Categories: New releases

New Releases: April 14, 2017

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Alvarez Kings (South Yorkshire, U.K., alt-pop quartet) “Somewhere Between” (producer: Carlos De La Garza; first single: “Sleepwalking, Pt. II”; Hear here) (Sire / Warner)
Barenaked Ladies and The Persuasians “Ladies and Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies and The Persuasions” (producer: Gavin Brown; Hear here; MP3; On Tour) (Raisin’ / Warner Music Canada)
Norman Brown “Let It Go” (guests: Chanté Moore, Kirk Whalum, Sounds of Blackness, Marion Meadows, TrayCar, BWB, Sisters of Unbreakable love S.O.U.L.; Hear here; MP3; iTunes; On Tour) (Shanachie)
Andre Cymone “1969” (Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Blindtango)
El Michels Affair “Return to the 37th Chamber” (Hear here; MP3; iTunes) (Big Crown)
Julia Fordham “The Language of Love” (producer: Grant Mitchell; Hear here; MP3; iTunes) (Red River Entertainment)
Richie Kotzen “Salting Earth” (first single: “End of Earth”; See here; On Tour) (Headroom-Inc)
Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.” (producers: Mike WiLL Made-It, BADBADNOTGOOD, the Alchemist, DJ Dahi, “J. Blake,” Sounwave, etc.; new single: “HUMBLE.”; See here; Read here; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath / Interscope)
Lillie Mae (Nashville-based singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist) “Forever and Then Some” (producer: Jack White; first single: “Over the Hill and Through the Woods”; See here; MP3; iTunes; On Tour) (Third Man)
Little Dragon “Season High” (producer: Simian Mobile Disco’s James Ford; new single: “Sweet”; See here; MP3; iTunes; On Tour) (Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)
Little Hurricane (alt-rock duo) “Same Sun Same Moon” (first single: “OTL”; Hear here; MP3; iTunes; On Tour) (Mascot)
John Mayer “The Search for Everything” (two previously released four-song EPs, with four more new songs, including “Theme from The Search for Everything”; new single: “Still Feel Like Your Man”; Hear here; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Columbia)
Leslie Mendelson “Love and Murder” (the singer-songwriter’s first album in eight years; includes a duet with Bob Weir on “Blue Bayou”; producer: Mark Howard; first single: “Chasing the Thrill”; Hear here; MP3; iTunes) (The Royal Potato Family)
Sam Outlaw (SoCal country singer) “Tenderheart” (new single: “Bottomless Mimosas”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; MP3; iTunes; On Tour) (Six Shooter)
Billy Porter “Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers” (guests: Deborah Cox, India.Arie, Ledisi, Leslie Odom Jr., Pentatonix, etc.; Hear here; MP3; On Tour) (Masterworks Broadway)
Sheepy (Liverpool pop-punk band) “Alarm Bells” (producer: Jon Clayton; new single: “Home”; See here; MP3) (Blang)
Chris Shiflett (of Foo Fighters) “West Coast Town” (producer: Dave Cobb; first single: “West Coast Town”; MP3; iTunes; On Tour) (SideOneDummy)
The String Cheese Incident “Believe” (producer: Jerry Harrison; Hear here; MP3; On Tour; Merch) (SCI Fidelity)
Various artists “The Fate of the Furious: The Album” (the eight film in “The Fast and the Furious” franchise opens April 14, starring Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, etc.; See here; MP3; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (Artist Partner Group / Atlantic)

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New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
AirLands (fronted by Kevin Calaba, lead singer of Stars of Track and Field) “So Much to Keep” (producers: Marcus Paquin, Yale Yng-Wong; first single: “Palisades”; See here) (AirLands)
CO/NTRY (Montreal-based adult-contemporary post-punk duo) “Cell Phone 1” (Hear here) (Fantôme)
Talib Kweli / Styles P “The Seven” (guests: Common, Sheek Louch, Jadakiss, NIKO IS, Little Vic, Rapsody, Chris Rivers; See here; iTunes; On Tour) (Javotti Media / 3D)
Sondre Lerche “Pleasure” (See here; On Tour) (PLZ)
Spoek Mathambo (South African producer) “Mzansi Beat Code” (guests: Kajama, Fantasma, Loui Lvndn, Pegasus Warning, DJ Mujava, DJ Spoko, Machepis, Ceci Bastida, Fantasma, Jumping Back Slash, etc.; Hear here; NPR First Listen; iTunes) (Teka)
Rakkatak “Small Pieces” (includes a cover of Rush’s “YYZ”; producers: Rakkatak; Hear here) (Rakkatak)
Sexmob “Cultural Capital” (first single: “Bari Si”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; On Tour) (Rex)
Souvenir Driver (Portland-based shoegaze/bliss pop band) “Souvenir Driver” (first single: “Sunsets”; See here) (High School)
Dave Tamkin (Boulder-based singer-songwriter) “Dave Tamkin” (five-song EP; producers: Dick Prall, Timothy King, Elliot Hunt; Hear here) (Blueball Music, April 11)

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Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Anvil “5 Original Albums in 1 Box” (Steamhammer / SPV)
Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush “What’s Next” (1980 album; remastered), “The Power of Rock and Roll” (1981 album; remastered), “Juggernaut” (1982 album; remastered) (Rock Candy)
Michael Nesmith “Infinite Tuesday: Autobiographical Riffs – The Music” (14-song musical companion to his new book, “Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff,” out April 18; MP3) (Rhino)
Carl Schuricht “The Complete Decca Recordings” (10-CD box set) (Decca)
Various artists “100 Soul Classics” (four-CD box set; Track list) (Not Now Music)

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Reissues (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Bill Hicks “Bill Hicks: Live in Montreal” (recorded in 1991 at the Centaur Theatre during the Montreal International Comedy Festival) (Comedy Dynamics)
Peaches & Herb “Let’s Fall in Love” (1967 album) (Columbia / Legacy)

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