New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Adele “Skyfall [CD single]” (theme song to the James Bond movie of the same name; MP3) (XL Recordings/Columbia, Nov. 6, 2012)
Aerosmith “Music From Another Dimension!” (their first studio album of all-new material in 11 years; producers: Jack Douglas, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Marti Frederiksen; new singles: “What Could Have Been Love” and “Lover Alot”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Columbia, Nov. 6, 2012)
All That Remains “A War You Cannot Win” (producer: Adam D; first single: “Stand Up”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Razor & Tie, Nov. 6, 2012)
Chasing Vegas (Seattle pop-punk band) “What Happens Here Stays Here [MP3]” (producer: Brandon Metcalf; first single: “Bad News”; Hear here; Read here) (Destiny Syndicate, Nov. 6, 2012)

BTW: “To me, the album is the culmination of everything we have worked for for the past three years,” bassist Justin Cecil tells P&P. “It’s like taking a dream and manifesting it into something tangible. Even though it’s only our first album and we have a lot of growing to do, this record shows us how far we have come and that we are still heading in the right direction.”

Imani Coppola “The Glass Wall [MP3]” (producer: Josh Valleau; Hear here) (Plush Moon, Nov. 6, 2012)
Jon DeRosa (of Aarktica) “A Wolf in Preacher’s Clothes” (Hear here; MP3) (Rocket Girl, Nov. 6, 2012)
Céline Dion “Sans Attendre” (French-language album; guests: Johnny Hallyday, Jean-Pierre Ferland; includes a virtual duet with the late Henri Salvador; Hear here; Read here) (Europe – Columbia, Nov. 5, 2012)
Dirty Projectors “About to Die [MP3]” (six-song EP; Hear here) (Domino, Nov. 6, 2012)
Mike Doughty “The Flip Is Another Honey” (covers of John Denver, Cheap Trick, the Stone Roses, Stephen Sondheim and more; guest: Rosanne Cash; Hear here; MP3) (Snack Bar/Megaforce, Nov. 6, 2012)
El Ten Eleven (instrumental duo) “Transitions [MP3]” (producers: El Ten Eleven; first single: “Yellow Bridges”; Hear here) (Fake Record Label, Nov. 6, 2012)
The Epilogues (Colorado-based dance/rock band) “Cinematics” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Greater Than Collective, Nov. 6, 2012)
Fatboy Slim “Big Beach Bootique 5 [CD/DVD]” (music and film from his legendary beach party; Hear here; See here) (U.K. – Southern Fried, Nov. 5, 2012)
Fear (L.A. punk-rock band formed in 1977) “The Fear Record” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (The End, Nov. 6, 2012)
B. Fleischmann (Austrian multi-instrumentalist) “I’m Not Ready For the Grave Yet” (first single: “I’m Not Ready For the Grave Yet”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Morr Music, Nov. 6, 2012)
Focus “X [MP3]” (the Dutch rock legends’ first album in six years; album cover artwork by Roger Dean; Hear here) (East World Recordings, Nov. 5, 2012)
Glee Cast “Glee: The Music Presents Glease” (songs from the “Grease”-themed episode airing Nov. 15; Hear here; MP3) (Columbia, Nov. 6, 2012)
Graveyard (Swedish metal group) “Lights Out” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl) (Nuclear Blast, Nov. 6, 2012)
Tim Halperin (“American Idol” season 10 contestant) “Under That Christmas Spell” (Hear here; MP3) (Tim Halperin, Nov. 6, 2012)
