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New Releases: Oct. 6, 2023

New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Joe Bonamassa“Blues Deluxe Vol. 2” (two originals and eight new covers; producer: Josh Smith; guests: Kirk Fletcher, Josh Smith; new single: “Twenty-Four Hour Blues”; See here; Blue Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) J&R Adventures
BoyWithUke“Lucid Dreams” (Korean-American alt-pop singer’s fourth album; new single: “Trauma”; See here; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Mercury / Republic
Butcher Brown“Solar Music” (guests: Pink Siifu, Charlie Hunter, Braxton Cook, Jay Prince, Nappy Nina, Keyon Harrold, Michael Millions, et al; new single: “I Can Say to You”; See here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Concord Jazz
Tré Burt“Traffic Fiction” (Sacramento-based singer-songwriter’s third album; producer: Andrija Tokic; new single: “Traffic Fiction”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour, with Wilco) Oh Boy / Thirty Tigers
Colbie Caillat“Along the Way” (her seventh album and her first in seven years; it’s also her first full-length country album; producer: Jamie Kenney; new single: “Pretend”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Blue Jean Baby / BFD
Dogstar“Somewhere Between the Power Lines and Palm Trees” (third album from singer-guitarist Bret Domrose, actor-bassist Keanu Reeves and drummer Robert Mailhouse and their first in more than 20 years; producer: Dave Trumfio; new single: “Everything Turns Around”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Dillon Street
Jeremy Dutcher“Motewolonuwok” (in addition to songs sung in Dutcher’s native Wolastoqy, the album features his first songs written and sung in English; new single: “Take My Hand”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Apple Music; On Tour) Secret City
Dorian Electra“Fanfare” (pop star’s third album; See here; Vinyl; Download) Dorian Electra
Kirk Franklin“Father’s Day” (producer: Franklin; guests: Tori Kelly, Jonathan McReynolds, Chandler Moore, Jekalyn Carr, Le’Andria Johnson, Kelontae Gavin, Maranda Curtis; new single: “Needs”; See here; Download; On Tour) Fo Yo Soul Recordings / RCA
(G)I-DLE“HEAT” (female K-pop group’s five-song EP; new single: “I DO”; See here; Download) Cube Entertainment / 88rising Music
Glasser“crux” (electronic artist Cameron Mesirow’s first album in 10 years; new single: “Vine”; Download; Apple Music) One Little Independent
Natalie Grant“Seasons” (guests: Dolly Parton, CeCe Winans, Mary Mary, Jonathan McReynolds, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, et al; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Curb | Word Entertainment
Jason Hawk Harris“Thin Places” (producer: Andy Freeman; new single: “Bring Out the Lillies”; Hear here; Pink Vinyl; Download) Bloodshot
Hiromi“Sonicwonderland” (Grammy-winning pianist-composer’s 12th album, recorded with a new quartet, called Hiromi’s Sonicwonder; new single: “Sonicwonderland”; See here; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Telarc / Concord
Jolie Holland“Haunted Mountain” (new single: “Orange Blossoms”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Cinquefoil
Ilsey“From the Valley” (California singer-songwriter’s debut album; producer: BJ Burton; Justin Vernon guests on two tracks, including a cover of Neil Young’s “Heart of Gold”; new single: “No California”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Elektra
Iration“Daytrippin” (guests: Maxi Priest, Claire Wright; new single: “Daytrippin”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Three Prong Records
Mary Lattimore“Goodbye, Hotel Arkada” (guests: Lol Tolhurst, Slowdive’s Rachel Goswell, Meg Baird, Walt McClements, Roy Montgomery, Samara Lubelski; new single: “And Then He Wrapped His Wings Around Me”; See here; Inkwell Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Ghostly International
Reba McEntire“Not That Fancy” (14-song collection of stripped-down versions of some of her biggest hits, with a new track, “Seven Minutes in Heaven”; coincides with the Oct. 10 release of her lifestyle book, “Not That Fancy: Simple Lessons on Living, Loving, Eating, and Dusting Off Your Boots”; guests: Dolly Parton, Brooks & Dunn; producer: Dave Cobb; Vinyl) Rockin’ R Records, LLC
Meernaa“So Far So Good” (L.A.-based singer-producer Carly Bond’s second album; new single: “As Many Birds Flying”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Keeled Scales
Alex Miller“Country” (EP; producer: Jerry Salley; new single: “Every Time I Reach You”; Hear here) Billy Jam Records
John R. Miller“Heat Comes Down” (producers: Andrija Tokic, John James Tourville; new single: “Nobody Has To Know My Mind”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Rounder
NCT 127“Fact Check” (K-pop group’s fifth album; includes lyric paper, postcard set, sticker, photocard and poster; Photobook Version; Download) SM Entertainment
Olivia Newton-John“Just the Two of Us: The Duets Collection (Volume Two)” (11 new and unreleased duets with Andy Gibb, Dionne Warwick, Cliff Richard, Anne Murray, Marie Osmond, John Farnham, daughter Chloe Lattanzi, et al; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Primary Wave
Of Mice & Men“Tether” (producers: Of Mice & Men; new single: “Indigo”; See here; White, Purple and Black Splatter Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) SharpTone
Old Dominion“Memory Lane” (CMA-winning band’s fifth album; guests: Blake Shelton, Megan Moroney; See here; Read here; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Columbia Nashville / Sony Music Nashville
Trevor Rabin“Rio” (his sixth solo album and his first vocal-heavy LP since 1989; new single: “Big Mistakes”; See here; Double Vinyl out Nov. 3; Download; Apple Music) InsideOutMusic
Claire Rosinkranz“Just Because” (19-year-old Southern California singer-songwriter’s debut album; producers: AFTERHRS, Captain Cuts, Paul Phamous, Ragnar Rosinkranz; new single: “Never Goes Away”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) slowplay / Republic
Mitch Rowland“Come June” (debut album from the L.A.-based songwriter, who won a Grammy Award for co-writing Harry Styles’ “Watermelon Sugar” and is Styles’ touring guitarist; guests: Styles, Ben Harper, Rob Schnapf, Jerry Borgé, Matt Schuessler; new single: “Here Comes the Comeback”; See here; Vinyl; Download) Erskine Records / Giant Music
Darius Rucker“Carolyn’s Boy” (dedicated to his late mother; country rocker’s eighth solo album and first in six years; producers: Ross Copperman, Frank Rogers, Dann Huff; new single: “Have a Good Time”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Capitol Nashville
Teddy Swims“I’ve Tried Everything But Therapy (Part 1)” (new single: “Lose Control”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download released on Sept. 15; Apple Music; On Tour) Warner
The Steel Woods“On Your Time” (producer: singer-guitarist Wes Bayliss; new single: “If Not for the Rain”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Woods Music / Thirty Tigers
Sufjan Stevens“Javelin” (new single: “So You Are Tired”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Asthmatic Kitty
Roger Waters“The Dark Side of the Moon Redux” (50th anniversary re-imagination of the 1973 classic album; new single: “Money”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Cooking Vinyl

