New releases

Published on October 11th, 2018 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: Oct. 12, 2018

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Ambrose Akinmusire “Origami Harvest” (guests: Mivos Quartet, rapper Kool A.D., pianist Sam Harris, drummer Marcus Gilmore, etc.; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Download; iTunes) (Blue Note)
Jimmie Allen “Mercury Lane” (producers: Ash Bowers, Eric Torres; new single: “Make Me Want To”; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Scotty McCreery) (Stoney Creek / BBR Music Group)
Atreyu “In Our Wake” (first single: “In Our Wake”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Search & Destroy / Spinefarm)
Lindsay Beaver (blues and R&B vocalist and drummer) “Tough As Love” (producer: Beaver; guests: Marcia Ball, Dennis Gruenling, Laura Chavez, Eve Monsees, Sax Gordon; first single: “Too Cold to Cry”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Alligator)
Blues Traveler “Hurry Up & Hang Around” (producer: Matt Rollings; first single: “Accelerated Nation”; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (BMG Rights Management)
Bottle Rockets “Bit Logic” (producer: Eric “Roscoe” Ambel; first single: “Bit Logic”; Hear/read here; Vinyl; eBay; On Tour) (Bloodshot)
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians “Rocket” (their first album in 12 years; first single: “What Makes You Happy”; Hear here; Download; iTunes) (Verve Forecast)
City of Thieves “Beast Reality” (first single: “Buzzed Up City”; See here; Download; iTunes) (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
Eric Clapton “Happy Xmas” (his first holiday album includes a new original song, “For Love On Christmas Day”; Vinyl; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Bushbranch / Surfdog)
Elvis Costello & The Imposters “Look Now” (new singles: “Under Lime” and “Unwanted Number”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition, with four bonus tracks; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Concord)
Matthew Dear “Bunny” (his first album in six years; producer: Dear; guests: Tegan and Sara; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Ghostly International)
Morgan Evans (Australian country star) “Things That We Drink To” (guest: wife Kelsea Ballerini; See here; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Chris Young and Kane Brown) (Warner Nashville)
Jess Glynne “Always In Between” (first single: “I’ll Be There”; See here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; Digital Deluxe Edition, with four bonus tracks; On Tour) (Atlantic)
Beres Hammond “Never Ending” (guests: Willie Lindo, Kirk Bennett, Handel Tucker, Errol “Flabba” Carter, etc.; first single: “I’m Alive”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay) (VP)
John Hiatt “The Eclipse Sessions” (producer: Kevin McKendree, and engineered by McKendree’s 16-year-old son Yates; features Hiatt’s longtime drummer Kenneth Blevins and bassist Patrick O’Hearn; first single: “Cry to Me”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour, with Sonny Landreth) (New West)
Adam Hood “Somewhere in Between” (producer: Oran Thornton; guest: Brent Cobb; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Southern Songs / Soundly Music)
Engelbert Humperdinck “Warmest Christmas Wishes” (Hear/read here; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (OK! Good)
Paul Kelly “Nature” (his 24th album; first single: “With the One I Love”; See here; Download; iTunes; eBay) (Cooking Vinyl)
Ella Mai (British R&B singer-songwriter) “Ella Mai” (executive producer: DJ Mustard; first single: “Boo’d Up”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with one extra song; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Bruno Mars) (10 Summers / Interscope)
Michael McDonald “Season of Peace: The Christmas Collection” (guests: Jake Shimabukuro, Jonny Lang, McDonald’s wife Amy Holland, Twinkie Clark; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (BMG Rights Management)
The Monkees “The Monkees Christmas Party” (featuring songs written by Rivers Cuomo, Peter Buck and author Michael Chabon; producer: Adam Schlesinger; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Rhino)
Tom Morello “The Atlas Underground” (guests: Big Boi, Portugal. The Man, Steve Aoki, Marcus Mumford, Pretty Lights, Gary Clark Jr., GZA, Vic Mensa, etc.; first single: “We Don’t Need You”; Hear here; Vinyl; CD/Vinyl Box Set, with book; Download; iTunes) (Mom+Pop Music)
Nazareth “Tattooed On My Brain” (13 new original songs; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Frontiers s.r.l.)
NCT 127 (a sub-unit of K-pop group NCT) “NCT 127 Regular-Irregular” (the boy band’s 11-track debut album includes Korean and English versions of the single “Regular”; See here) (SM Entertainment)
LeAnn Rimes “It’s Christmas, Eve” (soundtrack to her Hallmark Channel original movie, which premieres on Nov. 10; See here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (EverLe / Thirty Tigers)
St. Vincent “MassEducation” (a voice-and-piano only “reimagining” of her “Masseduction” album; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)
Seventh Wonder (Swedish progressive metal band led by Kamelot singer Tommy Karevik) “Tiara” (producers: Seventh Wonder, Johan Larsson; first single: “Victorious”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
TobyMac “The Elements” (first single: “I just need U.”; See here; Read here; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Forefront)
Kurt Vile “Bottle It In” (producers: Shawn Everett, Rob Laakso, Peter Katis; new single: “Bassackwards”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Matador)
Colter Wall (Canadian singer-songwriter) “Songs of the Plains” (producer: Dave Cobb; new singles: “Plain to See Plainsman” and “Calgary Round-Up”; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Young Mary’s Record Co.)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Belly “Immigrant” (eBay; iTunes) (XO / Roc Nation / Republic)
Greg Hawks (Chapel Hill, NC-based singer/multi-instrumentalist) “I Think It’s Time” (producer: Hawks; mixed by Chris Stamey; Hear here) (Greg Hawks)
Ben Katzman’s DeGreaser “Quarter Life Crisis” (producer: Colleen Green; first single: “Chill Position”; Hear here; CD, out Oct. 26; iTunes) (BUFU)
+LIVE+ “Local 717” (five-song EP, the first collection of new material from the original line-up in more than a decade; producer: guitarist Chad Taylor; new single: “Be a Giver, Man”; Hear/read here; iTunes) (Kavalry)
The Persian Leaps “Pop That Goes Crunch!” (new single: “Time Slips”; Hear here; iTunes) (Land Ski)
Tom Robbins & Ben Lee “B Is for Beer: The Musical” (Lee’s musical adaptation of author Tom Robbins’ 2009 “children’s book for grownups”; Hear here) (Ten Fingers)
VNV Nation “Noire” (the electronic act’s first studio album in five years; new single: “When Is the Future?”; See here; CD, out Nov. 9; Vinyl; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Metropolis)

