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New Releases: Aug. 14, 2015

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
rayLand baxter “Imaginary Man” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3; iTunes) (ATO)
Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra “Dee Dee’s Feathers” (featuring traditional songs such as “Big Chief,” “St. James Infirmary” and “What a Wonderful World,” with new songs “Congo Square” and “C’est ici que je t’aime”; Hear here; MP3) (OKeh)
Bullet For My Valentine “Venom” (producers: Carl Bown, Colin Richardson; Hear here; MP3) (RCA)
Chinx (rapper was murdered May 17, 2015, in Queens, NYC) “Welcome to JFK” (guests: French Montana, Jeremih, Ty Dolla $ign, Lil Durk, Nipsey Hussle, MeetSims, Zack; first single: “On Your Body”; Hear/read here; MP3) (Riot Squad / NuSense Music Group / Coke Boys / eOne Music)
Jon Cleary “GoGo Juice” (producer: John Porter; Hear here; See here; MP3) (FHQ / Thirty Tigers)
Angela Easterling “Common Law Wife” (producers: Joe Pisapia, Brandon Turner; guests: Will Kimbrough, Fats Kaplin, Joe Pisapia, Marc Pisapia, Dave Jacques, Paul Griffith; Hear here) (De L’Est Music)
Ella Eyre (British singer-songwriter) “Feline” (first single: “Together”; Hear here; Deluxe Edition) (U.K. – Virgin, Aug. 13)
Jess Glynne (British singer) “I Cry When I Laugh” (guests: Clean Bandit, Emeli Sandé; new single: “Hold My Hand”; Hear here; Deluxe Edition) (U.K. – Atlantic)
The Good Life “Everybody’s Coming Down” (the Omaha indie rock quartet’s first album in nearly eight years; first single: “Everybody”; Hear here; MP3) (Saddle Creek)
Pat Green “Home” (guests: Sheryl Crow, Delbert McClinton, Lyle Lovett, Marc Broussard; Hear here; MP3) (Greenhorse Music)
Melanie Martinez (contestant from the third season of “The Voice”) “Cry Baby” (producers: Kinetics & One Love, Christopher J. Baran, Kara DioGuardi, SmarterChild; new single: “Sippy Cup”; Hear here; MP3) (Atlantic)
Neck Deep (Welsh rock band) “Life’s Not Out To Get You” (producers: Jeremy McKinnon of A Day To Remember, Andrew Wade; first single: “Can’t Kick Up the Roots”; Hear here; MP3) (Hopeless)
New Politics (Danish rock trio) “Vikings” (new single: “West End Kids”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (DCD2 / Warner)
Grace Potter “Midnight” (her debut solo album; first single: “Alive Tonight”; Hear here; MP3) (Hollywood)
Soulfly “Archangel” (producer: Matt Hyde; Hear here; Deluxe Edition; MP3) (Nuclear Blast)
Teen Daze “Morning World” (producers: John Vanderslice, Simon Bridgefoot; first single: “Morning World”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Paper Bag)
Various artists “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (featuring songs by Camper Van Beethoven, Eddie Cole, Quint, East Bay Ray, Dave Days, Geno Lenardo, Daniel Davies, Sebastian Robertson; sequel aired on Syfy on July 22; MP3) (Lakeshore)
The Waifs (Australian folk-rock group) “Beautiful You” (producer: Nick DiDia; first single: “Blindly Believing”; Hear here; MP3) (Compass)
Emily West (a finalist on season 9 of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”) “All For You” (producer: Michael Mangini; guest: Cyndi Lauper, on a new version of “True Colors”; Hear here; MP3) (Portrait / Sony Masterworks)

