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Feb. 5, 2013

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Terry Allen “Bottom of the World” (Texas alt-country singer’s first studio album in more than 14 years; Read here; MP3) (TLA/Redeye, Feb. 5, 2013)
Erin Boheme “What a Life” (producer: Michael Bublé; Hear here; MP3) (Heads Up/Concord, Feb. 5, 2013)
The Bronx (L.A. punk group) “The Bronx (IV)” (producer: Beau Burchell; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (White Drugs/ATO, Feb. 5, 2013)
Joe Budden “No Love Lost” (guests: Lil Wayne, Tank, Kirko Bangz, Wiz Khalifa, French Montana, etc.; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (eOne Music, Feb. 5, 2013)
Terri Lyne Carrington (Grammy-winning drummer, composer and bandleader) “Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue” (an homage to Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Max Roach; guests: Clark Terry, Herbie Hancock, Robin Eubanks, Tia Fuller, Antonio Hart, Nir Felder, Arturo Stabile, Shea Rose, Lizz Wright; Hear here; MP3) (Concord, Feb. 5, 2013)
Cheatahs (U.K. rock band) “Extended Plays” (eight tracks compiled from the band’s two EPs released in the U.K. in 2012; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Wichita Recordings, Feb. 5, 2013)
Como Mamas “Get an Understanding” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Daptone, Feb. 5, 2013)
Harry Connick Jr. “Smokey Mary” (Hear here; MP3) (Columbia, Feb. 5, 2013)
Darkstar (London electronic trio) “News From Nowhere” (producer: Richard Formby; first single: “Timeaway”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Warp, Feb. 5, 2013)
Robert DeLong “Just Movement” (first single: “Global Concepts”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Glassnote, Feb. 5, 2013)
Dog Bite “Velvet Changes” (first single: “Prettiest Pills”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Carpark, Feb. 5, 2013)
Eels “Wonderful, Glorious” (Hear here; Read here; Deluxe edition; MP3) (Vagrant, Feb. 5, 2013)
Everything Everything (British indie rock band) “Cough Cough EP [MP3]” (five songs; Hear here) (RCA, Feb. 5, 2013)
Fonda (L.A. indie pop band) “Sell Your Memories” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Minty Fresh, Feb. 5, 2013)
Frightened Rabbit (Scottish indie rock band) “Pedestrian Verse” (producer: Leo Abrahams; Hear here; MP3) (Canvasback/ Atlantic, Feb. 5, 2013)
Funeral For a Friend (Welsh post-hardcore band) “Conduit” (producer: Romesh Dodangoda; Hear here; MP3) (The End, Feb. 5, 2013)
Getter “I Want More [MP3]” (Hear here) (Firepower, Feb. 5, 2013)
Glee Cast “Centerfold / Hot in Herre [MP3],” “Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself) [MP3],” “Love Song [MP3],” “This Is the New Year [MP3],” “A Thousand Years [MP3],” “Torn [MP3]” (Columbia, Feb. 5, 2013)
Josh Groban “All That Echoes” (producers: Rob Cavallo, Walter Afanasieff, Lester Mendez; Hear here; MP3) (Reprise, Feb. 5, 2013)
Hayden “Us Alone” (first single: “Old Dreams”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Arts & Crafts, Feb. 5, 2013)
Heaven’s Basement (U.K. hard rockers) “Filthy Empire” (producer: John Feldmann; first single: “Fire, Fire”; Hear here; See here; Deluxe edition; MP3) (Red Bull, Feb. 5, 2013)
Mick Hucknall (of Simply Red) “American Soul” (all-covers album, including “I Only Have Eyes For You,” “That’s How Strong My Love Is,” “I’d Rather Go Blind,” “Turn Back the Hands of Time,” etc.; Hear here; See here) (U.K. – Warner, Feb. 4, 2013)
Jim James (My Morning Jacket singer-guitarist) “Regions of Light and Sound of God” (first single: “A New Life”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (ATO, Feb. 5, 2013)
Damien Lamar (singer-songwriter) “Am I Wrong [MP3]” (single; producers: Stephan Pitois, Lamar; Hear here) (Damien Lamar, Feb. 5, 2013)
