New releases

Published on October 9th, 2012 | by Gerry Galipault


Oct. 9, 2012

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
The Acacia Strain “Death Is the Only Mortal” (producer: Daniel Laskiewicz; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Rise, Oct. 9, 2012)
All Time Low “Don’t Panic” (producer: Mike Green; first single: “The Reckless and the Brave”; Hear here) (Hopeless, Oct. 9, 2012)
August Burns Red “August Burns Red Presents: Sleddin’ Hill, A Holiday Album” (producers: Carson Slovak, Grant McFarland; Hear here) (Solid State, Oct. 9, 2012)
Bad Books (Kevin Devine and members of Manchester Orchestra) “II” (producers: Devine, singer Andy Hull, guitarist Robert McDowell; new single: “It Never Stops”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl) (Triple Crown/Favorite Gentlemen Recordings, Oct. 9, 2012)
Between the Buried and Me “The Parallax II: Future Sequence” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Metal Blade, Oct. 9, 2012)
The Birthday Massacre (Canadian synthrock band) “Hide and Seek” (Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Metropolis, Oct. 9, 2012)
Blackmore’s Night “A Knight in York” (recorded in the fall of 2011 at the Opera House in York, England; Hear here; See here; CD/Blu-ray; Vinyl; MP3) (UDR, Oct. 9, 2012)
Blessed Feathers “Peaceful Beasts in an Ocean of Weeds [MP3]” (five-song EP; producer: Kevin McMahon; Hear here; See here) (Blessed Feathers, Oct. 9, 2012)
John Cale (founding member of The Velvet Underground) “Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood” (Danger Mouse collaborated on the opening track, “I Wanna Talk 2 U”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl) (Double Six/Domino, Oct. 9, 2012)
Callers “Reviver” (new single: “Heroes”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Partisan, Oct. 9, 2012)
The Calm Blue Sea (Austin band) “Arrivals & Departures” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Modern Outsider, Oct. 9, 2012)
Coheed and Cambria “The Afterman: Ascension” (the first of a double concept album, with “The Afterman: Descension” due in February 2013; Hear here; Vinyl) (Hundred Handed/Everything Evil, Oct. 9, 2012)
Celtic Woman “Home For Christmas” (Hear here; MP3) (Angel, Oct. 9, 2012)
Citizens! (London quintet) “Here We Are” (producer: Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos; first single: “True Romance”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Kitsuné/Cooperative Music, Oct. 9, 2012)
Cold Showers “Love and Regret [MP3]” (Hear here) (Dais, Oct. 9, 2012)
Converge “All We Love We Leave Behind” (producer: Kurt Ballou; Hear here; MP3) (Epitaph, Oct. 9, 2012)
The Cringe “Hiding in Plain Sight” (producers: The Cringe; Hear here; MP3) (Listen, Oct. 9, 2012)
Danko Jones “Rock and Roll Is Black and Blue” (producer: Matt DeMatteo; first single: “Just a Beautiful Day”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Bad Taste, Oct. 9, 2012)
Jeff Dunham “Jeff Dunham: Minding the Monsters [MP3]” (Comedy Central special airs Oct. 7; See here; Read here; CD; DVD; Blu-ray) (eOne Music/Paramount, Oct. 9, 2012)
Electric Six “Absolute Pleasure” (Detroit rock band’s live album, recorded at First Avenue in Minneapolis and Chicago’s Double Door; Hear here; MP3) (Metropolis, Oct. 9, 2012)
Don Felder (Eagles guitarist) “Road to Forever” (his first solo album in nearly 30 years; producers: Felder, Robin DiMaggio; guests: David Crosby, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, Steve Lukather, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Randy Jackson, Tommy Shaw, etc.; first single: “Fall From the Grace of Love”; Hear here; Read here) (Rocket Science Ventures, Oct. 9, 2012)
