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New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
AURORA“What Happened to the Heart?” (Norwegian alt-pop singer’s fourth album; new single: “Some Type of Skin”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; On Tour) Glassnote
Bon Jovi“Forever” (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band’s 16th album; new single: “Legendary”; See here; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with alternate album cover; Vinyl; Amazon-Exclusive Black/Clear Split Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Candy Apple Red and Clear Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; Merch) Island
Casey MQ“Later that day, the day before, the day before that” (L.A.-based, Canadian-born singer-producer’s second album; new single: “Me, I Think I Found It”; See here; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Shadow Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Ghostly International
Charli XCX“BRAT” (her sixth album; producers: A.G. Cook, EASYFUN, George Daniel, Gesaffelstein, Omer Fedi; new singles: “Club classics” and “B2b”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon-Exclusive Grey Marble Swirl Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Pink and Black Splatter Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Atlantic
Nikka Costa“Dirty Disco” (L.A.-based soul and funk singer’s first new music in six years; producer: Justin Stanley; new single: “Keep It High”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; DownloadApple Music) Go Funk Yourself, Inc.
Jesse Daniel“Countin’ the Miles” (Austin-based country artist’s fourth album; producer: Daniel; guests: Jodi Lyford, Ben Haggard; new single: “Comin’ Apart at the Seams”; See here; Read here; Maroon Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Lightning Rod / New West
Eels“EELS TIME!” (new single: “TIME”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) E Works / Play It Again Sam
Sara Evans“Unbroke” (country star’s first album of new music in seven years; new single: “Pride”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Melody Place LLC / Born to Fly Records
Fantastic Cat“Now That’s What I Call Fantastic Cat” (new single: “All My Fault”; See here; On Tour) Missing Piece
Angélica Garcia“Gemelo” (L.A. pop experimentalist’s first album sung almost entirely in Spanish; producer: Carlos Arévalo; new single: “Color De Dolor”; See here; Transparent Clear Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Partisan
Goat Girl“Below the Waste” (South London trio’s third album; producers: Goat Girl, John Spud Murphy; new single: “ride around”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Rough Trade-Exclusive Petrol Blue Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Rough Trade
Peggy Gou“I Hear You” (South Korean-born, Berlin-based producer and artist’s debut album; guests: Lenny Kravitz, Villano Antillano; new single: “1+1=11”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Rough Trade-Exclusive Sky Blue / White Inkspot VinylAmazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) XL Recordings
Left Lane Cruiser“Bayport BBQ Blues” (Indiana blues duo’s 12th album; new single: “Big Momma Shake”; Hear here; Vinyl; On Tour) Alive Naturalsound
LØLØ“Falling for Robots and Wishing I Was One” (pop-punk artist’s debut album; producer: Mike Robinson; new single: “u & the tin man”; See here; Emerald Green Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Hopeless
Logan Lynn“SOFTCORE” (new single: “I’m Just a Hole, Sir”; See here; Download; Apple Music) Kill Rock Stars
The Mysterines“Afraid of Tomorrows” (U.K. alt-rock band’s sophomore album; producer: John Congleton; new single: “Stray”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Fiction
NxWorries“Why Lawd?” (second album from Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge; guests: Dave Chappelle, Snoop Dogg, H.E.R., Earl Sweatshirt, Rae Khalil, Thundercat, October London; new single: “86Sentra”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download out on June 14; Apple Music) Stones Throw
Pedro the Lion“Santa Cruz” (new single: “Modesto”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Polyvinyl
Rose Hotel“A Pawn Surrender” (psychedelic indie folk project of Atlanta-based Jordan Reynolds, her first release since 2019; producers: Damon Moon, Graham Tavel, Reynolds; new single: “Drown”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Strolling Bones / New West
Paige Stark“Good At Love” (Tashaki Miyaki co-founder’s debut solo EP; producer: Jon Brion; new single: “Good At Love”; See here) Blonde Dog
Swim Deep“There’s a Big Star Outside “ (producer: The Coral’s Bill Ryder-Jones; new single: “First Song”; See here; Read here; White Vinyl; Rough Trade-Exclusive Yellow Vinyl; Amazon UK) Submarine Cat
Joanne Shaw Taylor“Heavy Soul” (producer: Kevin Shirley; guests: Anton Fig, Alison Presswood, Rob McNelley, et al; new single: “Heavy Soul”; See here; Violet Lightning Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Journeyman Records
Alfie Templeman“Radiosoul” (U.K. indie singer-musician’s second album; producers: Templeman, Dan Carey, Karma Kid, Oscar Scheller, Will Bloomfield, Justin Young, Josh Scarbrow, Charlie J Perry; guest: Nile Rodgers; new single: “Radiosoul”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; DownloadApple Music) Chess Club / AWAL Recordings
Umbra Vitae“Light of Death” (sophomore album from death metal band fronted by Converge’s Jacob Bannon; recorded by Kurt Ballou and Zach Weeks; new single: “Belief Is Obsolete”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Deathwish Inc.

