Updates + Additions

New Releases

“Somnambulant Cycles,” Keaton Henson – May 31

“Wildewoman (The New Recordings),” Lucius – May 31

“Where I’ve Been, isn’t Where I’m Going,” Shaboozey – May 31

“The Gloss,” Cola – June 14

“STIGMA,” Wage War – June 21

“One and Only,” Anvil – June 28

“Into the Blue,” Aaron Frazer – June 28

“The Outsiders: A New Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording),” various artists – June 28

“Bad Jazz,” Virginity – June 28

“I’m Not Broken (Live From Topeka Correctional Facility),” Melissa Etheridge – July 5

“For Eden,” Boy Golden – July 19

“Science, Not Fiction,” Orange Goblin – July 19

“Leavin’ This Holler,” 49 Winchester – Aug. 2

“Obsessed,” Morgan Wade – Aug. 16

“Jekyll & Hyde,” Whey Jennings – Aug. 23


“Manic & Cool + Down on the Street,” Shakatak – May 31

“All the Hits and More 1955-62,” Lonnie Donegan – June 7

“The Sound of the Crowd: Greatest Hits in Concert,” The Human League – June 7

“Tales of the Great Rum Runners (Deluxe Edition),” Robert Hunter – June 7

“Jesse Johnson Revue / Shockadelia / Every Shade of Love,” Jesse Johnson – June 7

“The Singles Collection As & Bs 1939-1950,” Sister Rosetta Tharpe – June 7

“The Hits Collection 1929-43,” Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees – June 7

“Psychedelic States: New Jersey in the 60s Vol. 2,” various artists – June 21

“Keep On Keepin’ On: The Atlantic Years (Phase Two: 1979-1984),” The Spinners – June 28

“The WEA / EastWest Albums 1988-1995,” Tanita Tikaram – June 28

New Music Friday: April 19, 2024

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“Friends,” Omar Apollo – May 31

“Born to Quit,” Smoking Popes – June 7

“The Cry!,” Prince Lasha Quintet – Aug. 16

“Love Deluxe,” “Lovers Rock” and “Soldier of Love,” Sade – Sept. 20

“Gettin’ Together” and “Intensity,” Art Pepper – Oct. 11

“Songs I Like to Sing!,” Helen Humes – Nov. 8

Music Books

“We Found Love, Song by Song: The Stories Behind 100 Romantic Hits,” Annie Zaleski – Dec. 3

Just Released

(Surprise releases + more)

“Woledto,” Elyanna (Palestinian-Chilean singer-songwriter’s debut album; Hear here; Universal Arabic Music)

“Red Hot & Ra : The Magic City,” Red Hot Org & Meshell Ndegeocello (Hear here; Red Hot Organization)

“Right On,” Humbird (Hear here; Nettwerk)

“Stereo Grief,” Greyhaven (five-song EP; Solid State)

“All of My Days,” Ellie Holcomb (Hear here; Full Heart Music / Capitol CMG)

“Ashland City,” Chase Bryant (five-song EP; Hear here; Alazan Records LLC / EMPIRE)

“Mozart for Martians,” The Skinny Limbs (five-song EP; Hear here; Wizards Only)

“It’s Here, But I Have No Names For It,” sleepmakeswaves (Bird’s Robe / MGM)

“The Wesleys,” The Wesleys (Montreal garage-pop band’s debut album; Hear here; Little Village Records)

“The Black,” Imminence (Hear here; Imminence)

“Luminera,” KARMÅ (three-song debut EP; Hear here; Kalypso)

“A Hundred Highways,” Moonsville Collective (Hear here; Rock Ridge Music)

“Life the Way I Want It,” Henry Merit (five-song EP; Hear here; Henry McIntyre)

A performance deserving of standing ovations / And who would've thought it'd be the two of us?

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

Jekyll & Hyde, Whey Jennings (grandson of Waylon Jennings) 
Lacazette, Matty Marz 
Signature, Mike Sarge 
Klepto, Leah Mason 
Slow Dancing In Jackson, Mississippi, Cyndi Thomson 
Time for Everything, Amy Aileen Wood 
Lilith Limerence, Maijah 
Almost Free, Jae Laffer 
I Think She’s In Love With Me, Marella 
The Mountain Is You, Chance Peña 
Marilyn, Emily Myers 
To Hell, Tracielynn 
Way Too Deep, HALF CAB 
Do Not Disturb, Ella Galvin 
Hallways, RafDolBac 


Rico Wade (Atlanta hip-hop pioneer and Dungeon Family member)

This Week In … 1990

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “I’ll Be Your Everything,” Tommy Page

Biggest Movers Within the Top 40 – “Love Child,” Sweet Sensation (from No. 31 to No. 21) and “This Old Heart of Mine,” Rod Stewart with Ronald Isley (from No. 38 to No. 28)

Highest Debut (No. 39) – “Vogue,” Madonna

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “It Must Have Been Love,” Roxette (from No. 67 to No. 49)

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “Cuts You Up,” Peter Murphy

No. 1 Album – “Nick of Time,” Bonnie Raitt

Dedicated to Winnie G. We miss you, girl. 

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