Freelance Whales “Diluvia” (producer: Shane Stoneback; new single: “Spitting Image”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl) (Mom + Pop/Frenchkiss, Oct. 9, 2012)
The Fresh Beat Band “The Fresh Beat Band: More Music From the Hit TV Show Vol. 2.0”; Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3) (Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Robert Glasper “Black Radio Recovered: The Remix EP” (producer: Glasper; remixers: Glasper, ?uestlove, 9th Wonder, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Pete Rock; guests: Black Milk, Phonte, The Roots, Solange Knowles; Hear here; MP3) (Blue Note, Oct. 9, 2012)
Glee Cast “Barely Breathing [MP3],” “Don’t Speak [MP3],” “Give Your Heart a Break [MP3],” “Mine [MP3],” “The Scientist [MP3]” (Columbia, Oct. 9, 2012)
Ellie Goulding “Halcyon” (producers: Jim Elliot, Goulding; first single: “Anything Could Happen”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Cherrytree/ Interscope, Oct. 9, 2012)
Brandon Heath “Blue Mountain” (first single: “Jesus in Disguise”; Hear here>; MP3) (Reunion, Oct. 9, 2012)
He’s My Brother She’s My Sister (Los Angeles quintet) “Nobody Dances in This Town” (first single: “Electric Love”; Hear here; MP3) (Park the Van, Oct. 9, 2012)
Hidden Orchestra “Archipelago” (first singles: “Vorka” and “Spoken”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Tru Thoughts, Oct. 9, 2012)
Hillsong “We Have a Savior” (Christmas album; See here>; MP3) (Hillsong, Oct. 9, 2012)
HONKY (Texas super-boogie band) “421” (producers: JD Pinkus, Bobby Ed Landgraf; Hear here; MP3) (HONKY, Oct. 9, 2012)
Hostage Calm (Connecticut punks/activists) “Please Remain Calm” (producer: J. Robbins; Hear here; Vinyl) (Run For Cover, Oct. 9, 2012)
Hyland (Christian rock band from Minneapolis) “Finding Our Way” (producer: Jeff Schneeweis; first single: “Beauty in the Broken”; Hear here) (Tooth & Nail, Oct. 9, 2012)
Wanda Jackson “Unfinished Business” (producer: Justin Townes Earle; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Sugar Hill, Oct. 9, 2012)
Juggernaught “Bring the Meat Back [MP3]” (first single: “Beef or Chicken”; Hear here) (Juggernaught, Oct. 10, 2012)
Kaki King “Glow” (producer: D. James Goodwin; Hear here; MP3) (Velour Recordings, Oct. 9, 2012)
KISS “Monster” (producer: Greg Collins; first single: “Hell or Hallelujah”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (KISS/Universal, Oct. 9, 2012)
Kosheen (British trip-hop, breakbeat and rock group) “Independence” (first single: “Get a New One”; Hear here; See here) (U.K. – Kosheen Recording, Oct. 8, 2012)
Letting Up Despite Great Faults “Untogether” (new single: “Bulletproof Girl”; Hear here; MP3) (New Words, Oct. 9, 2012)
Colin Linden “Still Live” (recorded at Douglas Corner Café in Nashville; producer: Linden; Hear here; MP3) (Yellow Dog, Oct. 9, 2012)
Lord Huron (L.A.-based band) “Lonesome Dreams” (first single: “Time to Run”; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (IAMSOUND, Oct. 9, 2012)
Luther (Philadelphia band) “Let’s Get You Somewhere Else” (producer: Bouncing Souls guitarist Pete Steinkopf; Hear here; Vinyl) (Chunksaah, Oct. 9, 2012)
Jeff Lynne “Long Wave” (covers of pre-rock and ’60s standards; first single: “Mercy, Mercy”; Hear here; Track list; Vinyl; MP3, with a bonus track, “Beyond the Sea”), “Mr. Blue Sky: The Very Best of Electric Light Orchestra” (rerecordings of ELO hits; Track list; Vinyl; MP3) (Frontiers, Oct. 9, 2012)
MellowHype (L.A. alt hip-hop duo) “Numbers” (producer: Left Brain; first single: “La Bonita”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl) (Odd Future, Oct. 9, 2012)
METZ (Toronto trio) “METZ” (producers: Graham Walsh, Alexandre Bonenfant; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Sub Pop, Oct. 9, 2012)
