New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Brothers Osborne“Pawn Shop” (producers: Brothers Osborne, Jay Joyce; guest: Lee Ann Womack; Hear here; MP3)(EMI Nashville)
Celtic Woman“Destiny” (producers: Gavin Murphy, Chris O’Brien, Graham Murphy, etc.; guest: former member Méav Ní Mhaolchatha; Hear here; See here; DVD; Blu-ray; MP3)(Manhattan)
Daughter (British band fronted by singer Elena Tonra)“Not to Disappear” (producer: Nicolas Vernhes; first single: “Doing the Right Thing”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3)(Glassnote)
The Devil & The Universe“Benedicere” (Hear here; Vinyl)(Rustblade)
Hinds (lo-fi Madrid garage band)“Leave Me Alone” (first single: “Garden”; Hear here; MP3)(Mom+Pop Music / Lucky Number)
Jesus Culture“Let It Echo” (recorded live at Jesus Culture Church in Sacramento, featuring Kim Walker-Smith, Chris Quilala, Bryan and Katie Torwalt, etc.; MP3)(Jesus Culture)
Miloš Karadaglić (classical guitarist from Montenegro)“Blackbird: The Beatles Album” (recorded at Abbey Road Studios with the original microphones The Beatles used in their recording sessions; guests: Tori Amos, Gregory Porter, Anoushka Shankar, Sergio Assad, Steven Isserlis; Hear here)(Mercury Classics)
Stacey Kent“Tenderly” (includes covers of “Tangerine,” “That’s All” and “Embraceable You”; Hear here; Read here; MP3)(OKeh / Sony Masterworks)
Kidz Bop Kids“Kidz Bop 31” (15 songs; MP3)(Kidz Bop / Razor & Tie)
Dylan LeBlanc“Cautionary Tale” (producers: Ben Tanner, John Paul White; first single: “Cautionary Tale”; Hear here; MP3)(Single Lock)
Charles Lloyd & The Marvels“I Long To See You” (band includes Bill Frisell, Greg Leisz, Reuben Rogers and Eric Harland; producers: Don Was, Dorothy Darr; guests: Willie Nelson, Norah Jones; first single: “Of Course, Of Course”; Hear here; MP3)(Blue Note)
Baaba Maal“The Traveller” (first single: “Gilli Men”; Hear here; MP3)(Marathon Artists)
Anderson .Paak (L.A. alt-rapper-singer)“Malibu” (guests: The Game, ScHoolboy Q, Talib Kweli, BJ The Chicago Kid, etc.; third single: “Room In Here”; Hear here; MP3)(Steel Wool / OBE / Art Club / EMPIRE)
Panic! At the Disco“Death of a Bachelor” (producer: Jake Sinclair; first single: “Hallelujah”; Hear here; See here; MP3)(DCD2 / Fueled By Ramen)
Phall Fatale (Switzerland-based avant-pop quintet)“Moonlit Bang Bang!” (producer: Roli Mosimann; first single: “The Girl, The Beat”; Hear here; See here; MP3)(Slowfoot)
Dave Porter“Flesh and Bone (Music From the Starz Original Series)” (Hear here; MP3)(Varèse Sarabande)
Raffi“Owl Singalong” (first single: “Green Dream”; Hear here; See here; MP3)(Rounder)
The Reform Club (fronted by Norman Baker, former Home Office minister in the U.K.)“Never Yesterday” (Hear here)(Angel Air)
Randy Rogers Band“Nothing Shines Like Neon” (producer: Buddy Cannon; guests: Jamey Johnson, Jerry Jeff Walker, Alison Krauss, Dan Tyminski; first single: “Neon Blues”; Hear here; MP3)(Tommy Jackson)
Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto“The Revenant (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (additional music by Bryce Dessner; MP3)(Milan)
Three Cities“For the Price of One” (first single: “Time Will Tell”; Hear here; See here; MP3)(Three Cities LLC)
Vocalosity“Vocalosity” (12-member a cappella group formed by music director and artistic producer Deke Sharon, of “Pitch Perfect” fame; See here; MP3)(Decca Broadway)
Hank Williams Jr.“It’s About Time” (guests: Eric Church, Justin Moore; first single: “Are You Ready For The Country”; Hear here; See here; MP3)(Bocephus Enterprises / Big Machine)

