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New Releases: June 14, 2024

Hermanos Gutierrez

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New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Airbag“The Century of the Self” (Norwegian prog-rock trio’s sixth album; producer: Vegard Kleftås Sleipne; new single: “Awakening”; See here; Black and Red Splatter Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Karisma
Jill Barber“ENCORE!” (new interpretations of classic songs by Charles Trenet, Blossom Dearie, Django Reinhardt and Édith Piaf; producer: Drew Jurecka; new single: “Padam padam”; See here; Chartreuse Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music)Outside Music
Black Country Communion“V” (fifth album from the supergroup of Joe Bonamassa, Jason Bonham, Glenn Hughes and Derek Sherinian; producer: Kevin Shirley; new single: “Stay Free”; Hear here; Read here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) J&R Adventures
John Cale“POPtical Illusion” (producers: Cale, Nita Scott; new single: “How We See the Light”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Domino
Isobel Campbell“Bow to Love” (includes a cover of Dire Straits’ “Why Worry”; new single: “4316”; See here; Vinyl; Rough Trade-Exclusive Transparent Blue Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music)  Cooking Vinyl
Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs“Vagabonds, Virgins & Misfits” (their third album; guests: Graham Nash, Lucinda Williams, Chris Stapleton, Benmont Tench; new single: “Dare to Dream”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) BMG Rights Management
Cola“The Gloss” (Canadian post-punk trio’s second album; producers: Cola; new single: “Pallor Tricks”; See here; Vinyl; Rough Trade-Exclusive Olive Green Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Fire Talk
The Decemberists“As It Ever Was, So It Will Be Again” (their ninth album and first new music in six years; producers: lead singer Colin Meloy, Tucker Martine; new single: “Oh No!”; Hear here; Double Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Opaque Olive Green Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) YABB Records / Thirty Tigers
Crumb“AMANA” (NYC psych-rock quartet’s third album; new single: “The Bug”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download released on May 17; Apple Music; On Tour)  Crumb Records
The Early November“The Early November” (alt-rock group’s first album in five years; new single: “What We Earn”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Pure Noise
Four Tet“Three” (new single: “Daydream Repeat”; See here; Vinyl released on April 26; Download released on March 15) Text
Fu Manchu“The Return of Tomorrow” (SoCal desert rock quartet’s 14th album; new single: “Hands of the Zodiac”; Hear here; See here; Blue and White / Black Galaxy Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) At The Dojo Records
Diamanda Galás“Diamanda Galás in Concert” (select recordings taken from performances at Thalia Hall in Chicago and Neptune Theatre in Seattle from 2017; new single: “La Llorona”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Intravenal Sound Operations
John Grant“The Art of the Lie” (his sixth album; producers: Grant, Ivor Guest; new single: “It’s a Bitch”; See here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Bella Union / [PIAS]
Will Gregory Moog Ensemble“Heat Ray” (debut album for group led by Goldfrapp co-founder Will Gregory; recorded by the ensemble on analogue synthesizers alongside the BBC National Orchestra of Wales; new single: “The Sand Reckoner”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Mute
Lalah Hathaway“VANTABLACK” (her eighth album; guests: Michael McDonald, WILLOW, Common, Gerald Albright, Rapsody, MC Lyte, Phonte; new single: “So in Love”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) SoNo Recording Group
Madeline Hawthorne“Tales From Late Nights & Long Drives” (Montana-based Americana artist’s second album; producer: Ryan Hadlock; new single: “Where Did I Go Wrong”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Hawthorne
Hermanos Gutiérrez“Sonido Cósmico” (Ecuadorian-Swiss sibling duo’s sixth album; producer: Dan Auerbach; new single: “Sonido Cósmico”; See here; Amazon-Exclusive Clear with Blue Splatter Vinyl; Rough Trade-Exclusive Clear with Green Splatter Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Easy Eye Sound / Concord
The Hollywood Stars“Starstruck” (L.A. band’s first album of new material since 1977; producers: The Hollywood Stars, Loren Molinarre, Paul Roessler; new single: “Taxi Driver”; See here) Rum Bar Records
