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New Releases: Aug. 19, 2016

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Ages and Ages “Something to Ruin” (first single: “They Want More”; Hear here; MP3) (Partisan)
Jonathan Antoine (“Britain’s Got Talent” runner-up in 2012 with then-duet partner Charlotte Jaconelli) “Believe” (producers: Chris Broom, Clarissa Farran; guest: James Cleverton; first single: “Hallelujah”; See here; MP3) (Cavendish)
Bad Omens (L.A. alt-rock/metal group) “Bad Omens” (producer: Will Putney; See here; MP3) (Sumerian)
Band Aparte (gravepunk duo) “Memory on Trial” (first single: “Cherry Chapstick”; Hear here; MP3) (Manifesto)
Moe Bandy “Lucky Me” (his first album in 10 years; guests: The Oak Ridge Boys, Ricky Skaggs, Riders in the Sky; Hear here; MP3) (Bandy Productions)
Bayside “Vacancy” (producer: Tim O’Heir; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Hopeless)
Big Eyes (Brooklyn-based quartet led by Kait Eldridge) “Take My Claim” (first single: “Stake My Claim”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Don Giovanni)
Black Foxxes (U.K. rock trio) “I’m Not Well” (Hear here; See here; MP3) (Search and Destroy / Spinefarm)
Blood Orange (aka songwriter-producer Dev Hynes) “Freetown Sound” (producer: Hynes; Hear/see here; Vinyl; MP3) (Domino)
Peter Broderick “Partners” (Hear here; MP3) (Erased Tapes)
Carl Broemel (of My Morning Jacket) “4th of July” (producers: Broemel, Teddy Morgan; guests: bandmates Bo Koster and Tom Blankenship, Neko Case, Laura Veirs, Russ Pollard, Shelly Colvin, Richard Medek, Jordan Caress; first single: “Sleepy Lagoon”; Hear here; MP3) (Stocks In Asia / Thirty Tigers)
Rhea Butcher “Butcher” (her debut comedy album, recorded live in Portland, Ore.; See here; MP3) (Kill Rock Stars)
Will Calhoun (Living Colour drummer) “Celebrating Elvin Jones” (guests: Jan Hammer, Doudou N’Diaye Rose, Christian McBride, Antoine Roney, Keyon Harrold; See here; Read here; MP3) (Motéma Music)
Alex Cameron (Sydney electro-pop artist) “Jumping the Shark” (producers: Cameron, Fanny V; first single: “She’s Mine”; See here; MP3) (Secretly Canadian)
Cool Ghouls (San Francisco rock quartet) “Animal Races” (first single: “Sundial”; Hear here; MP3) (Empty Cellar)
Cosmonauts “A-OK!” (Hear here; MP3) (Burger)
Crystal Castles “Amnesty (I)” (first single: “Char”; Hear here; MP3) (Casablanca / Republic)
Casey Donahew “All Night Party” (producer: Josh Leo; Hear here; MP3) (Almost Country)
Carol Duboc (singer-pianist) “Open the Curtains” (seven of the 10 songs are originals penned by Duboc; guests: Sheila E, Patrice Rushen, Mindi Abair, Bibi McGill, Jennifer Batten, etc.; Hear here; MP3) (Gold Note Music)
Eros and the Eschaton (N.C.-based band) “Weight of Matter” (new single: “Cry”; Hear here; MP3) (Bar/None)
Exploded View (led by Berlin-based political-journalist-turned-musician Anika) “Exploded View” (first single: “No More Parties in the Attic”; Hear here; MP3) (Sacred Bones)
Factory Floor “25 25” (first single: “Dial Me In”; Hear here; MP3) (DFA)
Flaw “Divided We Fall” (producer: Rick Lander; first single: “Live and Breathe”; Hear here; MP3) (Pavement Music)
Gemini Syndrome “Memento Mori” (producers: Kane and Kevin Churko; first single: “Anonymous”; See here; MP3) (Another Century)
Aaron Gillespie “Out of the Badlands” (reworked songs from Underoath and The Almost, two cover songs and three original tracks; producer: Gillespie; Hear here; MP3) (Tooth & Nail)
The Daniel Green Show (Israeli blues rockers) “Between Two Worlds” (guitar virtuoso Marc Ford plays on three songs; first single: “Here Comes the Silence”; Hear here) (Green Drinks and Productions)
Lisa Hannigan “At Swim” (producer: The National’s Aaron Dessner; first single: “Prayer for the Dying”; Hear here; MP3) (ATO)
Ed Harcourt “Furnaces” (producer: Flood; Hear here; MP3) (U.K. – Polydor)
