New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

The Bacon Brothers“Ballad of the Bacon Brothers” (Kevin and Michael Bacon’s 12th album; new single: “Ballad of the Bacon Brothers [The Willie Door]”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Forty Below
Blue Lab Beats“Blue Eclipse” (Grammy-winning U.K. duo’s fourth album; guests: Poppy Daniels, IDK, Jay Prince, Kyra, Ben Jones, Kojey Radical, et al; new single: “Wait a While”; Amazon UK) Blue Note
Brainstory“Sounds Good” (L.A. psych-soul trio’s second album; producer: Leon Michels; new single: “Listen” and “Too Yung”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download; Apple Music) Big Crown
A Certain Ratio“It All Comes Down to This” (their 13th album; producer: Dan Carey; new single: “All Comes Down to This”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Mute
HAUSER“Classic II” (18 songs recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Robert Ziegler; new single: “Kiss the Rain”; See here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Sony Classical
Ian Hunter“Defiance Part 2: Fiction” (guests: Jeff Beck, Brian May, Cheap Trick, Taylor Hawkins, Lucinda Williams, Benmont Tench, et al; new single: “Precious”; Hear here; Read here; Red Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Sun Records
Stephanie Lambring“Hypocrite” (Nashville-based singer-songwriter’s second album; producer: Teddy Morgan; new single: “Good Mother”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Almost Autonomous Records / Thirty Tigers
My Dying Bride“A Mortal Binding” (British doom/death metal band’s 15th album; producer: Mark Mynett; new single: “Thornwyck Hymn”; See here; Read here; Double Green Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Nuclear Blast
Pearl Jam“Dark Matter” (their 12th album; producer: Andrew Watt; new single: “Dark Matter”; See here; Read here; CD + Blu-ray Audio; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; Merch) Monkeywrench / Republic
Lucy Rose“This Ain’t the Way You Go Out” (new single: “The Racket”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Communion
Ann Savoy“Another Heart” (producer: Dirk Powell; Vinyl) Smithsonian Folkways
Seafood Sam“Standing on Giant Shoulders” (guests: Pink Siifu, Jayellz, Rae Khalil, Reaper Mook; new single: “Can’t Take the Hood to Heaven”; See here; Forest Green Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download; Apple Music) drink sum wtr
Elvie Shane“Damascus” (country singer-songwriter’s second album; producer: Oscar Charles; guests: Little Big Town, Jenna McClelland; new single: “What I Do Know”; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) BBR Music Group / Wheelhouse Records
Taylor Swift“The Tortured Poets Department” (her 11th album; contains 17 songs, including a bonus track, “The Manuscript”; guests: Post Malone, Florence + The Machine; Read here; On Tour; Merch)  Republic
UB40“UB45” (to mark U.K. reggae band’s 45th anniversary, seven new tracks are packaged with seven past hits; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) SoNo Recording Group
Various artists“Glen Campbell Duets: Ghost On The Canvas Sessions” (re-imagination of his 2011 farewell album, blending his original vocals with Elton John, Sting, Eric Church, Carole King, Eric Clapton, Dolly Parton, Brian Wilson, et al; Double Metallic Gold Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Big Machine
Anne Wilson“REBEL” (country singer-songwriter’s second album; she is co-writer on each of the album’s 16 tracks; producers: Jeff Pardo, Jonathan Smith; new single: “God & Country”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with one extra song; Tangerine Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Capitol Christian Music Group

New Releases (Downloads)

BANNERS“All Back to Mine” (new single: “Perfectly Broken [Duet Version],” feat. Lily Meola; Hear here; Red Vinyl; Apple Music) Nettwerk
The Brother Brothers“The January Album” (producer: Bridget Kearney; new single: “Lonesome”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) Stumbling Rose
Couch Slut“You Could Do It Tonight” (new single: “Ode to Jimbo”; See here; Apple Music) Brutal Panda
Jeff Larsons“Adobe Home” (some songs co-written with Gerry Beckley, Jack Tempchin and Robert Lamm; producers: Larson, Beckley) Melody Place
Melvins“Tarantula Heart” (producers: Melvins, Toshi Kasai; new single: “Working the Ditch”; See here; Vinyl; On Tour) Ipecac Recordings
Pillow Queens“Name Your Sorrow” (Irish indie rock quartet’s third album; new single: “Gone”; See here; Amazon UK; Apple Music; On Tour) Royal Mountain
Claire Rousay“sentiment” (experimental musician’s debut album; guests: Lala Lala, Hand Habits; new single: “head”; Hear here; Read here; Apple Music) Thrill Jockey

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

Tina Charles“The CBS Years 1975-1980” (four albums on two CDs, sourced from the restored original production masters; Read here; Amazon UK) Cherry Pop
Gene Clark“The Lost Studio Sessions 1964-1982” (24 songs, mastered from the original analog monaural, stereo, and multitrack tapes; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download) Liberation Hall
The Flying Burrito Brothers“Live in Amsterdam 1972” (Double CD; previously unreleased in the United States; with five bonus tracks; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download) Liberation Hall
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles“A Pocket Full of Miracles / One Dozen Roses / Flying High Together / What Love Has Joined Together” (four albums from 1970-1972 on two CDs, featuring “The Tears of a Clown” and “I Don’t Blame You At All”; remastered, with bonus tracks; Read here; Amazon UK) SoulMusic / The Second Disc / Cherry Red
Various artists“Live on Mountain Stage: Outlaws and Outliers” (40th anniversary compilation, featuring highlights from the program, curated by the show’s co-founder and longtime host Larry Groce; includes performances by Wilco, Jason Isbell, Molly Tuttle, Steve Earle, Alison Krauss, Eric Church, Watchhouse, Lucinda Williams, et al; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Oh Boy / Thirty Tigers
Various artists“Mejor de Los Nuggetz: ’60s Garage and Psych” (16-track collection of Latin covers of 1960s hits, with four vintage audio advertisements; Download) Liberation Hall

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