Categories: New releases

New Releases: Oct. 5, 2018

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Doyle Bramhall II “Shades” (guests: Eric Clapton, Norah Jones, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Greyhounds; first single: “Everything You Need”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay) (Provogue / Mascot Label Group)
Molly Burch “First Flower” (first single: “Wild”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Captured Tracks)
Cat Power “Wanderer” (her first album in six years; producer: Chan Marshall, aka Cat Power; guest: Lana Del Rey; first single: “Wanderer”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Domino)
Coheed and Cambria “The Unheavenly Creatures” (producers: Coheed and Cambria; See here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour, with Taking Back Sunday) (Roadrunner)
Eric Church “Desperate Man” (producer: Jay Joyce; first single: “Desperate Man”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (EMI Records Nashville)
Colin Devlin (Dublin-born, L.A.-based songwriter, of The Devlins) “High Point” (producer: Pierre Marchand; first single: “High Point”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Blue Élan)
Echo & The Bunnymen “The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon” (producers: Echo & The Bunnymen, Youth, Andrea Wright; first single: “The Stars”; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (BMG Rights Management)
for KING & COUNTRY “Burn the Ships” (new single: “Pioneers”; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Word)
Fucked Up “Dose Your Dreams” (their first album in four years; first single: “Raise Your Voice Joyce”; Hear here; Vinyl; iTunes) (Merge)
Jackie Greene (Americana/roots singer-songwriter and former Black Crowes guitarist) “The Modern Lives – Vol 2” (six-song EP; first single: “Crazy Comes Easy”; Hear here; Vinyl; iTunes) (Blue Rose Music)
Hilary Hahn “Hilary Hahn Plays Bach: Violin Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2, Partita No. 1” (Hear here; Download; iTunes) (Decca)
Kristin Hersh “Possible Dust Clouds” (first single: “No Shade In Shadow”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay) (Fire)
Will Hoge “My American Dream” (first singles: “Gilded Walls” and “Thoughts & Prayers”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Edlo / Thirty Tigers )
Eric Hutchinson & The Believers “Modern Happiness” (new single: “new religion”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Let’s Break Records)
Jim James “Uniform Clarity” (Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (ATO)
Madeline Kenney “Perfect Shapes” (producer: Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner; first single: “Cut Me Off”; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Carpark)
The Marcus King Band “Carolina Confessions” (producer: Dave Cobb; Hear here; NPR’s World Cafe; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Fantasy / Concord)
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper “A Star Is Born Soundtrack” (remake opens Oct. 5; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with poster; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; Fandango) (Interscope)
LANY (alt-pop trio) “Malibu Nights” (producer: Mike Crossey; first single: “Thru These Tears”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Interscope)
Moonshine Bandits “Gold Rush” (Hear here; Download; iTunes) (MSB Entertainment)
Matt Nathanson “Sings His Sad Heart” (first single: “Way Way Back”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour, with O.A.R.) (Acrobat / Crush Music / AWAL Recordings America)
Pastel Ghost “Ethereality” (new single: “3NDL3SS”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Cleopatra)
Steve Perry “Traces” (his first solo album since 1994 includes a cover of The Beatles’ “I Need You”; producers: Perry, Thom Flowers; first single: “No Erasin'”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with five extra songs; Target-Exclusive Vinyl, with five extra songs; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay) (Fantasy / Concord)
Phosphorescent “C’est La Vie” (producer: frontman Matthew Houck; first single: “New Birth in New England”; Hear here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes) (Dead Oceans)
The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band “Poor Until Payday” (Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Family Owned Records / Thirty Tigers)
Missy Raines “Royal Traveller” (producer: Alison Brown; guests: Amy Ray, Claire Lynch, 10 String Symphony, Stuart Duncan, Molly Tuttle, Sierra Hull, Becky Buller, Ethan Ballinger, Bryan McDowell, etc.; first single: “Swept Away”; Hear here; Download; iTunes) (Compass)
Swearin’ “Fall Into the Sun” (the Philly trio’s first album in five years; producers: Swearin’; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Merge)
Sylar (Queens, NY, metalcore band) “Seasons” (new single: “Open Wounds”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Beartooth and Knocked Loose) (Hopeless)