New Releases (Downloads)

ARTIST TITLE LABEL
Victoria Bailey “A Cowgirl Rides On” (new single: “Forever, You & I”; Hear here) Rock Ridge Music
Best Ex “With a Smile” (NYC-based indie-pop band’s debut album; new single: “I Promise To Ruin Your Life”; See here; Apple Music) Iodine Recordings / Alcopop! Records
Camylio “before we say goodbye” (seven-song EP; new single: “strangers”; See here; Apple Music) Mercury / Republic
Ethan P. Flynn “Abandon All Hope” (debut album from the Yorkshire-born, London-based singer, songwriter and producer; new single: “Abandon All Hope”; See here; Vinyl; Apple Music) Young
Georgia Gets By “Fish Bird  Baby Boy” (five-song EP from Georgia Nott of BROODS; new single: “Happiness Is an 8 Ball”; See here; Apple Music) Luminelle Recordings
iogi “we can be friends” (Tel Aviv-based singer-songwriter’s third album; new single: “6am”; See here; Vinyl) Raw Tapes
KANGA “Under Glass” (producers: KANGA, Josh Franks, Dave Adrounie; new single: “Bad Girl”; Hear here; Apple Music; On Tour) Artoffact
LANCO “Run, Run, Baby” (six-song EP; new single: “Honey I Lost My Job Today”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) Riser House
Lily & Madeleine “Nite Swim” (Indianapolis-based folk-pop duo’s fifth album; producer: Shannon Hayden; new single: “Rolling Rock”; See here) Lily & Madeleine
Meadowlark “Hiraeth” (British indie pop duo’s third album; new single: “I Want Love [Like I Give Love]”; Hear here; Amazon UK) Fieldfare Records