MGK (rapper) “Lace Up” (producers: Alex da Kid, Alex Kickdrum, Aliby, GB Hitz, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, J.R. Rotem, JP Did This 1, Slim Gudz, Southside; guests: Waka Flocka Flame, Young Jeezy, Avenged Sevenfold, Lil Jon, Twista, Tech N9ne, DMX, etc.; new single: “Hold On [Shut Up]”; Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3) (EST19XX/Bad Boy/Interscope, Oct. 9, 2012)
Murda Mills “I’m On!” (producer: Alton Guidry; first single: “I’m On!”; Hear here) (Table, Oct. 9, 2012)
My Jerusalem (Austin-based indie rock band) “Preachers” (producer: Spoon drummer Jim Eno; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (The End, Oct. 9, 2012)
Meshell Ndegeocello “Pour une âme souveraine: A dedication to Nina Simone” (guests: Sinead O’Connor, Lizz Wright, Valerie June, Tracy Wannomae, Toshi Reagon, Cody Chesnutt; Hear here; MP3) (Naïve, Oct. 9, 2012)
AC Newman (of The New Pornographers) “Shut Down the Streets” (guest: Neko Case; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Matador, Oct. 9, 2012)
Yannick Noah (French tennis champion) “Hommage” (covers of Bob Marley songs; Hear here; MP3) (RED/Sony Music France, Oct. 9, 2012)
Nonpoint “Nonpoint” (producer: Johnny K; first single: “I Said It”; Hear here; MP3) (Razor & Tie, Oct. 9, 2012)
Script, The “#3” (producers: Danny O’Donoghue, Mark Sheehan; first single: “Hall of Fame”; Hear here; Read here; Deluxe edition; MP3) (Epic, Oct. 9, 2012)
Russ Seeger (former Levon Helm band mate) “Live in Peace [MP3]” (Hear here) (Paradiddle, Oct. 9, 2012)
Ty Segall “Twins” (first single: “The Hill”; Hear here; See here) (Drag City, Oct. 9, 2012)
The 69 Eyes (Helsinki vampire-rock outfit) “X” (first single: “Red”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Nuclear Blast, Oct. 9, 2012)
Rick Springfield “Songs for the End of the World” (guests: John Waite, Richard Page; Hear here; MP3) (Rick Springfield/UMe, Oct. 9, 2012)
Tame Impala (psychedelic rock band from Perth, Australia) “Lonerism” (producer: frontman Kevin Parker; first single: “Elephant”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl) (Modular/Interscope, Oct. 9, 2012)
Tracer (Australian trio) “Spaces In Between” (Hear here; See here; MP3) (The Mascot Label Group, Oct. 9, 2012)
Trash Talk (Sacramento hardcore punk band) “119” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Trash Talk Collective/Odd Future, Oct. 9, 2012)
Suzanne Vega “Close-Up Vol. 4, Songs of Family” (Hear here; MP3) (Amanuensis Productions, Oct. 9, 2012)
Wallflowers, The “Glad All Over” (producer: Jay Joyce; first single: “Reboot the Mission,” featuring Mick Jones; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Columbia, Oct. 9, 2012)
Xzibit “Napalm” (his first album in more than six years; producers: Dr. Dre, Akon, David Banner, S1, Focus, Beat Butcher; guests: Wiz Khalifa, Prodigy, Crooked I, Game, Slim The Mobster, Travis Barker, DJ Sid, Tha Alkaholiks; Hear here; Read here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe edition) (Open Bar Entertainment/EMI, Oct. 9, 2012)
Zedd (EDM producer/ DJ/songwriter) “Clarity” (first single: “Spectrum,” feat. Matthew Koma; Hear here; MP3) (Interscope, Oct. 9, 2012)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Alvin & the Chipmunks “Christmas with the Chipmunks” (18 songs; MP3) (Capitol, Oct. 9, 2012)
Edie Adams “The Edie Adams Christmas Album” (15 previously unissued recordings of holiday classics drawn from the “Kovacs Unlimited” TV show, featuring Ernie Kovacs from 1952; MP3) (Omnivore Recordings, Oct. 9, 2012)
