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New Releases: June 21, 2024

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New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Gracie Abrams“The Secret of Us” (her second album; producer: Aaron Dessner; Taylor Swift guests on the track “us”; new single: “Close to You”; See here; Read here; Yellow Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Pink Vinyl, with alternative artwork; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Purple Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour, with Taylor Swift) Interscope
Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore“TexiCali” (new single: “Trying to Be Free”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Yep Roc
The Aquabats!“Finally!” (ska-punk superheroes’ eighth album; producer: Cameron Webb; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) Gloopy
Been Stellar“Scream from New York, NY” (NYC quintet’s debut album; new single: “Pumpkin”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour, with The 1975) Dirty Hit
Joe Bonamassa“Live at the Hollywood Bowl With Orchestra” (CD + DVD; producer: Kevin Shirley; See here; CD + Blu-ray; Double Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)  J&R Adventures
The Dangerous Summer“Gravity” (new single: “Gravity”; See here; White Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Rude
Daniel Davies“Ghost of the Heart” (film/TV synth composer’s first full-length alt-rock album released under his own name; producer: John Spiker; new single: “I Know Why”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Sacred Bones
Cody Dickinson“Homemade” (North Mississippi Allstars drummer’s solo debut album; new single: “Walk Right In,” feat. Southern Avenue vocalist Tikyra Jackson; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl) Strong Place Music
Celine Dion“I AM: CELINE DION (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (new documentary debuts on Prime Video on June 25, featuring 13 classic hits and seven score tracks; Amazon-Exclusive Double Vinyl out Aug. 9; Download) Legacy Recordings
George Ducas“Long Way From Home” (Texas country singer-songwriter’s fifth album; producer: Pete Anderson; new single: “Drifter”; Hear here) Loud Ranch / Xstream Music Group
Fastball“Sonic Ranch” (Austin alt-rock trio’s ninth album, marking their 30th anniversary; producers: David Garza, John Fields; new single: “Rather Be Me Than You”; Hear here; Sky Swirl Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Sunset Blvd.
Foreign Hands“What’s Left Unsaid” (Delaware metalcore band’s full-length debut album; producer: Will Putney; new single: “God Under Fingernails”; See here; Read here; Trans Ruby Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) SharpTone
Greenleaf“The Head & the Habit” (Swedish heavy rockers’ ninth album; new single: “Breathe In, Breathe Out”; See here; Red Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Magnetic Eye
Daryl Hall“D” (his sixth solo album; producers: Hall, Dave Stewart, who co-wrote seven of the nine original songs; new single: “Can’t Say No to You”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Turquoise Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour, with Elvis Costello + The Imposters) United Artists Productions
Islands“What Occurs” (producers: Islands; mixed by Colin Stewart; new single: “The End”; See here; Read here; Gold Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) ELF
Kehlani“Crash” (her fourth album; first single: “Next 2 U”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon-Exclusive Silver Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Evergreen VinylUrban Outfitters-Exclusive White Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Atlantic
Kittie“Fire” (metal band’s first album in 13 years; producer: Nick Rasculinecz; new single: “Vultures”; Hear here; Gold Nugget Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Sumerian
Lake Street Dive“Good Together” (their eighth album; producer: Mike Elizondo; Neon Yellow Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Fantasy / Concord
Jim Lauderdale“My Favorite Place” (Americana legend’s 37th album; new single: “Mrs. Green”; Hear here; Vinyl; Apple Music) Sky Crunch
Jesse Malin“Chasing the Light” (Double CD; 12-song live set; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download) Wicked Cool
Marillion“An Hour Before It’s Dark Live in Port Zelande 2023” (Double CD; See here; Triple Vinyl; DVD; Blu-ray) earMUSIC
The Mysterines“Afraid of Tomorrows” (U.K. alt-rock band’s sophomore album; producer: John Congleton; new single: “Stray”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Fiction
Kate Nash“9 Sad Symphonies” (British singer-songwriter’s fifth album and first in nine years; producer: Frederik Thaae; new single: “Millions of Heartbeats”; See here; Read here; Baby Blue Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Kill Rock Stars
NewJeans“Supernatural” (K-pop group’s four-song CD, with drawstring bag or crossbody bag; title track written by Pharrell) ADOR / UMG
Pepe Deluxé“Comix Sonix” (electronic duo’s sixth album; new single: “Freedom Flag”; Hear here; See here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Catskills
Pond“Stung!” (Australian psych-rock band’s 10th album; producers: Pond; new single: “So Lo”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Spinning Top
Sanctus Real“All Along” (Christian alt-rock group’s 10th album; producers: AJ Pruis, Chris Rohman, David Spencer, Josh Bronleewe, Tedd T; guest: Brennley Brown; Download released on April 19; Apple Music) Framework / The Fuel Music
Seven Spires“A Fortress Called Home” (symphonic metal band’s fourth album; new single: “Almosttown”; See here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Frontiers Music s.r.l.
