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New Releases: Feb. 26, 2021

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New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Architects “For Those That Wish to Exist” (guests: Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil, Royal Blood’s Mike Kerr, Parkway Drive’s Winston McCall; new single: “Animals”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Epitaph)
Julien Baker “Little Oblivions” (producer: Baker; new single: “Faith Healer”; See here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Matador)
Madison Beer “Life Support” (new single: “BOYSHIT”; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Sing It Loud / Epic)
Cloud Nothings “The Shadow I Remember” (producer: Steve Albini; first single: “Am I Something”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Carpark)
Joanna Connor “4801 South Indiana Avenue” (producers: Joe Bonamassa, Josh Smith; guests: Bonamassa, Jimmy Hall; new single: “I Feel So Good”; See here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (KTBA)
Alice Cooper “Detroit Stories” (features all the surviving members of the original Alice Cooper band; producer: Bob Ezrin; Read here; CD Box Set, with CD, Blu-ray, T-shirt, face mask, torch light and three stickers; CD + DVD; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (earMUSIC)
Sean Della Croce “Illuminations” (producer: Alan Deremo; guests: Vince Gill, Greg Leisz; new single: “Catharine Street”) » BUY NOW (Pasadena)

[su_quote]This is my debut album, so hard to put into words how eager I am to get it out in the world,” Croce tells P&P. “I’ve written every song on the album. I was so excited to have Vince Gill play an incredible acoustic guitar solo on ‘Break in the Rain,’ and I’ve been a huge fan of Greg Leisz since I first heard him on a Ray LaMontagne (record). I’ve gotten wonderful feedback from ‘Rebecca Henry’ and I’m excited to send this album to Triple A radio next month.[/su_quote]

Epica “Omega” (producer: Joost Van Den Broek; new single: “Abyss of Time”; See here; Deluxe Edition; Blue/Green Swirl Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (Nuclear Blast)
Evergrey “Escape of the Phoenix” (the Swedish dark melodic metal’s 12th album; new single: “Forever Outside”; Crystal Clear Vinyl; Artbook; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (AFM)
Steve Lukather “I Found the Sun Again” (a portion of the proceeds will be directed to The Ed Asner Family Center for Autism; producers: Lukather, Ken Freeman; guests: David Paich, Joseph Williams, Ringo Starr; new single: “Run to Me”; See here; Blue Transparent Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (The Players Club / Mascot Label Group)
Maxïmo Park “Nature Always Wins” (producer: Ben Allen; first single: “Baby, Sleep”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Prolifica Inc.)
Melvins “Working With God” (new single: “I Fuck Around”; Hear here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Ipecac Recordings)
Menahan Street Band “The Exciting Sounds of Menahan Street Band” (new single: “Midnight Morning”; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Daptone)
Mouse On Mars “AAI” (short for “Anarchic Artificial Intelligence”; Hear here; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Thrill Jockey)
Willie Nelson “That’s Life” (his second album of Frank Sinatra covers, recorded at Capitol Studios in Hollywood; producers: Buddy Cannon, Matt Rollings; first single: “Cottage for Sale”; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Legacy Recordings)
NOFX “Single Album” (producers: Bill Stevenson, Jason Livermore; new single: “Linewleum”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Fat Wreck Chords)
Bones Owens “Bones Owens” (new single: “Keep It Close”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Black Ranch / Thirty Tigers)
Fernando Perdomo “TRGTR (The Music of Todd Rundgren)” (all-instrumental tribute album; Download) » BUY NOW (Forward Motion)
Sara Petite “Rare Bird” (new single: “The Misfits”; See here; Download) » BUY NOW (JTM Music)
Roosevelt (German producer, musician and DJ) “Polydans” (new single: “Feels Right”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (City Slang / Greco-Roman)
Curtis Salgado “Damage Control” (producer: Salgado; See here; Download) » BUY NOW (Alligator)
Wesley Schultz (guitarist and co-founder of The Lumineers) “Vignettes” (10 cover versions; producers: Simone Felice, David Baron; guests: Cindy Mizelle, James Felice, The Webb Sisters, Diana DeMuth; See here; Vinyl; Download, released on Oct. 30) » BUY NOW (Dualtone)
Smerz (Norwegian duo) “Believer” (first single: “Believer”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (XL Recordings)
Lucy Spraggan “Choices” (new single: “Sober”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Cooking Vinyl)
Sydney Sprague “maybe i will see you at the end of the world” (new single: “steve”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Rude)
Bonnie Tyler “The Best Is Yet To Come” (first single: “When the Lights Go Down”; Download) » BUY NOW (earMUSIC / BFD / The Orchard)
Anneke van Giersbergen “The Darkest Skies Are the Brightest” (new single: “My Promise”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (InsideOutMusic)
Ally Venable “Heart of Fire” (producer: Jim Gaines; guests: Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Devon Allman, Cody Dickinson; new single: “Bring on the Pain”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Ruf)
Dale Watson “Dale Watson Presents: The Memphians” (first single: “Agent Elvis”; Hear here; Download) » BUY NOW (Red River Entertainment)
Joseph Williams “Denizen Tenant” (producers: Williams, Jay Gruska; guests: David Paich, Steve Lukather, Simon Phillips, Leland Sklar, Lenny Castro, Nathan East, etc.; new single: “Never Saw You Coming”; See here; Orange Transparent Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (The Players Club / Mascot Label Group)

