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Published on June 28th, 2018 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: June 29, 2018

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Alarm “Equals” (the band’s first album in 11 years; producer: George Williams; guest: The Cult’s Billy Duffy; first single: “Beautiful”; See here; Amazon UK; Download; eBay; On Tour) (The Twenty First Century Recording Company / InGrooves)
Bullet For My Valentine “Gravity” (producer: Carl Brown; first single: “Over It”; Hear here; Target-Exclusive CD, with autographed booklet; eBay; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (Search and Destroy / Spinefarm)
Chicago “Chicago II: Live On Soundstage” (this live version of the band’s classic second album from 1970 was recorded and filmed at WTTW studios as part of PBS’ “Soundstage” series; See here; Read here; eBay; On Tour, with REO Speedwagon; Merch) (Rhino)
The Stanley Clarke Band “The Message” (guests: Doug E. Fresh, Mark Isham; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Mack Avenue)
Ray Davies “Our Country: Americana Act II” (with guitarist Bill Shanley and The Jayhawks again serving as Davies’ backing band; first single: “Our Country”; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download) (Legacy Recordings)
The Essex Green “Hardly Electronic” (the Brooklyn trio’s first album in 12 years; first single: “Sloane Ranger”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Merge)
Florence + The Machine “High As Hope” (producers: Florence, Emile Haynie; guests: Kamasi Washington, Sampha, Tobias Jesso Jr, Kelsey Lu, Jamie xx; first single: “Hunger”; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Yellow Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with St. Vincent) (Republic)
Michael Giacchino “Incredibles 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (See here; Download; iTunes; Merch; In Theaters) (Walt Disney)
Gorillaz “The Now Now” (producers: Gorillaz, James Ford, Remi Kabaka; guests: George Benson, Snoop Dogg, Jamie Principle; first single: “Humility”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Warner)
Indigo Girls “Indigo Girls Live with The University of Colorado Symphony Orchestra” (two-CD set, recorded in 2017; Vinyl; Download; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Rounder)
The Innocence Mission “Sun on the Square” (first single: “Green Bus”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay) (Badman Recording Co.)
The Interrupters (L.A. ska-punk band) “Fight the Good Fight” (guests: Rancid; first single: “She’s Kerosene”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Vans Warped Tour) (Hellcat / Epitaph)
Jim James (of My Morning Jacket) “Uniform Distortion” (first single: “Just a Fool”; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (ATO)
Kittel & Co. (contemporary string quintet led by Jeremy Kittel, formerly of Turtle Island Quartet) “Whorls” (Kittel was forced to reschedule April and May tour dates after breaking his left arm; first single: “Pando”; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Compass)
Let’s Eat Grandma (experimental pop duo) “I’m All Ears” (new single: “Falling Into Me”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Transgressive)
Charles Lloyd & The Marvels + Lucinda Williams “Vanished Gardens” (producers: Lloyd, Dorothy Darr, Don Was; first single: “We’ve Come Too Far To Turn Around”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Blue Note)
Ryan Martin (NYC-based singer-songwriter) “Gimme Some Light” (first single: “Death of Love”; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (High Moon)
The Milk Carton Kids “All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn’t Do” (first single: “One More For the Road”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (ANTI- / Epitaph)
The Night Flight Orchestra (Swedish hard rock band) “Sometimes the World Ain’t Enough” (first single: “This Time”; See here; Amazon UK) (Nuclear Blast)