Kneecap“Fine Art” (Belfast rap trio’s debut album; producer: Dan Carey; new single: “Sick in the Head”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Heavenly
LAUREL“Palpitations” (British-born, L.A.-based singer-songwriter’s second album; producers: ­Chrome Sparks, Kyle Shearer, LAUREL, Styalz Fuego; new single: “Only One”; See here; Opaque Gray Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Communion
Mike Lindsay“supershapes, Vol. 1” (Mercury Prize-winning producer and co-founder of U.K. acid folktronica band Tunng; new single: “table”; See here; Green Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Moshi Moshi
Lonesome River Band“The Winning Hand” (Hear here; Download) Mountain Home
Bobby Mahoney“Another Deadbeat Summer” (NJ rocker’s label debut album; new single: “Empty Passenger Seats”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Wicked Cool
James Vincent McMorrow“Wide Open, Horses” (Irish singer-songwriter’s seventh album; producer: McMorrow; new single: “Give Up”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Nettwerk
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes“¡Blow it…at Madison’s Quinceañera!” (concept album about the band crashing a quinceañera and performing; new single: a cover of ABBA’s “Dancing Queen”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Fat Wreck Chords
Moby“always centered at night” (guests: José James, Lady Blackbird, serpentwithfeet, Gaidaa, Benjamin Zephaniah, Danae, India Carney, Aynzli Jones, Brie O’Banion, Choklate, Akemi Fox, J.P. Bimeni, et al; new single: “dark days”; See here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Mute
Mono“OATH” (Japanese post-rock band’s 12th album, recorded and mixed with Steve Albini; new single: “Oath”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Temporary Residence
SAM MORTON“Daffodils & Dirt” (debut album from the duo of singer-songwriter Samantha Morton and producer and co-songwriter Richard Russell; guests: Alabaster DePlume, Ali Campbell, Laura Groves, Jack Peñate; new single: “Let’s Walk in the Night”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) XL Recordings
NAYEON“Na” (TWICE member’s seven-song EP; producer: LEE CHANHYUK [이찬혁]; Hear here; Target-Exclusive CD, with photocard; Target-Exclusive Blue Haze Vinyl; Download) JYP Entertainment / Republic
Fernando Perdomo“SELF” (guitarist does all the writing, performing and production duties himself; mixed and mastered by Grammy Award-winning Zach Ziskin; See here; Download) Spirit of Unicorn Music / Cherry Red
Grace Pettis“Down to the Letter” (Nashville-based singer-songwriter’s second album; producer: Mary Bragg; See here; White Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) MPress
Sugaray Rayford“Human Decency” (Blues Award winner’s seventh album; producer: Eric Corne; new single: “Stuck Between,” feat. Sam Morrow; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Forty Below
RJD2“Visions Out of Limelight” (guests: Jamie Lidell, Jordan Brown; new single: “Through It All”; See here; Green Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music)Electrical Connections
Jordan St. Cyr“My Foundation” (Manitoba native and JUNO Award winner’s second album; new single: “Rescue”; See here; Download; Apple Music)BEC Recordings
Snarls“With Love,” (Columbus, OH indie-pop trio’s sophomore album; producer: Chris Walla; new single: “Heavy Drinker”; See here; Vinyl; Download released on May 3; Apple Music; On Tour) Take This to Heart
Lindsey Stirling“Duality” (violinist’s seventh studio album; producer: Mako; guests: Royal & the Serpent, Walk Off the Earth; new single: “Eye of the Untold Her”; See here; HMV-Exclusive CD, with two bonus songs; Target-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs; Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Translucent Light Blue VinylTarget-Exclusive Rose Pink Vinyl, with two bonus digital tracks; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Dreamsicle VinylAmazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Concord
Stumbleine“Deleted Scene” (British ambient artist’s eighth album; new single: “Catastrophette”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Monotreme
$UICIDEBOY$“New World Depression” (New Orleans rap duo’s fourth album; new single: “Us vs. Them”; See here; Green Vinyl; Amazon-Exclusive Opaque Gold Vinyl; Hot Topic-Exclusive Clear Smoke Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Heavy Metal Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) G59 Records
Jack Tempchin“More of Less” (Songwriters Hall of Famer’s 13th album; producer: Jeff Larson; See here) Blue Élan
