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New Releases: Oct. 20, 2023

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
Barbaro“About the Winter” (Minneapolis-based roots group’s debut album; producer: Brian Joseph; new single: “Gardens”; See here; Vinyl; Download) StorySound
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; Ruby Red Vinyl, out on Nov. 17; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Warner
Evian Christ“Revanchist” (guests: Bladee, Merely; new single: “Nobody Else”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Warp
Crime & the City Solution“the killer” (their sixth album and first in more than a decade; producer: Martin J. Fiedler; new single: “Brave Hearted Woman”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Mute
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
Funke and the Two Tone Baby“Acclimate” (new single: “One in a Million”; Hear here; On Tour) Funke and the Two Tone Baby
Gold Lake“Weightless” (first album from Carlos Del Amo and Lua Rios in nearly 10 years; producers: Aaron Dessner, Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor; new single: “North of Something”; See here) Gold Lake
Dhani Harrison“INNERSTANDING” (his first solo album in six years; producer: Harrison; guests: Graham Coxon, Liela Moss, Mereki; See here) H.O.T. Records / BMG Rights Management
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
jake minch“how many” (20-year-old Connecticut-born singer-songwriter’s debut six-song EP; producers: Jeremy Zucker, Ran Livill; new single: “strip mall”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour, with Jeremy Zucker) Mercury / Republic
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
SOFT VEIN“PRESSED IN GLASS” (California darkwave artist Justin Chamberlain’s debut album; CD and Vinyl out Nov. 3; Hear here) Artoffact
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
The Time Experience Project“Who to Love” (debut modern rock opera album from the new creative collective founded by Dave Stewart, with actress Greta Scarano and Italian band Mokadelic; new single: “Brings Me Home”; Hear here; See here) Bay Street
Stephanie Urbina Jones & The Honky Tonk Mariachi“Manuel’s Destiny” (Latin-flavored country artist’s ninth album; producers: Urbina Jones, Preston Sullivan; guests: Vince Gill, Bellamy Brothers, Wendy Moten, Juan Diego Sandoval; first single: “Rhinestone Cowgirl”; See here; Read here) Global Eyes Entertainment / Casa Del Rio Records
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
Amy Grant “Lead Me On Live 1989” (Double CD; 18-song set recorded on March 10, 1989, at the Tarrant County Convention Center in Fort Worth, TX; Download released on Oct. 6; On Tour) Amy Grant
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 Grammaphon 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
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
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