New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Black Keys, The“El Camino” (producers: Danger Mouse, The Black Keys; first single: “Lonely Boy”; Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Nonesuch, Dec. 6, 2011)
Martin Briley“Iceberg Shrinking” (Hear here)(Fuel, Dec. 6, 2011)
Chevelle“Hats Off to the Bull” (producer: Joe Barresi; first single: “Face to the Floor”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Epic, Dec. 6, 2011)
Cure, The“Bestival Live 2011” (2 CDs, 32 songs, recorded during the festival on the Isle of Wight; all profits benefit the Isle of Wight Youth Trust; See here)(Sunday Best Recordings, Dec. 6, 2011)
Digitalism (German electronic duo)“Circles [MP3 Download]” (the title track, with two remixes, and “Sleepwalker”; Hear here)(V2/Cooperative Music/Downtown, Dec. 6, 2011)
Fall, The“Ersatz G.B.” (group’s 29th album; Read here)(Cherry Red/MVD, Dec. 6, 2011)
Dia Frampton (runner-up on NBC’s “The Voice”)“Red” (guests: Kid Cudi, Blake Shelton; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Universal Republic, Dec. 6, 2011)
Jacaszek (Polish electro-acoustic musician)“Glimmer” (Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Ghostly International, Dec. 6, 2011)
KoRn“The Path of Totality” (producers: KoRn, Skrillex, Feed Me, Kill the Noise, Noisia, Datsik, 12th Planet, Downlink; new single: “Narcissistic Cannibal”; Hear here; CD/DVD; MP3 Download)(Roadrunner, Dec. 6, 2011)
Little River Band“A Little River Band Christmas” (MP3 Download)(Wurld, Dec. 6, 2011)
Nils Lofgren“Old School” (his first album of new material in five years; guests: Paul Rodgers, Lou Gramm, Sam Moore; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Vision, Dec. 6, 2011)
Maine, The (Phoenix rock group)“Pioneer” (producers: The Maine, Colby Wedgeworth; first single: “Some Days”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Action Theory/Warner, Dec. 6, 2011)
Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The“The Magic of Youth” (producer: Ted Hutt; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Big Rig/Redeye, Dec. 6, 2011)
Gary Numan“Dead Son Rising” (producers: Numan, Ade Fenton; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Machine Music, Dec. 6, 2011)
Primal Scream & MC5“Black to Comm/Live at The Royal Festival Hall London” (Read here; MP3 Download)(Easy Action, Dec. 6, 2011)
Roots, The“undun” (guests: Big K.I.R.T., Yia Yia & Pappou, P.O.R.N., Phonte, Dice Raw; first single: “Make My”; Hear/read here; See here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Island Def Jam, Dec. 6, 2011)
State Shirt (Massachusetts singer-songwriter Ethan Tufts)“Let’s Get Bloody” (includes a cover of Electronic’s “Disappointed”; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download)(Los Fucking Angeles, Dec. 6, 2011)
Robin Thicke“Love After War” (Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download)(Interscope, Dec. 6, 2011)
T-Pain“rEVOLVEr” (guests: Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, Lily Allen; new single: “5 O’Clock”; Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download)(RCA, Dec. 6, 2011)
Various artists“Glee: The Music, Season Three — Volume 7 [TV soundtrack]” (15 tracks; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download)(Columbia, Dec. 6, 2011)
Various artists“New Year’s Eve [Film soundtrack]” (ensemble-cast movie directed by Garry Marshall opens Dec. 9; stars Halle Berry, Jon Bon Jovi, Ludacris, Zac Efron, Lea Michele, Hilary Swank, Kathereine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Robert De Niro, etc.; See here)(WaterTower Music, Dec. 6, 2011)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
AC/DC“Backtracks Collectors Box Set” (3 CDs, 2 DVDs and an LP of rarities, with a 164-page hardcover book; Read here; See here)(Columbia/Legacy, Dec. 6, 2011)
American Music Club“Engine [MP3 Download]” (1987 album), “United Kingdom [MP3 Download]” (1989 album), “Mercury [MP3 Download]” (1993 album), “San Francisco [MP3 Download]” (1994 album), “Hello Amsterdam [MP3 Download]” (1995 album), “California [MP3 Download]” (1998 album)(Rhino/Warner, Dec. 6, 2011)
Beau Brummels, The“Bradley’s Barn” (1968 album; remastered; 2 CDs, with 25 rare and unreleased recordings; Hear/read here)(Rhino Handmade, Dec. 6, 2011)
Case“Ain’t Gonna Dance: Recordings 1980-1985” (19 tracks; Read here; MP3 Download)(Damaged Goods/Redeye, Dec. 6, 2011)
Cheech & Chong“Wedding Album [MP3 Download]” (1974 album), “Cheech and Chong [MP3 Download]” (1974 album)(Rhino/Warner, Dec. 6, 2011)
