New releases

Published on January 18th, 2014 | by Gerry Galipault


This Week’s Releases: Jan. 21, 2014

New stuff (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Against Me! “Transgender Dysphoria Blues” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Total Treble / RED)
Bad Suns “Transpose EP” (four songs; Hear here; MP3) (Vagrant)
Bad Things (pro boarder Shaun White plays lead guitar) “Bad Things” (producer: Rob Schnapf; first single: “Anybody”; Hear here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition) (Warner)
The Black and White Years (Austin-based fantasy quintet) “Strange Figurines” (producer: Danny Reisch; first single: “Little One”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Modern Outsider)
Bruce Bouillet (instrumental guitarist) “The Order of Control” (Hear here; MP3) (Music Theories / Mascot Label Group)
Billy Branch and The Sons of Blues “Blues Shock” (their first studio album in nearly 15 years; Read here; MP3) (Blind Pig)
Bill Callahan (aka Smog) “Have Fun With God” (a dub version of his 2013 album “Dream River”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Drag City)
Tommy Castro and the Painkillers “The Devil You Know” (producers: Castro, Bonnie Hayes; Hear here; Read here; Red Vinyl + MP3; MP3) (Alligator)
Chrome Division (Norwegian heavy metal band) “Infernal Rock Eternal” (Hear here; MP3) (Nuclear Blast America)
Graham Colton (Oklahoma City-based singer-songwriter) “Lonely Ones” (Hear here; MP3) (Graham Colton Recordings / United For Opportunity)
Cowboy Junkies “The Kennedy Suite” (producer: Michael Timmins; written by Scott Garbe; Hear/read here; MP3) (Latent Recordings / Razor & Tie)
Culted (death metal band) “Oblique to All Paths” (Hear here; See here; MP3) (Relapse)
Elizabeth & The Catapult “Like It Never Happened” (producers: Danny Molad, Pete Lalish; Hear here; MP3) (Thirty Tigers)
Sophie Ellis-Bextor “Wanderlust” (co-written, produced and arranged by Ed Harcourt; first single: “Young Blood”; Hear here; See here) (U.K. – Douglas Valentine Ltd. / EBGB’s, Jan. 20)
Nir Felder (guitarist) “Golden Age” (Hear here; MP3) (OKeh / Sony Masterworks)
Damon Fowler “Sounds of Home” (producer: Tab Benoit; guests: Benoit, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Blind Pig)
A Great Big World “Is There Anybody Out There?” (first single: “Say Something,” feat. Christina Aguilera; Hear here; MP3) (Epic)
Hard Working Americans (Todd Snider with Widespread Panic’s Dave Schools, plus Neil Casal, Chad Staehly and Duane Trucks) “Hard Working Americans” (Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Thirty Tigers)
Jennifer Holliday “The Song Is You” (her first album of new material in 22 years; pop and jazz standards; guests: Joe Gransden & The JG Big Band; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Shanachie)
Iced Earth “Plagues of Babylon” (guests: Volbeat’s Michael Poulsen, Symphony X/Adrenaline Mob singer Russell Allen, Blind Guardian’s Hansi Kürsch; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Century Media)
Jeremy Jay “Abandoned Apartments” (first single: “Sentimental Expressway”; Hear here; Vinyl) (K Records)
Damien Jurado (Seattle indie-rock singer-songwriter) “Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son” (two CDs, 18 songs; producer: Richard Swift; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Secretly Canadian)
Los Lonely Boys “Revelation” (producer: Don Gehman; first single: “Blame It On Love”; Hear here; MP3) (Lonely Tone / Playing In Traffic)
Wayne Marshall (Jamaican reggae artist) “Tru Colors” (producer: Damian Marley; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Ghetto Youths International / Thirty Tigers)
Mogwai “Rave Tapes” (producer: Paul Savage; first single: “Remurdered”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Sub Pop)
Nine Lashes “From Water to War” (first single: “Break the World”; Hear here; MP3) (Tooth & Nail)
Doug Paisley “Strong Feelings” (Hear here; MP3) (No Quarter)
Reverend Horton Heat “Rev” (first single: “Let Me Teach You How to Eat”; Hear here; MP3) (Victory)
Scorpions “MTV Unplugged” (new acoustic versions of their hits, plus five new songs; recorded Sept. 11-12, 2013, at Lycabettus Theatre in Athens, Greece; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Sony International)
Abram Shook “Sun Marquee” (first single: “Coastal”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3, with two bonus tracks) (Western Vinyl)
Throwdown “Intolerance” (producer: Davey Warsop; Hear here; Read here) (eOne Music)
together PANGEA (L.A. rock band) “Badillac” (Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Harvest)
Ty Dolla $ign “Beach House EP” (seven songs; new single: “Or Nah”; Hear here; MP3) (Taylor Gang / Atlantic)
Various artists “2014 Grammy Nominees” (18 tracks; Read here; MP3) (Atlantic)
Various artists “Ultra Dance 15” (two CDs, 24 songs; MP3) (Ultra)
Warpaint (L.A. indie-psych band) “Warpaint” (producer: Flood; first single: “Love Is to Die”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Rough Trade)
Matt Wilson Quartet + John Medeski “Gathering Call” (Hear here; MP3) (Palmetto)
Young The Giant “Mind Over Matter” (producer: Justin Meldal-Johnsen; first single: “It’s About Time”; Hear here; MP3) (Fueled By Ramen)

