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New Releases: March 11, 2016

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Martha Argerich and Daniel Barenboim “Live from Buenos Aires: Schumann, Debussy, Bartók” (Hear here) (Deutsche Grammophon)
Liv Ash “Breaking All the Rules” (five-song EP; producer: Bryan Fowler; first single: “Falling in Love”; Hear here) (Liv Ash, March 14)
AURORA (Norwegian singer-songwriter) “All My Demons Greeting Me As a Friend” (Hear here; See here; MP3) (Glassnote)
Beau (Brooklyn-based duo) “That Thing Reality” (producer: Al O’Connell; Hear here; See here; MP3; iTunes) (Kitsuné / Sony RED)
Cardiknox (L.A. dance-pop duo) “Portrait” (first single: “Into the Night”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl, with download card; MP3; iTunes) (Warner)
Citizen Way (contemporary Christian quartet) “2.0” (first single: “When I’m With You”; Hear here; MP3; iTunes) (Fair Trade Services / Columbia)
Matt Corby (singer-songwriter was a runner-up in “Australian Idol” in 2007) “Telluric” (first single: “Sooth Lady Wine”; Hear here; See here; MP3; iTunes) (Elektra)
Desert Mountain Tribe (psych-rock trio) “Either That or the Moon” (first single: “Runway”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Metropolis)
Erin “Dr. Shred” Detherage (Oklahoma-born rocker) “The Shred Chronicles” (producer: Jana Righetti; guest: Righetti; first single: “Isolation”; Hear here) (Gamma, March 15)
Emmy the Great “Second Love” (producers: Dave McCracken, Ludwig Goransson; guests: Tom Fleming, Du Blonde, Leo Abrahams, Simon Oscroft, Henry Kwapis, O Karmina, Nick Trepka, Fyfe Dangerfield, Gabriel Bruce, Robin Moss; new single: “Dance w Me”; Hear here; MP3; iTunes) (Bella Union)
Brian Fallon (of The Gaslight Anthem) “Painkillers” (producer: Butch Walker; second single: “Nobody Wins”; Hear here; MP3) (Island)
Christon Gray (Columbus, Ohio-based singer, rapper and producer) “The Glory Album” (first single: “Open Door (See You Later)”; Hear here; MP3) (Fo Yo Soul Recordings / RCA)
Keith Harkin “On Mercy Street” (producers: Andy Wright, Gavin Goldberg; Hear here; iTunes) (Keith Harkin / Busty Music)
Holy Wave “Freaks of Nuture” (first single: “California Took My Bobby Away”; Hear here; MP3; iTunes) (The Reverberation Appreciation Society / Burger)
Randy Houser “Fired Up” (producer: Derek George; first single: “We Went”; Hear here; Read here; MP3; iTunes) (Stoney Creek)
Information Society “Orders of Magnitude” (includes covers of Heaven 17’s “[We Don’t Need This] Fascist Groove Thang” and Gary Numan’s “Praying to the Aliens”; Hear here) (Hakatak)
Gavin James (Irish singer-songwriter) “Bitter Pill” (producers: Fraser T. Smith, Cameron Blackwood; Hear here; MP3) (Capitol)
Shooter Jennings “Countach (for Giorgio)” (comprised of songs composed or inspired by producer-musician Giorgio Moroder; guests: Brandi Carlile, Marilyn Manson, Steve Young, Richard Garriott de Cayeux; Hear here; Vinyl) (Black Country Rock)
Killswitch Engage “Incarnate” (first single: “Strength of the Mind”; Hear here; MP3; iTunes) (Roadrunner)
The KVB (U.K. electronic duo) “Of Desire” (first single: “In Deep”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Metropolis)
Kendrick Lamar “untitled unmastered.” (surprise album released digitally on March 4; Hear here; MP3) (Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath / Interscope)
La Yegros (“The Queen of Nu Cumbia”) “Magnetismo” (producers: King Coya, Daniel Martin; guests: Gustavo Santaolalla, Sabina Sciubba, Lindigo, Puerto Candelaria; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3; iTunes) (Soundway)
Little Green Cars (Irish quintet) “Ephemera” (producers: Little Green Cars, Rob Kirwan; first single: “The Song They Play Every Night”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Glassnote)
Lucius (Brooklyn indie-pop outfit) “Good Grief” (producer: Shawn Everett; first single: “Born Again Teen”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3; iTunes) (Mom+Pop Music)
Laura J Martin (Liverpudlian singer-songwriter) “On the Never Never” (producer: Mark Nevers; first single: “Do It”; Hear here; MP3; iTunes) (Shape / Kartel Music Group)
Nine Lashes “Ascend” (producers: Aaron Sprinkle, Ian Eskelin, Barry Weeks; first single: “Galaxy”; Hear here; MP3) (BEC Recordings)
Parachute “Wide Awake” (producer: John Fields; first single: “What Side of Love”; Hear here; MP3) (Vanguard)
Star & Micey (Memphis indie-soul quartet) “Get ‘Em Next Time” (producer: Mark Niel; Hear here; MP3) (Thirty Tigers)
The Silvers “After the Laughter” (producers: Ricky Zero, Mick Orton; first single: “Running Away/Nothing Really Matters”; Hear here; See here) (Genterine, March 15)
Chris Standring “Ten” (Hear here; See here; MP3) (Ultimate Vibe Recordings)
The Three Degrees “Strategy: Our Tribute to Philadelphia” (new studio versions of Philly classics like “Love Train,” “Disco Inferno,” “If You Don’t Know Me By Now,” “T.S.O.P. (The Sound of Philadelphia),” etc.; Hear here; Read here) (SoulMusic / Cherry Red)
3 Doors Down “Us and the Night” (first single: “In the Dark”; Hear here; MP3) (Republic)
Tanita Tikaram “Closer to the People” (her first album in four years; first single: “Food on My Table”; Hear here; See here; MP3; iTunes) (earMUSIC)
Various artists “How to Get Away with Murder (Original Television Series Soundtrack)” (14-song set includes tracks by Hot Chip, IAMX, Zella Day, Chelsea Wolfe, Photek, etc.) (Hollywood)
The Wild Feathers “Lonely Is a Lifetime” (producer: Jay Joyce; first single: “Overnight”; Hear here; See here; iTunes) (Warner)
Rita Wilson (actress and wife of Tom Hanks) “Rita Wilson” (first single: “Along for the Ride”; Hear here; Read here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition, with two extra tracks) (Red Ant / BMG)
Pete Yorn “ArrangingTime” (producer: R. Walt Vincent; first single: “Summer Was a Day”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Capitol)

