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New Releases: Sept. 25, 2020

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New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Band of Heathens “Stranger” (producer: Tucker Martine; See here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (BOH)
Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite “100 Years of Blues” (Download) » BUY NOW (Alligator)
Blitzen Trapper “Holy Smokes Future Jokes” (first single: “Magical Thinking”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Yep Roc)
The Buckleys (country sibling act from Australia) “Daydream” (producer: Chad Carlson; See here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download, released on Aug. 21) » BUY NOW (Petrol / UMG Recordings)
Cayucas “Blue Summer” (new single: “California Girl”; See here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Park the Van)
A Certain Ratio “ACR LOCO” (their first album in 12 years; new single: “Always in Love”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Mute)
Terri Clark “It’s Christmas … Cheers!” (packaging includes a free Christmas card; guests: Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs, Dierks Bentley, Pam Tillis, Suzy Bogguss, The Time Jumpers; Holly Green Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Mercury Nashville)
Deftones “Ohms” (their first album in four years; producer: Terry Date; new single: “Ohms”; Hear here; Vinyl; Apple Music; Download; Merch) » BUY NOW (Reprise)
Diana DeMuth “Misadventure” (producers: Simone Felice, David Baron; new single: “All the Liars”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Creaky Gate / Thirty Tigers)
Natalie Grant “No Stranger” (first single: “My Weapon”; See here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Curb / Word Entertainment)
The Hives “The Hives: Live At Third Man Records” (recorded last year at the Blue Room in Nashville; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Third Man)
Diana Krall “This Dream of You” (the performances in the set are from 2016 and 2017 sessions with her late friend and collaborator Tommy LiPuma; producer: Krall; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Verve)
Tasha Cobbs Leonard “Royalty: Live At The Ryman” (See here; Download) » BUY NOW (Motown Gospel)
Lydia Loveless “Daughter” (her first album in four years; new single: “Love Is Not Enough”; See here; Read here) » BUY NOW (Honey, You’re Gonna Be Late)
Machine Gun Kelly “Tickets to My Downfall” (new single: “my ex’s best friend”; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with four extra songs; Download; Apple Music; Target) » BUY NOW (Bad Boy / Interscope)
Makaya McCraven “Universal Beings E&F Sides” (14 new pieces of organic beat music cut from his original 2018 “Universal Beings” sessions, serving as a soundtrack to the “Universal Beings” documentary film; first single: “Mak Attack”; Vinyl; Download, released on July 31; See/read here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (International Anthem)
Justin Moore “Live At The Ryman” (Walmart-exclusive 17-song CD; guests: Ricky Skaggs, Chris Janson, David Lee Murphy, The Whites; Hear here; Walmart-Exclusive Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (The Valory Music Co.)
Thurston Moore (former Sonic Youth guitarist) “By the Fire” (first single: “HASHISH”; Hear here; Vinyl; Cassette; Apple Music; Download) » BUY NOW (Daydream Library Series)
Bob Mould “Blue Hearts” (first single: “American Crisis”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Merge)
Róisín Murphy “Róisín Machine” (new single: “Something More”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition, with six bonus extended mixes; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Skint)
Danny O’Keefe “Looking Glass & The Dreamers” (his first album in five years pays tribute to the Nez Perce tribe of Native Americans and their leader, Chief Joseph; producers: O’Keefe, Gary Ogan; Hear here; Download) » BUY NOW (Bicameral Songs)
Public Enemy “What You Gonna Do When the Grid Goes Down?” (guests: Mike D, Ad-Rock, Run-DMC, George Clinton, Nas, DJ Premier, Questlove, Ice-T, Rapsody, Black Thought, YG, Jahi, etc.; new single: “Fight the Power: Remix 2020”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Merch) » BUY NOW (Def Jam)
Rituals of Mine (aka experimental R&B musician Terra Lopez) “HYPE NOSTALGIA” (Read here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Carpark)
Bette Smith “The Good, The Bad and The Bette” (new single: “Memories,” feat. Jesse Johnson; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Ruf)
SuperM (K-pop group made up of members from NCT 127, Exo, Shinee and WayV) “Super One” (new single: “100”; See here; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with alternate cover and poster; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (SM Entertainment / Capitol)
Sylvan Esso “Free Love” (new single: “Rooftop Dancing”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)
Carrie Underwood “My Gift” (her first Christmas album; guests: John Legend, Isaiah Fisher; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with bonus Christmas card; Red Vinyl; Target-Exclusive White Vinyl, with bonus Christmas card; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Capitol Nashville)
Various artists “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Music From Season Three)” (Vinyl; Download, released on Dec. 13; Prime Video) » BUY NOW (UMe)
The War and Treaty “Hearts Town” (guests: Jason Isbell, Jerry Douglas, Punch Brothers guitarist Chris Etheridge; new single: “Five More Minutes”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Rounder)
The Waymaker (new melodic metal trio from Finland and Sweden) “The Waymaker” (producer: guitarist Jani Stefanovic; guests: Narnia’s CJ Grimmark, Alfred Fridhagen; new single: “Soldiers Under Command”; See here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Melodic Passion)

