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New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Bahamas “Sad Hunk” (new single: “Trick to Happy”; Hear here; Opaque Purple Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Target) » BUY NOW (Brushfire / Universal)
Blue Öyster Cult “The Symbol Remains” (new singles: “That Was Me” and “Box In My Head”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Target; Merch) » BUY NOW (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
Brothers Osborne “Skeletons” (producer: Jay Joyce; first single: “All Night”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Target) » BUY NOW (EMI Nashville)
Carla Bruni “Carla Bruni” (producer: Albin de la Simone; new single: “le petit guépard,” translated “The Little Cheetah”; Hear here; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition, with three extra songs) » BUY NOW (Verve)
The Budos Band “Long in the Tooth” (first single: “Long in the Tooth”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Target) » BUY NOW (Daptone)
DevilDriver “Dealing with Demons I” (first single: “Keep Away From Me”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (Napalm)
Future Islands “As Long As You Are” (new single: “Thrill”; See here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; Apple Music; Target) » BUY NOW (4AD)
Groove Armada “Edge of the Horizon” (their first album in 10 years; guests: Nick Littlemore, Todd Edwards; new single: “Lover 4 Now”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download, released on Oct. 2; Apple Music; Target) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
The Hawkins (Swedish rock quartet) “Silence Is a Bomb” (See here;
Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW
(The Sign)
Mary Lattimore “Silver Ladders” (producer: Neil Halstead of Slowdive; first single: “Sometimes He’s In My Dreams”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Ghostly International)
Machinedrum (L.A. producer) “A View of U” (guests: Sub Focus, Chrome Sparks, Father, Freddie Gibbs, Mono/Poly, Tigran Hamasyan, Jesse Boykins III, Rochelle Jordan, Tanere’lle; first singles: “Kane Train / Ur2yung”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Ninja Tune)
METZ “Atlas Vending” (new single: “A Boat to Drown In”; See here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; Apple Music; Target) » BUY NOW (Sub Pop)
NCT (featuring members of NCT 127, NCT Dream and WayV) “NCT 2020: RESONANCE Pt. 1” (package includes photo book, poster, lyric paper, photo card, etc.; first singles: “Make a Wish” and “From Home”; Read here; The Future Version; Random Cover; Target) » BUY NOW (SM Entertainment, Oct. 12)
Night (Swedish rockers) “High Tides – Distant Skies” (producer: Ola Ersfjord; new single: “Crimson Past”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (The Sign)
Michael W. Smith “Still Vol. 1” (an album of spoken-word over soothing instrumental music; first single: “Waymaker”; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Rocketown / The Fuel Music)
Patty Smyth “It’s About Time” (her first album of new, original music in 28 years includes covers of “Ode to Billie Joe” and “Downtown Train”; new single: “Drive”; See here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Miss Grace Recording / BMG Rights Management)
Travis “10 Songs” (producers: frontman Fran Healy, Robin Baynton; first single: “A Ghost”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Target) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
Various artists “JEM Records Celebrates John Lennon” (Oct. 9 would have been Lennon’s 80th birthday; liner notes by Kenneth Womack, author of “John Lennon 1980: The Last Days in the Life,” released on Sept. 15; producer: JEM president Marty Scott; contributors: The Weeklings, The Midnight Callers, The Grip Weeds, Jonathan Pushkar, The Gold Needles, Richard Barone, The Anderson Council; Vinyl; Target) » BUY NOW (JEM)
Loudon Wainwright III “I’d Rather Lead a Band” (celebrating the Great American Songbook with Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks; producers: Randall Poster, Stewart Lerman; first single: “A Ship Without a Sail”; Hear/read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Target) » BUY NOW (Search Party / Thirty Tigers)
Kim Wilson (of The Fabulous Thunderbirds) “Take Me Back! The Bigtone Sessions” (a mixture of original songs and covers of Jimmy Rogers, Guitar Gabriel, Jimmy Nolan, Larry Williams, etc.; recorded live in the studio and in mono; new single: “Fine Little Woman”; Download; Target) » BUY NOW (M.C.)

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Other Notable Releases

Chuck Charles Drew Citron Dephosphorus
Brit Drozda GRID Izzy Heltai
Horrible Earth Pls Pls Me Josh Werner
Necrophobic Ron Miles Ascension of the Watchers
Kronos Quartet Ozric Tentacles DGM

