New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Allergies “Tear the Place Up” (guests: Bootie Brown, Andy Cooper, Marietta Smith, Dele Sosimi, Joe Lickshot; new single: “Never Gonna Let Go”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Jalapeno)
The Anderson Council “The Devil, The Tower, The Star, The Moon” (new single: “Alone With You”; See here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (JEM)
ANNA “Intentions” (DJ/electronic producer’s debut ambient electronic album; guests: Laraaji, Max Cooper; new single: “I See Miracles Everywhere”; See here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Mercury KX)
bar italia (London indie rock trio) “Tracey Denim” (new single: “punkt”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Matador)
Califone “villagers” (new single: “the habsburg jaw”; See here; Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Jealous Butcher)
Lewis Capaldi “Broken By Desire To Be Heavenly Sent” (collaborators: TMS, Phil Plested, Nick Atkinson, Edd Holloway; new single: “Forget Me”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs and alternate artwork; Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Heavenly Blue Vinyl, with alternate artwork and 20-page booklet; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Capitol)
Brandy Clark “Brandy Clark” (producer: Brandi Carlile; guests: Carlile, Derek Trucks, Lucius; new single: “Buried”; See here; Read here; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Warner)
Dan Croll “Fools” (producers: Croll, Matthew E. White; new single: “Talk to You”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Communion)
Def Leppard “Drastic Symphonies” (deconstructed and reimagined hits, collaborating with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring new vocal and guitar recordings from the band; recorded at Abbey Road Studios; Hear here; Double Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour; Merch) » BUY NOW (Mercury)
Samantha Fish & Jesse Dayton “Death Wish Blues” (producer: Jon Spencer; new single: “Deathwish”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Rounder)
Ghost “Phantomime” (five-song EP, featuring covers of Television, Genesis, The Stranglers, Iron Maiden, Tina Turner, et al; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)
Jealous of the Birds “Hinterland” (producer: Declan Legge; new single: “Beginner’s Luck”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Canvasback / Atlantic)
Kesha “Gag Order” (producer: Rick Rubin; new singles: “Fine Line” and “Eat the Acid”; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Kemosabe / RCA)
Keturah “Keturah” (Malawian singer-songwriter’s debut album; guests: John Densmore, members of the Playing for Change Band, Chris Pierce, Louis Mhlanga, Jamael Dean, Magatte Sow, et al; first single: “Kwanumkwanu”; See here; Download) » BUY NOW (Hen Housen Studios)
Leftover Salmon “Grass Roots” (guests: Billy Strings, Oliver Wood, Darol Anger, et al; Pink Vinyl; Download; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Compass)
Raul Malo “Say Less” (guests: The Mavericks; new single: “Solitary Blues”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Mono Mundo Recordings / Thirty Tigers)
Mandy, Indiana “i’ve seen a way” (Manchester, UK band’s debut album; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download) » BUY NOW (Fire Talk)
shy martin “late night thoughts” (Swedish pop singer Sara Hjellström’s debut album; new single: “late night thoughts”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (shy recordings)
Layng Martine Jr. “Music Man” (producer: son Tucker Martine; new single: “Music Man”; See here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Bloodshot)
Dave Matthews Band “Walk Around the Moon” (their 10th studio album; producer: Rob Evans; new single: “Madman’s Eyes”; See here; Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Translucent Red Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Bama Rags Recordings / RCA)
Mega Bog (experimental pop outfit fronted by Erin Elizabeth Birgy) “End of Everything” (guest: Westerman; new single: “Love Is”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Mexican Summer)
The Milk Carton Kids “I Only See the Moon” (producer: Kenneth Pattengale; new single: “All of the Time in the World to Kill”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Far Cry Records / Thirty Tigers)
