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New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
The Cold Stares“The Southern” (Indiana blues-rock band’s seventh album; new single: “Coming Home”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group
The Deslondes“Roll It Out” (New Orleans band’s fourth album; producers: Andrija Tokic, The Deslondes; new single: “Take Me Back”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) New West
Fat Dog“WOOF.” (South London eclectic quintet’s debut album; producer: lead singer Joe Love; new single: “Running”; See here; Vinyl; Rough Trade-Exclusive Red Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Domino
Finish Ticket“Echo Afternoon” (Bay Area alt-rock group’s second album; producers: Finish Ticket, Jim Kaufman, Michael Coleman; new single: “Let You Go”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Better Noise Music
David Gilmour“Luck and Strange” (his first album of new material in nine years; producers: Gilmour, Charlie Andrew; new single: “The Piper’s Call”; See here; Amazon-Exclusive CD, with alternate cover; Blu-ray Audio, in Dolby Atmos and high-resolution stereo mixes, with four bonus tracks; Vinyl; Translucent Sea Blue Vinyl; Amazon-Exclusive Opaque White Vinyl, with alternate cover; Amazon.ca; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Legacy Recordings
God Is An Astronaut“Embers” (Irish post-rock band’s 11th album; guests: Dara O’Brien, Jo Quail, Sean Coleman; new single: “Falling Leaves”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Napalm
The Heavy Heavy“One of a Kind” (U.K. alt-rock band’s debut album; new single: “Happiness”; See here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) ATO
Missy Higgins“The Second Act” (Australian singer-songwriter’s sixth album and first since 2018; new single: “The Second Act”; See here; Read here; On Tour) Eleven
Hinds“VIVA HINDS” (Madrid-based indie-rock duo’s fourth album; producer: Pete Robertson; guests: Beck, Fontaines D.C.’s Grian Chatten; new single: “En Forma”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Rough Trade-Exclusive White in Yellow Moon Phase VinylAmazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Lucky Number
Mo Kenney“From Nowhere” (JUNO-nominated Canadian singer-songwriter’s fifth album; producer: Joel Plaskett; new single: “Evening Dream”; Hear here) Mo Kenney Music
Corey Kent“Black Bandana” (country singer’s second album; producers: Austin Goodloe, Chris Farren; guest: Lauren Alaina; new single: “Never Ready”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Sony Music Nashville
Sarah Kinsley“Escaper” (alt-pop singer-songwriter’s full-length debut album; producers: Kinsley, John Congleton; new single: “Last Time We Never Meet Again”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Verve Forecast / Decca
MJ Lenderman“Manning Fireworks” (Asheville indie rocker’s fifth album; producers: Lenderman, Alex Farrar; new single: “She’s Leaving You”; See here; Vinyl; Rough Trade-Exclusive Opaque Green Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) ANTI- / Epitaph
LL COOL J“The FORCE” (his 14th album and first since 2013; producer: Q-Tip; guests: Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, Nas, Rick Ross, Fat Joe, Saweetie, et al; new single: “Passion”; Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Def Jam / Virgin Music Group
Manchester Orchestra“COPE: Live at The Earl” (10th anniversary performance of the entire album at the East Atlanta venue; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download released on April 26) Loma Vista Recordings / Concord
Mercury Rev“Born Horses” (their first album of original material in nine years; new single: “Patterns”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Bella Union
Phil Mogg“Moggs Motel” (debut solo album from vocalist and founding member of UFO; producer: bassist Tony Newton; U.S. version contains bonus track “Taylors Woods”; Red Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Cleopatra
Pale Jay“Low End Love Songs” (new single: “Easy, Lee”; Hear here; See here; Download; Apple Music)Colemine / Karma Chief
Party Dozen“Crime in Australia” (Sydney-based noise-rock duo’s fifth album; producers: Party Dozen; new single: “The Big Man Upstairs”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music)Temporary Residence Ltd.
Pure Reason Revolution“Coming Up To Consciousness” (progressive alternative rockers’ sixth album; new single: “Dig Till You Die”; See here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)InsideOutMusic
Max Richter“In a Landscape” (German-born British composer and pianist’s 13th album; new single: “Movement, Before All Flowers”; See here; Read here; Double Vinyl; Rough Trade-Exclusive Recycled Blue Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Decca
Shovels & Rope“Something Is Working Up Above My Head” (Charleston, SC husband-and-wife duo’s sixth album; new single: “Love Song From a Dog,” feat. Gregory Alan Isakov; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Dualtone
George Strait“Cowboys and Dreamers” (his 31st album and first in five years; guest: Chris Stapleton; new single: “MIA Down in MIA”; Hear here; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with sticker; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) MCA Nashville
Bob Sumner“Some Place To Rest Easy” (producer: Erik Nielsen; new single: “Motel Room”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Fluff & Gravy
the The“Ensoulment” (Matt Johnson and Co.’s first album in 24 years; new single: “Cognitive Dissident”; See here; Media Book; Double Vinyl; Double Clear Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Cinéola / earMUSIC
Toro y Moi“Hole Erth” (Chaz Bear’s eighth album; guests: Ben Gibbard, Porches, Duckwrth, Don Toliver, Kevin Abstract, Glaive, et al; new single: “Heaven”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Clear Green Smoke Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Dead Oceans
Wage War“STIGMA” (Florida metalcore quintet’s fifth album; producer: Drew Fulk; new single: “MAGNETIC”; See hereVinyl; Amazon UK; Download released on June 21; Apple Music; On Tour) Fearless / Concord
Luke Winslow-King“Flash-A-Magic” (Michigan-raised, Spain-based singer-songwriter’s eighth album; new single: “If I Were You”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Bloodshot

