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New Releases: July 24, 2015

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
All-4-One “Twenty+” (guests: Shanice Wilson, Debelah Morgan, Rob Young; Hear here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition) (AFO LTD / Heavyweights Entertainment)
Capone-N-Noreaga “Lessons” (producers: Ayatollah, Beatz n da Hood, Hazardis Soundz, iFresh, Jahlil Beats, Large Professor, Mr. Authentic, Scram Jones, SPK, Statik Selektah; guests: Royal Flush, The LOX, Raekwon, Tragedy Khadafi; first single: “3 on 3”; Hear here; MP3) (Thugged Out Militainment / Penalty Entertainment, LLC)
Kasey Chambers “Bittersweet” (the Australian singer-songwriter’s 10th album and first in four years; producer: Nick DiDia; Hear here; MP3) (Sugar Hill / Rounder)
Creeping Pink “Mirror Woods” (Hear here) (Castle Face)
Albert Cummings “Someone Like You” (producer: David Z; guest: Jimmy Vivino; first single: “No Doubt”; Hear here; MP3) (Blind Pig)
Ducktails (solo project of Real Estate’s Matt Mondanile) “St. Catherine” (first single: “Headbanging in the Mirror”; Hear here; LP + MP3; MP3) (Domino)
The Dustbowl Revival “With a Lampshade On” (first single: “Never Had To Go”; Hear here; See here; MP3; iTunes) (Signature Sounds)
Elephant Revival (Colorado folk band) “Sands of Now” (CD/DVD set features homecoming shows at Red Rocks Amphitheatre last summer; See here) (United Interests / Itz Evolving)
Eleventh Dream Day “Works for Tomorrow” (Hear here; Read here) (Thrill Jockey)
Andrea Faustini (U.K. “X Factor” finalist) “Kelly” (first single: “Give a Little Love”; Hear here) (U.K. – RCA)
Giacomo Gates (jazz vocalist) “Everything Is Cool” (Hear here; MP3) (Savant)
Warren Haynes featuring Railroad Earth “Ashes & Dust” (guest: Grace Potter; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition) (Concord)
Amy Helm (daughter of Levon Helm) “Didn’t It Rain” (producer: Byron Isaacs; guests: Bill Payne, Larry Campbell, Chris Masterson, Jim Weider, Marco Benevento, John Medeski, Brian Mitchell, Carolyn Leonhart, Elizabeth Mitchell, Allison Moorer, Catherine Russell, Teresa Williams; first single: “Rescue Me”; Hear here; MP3) (eOne Music)
IAMDYNAMITE “Wasa Tusa” (first single: “In the Summer”; Hear here) (Brando)
Israel & New Breed “Covered: Alive in Asia” (new single: “How Awesome Is Our God”; See here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition) (RCA Inspiration)
Lamb of God “VII: Sturm Und Drang” (producer: Josh Wilbur; first single: “Still Echoes”; Hear here; Autographed Deluxe Edition; MP3) (Epic)
Lisa Lampanelli “Back to the Drawing Board” (comedy special of the same name premiered on Epix on June 26; Hear here; MP3) (Comedy Dynamics)
Lynyrd Skynyrd “Lynyrd Skynyrd – One More For the Fans” (November 2014 concert at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre, featuring such guests as Trace Adkins, Alabama, Gregg Allman, Cheap Trick, Charlie Daniels, Peter Frampton, Gov’t Mule, Warren Haynes, John Hiatt, Jason Isbell, O.A.R., Robert Randolph, etc.; Don Was led the all-star house band; Hear MP3) (Loud & Proud)
Eleni Mandell “Dark Lights Up” (producers: Mandell, Sheldon Gomberg; Hear here; MP3) (Yep Roc)
Bea Miller (16-year-old singer finished ninth on season 2 of the U.S. “X Factor”) “Not An Apology” (new single: “Fire N Gold”; Hear here; See here) (Hollywood / Syco Music)
Mocky (L.A.-based multi-instrumentalist and producer) “Key Change” (first single: “Weather Any Storm”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Heavy Sheet)
Ashley Monroe “The Blade” (producers: Vince Gill, Justin Niebank; first single: “On to Something Good”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Warner Music Nashville)
Northlane “Node” (first single: “Obelisk”; See here; MP3) (Rise)
Old Man Luedecke (banjo savant) “Domestic Eccentric” (partnering with multi-Grammy Award winner Tim O’Brien; Hear here; MP3) (True North)
Jon Pousette-Dart “Talk” (producer: Bil VornDick; guests: Rhonda Vincent, Bekka Bramlett, Jonnell Mosser, Dan Dugmore, Clayton Ivey; Hear here; MP3) (Little Big Deal / BFD / Sony RED)
Prince Royce “Double Vision” (guests: Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Tyga, Snoop Dogg, Kid Ink; first single: “Back It Up”; Hear here; Deluxe Edition; MP3) (Sony Music Latin / RCA)
Public Enemy “Man Plans God Laughs” (producers: Gary G-Wiz, Carl Ryder; Hear here; Vinyl) (SPITdigital)
Carina Round “Tigermixes” (full-length remix album of the British singer-songwriter’s “Tigermending,” feat. remixes by Puscifer, Curt Smith, Gary Go, Phil Mossman, etc.; Hear here; MP3) (Do Yourself In / Redeye)
Joe Satriani “Shockwave Supernova” (with Mike Keneally on keyboards, Bryan Beller on bass and Marco Minnemann on drums; Hear here) (Legacy Recordings)
Jill Scott “Woman” (producers: Scott, Andre Harris, 9th Wonder, David Banner; first single: “Fool’s Gold”; Hear here; MP3) (Blue Babe / Atlantic)
Various artists “Muddy Waters 100” (centennial tribute to the blues legend, with 15 new recordings featuring Muddy Waters Band alumni; contributors: Gary Clark Jr., Shemekia Copeland, James Cotton, Bob Margolin, Keb’ Mo’, John Primer, Derek Trucks, the late Johnny Winter; contains a 48-page hardcover book with B&W photos and an essay by Grammy-winning author Robert Gordon; producer: Larry Skoller; Hear here; MP3) (Raisin’ Music)
Various artists “Southpaw (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (music composed by James Horner; film starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker and Rachel McAdams opens July 24; MP3), “Southpaw (Music From and Inspired By the Motion Picture)” (MP3) (Sony Classical / Shady / Interscope)