Megan Moroney “Lucky” (Georgia country singer-songwriter’s debut album; producer: Kristian Bush; See here; Read here; Download released on May 5; On Tour, with Brooks & Dunn) » BUY NOW (Sony Music Nashville)
Graham Nash “Now” (his first album in seven years; producers: Nash, Todd Caldwell; first single: “Right Now”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
Nico Paulo “Nico Paulo” (St. John’s-based Portuguese-Canadian folk-pop artist’s debut album; producers: Joshua Van Tassel, Tim Baker; Hear here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download) » BUY NOW (Forward Music Group)
The Refugees “California” (third full-length album from Wendy Waldman, Cidny Bullens and Deborah Holland features 1960s and ’70s covers from bands associated with the Golden State) » BUY NOW (Wabuho Records)
Rodney Rice “Rodney Rice” (new single: “Rabbit Ears Motel”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Edgewater Music Group)
ROADWOLF “Midnight Lightning” (Austrian heavy metal band’s second album; new single: “On the Run”; See here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Napalm)
Leith Ross “To Learn” (Winnipeg singer-songwriter’s debut album; producers: Joey Landreth, Ross; new single: “Guts”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Republic)
Paul Simon “Seven Psalms” (his first album of new material in seven years is a 33-minute, seven-movement composition, intended to be listened to as one continuous piece; producers: Simon, Kyle Crusham; guests: wife Edie Brickell, British vocal ensemble VOCES8; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon-Exclusive Green Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download) » BUY NOW (Legacy Recordings)
Sleep Token “Take Me Back to Eden” (English rock band’s third album; producers: frontman Vessel1, Carl Bown; new single: “DYWTYLM”; See here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Spinefarm)
Sufjan Stevens, Timo Andres & Conor Hanick “Reflections” (studio recording of the music for the 2019 Justin Peck ballet, commissioned by the Houston Ballet; See here; Read here; Turquoise Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Asthmatic Kitty)
Angie Stone “Love Language” (her first album of new material in four years; guests: Musiq Soulchild, Swayvo Twain; new single: “The Gym”; See here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Conjunction Entertainment / SoNo Recording Group)
Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives “Altitude” (first singles: “Altitude” and “Country Star”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Snakefarm)
SZA “SOS” (feat. “Good Days,” “I Hate U,” “Shirt” and “Kill Bill”; spent 10 non-consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart; Vinyl; Download released on Dec. 9, 2022) » BUY NOW (TDE / RCA)
Tanlines “The Big Mess” (Brooklyn indie duo’s first album in eight years; producers: Tanlines, Patrick Ford; new single: “Outer Banks”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Merge)
Trashy Annie “Sticks & Stones” (Austin singer-songwriter’s debut album; new single: “Born Pretty”; See here; Download) » BUY NOW (Cleopatra)
Thulcandra “Hail the Abyss” (producer: Dan Swanö; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Napalm)
Various artists “Kimberly Akimbo (Original Broadway Cast Recording)” (music by Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori; book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire; album producers: Tesori, John Clancy, David Stone; cast: Tony winner Victoria Clark, Justin Cooley, Steven Boyer, Alli Mauzey, et al; Hear here; Download) » BUY NOW (Ghostlight)
Yes “Mirror to the Sky” (producer: guitarist Steve Howe; band lineup: Howe, Geoff Downes, Jon Davison, Billy Sherwood and Jay Schellen; new single: “Cut from the Stars”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (InsideOutMusic)

New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
BUZZ “On Matters of Searching” (L.A.-based electro-pop artist’s debut eight-song EP; new single: “Different Sun”; See here) » BUY NOW (BUZZ)
Damien Done “Total Power” (new single: “Pray for Me”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Mind Over Matter)
Robert Ellis “Yesterday’s News” (new single: “Gene”; Hear here; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Niles City)