Halestorm “Halestorm in The Live Room [MP3]” (six-song EP) (Atlantic, Nov. 6, 2012)
Ben Howard (British singer-songwriter) “Every Kingdom” (this debut album was nominated for the 2012 Mercury Prize; producer: Chris Bond; Hear here; MP3) (Universal Republic, Nov. 6, 2012)
Paul Kelly “Spring and Fall” (the Australian singer-songwriter’s first album of new material in five years; Hear here; MP3) (Gawd Aggie/CEN/RED Distribution, Nov. 6, 2012)
Andrzej Korzynski (Polish composer-pianist) “Secret Enigma” (Hear here) (Finders Keepers/B-Music, Nov. 6, 2012)
Calvin Love “New Radar [MP3]” (first single: “Magic Hearts”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Autumn Tone, Nov. 6, 2012)
Maus Haus “Light Noise” (Hear here; MP3) (Lavish Habits, Nov. 6, 2012)
Kylie Minogue “The Abbey Road Sessions” (16 reworked hits; guest: Nick Cave; first single: the previously unreleased “Flower”; Hear here; Read here; Deluxe edition; MP3) (Astralwerks, Nov. 6, 2012)
Mouse on Mars (German electronica group) “WOW” (producers: Jan Saint Werne, Andi Toma; Hear here; Vinyl) (Monkeytown, Nov. 6, 2012)
Ne-Yo “R.E.D.” (acronym for “Realizing Every Dream”; guest: Sia; first single: “Lazy Love”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Motown, Nov. 6, 2012)
The OC Supertones “For the Glory” (the Christian ska band’s first album in eight years; producers: The OC Supertones, Josh Auer; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (BEC Recordings, Nov. 6, 2012)
OTEP “Sounds Like Armageddon LIVE” (includes a cover of Nirvana’s “Bleed”; Hear here; MP3) (Victory, Nov. 6, 2012)
Prince Rama (Brooklyn band) “Top Ten Hits of the End of the World” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Paw Tracks, Nov. 6, 2012)
Public Enemy “The Evil Empire of Everything” (guests: Ziggy Marley, Gerald Albright; Hear here; Read here), “Most Of My Heroes Still Don’t Appear On No Stamp” (originally released only on iTunes) (King Midas, Nov. 6, 2012)
Ratking (experimental hip-hop trio from NYC) “Wiki93 [MP3]” (Hear here; Vinyl) (XL Recordings, Nov. 6, 2012)
Boyd Rice / NON “Back to Mono” (includes a cover of The Normal’s “Warm Leatherette”; producers: Wes Eisold, Bryin Dall, Z’ev; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Mute, Nov. 6, 2012)
Rumer (2011 MOJO Award winner for Best Breakthrough Act) “Boys Don’t Cry” (covers of ’70s-era songs; producer: Steve Brown; first single: “Sara Smile”; Hear here; MP3) (Atlantic, Nov. 6, 2012)
The Slants (Asian-American dance rock band) “The Yellow Album [MP3]” (Hear here) (The Slants, Nov. 6, 2012)
Slingshot Dakota (Pa. indie duo) “Dark Hearts” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Topshelf, Nov. 6, 2012)
Doug Stanhope “Before Turning the Gun on Himself [CD/DVD]” (recorded in Salt Lake City at The Complex; Hear here; MP3) (Roadrunner, Nov. 6, 2012)
Sylver Tongue (Charlotte Hatherley of Ash, Bat For Lashes) “Something Big [MP3]” (four-song EP; Hear here; See here) (Dancing Coins, Nov. 5, 2012)
Geoff Tate (former Queensrÿche singer) “Kings and Thieves” (Hear here; MP3) (InsideOut Music, Nov. 6, 2012)
Third Day “Miracle” (producer: Brendan O’Brien; Hear here; MP3) (Essential, Nov. 6, 2012)
Toler Tucci Band “Doc’s Hideaway” (Hear/read here) (Magnolia, Nov. 6, 2012)
