New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Jesse Ahern“Roots Rock Rebel” (producer: Ted Hutt; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour, with Dropkick Murphys) Dummy Luck Music
Herb Alpert“Wish Upon a Star” (his 49th studio album; producer: Alpert; On Tour, with wife Lani Hall; Download) Herb Alpert Presents
Ash“Race the Night” (Northern Irish band’s eighth album and first since 2018; guest: Démira; new single: “Race the Night”; See here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Fierce Panda
Corinne Bailey Rae“Black Rainbows” (British singer-songwriter’s fourth album and first in seven years; producers: S.J. Brown, Bailey Rae; new single: “New York Transit Queen”; See here; Read here; Double Vinyl; Amazon-Exclusive Clear Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Black Rainbows Music / Thirty Tigers
Barenaked Ladies“In Flight” (Canadian band’s 18th album; producer: Eric Ratz; new single: “One Night”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Raisin’
Baroness“STONE” (Savannah, Ga, metal band’s sixth album; producers: Baroness; new single: “Last Word”; See here; Deluxe Edition; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; Apple Music) Abraxan Hymns
Madison Beer“Silence Between Songs” (her second album; producers: Beer, Leroy Clampitt; new single: “Spinnin'”; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Sing It Loud / Epic
The Bites“Squeeze” (Hollywood-based hard rock band’s debut album; new single: “Do Me a Favor”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Earache
Brothers Osborne“Brothers Osborne” (Grammy-winning country duo’s fourth album; producer: Mike Elizondo; new single: “Sun Ain’t Even Gone Down Yet”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) EMI Records Nashville
S. Carey & John Raymond“Shadowlands” (new single: “Calling”; See here; Clear Vinyl; Download) Libellule Editions / Red Hook
Dan + Shay“Bigger Houses” (Grammy-winning country duo’s fifth album; producer: Dan Smyers; new single: “Save Me the Trouble”; See here; Blue Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Warner Music Nashville
Dengue Fever“Ting Mong” (L.A.-based Cambodian/American band’s sixth album and its first in more than eight years; in Khmer folklore, a Ting Mong is a decoy or mannequin, similar to a scarecrow, used to fight away evil spirits and plagues; producers: Paul Smith, Dengue Fever; new single: “Touch Me Not”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download) Tuk Tuk Records / MRI
Kurt Elling & Charlie Hunter“SuperBlue: The Iridescent Spree” (follow-up to their Grammy-nominated 2021 album “SuperBlue”; new single: “Not Here / Not Now”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Edition
Explosions in the Sky“End” (Texas post-rock band’s eighth album and first since 2016; new single: “Ten Billion People”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Temporary Residence Ltd.
Fieh“III” (Norwegian neo-soul band’s third album; new single: “Supergud”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) Jansen
Killer Mike“MICHAEL” (his first solo album in more than a decade; new single: “MOTHERLESS”; See here; Double Vinyl; Download released on June 16; Apple Music) Loma Vista Recordings / Concord
Demi Lovato“REVAMPED” (their ninth album features rock versions of their pop hits; producers: Warren “Oak” Felder, Alex Niceforo, Keith “Ten4” Sorrells, Mitch Allan, Trevor Brown, Zaire Koalo; guests: Slash, Nita Strauss, The Maine, The Used’s Bert McCracken; new single: “Confident”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) DLG Recordings / Island
Mitski“The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We” (singer-songwriter’s seventh album; producer: Patrick Hyland; new single: “Bug Like an Angel”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Robin Egg Blue Vinyl; Cassette; Download; Apple Music) Dead Oceans
Mae Muller“Sorry I’m Late” (rising pop star’s 17-track debut album; guests: Dylan, NEIKED, Polo G; new single: “I Wrote a Song,” which represented the U.K. at the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Capitol
Nation of Language“Strange Disciple” (Brooklyn trio’s third album; producer: Nick Millhiser; new single: “Weak In Your Light”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Play It Again Sam
NEEDTOBREATHE“CAVES” (Grammy-nominated rock band’s ninth album; guests: Carly Pearce, Old Dominion, Foy Vance, Judah & The Lion; new single: “The Cave”; See here; Vinyl out Oct. 13; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Drive All Night
