New releases

Published on July 14th, 2016 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: July 15, 2016

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Jeff Beck “Loud Hailer” (Hear here; Read here; MP3; see related book below) (Rhino)
Blood Red Throne “Union of Flesh and Machine” (Hear here; MP3) (Candlelight / Spinefarm)
Bright Light Bright Light “Choreography” (guests: Elton John, Jake Shears, Ana Matronic, Alan Cumming, Mykal Kilgore; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Self Raising / MRI)
Clams Casino “32 Levels” (guests: Vince Staples, A$AP Rocky, Lil B, etc.; first single: “Blast”; Hear here; See here) (Columbia)
Steve Cole “Turn It Up” (producer: David Mann; first single: “Mirage”; Hear here; MP3) (Artistry Music)
Jacob Collier (British jazz prodigy) “In My Room” (managed by Quincy Jones; producer: Collier; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Membran)
Confederate Railroad “Lucky to Be Alive” (their first album in nine years; producers: Blue Miller, Danny Shirley; guests: Willie Nelson, John Anderson, Colt Ford, Dan Tyminski; Hear here; MP3) (BFD)
Dirty Heads “Dirty Heads” (producers: Justin Gray, Da Internz, Drew Pearson, David Kahne, Jimmy Harry; first single: “That’s All I Need”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Five Seven Music)
The Earls of Leicester (bluegrass supergroup led by Jerry Douglas) “Rattle & Roar” (producer: Douglas; first single: “The Train That Carried My Girl From Town”; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Rounder)
Good Charlotte “Youth Authority” (guests: Simon Neil, Kellin Quinn; first single: “40 oz. Dream”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (MDDN / Kobalt Label Services)
Heliotropes (Brooklyn psych-rock quartet) “Over There That Way” (new single: “Normandy”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (The End)
Hillsong United “Of Dirt and Grace – Live From The Land” (CD/DVD combo; acoustic version of their 2015 album “Empires,” recorded in Jerusalem; MP3) (Hillsong / Capitol CMG)
Joy (Raleigh hardcore metal band) “Of Nothing” (producer: Kris Hilbert; Hear here; MP3) (Blood & Ink)
Kidz Bop Kids “Kidz Bop 32” (MP3) (Razor & Tie)
Michael Kiwanuka “Love & Hate” (producers: Danger Mouse, Inflo; first single: “Black Man in a White World”; Hear here; See here; Read here; MP3) (Interscope)
Levin Minnemann Rudess (Tony Levin, Marco Minnemann and Jordan Rudess) “From the Law Offices of Levin Minnemann Rudess” (Hear here) (Lazy Bones Recordings)
Neal McCoy “You Don’t Know Me” (producer: Steve Tyrell; Hear here) (DMI Soundtracks)
David Nail “Fighter” (Hear here; Read here; MP3) (MCA Nashville)
NEEDTOBREATHE “H A R D L O V E” (first single: “Happiness”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Atlantic)
Aaron Neville “Apache” (producers: Neville, Eric Krasno; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Tell It)
Salt Ashes (electronic artist) “Salt Ashes” (See here; MP3) (Radikal)
Theodore Shapiro “Ghostbusters (Original Motion Picture Score)” (Hear here; see related soundtrack below) (Sony Classical)
Snoop Dogg “Coolaid” (producers: Snoop Dogg, Just Blaze, Swizz Beatz, Hi-Tek, Nottz, Kanye West, Timbaland, The Neptunes, Dr. Dre, etc.; guests: Wiz Khalifa, Swizz Beatz, Jeremih, Too Short, E-40, Jazze Pha, etc.; first single: “Kush Ups”; See here; MP3) (Doggy Style / eOne Music)
The Temperance Movement “White Bear” (Hear here; MP3) (Fantasy)
Steven Tyler “We’re All Somebody From Somewhere” (producers: Tyler, T Bone Burnett, Dann Huff, Jaren Johnston, Marti Frederikson; See here; Read here; MP3) (Big Machine)
Various artists “Ghostbusters (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (2016 reboot opens July 15, starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones; Fall Out Boy collaborates with Missy Elliott on a new version of Ray Parker Jr.’s theme song; other acts on the soundtrack: 5 Seconds of Summer, G-Eazy feat. Jeremih, Pentatonix, WALK THE MOON, Wolf Alice; Hear here; See here; first single: Elle King’s “Good Girls”; MP3) (RCA)
Various artists “Tuck Everlasting (Original Broadway Cast Recording)” (starring Carolee Carmello and Andrew Keenan-Bolger, the musical is based on Natalie Babbitt’s best-selling 1975 novel of the same name, with music by Chris Miller and lyrics by Nathan Tysen; MP3) (DMI Soundtracks)
Gary Wilson (alt-funk artist) “It’s Friday Night With Gary Wilson” (MP3) (Cleopatra)
Lucy Woodward “Til They Bang on the Door” (producers: Henry Hey, Michael League; Hear here; MP3) (GroundUP / Universal)

