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New Releases: Dec. 9, 2016

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
J. Cole “4 Your Eyez Only” (Hear here; Merch) (Dreamville / Roc Nation / Interscope)
Flashback Caruso (Norwegian-based band) “The Flashback Caruso Memorial Barbecue” (Hear here) (Autumnsongs)
The Last Shadow Puppets (Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner and Miles Kane) “The Dream Synopsis EP” (six songs, including a cover of Leonard Cohen’s “Is This What You Wanted”; See here; Vinyl; iTunes; Merch) (Domino)
Donny Most (played Ralph Malph on “Happy Days”) “Swinging Down the Chimney Tonight” (five-song holiday EP; his full-length album, “D Most: Mostly Swinging,” is due in February 2017; Hear here; iTunes) (Summit)
Post Malone “Stoney” (producers: Allen Ritter, FKi, Frank Dukes, Justin Mosely, The Mekanics, Metro Boomin, Vinylz; guests: Justin Bieber, Kehlani, Quavo; Hear here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition, with four extra tracks; iTunes; Merch) (Republic)
Alessandro Simonetto (Italian pianist) “Leroy Shield: Laurel & Hardy | The Original Piano Music” (renditions of songs from the 1930s Hal Roach Studios comedies; Hear here) (Aevea)
Maria Taylor (L.A.-based singer-songwriter is a founding member of Azure Ray) “In the Next Life” (guests: Conor Oberst, Nik Freitas, Macey Taylor, Jake Bellows, Louis Schefano, Morgan Nagler, Tiffany Osborn; See here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; On Tour) (Flower Moon)
Tech N9ne “The Storm” (guests: Stevie Stone, Krizz Kaliko, Darrein Safron, Big Scoob, etc.; Hear here; MP3) (Strange Music)
The TEN Tenors “Our Christmas Wish” (proceeds will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Hear here; MP3) (DMI Soundtracks)
Various artists “fabric 91: Nina Kraviz” (Siberian-born Russian DJ/producer works her magic for this 15-year-old techno mix series; NPR First Listen; MP3) (Fabric Worldwide)
Various artists “Sing (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (animated film, which opens Dec. 21, features the voices of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, Tori Kelly, etc.; Target-Exclusive, with two extra tracks; original score by Joby Talbot) (Republic)
Neil Young “Peace Trail” (producers: Young, John Hanlon; Hear here; Read here; MP3; Cassette; iTunes; Merch) (Reprise)
Zao “The Well-Intentioned Virus” (the melodic metal band’s first album in seven years; See here; NPR First Listen; MP3) (Observed/Observer Recordings)

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New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Circle of Dust “Machines of Our Disgrace” (the industrial rock group’s first album in nearly 20 years; guest: Celldweller; See here; CD, out Feb. 10) (FiXT)
The Colorist & Emiliana Torrini “The Colorist & Emiliana Torrini” (first single: “Speed of Dark”; Hear here; iTunes) (Rough Trade)
James Edge and the Mindstep (U.K. jazz-folk act) “Machines He Made” (first single: “Ammonites”; Hear here; iTunes) (Slanting Mounted Head)
Mako “Hourglass” (guests: Morgan Page, Natalola, Kwesi; first single: “Wish You Back”; Hear here; iTunes) (Ultra Music)
Lisa Panagos “Know My Soul” (producers: Mac Quayle, Panagos; guest: Ed Goldson; first single: “Know My Soul”; Hear here) (Panagos Global Entertainment, Dec. 10)
Lucy Rose “Live at Urchin Studios” (See here; iTunes) (Rose)
Lir Shilton (folk singer-songwriter) “Nothing but a Ghost” (mixed and mastered by John Cornfield; new single: “Home”; Hear here; iTunes) (MishMish)
Still Eighteen (Dominican Republic-based Canadian protest-rock trio) “Bullets to Dust EP” (four songs; producers: Still Eighteen; first single: “Bullets & Dust”; Hear here) (Still Eighteen)’s Fall Music Preview: New Releases and Reissues »

Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Ames Brothers “The Ames Brothers Hits Collection 1948-60” (two CDs, 54 songs; Read here) (Acrobat)
David Bowie “London 1983” (X Rock Entertainment)
Paul Chambers “The Complete Albums Collection 1955-1961” (four CDs) (Enlightenment)
The Coasters “The Complete Singles As & Bs 1954-62” (two CDs, 66 songs; Read here) (Acrobat)
Nat King Cole “Live At The Sands: The Complete Lost Concert” (more than 45 minutes of previously unreleased material), “Live in Vegas 1962” (previously unreleased concert) (Rare Rockin’)
John Coltrane “Trane 90” (four-CD, 38-song compilation) (Acrobat)
Alice Cooper “El Paso County Coliseum 1980: The Classic Texas Broadcast” (20 songs) (Zip City)
Skeeter Davis and the Davis Sisters “The Complete RCA Singles As & Bs 1953-62” (two CDs, 61 songs; Read here) (Acrobat)
Bob Dylan “Blame It On Rio: Brazil Broadcast, 25th January 1990” (Zip City)
Robert Gordon & Chris Spedding “Breaking Out Tonight: Radio Broadcast / November 28, 1986” (Laser Media)
Merle Haggard “Live At Church Street Station ’86” (Javelin)
Jeff Healey “Holding On: A Heal My Soul Companion” (five rare studio tracks and a concert recorded in Oslo, Norway, in 1999) (Provogue / Mascot Label Group)
George Jones “Live At Church Street Station ’88” (Javelin)
John Lewis “The Complete Albums Collection 1957-1962” (four CDs) (Enlightenment)
The Little Richard Band “California I’m Comin'” (1970 recordings, including nine previously unreleased tracks; MP3) (Hitman)
Mad Parade “Reissues” (23-track set includes 1984’s “Mad Parade,” 1987’s “A Thousand Words,” the 1986 EPs “Right Is Right” and “Second Chances”) (Dr. Strange)
Meat Loaf “Bat Out of Hell [Hybrid SACD]” (1977 album; mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio) (Analog Spark)
Kylie Minogue “Kylie Christmas (Snow Queen Edition)” (2015 album; with six new songs; MP3) (Warner / Parlophone)
The Nashville Teens “Tobacco Road” (Secret)
Ricky Nelson “Imperial Recording Sessions 1957-1960” (22 tracks, including a duet with Dean Martin) (Starrtime)
Buck Owens and the Buckaroos “The Complete Capitol Singles 1957-1966” (two CDs, 56 songs) (Omnivore Recordings)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers “The Studio Album Vinyl Collection 1976-1991” (nine-LP box set) (MCA / UMe)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers “The Complete Studio Albums Volume 2 (1994-2014) [Vinyl]” (12-LP 180-gram vinyl box set; Merch) (Rhino / Warner)
Prince “Tokyo 1990: The Classic Japanese Broadcast” (Gossip)
Bruce Springsteen “1995 Radio Hour: The Tom Joad Sessions” (Good Ship Funke)
Visage “The Wild Life: The Best of 1978 to 2015” (14 tracks) (U.K. – Blitz Club)
Lee Wiley “The Lee Wiley Collection 1931-57” (three CDs, 70 songs; Read here) (Acrobat)
Roger Williams “The Roger Williams Collection 1954-62” (two CDs, 51 songs; Read here) (Acrobat)
Tammy Wynette “Live At Church Street Station ’86” (Javelin)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio/Label:
Peter, Paul and Mary “50 Years With Peter, Paul and Mary [DVD]” (Peter, Paul and Mary)
Various artists “A Fat Wreck: The Punk-U-Mentary [DVD]” (directed by Shaun M. Colón; See here) (Passion River, Dec. 13)

Cool Stuff

Artist: Product: Label:
Green Day Green Day Boombox + Cassette Box Set (bundle includes boombox, cassette case box set containing every album and a Green Day boombox sticker sheet; On Tour; Merch) (Reprise)

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