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Andy Bell “The View from Halfway Down” (debut solo album from the Ride bassist; engineered by Bell’s former Oasis bandmate Gem Archer; new single: “Love Comes in Waves”; See here; Read here; CD and Vinyl out Oct. 30; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Sonic Cathedral)
Bootblacks “Thin Skies” (producer: Jason Corbett; new single: “Traveling Light”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Artoffact)
Michael Bernard Fitzgerald (Canadian singer-songwriter) “Love Valley” (producer: Josh Rob Gwilliam; new single: “I Love That Sound”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Treasure Island)
Great Peacock (Nashville-based Southern rockers) “Forever Worse or Better” (producers: Great Peacock; first single: “All I Ever Do”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Great Peacock / Soundly Music)
Low Cut Connie “Private Lives” (See here; CD and Vinyl out Oct. 16; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Contender / MidCitizen, Oct. 13)
Mise en Scene (Canadian grunge-pop duo) “Winnipeg, California” (producers: Eric Ratz, Dave Genn; new single: “Unsolicited Advice”; See here) » BUY NOW (Light Organ)
North Americans (instrumental duo) “Roped In” (new single: “Furniture in the Valley”; See here; Vinyl; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Third Man)
Orbit (Boston alt-rock band) “Vapor Trails” (producer: the band’s onetime bassist Wally Gagel; first single: “See the Light”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Lunch)
Trey Songz “Back Home” (new single: “Two Ways”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Atlantic)
Spires That In The Sunset Rise (experimental psych jazz duo) “Psychic Oscillations” (new single: “Sax Solfa”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (FPE)
Yo La Tengo “Sleepless Night” (six-song EP; new single: “Bleeding”; Hear here; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Matador)
Mat Zo (London-born, L.A.-based producer) “Illusion of Depth” (new single: “Problems”; Hear here; CD and Vinyl out Nov. 20; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Anjunabeats)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Berlin “Pleasure Victim” (1982 mini album; remastered, with seven bonus remixes) » BUY NOW (Rubellan Remasters)
Dire Straits “The Studio Albums 1978-1991” (six-CD box set; Vinyl, eight-LP box set; Target) » BUY NOW (Rhino / Warner)
The Doors “Morrison Hotel (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (1970 album, featuring “You Make Me Real” and “Roadhouse Blues”; two-CD, one-LP box set; newly remastered by The Doors’ longtime engineer and mixer Bruce Botnick, with unreleased studio outtakes; Download; Target; Merch) » BUY NOW (Rhino / Elektra)
Five Finger Death Punch “A Decade of Destruction, Volume 2” (17-song collection includes five previously unreleased tracks; Vinyl; Merch) » BUY NOW (Prospect Park)
Vince Guaraldi “A Charlie Brown Christmas [Vinyl]” (1965 album; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Picture Disc, with lenticular cover; Target-Exclusive Green Vinyl, with original art poster; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Vinyl, red and green splattered clear LP; Walmart-Exclusive Snowflake Picture Disc; Merch) » BUY NOW (Craft Recordings / Concord)
John Lennon “GIMME SOME TRUTH.” (two-CD, one-Blu-ray set features 36 tracks in hi-res stereo 96/24 PCM, new 5.1 surround mixes and Dolby Atmos, plus a 124-page book, poster, postcards and bumper sticker; See here; Standard CD; Vinyl, four-LP box set; Download; Apple Music; Target; Merch) » BUY NOW (Capitol / UMe)
Linkin Park “Hybrid Theory (20th Anniversary Edition)” (2000 album; remastered; Hear/read here; Super Deluxe Edition, with five CDs, four LPs, three DVDs, a cassette, etc.; Vinyl, four-LP box set; Download; Target; Merch) » BUY NOW (Rhino / Warner)
Ayalew Mesfin “Tewedije Limut (Let Me Die Loved)” (7-inch single releases and previously unreleased recordings taken from master tapes; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Now-Again)
Kacey Musgraves “The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show” (2019 album; White Vinyl) » BUY NOW (MCA Nashville / UMe)
The Replacements “Pleased To Meet Me (Deluxe Edition)” (1987 album; remastered three-CD, one-LP box set, featuring B-sides, Jimmy Iovine’s remix of “Can’t Hardly Wait,” 15 “Blackberry Way Demos” and 23 rough mixes, outtakes and alternates; See here; Read here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Rhino / Warner)
Sade “THIS FAR [Vinyl]” (six-LP box set featuring the band’s six studio albums; remastered at half-speed by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios; Read here; Target) » BUY NOW (Epic / Legacy)
Slade “Cum On Feel the Hitz: The Best of Slade” (two-CD, 24-song set; Track list; Vinyl; Download, released Sept. 25) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
Barbra Streisand “Birth of a Legend: 1962 Studio Recordings” » BUY NOW (Jasmine Music)
Tears For Fears “The Seeds of Love (Super Deluxe Edition)” (1989 album, featuring the title track “Sowing the Seeds of Love,” “Woman in Chains” and “Advice for the Young at Heart”; remastered four-CD, one-Blu-ray box set featuring extended versions, B-sides, radio edits, early mixes, previously unreleased demos and jams, plus a 5.1 surround mix by Steven Wilson; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Deluxe Edition, with B-sides; Standard CD; Vinyl; Digital Super Deluxe Edition; Digital Deluxe Edition; Merch) » BUY NOW (Mercury / UMe)
UB40 “Essential UB40” (three-CD compilation; Amazon UK; Merch) » BUY NOW (Spectrum / UMC)
Ultravox “Vienna [Deluxe Edition]: 40th Anniversary” (1980 album; six-disc box set, featuring a new stereo mix by Steven Wilson, with hits, B-sides, live tracks, unreleased cassette rehearsals, a newly mixed concert from St. Albans in 1980, etc.; Vinyl, half-speed by Alchemy Mastering using the original 1980 production tapes; Download) » BUY NOW (Chrysalis)
Various artists “NOW 100 HITS 80s No. 1s” (five-CD collection; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Universal UK)
Various artists “The ‘Sound’ of the R&B Hits” (1964 U.K. compilation of Motown recordings is expanded to 28 songs; Hear/read here) » BUY NOW (Ace)
Rick Vito (former Fleetwood Mac guitarist) “Lucky in Love: The Best of Rick Vito” (19-song compilation, originally released in 2009) » BUY NOW (Hypertension)

More Releases for Oct. 9, 2020 »

Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Rory Gallagher “The Best of Rory Gallagher” (30 songs; CD and Vinyl out Dec. 4) » BUY NOW (UMe)

Next Week: Oct. 16, 2020

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