Simon Townshend (younger brother of Pete Townshend) “Looking Out Looking In” (Hear here; MP3) (Eagle Rock, Nov. 6, 2012)
Various artists “It’s a SpongeBob Christmas! Album [MP3]” (new stop-motion animated special airs on CBS on Nov. 23; See here; Read here; DVD) (Nickelodeon/Columbia, Nov. 6, 2012)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Music! 44” (20 songs; Track list; MP3) (Capitol, Nov. 6, 2012)
Various artists “Punk Goes Pop Volume 5” (punk-rockers do covers of current pop songs; MP3) (Fearless, Nov. 6, 2012)
Various artists “Skyfall [Film soundtrack]” (23rd James Bond film, starring Daniel Craig, opens Nov. 9; music composed by Thomas Newman; See here) (Sony Classical, Nov. 6, 2012)
Various artists “Victorious 3.0: Even More Music From The Hit TV Show [MP3]” (five-song EP from the final season of the Nickelodeon series; Read here) (Nickelodeon/Columbia, Nov. 6, 2012)
Vitalic (French techno producer) “Rave Age [MP3]” (first single: “Stamina”; Hear here) (Different Recordings/[PIAS] America, Nov. 5, 2012)
The Walkmen “Dance With Your Partner / Vermeer ’65 [Vinyl]” (limited edition 7-inch single; Hear here) (Fat Possum, Nov. 5, 2012)
Dionne Warwick “Now” (50th anniversary album, reuniting Warwick with Burt Bacharach, Hal David and Phil Ramone, featuring four new songs, plus revisiting her favorite songs; Hear here; MP3) (Blue Horizon Venture, Nov. 6, 2012)
Robbie Williams “Take the Crown” (producers: Williams, Jacknife Lee; first single: “Candy,” co-written with Gary Barlow; Hear here; Deluxe edition) (U.K. – Universal, Nov. 5, 2012)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Louie Anderson “Big Baby Boomer [MP3]” (TV special aired in March 2012; See here; DVD) (Image Entertainment, Nov. 6, 2012)
Louis Armstrong “The Complete Columbia/Okeh & RCA Victor Recordings 1925-1933 [Box set]” (10 CDs) (Columbia/Legacy, Nov. 6, 2012)
Bachman-Turner Overdrive “Bachman-Turner Overdrive: 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition [MP3]” (26 tracks) (Mercury, Nov. 6, 2012)
George Baker Selection “Best of” (three CDs) (U.K. – EMI, Nov. 5, 2012)
Blue Öyster Cult “The Complete Columbia Albums Collection [Box set]” (Columbia/Legacy, Nov. 6, 2012)
Jim Brickman “More Greatest Hits” (13 songs; MP3) (Savoy Jazz, Nov. 6, 2012)
Cameo “The Best of Cameo Volume 2 [MP3]” (15 tracks) (Mercury, Nov. 6, 2012)
Jim Carroll “Pools of Mercury [MP3]” (1998 album) (Mercury, Nov. 6, 2012)
Champaign “Modern Heart/Woman in Flames” (1983, 1984 albums on one CD; remastered) (U.K. – Funkytowngrooves, Nov. 5, 2012)
China Crisis “Greatest Hits [MP3]” (live performance; CD/DVD) (U.K. – Secret, Nov. 5, 2012)
Lauren Christy “Breed [MP3]” (1997 album) (Mercury, Nov. 6, 2012)
Judy Collins “Send in the Clowns: The Collection” (20 songs) (U.K. – Rhino/Warner, Nov. 5, 2012)
Perry Como “Complete RCA Christmas Collection” (three CDs; compilation co-produced by Richard Carpenter) (Real Gone Music, Nov. 6, 2012)
Corrosion of Conformity “Eye for an Eye: Deluxe Edition” (1984 album; remastered, with the EP “Six Songs with Mike Singing”; MP3) (Candlelight/ Lumberjack, Nov. 6, 2012)
Creedence Clearwater Revival “Ultimate Creedence Clearwater Revival: Greatest Hits & All-Time Classics” (three CDs; 40 songs, plus a third disc featuring 12 live tracks; Track list) (Fantasy, Nov. 6, 2012)