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “Miss Sharon Jones! (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (Oscar-winning director Barbara Kopple’s documentary of the soul queen; first single: “I’m Still Here”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Daptone)
Tory Lanez (Canadian rapper-singer) “I Told You” (producers: Cashmere Cat, Benny Blanco, Pop Wansel, Toro; new single: “Flex”; Hear here; MP3) (Mad Love / Interscope)
Amos Lee “Spirit” (first single: “Vaporize”; Hear here; MP3) (John Varvatos / Republic)
Benjamin Francis Leftwich “After the Rain” (producer: Charlie Andrew; first single: “Tilikum”; Hear here; MP3) (Vagrant / Dirty Hit)
Eddie Levert (of The O’Jays) “Did I Make You Go Ooh” (See here; MP3) (Blakbyrd Entertainment)
Lydia Loveless “Real” (first single: “Longer”; Hear here; MP3) (Bloodshot)
Donnie McClurkin “The Journey” (Hear here) (RCA Inspiration)
Meshiaak (Australian metal band) “Alliance of Thieves” (See here; MP3) (Mascot Label Group)
The Minus 5 “Of Monkees and Men” (Hear here; MP3) (Yep Roc)
MYRKUR (Danish composer Amalie Bruun) “Mausoleum” (guests: Norwegian Girls Choir, Håvard; Hear here; MP3) (Relapose)
One Less Reason “The Memories Uninvited” (first single: “Where Were You?”; Hear here; MP3) (Tattooed Millionaire)
Dolly Parton “Pure & Simple” (producer: Parton; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Dolly / RCA Nashville)
Portable (South African composer-singer Alan Abrahams) “Alan Abrahams” (guests: Kinoo, Aletchko, Johannes Schön, Knox Chandler, L_cio; first single: “Say It’s Going To Change”; Hear here; MP3) (!K7)
Powerwolf “The Metal Mass Live” (16 songs; See here; MP3; DVD + CD; Blu-ray + CD) (Napalm)
Colin Quinn “Colin Quinn: Unconstitutional” (comedy special originally aired on Netflix; See here; MP3) (Comedy Dynamics)
Ritual Howls “Into the Water” (first single: “Scatter the Scars”; Hear here; MP3) (felte)
Roosevelt (aka Marius Lauber) “Roosevelt” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Greco-Roman / City Slang)
Sabaton “The Last Stand” (producer: Peter Tägtgren; first single: “The Lost Battalion”; Hear here; MP3) (Nuclear Blast)
Slow Club “One Day All of This Won’t Matter Any More” (producer: Matthew E. White; first single: “Ancient Rolling Sea”; See here; MP3) (Moshi Moshi)
Soilwork “Death Resonance” (Hear here) (Nuclear Blast)
Chris Staples “Golden Age” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Barsuk)
Lindsey Stirling “Brave Enough” (guests: Rivers Cuomo, Lecrae, ZZ Ward, Christina Perri, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Dan + Shay, Carah Faye, Raja Kumari, Rooty; first single: “The Arena”; Hear here) (Lindseystomp)
The Stray Birds “Magic Fire” (producer: Larry Campbell; first single: “Shining in the Distance”; Hear here) (Yep Roc)
Kiefer Sutherland “Down in a Hole” (first single: “Not Enough Whiskey”; Hear here) (Warner Music Nashville)
Tall Heights (Boston progressive folk duo) “Neptune” (new single: “River Wider”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Sony Music Masterworks)
TOBACCO (Pennsylvania-based electronic musician) “Sweatbox Dynasty” (first single: “Gods in Heat”; Hear here; MP3) (Ghostly International)
Trapt “DNA” (first single: “Human [Like the Rest of Us]”; Hear here) (Crash Collide)
Various artists “The Get Down (Original Soundtrack From The Netflix Original Series)” (24 tracks; iTunes) (RCA)
Ryley Walker “Golden Sings That Have Been Sung” (producer: LeRoy Bach; first single: “The Halfwit in Me”; Hear here; MP3) (Dead Oceans)
Watsky “x Infinity” (producers: Watsky, Kush Mody, Anderson.Paak, with contributions from twenty one pilots drummer Josh Dun; first single: “Talking to Myself”; See here; MP3) (Steel Wool / Obe)
Dale Watson “Live at the Big T Roadhouse, Chicken S#!+ Bingo Sunday” (Read here) (Red House / Ameripolitan)
Drake White “Spark” (producers: Ross Copperman, Jeremy Stover; first single: “Livin’ the Dream”; Hear here; MP3) (Dot)
John Paul White (formerly one-half of The Civil Wars) “Beulah” (guests: The Secret Sisters; first single: “The Martyr”; Hear/read here; MP3) (Single Lock)