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Other Notable Releases

Moonspell Pat Barrett Bonfire
Lake of Tears Mary Santora Animal Years
Richard Barbieri Flawes Down By Law
Devan Pinegrove Altin Gün
Balthazar Wizard Jimmy Edgar

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Cabaret Voltaire “Shadow of Funk” (three-song EP; first single: “Billion Dollar”; Hear here; Curacao Vinyl, out March 12; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Mute)
Deap Vally “Digital Dream” (four-song EP; guests: KT Tunstall, Peaches, Warpaint’s Jennylee, Soko, The Kills’ Jamie Hince; See here) » BUY NOW (Cooking Vinyl)
edIT (Ed Ma of The Glitch Mob) “Come to Grips” (10-song drum ‘n’ bass mix album; new single: “Take Your Time”; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Know Truth No Lie)
Fyrefly (Cincinnati indie alt-rock trio) “Beside the Roses” (four-song EP; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Fyrefly, March 1)
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard “L.W.” (new single: “Pleura”; See here; Read here; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (KGLW)
Nineteen Thirteen (Dayton, Ohio, quartet) “MCMXIII” (four-song EP; CD) » BUY NOW (Popside Recording)
Nu:Tone “Little Spaces” (drum & bass veteran’s first album since 2014; new single: “Sweeter”; Hear here; Read here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Hospital)
Of Mice & Men “Timeless” (three-song EP; Hear here) » BUY NOW (SharpTone)
Sad Night Dynamite (U.K. duo) “Sad Night Dynamite” (new single: “Smoke Hole”; See here; Vinyl; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Elektra)
Sheppard “Kaleidoscope Eyes” (Australian pop trio’s third album; new single: “Brand New”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Republic)
Strawbs “Settlement” (producer: Blue Weaver; CD and Vinyl out March 12; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Esoteric Recordings / Cherry Red)
C. Tangana “El Madrileño” (new singles: “Nominao” and “Hong Kong”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Sony Music Entertainment)
Josh Tavares (Toronto-based alt-pop artist) “Ashes” (new single: “Con Man”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Anon Music)
Elijah Wolf (Brooklyn alt-folk artist) “Brighter Lighting” (producer: Sam Cohen; guests: Nels Cline, Joshua Jaeger, Photay; new single: “The Point of Trying”; See here; Vinyl; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Trash Casual)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Be-Bop Deluxe “Drastic Plastic” (1978 album; remastered four-CD, two-DVD box set, featuring an additional 88 tracks, 43 of which are previously unreleased, drawn from new 5.1 surround sound and stereo mixes from the original multi-track tapes by engineer Stephen W. Tayler, etc.; Read here; Expanded & Remastered Edition, two CDs) » BUY NOW (Esoteric Recordings / Cherry Red)
Jackie DeShannon “Laurel Canyon / Put a Little Love In Your Heart / To Be Free / Songs” (1969, 1970 and 1971 albums on two CDs; remastered) » BUY NOW (BGO)
Bob Dylan “Bob Dylan – 1970” (three-CD set features 74 previously unreleased studio recordings from 1970, most taken from the sessions for the “New Morning” and “Self Portrait” albums, as well as the long-sought-after complete May 1, 1970, studio session with George Harrison, working together on nine tracks; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; Download; Merch) » BUY NOW (Columbia / Legacy)
Josh Groban “Harmony (Deluxe Edition)” (2020 album; with six bonus tracks; Vinyl, out April 23; Download) » BUY NOW (Reprise)
PJ Harvey “Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea [Vinyl]” (2000 album, featuring “Good Fortune,” “A Place Called Home” and “This Is Love”) » BUY NOW, “Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea – Demos” (Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Island / UMe)
Chaka Khan “Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan [Vinyl]” (1996 compilation; burgundy vinyl) » BUY NOW (Rhino / Warner)
Magic Sam “Everything Gonna Be Alright: The Complete Cobra Chief & Crash Sides” (27-song collection) » BUY NOW (Soul Jam)
