New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
John Amadon (Portland, Ore.-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist)“The Bursting Sheaf [MP3]” (guests: Scott McPherson, Mike Coykendall; Hear here)(Hirngespinst, March 5, 2013)
Ólöf Arnalds (Icelandic singer-songwriter)“Sudden Elevation” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(One Little Indian, March 5, 2013)
Autechre“Exai” (two CDs; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Warp, March 5, 2013)
Bajofondo (Latin Grammy-winning band)“Presente” (producer: founder Gustavo Santaolalla; Hear here; See here; MP3)(Sony Masterworks, March 5, 2013)
Luke Bryan“Spring Break … Here to Party” (Read here; MP3)(Capitol Nashville, March 5, 2013)
Marcus Canty (fourth-place finisher on the first season of “The X Factor USA”)“This Is … Marcus Canty [EP]” (seven songs; Hear here; MP3)(Epic, March 5, 2013)
Colette Carr“Skitszo (Part 3) [MP3]” (four-song EP; Hear here)(UMGRI / Interscope, March 5, 2013)
The Cave Singers (Seattle indie rock quartet)“Naomi” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Jagjaguwar, March 5, 2013)
Chelsea Light Moving (led by Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore)“Chelsea Light Moving” (Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3)(Matador, March 5, 2013)
Anthony Child (U.K. electronic music legend, also known as Surgeon)“The Space Between People and Things [MP3]” (Hear here)(NNA Tapes, March 5, 2013)
Charlotte Church“Two [MP3]” (Welsh singer-songwriter’s five-song EP of goth rock; Hear here)(Alligator Wine, March 4, 2013)
Cloud Cult (Midwestern chamber rock band)“Love” (first single: “Good Friend”; Hear here; See here; MP3)(Earthology, March 5, 2013)
Drew Davidsen (instrumental guitarist)“True Drew” (producers: Eric Copeland, Preston Glass, Norman Connors; guests: Bobby Lyle, Ron Tyson, Eric Marienthal, Gerald Veasley, Bob Baldwin; Hear here)(Oznot, March 5, 2013)
Dead Leaf Echo“Thought & Language [MP3]” (first single: “Memory Traces”; Hear here)(Neon Sigh, March 5, 2013)
Hatchet“Dawn of the End” (first single: “Fall From Grace”; Hear here; MP3)(The End, March 5, 2013)
Highasakite (Norwegian indie-pop quintet)“In and Out of Weeks [MP3]” (five-song EP; producer: Thomas Dahl; first single: “Son of a Bitch”; Hear here)(Propeller Recordings, March 5, 2013)
Hiromi (pianist/composer)“Move” (with contra-bass guitarist Anthony Jackson and drummer Simon Phillips; See here; MP3)(Telarc, March 5, 2013)
Robyn Hitchcock“Love From London” (producer: Paul Noble; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3)(Yep Roc, March 5, 2013)
Hollis Brown (NYC rock quartet)“Ride on the Train” (first single: “Down On Your Luck”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Alive, March 5, 2013)
The Howlin’ Brothers (Nashville-based band)“Howl” (producer: Brendan Benson; guests: Warren Haynes, Jypsi; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Readymade/Thirty Tigers, March 5, 2013)
How to destroy angels (Trent Reznor with his wife Mariqueen Maandig, Atticus Ross, and Rob Sheridan)“Welcome Oblivion” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Columbia, March 5, 2013)
Icona Pop (Swedish DJ and synthpop duo)“Iconic [EP]” (six songs; guests: Charli XCX, The Knocks, St. Lucia; Hear here; MP3)(Big Beat/Atlantic, March 5, 2013)
Jamaican Queens (Detroit duo)“Wormfood [MP3]” (Hear here)(Notown, March 5, 2013)
Javelin“Hi Beams” (first single: “Nnormal”; Hear here; MP3)(Luaka Bop, March 5, 2013)
jozif (English DJ/producer)“Balance Presents jozif” (Hear/read here; MP3)(Balance Music, March 5, 2013)
Krokus“Dirty Dynamite” (producer: Chris Von Rohr; recorded at Abbey Road studios in London; Hear here; MP3)(The End, March 5, 2013)
Ashley Monroe“Like a Rose” (producer: Vince Gill; Hear here; MP3)(Warner Music Nashville, March 5, 2013)
