FEB. 19, 2013

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Anders & Kendall (indie-rock duo) “Wild Chorus [MP3]” (producer: Scott Minor; Hear here) (Nine Mile, Feb. 19, 2013)
Apparat (aka Sascha Ring) “Krieg und Frieden (Music for Theatre) [MP3]” (music based on Sebastian Hartmann’s theatre production of Tolstoy’ “War & Peace”; Hear here) (Mute, Feb. 19, 2013)
Art Department (dance-music duo) “Social Experiment 003” (72-minute mix compilation of electronic artists; Hear here) (No.19 Music, Feb. 19, 2013)
Atlas Genius (Australian group) “When It Was Now” (producer: Atlas Genius; first single: “Trojans”; Hear here; MP3) (Warner, Feb. 19, 2013)
Big Wreck “Albatross” (their first album since 2001, released in Canada in March 2012; producer: frontman Ian Thornley; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Anthem/Rounder, Feb. 19, 2013)
Black Twig Pickers (Appalachian old-time band) “Rough Carpenters” (Hear here;Vinyl) (Thrill Jockey, Feb. 19, 2013)
Kris Brownlee (saxophonist) “Sincerely Yours” (producer: Michael Broening; Hear here; MP3) (Megawave, Feb. 19, 2013)
Buckcherry “Confessions” (first single: “Gluttony”; Hear here; Read here; Deluxe edition) (Century Media, Feb. 19, 2013)
Mariah Carey “Almost Home [MP3]” (first single from the Disney movie “Oz the Great and Powerful”) (Island, Feb. 19, 2013)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds “Push the Sky Away” (producer: Nick Launay; Hear here; Deluxe edition; Vinyl) (Bad Seed Ltd., Feb. 19, 2013)
Churchwood “Churchwood 2” (Hear here; MP3) (Saustex, Feb. 19, 2013)
Country Mice (Brooklyn indie rock band) “Hour of the Wolf [MP3]” (Hear here) (Lotion, Feb. 19, 2013)
Samantha Crain “Kid Face” (producer: John Vanderslice; first single: “Never Going Back”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Ramseur, Feb. 19, 2013)
Darwin Deez “Songs For Imaginative People” (first single: “Free [The Editorial Me]”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Lucky Number, Feb. 19, 2013)
Kevin Eubanks “The Messenger” (Hear here; MP3) (Mack Avenue, Feb. 19, 2013)
Fatboy Slim “Big Beach Bootique 5 [CD/DVD]” (released in the U.K. in 2012; See here; Track list) (The End, Feb. 19, 2013)
Robben Ford “Bringing It Back Home” (Hear Track list) (MRI Associated, Feb. 19, 2013)
Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside “Untamed Beasts” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Partisan, Feb. 19, 2013)
Glee Cast “Anything Could Happen [MP3],” “Getting Married Today [MP3],” “Just Can’t Get Enough [MP3],” “We’ve Got Tonite [MP3],” “You’re All I Need to Get By [MP3]” (Columbia, Feb. 19, 2013)
The Howling Hex “The Best of The Howling Hex” (a new album, not a greatest hits, with a bonus hidden track; Hear here; Vinyl) (Carrot Top, Feb. 19, 2013)
Iceage (punk rock band from Copenhagen) “You’re Nothing” (Hear here;Vinyl) (Matador, Feb. 19, 2013)
inc. “No World” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (4AD, Feb. 19, 2013)
Leech (solo project of producer-musician Brian Foote) “Tusks [MP3]” (four songs; Hear here) (100% Silk, Feb. 19, 2013)
Jamie Lidell “Jamie Lidell” (first single: “What a Shame”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Warp, Feb. 19, 2013)
Bobby Long (U.K.-born, NYC-based singer) “Wishbone” (producer: Ted Hutt; first single: “In Your Way”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (ATO, Feb. 19, 2013)