More Releases for July 24, 2015

New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Brady Brothers (acoustic pop duo from Sea Cliff, N.Y.) “Riding Shotgun” (Hear here) (The Brady Brothers)
The Delta Bell (aka Brighton, U.K.-based singer-songwriter Kate Gerrard) “Bow Out of the Fading Light” (first single: “Wasted”; Hear here; See here; CD) (At the Helm, July 27)
Huck Finn (Swiss duo) “Before You Begin” (Hear here; See here) (MsBest)
Just Millie “Lanterns” (four-song EP; Hear here) (Groovefinder)
ON AN ON “And the Wave Has Two Sides” (producer: Joe Chiccarelli; first single: “It’s Not Over”; Hear here; See here) (Roll Call)
Raccoon Fighter “Spiral Flag” (five-song EP; first single: “15 Minutes”; Hear here) (PaperCup Music)
Three Day Millionaires (Hull-based punk-rock quartet) “Three Day Millionaires” (six-song EP; new single: “Behind These Eyes”; Hear here) (Warren, July 27)
toe (Japanese quartet) “Hear You” (first single: “Song Silly”; Hear here; See here) (Topshelf)
Shankar Tucker (American-born clarinetist and composer) “Filament” (Hear here; See here) (Shrutibox Music, July 28)
Various artists “Vacation: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” (WaterTower Music)

