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


“MJ The Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording),” various artists – July 15

“Generation Radio,” Generation Radio – Aug. 5

“Deathrattle Sing For Me,” Norma Jean – Aug. 12

“Dream of Me,” Holy Now – Aug. 26

“The Painter,” William Orbit – Aug. 26

“Drift,” Pianos Become the Teeth – Aug. 26

“The God Machine,” Blind Guardian – Sept. 2

“Expert in a Dying Field,” The Beths – Sept. 16

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

“TÍU,” Of Monsters and Men (five-song EP; new single: “Lonely Weather”; See here; Republic)

“Contra,” OLAN (Atlanta-based artist’s debut album; Hear here; Anjunadeep)

“Geranium,” Equipe de Foot (French new-wave alt-rock duo’s third album; Hear here; Yapéno / Modulor)

“Whales,” flipturn (four-song EP; flipturn)

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

Silence Is Golden, The Beths
Glitter and Gold, Imen Siar
Hautavajo, Vermilia | See here
Electric Powder, Lydia Can’t Breathe
Satellite, Deleo | See here
Who Loves You Baby, Joe Barksdale
Purple Glue / No Hope, Devin James Fry
Charming, Katrien
Places, Holy Now

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

Bob McGrath (90)
Dennis Locorriere (73)
Howard Leese (71)
Bo Donaldson (68)
Rolf Brendel [Nena] (65)
Paul De Lisle [Smash Mouth] (59)
David Gray (54)
Denise Pearson (54)
Søren Rasted [Aqua] (53)
Jamie Walters (53)
Rivers Cuomo (52)
Natalie MacMaster (50)
Raz B (37)

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

Sam Most (1930-2013)

Graeme Bell (1914-2012)

Jimmy Dean (1928-2010)

Benny Goodman (1909-1986)

Clyde McPhatter (1932-1972)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RANDOM LYRICS[/su_highlight]

“In my life
Why do I give valuable time
To people who don’t care if I live or die?”

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON JUNE 13 … IN 1995[/su_highlight]

“Jagged Little Pill,” Alanis Morisette (her third album was a worldwide smash, selling more than 33 million copies; featuring “You Oughta Know,” “Hand In My Pocket,” “Ironic” and “You Learn”; it was nominated for nine Grammy Awards and won five, including Album of the Year; producer: Glen Ballard; Maverick / Reprise)

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

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> Met Opera Season Had No COVID Cancellations But Sales Down | The Associated Press