Lotus “Build” (first single: “Massif”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (SCI Fidelity, Feb. 19, 2013)
Lusine (Seattle-based producer Jeff McIlwain) “The Waiting Room” (includes a cover of Electronic’s “Get the Message”; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Ghostly International, Feb. 19, 2013)
Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet “In a World of Mallets” (Marsalis is the son of pianist and music educator Ellis Marsalis and the youngest sibling of musicians Wynton, Branford and Delfeayo; Hear here; MP3) (Basin Street, Feb. 19, 2013)
Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie “Prince” Billy “What the Brothers Sang” (Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Drag City, Feb. 19, 2013)
Puscifer “Donkey Punch the Night” (eight-song EP, including covers of “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Balls to the Wall”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Puscifer Entertainment, Feb. 19, 2013)
R5 (sibling pop-rock band led by Ross Lynch, star of Disney Channel’s “Austin & Ally”) “Loud EP [MP3]” (four songs; producers: Emanuel “Eman” Kiriakou, Evan “Kidd” Bogart; first single: “Loud”; Hear here) (Hollywood, Feb. 19, 2013)
Bobby Rush “Down in Louisiana” (Hear here; Read here) (Deep Rush/Thirty Tigers, Feb. 19, 2013)
Sin Fang “Flowers” (producer: Alex Somers; first single: “Young Boys”; Hear here; See here;Vinyl; MP3) (Morr Music, Feb. 19, 2013)
The Slide Brothers (sacred steel band) “Robert Randolph Presents: The Slide Brothers” (guest: Shemekia Copeland; Hear here; MP3) (Concord, Feb. 19, 2013)
Swingin’ Utters “Poorly Formed” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Fat Wreck Chords, Feb. 19, 2013)
Robin Trower “Roots and Branches” (a tribute to his early influences; Hear here; MP3) (V-12, Feb. 19, 2013)
Useless Eaters “Hypertension [MP3]” (first single: “Black Night Ultraviolet”; Hear here) (Jeffery Drag, Feb. 19, 2013)
Various artists “Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys” (two CDs, 36 songs; producer: Hal Willner; executive producers: Johnny Depp, Gore Verbinski; featuring tracks by Tom Waits, Keith Richards, Iggy Pop, Nick Cave, Patti Smith, Todd Rundgren, Sean Lennon, etc.; Read here; MP3) (ANTI-/Epitaph, Feb. 19, 2013)
The View “Cheeky for a Reason” (released in the indie rock group’s native U.K. in July 2012; producer: Mike Crossey; Hear here; MP3) (429, Feb. 19, 2013)
Kurt von Stetten (indie rock revisionist) “Androlafi [MP3]” (Hear here) (Static Motor Recordings, Feb. 19, 2013)

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Herb Alpert “Fandango” (1982 album; remastered; Read here; MP3) (Shout! Factory, Feb. 19, 2013)
Shirley Bassey “And I Love You So [MP3]” (1972 album) (EMI, Feb. 19, 2013)
The Brilliant Corners “Heart On Your Sleeve: A Decade in Pop 1983-1993” (two CDs, 48 tracks; Read here) (U.K. – Cherry Red, Feb. 18, 2013)
Julian Cope “Fried [MP3]” (1984 album) (Mercury/UMe, Feb. 19, 2013)
Johnny Crawford “The Complete Hits of Johnny Crawford” (26 songs) (Hit Parade, Feb. 19, 2013)
Martha Davis (of The Motels) “Policy” (1987 album; remastered) (Culture Factory, Feb. 19, 2013)
Dave Edmunds “Subtle As a Flying Mallet” (1975 album; remastered, with eight bonus tracks; Read here) (U.K. – RPM, Feb. 18, 2013)
