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Published on March 8th, 2018 | by Gerry Galipault

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New Releases: March 9, 2018

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Acid Dad (NYC trio) “Acid Dad” (first single: “2Ci”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Greenway)
ACTORS (Vancouver-based post-punk group) “It Will Come to You” (Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Artoffacts)
Between the Buried and Me “Automata I” (two-part concept album; “Automata II” expected in summer 2018; Read here; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Sumerian)
Alexandra Burke (U.K. season 5 winner of “The X Factor” and daughter of the late Soul II Soul singer Melissa Bell) “The Truth Is” (Amazon UK) (Decca)
David Byrne “American Utopia” (his first solo album in 14 years; producers: Brian Eno, Rodaidh McDonald, Daniel Lopatin, Jack Pinate, Jam City, Thomas Bartlett; first single: “Everybody’s Coming To My House”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Todomundo / Nonesuch)
Tania Chen (U.K.-based pianist) “John Cage: Electronic Music for Piano” (modern interpretation of Cage’s 1964 composition, guests: Thurston Moore, David Toop and Jon Leidecker; Hear here; Download; iTunes) (Omnivore Recordings)
Eric Chenaux “Slowly Paradise” (producers: Chenaux, Cyril Harrison, Constellation; first single: “Wild Moon”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Constellation)
Editors “Violence” (producers: Leo Abrahams, Editors; new single: “Magazine”; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Play It Again Sam)
Embrace “Love Is a Basic Need” (producer: Richard McNamara; first single: “The Finish Line”; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Cooking Vinyl)
Erasure “World Beyond” (their 2017 album, “World Be Gone,” is given a post-classical rework in a collaboration with Echo Collective, a Brussels-based group of post-classical musicians; See here; Vinyl; On Tour) (Mute)
The Fratellis “In Your Own Sweet Time” (first single: “The Next Time We Wed”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Cooking Vinyl)
Albert Hammond Jr. (of The Strokes) “Francis Trouble” (first single: “Muted Beatings”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Red Bull)
Haley Heynderickx “I Need to Start a Garden” (new single: “Untitled God Song”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Tiger’s Eye LP; Download) (Mama Bird Recording Co.)
Judas Priest “Firepower” (producer: Tom Allom; first single: “Lightning Strike”; Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Epic)
Myles Kennedy “Year of the Tiger” (the Alter Bridge frontman’s debut solo album; producer: Michael “Elvis” Baskette; See here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes) (Napalm)
Levellers “We the Collective” (new acoustic arrangements of eight previous singles, with two new songs, to celebrate their 30th anniversary; producer: John Leckie; Hear here; See here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (On The Fiddle Recordings)
Liza Anne (Nashville-based singer-songwriter Liza Anne Odachowski) “Fine But Dying” (producer: Zachary Dyke; new single: “Paranoia”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Arts & Crafts)
Brad Mehldau “After Bach” (four preludes and one fugue from J.S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, each followed by an “After Bach” piece written by Mehldau; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Nonesuch)
Ministry “AmeriKKKant” (producer: frontman Al Jourgensen; guests: DJ Swamp, Burton C. Bell, Arabian Prince, Lord of the Cello; first single: “Antifa”; Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Nuclear Blast)
The Nick Moss Band featuring Dennis Gruenling (nominated for two Blues Music Awards this year) “The High Cost of Low Living” (producers: guitarist Kid Andersen, Moss; Hear here) (Alligator)
Nap Eyes (indie rock band from Halifax, Nova Scotia) “I’m Bad Now” (new single: “Dull Me Line”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Paradise of Bachelors)
The Neighbourhood “The Neighbourhood” (new single: “Void”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (Columbia)
of Montreal “White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood” (first single: “Paranoiac Intervals/Body Dysmorphia”; Hear here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Polyvinyl)
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats “Tearing at the Seams” (producer: Richard Swift; first single: “You Worry Me”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Vinyl Deluxe Edition; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition, with two extra tracks; iTunes; On Tour) (Stax)
Calum Scott (semi-finalist on the ninth series of “Britain’s Got Talent” in 2015) “Only Human” (producers: John McIntyre, Jayson DeZuzio, Phil Paul, Warren “Oak” Felder, OzGo; new single: “You Are the Reason”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Capitol)
The Skull Eclipses (Lushlife + Botany, aka Austin producer Spencer Stephenson and Philly emcee Raj Haldar) “The Skull Eclipses” (guests: Open Mike Eagle, Def Rain, Baba Maraire, Felicia Douglass, Lojii, Laraaji; new single: “Gone”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Western Vinyl)
Suicidal Tendencies “GET YOUR FIGHT ON” (first single: “Nothing to Lose”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Suicidal)
Svartanatt “Starry Eagle Eye” (producer: Emil Drougge; Hear here; See here; Vinyl) (The Sign)
Three Days Grace “Starry Eagle Eye” (producers: Gavin Brown, Howard Benson; mixed by Mike Plotnikoff and Chris Lord-Alge; first single: “The Mountain”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (RCA)
Turbowolf (U.K. alt-rock band) “The Free Life” (producers: Turbowolf; first single: “The Free Life”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (So Recordings / Silva Screen)
Victor Wainwright and The Train “Victor Wainwright and The Train” (On Tour) (Ruf)
Young Fathers (U.K.-based, Mercury Prize-winning trio) “Cocoa Sugar” (new single: “Toy”; Hear here; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Ninja Tune)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
August Greene (Common, Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins) “August Greene” (Amazon Original album; first single: a cover of The Sounds of Blackness’ “Optimistic,” feat. Brandy; Hear here; NPR First Listen) (August Greene)
Charlie Barnes (singer-songwriter and touring member of Bastille) “Oceanography” (first single: “All I Have”; Hear here; iTunes) (Superball Music)
Ross Cooper “I Rode the Wild Horses” (producer: Eric Masse; Hear here; On Tour) (Ross Cooper)
Datarock “Face the Brutality” (first single: “Ruffle Shuffle”; See here; iTunes) (YAP)
Ricky Hell & The Voidboys (Cleveland gutter-pop trio) “Ricky Hell & The Voidboys” (new single: “The Valium”; Hear here; See here; iTunes) (Quality Time / Greenway / Dirty Water)
The Mallett Brothers Band (Maine-based southern-infused rockers) “Vive L’Acadie” (Hear here) (The Mallett Brothers Band)
Jake Miller “Silver Lining” (guest: Jabbar Hakeem; first single: “That Girl That’s Underneath”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Jake Miller Music Inc. / EMPIRE)
PJ Morton (erstwhile Maroon 5 keyboardist and Solange’s musical director) “Gumbo Unplugged” (recorded with a 22-piece backing band at NYC’s Power Station Studio; guests: BJ The Chicago Kid, Anthony Hamilton, Matt Jones Orchestra, The Hamiltones, Lecrae, Keyon Harold; Hear here; iTunes) (Morton)
Brett Naucke (Chicago-based experimental producer) “The Mansion” (Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl) (Spectrum Spools)
Port Cities (Canadian band) “Port Cities” (first single: “Back to the Bottom”; Hear here; On Tour) (turtlemusik)
Scenic Route to Alaska (Edmonton prairie indie rock trio) “Tough Luck” (producer: Howard Redekopp; first single: “How It Feels”; Hear here; On Tour) (popTrip)
Ruben Studdard “Ruben Sings Luther” (10-song tribute to Luther Vandross; Hear here; On Tour) (Seg Music)
Tax the Heat “Change Your Position” (first single: “Money in the Bank”; Hear here; CD, out March 16; Vinyl; iTunes) (Nuclear Blast)
Various artists “Walk Like a Panther (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (British wrestling comedy opens in the U.K. on March 9; See here) (Sony Classical)

