Updates / Additions

New Releases

“End,” Explosions in the Sky – Sept. 15

“Ram,” Wheeler Walker Jr. – Sept. 15

“Man’s A Wolf To Man,” Andy Taylor – Sept. 22

“The Above,” Code Orange – Sept. 29

“Common Suffering,” Harms Way – Sept. 29

“Somewhere Between the Power Lines and Palm Trees,” Dogstar – Oct. 6

“Tomorrow’s Fire,” Squirrel Flower – Oct. 13

“Godmode,” In This Moment – Oct. 27

“Jenny from Thebes,” The Mountain Goats – Oct. 27

Reissues

“Swordfishtrombones,” “Rain Dogs”  and “Franks Wild Years,” Tom Waits – Sept. 1 

“Hank 100: Greatest Radio Hits,” Hank Williams – Sept. 15

“Bone Machine” and “The Black Rider,” Tom Waits – Oct. 6

Vinyl

“Jackson Browne,” Jackson Browne – Sept. 22

“Eastern Sounds,” Yusef Lateef – Sept. 29

“Surfacing,” Sarah McLachlan – Sept. 29

All That Jazz

DVD + Blu-ray

“No Hard Feelings,” Jennifer Lawrence, Andrew Barth Feldman, Laura Benanti, Matthew Broderick, et al – Aug. 29

“Blue Bloods: The Thirteenth Season,” Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes, et al – Aug. 29

Music Books

“The Pet Shop Boys and the Political: Queerness, Culture, Identity, and Societ,” Bodie A. Ashton – Feb. 8, 2024

“The Clash’s Sandinista! (33 1/3),” Micajah Henley – March 7, 2024

“Pulp’s This Is Hardcore (33 1/3),” Jane Savidge – March 7, 2024

“Weighted Down: The Complicated Life of Skip Spence,” Cam Cobb – March 7, 2024

“Spirit of the Century: Our Own Story,” The Blind Boys of Alabama – March 19, 2024

Just Released

(surprise releases + more)

“Part I – When Everything Was Lost,” Palace (four-song EP; See here; Fiction)

“New Wave in California,” Rusty Santos (guests: Panda Bear, Bedroom, Jackie Mendoza, Psychic Twin; Rusty Santos)

“Bad Times,” Sam Haft (five-song EP, See here; Ghost Pixel)

“Sounding Lovely!,” Step into the Kitchen (Hear here; Ten Dollar Recording Co.)

“It All Exists,” Soul Gaze (Hear here; Soul Gaze)

“Dreamed,” Leah Waybright (Innermost Music)

“First Landing,” Steve Salett (new single: “Spun the Wheel”; Historical Fiction)

Sometimes I'm right and I can be wrong / My own beliefs are in my song

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

White Line Frankenstein, Alice Cooper
Very, Strange Flesh
DON’T DIE, ((( O )))
Gotta Go, Varas
Lean In, Nubya Garcia
Shimmer, Summerdrive
Gold, Sundeep
Varnado, Adam Hood

R.I.P.

Jerry Bradley (longtime Nashville music executive and Country Music Hall of Fame member)

This Week In … 1973

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “Will It Go Round in Circles,” Billy Preston

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 – “The Morning After,” Maureen McGovern (from No. 42 to No. 29)

Top Debut (No. 68) – “Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose,” Dawn

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “Here I Am (Come and Take Me),” Al Green (from No. 73 to No. 46)

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette),” Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen

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