New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Kylie Auldist (Australian soul-funk singer)“Still Life” (Hear here; MP3)(Tru Thoughts, Oct. 22, 2012)
Jenna Andrews (Canadian singer-songwriter)“Kiss and Run EP [MP3]” (Hear/read here)(21 Music/Island, Oct. 22, 2012)
… And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead“Lost Songs” (first single: “Up to Infinity,” dedicated to Pussy Riot; Hear here; Special edition; MP3)(Richter Scale/Superball Music, Oct. 22, 2012)
Autumn Owls (Irish group)“Between Buildings, Toward the Sea” (Hear here; MP3)(Epitonic, Oct. 23, 2012)
Zak Bagans vs Praga Khan (Bagans is host of Travel Channel’s “Ghost Adventures; Khan is founder of the Lords of Acid)“NecroFusion [MP3]” (Hear/read here)(Dim Mak, Oct. 22, 2012)
Paul Banks (of Interpol)“Banks” (producers: Banks, Peter Katis; first single: “The Base”; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3)(Matador, Oct. 22, 2012)
The Bar-Kays“Grown Folks” (producer: Jazze Pha; Hear here; MP3)(Bungalo, Oct. 22, 2012)
Bat for Lashes (aka Natasha Khan)“The Haunted Man” (first single: “Laura”; Hear here; See here; 2 LP/CD; MP3)(Capitol, Oct. 22, 2012)
Tony Bennett“Viva Duets” (guests: Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Thalía, Juan Luis Guerra, Gloria Estefan, Roberto Carlos; Hear here)(Columbia, Oct. 22, 2012)
Rafiq Bhatia (American composer-guitarist)“Yes It Will” (guests: Vijay Iyer, Billy Hart; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Rest Assured, Oct. 23, 2012)
Black Moth Super Rainbow“Cobra Juicy” (new single: “Gangs in the Garden”; Hear here; MP3)(Rad Cult, Oct. 23, 2012)
Andy Burrows (former Razorlight and We Are Scientists member)“Company [MP3]” (producers: Burrows, Tim Baxter; Hear here)([PIAS] America, Oct. 22, 2012)
Colbie Caillat“Christmas in the Sand” (producer: father Ken Caillat; guests: Brad Paisley, Gavin DeGraw; Hear here; MP3)(Republic, Oct. 22, 2012)
Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson“Wreck & Ruin” (first single: “Adam & Eve”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3)(Sugar Hill, Oct. 22, 2012)
Gary Clark Jr. (singer-guitarist)“Blak and Blu” (producers: Clark, Mike Elizondo, Clark; first single: “Ain’t Messin ‘Round”; Hear here)(Warner, Oct. 22, 2012)
Crack the Sky“Ostrich” (Hear here)(Aluminum Cat Recordings, Oct. 23, 2012)
Dan Cummins“Hear This!” (recorded May 18-19, 2012, at the Helium Comedy Club in Portland, Ore.; Hear here; MP3)(Jack Records/Warner, Oct. 22, 2012)
Billy Ray Cyrus“Change My Mind” (first single: “Change My Mind”; Hear here; MP3)(Blue Cadillac Music, Oct. 23, 2012)
Neil Davidge (Massive Attack producer)“Halo 4: Original Soundtrack” (Halo 4 is due Nov. 6 for Xbox 360; Hear/read here)(7Hz/The End, Oct. 22, 2012)
Diamond Rings“Free Dimensional” (Hear here)(Astralwerks, Oct. 23, 2012)
Fossil Collective (harmony-rich duo from Leeds, U.K.)“On and On [MP3]” (four-song EP; Hear here)(Dirty Hit, Oct. 23, 2012)
Further Seems Forever“Penny Black” (producers: singer Chris Carrabba, Jonathan Clark, Mike Fanuell; first single: “So Cold”; Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3)(Rise, Oct. 22, 2012)
Philip Glass“Rework” (remix project featuring Beck, Tyondai Braxton, Amon Tobin, Cornelius, Dan Deacon, Johann Johannsson, Nosaj Thing, Memory Tapes, Silver Alert, Pantha Du Prince, My Great Ghost and Peter Broderick; Hear here)(Orange Mountain Music, Oct. 23, 2012)
Steve Hackett“Genesis Revisited II” (guests: John Wetton, Mikael Akerfeldt, Steven Wilson, Conrad Keely; Hear here; MP3)(InsideOut Music, Oct. 22, 2012)
