Updates + Additions

New Releases

“All I Ever Want Is Everything,” Blu DeTiger – March 29

“FINAL (Vol. 2),” Enrique Iglesias – March 29

“Found Heaven,” Conan Gray – April 5

“Mantras,” Katie Pruitt – April 5

“I’m Doing It Again Baby!,” girl in red – April 12

“Tenderhearted Boys,” Will Hoge – April 12

“My Black Country: The Songs of Alice Randall,” various artists – April 12

“Hypocrite,” Stephanie Lambring – April 19

“UB45,” UB40 – April 19

“How to Build an Ocean: Instructions,” Bears In Trees – April 26

“Hovvdy,” Hovvdy – April 26


“Night Songs,” Joyer – April 26

“Nonetheless,” Pet Shop Boys – April 26

“Nobody’s Born With a Broken Heart,” MacKenzie Porter – April 26

“Look to the East, Look to the West,” Camera Obscura – May 3

“Ten Fold,” Yaya Bey – May 10

“The Loop,” Jordan Rakei – May 10

“The Moon Is in the Wrong Place,” Shannon and the Clams – May 10

“That Golden Time,” Villagers – May 10

“What You’ve Got to Lose to Win It All,” The Howlers – May 24

“Blue Electric Light,” Lenny Kravitz – new release date, May 24

“Believe Me Now?,” Becky Hill – May 31

This Week's Vinyl Releases

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“Little Pink Mack,” Kay Adams – March 1

“Up a Tree (25th Anniversary Edition),” Looper – March 22

“Blackbird: The Colpix Recordings 1959-1963,” Nina Simone – March 29


“Paris,” Paris Hilton – March 29

“Church Street Blues,” Tony Rice – April 5

“The Fox,” Harold Land – April 12

“The Dark Side of the Moon (50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition),” Pink Floyd – April 19

“For Real!,” Hampton Hawes – May 17

Music Books

“New Kids on the Block: 40th Anniversary Celebration,” Selena Fragassi – April 23

“There Was Nothing You Could Do: Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born In The U.S.A.’ and the End of the Heartland,” Steven Hyden – May 28

“Farewell Yellow Brick Road: Memories of My Life on Tour,” Elton John – Sept. 24

“Taylor Swift Style: Fashion Through the Eras,” Sarah Chapelle – Oct. 8

Just Released

(Surprise releases + more)

“Get Off the Internet,” Eliminate (Hear here; Eliminate Music / Create Music Group)

“You Know My Speed,” Ryan Leslie (Hear here; Black Phoenix Enterprises)

“Daybreak,” Cloudchord (six-song EP; Hear here; Nettwerk)

“Call and Response,” Matt Pond PA x Alexa Rose (five-song EP; Hear here; 131 Records)

“Stars At Midnight,” Harrison Brome (five-song EP; Hear here; Nettwerk)

“Shadowcatcher,” Mary McGuinness (producer Joe Pisapia; Hear here; DesertStrandMusic)

“Land of Dreams,” Annie Moscow (Phoenix-based singer-songwriter’s sixth album; Hear here; Eleven Blocks Records)

“SELETT,” Selett (four-song EP; Selett)

Please play for me a sad melody / So sad that it makes everybody cry

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

Turn the Lights Back On, Billy Joel
Big Foot, Nicki Minaj
Ruin, Usher feat. Pheelz
Straight Line, Keith Urban
Just to Say We Did, Kenny Chesney
Fría, Enrique Iglesias
Double Down, Chris Young
Little Me, Porno For Pyros
Heaven In Your Hands, Cold War Kids
Stuck in the Middle, BABYMONSTER 
Dreaming, Tones and I 
Creeping on the Dancefloor, The Zutons 
Transector, Painted Shield 
Take What’s Given, BADBADNOTGOOD 
Everlasting, Jody Watley 
Holding the Horses (Frunk), Bob Schneider 
Talk About Love, Kate Hudson 
Say It Again, Set Feux 
A Morning House, Leon Frear 
johnny gown, Mackenzie Shivers 
The Star, Maijah Shimmers 
Sinner, Elsy Wameyo 
The Sun, The Narcotix 
Foolish Heart, ROKI 


Aston “Family Man” Barrett (longtime bassist for Bob Marley and the Wailers)

Wayne Kramer (co-founder, guitarist and singer of MC5)

Chita Rivera (Tony-winning dancer and singer)

Brian Griffin (music photographer)

This Week In … 1995

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “Creep,” TLC  

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 – “Candy Rain,” Soul for Real (from No. 27 to No. 15) 

Highest Debut (No. 60) – “Baby,” Brandy 

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “Everlasting Love,” Gloria Estefan (from No. 77 to No. 57) 

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “Bad Reputation,” Freedy Johnston  

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