New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Afters “Live On Forever” (new single: “Battles”; Hear here; MP3) (Fair Trade Services)
Jason Aldean “They Don’t Know” (producer: Michael Knox; guest: Kelsea Ballerini; first single: “Lights Come On”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Broken Bow)
Allah-Las “Calico Review” (first single: “Famous Phone Figure”; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Mexican Summer)
All Time Low “Straight to DVD II: Past, Present, and Future Hearts” (CD/DVD; shot at London’s Wembley Arena in 2015; See here; MP3) (Hopeless)
Bastille “Wild World” (first single: “Good Grief”; Hear here; Deluxe Edition; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition) (Capitol)
Gerry Beckley (of America) “Carousel” (first single: “Tokyo”; See here; MP3) (Blue Élan)
Tim Burgess & Peter Gordon “Same Language, Different Worlds” (producer: Gordon; Hear here; MP3) (O Genesis)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds “Skeleton Tree” (their first studio album since 2013; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl) (Bad Seed Ltd.)
Cold Truth (Nashville rock group) “Grindstone” (producer: Michael St. Leon; Hear here; MP3) (Massacre)
Cruel Hand (hardcore punk band) “Your World Won’t Listen” (producer: Dean Baltulonis; first single: “Dead Eyes Watching”; See here; MP3) (Hopeless)
Billy Ray Cyrus “Thin Line” (guests: Miley Cyrus, Bryan Adams, Joe Perry, Shelby Lynne, Shooter Jennings, Lee Roy Parnell, Glenn Hughes, Braison Cyrus, Kenley Shea Holm; first single: “Hey Elvis”; Hear here; MP3) (Blue Cadillac Music)
Elise Davis (Little Rock, Ark., singer-songwriter) “The Token” (producer: Sam Kassirer; Hear here; MP3) (Make the Kill / Thirty Tigers)
The Dear Hunter “Act V: Hymns with the Devil in Confessional” (producer: frontman Casey Crescenzo; Hear here; MP3) (Cave & Canary Goods / Equal Vision)
Gavin DeGraw “Something Worth Saving” (producer: Gregg Wattenberg; first single: “She Sets the City On Fire”; Hear here; MP3) (RCA)
Doe (London indie-rock trio) “Some Things Last Longer Than You” (producer: Matthew Johnson; first single: “Sincere”; Hear here; MP3) (Old Flame)
Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters “Maxwell Street” (producer: Earl; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Stony Plain)
Tim Easton “American Fork” (Hear here; MP3) (Last Chance)
Richard Elliot “Summer Madness” (Hear here) (Heads Up)
Riley Etheridge Jr. (NYC-based Americana singer-songwriter) “Secrets, Hope & Waiting” (Hear here) (Rock Ridge Music / ADA)
Evergrey “The Storm Within” (the Swedish metallers’ 10th album; guest: Nightwish vocalist Floor Jansen; Hear here; Read here; Deluxe Edition; Vinyl; MP3) (AFM)
Exalt “The Shape You Took Before the Ache” (Hear here; MP3) (Good Fight)
Gang of Four “Live … In The Moment” (2015 show at London’s Islington Assembly Hall; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Metropolis)
Gordon Goodwin’s Little Phat Band “An Elusive Man” (Hear here) (Music of Content)
Macy Gray “Stripped” (live jazz album; See here; MP3) (Chesky)
Grouplove “Big Mess” (producers: Captain Cuts, Phil Ek; first single: “Welcome to Your Life”; See here; MP3) (Canvasback / Atlantic)
The Head and the Heart “Signs of Light” (first single: “All We Ever Knew”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Warner)
Pete Kent “The Hidden Hand” (producer: Greg Chandler; Hear here; MP3) (Revolver)
Daniel Lanois “Goodbye to Language” (first single: “Heavy Sun,” feat. Rocco DeLuca; Hear here; MP3) (ANTI- / Epitaph)
Leagues “Alone Together” (first single: “Dance With Me”; Hear here; MP3) (Dualtone)
Local Natives “Sunlit Youth” (first single: “Villainy”; See here; MP3) (Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)
Tamela Mann “One Way” (producers: Myron Butler, husband David Mann, Kirk Franklin, Eric Dawkins, King Logan, Shaun Martin, Timbaland; second single: “God Provides”; Hear here; MP3) (Tillymann Music / RED)
Norma Jean Martine “Only In My Mind” (first single: “No Gold”; See here) (Casablanca / Republic)
M.I.A. “A.I.M.” (first single: “Go Off”; Hear here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition) (Interscope)
Moddi (Norwegian singer-songwriter Pål Moddi Knutsen) “Unsongs” (covers of songs that have, at one stage, been banned, censored or silenced – from Kate Bush to Pussy Riot; See here; Vinyl) (Propeller Recordings)
Norma Jean “Polar Similar” (the Atlanta-based metalcore band’s seventh album; first single: “1,000,000 Watts”; Hear here; MP3) (Solid State)
