Los Lonely Boys

Pause & Play Today: June 6, 2024

Updates + Additions: Los Lonely Boys, Ice Spice, Denzel Curry, illuminati hotties, The Jesus Lizard, Neon Trees, The Wild Feathers, et al. Plus New Songs Playlist, R.I.P., Birthdays, Music Headlines, and more.

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Sabrina Carpenter

Pause & Play Today: June 4, 2024

Updates + Additions: Sabrina Carpenter, Megan Thee Stallion, Ray LaMontagne, Jamie xx, MC5, Blossoms, Mercury Rev, et al. Plus New Songs Playlist, R.I.P., Birthdays, Music Headlines, and more.

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Blog

Pause & Play Today: May 21, 2024

Updates + Additions: Zedd, Fleetwood Mac, The Rolling Stones, Nightwish, Personal Trainer, WHY?, Steep Canyon Rangers, , et al. Plus New Songs Playlist, R.I.P., Birthdays, Music Headlines, and more.

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Blog

Pause & Play Today: Jan. 27, 2024

Updates + Additions: Justin Timberlake, Liam Gallagher & John Squire, Justice, FLETCHER, Mark Knopfler, Gary Clark Jr., Phosphorescent, Blue Lab Beats, et al. Plus Birthdays, Music Headlines, and more.

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Dua Lipa

Pause & Play Today: Nov. 9, 2023

New Songs (Dua Lipa, Sleater-Kinney, et al) … Just Released (Elton John, Yo La Tengo, et al) … New Releases (Laura Jane Grace, Keyon Harrold, et al). Plus our New Songs Playlist, Just Released, Birthdays, Music Headlines, etc.

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Green Day

Pause & Play Today: Oct. 25, 2023

New Releases “Memphis Love,” Vanessa Amorosi – Nov. 17 “BLOCKBUSTA,” Busta Rhymes – Nov. 24 “Live At Sydney Opera House,” Khruangbin – Dec. 1 “Nebra Sky, Pt. 1,” IAMTHELIVING – Dec. 8 “Saviors,” Green Day – Jan. 19, 2024 “Somewhere Down the Road,” Josh Abbott Band – Jan. 26, 2024

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Neil Young

Pause & Play Today: Oct. 21, 2023

New Releases “How to Start a Housefire (Pt. III),” Housefires – Nov. 3 “Hang Dog,” IV and The Strange Band – Nov. 17 “Before + After,” Neil Young – Dec. 8 “Neck Deep,” Neck Deep – Jan. 19, 2024 Reissues “Kiki Dee: The Ariola and EMI Years,” Kiki Dee –

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Peter Gabriel

Pause & Play Today: Oct. 19, 2023

New Releases “Quaranta,” Danny Brown – Nov. 17 “i/o (Bright-Side Mix, Dark-Side Mix),” Peter Gabriel – release date + preorder links, Dec. 1 “The Beautiful Dark of Life,” Atreyu – Dec. 8 “Accompany,” Michael Nau – Dec. 8 “The Hard Line,” Chris O’Leary – Jan. 12, 2024 “Blood, Hair, and

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Blog

Pause & Play Today: Oct. 16, 2023

New Reissues “Strength,” Samory I – Nov. 17 “Where the Flowers Meet the Dew,” Zach Russell – Dec. 1 “New Lost Ages,” Tyler Ramsey – Feb. 9, 2024 “Traumatic Livelihood,” Jazmin Bean – Feb. 23, 2024 “All Quiet On The Eastern Esplanade,” The Libertines – March 8, 2024 “Cuckoo Storm,”

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Lenny Kravitz

Pause & Play Today: Oct. 13, 2023

New Releases “Heaven knows,” PinkPantheress – Nov. 10 “Black Friday,” Tom Odell – Jan. 26, 2024 “El Viejo,” Corb Lund – Feb. 23, 2024 “Blue Electric Light,” Lenny Kravitz – March 15, 2024 Reissues “NOW That’s What I Call 40 Years,” various artists – Nov. 24 Vinyl “Monsters in the

