New releases

Published on June 6th, 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; Vinyl; 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; new single: “Tough Love,” feat. Agnes & Vargas & Lagola; Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; Merch) (Avicii Recordings / Universal)
Ron Carter & Danny Simmons “The Brown Beatnik Tomes – Live at BRIC House” (first single: “The Final Stand of Two Dick Willie”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Blue Note)
Stef Chura (Detroit rocker) “Midnight” (producer: Will Toledo of Car Seat Headrest; new single: “Sweet Sweet Midnight”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Saddle Creek)
The Claim “The New Industrial Ballads” (the British indie rock group’s first new material since 1992; new single: “Journey”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (A Turntable Friend)
The Divine Comedy “Office Politics” (first single: “Queuejumper”; Hear here; Vinyl; 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)
Peter Frampton Band “All Blues” (all-covers album; producers: Frampton, Chuck Ainlay; guests: Kim Wilson, Larry Carlton, Sonny Landreth, Steve Morse; first single: “I Just Want to Make Love to You”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour, his farewell tour) (Phenix Phonograph / UMe)
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)
Richard Hawley “Further” (first single: “Off My Mind”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (BMG Rights Management)
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)
Tommy James “Alive” (his first new release in more than 10 years; producer: James; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Aura)
Jonas Brothers “Happiness Begins” (new single: “Cool”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; 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”; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (OSOD / Thirty Tigers)
Dylan LeBlanc “Renegade” (producer: Dave Cobb; first single: “Renegade”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (ATO)
Loamlands (N.C.-based country-folk band led by Kym Register) “Lez Dance” (new single: “Soni Wolf Grandmother”; Hear here; Download; iTunes) (Cruisin)
Membranes “What Nature Gives … Nature Takes Away” (new single: “A Murmuration of Starlings on Blackpool Pier”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Cherry Red)
Palehound (Boston-based trio led by Ellen Kempner) “Black Friday” (10 percent of proceeds from release day sales will be donated to The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights; producers: Kempner, Gabe Wax; Hear here; Vinyl, with download card; Download; On Tour, with Big Thief) (Polyvinyl)
Pelican “Nighttime Stories” (the Chicago instrumental band’s first album in six years; first single: “Midnight and Mescaline”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Southern Lord)
Peter Perrett (former frontman of The Only Ones) “Humanworld” (new single: “Heavenly Day”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Domino)
PicaPica “Together & Apart” (producer: Sonny Johns; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Rough Trade)
Pixx “Small Mercies” (producers: Simon Byrt, Dan Carey; first single: “Disgrace”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (4AD)
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; first single: “Walking on Hot Stones”; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Quarto Valley)
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)
WE IN THE ZONE (K-pop group) “WE IN THE ZONE” (new single: “LOVE LOVE LOVE”; See here; Download) (Choon Entertainment)
Yeasayer (Brooklyn trio) “Erotic Reruns” (producers: Yeasayer; first single: “Let Me Listen In On You”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Yeasayer)
Younghusband (London alt-rock quartet) “Swimmers” (new single: “Translation”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Opposite Number)
Other Notable Releases
“Can You Feel It?,” Jessa Campbell & the Saplings (Jessa Campbell & the Saplings)
“One Fire,” Combichrist (Rough Trade)
“Wonderland,” Sarah Darling (Be Darling)
“The All-Nite Starlite Electronic Café,” Glass Apple Bonzai (Artoffact)
“Money Brower Respect 2,” Gloss Gang (Payday / Ultra)
“Colors of Honey,” The Iveys (The Iveys / Mile 45)
“Scorpio Reservoir,” Jeals (Lobster Theremin)
“Myself,” Kiana Ledé (The Heavy Group / Republic)
“Broke,” Scott Lavene (Funnel Music)
“Youth,” Lonas (Bailey Blues Music / Tone Tree Music)
“Transitions,” LUCKYANDLOVE (Lucky + Love)
“Hope,” Meg Mac (300 Entertainment)
“Paradise,” Mattson 2 (Company)
“This New Home,” Jacob Miller (Jacob Miller)
“Stacko,” MoStack (Virgin)
“Disguise,” Motionless In White (Roadrunner)
“Half-Truths & Hand Grenades,” New Society (New School)
“New Physics,” Norwell (LT)
“Regan and Watkins,” Regan and Watkins (Comedy Dynamics)
“Carib,” David Sánchez (Ropeadope / Stretch Music)
“Secrecies,” Secrecies (Idol)
“Berths,” Slowness (Schoolkids)
“Easy Window,” Subshine (Apollon)
“Broken English & Sad Serenades,” they owe us (One-RPM / Klang-Förlaget)
“Beetlejuice (Original Broadway Cast Recording),” various artists (Ghostlight)
“The Company You Keep,” JoJo Worthington (JoJo Worthington)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Barzin (Toronto singer-songwriter) “Studio 13 Session Live at Revolution Recordings” (five-song EP; Hear here) (Monotreme / The Orchard)
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; CD, out July 12; iTunes; On Tour) (Hydra Head)
Jamie Cullum “Taller” (the British singer-songwriter’s first album since 2015; first single: “Taller”; Vinyl; CD, out June 21; iTunes; On Tour) (Island)
Carlie Hanson “Junk” (five-song EP; new single: “WYA”; See here; iTunes; On Tour) (Warner)
Kelli O’Hara, Will Chase, Corbin Bleu, et al “Kiss Me, Kate! (2019 Broadway Cast Recording)” (the Roundabout revival has been extended through June 30; producers: Kurt Deutsch, Lawrence Manchester; See here; On Broadway) (Ghostlight)
The Seldom Scene “Changes” (bluegrass covers of singer-songwriter classics from the 1960s and early ’70s; first single: “Everybody’s Talkin'”; Hear here; CD, out June 14; iTunes; On Tour) (Rounder)
Various artists “Tootsie (Original Broadway Cast Recording)” (the production, currently playing Broadway’s Marquis Theatre, is nominated for 11 Tony Awards; cast is led by Tony nominee Santino Fontana as Michael Dorsey; producers: Dean Sharenow, David Yazbek; CD, out Aug. 16; Read/see here; On Broadway) (Decca Broadway)
Brandee Younger (genre-defying harpist) “Soul Awakening” (producer: Dezron Douglas; guests: Ravi Coltrane, Sean Jones, Niia, Antoine Roney; NPR First Listen; See here; iTunes; On Tour) (Brandee Younger)

