New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Peter Bradley Adams“Between Us” (producers: Adams, Jonathan Trebing, Lex Price; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Mishara Music, June 14, 2011)
Jon Anderson (of Yes)“Survival & Other Stories” (producers: Jon and Jane Anderson; Hear here)(Voiceprint, June 14, 2011)
Bad Meets Evil (Eminem and Royce da 5’9″)“Hell: The Sequel [EP]” (producers: Mr. Porter, Mobb Deep’s Havoc, DJ Khalil, Bangladesh; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Shady/Interscope, June 14, 2011)
Black Country Communion (feat. Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa, Jason Bonham, Derek Sherinian)“2” (producer: Kevin Shirley; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(J&R Adventures, June 14, 2011)
Black Veil Brides“Set the World on Fire” (first single: “Fallen Angels”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Lava Music/Universal Republic, June 14, 2011)
Book of Knots, The“Garden of Fainting Stars” (guests: Mike Patton, Mike Watt, Blixa Bargeld; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Ipecac Recordings, June 14, 2011)
Marc Broussard“Marc Broussard” (producer: Jamie Kenney; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Atlantic, June 14, 2011)
Dear Hunter, The“The Color Spectrum” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Triple Crown, June 14, 2011)
Jonathan Edwards“My Love Will Keep” (his first studio album in 14 years; Read here; MP3 Download)(Appleseed, June 14, 2011)
Emily’s Army (teen pop-punk group from Oakland)“Don’t Be a Dick” (producer: Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong; Hear here)(Adeline, June 14, 2011)
Jackie Evancho (now-11-year-old finished second on “America’s Got Talent” in 2010)“Dream With Me” (producer: David Foster; guests: Barbra Streisand, Susan Boyle; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(SYCO/Columbia, June 14, 2011)
Michael Franks“Time Together” (Hear here; MP3 Download)(Shanachie, June 14, 2011)
John Gold (Los Angeles singer-songwriter)“A Flower in Your Head [MP3 Download]” (producers: Gold, Scott Seiver; Hear here)(Vagrant, June 14, 2011)
Andy Grammer“Andy Grammer” (first single: “Keep Your Head Up”; Hear here)(S-Curve, June 14, 2011)
Headhunters, The (Herbie Hancock’s backup band for 1973’s “Head Hunters”)“Random Axe” (guests: George Clinton, Snoop Dogg, Killah Priest; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Owl Studios, June 14, 2011)
Garland Jeffreys“The King of In Between [MP3 Download]” (producers: Jeffreys, Larry Campbell; first single: “Coney Island Winter”; Hear here; Read here; CD)(Luna Park, June 14, 2011)
Junior Boys“It’s All True” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Domino, June 14, 2011)
Kreayshawn (female rapper from East Oakland)“Gucci Gucci [MP3 Download]” (first single; Hear here; See here)(Columbia, June 14, 2011)
Ledisi“Pieces of Me” (guest: Jaheim; first single: “Pieces of Me”; Hear here)(Verve Forecast, June 14, 2011)
Barry Manilow“15 Minutes” (his first all-original album in 10 years; producers: Manilow, Michael Lloyd; guest: Pomplamoose’s Nataly Dawn; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Stiletto/Fontana, June 14, 2011)
Ziggy Marley“Wild and Free” (producer: Don Was; guest: Woody Harrelson; first single: “Forward to Love”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Tuff Gong Worldwide, June 14, 2011)
Pat Metheny“What’s It All About” (solo acoustic all-covers album; Hear hereRead here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Nonesuch, June 14, 2011)
Marissa Nadler“Marissa Nadler” (producer: Brian McTear; Hear here; Vinyl)(Box of Cedar, June 14, 2011)
Owl City“All Things Bright and Beautiful” (producer: Owl City’s Adam Young; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Universal Republic, June 14, 2011)
Madeleine Peyroux“Standing on the Rooftop” (includes a cover of The Beatles’ “Martha, My Dear”; producer: Craig Street; guests: Me’shell Ndegeocello, Marc Ribot; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Emarcy/Decca, June 14, 2011)
Random Axe (hip-hop trio: Black Milk, Sean Price and Guilty Simpson)“Random Axe” (producer: Black Milk; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Duck Down, June 14, 2011)
Paul Taylor“Prime Time” (Hear here; MP3 Download)(eOne Music, June 14, 2011)
Various artists“Baby It’s You! A New Musical [Original Broadway cast recording]” (26 songs; inspired by the true story of Florence Greenberg, who created Scepter Records; producer: Richard Perry; Hear/see here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Verve, June 14, 2011)
Various artists“Cars 2 [Film soundtrack]” (sequel opens June 24; See here)(Disney, June 14, 2011)
Various artists“Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark [Original Broadway cast recording]” (featuring songs co-authored by U2’s Bono and The Edge; producer: Steve Lillywhite; Hear/see here; MP3 Download)(Interscope, June 14, 2011)
Various artists“Transformers: Dark of the Moon — The Album [Film soundtrack]” (includes Linkin Park’s “Iridescent”; Michael Bay-directed movie opens June 29; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download)(Reprise, June 14, 2011)
Vetiver“The Errant Charm” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Sub Pop, June 14, 2011)
Wonder Years, The“Suburbia, I’ve Given You All and Now I’m Nothing” (producer: Steve Evetts; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Hopeless, June 14, 2011)
Woods“Sun & Shade” (producer: Glenn Donaldson; Hear here; Full stream; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Woodsist, June 14, 2011)