More Releases for Jan. 15, 2016

New Releases (MP3s)

Andrew Adkins (former member of Mellow Down Easy)“Glass Castles” (first single: “May the Stars Fall At Your Door”; Hear here)(Electrahead Media)
Classified (Juno Award-winning Canadian hip-hop artist)“Greatful” (producer: Classified; guests: Snoop Dogg, David Myles, Ria Ma, DJ Premier, etc.; first single: “Filthy”; Hear here; See here)(Half Life / Universal Music Canada)
Evening Redness“Before the Dark” (producer: Brent Billock; first single: “Polly”; Hear here)(Evening Redness)
Johnny Gallagher (Tony Award winner for “Spring Awakening”)“Six Day Hurricane” (producer: Thad DeBrock; first single: “Two Fists Full”; Hear here)(Rockwood Music Hall Recordings)
Keys N Krates“Midnite Mass” (six-song EP; guests: Katy B, Aqui, Ouici; first single: “Nothing But Space”; Hear here; See here)(Dim Mak)
Garrett Klahn (Texas Is The Reason frontman/guitarist)“Garrett Klahn” (first single: “Are We Alright?”; Hear here; Vinyl)(Rise)
Old Man Canyon“Delirium” (first single: “Hollow Tree”; Hear here)(Old Man Canyon)
One Days Notice (throwback skatepunk band from Cleveland)“Blackout” (Hear here)(Remember To Breathe / OAG Management, Jan. 14)
Still Flyin’ (San Francisco band)“Perfect Future” (first single: “Love Both Sides”; Hear here)(Ernest Jenning Record Co.)
Weekender (Philly psychedelic shoegazer quintet)“Floaty Feeling, Blue” (six-song EP; second single: “Loving/Hating”; Hear here)(PaperCup Music)
Danny Wood (of New Kids on the Block)“Look At Me” (a portion of the proceeds will go to breast cancer patients, in honor of his late mother; first single: “Look At Me”; Hear here; See here)(Essential Media Group)
Wray (Birmingham, Ala.-based shoegaze trio)“Hypatia” (producers: Wray, Lynn Bridges; new single: “Pined”; Hear here; MP3)(Communicating Vessels)

