Updates + Additions

New Releases

“Never Too Late,” Jim Kweskin – Jan. 26, 2024

“[After Her Destruction],” L Twills – Feb. 16, 2024

“Hereafter,” Kim Myhr & Kitchen Orchestra – Feb. 23, 2024

“Altruistic,” Royal Tusk – Feb. 23, 2024

“The Likes of Us,” Big Big Train – March 1, 2024

“The Mandrake Project,” Bruce DIckinson – March 1, 2024

“Girl Friends,” Dion – March 8, 2024

“Sketch of a Promised Departure,” Joe Pug – March 8, 2024

“SELF HELL,” While She Sleeps – March 29, 2024


“When You Fall in Love: Lost Columbia Masters 1977-1982,” Andy Williams – Feb. 2, 2024


“Street Angel” and “Trouble in Shangri-La,” Stevie Nicks – Jan. 26, 2024

“Fumbling Towards Ecstasy,” Sarah McLachlan – Feb. 16, 2024

“Stan Rogers – Songs of a Lifetime,” Stan Rogers – Feb. 23, 2024

Music Books

“Rise of a Killah: My Life in the Wu-Tang,” Ghostface Killah – May 14, 2024

This Week's Vinyl Releases

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Just Released

(Surprise releases + more)

“To Learn, More,” Leith Ross (deluxe version of her 2023 debut album, with three live tracks; See here; Republic)

“Counter Melodies,” Maps (Mercury-nominated artist’s fifth album; new single: “Counter Continuo Pt. 1”; Hear here; Mute)

“CLOSURE/CONTINUATION.LIVE,” Porcupine Tree (Music for Nations / Megaforce)

“Goodbye to the Valley Low,” Hazlett (six-song EP; new single: “Stolen Seasons”; See here; Nettwerk)

“I Am Awesome,” MISSIO (five-song EP; Nettwerk)
“Cycles,” Chris Kage (guests: Langhorne Slim, Joe Jury, J.O.Y; new single: “Up From the Shadows”; Sound Mind)

“History of Heartbreak,” Meg McRee (six-song EP; new single: “The Moon,” feat. Hillary Lindsey and Lori McKenna; Hear here; Secret Place)

“Can’t Stay Here,” Smith & Tegio (Smith & Tegio)

“Badder Times (Deluxe),” Sam Haft (2023 EP expanded to three live recordings and two remixes; See here; Ghost Pixel)

“if only you knew,” Alexander Stewart (six-song EP; Alexander Stewart / FAE)

“Gravity,” BELLMAN (six-song EP; Linc Music)

“King Borneo,” King Borneo (Swedish garage-psych act’s five-song debut EP; psychotropic records)

Sing a song / Sing a song of songs / Sing it out, sing it strong

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

The General, Guns N’ Roses 
Airplane Tickets, Pharrell Williams, Swae Lee & Rauw Alejandro 
Risk It All (From the Original Motion Picture “The Color Purple”), Usher & H.E.R. 
42, Diplo + Maren Morris 
Amigos, J Balvin 
Used To, frex feat. Jordan Ward 
One on One, The Knocks & SOFI TUKKER 
Grace, IDLES 
I Sent My Therapist To Therapy, Alec Benjamin 
Walked in the Room, Channel Tres 
Eras of Us, FLETCHER 
Another Year Gone, Elephant Stone 
Excellent Traveler Theme, Nate Mercereau feat. Idris Ackamoor & Carlos Niño 
Illusion I: [Divisions], L Twills
Heading for the Door, Royel Otis 
Divin’, E.D. 
Remind Me of Me, Brenda Cay 
Christmas Is Here, Downtown Patriots
Keep My Sh*t Together, Asha Jefferies 
Prayed Harder, Ashley Anne 
Happy Meals, Aidan Skira 
I Ain’t the Only One, Tylor and the Train Robbers 
Make It to Mexico, Blaine Holcomb


Lola Dee (1950s-era singer best known for “Pretty Eyed Baby”)

Kendall A. Minter (veteran entertainment attorney)

This Week In … 2003

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “Stand Up,” Ludacris feat. Shawna 

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 – “It’s My Life,” No Doubt (from No. 24 to No. 18) and “Runnin’ (Dying to Live),” Tupac feat. The Notorious B.I.G. (from No. 26 to No. 20) 

Highest Debut (No. 62) – “Slow Jamz,” Twista feat. Kanye West & Jamie Foxx 

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “Gigolo,” Nick Cannon feat. R. Kelly (from No. 76 to No. 59) 

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “Waiting for You,” Seal 

Dedicated to Winnie G. We miss you, girl. 

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