New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Black Stone Cherry“Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea” (producer: Howard Benson; first single: “White Trash Millionaire”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Roadrunner, May 31, 2011)
Audie Blaylock and Redline“I’m Going Back to Old Kentucky” (subtitled “A Bill Monroe Celebration”; producer: Blaylock; guests: Del McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Bobby Osborne, Lou Reid, Carl Jackson, Glen Duncan, Jason Carter; first single: “Mighty Dark to Travel”; MP3 Download)(Rural Rhythm, May 31, 2011)
Kate Bush“Director’s Cut” (she revisits tracks from her albums “The Sensual World” and “The Red Shoes”; first single: “Deeper Understanding”; Read here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download)(Fish People/EMI, May 31, 2011)
Nick Cannon“Mr. Showbiz” (live comedy album; See here; MP3 Download)(INgrooves, May 31, 2011)
Death Cab For Cutie“Codes and Keys” (Hear here; Full stream; Vinyl; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download)(Atlantic, May 31, 2011)
Eliane Elias“Light My Fire” (includes covers of “Light My Fire,” “My Cherie Amour” and “Take Five”; guests: Marc Johnson, Gilberto Gil, Amanda Brecker; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Concord Picante, May 31, 2011)
Flogging Molly“Speed of Darkness” (first single: “Don’t Shut ‘Em Down”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(SideOneDummy, May 31, 2011)
FM Belfast (Icelandic electro-pop group)“Don’t Want to Sleep [MP3 Download]” (Hear here)(Morr Music, June 1, 2011)
Matthew Good“Lights of Endangered Species” (producer: Warne Livesey; first single: “In a Place of Lesser Men”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl)(Cobraside, May 31, 2011)
Jakko Jakszyk, Robert Fripp and Mel Collins“A Scarcity of Miracles: A King Crimson ProjeKct” (featuring a rhythm section of Tony Levin and Gavin Harrison; See here; Vinyl; CD/DVD)(Discipline Global Mobile, May 31, 2011)
Cosmo Jarvis (British singer-songwriter)“Sure As Hell Not Jesus [MP3 Download]” (four-song EP; Hear here; See here; Read here)(Shamrock Solutions, May 29, 2011)
Jordan Knight (of New Kids on the Block)“Unfinished” (first single: “Let’s Go Higher”; Hear/read here; MP3 Download)(JK Music/Mass Appeal Entertainment/eOne Music, May 31, 2011)
Dave Matthews Band“Live at Wrigley Field” (20 songs; MP3 Download)(Bama Rags/RCA, May 31, 2011)
Melvins, The“Sugar Daddy Live” (recorded at The Busta-Guts Club in Downey, Calif.; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Ipecac Recordings, May 31, 2011)
My Morning Jacket“Circuital” (producers: frontman Jim James, Tucker Martine; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(ATO, May 31, 2011)
The Orphan, The Poet (Dayton indie-rock quartet)“Translating [MP3 Download]” (producer: Kris Crummett; Hear here)(The Orphan, The Poet, May 31, 2011)
Robert Pollard (of Guided By Voices)“Lord of the Birdcage” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Guided By Voices, Inc., May 31, 2011)
Research Turtles (Louisiana indie-rock band)“Mankiller: Part 1 of 2 [MP3 Download]” (first single: “Bugs in a Jar”; Hear here)(Normanium, May 31, 2011)
Sennen (British post-rockers)“Age of Denial [MP3 Download]” (producer: Pat Collier; Hear here)(Minty Fresh, May 31, 2011)
Alina Simone (Ukrainian-born singer)“Make Your Own Danger” (producer: Steve Revitte; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Virtual Label, May 31, 2011)
JD Souther“Natural History” (producer: Fred Mollin; guests: Jerry Douglas, Rod McGaha, John Hobbs; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(E1 Music, May 31, 2011)
Stewboss (L.A. rock/Americana quartet)“Pilgrims & Runaways [MP3 Download]” (Hear here)(Stewsongs, May 31, 2011)
Trin-i-tee 5:7 (now a duo)“Angel & Chanelle” (producer: P.J. Morton; first single: “Over and Over”; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Music World Entertainment, May 31, 2011)
Vaccines, The“What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?” (Hear here; MP3 Download)(Columbia, May 31, 2011)
Various artists“Playing For Change: Songs Around the World, Part 2 [CD/DVD]”(Hear Music, May 31, 2011)