New stuff (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Benjy Davis “Benjy Davis [MP3]” (Hear here) (Benjy Davis)
Dietrich (Aaron Poehler and Ryan Tully-Doyle) “The Key [MP3]” (producer: Poehler; Hear here) (, Jan. 24)
The Hidden Cameras “AGE [MP3]” (first single: “Gay Goth Scene”; Hear here; See here) (Evil Evil / Motor Music)
Marcelo Paganini (French-Brazilian guitarist) “2012 Space Traffic Jam [MP3]” (guests: Eumir Deodato, Gary Husband, Tony Kaye, Billy Sherwood; Hear here; See here) (Marcelo Paganini, Jan. 25)
Woodkid (aka Yoann Lemoine, French music video director and singer-songwriter) “Iron EP [MP3]” (six songs; Hear here) (Green United Music / Interscope)

More Releases for the Week of Jan. 21, 2014

Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Ron Banks “Truly Bad” (1983 album; remastered) (Razor & Tie)
The Beatles “The U.S. Albums [Box set]” (13 CDs; See here; Read here), “Meet The Beatles!” (1964 album; remastered), “The Beatles’ Second Album” (1964 album; remastered), “A Hard Day’s Night” (1964 album; remastered), “Something New” (1964 album; remastered), “Beatles ’65” (1964 album; remastered), “The Early Beatles” (1965 album; remastered), “Beatles VI” (1965 album; remastered), “Help!” (1965 album; remastered), “Rubber Soul” (1965 album; remastered), “Yesterday and Today” (1966 album; remastered), “Revolver” (1966 album; remastered), “Hey Jude” (1970 album; remastered) (Apple Corps Ltd. / Capitol)
Bloodstone “Party” (1984 album; remastered) (Razor & Tie)
Johnny Cash & Bob Dylan “Johnny Cash vs. Bob Dylan: The Singer and the Song” (two CDs, 50 songs) (Not Now Music)
Charo and the Salsoul Orchestra “Cuchi Cuchi” (1978 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here) (U.K. – Big Break, Jan. 20)
Nick Drake “The Tuck Box [Box set]” (contains “Five Leaves Left,” “Bryter Layter,” “Pink Moon,” “Made to Love Magic” and “Family Tree”) (Island / UMe)
Richard “Dimples” Fields “Dimples” (1981 album; remastered) (Solaris)
Ella Fitzgerald “The Verve Recordings 1956-1959” (three CDs, 60 songs) (Not Now Music)
Full Force “Full Force” (1985 album; remastered) (Razor & Tie)
Major Harris “How Do You Take Your Love” (1978 album; remastered) (Razor & Tie)
Nona Hendryx “The Heat” (1985 album; remastered) (Razor & Tie)
Billie Holiday “The Essential Brunswick Recordings” (three CDs, 66 songs) (Not Now Music)
Loleatta Holloway “Queen of the Night” (1978 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks; Read here) (U.K. – Big Break, Jan. 20)
Israel & New Breed “Playlist: The Very Best of Israel & New Breed” (MP3) (Integrity / Legacy)
Chuck Jackson “Any Day Now” (1962 album; remastered) (Hallmark, Jan. 20)
Jermaine Jackson “Playlist: The Very Best of Jermaine Jackson” (Arista / Legacy)
Jethro Tull “Living With The Past / Nothing Is Easy Live At The Isle Of Wight 1970” (three discs) (Eagle Rock)
Margie Joseph “Knockout!” (1983 album; remastered) (Razor & Tie)
Journey “Playlist: Journey Greatest Hits Live” (Columbia / Legacy)
Evelyn “Champagne” King “Call Me” (1980 album; remastered), “So Romantic” (1984 album; remastered), “A Long Time Coming (A Change Is Gonna Come)” (1985 album; remastered) (Razor & Tie)
Ladytron “Gravity the Seducer Remixed” (originally released on Record Store Day, this is a remix compilation of tracks from their last studio album from 2011; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Nettwerk)
Dean Martin “Playlist: The Very Best of Dean Martin” (Columbia / Legacy)
Paul McCartney “Off the Ground” (1993 album; remastered) (MPL / Hear Music)
Sarah McLachlan “Playlist: The Very Best of Sarah McLachlan” (Arista / Legacy)
J Moss “The Very Best of J Moss” (15 songs; MP3) (GospoCentric / RCA)
Ohio Players “Everybody Up” (1979 album; remastered, with two bonus tracks) (FunkyTownGrooves)
Ray Parker Jr. “Playlist: The Very Best of Ray Parker Jr.” (Arista / Legacy)
Gene Pitney “The Collection 1959-1962” (two CDs, 37 songs) (Not Now Music)
Ray Price “Playlist: The Very Best of Ray Price” (Columbia / Legacy)
Cliff Richard “Greatest Hits 1958-1962” (two CDs, 50 songs) (Not Now Music)
Boz Scaggs “Live at the Fillmore West 30th June 1971” (two CDs; guests included Rita Coolidge, Elvin Bishop and Taj Mahal; Hear here) (Keyhole)
Simon & Garfunkel “Playlist: The Very Best of Simon & Garfunkel” (Columbia / Legacy)
Small Faces “Greatest Hits: The Immediate Years 1967-1969” (Snapper Classics)
Ronnie Spector “Playlist: The Very Best of Ronnie Spector” (Columbia / Legacy)
Sponge “Playlist: The Very Best of Sponge” (Epic / Legacy)
Stabbing Westward “Playlist: The Very Best of Stabbing Westward” (Columbia / Legacy)
Three 6 Mafia “Playlist: The Very Best of Three 6 Mafia” (Columbia / Legacy)
Ike & Tina Turner “The Soul of Ike & Tina Turner” (three CDs, 60 songs) (Not Now Music)
Various artists “Blast Off: The Felsted Records Story 1958-1962” (two CDs, 50 songs) (One Day)
Various artists “I Have a Dream: 10 Inspirational Songs of Hope and Triumph” (Motown Gospel)
Various artists “Just For a Day: The Apollo Records Story” (three CDs, 75 songs) (One Day)
Various artists “Lights Out: The Doré Records Story 1958-1962” (three CDs, 60 songs) (One Day)
Various artists “Midnight Shift: The Festival Records Story 1958-1960” (two CDs, 50 songs) (Not Now Music)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Country Ballads 2” (18 songs; MP3) (UMG Recordings / Sony)
Various artists “The Songs of Mann & Weil” (three CDs, 60 songs), “The Songs of Pomus & Shuman” (three CDs, 75 songs) (Not Now Music)
Various artists “The Soul Fire Box Set (Rare Sides From The Soul Fire Catalog)” (two CDs, 35 songs) (Truth & Soul)
The Verve Pipe “Playlist: The Very Best of The Verve Pipe” (RCA / Legacy)
Vex “Sanctuary: The Complete Discography [Vinyl]” (Hear here) (Sacred Bones)