More Digital Releases for March 9, 2018 »

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Nat Adderley “The Classic Albums Collection 1955-1962” (eight original albums on four CDs; eBay) (Enlightenment)
Bad Religion “Stranger Than Fiction” (1994 album; remastered; See here; Vinyl; Grey Vinyl; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition, with three bonus tracks) (ANTI- / Epitaph)
Leonard Bernstein “Complete Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon & Decca” (100th anniversary box set contains 121 CDs, 36 DVDs of his Unitel live recordings, one Blu-ray audio disc and a 200-page book; eBay) (Deutsche Grammophon)
Ken Boothe “Freedom Street [Vinyl]” (1970 album; remastered; limited grey “asphalt” vinyl edition) (Real Gone Music)
Eva Cassidy “Songbird (20th Anniversary Edition)” (1998 compilation; remastered, with four bonus acoustic tracks; Hear here; eBay) (Blix Street)
Digable Planets “Reachin’ (A New Refutation of Time and Space) (25th Anniversary Edition) [Vinyl]” (1993 album, featuring the Grammy-winning “Rebirth of Slick [Cool Like Dat]”; unavailable on vinyl since shortly after its release) (Modern Classics)
Matthew Fisher (founding member of Procol Harum) “Matthew Fisher / Strange Days” (1980 and 1981 albums on one CD; remastered; Amazon.ca; Amazon UK) (Angel Air)
Dizzy Gillespie “The Classic Verve Collection 1957-1961” (eight original albums on four CDs; eBay) (Enlightenment)
Jimi Hendrix “Both Sides of the Sky” (10 of the 13 songs, circa 1968 and 1970, are previously unreleased; NPR First Listen; Read here; Amazon.ca; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; eBay; Merch) (Experience Hendrix / Legacy)
Marillion “Brave (Deluxe Edition)” (1994 album; four-CD, one-Blu-ray Audio box set / 2018 Steven Wilson Remix; See here; Vinyl; Download; eBay) (Rhino / Parlophone)
Nightwish “Decades” (two-CD, 22-song compilation; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Nuclear Blast)
Leo Sayer “Endless Flight” (1976 album, featuring “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing,” “When I Need You” and “How Much Love”; remastered from the original Warner tapes; eBay) (Friday Music)
Uncle Walt’s Band “Anthology: Those Boys From Carolina, They Sure Could Sing …” (21-song compilation includes five previously unreleased tracks; Read here; Download; iTunes) (Omnivore Recordings)
Various artists “The 1962 R&B Hits Collection” (four CDs, 103 songs; Track list) (Acrobat)

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