New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Amity Affliction “This Could Be Heartbreak” (producer: Will Putney; first single: “I Bring the Weather With Me”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Roadrunner)
Atmosphere “Fishing Blues” (guests: Aesop Rock, Kool Keith, Doom, deM atlaS, Kim Manning, The Grouch, I.B.E; first single: “Ringo”; Hear here; MP3) (Rhymesayers)
Black Tape for a Blue Girl “These Fleeting Moments” (their first album since 2009; Hear here; MP3) (Metropolis)
Blind Pilot (Portland folk-pop band) “And Then Like Lions” (first single: “Umpqua Rushing”; Hear here; MP3) (ATO)
Brendan Canning (of Broken Social Scene) “Home Wrecking Years” (guests: bandmates Sam Goldberg and Justin Peroff, plus Liam O’Neil; first single: “Book It to Fresno”; Hear here; MP3) (Arts & Crafts)
Celtic Thunder “Legacy Volume Two” (guest: original member Damian McGinty, who went on to star in a recurring role on “Glee”; Hear here; MP3; DVD) (Legacy Recordings)
Citizen Zero (Detroit rock quartet) “State of Mind” (producer: Mike Bridavsky; first single: “Go [Let Me Save You]”; Hear here; MP3) (Wind-up)
Devil to Pay (Indianapolis heavy rockers) “A Bend Through Space and Time” (producer: Mike Bridavsky; first single: “On and On [In Your Mind]”; Hear here; MP3) (Ripple Music)
DJ Khaled “Major Key” (guests: Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Jay Z, Future, Betty Wright, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Travis Scott, Big Sean, Chris Brown, etc.; new single: “Holy Key”; Hear here; MP3) (We the Best Music Group / Epic)
The Fred Hersch Trio “Sunday Night at the Vanguard” (producer: Hersch; Hear here; MP3) (Palmetto)
Hillsong “Hillsong: Let Hope Rise (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (documentary explores the history of Australia-based Christian band Hillsong United; See here) (Hillsong)
Hockey Dad (Australian surf rockers) “Boronia” (Hear here; MP3) (Kanine)
JEFF the Brotherhood “Zone” (first single: “Punishment”; Hear here; MP3) (Dine Alone Music)
Cody Jinks “I’m Not the Devil” (producer: Joshua Thompson; first single: “I’m Not the Devil”; Hear here; MP3) (Cody Jinks Music / Thirty Tigers)
Lakuta “Brothers & Sisters” (first single: “Bata Boy”; Hear here; MP3) (Tru Thoughts)
Justin Moore “Kinda Don’t Care” (guest: Brantley Gilbert; first single: “You Look Like I Need a Drink”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (The Valory Music Co.)
of Montreal “Innocence Reaches” (first single: “it’s different for girls”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Polyvinyl)
The Pineapple Thief (U.K. rock trio) “Your Wilderness” (Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Kscope)
Rae Sremmurd “SremmLife 2” (guests: Juicy J, Lil Jon, Kodak Black; new single: “Look Alive”; Hear here; MP3) (EarDrummer / Interscope)
Ruby the RabbitFoot “Divorce Party” (producer: Andy LeMaster; first single: “Beach Flowers”; See here; MP3) (Normaltown)
Dylan Scott “Dylan Scott” (first single: “My Girl”; Hear here; MP3; iTunes) (Curb)
Various artists “King Jammy Presents New Sounds of Freedom” (a re-working of the 1977 Black Uhuru classic “Love Crisis,” featuring Alborosie, Chronixx, Dre Island, Gentleman, Kabaka Pyramid, U Roy, Bounty Killer, Beenie Man, Shaggy; Hear here; MP3) (VP)
Kelsey Waldon (country singer-songwriter) “I’ve Got a Way” (producer: Michael Rinne; first single: “All By Myself”; See here; NPR First Listen; MP3) (Monkey’s Eyebrow Recordings)
Ann Wilson “The Ann Wilson Thing! #2” (EP include covers of Jimi Hendrix’s “Manic Depression” and Peter Gabriel’s “Don’t Give Up”; Hear here) (Rounder)
Young the Giant “Home of the Strange” (producer: Alex Salibian; executive producer: Jeff Bhasker; first single: “Amerika”; Hear here; MP3) (Fueled By Ramen / Atlantic)