Nots “Cosmetic” (producers: Keith Cooper, Andrew McCalla; first single: “Entertain Me”; Hear here; MP3) (Goner)
Of Mice & Men “Cold World” (first single: “Pain”; See here; Read here; MP3) (Rise)
Okkervil River “Away” (guests: Marissa Nadler, Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg, yMusic, etc.; first single: “Okkervil River R.I.P.”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (ATO)
Alice Sara Ott “Wonderland” (Hear here; MP3) (Deutsche Grammophon)
Pansy Division “Quite Contrary” (their first album in seven years includes a cover of Pet Shop Boys’ “It’s a Sin”; Hear here) (Alternative Tentacles)
PIG “The Gospel” (the post-rock band’s first album in more than a decade; first single: “The Diamond Sinners”; Hear here; MP3) (Metropolis)
Prinze George “Illiterate Synth Pop” (first single: “Freeze”; Hear here; MP3) (Sounds Expensive)
The Ramona Flowers (Bristol-based five-piece) “Part Time Spies” (producers: The Ramona Flowers, Chris Zane; second single: “Skies Turn Gold”; Hear here; MP3) (Distiller)
Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau “Nearness” (first single: “Ornithology”; Hear here; MP3) (Nonesuch)
Rev Theory “The Revelation” (first single: “Guns”; Hear here; MP3) (Another Century)
Duke Robillard “Blues Full Circle” (producer: Robillard; guests: Jimmie Vaughan, Sugar Ray Norcia, Kelley Hunt; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Stony Plain)
Dex Romweber “Carrboro” (first single: “Trouble of the World”; Hear here; MP3) (Nonesuch)
Georgia Ruth (Welsh chanteuse) “Fossil Scale” (producer: Marta Salogni; guests: Meilyr Jones, Suhail Yusuf Khan; Hear here; MP3) (Navigator)
St. Paul and the Broken Bones “Sea of Noise” (first single: “All I Ever Wonder”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Records)
James Lee Stanley “Alive At Last – In Philadelphia” (with Cheryl Prashker on percussion and Chad Watson on bass; Hear here) (Beachwood Recordings / MVD)
Steve ‘n’ Seagulls (Finnish metal band) “Brothers in Farms” (Hear here; MP3) (Spinefarm)
Paul Taylor “Countdown” (producer: Dino Esposito; guest: Peter White; first single: “Arrival”; Hear here; MP3) (eOne Music)
Teenage Fanclub “Here” (first single: “I’m in Love”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (PeMA / Republic of Music)
The Time Jumpers (10-piece band led by Vince Gill) “Kid Sister” (the title refers to singer Dawn Sears, who died in December 2014; producer: Gill; Hear here; MP3) (Rounder)
Adam Torres “Pearls to Swine” (producers: Torres, Erik Wofford; first single: “High Lonesome”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Fat Possum)
Devin Townsend Project “Transcendence” (Hear here) (InsideOut Music)
KT Tunstall “KIN” (Amazon-exclusive autographed CD; producer: Tony Hoffer; first single: “Maybe It’s a Good Thing”; Hear here; MP3) (Caroline)
Twin Atlantic “GLA” (producer: Jacknife Lee; first single: “No Sleep”; Hear here; MP3) (Red Bull)
Various artists “Disaster! (Original Broadway Cast Recording)” (the ’70s disaster movie musical ended its run May 8 at the Nederlander Theatre; cast included Roger Bart, Kerry Butler, Kevin Chamberlin, Adam Pascal, Faith Prince and Rachel York; Hear here) (Broadway)
Various artists “The Robber Bridegroom (2016 Cast Recording)” (opened at the Laura Pels Theatre in New York City on March 13, 2016; music by Robert Waldman; cast includes Andrew Durand, Evan Harrington, Greg Hildreth, Leslie Kritzer, Ahna O’Reilly, Steven Pasquale, etc.; See here; MP3) (Ghostlight)
Ward Thomas (U.K. country-pop twin sisters) “Cartwheels” (producers: Martin Terefe, Jimmy Hogarth; first single: “Carry You Home”; See here) (Sony Music CG)
Whiskey Myers (Texas rockers) “Mud” (producer: Dave Cobb; guest: Brent Cobb; Hear here; MP3) (Wiggy Thump / Thirty Tigers)
Jacob Whitesides “Why?” (producer: David Spencer; first single: “Focus”; See here; MP3) (Double U / BMG Rights Management)
Wilco “Schmilco” (first single: “If I Ever Was a Child”; Hear here; Vinyl, with download card; MP3) (dBPm / ANTI- / Epitaph)
Joy Williams (formerly of The Civil Wars) “Venus” (seven-song acoustic version of her 2015 album; Hear here) (Sensibility Music)
Chely Wright “I Am the Rain” (her first album since 2010, includes a cover of Bob Dylan’s “Tomorrow Is a Long Time”; producer: Joe Henry; guests: Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Milk Carton Kids; Hear here; MP3) (MRI)
Zomba Prison Project (prisoners and officers from Malawi’s maximum security prison) ” ‘I Will Not Stop Singing’ “ (producer: Ian Brennan; first single: “I Will Never Stop Grieving for You, My Wife”; Hear here; MP3) (Six Degrees)

