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Published on March 3rd, 2016 | by Gerry Galipault

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New Releases: March 4, 2016

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Ben Abraham (Australian cinematic folk artist) “Sirens” (first single: “Home”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl) (Secretly Canadian)
Guy Andrews (London-based electronic music producer) “Our Spaces” (first single: “In Autumn Arms”; Hear here) (U.K. – Houndstooth)
Kenny Barron Trio “Book of Intuition” (producers: Barron, Jean-Philippe Allard; Hear here; MP3) (Impulse! / Verve)
Andy Bell (of Erasure) “Torsten the Beautiful Libertine” (Hear here; MP3) (Strike Force Entertainment / Cherry Red)
Bestial Mouths (aka avant-garde electronic artist Lynette Cerezo) “Heartless” (Hear here; Vinyl) (Cleopatra)
Big Ups “Before a Million Universes” (third single: “Hope For Someone”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Exploding In Sound)
Black Peaches (new project of Rob Smoughton, formerly of Hot Chip and Scritti Politti) “Get Down You Dirty Rascals” (first single: “Fire & A Water Sign”; Hear here; MP3) (1965 Records)
Boosie Badazz “Out My Feelings in the Past” (Hear here; See here; MP3) (Lil Boosie Music)
Byrne and Kelly (Celtic Thunder’s Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly) “Echoes” (Hear here; MP3) (Byrne and Kelly)
Steven Curtis Chapman “Worship and Believe” (the first worship of his 29-year career; producers: Chapman, Brent Milligan; guests: Chris Tomlin, Matt Maher; first single: “We Believe”; Hear here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition) (Reunion / Chapman)
City of the Sun (NYC acoustic post-rock trio) “to the sun and all the cities in between” (Hear here; MP3) (Chesky)
Club cheval (French EDM quartet) “Discipline” (Hear here; MP3) (Bromance / Parlophone / Warner)
The Coral “Distance Inbetween” (their first album since 2010’s “Butterfly House”; first single: “Miss Fortune”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Ignition)
Face to Face “Protection” (producer: Bill Stevenson; Hear here; MP3) (Fat Wreck Chords)
Genre Peak (electronic music ensemble) “Your Sleekest Engine” (producers: Christopher Scott Cooper, frontman Martin Birke; guests: Steve Jansen, Mick Karn, Richard Barbieri, Matt Malley, Jon Hassell; Hear here) (U.K. – Gonzo Multimedia UK)
Brett Harris “Up in the Air” (the Durham, N.C.-based guitarist-keyboardist was a core band member on the recent series of all-star concerts honoring Big Star’s “Third” album and played on the dB’s 2012 reunion tour; Hear here; MP3) (Hit the Deck Recordings)
Tim Hockenberry (former Trans-Siberian Orchestra / Mickey Hart vocalist) “Tim Hockenberry” (Hear here) (Poignant)
The Knocks “55” (guests: Carly Rae Jepsen, Walk the Moon, Fetty Wap, X Ambassadors, Wyclef Jean, Cam’ron, etc.; new single: “Kiss the Sky”; Hear here; MP3) (Big Beat / Neon Gold)
Ray LaMontagne “Ouroboros” (producer: My Morning Jacket’s Jim James; first single: “Part One – Hey, No Pressure”; Hear here; MP3) (RCA)
Låpsley (British singer Holly Lapsley Fletcher) “Long Way Home” (producers: Rodaidh McDonald, Mura Masa, Paul O’Duffy; new single: “Love Is Blind”; Hear here; MP3) (XL Recordings)
Greg Laswell “Everyone Thinks I Dodged a Bullet” (new single: “Lifetime Ago”; Hear here) (Vanguard)
Loretta Lynn “Full Circle” (her first album in more than a decade; producers: Patsy Lynn Russell, John Carter Cash; recorded at the Cash Cabin Studio in Hendersonville, Tenn.; guests: Willie Nelson, Elvis Costello; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Legacy Recordings)
Anna Meredith (Scottish electronic artist-producer) “Varmints” (first single: “R-Type”; Hear here; MP3) (Moshi Moshi)
Miike Snow “iii” (guest: Charli XCX; first single: “Heart Is Full”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Downtown / Atlantic)
Mormon Tabernacle Choir / Orchestra at Temple Square “Handel’s Messiah (Deluxe Edition)” (two CDs and a bonus DVD; See here; Read here), “Handel’s Messiah Highlights” (one CD) (Mormon Tabernacle Choir)
Mortiis “The Great Deceiver” (Hear here; See here; MP3) (Omnipresence / MRI)
Mothers (Athens, Ga., quartet) “When You Walk a Long Distance You Are Tired” (producer: Drew Vandenberg; first single: “Too Small For Eyes”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Grand Jury Music)