More Releases for March 11, 2016

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New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Bay Station “Go Out and Make Some” (producers: Kwame Copeland, Deborah Crooks, Mike Stevens; guest: John Howland; first single: “Yes Baby”; Hear here) (Bay Station, March 8)
Blondfire “True Confessions EP” (five songs; See here) (WAX LTD)
Pat Campo (L.A. rock/pop/electronic artist) “Clouds in My Head” (producer: Campo; Hear here; See here) (New Retalia)
Carey (East Nashville power-pop trio) “Carey” (six-song EP; Hear here; See here) (Old Flame)
Diamond Head “Diamond Head” (British metal band’s first album since 2007; new lead singer: Rasmus Bom Anderson; Hear here) (Diamond Head)
Justin Curt Engle “It’s Like Murder” (producer: Marc. MDoc. Williams; See here) (Indasoul Entertainment, March 15)
Juliet K “All Unforgivable Things” (engineers: Paul Johnson, Kevin Blackler; guests: Oliver Mashburn of Swanky Tiger, James Mulhern of What Laura Says, Donald Ducote of Ancient History, Catherine Wolk of Verdigrls, Nathan Kamal of Stratus Quartet; first single: “Live With Me”; Hear here) (Juliet K)
Jukebox the Ghost “Thump Sessions” (six-song EP; Hear here) (Yep Roc)
Daniel Kushnir (acoustic blues/folk artist) “Nothing Left to Give” (Hear here) (Permanent Vacation)
Lawrence (NYC band) “Breakfast” (producer: Eric Krasno; first single: “Do You Wanna Do Nothing With Me?”; See here) (Same Wavelength, LLC)
Mellor (alt-rock quartet from Reading, U.K.) “Damage / Joy” (four-song EP; producer: Mo Hausler; first single: “Dolly Daydream”; Hear here; See here) (Mellor)
The Mining Co. “Burning Sun & the Atomic Powers Within” (producers: frontman Michael Gallagher, Paco Loco; See here) (The Mining Co.)
Steven Page (ex-Barenaked Ladies singer) “Heal Thyself Pt. 1: Instinct” (producers: Page, Craig Northey; Hear here) (ole Media)
The Puppini Sisters “The High Life” (producer: Fred DeFaye; first single: “Is This the High Life?”; Hear here) (Millionaire)
The Raptor Trail (melodic prog trio) “New World” (Hear here; See here) (MBM Entertainment)
Andrew Roachford (of “Cuddly Toy” fame) “Encore” (includes covers of “Family Affair,” “Ain’t No Sunshine,” “Grandma’s Hands,” “Under the Bridge,” “Holding Back the Years,” etc.; Hear here) (M3)
SBTRKT (British producer) “Transitions” (Hear here) (Young Turks Recordings)
Barrie Webb “Requiem … ad Vitam Aeternam for Solo Trombone” (composed by Cain Katsumi Yokoyama, in response to the devastating earthquake in Japan on March 11, 2011; producers: Stewart Worthy, Webb; first single: “Requiem … ad Vitam Aeternam”; Hear here; Read here) (Horus Music)
Whosah (Minneapolis indie-pop band) “Work” (four-song EP; producer: Chase Coy; first single: “Ghost Town”; Hear here; See here) (Whosah)

