New releases

Published on August 28th, 2012 | by Gerry Galipault


Aug. 28, 2012

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Abandoned Pools “Sublime Currency” (producer: frontman Tommy Walter; Hear here; MP3) (Tooth & Nail, Aug. 28, 2012)
Gordon Bahary “Unbreakable” (first single: “Angel”; Hear here; MP3) (Lasting Treasure/RED, Aug. 28, 2012)
Dierks Bentley “Country & Cold Cans [MP3]” (five-song EP; Hear here) (Capitol Nashville, Aug. 28, 2012)
Deanna Bogart (Blues Music Award Horn Instrumentalist of the Year, 2008-2010) “Pianoland” (producer: Bogart; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Blind Pig, Aug. 28, 2012)
Betty Buckley “Ah, Men! The Boys of Broadway” (MP3) (Palmetto, Aug. 28, 2012)
Jason Castro (finalist on season 7 of “American Idol”) “Starting Line EP [MP3]” (five-song preview of “Only a Mountain” album, coming Jan. 15, 2013; Hear here; Read here) (Word, Aug. 28, 2012)
Nick Cave & Warren Ellis “Lawless [Film soundtrack]” (Prohibition-era gangster film opens Aug. 29; screenplay written by Cave; includes performances by Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Ralph Stanley, Mark Lanegan; See here; MP3) (Sony Masterworks, Aug. 28, 2012)
The Chevin (Leeds-based alt-rock quartet) “Champion [MP3]” (four-song EP; first single: “Champion”; Hear here; See here) (SO Recordings, Aug. 28, 2012)
Robert Cray Band “Nothin’ But Love” (Hear here; See here; Vinyl) (Provogue Records/Mascot Label Group, Aug. 28, 2012)
Albert Cummings “No Regrets” (producer: Jim Gaines; Hear here; MP3) (Ivy Music Company, Aug. 28, 2012)
Matthew Dear (electronic avant-pop artist) “Beams” (first single: “Her Fantasy”; Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Ghostly International, Aug. 27, 2012)
Divine Fits (Handsome Furs’ Dan Boeckner with Spoon’s Britt Daniel and New Bomb Turks’ Sam Brown) “A Thing Called Divine Fits” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Merge, Aug. 28, 2012)
Dunwells, The (five-piece band from Leeds, England) “Blind Sighted Faith” (Hear here; MP3) (Fantasy/Concord, Aug. 28, 2012)
Dwele “Greater Than One” (producer: Mike City; guests: Monica Blair, LaLa Hathaway, Black Milk, J Tait; first single: “What Profit”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (RT Music Group/eOne Music, Aug. 28, 2012)
Easy Star All-Stars “Easy Star’s Thrillah” (reggae tribute to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Easy Star, Aug. 28, 2012)
Flobots “The Circle in the Square” (producers: Flobots; first single: “The Circle in the Square”; Hear here; MP3) (Shanachie, Aug. 28, 2012)
Ian Gillan & Tony Iommi “WhoCares” (guests: Nicko McBrain, Linde Lindström, Jon Lord, Jason Newsted; See here; MP3) (earMUSIC, Aug. 28, 2012)
Grandfather Child “Grandfather Child” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (New West, Aug. 28, 2012)
Juliana Hatfield “Juliana Hatfield” (all-covers album, featuring songs by The Who, Liz Phair, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Ryan Adams, I Blame Coco, Led Zeppelin, etc.; Hear here) (Ye Olde Records, Aug. 28, 2012)
Richard Hawley “Standing at the Sky’s Edge” (released in the U.K. in May 2012; Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Mute, Aug. 28, 2012)
Caroline Herring “Camilla” (producer: Erick Jaskowiak; guests: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Aoife O’Donovan; Hear here; MP3) (Signature Sounds, Aug. 28, 2012)
Bruce Hornsby “Red Hook Summer: Music From The Original Motion Picture” (Spike Lee film opened in New York on Aug. 10 and nationwide in successive weeks; See here; MP3) (429, Aug. 28, 2012)
InAshton “Everyone & You” (first single: “Days Away”; Hear here; MP3) (Bieler Bros., Aug. 28, 2012)
Ingram Hill (Memphis rock quartet) “Ingram Hill” (producer: Ingram Hill; Hear here; MP3) (Rock Ridge Music, Aug. 28, 2012)
Katatonia (Swedish metal band) “Dead End Kings” (producers: Katatonia; Hear here; VinylMP3) (Peaceville, Aug. 28, 2012)
Phil King “Phil King” (first single: “How Much You Love”; Hear here; MP3) (Revolution/EMI, Aug. 28, 2012)
