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New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

Colby Acuff“American Son” (country singer-songwriter’s fifth album; new singles: “Ain’t So Bad” and “American Son”; See here; Double Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Sony Music Nashville
Amy Allen“Amy Allen” (debut solo album from co-writer of Sabrina Carpenter’s “Espresso” and “Please Please Please”; producers: Ethan Gruska, John Hill, Eg White; new single: “darkside”; See here) AWAL Recordings
Jon Anderson & The Band Geeks“True” (producers: Anderson, Richie Castellano; new single: “Shine On”; See here; Double Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Frontiers Music s.r.l.
Body Meat“Starchris” (Philly artist-producer Christopher Taylor’s debut full-length album; new single: “North Side”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Partisan
Sabrina Carpenter“Short n’ Sweet” (“Espresso” singer’s sixth album; producer: Julian Bunetta; new single: “Please Please Please”; See here; Read here; Amazon-Exclusive Lapis Lazuli Vinyl; Target-Exclusive CD, with poster; Target-Exclusive Bubblegum Marbled Vinyl, with poster; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Baby Blue Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download; Apple Music; Merch)Island
Chime School“The Boy Who Ran the Paisley Hotel” (Bay Area indie-pop band’s second album; new single: “Wandering Song”; Hear here; Download; Apple Music)Slumberland
Emmet Cohen“Vibe Provider” (pianist’s tribute to the late Michael Funmi Ononaiye, a luminary of the NYC jazz scene; producer: Kyle Poole; new single: “Emmet’s Blues”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music)Mack Avenue
Common & Pete Rock“The Auditorium Vol. 1” (guests: Jennifer Hudson, Bilal, Posdnuos of De La Soul, PJ; new single: “Dreamin'”; See here; Vinyl; Rough Trade-Exclusive Sea Blue Vinyl; Download released on July 12; Apple Music)Loma Vista Recordings / Concord
Bryce Dessner“Solos” (featured soloists include cellist Anastasia Kobekina, violinist Pekka Kuusisto, pianist Katia Labèque, harpist Lavinia Meijer, violist Nadia Sirota, percussionist Colin Currie, and Dessner himself on guitar; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Sony Classical
Fake Fruit“Mucho Mistrust” (Oakland post-punk trio’s second album; producer: Jack Shirley; new single: “Mucho Mistrust”; Cuties Orange Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Carpark
Fontaines D.C.“Romance” (Grammy-nominated Irish indie rock band’s fourth album; new single: “Starburster”; See here; Read here; HMV-Exclusive CD, with alternate cover; Clear Vinyl; Vinyl Me, Please-Exclusive Transparent Radioactive Yellow Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) XL Recordings
Ruthie Foster“Mileage” (Grammy-nominated blues artist’s 10th album; producer: Tyler Bryant; guests: Larkin Poe; new single: “Rainbow”; See here; Baby Blue Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Sun Records
The Georgia Thunderbolts“Rise Above It All” (Rome, GA-based Southern rock/Americana band’s second album; new single: “Stand Up”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group
GIFT“Illuminator” (New York rock quintet’s second album; new single: “Later”; See here; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Captured Tracks
Sonny Gullage“Go Be Free” (Bayou blues artist’s debut album; producer: Tom Hambridge; guest: Christone “Kingfish” Ingram; new single: “Things I Can’t Control”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music)Blind Pig
The Harlem Gospel Travelers“Rhapsody” (trio digs through the Numero Group catalog and reinterprets some of the label’s vintage gospel-funk material; new single: “Searching for the Truth”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music)Colemine
illuminati hotties“POWER” (third album from L.A. indie rock band fronted by Grammy-winning producer and engineer Sarah Tudzin; new single: “Didn’t,” feat. Cavetown; See here; White Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour) Hopeless
