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New Releases: May 21, 2021

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New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Sara Bareilles “Amidst the Chaos: Live from the Hollywood Bowl” (recorded in November 2019; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Epic)
Bill & the Belles “Happy Again” (producer: Teddy Thompson; new single: “Blue So Blue”; See here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Ditty Boom / Free Dirt Service Co.)
CHAI (Japanese quartet of identical twins) “WINK” (producers: Mndsgn, YMCK; new single: “ACTION”; See here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Sub Pop)
Paula Cole “American Quilt” (producer: Cole; new single: “Wayfaring Stranger”; Hear here; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Renew / BMG Rights Management)
The Devil Wears Prada “ZII” (five-song EP; new single: “Termination”; See here; Download) » BUY NOW (Solid State)
Micky Dolenz “Dolenz Sings Nesmith” (Dolenz’s first solo studio album in nine years features 13 covers of Mike Nesmith-penned songs, including “Different Drum,” “Circle Sky” and “Tapioca Tundra”; the CD contains a bonus track, “Grand Ennui”; producer: Mike’s son Christian Nesmith; Turquoise Vinyl) » BUY NOW (7a)
Robert Finley “Sharecropper’s Son” (producer: Dan Auerbach; new single: “Souled Out On You”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Easy Eye Sound)
Nnenna Freelon “Time Traveler” (covers album includes a medley of Marvin Gaye hits; Download) » BUY NOW (Origin)
John Hiatt with The Jerry Douglas Band “Leftover Feelings” (first single: “All the Lilacs in Ohio”; Hear here; Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Autographed Black Splatter Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (New West)
Mat Kearney “January Flower” (new single: “Powerless”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Tomorrow Music)
Lambchop “Showtunes” (first single: “A Chef’s Kiss”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Merge)
Travis Linville (Oklahoma troubadour) “I’m Still Here” (producer: JD McPherson; guests: Hayes Carll, John Fullbright, Jacob Tovar; first single: “I’m Still Here”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Black Mesa)
Lord Huron “Long Lost” (new single: “Mine Forever”; See here; Read here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Whispering Pines Studios Inc. / Republic)
Mdou Moctar “Afrique Victime” (producer: bassist Mikey Coltun; new single: “Tala Tannam”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Matador)
Monster Magnet “A Better Dystopia” (an album of obscure psychedelic cover songs; See here; Vinyl; Download; Merch) » BUY NOW (Napalm)
Gary Numan “Intruder” (a companion piece to his 2017 album “Savage [Songs From a Broken World]”; new single: “I Am Screaming”; See here; Read here; Deluxe Edition; Vinyl; Download; Merch) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
P!nk “All I Know So Far: Setlist” (live album recorded during her Beautiful Trauma World Tour in 2019, with 80-page zine; Download) » BUY NOW (RCA)
Reigning Sound “A Little More Time with Reigning Sound” (the Memphis band’s first album since 2014; Hear/Read here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Merge)
Gruff Rhys “Seeking New Gods” (new single: “Loan Your Loneliness”; See here; Green Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Rough Trade)
Olivia Rodrigo “SOUR” (featuring “drivers license” and “deja vu”; producer: Dan Nigro; Vinyl, out Aug. 20; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Geffen / Interscope)
Allison Russell (of Our Native Daughters and Birds of Chicago) “Outside Child” (producer: Dan Nobler; guests: The McCrary Sisters, Yola, Erin Rae; new single: “Nightflyer”; See here; Orange Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Fantasy / Concord)
Blake Shelton “Body Language” (his first studio album in nearly four years; guests: wife Gwen Stefani, The Swons; Read here; Download) » BUY NOW (Warner Nashville)
Sunroof (Daniel Miller and Gareth Jones) “Electronic Music Improvisations Vol. 1” (first single: “1.1 – 7.5.19”; See here; Clear Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (The Parallel Series / Mute)
Tooth and Claw “Dream of Ascension” (metallic hardcore band’s debut album; first single: “Your Crucifixion”; See here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Good Fight Music)
Mike Tramp (ex-White Lion singer) “Everything Is Alright” (new single: “Everything Is Alright”; See here; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Target)
twenty one pilots “Scaled and Icy” (new single: “Shy Away”; See here; Read here; Download; Apple Music; Deezer; Merch) » BUY NOW (Fueled By Ramen)
Upper Lip (Maltese hard rock group) “Deep Within” (producer: David Vella; new single: “Keep Going”; See here; Download) » BUY NOW (Pride & Joy Music)
VOLA (Danish-Swedish quartet) “Witness” (producers: VOLA; mixed by Jacob Hansen; new single: “Straight Lines”; See here; Glow in the Dark Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Mascot)
Waterparks “Greatest Hits” (17 songs; new single: “Snow Globe”; See here; Glow in the Dark Green Vinyl; Tangerine Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (300 Entertainment)
