New releases

Published on May 17th, 2011 | by Gerry Galipault


May 17, 2011

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Amor de Días (led by Alasdair MacLean of The Clientele) “Street of the Love of Days” (first single: “Bunhill Fields”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Merge, May 17, 2011)
Patti Austin “Sound Advice” (Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Shanachie, May 17, 2011)
Bachelorette “Bachelorette” (producer: Nicholas Vernhes; Hear here; Vinyl) (Drag City, May 17, 2011)
Matraca Berg “The Dreaming Fields” (producer: Berg; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Dualtone, May 17, 2011)
Elvin Bishop “Raisin’ Hell Revue” (recorded live on the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise; MP3 Download) (Delta Groove, May 17, 2011)
Black ‘N Blue “Hell Yeah!” (producer: guitarist Jef “Woop” Warner; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Frontiers, May 17, 2011)
Cat’s Eyes “Cat’s Eyes” (producer: Steve Osborne; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Cooperative Music USA/Downtown, May 17, 2011)
Company of Thieves “Running From a Gamble” (producer: Rob Schnapf; first single: “Death of Communication”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Wind-up, May 17, 2011)
Damon & Naomi “False Beats and True Hearts” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (20/20/20, May 17, 2011)
Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi “Rome” (guests: Jack White, Norah Jones; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl) (Capitol, May 17, 2011)
Elected, The “Bury Me In My Rings” (third album from group fronted by Rilo Kiley’s Blake Sennett; producers: Stennett, Jason Cupp, Mike Bloom; first single: “Babyface”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Vagrant, May 17, 2011)
Béla Fleck & The Flecktones “Rocket Science” (first Flecktones album to feature founding member Howard Levy in the regular band lineup since 1992; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download) (E1 Music, May 17, 2011)
Gallhammer (Japanese doom duo) “The End” (Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Peaceville/Snapper, May 17, 2011)
Glasvegas (U.K. alt-rock quartet) “Euphoric /// Heartbreak \\\” (producer: Flood; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Columbia, May 17, 2011)
Michael Grimm (season 5 winner of “America’s Got Talent”) “Michael Grimm” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Epic, May 17, 2011)
Hank III “Hillbilly Joker” (Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Curb, May 17, 2011)
Ben Harper “Give Till It’s Gone” (guests: Jackson Browne, Ringo Starr; first single: “Rock N’ Roll Is Free”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Virgin, May 17, 2011)
Idiot Glee “Paddywhack [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (Moshi Moshi, May 17, 2011)
Il Volo (trio won the popular Italian talent show “Ti Lascio Una Canzone” in 2009) “Il Volo” (producers: Tony Renis, Humberto Gatica; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Geffen, May 17, 2011)
Sarah Jarosz “Follow Me Down” (producers: Jarosz, Gary Paczosa; guests: Béla Fleck, Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan, Viktor Krauss, Dan Tyminski, Shawn Colvin, Darrell Scott, The Punch Brothers, etc.; first single: “Come Around”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Sugar Hill, May 17, 2011)
Justice of the Unicorns “Animals Will Be Stoned [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (Little Lamb Recordings, May 17, 2011)
Kidz Bop Kids “Kidz Bop Sings Monster Ballads” (includes Bret Michaels and daughters Raine and Jorja on a cover of Poison’s “Every Rose Has Its Thorn”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Razor & Tie, May 17, 2011)
Let’s Wrestle “Nursing Home” (producer: Steve Albini; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Merge, May 17, 2011)
Living With Lions “Holy Shit” (first single: “Honesty, Honestly”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Adeline, May 17, 2011)
Moby “Destroyed” (first single: “The Day”; Hear here; Deluxe edition; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Mute, May 17, 2011)
Naughty By Nature “Anthem Inc.” (Hear here) (Illtown/Tommy Boy Entertainment, May 17, 2011)
New Boyz (hip-hop/rap duo) “Too Cool to Care” (producers: Dominic “Legacy” Thomas, Matt Squire, Damon Sharpe, The Cataracs, DJ Khalil, Bei Maejor, Kane Beatz, H Money; new single: “Better with the Lights Off”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Shotty/Asylum/ Warner, May 17, 2011)
Parachute (Charlottesville, Va., pop-rock group) “The Way It Was” (first single: “Something to Believe In”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Mercury, May 17, 2011)
Jim Quick “Down South [MP3 Download]” (producer: Gary Nicholson; Hear here) (iSuwanee/Quick-Warren Entertainment/Hit Brothers, May 17, 2011)
The Rentals “Resilience: A Benefit Album for the Relief Effort in Japan” (18 instrumental compositions; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Ernest Jenning Record Co., May 17, 2011)
Seether “Holding Onto Strings Better Left to Fray” (producer: Brendan O’Brien; first single: “Country Song”; Hear here; Read here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download) (Wind-up, May 17, 2011)
Swimming With Dolphins (Austin Tofte, formally of Owl City) “Water Colours” (producers: Aaron Sprinkle, Zack Odom, Kenneth Mount; first single: “Sleep to Dream”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Tooth & Nail, May 17, 2011)
Tinie Tempah (Brit Award-winning rapper) “Disc-Overy” (producers: Stargate, Boi 1Da; first single: “Written in the Stars”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Capitol, May 17, 2011)
Thee Oh Sees “Castlemania [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (In the Red, May 17, 2011)
Mia Doi Todd (L.A. singer-songwriter) “Cosmic Ocean Ship” (producer: Jonathan Wilson; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (City Zen/Virtual Label, May 17, 2011)
Chad VanGaalen “Diaper Island” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Sub Pop, May 17, 2011)
Various artists “A Nod to Bob 2: An Artists Tribute to Bob Dylan on his 70th Birthday” (featuring Hot Tuna, Danny Schmidt, John Gorka, Eliza Gilkyson, Meg Hutchinson, Lucy Kaplansky, etc.; MP3 Download) (Red House, May 17, 2011)
Kate Voegele “Gravity Happens [MP3 Download]” (first single: “Heart in Chains”; Hear here) (ATO, May 17, 2011)
Warrant “Rockaholic” (producer: Keith Olsen; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Frontiers, May 17, 2011)
Zombies, The “Breathe Out, Breathe In” (Hear here) (U.K. – Red House, May 16, 2011)



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