Protoje (Jamaican reggae artist) “A Matter of Time” (producer: Winta James; guests: Chronixx, Mortimer; new single: “No Guarantee”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Overstand Entertainment / In.Digg.Nation / Easy Star)
Tommy Shaw and the Contemporary Youth Orchestra “Sing for the Day!” (performance of Styx classics and solo songs; Blu-ray) (Eagle Rock)
Sons of Bill (Virginia-based band of brothers) “Oh God Ma’am” (producer: Phil Ek; new single: “Firebird ’85”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Gray Fox)
The Wild Feathers “Greetings From the Neon Frontier” (producer: Jay Joyce; first single: “Big Sky”; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Reprise)
Wild Moccasins (Houston indie-pop quartet) “Look Together” (Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (New West)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Jake Allen (multi-instrumentalist/touring member of The Accidentals) “Deviant Motions” (guests: Sav Buist and Katie Larson of The Accidentals; first single: “If You Fall Apart”; Hear here; See here; iTunes) (Jake Allen Music)
Peggy James (Milwaukee singer-songwriter) “Nothing In Between” (producer: Jim Eannelli; See here) (Happy Growl)
Kayla Jay “Evolution” (producers: Kayla Leigh Murphy, Matthew Miller; guests: Dayz, Matthew Miller; first single: “What If”; Hear here; iTunes) (SpacedOut Studios)
Jaye Jayle (dark roots rock project from Young Widows’ Evan Patterson) “No Trail and Other Unholy Paths” (first single: “Ode to Betsy”; Hear here) (Sargent House)
Robert Miller’s Project Grand Slam “Trippin'” (10 new original songs by Miller, plus a cover of The Who’s “I Can’t Explain”; On Tour) (Cakewalk)
The Ones You Forgot “Too Afraid to Say” (six-song EP; producer: Rob Freeman; first single: “Here Forever”; Hear/read here; iTunes; On Tour) (The Ones You Forgot)
Them Are Us Too “Amends” (six-song EP is the Bay Area dream-pop duo’s first and final recordings since the death of Cash Askew in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland two years ago; first single: “Grey Water”; Hear here) (Dais)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
David Bowie “Welcome to the Blackout (Live London ’78)” (Download; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (Rhino / Parlophone)
Buffalo Springfield “What’s That Sound? Complete Albums Collection” (five-CD box set; Vinyl; Download; eBay) (Rhino / Atlantic)
John Coltrane “Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album” (previously unreleased recordings with McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones; Read here; Deluxe Edition, with seven bonus tracks; Vinyl; Double Vinyl; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (Verve / UMe)
Chick Corea “5 Original Albums” (contains “Light As a Feather,” “Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy,” “Where Have I Known You Before,” “No Mystery” and “Spanish Heart”; eBay) (Verve / UMe)
Fabulous Poodles “Mirror Stars: The Complete Pye Recordings 1976-1980” (three-CD set includes their three albums, plus B-sides and unreleased material; Amazon UK) (Cherry Red)
Five Star “Five Star Luxury – The Definitive Anthology 1984-1991” (nine-CD, one-DVD box set, curated by lead singer Denise Pearson, contains all six albums, plus 42 7-inch and 12-inch remixes and 27 music videos; See here; Amazon UK) (Edsel)
The Flaming Lips “Seeing the Unseeable: The Complete Studio Recordings of The Flaming Lips 1986-1990” (six-CD box set; Read here; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Rhino / Warner)
Dexter Gordon “5 Original Albums” (contains “Doin’ Allright,” “Dexter Calling,” “A Swingin’ Affair,” “One Flight Up” and “Gettin‘ Around”; eBay) (Blue Note / UMe)
Guns N’ Roses “Appetite For Destruction (Deluxe Edition)” (1988 album; remastered, with 18 bonus tracks, seven of them previously unreleased, including “Shadow of Your Love”; Target-Exclusive Deluxe Edition, with iron-on patch; Amazon UK;; Standard CD; Vinyl; Super Deluxe Edition, four-CD, one-Blu-ray Audio box set, with loads of bonus material; Download; Super Deluxe Digital Edition; eBay; Merch) (Geffen / UMe)