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Kali Uchis

Pause & Play Today: Oct. 11, 2023

New Releases “Blanket,” Kevin Abstract – Nov. 3 “Shooter Jennings and the Werewolves of Los Angeles Do Zevon,” Shooter Jennings – Nov. 3 “14K Figaro,” Wiki & Tony Seltzer – Nov. 10 “Salvage Enterprise,” The Polyphonic Spree – Nov. 17 “Big Sigh,” Marika Hackman – Jan. 12, 2024 “Orquídeas,” Kali

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Bad Bunny

Pause & Play Today: Oct. 9, 2023

New Releases “nadie sabe lo que va a pasar mañana,” Bad Bunny – Oct. 13 “… you’re already home,” Rachel Turner – Nov. 3 “Into the Fire (Live at the Royal Albert Hall),” Bryan Adams – Dec. 8 “What Happened to the Beach?,” Declan McKenna – Feb. 9, 2024 “Adult

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Christmas

Pause & Play Gets Into the Spirit of Things

Ken Kessler of SoundsofChristmas.com invited Pauseandplay.com for a fun  discussion on a few of our favorite things: how our little website got started, where it’s been and where’s it going and also about new stuff and reissues coming out this Christmas season. Give it a listen on your drive or

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Drake

Pause & Play Today: Oct. 6, 2023

Just Released (Surprise releases + more) “For All the Dogs,” Drake (producers: Bnyx, BeautifulMvn, SadPony, Wesley Curtis; guests: Bad Bunny, Nicki Minaj, et al; See here; OVO Sound / Republic) “Re: This Is Why,” Paramore (remix album featuring Bartees Strange, Claud, DOMi & JD BECK, Foals, Julien Baker, Remi Wolf,

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Sleater-Kinney

Pause & Play Today: Oct. 4, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “This House Is Made of Corners,” Brigitte Calls Me Baby – Nov. 3 “Up Against Your Nature,” Holly Munro – Nov. 3 “Cash Corridos 3,” Cash Bently – Nov. 10 “Music That Humans Can Play,” Autogramm – Nov. 17 “Halfsies,” Lizzie No – Jan. 19,

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AJR

Pause & Play Today: Oct. 2, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “NOW That’s What I Call Music! 88,” various artists – Oct. 27 “The Maybe Man,” AJR – Nov. 3 “The Doman Tracks,” Heather Anne Lomax – Nov. 3 “The Comeback Kid,” Marnie Stern –

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Birthday

Happy Birthday to Us! Pause & Play Turns 26 Today

Twenty-six years. Wow, we’re still here. 🙂 On Oct. 1, 1997, pauseandplay.com went live for the first time. I wasn’t sure where it was going to go from there, but I’m sure happy with the journey it has taken. It’s gone through many changes and variations over the years. With

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U2

Pause & Play Today: Sept. 29, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “A Joyful Holiday,” Samara Joy – Oct. 27 Vinyl “… And You Don’t Stop: A Celebration of 50 Years of Hip Hop,” various artists – Nov. 10 Reissues “RUSH! (ARE U COMING?),” Måneskin – Nov. 10 “Random Access Memories (Drumless Edition),” Daft Punk – Nov.

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Madness

Pause & Play Today: Sept. 28, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “the rest,” boygenius – Oct. 13 “Revanchsit,” Evian Christ – Oct. 20 “No Love Lost,” Year of the Knife – Oct. 27 “eternal optimist,” Isla Rico – Nov. 3 “Wild Life,” Light Beams – Nov. 3 “Theatre of the Absurd Presents C’est La Vie,” Madness

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Cody Johnson

Pause & Play Today: Sept. 25, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “Diamonds Are Forever,” Bryan Ruby – Oct. 27 “Leather,” Cody Johnson – Nov. 3 “The Golden Crystal Kingdom,” Vincent Neil Emerson – Nov. 10 “BEACON,” MORGXN – Feb. 2, 2024 “Coming Home,” Usher – Feb. 11, 2024 Reissues “Believe (25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition),” Cher –

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Holiday Releases

Holiday Releases 2023 (Updated)