We Were Sharks “New Low” (new single: “Problems”; See here; Cream Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Revival Recordings)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Jon Allen “… meanwhile” (new single: “Hold On”; See here) » BUY NOW (OK!Good)
August Burns Red “Leveler: 10th Anniversary Edition” (the band has re-recorded its 2011 album, with special guests, new guitar solos, alternate tunings, etc.; Hear here) » BUY NOW (ABR Records)
Biig Piig “The Sky Is Bleeding” (six-song EP; first single: “Lavender”; See here) » BUY NOW (RCA)
CLOVES (Australian-born, London-based artist Kaity Dunstan) “Nightmare on Elmfield Road” (producers: Clarence “Coffee” Jr, Detonate, Hudson Mohawke, Jake Portrait; new single: “Nightmare”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Interscope)
Counting Crows “Butter Miracle Suite One” (four-song EP; their first new material since 2014; new single: “Elevator Boots”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
Erika de Casier “Sensational” (new single: “Polite”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (4AD)
Disturbios (NYC art-rockers) “Disturbios” (new singles: “Surf Gnossienne” and “Summer Loves”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Midnight Cruiser)
Dive Index “Refolded: Waving At Airplanes Remixes” (guests: Natalie Walker, Merz; See here) » BUY NOW (Neutral Music)
Sinéad Harnett “Ready Is Always Too Late” (guests: EARTHGANG, Masego, VanJess, Lucky Daye; new single: “Hard 4 Me 2 Love You”; See here; Vinyl; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Thairish Limited / The Orchard)
Chrissie Hynde “Standing in the Doorway: Chrissie Hynde Sings Bob Dylan” (recorded last year during the lockdown with her Pretenders bandmate, James Walbourne; mixed by Tchad Blake; CD and Vinyl out Aug. 20; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
Koo Koo Kanga Roo “Slow Cap” (producer: Lazerbeak; guests: Murs, Mega Ran, Sims; See here) » BUY NOW (Uniroo)
Livingmore (L.A. alt-rock quartet) “Take Me” (new single: “Got Me Feelin’ Like”; See here; Read here) » BUY NOW (Nomada Eel)
Bob Malone (keyboardist for John Fogerty since 2011) “Good People” (new single: “My Friends and I”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Delta Moon)
Mannequin Pussy “Perfect” (five-song EP; new single: “Perfect”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Epitaph)
Billie Marten “Flora Fauna” (first single: “Garden of Eden”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (IMPERIAL Music / Fiction)
Audrey Nuna “a liquid breakfast” (guests: Jack Harlow, Saba; new single: “Blossom”; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Arista)
Patrick Paige II (producer, multi-instrumentalist and The Internet bassist) “If I Fail Are We Still Cool?” (guests: Steve Lacy, Allen Love, Durand Bernarr, Westside Mcfly, Ohana Bam, etc.; new single: “Whisper [Want My Luv]”; See here; CD and Vinyl out July 30; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Fat Possum)
Pop Evil “Versatile” (new single: “Set Me Free”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with five bonus songs; Ruby w/Opaque White Vinyl; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (eOne Music)
STACEY (L.A.-based indie pop singer-songwriter) “Saturn Return” (new single: “Strange [But I Like It]”; See here) » BUY NOW (STACEY)
Oliver Wood (co-founder of The Wood Brothers) “Always Smilin'” (guests: Susan Tedeschi, Phil Cook, John Medeski, Phil Madeira, Tyler Greenwell, etc.; first single: “Fine Line”; Hear here; Vinyl, out July 9; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Honey Jar / Thirty Tigers)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Lefty Frizzell “Saginaw Michigan / The Sad Side of Love / Puttin’ On” (1964, 1965 and 1967 albums on two CDs; remastered, with 16 bonus tracks) » BUY NOW (Morello)
My Bloody Valentine “m b v” (2013 album; Vinyl; Merch) » BUY NOW (mbv / Domino)
The Palace Guard “All Night Long: An Anthology 1965-1966” (12 songs) » BUY NOW (Omnivore Recordings)
Leo Sayer “The Gold Collection” (three CDs, 54 songs; Hear here; Track List) » BUY NOW (Crimson / Demon Music Group)
Various artists “A Revolution in Sound: Pop Culture and the Classical Avant-Garde” (four-CD capacity wallet box set; Read here; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (El / Cherry Red)

More Releases for May 21, 2021 »

Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Little Arrow “Music. Masks & Poems (10 Year Anniversary)” (2011 album; with 18 bonus tracks; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Bubblewrap Collective)
The Mavericks “En Español (Edición Deluxe)” (2020 album; with three bonus tracks; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Mono Mundo Recordings)
The Tragically Hip “Saskadelphia” (five previously unreleased tracks written in 1990 during the band’s “Road Apples” sessions in New Orleans, plus a live track, “Montreal [Live from The Molson Centre, Montreal, Dec 7th, 2000],” written at the same time, but for which the original recording has not been found; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Universal Music Canada / UMe)
Violent Femmes “Add It Up (1981-1993)” (2006 compilation; 23 tracks; Vinyl; Merch; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Craft Recordings / Concord)

More Digital Releases for May 21, 2021 »

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