New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

Casey“How to Disappear” (Welsh quintet’s third album and first since 2018; producers: Casey; Hear here; Golden Pearl Marble Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Hassle
Hannah Ellis“That Girl” (Kentucky songwriter’s debut album; new single: “Too Much and Not Enough”; See here; Download; Apple Music) Curb
Exit Eden“Femmes Fatales” (second album from the symphonic metal group, now a trio; producer: Johannes Braun; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) Napalm
Marika Hackman“Big Sigh” (U.K.-based singer-songwriter’s fourth album; producers: Hackman, Sam Petts-Davies, Charlie Andrew; new single: “Hanging”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Chrysalis
Trevor Horn“ECHOES – ANCIENT & MODERN” (producer reinvents 1980s and ’90s hits, with different vocalists and new orchestral arrangements, including “Owner of a Lonely Heart,” “Relax” and “Slave to the Rhythm”; guests: Seal, Tori Amos, Rick Astley, Marc Almond, Iggy Pop, Andrea Corr, et al; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Deutsche Grammophon
Kid Cudi“INSANO” (his ninth studio album, and his first collaboration album with DJ Drama; producers: Kid Cudi, Anthony Kilhoffer, Bnyx, BRYVN, Pharrell Williams, et al; new single: “At the Party”; See here; Double Translucent Red Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Wicked Awesome / Republic
The Korgis“Orchestrations” (greatest hits and more performed with The Rialto Symphony Orchestra; See here; Amazon UK; Download released on Oct. 20) Omnivore Recordings
Chris O’Leary“The Hard Line” (label debut from the former lead singer of The Barn Burners; producer: O’Leary; new single: “Lost My Mind”; Hear here; Translucent Red Vinyl; Download) Alligator
Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez, et al“Merrily We Roll Along (New Broadway Cast Recording)” (music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; See here; Read here; Download released on Nov. 15) Masterworks Broadway
RYUJIN“RYUJIN” (Japanese “samurai metal” band’s fifth album; band was formerly known as Gyze; producer: Trivium’s Matthew Kiichi Heafy; Orange Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Napalm
Skating Polly“Chaos County Line” (Oklahoma City-based rock trio’s sixth album; producer: Brad Wood; Hear here; Double Vinyl; Download released on June 23, 2023; On Tour) El Camino Media
Kali Uchis“Orquídeas” (her fourth album is a Spanish-language full-length; new single: “Muñekita”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with alternate cover and poster; Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Geffen
The Vaccines“Pick-Up Full of Pink Carnations” (British rock group’s sixth album; producer: Andrew Wells; new single: “Heartbreak Kid”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Super Easy / Thirty Tigers
The Violent Youth“Na Igle” (Germany-based band’s fifth album; new single: “20s”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Artoffact
Watchhouse (formerly Mandolin Orange)“Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater” (17-song performance from Jan. 23, 2020; Hear here; Clear Smokey Vinyl; Download) Yep Roc
Wilson Fairchild“Statler Made” (country duo of Langdon Reid and Wil Reid, sons of the Statler Brothers’ Don Reid and Harold Reid, respectively; producers: Michael Sykes, Johnny Minick; new single: “In the Garden”; See here; DVD; Download; Apple Music) Gaither Music Group

New Releases (Downloads)

Infant Island“Obsidian Wreath” (producer: Matthew Michel; Hear here; Orange Vinyl) Secret Voice
Martyn Joseph“That Is What I Want to Say” (Welsh folk singer-songwriter’s 27th album; producer: Joseph; new single: “Folding”; See here; CD and Vinyl out Jan. 26; Amazon UK; Apple Music) Pipe
Reneé Rapp, Auli’i Cravalho, et al“Mean Girls (Music From the Motion Picture)” (movie reboot opens Jan. 12; Rapp plays the queen Mean Girl of North Shore High School, Regina George, reprising her role from the Broadway musical adaptation of the original 2004 high school comedy; See here) Interscope
Harrison Storm“Wonder, Won’t You?” (Australian indie folk singer-songwriter’s debut album; new single: “This Love”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) Nettwerk
Vacations“No Place Like Home” (new single: “Next Exit”; See here) No Fun Records / Nettwerk

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

Jhené Aiko“Sail Out” (seven-song debut EP from 2013; guests: Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Vince Staples, Ab-Soul; Vinyl) Def Jam
The Allman Brothers Band“Manley Field House, Syracuse University, April 7, 1972” (Double CD; 12-song set; Download) The Allman Brothers Band Recording Company
Cocteau Twins“Four-Calendar Café” (1994 album; Vinyl)
“Milk & Kisses” (1996 album; for both reissues, which are making their vinyl debuts in the U.S., Robin Guthrie made 24-bit masters from his original studio mixes; VinylAmazon UK 
Earl Coleman“Early Years: The Collection 1946-56” (two CDs) Acrobat
Buddy Collette“The Classic Albums” (eight albums on four CDs) Acrobat
Emerson String Quartet“The Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon” (55-CD box set; Hear here) Deutsche Grammophon
Art Farmer“The Art of Farmer: Classic Albums 1953-55” (two CDs, 42 tracks) Acrobat
Lita Ford“Black” (1995 album, produced by The Robb Brothers) Lost Music
Lush“Spooky” (1992 debut album, produced by Robin Guthrie; remastered)
“Split” (1994 album, featuring “Desire Lines” and “Hypocrite”; remastered)
“Lovelife” (1996 album, English alt-rock band’s final LP, featuring “Ladykillers,” “Ciao!,” and “500 [Shake Baby Shake]”; remastered)
Lou Reed“Hudson River Wind Meditations” (2007 album, his 20th and final solo LP; remastered; Hear here; Read here; Double Vinyl; Glacial Blue Vinyl; Download) Lou Reed Archive / Light in the Attic
Wynn Stewart“The Bakersfield Pioneer: Complete Releases 1954-1962” (two-CD collection featuring his singles on the Intro, Capitol, Jackpot and Challenge labels, with bonus tracks from compilation albums) Acrobat
X-Ray Spex“Conscious Consumer” (1995 album, the second and final LP from the Poly Styrene-led English punk rock band; remastered from the original master tapes; Eco Mix Vinyl, available on vinyl for the first time) Do Yourself In

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