Tyson Motsenbocker “Letters To Lost Loves” (Hear here) (Tooth & Nail)
Nada Surf “You Know Who You Are” (first single: “Believe You’re Mine”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Barsuk)
Newsboys “Love Riot” (first single: “Guilty”; Hear here; MP3) (Fair Trade Services / Columbia)
Ninja Sex Party (L.A.-based musical comedy duo) “Under the Covers” (all-covers album, backed by Tupper Ware Remix Party; Hear here; MP3) (Ninja Sex Party)
ONO “Yes, I’m a Witch Too” (a sequel to Yoko Ono’s 2007 collaboration album “Yes, I’m a Witch”; collaborators: Death Cab For Cutie, Peter Bjorn and John, Sparks, tUnE-yArDs, Moby, Miike Snow, Cibo Matto, Portugal. The Man; Hear here) (Manimal Group)
Roo Panes (U.K. crooner) “Paperweights” (producer: Rupert Coulson; first single: “The Original”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (CRC Music)
Poliça (Minneapolis synth-pop experimentalists) “United Crushers” (first single: “Lime Habit”; Hear here; MP3) (Mom+Pop Music)
Robert Pollard “Of Course You Are” (first single: “I Can Illustrate”; Hear here; MP3) (Fire)
Kelly Richey “Shakedown Soul” (producer: drummer-synth player Tobe “Tobotius” Donohue; Hear here) (Sweet Lucy)
The Rubens (Australian rock quintet) “Hoops” (producers: David Kahne, Michael Brauer; second single: “Hoops”; Hear here; MP3) (Warner)
Granger Smith “Remington” (guests: Brooke Eden, Earl Dibbles Jr.; first single: “Backroad Song”; Hear here; MP3) (Wheelhouse / Broken Bow)
Frank Solivan “Family, Friends & Heroes” (guests: band mates from Dirty Kitchen, along with Sam Bush, John Cowan, Jerry Douglas, Rob Ickes, Del McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, etc.; Hear here) (Compass)
Sound of Ceres (Colorado-based band) “Nostalgia for Infinity” (first single: “Hand of Winter”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Joyful Noise Recordings)
Esperanza Spalding “Emily’s D+Evolution” (producers: Spalding, Tony Visconti; first single: “One”; Hear here; See here; Deluxe Edition; Vinyl; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition) (Concord)
Chris Standring “Ten” (Hear here; MP3) (Ultimate Vibe Recordings, March 8)
The Struts (U.K. rock quartet) “Everybody Wants” (originally released in the U.K. in 2014; producers: Ray Hedges, Nigel Butler, Red Triangle; first single: “Kiss This”; Hear here; See here; Read here; MP3) (FreeSolo / Interscope)
Teen Suicide “It’s the Big Joyous Celebration, Let’s Stir the Honeypot” (Hear here; Vinyl, with comic book; Cassette) (Run For Cover)
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down “A Man Alive” (first single: “Nobody Dies”; Hear here; MP3) (Ribbon Music)
Tiga “No Fantasy Required” (producers: Matthew Dear, Jori Hulkkonen; Hear here; MP3) (Counter)
Reed Turchi (Memphis-based musician) “Speaking in Shadows” (first single: “Offamymind”; Hear here; MP3) (Devil Down)
Unified Highway (Rebelution vocalist/guitarist Eric Rachmany and producer-DJ Amp Live) “Unified Highway” (includes a cover of R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion”; guests: Garrett Douglas, Shana Halligan, Tahir Panton, Keznamdi, Busy Signal, Zion I, The Grouch, Courtney Panton Jr., Sophia Scott; first single: “Stand Proud”; Hear here; MP3) (Audible Collision / Strange Focus / MRI)
Various artists “Dreamer: A Tribute to Kent Finlay” (the late Finlay, a champion of Texas songwriters, founded the Cheatham Street Warehouse in San Marcos; contributors: James McMurtry, Randy Rogers, Slaid Cleaves, Sunny Sweeney, Steve Poltz, Terri Hendrix, etc.; MP3; Hardcover Book) (Eight 30)
Various artists “Zootopia (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (animated film opens March 4; See here) (Walt Disney)
Violent Femmes “We Can Do Anything” (their first full-length album in 15 years; first single: “Memory”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (PIAS America)
Wall of Death “Loveland” (producer: Hanni El Khatib; second single: “For a Lover”; Hear here; MP3) (Innovative Leisure)
Wintersleep (Halifax alt-rock band) “The Great Detachment” (producers: Wintersleep, Tony Doogan; Hear here; Vinyl) (Dine Alone Music)
Wussy “Forever Sounds” (first single: “Dropping Houses”; Hear here; MP3) (Shake It)
yndi halda “Under Summer” (the Brighton instrumental-rock quintet’s first album since their debut in 2007; first single: “Golden Threads From the Sun”; Hear here; MP3) (Burnt Toast Vinyl)