Tim McGraw “Two Lanes of Freedom” (producers: McGraw, Byron Gallimore; guests: Taylor Swift, Keith Urban; first single: “One of Those Nights”; Hear here; Accelerated Deluxe; Vinyl; MP3) (Big Machine, Feb. 5, 2013)
Mice Parade (NYC indie band) “Candela” (Hear here; Read here; MP3) (U.K. – FatCat, Feb. 4, 2013)
Misfits “DEA.D. ALIVE!” (concert on All Hallows’ Eve in the center of Times Square; Hear here; Hear here; Vinyl) (Misfits, Feb. 5, 2013)
Pascal Pinon (Icelandic twin sisters) “Twosomeness” (producer: Alex Somers; first single: “þerney [One Thing]”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Morr Music, Feb. 5, 2013)
Matt Pond “The Lives Inside The Lines In Your Hand” (first single: “Love to Get Used”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (BMG Rights Management, Feb. 5, 2013)
RED (Christian rock band) “Release the Panic” (producer: Howard Benson; Hear here; See here; Hear here) (Essential, Feb. 5, 2013)
Sanctus Real “Run [MP3]” (first single: “Promises”; Hear here; MP3 deluxe edition, with four bonus tracks) (Sparrow, Feb. 5, 2013)
Ron Sexsmith “Forever Endeavour” (first single: “She Does My Heart Good”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Cooking Vinyl, Feb. 5, 2013)
Wayne Shorter Quartet “Without a Net” (his first album for Blue Note in 43 years; Hear here; MP3) (Blue Note, Feb. 5, 2013)
Silverstein “This Is How the Wind Shifts” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Hopeless, Feb. 5, 2013)
Chris Stamey “Lovesick Blues” (his first album since 2005; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Yep Roc, Feb. 5, 2013)
The SteelDrivers (Grammy-nominated bluegrass-meets-soul band) “Hammer Down” (two songs co-written with The Civil Wars’ John Paul White; producer: Luke Wooton; first single: “I’ll Be There”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Rounder, Feb. 5, 2013)
Richard Thompson “Electric” (producer: Buddy Miller; first single: “Good Things Happen to Bad People”; Hear here; Deluxe edition; Vinyl; MP3) (New West, Feb. 5, 2013)
Unknown Mortal Orchestra “II” (first single: “Swim and Sleep [Like a Shark]”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Jagjaguwar, Feb. 5, 2013)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Music! 45” (20 songs; Track list; MP3) (Capitol, Feb. 5, 2013)
Various artists “Safe Haven [Film soundtrack]” (romantic thriller, starring Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough, opens Feb. 14; includes original tracks by Colbie Caillat with Gavin DeGraw and FM Radio; scored by Deborah Lurie; See here; MP3) (Relativity Music Group/Republic, Feb. 5, 2013)
Holly Williams (daughter of Hank Williams Jr.) “The Highway” (producers: Williams, Charlie Peacock; guests: Jackson Browne, Dierks Bentley, Jakob Dylan, Gwyneth Paltrow; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Georgiana, Feb. 5, 2013)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Apache Dropout (Bloomington, Ind., trio) “Magnetic Heads [MP3]” (archival collection; Hear here) (Family Vineyard, Feb. 5, 2013)
Marty Balin “Balin/Lucky” (1981, 1983 albums on one CD; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, Feb. 4, 2013)
Tony Bennett “As Time Goes By: Great American Songbook Classics” (MP3) (Concord, Feb. 5, 2013)
George Benson “The Silver Collection [MP3]” (1992 compilation) (Verve, Feb. 5, 2013)
Björk “Bastards” (remixes of tracks from 2011’s “Biophilia”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (One Little Indian, Feb. 5, 2013)
Roy Buchanan “Second Album [MP3]” (1973 album) (Universal, Feb. 5, 2013)
Deep Purple “Slaves and Masters: The Deluxe Edition” (1990 album; remastered, with two bonus tracks; Read here) (Friday Music, Feb. 5, 2013)
Dr. Hook “Rising/Players in the Dark” (1980, 1982 albums on one CD; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, Feb. 4, 2013)
Marvin Gaye “M.P.G. [MP3]” (1969 album) (Motown, Feb. 5, 2013)