Various artists“Illinoise: A New Musical” (music and lyrics by Sufjan Stevens, based on his 2005 album “Illinois”; Hear here; Read here; Double Vinyl out Aug. 23; Download released on May 31)Nonesuch
Various artists“Stereophonic (Original Cast Recording)” (new musical and “Hell’s Kitchen” lead 2024 Tony Awards nominations with 13 each; featuring original songs by Arcade Fire co-founder Will Butler) Sony Masterworks Broadway
Walt Disco“The Warping” (Glasgow glam-rock quintet’s second album; producers: Walt Disco, Chris McCrory; new single: “Come Undone”; See here; Milky Clear Transparent Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Lucky Number
Oliver Wood“Fat Cat Silhouette” (Wood Brothers co-founder’s second solo album; producer: Jano Rix; guest: Katie Pruitt; new single: “Yo I Surrender”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Honey Jar / Indirecto

New Releases (Downloads)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Carly Cosgrove“The Cleanest of Houses Are Empty” (Philly indie rock/emo band’s second album; new single: “You Old Dog”; See here; Apple Music) Wax Bodega
Luke Combs“Fathers & Sons” (country star’s fifth album; new single: “The Man He Sees in Me”; See here; Read here; Apple Music; On Tour; Merch)Seven Ridges Records / Columbia
The Erotics“Destined to Damnation” (producer: Don Fury; new single: “Guns at Sundown”; Hear here; Apple MusicThe Erotics
Eamon Fogarty“I’m an animal now” (new single: “Junk Mail”; See here) Orpehan Kiosk Records
Ghost Party“Ghost Moves” (debut album from Houston psych revival artist McCullough Ferguson; new single: “Ghost Moves”; Hear here) Ghost Party
John Glacier“Duppy Gun” (Hackney-born female rapper, producer and poet’s five-song EP; new single: “Steady As I Am”; Hear here; Apple Music) Young, June 20
Hockey Dad“Rebuild Repeat” (Australian indie-pop duo’s fourth album; producer: Alex Burnett; new single: “Safety Pin”; Hear here; Apple Music; On Tour) Farmer & The Owl / BMG Rights Management
PJ Morton“Cape Town to Cairo” (collection of songs created in 30 days throughout four countries in Africa: South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana and Egypt; collaborators: Fireboy DML, Mádé Kuti, Asa, Ndabo Zulu, Soweto Spiritual Singers, et al; new single: “Simunye [We Are One]”; See here; Apple Music) Morton / EMPIRE
Martha Skye Murphy“Um” (singer-songwriter’s debut album; guests: Claire Rousay, Roy Montgomery; new single: “Pick Yourself Up”; See here; Read here; Apple Music) AD 93
Normani“DOPAMINE” (former Fifth Harmony member’s debut album; new single: “Candy Paint”; Hear here; Read here; Apple Music) RCA
Mariah Parker“Windows Through Time” (with Indo Latin Jazz Ensemble; pianist-composer’s third album; producer: Parker) Third Journey Music
Peso Pluma“Éxodo” (24-song double album; guests: Cardi B, Anitta; Rich the Kid, Quavo, Ryan Castro, Kenia Os, Ivan Cornejo, Natanael Caño, et al; Read here; Apple Music; On Tour)Double P Records, June 20
Pride Month Barbie“All the Girls in the Room Say ‘Sorry'” (L.A. synth-pop duo’s debut album; new single: “Fun”; See here; Vinyl) Get Better Records
Raveena“Where the Butterflies Go in the Rain” (singer-songwriter’s third album; new single: “Lucky”; See here; Apple Music) Moonstone Recordings / EMPIRE
David Serby“Low Hanging Stars” (L.A. alt-country artist’s sixth album and his first collection of new music in a decade; producer: Ed Tree; new single: “Another Chance to Dream”; Hear here) Blackbird Record Label
Swiftumz“Simply the Best” (new single: “Never Impress”; Hear here; Apple Music) Empty Cellar
This Is Lorelei“Box for Buddy, Box for Star” (debut solo project from Nate Amos of Water From Your Eyes; new single: “Perfect Hand”; Hear here; Red Vinyl; Amazon UK; Apple Music) Double Double Whammy
Don Toliver“Hardstone Psycho” (Houston rap artist’s fourth album; new single: “Attitude”; See here; Read here; Apple Music; On Tour) Cactus Jack / Atlantic
Various artists“Red Hot + Free [Mixtape]” (17-track collection features new mixes, exclusives and contributions from Bright Light Bright Light, Ultra Naté, Billy Porter, Dashaun Wesley, Allie X, Pop Tarts, Arthur Baker, Jesse Rankins, et al; new single: “Your Kinda Love,” Uncanny Alliance’s first new song in 30 years; proceeds benefit The Trevor Project, The Ally Coalition and SAGE; Hear here; Apple Music) Red Hot Organization / Peace Bisquit
Various artists“THE WIZ (2024 Broadway Cast Recording)” (musical revival starring Emmy winner Wayne Brady as The Wiz, Nichelle Lewis as Dorothy and Deborah Cox as Glinda; See here; Apple Music; On Broadway) Immersive Music / Interscope
