New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Joshua Bell & Jeremy Denk“French Impressions” (music of Franck, Ravel, and Saint- Saëns; producer: Steven Epstein; Hear here)(Sony Classical, Jan. 10, 2012)
breakups, the“running jumping falling shouting [MP3 Download]” (producers: Jake Gideon, the breakups; guests: Suzanne Santo & Ben Jaff, Wendy Wang, Liz Pappademas, Jacqueline Santillan, Richard Parsons; first single: “better off alone”; Hear here)(the breakups, Jan. 13, 2012)
Cornflower Blue (Canadian Americana/folk duo)“Run Down the Rails [MP3 Download]” (Hear here)(Cornflower Blue, Jan. 13, 2012)
David Crowder*Band“Give Us Rest or (a requiem mass in c [the happiest of all keys])” (2 CDs, 34 songs; Hear here; MP3 Download)(sixstepsrecords, Jan. 10, 2012)
Charlie Haden & Hank Jones“Come Sunday” (Jones died in 2010 at age 91; a sequel album of classic spirituals, hymns and folk songs; producers: Haden, Ruth Cameron; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Emarcy/Decca, Jan. 10, 2012)
Little Willies, The“For the Good Times” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Milking Bull/EMI, Jan. 10, 2012)
Nightwish (Finnish symphonic metal band)“Imaginaerum” (Hear here; Special edition; MP3 Download)(Roadrunner, Jan. 10, 2012)
O’Brother (Atlanta alt-rock group)“Garden Window” (Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Fiction/Interscope, Jan. 10, 2012)
Red Wanting Blue“From the Vanishing Point” (producer: Jamie Candiloro; first single: “Audition”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Fanatic/Caroline/ EMI, Jan. 10, 2012)
SafetySuit (Tulsa alt-rock group)“These Times” (producers: Howard Benson, Espionage, Ryan Tedder; first single: “Let Go”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Universal Republic, Jan. 10, 2012)
Snow Patrol“Fallen Empires” (producer: Garret “Jacknife” Lee; first single: “Called Out in the Dark”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Fiction/Interscope, Jan. 10, 2012)
Various artists“Joyful Noise [Film soundtrack]” (movie starring Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah opens Jan. 13; Hear here; MP3 Download)(WaterTower Music, Jan. 10, 2012)
Yo Gotti“Live From the Kitchen” (producers: Zaytoven, Hot Rod, Marvelous J, Nard & B, Blade, Drumma Boy, Cool & Dre, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Jim Jonsin & Lil’ Lody; guests: Lupe Fiasco, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Ciara, Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross, Waka Flocka Flame, Young Jeezy; new single: “We Can Get It On”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Polo Grounds Music/J, Jan. 10, 2012)
Young London (Boston electro-pop duo)“Young London” (producer: Mark Maxwell; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Fugitive Recordings, Jan. 10, 2012)

Reissues

Anthrax“ICON” (best-of)(A&M/UMe, Jan. 10, 2012)
BLACKstreet“ICON” (best-of)(Interscope / UMe, Jan. 10, 2012)
Alex Chilton“Free Again: The ‘1970’ Sessions” (20 tracks; Hear/read here; Vinyl)(Omnivore Recordings, Jan. 10, 2012)
Cinderella“ICON” (best-of)(Mercury/UMe, Jan. 10, 2012)
Deep Purple“ICON” (best-of)(Mercury/UMe, Jan. 10, 2012)
Dru Hill“ICON” (best-of)(Island/UMe, Jan. 10, 2012)
Andy Gibb“Greatest Hits”(Rhino Flashback, Jan. 10, 2012)
Jellyfish“Bellybutton [Vinyl]” (1992 album; remastered), “Spilt Milk [Vinyl]” (1993 album; remastered)(Omnivore, Jan. 10, 2012)
Ladysmith Black Mambazo“Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Friends” (2 CDs, 30 songs; includes past collaborations with Paul Simon, Emmylou Harris, Josh Groban, Taj Mahal, Natalie Merchant, Sarah McLachlan, Dolly Parton, Lou Rawls, etc.; Hear here; MP3)(Listen 2 Africa Series / Razor & Tie, Jan. 10, 2012)
Van Morrison“Live On Air” (1973 recordings)(IMV Blueline, Jan. 10, 2012)
Schascle“Haunted By Real Life [MP3]” (1991 album)(Rhino/Warner, Jan. 10, 2012)
Uriah Heep“ICON” (best-of)(Mercury/UMe, Jan. 10, 2012)
Various artists“Simply Soul [MP3]” (55 songs, featuring Gil Scott-Heron, Bobby Womack, Curtis Mayfield, Betty Wright, The Dells, Nina Simone, etc.)(Simply/Union Square Music, Jan. 9, 2012)
Various artists“Where Is Parker Griggs? [MP3]” (14-song label compilation featuring Hacienda, Radio Moscow, Buffalo Killers, The Bloody Hollies, etc.)(Alive Naturalsound, Jan. 10, 2012)

DVD/Blu-ray

Eminem“8 Mile [Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy]” (2002 film)(Universal, Jan. 10, 2012)
Emilio Estevez, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, et al“The Breakfast Club [Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy]” (1985 film)(Universal, Jan. 10, 2012)
Jamie Foxx“Ray [Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy]” (2004 film)(Universal, Jan. 10, 2012)
Ron Howard, Richard Dreyfuss, Harrison Ford, et al“Live at the Paramount [Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy]” (1973 film)(Universal, Jan. 10, 2012)
Spike Lee, Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, et al“Do the Right Thing [Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy]” (1989 film)(Universal, Jan. 10, 2012)
Vanessa Mae“Live at the Royal Albert Hall: The Red Hot Tour [DVD]” (filmed on June 30, 1995; See here)(EMI, Jan. 10, 2012)
Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman, et al“Jesus Christ Superstar [Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy]” (1973 film)(Universal, Jan. 10, 2012)
Nirvana“Live at the Paramount [Blu-ray]” (DVD)(Geffen/UMe, Jan. 10, 2012)
Sean Penn“Fast Times at Ridgemont High [Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy]” (1982 film)(Universal, Jan. 10, 2012)
Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, et al“Coal Miner’s Daughter [Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy]” (1980 film)(Universal, Jan. 10, 2012)
Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Amanda Seyfried, et al“Mamma Mia! The Movie [Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy]” (2008 film)(Universal, Jan. 10, 2012)

Music books

Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher/Due date:
Mike Doughty“The Book of Drugs: A Memoir [Paperback]”(Da Capo Press, Jan. 10, 2012)

Next week: Jan. 17, 2012

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