More Releases for Aug. 19, 2016

New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Arc Iris (New England-based group led by Jocie Adams, formerly of The Low Anthem) “Moon Saloon” (producers: Arc Iris; first single: “Kaleidoscope”; Hear here) (Bella Union)
Coquin Migale (U.K. alt-rock quartet) “Munro” (Hear here) (Fierce Panda)
Dumb Numbers “Dumb Numbers II” (first single: “Girl on the Screen”; Hear here) (Joyful Noise Recordings)
EDEN (Irish electronic artist) “i think you think too much of me” (first single: “sex”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Cassette) (Astralwerks)
Ezra Furman “Big Fugitive Life” (six-song EP; first single: “Teddy I’m Ready”; Hear here) (PIAS America)
Thom Sonny Green (Alt-J drummer) “High Anxiety” (first single: “Vienna”; Hear here; Read here) (Canvasback / Infectious / Sudden)
JT Habersaat “Misanthrope” (one-hour comedy special; See here; Read here) (Stand Up!, Aug. 18)
Jane in Space (NYC electronic rock/industrial trio) “Jane in Space” (producer: Jesse Jensen; first single: “Feel it Alive”; Hear here; See here) (Aion)
Sarah Potenza (Nashville soulstress and former “The Voice” contestant) “Monster” (Hear here) (Snax)
Project Grand Slam (jazz-fusion group led by bassist/composer Robert Miller) “The Queen’s Carnival” (new single: “The Rescue”; Hear here) (CEN / RED)
Jordan Raf “Double Negative” (producer: John War; new single: “Frame”; Hear here) (POW Recordings)
The Rifles “Big Life” (first single: “Numero Uno”; Hear here) (Cooking Vinyl)

More Digital Releases for Aug. 19, 2016

Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Tex Beneke “The Complete Tex Beneke and the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Part Six (1946-1950)” (17 songs) (Sounds of Yesteryear)
The Brotherhood of Lizards “Lizardland: The Complete Works” (1989 album; with nine bonus tracks; MP3) (Captured Tracks)
Chad & Jeremy “Yesterday’s Gone: The Complete Ember / World Artists Recordings” (two-CD set includes the albums “Yesterday’s Gone” and “Chad & Jeremy Sing For You,” plus outtakes, alternative takes and stereo versions of non-LP tracks; Read here; MP3) (U.K. – Cherry Red)
The Chills “Kaleidoscope World” (1986 singles compilation; remastered, with six bonus B-sides, demos and live tracks; Hear here; See here; Read here; MP3) (Flying Nun)
The Spencer Davis Group “Taking Time Out: Complete Recordings 1967-1969” (three CDs; Read here; MP3) (U.K. – RPM / Cherry Red)
Delaney & Bonnie “Accept No Substitute” (1969 album, also titled “The Original Delaney & Bonnie & Friends”) (Man in the Moon)
Faith No More “We Care a Lot (Deluxe Band Edition)” (1985 album; remastered, with three remixes, three live tracks and three demos; Vinyl; MP3) (Koolarrow / PIAS America)
Jerry Garcia Band “GarciaLive Volume Seven: November 8th 1976, Sophie’s, Palo Alto” (two CDs) (ATO)
The Heaters “American Dream: The Portastudio Recordings” (Hear here; Read here) (Omnivore Recordings)
The La’s “The La’s [Vinyl]” (1990 album; sky blue vinyl) (U.K. – Universal)
Steve Lawrence “Walking Proud: The Teen/Pop Sides – 1959-1966 with Eydie Gorme” (33 tracks; Hear/read here) (Teensville)
New Barbarians “Wanted Dead or Alive: Live From Madison Square Garden 5/7/79” (MP3) (Feelin’ Tall Productions / MRI)
Sex Pistols “Live ’76” (four-CD box set: Disc 1, 4th June, Lesser Free Trade Hall, Manchester; Disc 2: 29th August, Screen on the Green, Islington; Disc 3, 17th September, HM Prison, Chelmsford; Disc 4: 25th September, 76 Club, Burton on Trent; Vinyl) (U.K. – UMC)
The Turtles “All the Singles” (two CDs, 48 songs; MP3), “The Complete Original Album Collection” (six-CD box set, featuring albums recorded from 1965 to 1970; Read here; MP3) (FloEdCo / Manifesto)
Twizted “The Green Book” (2003 album; MP3) (Majik Ninja Entertainment)
Various artists “Classic Punk” (three CDs, 62 songs; featuring New York Dolls, Television, The Damned, The Jam, Blondie, etc.; Track list) (U.K. – UMC)
Various artists “Curiosity Shop: A Rare Collection of Aural Antiquities and Objets d’Art – Volume Four 1966-1969” (20-track compilation, featuring Tony Hazzard, The Candlelight, The Stoics, Opal Butterfly, Barry Benson, Zion De Gallier, Bruno, David And Jonathan, Jon Ledingham, Bill Kenwright, Mick Softley, Art Nouveaux, etc.; Hear/read here) (Particles)
Various artists “Dustin E Presents … Cornflake Zoo: Episode Three” (20-track compilation, featuring Zen, Petards, The Jet Stars, The Elements, The Fourmyula, The Motions, Ronnie Bird, The Ro-D-Ys, The Kingsmen, Annaabee-Nox, After Tea, The Shoes, Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart, etc.; Hear/read here) (Particles)