More Releases for Sept. 9, 2016

New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Art d’Ecco “Day Fevers” (first single: “She So Hot”; See here) (Your Face)
August Wells (music project led by Ken Griffin, formerly of Rollerskate Skinny, and pianist John Rauchenberger) “Madness Is the Mercy” (first single: “Come On In Out of That Night”; See here) (FIFA)
The Congress (Richmond, Va.-based quartet) “The Game” (producers: The Congress; Hear here) (American Paradox)
Fresh Snow (Toronto kraut-noise-psych rock quartet) “One” (first single: “January Skies”; See here) (Hand Drawn Dracula)
Gravel Kings (emotive Americana quartet) “Lure.” (five-song EP; producer: James Paul Wisner; See here) (Gravel Kings)
Harrison (up-and-coming Toronto producer) “Checkpoint Titanium” (guests: Young Guv, Ryan Hemsworth, a l l i e, Clairmont The Second, Seamus Hamilton; first single: “It’s Okay, I Promise”; Hear here; See here) (Last Gang)
inc. no world “As Light As Light” (first single: “Waters of You”; Hear here; CD, out Sept. 16) (No World Recordings)
Jah9 (Jamaican singer-songwriter/producer) “9” (first single: “Humble Mi”; Hear here) (VP)
Jared & The Mill (Phoenix-based Americana outfit) “Orme Dugas” (five-song EP; producer: Ryan Hewitt; first single: “Keep Me Going”; Hear here) (Sand Hill)
July Talk “Touch” (first single: “Push + Pull”; Hear here) (Island)
Jupiter in Velvet “The One in the Many” (first single: “Rule Your Day”; Hear here) (Free 2B Free)
Letters From the Fire (San Francisco quintet) “Worth the Pain” (first single: “Give In to Me”; Hear here) (Sand Hill)
Living Colour “Mixtape” (12-song EP includes a cover of Notorious B.I.G.’s “Who Shot Ya” and remixes, plus three new studio cuts from the band’s “Shade” sessions; guests: Chuck D, Black Thought, Pharoahe Monch, Prodigal Sunn, Kyle Mansa; Hear here) (LC25 Inc. / MRI)
LOLO “In Loving Memory of When I Gave a Shit” (first single: “Not Gonna Let You Walk Away”; Hear here; See here) (Crush Music)
Mariza (Portuguese singer) “Mundo” (first single: “Maldição”; Hear here) (Nonesuch)
Angela McCluskey “The Roxy Sessions” (producer: Kiran Shahani; first single: “You and Me”; Hear/read here) (Bernadette)
Aoife O’Donovan “Man in a Neon Coat: Live from Cambridge” (16 songs, recorded live at The Sinclair on April 13, 2016; Hear here) (Yep Roc)
The PepTides (nine-member theatrical pop/funk band from Ottawa) “The PepTides” (six-song EP; producers: Andrew Burns, Scott Irving, Eric Eggleston; Hear here; See here) (The PepTides, Sept. 10)
Bo Rocha (London-based singer-songwriter) “Hold My Gaze” (four-song EP; producers: Rocha, Laurie Ross; new single: “Enough For You”; Hear here) (Bait & Switch)
Lizzy Rose (former frontwoman of Denver indie-pop outfit Vitamins) “Crocodile Tears” (new single: “Walk the Walk [You’re a Whore]”; See here) (Lizzy Rose)
Safia (Canberra electro-pop trio) “Internal” (first single: “Over You”; Hear here) (Island)
Wovenhand (led by ex-16 Horsepower frontman David Eugene Edwards) “Star Treatment” (first single: “Come Brave”; Hear here; CD, out Sept. 16) (Sargent House)
Yohuna (aka synth-pop artist Johanne Swanson) “Patientness” (producers: Yohuna, Owen Pallett; first single: “The Moon Hangs in the Sky Like Nothing Hangs in the Sky”; Hear here) (Orchid Tapes)

