New releases

Published on July 31st, 2012 | by Gerry Galipault

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July 31, 2012

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Alchemist, The “Russian Roulette” (guests: Evidence, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire, Danny Brown, Schoolboy Q, etc.; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Decon, July 31, 2012)
Attika 7 (fronted by ex-Biohazard vocalist Evan Seinfeld) “Blood of My Enemies” (producer: Mudrock; Hear here) (Rocket Science Ventures, July 31, 2012)
Brothers McClurg “Join in the Sound [MP3 Download]” (producers: brothers Anthony and Chris Hoisington; first single: “You Shine Through”; Hear here) (Integrity/Columbia, July 31, 2012)
Celtic Thunder “Voyage II” (Hear here; DVD; MP3 Download) (Celtic Thunder, July 31, 2012)
Kasey Chambers “Storybook” (Amazon.com exclusive; covers of Gram Parsons, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle, John Prine, Townes Van Zandt, Hank Williams, etc.; guests: Jimmy Barnes, Paul Kelly, Shane Nicholson, Ashleigh Dallas; Hear here) (Sugar Hill, July 30, 2012)
Charm City Devils (Baltimore hard-rock group) “Sins” (producer: Skidd Mills; Hear here; MP3 Download) (eOne Music, July 31, 2012)
Close to Home (post hard-core rockers) “Momentum” (producer: Andrew Wade; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Artery Recordings/Razor & Tie, July 31, 2012)
Company Band, The (featuring members of Clutch, CKY, Fireball Ministry, Fu Manchu) “Pros & Cons” (five-song EP; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Venture Capital, July 31, 2012)
Imani Coppola “The Glass Wall [MP3 Download]” (producer: Josh Valleau; Hear here) (Plush Moon, July 31, 2012)
Randy Crawford & Joe Sample “Live” (with Steve Gadd and Nicklas Sample; Hear here) (PRA, July 31, 2012)
Michael Des Barres Band, The “Carnaby Street [CD/DVD]” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Gonzo MultiMedia, July 31, 2012)
Nigel Dupree “Up to No Good” (first single: “Tumbleweed”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Mighty Loud, July 31, 2012)
Gaelic Storm “Chicken Boxer” (Hear here; See here; MP3 Download) (Lost Again, July 31, 2012)
Gloriana “A Thousand Miles Left Behind” (first single: “[Kissed You] Good Night”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Emblem/Warner, July 31, 2012)
Jesse Harris “Sub Rosa” (producers: Harris, Bill Dobrow; guests: Norah Jones, Conor Oberst, Melody Gardot, Richard Julian, Bill Frisell, etc.; Hear here; Vinyl) (Dangerbird, July 31, 2012)
Nona Hendryx (former Labelle member) “Mutatis Mutandis” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Righteous Babe, July 31, 2012)
Jackyl “Best in Show” (first single: “Screwdriver”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Mighty Loud, July 31, 2012)
Leela James “Loving You More … In the Spirit of Etta James” (producers: Shannon Sanders, Drew Ramsey; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Shanachie, July 31, 2012)