Girlschool “The Bronze Years [Box set]” (four CDs, 53 tracks; Read here) (U.K. – Lemon, Feb. 4, 2013)
Al Green “The Love Songs Collection” (Hi/Fat Possum, Feb. 5, 2013)
Beth Hart “Screamin’ For My Supper [MP3]” (1999 album) (Rhino/Atlantic, Feb. 5, 2013)
Françoise Hardy “Françoise Hardy” (1981, 1983 albums on one CD; remastered) (U.K. – El, Feb. 4, 2013)
The Jam “Dig the New Breed [MP3]” (1982 compilation) (Polydor/UMe, Feb. 5, 2013)
Jewel “Greatest Hits” (16 tracks; MP3) (Rhino/Atlantic, Feb. 5, 2013)
Kid Rock “Devil Without a Cause [MP3]” (1998 album), “The History of Rock [MP3]” (2000 album), “Cocky [MP3]” (2001 album), “Kid Rock [MP3]” (2003 album), ” ‘Live’ Trucker [MP3]” (2006 album) (Top Dog/Atlantic, Feb. 5, 2013)
Taj Mahal “The Complete Columbia Albums Collection [Box set]” (Columbia/Legacy, Feb. 5, 2013)
John Mayall “The Blues Alone [MP3]” (1967 album) (Polydor/UMe, Feb. 5, 2013)
Mike Oldfield “Tubular Beats” (his greatest hits remixed by German producer Torsten York Stenzel; See here) (earMUSIC/Eagle Rock, Feb. 5, 2013)
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas “Heat Wave [MP3]” (1963 album) (Motown, Feb. 5, 2013)
Rare Earth “Greatest Hits and Rare Classics [MP3]” (1991 compilation; 20 songs) (Motown, Feb. 5, 2013)
Reef “93/03: The Complete Recorded Works [Box set]” (10 discs, including all studio albums and a DVD of music videos and TV appearances) (U.K. – Metropolis Recordings, Feb. 4, 2013)
Ride “Going Blank Again [MP3]” (1992 album; with bonus tracks), “Carnival of Light [MP3]” (1994 album; with bonus tracks), “Tarantula [MP3]” (1996 album; with bonus tracks) (Rhino/Warner, Feb. 5, 2013)
Roxy Music “Roxy Music: The Complete Studio Recordings 1972-1982 [Box set]” (10 discs, including tracks previously unreleased on CD; Read here) (Virgin, Feb. 5, 2013)
Barbra Streisand “Classical Barbra” (1976 album; remastered, with two previously unreleased bonus tracks; Read here; MP3) (Sony Masterworks, Feb. 5, 2013)
Townes Van Zandt “Sunshine Boy: The Unheard Studio Sessions & Demos 1971-1972” (two CDs, 28 tracks; Read here; ) (Omnivore Recordings, Feb. 5, 2013)
The Uniques “Absolutely the Best” (14 tracks) (Fuel, Feb. 5, 2013)
Various artists “Dim Mak Greatest Hits of 2012, Volume 2 [MP3]” (14 tracks) (Dim Mak, Feb. 5, 2013)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Ed Gwynne, Yvonne DeCarlo “The Munsters: Season One [DVD]” (1964-65 season), “The Munsters: Season Two [DVD]” (1965-66 season) (Universal, Feb. 5, 2013)
Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey “Cabaret: 40th Anniversary [DVD]” (1972 film; Blu-ray) (Warner, Feb. 5, 2013)
Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson “A Star Is Born [Blu-ray]” (1976 film) (Warner, Feb. 5, 2013)
Various artists “Peter Pan: Diamond Edition [Blu-ray/DVD]” (1953 film) (Walt Disney, Feb. 5, 2013)
Westlife “The Farewell Tour: Live at Croke Park [Blu-ray]” (Sony, Feb. 5, 2013)
Paul Williams “Paul Williams: Still Alive [DVD]” (2011 documentary film, directed by Stephen Kessler; See here; Read here) (Arts Alliance, Feb. 5, 2013)

Music books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
The Beatles “It Was 50 Years Ago Today [Book/DVD box set]” (author: Terry Burrows) (Carlton Books, Feb. 5, 2013)
Dave Grohl “This Is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl [Paperback]” (author: Paul Brannigan; Kindle) (Da Capo Press, Feb. 5, 2013)
Pussy Riot “Pussy Riot! A Punk Prayer for Freedom [Paperback]” (profits from the sale of this ebook will support the Pussy Riot legal defense team; Kindle) (The Feminist Press at CUNY, Feb. 5, 2013)
Tracey Thorn (of Everything But the Girl) “Bedsit Disco Queen: How I Grew Up and Tried to Be a Popstar [Kindle]” (Hardcover; Paperback) (Hachette Digital, Feb. 7, 2013)

Next week: Feb. 12

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