More Releases for Aug. 19, 2016

Reissues (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Lynn Anderson “The Christmas Album (Expanded Edition)” (1971 album; with four bonus tracks) (Columbia Nashville / Legacy)
Camel “Nude” (1981 album; remastered) (Decca)
Tyrone Davis “In the Mood with Tyrone Davis (Expanded Edition)” (1979 album; with two bonus tracks) (Columbia / Legacy)
J Dilla “The Shining (The 10th Anniversary Collection)” (2006 album; with nine bonus instrumentals; Hear/read here; Vinyl) (BBE Music)
Hubert Laws “Romeo & Juliet” (1977 album) (Columbia / Legacy)
Dolly Parton “The Golden Streets of Glory” (1971 album), “My Tennessee Mountain Home” (1973 album) (RCA Nashville / Legacy)
Greg Phillinganes “Pulse (Expanded Edition)” (1984 album; with five bonus tracks) (RCA / Legacy)
Tammy Wynette “Christmas With Tammy” (1970 album) (Epic / Legacy)
Yello “Pocket Universe” (1997 album) (Polydor)

More Digital Releases for Aug. 19, 2016

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio:
Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, et al “The Nice Guys [DVD]” (2016 film; Blu-ray + DVD) (Warner Home Video)
Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, et al “Midnight Run (Collector’s Edition) [Blu-ray]” (1988 film) (Shout! Factory)
Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro, et al “Lucifer: The Complete First Season [DVD]” (three discs) (Warner Home Video)
America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, et al “Superstore: Season One [DVD]” (two discs) (Universal Studios Home Entertainment)
Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, et al “Castle: The Complete Eighth and Final Season [DVD]” (Walt Disney Studios)
Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette, et al “NCIS: The Thirteenth Season [DVD]” (six discs) (Paramount)
Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, et al “The Huntsman: Winter’s War – Extended Edition [DVD]” (2016 film; Blu-ray + DVD; 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray) (Universal Studios Home Entertainment)
Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, et al “The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season [DVD]” (Blu-ray) (Starz / Anchor Bay)
Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, et al “Elementary: The Fourth Season [DVD]” (six discs) (Paramount)
Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, et al “Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season Three [DVD]” (three discs) (Universal Studios Home Entertainment)
Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, Alley Mills, et al “The Wonder Years: The Complete Series [DVD]” (22-disc box set) (Time Life)
Kerry Washington, Scott Foley, Darby Stanchfield, et al “Scandal: The Complete Fifth Season [DVD]” (Walt Disney Studios)
Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, et al “Roots [DVD]” (three discs; 2016 History Channel miniseries) (Lionsgate)

More Upcoming DVD / Blu-ray Releases

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher:
Katie Baron “Fashion + Music: Fashion Creatives Shaping Pop Culture” (Hardcover) (Laurence King Publishing)
Steve Dahl (Chicago DJ legend) “Disco Demolition: The Night Disco Died” (Hardcover; co-author: Dave Hoekstra; photographer: Paul Natkin) (Curbside Splendor Publishing)
Costas I. Karageorghis “Applying Music in Exercise and Sport” (Paperback) (Human Kinetics)
James Braxton Peterson “Hip Hop Headphones: A Scholar’s Critical Playlist” (Paperback) (Bloomsbury Academic)
Patti Smith “M Train” (Paperback; Free Preview) (Vintage)
Jon Stebbins “Vinyl FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About Vinyl Records and Collecting Them” (Paperback) (Backbeat Books)
Steely Dan “Steely Dan: Reelin’ in the Years” (Paperback; author: Brian Sweet; Kindle; Free Preview) (The Overlook Press)
Linda Thompson “A Little Thing Called Life: On Loving Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and Songs in Between” (Hardcover; Kindle) (Dey Street Books)

More Book Releases

Next Week: Aug. 26, 2016

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