New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

Emma Anderson“Pearlies” (Lush guitarist’s debut solo album; producer: James Chapman, aka Maps; new single: “Bend the Round”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download) Sonic Cathedral
Barry Can’t Swim“When Will We Land?” (Scottish DJ and producer’s debut album; guests: somedeadbeat, Falle Nioke, Blackboxx, just lil; new single: “Woman”; Hear here; Flamingo Pink Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Ninja Tune
blink-182“ONE MORE TIME ….” (17-song album is their first with co-founder Tom DeLonge since 2011; producer: Travis Barker; first single: “Edging”; See here; Amazon-Exclusive White Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Columbia
Blues Traveler“Traveler’s Soul” (guests: Valerie June, Ryan Shaw, Pat Monahan, Wendy Moten, Liv Warfield, Davie, Sara Niemietz, Daisha McBride, Allisan Porter; new single: a cover of The Impressions’ “Fool For You”; See here; Double Vinyl out Nov. 3; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Round Hill / Black Hill
Bombay Bicycle Club“My Big Day” (guests: Damon Albarn, Jay Som, Nilüfer Yanya, Holly Humberstone; new single: “My Big Day”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Mmm…Records Ltd. / AWAL Recordings
Chris Botti“Vol. 1” (Grammy-winning trumpeter’s label debut and his first album in more than a decade; producer: David Foster; guests: Joshua Bell, John Splithoff, Taylor Eigsti, Gilad Hekselman, Vinnie Colaiuta, et al; new single: “Old Folks”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Blue Note
BOYS LIKE GIRLS“SUNDAY AT FOXWOODS” (their first full-length album in 11 years; producers: Brandon Paddock, Danen Rector, lead singer Martin Johnson, Peter Thomas; new single: “Cry”; See here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Fearless / Concord
Bex Burch“There is Only Love and Fear” (Berlin-based, British-born composer, percussionist’s debut album; guests: Macie Stewart, Dan Bitney, Diego Gaeta, et al; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) International Anthem Recording Co.
Cher“Christmas” (her first Christmas album, a mixture of traditional carols and original songs; guests: Stevie Wonder, Cyndi Lauper, Darlene Love, Michael Bublé, Tyga; new single: “DJ Play a Christmas Song”; Amazon-Exclusive CD, with alternate cover; Red Vinyl) Warner
Evian Christ“Revanchist” (guests: Bladee, Merely; new single: “Nobody Else”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Warp
Dreamwell“In My Saddest Dreams, I Am Beside You” (Providence, RI, post-hardcore band’s second album; new single: “Obelisk of Hands”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Prosthetic
Ben Fuller“Ben Fuller” (guest: Jo Dee Messina; new single: “If I Got Jesus”; See here; Download; Apple Music) Provident Label Group
Glen Hansard“All That Was East Is West of Me Now” (Academy Award winner’s first solo album in four years; new single: “The Feast of St. John”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) ANTI- / Epitaph
Duff McKagan“Lighthouse” (guests: Iggy Pop, Slash, Jerry Cantrell; new single: “Lighthouse”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download; Apple Music) The World Is Flat
Israel Nash“Ozarker” (producer: Kevin Ratterman; new single: “Ozarker”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Soundly Music
Carla Olson“Have Harmony, Will Travel 3” (guests: B.J. Thomas [his final recording], Allan Clarke, Eric Johnson, Gary Myrick, Jake Andrews, Robert Rex Waller Jr., et al) BFD
Poolside“Blame It All On Love” (multi-instrumentalist-producer Jeffrey Paradise’s fourth album; new single: “Float Away”; See here; Dark Green Vinyl; Apple Music; On Tour) Ninja Tune / Counter
Rival Sons“LIGHTBRINGER” (their second album this year; producer: Dave Cobb; new single: “Sweet Life”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Atlantic
The Rolling Stones“Hackney Diamonds” (their first album of original material in 18 years; late drummer Charlie Watts plays on two tracks; guests: Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Lady Gaga, Bill Wyman; new single: “Angry”; See here; Read here; Amazon-Exclusive Green Vinyl, with alternate cover; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; Merch) Polydor
Sampha“LAHAI” (U.K. singer’s first album in six years; first single: “Spirit 2.0”; See here; Read here; Vinyl) Young
Chris Shiflett“Lost at Sea” (Foo Fighters guitarist’s third solo album; producer: Jaren Johnston; new single: “Damage Control”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Blue Élan
The Shindellas“Shindo” (Nashville-based R&B trio’s second album; new single: “Juicy”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Weirdo Workshop / Thirty Tigers
The Streets“The Darker The Shadow The Brighter The Light” (Mike Skinner’s first album in 12 years accompanies a feature film of the same name, which Skinner wrote and directed; new single: “Troubled Waters”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) 679 Recordings / Warner UK
Super City“In the Midnight Room” (Baltimore rock quintet’s second album; new single: “Getouttahere”; See here; Vinyl) Sofaburn

New Releases (Downloads)

