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New Releases: Sept. 2, 2016

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Big Scary “Animal” (Hear here) (Pieater)
Izzy Bizu (U.K. singer-songwriter) “A Moment of Madness” (Hear here; See here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition) (Epic)
Till Brönner (Germany’s top-selling jazz artist) “The Good Life” (producer: Ruud Jacobs; Hear here; MP3) (Sony Masterworks)
Chatham County Line “Autumn” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Yep Roc)
A Day to Remember “Bad Vibrations” (first single: “Bad Vibrations”; Hear here; Deluxe Edition; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition) (ADTR / Epitaph)
The Divine Comedy “Foreverland” (their first album since 2010; producer: frontman Neil Hannon; Hear here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition, with 19 bonus tracks) (Divine Comedy)
Dodgy “What Are We Fighting For” (first single: “Are You the One”; Hear here; MP3) (Cherry Red)
Sophie Ellis-Bextor “Familia” (producer: Ed Harcourt; first single: “Come With Us”; See here; MP3) (EBGB’s / RED / Essential)
Eluvium (aka Matthew Cooper) “False Readings On” (first single: “Fugue State”; Hear here; MP3) (Temporary Residence Ltd.)
Chris Farren (formerly of Fake Problems) “Can’t Die” (first single: “Say U Want Me”; See here; MP3) (SideOneDummy)
The Frightnrs (rocksteady quartet) “Nothing More To Say” (producer: Victor Axelrod; Hear here; MP3) (Daptone)
Goblin Cock “Necronomidonkeykongimicon” (first single: “Something Haunted”; Hear here; MP3) (Joyful Noise Recordings)
Imminent Sonic Destruction (Detroit prog/metal band) “Triumphia” (Hear here) (Luxor)
Jamie T “Trick” (new single: “Power Over Men”; Hear here) (U.K. – Virgin)
Charles Jenkins (gospel singer-songwriter) “Think About These Things” (producer: Warryn Campbell; first single: “Winning”; See here; MP3) (Inspired People / Empire)
Kindred the Family Soul “Legacy of Love” (producers: Vidal Davis, James Poyser, Anthony Bell, Melvin Chaos Lewis, Steve McKie; first single: “All My People”; Hear here; MP3) (we’re not a label)
James Vincent McMorrow “We Move” (producers: Nineteen85, Frank Dukes; first single: “Rising Water”; Hear here; MP3) (Burning Rope / Faction)
The Moles “Tonight’s Music” (the psych pop band’s first album in more than 20 years; Hear here; MP3) (Fire)
Anna Netrebko “Verismo” (featuring arias by Puccini, Leoncavallo, Ponchielli, Boito, Giordano and Catalani; Antonio Pappano conducts the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Netrebko’s husband, tenor Yusif Eyvazov; Hear here; MP3) (Deutsche Grammophon)
Angel Olsen “My Woman” (producer: Justin Raisen; first single: “Intern”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Jagjaguwar)
The Parrots (Madrid garage-rock trio) “Los Niños Sin Miedo” (translation: “Children Without Fear”; first single: “Jame Gumb”; Hear here; MP3) (PIAS America)
Signals Midwest (Cleveland indie rockers) “At This Age” (producer: Into It. Over It.’s Evan Weiss; Hear here; MP3) (Tiny Engines)
Skye & Ross (from Morcheeba) “Skye & Ross” (first single: “Light of Gold”; Hear here; MP3) (Fly Agaric / Cooking Vinyl)
Soundwalk Collective & Jesse Paris Smith featuring Patti Smith “Killer Road” (featuring poems and lyrics by the late Nico; first single: “Killer Road”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Sacred Bones)
Jack Tempchin (Eagles songwriter) “One More Song” (Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Blue Élan)
The Tigerlilies (Cincinnati post punk power-pop quartet) “123456!!!” (six-song EP; Hear here; MP3) (The Tigerlilies)
Various artists “Roadies: Music From The Showtime Original Series, Season 1” (featuring live songs by Lindsey Buckingham, John Mellencamp, My Morning Jacket, Jackson Browne, Eddie Vedder, etc.; See here; MP3) (Republic)
Cristian Vogel “The Assistenz” (Hear here) (Shitkatapult)
Volturyon “Cleansed By Carnage” (producer: Ronnie Björnström; guest: Masse Broberg; Hear here) (Vicisolom Productions)
Seth Walker “Gotta Get Back” (producer: Jano Rix of The Wood Brothers; first single: “High Time”; Hear here; MP3) (The Royal Potato Family)
Warhaus (aka Maarten Devoldere of the Belgian rock band Balthazar) “We Fucked a Flame into Being” (first single: “I’m Not Him”; Hear here; MP3) (PIAS America)

