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New Releases: July 16, 2021

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New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Acid Dad (Brooklyn garage-psych trio) “Take It From The Dead” (new single: “RC Driver”; See here; Transparent Yellow Vinyl; Download; Target) » BUY NOW (Greenway / The Reverberation Appreciation Society)
Rodrigo Amarante (a member of Little Joy and the composer of the theme for Netflix’s “Narcos”) “Drama” (first single: “Maré”; See here; Clear Olive Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Polyvinyl)
Barenaked Ladies “Detour de Force” (producers: Eric Ratz, Mark Howard; new single: “New Disaster”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Target; On Tour; Merch) » BUY NOW (Raisin’ Records)
Nicola Benedetti “Baroque” (featuring the Benedetti Baroque Orchestra; See here; Read here; Download; Apple Music; Target; Walmart; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Decca)
Cautious Clay “Deadpan Love” (new single: “Karma & Friends”; See here; Vinyl; Download, released on June 25; Apple Music; On Tour; Target) » BUY NOW (Cautious Clay / The Orchard)
Chet Faker (aka singer-producer Nick Murphy) “Hotel Surrender” (new single: “Whatever Tomorrow”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Target; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Detail / BMG Rights Management)
Clairo “Sling” (producers: Clairo, Jack Antonoff; new single: “Blouse”; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Target; Walmart; On Tour; Merch) » BUY NOW (FADER Label / Republic)
J. Cole “The Off-Season” (guests: 21 Savage, Morray, Bas, Lil Baby, 6LACK, etc.; Vinyl, out Aug. 27; Download released on May 14; Target; Walmart; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Dreamville / Roc Nation / Interscope)
Charlie Daniels & Friends “Duets” (Walmart-exclusive CD, featuring duets with Dolly Parton, Brenda Lee, Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Keith Urban, Vince Gill, etc.; Read here) » BUY NOW (Blue Hat)
Chloe Flower “Chloe Flower” (three acts — I. Innocence, II. Suffering and III. Hope — recorded in the pianist’s NYC apartment during the lockdown, featuring a cover of Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy”; guest: Deepak Chopra; new single: “Tamie”; See here; Download; Apple Music; Target) » BUY NOW (Sony Masterworks)
Ida Mae “Click Click Domino” (guests: Marcus King, Ethan Johns, Greta Van Fleet’s Jake Kiszka; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Target; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Vow Road / Thirty Tigers)
Il Divo “For Once In My Life: A Celebration of Motown” (guests: Smokey Robinson, Boyz II Men; Download; Apple Music; Target; Walmart; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Decca Gold)
Gary Kemp “INSOLO” (the Spandau Ballet guitarist’s second solo album; recorded at RAK Studios and Metropolis Studios and mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios; producers: Kemp, Toby Chapman; new single: “Ahead of the Game”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Target; Walmart) » BUY NOW (Columbia)
KSI “All Over the Place” (guests: Future, YUNGBLUD, 21 Savage, Polo G, Anne-Marie, Digital Farm Animals, Lil Durk, JAY1, Deno, GRACEY, Bugzy Malone, etc.; new single: “Patience”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Target; On Tour) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
LoneLady (aka Julia Campbell) “Former Things” (her first album in six years; new single: “Fear Colours”; See here; Vinyl; Apple Music; Walmart; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Warp)
John Mayer “Sob Rock” (producers: Mayer, Don Was; first single: “Last Train Home”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Clear Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Walmart; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Columbia)
John McLaughlin “Liberation Time” (See/Read here; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Abstract Logix)
Dave McMurray “Grateful Deadication” (the saxophonist covers Grateful Dead songs; guests: Bob Weir, Bettye LaVette, Herschel Boone; new single: “Franklin’s Tower”; Hear here; Download; Apple Music; Target; Walmart) » BUY NOW (Blue Note)
