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) (Siccness.net, 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)

Reissues

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