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New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Alphabetic (South London quartet) “Touch” (first single: “French Boyfriend”; Hear here; See here) (Bibliotheque)
Angie and The Deserters “Blood Like Wine” (six-song EP; producer: Jeff Huskins; first single: “Country Radio”; Hear here; Read here) (Topanga Canyon)
Blacklighter (aka Jonny Shemz) “Blacklighter” (five-song EP; producers: Shemz, Asi Spector; Hear here) (Blacklightmusic, July 19)
Black Square “Silent City” (guests: Sarah Hezen, Eliza Shaddad, Grace Tither, MC Conrad, Ben Verse, recent Nile Rogers collaborator Joe Killington; first single: “Archive”; See here) (Crunch Recordings)
deVience (London hard-rockers) “deVience” (first single: “Move”; Hear here; See here) (Broken Road)
Minister Marion Hall (formerly Lady Saw) “When God Speaks” (producers: Bobby Digital, Sly and Robbie; first single: “Cup of Blessings”; Hear here) (Marion Hall Ministry / VPAL Music)
Samm Henshaw (22-year-old soulful singer-songwriter from London) “The Sound Experiment 2” (five-song EP; first single: “Our Love”; Hear here; See here) (Columbia)
In Dynamics (Sussez alt-rock trio) “Everything I See” (Hear/read here) (In Dynamics, July 18)
Joseph Israel “Paradise” (guests: Tarrus Riley, Gentleman, Leon Mobley; Hear here) (Lions of Israel, Inc.)
Kosha Dillz (L.A.-based triphop artist) “What I Do All Day & Pickle” (producer: Ski Beatz; guests: Matisyahu, Flex Mathews, Flynt Flossey of Turquoise Jeep, Ida Hawk, Nina Dioz, Mickey Shiloh; first single: “Half a World Away”; Hear here; See here) (Oy Vey!)
Last Hologram (Toronto indie band) “Brave New Universe” (Hear here) (Last Hologram, July 18)
Maisy Kay (U.K.-born, L.A-based singer-pianist) “Disguises” (Hear/read here) (ROLA)
Jack & Amanda Palmer (father and daughter) “You Got Me Singing” (Hear here) (8ft. Records)
Polarheart (Sydney electro-pop duo) “Polarheart” (seven-song EP; Hear here) (Marshmallow Pavement)
Omar Rodríguez-López “Sworn Virgins” (the first of a series of solo albums this year from At the Drive-In and the Mars Volta member; first single: “To Kill a Chi Chi”; Hear here; Read here) (Ipecac Recordings)
Juliet Simms (former member of Automatic Loveletter and runner-up on season 2 of “The Voice”) “From the Grave” (eight-song EP; Hear here; See here) (Ju Ju Productions)
Talons’ “Rustic Bullshit” (Hear here) (Broken Circle)
Venus and the Moon (L.A. duo) “Brother, Son” (six-song EP; producer: Rain Phoenix; Hear here) (Mother May I)

