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New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Atreyu “Baptize” (guests: Travis Barker, Jacoby Shaddix, Matt Heafy; new single: “Warrior”; See here; Blue Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (Spinefarm)
Emanuel Ax & Yo-Yo Ma “Hope Amid Tears – Beethoven: Cello Sonatas” (Download) » BUY NOW (Sony Classical)
Riley Clemmons “Godsend” (new single: “I’m Not Alone”; Hear here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Sparrow / Capitol CMG)
cleopatrick (Canadian duo) “BUMMER” (producers: cleopatrick, Jig Dubé; new single: “FAMILY VAN”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Nowhere Special Recordings / Thirty Tigers)
Mark Collie “Book of My Blues” (15-song project chronicles the tale of Jessie Wayne Hardin, aka the “Rockabilly Hitman”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (BFD)
Crowded House “Dreamers Are Waiting” (their first studio album since 2010; first single: “To the Island”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
Ghost Twin (Winnipeg gloom-pop duo) “Love Songs for End Times” (producers: Ghost Twin, Michael P. Falk, Valentin Huchon; first single: “Strobe Light”; Hear here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Artoffact)
Billy F Gibbons “Hardware” (backed by guitarist Austin Hanks and drummer Matt Sorum; producers: Gibbons, Sorum, Mike Fiorentino; guests: Larkin Poe; first single: “West Coast Junkie”; See here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Concord)
Mary Hott with The Carpenter Ants “Devil in the Hills: Coal Country Reckoning” (11-track song cycle featuring seven original songs and Hott’s interpretations of the miner’s march “Blair Mountain Ballad” and Southern gospel hymn “Life’s Railway to Heaven”; producers: Don Dixon, Michael Lipton; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Harmonic Alliance)
Japanese Breakfast “Jubilee” (first single: “Be Sweet”; See/Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Dead Oceans)
Gary Louris “Jump For Joy” (The Jayhawks lead singer’s second solo album; new single: “New Normal”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Sham / Thirty Tigers)
Mndsgn “Rare Pleasure” (new single: “Medium Rare”; Hear here; Vinyl; Yellow Vinyl; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Stones Throw)
Liz Phair “Soberish” (her first album in 11 years; producer: Brad Wood; first single: “Spanish Doors”; Hear here; Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Blue Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Chrysalis)
Johnathan Pushkar “Compositions” (his cover of Paul McCartney & Wings’ “Junior’s Farm” features former Wings drummer Geoff Britton, who played on the original song; producer: Wyatt Funderburk; Blue Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (JEM)
Red Fang “Arrows” (new single: “Arrows”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (Relapse)
Rise Against “Nowhere Generation” (their first album in four years; producer: Bill Stevenson; new singles: “Nowhere Generation” and “Broken Dreams, Inc.”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with a bonus song; Vinyl; Vinyl Deluxe Edition, black and white smoke LP, 12-page booklet and bonus 7-inch single; Target-Exclusive Vinyl, metallic silver LP, with an alternate album cover; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)
Rostam (Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij) “Changephobia” (new single: “4Runner”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Matsor Projects / Secretly Distribution)
Satsang (Montana-based quartet) “All. Right. Now.” (guests: G. Love, Trevor Hall; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (SideOneDummy)
Kim Simmonds “Out of the Blue” (Download) » BUY NOW (Panache)
Skids “Songs from a Haunted Ballroom” (the Scottish punk rock band’s first album of covers, paying tribute to the group’s hometown venue, the historic Kinema Ballroom in Dunfermline; new single: a cover of Ultravox’s “Young Savage”; Hear here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Cleopatra)
Spirits Burning (San Francisco prog/folk collective) “Evolution Ritual” (guest violinists and other instrumentalists, featuring members of King Crimson, Steeleye Span, Tangerine Dream, Van Der Graaf, Curved Air, Hawkwind, etc.; producer: founding member and band leader Don Marino Falcone; Download) » BUY NOW (Noh Poetry)
Quinn Sullivan “Wide Awake” (producer: Oliver Leiber; new single: “How Many Tears”; See here; Teal Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Provogue / Mascot Label Group)
Chris Thile “Laysongs” (his first completely solo vocal/mandolin album; six original songs and three covers; first single: “Laysong”; See here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Nonesuch)
Tomorrow x Together “The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE [World Version]” (also available: Boy Version and You Version, each containing an 88-page photo book, sticker packs, lyric book, poster, etc.; Target-Exclusive CD, with photo card; Merch) » BUY NOW (Big Hit Entertainment)
Tristen “Aquatic Flowers” (producer: husband Buddy Hughen; first single: “Complex”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Mama Bird Recording Co.)
Wolf Alice “Blue Weekend” (first single: “The Last Man On Earth”; See here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Dirty Hit / RCA)
Brett Young “Weekends Look a Little Different These Days” (producer: Dan Huff; new single: “Not Yet”; See here; Download) » BUY NOW (Big Machine)

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Other Notable Releases

Flotsam & Jetsam Rhapsody of Fire Desaster
Jorja Smith Van Canto Merle Monroe
Ludovico Einaudi Lanterna Seputus
San Holo Judy Wexler Natur
Native Sons Cande y Paulo Poté

