“RENAISSANCE,” Beyoncé – July 29

“Mr. Saturday Night,” Jon Pardi – Sept. 2

“God Save the Animals,” Alex G – Sept. 23

“This Machine Still Kills Fascists,” Dropkick Murphys – Sept. 30

“In These Times,” Makaya McCraven – Sept. 30

“Dirt Femme,” Tove Lo – Oct. 14

“Lemonriver,” Lynda – Nov. 4

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“McCartney Legacy Vol. 1: 1969-73,” Allan Kozinn, Adrian Sinclair – Dec. 13

“Living on a Thin Line: The Autobiography,” Dave Davies – Jan. 17, 2023

Verse, Chorus, Monster!,” Graham Coxon – Feb. 21, 2023

“Play Like a Man: My Life in Poster Children,” Rose Marshack – Feb. 28, 2023


“NCIS: Los Angeles: Season 13,” LL Cool J, Chris O’Donnell, Caleb Castille, et al – Aug. 23

“Blue Bloods: The Twelfth Season,” Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, Will Estes, et al – Aug. 30

“Sound of Metal (The Criterion Collection),” Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci, et al – Sept. 27

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Is/Was,” Devin Farney (new single: “My Kind of Person”; Hear here; Little Green Shack)

“Theatre of Cruelty,” Delon Om (guests: Trinity Chris, J-Raj; Secret Suburbia)

“ICON,” Stella Mwangi (seven-song EP; producer: Greg Hvnsen; Hear here; Position Music)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Summer State of Mind, Lady A |
Take It Like a Man, Amanda Shires | See here
Blacklight Shine, The Mars Volta … their first new song in 10 years |
True Romance, Tove Lo | See here
Seventh String, Makaya McCraven |
Viva Mi Triestesa, Sunny and the Sunliners |
The Ballad of Elvis Presley, Josie Cotton and Kevin Preston | See here
Songbird, Rita Wilson & Josh Groban |
Everything to Me, Justin Warfield
I’m On Fire, Reed Mitchell |
Summertime, Summertime, Lisa Mychols | See here
Under the Pines, Lynda |


Don Black (84)
Eumir Deodato (79)
Ray Davies (78)
Brenda Holloway (76)
Joey Molland (75)
Joey Kramer (72)
John Paul Young (72)
Nils Lofgren (71)
Marcy Levy, aka Marcella Detroit (70)
Mark Brzezicki [Big Country] (65)
Kathy Mattea (63)
Manu Chao (61)
Kip Winger (61)
Porter Howell [Little Texas] (58)
Sonique (54)
Allison Moorer (50)
Justin Cary [Sixpence None the Richer] (47)
Mike Einziger (46)
Brandon Flowers (41)
Kris Allen (37)
Lana Del Rey (37)
Chandler Baldwin [LANCO] (30)
Rebecca Black (25)


Gunther Schuller (1925-2015)

John Lee Hooker (1917-2001)

June Christy (1925-1990)

Bert Kaempfert (1923-1980)


“There ain’t nothing we won’t try
Never heard the word impossible
This time there’s no stopping us”


“Forever Your Girl,” Paula Abdul (the former Laker Girls and music video choreographer’s debut album was a massive success, scoring four No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100: “Straight Up,” “Forever Your Girl,” “Cold Hearted” and “Opposites Attract”; 64 weeks after its debut, the album reached No. 1 on the Billboard chart; it sold more than 18 million copies worldwide; producers: Oliver Leiber, Glen Ballard, Elliot Wolff, L.A. Reid, Babyface, Jesse Johnson, Curtis Williams; Virgin)


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> Electronic Musician Four Tet Wins Major Streaming-Royalty Dispute With Domino Records | Variety

> Broadway Will Drop Mask Mandate Beginning July 1 | The New York Times

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 TOUR NEWS  (see more Tour Dates)

> Jack White Expands ‘Supply Chain Issues’ Tour | Glide Magazine

> Judas Priest Announce ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour with Queensrÿche | Brooklyn Vegan

> Kid Cudi Heading ‘To the Moon’ on World Tour | Rolling Stone

> Jason Isbell Announces 2022 Ryman Residency Dates | Rolling Stone