New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Steve Aoki“Wonderland” (guests: Rivers Cuomo, Lil Jon, Chiddy Bang, etc.; new single: “Ladi Dadi”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Ultra, Jan. 17, 2012)
Attack Attack! (Ohio metalcore band)“This Means War” (Hear here; MP3 Download)(Rise, Jan. 17, 2012)
Jessie Baylin (married to Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill)“Little Spark” (producer: Kevin Augunas; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download)(Blonde Rat, Jan. 17, 2012)
Big Pink, The (English electro-rock duo)“Future This” (producer: Paul Epworth; first single: “Stay Gold”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(4AD, Jan. 17, 2012)
Biohazard“Reborn in Defiance” (first original lineup album in 18 years; producer: Toby Wright; Hear here)(Nuclear Blast, Jan. 17, 2012)
Bombay Bicycle Club (English indie rock and folk band)“A Different Kind of Fix” (producers: Jack Steadman, Jim Abbiss, Ben Allen; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Island, Jan. 17, 2012)
Jeff Campbell“Stop and Go [MP3 Download]” (producer: Charlie Wilson, Campbell; Hear here)(Sonic Zen, Jan. 17, 2012)
Chick Corea, Eddie Gomez, Paul Motian“Further Explorations” (two-CD, 19 song live set exploring the music of Bill Evans, recorded May 4-17, 2010, at the Blue Note in New York; producer: Corea; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Concord Jazz, Jan. 17, 2012)
Ani DiFranco“Which Side Are You On?” (guests: Pete Seeger, Ivan & Cyril Neville, Anaïs Mitchell, Adam Levy; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Righteous Babe, Jan. 17, 2012)
Kathleen Edwards“Voyageur” (producers: Edwards, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon; guests: Norah Jones, Vernon, Megafaun’s Phil Cook, Peter Wolf Crier’s Brian Moen; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Zoë/Rounder, Jan. 17, 2012)
Enter Shikari“A Flash Flood of Colour” (producers: Enter Shikari, Dan Weller; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Hopeless, Jan. 17, 2012)
Girls Generation (South Korean girl pop group)“The Boys” (producer: Lee Soo Man; Hear here; MP3 Download)(SM Entertainment/Interscope, Jan. 17, 2012)
Anthony Green (Circa Survive singer)“Beautiful Things” (producers: Green, Jason Cupp; guests: Ida Maria, Lights, Maps & Atlases guitarist Dave Davison, Claire Wadsworth, Circa Survive bandmates Brendan Ekstrom and Colin Frangicetto; first single: “Get Yours While You Can”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Photo Finish/Atlantic, Jan. 17, 2012)
Guided By Voices“Let’s Go Eat the Factory” (the first album from the group’s “classic lineup” since 2004; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Guided By Voices, Jan. 17, 2012)
Jack DeJohnette“Sound Travels” (guests: Bruce Hornsby, Bobby McFerrin, Esperanza Spalding, etc.; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Golden Beams/eOne, Jan. 17, 2012)
Kidz Bop Kids“Kidz Bop 21” (16 tracks; MP3 Download)(Razor & Tie, Jan. 17, 2012)
Leona Lewis“Hurt: The EP [MP3 Download]” (four songs; Hear here)(Syco Music/RCA, Jan. 17, 2012)
Life and Times, The (American experimental space rock trio)“No One Loves You Like I Do” (Hear here; MP3 Download)(SlimStyle, Jan. 17, 2012)
Refugees, The (Cindy Bullens, Deborah Holland and Wendy Waldman)“Three” (a mixture of new material and rerecorded solo tracks; MP3 Download)(Wabuho, Jan. 17, 2012)