More Releases for Sept. 2, 2016

New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Art of Dying “Nevermore” (six-song EP; producer: Mark Holman; Hear here) (Vices and Virtues Music Inc / The Fuel Music)
Bibio “The Serious EP” (four songs, feat. Olivier St. Louis; Hear here) (Warp)
Castro (Dallas sibling pop/folk trio includes former “American Idol” finalist Jason Castro) “Diamond Dreams” (seven-song EP; producer: Charlie Peacock; first single: “Diamond Dreams”; Hear here) (Fervent)
Chucky Macdonald (power-trio grunge band from Quebec) “Let’s Go to War!” (producer: David Lizotte; See here) (Bunker D’Auteuil)
Demon in Me (California alt-rock quintet) “Here’s Your Way Out” (Hear here) (Standby)
E.L.84 Band “Volume 1” (producer: Kevin Peppin; first single: “Civil Disobedience”; Hear here) (E.L.84 Band, Sept. 1)
Four Star Riot (Tampa Bay-area power pop/rock band) “Waves” (second single: “Empty Space”; Hear here) (Vital)
Vian Izak “Brink of Love” (three-song EP; guests: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Eliza Ramgren; first single: “World of Trouble”; Hear here) (Vohnc Music)
Yael Naim (French-Israeli artist) “Older” (producer: David Donatien; new single: “Coward”; Hear here) (Tot-Ou Tard / Thirty Tigers)
Gary Quinn (three-time British Country Award winner) “I Remember” (five-song EP; producer: Thomm Jutz; Hear here) (Gary Quinn Music)
Sex Stains (L.A. post-punk quintet) “Sex Stains” (producer: Mark Rains; first single: “Don’t Hate Me ‘Cuz I’m Beautiful”; Hear here) (Don Giovanni)
Dallas Smith (Canadian country singer) “Side Effects” (producer: Joey Moi; second single: “Autograph”; See here) (Dallas Smith Music)
STS9 “The Universal Inside” (first single: “Get Loud”; Hear here) (1320)
We Are the Catalyst (Swedish alt-metal quartet) “Elevation” (producer: Kenny Boufadene; first single: “Open Door”; Hear here; See here) (Ferocity)