More Digital Releases for Oct. 12, 2018 »

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
A Certain Ratio “acr:set” (17-song, career-spanning compilation, featuring new track “Dirty Boy” with Barry Adamson; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Mute)
David Bowie “Loving the Alien [1983-1988]” (11-CD box set; Amazon UK; Vinyl; eBay; Merch) (Rhino / Parlophone)
Cocteau Twins “Treasure Hiding: The Fontana Years” (four-CD box set includes the albums “Four-Calendar Café” and “Milk & Kisses,” with three EPs, B-sides and BBC Radio One performances; Read here; eBay) (Fontana / UMe)
Dave Davies “Decade” (13 previously unreleased recordings from the 1970s; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Green Amp / Red River Entertainment)
Bobbie Gentry “The Girl From Chickasaw County: The Complete Capitol Masters” (eight-CD box set includes her six studio LPs, her 1968 album with Glen Campbell, plus more than 75 previously unreleased tracks, including her “lost” jazz album; See here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; eBay) (Capitol / UMe)
Vince Guaraldi “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” (1966 soundtrack; Hear here; Vinyl; DVD / Blu-ray; eBay) (Craft Recordings / Concord)
The Helio Sequence “Keep Your Eyes Ahead: Deluxe Edition” (2008 album; remastered, with a second CD of demos, alternate versions and outtakes; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Sub Pop)
Peter Holsapple & Alex Chilton “The Death of Rock: Peter Holsapple vs. Alex Chilton” (newly discovered recordings from 1978; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Omnivore Recordings)
Primal Scream “Give Out But Don’t Give Up: The Original Memphis Recordings” (recorded in 1993 with producer Tom Dowd and the Muscle Shoals rhythm section of David Hood and Roger Hawkins at Ardent Studios in Memphis but re-recorded a year later with producer George Drakoulias; with 15 Ardent outtakes; Read here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; eBay; Merch) (Sony Music)
Various artists “120 Years of Deutsche Grammophon – The Anniversary Edition” (122-CD box set) (Deutsche Grammophon)

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DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio/label:
Evanescence “Synthesis Live [DVD/CD]” (filmed on Nov. 3, 2017, at Grand Theater at Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut; See here; eBay; On Tour, with Lindsey Stirling) (Eagle Rock)
Whitney Houston “Whitney [DVD]” (2018 documentary, written and directed by Kevin Macdonald; See here; eBay) (Lionsgate, Oct. 16)
Elvis Presley “Elvis Presley: The Searcher [DVD]” (2018 HBO documentary, directed by Thom Zimny; See here; Collector’s Edition; Soundtrack; eBay; Merch) (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Oct. 16)

More Upcoming DVD / Blu-ray Releases »

Next Week: Oct. 19, 2018

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