The Misunderstood (U.S. garage band was managed by famed British DJ John Peel) “Children of the Sun: The Complete Recordings 1965-66” (two CDs, 33 songs; Hear here; Read here) » BUY NOW (Grapefruit / Cherry Red)
The National “The National” (2001 album; remastered; Vinyl) » BUY NOW, “Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers” (2003 album; remastered; Vinyl) » BUY NOW, “Cherry Tree” (2004 EP; remastered; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (4AD)
Richard Pryor “Richard Pryor” (1968 debut album; remastered) » BUY NOW, “‘Craps’ (After Hours)” (1971 album; remastered; Merch) » BUY NOW (Omnivore Recordings)
Sly & The Viscaynes “Yellow Moon: The Complete Recordings 1961-1962” (19-song collection from the Sly Stone-led pop group; Hear/read here) » BUY NOW (Ace)
Stereolab “Electrically Possessed (Switched On Vol. 4)” (a 15-song compilation of non-album tracks and deep cuts; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Merch) » BUY NOW (Warp)
Ike & Tina Turner “Come Together / ’nuff said” (1970 and 1971 albums on one CD, featuring “I Want To Take You Higher”; remastered) » BUY NOW (BGO)
Various artists “Flowers In My Garden: Sunshine, Soft & Studio Pop 1966-1970” (30 songs; Track List) » BUY NOW (Teensville)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Country” (four CDs, 80 songs; Track List) » BUY NOW (NOW Music)
Various artists “Oh! You Pretty Things: Glam Queens and Street Urchins 1970-76” (three-CD, 66-song collection features tracks by Roxy Music, Electric Light Orchestra, Ian Hunter, The Kinks, Slade, Lou Reed, Tim Curry, Sweet, New York Dolls, Leo Sayer, etc.; Read here) » BUY NOW (Grapefruit / Cherry Red)
Various artists “She Wants You! Pye Records’ Feminine Side 1964-1970” (25-track collection features songs by Petula Clark, Pickettywitch, Sandie Shaw, Lorraine Silver, Jackie Trent, Billie Davis, etc.; Hear/read here) » BUY NOW (Ace)
Various artists “The Songs of Leon Russell” (21-song compilation includes his 2010 duet with Elton John on “If It Wasn’t For Bad”; Hear/read here) » BUY NOW (Ace)
Weather Report “The Columbia Albums 1976-1982” (six-CD clamshell box set, with 12 bonus tracks) » BUY NOW (Music on CD)
Hailey Whitters “Living the Dream (Deluxe Edition)” (2020 album; with five bonus tracks, including the new song “Glad to Be Here,” with Brent Cobb; Jordan Davis, Hillary Lindsey, Little Big Town, Lori McKenna and Trisha Yearwood also contribute vocals to the new tracks; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Pigasus / Big Loud / Songs & Daughters)
Neil Young with Crazy Horse “Way Down in the Rust Bucket” (unreleased 1990 show at The Catalyst, a small bar in Santa Cruz, Calif.; Hear here; Vinyl; Vinyl Deluxe Edition, four-LP box set; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (Reprise)

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Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Black Crowes “Shake Your Money Maker (30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (1990 album, featuring “Hard to Handle,” “Jealous Again” and “Twice as Hard”; with bonus demos and live material; Hear here; CD Box Set, three-CD set includes the remastered original album, three unreleased studio recordings, two unreleased demos, B-sides, a 14-song concert in Atlanta in December 1990, 20-page book, etc., Standard CD; Vinyl Box Set, four LPs, and Standard Vinyl, out March 19; Apple Music; Target-Exclusive CD; Merch) » BUY NOW (American Recordings / UMe)
Jim Capaldi “Short Cut Draw Blood” (1975 album; remastered) » BUY NOW (Island / UMe)
Craig Finn (of The Hold Steady) “All These Perfect Crosses” (a 20-song collection of B-sides and alternate takes from his past four albums; Hear here; originally released on
double vinyl on Record Store Day 2020; Apple Music) » BUY NOW
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DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio/label:
The Go-Go’s “The Go-Go’s [DVD + Blu-ray]” (2020 Critics Choice Award-winning documentary; Read here; Merch) » BUY NOW (Polygram / UMe)

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Next Week: March 5, 2021

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