New releases

Published on June 12th, 2012 | by Gerry Galipault

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June 12, 2012

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Atlas Genius (indie rock band from Adelaide, South Australia) “Through the Glass [MP3 Download]” (three-song EP; Hear here) (Warner, June 12, 2012)
Azealia Banks (Harlem-raised rapper-singer) “1991” (four-song EP; producer: Jef Martens; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Interscope/Polydor, June 12, 2012)
BoDeans “American Made” (producer: John Alagia; first single: “All the World”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Free & Alive/Megaforce, June 12, 2012)
Bouncing Souls “Comet” (producer: Bill Stevenson; first single: “Static”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Rise/Chunksaah, June 12, 2012)
Call Me No One (side project for Sevendust’s Clint Lowery and Morgan Rose) “Last Parade” (first single: “Biggest Fan”; Hear here) (7Bros/ILG, June 12, 2012)
Mary Chapin Carpenter “Ashes and Roses” (producers: Carpenter, Matt Rollings; guest: James Taylor; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Zoë/Rounder, June 12, 2012)
Celldweller “Wish Upon a Blackstar” (producers: frontman Klayton, Grant Mohrman; new single: “Unshakeable”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (FiXT Music, June 12, 2012)
Brian Culbertson “Dreams” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (GRP, June 12, 2012)
dB’s, The “Falling Off the Sky” (group’s first album in 25 years, featuring the original lineup of Peter Holsapple, Chris Stamey, Gene Holder and Will Rigby; producers: The dB’s, Mitch Easter, Scott Litt; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Bar/None, June 12, 2012)
Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ “Songs From the Laudromat” (five-song EP; Hear here; MP3 Download) (New! Records/Redeye, June 12, 2012)
Edens Edge (country trio) “Edens Edge” (producers: Mark Bright, Dann Huff; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Big Machine/Universal, June 12, 2012)
Empires (Chicago rock band) “Garage Hymns [MP3 Download]” (producer: Max Steger; Hear here) (History, June 12, 2012)
Jimmy Fallon “Blow Your Pants Off” (comedy album, includes new original music and musical skits from his talk show; guests: Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Justin Timberlake, Eddie Vedder, Stephen Colbert, etc.; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Warner, June 12, 2012)
Far East Movement “Dirty Bass” (guests: Justin Bieber, Pitbull, Bill Kaulitz of Tokio Hotel, Natalia Kills, YG; first single: “Live My Life”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Cherrytree/Interscope, June 12, 2012)
FAWN (Detroit quartet) “coastlines [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (Quite Scientific, June 12, 2012)
Future of the Left (Welsh rockers) “The Plot Against Common Sense” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Xtra Mile Recordings/ILG, June 12, 2012)
Giant Giant Sand “Tucson” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Fire, June 12, 2012)
Guided By Voices “Class Clown Spots a UFO” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (GBV Inc., June 12, 2012)
Hot Chip “In Our Heads” (producer: Mark Ralph; first single: “Night and Day”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Domino, June 12, 2012)
Ryan Humbert (Americana singer-songwriter) “Sometimes the Game Plays You” (producer: Humbert; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Rock Ridge Music, June 12, 2012)
The Hundred in the Hands “Red Night” (first single: “Faded”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Warp, June 12, 2012)
Colin James (Canadian rocker) “Fifteen [MP3 Download]” (producer: Joe Hardy; first single: “Stone Faith”; Hear here) (EMI Canada, June 12, 2012)
Jukebox the Ghost “Safe Travels” (first single: “Somebody”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Yep Roc, June 12, 2012)
Kid Ink “Up & Away [MP3 Download]” (first single: “Time of Your Life”; Hear here) (Tha Alumni Music Group, June 12, 2012)
Jan Lisiecki (classical pianist) “Mozart Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 21 [MP3 Download]” (with pianist-conductor Christian Zacharias and the Kammerorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Hear here; CD) (Deutsche Grammophon, June 12, 2012)
Longreef (Australian band) “Dirty Motel [MP3 Download]” (five-song EP; Hear here) (Longreef, June 12, 2012)
Men Without Hats “Love in the Age of War [MP3 Download]” (their first album in 10 years; producer: Dave “Rave” Ogilvie; first single: “Head Above Water”; Hear here; CD, out June 19) (Cobraside, June 12, 2012)
