New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Angel (led by original members Punky Meadows and Frank DiMino) “Risen” (their first studio album in 20 years; 16 new songs, plus a reworking of “Tower”; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Cleopatra)
The Avett Brothers “Closer Than Together” (new single: “Bang Bang”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (American / Republic)
Bayside “Interrobang” (Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Hopeless)
Laurie Berkner “Waiting for the Elevator” (guest: Broadway actor and singer Gavin Creel; Download; On Tour) (Two Tomatoes)
Bonnie Bishop “The Walk” (producer: Steve Jordan; first single: “Every Happiness Under the Sun”; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Plan BB / Thirty Tigers)
Busy Signal (dancehall reggae star) “Part of the Puzzle” (guests: Bounty Killer, Josey Wales, Afro B; See here; Vinyl; Download) (VP)
Charli XCX “Charli” (her first album in nearly six years; guests: Haim, Troye Sivan, Lizzo, Christine and the Queens, Brooke Candy, CupcakKe, Big Freedia, Sky Ferreira, Kim Petras, Clairo, Yaeji, Pabllo Vittar; new single: “Blame It On Your Love”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download, released Sept. 13; On Tour; Merch) (Vroom Vroom Recordings / Atlantic)
City and Colour “A Pill for Loneliness” (producer: Jaquire King; new single: “Living in Lightning”; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Still / Dine Alone)
Chick Corea “Trilogy 2” (with Christian McBride and Brian Blade; Hear here; Read here; On Tour) (Concord Jazz)
The Darkness “Easter Is Cancelled” (first single: “Rock and Roll Deserves to Die”; Read here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour; Merch) (Cooking Vinyl)
FEET (Britpop band) “What’s Inside Is More Than Just Ham” (producer: Cam Blackwood; mixed by Alan Moulder; new single: “Ad Blue”; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Clapped)
Flying Colors (Steve Morse, Mike Portnoy, Neal Morse, Dave LaRue and Casey McPherson) “Third Degree” (See here; Vinyl, with download card; Download; On Tour) (Music Theories Recordings / Mascot Label Group)
Bill Frisell “HARMONY” (with Petra Haden, Hank Roberts and Luke Bergman; first single: “Everywhere”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Blue Note)
Brantley Gilbert “Fire & Brimstone” (guests: Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson, Colt Ford, Lindsay Ell; first single: “Bad Boy”; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (The Valory Music Co.)
GospelbeacH “Let It Burn” (the late Neal Casal performs on the title track; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) (Alive Naturalsound)
Hiromi “Spectrum” (first single: “Spectrum”; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Telarc / Concord)
Kacy & Clayton “Carrying On” (producer: Jeff Tweedy; recorded by Tom Schick at The Loft, Wilco’s recording studio and rehearsal space in Chicago; first single: “Carrying On”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (New West)
Dermot Kennedy (Irish singer-songwriter) “Without Fear” (new single: “Outnumbered”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Interscope)
Lagwagon “Railer” (producer: Cameron Webb; first single: “Bubble”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour, with Face to Face; Merch) (Fat Wreck Chords)
L’Orange & Jeremiah Jae (producer-rapper duo) “Complicate Your Life with Violence” (producer: L’Orange; first single: “Dead Battery”; See here; Vinyl; Download) (Mello Music Group)
Los Lobos “Llegó Navidad” (their interpretation of Christmas songs from North, Central and South America, plus a holiday original, “Christmas And You”; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Rhino)
The Menzingers “Hello Exile” (producer: Will Yip; first single: “Anna”; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Epitaph)
MIKA “My Name Is Michael Holbrook” (new single: “Tiny Love”; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Casablanca / Republic)
Jeb Loy Nichols and the Westwood All-Stars “June Is Short, July Is Long” (new single: “Black Rooster”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Compass)
North Mississippi Allstars “Up and Rolling” (producers: Luther and Cody Dickinson; guests: Mavis Staples, Jason Isbell, Cedric Burnside, Duane Betts, Sharde Thomas; first single: “What You Gonna Do?”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (New West)
Old Crow Medicine Show “Live at the Ryman” (11-song collection recorded between 2013-19; Read here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Old Crow Medicine Show)
Angel Olsen “All Mirrors” (See here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; On Tour, with Vagabon) (Jagjaguwar)
Katherine Penfold (Canadian soul singer) “Sweetest Thing” (includes a cover of Roberta Flack’s “Feel Like Makin’ Love”; producers: Penfold, David Sikula; guests: Moonchild’s Amber Navran, Eye 3 Brandon; new single: “Far Away”; See here; Download) (Justin Time / Nettwerk)
Joshua Radin “Here, Right Now” (seven original tracks, with covers of Tom Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down” and The Rolling Stones’ “She Smiled Sweetly”; producer: Tony Berg; guests: Z Berg, Maria Taylor, Alex Greenwald, Danny Burke; first single: “Here, Right Now”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Nettwerk)
San Fermin (Ellis Ludwig-Leone’s art pop project) “The Cormorant I [Vinyl]” (new single: “The Living”; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Better Company / Sony Masterworks)
Simple Minds “Live in the City of Angels” (recorded at Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles, on Oct. 24, 2018; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download) (BMG Rights Management)
SuperM (K-pop group made up of established members from other SM Entertainment K-pop groups) “SuperM – The 1st Mini Album” (seven songs; Different CD Covers; Download; Merch) (SM Entertainment / Capitol)
that dog. “Old LP [Vinyl]” (the L.A. alt-rock band’s first album in 22 years; guests: Randy Newman, Graham Coxon, Maya Rudolph, Josh Klinghoffer; first single: “If You Just Didn’t Do It”; Hear here; Download) (That Dog / UMe)
Various artists “Big Little Lies: Music From Season 2 of the HBO Limited Series” (14 songs; Vinyl; Download; Prime Video) (ABKCO)
Kelsey Waldon “White Noise / White Lines” (producers: Waldon, Dan Knobler; first single: “Anyhow”; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Oh Boy / Thirty Tigers)
Wilco “Ode to Joy” (first single: “Love Is Everywhere [Beware]”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (dBpm)
Zach Williams “Rescue Story” (guest: Dolly Parton; See here; Download; On Tour) (Essential)