More Digital Releases for Jan. 15, 2016

Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Aerosmith“A Brand New Song and Dance” (1986 radio broadcast from Worchester, Mass.; Read here)(Iconography)
Air Supply“The Definitive Collection [Hybrid SACD]” (18 songs)(U.K. – Sony Gold)
Batdorf & Rodney“Off the Shelf” (1971 album; remastered; Hear here; MP3), “Batdorf & Rodney” (1972 album; remastered; Hear here; MP3), “Life Is You” (1975 album; remastered; Hear here; MP3)(
Jeff Beck & Stevie Ray Vaughan“Guitar Thunder: Radio Broadcast 1984” (Track list)(MVD)
Dave Brubeck Quartet with Paul Desmond“Birdland 1951-1952 / Newport 1955” (Hear here)(Solar)
Jack Bruce“More Jack Than Blues” (live with the HR Bigband in Frankfurt in 2006; two CDs, 24 songs; Read here)(Made In Germany)
J.J. Cale“New Year’s Eve in Tulsa: The Oklahoma Broadcast 31st December 1975” (Hear here)(Good Ship Funke)
Jimmy Castor Bunch“Butt of Course / Supersound / E-Man Groovin'” (1975, 1976 albums on two CDs, featuring “The Bertha Butt Boogie”; remastered, with six bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here)(U.K. – Cherry Red)
Miles Davis“Changes: The 1955 Sessions” (two CDs, 20 songs; Read here; MP3)(Acrobat)
The Drifters“The Complete Releases 1953-62” (three CDs, 71 songs; Read here)(Acrobat)
Bob Dylan“The Minneapolis Hotel Tape & The Gaslight Cafe: September & December 1961” (1997 album; remastered; Read here)(BDA / Chrome Dreams)
The Everly Brothers“Bye Bye Love: Legendary FM Broadcast 1973”(Laser Media)
The Richie Furay Band“My Father’s Place: Live in New York 1976” (Read here)(All Access)
Georgia Satellites“The Hippy Hippy Shake” (1988 FM broadcast at the Ritz in New York features guest Joey Ramone; Read here)(Sonic Boom)
Tom Lehrer“The Tom Lehrer Collection 1953-60” (two CDs, 47 songs; Read here)(Acrobat)
Roger McGuinn“Electric Ladyland 1991” (Read here)(Sonic Boom)
The Steve Miller Band“New York 1976: The Classic Broadcast” (Read here)(Sonic Boom)
Wes Montgomery“One Night in Indy” (previously unreleased 1959 live recording, with the Eddie Higgins Trio; Read here; MP3)(Resonance)
Pearl Jam“Chicago 1995” (two CDs; Read here)(Smokin’)
Alan Price“Savaloy Dip: Words & Music By Alan Price” (lost 1974 album; remastered; Read here)(Omnivore Recordings)
John Prine“Bottom Line: 1978 New York Broadcast” (two CDs, 30 songs; Read here)(All Access)
Peter Sarstedt“England’s Lane” (1997 album; remastered; Hear here)(U.K. – Angel Air)
Savage Garden“The Singles (16 tracks; See here)(U.K. – Sony)
7 Year Bitch“Live at Moe” (1996 performance at Seattle’s Club Moe; Hear/read here; Vinyl)(Moe Recordings)
Stephen Stills“Central Park 1979” (with the California Blues Band; Read here)(Zip City)
Stevie Ray Vaughan“Happy New Year Blues” (FM radio broadcast live from the Fox Theatre in Atlanta on Dec. 31, 1986; Read here)(Hobo)
Various artists“Downton Abbey: The Ultimate Collection” (two CDs, 36 songs, featuring musical highlights from all six seasons; original music by John Lunn, with the Chamber Orchestra of London; MP3)(Decca)
Ben Webster“The Complete Recordings 1952-1959” (eight original albums on four CDs; Read here), “The Complete Recordings 1959-1962” (eight original albums on four CDs; Read here)(Enlightenment)
Warren Zevon“The Coffee Break Concert” (recorded in October 1976 at WMMS studios in Cleveland; 17 songs; Hear here; Read here)(Good Ship Funke)

More Releases for Jan. 15, 2016

Reissues (MP3s)

Audio Adrenaline“Sound of the Saints” (2015 album)(Fair Trade Services / Columbia)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer“Emerson, Lake & Palmer” (1970 album), “Tarkus” (1971 album), “Pictures At an Exhibition” (1971 album), “Trilogy” (1972 album), “Brain Salad Surgery” (1973 album), “Welcome Back, My Friends, to the Show That Never Ends – Ladies and Gentlemen, Emerson, Lake & Palmer” (1974 album), “Works Volume 1” (1977 album), “Works Volume 2” (1977 album), “Love Beach” (1978 album), “Black Moon” (1992 album)(Sanctuary)
Tenacious D“Tenacious D Live” (2012-2013 recordings, originally released on Record Store Day)(Columbia)

More Digital Releases for Jan. 15, 2016

DVD / Blu-ray

Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, et al“Sherlock: The Abominable Bride [DVD]” (Blu-ray)(BBC Home Entertainment)
Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer“The American Friend (The Criterion Collection) [DVD]” (1977 film, written and directed by Wim Wenders, loosely adapted from the novel “Ripley’s Game” by Patricia Highsmith; Blu-ray)(Criterion Collection)
Rami Malek, Christian Slater, et al“Mr. Robot: Season 1 [DVD]” (three discs; Blu-ray)(Universal Studios)
Daniel J. Travanti, Veronica Hamel, et al“Hill Street Blues: The Final Season [DVD]” (five discs)(Shout! Factory)
Various cast“Hotel Transylvania 2 [DVD]” (2015 film; Blu-ray + DVD)(Sony Pictures Classics)

Complete List of Upcoming DVD / Blu-ray Releases

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher:
Woody Guthrie“Woody Guthrie L.A.: 1937 to 1941” (Hardcover; authors: Darryl Holter, William F. Deverell; illustrator: Jon Stich)(Angel City Press)

More Book Releases

Next week: Jan. 22, 2016

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