Everclear “The Best of Everclear [MP3]” (10 tracks) (Capitol, Feb. 19, 2013)
Marianne Faithfull “Broken English: Deluxe Edition [MP3]” (1979 album; remastered, with 13 bonus tracks; Track list) (Island/UMe, Feb. 19, 2012)
Fine Young Cannibals “Fine Young Cannibals: Deluxe Edition” (1985 album; remastered, with three bonus B-sides and a second CD of remixes), “The Raw & The Cooked: Deluxe Edition” (1988 album; remastered, with five bonus tracks and a second CD of remixes; Read here) (U.K. – Edsel, Feb. 18, 2013)
Five Star “The Remix Anthology: The Remixes 1984-1991” (two CDs, 26 tracks; Track list) (U.K. – Cherry Pop, Feb. 18, 2013)
Fleetwood Mac “Fleetwood Mac” (1975 album; remastered) (Rhino Flashback, Feb. 19, 2013)
The 4 Seasons “Folk-Nanny [MP3]” (1964 album), “Born to Wander [MP3]” (1964 album), “The 4 Seasons Entertain You [MP3]” (1965 album), “On Stage With The 4 Seasons [MP3]” (1965 album), “The Genuine Imitation Life Gazette [MP3]” (1969 album), “Half & Half [MP3]” (1970 album), “Helicon [MP3]” (1977 album) (Rhino, Feb. 19, 2013)
Jerry Garcia Band “Garcia Live Volume One: March 1st, 1980, Capitol Theatre” (three CDs, recorded in Passaic, N.J.; MP3) (ATO, Feb. 19, 2013)
Gwen Guthrie “Good to Go Lover: Expaned Edition” (1986 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here) (Soulmusic.com, Feb. 19, 2013)
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins “Best Of The Bizarre Sessions: 1990-1994” (18 tracks; MP3) (Manifesto, Feb. 19, 2013)
Willie Hutch “The Very Best of Willie Hutch [MP3]” (1998 compilation; 14 tracks) (Motown/UMe, Feb. 19, 2013)
Etta James “Etta Is Betta Than Evvah!” (1976 album; remastered, with 10 tracks; Hear/read here) (U.K. – Kent/Ace, Feb. 18, 2013)
The Jealous Sound “A Gentle Reminder: Deluxe Edition” (2012 album, with four bonus tracks, including a new song; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Rise, Feb. 19, 2013)
Little Feat “The Last Record Album [MP3]” (1975 album) (Rhino/Warner, Feb. 19, 2013)
Molly Hatchet “Live at Rockpalast 1996” (DVD; MP3) (Made in Germany Music, Feb. 19, 2013)
Motörhead “Catch Scratch Fewer” (live recordings) (IMV/Blueline, Feb. 19, 2013)
T.G. Sheppard “T.G. [MP3]” (1978 album), “3/4 Lonely [MP3]” (1979 album), “Smooth Sailin’ [MP3]” (1980 album), “I Love ‘Em All [MP3]” (1981 album), “Finally! [MP3]” (1982 album) (Rhino/Warner, Feb. 19, 2013)
Dave Stewart & The Spiritual Cowboys “Honest [MP3]” (1991 album) (RCA, Feb. 19, 2013)
Leon Thomas “The Creator 1969-1973: The Best of the Flying Dutchman Masters” (15 tracks; Hear/read here; MP3) (U.K. – Ace, Feb. 18, 2013)
Various artists “Change the Beat: The Celluloid Records Story 1980-1987” (two CDs, 30 songs; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Strut, Feb. 19, 2013)
Various artists “Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 3 – 1962” (three CDs, 92 tracks) (Complete 60s, Feb. 19, 2013)
Various artists “Disco Love Vol. 3: More Rare Disco & Soul Uncovered!” (two CDs; compiled by Al Kent; Vinyl; MP3) (BBE, Feb. 19, 2013)
Various artists “These Men In Love: 25 Male Group Northern Soul Rarities” (Read here) (Crystal Soul/MVD, Feb. 19, 2013)
Bob Welch “Three Hearts” (1979 album; remastered) (Culture Factory, Feb. 19, 2013)
ZZ Top “Deguello” (1979 album; remastered) (Rhino Flashback, Feb. 19, 2013)