More Releases for March 4, 2016

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New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Adult Books (L.A. surf punk trio) “Running from the Blows” (Hear here) (Lolipop / Burger)
City of the Sun (NYC indie-rock trio) “To the Sun and All the Cities in Between” (Hear here; CD, out March 18) (Chesky)
Crash Island “Dreamwaves” (four-song EP; Hear here) (Crash Island, March 1)
Dead Stars (Brooklyn-based trio) “Bright Colors” (first single: “Unpopular”; Hear here) (Weird Tree)
The Feeling “The Feeling” (first single: “Spiralling”; Hear here) (Little World)
Hacktivist (Milton Keynes, U.K., quintet) “Outside the Box” (guests: Marlon Hurley, Jamie Graham, Rou Reynolds, Astroid Boys, Jot Maxi; first single: “Buszy”; Hear here) (UNFD / Rise)
John Helix (San Diego-based singer-songwriter) “Tune Out, Turn Off, Disconnect” (second single: “Colombiana”; Hear here) (John Helix)
High Waisted (NYC surf rock band) “On Ludlow” (producer: Bryan Pugh; first single: “Party in the Back”; Hear here) (Eat Trash Be Free)
Idalee (singer-songwriter) “Starting Now” (six-song EP; producer: Ethan Kauffman; first single: “Starting Now”; Hear here; CD) (Idalee Music)
Kendrick Lamar “untitled unmastered.” (a set of recordings originally cut in 2013 and 2014; Hear here; Read here) (Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath / Interscope)
La Sera “Music For Listening To Music To” (live-recorded analog album; producer: Ryan Adams; first single: “High Notes”; Hear here) (Polyvinyl)
The Mizzerables (Chicago punk band) “As I Am” (producers: Jeff Dean, Joe Mizzi; Hear here) (Whoa!, March 1)
Jennifer O’Connor “Surface Noise” (her first album in five years; producers: O’Connor, Tom Beaujour; new single: “It’s a Lie”; Hear here) (Kiam)
Paper Tigers (Danish rock quartet) “Head Over Heels” (producer: Soren Andersen; first single: “Head Over Heels”; Hear here) (Horus Music)
John Parry (soulful 18-year-old East London singer-songwriter) “Enough” (four-song EP; second single: “What Have I Done”; Hear here; See here) (John Parry)
Prince Rama (Brooklyn synth-pop duo) “Xtreme Now” (first single: “Bahia”; Hear here) (Carpark)
The Qemists “Warrior Sound” (guests: Hacktivist, Kenta Koie, Charlie Rhymes, Ghetts; first single: “Run You”; See here; Import CD) (FiXT)
Reckless Love (Finnish metal group) “InVader” (producer: Ilkka Wirtanen; first single: “Monster”; Hear here; CD, out March 11) (Spinefarm)
RuPaul “Butch Queen” (guests: Taylor Dayne, Ab Soto, Vjuan Allure, Margo Thunder, Ellis Miah, Sharlotte Gibson, Matt Moss, etc.; Hear here) (RuCo, Inc)
Sego (L.A.-based indie pop duo) “Once Was Lost Now Just Hanging Around” (first single: “Micky Macali”; See here) (Dine Alone)
Sexy Fights (Chicago synth-rock quartet) “Too Far Out” (first single: “The End”; Hear here) (FeelTrip)
The Teen Age (Brooklyn garage-rock quartet) “Bad Seed” (four-song EP; producer: Jason Finkel; first single: “Backwards”; Hear here) (PaperCup Music)
Tonight Alive “Limitless” (first single: “Human Interaction”; Hear here; See here) (Fearless)
Frank Turner “Mittens” (five-song EP; first single: “Mittens”; See here) (Xtra Mile Recordings)

