Categories: New releases

New Releases: July 29, 2016

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist:Title:Label:
Kylie Auldist“Family Tree” (Hear here; MP3) (Freestyle)
Maya Beiser (cello star)“TranceClassical” (Hear here) (Innova Recordings)
Billy Talent“Afraid of Heights” (first single: “Afraid of Heights”; Hear here; Deluxe Edition; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition, with eight extra tracks) (The End)
Stephen Bishop“Blueprint” (includes his version of “Holy Mother,” which he co-wrote with Eric Clapton in the mid-1980s, and a more upbeat version of his Oscar-nominated “It Might Be You”; producer: Jon Gilutin; Hear here; MP3) (General)
The Bouncing Souls“Simplicity” (producer: John Seymour; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Rise)
Cotton Mather“Death of the Cool” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Star Apple Kingdom)
Death Grips (experimental hip-hop group)“Bottomless Pit” (first single: “Hot Head”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Harvest)
Descendents“Hypercaffium Spazzinate” (the L.A. hardcore punk band’s first album in 12 years; first single: “Victim of Me”; Hear here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition, with five extra tracks) (Epitaph)
D Generation (including frontman Jesse Malin)“Nothing Is Anywhere” (their first album in 17 years; producer: guitarist Danny Sage; first single: “Apocalypse Kids”; Hear here; MP3) (Bastard Basement)
Ramin Djawadi“Game of Thrones (Music from the HBO Series Season 6)” (MP3) (WaterTower Music)
Fantasia“The Definition Of…” (first single: “Ugly”; Hear here; MP3) (Rock Soul / 19 Recordings / RCA)
Fea (San Antonio band led by Girl in a Coma’s Jenn Alva and Phanie Diaz)“Fea” (producers: Laura Jane Grace, Lori Barbero, Alice Bag; Hear here; MP3)(Blackheart)
Future Generations“Future Generations” (first single: “Stars”; Hear here; MP3)(Frenchkiss)
Michael Giacchino“Star Trek Beyond (Music From the Motion Picture)” (sequel opens July 22; See here) (Varèse Sarabande)
Gary Hoey“Dust & Bones” (his 20th album; Hear here; MP3) (Provogue / Mascot Label Group)
iji (West Coast pop group; pronounced: “eehee”)“Bubble” (Hear here; MP3)(Team Love)
Jinjer (Ukrainian extreme metal quartet)“King of Everything” (See here; MP3)(Napalm)
Vicki Kiely“Mercy” (producer: Kiely; first single: “Enticement”; Hear here)(Sunset Recordings, Aug. 2)
Bob Lind“Magellan Was Wrong” (producers: Jamie Hoover, Frank “Rat” Falestra, Greg Foat, Lind; liner notes by Richard Hawley and Dion; Hear here) (Ace)
Lori McKenna (“Girl Crush” writer)“The Bird & The Rifle” (producer: Dave Cobb; first single: “Wreck You”; Hear here; MP3)(CN)
NAO (British electronic music singer-songwriter Neo Jessica Joshua)“For All We Know” (producers: GRADES, NAO, A.K. Paul, Stint; guests: A.K. Paul, Abhi Dijon; Hear here; See here; MP3)(Little Tokyo Recordings / RCA)
Owen (aka Chicago musician Mike Kinsella)“The King of Whys” (producer: S. Carey; first single: “Lost”; Hear here; MP3)(Polyvinyl)
Jake Owen“American Love” (guests: Chris Stapleton, Hillary Lindsey; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (RCA Nashville)
Marc Ribot & The Young Philadelphians“Live in Tokyo” (covers of 1970s Philly soul classics; first single: “Do It Anyway You Want”; Hear here; MP3) (Yellowbird)
Ringworm (Cleveland metallic hardcore quintet)“Snake Church” (producer: Ben Schigel; first single: “Snake Church”; See here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition) (Relapse)
Chris Robinson Brotherhood“Anyway You Love, We Know How You Feel” (first single: “Narcissus Soaking Wet”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Silver Arrow)
Hillary Scott & The Scott Family“Love Remains” (producer: Ricky Skaggs; first single: “Thy Will”; See here; MP3)(EMI Nashville)
3 Pill Morning (Minneapolis rockers)“Never Look Back” (first single: “Electric Chair”; Hear here; MP3) (The Fuel Music / Countdown Entertainment)
Bryan & Katie Torwalt“Champion” (Hear here) (Jesus Culture)
Various artists“Quiero Creedence” (Latin-inspired, multilingual tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival, featuring Los Lobos, Juan Gabriel, Bunbury, Andrés Calamaro, Enjambre, Los Enanitos Verdes, Juanes, Los Lonely Boys, Ozomatli, etc.; first single: Juan Gabriel’s Spanish version of “Have You Ever Seen the Rain?”; Hear here; See here; MP3)(Concord Picante)
Various artists“She Loves Me (2016 Broadway Cast Recording)” (cast includes Laura Benanti, Zachary Levi, Jane Krakowski, Byron Jennings, Gavin Creel; the classic musical comedy officially opened March 17 and has been extended through July 10; Hear here; Read here; MP3)(Ghostlight)
Vertical Church Band“Frontiers” (first single: “1000 Tongues”; See here; MP3) (Essential Worship)
Viola Beach“Viola Beach” (all four members of the U.K. indie-rock band and their manager were killed in a car crash in Sweden in mid-February; first single: “Boys That Sing”; Hear here; MP3)(Fuller Beans)
Zodiac (German rock quartet)“Grain of Soul” (producer: Arne Neurand; Hear here; MP3) (Napalm)