Adam Ant “Playlist: The Very Best of Adam Ant” (MP3) (Epic/Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Beach Boys, The “Surfin’ Safari [MP3]” (1962 album; remastered), “Surfin’ USA” (1963 album; mono and stereo remasters; MP3), “Surfer Girl” (1963 album; mono and stereo remasters; MP3), “Little Deuce Coupe” (1963 album; mono and stereo remasters; MP3), “Shut Down, Volume 2” (1964 album; mono and stereo remasters; MP3), “All Summer Long” (1964 album; mono and stereo remasters; MP3), “The Beach Boys Today!” (1965 album; mono and stereo remasters; MP3), “Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!)” (1965 album; mono and stereo remasters; MP3) , “Beach Boys’ Party!” (1965 album; mono and stereo remasters; MP3), “Pet Sounds” (1966 album; mono and stereo remasters), “Smiley Smile” (1967 album; mono and stereo remasters; MP3), “Sunflower” (1970 album; stereo remaster; MP3), “Surf’s Up” (1971 album; stereo remaster; MP3), “Christmas Harmonies” (2009 compilation; stereo remaster) (Capitol, Oct. 9, 2012)
Beach Boys, The “Greatest Hits” (20 hits; MP3), “Greatest Hits: Fifty Big Ones” (two CDs; MP3) (Capitol, Oct. 9, 2012)
Björk “Biophilia Remix Series, Vol. 6” (Vinyl) (One Little Indian, Oct. 9, 2012)
Johnny Bristol “Bristol’s Crème [MP3]” (1976 album) (Rhino/Atlantic, Oct. 9, 2012)
Glen Campbell & Jimmy Webb “In Session … [CD/DVD]” (recorded in 1983 in the Hamilton, Ontario, studios of CHCH-TV; Read here; MP3) (Fantasy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Can “The Lost Tapes” (three CDs of previously unreleased studio, soundtrack and live material; Hear here; See here; Track list; MP3) (Mute, Oct. 9, 2012)
Climax Blues Band “Classic Climax: The Best of 1978-1989” (17 songs) (U.K. – Repertoire, Oct. 8, 2012)
Shawn Colvin “Playlist: The Very Best of Shawn Colvin” (MP3) (Columbia/Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Taylor Dayne “S.O.U.L.” (10-song best-of) (Sony BMG Special Markets, Oct. 9, 2012)
Deep Purple “Machine Head: 40th Anniversary Edition” (1972 album; remastered, with non-album B-side “When a Blind Man Cries”; CD/DVD box set) (U.K. – EMI, Oct. 8, 2012)
Destiny’s Child “Playlist: The Very Best of Destiny’s Child” (MP3) (Columbia/Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Dio “The Very Beast of Dio Vol. 2” (17 tracks; MP3) (Niji Entertainment Group, Oct. 9, 2012)
Maggie Estep “Love Is a Dog From Hell [MP3]” (1997 album) (Island Mercury, Oct. 9, 2012)
Faces “Stay With Me: Faces Anthology” (two CDs, 36 songs; Hear/read here) (U.K. – Rhino, Oct. 8, 2012)
Darrow Fletcher “CrossOver Soul: 1975-1979 Los Angeles Sessions” (17 songs; Read here) (U.K. – Kent, Oct. 8, 2012)
Funk D’Void (aka Francois Dubois) “Balance 022: Funk D’Void” (Scottish DJ/producer weaves 20 years of DJ history into a Balance Series mix; Hear here; ) (Balance Music, Oct. 9, 2012)
Rory Gallagher “Against the Grain” (1975 album; remastered), “Calling Card” (1976 album; remastered), “Photo Finish” (1978 album; remastered), “Top Priority” (1979 album; remastered), “Jinx” (1979 album; remastered) (U.K. – Sony, Oct. 8, 2012)
Vince Guaraldi Trio “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (1965 album; remastered, with bonus tracks; MP3) (Fantasy/Concord Jazz, Oct. 9, 2012)
Alan Jackson “Playlist: The Very Best of Alan Jackson” (MP3) (RCA/Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson “Playlist: The Very Best of Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson” (MP3) (Columbia/Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Elton John vs. Pnau “Good Morning to the Night: Deluxe Edition [MP3]” (2012 album, with five bonus remixes; CD) (Casablanca, Oct. 9, 2012)
George Jones & Tammy Wynette “Playlist: The Very Best of George Jones & Tammy Wynette” (MP3) (Epic/Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
B.B. King “Ladies & Gentlemen … Mr. B.B. King [Box set]” (four CDs; Read here) (Hip-O/UMe, Oct. 9, 2012)