Joey+Rory “His and Hers” (producer: Gary Paczosa; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Sugar Hill, July 31, 2012)
Shannon McArdle “Fear the Dream of Axes” (producer: Adam D. Gold; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Bar/None, July 31, 2012)
Miguel “Kaleidoscope Dream: The Water Preview [MP3 Download]” (three-song EP; Hear here) (ByStorm/RCA, July 31, 2012)
Ponderosa (Atlanta rock band) “Pool Party” (producer: Dave Fridmann; first single: “Navajo”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (New West, July 31, 2012)
Joshua Radin “Underwater” (producer: Kevin Augunas; guests: Benmont Tench, Jim Keltner, Roger Joseph Manning Jr., string arranger Jimmy Haskell, etc.; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Mom + Pop Music, July 31, 2012)
Reel Big Fish “Candy Coated Fury” (their first album of new material since 2007; producer: singer-guitarist Aaron Barrett; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download) (Rock Ridge Music, July 31, 2012)
River City Tanlines (Memphis rockers) “Coast to Coast” (producer: Bruce Watson; Hear here; Vinyl) (Big Legal Mess/Fat Possum, July 31, 2012)
Rick Ross “God Forgives, I Don’t” (producers: Just Blaze, Lex Luger, T-Minus, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Drumma Boy, Cardiak, Boi-1da, Too Tall, Cool & Dre,K.E. On The Track; new single: “I Love My Bitches”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Maybach Music Group/Def Jam, July 31, 2012)
Allen Stone (24-year-old soul singer) “Allen Stone” (first single: “Sleep”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (ATO, July 31, 2012)
Joss Stone “The Soul Sessions, Vol. 2” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Stone’d/Surfdog, July 31, 2012)
Testament “Dark Roots of Earth [CD/DVD]” (producer: Andy Sneap; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Nuclear Blast, July 31, 2012)
thenewno2 “thefearofmissingout” (producers: pHd, aka band members Dhani Harrison and Paul Hicks; guests: RZA, Ben Harper, The Black Knights, Throunn Antonia, Holly Marilyn; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download) (H.O.T. Records Ltd./Vagrant, July 31, 2012)
Toadies “Play.Rock.Music.” (full-length album, originally scheduled to be an EP; first single: “Summer of the Strange”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Kirtland, July 31, 2012)
Pat Travers “Blues on Fire” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Cleopatra, July 31, 2012)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Music! 82” (two CDs) (U.K. – EMI, July 30, 2012)
Various artists “Sparkle [Film soundtrack]” (new remake of the 1976 film, starring Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston and Cee Lo Green, opens Aug. 17; See here; MP3 Download) (RCA, July 31, 2012)
Karyn White “Carpe Diem” (her first album in more than 18 years; Hear here; MP3 Download) (KWEntertainment, July 31, 2012)
Lenny Williams (former Tower of Power singer) “Still in the Game” (first single: “Still”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Bridle Ridge, July 31, 2012)