Reissues (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Black Sabbath “Complete Studio Albums 1970-1978 [MP3]” (eight full albums) (Rhino / Warner)
The Jam “Classic Album Selection [MP3]” (six complete albums, 1977-1982) (Polydor / UMe)
The J. Geils Band “Showtime! [MP3]” (1982 album) (Capitol / UMe)
Billy Joel “The Complete Albums Collection [MP3]” (15 complete albums) (Columbia / Legacy, Jan. 20)
The Rolling Stones “Live 1965: Music From Charlie Is My Darling [MP3]” (Hear here; Read here) (ABKCO)
The Style Council “The Style Council in Concert [MP3]” (1997 album) (Polydor)
Various artists “Killed By Deathrock Vol. 1 [MP3]” (11 tracks; Hear here) (Sacred Bones)

More Releases for the Week of Jan. 21, 2014

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, et al “Blue Jasmine [DVD]” (2013 film, written and directed by Woody Allen; See here; Blu-ray) (Sony Pictures)
Daniel Craig “Casino Royale [Blu-ray]” (2006 film; See here) (MGM)
The Doors “R-Evolution [DVD]” (combining early TV appearances with The Doors’ own music films, with bonus features; See here; Read here; Blu-ray) (Eagle Rock)
Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Ethel Merman, et al “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray/DVD]” (1963 film; two Blu-rays and three DVDs; restored 4K digital film transfer of the general release version of the film, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray and many other extras; See here; Read here) (Criterion Collection)
Tom Hanks “Captain Phillips [DVD]” (2013 film; See here; Blu-ray) (Sony Pictures)
Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell “Cat People (Collector’s Edition) [Blu-ray]” (1982 film; Read/see here) (Shout! Factory)
P!nk “The Truth About Love Tour: Live From Melbourne [Blu-ray]” (2013 film; See here) (RCA)
Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson “White Men Can’t Jump [Blu-ray]” (1992 film; See here) (20th Century Fox)
Robert Townsend, et al “The Five Heartbeats [Blu-ray]” (1991 film; See here) (20th Century Fox)
Dick Van Dyke “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang [Blu-ray]” (1968 film; See here) (20th Century Fox)

More DVD/Blu-ray Releases for the Week of Jan. 21, 2014

Music books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
Daft Punk “Daft Punk: A Trip Inside the Pyramid [Hardcover]” (author: Dina Santorelli) (St. Martin’s Press)
Keith Moon “Moon: The Life and Death of a Rock Legend [Paperback]” (author: Tony Fletcher) (It Books)
Simon Parkes “Live at the Brixton Academy [Paperback]” (co-author: JS Rafaeli) (Serpent’s Tail, Jan. 23)
Mavis Staples “I’ll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March up Freedom’s Highway [Hardcover]” (author: Greg Kot; Kindle) (Scribner)

More Book Releases for the Week of Jan. 21, 2014

Next week: Jan. 28, 2014

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