New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Bad Brains “Into the Future” (producers: Bad Brains; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Megaforce, Nov. 20, 2012)
Boody & LE1F “Liquid [MP3]” (six-song EP; Hear here) (Boysnoize, Nov. 19, 2012)
Eric Burdon and The Greenhornes (The Animals legend, teaming with Cincinnati garage rock band) “Psycho White [Vinyl]” (producer: Brendan Benson; Hear here) (Readymade, Nov. 23, 2012)
Keyshia Cole “Woman to Woman” (first single: “Trust and Believe”; Hear here; MP3) (Geffen, Nov. 19, 2012)
Spencer Day “If Christmas Doesn’t Kill Me [MP3]” (four-song EP; Hear here) (Stiletto Entertainment/Concord, Nov. 19, 2012)
Destinity (death metal group) “Resolve in Crimson” (Hear here; MP3) (Lifeforce, Nov. 20, 2012)
Disco Ensemble (Finnish post-hardcore/alternative rock band) “Warriors [MP3]” (Hear here) (Columbia, Nov. 20, 2012)
Ramin Djawadi “Red Dawn [Film soundtrack]” (new remake of the 1984 movie; stars Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck, Josh Hutcherson; See here; MP3) (Sony Masterworks, Nov. 19, 2012)
Guy Dubuc and Mark Lassard (aka Bob & Bill) “Cirque du Soleil presents Amaluna” (soundtrack to its newest touring show; Hear/read here; MP3) (Cirque du Soleil, Nov. 19, 2012)
Kate Earl “Stronger” (first single: “One Woman Army,” which is featured in the new iPhone 5 commercial; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Downtown, Nov. 19, 2012)
The Frim (20-year-old DJ/producer) “Bassline Skanka [MP3]” (five-song EP; Hear here) (Firepower, Nov. 20, 2012)
Hat Check Girl “Road to Red Point” (Hear here; MP3) (Waterbug, Nov. 20, 2012)
Il Volo (Italian operatic pop teenage tenors) “We Are Love” (Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3) (Rentor / Interscope, Nov. 19, 2012)
Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit “Live From Alabama” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Lightning Rod, Nov. 19, 2012)
Kid Rock “Rebel Soul” (first single: “Let’s Ride”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Top Dog/Atlantic, Nov. 19, 2012)
Benjamin Francis Leftwich (British singer based in NYC) “In the Open EP [MP3]” (four songs; Hear here) (Dirty Hit/Vagrant, Nov. 19, 2012)
Sean Lennon “Alter Egos [MP3]” (20-song score for movie about superheroes, starring Lennon and Danny Masterson; guest: Miho Hatori; See here; CD) (Chimera Music, Nov. 19, 2012)
O.A.R. “Live on Red Rocks” (Hear here; DVD; MP3) (Wind-up, Nov. 19, 2012)
Graham Parker & The Rumour “Three Chords Good” (their first album in 31 years; producers: Dave Cook, Parker; first single: “Coathangers”; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Primary Wave, Nov. 20, 2012)
Phillip Phillips (“American Idol” season 11 winner) “The World From the Side of the Moon” (Hear here; Read here; Deluxe edition; MP3) (19 Recordings/Interscope, Nov. 19, 2012)
Pitbull “Global Warming” (guests: Christina Aguilera, Chris Brown, Usher, Afrojack, J. Lo, Enrique Iglesias, The Wanted, etc.; first single: “Don’t Stop the Party”; Hear here; See here; Deluxe edition; MP3) (Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/RCA, Nov. 19, 2012)
Porcupine Tree “Octane Twisted” (double-disc live set recorded at The Rivera, Chicago, and Royal Albert Hall, London; Hear here; MP3) (Kscope, Nov. 20, 2012)