Carole King “Playlist: The Very Best of Carole King” (MP3) (Epic/Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Kutless “Believer (Christmas Edition)” (2012 album, packaged with their 2011 six-song EP “This Is Christmas”) (BEC Recordings, Oct. 9, 2012)
Less Than Jake “Borders & Boundaries [CD/DVD]” (2000 album; remastered, with previously unreleased tracks; Vinyl; MP3) (Fat Wreck Chords, Oct. 9, 2012)
Level 42 “Running in the Family (Deluxe Edition)” (1987 album; remastered; two CDs, with bonus remixes; Track list; Deluxe edition) (U.K. – UMC/Polydor, Oct. 8, 2012)

Kirsty MacColl “Desperate Character: Expanded Edition” (1981 album; remastered, making its CD debut), “Kite: Expanded Edition” (two CDs; 1989 album; remastered, with 17 bonus tracks; MP3), “Electric Landlady: Expanded Edition” (two CDs; 1991 album; remastered, with 16 bonus tracks; MP3), “Titanic Days: Expanded Edition” (two CDs; 1993 album; remastered, with 17 bonus tracks; Read here) (U.K. – Salvo, Oct. 8, 2012)
Taj Mahal “Playlist: The Very Best of Taj Mahal” (MP3) (Columbia/Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Mandisa (“American Idol” season 5 finalist) “It’s Christmas (Christmas Angel Edition)” (2008 album, with two new Christmas songs; Read here; MP3) (Sparrow, Oct. 9, 2012)
Ricky Martin “Playlist: The Very Best of Ricky Martin” (MP3) (Columbia/Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Johnny Mathis “Playlist: The Very Best of Johnny Mathis” (Columbia/Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Meat Loaf “Playlist: The Very Best of Meat Loaf” (MP3) (Epic/Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Laura Nyro “Playlist: The Very Best of Laura Nyro” (MP3) (Columbia/Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott “We’re Usually a Lot Better Thank This” (live recordings from 2005-2006; MP3) (Full Light/Thirty Tigers, Oct. 9, 2012)
Old 97’s “Too Far to Care: Deluxe Edition” (1997 album; remastered, with a second CD titled “They Made a Monster: The Too Far to Care Demos”; MP3) (Omnivore Recordings, Oct. 9, 2012)
The Prodigy “Always Outnumbered Never Outgunned” (2004 album) (XL Recordings, Oct. 9, 2012)
Ravel “The Complete Edition [Box set]” (14 CDs, 234 songs; MP3) (Decca, Oct. 9, 2012)
Collin Raye “Playlist: The Very Best of Collin Raye” (MP3) (Epic/Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Riders in the Sky “Horse Opera [MP3]” (1980 album) (MCA Nashville, Oct. 9, 2012)
David Ruffin “David Unreleased LP & More” (unreleased third solo album from 1971, with seven bonus tracks and four mono single mixes; Read here) (Motown/Hip-O Select, Oct. 9, 2012)
The Seeds “The Seeds” (1966 album; remastered, with 10 bonus tracks, eight of which were previously unreleased; Hear/read here) (U.K. – Big Beat/Ace, Oct. 8, 2012)
Lonnie Liston Smith “Cosmic Funk & Spiritual Sounds: The Flying Dutchman Masters” (15 songs; Read here; MP3) (Beat Goes Public/Ace, Oct. 9, 2012)
Mindy Smith “The Essential Mindy Smith” (13 songs; Vinyl; MP3) (Vanguard, Oct. 9, 2012)
Starship “Playlist: The Very Best of Starship” (MP3) (RCA/Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Barbra Streisand “Release Me” (11 previously unreleased tracks, dedicated to Marvin Hamlisch; Hear here; Track list; Vinyl; MP3; see related book below) (Columbia, Oct. 9, 2012)
The Supremes “I Hear a Symphony: Expanded Edition” (1965 album; remastered; two CDs, 50 tracks; Track list; MP3) (Motown/Hip-O Select, Oct. 9, 2012)
Various artists “Athens, GA — Inside/Out [CD/DVD]” (soundtrack and DVD of the 1987 documentary, featuring R.E.M., Flat Duo Jets, Love Tractor, Dreams So Real, etc.; See here) (Omnivore Recordings, Oct. 9, 2012)