Reissues

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Blackalicious “Melodica [MP3 Download]” (1994 EP, with bonus track “Changes”; producers: DJ Shadow, Chief Xcel; Hear here; See here) (Black Mines, July 31, 2012)
Blur “Leisure: Special Edition” (1991 album; remastered, with bonus B-sides and rarities; Vinyl; MP3 Download), “Modern Life Is Rubbish: Special Edition” (1993 album; remastered, with bonus B-sides and rarities; Vinyl; MP3 Download), “Parklife: Special Edition” (1994 album; remastered, with bonus B-sides and rarities; Vinyl; MP3 Download), “The Great Escape: Special Edition” (1995 album; remastered, with bonus B-sides and rarities; Vinyl; MP3 Download), “Blur: Special Edition” (1997 album; remastered, with bonus B-sides and rarities; Vinyl), “13: Special Edition” (1999 album; remastered, with bonus B-sides and rarities; Vinyl; MP3 Download), “Think Tank: Special Edition” (2003 album; remastered, with bonus B-sides and rarities; Vinyl), “Blur [Box set]” (18 CDs and three DVDs, containing all their studio albums and bonus material; Vinyl) (Virgin/EMI, July 31, 2012)
Glen Campbell “Live Anthology 1972-2001” (two CDs, 45 songs) (Cleopatra, July 31, 2012)
Mary Chapin Carpenter “Playlist: The Very Best of Mary Chapin Carpenter” (Columbia/Legacy, July 31, 2012)
Clover (1970s band backed up Elvis Costello on his “My Aim Is True” album) “Clover/Fourty Niner” (1970, 1971 albums on one CD; remastered) (Real Gone Music, July 31, 2012)
Rick Derringer “Guitars and Women/Face to Face” (1979, 1980 albums on one CD; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, July 30, 2012)
Neil Diamond “Hot August Night: 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition” (1972 album; remastered; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Geffen/UMe, July 31, 2012)
General Public “The Best of General Public [MP3 Download]” (12 songs) (Shout! Factory, July 31, 2012)
Germs, The “Media Blitz” (18 studio and live tracks, 1977-1979) (Cleopatra, July 31, 2012)
Jackie Gleason “Music For Lovers Only” (1952 album; remastered) (Real Gone Music, July 31, 2012)
Eydie Gormé “Don’t Go to Strangers/Softly, As I Leave You” (1966, 1967 albums on one CD; remastered) (Real Gone Music, July 31, 2012)
Jimmy Griffin (late Bread guitarist-vocalist) “Summer Holiday” (1963 album; remastered; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Real Gone Music, July 31, 2012)
Beth Hart “37 Days” (released in Europe in 2007; Hear here; MP3 Download) (The Royal Potato Family, July 31, 2012)
High On Fire “The Art of Self Defense” (2000 album; remastered, with five bonus tracks; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Southern Lord Recordings, July 31, 2012)
Al Jarreau “Heart’s Horizon (Deluxe Edition)” (1988 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks) (Friday Music, July 31, 2012)
Jefferson Airplane “Playlist: The Very Best of Jefferson Airplane” (RCA/Legacy, July 31, 2012)
Joy Division “Unknown Pleasures (Collector’s Edition) [MP3 Download]” (22 songs) (Rhino/Warner, July 31, 2012)
Mat Kearney “Playlist: The Very Best of Mat Kearney” (Columbia/Legacy, July 31, 2012)
Loverboy “Playlist: The Very Best of Loverboy” (Columbia/Legacy, July 31, 2012)
Lovin’ Spoonful, The “Playlist: The Very Best of The Lovin’ Spoonful” (RCA/Legacy, July 31, 2012)
Bob Marley & The Wailers “In Dub Vol. 1” (11 tracks; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Island/Tuff Gong/UMe, July 31, 2012)
Charles Mingus “The Complete Columbia & RCA Studio Albums Collection [Box set]” (10 CDs) (Columbia/Legacy, July 31, 2012)
Thelonious Monk “The Complete Columbia Studio Albums Collection [Box set]” (six CDs) (Columbia/Legacy, July 31, 2012)
Willie Nelson “10 Great Songs” (Capitol, July 31, 2012)
Phish “Phish: Chicago ’94 [Box set]” (six CDs, recorded at the UIC Pavilion; MP3 Download) (JEMP, July 31, 2012)
Pitbull “I Am Armando [CD/DVD]” (a reload of his 2010 Spanish album, “Armando,” with two new tracks, “Crazy People” and “Echa P’ lla [Manos Pa’rriba]”) (Mr. 305 Inc./Sony Latino, July 31, 2012)
Elvis Presley “I Am an Elvis Fan” (21-song collection of Elvis songs voted on by fans in May 2012 via a campaign hosted at iamanelvisfan.com; Track list; MP3 Download) (Elvis Presley Enterprises/Legacy, July 31, 2012)