More Releases for July 29, 2016

Band T-Shirts“Stranger to Stranger (Deluxe Edition),” Paul Simon … Your Vinyl StoreCD & Vinyl Best Sellers“Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording)”Gift Cards & Registry

New Releases (MP3s)

Artist:Title:Label:
Leon Alvarado (prog keyboardist/composer)“The Future Left Behind” (producer: Alvarado; guests: Rick Wakeman, Billy Sherwood, Johnny Bruhn, Steve Thamer; Hear here)(Melodic Revolution, July 30)
Body of Light (Tempe, Ariz., electronic dance outfit)“Let Me Go” (first single: “Tremble”; Hear here)(Dais)
Boyce Avenue“Cover Sessions, Vol. 03” (six-song EP; Hear here)(3 Peace, July 26)
Greg Cornell & The Cornell Brothers (Brooklyn folk/Americana traditionalists)“Come On Home” (new single: “Heavenly Rain”; Hear here)(Greg Cornell & The Cornell Brothers, Aug. 2)
Departures“Death Touches Us, From the Moment We Begin To Love” (Hear here)(No Sleep)
Dream Cult (Jackson, Miss.-based indie-pop band)“Weekend” (first single: “Convince Me”; Hear here)(Old Flame)
Dyan“Looking for Knives” (producers: band members Alexis Marsh, Samuel Jones; first single: “Quality of Life”; Hear here)(Dyan)
Hellions“Opera Oblivia” (first single: “Quality of Life”; See here)(UNFD)
Andrew Keoghan (New Zealand singer-songwriter)“Every Orchid Offering” (new single: “Everything”; Hear here)(Fuchsia Kick)
Kinsky (Sydney soul roots reggae band)“The Edge of the Wine-Dark Sea” (six-song EP; Hear here)(The A&R Department)
Fernando Perdomo (singer-songwriter)“Voyeurs” (each song was cut in front of a live audience streaming every session on Facebook with Perdomo laying down every instrument and vocal; Hear here; See here) (Forward Motion, Aug. 1)
Nick Superchi (neo-classical pianist)“Otherworldly” (producer: Superchi; first single: “Snowfire”; Hear here)(Crowned Underground, Aug. 1)