Terry Emm “Wish You Were Here” (Hertfordshire singer-songwriter’s fourth album; producer: Lukas Drinkwater; new single: “Island Soul”; See here) » BUY NOW (Azez Records / Shellshock)
Fellow Robot “Misanthropioid” (producers: Andrew Scheps, Fellow Robot; new single: “Talk to Me”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (ToneQuake)
The Murlocs “Calm Ya Farm” (producer: John Lee; new single: “Undone and Unashamed”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (ATO)
Hannah Rose Platt “Deathbed Confessions” (producer: Ed Harcourt; mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios; guests: Budapest Film Orchestra, Charlie Draper, Freddie Drapper, Lester Brown, Gita Langley, Alex Palmer; new single: “Dead Man on the G Train”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Xtra Mile Recordings)
Setting Sun “The Feelings Cure” (indie rock-folk band’s first album in 10 years; new single: “Feelings Cure”; See here) » BUY NOW (Young Love)
The Used “Toxic Positivity” (new single: “People Are Vomit”; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Big Noise)

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Moe Bandy “I’m Sorry For You My Friend / Cowboys Ain’t Supposed To Cry / Soft Lights & Hard Country Music / Love Is What Life’s All About” (1977 and 1978 albums on two CDs; remastered) » BUY NOW (Morello)
Leonard Bernstein and various artists “An American In New York (The City Scores)” (four-CD tribute to the late conductor and composer; Read here; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (El / Cherry Red)
Chuck Berry “Chuck Berry Stereo: 27 Original Hits” (22 stereo debuts, with 12-page booklet and essay by Fred Bronson) » BUY NOW (Hit Parade)
James Brown “Four Classic Albums Plus” (“Please Please Please,” “Try Me,” “Think” and “The Amazing James Brown,” with four bonus tracks on two CDs; remastered) » BUY NOW (Avid)
Kenny Burrell “Four Classic Albums” (“Earthy,” “Kenny Burrell,” “On View at the Five Spot Cafe” and “A Night at the Vanguard” on two CDs; remastered) » BUY NOW (Avid)
Fats Domino “The Definitive Stereo Fats Domino: 29 Classics” (with 12-page booklet and essay by Fred Bronson) » BUY NOW (Hit Parade)
KC and The Sunshine Band “The Ultimate Collection” (three CDs, 55 songs, featuring singles, B-sides, extended versions and remixes, with 20-page booklet; Read here; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Robinsongs / Cherry Red)
The Lemonheads “Come On Feel (30th Anniversary Edition)” (1993 album, featuring “Into Your Arms,” “It’s About Time,” “Big Gay Heart” and “The Great Big No”; remastered, with unreleased demos, alternative versions and rarities; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download) » BUY NOW (Fire)
Mr. Lee “Scratch Perry” and The Upsetters “Battle of Armagideon (Millionaire Liquidator) [Expanded Edition]” (1986 comeback album, with 14 bonus tracks; Read here; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Doctor Bird / Cherry Red)
The Rah Band “Clouds Across the Moon: The Rah Band Story Volume Two” (five-CD, 75-track box set, featuring expanded editions of “Mystery,” “Something About the Music” and the previously unreleased “World Keeps Turning,” plus 12-inch mixes, 7-inch mixes and remixes and a 20-page booklet; Read here; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Cherry Pop)
Skyy “The Salsoul Albums” (seven LPs on four CDs, with 12-inch and 7-inch mixes; Read here; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Robinsongs / Cherry Red)
Various artists “The Best 60s & 70s Soul Album in the World … Ever!” (three CDs, 66 songs, featuring hits by Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, The Four Tops, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Barry White, et al; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Universal Music / Sony Music)
Various artists “Gary Crowley’s Punk & New Wave Vol. 2” (four CDs, 77 songs, compiled by Crowley and Jim Lahat, with 36-page booklet; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Edsel / Demon Music Group)
Various artists “Original Big Band Masterpieces In Stereo!” (23 original performances on one CD, featuring Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Count Basie, et al; contains 12-page booklet with notes by Billy Vera) » BUY NOW (Hit Parade)

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