New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Blue October“Any Man in America” (first single: “The Chills”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Up/Down, Aug. 16, 2011)
Bottle Rockets, The“Not So Loud: An Acoustic Evening With the Bottle Rockets” (recorded at the historic Lucas School House in St. Louis; Hear here)(Bloodshot, Aug. 16, 2011)
Jeff Bridges“Jeff Bridges” (producer: T Bone Burnett; guests: Rosanne Cash, Ryan Bingham, Sam Phillips, Benji Hughes; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Blue Note, Aug. 16, 2011)
Guy Clark“Songs and Stories” (23 songs; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Dualtone, Aug. 16, 2011)
Cut Off Your Hands (indie pop band from New Zealand)“Hollow” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Frenchkiss, Aug. 16, 2011)
Rodney Dillard & The Dillard Band“Don’t Wait for the Hearse to Take You to Church” (Hear here; MP3 Download)(Rural Rhythm, Aug. 16, 2011)
The Duke & The King (fronted by ex-Felice Brother Simone Felice)“The Duke & The King” (Hear here; MP3 Download)(So Recordings, Aug. 16, 2011)
Hercules and Love Affair“Blue Songs” (producer: Patrick Pulsinger; guests: Kim Ann Foxman, Aerea Negrot, Shaun Wright, Kele Okereke, Mark Pistel; first single: “My House”; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Moshi Moshi, Aug. 16, 2011)
Jewel“The Merry Goes ‘Round” (16 family-friendly songs, including four originals; Hear here)(Fisher-Price/Somerset Entertainment, Aug. 16, 2011)
Natalia Kills (U.K. singer-songwriter)“Perfectionist” (producers: Akon, Jeff Bhasker, “The-Ron” Feemster, Fernando Garibay, Martin “Cherry Cherry Boom Boom” Kierszenbaum, Giorgio Tuinfort; guest: will.i.am.; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Cherrytree/Kon Live/Interscope, Aug. 16, 2011)
Ana Popovic“Unconditional” (producer: John Porter; guests: Sonny Landreth, Jason Ricci; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Eclecto Groove, Aug. 16, 2011)
Margo Rey“Let the Rain [MP3 Download]” (first single, co-written with John Oates; Hear here)(Organica Music Group, Aug. 16, 2011)
Scream“Scream’s Complete Control Sessions [Vinyl EP]” (punk band’s first album since 1993; producers: John Lousteau, Scream; Hear here)(SideOneDummy, Aug. 16, 2011)
Sly Stone“I’m Back! Family & Friends” (his first album since 1982 features reworkings of his hits, plus three previously unreleased tracks including “His Eye Is On the Sparrow”; guests: Jeff Beck, Ray Manzarek, Ann Wilson, Johnny Winter, Bootsy Collins, etc.; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Cleopatra, Aug. 16, 2011)
Various artists“One Day: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [MP3 Download]” (Anne Hathaway-Jim Sturgess movie opens Aug. 19; includes “Sparkling Day,” a new song by Elvis Costello; Hear here; See here; CD, out Sept. 6)(Hip-O/UMe, Aug. 16, 2011)
Various artists“We Remember Gregory Isaacs” (two-CD tribute album, featuring Tarrus Riley, Etana, Romain Virgo, J Boog, Gyptian and Duane Stephenson; Hear here)(VP, Aug. 16, 2011)

Reissues

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Breaking Benjamin“The Shallow Bay: The Best of Breaking Benjamin” (15 song; MP3 Download)(Hollywood, Aug. 16, 2011)
Dazz Band“Hot Spot: Expanded Edition” (1985 album; remastered, with five bonus tracks)(Funkytowngrooves, Aug. 16, 2011)
Nick Heyward“Tangled” (1995 album; remastered, with 10 bonus tracks), “The Apple Bed” (1998 album; remastered, with seven bonus tracks)(U.K. – Cherry Red, Aug. 15, 2011)
Jones Girls, The“On Target: Expanded Edition” (1983 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks)(Funkytowngrooves, Aug. 16, 2011)
Various artists“Jazz at the Hollywood Bowl (Expanded Edition)” (1956 album; remastered; 2 CDs, 32 songs, including 11 previously unreleased Louis Armstrong recordings; Read here)(Hip-O Select, Aug. 16, 2011)
Various artists“Radio Disney Jams: 15th B-Day Edition”(Disney, Aug. 16, 2011)
Various artists“The Real Sound of Chicago & Beyond: Underground Disco & Boogie” (2 CDs, 29 tracks; compiled by Mr. Peabody Records; Track list; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(BBE, Aug. 16, 2011)

DVD/Blu-ray

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Dead Can Dance“Toward the Within [DVD]” (1994 concert film, with bonus material; See here)(4AD, Aug. 16, 2011)
Amy Winehouse“Amy Winehouse: In Concert 2007 [DVD]” (recorded at the Eurockéennes festival in Belfort, France; See here)(Immortal, Aug. 16, 2011)

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