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New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
aespa“Armageddon” (K-pop girl group’s first full-length album; new single: “Supernova”; Read here) SM Entertainment, May 27
American Jetset“1987” (eight-song EP; producers: Tony Correlli, frontman Ian Kaine Macgregor; new single: “1987”; See here; Download) Golden Robot
Bess Atwell“Light Sleeper” (producer: Aaron Dessner; new single: “Release Myself”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Real Kind
Andrew Bird Trio“Sunday Morning Put-On” (an album of classic jazz covers with drummer Ted Poor and bassist Alan Hampton, featuring guitarist Jeff Parker and pianist Larry Goldings; producer: Bird; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Loma Vista Recordings / Concord
The Blow Monkeys“Together/Alone” (British pop band’s 12th album; new single: “Stranger to Me Now”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Last Night From Glasgow
CHEN“DOOR” (EXO member’s fourth mini-album; six songs) DREAMUS COMPANY, May 29
The Courettes“Hold On, We’re Comin’ “ (garage-rock duo’s album of covers; Vinyl; Amazon UK) Cleopatra
Travis Denning“Roads That Go Nowhere” (Nashville-based singer-songwriter’s debut album; he is married to Madison Montgomery, daughter of John Michael Montgomery; guests: HARDY, Josh Ross; new single: “Roads That Go Nowhere”; Hear here; Download; Apple Music; On Tour, with HARDY) Mercury Nashville
Dexys“The Feminine Divine + Dexys Classics: Live!” (recorded across the course of their 2023 tour; Rough Trade-Exclusive Clear Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) 100% Records
DIIV“Frog in Boiling Water” (rock quartet’s fourth album; producer: Chris Coady; new single: “Everyone Out”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Fantasy / Concord
Gyasi“Rock n’roll Sword Fight” (11-track live album; new single: “All Messed Up [Medley]”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK) Alive Naturalsound
The Howlers“What You’ve Got to Lose to Win It All” (East London trio’s debut album; producer: Black Honey; new single: “Lady Luck”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download; On Tour) Dead Centre Recordings
Lenny Kravitz“Blue Electric Light” (his 12th album and his first since 2018; new single: “Tk421”; See here; Deluxe Media Book CD, with 28-page booklet; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Roxie Records / BMG Rights Management
La Luz“News of the Universe” (Seattle rock band’s fourth studio album; producer: Maryam Qudos; new single: “I’ll Go With You”; See here; Orange Crush Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Sub Pop
Old Man Luedecke“She Told Me Where to Go” (two-time JUNO Award winner’s 10th album; producer: Afie Jurvanen, a.k.a. Bahamas; guest: Reeny Smith; new single: “She Told Me Where to Go”; See here; Read here; Spring Green Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Outside Music
Kim Richey“Every New Beginning” (her first album of new music in six years; producer: Doug Lancio; new single: “Floating on the Surface”; Hear here; Clear Coke Bottle Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Yep Roc
RM“Right Place, Wrong Person” (BTS member’s second solo album; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive CD, with photo card; Target-Exclusive CD, with photo card; Download) BIGHIT MUSIC
Say Anything“… Is Committed” (new single: “I, VIBRATOR”; Hear here; Read here; Double Vinyl out June 14; Rough Trade-Exclusive Black Ice with White Splatter Vinyl out June 14; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Dine Alone Music
Shenseea“Never Gets Late Here” (Jamaican singer-rapper’s sophomore album; producers: Di Genius, ILYA, London on da Track, Rvssian, Supa Dups; guests: Wizkid, Coi Leray, Anitta, Masicka; new single: “Dolla [A COLORS SHOW]”; See here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Rich Immigrants / Interscope
Michael Shrieve (original Santana drummer)“Drums of Compassion” (producers: Shrieve, Eric Oz; guests: Jack DeJohnette, Zakir Hussain, Airto Moreira, Trey Gunn, et al)  7D Media
Alex Sipiagin“Horizons” (includes two songs composed by Pat Metheny specifically for the Russian-born trumpeter’s album; his all-instrumental quintet includes Chris Potter, John Escreet, Eric Harland and Matt Brewer) Blue Room Music
