New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals and Warbeast “War of the Gargantuas” (split album by the Pantera vocalist and the thrashers; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Housecore, Jan. 8, 2013)
Nicola Benedetti (Scottish classical violinist) “The Silver Violin” (original violin music written for the silver screen; Hear here) (Decca, Jan. 8, 2013)
Black Veil Brides “Wretched and Divine: The Story of the Wild Ones” (producer: John Feldmann; first single: “In the End”; Hear here; MP3) (Lava/Universal Republic, Jan. 8, 2013)
Broadcast “Berberian Sound Studio” (soundtrack to Peter Strickland’s film, featuring compositions by lead singer Trish Keenan finished before her death; she died in January 2011 of pneumonia at age 42; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Warp, Jan. 8, 2013)
Dropkick Murphys “SIGNED and SEALED in BLOOD” (producer: Ted Hutt; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Born & Bred, Jan. 8, 2013)
A Fragile Tomorrow (power-pop quartet) “Be Nice Be Careful [MP3]” (producers: Mitch Easter, Ted Comerford; guests: Don Dixon, Amy Ray, Vicki and Debbi Peterson of The Bangles, Susan Cowsill; Hear here) (Piewillie, Jan. 8, 2013)
Hollywood Undead “Notes From The Underground” (producers: Danny Lohner, Griffin Boice, Sam & Sluggo; first single: “We Are”; Hear here; MP3) (A&M/Octone, Jan. 8, 2013)
Jan Lisiecki (classical pianist) “Mozart Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 21” (with pianist-conductor Christian Zacharias and the Kammerorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Hear here; MP3) (Deutsche Grammophon, Jan. 8, 2013)
The Living Sisters (indie supergroup feat. Inara George, Becky Stark, Eleni Mitchell, Alex Lilly) “Run For Cover” (six-song EP, with covers of Funkadelic, Patsy Cline, Doris Day, Dolly Parton, etc.; producers: The Living Sisters, Sheldon Gomberg; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Vanguard, Jan. 8, 2013)
Joe Lovano (saxophonist-composer) “Cross Culture” (guests: Esperanza Spalding, Lionel Loueke, James Weidman, Peter Slavov, Otis Brown, Francisco Mela; Hear here; MP3) (Blue Note, Jan. 8, 2013)
Vusi Mahlasela “Sing to the People” (live album; Hear here; MP3) (ATO, Jan. 8, 2013)
Conor Maynard (19-year-old British singer-songwriter) “Contrast” (collaborators: Ne-Yo, Pharrell Williams, Jermaine Dupri, Midi Mafia, Kevin Rudolf, Sandy Vee, Crada, Diane Warren; new single: “Vegas Girl”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Capitol, Jan. 8, 2013)
Solange (younger sister of Beyoncé) “True” (producer: Dev Hynes; first single: “True”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Terrible, Jan. 8, 2013)
Chris Tomlin “Burning Lights” (guests: Kari Jobe, Christy Nockels, Phil Wickham; first single: “Shall I Fear [God of the Angel Armies]”; Hear here; MP3) (sixstepsrecords / Sparrow, Jan. 8, 2013)
Joseph Trapanese “TRON: Uprising [TV soundtrack]” (music from and inspired by the Disney XD animated series; includes remixes from 3OH!3 and J.T., Opiuo, David Hiller, and a new track from Hollywood Records’ rising EDM star, 16-year-old Cole Plante; See here; MP3) (Walt Disney, Jan. 8, 2013)
twenty one pilots (Columbus, Ohio-based duo) “Vessel” (first single: “Holding On to You”; Hear here; MP3) (Fueled By Ramen, Jan. 8, 2013)
Various artists “Girls Volume 1: Music From The HBO Original Series” (feat. tracks by Robyn, fun., Santigold, Grouplove, Fleet Foxes, Tegan and Sara, etc.; Track list; MP3) (Fueled By Ramen, Jan. 8, 2013)
Various artists “Stand Up Guys [MP3 / Film soundtrack]” (Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin headline Fisher Stevens’ raunchy comedy, which opens in 2013; See here; CD) (Lakeshore, Jan. 8, 2012)
Karyn Williams (daughter of Orlando Magic founder Pat Williams) “Only You” (guest: Michael Tait; Hear here; MP3) (InPop, Jan. 8, 2013)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Roy Buchanan “That’s What I’m Here For [MP3]” (1973 album) (Universal/UMe, Jan. 8, 2013)
Can “Landed” (1975 album; remastered) (Mute, Jan. 8, 2013)
Omar and the Howlers “Hard Times in the Land of Plenty [MP3]” (1987 album), “Wall of Pride [MP3]” (1988 album) (Columbia, Jan. 8, 2013)
Placebo “Placebo” (1996 album), “Without You I’m Nothing” (1998 album), “Black Market Music” (2000 album), “Sleeping With Ghosts” (2003 album), “Meds” (2006 album) (Astralwerks, Jan. 8, 2013)
Pure Prairie League “Something in the Night [MP3]” (1981 album) (Mercury Nashville/UMe, Jan. 8, 2013)
Various artists “Bye Bye Birdie [MP3]” (1963 film soundtrack album, featuring Janet Leigh, Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret, Maureen Stapleton, Bobby Rydell) (Masterworks Broadway, Jan. 8, 2013)
Steve Wariner “Drive [MP3]” (1993 album), “No More Mr. Nice Guy [MP3]” (1996 album) (Arista Nashville, Jan. 8, 2013)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Tim Burton “Frankenweenie [DVD]” (2012 film; music by Danny Elfman; Blu-ray; Four-Disc Combo, : Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy) (Walt Disney, Jan. 8, 2013)
Rita Chiarelli “Music from the Big House [DVD]” (award-winning documentary on the Canadian blue singer’s performance at Louisiana State Penitentiary; See/read here; Blu-ray) (UMVD/Gaiam, Jan. 8, 2013)
Al Jolson “The Jazz Singer [Blu-ray]” (1927 film) (Warner, Jan. 8, 2013)
Mike Judge “The Goode Family: The Complete Series [DVD]” (two discs; ABC animated series, May 2009-August 2009) (Shout! Factory, Jan. 8, 2013)
Debra Messing, Katharine McPhee, et al “Smash: Season One [DVD]” (NBC musical-drama series, 2012 season) (Universal, Jan. 8, 2013)

Music books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
Leonard Bernstein “Dinner with Lenny: The Last Long Interview with Leonard Bernstein [Hardcover]” (author: Jonathan Cott; Kindle) (Oxford University Press, Jan. 8, 2013)
Kingston Trio, The “Greenback Dollar: The Incredible Rise of The Kingston Trio [Paperback]” (author: William J. Bush) (Scarecrow Press, Jan. 6, 2013)
Smash Mouth “Recipes from the Road: A Rock ‘n’ Roll Cookbook [Paperback]” (authors: Steve Harwell, Paul DeLisle, Robert Hayes) (Seapoint Books, Jan. 10, 2013)

Next week: Jan. 15

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