New Releases 7.10.2020

On the CD Front


New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Avant “Can We Fall in Love” (producer: Travis Sayles; guest: Robert Glasper; new single: “Edible”; Hear here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (SRG-ILS Group / Mo-B Entertainment)
Julianna Barwick “Healing Is a Miracle” (guests: Mary Lattimore, Sigur Rós’ Jónsi, Nosaj Thing; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Ninja Tune)
The Beths (New Zealand indie-poppers) “Jump Rope Gazers” (See here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Carpark)
Lou Canon “Audomatic Body” (first single: “Ancient Chamber”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Paper Bag)
Dance Gavin Dance “Afterburner” (guests: Andrew Wells, Bilmuri; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Rise)
Mike Dillon “Rosewood” (first single: “Hurt,” paying tribute to the Johnny Cash arrangement of the classic Nine Inch Nails’ song; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; TIDAL) » BUY NOW (Royal Potato Family)
DMA’s “THE GLOW” (first single: “Life Is a Game of Changing”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Infectious Music / BMG Rights Management)
Brett Eldredge “Sunday Drive” (new single: “Gabrielle”; Hear here; Read here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Warner Music Nashville)
Enuff Z’Nuff “Brainwashed Generation” (Download) » BUY NOW (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
The Explorers Club “The Explorers Club” (producer: Matt Goldman; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW, “To Sing and Be Born Again” (all-covers album; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Goldstar Recordings)
Michael Grant & The Assassins “Always the Villain” (new single: “Anthem of Us”; See here; Download) » BUY NOW (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
Ray Wylie Hubbard “Co-Starring” (guests: Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Pam Tillis, Ashley McBryde, Larkin Poe, The Cadillac Three, Don Was, Chris Robinson, Tyler Byrant & The Shakedown, Ronnie Dunn, Peter Rowan, Paula Nelson, Elizabeth Cook, Aaron Lee Tasjan; first single: “Bad Trick”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Big Machine)
Hurricane Ruth “Good Life” (producer: Ben Elliott; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (American Showplace Music)
Inter Arma “Garbers Day Revisited” (Richmond, Va., metal band covers songs by Prince, Nine Inch Nails, Tom Petty, Hüsker Dü, etc.; first single: a version of Neil Young’s “Southern Man”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Relapse)
The Jayhawks “XOXO” (features major contributions from all four members of the longtime core lineup; new single: “This Forgotten Town”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) (Sham / Thirty Tigers)
Lil Yachty “Lil Boat 3” (Vinyl; Download, released May 29) » BUY NOW (Quality Control Music / Capitol)
The Midnight “MONSTERS” (guest: Jupiter Winter; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Counter)
Donna Missal “Lighter” (new single: “How Does It Feel”; Hear here; Download) » BUY NOW (Harvest)
PAINT (Allah-Lahs’ Pedrum Siadatian) “Spiritual Vegas” (first single: “Ta Fardah”; See here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Mexican Summer)
Margo Price “That’s How Rumors Get Started” (producer: Sturgill Simpson; new single: “Twinkle Twinkle”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Vinyl, featuring zine with handwritten lyrics and exclusive photos; Download; Apple Music; On Tour, with The Head and the Heart) » BUY NOW (Loma Vista Recordings)
Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade “RoundAgain” (first single: “Right Back Round Again”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Nonesuch)
Michael Silverman with Jeff Lorber “Human Spirit” (guests: Jimmy Haslip, Colaiuta, Gary Novak, Michael Thompson, David Benoit, Paul Jackson Jr., brother Rob Silverman; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Autumn Hill, July 15)
Static-X “Project: Regeneration Vol. 1” (newly recorded, previously unreleased songs featuring the final vocal performances of late frontman Wayne Static, who died on Nov. 1, 2014, with the original “Wisconsin Death Trip” lineup of bassist Tony Campos, drummer Ken Jay and guitarist Koichi Fukuda, plus special guests; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Otsego Entertainment Group, LLC)
The Streets “None of Us Are Getting Out of This Life Alive” (guests: Tame Impala, ELIZA, Jesse James Solomon, Ms Banks, IDLES, Donae’O, Greentea Peng, Hak Baker, Rob Harvey, Dapz on the Map, Oscar #Worldpeace, Kasien, Chris Lorenzo, Jimmy Lacoste; new single: “Where the F*&K Did April Go”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Island)
Tokyo Motor Fist “Lions” (See here; Download) » BUY NOW (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
Rufus Wainwright “Unfollow the Rules” (producer: Mitchell Froom; new single: “Damsel in Distress”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)

More Releases for July 10, 2020 »

