New releases

Published on June 21st, 2011 | by Gerry Galipault


June 21, 2011

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Dave Alvin “Eleven Eleven” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Yep Roc, June 21, 2011)
Attack! Attack! U.K. “The Latest Fashion” (producer: Romesh Dodangoda; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Rock Ridge Music, June 21, 2011)
August Burns Red “Leveler” (producers: Jason Suecof, August Burns Red; Hear here; Vinyl; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download) (Solid State, June 21, 2011)
Black Rabbits, The “Hypno Switch” (producers: Stan Lynch and Billy Chapin of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Rock Ridge Music, June 21, 2011)
Michael Bolton “Gems: The Duets Collection” (guests: Seal, Rascal Flatts, Delta Goodrem, Chris Botti, the late Eva Cassidy, etc.) (Sony Legacy, June 21, 2011)
Bon Iver “Bon Iver” (first single: “Calgary”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Jagjaguwar, June 21, 2011)
Butcher the Bar “For Each a Future Tethered” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Morr Music, June 21, 2011)
Crossfade “We All Bleed” (first single: “Killing Me Inside”; Hear here) (Eleven Seven Music, June 21, 2011)
Ellwood (reggae/ska band formed by Mad Caddies vocalist Chuck Robertson) “Lost in Transition” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Fat Wreck Chords, June 21, 2011)
FateTwister “Fictitious Absolute [MP3 Download]” (Hear here; See here) (Rocket Science, June 21, 2011)
Liam Finn “FOMO” (producers: Finn, Burke Reid; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Yep Roc, June 21, 2011)
Gomez “Whatever’s On Your Mind” (producers: Gomez; first single: “Options”; Hear here; Read here) (ATO, June 21, 2011)
Greencards, The “The Brick Album [MP3 Download]” (producer: Justin Niebank; guests: Vince Gill, Sam Bush; Hear here; Read here) (Darling Street, June 21, 2011)
Guano Apes (German rock quartet) “Bel Air” (producer: Jon Schumann; first single: “Oh What a Night”; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download) (The End, June 21, 2011)
Paul Hardcastle “Hardcastle VI” (includes “Rainforest/What’s Going On,” featuring Marvin Gaye’s vocals; MP3 Download) (Trippin’ N’ Rhythmin’, June 21, 2011)
Head, The (Atlanta trio) “Hang On [MP3 Download]” (producer: Don McCollister; Hear here) (The Head Music, June 21, 2011)
In Flames (Swedish metal band) “Sounds of a Playground Fading” (producers: Roberto Laghi, Anders Fridén; Vinyl; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download) (Century Media, June 21, 2011)
Is Tropical “Native To” (first single: “The Greeks”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Kitsuné/Cooperative Music, June 21, 2011)
Jagged Edge “The Remedy” (producers: Dave Michigan, Tha Cornaboyz, Mad Skrews, Bryan-Michael Cox, Cool & Dre, Jim Jonsin, Zaytoven, Co-Stars, Selasi; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Five 81/Slip ‘N Slide, June 21, 2011)
Japanese Popstars, The (Irish electronica trio) “Controlling Your Allegiance” (producers: The Japanese Popstars; guests: Robert Smith, Jon Spencer, James Vincent McMorrow, Lisa Hannigan, Morgan Kibby, Green Velvet, Dot JR; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Gung Ho! Recordings/Astralwerks, June 21, 2011)
Miloš Karadaglić (classical guitarist) “Mediterráneo” (producer: Sid McLauchlan; Hear here; See here) (Deutsche Grammophon, June 21, 2011)
John Paul Keith “The Man That Time Forgot” (producer: Bruce Watson; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Big Legal Mess/Fat Possum, June 21, 2011)
Seun Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt 80 “From Africa With Fury: Rise” (producers: Brian Eno, John Reynolds, Kuti; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Knitting Factory, June 21, 2011)
Jim Lauderdale “Reason and Rhyme” (a collaboration with legendary Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Sugar Hill, June 21, 2011)
LMFAO (electro hip-hop duo, who are the son and grandson of Berry Gordy) “Sorry for Party Rocking” (producers: LMFAO, GoonRock; guests: Busta Rhymes,, GoonRock, Lauren Bennett, Natalia Kills, Eva Simons; first single: “Champagne Showers”; Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download) (Party Rock/ Cherrytree/Interscope, June 21, 2011)
Miracle Parade “Hark! … And Other Lost Transmissions [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (Little Record Company, June 21, 2011)
Justin Moore “Outlaws Like Me” (producer: Jeremy Stover; first single: “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away”; Hear here) (The Valory Music Co., June 21, 2011)
Matt Nathanson “Modern Love” (guests: Jennifer Nettles, Kristian Bush; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Vanguard, June 21, 2011)
Gary Nicholson “Texas Songbook” (guests: Joe Ely, Delbert McClinton, Marcia Ball, Randy Rogers, Ray Benson and Jason Roberts of Asleep at the Wheel; Hear here) (Bismeaux, June 21, 2011)
Night Ranger “Somewhere in California” (first single: “Growin’ Up in California”; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download) (Frontiers, June 21, 2011)
OK Go “180/365” (their first live album; Hear here) (Paracadute, June 21, 2011)
