New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers “No Good Deed” (first single: “Everybody Said”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Pretty Good for a Girl)
The Alarm “Sigma” (guests: Billy Duff, Dave Sharp; first single: “Blood Red Viral Black”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (21st Century)
The Allman Betts Band (Devon Allman + Duane Betts) “Down to the River” (the band also includes Berry Oakley Jr.; recorded at the famed Muscle Shoals Sound Studios; producer: Matt Ross-Spang; guests: Chuck Leavell, Peter Levin; producer: Matt Ross-Spang; first single: “All Night”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (BMG Rights Management)
The Black Keys ” ‘Let’s Rock’ “ (their first album in five years; producers: singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach, drummer Patrick Carney; new single: “Eagle Birds”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (Easy Eye Sound / Nonesuch)
Chris Brown “Indigo” (32-track double album; guests: Drake, Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, G-Eazy, Lil Jon, Trey Songz, Lil Wayne, etc.; new single: “No Guidance”; See here; Download; On Tour; Merch) (RCA)
Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown “Truth and Lies” (producer: Joel Hamilton; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Spinefarm)
Cassius “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) (Justice / Love Supreme)
Chase Atlantic “PHASES” (first single: “HER”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (MDNN / BMG Rights Management)
Chick Corea “Antidote” (with his new Spanish Heart Band; guests: Rubén Blades, Gayle Moran Corea, Maria Bianca; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Concord Jazz)
Daughter of Swords (Mountain Man’s Alexandra Sauser-Monnig) “Dawnbreaker” (new single: “Dawnbreaker”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Nonesuch)
Raheem DeVaughn “The Love Reunion” (first single: “Just Right”; Hear here) (The SoNo Recording Group)
The Doobie Brothers “The Doobie Brothers Live From The Beacon Theatre” (one night in November 2018, performing the albums “Toulouse Street” and “The Captain and Me” in their entirety; Hear here; CD + DVD; Blu-ray; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Santana; Merch) (Rhino)
Generation Axe (Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi) “The Guitars That Destroyed the World (Live in China)” (See here; Vinyl; Download) (earMUSIC)
Gov’t Mule “Bring On the Music: Live at the Capitol Theatre” (one-CD, one-DVD, 21-song set recorded in Port Chester, NY, on April 27-28, 2018; the 9-camera video shoot was directed by music photographer and director Danny Clinch; See here; On Tour; Merch) (Provogue / Mascot Label Group)
He Is Legend “White Bat” (producers: Mitch Marlow, Al Jacob; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Spinefarm)
Horse Jumper of Love “So Divine” (first single: “Poison”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Run For Cover)
Jade Jackson “Wilderness” (producer: Mike Ness; first single: “Bottle It Up”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (ANTI- / Epitaph)
Ingrid Michaelson “Stranger Songs” (her album was inspired by Netflix’s “Stranger Things”; first single: “Missing You”; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs; Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Vinyl, with download card; Cassette; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Cabin 24)
Heather Nova “Pearl” (producer: Youth; first single: “The Wounds We Bled”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Saltwater Limited)
Pepper “Local Motion” (guests: Micah Brown, Stick Figure, Henry Fong, Jinco, E.N Young; first single: “Warning”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Iration) (LAW)
Runaway June (country trio) “Blue Roses” (producers: Dann Huff, Ross Copperman; first single: “Buy My Own Drinks”; See here; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Carrie Underwood) (Wheelhouse)
The Small Glories (Winnipeg bluegrass duo) “Assiniboine & The Red” (first single: “Oh My Love”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Red House / Compass)
Chris Stamey and The ModRec Orchestra “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) (Omnivore Recordings)
Chris Staples “Holy Moly” (first single: “Everybody Said”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Barsuk)
The Tallest Man on Earth “I Love You. It’s A Fever Dream” (new single: “I’m a Stranger Now”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; released as Download on April 19; iTunes; On Tour) (Rivers / Birds / AWAL Recordings)
Various artists “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) (BMG Rights Management)
Woes (Scottish pop-punk quartet) “Awful Truth” (producer: Seb Barlow; new single: “Monkey Shoe”; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (UNFD)

