“Dreems” (the electronic duo’s first album in three years comes just days after Philippe Zdar fell to his death in Paris on June 19; guests: Mike D, Owlle, Luke Jennfer, Joe Rogers, John Gourley, Vula Malinga; See here; Vinyl; Download)
“New Songs for the 20th Century” (Double album written, arranged, produced and mixed by Stamey; guests: Branford Marsalis, Bill Frisell, Nels Cline, Peter Holsapple, Nnenna Freelon, Marshall Crenshaw, Don Dixon, Django Haskins, Caitlin Cary, etc.; See here; Read here; Download)
“Echo in the Canyon (Music From and Inspired by the Documentary Film)” (directed by Andrew Slater, the film explores the beginnings of the Laurel Canyon music scene, circa 1965-67; the soundtrack features new studio recordings of classics by The Byrds, The Mamas & The Papas and more, as interpreted by Jakob Dylan along with artists who appear in the film, including Fiona Apple, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Beck, Cat Power, Eric Clapton, Norah Jones, Regina Spektor, etc.; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes)
I think we really wanted take it up a notch on this album in every way,” Aristocrats bassist Bryan Beller tells P&P, “compositionally, in how we wrote for each other; musically, in terms of playing and pushing ourselves and each other; and especially sonically, in terms of the sounds we got and the mixes – while still retaining all of the special things that make us The Aristocrats, with the kind of chemistry that’s been so good for us in the past.
“From Muscle Shoals” (recorded at FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala.; his next album later this year, titled “To Memphis,” was recorded at Sam Phillips Recording studio in Memphis; producers: Vance, Ben Tanner; guests: Spooner Oldham, David Hood, etc.; first single: “You Love Are My Only”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour)
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Album Release Dates
* Release dates are subject to change due to the coronavirus pandemic
April 3, 2020 » Dua Lipa, Sam Hunt, All Time Low, Kiana Ledé, The Monkees, Ashley McBryde, Allan Rayman, Thievery Corporation, M. Ward, Hinds, Born Ruffians, August Burns Red, Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn, etc.
April 10, 2020 » The Strokes, Grey Daze, Joe Satriani, Sparta, Watkins Family Hour, The Sleep Eazys, Nightwish, Pokey LaFarge, Maddie & Tae, John Anderson, Eliza Gilkyson, etc.
April 17, 2020 » Soul Asylum, Danzig, Louise Goffin, EOB (aka Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien), Ron Sexsmith, Kierra Sheard, The White Buffalo, etc.
April 24, 2020 » Luke Bryan, Lucinda Williams, Ezra Furman, The Used, Whitney Rose, Katatonia, Katherine Jenkins, Dance Gavin Dance, etc.
More New Releases » May 1 and Beyond: Alanis Morissette, The 1975, The Airborne Toxic Event, Moby, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Hayley Williams, Teddy Thompson, Weezer, Lewis Watson, M. Ward, Shopping, Lamb of God, The Psychedelic Furs, Built to Spill, and many more.
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