Various artists “Best of Bond … James Bond: 50 Years – 50 Tracks” (two CDs; Track list; Single CD) (Capitol, Oct. 9, 2012)
Various artists “Electrospective: The Remix Album” (Track list; MP3) (Capitol, Oct. 9, 2012)
Various artists “F*** Me I’m Famous! By Cathy & David Guetta [MP3]” (feat. songs by David Guetta, Afrojack, Avicii, deadmau5, Calvin Harris, Swedish House Mafia) (Capitol, Oct. 9, 2012)
Various artists “Garage Rock Hits [MP3]” (14 songs, feat. The Moving Sidewalks, 13th Floor Elevators, Music Explosion, The Human Beinz, etc.) (Airline, Oct. 9, 2012)
Various artists “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! [MP3]” (original soundtrack to the 1966 animated TV special, featuring the M-G-M Studio Chorus & Orchestra and Thurl Ravenscroft) (WaterTower Music, Oct. 9, 2012)
Various artists “Ska’s the Limit 1959-1964, Volume 1 [MP3]” (1997 compilation; 20 songs, feat. Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Millie Small, Laurel Aitken, Toots & The Maytals, etc.) (Island, Oct. 9, 2012)
Various artists “For Your Eyes Only [MP3]” (1981 soundtrack album), “A View to a Kill [MP3]” (1985 soundtrack album) (Capitol, Oct. 9, 2012)
Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton “Playlist: The Very Best of Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton” (MP3) (RCA/Legacy, Oct. 9, 2012)
Hank Williams “Hank Williams: The Lost Concerts Limited Collector’s Edition” (19-song collection, along with on-stage conversations and anecdotes about his life, plus a 1951 radio interview) (Time Life, Oct. 9, 2012)
Bob Wills “24 Greatest Hits [MP3]” (Mercury Nashville, Oct. 9, 2012)
Amy Winehouse “The Album Collection [Box set]” (three-CD set includes her albums “Frank,” “Back to Black” and “Lioness: Hidden Treasures”) (Universal, Oct. 9, 2012)
Johnny Worth “The Complete Embassy Singles 1958-60” (two CDs) (Acrobat, Oct. 9, 2012)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Steve Aoki “Deadmeat Live at Roseland Ballroom [DVD]” (guests: Lil Jon, Wynter Gordon, Polina; See here) (Dim Mak/Ultra Music, Oct. 9, 2012)
The Beatles “Magical Mystery Tour [DVD]” (1967 film, with unseen footage; See here; Blu-ray; Deluxe Box Set, Blu-ray, DVD and a reproduction of the 1967 U.K. double vinyl 6 track EP) (Apple/Capitol, Oct. 9, 2012)
Tom Cruise, Mary J. Blige “Rock of Ages [DVD]” (2012 film; Blu-ray/DVD) (Warner, Oct. 9, 2012)
Lady Gaga “Lady Gaga: On the Edge [DVD]” (unauthorized biography; Blu-ray) (First Look Pictures, Oct. 9, 2012)
LCD Soundsystem “Shut Up and Play the Hits: The Very Loud Ending of LCD Soundsystem [DVD]” (three discs; April 2, 2011, final show at Madison Square Garden, with guests Arcade Fire and Reggie Watts; Blu-ray) (Oscilloscope Laboratories, Oct. 9, 2012)
Pat Metheny “The Orchestrion Project [DVD]” (two discs; See here; Blu-ray) (Eagle Rock, Oct. 9, 2012)
Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene “Little Shop of Horrors: The Director’s Cut [DVD]” (1986 film; featured Levi Stubbs as the voice of Audrey II; Blu-ray) (Warner, Oct. 9, 2012)
The Who “The Who: Live in Texas ’75 [DVD]” (see related book below) (Eagle Rock, Oct. 9, 2012)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
John Lennon “John Lennon: The Letters [Hardcover]” (edited by Hunter Davies; Kindle) (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Oct. 9, 2012)
Olly Murs “Happy Days [Kindle]” (Coronet, Oct. 11, 2012)
Barbra Streisand “Hello, Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand [Hardcover]” (author: William J. Mann; Kindle) (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Oct. 9, 2012)
Pete Townshend “Who I Am [Hardcover]” (See here; Kindle) (Harper, Oct. 8, 2012)

Next week: Oct. 16, 2012

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