More Digital Releases for Sept. 2, 2016

Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Alarm “Spirit of ’86: 30th Anniversary Edition” (deluxe two-CD, one-DVD set featuring the original MTV concert recorded and filmed at UCLA on April 12, 1986; remixed and remastered from the original master tapes by frontman Mike Peters; See here) (U.K. – 21st Century)
Alice Babs & Duke Ellington “Serenade To Sweden” (1963 album, previously unreleased in the U.S.; remastered) (Real Gone Music)
Michael Bolton “Original Album Classics” (five-CD set include “The Hunger,” “Soul Provider,” Time, Love & Tenderness,” “Timeless: The Classics” and “The One Thing”) (U.K. – Sony)
Carpenters “The Nation’s Favourite Carpenters Songs” (20-song collection; sleevenotes include a full interview with Richard Carpenter) (U.K. – UMC)
Lee Dorsey “Wheelin’ and Dealin’: The Definitive Collection” (20 songs, including “Ya Ya” and “Working in the Coal Mine”; Hear here) (Music on CD)
Gene & Eddie “True Enough: Gene & Eddie With Sir Joe At Ru-Jac” (Omnivore Recordings)
Bobbie Gentry “Touch ‘Em with Love” (1969 album; remastered; See here), “Fancy” (1970 album, produced by Rick Hall; remastered; See here) (U.K. – UMC)
Robert Goulet “The Definitive Collection” (two CDs, 36 songs) (Real Gone Music)
The Guess Who “Original Album Classics” (five-CD set include “Canned Wheat,” “American Woman,” “Share the Land,” “So Long Bannatyne” and “Rockin'”) (U.K. – Sony)
The Isley Brothers “Groove with You … Live!” (unreleased 1980 album, recorded at Bearsville Sound Studio in Woodstock, N.Y.) (Real Gone Music)
Waylon Jennings “The Lost Nashville Sessions” (Vinyl) (Country Rewind)
Julius Katchen “The Complete Decca Recordings” (35-CD box set) (Decca)
King Crimson “Radical Action to Unseat the Hold of Monkey Mind” (three-CD/one-Blu-ray set, a full audio and visual presentation of songs they performed on their 2015 tours of the U.K., Canada and Japan) (DGM)
Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s “The Bride on the Boxcar: A Decade of Margot Rarities 2004-2014” (five-CD box set, featuring unreleased album tracks, bedroom recordings and alternate versions; See here) ” target=”new”> (Joyful Noise Recordings)
Freddie Mercury “Messenger of the Gods: The Singles” (box set containing 13 vinyl 7-inch singles; CD) (Hollywood)
The Meters “A Message from The Meters: The Complete Josie, Reprise & Warner Bros. Singles 1968-1977” (two CDs, 40 songs) (Real Gone Music)
Miriam Makeba “Original Album Classics” (five-CD set include “The World of Miriam Makeba,” “The Voice of Africa,” “Makeba Sings!,” “The Magic of Makeba” and “An Evening With Harry Belafonte & Miriam Makeba”) (U.K. – Sony)
Georges Prêtre “The Symphonic Recordings” (17-CD box set) (Warner Classics / Parlophone)
P.S. Eliot “2007-2011” (two-CD, 50-song compilation; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Don Giovanni)
Linda Ronstadt / The Stone Poneys “The Stone Poneys [SHM-CD]” (1967 album; remastered), “Evergreen Vol. 2 [SHM-CD]” (1967 album, featuring “Different Drum”; remastered), “Linda Ronstadt, Stone Poneys and Friends, Vol. III [SHM-CD]” (1968 album; remasterd) (Japan – Universal)
Starship “No Protection / Love Among the Cannibals” (1987, 1989 albums; remastered from the original mastered tapes by Joe Reagoso) (Friday Music)
Various artists “Tim Burgess Presents Vinyl Adventures from Istanbul to San Francisco” (the Charlatans frontman tracks down records for the likes of Iggy Pop, Kim Gordon, Mick Jones, Edwyn Collins, etc.; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl) (Republic of Music)
Various artists “I Love The 90’s Tour Presents The Last Great Decade of Music” (14-song set, exclusive to Amazon, includes hits by Vanilla Ice, Salt-n-Pepa, Color Me Badd, En Vogue, Sugar Ray, All-4-One, Coolio, etc.) (Rhino)
Various artists “Mighty Instrumentals R&B-Style 1960” (two CDs, 54 songs, featuring B.B. King, Ike Turner, Bo Diddley, Bill Doggett, Buddy Guy, Lowell Fulson, Freddie King, Elmore James, Slim Harpo, etc.) (Rhythm & Blues)
Herbert von Karajan “Complete Remastered Edition” (101-CD box set; remastered from the original sources in 24-bit/96kHz at Abbey Road Studios) (Warner Classics / Parlophone)
Porter Wagoner “The Definitive Collection” (two CDs, 40 songs) (Real Gone Music)
Dionne Warwick “The Warner Bros. Recordings” (two-CD compilation includes 19 rarities) (Real Gone Music)
Dionne Warwick “Original Album Classics” (five-CD set include “Dionne,” “No Night So Long,” “Friends In Love,” “Heartbreaker” and “How Many Times Can We Say Goodbye”) (U.K. – Sony)