Herbie Hancock “5 Original Albums” (contains “Takin’ Off,” “My Point of View,” “Inventions & Dimensions,” “Speak Like a Child” and “The Prisoner”; eBay) (Blue Note / UMe)
Millie Jackson “Exposed: The Multi-Track Sessions Mixed By Steve Levine” (12-song collection; Read here; Amazon UK; Vinyl) (Southbound / Ace)
Chuck Mangione “5 Original Albums” (contains “Chase the Clouds Away,” “Main Squeeze,” “Feels So Good,” “Fun and Games” and “70 Miles Young”; eBay) (A&M / UMe)
Midnight Star “No Parking On the Dancefloor / Planetary Invasion / Headlines” (1983, 1984 and 1986 albums on two CDs; remastered, with five bonus tracks; See here; Read here; Amazon UK) (Robinsongs / Cherry Red)
Mungo Jerry “The Albums 1976-81” (five-CD, 80-track clam shell box set; Read here; Amazon UK) (7T’s / Cherry Red)
Graham Nash “Over the Years …” (two-CD, 30-song collection; NPR First Listen; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; eBay; On Tour) (Rhino / Atlantic)
Carl Palmer “Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy Live” (CD/DVD set features “Live in New York 2014” CD and the two-hour DVD “Pictures At An Exhibition – A Tribute to Keith Emerson, Live in Miami 2016”; with Simon Fitzpatrick on guitar and Paul Bielatowicz on bass; guests: Steve Hackett, Mark Stein, David Frangioni; Download; On Tour) (BMG Rights Management)
Charlie Parker “5 Original Albums” (contains “Night and Day,” “April in Paris,” “Now’s the Time,” “Bird and Diz” and “Charlie Parker Plays Cole Porter”; eBay) (Verve / UMe)
The Posies “Dear 23” (1990 big-label debut album, featuring “Golden Blunders”; remastered, with 27 bonus tracks; See here; Vinyl; On Tour) (Omnivore Recordings)
Procol Harum “Grand Hotel (Expanded Edition)” (1973 album; remastered, with five bonus tracks and a DVD featuring a previously unreleased performance filmed for RTBF television in Belgium in November 1973; Read here; Amazon UK; eBay) (Esoteric Recordings / Cherry Red)
Wayne Shorter “5 Original Albums” (contains “Night Dreamer,” “The Soothsayer,” “Et Cetera,” “Adam’s Apple” and “Schizophrenia”; eBay) (Blue Note / UMe)
Smash Mouth “Fush Yu Mang (20th Anniversary Edition)” (1998 album, featuring “Walkin’ on the Sun”; remastered, with a bonus acoustic version of the entire album and four extra B-sides; See here; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Interscope / UMe)
Jimmy Smith “5 Original Albums” (contains “Home Cookin’,” “Crazy! Baby,” “Midnight Special,” “Back at The Chicken Shack” and “Softly As a Summer Breeze”; eBay) (Blue Note / UMe)
Social Distortion “Live at the Roxy [Vinyl]” (1998 album; double-LP set features a replica of the rare poster that came with the original pressing; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Craft Recordings / Concord)
The Supremes “The Supremes Sing Holland-Dozier-Holland (Expanded Edition)” (1967 album, featuring “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” and “Love Is Here and Now You’re Gone”; remastered, featuring original stereo and mono albums, with 40 bonus tracks; Read here; eBay; Merch) (Motown / UMe)
Various artists “Gathered From Confidence: The British Folk-Pop Sound of 1965-66” (three-CD, 79-song collection; Read here; Amazon UK) (Grapefruit / Cherry Red)
Various artists “Planet Beat: From the Shel Talmy Vaults” (24-song collection; Hear/read here) (Big Beat / Ace)
Various artists “Winds of Time: The New Wave of British Heavy Metal 1979-1985” (three-CD, 51-song collection; Read here; Amazon UK) (Grapefruit / Cherry Red)
Cassandra Wilson “5 Original Albums” (contains “Blue Light ‘Til Dawn,” “New Moon Daughter,” “Traveling Miles,” “Belly of the Sun” and “Glamoured”; eBay) (Blue Note / UMe)
Yes “Yes: The Steven Wilson Remixes [Vinyl]” (six-LP box set, featuring “The Yes Album,” “Fragile,” “Close to the Edge,” “Tales From Topographic Oceans” and “Relayer”; Amazon UK; eBay; On Tour, celebrating 50 years of Yes; Merch) (Rhino / Atlantic)

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