Rihanna “Unapologetic [CD/DVD]” (first single: “Diamonds”; Hear here; MP3) (Def Jam, Nov. 19, 2012)
Something Unto Nothing (rock supergroup feat. Sass Jordan and Brian Tichy) “Something Unto Nothing [MP3]” (first single: “I’m the One”; Hear here) (Robo/Fontana, Nov. 20, 2012)
Kristina Train (New York singer-songwriter, based in London) “Dark Black [MP3]” (released in the U.K. on Nov. 5, 2012; producer: Martin Craft; Hear here) (Mercury, Nov. 19, 2012)
Uncle Kracker “Midnight Special” (producer: Keith Stegall; first single: “Nobody’s Sad on a Saturday Night”; Hear here; MP3) (Sugar Hill, Nov. 19, 2012)
Various artists “Downton Abbey: The Essential Collection: Original Music From the Television Series” (23 songs; music composed by John Lunn; includes the new track “I’ll Count the Days,” by Rebecca Ferguson; MP3) (Decca, Nov. 19, 2012)
Various artists “Life of Pi [Film soundtrack]” (music by Mychael Danna; movie starring Suraj Sharma, Shravanthi Sainath, Tabu and Gerard Depardieu opens Nov. 21; See here; MP3) (Sony Classical, Nov. 19, 2012)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Music! 83” (two CDs) (U.K. – EMI, Nov. 19, 2012)
Various artists “Rhythms Del Mundo: Africa” (Coldplay, Beyoncé, Eminem, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mumford & Sons, Plan B, Bruno Mars, R.E.M., Fleet Foxes, etc., collaborate with African musicians for charity album for Artists Project Earth; MP3) (The End, Nov. 19, 2012)
Various artists “Silver Lining Playbook [Film soundtrack]” (comedy-drama, directed by David O. Russell, opens Nov. 21; stars Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro; music by Danny Elfman; See here; MP3) (Sony Masterworks, Nov. 19, 2012)
Various artists “Songs of Anarchy: Vol. 2 [MP3]” (13 covers used in the “Sons of Anarchy” series) (Columbia, Nov. 19, 2012)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
ABBA “ABBA: Deluxe Edition [CD/DVD]” (1975 album; remastered, with a bonus DVD of music videos) (U.K. – Polydor, Nov. 19, 2012)
AC/DC “AC/DC Live At River Plate” (two CDs; DVD version was released in 2011; recorded in Buenos Aires in December 2009; Hear here; Red Vinyl 3 LP Set) (Columbia, Nov. 19, 2012)
Asia “Resonance: The Omega Tour 2010 [MP3]” (recorded in Basel, Switzerland, on May 4, 2010) (Frontiers, Nov. 20, 2012)
Tony Bennett “Tony [MP3]” (1959 album), “Long Ago and Far Away [MP3]” (1958 album), “Hometown, My Hometown [MP3]” (1959 album), “In Person! [MP3]” (1959 album, with Count Basie and His Orchestra), “Alone Together [MP3]” (1960 album), “Sings a String of Harold Arlen [MP3]” (1960 album), “To My Wonderful One [MP3]” (1960 album), “My Heart Sings [MP3]” (1961 album), “Sings For Two [MP3]” (1961 album), “Mr. Broadway [MP3]” (1962 album), “On the Glory Road [MP3]” (1962 album), “This Is All I Ask [MP3]” (1963 album), “When Lights Are Low [MP3]” (1964 album), “The Many Moods of Tony [MP3]” (1964 album), “A Time For Love [MP3]” (1966 album), “For Once In My Life [MP3]” (1967 album), “Tony Makes It Happen! [MP3]” (1967 album), “Yesterday I Heard the Rain [MP3]” (1968 album), “I’ve Gotta Be Me [MP3]” (1969 album), “Tony Sings the Great Hits of Today! [MP3]” (1970 album), “Get Happy [MP3]” (1971 album, with the London Philharmonic Orchestra), “Summer of ’42 [MP3]” (1971 