More Digital Releases for June 7, 2019 »

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Elmer Bernstein “Ghostbusters (Original Motion Picture Score)” (1984 album; remastered; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; Merch) (Sony Classical)
Bob Dylan “The Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings” (14-CD box set contains 148 tracks from five shows during the tour; more than 100 of the songs were previously unreleased; Netflix will be releasing the documentary “Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese” on June 12; NPR First Listen; Vinyl, three-LP box set; Download; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (Columbia / Legacy)
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)
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; Target-Exclusive CD, with expanded booklet with bonus photos; Download; iTunes) (Verve)
The Rolling Stones “The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus (Expanded Edition)” (1968 concert show, with newly remixed and remastered audio and unreleased performances; See here; Deluxe Edition, two-CD, one-DVD, one-Blu-ray box set; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (ABKCO)
Sonic Youth “Battery Park, NYC: July 4th 2008 [Vinyl]” (10-song set recorded at the River to River Festival; Hear here; Download; iTunes; Merch) (Matador)
Billy Taylor “Eight Classic Albums 1955-1962” (four-CD box set; remastered) (Enlightenment)
Various artists “NOW 100 Hits Forgotten 80s” (five CDs, 100 songs; Track list; Amazon UK) (NOW MUSIC)
Neil Young + Stray Gators “Tuscaloosa” (archival live show from 1973, recorded at the University of Alabama with his backing band the Stray Gators, featuring material from “Harvest,” “Time Fades Away,” etc.; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (Reprise)

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Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Steven Garcia “The LSDP Singles Collection” (12-track collection of unreleased and alternate tracks along with previous released singles; producers: Garcia, Frank Trevino; first single: “Quasimodo”; Hear here; iTunes) (Love Sick Dog Publishing)
Various artists “British 20th Century Pop” (25-song collection) (Warner Music Group / X5 Music Group)

More Digital Releases for June 7, 2019 »

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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