Connie Smith“Love, Prison, Wisdom and Heartaches” (country great’s 37th album; producer: husband Marty Stuart; Download released on April 11; Hear here)  Fat Possum
The Spinners“Full Circle” (final album from the last original member, the late Henry Fambrough, and also marks the group’s 70th anniversary; executive producer: Bernard Grobman; Hear here; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Reservoir Recordings
twenty one pilots“Clancy” (their seventh studio album; new single: “Next Semester”; See here; HMV-Exclusive CD, with alternate artwork slipcase; Amazon-Exclusive Yellow Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Clear VinylTarget-Exclusive Red Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive White Opaque VinylAmazon UK; Cassette; Download; Apple Music)  Fueled by Ramen / Atlantic
Vegyn“The Road to Hell Is Paved with Good Intentions” (British producer and Frank Ocean collaborator’s second album; guests: John Glacier, Léa Sen, Matt Maltese, Lauren Auder, Ethan P. Flynn; new single: “A Dream Goes On Forever”; See here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download released on April 5; Apple Music) PLZ Make It Ruins
Wallows“Model” (L.A.-based alt-rock trio’s third album; producer: John Congleton; new single: “Calling After Me”; Hear here; Amazon-Exclusive White Vinyl, with double-sided poster; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Sea Blue Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Atlantic
Paul Weller“66” (his 17th solo album; guests: Noel Gallagher, Madness frontman Suggs, Bobby Gillespie, Richard Hawley, Dr Robert, Say She She, et al; new single: “Soul Wandering”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Polydor
Gary Wilson“A Beautiful Bliss” (new single: “Kiss Me Once and I’ll Kiss You Twice”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Cleopatra
Young Jesus“The Fool” (producer: Shahzad Ismaily; new single: “Brenda & Diane”; See here; Opaque White Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Saddle Creek

New Releases (Downloads)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Bring Me the Horizon“POST HUMAN: NeX GEn” (long-delayed concept album, their first in five years and seventh overall; producers: vocalist Oli Sykes, Zakk Cervini, Dan Lancaster; guests: Lil Uzi Vert, Daryl Palumbo of Glassjaw, Underoath, AURORA; new single: “Kool-Aid”; See here; Read here; CD and Vinyl out Sept. 27; Amazon UK; Apple Music; On Tour) Columbia
Capstan“The Mosaic” (Florida-based post-hardcore band’s third album; new single: “Misery Scene”; See here; CD and Aqua Vinyl out July 12; Apple Music Fearless / Concord
Deap Vally“(ep)ilogue” (their final EP; new single: “It’s My World”; Hear here) Deap Vally Records
Luke Francis“Saguaro” (Seattle-based singer-songwriter’s debut album; new single: “Michael Collins”; Hear here) Luke Francis
Halima“EXU” (Lagos-born, Brooklyn-based artist’s five-song debut EP; new single: “Ways”; Hear here; See here; Apple Music drink sum wtr
Bronywn Keith-Hynes“I Built a World” (second solo album from fiddler for Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway; producers: Brent Truitt, Keith-Hynes; guests: Tuttle, Dierks Bentley, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Bryan Sutton, et al; new single: “Trip Around the Sun”; See here Sugar Petunia
Machinedrum“3FOR82” (electronic artist-producer Travis Stewart’s 11th album; guests: Tinashe, KUČKA, Duckwrth, Jesse Boykins III, AKTHESAVIOR, Mick Jenkins, Ezri, Tanerélle, Deniro Farrar, Topaz Jones, et al; new single: “ZOOM”; See here; Vinyl; Apple Music Ninja Tune
Bill MacKay“Locust Land” (new single: “When I Was Here”; See here; Vinyl; Apple Music Drag City
Zach John King“Wannabe Cowboy” (Georgia country singer-songwriter’s six-song debut EP; producers: King, Ryan Wilson, Tom Whall; Hear here; Apple Music) Zach John King
Carín León“Boca Chueca Vol. 1” (guests: Kane Brown, Leon Bridges, Pepe Aguilar, Panteón Rococo; Read here; Apple Music; On Tour) Sony Music Entertainment México, May 30
Vinícius Mendes“Macunaísmo Tardio Vol. 1 & 2” (Hear here; Vinyl Notes On A Journey / Sonar Kollektiv
Joshua Moshier“Semipermanence” (Emmy-nominated composer’s debut solo album; guests: Macie Stewart, Jeff Parker, Sabina Sciubba, Caroline Davis, Akenya, Marquis Hill; new single: “Fountain Glass”; See hereApple Music) Teardrop Mandolin
Nathy Peluso“Grasa” (Argentine-Spanish rapper and singer’s third album and first in four years; Read here; Apple Music) Sony Music Latin U.S.