album), “Love Story [MP3]” (1971 album), “With Love [MP3]” (1972 album), “Sunrise, Sunset [MP3]” (1973 album), “The Art of Excellence [MP3]” (1986 album), “Perfectly Frank [MP3]” (1992 album), “Playin’ With My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues [MP3]” (2001 album), “The Columbia Singles, Vol. 1 [MP3]” (2011 compilation), “The Columbia Singles, Vol. 2 [MP3]” (2011 compilation), “The Columbia Singles, Vol. 3 [MP3]” (2011 compilation), “The Columbia Singles, Vol. 4 [MP3]” (2011 compilation), “The Columbia Singles, Vol. 5 [MP3]” (2011 compilation), “The Columbia Singles, Vol. 6 [MP3]” (2011 compilation), “Rarities, Outtakes & Other Delights, Vol. 1 [MP3]” (2011 compilation), “Rarities, Outtakes & Other Delights, Vol. 2 [MP3]” (2011 compilation; see related book below) (Columbia/Legacy, Nov. 19, 2012)
The Blue Nile “A Walk Across the Rooftops: Collectors Edition [MP3]” (1984 album; remastered, with a second CD of bonus material), “Hats: Collectors Edition [MP3]” (1989 album; remastered, with a bonus disc of six rarities and previously unreleased tracks) (Virgin, Nov. 19, 2012)
Brad “Welcome to Discovery Park” (2002 album; remastered, with two bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Razor & Tie, Nov. 19, 2012)
Cameo “Cardiac Arrest [MP3]” (1977 album) (Mercury, Nov. 19, 2012)
Kelly Clarkson “Greatest Hits – Chapter One” (includes three new tracks; new single: “Catch My Breath”; Track list; MP3) (RCA, Nov. 19, 2012)
Coldplay “Live 2012 [CD/DVD]” (concert film directed by Paul Dugdale, featuring footage from shows at Paris’ Stade de France, Montreal’s Bell Centre and the Glastonbury Festival; also available as CD/Blu-ray and digitally; See here) (Capitol, Nov. 20, 2012)
Roger Cook (co-wrote many ’70s hits with Roger Greenaway) “Running With the Rat Pack: Albums, Singles, Unreleased 1972-1973” (two CDs, 29 songs; Hear here; Read here) (U.K. – RPM, Nov. 19, 2012)
Elvis Costello “In Motion Pictures” (15-song collection of his songs featured in movies; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Universal, Nov. 19, 2012)
Deicide “The Complete Roadrunner Collection 1990-2001 [MP3]” (55 tracks) (Roadrunner, Nov. 20, 2012)
The Del Vikings “The Best of The Del Vikings: The Mercury Years [MP3]” (22 tracks) (Mercury, Nov. 20, 2012)
Kevin Devine “Split The Country, Split The Street” (2005 album; with bonus tracks) (Triple Crown, Nov. 20, 2012)
Dinosaur Jr. “Chocomel Daze (Live 1987) [MP3]” (Vinyl) (Merge, Nov. 19, 2012)
Jack Downing “A Force That Cannot Be Named: The Jack Downing Anthology” (two CDs, 37 songs; Hear here; Read here) (U.K. – RPM, Nov. 19, 2012)
Elbow “Dead in the Boot” (B-sides compilation; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Fiction/Cooperative Music, Nov. 19, 2012)
The Exciters “Tell Him [MP3]” (20-song compilation) (Capitol, Nov. 19, 2012)
The Faint “Danse Macabre: Deluxe Edition [CD/DVD]” (2001 album; remastered, with six bonus tracks; See here; Vinyl) (Saddle Creek, Nov. 19, 2012)
Fathead “Twenty Years Deep: The Very Best of Fathead” (19 songs; MP3) (Electro-Fi, Nov. 20, 2012)
Fear Factory “The Complete Roadrunner Collection 1992-2001 [MP3]” (65 tracks) (Roadrunner, Nov. 20, 2012)
Fleetwood Mac “Tusk [Vinyl]” (1979 album; remastered) (Warner, Nov. 19, 2012)