Other Notable Releases

“More To Be Said,” Debbie Anthony (Debbie Anthony)
“Christmas Together,” Jonathan Butler (Artistry Music)
“Morse Code,” Reina Del Cid (Last Triumph)
“Deceiver,” DIIV (Captured Tracks)
“SUNKISSED,” Veronica Fusaro (deepdive)
“Deserted,” Gatecreeper (Relapse)
“Ocean In a Drop (Music For Film),” GoGo Penguin (Decca)
“World Full of Blues,” Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley (Compass)
“Beautiful Oblivion,” Issues (Rise)
“Seems Like Tears Ago,” Jason James (Melodyville)
“Bones and Gravity,” Lizanne Knott (Good Dog Jake Music)
“Headspace,” Levitation Room (Greenway)
“Medicine For Living,” Alexa Rose (Big Legal Mess)
“I Give Up,” Laura Story (Fair Trade Services / Columbia)
“Dog Man: The Musical (Original Cast Recording),” various artists (Broadway)
“Diagnosis,” The Wildhearts (Graphite)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Sabrina Claudio “Truth Is” (producers: Stint, Nolan Lombroza; new single: “Truth Is”; Hear here; Read here; On Tour) (SC Entertainment)
Imani Coppola “The Protagonist” (new single: “Contributing Member of Society”; See here) (Ipecac Recordings)
deadmau5 “here’s the drop!” (first single: “fn pig (ov) [Spencer Brown Remix]”; Read here; On Tour; Merch) (Mau5Trap Recordings)
Dan Israel (Minneapolis-based Americana/roots/power-pop artist) “Social Media Anxiety Disorder” (producers: Jon Herchert, Steve Price; guests: Jeremy Ylvisaker, Steve Brantseg, Janey Winterbauer, Tonia Hughes Kendrick, Peter Anderson, David J. Russ, Jon Duncan, Randy Casey, Paul Odegaard, John Fields; first single: “Be My Girl”; Hear here; See here) (Dan Israel)
Dallas Moore (Texas-based outlaw country singer) “Tryin’ to Be a Blessing” (producer: Dean Miller, son of Roger Miller; first single: “Mama & Daddy”; Hear here; On Tour) (Sol)
Anna Vogelzang “Beacon” (producers: Vogelzang, Tyler Chester; first single: “Beacon”; Hear here; On Tour) (Paper Anchor Music)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Beastie Boys “Paul’s Boutique [Vinyl]” (1989 album, featuring “Hey Ladies,” “Shadrach” and “Shake Your Rump”; 180-gram double black vinyl; See here), “Root Down” (1995 EP; See here; Vinyl; Merch) (Capitol / UMe)
Josie Cotton “Everything Is Oh Yeah” (unreleased album from 1986 features guests Brian Setzer, Hunt Sales, Geza X, Paul Roessler, etc.; Vinyl; Download) (Cleopatra)
Epica “Design Your Universe (Gold Edition)” (2009 album; remastered, with a second CD containing newly recorded acoustic versions; Vinyl; Download; On Tour; Merch) (Nuclear Blast)
Gong “Love From the Planet Gong: The Virgin Years 1973-75” (12-CD, one-DVD box set, curated by Steve Hillage, includes their first four Virgin Records studio albums, with bonus tracks, the complete John Peel sessions from BBC Radio One, live recordings, 64-page illustrated lyric booklet, etc.; Read here; Download) (Virgin)
Enrique Iglesias “Greatest Hits” (16-song collection, including “Bailamos,” “Hero” and “Escape”; See here; Download; On Tour; Merch) (Universal Music Latino)
Mister Rogers “It’s Such a Good Feeling: The Best of Mister Rogers” (23-track collection of Mister Rogers classics, including five previously unissued performances; See here; Download) (Omnivore Recordings)
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark “Souvenir: The Singles Collection 1979-2019” (two-CD, 40-song collection includes a new track, “Don’t Go”; Amazon UK; Special Edition, with five CDs, two DVDs, hardback book, poster and a series of 10-inch prints; Vinyl; Download) (Virgin / UMe)
Tanita Tikaram “To Drink the Rainbow: An Anthology 1988-2019” (14-song collection; Read here; Vinyl; On Tour) (Needle Mythology)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Country Christmas” (20 songs; Download) (UMG / Sony Music Entertainment)
Whitesnake “Slip of the Tongue (30th Anniversary Remaster) [Super Deluxe Edition]” (1989 album; remastered, with monitor mixes and previously unreleased tracks taken from the session tapes, plus the CD debut of “Slip of the Tongue: The Wagging Tongue Edition,” which was released on vinyl in 1989, featuring David Coverdale being interview after each song, and “Evolutions: Demos/Remixes/Re-records,” “A Trip To Granny’s House: Sessions Tapes, Wheezy Interludes & Jam” and “Live At Donington 1990”; See here; Single CD, with seven bonus tracks; Vinyl; Download; Merch) (Rhino)

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