Zsela“Big For You” (NYC singer-songwriter’s debut album; producers: Zsela, Daniel Aged, Gabe Wax; new single: “Lily of the Nile”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Apple Music) Mexican Summer

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
George Benson“Dreams Do Come True: When George Benson Meets Robert Farnon” (long-lost orchestral album, recorded in 1989, featuring The Robert Farnon Orchestra; remastered; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Rhino
David Bowie“Rock ‘n’ Roll Star!” (five-CD, one-Blu-ray Audio box set tracing Bowie from February 1971 through the creation of his Ziggy Stardust persona, featuring U.K. radio sessions, TV performances, demos, outtakes, alternative versions, live tracks from his Oct. 1, 1972 show at Boston Music Hall, etc.; Vinyl, 14 alternative takes and mixes; Download; Apple Music; Merch) Rhino / Parlophone
The dB’s“Stands for Decibels” (1981 debut album; remastered, with CD-only bonus track, “Judy”; Black and White Vinyl) Propeller Sound Recordings
Lonnie Donegan“All the Hits and More 1955-62” (three CDs, 78 songs; Amazon UK) Acrobat
The Doobie Brothers“Best of the Doobies: Volumes 1 & 2” (1976 and 1981 compilations packaged together for the first time; Double VinylOn Tour)Rhino / Warner
Jerry Garcia Band“GarciaLive Volume 21: February 13th, 1976 – Keystone, Berkeley, CA” (Double CD; Hear here; Download) ATO
Bessie Jones, John Davis & the Georgia Sea Island Singers“The Complete Friends of Old-Time Music Concert” (previously unheard recording from April 1965, joined by Mississippi Fred McDowell, Ed Young and folklorist Alan Lomax, who acted as emcee; Hear here; Download; Apple Music) Smithsonian Folkways
Little Feat“Feats Don’t Fail Me Now (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (Triple CD; 1974 album, featuring “Oh Atlanta” and “Rock and Roll Doctor”; remastered from the original stereo tapes, with unreleaed alternate versions and album session outtakes, plus the previously unreleased “Live at L’Olympia, Paris, France, 2/1/1975”; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) Rhino / Warner
Paul McCartney & Wings“One Hand Clapping” (live studio sessions from 1974, newly mixed and available for the first time; Hear here; Read here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) MPL / Capitol / UMe
Loreena McKennitt“The Mask and Mirror Live (30th Anniversary)” (originally recorded on May 19, 1994, in San Francisco; Download; On Tour) Quinlan Road / UMe
Blind Willie McTell“Statesboro Blues: Collected Recordings 1927-1950” (two-CD, 48-track set featuring releases on the Victor, OKeh, Columbia, Bluebird, Vocalion, Decca, Atlantic and Regal labels; Amazon UK) Acrobat
Melanie“Arabesque” (1982 album; with seven bonus tracks and new artwork and liner notes; Vinyl out July 5) Cleopatra
Mitch Miller“The Yellow Rose of Texas: Selected A & B Sides 1950-62” (two CDs, 56 songs; Amazon UK) Acrobat
Monsters of Folk“Monsters of Folk (Deluxe Edition)” (15th anniversary of the 2009 one-off album from Jim James, M. Ward, Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis; with five bonus studio tracks, including “Disappeared”; Hear here; Clear Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Green Splatter VinylRough Trade-Exclusive Pink Swirl Vinyl; Download) ATO
Seal“Seal (Deluxe Edition)” (Double CD + Blu-ray; 30th anniversary of the 1994 album, featuring “Prayer for the Dying” and “Kiss from a Rose”; second CD contains 10 previously unreleased tracks, plus the B-side “Blues In E,” a cover of “Fly Like An Eagle” from the “Space Jam” soundtrack, and a version of “Manic Depression,” with Jeff Beck, for “Stone Free: A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix”; Blu-ray features Dolby Atmos and PCM 24/96 high-res stereo mixes of the album; Read here; Double Vinyl, with five extra tracks; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Milky Clear VinylAmazon UK; Download) Rhino / Warner
Selena“Amor Prohibido (30th Anniversary)” (1994 album, the first Tejano record to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart; Transparent Clear Vinyl out July 19; Target-Exclusive Translucent Pink Vinyl, with poster; Merch)  Universal Music Latin Entertainment
UFO“Ain’t Misbehavin'” (1988 EP; with five bonus live tracks; Vinyl; Amazon UK) Cleopatra

Reissues (Downloads)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Lindsey Buckingham“20th Century Lindsey” (44-track collection contains his first three solo albums: “Law and Order,” “Go Insane” and “Out of the Cradle,” plus rarities; Hear here; Read here; 4-CD Box Set out Aug. 16; Amazon UK; Apple Music) Rhino
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