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Lloyd Banks “The Course of the Inevitable” (guests: Styles P, Benny The Butcher, Roc Marciano, Vado, Ransom, Sy Ari Da Kid; See here) » BUY NOW (Money By Any Means, Inc.)
Butcher Brown “ENCORE” (five-song EP; first single: “Truck Fump”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Concord Jazz)
Das Beat (German actress/vocalist Eddie Rabenberger and Agor of Blue Hawaii) “Identität” (four-song EP; first single: “Bubble”; See here) » BUY NOW (Arbutus)
Raheem DeVaughn & Apollo Brown “Lovesick” (first single: “When a Man”; CD, out June 11; Vinyl, out July 30) » BUY NOW (Mello Music Group)
Paul Gilbert “Werewolves of Portland” (producers: Gilbert, Kevin Hahn; new single: “Argument About Pie”; See here; CD, out June 11; Red Vinyl; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (The Players Club / Mascot Label Group)
Goose (Norwalk, CT-based rockers) “Shenanigans Nite Club” (new single: “Madhuvan”; See here; CD and Vinyl out June 25; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (No Coincidence)
Greentea Peng “MAN MADE” (guests: Simmy, Kid Cruise; new single: “Kali V2”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (AMF)
James “All the Colours of You” (producer: Jacknife Lee; first single: “All the Colours of You”; Hear here; CD and Vinyl out June 18) » BUY NOW (Virgin Music Label & Artist Services, formerly Caroline International)
Lil Baby & Lil Durk “The Voice of the Heroes” (guests: Travis Scott, Meek Mill, Young Thug, Rod Wave; See here) » BUY NOW (Quality Control Music / Alamo / Motown)
Joy Oladokun “in defense of my own happiness” (new single: “Bigger Man,” feat. Maren Morris; See here) » BUY NOW (Amigo / Verve Forecast / Republic)
Mark Shippy and Alex Cunningham “Ghost Note” (four-song EP; new single: “Clear Walkway”; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Personal Archives)
Smokey Smothers “Shadow Work” (five-song EP; producer: DizzyBoy; guests: Chakara Blu, Ren Stylez, Yung I, Walt Trab; first single: “Go Nutz”; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Destine)
Various artists “The Problem of Leisure: A Celebration of Andy Gill & Gang of Four” (first single: “Natural’s Not in It” by Tom Morello and Serj Tankian; Hear here; CD, Deluxe Edition, Vinyl and Cassette out June 18) » BUY NOW (Gill Music)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Avalanches “Since I Left You (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (2000 album; with 15 bonus tracks; See here; Download) » BUY NOW (Astralwerks)
Tim Buckley “Bear’s Sonic Journals: Merry-Go-Round at the Carousel” (recorded June 16-17, 1968, at the Carousel Ballroom in San Francisco; Download) » BUY NOW (Owsley Stanley Foundation)
Chicago “Chicago Transit Authority [Vinyl]” (1969 album, featuring “Questions 67 and 68,” “I’m a Man,” “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?” and “Beginnings”; 180-gram red audiophile vinyl; Merch) » BUY NOW (Friday Music)
Peter Frampton “Somethin’s Happening / Frampton” (1974 and 1975 albums on one CD, featuring “Doobie Wah,” “I Wanna Go to the Sun,” “Show Me the Way” and “Baby, I Love Your Way”; remastered, with new liner notes; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (BGO)
Mumps “Rock & Roll This, Rock & Roll That: Best Case Scenario, You’ve Got Mumps” (14-song collection; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Omnivore Recordings)
Oscar Peterson “Exclusively For My Friends [Vinyl]” (six-LP box set of private recordings made between 1963 and 1968) » BUY NOW (MPS)
Rod Stewart “Rod Stewart: 1975-1978 [Vinyl]” (five-LP box set includes “Atlantic Crossing,” “A Night on the Town,” “Foot Loose and Fancy Free,” “Blondes Have More Fun” and an LP of previously unreleased recordings; Read here; Download) » BUY NOW (Rhino / Warner)
Swell Maps “Mayday Signals” (compilation of rare and unreleased tracks from the vaults of band founder Jowe Head; Vinyl; Download, released on April 30) » BUY NOW (Easy Action)
Three Dog Night “Cyan / Hard Labor / Coming Down Your Way / American Pastime” (four albums on two CDs; remastered) » BUY NOW (Classics France)
Hank Williams “Pictures From Life’s Other Side, Volume One” » BUY NOW, “Pictures From Life’s Other Side, Volume Two” » BUY NOW, “Pictures From Life’s Other Side, Volume Three” » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)

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Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Guster “Ganging Up On the Sun (Expanded)” (2006 album, featuring “Satellite”; with bonus B-sides from the “One Man Wrecking Machine” EP, “The Satellite EP,” and never-before-released outtakes “Emily Ivory,” “Sorority Tears” and “On My Own”; Hear here; Read here) » BUY NOW (Nettwerk)
Alicia Keys “Songs In A Minor (20th Anniversary Edition)” (2001 debut album, featuring “Fallin’,” “A Woman’s Worth” and “Girlfriend”; remastered, with four bonus tracks; See here; On Tour) » BUY NOW (J Records / Legacy)

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DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio/label:
Harry Nilsson “Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin’ About Him)? [DVD]” (2006 documentary film, released in theaters in 2010; Trailer; Blu-ray) » BUY NOW (MVD Visual)
The Velvet Underground “Velvet Underground Three Card Trick [DVD]” (three-disc set of documentaries; Merch) » BUY NOW (Collectors Forum)

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Next Week: June 11, 2021

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