More Releases for Aug. 14, 2015

New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Aer (hip-hop/pop duo) “One of a Kind” (Hear here) (Aer / BMG)
ALL WALLS (Keith Waggoner and Samson Crouppen of Holy Folk) “ALL WALLS” (first single: “The Spider”; Hear here; See here) (Silver Side Productions)
Big Harp (hip-hop/pop duo) “Waveless” (producers: Big Harp, John Congleton; new single: “Golden Age”; Hear here) (Majestic Litter)
Dillon Francis “This Mixtape Is Fire” (seven-song EP; guests: Calvin Harris, Skrillex, Chromeo, Bro Safari, Kygo, James Hersey; Hear here) (Columbia)
Kafka Tamura (Southampton/Berlin indie-pop trio) “Nothing To Everyone” (first single: “Bones”; Hear here; See here; Import CD) (Lichtdicht)
Jeremy Loops (Cape Town, South Africa-based musician) “Trading Change” (guests: Motheo Moleko, Jamie Faull; Hear here; Deluxe Edition) (Yebo Music)
Stuart McCallum (Manchester jazz guitar experimentalist) “City” (producer: Richard Spaven; guests: JP Cooper, Sharlene Hector, Fridolijn Van Poll, Sophie Barker; Hear here) (Naim Jazz)
Optimus Rex “Embers” (producer: Sam Birkemeier; first single: “Witch Hunt”; Hear here) (Optimus Rex, Aug. 11)
Palehound (aka 21-year-old singer-guitarist Ellen Kempner) “Dry Food” (new single: “Healthier Folk”; Hear here) (Exploding in Sound)
Ruf Dug “Island” (Hear here) (Music For Dreams)

More Digital Releases for Aug. 14, 2015

Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Bobby Bland “That’s the Way Love Is: 2 Original Albums + Bonus Singles” (“Two Steps From the Blues” and “Here’s the Man!!!,” with five bonus tracks) (Jasmine)
Blue Öyster Cult “Bad Channels: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” (1992 sci-fi spoof film; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Full Moon Pictures)
Donald Byrd “The Early Years 1955-1958” (11 complete albums on six CDs) (Enlightenment)
Chris Cornell “Euphoria Mourning” (1999 album, originally titled “Euphoria Morning”; remastered; Read here; MP3) (A&M / UMe)
Ruthie Foster “Runaway Soul” (2002 album; remastered) (Blue Corn Music)
Lesley Gore “Someplace Else Now” (1972 album, originally released on the Motown subsidiary MoWest; remastered by Mike Milchner at SonicVision; MP3) (Real Gone Music)
Hawkshaw Hawkins “The Hawk: Singles Collection” (27 songs) (Jasmine)
Kansas “Bryn Mawr 1976: The Classic FM Broadcast” (Smokin’)
Yusef Lateef “The Complete Recordings 1957-1959” (four CDs), “The Complete Recordings 1959-1962” (four CDs) (Enlightenment)
Jim Lowe “Green Doors, Closed Doors and Gamblers Guitars: A Singles Collection 1956-1962” (26 songs) (Jasmine)
Guy Mitchell “The Complete US & UK Hits 1950-62” (two CDs, 44 songs) (Acrobat)
The Muffs “The Muffs” (1993 album; remastered, with 10 bonus tracks; See here; Read here) (Omnivore Recordings)
Patti Page “The Complete US Hits: 1948-62” (three CDs, 73 tracks; Read here) (Acrobat)
Pavement “The Secret History Vol. 1 [Vinyl]” (30-song double LP, featuring B-sides, unreleased session tracks, John Peel sessions, and a 1992 live concert from the “Slanted and Enchanted” era) (Matador)
The Persuasions “We Came to Play” (1971 album; remastered, with 10 bonus tracks) (Fever Dreams)
Jimmy Reed “The Complete Singles As & Bs 1953-61” (two CDs, 54 songs) (Acrobat)
The Replacements “The Twin/Tone Years [Vinyl]” (four-LP box set) (Rhino / Ryko, Aug. 11)
Linda Ronstadt “Party Girl: Radio Broadcast 1982” (20 songs) (MVD)
Leon Russell “Prince of Peace: Classic Radio Broadcast 1970” (18 songs) (MVD)
Status Quo “The Vinyl Collection 1972-1980” (10-LP box set; Read here) (Mercury / UMe)
Steppenwolf “The ABC/Dunhill Singles Collection” (two CDs, 38 tracks; Track list) (Real Gone Music)
Frankie Trumbaur “The Frankie Trumbaur Collection 1924-46” (two CDs, 47 songs) (Acrobat)
The Who “Volume 2: The Reaction Singles 1966” (five 7-inch vinyl singles; includes remastered versions of “Substitute,” “Happy Jack,” “I’m a Boy” and the “Ready Steady Who” EP; Read here) (Universal Music Enterprises)
Roger Williams “More From America’s Best Selling Pianist 1959-1962” (two CDs, 52 songs) (Jasmine)
Sheb Wooley “Goodbye Texas Hello Tennessee 1950-1962” (25 songs; Track list) (Jasmine)