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Other Notable Releases

Ayreon GL Zach Heckendorf
Christian McBride Big Band Da Candyman KB
IDLES Cristian Machado Magnolia Bayou
Kataklysm The Apartments Psychic Temple
Repentance Reternity Ric Robertson

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Action Bronson “Only for Dolphins” (producers: Bronson, the Alchemist, Budgie, Samiyam, Daringer, etc.; guests: Meyhem Lauren, Hologram, Yung Mehico; new single: “Golden Eye”; Hear here; CD and Vinyl out Oct. 16; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)
Arrested Development “Don’t Fight Your Demons” (new single: “Becoming”) » BUY NOW (Vagabond Productions)
Fleet Foxes “Shore” (accompanied by a 55-minute Super 16mm film, directed by Kersti Jan Werdal; Hear here; Read here; CD and Vinyl out Feb. 5; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (ANTI- / Epitaph, Sept. 22)
Trevor Hall “IN AND THROUGH THE BODY” (producer: Brad Cook; guests: Emory Hall, Mrs. Jamr, Clo-Bugz, Yoyo; Hear/read here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (3 Rivers)
Tim Heidecker (actor, comedian and musician) “Fear of Death” (See here; Read here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Spacebomb)
IRONTOM (alt-rock quartet) “Cult Following” (producers: John Fields, Isaac Carpenter; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (IRONTOM)
Jadu Heart (Bristol-based duo) “Hyper Romance” (new single: “Walk the Line”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (VLF)
Yves Jarvis “Sundry Rock Song Stock” (new single: “For Props”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (ANTI- / Epitaph)
Joji “Don’t Fight Your Demons” (producers: Bēkon, Joji, Justin Parker, Justin Raisen, The Donuts; guests: Diplo, Lil Yachty, Omar Apollo, Benee, Yves Tumor, Rei Brown; new single: “Daylight”) » BUY NOW (88rising / 12Tone Music)
Khotin (Canadian musician Dylan Khotin-Foote) “Finds You Well” (new single: “WEM Lagoon Jump”; Hear/read here; Vinyl; Cassette; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Ghostly International)
The Menzingers “From Exile” (stripped-down, reimagined version of their 2019 album “Hello Exile”; Hear here; Vinyl; Merch) » BUY NOW (Epitaph)
Meresha “Look How Far” (16 songs; new single: “Look How Far”; See here) » BUY NOW (Sonic Dolphin)
The Neighbourhood “Chip Chrome & The Mono-Tones” (new single: “Cherry Flavoured”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Columbia)
The Neptunas “Mermaid A Go Go” (producer: Danny Amis of Los Straitjackets; new single: “Mermaid A Go Go”; Hear/read here) » BUY NOW (Altered State of Reverb)
The Pretty Things “Bare as Bone, Bright as Blood” (all-acoustic album features the final recordings of the late Phil May and Dick Taylor; new single: “The Devil Had a Hold of Me”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Madfish Music)
Granger Smith “Country Things, Vol. 1” (new single: “That’s Why I Love Dirt Roads”; See here) » BUY NOW (Wheelhouse)
Joe Stamm Band (Black Dirt Country Rock group) “The Good & the Crooked (& The High & The Horny)” (new single: “Wild Imagination”; Hear here; Read here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Joe Stamm Band)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Chubby Checker “Dancin’ Party: The Chubby Checker Collection (1960-1966)” (21-song collection; Read here; Vinyl; Download, released on June 19; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (ABKCO)
Bruce Cockburn “True North: A 50th Anniversary Box Set [Vinyl]” (five-LP collection) » BUY NOW (True North)
Coolio “Gangsta’s Paradise (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1995 album, featuring the title track, “Too Hot” and “1, 2, 3, 4 [Sumpin’ New]”; remastered, with two bonus tracks; See here) » BUY NOW (Tommy Boy)