Hunter Valentine (female rock trio)“Collide & Conquer” (producer: Treble Charger’s Greig Nori; Hear here; MP3)(Megaforce, Oct. 22, 2012)
Ill Niño“Epidemia” (Hear here; MP3)(Victory, Oct. 23, 2012)
jODYtheCREEP (formerly Supercreep)“Love [MP3]” (Hear here)(M2F2, Oct. 23, 2012)
Sammy Kershaw“A Sammy Klaus Christmas” (Hear here; MP3)(Big Hit/MRI, Oct. 22, 2012)
Killbot (electronic dance music collective feat. JDevil, aka KoRn’s Jonathan Davis)“Sound Surgery [MP3]” (four-song EP; Hear here; See here)(Dim Mak, Oct. 22, 2012)
Lady Antebellum“On This Winter’s Night” (Christmas album; producers: Lady Antebellum, Paul Worley; Hear here; MP3)(Capitol Nashville, Oct. 22, 2012)
Kendrick Lamar“good kid, m.A.A.d city” (Hear here; Read here; Deluxe edition; MP3)(Top Dawg/ Aftermath/Interscope, Oct. 22, 2012)
Land Observations (former Appliance member James Brooks)“Roman Roads IV-XI” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Mute, Oct. 22, 2012)
Lang Lang“The Chopin Album [CD/DVD]” (Hear here; See here; Vinyl)(Sony Classical, Oct. 22, 2012)
Layo & Bushwacka!“Rising & Falling [MP3]” (Hear here)(Olmeto, Oct. 22, 2012)
The Lee Boys (sacred steel gospel group from Miami)“Testify” (guests: Warren Haynes, Jimmy Herring, Gia Wyr, Matt Slocum, Nate Worth, Matt Grondin; Hear here; MP3)(Evil Teen, Oct. 22, 2012)
Ryan Leslie“Les Is More” (first single: “Beautiful Lie,” feat. Fabolous; Hear here)(Lifestyle Group/BDG, Oct. 22, 2012)
Magic Panda“Tokyo [MP3]” (seven-song EP; Hear here)(Tigerbeat6, Oct. 22, 2012)
Main Attrakionz“Bossalinis & Fooliyones” (producers: Harry Fraud, The Mekanix, Supreme Cuts, etc.; first single: “Do It For the Bay”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3)(Young One, Oct. 22, 2012)
Bridgit Mendler (star of Disney Channel’s “Good Luck Charlie”)“Hello My Name Is …” (producer: Emanuel “Eman” Kiriakou; first single: “Ready or Not”; Hear here)(Hollywood, Oct. 22, 2012)
Elizabeth Mitchell & You Are My Flower“Blue Clouds” (producers: Mitchell, Warren Defever, Daniel Littleton; Hear here; MP3)(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, Oct. 22, 2012)
Newsboys“Live in Concert: God’s Not Dead” (recorded at the 2012 Sonshine Festival in Willmar, Minn., and LifeFest in Oshkosh, Wis.; Hear here; MP3)(Sparrow, Oct. 22, 2012)
Night Ranger“24 Strings & A Drummer — Live & Acoustic [CD/DVD]” (recorded in an intimate, all-acoustic setting with a select number of fans at TRI Studios in San Rafael, Calif., in May 2012; Hear here; MP3)(Frontiers, Oct. 22, 2012)
Other Lives“Mind the Gap EP [MP3]” (first single: “Take Us Alive”; Hear here)(tbd records, Oct. 22, 2012)
Pig Destroyer (grindcore band)“Book Burner” (Hear here; See here; Deluxe edition; MP3)(Relapse, Oct. 22, 2012)
The Polyphonic Spree“Holidaydream: Sounds of the Holidays Volume One” (includes 10 holiday standards, two original instrumentals and a cover of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “Happy X-Mas [War is Over]”; producers: Knife and Fork’s Eric Drew Feldman, The Speekers; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(Good Records Recordings/Kirtland, Oct. 22, 2012)
Rah Rah (Canadian indie-rock band)“The Poet’s Dead” (producers: Gus Van Go, Werner F; Hear here; MP3)(Hidden Pony, Oct. 22, 2012)
Genya Ravan (former lead singer of Ten Wheel Drive)“Cheesecake Girl: Scenes From Lollipop Lounge” (Hear here)(Collectables, Oct. 23, 2012)
The Samuel Jackson Five (Norwegian instrumental rock group)“The Samuel Jackson 5” (Hear here; MP3)(Denovali, Oct. 23, 2012)