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New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Daniel Amedee (New Orleans singer-songwriter) “Life” (five-song EP; Hear here) (Record Office Records / Saguna, Aug. 16)
Skylar Autumn “East Wind” (producer: David Pollack; first single: “East Wind”; Hear here) (WayWord Publishing)
Four Lights (Seattle pop-punks) “Death to False Posi” (Hear here) (Bomb Pop, Aug. 15)
Stewart Eastham (Americana singer-songwriter) “Dancers in the Mansion” (producers: Burke Ericson, Jayce Murphy; Hear here) (Long Bar Music)
GITCHII “Fly Hii” (four-song EP; Hear here) (Dim Mak)
Heartaches (Swedish rock quintet) “Svart” (first single: “Deathlist,” feat. Tyler Shelton; See here) (Artery Recordings)
Hey Violet (alt-pop quartet) “Brand New Moves” (five-song EP; Hear here) (Capitol, Aug. 16)
Hymn for Her (Americana duo) “Drive Til U Die” (producers: Vance Powell, Mitch Easter; first single: “Devil’s Train”; Hear here) (Hymn for Her)
Kyle Jennings (Michigan-born singer-songwriter) “American Vinyl” (Hear here; See here) (Dark Horse Nashville)
Edwin McCain “O Edwin, Where Art Thou?” (three-song EP; Hear here) (Edwin McCain)
The Moles “Tonight’s Music” (the psych-pop band’s first album in more than 20 years; Hear here; CD, out Sept. 2) (Fire)
PARTYNEXTDOOR “PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3)” (guest: Drake; Hear here; See here) (OVO Sound / Warner)
Pfarmers (The National’s Bryan Devendorf and Menomena’s Danny Seim with Dave Nelson) “Our Puram” (first single: “Red Vermin”) (Joyful Noise Recordings)
Cecilia Piehl “Shakespeare’s Winks” (three pieces for solo piccolo, with a bonus track, all composed by Juan María Solare; producer: Solare; guest: Solare; first single: “Puck’s Pranks”; Hear here) (Janus Music & Sound, Aug. 11)
Neil Sedaka “I Do It for Applause” (his second acoustic album features 12 new songs, including his first symphony, “Joie de vivre,” recorded in London with the Philharmonia Orchestra; Hear here) (Neil Sedaka Music)
Christopher Shayne (Arizona desert rocker) “Turning Stones” (producer: Chuck Alkazian; first single: “Give a Damn”; See here) (Redlyne)
Thy Art Is Murder, The Acacia Strain & Fit For An Autopsy “The Depression Sessions” (six-song EP; Hear here) (Nuclear Blast)

More Digital Releases for Aug. 12, 2016

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Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Cannonball Adderley “The Complete Albums Collection 1955-1958” (four-CD box set), “The Complete Albums Collection 1958-1960” (four-CD box set), “The Complete Albums Collection 1960-1962” (four-CD box set) (Enlightenment)
AC/DC “San Francisco ’77: Old Waldorf Broadcast, September 3rd 1977” (Chrome Dreams)
The Allman Brothers Band “Almost the Eighties: Nassau Coliseum, NY, 30th December 1979” (two CDs, 19 songs; broadcast live by WLIR-FM) (Leftfield Media)
Joan Baez “Blowin’ Away / Honest Lullaby / European Tour” (1977, 1979 and 1980 albums on two CDs; remastered) (U.K. – BGO)
The Beach Boys “Independence Day Party 1981: Live at the Mall, Washington DC 4th July 1981” (25 songs) (All Access)
Blue Öyster Cult “Born to Be Wild: New York Broadcast 1977” (Zip City)
Dave & Sugar “Greatest Hits / New York Wine & Tennessee Shine” (1980, 1981 albums on one CD; remastered; See here) (U.K. – Morello)
Bob Dylan “The Legendary Broadcasts 1969-1984” (BDA)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer “The Anthology” (three CDs; MP3) (BMG Rights Management)
John Fogerty “Tales From the Bayou” (Platinum Sounds)
Janie Fricke “Singer of Songs / Love Notes / I’ll Need Someone To Hold Me When I Cry / From the Heart” (four albums from 1978-1980 on two CDs; remastered) (U.K. – BGO)
Front 242 “Pulse + Still & Raw” (2003 album; with a bonus mini-album) (Alfa Matrix)
Jerry Garcia with John Kahn “Lonesome Prison Blues: Oregon State Penitentiary Broadcast 1982” (Sutra)
Don Gibson “The Complete Singles As & Bs 1952-62” (two CDs, 58 songs; MP3) (Acrobat)
GQ “Disco Nights (Expanded Edition)” (1979 album; remastered, with seven bonus tracks) (U.K. – Big Break / Cherry Red)
Guns N’ Roses “Perkins Palace 1987: Pasadena, CA 30/12/87” (Goldfish)
Jeff Healey Band “Boston Broadcast 1989” (Zip City)
Judy Henske & Jerry Yester “Farewell Aldebaran” (1969 album; remastered, with five bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here) (Omnivore Recordings)
Michael Jackson “Japan Broadcast 1987: Yokohama Stadium, 27th September ’87” (two CDs, 18 tracks, including a two-part interview) (Goldfish)
Little Walter “The Complete Checker Singles As & Bs 1952-60” (two CDs, 52 songs; MP3) (Acrobat)
The McGuire Sisters “The Best of The McGuire Sisters 1953-62” (two CDs, 54 songs) (Acrobat)
Willie Nelson “New Year’s Eve in Houston 1984” (two CDs, 36 songs) (Golden Rain)
Bob Newhart “The Complete Albums 1960-62” (two CDs, 25 tracks; Read here; MP3) (Acrobat)
Nine Inch Nails “Mudstock! Woodstock Festival Broadcast 1994” (15 songs) (Zip City)
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band “Nashville 1974: The Tennessee Broadcast” (22-song show aired on WKDA-FM) (All Access)
Oasis “The Masterplan” (1998 album; remastered) (Big Brothers Recordings)
The Offspring “Out of Control: Radio Broadcast 1991” (Goldfish)
Prince “Naked in the Summertime: 1990 Broadcast Recording” (two CDs, 36 songs) (Hobo)
Ramones “Pinheads In Buenos Aires: The 1996 Argentina Broadcast” (34 songs) (Goldfish)
Charlie Rich “Every Time You Touch Me (I Get High) / Silver Linings / Take Me / Rollin’ With the Flow” (four albums from 1975-1977 on two CDs; remastered) (U.K. – BGO)
Leon Russell “The Homewood Sessions: The Classic 1970 Broadcast” (recorded at the Vine Street Theatre in Hollywood, broadcast as a one-hour TV special on KCET-TV and later shown on PBS stations; 21 songs) (All Access)
Paul Thorn “The Best of Paul Thorn” (two CDs) (Perpetual Obscurity)
Various artists “Bad Boy Entertainment: 20 Years” (five-CD box set, featuring tracks by Puff Daddy, The Notorious B.I.G., Craig Mack, Faith Evans, Total, Carl Thomas, Mase, 112, The Lox, Cassie, Janelle Monáe, Danity Kane, Machine Gun Kelly, French Montana, etc.; MP3) (Bad Boy)
Stevie Ray Vaughan “Blues You Can Use: Philadelphia PA, 1987 Broadcast” (13 songs) (Hobo)
Frank Zappa “Dutch Courage: Rotterdam, May 24th 1980” (two CDs, 34 tracks, including an extended 1980 interview with Mike Siegel for Boston TV show “Five All Night, Live All Night”) (Hobo)