This is what’s coming up in the weeks + months ahead: Nov. 17 CHER“Christmas” (Ruby Red Vinyl; her first Christmas album, a mixture of traditional carols and original songs; guests: Stevie Wonder, Cyndi Lauper, Darlene Love, Michael Bublé, Tyga; new single: “DJ Play a Christmas Song”; Warner)   CHLOE FLOWER“Chloe Hearts Christmas”

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Fall Music Preview

Fall Music Preview 2023

According to Space.com, fall officially began in the Northern Hemisphere at 2:50 a.m. EDT today (Sept. 23, 2023). Thankfully, shorter days and cooler temperatures are on the way. It also takes us that much closer to the holidays — the perfect season for music-buying. Here’s your guide to what’s coming

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Zach Bryan

Pause & Play Today: Sept. 22, 2023

Just Released (Surprise releases + more) “SeVit (NEW LIGHT),” VCHA (global K-pop group’s debut three-song EP; first single: “Y.O.Universe”; See here; JYP Entertainment / Republic) “The Place to Start,” Portair (six-song EP; Nettwerk) “no rain, no flowers,” Dylan Matthew (five-song debut E; new single: “Thank God!”; Hear here; Hard Working

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The Vaccines

Pause & Play Today: Sept. 21, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “At the End of the Day,” Sylvia Tyson – Nov. 3 “I Was Too Young to Hear Silence,” Patrick Shiroishi – Nov. 10 “Pick-Up Full of Pink Carnations,” The Vaccines – Jan. 12, 2024 “A Mirror Brightly,” Geographer – Feb. 23, 2024 Reissues “Loaded: The

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blink-182

Pause & Play Today: Sept. 19, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “ONE MORE TIME …,” blink-182 – Oct. 20 “Famous Last Words,” CASISDEAD – Oct. 27 “The Twits,” bar italia – Nov. 3 “Circular Turns,” Danny O’Keefe – Nov. 10 “Magic Music For Family Folk,” Luther Dickinson – Nov. 17 “Laugh Track,” The National – Nov.

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Kenny G

Pause & Play Today: Sept. 15, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “A+,” Agnetha Fältskog – Oct. 13 “For All Time,” Mayer Hawthorne – Oct. 27 “All Get Out,” All Get Out – Nov. 3 “Lifesongs: A Celebration of the First 20 Years,” Casting Crowns – Nov. 3 “Dolenz Sings R.E.M.,” Micky Dolenz – Nov. 3 “Accentuate

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Drake

Pause & Play Today: Sept. 12, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “For All the Dogs,” Drake – Sept. 22 “The Southern Suite,” Sean Mason – Oct. 27 “Zig,” Poppy – Oct. 27 “Last Day of Sun,” Fuming Mouth – Nov. 3 “Plain White T’s,” Plain White T’s – Nov. 17 Reissues “The Land of Make Believe:

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Holiday Releases

Holiday Releases 2023

It’s that time of year … already? Yes, indeed. Fire up that turntable, CD player or your Spotify / Apple Music and gather ’round the yule log for some holiday albums and other audio gifts. This is what’s coming up in the weeks + months ahead: Sept. 1 FAITH HILL“Joy

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Doja Cat

Pause & Play Today: Aug. 4, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “Rio,” Trevor Rabin – Oct. 6 “Carolyn’s Boy,” Darius Rucker – Oct. 6 Reissues “The Future Is Now,” The Chick Corea Elektric Band – Nov. 3 Vinyl “Greatest Hits,” The Ventures – Oct. 6 “Veneer (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition),” José González – Oct. 27 New

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Crosses

Pause & Play Today: Aug. 3, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “Angel Face,” Stephen Sanchez – Sept. 22 “Diving Lessons,” Addison Grace – Sept. 29 “Nite Swim,” Lily & Madeleine – Oct. 6 “Goodnight, God Bless, I Love U, Delete.,” ††† (Crosses) – Oct. 13 “Feel Good,” Jaime Wyatt – Nov. 3 Reissues “A Charlie Brown

