New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Edie Brickell“Edie Brickell” (producer: Charlie Sexton; Read here; MP3 Download)(racecarLOTTA/Redeye, Jan. 11, 2011)
British Sea Power“Valhalla Dancehall” (producers: British Sea Power, Graham Sutton; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Rough Trade, Jan. 11, 2011)
Broken Records“Let Me Come Home” (producer: Tony Doogan; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(4AD, Jan. 11, 2011)
Cage the Elephant“Thank You, Happy Birthday” (producer: Jay Joyce; first single: “Shake Me Down”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Relentless, Jan. 11, 2011)
Cake“Showroom of Compassion” (their first album of new material since 2004’s “Pressure Chief”; producers: Cake; first single: “Sick of You”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Upbeat/ILG, Jan. 11, 2011)
Davenports, The (Brooklyn-based indie pop-rockers)“Why the Great Gallop? [MP3 Download]” (Hear here)(Mother West, Jan. 11, 2011)
Jeff Dunham“All By My Selves”(Image, Jan. 11, 2011)
Grascals, The“The Grascals & Friends: Country Classics With a Bluegrass Spin” (a portion of the proceeds will go to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital; producers: The Grascals; guests: Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Joe Nichols, Darryl Worley, Tom T. Hall, Charlie Daniels and The Oak Ridge Boys; first single: “I Am Strong”; Hear here)(BluGrascal, Jan. 11, 2011)
Scott Holt (former guitarist for Buddy Guy)“Kudzu” (producers: Holt, Doug “Truth” Smith, Tim O’Brien; Hear here)(Gracetone Entertainment, Jan. 11, 2011)
Louis C.K.“Hilarious” (DVD)(Comedy Central, Jan. 11, 2011)
Joe Lovano | Us Five“Bird Songs” (guest: Esperanza Spalding; Hear/read here; MP3 Download)(Blue Note, Jan. 11, 2011)
Morning After Girls, The“Alone” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Xemu, Jan. 11, 2011)
Alfredo Olivas“El Patroncito” (MP3 Download)(Fonovisa, Jan. 11, 2011)
Tom Principato“A Part of Me” (producers: Principato, Bob Dawson; guests: Sonny Landreth, Chuck Leavell, Brian Auger, Willie Weeks, Jim Brock; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Powerhouse, Jan. 11, 2011)
Steel Magnolia (winners of CMT’s “Can You Duet”)“Steel Magnolia” (producer: Dann Huff; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Big Machine, Jan. 11, 2011)
Tapes ‘N Tapes“Outside” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(ibid/Redeye, Jan. 11, 2011)
T-Model Ford and GravelRoad (90-year-old “Boss of the Blues”)“Taledragger” (guests: Brian Olive, Matthew Smith; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Alive, Jan. 11, 2011)
Abigail Washburn“City of Refuge” (producer: Tucker Martine; guests: The Decemberists’ Chris Funk, My Morning Jacket’s Carl Broemel; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Foreign Children, Jan. 11, 2011)
Joseph Allen White“Things Change [MP3 Download]” (Hear here)(Joseph Allen White, Jan. 14, 2011)
Wire“Red Barked Tree” (producer: singer-guitarist Colin Newman; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Pink Flag, Jan. 11, 2011)

Reissues

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Boyz II Men“Legacy: The Greatest Hits Collection [MP3 Download]” (13 tracks)(Motown/UMe, Jan. 11, 2011)
Shirley Caesar“The Ultimate Collection” (15 songs; MP3 Download)(Word Entertainment, Jan. 11, 2011)
Deep Purple“Burn [180-gram audiophile vinyl]” (1974 album; remastered)(Friday Music, Jan. 11, 2011)
Lee Dorsey“Absolutely the Best” (16 songs)(Fuel, Jan. 11, 2011)
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells“The Best of Buddy Guy & Junior Wells [MP3 Download]” (9 songs)(Platinum Collection, Jan. 11, 2011)
Elmore James“Hits & Rarities” (15 songs)(Fuel, Jan. 11, 2011)
Francis Lai“Francis Lai: The Essential Film Music Collection” (20 songs; MP3 Download)(Silva America, Jan. 11, 2011)
Lynyrd Skynyrd“Skynyrd Nation” (10-track collection of songs from 2009’s “God & Guns” and live material; MP3 Download)(Loud & Proud/Roadrunner, Jan. 11, 2011)
Mew“Eggs Are Funny [MP3 Download]” (collection of songs from five studio albums, plus one unreleased song, “Do You Love It?”; Hear here)(Columbia, Jan. 11, 2011)
N.E.R.D.“The Best of N.E.R.D.” (16 tracks; MP3 Download)(Virgin, Jan. 11, 2011)
Ted Nugent“Cat Scratch Fever [180-gram audiophile vinyl]” (1977 album; remastered)(Friday Music, Jan. 11, 2011)
Poison“Look What the Cat Dragged In [180-gram audiophile vinyl]” (1987 album; remastered)(Friday Music, Jan. 11, 2011)
Queen“Greatest Hits” (1981 album; remastered), “Greatest Hits II” (1991 album; remastered)(U.K. – Universal, Jan. 10, 2011)
Marvin Sapp“Beginnings” (early recordings; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Word Entertainment, Jan. 11, 2011)
Various artists“Putumayo Presents Bossa Nova Around the World”(Putumayo, Jan. 11, 2011)
Various artists“Suspension of Disbelief: The Essential Collection”(Chrome Dreams, Jan. 11, 2011)
Various artists“Ultra Latino” (12 tracks; MP3 Download)(Ultra, Jan. 11, 2011)
Jr. Walker & The All Stars“20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection — The Best of Jr. Walker & The All Stars [MP3 Download]” (11 songs)(Motown/UMe, Jan. 11, 2011)
Stevie Wonder“Fulfillingness’ First Finale [24 KT + Gold CD]” (1974 album; remastered)(Audio Fidelity, Jan. 11, 2011)
ZZ Top“Rio Grande Mud [Vinyl]” (1972 album), “Degüello [Vinyl]” (1979 album)(Rhino/Warner, Jan. 11, 2011)

DVD/Blu-ray

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Various artists“The Endless Summer [Blu-ray]” (1966 surfing documentary; Read here)(Monterey Video, Jan. 11, 2011)
Various artists“PUNK: Attitude [DVD]” (2 discs; Don Letts’ long out-of-print documentary, with two hours of bonus material; See here)(Shout! Factory, Jan. 11, 2011)
Various artists“The Social Network [DVD]” (2010 film; Blu-ray)(Sony Pictures, Jan. 11, 2011)

Next week: Jan. 18, 2011

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