Connie Francis “Rocksides (1957-64) [MP3]” (24 tracks) (Universal, Nov. 19, 2012)
Marvin Gaye “Trouble Man: 40th Anniversary Expanded Edition [MP3]” (1972 album; remastered, with a second CD of 20 bonus tracks; CD) (Motown/Hip-O Select, Nov. 19, 2012)
God Street Wine “God Street Wine [MP3]” (1997 album) (Mercury, Nov. 19, 2012)
The Guess Who “American Woman [Vinyl]” (1970 album; remastered) (Friday Music, Nov. 19, 2012)
Tim Hardin “Reason to Believe (The Best of) [MP3]” (15 tracks) (Polydor/UMe, Nov. 19, 2012)
Willie Hightower “Willie Hightower [MP3]” (18-song compilation of his 1960s recordings) (Capitol, Nov. 19, 2012)
Robyn Hitchcock and The Egyptians “Greatest Hits [MP3]” (21 songs) (A&M/UMe, Nov. 19, 2012)
Lena Horne “Live On Broadway – Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music [MP3]” (1981 album; 34 tracks) (Rhino/Warner, Nov. 19, 2012)
Thelma Houston “Best of Thelma Houston [MP3]” (16 tracks) (Motown, Nov. 19, 2012)
Rebbie Jackson “Reaction” (1986 album; remastered) (Funkytowngrooves, Nov. 20, 2012)
The Jam “The Gift: Super Deluxe Edition [Box set]” (three CDs, including the remastered 1982 album, 15 demos and alternate takes and “Live at Wembley December 1982,” and a DVD compilation of videos, “Top of the Pops” appearances, etc.) (Universal, Nov. 19, 2012)
Jefferson Starship “Tales from the Mothership” (four-CD live album recorded in Roswell, N.M., in 2009) (Gonzo MultiMedia, Nov. 20, 2012)
Kashif “Love Changes” (1987 album; remastered) (Funkytowngrooves, Nov. 20, 2012)
Kid Creole & The Coconuts “Live At Rockpalast 1982” (32 tracks; MP3) (Made in Germany, Nov. 20, 2012)
Led Zeppelin “Celebration Day [CD/DVD]” (Dec. 10, 2007, performance at an O2 Arena tribute concert for Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun; it will originally play in movie theaters worldwide on Oct. 17; See here; Read here; CD; CD/Blu-ray; Deluxe CD/DVD; Deluxe CD/DVD/Blu-ray; Blu-ray Audio; Vinyl; MP3) (Swan Song/Atlantic, Nov. 19, 2012)
Life of Agony “The Complete Roadrunner Collection 1993-2000 [MP3]” (68 tracks) (Roadrunner, Nov. 20, 2012)
Love and Rockets “Sweet F.A. [MP3]” (1996 album) (American Recordings, Nov. 19, 2012)
Shelby Lynne “Revelation Road: Deluxe Edition” (2011 album, with five bonus acoustic tracks, a documentary on the making of the album, plus “Live At McCabe’s” on CD and “Live in London” on DVD; See here) (Everso, Nov. 19, 2012)
Louise Mandrell “Maybe My Baby [MP3]” (1981 album) (Columbia/Legacy, Nov. 20, 2012)
The Marshall Tucker Band “The Marshall Tucker Band [Vinyl]” (1973 album; remastered), “A New Life [Vinyl]” (1974 album; remastered) (Ramblin’ / Shout! Factory, Nov. 19, 2012)
Massive Attack “Blue Lines 2012 Remix/Remaster CD” (1991 album; remastered) (Virgin, Nov. 19, 2012)
Ian Matthews “If You Saw Thro’ My Eyes” (1971 album; remastered), “Tigers Will Survive” (1971 album; remastered) (U.K. – Esoteric Recordings, Nov. 19, 2012)
Matthews’ Southern Comfort “Kind of New” (2010 album, their first album in 40 years; includes a remake of “Woodstock”) (U.K. – Esoteric Recordings, Nov. 19, 2012)
Nicki Minaj “Pink Friday … Roman Reloaded — The Re-Up” (deluxe version of her 2012 album, with five to six new songs; Read here; MP3) (Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Republic, Nov. 19, 2012)