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Wilco

Pause & Play Today: Aug. 2, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “We Buy Diabetic Test Strips,” Armand Hammer – Sept. 29 “Cousin,” Wilco – Sept. 29 “Goodbye, Hotel Arkada,” Mary Lattimore – Oct. 6 “Pointe,” Hooveriii – Oct. 13 “Blame It All On Love,” Poolside – Oct. 20 “Till You Return,” Teenage Halloween – Oct. 20

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ZZ Ward

Pause & Play Today: July 31, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “Earned It,” Larry Fleet – Sept. 1 “The Grahams,” The Grahams – Sept. 8 “Festival Eyes,” Lillie Mae & Family – Sept. 8 “Dirty Shine,” ZZ Ward – Sept. 8 “Wild Child,” Charlotte Morris – Sept. 29 Reissues “Rhythmicon,” John Came – Sept. 8 “Wild-Eyed Southern Boys

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New Songs

Pause & Play Today: July 28, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “I Told Them …,” Burna Boy – Aug. 25 “Bewitched,” Laufey – Sept. 8 “Along the Way,” Colbie Caillat – Oct. 6 “All That Was East Is West of Me Now,” Glen Hansard – Oct. 20 Reissues “The Gift (Deluxe Edition),” Midge Ure – Sept.

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ReverbNation

ReverbNation Releases (Summer 2023 Edition)

It’s been a long hot summer, and it’s not even over yet. Stay cool, stay fresh, take your mind off your troubles and turn up the volume on new music. Like these ReverbNation-affiliated artists, who have new releases out now. We got more than 1,000 submissions from artists wanting to

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Tyler Childers

Pause & Play Today: July 27, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “Rustin’ in the Rain,” Tyler Childers – Sept. 8 “The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We,” Mitski – Sept. 15 “Embrace,” Roosevelt – Sept. 22 “Isn’t It Now?,” Animal Collective – Sept. 29 “Rick,” Ricky Montgomery – Sept. 29 Reissues “Neal McCoy / Be

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Lol Tolhurst

Pause & Play Today: July 25, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “Daytrippin,” Iration – Oct. 6 “A Great Wild Mercy,” Carrie Newcomer – Oct. 13 “In My Saddest Dreams, I Am Beside You,” Dreamwell – Oct. 20 “Apocalypticism,” Moon Walker – Oct. 20 “Los Angeles,” Lol Tolhurst x Budgie x Jacknife Lee – Nov. 3 “Songs

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Brian Setzer

Pause & Play Today: July 23, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “Reconnected,” Hurricane – Sept. 8 “The 4th Album,” The Record Company – Sept. 15 “where we are,” Joshua Redman – Sept. 15 “The Devil Always Collects,” Brian Setzer – Sept. 15 “Media Consumption Pyramid,” Datarock – Sept. 29 Reissues “Rose Marie Sings: The Complete Mercury

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Chris Stapleton

Pause & Play Today: July 21, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “The Dark Side of the Moon Redux,” Roger Waters – Oct. 6 “The Surface,” Beartooth – Oct. 13 “History Books,” The Gaslight Anthem – Oct. 27 “Higher,” Chris Stapleton – Nov. 10 New Music Friday: The Reissues VIEW ALL Just Released (surprise releases + more)

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Fleetwood Mac

Pause & Play Today: July 20, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “For That Beautiful Feeling,” The Chemical Brothers – Sept. 8 “Caves,” NEEDTOBREATHE – Sept. 15 “Church Pew,” Riley Clemmons – Sept. 22 “Daydreamer,” Molly Burch – Sept. 29 “Pearlies,” Emma Anderson – Oct. 20 Reissues “Rumours Live,” Fleetwood Mac – Sept. 8 “Produced by Tony

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The Mountain Goats

Pause & Play Today: July 19, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “End,” Explosions in the Sky – Sept. 15 “Ram,” Wheeler Walker Jr. – Sept. 15 “Man’s A Wolf To Man,” Andy Taylor – Sept. 22 “The Above,” Code Orange – Sept. 29 “Common Suffering,” Harms Way – Sept. 29 “Somewhere Between the Power Lines and