Tall Heights “Pretty Colors For Your Actions” (producers: Oliver Hill, Steve Wall; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Frances Cone and Old Sea Brigade) (Sony Masterworks)
T.I. “DIME TRAP” (the album is narrated by Dave Chappelle; guests: Anderson .Paak, Victoria Monét, Young Thug, Yo Gotti, Jeezy, Meek Mill, etc.; Read here; Download; iTunes) (Grand Hustle / Epic)
Tokyo Police Club “TPC” (producer: Rob Schnapf; first single: “Hercules”; Hear here; Read here; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Dine Alone)
KT Tunstall “WAX” (producer: Franz Ferdinand’s Nick McCarthy; first single: “The River”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Rostrum)
twenty one pilots “TRENCH” (new single “Levitate”; See here; Cassette; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Fueled By Ramen)
Various artists “WOW Hits 2019 (Deluxe Edition)” (36 songs; Hear here) (WOW)
Windhand (Richmond, VA-based psych-rock quartet) “Eternal Return” (producer: Jack Endino; first single: “Grey Garden”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Relapse)
You Me at Six “VI” (producer: Dan Austin; first single: “3AM”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Underdog)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Alright Alright (Denver-based alt-folk collective) “Nearby” (producers: Alright Alright, Eric Dawson Tate, Ben Wysocki; Hear here; iTunes) (Hooves and Sugar Record Co.)
Black Peaks (Brighton quartet) “All That Divides” (producer: Adrian Bushby; new single: “Electric Fires”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Rise)
Gonzalo Ariel Juan & Juan María Solare “Petite Suite Antique” (a classical suite is a succession of dances of the European Baroque; this album presents each of its seven pieces in two versions: recorder solo and with African drums, an ethno-classical crossover; producer: Solare; first single: “Gavotte”; Hear here; iTunes) (Janus Music & Sound)
Mario “Dancing Shadows” (his first album in nearly 10 years; See here; iTunes) (New Citizen LLC / EMPIRE)
Tunde Olaniran “Stranger” (NPR First Listen) (Magic Wheel)
Petite Noir “La Maison Noir / The Black Houses” (six-song mini-album; guests: Danny Brown, Nukubi Nukubi, Rha! Rha!, Saul Williams; first single: “Blame Fire”; Hear here; Vinyl; iTunes) (Roya / Red Bull Music)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Cecilia Bartoli “Rossini” (15-CD, six-DVD box set) (Decca)
Brook Benton “The Singles Collection 1955-62” (two CDs, 57 songs; Download; eBay) (Acrobat)
Lindsey Buckingham “Solo Anthology: The Best of Lindsey Buckingham” (three-CD collection; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Rhino / Warner)
The Four Tops “The Complete ABC/Dunhill Singles” (two CDs, 33 songs) (Real Gone Music)
Grateful Dead “Road Trips Vol. 4 No. 1 – Big Rock Pow Wow ’69” (two complete concerts held at the Seminole Indian reservation in Florida on May 23-24, 1969; Amazon UK; eBay; Merch) (Real Gone Music)
Wanda Jackson “The Complete Singles As & Bs 1954-62” (two CDs, 58 songs; Download; eBay) (Acrobat)
Jim & Jesse “The Old Dominion Masters” (four-CD, 100-song box set, originally released in 1999) (Pinecastle)
Earl King “The Singles Collection 1953-62” (two CDs, 41 songs; Download) (Acrobat)
John Lennon “Imagine (The Ultimate Collection)” (expanded edition of the 1971 album; available in Super Deluxe Edition [four CDs + Blu-ray], two-LP Vinyl Edition; DVD; Blu-ray; Hear Lennon’s original demo for “Imagine”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Download; Ultimate Digital Mixes; eBay; Merch) (Apple / Capitol / UMe)
Johnny Mathis “The First Time Ever (I Saw Your Face) / Song Sung Blue” (1972 albums on one CD; remastered, with three bonus tracks), “Me and Mrs. Jones (Expanded Edition)” (1973 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks; eBay) (Second Disc / Real Gone Music)
The Shadows “The Complete Releases 1959-62” (two CDs, 61 songs; Download) (Acrobat)
Joe Simon “Step by Step: The Complete Pop Hits” (two CDs, 35 songs) (Real Gone Music)
Joe Strummer “Joe Strummer 001” (two-CD, 32-song compilation of his post-Clash material, including 12 previously unreleased tracks; Amazon UK; Deluxe Edition, with 64-page notebook featuring handwritten lyrics, notes, drawings, personal biographies and photographs from Strummer’s archive; Deluxe Box Set, containing two CDs, three vinyl LPs, hardback book, 12-inch single of “U.S. North,” 7-inch singles of “This Is England” and “Before We Go Forward,” a cassette of “U.S. North,” etc.; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Ignition)
Sugar Ray “Greatest Hits” (14-song compilation; Vinyl; eBay; On Tour) (Razor & Tie)
Bobby Timmons “The Riverside Albums Collection” (eight albums on four CDs; eBay) (Enlightenment)
Trans-Siberian Orchestra “The Christmas Attic (20th Anniversary Edition)” (1998 album; with a bonus track, “Christmas Jam / Live In Prague”; See here; Vinyl; eBay) (Rhino / Atlantic)
Various artists “The Greatest Country Hits of 1962” (four CDs, 110 songs; Download) (Acrobat)

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