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New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTIST TITLE LABEL
ATEEZ “NOT OKAY” (K-pop group’s four-song EP, with photobook; Hear here; Target-Exclusive CD, with one photocard; Download released on Feb. 27; Apple Music) KQ Entertainment / UMe
Bad Bad Hats “Bad Bad Hats” (new single: “TPA”; See here; Pink Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Don Giovanni
Belmont “Liminal” (Chicago rock trio’s third album; producers: Angelica Dulany, Michael Herrick; new single: “Liminal”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Pure Noise
Beyoncé “Act II: Cowboy Carter” (country-flavored album; 27 tracks; new singles: “Texas Hold ‘Em” and  “16 Carriages”; See here; Read here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download released on March 29; Apple Music; Merch) Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia
Bodega “Our Brand Could Be Yr Life” (NYC art-punk quintet’s third album; new single: “City Is Taken”; See here; Silver Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Chrysalis
Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard “Skinwalker” (Cardiff-based quartet’s second album; producer: frontman Tom Rees; new single: “National Rust”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Communion
Byland “Heavy for a While” (new single: “Two Circles”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) Mother West
Call Me Spinster “Potholes” (Chattanooga sister trio’s debut album; producers: Call Me Spinster, Drew Vandenberg; new single: “Married in My Mind”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Strolling Bones
James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg “All Gist” (duo’s third album of instrumental guitar recordings includes a cover of Neneh Cherry’s “Buffalo Stance”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Paradise of Bachelors
Elliott BROOD “Country” (second half of Canadian folk rock trio’s two-album project titled “Town & Country”; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) Six Shooter
Vince Freeman “Scars, Ghosts & Glory” (U.K.-based singer-songwriter’s debut album; producer: Paul Visser; new single: “Powers”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Kinetic
Kenny Garrett & Svoy “Who Killed AI?” (new single: “Ascendence”; Hear here; Download) Mack Avenue
girl in red “I’M DOING IT AGAIN BABY!” (Norwegian singer-producer Marie Ulven Ringheim’s second album; new single: “Too Much”; Read here; Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Blue VinylDownload; Apple Music; On Tour) World in Red / Columbia
Will Hoge “Tenderhearted Boys” (Americana artist’s 14th studio album; producer: Hoge; new single: “Good While It Lasted”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) EDLO Records / Soundly Music
Tyler Hubbard “Strong” (former Florida Georgia Line member’s second solo album; producers: Hubbard, Jordan Schmidt; new single: “Wish You Would”; Hear here; Download; Apple Music; On Tour, with Kane Brown) EMI Nashville
James “Yummy” (U.K. band’s 18th studio album; producer: Leo Abrahams; new single: “Is This Love”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Nothing But Love Music / Kobalt Music Group
Mark Knopfler “One Deep River” (his 10th solo album; new single: “Ahead of the Game”; Hear here; Double Vinyl, half-speed mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road; Deluxe Edition, two-CD, three-LP box set, with bonus tracks, plus litho print, guitar picks and enamel pin; Amazon UK; Smokey Cassette; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Mercury
Leyla McCalla “Sun Without the Heat” (Haitian-American singer-songwriter’s fifth album; producer: Maryam Qudus; new single: “Love We Had”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) ANTI- / Epitaph
John McEuen “Newman: A Man of Record” (10 spoken word tracks and one instrumental from the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band founding member; new single: “Fly Trouble”; Hear here; Read here; Download; On Tour) Compass
Max McNown “Wandering” (Nashville-based singer-songwriter’s debut album; producer: AJ Pruis; new single: “Turned Into Missing You”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Fugitive Recordings / The Orchard
METZ “Up on Gravity Hill” (Toronto power-rock trio’s fifth album and first album in four years; engineered by Seth Manchester; new singles: “99” and “Entwined [Street Light Buzz]”; See here; Clear with Red Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Sub Pop
Willie Nile “Live At Daryl’s House Club” (recorded in September 2022; See here; Download; Apple Music) River House
The Reds, Pinks & Purples “Unwishing Well” (new single: “Learning to Love a Band”; Hear here; Nasturtium Orange Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Slumberland / Tough Love
Maggie Rogers “Don’t Forget Me” (singer-songwriter’s third album; producers: Rogers, Ian Fitchuk; new single: “Don’t Forget Me”; See here; Read here; White Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Capitol
Shabaka “Perceive Its Beauty, Acknowledge Its Grace” (Sons of Kemet founder’s debut solo album; guests: André 3000, Moses Sumney, Esperanza Spalding, Lianne La Havas, Floating Points, Brandee Younger, Laraaji, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Saul Williams, Elucid; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Amazon UK; Apple Music) Verve
Martin Simpson “Skydancers” (English folk singer-songwriter-guitarist’s 15th album; new single: “Skydancers”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Topic
Aaron Lee Tasjan “Stellar Evolution” (new single: “The Drugs Did Me”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Blue Élan
Texas & Spooner Oldham “The Muscle Shoals Sessions” (joint album, featuring Texas hits reimagined with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame songwriter and pianist, recorded at Fame Recording Studio; includes two covers: The Drifters’ “Save the Last Dance for Me” and Charles and Eddie’s “Would I Lie to You”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download released on March 29; Apple Music; On Tour) Le Label / [PIAS]
Lizz Wright “Shadow” (guests: Meshell Ndegeocello, Brandee Younger, Trina Basu, Arun Ramamurthy; new single: “Your Love”; Translucent Tan Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Blues & Greens Records