Earth, Wind & Fire “Gold” (three CDs, 45 songs; Track list) » BUY NOW (Crimson Productions / Demon Music Group)
Peggy Lee “Ultimate Christmas” (22 songs on two CDs; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Capitol / UMe)
Barbara Lewis “Don’t Forget About Me: The Atlantic & Reprise Recordings” (three-CD, 68-song set includes non-album singles, B-sides and previously unreleased tracks; Read here) » BUY NOW (SoulMusic / Cherry Red)
Barbara Lynn “The Complete Atlantic Recordings” (25-song collection) » BUY NOW (Real Gone Music)
Ayalew Mesfin “Che Belew (March Forward)” (7-inch single releases and previously unreleased recordings taken from master tapes; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Now-Again)
Prince “Sign ‘O’ the Times (Deluxe Edition)” (1987 album, featuring the title track, “If I Was Your Girlfriend,” “U Got the Look” and “I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man”; remastered triple CD set; See here; Standard Double CD; Double Vinyl, peach-colored; Super Deluxe Edition, eight-CD, one-DVD box set; Super Deluxe Vinyl Edition, 13-LP, one-DVD box set; Read here; Amazon UK; Download; Super Deluxe Digital Edition; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (Rhino / NPG / Warner)
Lou Reed “New York (Deluxe Edition)” (1989 album, featuring “Dirty Blvd.”; remastered three-CD, one-DVD, two-LP box set contains “The New York Album” concert video, unreleased demo versions, rough mixes, etc.; Read here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Rhino / Warner)
The Rolling Stones “Steel Wheels Live (From Atlantic City, New Jersey 1989)” (two-CD, two-DVD set features guests Eric Clapton, John Lee Hooker, Axl Rose and Izzy Stradlin; See here; Deluxe Edition, with three CDs, two DVDs and one Blu-ray; Tangerine and Sky Blue Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Eagle Rock)
Diana Ross & The Supremes “Diana Ross & the Supremes Sing and Perform ‘Funny Girl’ – The Ultimate Edition” (1968 album; remastered two-disc set features the original U.S. stereo mix, the U.K. mono mix, The Supreme Mixes [with the restored original vocals of Mary Wilson and Cindy Birdsong] and other bonus tracks) » BUY NOW (Second Disc / Real Gone Music)
Dusty Springfield “A Brand New Me: The Complete Philadelphia Sessions (Expanded Edition)” (1970 album; remastered, with seven bonus tracks; Hear here) » BUY NOW, “Come for a Dream: The U.K Sessions 1970-1971” (16 tracks intended for her third Atlantic album but went unreleased) » BUY NOW (Real Gone Music)
Various artists “Hackers (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (1995 album; two-CD 25th anniversary edition, with eight-page booklet; See here) » BUY NOW (Varѐse Sarabande)
Various artists “Looking Through a Glass Onion: The Beatles’ Psychedelic Songbook 1966-72” (three CDs, 68 songs, featuring covers by Yes, Deep Purple, The Hollies, The Tremeloes, Vera Lynn, etc.; Read here; Download) » BUY NOW (Grapefruit / Cherry Red)

More Releases for Sept. 25, 2020 »

Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Slade “Cum On Feel the Hitz: The Best of Slade” (24 songs; Track list; CD and Vinyl out Oct. 9) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)

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DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio/label:
Various artists “Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America [DVD]” (AMC documentary series on two discs; See here; Read here; Prime Video) » BUY NOW (Image Entertainment, Sept. 29)

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Next Week: Oct. 2, 2020

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