More Digital Releases for Sept. 9, 2016

Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Herb Alpert “The Lonely Bull” (1962 album), “Volume 2” (1963 album), “South of the Border” (1964 album; Vinyl), “Going Places!!” (1965 album; Vinyl), “What Now My Love” (1966 album; Vinyl), “SRO” (1966 album), “Sounds Like …” (1967 album), “Herb Alpert’s Ninth” (1967 album), “The Beat of the Brass” (1968 album), “Warm” (1969 album), “The Brass Are Comin'” (1969 album), “Summertime” (1971 album), “You Smile – The Song Begins” (1974 album), “Coney Island” (1975 album), “Main Event Live” (1978 album, with Hugh Masekela), “Rise” (1979 album; Vinyl), “Beyond” (1980 album), “Magic Man” (1981 album), “Fandango” (1982 album), “Keep Your Eye on Me” (1987 album), “North on South St.” (1991 album), “Midnight Sun” (1992 album), “Anything Goes” (2009 album, with Lani Hall), “I Feel For You” (2011 album, with Lani Hall) (Herb Alpert Presents)
Angelo Badalamenti “Twin Peaks (Original Score) [Vinyl]” (1990-91 recordings; 180-gram “damn fine coffee” colored vinyl LP pressing in gatefold jacket) (Death Waltz)
The Beatles “Live At The Hollywood Bowl” (first released in 1977, making its CD debut; performances from three shows in 1964-65, featuring previously unreleased songs; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Apple / Capitol)
Blue Öyster Cult “Secret Treaties [Super Audio CD]” (1974 album; remastered; Hear here) (Audio Fidelity)
Pat Boone “From Both Sides 1960-1962: Singles As & Bs Plus Bonus Tracks” (30 songs; Read here) (Jasmine)
The Connells “Stone Cold Yesterday: Best of the Connells” (The Bicycle Music Company)
Sam Cooke “The Complete Solo Singles As & Bs 1957-62” (two CDs, 58 songs) (Acrobat)
Creedence Clearwater Revival “1969 Archive Box” (originally released on Record Store Day 2016, this collection contains LP and CD versions of the “Bayou Country,” “Green River” and “Willie & The Poor Boys” albums, plus three 7-inch EPs, a 60-page composition notebook, poster, bumper sticker, etc.) (Fantasy)
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young “Man in the Mirror: Live on Air 1970” (two CDs) (Laser Media)
Faith No More “King For a Day … Fool For a Lifetime” (1995 album; remastered, with a second CD of bonus songs and live tracks; Vinyl; MP3), “Album of the Year” (1997 album; remastered, with a second CD containing eight bonus tracks; Vinyl; MP3) (Rhino / Slash)
Art Farmer “The Complete Albums Collection 1955-1957” (eight albums on four CDs), “The Complete Albums Collection 1961-1963” (eight albums on four CDs) (Enlightenment)
Jeff Finlin “Life After Death: The Essential Jeff Finlin” (Hear here; See here; MP3) (Man in the Moon)
Sir John Gielgud “Shakespeare: The Complete Works” (100-CD box set, featuring all 37 plays, 154 Sonnets, four narrative poems, a 200-page booklet, etc.) (Decca)
Guns N’ Roses “Deer Creek 1991: The Illusion Broadcast” (two CDs) (Smokin’)
Dick Haymes “The Dick Haymes Collection 1941-56” (three CDs, 67 songs) (Acrobat)
Coleman Hawkins “The Complete Albums Collection 1960-1962” (eight albums on four CDs) (Enlightenment)
Elmore James & His Broomdusters “Slide Order of the Blues: The Singles As & Bs 1952-1962” (two CDs, 51 tracks; Read here) (Jasmine)
Janis Joplin “The TV Collection: Plus Newport 1968” (Sonic Boom)
Kid Ory “The Kid Ory Collection 1922-28” (two CDs) (Fabulous)
Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy “Knocking You Out: A Singles Collection Featuring All the Hits 1947-1959” (30 songs; Read here) (Jasmine)
Percy Mayfield “From Both Sides 1960-1962: Singles As & Bs Plus Bonus Tracks” (30 songs; Read here) (Jasmine)
New Order “Singles” (two CDs, 32 songs; MP3) (Rhino / Warner)