Seeker Lover Keeper“Seeker Lover Keeper” (producers: Victor Van Vugt, Seeker Lover Keeper; Hear here)(Spunk, Jan. 17, 2012)
Wadada Leo Smith’s Mbira“Dark Lady of the Sonnets” (Hear here)(TUM, Jan. 17, 2012)
Various artists“Pan Am: Music from and Inspired by the Original Series [TV soundtrack]” (vintage tracks, plus Nikki Jean’s cover of “Do You Want to Know a Secret”; MP3 Download)(Verve, Jan. 17, 2012)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Cecilia Bartoli“Maria [CD/DVD]” (2007 album)(Decca, Jan. 17, 2012)
Coldplay“Mylo Xyloto (Special Edition) [Box set]” (2011 album, with pop-up book, 64-page hardcover book, 180-gram graffiti picture disc LP, stickers, stencils and poster)(Capitol, Jan. 17, 2012)
Evergrey“A Decade and a Half” (two-CD greatest hits collection, 24 songs; MP3 Download)(Steamhammer, Jan. 17, 2012)
Gary Glitter“The Hey Song (Rock & Roll Part 2): The Greatest Hits” (2 CDs, 32 songs)(Recall, Jan. 17, 2012)
Terry Hall (of The Specials, Fun Boy Three, The Colourfield)“The Best of 1981/1997” (2 CDs, 33 songs)(U.K. – Music Club Deluxe, Jan. 16, 2012)
Lionel Hampton“Hamp: The Legendary Decca Recordings of Lionel Hampton [MP3 Download]” (1996 album; 36 tracks; Hear here)(Verve, Jan. 17, 2012)
Heaven 17“Play to Win: The Very Best of Heaven 17” (2 CDs, 33 songs)(U.K. – Music Club Deluxe, Jan. 16, 2012)
Hot Chocolate“You Sexy Thing: The Best of Hot Chocolate” (2 CDs, 41 songs)(U.K. – Music Club Deluxe, Jan. 16, 2012)
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra“Stan Kenton and His Orchestra at The Hollywood Bowl, 1948: Featured Vocalist June Christy” (2 CDs, 33 songs)(Sounds of Yesteryear, Jan. 17, 2012)
Martina McBride“Hits and More” (20 songs; MP3 Download)(Sony Nashville/RCA, Jan. 17, 2012)
Modern English“Mesh and Lace” (1981 album; remastered), “After the Show” (1982 album; remastered), “Ricochet Days” (1984 album; remastered)(4AD, Jan. 17, 2012)
Frank Sinatra“The Concert Sinatra” (1963 album; remastered, with two bonus tracks, “California” and “America, the Beautiful”; MP3 Download)(Concord, Jan. 17, 2012)
Michael W. Smith“Decades of Worship” (12 songs; MP3 Download)(Reunion, Jan. 17, 2012)
Sound, The (English post-punk band)“Jeopardy” (1980 album; remastered; Hear here), “From the Lions Mouth” (1981 album; remastered; Hear here)(1972, Jan. 17, 2012)
Taylor Swift“Speak Now: Deluxe Edition” (2010 album; 2 discs; see related Blu-ray below)(Big Machine, Jan. 17, 2012)
T. Rex“Electric Warrior” (1971 album; remastered; budget-priced)(Rhino Flashback, Jan. 17, 2012)
UFO“Too Hot to Handle: The Very Best of UFO” (2 CDs)(U.K. – Music Club Deluxe, Jan. 16, 2012)
Various artists“The 99 Most Essential Bach Masterpieces (Full Works Edition) [MP3 Download]”(X5 Music Group, Jan. 21, 2012)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Taylor Swift“Taylor Swift: Journey to Fearless [Blu-ray]” (2010 mini-series on The Hub)(Shout! Factory, Jan. 17, 2012)
Lynne Whitfield“The Josephine Baker Story [Blu-ray]” (1991 film)(HBO Studio, Jan. 17, 2012)
Robin Williams“Good Morning Vietnam (25th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray]” (1987 film)(Touchstone/Disney, Jan. 17, 2012)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher/Due date:
Doors, The“The Doors [Kindle]” (author: Greil Marcus)(Faber Music, Jan. 17, 2012)

Next week: Jan. 24, 2012

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