Celine Dion & David Foster “The Best of Celine Dion & David Foster” (17 songs, all produced by Foster) (Europe – Sony, Nov. 5, 2012)
Duke Ellington “The Complete Columbia Studio Albums Collection 1951-1958 [Box set]” (nine CDs) (Columbia/Legacy, Nov. 6, 2012)
Marianne Faithfull “Broken English [Vinyl]” (1979 album; remastered) (Audio Fidelity, Nov. 6, 2012)
Family “Music in a Doll’s House” (1968 album; remastered; Hear here), “Family Entertainment” (1969 album; remastered; Hear here) (Pucka, Nov. 6, 2012)
Jan Garbarek, Egberto Gismonti, Charlie Haden “Magico: Carta de Amor” (recorded at Munich’s Amerika Haus in April 1981; two discs; Hear here; MP3) (ECM, Nov. 6, 2012)
Glenn Gould “This Is Glenn Gould: Story of a Genius” (two CDs, 50 songs, with book; MP3) (Sony Classical, Nov. 6, 2012)
Dave Grusin & Don Grusin “One Night Only” (piano-duet album recorded at the Rundfunks FM Radio Hall, Studio 2 in Munich, in November 2009; Hear here) (Intergroove, Nov. 6, 2012)
Hanson “MmmBop: The Collection [MP3]” (17 tracks) (Mercury, Nov. 6, 2012)
Brandon Heath “The Brandon Heath Collection” (three CDs, 33 songs) (Reunion, Nov. 6, 2012)
Heaven 17 “The Luxury Gap [CD/DVD]” (1983 album; remastered, with a second CD of remixes and a DVD of promo videos and live performances) (U.K. – Virgin Catalogue, Nov. 5, 2012)
Woody Herman “The Third Herd ‘Live’ 1952” (two CDs) (Acrobat, Nov. 6, 2012)
HIM “XX – Two Decades of Love Metal” (20-song retrospective, with one new track, “Strange World”; Vinyl; MP3) (The End, Nov. 6, 2012)
Buddy Holly “The Ultimate Collection” (two CDs, 31 songs) (Play 24-7, Nov. 6, 2012)
Bert Jansch (British folk legend died Oct. 5, 2011) “Heartbreak” (1981 album; remastered, with a second CD of 14 previously live tracks, recorded in June 1981 at McCabe’s Guitar Shop in Santa Monica; Hear here; Track list; Read here; MP3), “Live At McCabe’s Shop [MP3]” (Omnivore Recordings, Nov. 6, 2012)
Jethro Tull “Thick As a Brick: Special Collector’s Edition [CD & Audio DVD Special Collector’s Edition]” (1972 album; remastered; Read here; Vinyl) (EMI, Nov. 6, 2012)
Laibach “An Introduction to … Laibach” (20 songs; MP3) (Mute, Nov. 6, 2012)
Latimore “Best of Latimore” (15 songs, including “Let’s Straighten It Out”; MP3) (Henry Stone Music, Nov. 6, 2012)
Laurel & Hardy “Songs and Sketches” (21 tracks) (AP Music Ltd., Nov. 6, 2012)
Barbara Lewis “The Complete Atlantic Singles” (two CDs, 17 songs) (Real Gone Music, Nov. 6, 2012)
London Philharmonic Orchestra “The Greatest Video Game Music 2” (MP3) (X5 Music Group, Nov. 6, 2012)
The Mary Jane Girls “In My House: The Very Best of the Mary Jane Girls [MP3]” (14 tracks) (Motown, Nov. 6, 2012)
Johnny Mathis “This Is Love/Olé” (1964, 1965 albums; remastered), “The Sweetheart Tree/The Shadow of Your Smile” (1965 albums; remastered) (Real Gone Music, Nov. 6, 2012)
Megadeth “Countdown to Extinction (20th Anniversary Edition)” (1992 album; remastered, with a second CD of a 1992 concert at San Francisco’s Cow Palace; MP3) (Capitol/EMI, Nov. 6, 2012)
Men At Work “Business As Usual [Vinyl]” (1982 album; remastered) (Mobile Fidelity, Nov. 6, 2012)
Midnight Oil “Essential Oils [MP3]” (36-song best-of) (Midnight Oil/Sony, Nov. 6, 2012)