Eddie Vedder“Ukulele Songs” (producer: Vedder; guests: Cat Power’s Chan Marshall, Glen Hansard of the Frames and the Swell Season; Read here; MP3 Download; see related DVD below)(Monkey Wrench, May 31, 2011)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Amboy Dukes, The“Migration” (1968 album; remastered, with two bonus tracks)(U.K. – Repertoire, May 30, 2011)
Blasters, The“Live 1986” (Read here; MP3 Download)(S’more Entertainment, May 31, 2011)
BT“These Re-Imagined Machines” (new version of 2010’s “These Hopeful Machines”; Read here; MP3 Download)(Nettwerk/Black Hole, May 31, 2011)
Fleetwood Mac“Black Magic: The Best of the Early Years” (20 tracks)(U.K. – Spectrum Audio, May 30, 2011)
Guess Who, The“Flavours” (1975 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks)(Iconoclassic, May 31, 2011)
Linda Lewis“Woman Overboard” (1977 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks)(U.K. – BBR, May 30, 2011)
Linx“Intuition” (1981 album; remastered, with six bonus tracks)(U.K. – BBR, May 30, 2011)
Jon Lucien“Song For My Lady” (1975 album; remastered, with two bonus tracks)(U.K. – BBR, May 30, 2011)
O’Jays, The“Back Stabbers” (1972 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks)(U.K. – BBR, May 30, 2011)
Ozzy Osbourne“Blizzard of Ozz (Legacy Edition)” (1981 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks; MP3 Download), “Diary of a Mad Man (Legacy Edition)” (1981 album; remastered, with a second disc containing the unreleased “Ozzy Live”; MP3 Download)(Epic/Legacy, May 31, 2011)
Mica Paris“So Good: The Deluxe Edition” (1988 album, including “My One Temptation”; remastered, with 13 bonus tracks)(U.K. – Cherry Pop, May 30, 2011)
People’s Choice“People’s Choice: The Casablanca Sessions” (1980 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks)(U.K. – Shout!, May 30, 2011)
David Sylvian“Died in the Wool” (variations on his 2009 release “Manafon”; 2 CDs; Read here; MP3 Download)(Samadhi Sound, May 31, 2011)
James Taylor“JT [Hybrid SACD/DSD]” (1977 album; remastered)(Mobile Fidelity Koch, May 31, 2011)
Twisted Sister“Under the Blade [CD/DVD]” (1982 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks and a DVD of their performance at the 1982 Reading Festival; See here; MP3 Download)(Eagle, May 31, 2011)
Billy Vera“The Billy Vera Story” (16 tracks; MP3 Download)(S’more Entertainment, May 31, 2011)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Joshua Bell“Nobel Prize Concert: Joshua Bell [DVD]” (with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; Blu-ray)(Accentus, May 31, 2011)
David Byrne“David Byrne: Ride, Rise, Roar (A Live Concert Film) [DVD]” (from his 2008-09 tour; Blu-ray)(Eagle, May 31, 2011)
Death Cab For Cutie“Live at the Mt. Baker Theatre [DVD]”(Atlantic, May 31, 2011)
Primal Scream“Screamadelica Live [Blu-ray]”(Eagle, May 31, 2011)
Various artists“American Graffiti (Special Edition) [Blu-ray]” (1973 film; Blu-ray)(Universal, May 31, 2011)
Various artists“A Clockwork Orange (Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray]” (1971 film, with music by Wendy Carlos; 2 discs)(Warner, May 31, 2011)
Various artists“A MusiCares Tribute to Neil Young [DVD]” (January 2010 event featuring Elvis Costello, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban, Ben Harper, Elton John, Norah Jones, Lady Antebellum, Dave Matthews, James Taylor, Keith Urban, etc.; See here; Blu-ray)(Shout! Factory, May 31, 2011)
Eddie Vedder“Water on the Road: Eddie Vedder Live [DVD]” (includes a live performance of “You’re True” from “Ukulele Songs,” as well as a mix of Pearl Jam catalog, covers and songs from his “Into the Wild” album)(Universal, May 31, 2011)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher/Due date:
David Browne“Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Lost Story of 1970 [Hardcover]”(Da Capo Press, May 31, 2011)
David “Lefty” Frizzell“I Love You a Thousand Ways: The Lefty Frizzell Story [Hardcover]” (foreword by Merle Haggard)(Santa Monica Press, June 1, 2011)
Linda McCartney“Linda McCartney: Life in Photographs [Hardcover]” (retrospective volume, produced in close collaboration with Paul McCartney and their children; Read here)(Taschen, June 1, 2011)
Moby“Moby: Destroyed [Hardcover]” (a visual companion to his album of the same name)(Damiani, May 31, 2011)
Frank Sinatra“Lady Blue Eyes: My Life With Frank Sinatra [Hardcover]” (author: Barbara Sinatra; Kindle)(Crown Archetype, May 31, 2011)

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