Pat Metheny “Unity Band” (with Chris Potter, Ben Williams and Antonio Sanchez; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Nonesuch, June 12, 2012)
Metric “Synthetica” (producer: guitarist Jimmy Shaw; first single: “Youth Without Youth”; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (MMI/Mom + Pop, June 12, 2012)
Miss May I (Troy, Ohio, melodic metal quintet) “At Heart” (producer: Machine; first single: “Hey Mister”; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download) (Rise, June 12, 2012)
Ryan Monroe (multi-instrumentalist for Band of Horses) “A Painting of a Painting on Fire [MP3 Download]” (producer: Chris Testa; Hear here) (RCM, June 12, 2012)
Motion City Soundtrack “Go” (first single: “True Romance”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Epitaph, June 12, 2012)
Oddisee “People Hear What They See” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Mello Music Group, June 12, 2012)
Grace Potter & The Nocturnals “The Lion The Beast The Beat” (two songs co-written with Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys; producers: Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Jim Scott; first single: “Never Go Back”; Hear here; Read here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download) (Hollywood, June 12, 2012)
Mike Ruocco (former Cinder Road frontman) “The Rise. The Ride. The Risk.” (first single: “Too Late”; Hear here) (Plungo, June 12, 2012)
Rush “Clockwork Angels” (first studio album in five years; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Anthem/Roadrunner, June 12, 2012)
Ed Sheeran (British singer-songwriter) “+” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Elektra/Atlantic, June 12, 2012)
Cody Simpson “Preview to Paradise [MP3 Download]” (four-song EP; guests: T-Pain, Becky G; Hear here) (Atlantic, June 12, 2012)
Stepdad “Wildlife Pop” (producer: Chris Zane; first single: “Must Land Running”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Black Bell, June 12, 2012)
Marc Streitenfeld “Prometheus [Film soundtrack]” (opens in theaters June 8; See here) (Sony Masterworks, June 12, 2012)
Tallest Man on Earth, The (aka Swedish singer-songwriter Kristian Matsson) “There’s No Leaving Now” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Dead Oceans, June 12, 2012)
Matt Toka (punk-pop artist) “Matt Toka” (producer: Rob Cavallo; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download) (Reprise, June 12, 2012)
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (English producer and DJ Orlando Higginbottom) “Trouble” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Casablanca, June 12, 2012)
Total Warr (Parisian pop duo) “Corbay EP [MP3 Download]” (six songs; Hear here) (Total Warr, June 11, 2012)
Turbonegro (Norwegian punk rock band) “Sexual Harassment [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (Volcom, June 12, 2012)
Josh Turner “Punching Bag” (first single: “Time Is Love”; Hear here; See here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Universal Music Nashville, June 12, 2012)
Usher “Looking 4 Myself” (guests: Rick Ross, Pharrell, Luke Steele; new single: “Scream”; Hear here; Deluxe edition, containing four bonus tracks; MP3 Download) (RCA, June 12, 2012)
Various artists “Let It Shine [TV soundtrack]” (Disney Channel original movie, starring Tyler James Williams and Coco Jones, premieres June 15; See here; MP3 Download) (Disney, June 12, 2012)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Country, Volume 5” (18 songs; MP3 Download) (Universal, June 12, 2012)
Waka Flocka Flame “Triple F Life: Fans, Friends & Family” (producers: Lex Luger, Troy Taylor, Southside, etc.; guests: Drake, Tyler, the Creator, B.o.B, Trey Songz, Meek Mill; Hear here; MP3 Download) (1017 Brick Squad/Warner, June 12, 2012)
Welcome Wagon, The (gospel/indie pop duo) “Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Asthmatic Kitty, June 12, 2012)
Wintersleep “Hello Hum” (producers: Dave Fridmann, Tony Doogan; first single: “Resuscitate”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Roll Call/ILG, June 12, 2012)
Bobby Womack “The Bravest Man in the Universe” (producers: Damon Albarn, Richard Russell; first single: “Please Forgive My Heart”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (XL Recordings, June 12, 2012)
ZZ Top “Texicali [MP3 Download]” (four-song EP; their first new studio recordings in nine years; producers: Rick Rubin, the band’s Billy F. Gibbons; first single: “I Gotsta Get Paid”; Hear here; Read here) (American Recordings/Universal Republic, June 12, 2012)