More Digital Releases for July 24, 2015

Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Bad Manners “The Very Best of Bad Manners” (25 songs; Track list) (U.K. – Rhino)
David Bowie “Fame (40th Anniversary 7” Picture Disc) [Vinyl]” (the original single edit of the 1975 hit, with an alternate mix of the B-side “Alright”) (Rhino / Parlophone)
Brother Dege “Scorched Earth Policy: Deluxe Edition” (2014 album, with four new studio tracks; Hear here; MP3) (Psyouthern)
Cathedral “In Memoriam” (1990 album; remastered, with a DVD featuring a rare live performance from 1991) (Rise Above)
City Boy “City Boy / Dinner At The Ritz” (1976 albums, both produced by Robert John “Mutt” Lange; remastered, with a bonus BBC concert; Read here), “Young Men Gone West / Book Early” (1977, 1978 albums, both produced by Robert John “Mutt” Lange; featuring the worldwide hit “5705”; remastered, with two bonus tracks; Read here) (U.K. – Lemon / Cherry Red)
Larry Coryell “Aurora Coryellis” (three-CD collection of live performances from 1972, 1976 and 2002; MP3) (Purple Pyramid / Cleopatra)
The Doobie Brothers “The Warner Bros. Years 1971-1983 [Box set]” (10 complete albums on 10 discs, from “The Doobie Brothers” to “Farewell Tour”) (Rhino / Warner)
Steve Forbert “Romeo’s Tune … Live” (two-CD, 21-song concert, taped for broadcast on WNEW-FM; Hear/read here) (Keyhole)
Forrest “One Lover (Expanded Edition)” (1983 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks) (U.K. – Hot Shot)
Marvin Gaye “The Concert Anthology” (two-CD set of live performances from his 1980 European tour and his final North American tour in 1983) (Goldenlane)
Jaki Graham “The Studio Albums: 1985-1998” (seven-CD box set; Read here) (U.K. – Edsel)
The Hollies “Changin’ Times: The Complete Hollies – January 1969-March 1973” (five-CD box set; Read here) (U.K. – Parlophone)
B.B. King “B.B. King: The Blues Anthology” (18-track CD, with a DVD containing “Sing Sing Thanksgiving,” a documentary on King’s 1972 Thanksgiving concert at Sing Sing prison; MP3) (Stardust)
The Knack “Live From the Rock N Roll Fun House” (2002 album; remastered, with two bonus tracks; Read here) (Omnivore Recordings)
Ramsey Lewis and his Electric Band “Taking Another Look: Deluxe Edition” (2011 album, with three bonus tracks; Hear here) (Ramsey’s House / Rainmaker)
MFSB “Universal Love (Expanded Edition)” (1975 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks; Read here) (U.K. – Big Break / Cherry Red)
Todd Rundgren’s Utopia “Live at the Fox 1973” (MP3) (Rockbeat)
Alvin Stardust “The Ultimate Collection” (20 songs; Track list) (U.K. – Rhino)
Allen Toussaint “Toussaint: The Real Thing 1970-1975” (three albums, 1970’s “Toussaint,” 1972’s “Life, Love and Faith” and 1975’s “Southern Nights,” on two CDs; remastered, with bonus tracks) (Raven)
Various artists “King Jammy’s Roots, Reality and Sleng Teng” (two-CD, 40-song collection chronicles Lloyd “King Jammy” James’ productions throughout the various styles and eras of reggae, with a bonus DVD documentary “King At The Controls” from 2006; MP3) (17 North Parade / VP)
Various artists “The Super Rare Doo Wop Box” (five CDs, 101 songs; compiled and annotated by Billy Vera; MP3) (Rockbeat)
Joe Walsh “So What [Hybrid SACD]” (1974 album; remastered, by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio; Read here) (Audio Fidelity)
Roger Waters “Amused to Death” (CD/Blu-ray; 1992 album; remastered, with new stereo and 5.1 remixes; Read here; Single CD; 2-LP Picture Disc; MP3) (Columbia / Legacy)
Frank Zappa “Bebop Tango Contest LIVE!” (Keyhole)

More Releases for July 24, 2015

Reissues (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Howlin’ Wolf “Killing Floor Live 1964-1973” (20 tracks) (Rockbeat)
Ewan MacColl “Constance of Cleveland” (71-song compilation) (Wind & Broomfield)
Charley Pride “She’s Just an Old Love Turned Memory” (1977 album), “Someone Loves You Honey” (1978 album) (RCA / Legacy)
Billy Joe Royal “Down in the Boondocks” (1965 album), “Cherry Hill Park” (1969 album) (Columbia / Legacy)
Various artists “Golden Records: The Early Songwriting Genius of Joe South 1961-1966” (32 tracks, featuring songs by Billy Joe Royal, The Classics, Ray Stevens, The Tams, etc.; Read here) (Rare Rockin’)

More Digital Releases for July 24, 2015

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label:
KISS “Scooby-Doo! and KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery [Blu-ray + DVD]” (2015 film; See here; Read here) (Turner Home Entertainment)
The Rolling Stones “From the Vault: Hyde Park Live 1969 [DVD]” (See here; Blu-ray) (Eagle Rock)

More DVD/Blu-ray Releases for the Week of July 24, 2015

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher:
Spencer Leigh “Best of the Beatles: The Sacking of Pete Best” (Paperback) (McNidder & Grace)
Peter Perrett (of The Only Ones) “The One & Only: Peter Perrett, Homme Fatale” (Kindle; author: Nina Antonia) (Amazon Digital, July 19)
Elvis Presley “Elvis Has Left the Building: The Day the King Died” (Paperback; author: Dylan Jones) (Overlook Books)
David Stubbs “Future Days: Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany” (Hardcover) (Melville House)
Amy Winehouse “Amy Winehouse: A Diva and Her Demons” (Kindle; author: Caroline T. Madsen) (Amazon Digital, July 19)

More Book Releases for the Week of July 24, 2015

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