New releases

Published on August 23rd, 2018 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: Aug. 24, 2018

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Alice in Chains “Rainier Fog” (producer: Nick Raskulinecz; new single: “So Far Under”; Vinyl, with download card; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (BMG Rights Management)
The Amity Affliction “Misery” (producer: Matt Squire; first single: “Ivy [Doomsday]”; See here; Vinyl, with download card; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour, with Vans Warped Tour; Merch) (Roadrunner)
Ólafur Arnalds “re:member” (Icelandic composer uses his pioneering Stratus software to turn the piano into two “self-playing, semi-generative player pianos”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Mercury KX / Decca)
BC Camplight (singer/multi-instrumentalist Brian Christinzio) “Deportation Blues” (Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Bella Union)
BTS “LOVE YOURSELF: Answer” (double album with a photo book, random photo card and special poster; Download; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (Big Hit Entertainment)
Crack the Sky “Living in Reverse” (first single: “Talk Talk”; Hear here; Download; eBay; On Tour; iTunes; see related reissue below) (Loud & Proud)
Ryan Culwell “The Last American” (first single: “Can You Hear Me”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Missing Piece)
The Devil Makes Three “Chains Are Broken” (producer: Ted Hutt; first single: “Paint My Face”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (New West)
Joey Dosik “Inside Voice” (collaborators: Moses Sumney, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Mocky, Coco O, Theo Katzman; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Secretly Canadian)
Neil & Liam Finn “Lightsleeper” (Liam’s mother, Sharon Finn, plays bass and brother Elroy Finn is on drums; guest: Mick Fleetwood; first single: “Back to Life”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; Neil Finn On Tour, as part of Fleetwood Mac) (PIAS)
Jimmy Haslip | Scott Kinsey | Gergö Borlai “Arc Trio” (Hear here; Download; iTunes) (Blue Canoe)
Interpol “Marauder” (producer: Dave Fridmann; first single: “The Rover”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Matador)
Glenn Jones “The Giant Who Ate Himself and Other New Works For 6 & 12 String Guitar” (See here; Vinyl; iTunes) (Thrill Jockey)
Justice “Woman Worldwide” (first single: “Stop”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Ed Banger / Because Music)
Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood “With Animals” (first single: “Save Me”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl, with download card; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Heavenly Recordings / PIAS)
Murder By Death “The Other Shore” (their first album in four years; recorded by Kevin Ratterman and Anne Gauthier; first single: “True Dark”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Bloodshot)
Nonpoint “X” (new single: “Dodge Your Destiny”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Spinefarm)
Nothing (Philly rock band) “Dance On the Blacktop” (producer: John Agnello; See here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Relapse)
Plain White T’s “Parallel Universe” (new singles: “Bonnie I Want You” and “Your Body”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Fearless)
Lucie Silvas “E.G.O.” (new single: “First Rate Heartbreak”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) > (Furthest Point / Thirty Tigers)
Candi Staton “Unstoppable” (the 30th album of her career; producers: Mark Nevers, Staton’s son Marcus Williams; first single: “Confidence”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Beracah / Thirty Tigers)
Third Eye Blind “Thanks for Everything” (seven-song covers EP, with proceeds going to Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum; first single: “Fuck Forever”; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Mega Collider)
White Denim (Austin indie-rock quartet) “Performance” (first single: “Magazin”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (City Slang)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Detroit Rebellion (Providence duo) “See You Next Year” (first single: “Wrong Number”; Hear here; iTunes) (Bodan Kuma Recordings)
The Lemon Twigs “Go to School” (first single: “If You Give Enough”; Hear here; CD, out Sept. 14; iTunes) (4AD)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Leonard Bernstein “An American in Paris: Recordings & Concerts with the Orchestre National de France” (seven-CD box set featuring a never-before-released live performance and rehearsal recordings of Bernstein himself at the podium and the piano in the 1970s; Read here; eBay) (Warner Classics)
Bob Marley & The Wailers “Kaya (40th Anniversary Edition)” (1978 album, featuring “Is This Love” and “Sun Is Shining”; includes new mixes by Stephen “Ragga” Marley, along with the original mixes; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (Tuff Gong / Island / UMe)
Anna Netrebko “Diva: The Very Best of Anna Netrebko” (15 songs; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Deutsche Grammophon)
SPK “Machine Age Voodoo (Expanded Edition)” (1984 album; remastered, with six bonus tracks; Hear here) (Rubellan Remasters)
Various artists “For Discos Only: Indie Dance Music From Fantasy & Vanguard Records 1976-1981” (three-CD, 31-song set featuring tracks by The Blackbyrds, Sylvester, Ike Turner, Slick, The Players Association, Idris Muhammad, etc.; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Craft Recordings / Concord)

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Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Crack the Sky “Crackology” (12-song compilation; Hear here; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Loud & Proud)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio/label:
Joe Strummer, Courtney Love, et al “Straight to Hell (The Director’s Cut) [DVD]” (1986 film, featuring Elvis Costello, The Pogues, Grace Jones, Dennis Hopper, Jim Jarmusch, etc.; See here; Blu-ray) (KL Studio Classics, Aug. 28)

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Next Week: Aug. 31, 2018

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