New releases

Published on February 20th, 2019 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: June 7, 2019

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
As Cities Burn “Scream Through the Walls” (Christian post-hardcore band’s first album in 10 years; first single: “Chains”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Equal Vision)
Aurora “A Different Kind of Human (Step II)” (new single: “The Seed”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Glassnote)
Avicii “TIM” (all profits from the electronic star’s first posthumous release will go toward the Tim Bergling Foundation, launched after the Swedish DJ’s suicide to address mental health and suicide prevention; producers: Avicii, Carl Falk, Albin Nedler, Kristoffer Fogelmark; first single: “SOS,” feat. Aloe Blacc; See here; Read here; Merch) (Avicii Recordings / Universal, June 6)
Boxing Gandhis “Culture War (Put a Little Drop of Love In Your Silly Mother #*%+! Head!)” (first single: “Disappear,” 100 percent of proceeds will go to ACLU) (Blue Élan)
Cave In “Final Transmission” (their first album since 2011 and their last LP to feature late bassist Caleb Scofield, who was killed in an auto accident last year; half of the proceeds will go to Scofield’s wife and children; first single: “All Illusion”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Hydra Head)
The Divine Comedy “Office Politics” (first single: “Queuejumper”; Hear here; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition, with 15 extra songs; iTunes; On Tour) (Divine Comedy)
Perry Farrell “Kind Heaven” (his first solo album in 18 years; producer: Tony Visconti; guests: Elliot Easton, Tommy Lee, Taylor Hawkins, Dhani Harrison, Mike Garson, Matt Chamberlain, Chris Chaney, Peter DiStefano, etc.; first single: “Pirate Punk Politician”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (BMG Rights Management)
Froth (L.A. noise-rock trio) “Duress” (producers: Froth, Tomas Dolas; new single: “Laurel”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Wichita Recordings)
Gloria Gaynor “Testimony” (gospel album; producers: Chris Stevens, Reid Shippen; guests: Yolanda Adams, Jason Crabb, Mike Farris, Bart Millard; first single: “Amazing Grace”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Gaither Music Group)
Bryan Haraway (Americana/rock artist) “Bryan Haraway” (producer: Chad Brown; Hear here) (Part-Time Criminal / Melrose Artists)
Richard Hawley “Further” (first single: “Off My Mind”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (BMG Rights Management)
Jonas Brothers “Happiness Begins” (new single: “Cool”; See here; On Tour; Merch) (Jonas Brothers Recording / Republic)
Rickie Lee Jones “KICKS” (a collection of pop, rock and jazz songs from the great American songbook, spanning the 1950s to ’70s; producers: Jones, bandmate/vibraphonist Mike Dillion; first single: “Lonely People”; On Tour) (OSOD / Thirty Tigers)
Hollis Brown (Queens, N.Y.-based rock quartet) “Ozone Park” (producer: Adam Landry; new single: “Do Me Right”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Cool Green Recordings / Mascot Label Group)
Ida Mae (husband and wife duo Chris Turpin and Stephanie Jean) “Chasing Lights” (producer: Ethan Johns; new single: “Reaching”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Blackberry Smoke) (Vow Road / Thirty Tigers)
Dylan LeBlanc “Renegade” (producer: Dave Cobb; first single: “Renegade”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (ATO)
Mark Mulcahy “The Gus” (guests: J Mascis, Rain Phoenix, John Panos, etc.; first single: “Taking Baby Steps”; See here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (The Mezzotint Label)
Pelican “Nighttime Stories” (the Chicago instrumental band’s first album in six years; first single: “Midnight and Mescaline”; Hear here; On Tour) (Southern Lord)
Pixx “Small Mercies” (producers: Simon Byrt, Dan Carey; first single: “Disgrace”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (4AD)
Emeli Sandé “REAL LIFE” (producers: Salaam Remi, James Poyser, Troy Miller; first single: “Sparrow”; See here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Virgin)
Santana “Africa Speaks” (producer: Rick Rubin; recorded at Rubin’s Shangri La Studios in Malibu; guest: Afro-Latin singer Buika; first single: “Los Invisibles”; Hear here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (Concord)
Savoy Brown “City Night” (their 40th album; Amazon UK; Vinyl; On Tour) (Quarto Valley)
The Seldom Scene “Changes” (bluegrass covers of singer-songwriter classics from the 1960s and early ’70s; first single: “Everybody’s Talkin'”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Rounder)
Silversun Pickups “Widow’s Weeds” (their first album in four years; producer: Butch Vig; first single: “It Doesn’t Matter Why”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (New Machine Recordings)
Yeasayer (Brooklyn trio) “Erotic Reruns” (producers: Yeasayer; first single: “Let Me Listen In On You”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Yeasayer)
Younghusband (London alt-rock quartet) “Swimmers” (new single: “Translation”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Opposite Number)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Grateful Dead “Aoxomoxoa (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (1969 album; remastered, with a bonus CD of previously unreleased live recordings; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Merch) (Grateful Dead Production / Rhino)
Grateful Dead “Road Trips Vol. 3 No. 3 – Fillmore East 5-15-70” (originally released in 2010 exclusively to Dead fans online to mark the 40th anniversary celebration of the album Workingman’s Dead; Merch) (Real Gone Music)
Janet Jackson “Control [Vinyl]” (1986 album; remastered; See here; Las Vegas Residency at Park MGM; Merch) (A&M / UMe)
Luciano Pavarotti “Pavarotti (Music from the Motion Picture)” (documentary film, directed by Ron Howard, opens June 7; See here; Download; iTunes) (Verve)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio/label:
Various artists “Woody Guthrie: All-Star Tribute Concert 1970 [DVD]” (previously unreleased benefit concert featuring Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Richie Havens, Country Joe McDonald, etc., with narration by actors Peter Fonda and Will Geer) (MVD Visual)

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