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Shania Twain

Pause & Play Today: July 17, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “Mindfields,” The One Eighties – Aug. 18 “Omakase,” various artists – Aug. 25 “Tougher Than Nails,” The SteelDrivers – Sept. 8 “Friends & Family,” Firefall – Sept. 22 “So Far So Good,” Meernaa – Oct. 6 Reissues “Jack in the Box (HOPE Edition),” j-hope –

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Billie EIlish

Pause & Play Today: July 14, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “Nobody Owns You,” Joan Osborne – Sept. 8 “Brothers Osborne,” Brothers Osborne – Sept. 15 “Bigger Houses,” Dan + Shay – Sept. 15 Reissues “Neon Angels on the Road to Ruin 1976-1978,” The Runaways – Sept. 29 New Music Friday: The Reissues VIEW ALL Vinyl

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Carly Rae Jepsen

Pause & Play Today: July 12, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “The Loveliest Time,” Carly Rae Jepsen – release date, July 28 “The Moment You Find Your Flame,” Atreyu – Aug. 18 “Homo Anxietatem,” Shamir – Aug. 18 “The Algorithm,” Filter – Aug. 25 “Hox,” Black Market Brass – Sept. 8 “Confessions of the Fallen,” Staind

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Asking Alexandria

Pause & Play Today: July 8, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “My Love of Country,” Teddy Thompson – Aug. 18 “Where Do We Go From Here?,” Asking Alexandria – Aug. 25 “Book of Fools,” Mipso – Aug. 25 “TEMPT,” TEMPT – Aug. 25 “World Ain’t Ready,” JESSIKA – Sept. 1 “Shadowlands,” S. Carey & John Raymond

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Metric

Pause & Play Today: July 7, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “I Believe,” Phil Wickham – Aug. 18 “Euphoria,” Claire Richards – Aug. 25 “Careful!,” Deeper – Sept. 8 “Wisecrack,” Haley Blais – Sept. 15 “Formentera II,” Metric – Oct. 13 “Ozarker,” Israel Nash – Oct. 20 Reissues “The Singing Cowboy: All the Hits and More

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The String Cheese Incident

Pause & Play Today: July 6, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “SUGAR EP.,” Tash Sultana – Aug. 11 “House on a Hill,” Eric Nam – Sept. 8 “Last Chance to Learn The Twist,” Graham Parker & The Goldtops – Sept. 8 “Morning Shift,” Steep Canyon Rangers – Sept. 8 “Lend Me a Hand,” The String Cheese

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New Artists

New Artists, New Music

We like to say 「We Love Music」. We’re not stuck in the Seventies, Eighties or Nineties. We’re in the here and now, and now here’s some new music from new artists (complete with release dates, and in no order of importance). Keep an eye out for them … they are

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Buddy & Julie Miller

Pause & Play Today: July 3, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “Love Over Fear,” Zak Abel – Aug. 25 “The World Between My Ears,” Ben Goldsmith – Sept. 22 “In the Throes,” Buddy & Julie Miller – Sept. 22 “On Your Time,” The Steel Woods – Oct. 6 “Black Bayou,” Robert Finley – Oct. 27 “Golden,”

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Bob Marley

Pause & Play Today: July 1, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “Greek Street Friday,” Ian Shaw – Sept. 1 “Come Around and Love Me,” Jalen Ngonda – Sept. 8 “Waiting for the Rain,” Andrew Cushin – Sept. 29 “Love Can’t Be Borrowed,” The Sextones – Sept. 29 Reissues “Africa Unite,” Bob Marley & The Wailers –

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Jon Batiste

Pause & Play Today: June 29, 2023

Updates / Additions New Releases “World Music Radio,” Jon Batiste – Aug. 18 “Perfect Savoirs,” The Armed – Aug. 25 “Playing Robots Into Heaven,” James Blake – Sept. 8 “Wish Upon a Star,” Herb Alpert – Sept. 15 “III,” Fieh – Sept. 15 “Imaginary People,” Viv & Riley – Sept.

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