Categories: New releases

New Releases: March 29, 2019

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist:Title:Label:
Brutus“Nest” (producer: Jesse Gander; new single: “Cemetery”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Sargent House)
CHAI (Japanese female quartet)“Punk” (new single: “Fashionista”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Cassette; On Tour) (Burger)
Steve Earle & The Dukes“GUY” (16-song album was recorded in six days at House of Blues in Nashville; first single: “Dublin Blues”; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (New West)
Billie Eilish“WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?” (producer: Finneas; new single: “bury a friend”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with poster, sticker and temporary tattoos; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (Darkroom / Interscope)
Fennesz (Austrian electronic-music pioneer)“Agora” (NPR First Listen; Download; iTunes) (Touch)
Grupo Fantasma“American Music Vol. VII” (producer: Carlos “El Loco” Bedoya; guests: Ozomatli, Locos por Juana, Tomar Williams, Jaime Opsina, Mr. Vallenato; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Blue Corn Music)
I Prevail“TRAUMA” (producer: Tyler Smyth; guests: Delaney Jones, Justin Stone; new singles: “Bow Down” and “Breaking Down”; Hear here; Target-Exclusive CD, with alternative cover and free patch; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Fearless)
Chris Jones & The Night Drivers (Nashville-based bluegrass band)“The Choosing Road” (producer: Jones; first singles: “Bend in the Road” and “Who You Want Me To Be”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Mountain Home Music Company)
I decided this time around to open up more with my writing, be a little more free and personal, and worry less about how songs would be perceived by different audiences, or how they’d be classified,” Jones tells P&P. “I guess I made less of an effort to force songs into molds. A lot seemed to flow from there, and that in turn led the band members to come up with some fresh musical ideas as well. The result I think was music that’s more distinctly ‘us’ than it’s ever been.
Just Loud“Just Loud” (guest: Debbie Harry; new single: “Diamonds and Dope Boys”; See here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes) (Five Seven Music)
Lance King (progressive metal vocalist)“ReProgram” (producers: King, Jacob Hansen; new single: “Pointing Fingers”; Hear here; Download; iTunes) (Nightmare)
L.A. Guns“The Devil You Know” (new single: “Stay Away”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
Lang Lang“Piano Book” (recorded at London’s Abbey Road studios and in Beijing; first single: “Beethoven: Bagatelle No. 25 in A Minor, WoO 59 ‘Für Elise'”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs; Deluxe Edition; Super Deluxe Edition, with full piano scores; Vinyl; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition; iTunes; Sheet Music) (Deutsche Grammophon)
Magic Circle“Departed Souls” (new single: “Gone Again”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (20 Buck Spin)
Mekons“Deserted” (first single: “Lawrence of California”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Glitterbeat)
Mdou Moctar (Niger-born psychedelic, Tuareg guitarist)“Ilana (The Creator)” (NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Sahel Sounds)
Jake Najor and the Moment of Truth“In the Cut” (first single: “High Costa Living”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (The Redwoods Music)
O.A.R.“The Mighty” (producers: Gregg Wattenberg, Pom-Pom; new single: “California”; Hear here; See here; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with American Authors) (Black Rock Recorded Music)
Ben Platt (star of the hit Broadway musical “Dear Evan Hansen”)“Sing to Me Instead” (new single: “Bad Habit”; See here; Read here; Download; iTunes) (Atlantic)
Suzi Quatro“No Control” (her first U.S. release since 1980’s “Rock Hard!” features 11 new songs, plus two bonus tracks, including a collaboration with son Richard Tuckey; first single: “No Soul/No Control”; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (SPV / Steamhammer)
Quelle Chris (Detroit-raised, Brooklyn-based rapper and producer)“Guns” (guests: Jean Grae, Cavalier, Jonathan Hoard, Bilal Salaam, Eldar Djangirov, James Acaster, U.G.L.Y. Boy Modeling, etc.; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Mello Music Group)
Show Me the Body“Dog Whistle” (producer: Chris Coady; new single: “Madonna Rocket”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)
Son Volt“Union” (four of the album’s 13 songs were recorded at the Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa and three were recorded at the Mother Jones Museum in Mount Olive, Ill.; first single: “Devil May Care”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay) (Transmit Sound / Thirty Tigers)
