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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