New releases

Published on March 25th, 2019 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: Aug. 23, 2019

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Crobot “Motherbrain” (producers: Crobot, Corey Lowery; new single: “Low Life”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Mascot)
The 40 Acre Mule (Dallas root rockers) “Goodnight & Good Luck” (Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (State Fair)
Vince Gill “Okie” (producers: Gill, Justin Niebank; new single: “When My Amy Prays,” a tribute to his wife Amy Grant; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (MCA Nashville)
Jason Hawk Harris (Houston-born, L.A.-based musician, formerly of Show Ponies) “Love & the Dark” (new single: “The Smoke and the Stars”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download) (Bloodshot)
Ty Herndon “Got It Covered” (reimagined hits and covers of some of his favorite songs; second single: re-recorded version of his 1996 song “Living in a Moment”; Hear here) (BFD / The Orchard)
Jazzmeia Horn (Dallas-born singer-songwriter) “Love & Liberation” (first single: “When I Say”; Hear here; Download) (Concord Jazz)
Jay Som (aka Melina Duterte) “Anak Ko” (pronounced “Ah-nuh Koh”; producer: Duterte; guests: Vagabon’s Laetitia Tamko, Chastity Belt’s Annie Truscott, Justus Proffit, Boy Scouts’ Taylor Vick; first single: “Superbike”; See here; Vinyl, with download card; Cassette; Download; On Tour) (Polyvinyl)
The Legendary Pink Dots “Angel in the Detail” (Vinyl; On Tour) (Metropolis)
Machine Gun Kelly “Hotel Diablo” (guests: Trippie Redd, Naomi Wild, Lil Skies, Travis Barker, YUNGBLUD, phem; Read here; Download, released on July 5; On Tour) (EST 19XX / Bad Boy / Interscope)
Midland “Let It Roll” (producers: Dann Huff, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne; new single: “Put the Hurt On Me”; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Big Machine)
Coco Montoya “Coming in Hot” (On Tour) (Alligator)
Ivo Pogorelich “Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Op. 54 & 78 / Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata No. 2 Op. 36” (the Yugoslavia-born, Switzerland-based pianist’s first album in 21 years; Hear/read here; Download) (Sony Classical)
Maxi Priest “It All Comes Back to Love” (producer: Shaggy; guests: Shaggy, Inner Circle, Estelle, Anthony Hamilton, Bounty Killer, Che Sav, Noah Powa; first single: “I’m Alright”; See here; On Tour) (S-Curve)
Queen of Jeans (Philly quartet) “If you’re not afraid, I’m not afraid” (producer: Will Yip; new single: “Only Obvious to You”; See here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; On Tour) (Topshelf)
Robert Randolph & The Family Band “Brighter Days” (producer: Dave Cobb; first single: “Second Hand Man”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Provogue / Mascot Label Group)
Redd Kross “Beyond the Door” (their first album in seven years; guests: Anna Waronker, Ger Fennelly, Buzz Osborne, Josh Klinghoffer; first single: “Beyond the Door”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Melvins; Merch) (Merge)
The Rembrandts “Via Satellite” (their first album in 18 years; first single: “How Far Would You Go”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Blue Élan)
The Rubinoos “From Home” (approaching their 50th anniversary, the original band lineup recorded at the same studio where they cut their first single for Beserkley Records; producer: Chuck Prophet; first single: “Do You Remember”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Yep Roc)
Raphael Saadiq “Jimmy Lee” (his first solo album in eight years; producer: Saadiq; guests: Kendrick Lamar, Ali Shaheed Muhammad of A Tribe Called Quest, Rob Bacon, Brook D’Leau; first single: “Something Keeps Calling”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Columbia)
Seratones (Shreveport, La., soul-rock band) “POWER” (producer: Cage The Elephant’s Bradley Shultz; first single: “Gotta Get To Know Ya”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (New West)
Taylor Swift “Lover” (18-song album; new single: “You Need to Calm Down”; Hear here; See here; Target-Exclusive Deluxe Version 1, Version 2, Version 3 and Version 4; Download; Merch) (Republic)
Tanya Tucker “While I’m Livin'” (the country singer’s first original album in 17 years; producers: Brandi Carlile, Shooter Jennings; first single: “The Wheels of Laredo”; See here; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs, including a new version of “Delta Dawn”; Walmart-Exclusive CD, with limited-edition photos; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Fantasy / Concord)

New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Black Income (Danish alt-rock trio) “unSOUND” (producer: vocalist Henrik Thrane; first single: “Loaded Gun”; See here; Read here) (Tube IT)
BROCKHAMPTON “GINGER” (new single: “BOY BYE”; See here; On Tour) (Question Everything / RCA)
Sheer Mag (Philly power-pop quartet) “A Distant Call” (first single: “Blood from a Stone”; See here; Vinyl; On Tour) (Wilsuns RC)
David G Smith “Who Cares” (producer: the late Blue Miller; guests: Mary Gauthier, Doug Kahan, Steve Grossman, Danny Ray Smith, Joe Robinson, Larry Franklin, Tony Harrell, etc.; On Tour) (Hey Dave Music)

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Bread “Baby I’m a-Want You [Vinyl]” (1972 album, featuring the title cut, “Everything I Own,” “Mother Freedom” and “Diary”; mastered from the original master tapes; Hear here) (Mobile Fidelity)
The Emotions “Don’t Ask My Neighbors: The Columbia / ARC Recordings (1976-1981)” (three CDs, 54 songs, including seven bonus tracks; mastered by Nick Robbins; Read here) (SoulMusic / Cherry Red)
Arlo Guthrie “Alice’s Restaurant: Original Motion Picture Score (50th Anniversary Edition)” (1969 album; remastered, with 12 bonus tracks; Hear here; Vinyl; On Tour) (Omnivore Recordings)
The Hollywood Stars “Sound City” (lost 1976 album; the newly reformed Hollywood Stars will headline the Whisky a Go Go in Hollywood on July 18; Download) (Burger)
Massive Attack “Mezzanine (Deluxe Edition)” (1998 album; remastered, with eight previously unreleased Mad Professor remixes; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (Virgin / UMe)
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes “Be For Real: The P.I.R. Recordings 1972-1975” (three CDs, 36 songs, including six bonus tracks; mastered by Nick Robbins; Read here) (SoulMusic / Cherry Red)

Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Elvis Presley “American Sound 1969” (digital-only release includes 90 rare and unreleased songs Presley recorded for his album “From Elvis in Memphis” during the American Studio sessions; Merch) (RCA / Legacy)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio/label:
Clarence Clemons “Clarence Clemons: Who Do I Think I Am? [Blu-ray + DVD]” (2019 documentary, directed by Nick Mead; See here) (Virgil Films, Aug. 27)
Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, et al “Rocketman [DVD]” (2019 film; See here; Blu-ray + DVD + Digital; 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital; Prime Video; Soundtrack) (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Aug. 27)

More Upcoming DVD / Blu-ray Releases »

Next Week: Aug. 30, 2019

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