Itzhak Perlman “Itzhak Perlman: A Portrait [Box set]” (two CDs, two DVDs, 60-page book) (EMI Classics, Nov. 6, 2012)
Peter and Gordon “Peter and Gordon/In Touch With Peter and Gordon/Hurtin’ ‘N’ Lovin’/Peter and Gordon” (1964, 1965 U.K. albums on two CDs; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, Nov. 5, 2012)
Charley Pride “Did You Think to Pray” (1971 album; remastered, with a bonus track, “Wings of a Dove”; Hear here) (Music City, Nov. 6, 2012)
Rainbow “On Stage: Deluxe Edition” (1977 album; remastered, with a bonus CD of live material), “Long Live Rock ‘N’ Roll: Deluxe Edition” (1978 album; remastered, with a bonus CD of live material) (U.K. – Polydor/Universal, Nov. 5, 2012)
Dan Reed Network “The Heat [MP3]” (1991 album) (Mercury, Nov. 6, 2012)
Todd Rundgren “Live in Concert at the Warfield Theater” (two CDs; March 10, 1990, in San Francisco) (U.K. – Esoteric, Nov. 5, 2012)
Sade “Promise [Vinyl]” (1985 album; remastered) (Audio Fidelity, Nov. 6, 2012)
Doug Sahm “The Last Real Texas Blues Band: Live In Stockholm” (recorded in Stockholm in 1997) (San Antonio, Nov. 6, 2012)
Savoy Brown “Shake Down [MP3]” (1990 album) (Universal, Nov. 5, 2012)
Duncan Sheik “Covers Eighties Remixed” (remix edition of his 2011 album; remixers include Samantha Ronson, Ben Casey, Terry Urban, El-P and Sheik himself; Hear here; MP3) (Sneaky/MRI, Nov. 6, 2012)
Bessie Smith “The Complete Columbia Recordings [Box set]” (10 CDs) (Columbia/Legacy, Nov. 6, 2012)
Red Sovine “I’m the Man: A Starday Singles Anthology 1960-71” (24 songs; Hear/read here) (U.K. – Ace, Nov. 5, 2012)
Britney Spears “Playlist: The Very Best of Britney Spears” (RCA/Legacy, Nov. 6, 2012)
Underoath “Anthology 1999-2013” (17 songs; MP3) (Tooth & Nail, Nov. 6, 2012)
Various artists “Cirque du Soleil: Le Best of 2” (soundtrack compilation of music from 2005-2012 productions; Hear here) (Cirque du Soleil, Nov. 6, 2012)
Various artists “Hitchcock: Best of Soundtracks [MP3]” (15-track collection of songs composed for Alfred Hitchcock films) (Milan, Nov. 6, 2012)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Disney” (20 favorites from Disney animated films; MP3) (Capitol, Nov. 6, 2012)
Various artists “RAC Chapter One [MP3]” (20-song compilation of remixer RAC’s work, including Phoenix, Foster the People, Tegan and Sara, The Temper Trap, etc.; Hear here) (RAC, Nov. 6, 2012)
Various artists “Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Complete Broadway Musicals [Box set]” (12 CDs, with 100-page book) (Sony Masterworks, Nov. 6, 2012)
Various artists “Reggae Golden Jubilee: Origins of Jamaican Music [Box set]” (four-CD, 100-song collection celebrating the island’s half-century of liberation, featuring tracks by Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Jimmy Cliff, Yellowman, Shaggy, Buju Banton, Sean Paul, etc.) (VP, Nov. 6, 2012)
Various artists “Rolling With the Punches: The Allen Toussaint Songbook” (24 tracks, featuring Aaron Neville, Benny Spellman, Irma Thomas, Robert Palmer, The Pointer Sisters, Boz Scaggs, Bonnie Raitt, Lee Dorsey, etc.; Hear/read here) (U.K. – Ace, Nov. 5, 2012)
Various artists “She Rocks [MP3]” (13-song set, subtitled “A Female Fronted Collection of Rock Classics,” featuring Suzi Quatro, The Runaways, Nico, Girlschool, Lydia Lunch, etc.) (Cherry Red, Nov. 5, 2012)