Nirvana “Hollywood Rock Festival 1993: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 27/01/93” (two CDs) (Zip City)
Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris “The Complete Trio Collection” (three-CD set includes the first two “Trio” albums, plus a third CD of bonus material, most of which has been previously unreleased; MP3), “My Dear Companion: Selections From The Trio Collection,” “Farther Along [Vinyl]” (double-LP set of all the bonus material on “The Complete Trio Collection”), “Trio II [Vinyl]” (1999 album; 180-gram vinyl) (Rhino)
Carl Perkins “The Rockin’ Guitar Man: The Singles 1955-1962 + Bonus Tracks” (two CDs, 48 songs; Read here) (Jasmine)
Ramones “Ramones (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (three-CD, one 180-gram vinyl LP box set; 1976 album; remastered; MP3) (Rhino / Warner)
Leon Russell “Leon Russell and the Shelter People [Hybrid SACD]” (1971 album; remastered) (Audio Fidelity)
The Soul Stirrers “The Singles Collection 1950-61” (two CDs, 54 songs) (Acrobat)
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band “Foxy Night 1978: The Classic Atlanta Broadcast” (three CDs) (Left Field Media)
Various artists “80s Remixed & Extended” (three CDs, 37 songs) (U.K. – Sony)
Various artists “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: Limited Edition” (first release of the soundtrack to the 1986 film, including songs by The Dream Academy, Yello, Zapp, Big Audio Dynamite, etc., plus the original score by Ira Newborn; Read here) (La-La Land, Sept. 13)
Various artists “Hit List 2: More Hot 100 Chartbusters of the 70s” (24 songs) (U.K. – Ace)
Various artists “Lovin’ Mighty Fire: Nippon Funk * Soul * Disco 1973-1983” (Howard Williams’ third Japanese music compilation; Vinyl) (BGP)
Various artists “The Originals: Legendary Recordings Vol. II” (50-CD box set) (Deutsche Grammophon)
Various artists “Prince’s Jukebox: The Songs That Inspired the Man” (16 songs, featuring Elvis Presley, Santana, Todd Rundgren, Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind & Fire, Rick James, etc.) (Chrome Dreams)
Various artists “A Rock and Roll Christmas Party” (30-song collection includes Bobby Helms’ “Jingle Bell Rock,” Elvis Presley’s “Blue Christmas” and Brenda Lee’s “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”; Read here) (Jasmine)
Various artists “Top of the Pops: 1964-1969” (three CDs, 62 hits; Track list), “Top of the Pops: 1970-1974” (three CDs, 60 hits; Track list), “Top of the Pops: 1975-1979” (three CDs, 57 songs; Track list), “Top of the Pops: 1980-1984” (three CDs, 59 songs; Track list), “Top of the Pops: 1985-1989” (three CDs, 57 songs; Track list), “Top of the Pops: 1990-1994” (three CDs, 55 songs; Track list), “Top of the Pops: 1995-2000” (three CDs, 59 songs; Track list), “Top of the Pops: 2001-2006” (three CDs, 60 songs; Track list) (U.K. – Spectrum Music / UMC)
The Verve “A Storm in Heaven (Super Deluxe Edition)” (1993 album; remastered, with all pre-album EPs and B-sides, previously unreleased BBC Radio 1 sessions and studio tracks, a DVD featuring rare and unseen footage, 42-page book, four postcards and a poster; Vinyl) (U.K. – Virgin / UMC)
Dottie West “Here Comes My Baby + Dottie West Sings” (1965, 1966 albums on one CD, both produced by Chet Atkins; remastered) (U.K. – Morello)
Jack White “Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016” (two CDs, 26 songs; includes a previously unreleased White Stripes track “City Lights”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Third Man / Columbia)
Slim Whitman “The Slim Whitman Collection 1951-62” (two CDs, 54 songs) (Acrobat)
ZZ Top “Live – Greatest Hits From Around the World” (15 songs, recorded in 15 different cities; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Suretone)

