[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]UPDATES / ADDITIONS[/su_highlight]


“Perfect Union,” Kool & The Gang – Aug. 20

“American Lullaby,” Dean Friedman – Aug. 27

“Queen of the Mall,” Flossing – Sept. 10

“Spencer Cullum’s Coin Collection,” Spencer Cullum – Sept. 24

“Remember Her Name,” Mickey Guyton – release date, Sept. 24

“Sad and Beautiful World,” Jesse Malin – Sept. 24


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“Slayed?,” Slade – Sept. 3

“Sinner,” Drowning Pool – Sept. 17

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“BTS – Dynamite: The Story of the Superstars of K-Pop,” Carolyn McHugh – Oct. 1

“The Legendary Toad’s Place: Stories from New Haven’s Famed Music Venue,” Brian Phelps & Randall Beach – Oct. 1

“The Rolling Stones: Unzipped,” Anthony DeCurtis – Oct. 12

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]JUST RELEASED[/su_highlight] (surprise releases + more)

“make amends,” King Kefa (guests: Shamirra, Samara, E-Hos; new single: “live & learn”; Hear here; The House of Kefa Music)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]NEW SONGS[/su_highlight] (click on title to stream)

Chrome Hearts, YSN
Ahead of the Game (Extended Mix), Gary Kemp
State of the Art, Jesse Malin
Way Too High for This, Kash’d Out
Indian Summer, The WildViolets
maladaptive daydreams, shn shn
What It’s Worth, Sam Himself
Kintsugi, Sug Daniels
Sleep at Night, Adam James
Gethsemane, Conception
First Thing Tomorrow, Pi Jacobs
All to Myself, The Sun Harmonic
Finish Strong, Gabriella Verdugo
Taurus Sun, Lenny
Two Holes, Marcus Whale

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]TOUR DATES[/su_highlight]

> Sparks

> Tinashe

> Jeremy Zucker

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS[/su_highlight]

Swamp Dogg (79)
Christine McVie (78)
Butch Hancock (76)
Jeff Christie [Christie] (75)
Wilko Johnson (74)
Walter Egan (73)
Ricky McKinnie [Blind Boys of Alabama] (69)
Liz Mitchell [Boney M] (69)
Eric Adams [Manowar] (67)
Sandi Patty (65)
Dan Murphy [Soul Asylum] (59)
Robin Wilson [Gin Blossoms] (56)
Mac McCaughan [Superchunk] (54)
John Petrucci (54)
Brett Reed [Rancid] (49)
Shannon Lawson (48)
Magoo (48)
Tracie Spencer (45)
Kimberly Perry [The Band Perry] (38)
Gareth Gates (37)
Kanako Momota (27)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]IN REMEMBRANCE[/su_highlight]

Benny Carter (1907-2003)

Jimmy Driftwood (1907-1998)

Chris Wood [Traffic] (1944-1983)

Minnie Riperton (1947-1979)

Jimmie Lunceford (1902-1947)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON JULY 12 IN … 1971[/su_highlight]

“Maggot Brain,” Funkadelic (their third studio album, featuring “You and Your Folks, Me and My Folks,” “Can You Get to That” and “Hit It and Quit It”; it’s included on Rolling Stone’s list of 500 Greatest Albums of All Time; producer: George Clinton; Westbound)

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[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]R.I.P.[/su_highlight]

Jono Coleman (British TV and radio star)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]MUSIC HEADLINES[/su_highlight]

> Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach to Direct Documentary on Dr. John | The Associated Press

> Diddy Confirms He Is Returning to Music | Hypebeast

> “You Should Be Dancing,” Dee Gees | YouTube

> The Most Influential Albums of 1976 | uDiscover Music

> One Chord to Another: How Sloan Survived a Breakup to Make Their Biggest Album | CBC