Elvis Costello & The Imposters“The Return of the Spectacular Spinning Songbook!!! [Box set]” (Super Deluxe Edition includes one CD, one DVD, a 10-inch vinyl EP, a 40-page hardcover book, etc., recorded at The Wiltern in Los Angeles on May 11-12, 2011)(Hip-O/UMe, Dec. 6, 2011)
Cramps, The“File Under Sacred Music: Early Singles 1978-1981” (Vinyl)(Munster, Dec. 6, 2011)
Doris Day“My Heart” (previously unreleased material from the mid-1980s; covers of Joe Cocker, the Beach Boys and Lovin’ Spoonful, plus nine new recordings of songs written by her late son, singer and Byrds producer Terry Melcher; producer: Ted Carfrae; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Arwin Productions, Dec. 6, 2011)
Neil Diamond“The Very Best of Neil Diamond: The Original Studio Recordings” (23 tracks; MP3 Download)(Columbia/Legacy, Dec. 6, 2011)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer“Live at the Mar Y Sol Festival ’72” (MP3 Download)(Shout! Factory, Dec. 6, 2011)
Fleetwood Mac“Preaching the Blues” (1970 live album from the post-Peter Green Fleetwood Mac with John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie, Jeremy Spencer and Danny Kirwan)(Secret, Dec. 6, 2011)
Don Gibson“The Essential Don Gibson [MP3 Download]” (16 tracks)(Hickory Vintage, Dec. 6, 2011)
Warren Haynes“Warren Haynes Presents the Benefit Concert, Vol. 3”(Evil Teen, Dec. 6, 2011)
Human Beinz, The“Garage Days Volume 1”(Fuel, Dec. 6, 2011)
The J.B.’s & Fred Wesley“The Lost Album featuring Watermelon Man” (1972 recordings; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Hip-O Select, Dec. 6, 2011)
Adam Lambert & Steve Cooke“The Paramount Sessions” (2 CDs, 20 songs; pre-“American Idol” recordings, featuring Madonna and Seal backing band members; producer: Bob Cutarella; MP3 Download)(Gonzo Distribution, Dec. 6, 2011)
LFO“Frequencies” (1991 album; remastered; Vinyl)(Warp, Dec. 6, 2011)
Trini Lopez“The Latin Album [MP3 Download]” (1964 album)(Rhino/Warner, Dec. 6, 2011)
Brad Mehldau, Larry Grenadier, Jorge Rossy“The Art of the Trio: Recordings 1996-2001 [Box set]” (7 CDs)(Nonesuch, Dec. 6, 2011)
Orion the Hunter“Orion the Hunter” (1984 album; remastered)(Rock Candy, Dec. 6, 2011)
Phish“Hampton/Winston-Salem ’97 [Box set]” (7 CDs; showcases three complete concerts from the band’s fall 1997 tour: Nov. 21-22 at Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Va., and Nov. 23 at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C.; Hear here; MP3 Download)(JEMP, Dec. 6, 2011)
Shakira“En Vivo Desde Paris [CD/DVD]” (recorded at Palais de Bercy, in Paris)(Sony Latin, Dec. 6, 2011)
Sugarhill Gang, The“Jump On It! [MP3 Download]” (1999 album)(Rhino, Dec. 6, 2011)
Throbbing Gristle“Throbbing Gristle’s Greatest Hits” (2 CDs; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Industrial, Dec. 6, 2011)
Various artists“Boddie Recording Company: Cleveland, Ohio [Box set]” (3 CDs, 57 songs; Hear/read here)(Numero Group, Dec. 6, 2011)
Various artists“The Jewel/Paula Soul Story” (2 CDs, 36 songs)(Fuel, Dec. 6, 2011)
Amy Winehouse“Lioness: Hidden Treasures” (12-song collection contains previously unreleased tracks and two new songs; producers: Mark Ronson, Salaam Remi; See here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Universal Republic, Dec. 6, 2011)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Peter Cetera“Peter Cetera with Special Guest Amy Grant: Live in Concert … [DVD]” (See here; Blu-ray)(Image, Dec. 6, 2011)
Chicago“Live Performance 1977 [DVD]”(IMV Blueline, Dec. 6, 2011)
Michael Feinstein“Michael Feinstein: The Sinatra Legacy [DVD]” (PBS special; See here; Blu-ray)(Image, Dec. 6, 2011)
PJ Harvey“Let England Shake: 12 Short Films By Seamus Murphy [DVD]”(Universal, Dec. 6, 2011)
Paul McCartney“The Love We Make [DVD]” (documentary chronicles McCartney’s cathartic journey through New York City in the aftermath of 9/11; See here; Blu-ray)(Eagle Rock, Dec. 6, 2011)
Various artists“A Brief History in Moving Pictures [DVD + MP3]” (subtitled “A Polyvinyl Music Video Collection,” feat. of Montreal, Deerhoof, Owen, Mates of State, etc.; 60 music videos plus a bonus free digital download of all 60 songs; Read here)(Polyvinyl, Dec. 6, 2011)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher/Due date:
Mötley Crüe“The Dirt (The Anniversary Edition): Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band [Hardcover]” (2001 book)(It Books, Dec. 6, 2011)
Stephen Sondheim“Hat Box: The Collected Lyrics of Stephen Sondheim [Hardcover]”(Knopf, Dec. 6, 2011)

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