Van Morrison “Beautiful Vision [MP3]” (1982 album), “Inarticulate Speech of the Heart [MP3]” (1983 album) (Warner, Nov. 19, 2012)
Naked Eyes “Burning Bridges: Expanded Edition” (1983 album; remastered, with five bonus tracks; Read here) (U.K. – Cherry Pop, Nov. 19, 2012)
Obituary “The Complete Roadrunner Collection 1989-2005 [MP3]” (63 tracks) (Roadrunner, Nov. 20, 2012)
Ohio Players “Angel [MP3]” (1977 album) (Mercury, Nov. 19, 2012)
K.T. Oslin “This Woman [MP3]” (1987 album) (RCA/Legacy, Nov. 20, 2012)
Robert Palmer “Heavy Nova + Don’t Explain” (1988, 1990 albums; remastered, with 10 bonus tracks), “Ridin’ High + Honey” (1992, 1994 albums; remastered, with four bonus tracks) (U.K. – Crimson, Nov. 19, 2012)
The Partridge Family “The Partridge Family Album / Up to Date” (1970, 1971 albums on one CD; remastered) (U.K. – Glam/7T’s, Nov. 19, 2012)
Art Pepper “Neon Art: Volume 3 [Vinyl]” (taken from an unissued live performance during a 1981 concert tour in Japan, pressed on neon yellow vinyl, coupled with a digital download card; Hear here) (Omnivore Recordings, Nov. 19, 2012)
Buster Poindexter “Buster’s Spanish Rocketship [MP3]” (1997 album) (Island, Nov. 20, 2012)
Prince Royce “#1’s” (Sony U.S. Latin, Nov. 19, 2012)
Otis Redding “Lonely & Blue: The Deepest Soul of Otis Redding” (Vinyl) (Stax, Nov. 20, 2012)
Matt Redman “Sing Like Never Before: The Essential Collection” (Hear here; Read here; MP3) (sixstepsrecords / Sparrow, Nov. 19, 2012)
Martha Reeves & the Vandellas “Dance Party & Watchout! [MP3]” (1965, 1967 albums; 27 tracks) (Motown, Nov. 19, 2012)
Jerome Richardson “Going to the Movies [MP3]” (1962 album) (Capitol, Nov. 19, 2012)
Sea Level “Long Walk On a Short Pier [MP3]” (1979 album) (Mercury, Nov. 19, 2012)
Sepultura “The Complete Max Cavalera Collection 1987-1996 [MP3]” (66 tracks) (Roadrunner, Nov. 20, 2012)
George Shearing “Bossa Nova [MP3]” (1962 album) (Capitol, Nov. 19, 2012)
Jim Stafford “Jim Stafford [MP3]” (1974 album; includes “Wildwood Weed,” “Spiders & Snakes” and “My Girl Bill”) (Mercury, Nov. 19, 2012)
The Statler Brothers “Today [MP3]” (1983 album) (Mercury Nashville, Nov. 19, 2012)
t.A.T.u. “200 km/h in the Wrong Lane: 10th Anniversary Gold Edition” (2002 album; remastered, with bonus material, incuding the unreleased “A Simple Motion”; See here; Read here; MP3) (Cherrytree/Universal Russia, Nov. 19, 2012)
Sandi Thom “The Pink & The Lilly [MP3]” (2008 album) (RCA, Nov. 20, 2012)
3 Doors Down “The Greatest Hits” (nine hits, plus three new songs, including first single “One Light”; MP3) (Republic, Nov. 19, 2012)
10cc “Tenology [Box set]” (career-spanning collection celebrating the band’s 40th anniversary contains four CDs and one DVD, featuring hits, classics and B-sides; Read here) (U.K. – Universal, Nov. 19, 2012)
Type O Negative “The Complete Roadrunner Collection 1991-2003 [MP3]” (71 tracks) (Roadrunner, Nov. 20, 2012)
Various artists “Feelin’ Fine: Gems from the Columbia Vaults 1954-1961” (two CDs; featuring tracks by The Drifters, Cliff Richard, Eddie Cooley & The Dimples, LaVern Baker, The Cleftones, etc.) (One Day, Nov. 20, 2012)
Various artists “Man Chest Hair” (18-song collection hard-rock, hairy funk and heavy prog from Manchester’s ’70s underground rock scene) (Finders Keepers/B-Music, Nov. 20, 2012)
