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


“Gotta Have the Rumble,” Brian Setzer – Aug. 27

“Nashville No More,” David Ferguson – Sept. 3

Artist Merch Shop: See the New Arrivals. »

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“Cupid & Psyche 85” and “Anomie & Bonhomie,” Scritti Politti – Aug. 13

“Who Do You Think We Are?,” Caravan – Aug. 20


“Even More Dazed and Confused: Music from the Motion Picture,” various artists – July 30

“Somedays The Song Writes You,” Guy Clark – Aug. 27


“Unprotected: A Memoir Hardcover,” Billy Porter – Oct. 19

“True Love Cast Out All Evil: The Songwriting Legacy of Roky Erickson,” Brian T. Atkinson – Nov. 15

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

“ROADRUNNER: NEW LIGHT, NEW MACHINE PLUS PACK,” Brockhampton (2021 album, with four new songs; Hear/Read here; Question Everything / RCA)

“Back to Life (House Remixes EP),” Soul II Soul (Funki Dred)

“All Dressed Up,” Jack Newsome (singer-songwriter competed on the first season of “Songland”; Hear here; 12Tone Music)

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

Reckless, Madison Beer
Love Song to a Stranger, Aoife O’Donovan
All of That Said, Evidence feat. Boldy James

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

Gary U.S. Bonds (82)
Joe Stampley (78)
Monty Alexander (77)
Tony Levin (75)
Holly Near (72)
Dwight Twilley (70)
Jimmy Jam (62)
Steve Vai (61)
Tom Araya (60)
Dee C. Lee (60)
Sean Ysealt [White Zombie] (55)
Damion Hall (53)
James “Munky” Shaffer [Korn] (52)
Lisa Brokop (48)
Uncle Kracker (47)
Somi (45)
Carl Barât (43)
Kyle Falconer (34)
Ross MacDonald [The 1975] (32)

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

Billy Preston (1946-2006)

Dave Rowberry [The Animals] (1940-2003)

Stan Getz (1927-1991)

[su_highlight background=”#f29999″]RELEASED ON JUNE 6 IN … 1987[/su_highlight]

“Bad Animals,” Heart (featuring “Alone,” “Who Will You Run To” and “There’s the Girl”; producer: Ron Nevison; Capitol)

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

John Matousek (mastering engineer at Motown and founder of Masterworks Digital Audio)

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