Reissues

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
ABBA “The Essential Collection” (two CDs, 39 songs; DVD) (Polydor/UMe, June 12, 2012)
Chet Baker “The Very Best of Chet Baker” (14 tracks; MP3 Download) (Fantasy/Concord, June 12, 2012)
Bee Gees “Rare Precious & Beautiful [MP3 Download]”, “Rare Precious & Beautiful, Volume 2 [MP3 Download]”, “Rare Precious & Beautiful, Volume 3 [MP3 Download]” (Bee Gees/Reprise, June 12, 2012)
Dave Brubeck Quartet, The “The Columbia Studio Albums Collection 1955-1966 [Box set]” (19 CDs, with bonus material; Read here) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Solomon Burke “Rock ‘N Soul [MP3 Download]” (1964 album) (Rhino/Atlantic, June 12, 2012)
Byrds, The “The Complete Columbia Albums Collection [Box set]” (13 CDs, with bonus material; Read here) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Clarence Carter “The Fame Singles, Volume 1: 1966-70” (22 songs) (U.K. – Kent, June 11, 2012)
Stanley Clarke “The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection [Box set]” (seven CDs, with bonus material; contains the albums “Stanley Clarke,” “Journey to Love,” “School Days,” “Modern Man,” “I Wanna Play for You,” “Live 1976-1977”; Read here) (Epic, June 12, 2012)
John Coltrane “The Very Best of John Coltrane: The Prestige Era” (MP3 Download) (Fantasy/Concord, June 12, 2012)
Sam Cooke “The RCA Albums Collection [Box set]” (eight CDs) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
John Davidson “The Time of My Life [MP3 Download]” (1966 album) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Miles Davis Quintet, The “The Very Best of The Miles Davis Quintet” (MP3 Download) (Fantasy/Concord, June 12, 2012)
Dells, The “They Said It Couldn’t Be Done, But We Did It!: Expanded Edition [MP3 Download]” (1977 album, with three bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here) (SoulMusic, June 12, 2012)
John Denver “The RCA Albums Collection [Box set]” (25 CDs; Read here) (RCA/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Paul Desmond “The Complete RCA Albums Collection [Box set]” (six CDs, with bonus material; contains the albums “Desmond Blue,” “Take Ten,” “Bossa Antigua,” “Glad to Be Unhappy,” “Easy Living,” “Two of a Kind”; Read here) (RCA/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
George Duke Band, The “The Complete Epic Albums Collection [Box set]” (six CDs, with bonus material; contains the albums “From Me To You,” “Reach For It,” “Don’t Let Go,” “Follow the Rainbow,” “Master of the Game,” “Brazilian Love Affair”; Read here) (Epic/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Earth, Wind & Fire “The Complete Columbia Masters Collection [Box set]” (16 CDs, featuring all 15 albums plus “Constellations: The Universe of Earth, Wind & Fire,” a bonus disc of rarities and unreleased tracks; Hear/read here) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Electric Light Orchestra “The Complete Albums Collection [Box set]” (11 CDs, containing everything from “The Electric Light Orchestra” to “Balance of Power”) (Epic/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
The Eleventh House featuring Larry Coryell “Level One” (1975 album; remastered) (Wounded Bird, June 12, 2012)
Epic Soundtracks “Wild Smile: An Anthology” (two CDs, 42 songs; includes a best-of and a second disc of unreleased material; Track list; MP3 Download) (Troubadour/Redeye, June 12, 2012)
Bill Evans “Bill Evans Live at Art D’Lugoff’s Top of the Gate” (unreleased recordings from the Greenwich Village venue on Oct. 23, 1968; two CDs, 17 songs; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Resonance, June 12, 2012)
Flying Burrito Brothers, The “Close Up the Honky Tonks” (1974 compilation; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, June 11, 2012)
Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers Band “Houston to Denver [MP3 Download]” (1981 album), “Not Guilty … [MP3 Download]” (1984 album) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Stan Getz “The Complete Columbia Albums Collection [Box set]” (eight CDs, with bonus material; Read here) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Dexter Gordon “The Complete Columbia Albums Collection [Box set]” (seven CDs, with bonus material; contains the albums “Live At The Village Vanguard,” “Sophisticated Giant,” “Manhattan Symphonie,” “Live At Carnegie Hall,” “Gotham City”; Hear/read here) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
GQ “GQ Two” (1980 album; remastered) (U.K. – BBR, June 11, 2012)
Dick Haymes with Harry James and Benny Goodman “The Complete Columbia Recordings [MP3 Download]” (30 songs) (Columbia, June 12, 2012)
Billie Holiday “Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944 [Box set]” (10 CDs, 153 songs; Read here) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Hollies, The “Four More Hollies Originals [MP3 Download]” (containing the 1970s albums “Romany,” “Hollies,” “Write On,” “A Crazy Steal”), “The Essential Collection [MP3 Download]” (25 songs), “Essential [MP3 Download]” (20 songs) (EMI, June 12, 2012)
Freddie Hubbard “Gleam” (1975 album; remastered) (Wounded Bird, June 12, 2012)
Chris Jagger (Mick’s younger brother) “Chris Jagger” (1973 album; remastered), “The Adventures of Valentine Vox the Ventriloquist” (1974 album; remastered) (Wounded Bird, June 12, 2012)
Etta James “Queen of Soul: Expanded Edition” (1964 album; remastered, with 14 bonus tracks) (U.K. – Kent/Ace, June 11, 2012)
J Dilla “The Rebirth of Detroit” (productioned created by the hip-hop producer before his death in 2006, featuring more than 30 Detroit hip-hop artists; first single: “Jay Dee’s Revenge”; Hear here; Read here) (Ruff Draft/Yancey Media Group, June 12, 2012)
Judas Priest “The Complete Albums Collection [Box set]” (19 CDs, containing all 17 albums and bonus material; Hear/read here) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Kansas “The Classic Albums Collection 1974-1983 [Box set]” (11 CDs, from “Kansas” to “Drastic Measures”) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Lighthouse “Lighthouse” (1969 album; remastered, with two bonus tracks) (Wounded Bird, June 12, 2012)