King of Spain “All I Did Was Tell Them The Truth And They Thought It Was Hell” (first single: “Motions”; Hear here; MP3) (New Granada, Aug. 28, 2012)
Kitten “Cut It Out” (six-song EP; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Atlantic, Aug. 28, 2012)
Last Vegas, The “Bad Decisions” (producer: Johnny K; first single: “Evil Eyes”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (FrostByte Media/eOne Music, Aug. 28, 2012)
Alvin Lee (of Ten Years After) “Still on the Road to Freedom” (Hear here) (Rainman, Aug. 28, 2012)
Los Del Rio “Vamonos Que Nos Vamos [MP3]” (includes a 2012 version of “Macarena”; Hear here) (Legacy, Aug. 28, 2012)
Lionel Loueke (West African jazz guitarist-vocalist) “Heritage” (producers: Loueke, Robert Glasper; Hear here; MP3) (Blue Note, Aug. 28, 2012)
Luminate (Christian Contemporary-ambient rock band from Tyler, Texas) “Welcome to Daylight” (producers: Chris Stevens, Pete Kipley; Hear here; MP3) (Sparrow, Aug. 28, 2012)
Magic Slim & The Teardrops “Bad Boy” (Hear here; MP3) (Blind Pig, Aug. 28, 2012)
Maxïmo Park “The National Health” (first single: “Hips and Lips”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Straight to the Sun/The Musebox Label Group, Aug. 28, 2012)
Maria Minerva “Will Happiness Find Me?” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Not Not Fun, Aug. 28, 2012)
Minus the Bear “Infinity Overhead” (producer: Matt Bayles; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Dangerbird, Aug. 28, 2012)
Alanis Morissette “Havoc and Bright Light” (producers: Guy Sigsworth, Joe Chiccarelli; first single: “Guardian”; Read here; MP3) (Collective Sounds/Warner Music Group, Aug. 28, 2012)
Obey the Brave “Young Blood” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Epitaph, Aug. 28, 2012)
Rita Ora (Kosovo-born, London-raised singer) “Ora” (first single: “R.I.P.,” feat. Tinie Tempah; Hear here; Read here) (U.K. – Roc Nation/Universal, Aug. 27, 2012)
The Orb featuring Lee Scratch Perry “THE ORBSERVER in the star house” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (The End, Aug. 28, 2012)
The Osmonds “I Can’t Get There Without You” (their first studio album in 12 years; MP3) (Osmond Entertainment, Aug. 28, 2012)
Passenger (aka Mike Rosenberg) “All the Little Lights” (Hear here; MP3) (Nettwerk, Aug. 28, 2012)
Poor Moon (featuring Fleet Foxes’ Christian Wargo and Casey Wescott) “Poor Moon” (producers: Poor Moon; first single: “Holiday”; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Sub Pop, Aug. 28, 2012)
The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman “Built to Last” (Hear here; MP3) (Peak/eOne Music, Aug. 28, 2012)
Sean Rowe “The Salesman and the Shark” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (ANTI-/Epitaph, Aug. 28, 2012)
The Roys (bluegrass siblings) “New Day Dawning” (producers: The Roys; first single: “Still Standing”; Hear here; MP3) (Rural Rhythm, Aug. 28, 2012)
Rural Ghosts (Portland, Maine, indie-rock band) “Eyes [MP3]” (three-song EP) (Lorem Ipsum Recordings, Aug. 28, 2012)
Saga (reunited with original lead singer Michael Sadler) “20/20” (Hear here; MP3) (Eagle, Aug. 28, 2012)
Jon Samuel (Canadian singer-songwriter) “First Transmission” (Hear here; MP3) (Hidden Pony, Aug. 28, 2012)
Scum of the Earth “The Devil Made Me Do It” (producers: frontman Riggs, Volkstoker; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Goomba Music, Aug. 28, 2012)
Maia Sharp “Change the Ending” (guests: Bonnie Raitt, The Rescue’s Adrianne Gonzales, Garrison Starr, Dawn Thomas; first single: “Me After You”; Hear here; MP3) (Blix Street/Crooked Crown, Aug. 28, 2012)
Harry Shearer “Can’t Take a Hint [MP3]” (guests: Dr. John, Fountains of Wayne, Jane Lynch, Jamie Cullum, Alice Russell, Judith Owen, Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, Steve Lukather, etc.; Hear here; Read here) (Courgette/The Orchard, Aug. 27, 2012)
