New releases

Published on August 16th, 2018 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: Aug. 17, 2018

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Animal Collective “Tangerine Reef” (first single: “Hair Cutter”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Domino)
Bloods (Aussie quartet) “Feelings” (first single: “Feelings”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Share It Music)
Blue October “I Hope You’re Happy” (See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Up/Down / Brando)
Circles Around the Sun “Let It Wander” (double album; guest: Chuck D; first single: “Immovable Object”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Rhino)
Death Cab for Cutie “Thank You for Today” (their first album without Chris Walla; producer: Rich Costey; first single: “Gold Rush”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Atlantic)
Gabrielle “Under My Skin” (her first album in 11 years; producer: Steve Chrisanthou; new single: “Thank You”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Rick Astley) (BMG Rights Management)
Ariana Grande “Sweetener” (her fourth album and her first since the terrorist bombing at her Manchester concert last May; producers: Pharrell Williams, Max Martin; new single: “the light is coming,” feat. Nicki Minaj; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Republic)
Great Lake Swimmers “The Waves, The Wake” (producer: Chris Stringer; first single: “Alone But Not Alone”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Nettwerk)
Jeremy & The Harlequins “Remember This” (producer: Rick Parker; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Yep Roc)
Anna Meredith (British electronic musician) “Anno: Four Seasons By Anna Meredith & Antonio Vivaldi” (features original compositions by Meredith, along with pieces from Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons; Hear here; Download) (Moshi Moshi)
Nicki Minaj “Queen” (guests: Ariana Grande, Lil Wayne, etc.; new single: “Bed”; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour, with Future; Merch) (Young Money / Cash Money)
Mitski “Be the Cowboy” (producer: Patrick Hyland; first single: “Geyser”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Dead Oceans)
Roy Montgomery (New Zealand guitarist) “Suffuse” (guests: Haley Fohr, She Keeps Bees, Katie Von Schleicher, Purple Pilgrims, Julianna Barwick, Liz Harris; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Grapefruit)
The New Respects “Before the Sun Goes Down” (new single: “Before the Sun Goes Down”; See here; Vinyl) (Credential Recordings)
Oh Sees “Smote Reverser” (first single: “Overthrown”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Castle Face)
Our Girl (London-based trio) “Stranger Today” (new single: “I Really Like It”; Hear here; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Cannibal Hymns)
Trevor Powers (formerly Youth Lagoon) “Mulberry Violence” (first single: “Playwright”; See here; NPR First Listen; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Baby Halo)
Slaves “Acts of Fear and Love” (first single: “Cut and Run”; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Virgin)
Suicideyear (Baton Rouge-based producer James Prudhomme) “Color the Weather” (guests: Georgia, Casey Manierka, Yung Lean; Hear here; Vinyl; iTunes) (LuckyMe)
Cole Swindell “All of It” (new single: “The Ones Who Got Me Here”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Warner Music Nashville)
Various artists “Juliet, Naked (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (romantic comedy-drama starring Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawke and Chris O’Dowd opens Aug. 17; based on the novel by Nick Hornby, who wrote “High Fidelity” and “About a Boy”; songs written by Ryan Adams, Conor Oberst, Robyn Hitchcock and the film’s composer, Nathan Larson; See here; Download; iTunes; Fandango) (Milan)
Conner Youngblood “Cheyenne” (first single: “The Birds of Finland”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Counter)
Yo-Yo Ma “Six Evolutions: Bach Cello Suites” (See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Sony Classical)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Eyes of Love (a band led by Brooklyn songwriter Andrea Schiavelli) “End of the Game” (Hear here; CD, out Sept. 14; iTunes) (Wharf Cat)
Nuggiez “Holocene Ruina” (five-song EP; producer: Darryn Harkness, Tone Exchange Productions; first single: “Planet B”; Hear here) (Nuggiez)
Juan María Solare “solitude is oneself” (three music pieces, each in two versions: for electric piano [Rhodes] and for acoustic piano [Steinway]; producer: Solare; first single: “Never Underestimate the Difficulties of Simple Things [Electric Piano]”; Hear here; iTunes) (Janus Music & Sound)
Nik Turner and Youth “Pharaohs From Outer Space” (first single: “Heruxuti,” feat. Adamski; Vinyl; iTunes) (Painted Word Music)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Claudio Abbado & Berlin Philharmoniker “The Complete Deutsche Grammophon Recordings” (60-CD box set) (Deutsche Grammophon)
Berlin Philharmoniker / Karl Böhm “Mozart: The Symphonies” (10 CDs and one Pure Audio Blu-ray; Hear here) (Deutsche Grammophon)
Leonard Bernstein “This Is Leonard Bernstein: His Greatest Recordings” (16-CD box set), “Leonard Bernstein At Harvard – The Norton Lectures 1973: ‘The Unanswered Question'” (13-CD box set; eBay) (Sony Classical)
Julee Cruise “The Voice of Love” (1993 album; remastered; Hear here; Vinyl), “Three Demos [Vinyl]” (early demos of “Floating,” “Falling” and “The World Spins”; Download) (Sacred Bones)
Neil Diamond “Hot August Night III” (recorded live at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles in August 2012, 40 years after his multiplatinum-selling “Hot August Night” was recorded at the same venue in 1972; CD/DVD; CD/Blu-ray; Download; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (Capitol / UMe)
Donovan “Colours: The Masters Collection” (two CDs, 28 songs; Hear here; eBay) (BMG Rights Management)
Joe Ely “The Lubbock Tapes: Full Circle” (recordings from 1974 and 1978; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay) (Rack ‘Em)
Lowell George “Thanks I’ll Eat It Here (Deluxe Edition)” (1979 album, released three months before his death; remastered, with two bonus tracks; Hear here; eBay) (Friday Music)
Davy Jones “David Jones (Deluxe Edition)” (1965 album, released three months before his death; remastered, with two bonus tracks; eBay) (Friday Music)
Cyndi Lauper “A Night to Remember” (1989 album, featuring “I Drove All Night”; remastered; See here; remastered; eBay; On Tour, with Rod Stewart; Merch) (Music on CD)
Buck Owens “Country Singer’s Prayer” (unreleased 1975 album, shelved by Capitol Records; remastered, with two bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here) (Omnivore Recordings)
Lee “Scratch” Perry “Tighten Up: The Masters Collection” (two CDs, 28 songs; Hear here; eBay) (BMG Rights Management)
Scorpions “Taken By Force” (1977 album; remastered; Vinyl; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (BMG Rights Management)
Al Stewart “Zero She Flies / Orange” (1970, 1972 albums on one CD; remastered; eBay; On Tour) (Friday Music)

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