Gurf Morlix“Gurf Morlix Finds the Present Tense” (guests: Gene Elders, Ray Bonneville, Eliza Gilkyson, Rick Richards, Ian McLagan, Nick Connolly, Patterson Barrett; Hear here; MP3)(Rootball, March 5, 2013)
Kate Nash“Girl Talk” (producers: Tom Biller, Jeff Ellis; first single: “3AM”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Have 10p, March 5, 2013)
The 1975 (U.K. rockers)“Music For Cars [MP3]” (five-song EP; Hear/read here)(Vagrant, March 5, 2013)
Madeleine Peyroux“The Blue Room” (covers of songs from Ray Charles’ “Modern Sounds in Country & Western Music,” plus Randy Newman, Leonard Cohen, etc.; producer: Larry Klein; first single: “Changing All Those Changes”; Hear here; MP3)(Emarcy/Decca, March 5, 2013)
Raekwon and DJ Fresh“The Tonight Show [MP3]” (guests: Mean Doe Green, FaShawn; Hear here; CD)(, March 5, 2013)
The Replacements“Songs For Slim [MP3]” (five-song EP benefits their former guitarist, Slim Dunlap, who suffered a stroke in 2012; Read here)(New West, March 5, 2013)
Reverend and The Makers“@Reverend_Makers” (Hear here; MP3)(The End, March 5, 2013)
Josh Ritter“The Beast In Its Tracks” (producer: Sam Kassirer; first single: “Joy to You Baby”; Hear here; Read here; MP3)(Pytheas Recordings, March 5, 2013)
Caitlin Rose“The Stand-In” (two songs co-written with Gary Louris; producers: Jordan Lehning, Skylar Wilson; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(ATO, March 5, 2013)
Satellite (alt-rock quartet)“Calling Birds” (producer: Mitch Allan; Hear here; See here; MP3)(Descendant, March 5, 2013)
Boz Scaggs“Memphis” (his first album in five years; producer: Steve Jordan; first single: “Mixed Up Shook Up Girl”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3)(429, March 5, 2013)
Scanners (U.K. alt-pop band)“Mexico EP [MP3]” (three songs; Hear here)(Dim Mak, March 5, 2013)
Soilwork“The Living Infinite” (double album; producer: Jens Bogren; first single: “This Momentary Bliss”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3)(Nuclear Blast, March 5, 2013)
Son Volt“Honky Tonk” (their first album since 2009; Hear here; MP3)(Rounder, March 5, 2013)
Stereophonics“Graffiti on the Train” (producers: Kelly Jones, Jim Lowe; Hear here)(U.K. – Stylus/EMI, March 4, 2013)
Stubborn Heart (electronic soul group)“Stubborn Heart” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(One Little Indian, March 5, 2013)
Superhuman Happiness“Hands” (first single: “See Me On My Way”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(The Royal Potato Family, March 5, 2013)
They Might Be Giants“Nanobots” (producer: Patrick Dillett; first single: “Call You Mom”; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3)(Idlewild Recordings/Megaforce, March 5, 2013)
The Tossers (punk-infused Irish rockers from Chicago)“The Emerald City” (first single: “The Emerald City”; Hear here)(Victory, March 5, 2013)
Twofold (U.K./U.S. production duo)“The Prelude [MP3]” (six-song EP; Hear here)(Firepower, March 5, 2013)
Various artists“Shake It Up: I <3 Dance [TV soundtrack]”(Disney, March 5, 2013)
Various artists“This Is Dubstep 2013” (two CDs, 40 tracks; Track list)(EMI, March 5, 2013)
Brooke Waggoner“Originator” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Swoon Moon Music, March 5, 2013)
Waxahatchee“Cerulean Salt” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Don Giovanni, March 5, 2013)
Young Dreams (Norwegian band)“Between Places” (first single: “First Days of Something”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Modular/Interscope, March 5, 2013)
Youth Lagoon (aka Trevor Powers)“Wondrous Bughouse” (Hear/read here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3)(Fat Possum, March 5, 2013)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
The Cannonball Adderley Quintet“Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! Live at ‘The Club’ [180 gram vinyl]” (1966 album; remastered)(Relayer Friday, March 5, 2013)