Neal Schon (Journey guitarist)“The Calling [MP3]” (former Journey drummer Steve Smith plays on all 12 tracks; producer: Schon; guests: keyboardists Jan Hammer and Igor Len; Hear here)(Frontiers, Oct. 22, 2012)
Tom Shaner“Ghost Songs, Waltzes, and Rock & Roll [MP3]” (producer: Charles Newman; Hear here)(Mother West, Oct. 23, 2012)
Shiny Toy Guns (reunited with original singer Carah Faye Charnow)“III” (producers: Mirror Machines; new single: “Somewhere to Hide”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl)(Five Seven Music, Oct. 22, 2012)
Solid Gold (Minneapolis trio)“Eat Your Young” (Hear here; MP3)(Totally Gross National Product, Oct. 23, 2012)
Richie Spice“Soothing Sounds: Acoustic [MP3]” (first single: “Free”; Hear here)(Tad’s Record, Oct. 23, 2012)
State Radio“Rabbit Inn Rebellion” (Hear here)(Ruff Shod, Oct. 22, 2012)
Stone Sour“House of Gold & Bones Part 1” (producer: David Bottrill; Hear here; MP3)(Roadrunner, Oct. 23, 2012)
Swedish House Mafia“Until Now” (first single: “Don’t You Worry Child,” feat. John Martin; Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3)(Astralwerks, Oct. 22, 2012)
Sweethearts of the Rodeo“Restless [MP3]” (the country sister duo’s first album in 16 years; producers: Dave Pomeroy, Sweethearts of the Rodeo; Hear here)(Good Trade, Oct. 23, 2012)
Taylor Swift“Red” (first single: “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”; Hear here; Read here; Bonus package, featuring a “Red” rubber bracelet, sticker and a note from Swift; Vinyl)(Big Machine, Oct. 22, 2012)
The Sword“Apocryphon” (Hear here; Vinyl)(Razor & Tie, Oct. 22, 2012)
Talk Normal“Sunshine” (producer: Christina Files; first single: “Bad Date”; Hear here; Vinyl)(Joyful Noise Recordings, Oct. 23, 2012)
Chris Thompson (Manfred Mann’s Earth Band singer)“Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me” (covers of jazz and swing standards; Hear here)(U.K. – Connector, Oct. 22, 2012)
Titus Andronicus (N.J. punk-rock band)“Local Business” (producer: Kevin McMahon; guests: Owen Pallett, Steven Harm, Elio DeLuca; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3)(XL Recordings, Oct. 22, 2012)
Unknown Component“Blood v. Electricity” (producer: Keith Lynch; first single: “Nowhere Is Alone”; Hear here)(Unknown Component, Oct. 23, 2012)
Various artists“The Man With the Iron Fists [Film soundtrack]” (Quentin Tarantino movie opens Nov. 2; Hear here; Vinyl)(Soul Temple/Stax/RED Music, Oct. 22, 2012)
Karyn White“Carpe Diem” (her first album in more than 18 years; Hear here; MP3)(Lightyear, Oct. 22, 2012)
Yellow Ostrich“Ghost [MP3]” (five-song EP; Hear here)(Barsuk, Oct. 22, 2012)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
The Beatles“Love Me Do [Vinyl]” (limited edition 7-inch double-sided single, with “P.S. I Love You,” to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four’s first single; Read here)(Capitol, Oct. 22, 2012)
The B-52’s“Cosmic Thing [Vinyl]” (1989 album; remastered)(Mobile Fidelity, Oct. 23, 2012)
The Black Keys“The Tour Rehearsal Tapes [MP3]” (six-song EP)(Nonesuch, Oct. 22, 2012)
Boogie Down Productions“Criminal Minded [Gold CD]” (1986 album; remastered; Hear here)(Traffic Entertainment, Oct. 23, 2012)
Clifford Brown“The Singers Sessions With Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughan And Helen Merrill: The EmArcy Master Takes Vol. 2” (29 songs; MP3)(Hip-O Select/Verve, Oct. 22, 2012)
Glen Campbell, Bobbie Gentry, Anne Murray“Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell / Anne Murray & Glen Campbell” (1968, 1970 albums on one CD; remastered)(U.K. – Morello, Oct. 22, 2012)