[su_spoiler title=”Other Notable Releases”]“Animals As Leaders,” Animals as Leaders (Prosthetic)
“Daughters of the Sky,” BAMBOO (Upset the Rhythm)
“Live From Niles City,” Jack Barksdale (Jack Barksdale)
“Godsend,” Bloodred Hourglass (Out of Line Music)
“The Summoning,” Bloody Hammers (Napalm)
“Brain Thoughts,” Chris Charpentier (aspecialthing)
“Concrete Dream,” Concrete Dream (E Train)
“Orange,” Landon Cube (Republic)
“Espanola,” Espanola (Surly Young)
“Spider-Man: Far from Home (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack),” Michael Giacchino (Sony Classical)
“DJ-Kicks,” Peggy Gou (!K7)
“I Died of Boredom and Came Back As Me,” Barton Hartshorn (BFD)
“Retaliation Vacation,” Hollerado (Royal Mountain)
“A Palace in Time,” Abe Hollow (Ephemeral Stream Recordings, July 3)
“5 Weeks in LA,” Evie Irie (Republic)
“The Jacks,” The Jacks (EDGEOUT)
“Live at the Bluebird,” The Lil Smokies (United Interests)
“Zess,” Magma (Seventh)
“Pale Cicada,” Makeunder (Good Eye)
“Inner Monologue Part 2,” Julia Michaels (Republic)
“Can You Really Find Me,” Night Moves (Domino)
“VWETO II,” Georgia Anne Muldrow (Mello Music Group)
“Weird Glow,” Sarah Bethe Nelson (Burger)
“Gazing Globe,” Outer Spaces (Western Vinyl)
“Paradise Dreams,” Richie Quake (Richie Quake)
“Total Mind,” Quit Life (YEAR0001)
“Heartbreak Magic,” Riah (Riah)
“Hard Luck,” Royal Teeth (Round Hill Music)
“Can’t Tell Me No,” Summer Cannibals (Tiny Engines)
“The Horse and Sparrow Theory,” Victims (Relapse)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Aristocrats “You Know What …?” (Hear here; CD, out July 12; On Tour) (Boing)

[su_quote]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.[/su_quote]

Cryptilians (Reno rock band) “Dead Before Easter” (producers: Richard Spagnola, Lanny Thomas Carey; first single: “Silver Girl”; See here) (CareyOkie)
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib “Bandana” (guests: Anderson .Paak, Black Thought, Yaslin Bey, Pusha T, Killer Mike; new single: “Giannis”; See here; CD and Vinyl out July 26; On Tour) (Madlib Invazion / ESGN / Keep Cool / RCA)
Aaron Lewis “Unorthodox EP” (four songs; Hear here; On Tour) (OneFold DGTL)
Mustard “Perfect Ten” (guests: Migos, Quavo, 21 Savage, YG, Meek Mill, etc.; new single: “100 Bands”; Hear here; Read here; On Tour) (10 Summers / Interscope)
Foy Vance “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) (Gingerbread Man / Atlantic)
Various artists “Alice By Heart (Original Cast Recording)” (music by Duncan Sheik and lyrics by Steven Sater; based on a book by Sater and director Jessie Nelson; producers: Sheik, Kurt Deutsch; Hear/read here) (Ghostlight)
Various artists “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! (Broadway Cast Recording)” (revival cast includes Rebecca Naomi Jones and Damon Daunno; producers: Dean Sharenow, Daniel Kluger; CD, out Aug. 9; On Broadway) (Decca Broadway)
Thom Yorke “ANIMA” (the Radiohead singer’s first solo album in five years; producer: Nigel Godrich; Hear here; Vinyl, with one bonus track, and CD out July 19; On Tour) (XL Recordings)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Bay City Rollers “The Singles Collection” (three CDs, 47 songs; Read here) (Glam / 7T’s)
The B-52’s “Cosmic Thing (30th Anniversary Expanded Edition)” (1989 album; remastered, with five remixes and B-sides and the previously unreleased 16-song album “Cosmic Tour: Live In Texas, 1990”; Download; On Tour; Merch) (Rhino / Warner)
David Bowie “The Mercury Demos [Vinyl]” (recorded in spring 1969 with collaborator John “Hutch” Hutchinson on guitar and vocals; Read here; Merch) (Rhino / Parlophone)
Climax Blues Band “The Albums 1969-1972” (five-CD box set, featuring “The Climax Chicago Blues Band,” “Plays On,” “A Lot of Bottle,” “Tightly Knit” and “Rich Man,” with 18 bonus tracks; Read here; Amazon UK; On Tour) (Esoteric Recordings / Cherry Red)
Miles Davis “The Complete Birth of the Cool” (two-CD set marks the 70th anniversary of the initial sessions for the “Birth of the Cool” album, released in 1957 as a collection of recordings from 1949-50; Vinyl; Download; Merch) (Blue Note / UMe)
Kylie Minogue “Step Back In Time: The Definitive Collection” (two-CD, 42-song compilation; Two-CD Casebound Book; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (BMG Rights Management)
Preservation Hall Jazz Band “That’s It!” (2013 album; Vinyl), “So It Is” (2017 album; Vinyl; On Tour) (Sub Pop)
Raven “Over the Top! Neat Years 1981-1984” (four-CD clamshell box set; Read here; Amazon UK) (HNE / Cherry Red)
Various artists “Motown: The Complete No. 1s” (2008 box set, expanded to 11 CDs, with six bonus tracks, to celebrate the label’s 60th anniversary; Amazon UK) (Motown / UMe)
Various artists “1977: The Year Punk Broke” (three-CD, 87-song compilation; Read here; Amazon UK) (Cherry Red)
Various artists “This Is It! More From The Van McCoy Songbook 1962-1977” (24 songs; Hear/read here) (Kent / Ace)
Various artists “Woodstock: Back to the Garden – 50th Anniversary Experience” (10-CD, 162-song box set features live recordings of every performer at the 1969 festival; See here; Vinyl; Merch) (Rhino / Atlantic)
Kathryn Williams “Anthology” (20-CD box set) (One Little Indian)

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