New Releases (Downloads)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Danielle Bradbery“Danielle” (“The Voice” winner’s first album in six years; new single: “Broken Boy”; See here; Read here; Apple Music)DB Records / Big Machine
The Crane Wives“Beyond Beyond Beyond” (Grand Rapids, MI-based indie alt-rock band’s fifth album; producers: The Crane Wives; new single: “Bitter Medicine”; See hereAmazon UK; Apple Music; On Tour)The Crane Wives, LLC
The Dare“What’s Wrong With New York?” (electronic pop singer-songwriter and producer Harrison Patrick Smith’s debut album; new single: “Perfume”; Hear here; Apple Music; On Tour)Republic
Claude Fontaine“La Mer” (L.A. singer-songwriter’s second album; producer: Lester Mendez; new single: “Vaqueiro”; Hear here; Apple Music)Innovative Leisure
Jeffrey Foucault“The Universal Fire” (new single: “Universal Fire”; Here here; Apple Music; On Tour)Fluff & Gravy Records
Jules Ahoi“MAGNOLIA (The Bauhaus Tapes)” (created as part of Cologne folkster Jules Braun’s monthlong artist residency in one of the master houses at the Bauhaus World Heritage Site in Dessau; new single: “Magnolia”; Hear here; Apple Music; On Tour)Embassy of Music
The Picturebooks“Albuquerque” (German rock duo’s fifth album; new single: “Back to LA”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Apple Music; On Tour)Sunny Slope
Sonny Singh“Sage Warrior” (Brooklyn-based singer and trumpet player’s sophomore album; producer: Kaveh Rastegar; new single: “Pavan Guru”; Hear here)Sonny Singh
TENDER“FLUX” (U.K. indie duo’s third album; new single: “go steady”; Hear here; Apple Music; On Tour)Nettwerk
Conner Youngblood“Cascades, Cascading, Cascadingly” (Nashville-based singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer’s first album in six years; new single: “Reveille!”; Hear here; Apple Music)Missing Piece

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Roberto Alagna“All’opera: Complete Opera Recordings on Warner Classics” (33-CD box contains complete operas, originally released by Erato, EMI Classics, Virgin Classics and Warner Classics)Warner Classics
Altered Images“Happy Birthday (Deluxe Edition)” (Double CD; 1981 album, featuring the title track and “A Day’s Wait”; second CD contains non-album A- and B-sides, a single edit, an extended version and two flexi-disc tracks, with eight-page booklet; Vinyl, half-speed master edition, cut from the original stereo master tapes at AIR Mastering; Amazon UK; On Tour)Edsel / Demon Music Group
America“America: Live At The Hollywood Bowl 1975” (19-song set, with George Martin conducting the symphony orchestra; remastered; Fruit Punch Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour)Primary Wave
David Bowie“The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars” (Blu-Ray audio disc; 1972 album, featuring “Moonage Daydream,” “Suffragette City,” “Ziggy Stardust,” “Starman,” “Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide” and “Five Years”; includes Dolby Atmos spatial audio mix, stereo mix and original 1972 stereo mix, mixed by Emre Ramazanoglu and Ken Scott at RAK Studios, London; Merch)Rhino / Parlophone
Vince Guaraldi“You’re Not Elected, Charlie Brown” (newly remastered original recording sessions for the 1972 classic, with extended performances, plus 10 bonus tracks; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download)Lee Mendelson Film Productions
Stuart Hamblen“Remember Me: The Singles Collection 1929-57” (two CDs, 52 tracks)Acrobat
Steve Marriott“Poor Man’s Rich Man 1978-1987” (20 rare studio and live recordings; Amazon UK; Download)Cleopatra
Cass McCombs“Not the Way” (Vinyl; 2002 debut EP)
“A” (2003 debut album; Vinyl)
“PREfection (Vinyl; 2005 album; all three records remastered at Abbey Road Studios; )
4AD
Sylvester“Live at the Opera House” (Double CD; two hours of AAA-mastered audio, including all 13 songs from the March 11, 1979 performance in San Francisco; Hear here; Triple Purple Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music)Craft Recordings / Concord
Conway Twitty“I Can’t See Me Without You / I Can’t Stop Loving You / She Needs Someone To Hold Her / You’ve Never Been This Far Before” (four albums from 1972-73 on two CDs; remastered; Amazon UK)BGO
Ultravox“Lament (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (1984 album, featuring “Dancing With Tears in My Eyes”; eight-CD box set features the newly remastered original album, single versions, B-sides, 12-inch remixes and rarities, along with 45 previously unreleased tracks, including a new 1980s-style extended remix of every track on the album by Moby, Steven Wilson and Blank & Jones and Midge Ure, new 5.1 and stereo mixes by Steven Wilson, newly mixed full concert from Hammersmith Odeon 1984, and a handful of work in progress mixes; Vinyl, cut at half-speed by Phil Kinrade and Barry Grint at AIR Studios, with two etched B-sides; Amazon UK; Download)Chrysalis

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