Willie Nelson“Bluegrass” (90-year-old legend’s 151st album, giving a bluegrass twist to some of his classics, with Barry Bales on upright bass, Ron Block on banjo, and Aubrey Haynie on fiddle; new single: “You Left Me a Long, Long Time Ago”; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Legacy Recordings
Pretenders“Relentless” (producer: David Wrench; recorded at Battery Studios in Willesden, North West London; Jonny Greenwood provideed the string arrangement and conducted the 12 Ensemble for the album’s closing track, “I Think About You Daily”; new single: “Let the Sun Come In”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Rhino
Princess Goes“Come of Age” (second album from NYC-based trio led by “Dexter” actor and singer Michael C. Hall; new single: “BLUR”; See here; Clear Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) SO in De Goot
The Record Company“The 4th Album” (new single: “Talk to Me”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Round Hill
Joshua Redman“where we are” (jazz saxophonist’s first vocal album, featuring singer Gabrielle Cavassa; new single: “Chicago Blues”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Blue Note
Brian Setzer“The Devil Always Collects” (producers: Setzer, Julian Raymond; mixed by Chris Lord-Alge; new single: “Girl on the Billboard”; See here; Red Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Surfdog
Shakey Graves“Movie of the Week” (Alejandro Rose-Garcia’s fourth album; new single: “Big in the World”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Dualtone
Staind“Confessions of the Fallen” (their first album in 12 years; new single: “Cycle of Hurting”; See here; Vinyl; Splatter Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour, with Godsmack) Alchemy Recordings / BMG Rights Management
Teddy Swims“I’ve Tried Everything But Therapy (Part 1)” (his full-length debut album; producers: Ammo, Andrew Wells, Julian Bunetta; new single: “Lose Control”; See here; Vinyl out Oct. 6; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Warner
Corey Taylor“CMF2” (Slipknot leader’s second solo album; new single: “Beyond”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) BMG Rights Management
Thirty Seconds to Mars“It’s the End of the World But It’s a Beautiful Day” (Jared and Shannon Leto’s sixth album; producers: Ammar Malik, Jared Leto, John Ryan, Oscar Neidhardt, Shannon Leto; new single: “Stuck”; See here; Tangerine Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Concord
Yann Tiersen“Kerber Complete” (four-CD box set of a newly recorded solo piano version of his 2021 album “Kerber,” with remixes and live recordings; Hear here; Download) Mute
Tony Jay (San Francisco band)“Perfect Worlds” (new single: “Isolated Visions”; See here; Opaque White Vinyl; Cassette; Download; Apple Music) Slumberland
Viv & Riley“Imaginary People” (Durham-based indie roots duo of Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno; producer: Alex Bingham of Hiss Golden Messenger; new single: “Kygers Hill”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Free Dirt
Wheeler Walker Jr.“Ram” (producer: Dave Cobb; new single: “Money ‘N’ Bitches”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Pepperhill Music

New Releases (Downloads)

ARTIST TITLE LABEL
The Beaches “Blame My Ex” (Canadian rockers’ second album, six years after their debut; producers: Gus Van Go, Elizabeth Lowell Boland; new single: “Blame Brett”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) AWAL Recordings
Haley Blais “Wisecrack” (Vancouver singer-songwriter’s second album; new single: “Baby Teeth”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) Arts & Crafts
The Brook & The Bluff “Bluebeard” (Birmingham-raised, Nashville-based band’s third album; new single: “Headfirst”; Hear here; On Tour) AWAL Recordings
Oteil Burbridge “Lovely View of Heaven” (a tribute to the musical legacy of Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter; new single: “Stella Blue”; Hear here; Read here; Apple Music; On Tour) Floki Studios
Ralphie Choo “SUPERNOVA” (Madrid native’s debut album; guests: Mura Masa, rusowsky, DRUMMIE, et al; new single: “MÁQUINA CULONA”; See here; Apple Music) Rusia-IDK / Warner
Elisapie “Inuktitut” (Inuktitut covers of classics by Metallica, Fleetwood Mac, Blondie, Queen, The Rolling Stones, et al; new single: “Taimangalimaaq [Time After Time],” a cover of Cyndi Lauper; See here; Apple Music) Bonsound