P.J. Proby “I Am P.J. Proby/P.J. Proby/P.J. Proby in Town/Enigma” (1964, 1965, 1966 albums on two CDs, 46 songs; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, July 30, 2012)
David Sanborn “Then Again: The David Sanborn Anthology” (two CDs, 29 songs; MP3 Download) (Rhino, July 31, 2012)
Sly & The Family Stone “Playlist: The Very Best of Sly & The Family Stone” (Epic/Legacy, July 31, 2012)
Sopwith Camel “Sopwith Camel” (1967 album; remastered; Hear here) (U.K. – Talking Elephant, July 30, 2012)
Benny Spellman “Fortune Teller: A Singles Collection 1960-1967 — New Orleans Hits and Northern Soul Gems” (U.K. – Shout, July 30, 2012)
Strawbs “Of a Time” (subtitled “From the Witchwood Media Archive, Vol. 5 — The Lost Album”; Dave Cousins recreates the 1969 album “Strawbs” from the original tapes with speech bands and bonus tracks; 24 songs; MP3 Download) (Witchwood Media, July 31, 2012)
Suicidal Tendencies “Playlist: The Very Best of Suicidal Tendencies” (Epic/Legacy, July 31, 2012)
Sylvers, The “Showcase/New Horizons” (1975, 1977 albums on one CD; remastered) (U.K. – Soulmusic.com, July 30, 2012)
20/20 “20/20/Look Out!” (1979, 1981 albums on one CD; remastered) (Real Gone Music, July 31, 2012)
Various artists “The Johnny Cash Music Festival 2011” (benefit concert in Jonesboro, Ark., featuring Rosanne Cash, Kris Kristofferson, George Jones, Rodney Crowell, etc.; money goes toward restoring Cash’s boyhood home; Read here; MP3 Download) (Spring House, July 31, 2012)
Various artists “Good Vibrations: The Beach Boys Songbook” (covers by Todd Rundgren, Paul Davis, The Tokens, Johnny Rivers, Cass Elliot, The Cowsills, Petula Clark, etc.) (Japan – Sony, July 30, 2012)
Various artists “Out of Many, 50 Years of Reggae Music” (three CDs, 51 songs, featuring Skatalites, Dennis Brown, Culture, Eek-A-Mouse, Yellowman, Barrington Levy, Gregory Isaacs, Shabba Ranks, Chaka Demus & Pliers, Ninjaman, Beres Hammond, Lady Saw, Beenie Man, Sizzla, Sean Paul, etc.; Hear here; MP3 Download) (VP, July 31, 2012)
Various artists “Putumayo Presents Arabic Beat” (MP3 Download) (Putumayo, July 31, 2012)
Weather Report “The Columbia Albums 1971-1975 [Box set]” (seven CDs) (Columbia/Legacy, July 31, 2012)
Edgar Winter “The Edgar Winter Group With Rick Derringer/Jasmine Nightdreams” (1975 albums on one CD; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, July 30, 2012)
Bobby Womack “Across 110th Street: 40th Anniversary Edition” (1972 album; remastered, with a second CD featuring 1973’s “Facts of Life” and 1974’s “Looking For a Love Again”) (Charly, July 31, 2012)
Frank Zappa “Freak Out!” (1967 album; remastered), “Absolutely Free” (1967 album; remastered), “We’re Only In It For the Money” (1968 album; remastered), “Lumpy Gravy” (1968 album; remastered), “Cruising With Ruben & the Jets” (1968 album; remastered), “Uncle Meat” (1969 album; remastered), “Hot Rats” (1969 album; remastered), “Burnt Weeny Sandwich” (1970 album; remastered), “Weasels Ripped My Flesh” (1970 album; remastered), “Chunga’s Revenge” (1970 album; remastered), “Fillmore East-June 1971” (1971 album; remastered), “Just Another Band From L.A.” (1972 album; remastered; Read here) (Zappa/Universal Music Enterprises, July 31, 2012)

DVD/Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
King Crimson “Live in Argentina 1994: Special Edition [DVD]” (Discipline Global Mobile, July 31, 2012)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
David Bowie “The Man Who Sold the World: David Bowie and the 1970s [Hardcover]” (author: Peter Doggett; Kindle) (Harper, July 31, 2012)
Michael Jackson “Neverland: The Life and Death of Michael Jackson [Paperback]” (authors: Jim McCarthy, Brian Williamson) (Omnibus Press, Aug. 1, 2012)
Pink Floyd “Pink Floyd [Hardcover]” (edited by Marcus Hearn) (Titan Books, July 31, 2012)
Mike Scott (of The Waterboys) “Mike Scott: A Waterboy’s Adventures in Music [Paperback]” (Jawbone Press, Aug. 1, 2012)
BeBe Winans “The Whitney I Knew [Hardcover]” (Worthy Publishing, July 31, 2012)

Next week: Aug. 7, 2012


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Gerry Galipault debuted Pause & Play online in October 1997. Since then, it has become the definitive place for CD-release dates — with a worldwide audience.



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