Mahavishu Orchestra “The Complete Columbia Albums Collection [Box set]” (contains the albums “The Inner Mounting Flame,” “Birds of Fire,” “The Lost Trident Sessions,” “Between Nothingness and Eternity” and bonus material; Read here) (Columbia, June 12, 2012)
Wynton Marsalis “Swingin’ Into the 21st [Box set]” (11 CDs; Read here) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Dean Martin “Collected Cool [Box set]” (three CDs and one DVD, which includes a live performance filmed at the London Apollo Victoria Theatre in 1983; MP3 Download) (Universal Music, June 12, 2012)
Wes Montgomery “The Very Best of Wes Montgomery” (MP3 Download) (Fantasy/Concord, June 12, 2012)
Nada Surf “Karmic EP” (1995 album, with one bonus track; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Hi-Speed Soul, June 12, 2012)
David Pomeranz “It’s In Everyone of Us [MP3 Download]” (1975 album) (Arista/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Return to Forever “The Complete Columbia Albums Collection [Box set]” (three albums on five CDs) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Sonny Rollins “The Very Best of Sonny Rollins” (MP3 Download) (Fantasy/Concord, June 12, 2012)
Roxette “Travelling [MP3 Download]” (subtitled “Songs From Studios, Stages, Hotel Rooms and Other Strange Places”; 15 tracks) (Capitol/EMI, June 12, 2012)
Saxon “The EMI Years (1985-1988)” (four-disc set, 54 songs; MP3 Download) (U.K. – EMI, June 11, 2012)
Scarlett & Black “Scarlett & Black [MP3 Download]” (1987 album; includes “You Don’t Know”) (RDEG, June 12, 2012)
Woody Shaw “The Complete Columbia Albums Collection [Box set]” (six CDs, with bonus material; contains the albums “Rosewood,” “Stepping Stones,” “Woody III,” “For Sure!,” “United”; Hear/read here) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Wayne Shorter “The Complete Columbia Albums Collection [Box set]” (six CDs) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Nina Simone “The Complete RCA Album Collection [Box set]” (nine CDs) (RCA/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Spoons “The Best [MP3 Download]” (14 songs, including an extended mix of “Nova Heart”) (RDEG, June 12, 2012)
Sweet “Greatest Hits [MP3 Download]” (10 tracks) (Cleopatra, June 12, 2012)
Tavares “New Directions [MP3 Download]” (1982 album) (RCA/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Ten Years After “Essential [MP3 Download]” (15 tracks) (Chrysalis/EMI, June 12, 2012)
UB40 “Essential [MP3 Download]” (18 tracks) (Virgin/EMI, June 12, 2012)
Michal Urbaniak “Fusion III” (1975 album; remastered) (Wounded Bird, June 12, 2012)
Various artists “The Ace Records Blues Story” (two CDs, 36 songs; Hear here) (Fuel, June 12, 2012)
Various artists “That’s My Jam!” (“The Greatest R&B Jams of All Time”; 17 songs) (Razor & Tie, June 12, 2012)
George Washington Jr. “The Complete Columbia Albums Collection [Box set]” (nine CDs) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Weather Report “The Columbia Albums 1976-1982 [Box set]” (six CDs, featuring the albums “Black Market,” “Heavy Weather,” “Mr. Gone,” “8:30,” “Night Passage,” “Weather Report,” with bonus tracks; Read here) (Columbia/Legacy, June 12, 2012)
Bob Welch (former Fleetwood Mac member killed himself on June 7, 2012) “Bob Welch” (1981 album; remastered), “Eye Contact” (1983 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks) (Wounded Bird, June 12, 2012)

DVD/Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Chicago “Chicago in Chicago featuring The Doobie Brothers [DVD]” (Blu-ray) (Image, June 12, 2012)
Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort “Harold and Maude (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]” (1971 film; soundtrack by Cat Stevens; DVD) (Criterion Collection, June 12, 2012)
Roxy Music “Live at the Apollo [Blu-ray]” (2001 concert in London; See here) (Image, June 12, 2012)
Various artists “Give Me the Banjo [DVD]” (PBS documentary narrated by Steve Martin; See here) (New Video Group, June 12, 2012)

Next week: June 19, 2012


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