Trevor Hall “Trevor Hall and The Great In-Between” (new single: “Shake It Out”; Hear here; Apple Music) 3 Rivers Label
Luluc “Diamonds” (Australian indie-folk duo’s fifth album; new single: “Diamonds”; See here) Community Music
Stephen Marley “Old Soul” (Grammy-winning reggae star’s fifth solo album and first since 2016; guests: Eric Clapton, Bob Weir, Jack Johnson, Ziggy Marley, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Buju Banton, Slightly Stoopid; new single: “Cool As the Breeze”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Apple Music; On Tour) Tuff Gong Collective / UMe / Ghetto Youths International
Vic Mensa “Victor” (Chicago rapper’s second album; guests: G-Eazy, Chance the Rapper, Ty Dolla $ign, Thundercat, Maeta; new single: “Blue Eyes”; See here; Read here; Apple Music) Roc Nation
Nasty C “I Love It Here” (19-track album; guests: Benny the Butcher, Ami Faku, Tellaman, Manana, 25K, Maglera Doe Boy; See here; Apple Music) Def Jam
Aaron Skiles “Whistle Past the Grave” (producers: Skiles, Ben Bernstein; See here) Aaron Skiles
Rod Wave “Nostalgia” (St. Petersburg, FL, rapper’s fifth album; guests: 21 Savage, Moneybagg Yo; new single: “Call Your Friends”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) Alamo Records / Sony Music Entertainment
Juice Webster “JULIA” (Australian indie folk artist’s debut album; new single: “Returning”; See here) Cohort
Stephen Wilson Jr. “søn of dad” (Nashville-based country artist’s debut double album; producers: Wilson, Benjamin West; guest: Hailey Whitters; new singles: “Mighty Beast” and “All the Wars From Now On”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) Big Loud
Worriers “Trust Your Gut” (new single: “Trust Your Gut”; See here; Apple Music) Ernest Jennings Record Co.

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTIST TITLE LABEL
Beck, Bogert & Appice “Live in Japan ’73 & Live in London ’74” (four-CD box set of previously unreleased live performances from Jeff Beck, Tim Bogert, and Carmine Appice; Hear here; Vinyl, four-LP box set; Download) Rhino
Crabby Appleton “Go Back: The Crabby Appleton Anthology” (two-CD set includes the band’s two studio albums, plus non-LP singles and rare mono mixes; See here; Read here; Amazon UK) Grapefruit / Cherry Red
Colin Hay “Now and the Evermore (More)” (deluxe edition of his 2022 album, with seven previously unreleased bonus tracks from the original recording sessions; Download) Compass
Steve Miller Band “J50: The Evolution of The Joker (Deluxe)” (1973 album; box set contains the original 10-track album, plus 27 previously unreleased songs, with audio commentary and liner notes from Miller and music journalist Anthony DeCurtis; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Sailor / Capitol / UMe
Sandy Posey “Born a Woman: Complete MGM Recordings 1966-1968” (two-CD set contains four MGM albums, with seven non-album tracks and rare Italian versions of “Born a Woman” and “Single Girl”; Read here; Amazon UK) Strawberry / Cherry Red
Pharoah Sanders “Pharoah (Deluxe Edition)” (Double CD; 1977 album; remastered, with two unreleased live performances of “Harvest Time,” plus a 24-page booklet; Double Vinyl; Download) Luaka Bop
Carly Simon “These Are the Good Old Days: The Carly Simon & Jac Holzman Story” (two-CD, 20-song collection of tracks chosen and sequenced by Holzman, founder of Elektra Records; includes a cover of John Prine’s “Angel From Montgomery” and the previously unreleased demo of “Alone”; remastered; Hear here; Read here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Rhino / Elektra
The Who “Who’s Next | Life House (Deluxe Edition)” (two-CD set featuring the original 1971 album, newly remastered, and 12 highlights from the Super Deluxe Edition, containing unreleased and live tracks; Hear here; Super Deluxe Edition, 10 CDs, all remastered from the original tapes by longtime Who engineer Jon Astley, plus a Blu-ray Audio disc with newly created Atmos and 5.1 surround mixes of “Who’s Next” and 14 bonus tracks by Steven Wilson; Standard CD; Vinyl, remastered original LP; Half-Speed Master, cut by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios; Vinyl Box Set, four-LP set containing the original album and the newly remastered “Live at the Civic Auditorium, San Francisco – December 12, 1971”; Amazon UK; Download; Super Deluxe Download; Apple Music) Geffen / UMe
Hank Williams “Hank 100: Greatest Radio Hits” (25 songs on one CD; Double Vinyl) BMG Rights Management

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