Various artists “UK Record Label Debut Hits: The First Decade 1952-61” (two CDs, 42 songs; MP3) (Acrobat, Nov. 6, 2012)
Wet Willie “Wet Willie [MP3]” (1971 album) (Mercury, Nov. 6, 2012)
The Who “Live At Hull 1970” (two CDs, 32 songs; Read here; MP3) (Geffen/UMe, Nov. 6, 2012)
Bill Withers “The Complete Sussex and Columbia Albums Collection [Box set]” (nine CDs) (Columbia/Legacy, Nov. 6, 2012)
Betty Wright “Danger High Voltage: Enhanced” (1974 album; remastered, with five bonus tracks; Hear/read here) (U.K. – Soul Brother, Nov. 5, 2012)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Carol Burnett “A Carol Burnett Christmas: Special Collectors Edition [DVD]” (four Christmas episodes, not seen since their original air dates, including a lost episode from the first season of “Candid Camera”; with guests Julie Andrews, Bob Newhart, Jonathan Winters, Gwen Verdon, Chita Rivera, etc.; See here; MP3) (Legendary Entertainment Alliance, Nov. 6, 2012)
Andrew Garfield “The Amazing Spider-Man [DVD]” (2012 film; Blu-ray; Blu-ray/DVD/figurines) (Sony, Nov. 9, 2012)
Ben Lee “Catch My Disease [DVD]” (documentary includes interviews with Claire Danes, Jason Schwartzman, Michelle Williams, Mike D, Thurston Moore, Zooey Deschanel and Winona Ryder; See here) (Strand Releasing, Nov. 6, 2012)
Dean Martin “The Dean Martin Christmas Show [DVD]” (1968 episode; See here) (Time Life, Nov. 6, 2012)
Bette Midler “Beaches [Blu-ray]” (1988 film) (Touchstone, Nov. 6, 2012)
The Muppets “The Muppet Christmas Carol: Collector’s Edition [Blu-ray/DVD]” (1992 film) (Walt Disney, Nov. 6, 2012)
Jimmy Page & Robert Plant “Jimmy Page & Robert Plant: Live At Irvine Meadows [DVD]” (1995 concert) (Synergie/Magnum Music, Nov. 6, 2012)
Queen “Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live in Budapest [DVD]” (July 27, 1986, concert, which was shown in movie theaters in September 2012; See here; Blu-ray/CD) (Eagle Rock, Nov. 6, 2012)
The Rolling Stones “The Rolling Stones Charlie Is My Darling – Ireland 1965 [DVD]” ( first documentary film about the Stones, shot during their Sept. 3-4, 1965, tour; See here; Blu-ray; Blu-ray/Super Deluxe Box Set) (ABKCO Films, Nov. 6, 2012)
Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando “Guys and Dolls [Blu-ray]” (1955 film) (Warner, Nov. 6, 2012)
Stray Cats “Live At Montreux 1981 [DVD]” (Eagle Rock, Nov. 6, 2012)
Various artists “Arthur Christmas [Blu-ray/DVD]” (2011 film; DVD) (Sony, Nov. 6, 2012)
Various artists “A Special Sesame Street Christmas [DVD]” (1978 episode, with Michael Jackson, Anne Murray, Henry Fonda, Dick Smothers, Imogene Coca, Leslie Uggams, etc.) (Legendary Entertainment Alliance, Nov. 6, 2012)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
AC/DC “Treasures of AC/DC [Hardcover]” (author: Jerry Ewing) (Sterling, Nov. 6, 2012)
James Brown “The One: The Life and Music of James Brown [Paperback]” (author: RJ Smith; Kindle) (Gotham, Nov. 6, 2012)
Ahmet Ertegun “The Last Sultan: The Life and Times of Ahmet Ertegun [Paperback]” (author: Robert Greenfield) (Simon & Schuster, Nov. 6, 2012)

Music Games

Subject: Title: Media/Due date:
Nickelodeon “Nickelodeon Dance 2 [Nintendo Wii]” (X360) (2K Play, Nov. 6, 2012)

Next week: Nov. 13, 2012

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