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New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist:Title:Label:
Aeon Station (new project from Kevin Whelan of The Wrens)“Observatory” (new single: “Queens”; Hear here; Cloudy Blue Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Sub Pop)
Biffy Clyro“The Myth of the Happily Ever After” (producers: Biffy Clyro, Adam Noble; new single: “A Hunger in Your Haunt”; Hear here; Read here; Download released on Oct. 22; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (14th Floor / Warner)
The Brandy Alexanders (Canadian psych-rock band)“The Brandy Alexanders” (new single: “Live By The Light”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Gypsy Soul)
Common“A Beautiful Revolution Pt. 2” (guests: Brittany Howard, Marcus King, Black Thought, Morgan Parker, Isaiah Sharkey, Seun Kuti, PJ; new single: “When We Move”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download released on Sept. 10; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)
King Krule“You Heat Me Up, You Cool Me Down” (17-song live album, recorded during a series of European shows before the world went into lockdown last year; new single: “Stoned Again”; See here; Vinyl; Download released on Sept. 10; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (True Panther Sounds / Matador)
The Korgis“Kartoon World” (two-CD concept album; Hear here; Download released on July 23) » BUY NOW (Angel Air)
MONSTA X“The Dreaming” (the K-pop group’s second English-language album; first single: “One Day”; Hear here; Read here; Deluxe Versions I-IV; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (Starship Entertainment / BMG Rights Management)
Marie Osmond“Unexpected” (featuring Broadway, classical and standard tunes; producers: Osmond, Jerry Williams, Dave Reitzas; first single: “Unexpected Song”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Oliveme LLC / BFD)
Sister Hazel“Before the Amplifiers 2” (16 acoustic performances accompanied by a string quartet, recorded during a live stream in Tampa; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Croakin’ Poet)
Neville Staple“From The Specials & Beyond” (includes new versions of “Ghost Town” and “Monkey Man”; guests: Jamaican legends Clint Eastwood and Derrick Morgan, plus Selecter’s Neol Davies, British actor/musician Gary Shail, etc.; Hear here; Black & White Splatter Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Cleopatra)
Various artists“Licorice Pizza (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (movie opened in a limited run on Nov. 26 and opens wide on Christmas Day; the film stars Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Sean Penn, Tom Waits, Bradley Cooper, and Benny Safdie; Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood composed the score, and the film’s writer and director, Paul Thomas Anderson, curated the soundtrack; Trailer; Vinyl; Download released on Nov. 26) » BUY NOW(Republic)
Various artists“West Side Story” (new film remake of the Broadway musical, directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg; opens in theaters Dec. 10; cast includes Ansel Engort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, Mike Faist and Rita Moreno, who starred in 1961 classic film; original score by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Trailer; Hardcover Book: “West Side Story: The Making of the Steven Spielberg Film”; Fandango) » BUY NOW (Hollywood)
Paul Weller“An Orchestrated Songbook: Paul Weller With Jules Buckley & the BBC Symphony Orchestra” (guests: Boy George, James Morrison, Celeste; See here; Hardback Book Package; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Polydor)
Brian Wilson“At My Piano” (reimagining Beach Boys hits on solo piano; Hear here; Vinyl out Dec. 17; Download released on Nov. 19; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Decca)
Neil Young & Crazy Horse“Barn” (producers: The Volume Dealers, aka Young and Niko Bolas; new single: “Welcome Back”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Vinyl Deluxe Edition; Download) » BUY NOW (Reprise)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist:Title:Label:
Nicole Atkins“Memphis Ice” (a reimagined companion project to last year’s “Italian Ice” album; recorded live in one day at Memphis Magnetic studio; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Single Lock)
Simon Bromide“Following the Moon” (new single: “The Waiting Room”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Scratchy / Cargo)
