Categories: New releases

July 12, 2011

New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Alkaline Trio“Damnesia” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Epitaph/Heart & Skull, July 12, 2011)
Army Navy“The Last Place” (producer: Adam Lasus; Hear here; MP3 Download)(The Fever Zone, July 12, 2011)
Blondie“Panic of Girls” (producers: Jeff Saltzman, Kato Khandwala; See here; Read here)(U.K. – Eleven Seven Music, July 11, 2011)
Breathe Carolina“Hell Is What You Make It” (producer: Ian Kirkpatrick; first single: “Blackout”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Fearless, July 12, 2011)
David Bromberg“Use Me” (producers: Larry Campbell, Butcher Brothers; guests: Levon Helm, Linda Ronstadt, Vince Gill, John Hiatt, Widespread Panic, Los Lobos, Dr. John, Keb’ Mo’, Tim O’Brien; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Appleseed, July 12, 2011)
Colbie Caillat“All of You” (guest: Common; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Universal Republic, July 12, 2011)
Cali Swag District“The Kickback” (producer: RunWay Star; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Sphinx Music Entertainment, July 12, 2011)
Liz Callaway & Ann Hampton Callaway“Boom! Live at Birdland” (22 tracks, recorded in May 2011; Hear/read here; See here; MP3 Download)(PS Classics, July 12, 2011)
Capitol Steps, The“Desperate Housemembers” (MP3 Download)(Capitol Steps, July 12, 2011)
Kasey Chambers“Little Bird” (already certified gold in her native Australia; guests: Missy Higgins, Camille Te Nahu, Patty Griffin; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Sugar Hill, July 12, 2011)
Patrick Cooper“The Way It Used to Be” (first single: “Struttin'”; Hear here)(Kingston, July 12, 2011)
Fair to Midland“Arrows & Anchors” (producer: Joe Barresi; Hear here; MP3 Download)(eOne Music, July 12, 2011)
Samantha Fish (22-year-old singer-guitarist from Kansas City, Mo.)“Runaway” (producer: Mike Zito; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Ruf, July 12, 2011)
Eleanor Friedberger (half of The Fiery Furnaces)“Last Summer” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Merge, July 12, 2011)
Get Scared (goth rockers)“Best Kind of Mess” (producer: John Feldmann; first single: “Sarcasm”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Universal Motown, July 12, 2011)
Glitch Mob, The“We Can Make the World Stop [MP3 Download]” (three-song EP; producers: Justin Boreta, Ed Ma, Joshua Mayer; Hear here)(Glass Air, July 12, 2011)
Grooms (Brooklyn avant-rock trio)“Prom [MP3 Download]” (Hear here; Vinyl)(Kanine, July 12, 2011)
Incubus“If Not Now, When?” (first single: “Adolescents”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Epic, July 12, 2011)
Dara Maclean“You Got My Attention” (producer: Ian Eskelin; first single: “Suitcases”; See here; MP3 Download)(Fervent, July 12, 2011)
JD Malone & the Experts“Avalon” (first single: “Just Like New”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(It’s All About Music, July 12, 2011)
Brian McKnight“Just Me” (2 CDs; the second disc contains an acoustic live performance; Hear here; MP3 Download)(eOne Music, July 12, 2011)
MellowHype (Hodgy Beats & Left Brain of Odd Future)“BlackenedWhite” (Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Fat Possum, July 12, 2011)
Middle East, The (musical collective from Townsville, Australia)“‘I Want That You Are Always Happy'” (Hear here; MP3 Download)(Missing Piece, July 12, 2011)
Matt Redman“10,000 Reasons” (recorded Feb. 18-19, 2011, during the LIFT — A Worship Leader Collective; Hear here; See here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Sixstep/Sparrow, July 12, 2011)
Sepultura“Kairos” (producer: Roy Z; Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download)(Nuclear Blast America, July 12, 2011)