Other Notable Releases

“Ignite the Sky,” Bloody Heels (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
“The Non-Stop EP,” Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard (Communion Group)
“Is It Selfish If We Talk About Me Again,” Kacy Hill (Kacy Hill)
“Creatures,” Jack the Radio (Pretty Money Publishing)
“Headspace EP,” Maddox Jones (Radikal)
“Nobody’s Girl,” Nobody’s Girl (Lucky Hound)
“You’re Still God,” Phillips, Craig & Dean (Gaither Music Group)
“Magickal Mystical Indifference,” Rebel Wizard (Prosthetic)
“1000 gecs and The Tree of Clues,” 100 gecs (Dog Show)
“The Outside,” ToBy (Magnetic Moon)
“The End of Dormancy,” Voivod (Century Media)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Tim Baker “Survivors” (five-song EP; See here) » BUY NOW (Arts & Crafts)
Daniel Blumberg “On&On&On” (six-song EP; new single: “Bound”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Mute)
Dinner Party (Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, Kamasi Washington and 9th Wonder) “Dinner Party” (guest: Phoelix;
first single: “Freeze Tag”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW
(Sounds of Crenshaw / EMPIRE)
Dumanic “Love Is Dead” (six-song EP; first single: “Daydream”) » BUY NOW (Waterfall of Colours)
Honyock (L.A. indie rock quartet) “#13” (four-song EP; producers: Honock; first single: “The Quarry”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Park the Van)
Eric Hutchinson “Class of 98” (new single: “Cooler Than You”; Hear/read here; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Let’s Break Records)
Iration “Coastin'” (guests: Eric Rachmany, Stick Figure, Eli Mac, Common Kings; Hear here; CD and Vinyl out Aug. 7; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Three Prong)
Juice WRLD “Legends Never Die” (21-track posthumous album; guests: Halsey, Marshmello, Trippie Redd, Polo G, The Kid Laroi; new single: “Life’s a Mess”; Read here) » BUY NOW (Grade A Productions / Interscope)
Dominic Lalli’s Bluebird Quintet “A Blind Man’s Blue” (the Big Gigantic producer/songwriter/saxophonist’s debut jazz album; Heqr here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Paper Bag)
Love Fame Tragedy “Wherever I Go, I Want To Leave” (debut solo album from singer-guitarist Matthew “Murph” Murphy of The Wombats; guests: Joey Santiago, Mark Stoermer, Matt Chamberlain, Bastille’s Dan Smith, etc.; new single: “Everything Affects Me Now”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Good Soldier Songs / AWAL)
My Morning Jacket “The Waterfall II” (Hear here; CD and Vinyl out Aug. 28; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (ATO)
SahBabii “Barnacles” (new single: “Tongue Demon”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Casting Bait Music Group, July 8)
Mike Shinoda (of Linkin Park) “Dropped Frames, Volume One” (recorded through his Twitch channel with assistance from his fans; guest: Dan Mayo; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Kenji Kobayashi Productions)

More Digital Releases for July 10, 2020 »

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Big Country “Essential Big Country” (three CDs, 46 songs; Track list; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Spectrum / UMe)
The Brides of Funkenstein “The Complete Atlantic Recordings” (two-CD set includes the albums “Funk or Walk” and “Never Buy Texas From a Cowboy” with bonus tracks) » BUY NOW (Wounded Bird)
Flamin’ Groovies “Flamin’ Groovies Now” (1978 album; remastered) » BUY NOW (Liberation Hall)
Grateful Dead “Workingman’s Dead (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (1970 album, featuring “Uncle John’s Band” and “Casey Jones”; three-CD set includes the original album with newly remastered sound, plus an unreleased concert recorded on Feb. 21, 1971, at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY, mixed from the 16-track analog master tapes by Jeffrey Norman at Bob Weir’s Marin County TRI Studios and mastered by Grammy Award-winning engineer David Glasser; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (Grateful Dead Production)
The HU “The Gereg (Deluxe Edition)” (2019 album; with five bonus tracks; Red Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Eleven Seven)
Shaggy “Hot Shot (Deluxe Edition)” (2000 album, featuring “It Wasn’t Me,” “Angel” and “Luv Me, Luv Me”; remastered, with four bonus tracks; See here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Mr. Luva Luva, Inc.)
Donna Summer “A Hot Summer Night” (special CD/DVD release, filmed and recorded live on Aug. 6, 1983, at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, CA, and aired on HBO; first time on CD, restored from the analog videotapes, with a 7,500-word essay; See here; Read here; Purple Vinyl; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Driven By the Music)

More Releases for July 10, 2020 »

Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Goo Goo Dolls “Miracle Pill (Deluxe Edition)” (2019 album; with three bonus tracks) » BUY NOW (Warner)
Big Mama Thornton “The Singles Collection 1951-61” (28 songs; CD out July 24) » BUY NOW (Acrobat)


Highlights: New stuff – The Chicks (formerly The Dixie Chicks) … Fiona Apple … Ellie Goulding … The Pretenders … Bush … Arca … Kansas … The Aces … Samantha Crain … The Bobby Lees … The Texas Gentlemen … Protomartyr … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – X … Lori McKenna … Courtney Marie Andrews … Ronan Keating … Neck Deep … No Age … The Naked and Famous … Neon Trees … Jesse Dayton … Nicolas Bougaïeff … Cub Sport … etc.; Reissues – Diana Ross … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – Alanis Morissette … The Psychedelic Furs … Rascal Flatts … Brandy … Steve Howe … Alain Johannes … Charley Crockett … Fontaines D.C. … The Coronas … etc.; Reissues – Bobbie Gentry … The Zombies … White Lion … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – BTS … Luke Bryan … Mary Chapin Carpenter … Glass Animals … Deep Purple … Joe Bonamassa … Washed Out … Stand Atlantic … Cory Marks … Peter Schilling … Jason Molina … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – Katy Perry … Rumer … Kathleen Edwards … Robby Krieger … Bruce Hornsby … Biffy Clyro … Fantastic Negrito … Levellers … Tanya Donelly and The Parkington Sisters … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – Tim McGraw … Erasure … Bright Eyes … X … Josh Turner … Cold War Kids … The Mavericks … Old 97’s … Bully … The Lemon Twigs … Cut Copy … Declan McKenna … Chuck Prophet … Naked Giants … Dan Croll … The Front Bottoms … Lewis Del Mar … Blues Pills … Katherine Jenkins … AGES … I Like Trains … Everything Everything … etc.; Reissues – America … Esther Phillips … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – Gregory Porter … The Avett Brothers … My Morning Jacket … Disclosure … Bettye LaVette … Paul van Dyk … Chick Corea … Jason Mraz … Natalie Grant … Ledisi … Toots and the Maytals … lovelytheband … Seether … From Ashes to New … Dan Penn … Powerman 5000 … Kelly Lee Owens … Sarah Walk … PVRIS … Zella Day … etc.; Reissues – Elliott Smith … Solomon Burke … The Brides of Funkenstein … Barclay James Harvest … Back Street Crawler … Dokken … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – Lana Del Rey … Sara Evans … “AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T. Rex” … Throwing Muses … Billy Ocean … Hurts … San Cisco … The Pineapple Thief … The Puppini Sisters feat. The Pasadena Roof Orchestra … JARV IS … (aka Jarvis Cocker) … etc.; Reissues – Bob James … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – The Flaming Lips … Doves … Roachford … Blitzen Trapper … Elizabeth Cook … Dub Pistols … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – Keith Urban … Yusuf/Cat Stevens … Blue October … Run the Jewels … Liam Gallagher … The Dirty Knobs … Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets … 10 Years … Bright Light Bright Light … etc.; Reissues – John Prine … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – Sufjan Stevens … Bob Mould … Thurston Moore … A Certain Ratio … “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Music From Season Three)” … etc.; Reissues – Prince … Coolio … Bruce Cockburn … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – Roger Waters … Aloe Blacc … The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra … Working Men’s Club … Andreas Vollenweider … The Hunna … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – Travis … DevilDriver … Kim Wilson … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – Eagles … Tommy Lee … William Elliott Whitmore … Annie … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – Nothing But Thieves … Plants and Animals … etc.; Reissues – Menswear … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – The Fratellis … etc.


Highlights: Reissues – “The Best of Bond … James Bond” … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – George Benson … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – Andrew Farriss … etc.

JAN. 29, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Steven Wilson … etc.


Highlights: New stuff – Weezer … etc.




(UPDATED DAILY and LISTED ALPHABETICALLY; with special thanks to Jef Fazekas, Kris Arndt, Joe Garcia, Brad McClen, Claus Cheng, Jeremy Rossiter, Jennifer Long, Paula Ford, Steve Walker, Jason Beck, Mark Gershkovich, Timmy Lopez-Fitzgerald, Rob Kaiser, Ramon Lawrence, Mike Hill, Matteo Pari, Kurt M. Albrand, Lee Redfern. Release dates and album titles are subject to change at a record company’s whim – just because. Pause & Play is dedicated to the loving memories of John, Susan, Angie, Joe, Sam, Binky, Finn, JJ, Crown, Swirl, Patton, Meow and Chelsea Galipault. With love to Mo, Bowie, Goldberg and Fang.)

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