FLY BOY JACK“Issue Zero” (six-song mixtape trailer; Hear here) » BUY NOW (FLY BOY JACK)
Alicia Keys“KEYS” (double album featuring two versions of each track: the original and the unlocked; new single: “Best of Me”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (RCA)
Spell Songs“Spell Songs II: Let the Light In” (new single: “Bird of the Blizzard”; Hear here; CD out Jan. 14, 2022; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Quercus)
Various artists“Don’t Look Up (Soundtrack from the Netflix Film)” (satirical science fiction black comedy film written, co-produced, and directed by Adam McKay; cast includes Oscar winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Streep with Jonah Hill; premieres on Dec. 24; music by Nicholas Britell, featuring Ariana Grande, Kid Cudi and Bon Iver; Trailer; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW(Republic)
Denver Williams“The Blooming Eye” (new single: “Any Other Name”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Denver Williams)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist:Title:Label:
Rex Allen“The Arizona Cowboy: Selected Singles 1946-62” (two CDs, 55 songs) » BUY NOW (Acrobat)
The Band“Cahoots (50th Anniversary Edition)” (1971 album, featuring “Life Is a Carnival”; new remix and remaster by Bob Clearmountain, with bonus tracks, alternate versions, instrumentals and the previously unreleased bootleg concert at Olympia Theatre, Paris 1971; Hear here; Super Deluxe Edition, new stereo mix, bonus tracks and “Olympia Theatre, Paris 1971” on two CDs, plus a surround-sound Blu-ray, a 180-gram half-speed master LP, a 7-inch single, booklet, new liner notes and collectible lithographs; Vinyl, 180-gram, half-speed mastered; Super Deluxe Vinyl Edition; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Capitol / UMe)
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers“First Flight To Tokyo: The Lost 1961 Recordings” (recorded at Hibiya Public Hall on Jan. 14, 1961; featuring trumpeter Lee Morgan, tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter, pianist Bobby Timmons, and bassist Jymie Merritt; newly transferred from the original 1/4″ tape reels; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Blue Note / UMe)
Gene Clark“Collected” (three-CD compilation; Hear/Read here; Amazon UK; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Music on CD)
Doja Cat“Planet Her (Deluxe)” (2021 album; with five extra songs; Download) » BUY NOW (RCA)
The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra“The Hits Collection 1935-58” (six-CD, 146-track box set) » BUY NOW (Acrobat)
The Electric Prunes“Then Came the Dawn: Complete Recordings 1966-1969” (six-CD box set includes their albums, rarities and demos; Read here) » BUY NOW (Cherry Red)
Gogi Grant“The Wayward Wind: The Essential Collection 1953-61” (two CDs, 53 songs) » BUY NOW (Acrobat)
Green Day“BBC Sessions” (16-song compilation of live recordings from 1995-2001, including “2000 Light Years Away”; Hear here; Double Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; 2022 Tour; Merch) » BUY NOW (Reprise)
Gurrumul“The Gurrumul Story (Deluxe Edition)” (posthumous deluxe CD + DVD compilation contains a 25-minute documentary; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Decca)
Hawkwind“Dust of Time: An Anthology” (two-CD, 26-track compilation; Read here; Deluxe Edition, six-CD box set; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Atomhenge / Cherry Red)
Henry Mancini“Movies & Moods: The Magic of Mancini 1956-62” (two CDs, 52 songs) » BUY NOW (Acrobat)
Buck Owens & Susan Raye“Together Again” (22-song collection; Download) » BUY NOW (Omnivore Recordings)
Connie Smith“The Latest Shade of Blue: The Columbia Recordings 1973-1976” (four-CD box set; Read here) » BUY NOW (Bear Family)
Jeff Tweedy“Love Is the King / Live Is the King” (2020 album; deluxe edition, with 11-song live version, including a bonus cover of Neil Young’s “The Old Country Waltz”; Hear here; Download) » BUY NOW (dBpm)

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Reissues (Downloads)

Artist:Title:Label:
Charlie Parker“His Finest Recordings” (eight full albums) » BUY NOW (Enchantment)
The Tea Party“The Tea Party (Deluxe Edition)” (1991 album; remastered, with bonus tracks; CD and Red Vinyl out Jan. 7, 2022; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Capitol / UMe)

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