New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Todd Agnew “From Grace to Glory: The Music of Todd Agnew” (guest: Rebecca St. James; new single: “Glory to Our Great Redeemer”; Hear here; Download; iTunes) (Ardent)
Alestorm (Scottish “pirate metal” band) “No Grave But the Sea” (See here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Napalm)
Bobby Bare “Things Change” (producer: Max T. Barnes; guest: Chris Stapleton; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (BFD)
The Charlatans “Different Days” (guests: Johnny Marr, Paul Weller, Anton Newcombe, Ian Rankin, Kurt Wagner, Sharon Horgan; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (BMG Rights Management)
Danzig “Black Laden Crown” (his first album since 2010; Hear/read here; Download; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Evilive / Nuclear Blast)
Justin Townes Earle “Kids in the Street” (producer: Mike Mogis; first single: “Champagne Corolla”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (New West)
Louis Hayes “Serenade for Horace” (the legendary jazz drummer’s tribute to his mentor and friend, the late Horace Silver; producers: Don Was, Dezron Douglas; first single: “Song for My Father,” feat. Gregory Porter; Hear here; Download; iTunes) (Blue Note)
Kraftwerk “3-D The Catalogue” (new live album and 3D concert film; See here; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Parlophone UK)
Lil Yachty “Teenage Emotions” (producers: WondaGurl, Earl the Pearl, Burberry Perry, Digital Nas, K Swisha, Southside, 30 Roc, etc.; guests: Migos, Diplo, Grace, Sonyae Elise, YG, Stefflon Don, Evander Griim; third single: “Bring It Back”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Quality Control Music, LLC / Motown)
Maysa “Love Is a Battlefield” (producers: Chris “Big Dog” Davis, Jason Miles, The Heavyweights; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Shanachie)
Patent Pending “Other People’s Greatest Hits” (all-covers album, from “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” to “Shout Out to My Ex”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Rude)
Pieces of a Dream “Just Funkin’ Around” (Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Shanachie)
Jamie Saft, Steve Swallow and Bobby Previte “Loneliness Road” (Iggy Pop sings on three songs; Hear here; Download; iTunes) (RareNoise)
Shakira “El Dorado” (producers: Shakira, Supa Dups, Luis Fernando Ochoa, Rude Boyz; guests: Prince Royce, MAGIC!, Maluma, Nicky Jam, Black M, Carlos Vives; new single: “Me Enamoré”; See here; Download; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (Sony Music Latin)
Mark Slaughter “Halfway There” (Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (EMP Label Group)
Bryson Tiller “True to Self” (first single: “Somethin Tells Me”; See here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (TrapSoul / RCA)
Geoff Zanelli “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (sequel opens May 26; See here; Fandango; Merch) (Walt Disney)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
August Fields (New Zealand indie pop-rock band) “August Fields” (five-song EP; Hear here) (August Fields, May 25)
Lila Downs “Salón, Lágrimas y Deseo” (guests: Carla Morrison, Andrés Calamaro, Banda Tierra Mojada, Mon Laferte, Diego “El Cigala”; Hear here; CD out June 2; iTunes; On Tour) (RCA)
Bruce Mississippi Johnson “The Deal Baby” (producers: Johan Daalgard, Bruce Lester Johnson; first single: “No Good”; See here) (The Deal)
Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole, et al “War Paint (Original Broadway Cast Recording)” (See here; CD version due July 14; iTunes; On Broadway) (Sh-K-Boom / Ghostlight)
Mt. Wolf (London electronic-folk trio) “Aetherlight” (producer: Ken Thomas; new single: “Heavenbound”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (CRC Music Group)
Ben Ottewell (of Gomez) “A Man Apart” (Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Sunday Best Recordings)
Caitlyn Shadbolt (finished fifth on season 6 of “The X Factor Australia”) “Songs On My Sleeve” (first single: “My Breakup Anthem”; Hear here; iTunes) (ABC Australia)
Syteria (U.K. rockers, led by Jackie Chambers of Girlschool and previously Blitzkrieg) “Rant-O-Bot” (first single: “I’m All Woman”; See here) (Syteria Productions, May 30)
The Unthanks (English folk group) “Diversions, Vol. 4: The Songs and Poems of Molly Drake” (songs and poems written by Molly Drake, the mother of Nick Drake, with recitations of Molly’s poems by her daughter Gabrielle Drake; producer: Adrian McNally; Hear here; iTunes), “The Songs and Poems of Molly Drake: Extras” (eight more tracks) (Rabble Rouser Music)