More Digital Releases for March 11, 2016

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Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
April Wine “April Wine” (six-CD box set containing the band’s five albums for Capitol, 1978-1984, and a BBC concert from 1980) (Europe – Caroline International)
Richard Barrett “The Richard Barrett Story: Searching for a Hit 1954-1962” (31 songs; Read here) (Jasmine)
Big Star “South West” (broadcast live on Southwestern University’s WLYX in Memphis in January 1975) (FM Concert Broadcasts)
The Bluetones “Expecting to Fly: 20th Anniversary Edition” (1996 album; remastered, with a second disc of previously unreleased material including demos, live and session tracks; Vinyl) (U.K. – 3 Loop Music)
David Bowie & Stevie Ray Vaughan “Space Oddity: F.M. Broadcast 1983” (19 tracks, including “Heroes,” “Golden Years,” “Fashion,” “Let’s Dance,” “Life on Mars,” “Cat People” and “China Girl”) (Laser Media)
Jeff Buckley “You and I” (previously unreleased original versions of “Grace” and “Dream of You and I,” plus covers of Bob Dylan, Sly & The Family Stone, The Smiths, Led Zeppelin, etc.; all recorded during his first studio sessions after he signed with Columbia; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Columbia / Legacy)
The Byrds “Lee Jeans Living Rock Concert 1969” (with bonus cuts) (All Access)
The Cars “The Elektra Years, 1978-1987” (six-disc box set; remastering overseen by Ric Ocasek; Vinyl box set) (Rhino)
Gene Chandler “Duke of Earl: The Gene Chandler Story 1961-1962” (31 tracks; Read here) (Jasmine)
Cheap Trick “Raising Hell: The 1970s” (four-CD set includes two radio broadcasts, from Oct. 8, 1977, in the band’s hometown of Rockford, Ill., and at Chicago’s International Amphitheater on June 16, 1979), “Turn on the Radio: The 1980s” (two CDs, 35 songs; two radio broadcasts, from Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wis., on July 3, 1982, and Summerfest in Milwaukee on July 1, 1987) (FM Concert Broadcasts)
Floyd Cramer “On the Rebound: The Nashville ‘A’ Team Collection” (two CDs, 66 songs; Read here) (Jasmine)
Charlie Daniels Band “Saratoga Showdown: The New York Broadcast, 1979” (two CDs, 16 songs) (FM Concert Broadcasts)
Miles Davis “The Lost Broadcast: Fillmore West April 9th 1970 – The Full Show” (Left Field Media)
Jimmy Dean “Big Bad John: The Original LP – Plus All His Hit Singles 1953-1962” (28 tracks; Read here) (Jasmine)
Maynard Ferguson “Body & Soul” (1986 album; remastered), “Big Bop Nouveau” (1989 album; remastered) (Omnivore Recordings)
Mickey Gilley “The Definitive Hits Collection” (two CDs, 39 songs) (Real Gone Music)
Hall & Oates “Ultrasonic Studios 1973: The New York Broadcast” (FM broadcast came just a week after the release of “Abandoned Luncheonette”) (Good Ship Funke)
Waylon Jennings “Return of the Outlaw: The Abbott, Texas Broadcast: 1973” (FM Concert Broadcasts)
Lynyrd Skynyrd “The Lost 1978 Broadcast” (with Charlie Daniels and Dickey Betts) (FM Concert Broadcasts)
Herbie Mann “Live at the Whisky 1969: The Unreleased Masters” (two CDs, 12 songs) (Real Gone Music)
Dave Mason “The Columbia Years: The Definitive Anthology” (two CDs, 30 songs) (Real Gone Music)
John Cougar Mellencamp “Transmission From a Small Town: The Full Belmont, Indiana Broadcast: 1987” (16 songs) (FM Concert Broadcasts)
Willie Nelson & Leon Russell “Riding the Northeast Trail: The New Jersey Broadcast, 1979” (two CDs, 40 songs) (FM Concert Broadcasts)
Odetta “Odetta Sings Ballads & Blues: Early Album Collection” (two CDs, 49 tracks; Read here) (Jasmine)
Little Junior Parker “Next Time You See Me … And All the Hits: The Complete Singles 1952-1962” (two CDs, 50 songs; Read here) (Jasmine)
Teddy Pendergrass “TP (Expanded Edition)” (1980 album; remastered, with five bonus tracks) (U.K. – Big Break / Cherry Red)
Queensrÿche “Storming Detroit: Live 1984 Radio Broadcast” (74-minute show broadcast on WLLZ-FM from Harpo’s) (Parallel Lines)
Eddi Reader “The Best of Eddi Reader” (two CDs, 30 songs; Track list) (Reveal)
Red Hot Chili Peppers “Woodstock 1994: Live Broadcast From Saugerties, New York” (Sonic Boom)
Lou Reed “Ultrasonic: The New York Broadcast, 1972” (FM Concert Broadcasts)
Brenda Russell “Two Eyes (Expanded Edition)” (1983 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks) (U.K. – Big Break / Cherry Red)
Various artists “The First Hot 100 of the ’60s” (four-CD set features the complete Billboard Hot 100 chart from Jan. 4, 1960; Read here; MP3) (Acrobat)
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble “Atlanta Sunset: The Georgia Broadcast 1986” (includes two songs with Lonnie Mack) (FM Concert Broadcasts)
Mal Waldron “The Recordings, Part One: 1956-1957” (eight complete albums on four CDs), “The Recordings, Part Two: 1957-1961” (eight complete albums on four CDs) (Enlightenment)
Larry Young (jazz organist) “In Paris: The ORTF Recordings” (two-CD set of previously unreleased live and studio material from 1964-65; MP3) (Resonance)