Paradise Lost “At The Mill” (16-track live album recorded near the band’s hometown in England; Orange Marble Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Nuclear Blast)
Nathaniel Rateliff “Red Rocks 2020” (playing to 175 people in the 10,000-seat amphitheater during the pandemic; guests: Kevin Morby, Katie Crutchfield, The Night Sweats, and a string section; See here; Read here; Black Ice Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Target; Walmart; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Stax)
Marc Ribler “The Whole World Awaits You” (producers: Stevie Van Zandt, Ribler; See here; Download; Target; Merch) » BUY NOW (Wicked Cool / The Orchard)
Tedeschi Trucks Band “Layla Revisited (Live At LOCKN’)” (a one-off live recording of the Derek & The Dominos album “Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs,” performed in its entirety with special guest Trey Anastasio on Aug. 24, 2019, at the LOCKN’ Festival in Arrington, Va., plus a studio version of “Thorn Tree In The Garden”; new single: “Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad?”; See here; Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Opaque Violet Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Target; Walmart; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Fantasy / Concord)
Times of Grace (side project of Killswitch Engage members Adam Dutkiewicz and Jesse Leach) “Songs of Loss and Separation” (the heavy metal band’s first album since its 2011 debut; first single: “The Burden of Belief”; Hear here; White Vinyl, out Aug. 20; Download; Apple Music; Target; Walmart) » BUY NOW (Wicked Good)
Tones and I (grand prize winner in the 2019 International Songwriting Competition) “Welcome to the Madhouse” (the Australian singer-songwriter’s debut album; new single: “Cloud Day”; See here; Read here; Download; Apple Music; Target; Walmart; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Elektra)
U-Roy “Solid Gold” (posthumous album, featuring reggae covers with guests Ziggy Marley, Santigold, Shaggy, Tarrus Riley, Sly & Robbie, Mick Jones, Jesse Royal, etc.; the Jamaican pioneer of toasting died on Feb. 17, 2021, at age 78; first single: “Man Next Door”; See here; Read here; Vinyl, out Dec. 17; Download; Apple Music; Target) » BUY NOW (Trojan Jamaica / BMG Rights Management)
Various artists “Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack” (executive produced by Tyler Bates; featuring tracks by Mastodon, Rise Against, Chelsea Wolfe, Grey Daze, etc.; Hear here; Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Blue Vinyl, with trading card and poster; Walmart-Exclusive Orange Vinyl, with Batman trading card and bonus poster; Download, released on June 18; Target; Merch) » BUY NOW (Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)
Various artists “JEM Records Celebrates Brian Wilson” (tribute album features covers by Richard Barone, Johnathan Pushkar, Lisa Mychols & Super 8, The Midnight Callers, etc.; Download; Target; Walmart) » BUY NOW (JEM)
Various artists “Space Jam: A New Legacy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (LeBron James film opens in theaters and on HBO Max on July 16; Trailer; Target-Exclusive CD, with alternate cover; Walmart-Exclusive CD, with alternate cover; Download, released on July 9) » BUY NOW (Republic)
Wavves “Hideaway” (producer: Dave Sitek of TV on the Radio; new single: “Help is on the Way”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Target; Walmart) » BUY NOW (Fat Possum)
WILLOW “lately I feel EVERYTHING” (guests: Avril Lavigne, Travis Barker, Cherry Glazerr, Ayla Tesler-Mabe, Tierra Whack; new single: “Lipstick”; See here; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with collectible poster; Red Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Walmart; Merch) » BUY NOW (MSFTSMusic / Roc Nation)
Mike Zito “Resurrection” (producer: David Z; Hear here; Download; Apple Music; Target) » BUY NOW (SoNo Recording Group)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band “Expansions” (new single: “Dirt Off Your Shoulder”; Hear here; Vinyl; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Big Crown)