More Releases for Aug. 12, 2016

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Reissues (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Ron Carter “Spanish Blue” (1975 album) (Epic / Legacy)
George Duke “Dream On” (1982 album, with one bonus track) (Epic / Legacy)
Bud Freeman “Chicago / Austin High School Jazz In Hi-Fi” (1958 album) (RCA / Legacy)
Evelyn “Champagne” King “Get Loose” (1982 album, including “Love Come Down”; with four bonus tracks; See here) (RCA / Legacy)
The Motels “This” (2008 album) (The Motels Record Label)
The Smithereens “Stages” (live performances) (The Smithereens Record Label)

More Digital Releases for Aug. 12, 2016

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio:
The Beatles “Scream & Shout: 31 Days That Changed America Forever [DVD]” (2015 documentary, directed by Robert Greeson; See here) (Shami Media Group)
Ingrid Bergman “Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words (The Criterion Collection) [DVD]” (2015 documentary, directed by Stig Björkman; Read here; Blu-ray) (Criterion Collection)
Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, et al “American Ninja [DVD]” (1985 film; Blu-ray) (Olive Films)
Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, et al “Once Upon A Time: The Complete Fifth Season [DVD]” (Blu-ray) (Walt Disney Studios)
Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, Frank Sinatra, et al “The Pride and the Passion [DVD]” (1957 film; Blu-ray) (Olive Films)
Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, et al “The Money Pit [Blu-ray]” (1986 film) (Universal Studios Home Entertainment)
Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher, et al “The ‘Burbs [Blu-ray]” (1989 film) (Universal Studios Home Entertainment)
Melissa Joan Hart, Jess Metcalfe, et al “God’s Not Dead 2 [DVD]” (2016 film; Blu-ray + DVD) (Universal Studios Home Entertainment)
Christopher Jones, Shelley Winters, et al “Wild in the Streets [DVD]” (1968 film; Blu-ray) (Olive Films)
Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz, et al “Gotham: The Complete Second Season [DVD]” (six discs; Blu-ray) (Warner Home Video)
Liza Minnelli, Ken Howard, James Coco, et al “Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon [DVD]” (1970 film; Blu-ray) (Olive Films)
Kurt Russell, Shelley Winters, et al “Elvis [Blu-ray]” (1979 made-for-TV film, directed by John Carpenter) (Shout! Factory)
Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, et al “The Angry Birds Movie [DVD]” (2016 film; Blu-ray + DVD; 4K UHD + Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray) (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)
Peter Weller, John Lithgow, et al “The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (Collector’s Edition) [Blu-ray]” (1984 film) (Shout! Factory)
Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, et al “The Vampire Diaries: The Complete Seventh Season [DVD]” (five discs; Blu-ray) (Warner Home Video)

More Upcoming DVD / Blu-ray Releases

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher:
Jace Clayton (aka DJ Rupture) “Uproot: Travels in 21st-Century Music and Digital Culture” (Paperback; Kindle) (FSG Originals)
The Rolling Stones “Altamont: The Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock’s Darkest Day” (Hardcover; author: Joel Selvin; Kindle) (Dey Street Books)
Slim Jim Phantom “A Stray Cat Struts: My Life as a Rockabilly Rebel” (Hardcover; Kindle) (Thomas Dunne Books)

More Book Releases

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