George Strait“Honky Tonk Time Machine” (his first album since 2015 is the 30th of his career; producers: Strait, Chuck Ainlay; first single: “Every Little Honky Tonk Bar”; Hear here; Vinyl; On Tour) (MCA Nashville)
Various artists“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Music From Season Two” (Stream here; Vinyl; Download) (UMe)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist:Title:Label:
American Pleasure Club“Fucking Bliss” (new single: “what kind of love?”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Run For Cover)
Black Bombers (Birmingham proto-punks)“Vol. 4” (six-song EP; new single: “Relentless”; See here; iTunes) (Easy Action)
Manorlady (Santa Cruz, CA-based shoegaze trio)“No Bitter Ends” (new single: “Slow Coast”; Hear here; iTunes) (Manorlady)
Moon King (synthpop project of Toronto-born singer and producer Daniel Benjamin)“Voice of Lovers” (guest: Vespre; new single: “Neon Lights”; See here; Cassette) (Arbutus)
Jake Owen“Greetings From … Jake” (producer: Joey Moi; guests: Kid Rock, Lele Pons; new single: “Down to the Honkytonk”; See here; iTunes; On Tour) (Big Loud)
Thayer Sarrano (Athens, Ga.-based singer-songwriter)“Wings Alleluia” (guests: Athens Cowboy Choir, T. Hardy Morris, Justin Collins, Parker Gispert, Billy Bennet; new single: “The Eternal”; See here; Vinyl; iTunes; On Tour) (The Guildwater Group)
Jo Schornikow“Secret Weapon” (debut album from the Phosphorescent keyboardist-singer; Hear here; CD, out April 19; iTunes) (Keeled Scales)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist:Title:Label:
Betty Carter“The Music Never Stops” (unreleased 1992 concert presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center; the legendary jazz singer died in 1998 at age 69; Hear/read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Blue Engine)
John Coltrane“Coltrane ’58: The Prestige Recordings” (five-CD, 37-song box set, remastered from the original analog tapes by Paul Blakemore, with 76-page linen-wrapped, portfolio-style book with extensive liner notes, rare photos, etc.; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; Merch) (Craft Recordings / Concord)
Creedence Clearwater Revival“Creedence Clearwater Revival [Vinyl]” (1968 album; half-speed master), “Bayou Country [Vinyl]” (1969 album; half-speed master; Merch) (Craft Recordings / Concord)
Kiki Dee“The Rocket Years” (Amazon-exclusive five-CD box set with bonus tracks and illustrated book; Amazon UK) (Edsel / Demon Music Group)
Marvin Gaye“You’re the Man [Vinyl]” (his lost follow-up to “What’s Going On” was never released in 1972; first single: “My Last Chance [SalaAM ReMi Remix]”; Hear here; Read here; CD, out April 26; Download; iTunes; Merch) (Motown / UMe)
Heaven 17“Play to Win: The Virgin Years” (10-CD box set includes five studio albums, plus more than 100 bonus tracks: non-album A- and B-sides, 7-inch edits, U.S. edits, instrumentals, 1980 demos, and four CDs of 12-inch remixes; Amazon UK; Vinyl) (Edsel / Demon Music Group)
Jethro Tull“This Was (50th Anniversary Edition)” (1968 album; Steven Wilson Stereo Remix; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Merch) (Rhino / Parlophone)
Michael Nesmith“Songs” (12-CD box set covering his 1970-1994 recordings on RCA and Pacific Arts, with bonus tracks and a 32-page booklet; Read here; Amazon UK) (Edsel / Demon Music Group)
Stevie Nicks“Stand Back 1981-2017” (18-song compilation; Read here; 3-CD deluxe edition due April 19; Vinyl, six-LP box set; Digital Deluxe Edition, with 50 songs) (Rhino / Atlantic)
Keith Richards“Talk Is Cheap (30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (1988 album; remastered, with six bonus tracks, featuring Mick Taylor, Bootsy Collins and Johnnie Johnson; Read here; Super Deluxe Edition, with CD, 180-gram vinyl, 80-page hardback book, etc.; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (BMG Rights Management)
Donna Summer“Another Time and Place – 30th Anniversary” (1989 album, featuring “This Time I Know It’s For Real”; three-CD deluxe edition, with 35 tracks and mixes, including two anniversary megamixes, plus 24-page booklet, new 6,400-word liner notes and interviews; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl) (Driven By the Music)
Eli Young Band“This Is Eli Young Band: Greatest Hits” (14-song collection; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (The Valory Music Co. / Big Machine)
Frank Zappa“Zappa in New York (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (1978 album; five-CD collection of more than three hours of unreleased performances from his 1976 four-night stand at The Palladium; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (Zappa Records / UMe)

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