Balming Tiger“January Never Dies” (alternative K-pop group’s debut album; new single: “Kamehameha”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) AWAL Recordings, Oct. 19
Elmiene“Marking My Time” (six-song EP; new single: “Marking My Time”; Hear here; Apple Music) Def Jam / Polydor
Florentino“Kilometro Quinze” (five-song EP; new single: “Pressure,” feat. Shygirl; Hear here; Apple Music) XL Recordings
Grant Knoche“I COULD DIE JUST THINKING OF US” (new single: “APRIL 10TH”; Hear here; Apple Music) Grant Knoche
Lost Girls (Jenny Hval and Håvard Volden)“Selvutsletter” (new single: “With the Other Hand”; Hear here; Apple Music) Smalltown Supersound
Hannah Marks“Outsider, Outlier” (producer: Caroline Davis; new single: “[I Wanna Be Ur] 90’s Dream Girl”; See here) Out of Your Head Records
Mike Adams At His Honest Weight“Guess For Thrills” (new single: “Half Fool”; Hear here; Apple Music) Joyful Noise Recordings
Ed Motta“Behind the Tea Chronicles” (Brazilian jazz musician’s 14th album; new single: “Slumberland”; See here; Apple Music) MPS
New West“Based on a True Story” (Toronto collective’s debut album; new single: “Cold Tea”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) Giant Music / Republic
Pert Near Sandstone“Waiting Days” (Minneapolis/St. Paul-based string band’s eighth album; new single: “All Waves Break”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) Pert Near Sandstone
Skinny Lister“Shanty Punk” (British folk band’s sixth album; new single: “Company of the Bar”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour) Xtra Mile Recordings
Teenage Halloween“Till You Return” (New Jersey power-pop punk band’s second album; producer: Joel Reinhart; new singles: “Supertrans / Takeaway”; See here; Cloudy Clear Vinyl) Don Giovanni
Moon Walker“Apocalypticism” (Brooklyn-based alt-rocker’ third album; new single: “Apocalypticism”; See here; On Tour) Moon Walker

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

Devo“50 Years of De-Evolution 1972-2023” (two CDs, 25 hits and 25 rarities; remastered; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; Farewell Tour; Merch) Rhino / Warner
Bob Dylan“Mixing Up the Medicine / A Retrospective” (12-song career-spanning compilation; Vinyl) Columbia / Legacy
Goo Goo Dolls“Live at The Academy 1995” (two-CD, 32-song set capturing their performance at the Academy Theatre in New York City, as part CMJ’s Music Marathon; Triple Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Warner
Vince Guaraldi“A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (50th Anniversary Special Edition)” (first-ever release of the complete original soundtrack of the 1973 TV special, with previously unreleased tracks; remix engineered by Terry Carleton; remastered from the original 2 16 track source tapes by Vinson Hudson; Vinyl; Download) Lee Mendelson Film Productions
Richard Hawley“Now Then: The Very Best of Richard Hawley” (two-CD, 36-track collection, curated by Hawley and long-term collaborator Colin Elliot; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK) BMG Rights Management
Mojo Men“There Goes My Mind” (1967-68 recordings intended for an album on Warner, but the label declined to release it; with five bonus demo tracks; Vinyl, cut by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio) Sundazed Music
John Michael Montgomery“Home To You / Brand New Me / Pictures / Letters From Home” (four albums from 1999-2004 on two CDs; remastered; Amazon UK) Morello
Jessye Norman“Jessye Norman: The Complete Studio Recitals” (42-CD, three-DVD box set, culled from Philips, Deutsche Grammphon and Decca catalogs) Decca
Omar & The Howlers“Magic Man” (two-CD, 21-song live set, recorded on Feb. 2, 1989, at the club Moments in Bremen, Germany; Download) Made in Germany Music
Red Rockers“Condition Red” (1981 album; remastered, with six bonus tracks; Vinyl) Liberty Spike Recordings
Eli Paperboy Reed“Hits and Misses: The Singles” (11-song collection of rarities, originals and covers; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Yep Roc
The Rubettes“The Singles 1974-1977” (two CDs, 38 songs) Glam / 7T’s
Salt-N-Pepa“Very Necessary (30th Anniversary Edition)” (Double CD; 1993 album; with 13 bonus tracks; Double Vinyl) Mercury / UMe
Nancy Sinatra“Keep Walkin’: Singles, Demos & Rarities 1965-1978” (25 B-sides, rare singles, covers, demos, and previously unreleased recordings; Double Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Boots Enterprises / Light in the Attic
Soft Cell“Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret (Super Deluxe Edition)” (1981 debut album, featuring “Tainted Love,” “Bedsitter” and “Say Hello Wave Goodbye”; six-CD, 98-track box set, containing B-sides, 7-inch and 12-inch versions, BBC session highlights, demos, instrumentals, live recordings, etc.; Amazon UK; On Tour) Mercury / UMe
Midge Ure“The Gift (Deluxe Edition)” (1985 debut solo album, featuring “If I Was”; four-CD mediabook containing the remastered original album, plus non-album singles, B-sides, remixes, home recordings and a newly mixed 1985 concert from Wembley Arena; Double Vinyl, featuring the remastered album and 12-inch extended remixes of the LP’s singles; Amazon UK; Download) Chrysalis
Various artists“Produced by Tony Visconti” (four-CD, 77-song box set, curated by Visconti, featuring tracks by David Bowie, T. Rex, Sparks, Thin Lizzy, U2, Dexys Midnight Runners, Gentle Giant, The Boomtown Rats, Manic Street Preachers, et al; mastered by Phil Kinrade at AIR Mastering, with 80-page booklet; Read here; Amazon UK; Vinyl, six-LP box set) Edsel / Demon Music Group

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.