More Releases for Sept. 9, 2016

Reissues (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Anonymous 4 “Three Decades of Anonymous 4: 1986-2016” (23 songs; CD, out Sept. 16) (harmonia mundi)
Elvin Bishop Group “Elvin Bishop Group (Expanded Edition)” (1969 album; with two bonus live tracks), “Feel It!” (1970 album), “Rock My Soul” (1972 album) (Epic / Legacy)
Glenn Gould “50 Masterworks” (Sony Classical)
Ben E. King “I Have Songs in My Pocket (Bobby Susser Songs For Children)” (1998 album) (Bobby Susser Songs For Children / Smithsonian Folkways)
Earl Scruggs “Earl Scruggs Performing With His Family and Friends” (1972 soundtrack to PBS documentary; guests: Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, The Byrds, etc.; Hear here) (Columbia / Legacy)
Syndicate of Sound “Little Girl” (1966 album) (Arista / Legacy)
Jerry Vale “Great Moments on Broadway” (1966 album) (Columbia / Legacy)

More Digital Releases for Sept. 9, 2016

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist/cast: Title: Label/studio:
Jason Beghe, Sophia Bush, Jon Seda, et al “Chicago P.D.: Season Three [DVD]” (six discs) (Universal Studios Home Entertainment)
Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., et al “Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War [DVD]” (2016 film; Blu-ray; Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray) (Walt Disney Studios)
The Everly Brothers “Harmonies From Heaven [DVD]” (documentary broadcast on BBC4 earlier in the year; two discs; See here; Read here; Blu-ray) (Eagle Rock)
Fred Gwynne, Yvonne De Carlo, et al “The Munsters: The Complete Series [DVD]” (12-disc box set, featuring seasons 1-2 and the unaired pilot episode) (Universal Studios Home Entertainment)
Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, et al “The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Ninth Season [DVD]” (three discs; Blu-ray) (Warner Home Video)
Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer, et al “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping [DVD]” (2016 film; Blu-ray + DVD) (Universal Studios Home Entertainment)
Various artists “All Things Must Pass [DVD]” (2015 documentary about the rise and fall of Tower Records, directed by Colin Hanks; featuring interviews with Dave Grohl, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, etc.; See here) (Filmrise)

More Upcoming DVD / Blu-ray Releases

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher:
Bill Clifton “Bill Clifton: America’s Bluegrass Ambassador to the World” (Paperback; author: Bill C. Malone) (University of Illinois Press)
Buddy Holly “Not Fade Away: The Life and Music of Buddy Holly” (Paperback; author: John Gribbin; Free Preview) (Icon Books)
Kari Kallionemi “Englishness, Pop and Post-War Britain” (Hardcover) (Intellect Ltd)
Mike Love “Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy” (Hardcover; co-author: James S. Hirsch; Kindle) (Blue Rider Press)
Metallica “Metallica: Back to the Front: A Fully Authorized Visual History of the Master of Puppets Album and Tour” (Hardcover; author: Matt Taylor; foreword by James Hetfield) (Insight Editions)
Caroline Moore “Punk Rock Entrepreneur: Running a Business Without Losing Your Values” (Paperback) (Microcosm Publishing)
Pantera “A Vulgar Display of Pantera” (Hardcover; photographer: Joe Giron) (Lesser Gods)
Neil Peart “Far and Wide: Bring That Horizon to Me!” (Hardcover; Kindle) (ECW Press)
RuPaul “The Essential RuPaul: Herstory, Philosophy & Her Fiercest Queens” (Hardcover; author: Libby VanderPloeg) (Smith Street Books)
Roger Waters “Roger Waters and Pink Floyd: The Concept Albums” (Paperback; author: Phil Rose) (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press)
Ben Westhoff “Original Gangstas: The Untold Story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the Birth of West Coast Rap” (Hardcover; Kindle) (Hachette Books)
Adam White and Barney Ales “Motown: The Sound of Young America” (Hardcover) (Thames & Hudson Ltd.)
Maurice White “Keep Your Head to the Sky: My Life with Earth, Wind & Fire” (Hardcover; co-author: Herb Powell; Kindle) (Amistad)

More Book Releases

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