Change“Disco Recharge: The Glow of Love/Miracles — Special Edition” (1980, 1981 albums; remastered, with a second CD of mixes, edits and extended versions; Hear here)(U.K. – Harmless, Oct. 22, 2012)
Daryle Chinn“From the Heart [MP3]” (1996 album)(Motown, Oct. 22, 2012)
Charlie Daniels Band“Essential Super Hits [MP3]” (17 songs)(Blue Hat, Oct. 22, 2012)
Design“One Sunny Day: Singles and Rarities 1968-1978” (20-song collection singles, B-sides, rare demos and unreleased tracks; See here)(U.K. – RPM, Oct. 22, 2012)
The Doors“Live At The Bowl ’68” (July 5, 1968, concert at the Hollywood Bowl; Track list; Vinyl; MP3; see related DVD/Blu-ray below)(Rhino/Elektra, Oct. 22, 2012)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer“Pictures at an Exhibition [MP3]” (1971 album), “Trilogy [MP3]” (1972 album), “Brain Salad Surgery [MP3]” (1973 album), “Welcome Back My Friends to the Show That Never Ends … Ladies and Gentlemen, Emerson, Lake & Palmer [MP3]” (1974 album), “Works Volume 1 [MP3]” (1977 album), “Works Volume 2 [MP3]” (1977 album), “Love Beach [MP3]” (1978 album), “Black Moon [MP3]” (1992 album), “Works Live [MP3]” (1993 album), “In the Hot Seat [MP3]” (1994 album)(Razor & Tie, Oct. 22, 2012)
Frankie Goes to Hollywood“Frankie Said: The Very Best of Frankie Goes to Hollywood”(U.K. – Salvo, Oct. 22, 2012)
Peter Gabriel“So (25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (three discs; 1986 album; remastered; Single CD; Immersion Box, eight-disc box set; MP3; see related DVD/Blu-ray below)(Real World, Oct. 22, 2012)
Allen Ginsberg (beat poet)“The Ballad of the Skeletons [MP3]” (1996 collaboration with Paul McCartney, Philip Glass and Lenny Kaye; See here)(Ginsberg Recordings, Oct. 23, 2012)
Thelma Houston“The MoWest Album: Expanded Edition” (1972 album; remastered, with nine bonus tracks; Read here)(U.K. – SoulMusic/Cherry Red, Oct. 22, 2012)
A.R. Kane“The Complete Singles Collection” (two CDs, 33 songs; MP3)(One Little Indian, Oct. 22, 2012)
The Killers“Battle Born [Amazon Exclusive Uber Deluxe]” (2012 album, with hardcover book)(Island, Oct. 22, 2012)
Martina McBride“The Essential Martina McBride” (two CDs)(RCA/Legacy, Oct. 22, 2012)
Mike + The Mechanics“Mike + The Mechanics [24 KT + Gold CD]” (1985 album, featuring “Silent Running,” “All I Need Is a Miracle,” “Taken In”; remastered)(Audio Fidelity, Oct. 22, 2012)
The Miracles“Love Crazy: Expanded Edition” (1977 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks), “The Miracles” (1978 album; remastered)(U.K. – SoulMusic/Cherry Red, Oct. 22, 2012)
Giorgio Moroder“On the Groove Train: Pop & Dance Rarities 1975-1993” (two-CD collection of songs he produced for such artists as Donna Summer, Keith Forsey, Roberta Kelly, Marsha Hunt, Helen St. John; Hear here; Read here)(U.K. – Repertoire, Oct. 22, 2012)
Motörhead“The Wörld Is Ours – Vol 2: Anyplace Crazy as Anywhere Else [CD/DVD/Blu-ray]” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3)(UDR, Oct. 22, 2012)
of Montreal“Daughter of Cloud” (10 of the 17 songs on this collection are previously unreleased; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3)(Polyvinyl, Oct. 22, 2012)
Art Pepper“Neon Art: Volume 2 [Vinyl]” (taken from an unissued live performance during a 1981 concert tour in Japan, pressed on neon pink vinyl, coupled with a digital download card; Hear here)(Omnivore Recordings, Oct. 22, 2012)
Dewey Redman“Momentum Space [MP3]” (1999 album)(Verve, Oct. 22, 2012)
Riders in the Sky“Riders Radio Theater [MP3]” (1988 album)(MCA Nashville, Oct. 22, 2012)
