New releases

Published on August 22nd, 2019 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: Aug. 23, 2019

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
David Benoit “David Benoit and Friends” (guests: Dave Koz, Peter White, Tim Weisberg, Marc Antoine, Rick Braun, Vincent Ingala, Lindsey Webster; first single: “Dave G”; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Shanachie)
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)
Noah Gundersen (Seattle indie folk singer-songwriter) “Lover” (producer: Andy D. Park; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Cooking Vinyl)
Hildur Guðnadóttir (Icelandic musician) “Chernobyl (Music from the HBO Miniseries)” (Hear here; Vinyl; Download) (Deutsche Grammophon)
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)
Lyfe Jennings “777” (guests: Tank, Algebra Blessett, Lil Boosie, Bobby V; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (LJ Music)
Shannon Lay “August” (recorded with Ty Segall at his home studio on New York’s East Side; new single: “August”; Hear here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; On Tour) (Sub Pop)
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)
Mariachi Los Camperos (Grammy-winning group) “De Ayer para Siempre” (translation: “From Yesterday to Forever”; producers: bandleader Jesús “Chuy” Guzmán, Daniel E. Sheehy; first single: “El Pasajero [The Passerby]”; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Smithsonian Folkways)
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” (Download; 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)
The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys (winners of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s 2018 Emerging Artist of the Year award) “Toil, Tears & Trouble” (producer: Dave Maggard; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Rounder)
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)
Jack Tempchin (2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee wrote/co-wrote “Peaceful Easy Feeling,” “Already Gone,” “You Belong to the City,” “Smuggler’s Blues,” etc.) “One More Time With Feeling” (the title track was co-written with the late Glenn Frey; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Mailboat)
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)
Various artists “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! 2019 Broadway Cast Recording” (Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Musical; Download, released on June 28; On Broadway) (Decca Broadway)
WINGTIPS (Chicago goth-pop duo) “Exposure Therapy” (See here; Download; On Tour) (Artoffact)
Other Notable Releases
“There Is Something Wrong,” Aftermath (The Label Group)
“In the Spirit World Now,” Ceremony (Relapse)
“Line of Light,” David Wax Museum (Nine Mile)
“Locked and Loaded: The Covers Album,” The Dead Daisies (Steamhammer)
“All Is Lost,” Dead Feathers (Ripple Music)
“M.E.T.A.L.,” Freedom Call (Steamhammer)
“Cactusville,” The Hangmen (Acetate)
“A Different Shade of Blue,” Knocked Loose (Pure Noise)
“Shadowcast,” Moon Palace (Moon Palace)
“Ok Moon,” Ok Moon (Ok Moon)
“Bugie Colorate,” PANORAMICS (Artoffact)
“Life Is Beautiful,” Powers Pleasant (Commission)
“Casual Heaven,” Sail By Summer (Apolloon)
“In the Flesh – Part 1,” Septicflesh (Season of Mist)
“Die Happy,” Them Coulee Boys (LoHi)
“Shell of a Girl,” Sunny War (Hen House Studios)

More Releases for Aug. 23, 2019 »

This Week’s Vinyl Releases »Exclusive Urban Outfitters Vinyl »Barnes & Noble »

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)

More Digital Releases for Aug. 23, 2019 »

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
America “Archives Vol. 1” (15 demos, studio rehearsals and alternate mixes, circa 1971-75; Download) (America)
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)
C+C Music Factory “Gonna Make You Sweat” (1990 album, featuring “Gonna Make You Sweat [Everybody Dance Now]” and “Things That Make You Go Hmmmm….”; remastered; See here) (Music on CD)
The Doors “London Fog 1966” (live recordings originally only available in a limited-edition box set and released on vinyl for Record Store Day 2019; Download; Merch) (Rhino / Elektra)
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; 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)

More Releases for Aug. 23, 2019 »

This Week’s Vinyl Releases »Exclusive Urban Outfitters Vinyl »Barnes & Noble »

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)

More Digital Releases for Aug. 23, 2019 »

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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