Vince Staples“Dark Times” (his final album for Def Jam; new single: “Shame on the Devil”; See here; Read here; Apple Music; On Tour) Def Jam
Tiny Habits“All For Something” (indie-harmony trio’s debut album; producers: Tony Berg, Will Maclellan; new single: “Wishes”; See here; Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl out July 19; Amazon UK; Apple Music; On Tour) Mom+Pop Music
Jayce Turley“Broke Down” (Kentucky-based Americana singer-songwriter’s full-length debut album; new single: “Misery”; Hear here; Apple Music) Rock Ridge Music
Winter“… and she’s still listening” (Brazilian-American artist Samira Winter’s four-song EP ; new single: “shaniatwainlovestory”; Hear here; Apple Music; On Tour) Everything Blue Records

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
B.T. Express“The Definitive Collection: Do It ‘Til You’re Satisfied” (four-CD box set contains seven full albums, with bonus tracks; Read here; Amazon UK Robinsongs / Cherry Red
Dorsey Burnette“The Rockabilly Years: The Singles & Albums Collection 1955-62” (two CDs, 63 tracks)  Acrobat
John Denver“The RCA Albums Collection” (25-CD clamshell box set features 24 original albums released between 1969 and 1986, plus the rare privately pressed 1966 LP, “John Denver Sings,” created for family and friends, with a 40-page booklet; Amazon UK Music on CD
Don and the Goodtimes“The Original Northwest Sound of Don and the Goodtimes” (Yellow Vinyl BeatRocket
Chris Farlowe“Stormy Monday: The Blues Years 1985-2008” (three-CD, 55-song collection; Read here; Amazon UK Strawberry / Cherry Red
Joe Grushecky“Houserocker: A Joe Grushecky Anthology” (two CDs, 35 songs; remastered by Grammy winner Michael Graves; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Omnivore Recordings
Davy Jones“Incredible!” (deluxe version of his lost mid-’80s album; remastered, with seven bonus tracks and 36-page color booklet; Blue Vinyl; Amazon UK 7a Records
Laibach“Opus Dei (Remastered)” (Double CD; 1987 album; with 16 unreleased live tracks from 1987-1989 and three bonus tracks; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour) Mute
Bettye LaVette“Let Me Down Easy: Bettye LaVette in Memphis” (1960s recordings she made for Silver Fox Records, part of the Sun Records family; remastered)  Sun Records
Lindisfarne“Brand New Day: The Mercury Years 1978-1979” (three complete albums, with 15 tracks previously unreleased on CD; Read here; Amazon UK Lemon / Cherry Red
Rainbow“Boston 1981” (Ritchie Blackmore-led performance includes “Smoke on the Water”; Amazon UK Purple Pyramid / Cleopatra
Jeannie C. Riley“Harper Valley P.T.A.” (1968 album, featuring the Tom T. Hall-penned title track, which won the Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance; she was the first female artist to ever top the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot Country Songs charts with the same song – it didn’t happen again until Dolly Parton’s “9 to 5” in early 1981; remastered) Sun Records
Barry Ryan“The Albums 1969-79 (five-CD, 95-track clamshell box set; Read here; Amazon UK 7T’s / Cherry Red
Sue Thompson“Sad Movies: Singles & Albums Collection 1950-62” (two CDs, 59 tracks) Acrobat
Conway Twitty“Hello Darlin’ / Fifteen Years Ago / How Much More Can She Stand / I Wonder What She’ll Think About Me Leaving” (four Decca Records albums from 1970 and 1971 on two CDs; Amazon UK BGO
Various artists“The Best 80s Movies Album in the World … Ever!” (three CDs, 60 tracks; Amazon UK Sony Music
The Vibrators“The Singles 1976-2017” (three CDs, 69 tracks; Read here; Amazon UK Captain Oi! / Cherry Red
Yes“The Yes Album” (Hybrid SACD; 1971 album, featuring “Yours Is No Disgrace” and “Your Move”)
“90125” (Hybrid SACD; 1983 album, featuring the No. 1 “Owner of a Lonely Heart” and “Leave It”; “Cinema” won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance; Double Vinyl, mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio from a 1/2″ tape copy of the original analog master tape and pressed at Quality Record Pressings; On Tour, with Deep Purple)
Analog Productions

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