Colin James“Chasing the Sun” (Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist’s 21st album; guests: Lucinda Williams, Charlie Musselwhite, Colin Linden, et al; new single: “Devilment”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) Stony Plain
Whey Jennings“Jekyll & Hyde” (full-length debut album from the grandson of Waylon Jennings; new single: “Jekyll & Hyde”; See here; Read here; Apple Music)Dirt Rock Empire
Lisa Loeb and The Hollow Trees“That’s What It’s All About” (collaborative children’s album with the folk band; Loeb’s last children’s record, “Feel What U Feel” in 2016, won the Grammy Award for Best Children’s Album; new single: “Take It While the Takin’s Good”; See here; On Tour)Furious Rose Productions
Magdalena Bay“Imaginal Disk” (L.A.-based alt-pop duo’s second album; producers: Katie White, bandmates Matthew Lewin and Mica Tenenbaum; new single: “Image”; Hear here; See here; Double Vinyl; Amazon-Exclusive Red Double Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Cobalt Blue Double VinylAmazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Mom+Pop Music
Malice K“AVANTI” (NYC-based visual artist/singer-songwriter Alex Konschuh’s debut album; new single: “The Old House”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Jagjaguwar
Megan Thee Stallion“MEGAN” (Amazon Bonus Track Version; her third album; producers: Bankroll Got It, Derrick Milano, Shawn “Source” Jarrett, LilJuMadeDaBeat; new single: “Boa”; See here; Download released on June 28; Apple Music; On Tour; Merch) Hot Girl Productions / Warner
Jerry Phillips“For the Universe” (debut solo album from the son of Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, recorded at Sam Phillips Recording in Memphis; producers: Halley Phillips, Scott Bomar; new single: “Good Side, Bad Side, Side of Crazy Too”; Hear here; See here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music)Omnivore Recordings
Thomas Rhett“About a Woman” (country star’s seventh album; producers: Ammo, John Ryan, Julian Bunetta; new single: “Beautiful As You”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with alternative cover; Translucent Copper Nugget Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) The Valory Music Co. / Big Machine
Porter Robinson“SMILE! :D” (new single: “Knock Yourself Out XD”; See here; Opaque Pink Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download released on July 26) Mom+Pop Music
Simone Simons“Vermillion” (Epica frontwoman’s debut solo album; new single: “Aeterna”; See here; Read here; Clear Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Nuclear Blast
SOFI TUKKER“BREAD” (Florida-based electronic/dance duo’s third album; guests: Channel Tres, MC Bola, Kah-Lo; new single: “Hey Homie”; Hear here; See here; Bone Vinyl; Amazon UK; Purple Cassette; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) SOFI TUKKER, LLC
The Softies“The Bed I Made” (indie-pop duo’s first album in 24 years; new single: “I Said What I Said”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Father/Daughter Records
Spirit of the Beehive“YOU’LL HAVE TO LOSE SOMETHING” (Philly experimental indie rock trio’s fifth album; new single: “LET THE VIRGIN DRIVE”; Hear here; See here; Read here; Opaque Olive Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Saddle Creek
Stand Atlantic“Was Here” (Sydney pop-punk quartet’s fourth album; producer: Stevie Knight; guests: Sueco, PVRIS, Polaris, Bruses; new single: “GIRL$”; See here; White Vinyl; Amazon UK)Hopeless
Benny Trokan“Do You Still Think of Me?” (Spoon bassist’s debut album; new single: “It’s Time”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music)Wick Records / Daptone
Uniform“American Standard” (NYC industrial rock band’s fifth album; new single: “This Is Not a Prayer”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music)Sacred Bones
Lainey Wilson“Whirlwind” (CMA Entertainer of the Year’s fifth album; producer: Jay Joyce; new single: “Country’s Cool Again”; See here; Read here; Double Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Black Splatter Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Bone Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Broken Bow
Zeal & Ardor“GREIF” (new single: “to my ilk”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Redacted