Shaboozey“Where I’ve Been, isn’t Where I’m Going” (Virginia-based singer and rapper is featured on two songs on Beyoncé’s “Cowboy Carter” album; producers: Nevin, Sean Cook; new single: “A Bar Song [Tipsy]”; Vinyl out Aug. 16; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Vinyl, with signed gatefold jacket; Download released on May 31; Apple Music; On Tour) American Dogwood / EMPIRE
The Story So Far“I Want to Disappear” (Northern California pop-punk band’s fifth album and first since 2018; producer: Jon Markson; new single: “Letterman”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Bone & Sea Blue Pinwheel with Black Splatter Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Pure Noise
Sumac“The Healer” (post-metal trio’s first album since 2020; recorded and mixed by Scott Evans; new single: “Yellow Dawn”; Hear here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download) Thrill Jockey
Swim Surreal“In the Half Light” (co-written and produced by Zero 7; new single: “Bloom”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Make Records
Linda Thompson“Proxy Music” (her first album in more than a decade; guests: Rufus Wainwright, The Proclaimers, Martha Wainwright, Eliza Carthy, Teddy Thompson, John Grant, et al; new single: “The Solitary Traveller”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) StorySound
Various artists“The Notebook (Original Broadway Cast Recording)” (musical adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ novel of the same title officially opened at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on March 14; music and lyrics by singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson; cast: Jordan Tyson, Joy Woods, Maryann Plunkett, John Cardoza, Ryan Vasquez, Dorian Harewood, et al; See here; Read here; Download released on April 19) Atlantic
Various artists“Petty Country: A Country Music Celebration of Tom Petty” (contributors: Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson & Lukas Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Wynonna Judd, Lainey Wilson, George Strait, et el; new single: Dierks Bentley’s cover of “American Girl”; Hear here; Amazon-Exclusive Tangerine Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Merch) Petty Legacy / Big Machine Label Group
Wild Up“Julius Eastman Vol. 4: The Holy Presence” (latest installment in the Grammy-nominated classical ensemble’s anthology exploring the works of the late composer; new single: “Our Father”; Hear here) New Amsterdam

New Releases (Downloads)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Jelani Aryeh“The Sweater Club” (new single: “Sweater Club”; See here; Apple Music)Ballona Record Co / IMPERIAL
Assimilator“Expelled Into Suffering” (new single: “I Am”; Hear here; Apple Music)Horror Pain Gore Death Productions
Brayden Bell“Box Office Bomb” (Canadian indie-folk producer/songwriter’s five-song EP; new single: “What If”; See here; Apple Music)Cordova Bay Records / Fontana North
Black Veil Brides“Bleeders” (three-song EP; new single: “Bleeders”; See here; Amazon UK; Apple Music; On Tour; Merch)Spinefarm
DJ Lag“THE REBELLION” (South African DJ and producer’s sophomore album; new single: “Hade Boss”; See here; Apple Music) Black Major x Ice Drop
Terence Fixmer“THE PARADOX IN ME” (new single: “Shore Break”; Hear here; Apple Music) Mute / NovaMute
Foxes on the Run“Preys of Fate” (Brazilian indie rockers’ four-song EP; producer: Marcelo Magal; new single: “Skipping Stones”; See here; Apple Music) Wild Things, June 27
Gasket“BABYLON” (six-song EP; new single: “SYNDICATE”; Vinyl; Apple Music) Blue Grape Music
Sierra Green & The Giants“Here We Are” (New Orleans roots artist’s debut full-length album; producers: J.D. Simo, David Torkanowsky; new single: “Come to Mama”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) Big Radio Records / Select-O-Hits
The Greeting Committee“Everyone’s Gone and I Know I’m the Cause” (Kansas City indie-rock band’s third album; new single: “Cyclical”; Hear here; Apple Music; On Tour) The Greeting Committee
Lawrence“Family Business” (NYC siblings Gracie and Clyde Lawrence’s fourth album; producers: Clyde Lawrence, Gracie Lawrence, Jon Bellion, Jonny Koh, Jordan Cohen, Tenroc, The Diner; new single: “Family Business”; Hear here; Apple Music; On Tour)Beautiful Mind
Henry Morris“Jawbreaker” (L.A.-based indie artist formerly known as Playyard; producers: Morris, Taylor Ross; new single: “Forever Young”; Hear here; Apple Music)Henry Morris
Hayes Noble“As It Was, As We Were” (recorded and mixed by Luke Tweedy; Spokane-based indie punk rocker’s second album; new single: “Pushin’ On”; Hear here; Apple Music) Two Two One Press
Katherine Perkins“Being Younger” (Bar Harbor, ME-based singer-songwriter’s debut album; producers: Perkins, Fox Schwach; new single: “Sea Change”; See here) Twelve | Eight Records
Sis“Vibhuti” (San Francisco artist Jenny Gillespie Mason’s second album; new single: “Pregnant In Bhutan”; Hear here) Native Cat Recordings