BROS (side project of Ewan and Shamus Currie of The Sheepdogs) “Vol. 2” (See here; Vinyl, out July 30; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Dine Alone Music)
Nigel Hall “Spiritual” (the Lettuce member’s first solo album since his 2015 debut; guests: Patrice Rushen, Marcus King, Jeff Coffin, Ryan Zoidis; Read here) » BUY NOW (Regime Music Group)
Phoebe Katis “Sweet Reunion” (new single: “Never Be a Cool Girl”; See here) » BUY NOW (Phoebe Katis Music)
Midland “The Last Resort” (five-song EP; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Big Machine)
My Autumn Amor (L.A.-based songwriter Thomas Monroe) “Quiet Girl” (five-song EP; Hear/Read here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Tenma)
Pop Smoke “FAITH” (the rapper’s second posthumous album; 17 songs; Hear/Read here) » BUY NOW (Victor Victor Worldwide / Republic)
Lawrence Rothman “Good Morning America” (producers: Yves Rothman, Justin Raisen; guests: Lucinda Williams, Amanda Shires, Caroline Rose, Katie Pruitt, Girlpool, Mary Lattimore; Hear here) » BUY NOW (KRO)
Umphrey’s McGee “You Walked Up Shaking in Your Boots But You Stood Tall and Left a Raging Bull” (new single: “Leave Me Las Vegas”; Hear here; Vinyl; Apple Music; Target; Walmart; On Tour; Merch) » BUY NOW (Hanging Brains Music / The Orchard)
Kate Vargas “Rumpumpo” (first single: “Rumpumpo”; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Bandaloop)
Velvet Insane “Rock ‘n’ Roll Glitter Suit” (producer: Sulo Karlsson; new single: “Sound of Sirens”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Wild Kingdom)
Your Grandparents “Thru My Window” (new single: “Sunlight”; See here) » BUY NOW (Your Grandparents / The Orchard)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Allman Brothers Band “Live at the Atlanta International Pop Festival July 3 & 5, 1970” (two-CD set, originally released in 2003; Merch) » BUY NOW (Allman Brothers Band Recording Company)
Alice Coltrane “Kirtan: Turiya Sings” (originally released in 1982 on cassette as a collection of devotional songs including vocals, organ, strings and synthesizers available only at Coltrane’s Sai Anantam Ashram; See/Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Target; Walmart) » BUY NOW (Impulse! / UMe)
Dirty Heads “The Best of Dirty Heads” (13 songs; Download; On Tour, with Sublime With Rome) » BUY NOW (Better Noise Music)
The Flaming Lips “The Soft Bulletin Companion” (unreleased songs from 1999, plus outtakes and early mixes, B-sides, international bonus tracks and stereo versions of Zaireeka tracks; originally a handmade promo-only disc given to the media and radio; Hear here; Vinyl; Target; Walmart; On Tour; Merch) » BUY NOW (Warner)
Fleetwood Mac “Live (Deluxe Edition)” (remastered double album from 1980, with a third CD of unreleased live music recorded between 1977 and 1982; Vinyl; Merch) » BUY NOW (Rhino / Warner)
Waylon Jennings “Singer of Sad Songs + The Taker/Tulsa + Good Hearted Woman + Ladies Love Outlaws” (1970, 1971 and 1972 albums on two CDs; remastered; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Morello)
Le Flex “… To Be Continued” (36-track compilation; Clear Vinyl; Download; Walmart) » BUY NOW (Edsel)
Laura Nyro “Trees of the Ages: Laura Nyro Live in Japan” (21-song set, 16 tracks recorded at Kintetsu Hall and five recorded at On Air West; originally issued only in Japan as “Live in Japan” in 2003; Download; Target; Walmart) » BUY NOW (Omnivore Recordings)
Joseph Spence (Bahamian guitarist and singer, 1910-84) “Encore: Unheard Recordings of Bahamian Guitar and Singing” (13 songs, recorded by recording engineer, documentarian and producer Peter Siegel in 1965 in New York City and the Bahamas; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings)
Tina Turner “Foreign Affair (Deluxe Edition)” (1989 album; remastered, with a second CD of B-sides, remixes and an unreleased demo; See here; Read here; Super Deluxe Edition, four-CD, one-DVD box set containing a live show from Barcelona in 1990 and six music videos; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; Target; Walmart) » BUY NOW (Rhino / Parlophone)

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