New Releases (Downloads)

Atlas Genius “End of the Tunnel” (Australian alt-rock band’s third album and first since 2015; new single: “On a Wave”; Hear here; Clear Vinyl; Apple Music; On Tour) Frogs Head
Cassyette “This World F*****g Sucks” (Essex alt-rock singer’s debut album; producers: Olly Burden, Tylr Rydr; new single: “Over It”; See here; Amazon UKApple Music; On Tour) 23 Recordings
Andrew Combs “Dream Pictures” (Nashville-based singer-songwriter’s sixth album; producers: Combs, drummer Dom Billett; new single: “The Sea in Me”; Hear here; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) Chunk of Coal / Missing Piece
Steve Cropper & The Midnight Hour “Friendlytown” (producers: Cropper, Jon Tiven; guests: Billy F Gibbons, Brian May, Tim Montana; new single: “Too Much Stress”; Hear here; CD and Green Marble Vinyl out Aug. 30; Apple Music) Provogue / Mascot Label Group
Montell Fish “CHARLOTTE” (producers: Fish, Jacob Portrait; guests: Daniel Caesar, Clams Casino, Alex G, et al; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; Apple Music) JCM
Gilligan Moss “Speaking Across Time” (Brooklyn-based electronic duo’s second album; new single: “Still Wonder”; Hear here; Clear Vinyl; Apple Music; On Tour) Foreign Family Collective / Ninja Tune
Little Hag “Now That’s What I Call Little Hag” (new single: “The Machine”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Apple Music) Bar/None
Luna Li “When a Thought Grows Wings” (L.A.-based singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist’s second album; producers: Li, Andrew Lappin, Monsune; new single: “Confusion Song”; See here; Amazon UK; Apple Music) In Real Life Music / AWAL Recordings
Psychic Lines “Sunset on Sunset” (Brooklyn-based psych-pop trio’s fifth album; new single: “Mind Control”; See here; Apple Music) Psychic Lines
Rachel McIntyre Smith “Honeysuckle Friend” (Americana/country singer-songwriter’s five-song EP; producer: Dran Michael; new single: “Grow Up Slow”; Hear here) Rachel McIntyre Smith
Sycco “Zorb” (Australian pop singer-songwriter and producer Sasha McLeod’s debut album; new single: “Touching and Talking”; Hear here; Apple Music) Future Classic
Sam Weber “Clear + Plain” (new single: “Void”; Hear here; Apple Music) Sonic Unyon
Gillian Welch & David Rawlings “Woodland” (Grammy-winning folk duo’s 10th album; new single: “Empty Trainload of Sky”; Hear here; On Tour) Acony

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

America“Homecoming” (1972 album, featuring “Ventura Highway” and “Don’t Cross the River”; On Tour) Music on CD
Harold Budd & Cocteau Twins“The Moon and the Melodies” (1986 album; remastered from the original tapes by Robin Guthrie; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK) 4AD
George Duke“From Me to You – The Definitive Collection 1977-2000” (five-CD, 87-song clamshell box set covering his years with Epic and Warner; Read here; Amazon UK) Robinsongs / Cherry Red
Sheena Easton“Do You (Deluxe Edition)” (Double CD; 1985 album, produced by Nile Rodgers, featuring “Do It for Love” and “Jimmy Mack”; with 21 bonus tracks, 14 of them previously unreleased; remastered from the original master tapes; Read here; Orange Vinyl, featuring eight uncut tracks from the Rodgers sessions; Amazon UK) Cherry Pop
Fanny“The Reprise Years 1970-1973” (four-CD clamshell box set includes four studio albums, plus single versions, B-sides and live recordings, with sleeve notes written by band members June and Jean Millington and Alice de Buhr; Read here; Amazon UK) Cherry Red
First Choice“Love Having You Around: The Gold Mind Recordings (1977-1980)” (four-CD clamshell box set featuring expanded editions of three original albums, with a bonus disc of remixes and re-inventions; newly remastered by Nick Robbins; See here; Read here; Amazon UK) SoulMusic Records / The Second Disc / Cherry Red
Joe Henry“Civilians” (2007 album; with four bonus demo tracks; Double Vinyl) earMUSIC
Jimi Jamison“Jimmy Wayne Jamison” (late Survivor singer’s previously unreleased 2007 country-rock album, produced by former bandmate Jim Peterik) Iconoclassic
Dean Martin“Dino’s Christmas” (10-song collection; Vinyl) Capitol / UMe
Charlie Parker“Ornithology: The Best of Bird” (11-song compilation covering his Savoy Records years, from 1945 to 1953; Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Ruby Vinyl) Craft Recordings / Concord
The Alan Parsons Project“Pyramid (Expanded Edition)” (1978 album, featuring “What Goes Up” and “Pyramania”; remastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios, with four previously unreleased tracks, plus a 12-page booklet; Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour) Cooking Vinyl
Wayne Shorter“Celebration, Volume 1” (Double CD; 2014 live recording, with pianist Danilo Perez, bassist John Patitucci, and drummer Brian Blade at the Stockholm Jazz Festival in Sweden; Read here; Double Vinyl; Download) Blue Note / UMe
Then Jerico“Before the Future: 1984-1989” (four-CD clamshell box set includes the British rock band’s two studio albums, B-sides, 12-inch mixes and demos; Read here; Amazon UK) Cherry Red
Various artists“Return of Halloween Nuggets” (18-track compilation of graveyard smashes; CD and digital configurations feature two classic monster movie trailers as bonus tracks; Hear here; Orange and Black Splatter Vinyl; Download) RockBeat / Liberation Hall

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