New releases

Published on August 9th, 2011 | by Gerry Galipault


Aug. 9, 2011

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Birthday Massacre, The “Imaginary Monsters” (eight-song EP, featuring New Songs, “In the Dark” video and remixes By Combichrist, SKOLD, tweaker, Kevvy Mental & Dave Ogilvie; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Metropolis, Aug. 9, 2011)
Luke Bryan “Tailgates & Tanlines” (first single: “Country Girl [Shake It for Me]”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Capitol Nashville, Aug. 9, 2011)
Steven Curtis Chapman “re:creation” (five new songs, plus new recordings of eight of his hits; first single: “Do Everything”; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Chordant, Aug. 9, 2011)
Steve Cropper “Dedicated” (a tribute to R&B and doo-wop act The 5 Royales; guests: B.B. King, Steve Winwood, Lucinda Williams, Bettye LaVette, Sharon Jones, John Popper, etc.; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (429, Aug. 9, 2011)
DOM “Family of Love [EP]” (five songs; producers: Dom, Nicolas Vernhes; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Astralwerks, Aug. 9, 2011)
Hell or Highwater (led by Atreyu’s Brandon Saller) “Begin Again [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (Hell or Highwater, Aug. 9, 2011)
Ace Hood “Blood, Sweat & Tears” (producers: The Runners, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Lex Luger, The Renegades, etc.; guests: Chris Brown, T-Pain, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Yo Gotti, Kevin Cossom; Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download) (Def Jam, Aug. 9, 2011)
Horrors, The “Skying” (producer: Portishead’s Geoff Barrow; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (XL Recordings, Aug. 9, 2011)
Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Flame “1017 Bricksquad Presents … Ferrari Boyz” (producers: Drumma Boy, Shawty Redd, Fatboi, Joshua “Southside” Luellen; guests: Frenchie, Wooh The Kid, Slim Dunkin, Ice Burgandy, Playaz Circle’s Titi Boy, Rocko; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Warner, Aug. 9, 2011)
Marc Maron “This Has to Be Funny” (recorded live last winter at Union Hall in Brooklyn; Read here; MP3 Download) (Comedy Central, Aug. 9, 2011)
Mercies (indie duo, members of The Dear Hunter) “Three Thousand Days [MP3 Download]” (first single: “Animals”; Hear here) (Mercies Music, Aug. 9, 2011)
Nu-Blu (bluegrass quartet) “The Blu-Disc” (guests: Rob Ickes, Greg Luck; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Pinecastle, Aug. 9, 2011)
Pepper Rabbit “Red Velvet Snow Ball” (first single: “Rose Mary Stretch”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Kanine, Aug. 9, 2011)
Pursesnatchers “A Pattern Language” (first single: “Baseball on the Radio”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Uninhabitable Mansions, Aug. 9, 2011)
Royce da 5’9″ “Success Is Certain” (producers: Streetrunner, DJ Premier, Mr. Porter, etc.; guests: Eminem, Joe Budden, Travis Barker, Big Sean; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Gracie Productions, Aug. 9, 2011)
Scattered Trees “Sympathy” (first single: “Four Days Straight”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Roll Call/EMI, Aug. 9, 2011)
Trivium “In Waves” (producers: Colin Richardson, Martyn “Ginge” Ford, Carl Bown; Hear here; Read here; CD/DVD; MP3 Download) (Roadrunner, Aug. 9, 2011)
Various artists “Glee the 3D Concert Movie [Film soundtrack]” (from this summer’s “Glee Live! In Concert!” tour; opens in theaters Aug. 12; See here; MP3 Download) (Columbia, Aug. 9, 2011)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Music! 39” (20 songs; MP3 Download) (Capitol, Aug. 9, 2011)
Various artists “The Voice — Season 1: The Highlights [TV soundtrack]” (NBC reality series) (Universal Republic, Aug. 9, 2011)
Gordon Vincent “Mechanical Breakdown” (Hear/read here) (Gordon Vincent, Aug. 10, 2011)
Kanye West & Jay-Z “Watch the Throne” (producers: West, Jay-Z, Swizz Beatz, No ID, Lex Luger; guests: Beyoncé, Bruno Mars; Hear here; Read here; Deluxe edition) (Universal Republic, Aug. 12, 2011)



Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Against Me! “White Crosses” (2010 album; with bonus tracks) (Total Treble Music, Aug. 9, 2011)
Black Sabbath “Black Sabbath, Vol. 4 [180-gram vinyl]” (1972 album; remastered), “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath [180-gram vinyl]” (1974 album; remastered) (Warner/Rhino, Aug. 9, 2011)
Culture Club “Miss Me Blind: Greatest Hits Live!” (14 tracks) (Fuel, Aug. 9, 2011)
Bethany Dillon “Beautiful: The Hits Collection” (14 tracks; MP3 Download) (Sparrow, Aug. 9, 2011)
GQ “Two” (1980 album; remastered) (Funkytowngrooves, Aug. 9, 2011)
Jefferson Airplane “Red Octopus [180-gram vinyl]” (1975 album; remastered) (Friday Music, Aug. 9, 2011)
Evelyn “Champagne” King “Music Box” (1979 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks) (Funkytowngrooves, Aug. 9, 2011)
Barry McGuire & The 2nd Chapter of Acts “To the Bride [MP3 Download]” (1975 album; remastered; 33 tracks) (Word, Aug. 9, 2011)
Motels, The “Apocalypso” (original “lost” album, with bonus and demo tracks; Vinyl), “Apocalypso Demos EP [MP3 Download]” (Omnivoure Recordings, Aug. 9, 2011)
Nektar “Greatest Hits, Volume 1” (Track list), “Greatest Hits, Volume 2” (Track list) (Europe – Eastworld, Aug. 8, 2011)
Mickey Newbury “An American Trilogy [Box set]” (4 CDs, 41 songs; includes the albums “Looks Like Rain,” ‘”Frisco Mabel Joy” and “Heaven Help the Child,” with demos and unreleased tracks; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Drag City, Aug. 9, 2011)
Styx “The Grand Illusion [180-gram vinyl]” (1977 album; remastered) (Friday Music, Aug. 9, 2011)
Andy Williams “Butterfly: The Vest Best of Andy Williams 1956-1960” (2 CDs; Track list) (GVC, Aug. 9, 2011)
Yes “Tales From Topographic Oceans [180-gram vinyl]” (1974 album; remastered; 2 LPs) (Friday Music, Aug. 9, 2011)
Neil Young “Live On Air/The Lost Tapes” (IMV Blueline, Aug. 9, 2011)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
David Bowie “BOWIE2001: A Space Oddity [DVD]” (Fritz von Runte’s re-imagined, re-edited version of Stanley Kubrick’s “2001,” melded with new remixes of Bowie songs; Hear/see here; CD) (Marshall, Aug. 9, 2011)
Sean Penn “Fast Times at Ridgemont High [Blu-ray]” (1982 film) (Universal, Aug. 9, 2011)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
Dave Mustaine “Metalion: The Slayer Mag Diaries [Paperback]” (author: Joe Layden) (It Books, Aug. 9, 2011)

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Gerry Galipault debuted Pause & Play online in October 1997. Since then, it has become the definitive place for CD-release dates — with a worldwide audience.

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