More Releases for Aug. 14, 2015

Reissues (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Ramblin’ Jack Elliott “Roll on Buddy” (1963 album with Derroll Adams), “Muleskinner” (1964 compilation) (Topic)
Gram Parsons “Gram Parsons: The Early Years EP” (four recordings from 1965 and two songs from post-Flying Burrito Brothers sessions in 1970) (Sierra)
Keith Richards “Talk Is Cheap” (1988 album), “Main Offender” (1992 album) (Mindless)

More Digital Releases for Aug. 14, 2015

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label:
Jim Caviezel, Kevin Chapman, Amy Acker, Michael Emerson, et al “Person of Interest: The Complete Fourth Season [DVD]” (CBS series; six discs; Blu-ray) (Warner Home Video, Aug. 11)
Kurt Cobain “Soaked in Bleach [DVD]” (documentary about the death of the Nirvana frontman) (MVD Visual)
Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs “2 Broke Girls: The Complete Fourth Season [DVD]” (CBS series; three discs) (Warner Home Video, Aug. 11)
Chris Farley “I Am Chris Farley [DVD]” (2015 documentary; Blu-ray) (Virgil Films and Entertainment, Aug. 11)
Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Common, et al “Hell on Wheels: The Complete Fourth Season [DVD]” (AMC series; four discs; Blu-ray, Aug. 11) (eOne)
Kerry Washington, Henry Ian Cusick, Columbus Short, et al “Scandal: The Complete Fourth Season [DVD]” (ABC series) (Walt Disney Studios, Aug. 11)
Amy Winehouse “Amy Winehouse: Inside & Out [DVD]” (two discs) (The Collector’s Forum)
Reese Witherspoon, Sofía Vergara “Hot Pursuit [DVD]” (2015 film; Blu-ray) (Warner Home Video, Aug. 11)

More DVD/Blu-ray Releases for Aug. 11, 2015

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher:
Harold Arlen “The Man That Got Away: The Life and Songs of Harold Arlen” (Hardcover; author: Walter Rimler) (University of Illinois Press, Aug. 15)
The Beatles “Songs We Were Singing: Guided Tours Through the Beatles’ Lesser-Known Tracks” (Paperback; author: Kit O’Toole) (12 Bar Publishing, LLC)
The Beatles “Looking Through You: Rare & Unseen Photographs From The Beatles Monthly Archive” (Hardcover; Kindle) (Omnibus Press, Aug. 10)
Michael Bloomfield “Michael Bloomfield: If You Love These Blues – An Oral History” (Paperback; authors: Jan Mark Wolkin, Bill Keenom; foreword by Carlos Santana) (Backbeat Books, Aug. 14)
Dennis Byron (Bee Gees drummer) “You Should Be Dancing: My Life with the Bee Gees” (Paperback) (ECW Press)
Neil Peart “Far and Near: On Days Like These” (Paperback) (ECW Press)
S. Leigh Savidge “Welcome to Death Row: The Uncensored History of the Rise & Fall of Death Row Records in the Words of Those Who Were There” (Kindle) (Xenon Press, Aug. 14)
Rich Terfry “Wicked and Weird: The Amazing Tales of Buck 65” (Kindle) (Doubleday Canada)
Pharrell Williams “In Search of Pharrell Williams” (Paperback; author: Paul Lester; Kindle) (Omnibus Press, Aug. 15)

More Book Releases for the Week of Aug. 14, 2015

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