David Rose“The David Rose Christmas Album [MP3]” (1968 album)(Capitol, Oct. 22, 2012)
Del Shannon“The Essential Collection 1961-1991” (two CDs, 52 songs; Track list)(U.K. – Music Club Deluxe, Oct. 22, 2012)
Sandie Shaw“The Very Best of Sandie Shaw [MP3]”(Union Square Music, Oct. 22, 2012)
Smoking Popes“Born to Quit [MP3]” (1994 album)(SideOneDummy, Oct. 22, 2012)
Various artists“The Greatest Classical Music Ever! Best Christmas Carols Ever! [MP3]” (18 songs)(EMI Classics, Oct. 22, 2012)
Various artists“Teenage Kicks 1977-1981: The Music That Changed Everything” (three CDs, 60 songs; Track list; See here)(U.K. – UMTV, Oct. 22, 2012)
Various artists“Tommy: The Rock Opera” (1972 album; Dec. 9, 1972, concert at the Rainbow Theatre in London with the London Symphony Orchestra, with guests Maggie Bell, Sandy Denny, Steve Winwood, Rod Stewart, Merry Clayton and Ringo Starr; remastered)(U.K. – Repertoire, Oct. 22, 2012)
The Who“Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy [MP3]” (1971 best-of)(Geffen/UMe, Oct. 22, 2012)
Hank Williams Sr.“24 of Hank Williams’ Greatest Hits [MP3]”(Mercury Nashville, Oct. 22, 2012)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Circle Jerks“My Career As a Jerk [DVD]” (documentary film directed by David Markey)(MVD Visual, Oct. 23, 2012)
The Doors“Live at the Bowl ’68 [DVD]” (See here; Blu-ray)(Eagle Rock, Oct. 22, 2012)
Harrison Ford“Blade Runner: 30th Anniversary Collector’s Edition [Blu-ray]” (1982 film; three discs; music by Vangelis; Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack)(Warner, Oct. 23, 2012)
Peter Gabriel“Classic Albums: So [Blu-ray]” (“The Definitive Authorised Story of the Album”; 1986 album; Read here)(Eagle Rock, Oct. 22, 2012)
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds“International Magic: Live at the O2 [DVD]” (Blu-ray)(EMI, Oct. 23, 2012)
Muse“The Only Ones Who Know: 15 Years of Madness [DVD]” (two discs)(Pride, Oct. 23, 2012)
Ozomatli“Live At The Hangout [DVD]”(MVD Visual, Oct. 23, 2012)
Sam and Dave“The Sam and Dave Show [DVD]” (recorded in 1967 in Germany, with guests Lee Dorsey, Linda Carr, Sam & Dave Orchestra and Arthur Conley)(IMV Blueline, Oct. 23, 2012)
Stryper“Live in Indonesia At Java Rockin’ Land [DVD]” (recorded in 2010; See here)(MVD Visual, Oct. 23, 2012)
Channing Tatum“Magic Mike [DVD]” (2012 film; Blu-ray/DVD)(Warner, Oct. 23, 2012)
Various artists“Positive Force: More Than a Witness — 25 Years of Punk Politics in Action [DVD]” (2011 documentary film by Robin Bell; See/read here)(PM Press, Oct. 23, 2012)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher/Due date:
Black Sabbath“Black Sabbath and Philosophy: Mastering Reality [Paperback]” (author: William Irwin; Kindle)(Wiley, Oct. 23, 2012)
Peter Criss“Makeup to Breakup: My Life In and Out of Kiss [Hardcover]” (Read here; Kindle)(Scribner, Oct. 23, 2012)
Led Zeppelin“Led Zeppelin: The Oral History of the World’s Greatest Rock Band [Hardcover]” (author: Barney Hoskyns; Kindle)(Wiley, Oct. 23, 2012)
M.I.A.“M.I.A. [Hardcover]”(Rizzoli, Oct. 23, 2012)
Joni Mitchell“Joni: The Creative Odyssey of Joni Mitchell [Paperback]” (author: Katherine Monk; Kindle)(Greystone Books, Oct. 23, 2012)
Jimmy Page“Light & Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page [Hardcover]” (author: Brad Tolinski; Kindle)(Crown, Oct. 23, 2012)
Rod Stewart“Rod: The Autobiography [Hardcover]” (Kindle)(Crown Archetype, Oct. 23, 2012)

Next week: Oct. 30, 2012

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