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Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist:Title:Label:
Gregg Allman“No Stranger to the Dark: The Best of Gregg Allman” (15 songs) (Floating World)
The Archies“Sugar, Sugar – The Complete Albums Collection” (five-CD box set; remastered; MP3) (Cleopatra)
Average White Band“British Live Performance Series” (nine songs) (Rainman)
Blood, Sweat & Tears“Greatest Hits [Hybrid SACD]” (1972 compilation; remastered) (Audio Fidelity)
David Bowie“Earthling” (1997 album; remastered) (Rhino / Parlophone)
Chicago“Chicago XI [Vinyl]” (1977 album; 180-gram audiophile vinyl, gatefold cover) (Friday Music)
The Charlie Daniels Band“The Epic Trilogy Vol. 3” (two-CD set, featuring 1973’s “Honey in the Rock,” 1976’s “Saddle Tramp” and 1985’s “Me and the Boys”) (Floating World)
Jason Derulo“Platinum Hits” (12-song compilation) (Warner)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer“Emerson, Lake & Palmer” (1970 album; 2012 stereo mix; with a second CD of bonus material; Vinyl), “Tarkus” (1971 album; 2012 stereo mix; with a second CD of bonus material; Vinyl), “Pictures at an Exhibition” (1971 live album; two-CD set; Vinyl), “Emerson, Lake & Palmer: The Anthology” (three CDs, 39 tracks, presented in special casebound book packaging) (BMG Rights Management)
Heaven 17“5 Classic Albums” (five-disc set includes “Penthouse and Pavement,” “The Luxury Gap,” “How Men Are,” “Pleasure One” and “Teddy Bear, Duke & Psycho”) (U.K. – UMC)
The Isley Brothers“Go For Your Guns” (1977 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks) (Iconoclassic)
Loggins & Messina“Full Sail [Hybrid SACD]” (1973 album; remastered) (Audio Fidelity)
Joe Lovano Quartet“Classic! Live at Newport” (recorded at the Newport Jazz Festival in 2005, featuring pianist Hank Jones, bassist George Mraz and drummer Lewis Nash; Read here; MP3) (Blue Note)
Sugar Minott“A Collection of Sugar” (two-CD, 30-song best-of) (AAO Music)
Modest Mouse“Night on the Sun” (1999 EP, originally released only in Japan; Vinyl) (Glacial Pace)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers“Greatest Hits [Vinyl]” (1993 compilation; two LPs) (Geffen / UMe)
Saxon“Baptism of Fire: The Collection 1991-2009” (two CDs, 34 songs; Read here) (Music Club Deluxe)
Simple Minds“New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) (Deluxe Edition)” (1982 album; remastered, with a DVD featuring the 2005 5.1 Surround Mix; Standard CD; Vinyl) (U.K. – UMC)
U.K. Subs“Endangered Species (Deluxe Edition)” (1982 album; remastered, with 32 bonus tracks on two CDs) (Cleopatra)
Leslie West“Mountain” (1969 solo album; remastered, with five bonus tracks) (U.K. – Repertoire)
Brian Wilson“Brian Wilson and Friends (A SoundStage Special Event)” (recorded live in Las Vegas in December 2014 and aired on PBS in April 2015; two CDs; guests: Kacey Musgraves, Nate Ruess, She & Him, Mark Isham; See here) (BMG Rights Management)
Gary Wright’s Wonderwheel“Ring of Changes” (previously unreleased 1972 album, featuring George Harrison; remastered, with bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here) (Esoteric Recordings)
Yes“Tales From Topographic Oceans [Vinyl]” (1973 album; two-LP, 180-gram vinyl set) (Atlantic / Rhino)

More Releases for July 29, 2016

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast:Title:Studio:
Trace Adkins, Michael Paré, Kris Kristofferson, et al“Traded [DVD]” (2016 film; See here; Blu-ray)(Cinedigm)
Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts, et al“Mother’s Day [DVD]” (2016 film; Blu-ray)(Universal Studios Home Entertainment)
Nicolas Cage, Elijah Wood, et al“The Trust [DVD]” (2016 film; Blu-ray)(Lionsgate)
Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, et al“The Lobster [DVD]” (2016 film; Blu-ray)(Lionsgate)
Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele“Key and Peele: The Complete Series [DVD]” (10-disc box set)(Paramount)
Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, et al“Keanu [DVD]” (2016 film; Blu-ray)(Warner Home Video)
James Spader, Megan Boone, et al“Blacklist: The Complete Third Season [DVD]” (five discs; Blu-ray)(Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)
Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Rob Brown, et al“Blindspot: The Complete First Season [DVD]” (five discs; Blu-ray)(Warner Home Video)
Various artists“Dennis the Menace: The Complete Series [DVD]” (78 episodes of the 1986-88 cartoon on nine discs)(Mill Creek Entertainment)

More Upcoming DVD / Blu-ray Releases

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher:
Adele“Adele: A Celebration of an Icon and Her Music” (Paperback; author: Sarah-Louise James)(Carlton Books)
The Beatles“Looking Through You: Rare & Unseen Photographs from The Beatles Book Archive” (Hardcover; edited by Andy Neill)(The Overlook Press)
David Brackett“Categorizing Sound: Genre and Twentieth-Century Popular Music” (Paperback)(University of California Press)
Kraig Geiger“Peace, Love n’ Mud” (Hardcover; life story set against the backdrop of the Woodstock ’94 Music & Art Fair; Kindle)(Waldorf Publishing)
Ben Greenman“Emotional Rescue: Essays on Love, Loss, and Life – With a Soundtrack” (Paperback; Kindle)(Little A)
George Harrison“George Harrison: Soul Man Volume 1” (Paperback; author: John Blaney)(Paper Jukebox)
Prince“Prince: Inside the Music and the Masks” (Paperback; author: Ronin Ro; Kindle; Free Preview)(St. Martin’s Griffin)

More Book Releases

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