Beanie Sigel “This Time” (album is being released just before Sigel begins serving a prison sentence for tax evasion; first single: “The Reunion”; Hear here; MP3) (Ruffhouse/EMI Label Services, Aug. 28, 2012)
Slaughterhouse (Crooked I, Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz and Royce da 5’9″) “Welcome to: Our House” (producers: Eminem, AraabMuzik, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, The Alchemist, etc.; guests: Eminem, Busta Rhymes, Cee Lo Green, Swizz Beatz, Skylar Grey; Hear here; MP3) (Shady/Interscope, Aug. 28, 2012)
Christopher Smith (Vancouver songwriter) “Earning Keep” (first single: “Pillars and Pyre”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Boompa, Aug. 28, 2012)
Selah Sue (Belgium-born singer) “Selah Sue [MP3]” (guests: Cee Lo Green, J. Cole; first single: “Raggamuffin”; Hear here; See here; Read here) (Because Music/Columbia, Aug. 28, 2012)
Tamia “Beautiful Surprise” (producers: Claude Kelly, The Runners, Salaam Remi, J. Phoenix; first single: “Beautiful Surprise”; Hear here; MP3) (Plus One Music Group, Aug. 28, 2012)
tobyMac “Eye On It” (first single: “Me Without You”; Hear here; MP3) (ForeFront, Aug. 28, 2012)
Foy Vance (Irish singer-songwriter) “Melrose EP [MP3]” (five songs; producer: David Holmes; Hear here) (Communion, Aug. 28, 2012)
Various artists “For a Good Time, Call …: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [MP3]” (comedy film starring Seth Rogen opens Aug. 31; See here; Hear here) (Lakeshore, Aug. 28, 2012)
Various artists “Isles of Wonder: Music for the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games” (two CDs, 36 songs; MP3) (Decca, Aug. 28, 2012)
Darrell Webb Band “Breaking Down the Barriers” (producer: Jim VanCleve; Hear here) (Rural Rhythm, Aug. 28, 2012)
World Fire Brigade “Spreading My Wings” (guests: Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready, Anthrax’s Rob Caggiano, Andy Andersson; Hear here; MP3) (FrostByte Media, Aug. 28, 2012)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Brecker Brothers, The “The Complete Arista Albums Collection [Box set]” (eight CDs) (Arista/Legacy, Aug. 28, 2012)
Maria Callas “The Live Recitals [Box set]” (10 CDs), “The Studio Recitals [Box set]” (13 CDs) (EMI Classics, Aug. 28, 2012)
David Cassidy “Cassidy Live!” (1974 album; remastered), “Gettin’ It in the Streets” (1976 album; remastered) (Real Gone Music, Aug. 28, 2012)
The Flatlanders (Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Butch Hancock) “The Odessa Tapes [CD/DVD]” (newly discovered recordings from 1972; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3) (New West, Aug. 28, 2012)
The Floaters “Into the Future” (1979 album; remastered) (U.K. – PTG, Aug. 27, 2012)
Art Garfunkel “The Singer” (two CDs, 34 songs, including two new recordings, “Lena” and “Long Way Home”; Track list; MP3) (Columbia/Legacy, Aug. 28, 2012)
Godflesh “Hymns” (2001 album) (The End, Aug. 28, 2012)
The Jackson 5 “Come and Get It: The Rare Pearls [MP3]” (two CDs, 32 songs; CD) (Hip-O Select/Motown, Aug. 28, 2012)
Etta James “The Complete Private Music Blues Rock N Soul Albums Collection [Box set]” (seven CDs; see related DVD below) (RCA/Legacy, Aug. 28, 2012)
Jesus Jones “The Collection [MP3]” (36 songs; Track list; CD) (Capitol, Aug. 28, 2012)
Gary Lewis & The Playboys “The Complete Liberty Singles” (two CDs, 45 songs) (Real Gone Music, Aug. 28, 2012)
Maná “Exiliados en la Bahía: Lo mejor de Maná (Sencilla)” (14-song best-of; MP3) (Warner Music Mexico, Aug. 28, 2012)
Johnny Mathis “Tender Is the Night/The Wonderful World of Make Believe” (1964 albums; remastered), “Love Is Everything/Broadway” (1965 albums; remastered; “Broadway” was previously unreleased) (Real Gone Music, Aug. 28, 2012)



Art Pepper “Neon Art: Volume One [Vinyl]” (previously unreleased live recordings, pressed on red vinyl, coupled with a digital download card; Hear here) (Omnivore Recordings, Aug. 28, 2012)
Terry Reid (singer-guitarist turned down Jimmy Page’s offer to join the New Yardbirds in 1968) “Rogue Waves [MP3]” (1979 album) (Capitol, Aug. 28, 2012)
