Updates + Additions

New Releases

“I AM: CELINE DION (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack),” Celine Dion  – June 21

“Samurai,” Lupe Fiasco – June 28

“Quit!!,” HARDY – July 12

“Carrier Pigeon,” Odie Leigh – July 12

“Twisters: The Album,” various artists – July 19

“The Golden Years,” Joshua Bassett – July 26

“Ask That God,” Empire of the Sun – July 26

“The Ones That Stay,” Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters – Aug. 9

“Satellites,” The Script – Aug. 16

“Cowboys and Dreamers,” George Strait – Sept. 6

“Ensoulment,” the The – Sept. 6

“Dreamweaver,” Trentemøller – Sept. 13

This Week's Vinyl Releases

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“Fragile (Super Deluxe Edition),” Yes – June 28

“Early Daze,” Neil Young with Crazy Horse – June 28

“Arthur Baker presents Breaker’s Revenge – Original B-Boy and B-Girl Breakdance Classics 1970-84,” various artists – July 12

“Paul Robeson — Voice of Freedom: His Complete Columbia, RCA, HMV and Victor Recordings,” Paul Robeson – Aug. 30


“Born in the U.S.A. (40th Anniversary Edition),” Bruce Springsteen – June 14

“A Lesson in Romantics,” Mayday Parade – Sept. 20

“Sung Tongs (20th Anniversary Edition),” Animal Collective – Oct. 4

Music Books

“Ozzy & Me: Life Lessons, Wild Stories, and Unexpected Epiphanies from Forty Years of Friendship with the Prince of Darkness,” Stephen Rea – Nov. 19

Just Released

“Live at Wembley,” Halestorm (18-song concert, recorded on Dec. 9, 2023; See here; Atlantic)

“Furthermore,” Pet Shop Boys (four-song EP, featuring new versions of “It’s a Sin,” “Always On My Mind,” “Being Boring” and “Heart”; x2 Recordings / Parlophone)

“Finalmente Libre,” Julianno Sosa (guests: Tripper, Harry Nach, Polimá Westcoast, Young Cister, Dowba Montana, Morad, et al; Hear here; Encore Recordings)

“Sti.ll,” Taylor Deupree (acoustic rework of his 2002 album; Hear here; Greyfade / 12k / Nettwerk)

“if we’re being honest,” Beren Olivia (five-song EP; Hear here; Believe / Downtown Music)

“For Your Listening Pleasure!,” Dylan Chambers (L.A. pop-soul singer-songwriter’s seven-song debut EP; guests: Dave Koz, G. Love and Special Sauce, Cory Wong, LunchMoney Lewis; Hear here; Dylan Chambers)

“Sketches Vol. 1,” John Ford Coley (REM Management)

“heartbreak for jetlag,” Vera Ellen (2024 Taite Music Prize winner’s six-song EP; Hear here; Flying Nun)

“More Time,” Pete Muller (producer: Matt Ross-Spang; guest: Lisa Loeb; Hear here; Two Truths)

“Fighting For,” Evan Honer (five-song EP; Hear here; Cloverdale)

“Dear Heart,” The Dryes (six-song EP; Hear here; The Dryes)

“TALK SOON,” Mutant Academy (four-song EP; feat. Henny L.O., Big Kahuna OG & Fly Anakin; Hear here; Mutant Academy)

“Comatose,” Candy Apple (Hear here; Convulse)

You never close your eyes anymore when I kiss your lips

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

Ain’t No Love In Oklahoma (from “Twisters: The Album”), Luke Combs
Hang Tight Honey, Lainey Wilson 
Psycho Killer, Miley Cyrus … a cover of Talking Heads
Dispose of Me, Omar Apollo
Living Proof, Bon Jovi
NANi, Saweetie
Evil Twin, Lindsey Stirling
Together, Chance the Rapper & DJ Premier
Music on the Radio, Empire of the Sun
Chase It (Mmm Da Da Da), Bebe Rexha
Burnout, The Warning
Skydiver, Briston Maroney
A.F. Day, Serj Tankian
Betrayal, Warren Zeiders
Wicked Game, Gina Miles
After All, Jessie James Decker + MOTi
Believe (In Miracles), Richie Sambora
The Golden Years, Joshua Bassett

Sound of a Heartbreak, Mackenzie Carpenter
Rearview Mirror, Greyson Chance
Nostalgia, The Band CAMINO
SEVEN, meija & Hand Habits
Falling Forever, Beachwood Sparks 
Soporific Cell, of Montreal 
conversation, Coastal Club

Back Then, Jessica Boudreaux 
Somebody’s Gotta Do It, Paige King Johnson
BOYS, flowerovlove

Double Tragedy – A COLORS SHOW, Hailey Knox 
Blood, Garagee 
Tell Me Tell Me, Bronco Redahan
All the Time, Tim Barusta
Bottle It, Nick Piunti & The Complicated Men

Lucky, Liam Barrack 
Captain Bateman’s Basement, Joseph Patrick Moore
Mayor, Jakju
All the Way, JES
California Nights, Ian Abel Band
Tide, Sister Envy 
Hic, Michele Ducci

Take a Chance, NOVA SONS 

This Week In … 1993

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “That’s the Way Love Goes,” Janet Jackson

Biggest Movers Within the Top 40 – “Weak,” SWV (from No. 22 to No. 12) and “Dazzey Duks,” Duice (from No. 40 to No. 30)

Highest Debut (No. 49) – “Somebody to Love,” George Michael & Queen

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “Bad Boys (Theme From ‘Cops’),” Inner Circle (from No. 52 to No. 32)

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “Buddy X,” Neneh Cherry

No. 1 Album – “The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album,” Whitney Houston + various artists

Dedicated to Winnie G. We miss you, girl. 

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