More Digital Releases for March 4, 2016

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Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Tony Banks “A Curious Feeling” (1979 album; remastered and remixed; Read here; Vinyl), “The Fugitive” (1983 album; remastered and remixed; Read here; Vinyl) (Esoteric Recordings / Cherry Red)
Elkie Brooks “5 Classic Albums” (five-set include “Two Days Away,” “Shooting Star,” Live And Learn,” “Pearls” and “Pearls II”) (U.K. – UMC)
Jackson Browne “Together Again … Live Syracuse ’71” (two CDs) (Rox Vox)
Devo “EZ Listening Muzak” (expanded edition of the early ’80s albums, originally released on cassette through the band’s fan club, featuring elevator-stye versions of their early songs; Hear here; Vinyl) (Futurismo)
Earth, Wind & Fire “Head to the Sky [Hybrid SACD]” (1973 album; remastered) (Audio Fidelity)
The Isley Brothers “Masterpiece & Smooth Sailin'” (1985, 1987 albums; remastered, with nine bonus tracks; Read here) (Robinsongs / Cherry Red)
Janis Joplin “Janis: Little Girl Blue (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (Amy Berg-directed documentary aired on PBS in November 2015; includes solo recordings and her work with Big Brother & the Holding Company; See/read here; MP3) (Columbia / Legacy)
The Lords of the New Church “The Complete I.R.S. Albums Collection” (three CDs, 31 songs) (Real Gone Music)
Nektar “Recycled” (1975 album; remastered) (Purple Pyramid / Cleopatra)
Nine Inch Nails with David Bowie “Back in Anger: 1995 Radio Transmissions” (two CDs) (Indie Recordings)
Rubettes “The Albums 1974-1977” (five-CD box set includes “Wear It’s At,” “We Can Do It,” “Rubettes,” “Sign of the Times” and “Baby I Know,” with 11 bonus tracks) (Caroline International)
Boz Scaggs “Moments (Deluxe Edition)” (1971 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks) (Friday Music)
Ray Stevens “Face the Music: The Complete Monument Singles 1965-1970” (24 songs; Hear/read here) (U.K. – Ace)
Howard Tate “I Learned It All the Hard Way: Deep Soul Classics 1966-2003” (29 tracks) (Playback)
Pat Travers and Carmine Appice “The Balls Album” (2004 album, originally titled “It Takes a Lot of Balls”; with two bonus tracks, including a cover of Barry White’s “Never Gonna Give You Up”; MP3) (Purple Pyramid / Cleopatra)
Various artists “Beatfreak! Vol. 1: Rare and Obscure British Beat 1964-1968” (20 tracks, featuring Fingers Lee and the Upperhand, Sons of Fred, The Habits, The Deejays, Ian & the Zodiacs, Fifth Column, Thursday’s Child, Alex Harvey, etc.; Hear/read here) (Particles)
Various artists “Harmony of the Soul: Vocal Groups 1962-1977” (24 tracks; Hear/read here) (U.K. – Kent / Ace)
Various artists “Things Gonna Get Better: Street Funk and Jazz Grooves 1970-1977” (20 tracks; Hear/read here) (U.K. – BGP / Ace)
Various artists “Where the Girls Are, Volume 9” (25 songs, featuring Reparata & The Delrons, The Popsicles, The Lovelites, The Rag Dolls, The Wooden Nickels, etc.; Hear/read here) (U.K. – Ace)
Gene Watson “Barrooms & Bedrooms | The Capitol & MCA Years” (two CDs, 50 songs; Track list) (U.K. – Wrasse)
Margaret Whiting “The Complete London Recordings” (two CDs, 50 songs) (Real Gone Music)
Bobby Whitlock “One of a Kind” (1975 album; remastered), “Rock Your Sox Off” (1976 album; remastered) (Europe – Universal)
John Williams (Australian-born British classical guitarist) “John Williams the Guitarist: The Complete Columbia Album Collection” (59-disc box set) (Sony Classical)
O.V. Wright “Treasured Moments: The Complete Back Beat / ABC Singles” (two CDs, 41 songs; Hear here) (Playback)