Roxy Music “The Complete Studio Recordings [Box set]” (eight CDs, four DVDs, covering 1972-1982; Read here) (Virgin/EMI, Aug. 28, 2012)
Blake Shelton “Pure BS: Deluxe Edition [MP3]” (2007 best-of; with three bonus tracks) (Warner Bros. Nashville, Aug. 28, 2012)
Specials, The “More … or Less. The Specials Live [MP3]” (26 songs, recorded during their 2011 reunion tour; CD; MP3) (Capitol, Aug. 28, 2012)
Billy Squier “Enough Is Enough/Hear & Now/Creatures of Habit” (1986, 1989 and 1991 albums on two CDs; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, Aug. 27, 2012)
Sugarbabes “20 Greatest Hits [MP3 Download]” (Rdeg, Aug. 28, 2012)
Tavares “Love Uprising: Expanded Edition” (1980 album; remastered, with one bonus track) (U.K. –, Aug. 27, 2012)
Triumph “Live at Sweden Rock Festival [CD/DVD]” (recorded on June 7, 2008; MP3) (TML Entertainment, Aug. 28, 2012)
Various artists “A&M 50: The Anniversary Collection [Box set]” (three CDs, 60 songs; Track list; MP3) (A&M/UMe, Aug. 28, 2012)
Various artists “Electrospective: The Remix Album” (two CDs, 24 songs; Track list) (U.K. – EMI, Aug. 27, 2012)
Various artists “Putumayo Kids Presents European Playground” (Putumayo Kids, Aug. 28, 2012)
Sarah Vaughan “The Complete Columbia Albums Collection [Box set]” (four CDs) (Columbia/Legacy, Aug. 28, 2012)
The Vibrators “Alaska 127” (1984 album; remastered; MP3) (Cleopatra, Aug. 28, 2012)
Jerry Jeff Walker “Live From Dixie’s Bar & Bus Stop” (26-song set from the mid-1980s; DVD; MP3) (May6 Entertainment, Aug. 28, 2012)
Frank Zappa “Waka/Jawaka” (1972 album; remastered), “The Grand Wazoo” (1972 album; remastered), “Over-Nite Sensation” (1973 album; remastered), “Apostrophe (‘)” (1974 album; remastered), “Roxy & Elsewhere” (1974 album; remastered), “One Size Fits All” (1975 album; remastered), “Zoot Allures” (1976 album; remastered), “Bongo Fury” (1976 album; remastered), “Studio Tan” (1978 album; remastered), “Sleep Dirt” (1979 album; remastered), “Sheik Yerbouti” (1979 album; remastered) (Zappa Family Trust/UMe, Aug. 28, 2012)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Beach Boys, The “Doin’ It Again [DVD]” (live performances, interviews and never-before-seen footage from the 1966 “Good Vibrations” recordings sessions; See here; Blu-ray) (Xenon, Aug. 28, 2012)
Mark Chesnutt “Your Room [Blu-ray 3D]” (filmed live in Los Angeles using 3D cameras and AIX proprietary HD-audio recording techniques; See here) (AIX, Aug. 28, 2012)
Joe Dallesandro (Andy Warhol muse and sex symbol) “Fernando Di Leo’s Madness [DVD]” (1980 film, in English and Italian with English subtitles; Dallesandro is better known as the “Little Joe” mentioned in Lou Reed’s hit 1972 song “Walk on the Wild Side”; See here) (RaroVideo/eOne, Aug. 28, 2012)
Jim Gaffigan “Jim Gaffigan: Mr. Universe [DVD]” (Image, Aug. 28, 2012)
Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor “Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds [DVD/Digital Copy]” (1963 film; with documentary, newsreel, deleted scene and original ending, etc.) (Universal, Aug. 28, 2012)
Etta James “Live at Montreux 1978-1993 [DVD]” (Blu-ray) (Eagle Rock, Aug. 28, 2012)
Al Pacino “Scarface [Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy]” (1983 film) (Universal, Aug. 28, 2012)
Queen “Greatest Video Hits [DVD]” (Eagle Rock, Aug. 28, 2012)
The Who “Quadrophenia: The Criterion Collection [DVD]” (1979 film; Read here; Blu-ray) (Criterion, Aug. 28, 2012)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
Alice Cooper “Welcome to My Nightmare: The Alice Cooper Story [Paperback]” (author: Dave Thompson; Kindle) (Omnibus Press, Sept. 1, 2012)
Carol Miller (NYC radio personality) “Up All Night: My Life and Times in Rock Radio [Kindle]” (Ecco, Aug. 28, 2012)
Rolling Stones, The “The Rolling Stones: Fifty Years [Paperback]” (author: Christopher Sandford; Kindle) (Simon & Schuster UK, Sept. 1, 2012)

Next week: Sept. 4, 2012

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