Jae Soto“Leave the Light On (Brooklyn-based musician’s debut album; producer: Soto; new single: “Best of Us”; Hear here; Apple Music) Switch Hit, June 25
Various artists“The Henry Mancini 100th Sessions: Henry Has Company” (all-star tribute to the legendary pianist-composer, who would have turned 100 on April 16; producer: Gregg Field; contributors: Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Michael Bublé, Lizzo, The Royal Philharmonic, Herbie Hancock, John Williams, The L.A. Philharmonic, et al; first single: “Peter Gunn”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Apple Music) Primary Wave Music
Various artists“NOISE FOR NOW: VOL. 2” (11-song compilation benefiting abortion access and reproductive rights, featuring exclusive tracks from Faye Webster, Courtney Barnett, The War on Drugs, David Byrne & Devo, et al)NOISE FOR NOW / ADA
Wage War“STIGMA” (Florida metalcore quintet’s fifth album; producer: Drew Fulk; new single: “MAGNETIC”; See hereCD and Vinyl out Sept. 6; Amazon UK; Apple Music; On Tour) Fearless / Concord
Lola Young“This Wasn’t Meant For You Anyway” (South London singer-songwriter’s second album; producer: Solomonophic; new single: “Messy”; Hear here; Vinyl; Apple Music; On Tour) Island

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Grateful Dead“From the Mars Hotel (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (Triple CD; 1974 album, featuring “U.S. Blues”; remastered, with the previously unreleased live performance from the University of Nevada-Reno on May 12, 1974; Vinyl; Picture Disc, remastered by Grammy Award-winning engineer David Glasser, with Plangent Processes tape restoration and speed correction and produced for release by David Lemieux; Download; Apple Music; Merch) Grateful Dead Productions / Rhino
Tim Hollier“Time Has a Way of Losing You: The Tim Hollier Anthology” (three-CD set includes three original albums, with non-LP single cuts, BBC recordings and previously unreleased tracks; Read here; Amazon UK) Grapefruit / Cherry Red
Lightnin’ Hopkins“Live From The Ash Grove…Plus!” (1965 and 1970 acoustic songs, with four electric tracks recorded at Palo Alto’s In Your Ear club on Aug. 18, 1971; Vinyl; Download) Liberation Hall
Jethro Tull“Jethro Tull Live: Bursting Out – The Inflated Edition” (1978 album, recorded at Madison Square Garden; expanded to three CDs and three DVDs; remixed by Steven Wilson, with original running order, plus 50+ minutes of video, originally broadcast on BBC and Radio 1, a 96-page booklet, etc.; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour; Merch) Rhino / Parlophone
Jim Lauderdale and The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys“The Long and Lonesome Letting Go” (2023 album; Hear here; Vinyl) Sky Crunch
Avril Lavigne“Greatest Hits” (20-track, career-spanning compilation; Read here; Double Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Neon Green Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour, with All Time Low and Simple Plan) Legacy Recordings
Melanie“The Magic Bus Sessions” (live radio broadcast from 1972) Cleopatra
Joni Mitchell“The Asylum Albums (1976-1980)” (five-CD box set contains “Hejira,” “Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter,” “Mingus” and the live album “Shadows and Light”; remastered by Bernie Grundman; Read here; Vinyl, six-LP box set; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Rhino / Elektra / Asylum
Niney & The Observers“Tubby’s Wants the Channel: Dubbing With The Observer 1976-1978” (two CDs, 28 tracks; Read here; Amazon UK) Doctor Bird / Cherry Red
Ed Sheeran“X (10th Anniversary Edition)” (2014 album; with nine previously unreleased tracks; Read here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Merch) Atlantic
Spiritualized“Songs in A&E” (2008 album, featuring “Soul on Fire”; remastered; Double Vinyl) Fat Possum
Various artists“As I Roved Out: A Story of Celtic Rock 1968-1978” (three-CD compilation, featuring Thin Lizzy, Rory Gallagher, Fairport Convention, Clannad, Bert Jansch, Gilbert O’Sullivan, Faces, Wishbone Ash, et al; Read here; Amazon UK) Strawberry / Cherry Red
Various artists“Having a Rave-Up! The British R&B Sounds of 1964” (three-CD compilation, featuring The Kinks, The Yardbirds, Spencer Davis Group, The Searchers, Manfred Mann, The Pretty Things, John Mayall & The Blues Breakers, et al; Read here; Amazon UK) Grapefruit / Cherry Red
Various artists“Psychedelic States: New Jersey in the 60s Vol. 2” (29 tracks on one CD) Gear Fab
Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention“Whisky A Go Go, 1968” (Triple CD; Zappa intended this to be an album project, but the full live album never happened and the original tapes sat in the vault for 55 years; Hear here; Read here; Double Vinyl, highlights edition; Download; Apple Music) Zappa Records / UMe
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