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Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Tex Beneke Orchestra “The Complete Tex Beneke and the Glenn Miller Orchestra Part Five (1946-1950)” (20 songs) (Sounds of Yesteryear)
William S. Burroughs “Let Me Hang You” (previously unreleased audio portions of “Naked Lunch,” produced by A.A. Khan, James Grauerholz and Hal Willner; Vinyl; MP3) (Ernest Jenning Record Co.)
Emerson String Quartet “Complete Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon” (52-CD box set) (Deutsche Grammophon)
Maynard Ferguson “Complete High Voltage” (1987’s “High Voltage” and “High Voltage 2” on two CDs, with two previously unreleased bonus tracks; remastered; Hear here; Read here) (Omnivore Recordings)
Peter Gabriel “So [Vinyl]” (1986 album; two-LP 45rpm Half Speed Remaster), “Us [Vinyl]” (1992 album; two-LP 45rpm Half Speed Remaster), “Up [Vinyl]” (2002 album; three-LP 45rpm Half Speed Remaster) (Real World)
Jascha Heifetz “Jascha Heifetz – The Complete Stereo Collection” (24-CD box set) (Sony Classical)
Little Richard “Mono Box: Complete Specialty/Vee-Jay Albums [Vinyl]” (five-LP box set) (Specialty)
Dave Matthews Band “Crash Anniversary Edition [Vinyl]” (1996 album; two-LP 150-gram splatter color vinyl) (RCA / Legacy)
Dave Matthews Band “DMB Live Trax Vol. 38: 6.8.96 – Saratoga Performing Arts Center” (two-CD, 16-song set; MP3) (RCA)
Modern English “After the Snow” (1982 album; remastered, with two bonus tracks, including a 7-inch mix of “I Melt With You”; Vinyl) (Silver Saucer)
Diana Ross “Diana Ross [Vinyl]” (1976 album; 40th anniversary edition) (Motown / UMe)
Nina Simone “The Philips Years [Vinyl]” (seven-LP box set) (Verve)
Sonny & Cher “Good Times (Original Film Soundtrack)” (1967 album; remastered in its original mono form) (Varѐse Sarabande)
Various artists “Blank & Jones Present So80s (So Eighties) 10” (three CDs, 32 mixes and extended versions of ’80s hits; Hear here; See here) (U.K. – Soundcolours)
Various artists “Classic Folk Songs for Kids from Smithsonian Folkways” (25-song collection, featuring Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Cisco Houston, Suni Paz, Tom Glazer, Lord Invader, etc.; Hear/read here) (Smithsonian Folkways)

More Releases for July 15

Reissues (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Jessica Andrews “Greatest Hits: More Than Miles” (18 songs) (Jessica Andrews Music)
Ann-Margret “The Essential Ann-Margret” (30 songs) (RCA / Legacy)
Big Star “Complete Columbia: Big Star Live at University of Missouri 4/25/93” (1993 album; with five previously unreleased performances; issued on Vinyl on Record Store Day 2016) (Volcano / Legacy)
Cowboy Mouth “The Name of the Band Is … Cowboy Mouth: Best Of (… So Far!)” (12 tracks) (THE NAME OF THE BAND IS CM, LLC)
Thelma Houston “Never Gonna Be Another One” (1981 album) (RCA / Legacy)
The Hues Corporation “Freedom for the Stallion” (1973 album, with bonus single versions of the title track and “Rock the Boat”) (RCA / Legacy)
D.J. Rogers “Love, Music & Life” (1977 album; with a bonus 7-inch version of “Saved by Love”) (RCA / Legacy)
Schoolly D “Schoolly D” (1986 album) (Jive / Legacy)
The Tymes “Turning Point” (1976 album) (RCA / Legacy)

More Digital Releases for July 15

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DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio:
Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, et al “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice [DVD]” (2016 film; Blu-ray + DVD; 4K Ultra HD; 3D-Blu-Ray) (Warner Home Video)
Jim Caviezel, Kevin Chapman, Amy Acker, et al “Person of Interest: The Fifth and Final Season [DVD]” (three discs), “Person of Interest: The Complete Series [DVD]” (Read here) (Warner Home Video)
Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor “Miles Ahead [DVD]” (2016 biopic on Miles Davis; Blu-ray) (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)
Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Costanzo, Reshma Shetty, et al “Royal Pains: Season Eight [DVD]” (two discs) (Universal Studios Home Entertainment)
Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, et al “Orphan Black: Season Four [DVD]” (three discs; Blu-ray) (BBC Home Entertainment)
Thom Mathews, Clu Gulager, John Philbin, et al “The Return of the Living Dead (Collector’s Edition) [Blu-ray]” (1985 film) (Shout! Factory)
Kevin Spacey, Michael Shannon, et al “Elvis & Nixon [DVD]” (2016 film; Blu-ray) (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)
Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco, Bob Morley, et al “The 100: The Complete Third Season [DVD]” (four discs; Blu-ray) (Warner Home Video)

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Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher:
Jeff Beck “BECK01: Hot Rods and Rock & Roll” (Hardcover) (Genesis Publications, July 12)
Daniel Johnston “The Incantations of Daniel Johnston” (Paperback; artist: Ricardo Cavolo; author: Scott McClanahan) (Two Dollar Radio)
Prince “Prince: A Thief in the Temple” (Paperback; author: Brian Morton; Free Preview) (Canongate UK)
Pet Shop Boys “Smile If You Dare: Politics and Pointy Hats With The Pet Shop Boys” (Paperback; author: Ramzy Alwakeel; Kindle) (Repeater)

More Upcoming Book Releases

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