Reissues

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
ABBA“Super Trouper: Deluxe Edition [CD/DVD]” (1980 album; remastered, with five bonus tracks; DVD contains rare interviews and performances; Read here; See here)(Polydor/UMe, June 14, 2011)
Paula Abdul“10 Great Songs”(Virgin/EMI, June 14, 2011)
Dave Clark Five, The“The Complete History — Volume 1” (33 tracks, containing the albums “Glad All Over,” “Return!” and “American Tour” on one CD; remastered)(U.K. – Bits & Pieces, June 13, 2011)
Duran Duran“10 Great Songs”(Capitol/EMI, June 14, 2011)
Fabulous Thunderbirds, The“The Best of the Fabulous Thunderbirds: Early Birds Specials”(Benchmark Recordings, June 14, 2011)
Grand Funk Railroad“10 Great Songs”(Capitol/EMI, June 14, 2011)
Lee Greenwood“10 Great Songs”(Capitol/EMI, June 14, 2011)
Freddie Jackson“10 Great Songs”(Capitol/EMI, June 14, 2011)
Joy Division/New Order“Total” (18 songs spanning both bands’ careers, including the previously unreleased New Order track, “Hellbent”; Hear here)(U.K. – Rhino/Warner, June 13, 2011)
Paul McCartney“McCartney” (1970 album; remastered, with seven bonus tracks; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download), “McCartney II” (1980 album; remastered, with eight bonus tracks; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(MPL/Concord, June 14, 2011)
Molly Hatchet“Greatest Hits II: The South Has Risen Again” (2-disc, 23-track set marks the band’s 35th anniversary; MP3 Download)(Steamhammer/SPV, June 14, 2011)
Queensrÿche“10 Great Songs”(Capitol/EMI, June 14, 2011)
Smokey Robinson“The Solo Albums: Volume 5” (contains the 1978 live album “Smokin’,” with two bonus tracks; MP3 Download)(Hip-O Select, June 14, 2011)
Dan Seals (died in March 2009)“The Very Best of Dan Seals” (18 songs; Read here)(Varese Sarabande, June 14, 2011)
Sebadoh“Bakesale: Deluxe Edition” (1994 album; remastered, with a second CD of 25 bonus tracks; Vinyl)(Sub Pop, June 14, 2011)
Selena“10 Great Songs”(Capitol/EMI, June 14, 2011)
Slaughter“10 Great Songs”(Capitol/EMI, June 14, 2011)
Various artists“NOW That’s What I Call Country, Volume 4” (18 tracks; MP3 Download)(Universal, June 14, 2011)
Various artists“The Old Grey Whistle Test: 40th Anniversary Album” (3 CDs, 54 tracks; Read here)(U.K. – Warner, June 13, 2011)
Various artists“Our Lives Are Shaped By What We Love: Motown’s Mowest Story 1971-1973” (16-song compilation on the Motown subsidiary; Hear/read here; Vinyl)(Light in the Attic, June 14, 2011)
Various artists“10 Great Songs: 80s Hits”(Capitol/EMI, June 14, 2011)
Various artists“10 Great Songs: 1-Hit Wonders”(Capitol/EMI, June 14, 2011)
Neil Young“A Treasure” (live album recorded in 1984-85 during a tour with the International Harvesters; Read here; MP3 Download)(Reprise, June 14, 2011)


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