1,2,3 (Pittsburgh-based rock duo) “New Heaven” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Frenchkiss, June 21, 2011)
Paleo “Fruit of the Spirit” (Hear here; Read here) (Partisan, June 21, 2011)
Pitbull “Planet Pit” (producers: Dr. Luke, Max Martin, Benny Blanco, David Guetta, RedOne, Afrojack, Polow Da Don, DJ Frank E; guests: Marc Anthony, Chris Brown, T-Pain, Ne-Yo, Kelly Rowland, Sean Paul; new single: “Give Me Everything”; Hear here) (Mr. 305/Polo Grounds Music/J, June 21, 2011)
Rubblebucket “Omega La La” (producer: Eric Broucek; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Sin Duda, June 21, 2011)
Jill Scott “The Light of the Sun” (first single: “Shame,” featuring Eve & The A Group; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Blues Babe/Warner, June 21, 2011)
Simple Plan “Get Your Heart On!” (producer: Brian Howes; guests: Rivers Cuomo, Natasha Bedingfield, All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth, K’naan; first single: “Jet Lag”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Lava/Atlantic, June 21, 2011)
Corey Smith “The Broken Record” (producer: Rick Beato; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Average Joe’s, June 21, 2011)
Tally Hall “Good & Evil” (producer: Tony Hoffer; first single: “You & Me”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Quack!Media, June 21, 2011)
John Tejada (dance producer-remixer) “Parabolas” (first single: “Unstable Condition”; Hear/read here; Vinyl) (Kompakt, June 21, 2011)
Unknown Mortal Orchestra “Unknown Mortal Orchestra” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Fat Possum, June 21, 2011)
Various artists “Chicago Blues: A Living History — The (R)evolution Continues” (2 CDs, 22 songs, featuring Billy Boy Arnold, John Primer, Billy Branch, Lurrie Bell, Carlos Johnson; producer: Larry Skoller; guests: Buddy Guy, James Cotton, Magic Slim; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Raisin’ Music, June 21, 2011)
Natalie Walker “Spark [MP3 Download]” (first single: “Uptight”; Hear here) (Dorado, June 21, 2011)
World’s End Girlfriend (Japanese composer) “Seven Idiots” (Hear here) (Erased Tapes, June 21, 2011)
“Weird Al” Yankovic “Alpocalypse” (first single: “Perform This Way”; See here; Read here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download) (Volcano/RCA, June 21, 2011)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Bad Company “Straight Shooter [24 KT + Gold CD]” (1975 album; remastered) (Audio Fidelity, June 21, 2011)
Bill Cosby “ICON” (best-of) (Geffen/UMe, June 21, 2011)
Cream “ICON” (best-of) (Polydor/UMe, June 21, 2011)
Bing Crosby “ICON” (best-of) (Geffen/UMe, June 21, 2011)
Diamond Rings (Canadian electro-pop artist) “Special Affections” (2010 album; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Secret City/Astralwerks, June 21, 2011)
Dream Machine (feat. singer Taka Boom) “Dream Machine” (1981 album; remastered) (Funkytowngrooves US, June 21, 2011)
Buddy Guy “ICON” (best-of) (Geffen/UMe, June 21, 2011)
Billie Holiday “ICON” (best-of) (Verve/UMe, June 21, 2011)
Insane Clown Posse “ICON” (best-of) (Island/UMe, June 21, 2011)
Maze featuring Frankie Beverly “Greatest Hits: 30 Years of Soul” (15 tracks; MP3 Download) (Capitol/EMI, June 21, 2011)
Olivia Newton-John “Portraits: A Tribute to Great Women of Song” (originally issued as “Indigo-Women of Song” in Australia in 2004 and the U.K. in 2005; producer: Phil Ramone; MP3 Download) (Green Hill Music, June 21, 2011)
Peter, Paul & Mary “Weave Me the Sunshine” (1988 album, originally titled “No Easy Walk to Freedom”) (Synergy, June 21, 2011)
Righteous Brothers, The “ICON” (best-of) (Polydor/UMe, June 21, 2011)
Thin Lizzy “ICON” (best-of) (Island Mercury/UMe, June 21, 2011)
Peter Tosh “Legalize It: Legacy Edition” (1976 album; remastered, with a second CD of session outtakes, alternate and extended versions and rare dubs; MP3 Download), “Equal Rights: Legacy Edition” (1977 album; remastered, with a second CD of session outtakes, alternate and extended versions and rare dubs; MP3 Download) (Columbia/Legacy, June 21, 2011)
Various artists “Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 1 — 1960” (3 CDs, 81 songs) (Complete 60s, June 21, 2011)
Steve Winwood “ICON” (best-of) (Island/UMe, June 21, 2011)
Yes “Fragile” (1972 album; remastered) (Atlantic, June 21, 2011)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Chicago “Chicago Live in Concert [DVD]” (1993 performance) (IMV Blueline, June 21, 2011)
Radiohead “Arms & Legs: The Story So Far [DVD]” (2 discs) (Pride, June 21, 2011)
Thin Lizzy “Live in Concert 1983 [DVD]” (IMV Blueline, June 21, 2011)
Various artists “Willie and the Poor Boys [DVD]” (1985 concert film, featuring Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts, Kenney Jones, Jimmy Page, Paul Rodgers, Chris Rea, Andy Fairweather-Low, Geraint Watkins, Mickey Gee and Henry Spinetti) (Studio T, June 21, 2011)
Neil Young “Neil Young’s Music Box: Here We Are in the Years [DVD]” (documentary; See here) (Sexy Intellectual/MVD Visual, June 21, 2011)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Bunny Livingston “The Natural Mystics: Marley, Tosh, and Wailer [Hardcover]” (author: Colin Grant; Kindle) (W.W. Norton & Company, June 20, 2011)

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