More Releases for March 11, 2016

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DVD / Blu-ray

Cast/artist: Title: Studio/label:
Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, et al “The Big Short [DVD]” (2015 film; Blu-ray + DVD) (Paramount)
Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, et al “Game of Thrones: The Complete Fifth Season [DVD]” (Blu-ray) (HBO Studios)
The Dollyrots “Family Vacation: Live In Los Angeles! [DVD/CD]” (Arrested Youth)
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler “Sisters [DVD]” (2015 film; Blu-ray + DVD) (Universal Studios)
Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, et al “Brooklyn [DVD]” (2015 film; Blu-ray) (20th Century Fox)
Jason Lee, Tony Hale, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, et al “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip [DVD]” (2015 film; Blu-ray) (20th Century Fox)
The Muppets “The Muppet Show Season One [DVD]” (including the pilot episode), “The Muppet Show Season Two [DVD]” (24 episodes on four discs, featuring guests Steve Martin, Peter Sellers, Elton John, Julie Andrews, etc., plus “The Muppets Valentine Special” from January 1974), “The Muppet Show Season Three [DVD]” (four discs, including the 1969 documentary “Muppets on Puppets”) (Walt Disney)
Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury, et al “The Manchurian Candidate (The Criterion Collection) [DVD]” (1962 film; Read here; Blu-ray) (Criterion Collection)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher:
Bob Dylan “Bob Dylan: Experience the World’s Greatest Singer-Songwriter” (Hardcover; author: Brian Southall) (Carlton Books)
Woody Guthrie “Woody Guthrie and the Dust Bowl Ballads” (Hardcover; graphic novel; author/artist: Nick Hayes) (Abrams ComicArts)
Led Zeppelin “Led Zeppelin: Experience the Biggest Band of the 70s” (Hardcover; author: Chris Welch) (Carlton Books)
Michelle Leon “I Live Inside: Memoirs of a Babe in Toyland” (Hardcover) (Minnesota Historical Society Press)
New Order “The Blue Monday Diaries: In the Studio with New Order” (Paperback; author: Michael Butterworth) (Plexus Publishing)
Jimmy Page “No Quarter: The Three Lives of Jimmy Page” (Hardcover; author: Martin Power) (Omnibus Press)

More Book Releases

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