New Releases (Downloads)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Acid Tongue“Acid on the Dancefloor” (Seattle garage band’s fourth album; new single: “Acid on the Dancefloor”; See here; Apple Music) Acid Tongue
Blue Bendy“So Medieval” (south London post-punk pop band’s debut album; recorded, mixed and mastered by Nathan Ridley; new single: “Come On Baby, Dig!”; See here; Amazon UK; Apple Music) The state51 Conspiracy Ltd
English Teacher“This Could Be Texas” (Leeds, England, indie quartet’s debut album; producer: Marta Salogni; new single: “Albert Road”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UKApple Music; On Tour) Island
The Feeling“San Vito” (U.K. indie-pop band’s seventh album; producers: The Feeling; new single: “The Right Wrong”; Hear here; CD and Vinyl out April 26; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Little World / Kartel Music Group
Riley Green“Way Out Here” (seven-song EP; new single: “Worst Way”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) Nashville Harbor Records / Big Machine Label Group
Tom Jenkins“Meadow Pt. 2” (Welsh singer-songwriter’s third release; six-song EP; new single: “Blame It”; Hear here; Apple Music) Xtra Mile Recordings
Make Sure“June” (Alabama indie rock singer-songwriter Joshua Jackson’s second album; new single: “Burning Heap”; See here; Apple Music) Tooth & Nail
Alex Miller“My Daddy’s Dad” (five-song EP; producer: Jerry Salley; new single: “My Daddy’s Dad”; Hear here; Apple Music) Billy Jam
Misner & Smith“All is Song” (producers: Misner & Smith, Bruce Kaphan; new single: “Anthem”; See here; Apple Music) Misner & Smith
9T Antiope“Horror Vacui” (Paris-based Iranian experimental duo’s seventh album; new single: “Shapeshift”; Hear here; Vinyl; Apple Music) American Dreams
Northlane“Mirror’s Edge” (six-song EP; producer: Will Putney; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) Believe
Cosmo Sheldrake“Eye to the Ear” (producer: Sheldrake; new single: “Old Ocean”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour) Tardigrade Records / FUGA
Still House Plants“If I don’t make it, I love u” (London trio’s third album; recorded and mixed by Shaun Crook and Darren Clark; new single: “no sleep deep risk”; See here; Apple Music) Bison
Amy Winehouse + various artists“Back to Black: Songs From the Original Motion Picture” (Sam Taylor-Johnson’s biopic, starring Marisa Abela as Winehouse, opens in theaters on May 17; includes a new track, “Song for Amy,” sung by Nick Cave; Trailer) UMR / Island / Republic

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Blue Öyster Cult“Ghost Stories” (reportedly their final album, it features “lost gems” recorded between 1978 and 1983, plus “It Fell,” from 2016; transferred from reel-to-reel analog tape to digital audio by the band’s original audio engineer, George Geranios, with producers Steve Schenck and Richie Castellano using AI to complete the songs; new single: “So Supernatural”; See here; Vinyl; Download) Frontiers s.r.l.
Eagles“To the Limit: The Essential Collection” (three-CD, 51-song collection featuring hits, album cuts and live performances; Vinyl Box Set, six LPs; Target-Exclusive CD, with replica tour laminate; Target-Exclusive Double Vinyl; Download; On Tour; Merch) Rhino / Elektra
Glad“New Tomorrow: The Glad & New Breed Recordings” (28 songs on one CD; Read here; Amazon UK) Now Sounds / Cherry Red
Noah Kahan“Stick Season (We’ll All Be Here Forever)” (Double CD; 2022 album; with seven bonus tracks; Triple Black Ice Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Triple Transparent Forest Green Vinyl; On Tour) Mercury / Republic / UMe
Roland Kirk“The Classic 1960s Albums” (eight albums on four CDs; remastered) Enlightenment
Linkin Park“Papercuts (Singles Collection 2000-2023)” (career-spanning 20-track set includes the previously unreleased “Friendly Fire” and fan-favorite rarity “QWERTY”; See here; Double Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Milky Clear VinylAmazon UK; Cassette; Download; Apple Music) Warner
Manic Street Preachers“Lifeblood 20” (2004 album; three-CD bookset contains B-sides, demos, outtakes and two new remixes of “1985” by Steven Wilson and Gwenno, with new liner notes by John Harris and previously unseen photos by Mitch Ikeda; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK) Columbia
The Toy Dolls“The Singles” (two CDs, 37 songs; Read here; Amazon UK) Capitain Oi! / Cherry Red

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