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Published on December 16th, 2015 | by Gerry Galipault


Even More New Releases

Enough with the “surprise” albums … they’re not even surprises anymore. Prince, Willow Smith, Kid Cudi, Richie Hawtin, quite possibly Rihanna soon. “Exclusive to Tidal,” “Exclusive to Apple Music.” Does anyone know when, where and how to buy albums anymore?

But will keep plugging away. Again, we dig up “Even More New Releases” … new stuff (and reissues) that slipped through the cracks in the past few weeks.

Dec. 16, 2015

New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Jeffery Austin “The Complete Season 9 Collection (The Voice Performance)” (Republic)
Barrett Barber “The Complete Season 9 Collection (The Voice Performance)” (Republic)
Emily Ann Roberts “The Complete Season 9 Collection (The Voice Performance)” (Republic)
Jordan Smith (season 9 winner of “The Voice”) “The Complete Season 9 Collection (The Voice Performance)” (Republic)

Dec. 11, 2015

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
August Alsina “This Thing Called Life” (producers: Knucklehead, Boi-1da; guests: Chris Brown, Anthony Hamilton, Lil Wayne; Hear here) (Def Jam)

New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Rhiannon Giddens “Factory Girl” (five-song EP, culled from her T Bone Burnett-produced “Tomorrow Is My Turn” sessions; Hear here) (Nonesuch)
Stone Sour “Straight Outta Burbank” (five-song covers EP; guest: Lzzy Hale; Hear here) (Roadrunner)
ZZ Ward “Love and War EP” (four songs; Hear here) (Hollywood)
Willow “Ardipithecus” (first single: “F Q-C #8”; Hear here) (Roc Nation)

Reissues (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Bachman-Turner Overdrive “Bachman-Turner Overdrive II” (1973 album) (Mercury / UMe)
The Beach Boys “Live in Chicago 1965” (40 songs) (Capitol)
Chuck Berry “Chuck … Berry Is On Top” (1959 album) (Geffen / UMe)
Billy Preston “The Kids & Me” (1973 album) (A&M / UMe)
The Roches “We Three Kings” (1990 Christmas album) (Geffen / UMe)
Kenny Rogers “The Best of Kenny Rogers: 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection” (2003 compilation) (UMe)
Various artists “Motown Unreleased 1965” (28 songs; Read here) (Motown / UMe)
Various artists “CTI Records: The Cool Revolution – A 40th Anniversary Collection” (digital version of 2010 four-CD box set) (Sony Masterworks)
Joe Walsh “The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get” (1973 album) (Geffen / UMe)
Fred Wesley and The J.B.’s “Food For Thought” (1972 album), “Damn Right I Am Somebody” (1974 album), “Hustle With Speed” (1975 album) (Universal / UMe)
Timi Yuro “The Amazing Timi Yuro: The Mercury Years” (2005 compilation) (Mercury / UMe)

Dec. 9, 2015

Reissues (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Stone Temple Pilots “Stone Temple Pilots” (2010 album) (Atlantic)

Dec. 4, 2015

Reissues (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Herb Alpert “Rise” (1979 album), “Beyond” (1980 album), “Magic Man” (1981 album), “Fandango” (1982 album), “Keep Your Eye On Me” (1987 album), “Midnight Sun” (1992 album), “Steppin’ Out” (2013 album), “In the Mood” (2014 album) (Herb Alpert Presents)
Joe Cocker “Joe Cocker” (1972 album) (A&M / UMe)
Elton John “Rare Masters” (1992 compilation) (Mercury / UMe)
The Lettermen “A Song For Young Love” (1962 album), “Once Upon a Time” (1962 album) (Capitol / UMe)
Bobby Vee “Bobby Vee Meets The Crickets” (1962 album), “The Night Has a Thousand Eyes” (1963 album) (Capitol / UMe)

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