Blake Shelton“Red River Blue” (first single: “Honey Bee”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Warner Bros. Nashville, July 12, 2011)
Ashton Shepherd“Where Country Grows” (producer: Buddy Cannon; Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download)(MCA Nashville, July 12, 2011)
James Lee Stanley and Cliff Eberhardt“All Wood and Doors” (acoustic-guitar covers of Doors songs; guests: John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Peter Tork, Timothy B. Schmit, Laurence Juber, Paul Barrere, Scott Breadman, etc.; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Beachwood Recordings, July 12, 2011)
Amy Stroup“The Other Side of Love Sessions” (Hear here; MP3 Download)(Amy Stroup, July 12, 2011)
Sublime with Rome“Yours Truly” (the first album since the original Sublime disbanded in 1996 after Bradley Nowell’s death; producer: Paul Leary; first single: “Panic”; Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download)(Fueled By Ramen, July 12, 2011)
Suicide Silence“The Black Crown” (Hear here; Vinyl; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download)(Century Media, July 12, 2011)
SuperHeavy (supergroup: Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart, Joss Stone, A.R. Rahman and Damian Marley)“Miracle Worker [MP3 Download]” (two radio versions of their first single; Read here)(Universal Republic, July 12, 2011)
Tesla“Twisted Wires & the acoustic sessions …” (MP3 Download)(Tesla Electric Co., July 12, 2011)
George Thorogood and The Destroyers“2120 South Michigan Ave.” (a salute to Chess Records artists; producer: Tom Hambridge; guests: Buddy Guy, Charlie Musselwhite; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Capitol, July 12, 2011)
Theory of a Deadman“The Truth Is …” (first single: “Lowlife”; Hear here; Special edition; MP3 Download)(604/Roadrunner, July 12, 2011)
Various artists“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 [Film soundtrack]” (music composed and conducted by Alexander Desplat; movie opens July 15; See here; MP3 Download)(Watertower Music, July 12, 2011)
Various artists“NOW That’s What I Call Music! 79” (2 CDs, 44 songs; Read here)(U.K. – Sony Music Entertainment, EMI, Virgin Music Group, UMG, Warner Music Group, July 11, 2011)
Various artists“Shake It Up: Break It Down [TV soundtrack]” (Disney Channel series; two CDs, 1 DVD; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Disney, July 12, 2011)
Various artists“Winnie the Pooh [Film soundtrack]” (animated movie opens July 15; Zooey Deschanel and M Ward perform the theme song; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download)(Walt Disney, July 12, 2011)
Washed Out (aka Ernest Greene)“Within and Without” (Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Sub Pop, July 12, 2011)
We the Kings (Bradenton, Fla., pop-rock group)“Sunshine State of Mind” (first single: “Friday Is Forever”; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download)(S-Curve, July 12, 2011)
John Wetton (of Asia)“Raised in Captivity” (producer: multi-instrumentalist Billy Sherwood; guests: Steve Hackett, Robert Fripp, Steve Morse, Geoff Downes, etc.; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Frontiers, July 12, 2011)
William Elliott Whitmore (Iowa troubadour)“Field Songs” (Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Anti-/Epitaph, July 12, 2011)
Yes“Fly From Here” (band’s first studio album in 10 years; producer: Trevor Horn; Read here; Vinyl; Deluxe edition; Box set; MP3 Download)(Frontiers, July 12, 2011)
Chris Young“Neon” (first single: “Tomorrow”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(RCA, July 12, 2011)
Zomby (dubstep producer)“Dedication” (producer: Zomby; guest: Panda Bear; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(4AD, July 12, 2011)



Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Tony Bennett“The Best of the Improv Recordings” (16 tracks from the 2006 four-CD box set, just three before Bennett’s 85th birthday; MP3 Download)(Concord, July 12, 2011)
Jackson Browne“On Stage: The Legendary 1976 Chicago Broadcast” (aired on the PBS network as part of the “Soundstage” series)(U.K. – Left Field Media, July 11, 2011)

BTW: Track list: “The Fuse,” “Rock Me on the Water,” “Late for the Sky,” “The Road and the Sky,” “Farther On,” “Fountain of Sorrow,” “Before the Deluge,” “Walking Slow,” “I Thought I Was a Child,” “The Pretender,” “Running on Empty,” “The Pretender.”

Chris Farlowe“Ride On Baby: The Best of Chris Farlowe” (2 CDs)(Atom, July 12, 2011)
Lesley Gore“Magic Colors: The Lost Album with Bonus Tracks 1967-1969”(U.K. – Ace, July 11, 2011)
Levon Helm“Take Me to the River (1978-1982)” (20-track set includes his self-titled albums from 1978 and 1982, with the bonus track “Summertime Blues”; Hear here)(Raven/eOne Music, July 12, 2011)
Chris Isaak“Best of Chris Isaak” (18 tracks)(Mailboat, July 12, 2011)
Malo“The Best of Malo”(Thump, July 12, 2011)
Megadeth“Peace Sells … But Who’s Buying? (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1986 album; remastered; 2 discs; Deluxe 5 Disc + 3 LP Box Set; MP3 Download)(Capitol/EMI, July 12, 2011)
Metallica“St. Anger [Vinyl]” (2003 album; two LPs; Deluxe edition, four 45 RPM 180 gram vinyl LPs)(Warner, July 12, 2011)
Nektar“Retrospektive 1969-1980” (2 CDs, 30 songs; MP3 Download)(Cleopatra, July 12, 2011)
Pocket Full of Rocks“Let It Rain: The Best of Pocket Full of Rocks” (15 songs; MP3 Download)(Word Entertainment, July 12, 2011)
Point of Grace“Turn Up the Music: The Hits of Point of Grace “ (15 songs, including the new track “Hole in the World”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Word Entertainment, July 12, 2011)
Quicksilver Messenger Service“Quicksilver Anthology [180 gram audiophile vinyl]” (1973 album; remastered; two LPs)(Friday Music, July 12, 2011)
R.E.M.“Lifes Rich Pageant (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1986 album; remastered; 2 discs; the second CD contains the previously unreleased “Athens Demos”; MP3 Download)(Capitol/EMI, July 12, 2011)
Tommy Tutone“A Long Time Ago” (1994 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks, including an acoustic version of “867-5309/Jenny”; MP3 Download)(Yellow Label, July 12, 2011)
Toots and the Maytal“Pressure Drop — The Golden Tracks” (14 songs; MP3 Download)(Cleopatra, July 12, 2011)
Various artists“Best of Sun Records Volume One” (18 songs), “Best of Sun Records Volume Two”(Pazzazz, July 12, 2011)
Various artists“The Biggest Reggae One-Drop Anthems 2011” (17 tracks; Hear here)(V.P., July 12, 2011)
Various artists“Landlocked: The Downey Story” (24 songs, featuring The Chantays’ “Pipeline,” The Revels’ “Comanche” and Little Johnny Taylor’s “I Got News For You”; Hear/read here)(U.K. – Ace, July 11, 2011)
Various artists“The Music Man [Original London cast recording]” (starring Van Johnson and Patricia Lambert; 1961 album; remastered; Read here; MP3 Download)(Sepia Recordings, July 12, 2011)
Various artists“Paul McCartney’s Jukebox: The Songs That Inspired the Man” (Hear here)(United States of Dist./Ka, July 12, 2011)



Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Foo Fighters“Back and Forth [Blu-ray]” (a film by James Moll; See here)(RCA, July 12, 2011)
Foreigner“Foreigner Live [DVD]” (Blu-ray)(Image, July 12, 2011)
Journey“Greatest Hits DVD 1978-1997 [DVD]” (music videos and live performances)(Columbia/Legacy, July 12, 2011)
B.B. King“B.B. King: Live [DVD]” (Blu-ray)(Image, July 12, 2011)
Megadeth“That One Night: Live in Buenos Aires [DVD]” (Oct. 9, 2005, show at Obras Stadium; See here; Blu-ray)(Image, July 12, 2011)
Elvis Presley“Elvis #1 Hit Performances [DVD]”(RCA/Legacy, July 12, 2011)
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