electronic musician Ernest Greene) “Paracosm” (first single: “It Feels All Right”; Hear here; Read here; LP + MP3) (Sub Pop)
The Wild Feathers (Nashville rock band) “The Wild Feathers” (producer: Jay Joyce; first single: “The Ceiling”; Hear here; See here) (Warner)
Yellowcard “Ocean Avenue Acoustic” (newly arranged acoustic versions of tracks off their breakthrough 2003 album; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Hopeless / Universal)
Christa Wells (Raleigh, N.C.-based singer-songwriter) “Feed Your Souls [MP3]” (Hear here) (Christa Wells)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Tommy Bolin “Whirlwind” (two CDs of rarities and unreleased recordings, including material from his jazz-rock band Energy, a 26-minute version of “Marching Powder,” retitled “Marching Bag,” and songs he was preparing for his third solo album before his untimely death in 1976; See here; Vinyl; Deluxe box edition; MP3) (Purple Pyramid / Cleopatra)
Johnny Cash “LIFE Unheard” (12 rarities, including two previously unreleased tracks, “Ben Dewberry’s Final Run” and “Movin’ Up”; MP3) (LIFE / Sony Music Entertainment)
Patsy Cline “Patsy Cline’s Greatest Hits [Hybrid SACD – DSD]” (1967 compilation; remastered) (Analogue Productions)
Crosby, Stills & Nash “CSN [24 KT + Gold CD]” (1977 album; remastered) (Audio Fidelity)
Crosby, Stills & Nash “CSN [Box set]” (1991 compilation; four CDs, 77 songs; MP3) (Rhino / Atlantic)
Nik Kershaw “The Riddle: Remastered Expanded Edition” (1984 album; remastered; a second CD contains three mixes, two B-sides and six live tracks recorded at Lodnon’s Hammersmith Odeon on New Year’s Eve 1984; Read here; MP3) (U.K. – Universal Music, Aug. 12)
The Lennon Sisters “The Lennon Sisters Sing Great Hits Including Sad Movies” (28 songs; MP3) (Sepia Recordings)
Harry Nilsson “Flash Harry” (1980 album, and his final album; previously unreleased in the U.S.; remastered, with four bonus tracks; Vinyl; MP3) (Varese Sarabande)
Sonny & Cher “Look At Us” (1965 album, featuring “I Got You Babe”; remastered), “In Case You’re in Love” (1967 album, includes “The Beat Goes On”; remastered) (Japan – Warner)
S.O.S. Band “Just the Way You Like It: Expanded Edition” (1984 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks) (U.K. – Tabu / Demon, Aug. 12)
James Taylor “Gorilla [24 KT + Gold CD]” (1975 album; remastered) (Audio Fidelity)
38 Special “Special Delivery” (CD vinyl replica; 1978 album; remastered) (Culture Factory)
Various artists “The South Side of Soul Street: The Minaret Soul Singles 1967-1976” (two CDs; 40 A-sides and B-sides; Hear here) (Omnivore Recordings)
Various artists “Thank God It’s Friday” (CD vinyl replica; 1978 soundtrack album on two CDs; remastered) (Culture Factory)
Scott Walker & The Walker Brothers “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore: The Best of Scott Walker & The Walker Brothers [MP3]” (21 tracks) (Mercury / UMe)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Jennifer Beals “Flashdance [Blu-ray]” (1983 film; with bonus material, including “The History of Flashdance”) (Paramount)
Death “A Band Called Death [DVD]” (2012 rockumentary about the garage rock/protopunk demo band formed in Detroit in 1971; See here; Blu-ray) (Image Entertainment)
The Muppets “The Muppet Movie: The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition [DVD]” (1979 film; Blu-ray) (Walt Disney)
Carrie Underwood “The Blown Away Tour: LIVE [DVD]” (Sony Nashville)

Next week: Aug. 20

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