New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Jimmy Cliff “Sacred Fire EP” (his first studio recordings in seven years; five songs, including covers of “Guns of Brixton” and “A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall”; producer: Rancid’s Tim Armstrong; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Collective Sounds, Nov. 29, 2011)
Hot Chelle Rae “Whatever” (first single: “I Like It Like That”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (RCA, Nov. 29, 2011)
Lagos (a collaboration between producers Radius and LEO123) “Lagos [MP3 Download]” (six-song EP; Hear here) (Old Tacoma, Nov. 29, 2011)
Linda Lavin (Tony Award winner) “Possibilities” (producer: John Brown; musical direction, arrangements and piano accompaniment by Billy Stritch; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Sh-k-Boom/Ghostlight, Nov. 29, 2011)
Lemonheads, The “Hotel Sessions” (15 songs; Hear here; Vinyl) (Hall of Records/Breath of Saltwater, Nov. 29, 2011)
Martin Patino (Italian house artist) “Hommage a la Sodomie [MP3 Download]” (four mixes of single, plus “Mindgames”; Hear here) (Suara, Nov. 28, 2011)
Shonen Knife “Sweet Christmas [MP3 Download]” (three-song EP; Hear here) (Good Charamel, Nov. 29, 2011)
Trey Songz “Inevitable” (five-song EP; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Songbook/Atlantic, Nov. 29, 2011)
Various artists “Songs of Anarchy: Music from Sons of Anarchy Seasons 1-4 [TV soundtrack]” (15 songs from the FX series, including the theme song “This Life” by Curtis Stigers & The Forest Rangers; actress Katey Sagal also performs four songs; MP3 Download) (Columbia, Nov. 29, 2011)


Reissues

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Brand New “Your Favorite Weapon: Deluxe Edition” (2001 album; remastered, with seven bonus demos; Vinyl) (Razor & Tie/Triple Crown, Nov. 29, 2011)
Eddy Ducin & His Orchestra “The Sophisticated Stylings of Eddy Ducin & His Orchestra: 1933-37, Volume II” (20 songs) (Take Two, Nov. 29, 2011)
Gorillaz “The Singles Collection 2001-2011” (Vinyl; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download) (Virgin, Nov. 29, 2011)
Hot Chocolate “Essential [MP3 Download]” (18 songs) (Capitol/EMI, Nov. 29, 2011)
Mannheim Steamroller “Mannheim Ultimate Christmas Collection [Box set]” (8 CDs) (American Gramaphone, Nov. 29, 2011)
Kylie Minogue “Aphrodite: Les Folies [CD/DVD]” (three CDs, one DVD; filmed at O2 Arena show in London; with 12-page booklet and a 35-minute documentary; See here; Blu-ray) (Astralwerks, Nov. 29, 2011)
Gary Moore “Essential [MP3 Download]” (15 songs) (Capitol/EMI, Nov. 29, 2011)
Pink Martini “A Retrospective” (21 songs; MP3 Download) (Heinz, Nov. 29, 2011)
Smashing Pumpkins, The “Gish” (1991 album; remastered; CD/DVD, with 18 bonus tracks and the DVD “Live at The Metro, Chicago, IL 8/25/90”; Vinyl; MP3 Download), “Siamese Dream” (1993 album; remastered; CD/DVD, with 18 bonus tracks and the DVD “Live at The Metro, Chicago, 8/14/93”; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (EMI, Nov. 29, 2011)
Spandau Ballet “Essential [MP3 Download]” (15 songs) (Chrysalis/EMI, Nov. 29, 2011)
Stranglers, The “Essential [MP3 Download]” (15 songs) (Capitol/EMI, Nov. 29, 2011)
Talk Talk “Essential [MP3 Download]” (15 songs) (Capitol/EMI, Nov. 29, 2011)
Richard Thompson “Strict Tempo!” (1981 album; remastered; MP3 Download) (Omnivore Recordings, Nov. 29, 2011)
Various artists “Hawaiian Memories: Vintage Recordings 1928-1941” (2 CDs, 40 songs), “Latin Sounds of the Past: Original Recordings 1927-1941” (2 CDs, 40 songs), “Legendary Voices of Vaudeville” (2 CDs, 40 songs), “Pioneers of the Theatre Organ: Vintage Recordings 1926-1940” (2 CDs, 40 songs), “The Wonderful 30s: The Golden Age of Popular Song” (3 CDs, 50 songs) (Take Two, Nov. 29, 2011)
Yes “In the Present: Live From Lyon [CD/DVD]” (2-CD, one DVD set, recorded on Dec. 1, 2009; MP3 Download) (Frontiers, Nov. 29, 2011)

DVD/Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Adele “Live at the Royal Albert Hall [DVD/CD]” (September 2011 performance; See here; Read here; Blu-ray/CD) (Columbia, Nov. 29, 2011)
Beyoncé “Live At Roseland [DVD]” (originially sold exclusively at Walmart on Nov. 21; 26-song concert in August; Read here) (Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia, Nov. 29, 2011)
Dixie Chicks “VH1 Storytellers: Dixie Chicks [DVD]” (See here; Blu-ray) (Sony, Nov. 29, 2011)
Rolling Stones, The “Rolling Stones: Some Girls Live in Texas [Blu-ray/CD]” (previously unreleased 1978 concert in Fort Worth; See here) (Eagle Rock, Nov. 29, 2011)
Take That “Progress Live [DVD]” (2 discs) (Universal, Nov. 29, 2011)
Bonnie Tyler “Live in Germany 1993 [DVD]” (ZYX Music, Nov. 29, 2011)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
Bruce Cockburn “Kicking at the Darkness: Bruce Cockburn and the Christian Imagination [Paperback]” (author: Brian J. Walsh; Kindle) (Brazos Press, Dec. 1, 2011)
Dave Grohl “This Is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl [Hardcover]” (author: Paul Brannigan; Paperback; Kindle) (Da Capo Press, Nov. 29, 2011)
Queen “Queen: On Camera, Off Guard 1969-85 [Hardcover]” (author: Mark Hayward) (Pavilion, Dec. 1, 2011)

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