Tom Browne“Rockin’ Radio” (1983 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks)(Funkytowngrooves, March 4, 2013)
The Doobie Brothers“Toulouse Street [180 gram vinyl]” (1972 album; remastered)(Friday Music, March 5, 2013)
Sheena Easton“You Could Have Been With Me + Madness, Money and Music” (1981, 1982 albums, two CDs; remastered, with eight bonus tracks), “A Private Heaven + Do You” (1984, 1985 albums, two CDs; remastered, with 12 bonus tracks; Read here)(U.K. – Edsel, March 4, 2013)
Jimi Hendrix“People, Hell and Angels” (12 previously unreleased tracks from 1968-69; Read here; Vinyl; MP3)(Experience Hendrix/Legacy, March 5, 2013)
The Jimi Hendrix Experience“Are You Experienced [200 gram mono vinyl]” (1967 album; remastered; U.K. sequence and art; U.S. edition), “Axis: Bold As Love [200 gram mono vinyl]” (1967 album; remastered)(Experience Hendrix/Legacy, March 5, 2013)
Elton John“Rock of the Westies [24 KT + Gold CD]” (1975 album; remastered)(Audio Fidelity, March 5, 2013)
RED (Christian rock band)“Who We Are: The RED Anthology” (three CDs, featuring the albums “End of Silence,” “Innocence & Instinct” and “Until We Have Faces”; Hear here)(Essential, March 5, 2013)
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles“Anthology [MP3]” (1974 compilation; 45 songs)(Motown/UMe, March 5, 2013)
Rush“Counterparts [Hybrid SACD]” (1993 album; remastered)(Audio Fidelity, March 5, 2013)
Scorpions“Virgin Killer [24 KT + Gold CD]” (1976 album; remastered)(Audio Fidelity, March 5, 2013)
Kasim Sulton (of Utopia)“Kasim” (1982 album; remastered)(U.K. – Edsel, March 4, 2013)
The Temptations“Truly For You [MP3]” (1984 album), “Milestone [MP3]” (1991 album)(Motown/UMe, March 5, 2013)
Various artists“Radio Gold: Special Bigger in Britain Edition” (Hear/read here)(U.K. – Ace, March 4, 2013)
Various artists“Singing at the Ship Inn: Alan Lomax’s 1953 Blaxhall Recordings [MP3]” (Hear/read here)(Global Jukebox, March 4, 2013)
Various artists“The Sun Country Box” (six-CD collection, subtitled “Country Music Recorded by Sam Phillips 1950-1959; Read here)(U.K. – Bear Family, March 4, 2013)
Various artists“Verdi: The Complete Works [Box set]” (75 discs)(Decca, March 5, 2013)
Mary Wells“The One Who Really Loves You [MP3]” (1963 album)(Motown/UMe, March 5, 2013)
Kim Weston“Greatest Hits and Rare Classics [MP3]” (1991 compilation; 20 songs)(Motown/UMe, March 5, 2013)
Whitesnake“Lovehunter [MP3]” (1979 album)(Geffen/UMe, March 5, 2013)
Edgar Winter“They Only Come Out At Night” (CD vinyl replica; 1972 album; remastered)(Culture Factory, March 5, 2013)
Yes“Close to the Edge [Hybrid SACD]” (1972 album; remastered)(Audio Fidelity, March 5, 2013)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds“International Magic Live At The O2 [Blu-ray + CD]” (See here; DVD)(UMe, March 5, 2013)
John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, et al“Wreck-It Ralph [DVD]” (2012 animated film; Blu-ray)(Buena Vista, March 5, 2013)
Sigur Rós“The Valtari Mystery Film Experiment [DVD]” (See/read here)(XL Recordings, March 5, 2013)

Music books

Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher/Due date:
Mick Jagger“Mick: The Wild Life and Mad Genius of Jagger [Paperback]” (author: Christopher Andersen; Kindle)(Gallery Books, March 5, 2013)
The Rolling Stones“A Prince Among Stones: That Business with the Rolling Stones and Other Adventures [Paperback]” (author: Prince Rupert Loewenstein; Kindle)(Bloomsbury USA, March 5, 2013)

Video games

Subject:Title:Media/Due date:
Electronic Arts“SimCity: Limited Edition [PC]” (PC Download)(Electronic Arts, March 5, 2013)
Spider-Man“The Amazing Spider-Man [Wii U]”(Activision, March 5, 2013)
Take 2“MLB 2K13 [X360]” (PS3)(Take 2, March 5, 2013)

Next week: March 12