Various artists “Merry Nickmas” (MP3) (Columbia/Nickelodeon, Nov. 19, 2012)
Various artists “Whirlwind: The Phillips International Story” (two CDs; featuring tracks by Charlie Rich, Carl Mann, Bill Justis, Sonny Burgess, Barbara Pittman, Hayden Thompson, etc.) (One Day, Nov. 20, 2012)
Marty Wilde “The Very Best of Marty Wilde” (Hallmark, Nov. 19, 2012)
Lenny Williams “Here’s to the Lady [MP3]” (1980 album) (Geffen, Nov. 19, 2012)
Frank Zappa “Mothermania: The Best of the Mothers” (1969 album; remastered), “You Can’t Do That on Stage Anymore, Vol. 3” (1989 album; remastered), “You Can’t Do That on Stage Anymore, Vol. 4” (1991 album; remastered), “You Can’t Do That on Stage Anymore, Vol. 5” (1992 album; remastered), “You Can’t Do That on Stage Anymore, Vol. 6” (1992 album; remastered), “Playground Psychotics” (1992 album; remastered), “Have I Offended Someone?” (1997 album; remastered), “Mystery Disc” (1998 album; remastered) (Zappa Family Trust/UMe, Nov. 19, 2012)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
The Archers of Loaf “What Did You Expect? The Archers of Loaf Live at Cat’s Cradle [DVD]” (concert film directed by Gorman Bechard; See here) (MVD Visual, Nov. 20, 2012)
The Beach Boys “The Beach Boys 50: Live in Concert [DVD]” (Blu-ray) (SMC Recordings, Nov. 19, 2012)
Chris Isaak “Chris Isaak: Beyond the Sun Live! [DVD]” (Blu-ray) (Vanguard, Nov. 19, 2012)
Kris Kristofferson “Heaven’s Gate (Criterion Collection) [DVD]” (1980 film; two discs; Blu-ray) (Criterion Collection, Nov. 20, 2012)
Nilsson, Ringo Starr “The Point: The Definitive Collector’s Edition [DVD]” (1971 animated film, narrated by Starr; songs written and sung by Nilsson; contains more than 25 minutes of bonus material) (MVD Visual, Nov. 20, 2012)
The Replacements “Color Me Obsessed: A Film about the Replacements [DVD]” (2011 documentary, directed by Gorman Bechard; two discs; See here) (MVD Visual, Nov. 20, 2012)
The Rolling Stones “Under Review 1975-1983: The Ronnie Wood Years (Pt. 1) [DVD]” (See here) (Sexy Intellectual/MVD Visual, Nov. 20, 2012)
Frank Sinatra “Frank Sinatra: The Golden Years [DVD]” (five-disc set includes his films “The Man With the Golden Arm,” “Marriage on the Rocks,” “None But the Brave,” “Some Came Running,” “The Tender Trap”) (Warner, Nov. 20, 2012)
Quentin Tarantino “Tarantino XX [Blu-ray]” (eight-disc collection includes “Reservoir Dogs,” “True Romance,” “Pulp Fiction,” “Jackie Brown,” “Kill Bill Vol. 1,” “Kill Bill Vol. 2,” “Death Proof” and “Inglourious Basterds”) (Lionsgate Miramax, Nov. 20, 2012)
Ike & Tina Turner “Ike & Tina: On The Road: 1971-72 [DVD]” (See here) (MVD Visual, Nov. 20, 2012)
The Wanted “Chasing Dreams [DVD]” (MVD Visual, Nov. 20, 2012)
Wilson Phillips “Wilson Phillips Live From Infinity Hall [DVD]” (See here) (Masterworks, Nov. 20, 2012)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
Aerosmith “Walk This Way: The Autobiography of Aerosmith [Paperback]” (author: Stephen Davis) (It Books, Nov. 20, 2012)
Tony Bennett “Life Is a Gift: The Zen of Bennett [Hardcover]” (Kindle) (Harper, Nov. 20, 2012)
Ke$ha “My Crazy Beautiful Life [Hardcover]” (illustrated photo journal and scrapbook; Kindle) (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, Nov. 20, 2012)

Next week: Nov. 27, 2012

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