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Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Bad Company “Run With the Pack (Deluxe Edition)” (1976 album; remastered, with a second CD of bonus material; Vinyl; Download), “Burnin’ Sky (Deluxe Edition)” (1977 album; remastered, with a 14-song bonus CD of early and alternative versions, a full version of “Too Bad” and the previously unreleased “Unfinished Story”; Vinyl; Download) (Rhino / Atlantic)
The Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (50th Anniversary Edition)” (1967 album; remastered, with two bonus tracks, “Strawberry Fields Forever” and “Penny Lane,” which were originally intended for the album but released as a double A-side single; Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Standard CD; Super Deluxe Edition, six-CD box set; Download; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (Apple / Capitol)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer “Works” (1977 album; remastered in 24 bit / High Density format from the original tapes; Vinyl), “Works Volume 2” (1977 album; remastered in 24 bit / High Density format from the original tapes; Vinyl), “Love Beach” (1978; remastered; Vinyl) (BMG Rights Management)
Fandango featuring Joe Lynn Turner “The Complete RCA Albums 1977-1980” (four-CD box set; Read here) (U.K. – Cherry Red)
Foreigner “40 – 1977 • Hits From Forty Years • 2017” (two-CD, 40-song collection to celebrate the band’s 40th anniversary; Track list; Vinyl; Download; On Tour; Merch) (Rhino / Atlantic)
Grateful Dead “Long Strange Trip” (Amazon-exclusive soundtrack to the six-part documentary series, premiering on Amazon Prime Video in the U.S. and U.K. on May 26; director: Amir Bar-Lev; executive producer: Martin Scorsese; eBay; Merch) (Rhino)
The Inmates “The Albums 1979-82” (three CDs, 46 songs; Hear here; Read here) (U.K. – Cherry Red)
Dandy Livingstone “The Best of Dandy Livingstone” (two CDs, 40 songs) (Trojan)
Lulu “Lulu + Heaven and Earth and the Stars” (1973, 1976 albums on one CD, the latter of which featured “The Man Who Sold the World” and was co-produced by David Bowie and Mick Ronson, and six of the songs were written by Kenny Nolan; remastered; See here; Read here; eBay; On Tour) (U.K. – Edsel)
Midnight Oil “The Overflow Tank” (12-disc retrospective box set includes B-sides, rarities and eight DVDs; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Columbia / Legacy)
Jaco Pastorius “Truth, Liberty & Soul – Live In NYC: The Complete 1982 NPR Jazz Alive! Recording” (previously unreleased two-CD set, featuring a 22-piece big band, recorded on June 27, 1982, at Avery Fisher Hall during George Wein’s Kool Jazz Festival; players included Peter Erskine, Bob Mintzer, Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, Frank Wess, Lew Soloff, Howard Johnson, etc.) (Resonance)
The Pioneers “The Best of The Pioneers” (two CDs, 40 songs) (Trojan)
Martin Stephenson and the Daintees “Live in the 21st Century” (2001 album; remastered) (U.K. – Barbaraville)
Various artists “Making Time: A Shel Talmy Production” (25-song tribute to the 1960s producer includes tracks by The Who, The Kinks, Manfred Mann, The Easybeats, The Creation, The Fortunes, The Nashville Teens, etc.; Hear/read here) (Ace)
Various artists “Nothing But a Houseparty: The Birth of the Philly Sound 1967-71” (24-song collection includes tracks by Jerry Butler, The Delfonics, The Intruders, Peaches & Herb, Archie Bell & The Drells, Barbara Mason, Brenda & The Tabulations, etc.; Hear/read here) (Kent / Ace)
Various artists “Warner Soft Rock Nuggets Vol. 1 – Silver and Sunshine” (24 songs), “Warner Soft Rock Nuggets Vol. 2 – It’s a Happening World” (24 songs), “Warner Soft Rock Nuggets Vol. 3 – Birthday Morning” (24 songs), “Warner Soft Rock Nuggets Vol. 4 – Listen to Me” (24 songs) (Japan – Warner)

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Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
King’s X “Ogre Tones” (2005 album), “XV” (2008 album, with two bonus tracks) (Knife Fight Media / King’s X)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio/label:
The Rolling Stones “Olé Olé Olé! A Trip Across Latin America [DVD]” (2016 tour, with seven full-length performances; Blu-ray) (Eagle Rock)

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