Updates + Additions

New Releases

“All Gist,” James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg – April 12

“Radical Optimism,” Dua Lipa – May 3

“Killing for Revenge,” Six Feet Under – May 10

“Phantoma,” Unleash the Archers – May 10

“Dark Superstition,” Gatecreeper – May 17

“Where Will the Animals Sleep? Songs for Kids and Other Living Things,” William Shatner – May 17

“Room Under the Stairs,” ZAYN – May 17

“The Border,” Willie Nelson – May 31

“Honeymind,” Ben Platt – May 31

“Forever,” Bon Jovi – June 7

“Timeless,” Meghan Trainor – June 14

“9 Sad Symphonies,” Kate Nash – June 21

This Week's Vinyl Releases

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“Rebel Yell (40th Anniversary Edition),” Billy Idol – April 26

Music Books

“It Starts with One: The Legend and Legacy of Linkin Park,” Jason Lipshutz – Oct. 1

“A Thousand Threads: A Memoir,” Neneh Cherry – Oct. 8

“Coltrane: The Definitive Visual Celebration of the Legend,” Ravi Coltrane – Oct. 15

“A Few Words in Defense of Our Country: The Biography of Randy Newman,” Robert Hilburn – Oct. 22

“The Name of This Band Is R.E.M.: A Biography,” Peter Ames Carlin – Nov. 5

Just Released

(Surprise releases + more)

“A Change in the Wind,” Stacey Ann (Boorloo/Perth indie artist’s five-song debut EP; Hear here; Stacey Ann)

“Haunted,” Georgia Reed (five-song debut EP; Georgia Reed)

“The Revealing,” Stretch Arm Strong (six-song EP; Iodine Recordings)

“Elevator Angels,” CocoRosie (five-song EP; CocoRosie)

“Emotions,” Erica Falls (new single: “Good Time”; Hear here; Erica Falls)

“Pentapolis,” Dizzy Panda & The Perics (Dizzy Panda)

They gave you life / And in return you gave them hell

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

Legendary, Bon Jovi
Classical, Vampire Weekend 
Monaco, Ride 
Somebody’s son, Haley Blais
In the Dead of Night, Action Forever
L.O.B.A, Florian 
Blue Fire, Winifred 
Till New York City Dies, Jeff Slate feat. Steve Cradock & Earl Slick 
Baby (Roses), Anamaria Ferentz
You and Me, Evangeline feat. Max Shrager 


Shigeichi Negishi (the inventor of karaoke)

Michael Knott (Christian rock pioneer)Anthony Walker (former Gap Band member)

Eric Carmen (Raspberries frontman and “All By Myself” singer)

T.M. Stevens (veteran funk-rock bassist)

Dege Legg (Grammy-nominated singer-guitarist, professionally known as Brother Dege)

This Week In … 1977

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “Evergreen (Love Theme From “A Star Is Born),” Barbra Streisand 

Biggest Mover(s) Within the Top 40 – “Southern Nights,” Glen Campbell (from No. 39 to No. 30)

Highest Debut (No. 72) – “Lido Shuffle,” Boz Scaggs

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “I Wanna Get Next to You,” Rose Royce (from No. 79 to No. 50) 

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “You Know Like I Know,” Ozark Mountain Daredevils 

No. 1 Album – “A Star Is Born (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack),” Barbra Streisand | Kris Kristofferson

Dedicated to Winnie G. We miss you, girl. 

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