New Releases (Downloads)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Paul Benjaman Band“My Bad Side Wants a Good Time” (recorded at The Church Studio in Tulsa, the former home of Shelter Records, once owned and operated by Leon Russell; new single: “My Bad Side Wants a Good Time”; See here; Apple Music) Horton Records / JTM Music
Candy“It’s Inside You” (bicoastal hardcore band’s third album; producers: guitarist Michael Quick, Ben Greenberg; guests: Aaron Melnick, Justice Tripp, David Gagliardi, MIRSY, mmph; new single: “eXistenZ”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Apple Music; On Tour) Relapse
Michele Ducci“SIVE” (debut solo album from the former M+A and Santii member; new single: “River”; See here; Apple Music) Monotreme Records
French Cassettes“Benzene” (San Francisco indie rock trio’s third album; new single: “White Noise”; Hear here; Apple Music) Tender Loving Empire
Hide and Shine“Soft Machines” (new single: “Detroit Rising”; Hear here) Hide and Shine
Tracy Lawrence“Out Here In It” (six-song EP; new single: “Out Here In It”; See here; Apple Music) LMG
L’Impératrice“Pulsar” (Parisian electronic group’s third album; guests: Maggie Rogers, Erick the Architect, Fabiana Martone; new single: “Danza Marilù”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Apple Music; On Tour) Microqlima
Carlos Niño & Friends“Placenta” (new single: “Love to all Doulas!”; Hear here; Apple Music) International Anthem, June 12
Psychic Graveyard“Wilting” (new single: “Stuffed With Secrets”; See here; Vinyl; Apple Music) Artoffact
Tony Trischka“Earl Jam” (guest: Billy Strings; new single: “Brown’s Ferry Blues”; See here; Apple Music) Down the Road

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Fanny“Live on Beat-Club ’71-’72” (German TV performance, mastered by Mike Milchner of Sonic Vision from hi-res mono files taken from the original videotape; See here; Peach Vinyl) Real Gone Music
Loverboy“Live in ’82” (CD + Blu-ray; restored by guitarist Paul Dean from his personal archive of 16mm film; See here; Vinyl + DVD; Download; Apple Music; On Tour, with Sammy Hagar) earMUSIC
Tarja“What Lies Beneath (Special Edition)” (Double CD; 2010 album; remastered, with alternative versions, single edits and remixes; Double Vinyl; Download) earMUSIC
Dwight Twilley“Jungle (40th Anniversary Edition)” (1984 album, featuring “Girls”; remastered by Maria Triana, with six bonus tracks, including outtakes and demos; new liner notes by Ken Sharp) Iconoclassic
Luther Vandross“Luther” (1976 debut album; with CD- and digital-only bonus instrumental of “The 2nd Time Around”; Vinyl; Download)
“This Close to You” (1977 album; with three CD- and digital-only bonus tracks; Read here; Vinyl; Download)
Primary Wave Artists / Legacy

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