“Physical Thrills,” Silversun Pickups – Aug. 19

“Midpoint,” Tom Chaplin – Sept. 2

“The North Fork,” Deb Morrison – Sept. 9

“Darker Still,” Parkway Drive – Sept. 9

“Live At The Detroit Jazz Festival,” Wayne Shorter, Terri Lyne Carrington, Leo Genovese and Esperanza Spalding – Sept. 9

“Mt. Surreal,” Disco Doom – Sept. 16

“Self-Titled,” Marcus Mumford – Sept. 16

“Rapscallion,” The Murlocs – Sept. 16

“Eternally Yours,” Alphaville – Sept. 23

“Still Come the Night,” Alison Sudol – Sept. 30

“Anywhere But Here,” Sorry – Oct. 7

“Stay Close to Music,” Mykki Blanco – Oct. 14

“the classic symptoms of a broken spirit,” Architects – Oct. 21

“Crybaby,” Tegan and Sara – Oct. 21

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 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“The Turning of the Bright World,” Paul Roessler (new single: “Maker”; Hear here; Kitten Robot)

“Couples Only,” Queen Kwong (new single: “Without You, Whatever”; Sonic Ritual)

“Rattlesnake Motions,” Andrew Adkins (producer: Adkins; Cosmosis Oceans)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Gran Hotel, Interpol |
Empty Cups, Amanda Shires | See here
Loose Future, Courtney Marie Andrews |
Be Mine, boy pablo |
Hangover, Madi Diaz |
come into my arms, November Ultra | + See here
Virgin Criminal, The Murlocs |
Let the Lights On, Sorry |
Scared Together, Silversun Pickups |
Firefly, The Black Angels |
I’m Your Guy, Anna Shoemaker |
Sugar/Tzu, black midi |
Next to Me, Seasoning |
Parallel Place, Bailey Miller
Tenía Razón, Daniela Lalita |


Swamp Dogg (80)
Christine McVie (79)
Walter Egan (74)
Ricky McKinnie (70)
Liz Mitchell [Boney M] (70)
Sandi Patty (66)
Dan Murphy (60)
Robin Wilson (57)
John Petrucci (55)
Shannon Lawson (49)
Magoo (49)
Tracie Spencer (46)
Kimberly Perry (39)
Gareth Gates (38)


Olga Guillot (1922-2010)

Robert Burås (1975-2007)

Benny Carter (1907-2003)

Jimmy Driftwood (1907-1998)

Chris Wood (1944-1983)

Minnie Riperton (1947-1979)

Jimmie Lunceford (1902-1947)


“It’s been too hard living, but I’m afraid to die
‘Cause I don’t know what’s up there, beyond the sky”


“The Party’s Over,” Talk Talk (their debut album, featuring the title track and “Today”; the album reached No. 23 in the U.K. and No. 132 in the U.S.; producer: Colin Thurston; EMI)


Don Graham (music promotion pioneer who also helped start Tower Records)

Gene Fowler (WetNurse)


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> 2022 Emmy Nominees: Adele, Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga and More Music Stars Receive Nods | Billboard

> The Double Album Is Thriving | Vulture

 TOUR NEWS  (see more Tour Dates)

> Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Detail 2023 U.S. Tour | Pitchfork

> Tour News: Gary Clark Jr, Bob Mould, SG Lewis, Krallice, Brandi Carlile, Toadies, More | Brooklyn Vegan

> PUSCIFER Announces Fall 2022 Leg Of ‘Existential Reckoning’ North American Tour | Blabbermouth