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New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Bellhead (Chicago post-punk duo) “Good Intentions” (producer: Neil Strauch; first single: “Valentine”; Hear here; Download; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Oppressive Sky Records)
Alison Brown “On Banjo” (guests: Steve Martin, Anat Cohen, Stuart Duncan, Sierra Hull, Sharon Isbin, Kronos Quartet; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Compass)
The Connells “Set the Stage” (12-song live album, recorded at shows between 2014 and 2022; producer: Tim Harper; new single: “Hats Off”; Hear here; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Black Park / Missing Piece)
Josie Cotton “Day of the Gun” (producers: Cotton, Paul Roessler; guests: Clem Burke, Lee Rocker, Kevin Preston; new single: “Painting In Blood”; Hear here; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Kitten Robot)
Rodney Crowell “The Chicago Sessions” (producer: Jeff Tweedy; first single: “Everything at Once,” co-written with Tweedy; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (New West)
Gord Downie & Bob Rock “Lustre Parfait” (14-song collaboration between the late frontman of The Tragically Hip and the Grammy-winning producer/musician; new single: “The Moment Is a Wild Place”; See here; Double Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Arts & Crafts)
grandson “I Love You, I’m Trying” (new single: “Drones”; See here; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Fueled By Ramen)
Immaterial Possession “Mercy of the Crane Folk” (Athens, GA band’s second album; See here; Green Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Fire)
Eilen Jewell “Get Behind the Wheel” (producers: Jewell, Will Kimbrough; new single: “Crooked River”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Signature Sounds)
Emily King “Special Occasion” (guest: Lukas Nelson; new single: “Meal”; Clear Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (ATO)
The Lemon Twigs “Everything Harmony” (Long Island brother duo’s fourth album; producers: The Lemon Twigs; new single: “Any Time of Day”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Captured Tracks)
Dave Lombardo “Rites of Percussion (Slayer drummer’s debut solo album; producer: Lombardo; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Ipecac Recordings)
Justin Moore “Stray Dog” (new single: “Stray Dogs”; See here; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (The Valory Music Co. / Big Machine)
Nanna “How to Start a Garden” (solo debut album from the Of Monsters and Men singer-guitarist; producers: Nanna, Aaron Dessner, Josh Kaufman; new single: “Crybaby”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Republic)
Olivia Newton-John “Just the Two of Us: The Duets Collection (Volume One)” (her final album, recorded before her death in August 2022; guests: Dolly Parton, Mariah Carey, Paul Anka, Michael McDonald, John Travolta, Barry Gibb, Marie Osmond, Vanessa Amorosi, Jon Secada, her daughter Chloe Lattanzi, et al; first single: “Jolene”; See here; Read here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Primary Wave)
Olivia Jean “Raving Ghost” (garage rocker’s third album; producer: Olivia Jean; guests: My Morning Jacket keyboardist Bo Koster, Jellyfish co-founder Roger Joseph Manning Jr., drummers Carla Azar and Patrick Keeler; new single: “Trouble”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Third Man)
Ana Popovic “Power” (producers: Popovic, Buthel; new single: “Strong Taste”; See here; Vinyl; On Tour) » BUY NOW (ArtisteXclusive Records)
Ed Sheeran “- (Subtract)” (the last of his mathematical-titled albums; Read here; Deluxe Edition; Yellow Vinyl; Amazon-Exclusive Clear Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Translucent Yellow Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour; Merch) » BUY NOW (Atlantic)
Aime Simone “Oh Glory” (new single: “New World”; See here; Crystal Clear Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Because Music)
The Smashing Pumpkins “ATUM” (subtitled “A Rock Opera in Three Acts,” a sequel to “Mellon Collie” and “Machina”; new single: “Beguiled”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Martha’s Music / Thirty Tigers)
Various artists “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3: Awesome Mix Vol. 3” (17-song soundtrack; sequel opens in theaters May 5; Trailer; Double Vinyl; Merch) » BUY NOW (Hollywood)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Music! 86” (16 hits, plus “NOW Presents What’s Next” tracks; Download) » BUY NOW (Sony Music / Universal)
Westerman “An Inbuilt Fault” (new single: “Take”; See here; Transparent Sun Yellow Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Partisan)
Winger “Seven” (their first album in nine years; Read here; Vinyl out Aug. 4; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
yMusic “YMUSIC” (new single: “Zebras”; See here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (StorySound)
Paul Young “Behind the Lens” (his first album since 2016; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Crosscut Saw)
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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
María Dueñas “Beethoven and Beyond” (Spanish violinist’s debut album; recorded live at Vienna’s Musikverein with the Wiener Symphoniker and conductor Manfred Honeck; See here; CD out May 26; Vinyl out July 14; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Deutsche Grammophon)
The High Strung “Address Unknown” (producers: Jason Berkowitz, Zach Shipps; new singles: “Different Animal” and “Telescope”; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Paper Thin)
IDK (Maryland rapper) “F56” (guests: Snoop Dogg, Benny the Butcher, Rich The Kid, NLE Choppa, et al; new single: “Mr. Police”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Clue / Warner)
Brina Kay “Dandelion” (six-song EP; producer: Tommy Anderson; new single: “Rather Hurt You Now,” feat. Justin Love; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Hopanopi Records)
April March & Staplin “April March Meets Staplin” (collaboration between the Francophile indie singer/songwriter and the French cinematic music duo; new single: “Parti Avec le Soleil”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Velvetica Music)
Brett Mercuri “Eleventeen” (producer: Mercuri; new single: “Living Room Dance”; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Eleventeen Music)
Mouraine “In Search of Gold” (new single: “Big Dawg”; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Birthday Cake)
NxxxxxS “Short Term Agreement” (guests: Freddie Dread, Bitsu, Pollari, CHLOBOCOP, 8ruki, Jeshi, Apoc Krysis; new single: “Slump”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Mad Decent / Because Music)
Switchfoot “The Beautiful Letdown (Our Version)” (re-recording of their 2003 album, featuring “Meant to Live” and “Dare You to Move”; On Tour) » BUY NOW (lowercase people)
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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Donnas “Early Singles 1995-1999” (14 non-album sides’ remastered by Mike Milchner of Sonic Vision) » BUY NOW (Real Gone Music)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Music! Disco” (16-song collection, featuring hits by Diana Ross, Earth Wind & Fire, Chic, Gloria Gaynor, KC & The Sunshine Band, The Trammps, LaBelle, Donna Summer, et al; Target-Exclusive Opaque Hot Pink and Opaque Sky Blue Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Sony Music / Universal)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Proud” (pride anthems by Sam Smith, FLETCHER, Hayley Kiyoko, Lil Nas X, Elton John, Kim Petras, Adam Lambert, Melissa Etheridge, Tegan and Sara, Scissor Sisters, et al; Target-Exclusive Translucent Emerald and Translucent Light Blue Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Sony Music / Universal)
The Yellow Balloon “The Yellow Balloon” (16 tracks, including the complete original 1967 stereo album; Yellow Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Sundazed)
More Releases for May 5, 2023 »

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