New stuff (CDs / vinyl)

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
B.o.B“Underground Luxury” (guests: Chris Brown, T.I., 2 Chainz, Future, Ester Dean, Priscilla, Playboy Tre, Mike Fresh, etc.; Hear here; MP3)(Grand Hustle / Rebel Rock / Atlantic)
Shaggy“Out Of Many One Music: Sly and Robbie Presents Shaggy” (Hear here; ; Full stream)(Ranch Entertainment)
Various artists“Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues – Music From The Motion Picture” (Will Ferrell sequel opens Dec. 20; includes cameos by Drake, Kanye West and Green Day; See here; Vinyl; MP3)(Universal Republic)
Various artists“Austin & Ally: Turn It Up [TV soundtrack]” (MP3)(Walt Disney)
Various artists“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: Music From and Inspired By The Motion Picture [Film soundtrack]” (Ben Stiller/Kristen Wiig movie, which opens Christmas Day, features music from Jack Johnson, David Bowie, Rogue Wave, Of Monsters and Men, José González, etc.; See here; Vinyl; MP3)(Universal Republic)

New stuff (MP3s)

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Various artists“The Wolf of Wall Street: Music From the Motion Picture [MP3]” (directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, opens Christmas Day; Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, who appear in the film, do a cover of “Goldfinger”; also includes 7Horse’s “Meth Lab Zoso Sticker,” plus classics by Bo Diddley, Billy Joel, Howlin’ Wolf, Eartha Kitt, Malcolm McLaren, Romeo Void, The Lemonheads, Allen Toussaint, etc.; Hear here; CD, out Jan. 7)(Virgin)
Lewis Watson“Some Songs With Some Friends [MP3]” (four-song EP; producers: Mike Crossey, Richard Wilkinson; guests: Hudson Taylor, Gabrielle Aplin, Kimberly Anne; Hear here)(Warner)

More Releases for the Week of Dec. 17, 2013

Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
The Association“Greatest Hits! [180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl]” (1968 album; remastered)(Friday Music)
Blossom Dearie“The Complete Verve Albums 1957-1961” (three CDs, 60 songs)(Not Now)
Cabaret Voltaire“#8385 (Collected Works 1984-1985) [Box set]” (six CDs, four LPs and two DVDs, culled from their mid-1980s albums; the DVDs contain “Cabaret Voltaire Live,” featuring two shows from 1984, and “Gasoline In Your Eyes,” their 1985 experimental video; Hear here)(Mute)
The Everly Brothers“Songs Our Daddy Taught Us / Songs Our Daddy Learned” (1958 album; remastered, with a second CD of early or original versions of the songs that the Everlys learned from their father; Read here)(Bear Family)
The Jerry Garcia Band“Fall 1989: The Long Island Sound from The Jerry Garcia Band featuring Bob Weir and Rob Wasserman” (Read here)(ATO)
Grateful Dead“Birth of the Dead: Volume One (The Studio Sessions) [Vinyl]” (2003 compilation; remastered)(Friday Music)
John Lee Hooker“The Vee-Jay Singles Collection” (two CDs, 40 songs)(Not Now)
Billy Joel“The Complete Albums Collection [Box set]” (14 complete albums; MP3)(Columbia / Legacy)
King Crimson“USA (40th Anniversary Edition) [CD/DVD]” (1974 album; remastered)(Discipline US)
Carmen McRae“Carmen McRae: A Collection of Her Finest Decca Recordings 1955-1958” (three CDs, 75 songs)(Not Now)
John Mellencamp“John Mellencamp 1978-2012 [Box set]” (19 discs, containing all of his albums; Read here)(Universal Music Enterprises)
Anita O’Day“Anita O’Day: The Verve Years – A Collection of Her Finest Verve Recordings 1957-1962” (three CDs, 75 songs)(Not Now)
Boz Scaggs“Boz Scaggs [Hybrid SACD – DSD]” (1969 album; remastered)(Audio Fidelity)
Various artists“Action: The Apex Records Story” (two CDs, 50 songs), “Book of Love: The Argo Records Story” (two CDs, 50 songs), “Chills & Fevers: The Dot Records Story” (three CDs, 75 songs), “For You Alone: The Carlton Records Story” (three CDs, 75 songs), “This Is the Night: The End Records Story” (two CDs, 50 songs)(One Day)
Various artists“NOW That’s What I Call Club Hits” (three CDs, 62 songs; Track list)(U.K. – EMI TV, Dec. 16)
Various artists“NOW That’s What I Call Disney 2” (20 songs; MP3)(Capitol / UMe)
Warren Zevon“Excitable Boy [Hybrid SACD – DSD]” (1978 album; remastered)(Audio Fidelity)
The Zombies“The Zombies in Stereo [Box set]” (four CDs, 81 songs; Read here)(U.K. – Repertoire, Dec. 16)

More Releases for the Week of Dec. 17, 2013

Reissues (MP3s)

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Anthrax“Aftershock: The Island Years 1985-1990 [MP3]” (54 songs)(Island / UMe)
Aquariana“Aquariana [MP3]” (1974 album; Vinyl; Read here)(Drag City)
Atlas Genius“So Electric: When It Was Now (The Remixes) [MP3]” (2013 album)(Warner)
David Bowie“David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf [MP3]” (Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra with the Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra; 1978 album)(RCA Red Seal)
Lorde“Pure Heroin (Extended) [MP3]” (2013 album; with five bonus tracks)(Lava Music / Republic, Dec. 16)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer“The Lone Ranger [DVD]” (2013 film; Blu-ray + DVD)(Walt Disney)
Harrison Ford“Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark [Blu-ray]” (1981 film), “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom [Blu-ray]” (1984 film), “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade [Blu-ray]” (1989 film)(Paramount)
The Gaslight Anthem“Live in London [DVD]” (filmed over two nights at The Troxy in March 2013)(Mercury)
One Direction“One Direction: This Is Us [DVD]” (2013 documentary; Blu-ray + DVD; 3D Blu-ray + DVD)(Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)
Carrie Underwood“The Sound of Music Live! [DVD]” (broadcast on NBC on Dec. 5; See here)(Universal Studios)

More DVD Releases for the Week of Dec. 17, 2013

Next week: Dec. 24

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