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Steve Cropper“With a Little Help From My Friends” (1969 debut solo album; remastered, with eight bonus tracks; Vinyl) Omnivore Recordings
The Damned“The Best of The Damned” (1981 compilation; 12 songs; Amazon UK) Ace
The Darkness“Permission to Land … Again (20th Anniversary Edition)” (2003 album; four-CD, one-DVD box set includes the original album, rare B-sides, bonus unreleased demos, as well as live albums from shows at London’s Astoria, Knebworth and Wembley Arena; Double CD; Blue Marbled Vinyl; Vinyl Box Set, five LPs; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) Warner
Duke Jupiter“Duke Jupiter 1” (1982 album; remastered by Vic Anesini from the original master tapes, with one bonus track, “Begin Again”) Iconoclassic
Heatmiser“The Music of Heatmiser” (1990s indie rock group comprised of Elliott Smith, Neil Gust, Tony Lash, and Brandt Peterson; 29-song compilation of demos, live tracks, rare versions and never-released tracks; See here; Double Vinyl; Download) Third Man
Howard Jones“Celebrate It Together: The Very Best of Howard Jones 1983-2023” (four-CD, 64-track clamshell box set, marking his 40th year as a recording artist; Double Translucent Mint Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour) Cherry Red
Joni Mitchell“Joni Mitchell Archives – Volume 3: The Asylum Years (1972-1975)” (five-CD, 96-track box set, featuring demos, alternate takes and live recordings; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl, four-LP box set; Amazon UK; Download) Rhino / Elektra / Asylum
Van Halen“The Collection II” (newly remastered five-CD box set of the Sammy Hagar years, featuring four albums and “Studio Rarities 1989-2004”; Read here; Vinyl, five-LP box set; Download; Apple Music; Merch) Rhino / Warner
Various artists“NOW That’s What I Call Hip-Hop at 50” (19-track collection; Download) UMG Recordings / Sony Music Entertainment
Various artists“NOW That’s What I Call a Most Wonderful Christmas” (16 songs; Target-Exclusive Green Vinyl out Oct. 20; Download)  UMG Recordings / Sony Music Entertainment
Tom Waits“Bone Machine” (1992 album; Vinyl; Download) , “The Black Rider” (1993 album; both reissues are newly remastered from the original original ½-inch flat master tape and overseen by Waits and Kathleen Brennan; mastered by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering under the guidance of Waits’ longtime audio engineer, Karl Derfler; Vinyl; Download) Island / UMe
The White Stripes“The Complete John Peel Sessions” (two CDs, 45 tracks, first broadcast on BBC in 2001; See here) Third Man / Legacy

Reissues (Downloads)

ARTIST TITLE LABEL
Blondshell “Blondshell (Deluxe Edition)” (2023 debut album; with four bonus tracks, including “Street Rat”; See here) Partisan
Amy Grant “Lead Me On Live 1989” (18-song set recorded on March 10, 1989, at the Tarrant County Convention Center in Fort Worth, TX; Double CD out Oct. 20; On Tour) Amy Grant
Yes “Yessingles” (12-song collection; Vinyl; On Tour) Rhino / Atlantic
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