More Releases for Sept. 2, 2016

Reissues (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
David Bowie “I Dig Everything: The 1966 Pye Singles” (six songs) (Castle Communications, Sept. 1)
Jean Carne “You’re a Part of Me” (1988 album) (Essential)
Ray Conniff “Love Theme From ‘The Godfather'” (1972 album) (Columbia / Legacy)
Sarah Dash “Sarah Dash” (1978 album, with two bonus tracks) (Epic / Legacy)
De La Soul “The Grind Date” (2004 album) (Castle Communications, Sept. 1)
Earth, Wind & Fire “Illumination” (2005 album) (Castle Communications, Sept. 1)
Peter Green “Peter Green – Man of the World: The Anthology 1968-1988” (18 songs) (Castle Communications, Sept. 1)
The Kinks “Classics: The Best of The Kinks” (25 songs) (Sanctuary, Sept. 1)
Gary Stewart “Your Place or Mine” (1977 album) (RCA / Legacy)
Pat Thomas “Coming Home: Original Ghanaian Highlife & Afrobeat Classics 1964-1981” (23-track retrospective; Hear here) (Strut)
Bonnie Tyler “Lost In France: The Early Years” (30-song compilation) (Castle Communications, Sept. 1)
Various artists “The Upsetter Selection: A Lee Perry Jukebox” (47 songs) (Trojan, Sept. 1)
Jennifer Warnes “The Well” (2001 album) (BMG Rights Management, Sept. 1)

More Digital Releases for Sept. 2, 2016

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio:
Jennifer Aniston, Jr. Harry Connick, Vin Diesel, et al “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition [Blu-ray]” (1999 film; Ultimate Collector’s Edition) (Warner Home Video)
Jesse Eisenberg, Morgan Freeman, et al “Now You See Me 2 [DVD]” (2016 film; Blu-ray + DVD; 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray) (Lionsgate)
Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, et al “The Flash: The Complete Second Season [DVD]” (six discs; Blu-ray) (Warner Home Video)
Rex Harrison, Margaret Lockwood, et al “Night Train to Munich (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]” (1940 film; See/read here) (Criterion Collection)
Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, et al “Supernatural: The Complete Eleventh Season [Blu-ray]” (six discs; Blu-ray) (Warner Home Video)
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, et al “Star Trek 50th Anniversary TV and Movie Collection [Blu-ray]” (30-disc box set; Read here) (Paramount)
Nina Simone “What Happened, Miss Simone? [DVD]” (Netflix original documentary, directed by Liz Garbus; Blu-ray) (Eagle Vision)
Styx “Live At The Orleans Arena Las Vegas [DVD]” (filmed during their 2014 Soundtrack of Summer Tour; Blu-ray) (Eagle Vision)
Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, et al “Road House (Collector’s Edition) [Blu-ray]” (1989 film) (Shout! Factory)

More Upcoming DVD / Blu-ray Releases

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher:
Travis Barker “Can I Say: Living Large, Cheating Death, and Drums, Drums, Drums” (Paperback; co-author: Gavin Edwards; Free Preview) (William Morrow Paperbacks)
The Beatles “A Hard Day’s Night: A Private Archive” (Hardcover; author: Mark Lewisohn) (Phaidon Press)
The Beatles “Looking Through You: Rare & Unseen Photographs from The Beatles Book Archive” (Hardcover; edited by Andy Neill) (The Overlook Press)
David Bowie “Bowie Treasures” (Hardcover; author: Mike Evans), “David Bowie Changes: His Life in Pictures 1947-2016” (Hardcover; author: Chris Welch), “David Bowie and Philosophy: Rebel, Rebel” (Paperback; edited by Theodore G. Ammon) (Carlton Books / Open Court)
Cliff Burton “To Live Is to Die: The Life and Death of Metallica’s Cliff Burton” (Paperback; revised and updated edition; author: Joel McIver) (Jawbone Press)
Vic Chesnutt “Don’t Suck, Don’t Die: Giving Up Vic Chesnutt” (Paperback; author: Kristin Hersh; Free Preview) (University of Texas Press)
Jan & Dean “Surf City: The Jan and Dean Story” (Paperback; author: Dean Torrence) (SelectBooks)
Matt Pinfield (former host of MTV’s “120 Minutes”) “All These Things That I’ve Done: My Insane, Improbable Rock Life – Music, Mayhem & MTV” (Hardcover; co-author: Mitchell Cohen) (Scribner)
Kanye West “Pocket Kanye Wisdom: Witty Quotes and Wise Words from Kanye West” (Paperback) (Hardie Grant Books)

More Book Releases

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