More Releases for March 4, 2016

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Reissues (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Circle of Dust “Circle of Dust” (1992 debut album; remastered; new single: “Contagion,” the industrial/electronic-rock act’s first new track in nearly 20 years; Hear here; Deluxe Edition, with 16 extra tracks) (FiXT)
Kelly Clarkson “Piece By Piece Remixed” (2015 album; remixes from Victor, Frank Pole, Cheat Codes, etc.) (RCA)
Joe Cocker “Across From Midnight” (1997 album) (Sanctuary)
Aretha Franklin “Through the Storm (Expanded Edition)” (1989 album; with 17 bonus tracks) (Arista / Legacy)
Korn “Untitled” (2007 album) (Korn)

More Digital Releases for March 4, 2016

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio:
Matt Damon, Jeff Daniels, et al “The Martian [4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray]” (2015 film) (20th Century Fox)
Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, et al “Creed [DVD]” (2015 film; Blu-ray + DVD) (Warner Home Video)
Loretta Lynn “Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl [DVD]” (PBS documentary; See/read here) (Sony Legacy)
Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas, et al “Strange Brew [Blu-ray]” (1983 film) (Warner Home Video)
Matthew Rhys, Lev Gorn, et al “The Americans: The Complete Third Season [DVD]” (four discs) (20th Century Fox)
Various artists “The Decline of Western Civilization [DVD]” (Penelope Spheeris’ 1981 film looking back at the late-1970s Los Angeles punk scene; featuring X, Black Flag, Fear, Germs, Catholic Discipline, Alice Bag Band; See here; Blu-ray) (Shout! Factory)
Johnny Winter “Johnny Winter: Down & Dirty [DVD]” (feature-length documentary by Greg Olliver; includes Winter’s final studio performance; See here) (Megaforce)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher:
a-ha “Living a Fan’s Adventure Tale: a-ha in the eyes of the beholders” (Paperback; author: Greg Lansdowne) (Wymer Publishing)
Steven Blush with Paul Rachman and Tony Mann “Lost Rockers: Broken Dreams and Crashed Careers” (Hardcover) (powerHouse Books)
Eric Clapton “Eric Clapton: The World’s Greatest Living Guitarist” (Hardcover; author: Chris Welch) (Carlton Books)
Barney Hoskyns “Small Town Talk: Bob Dylan, The Band, Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Friends in the Wild Years of Woodstock” (Hardcover) (Da Capo Press)
Pink Floyd “The Complete Pink Floyd: The Ultimate Reference” (Hardcover; author: Glenn Povey; Carlton Books), “Pink Floyd: Giants of Rock” (Hardcover; author: Glenn Povey) (Carlton Books)

More Book Releases

Next Week: March 11, 2016

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