Updates + Additions

New Releases

“Fireworks and Rollerblades,” Benson Boone – release date + preorder links, April 5

“Funk Generation,” Anitta – April 26

“Runnin’ Outta Time,” Lily Rose – May 10

“Mat Kearney,” Mat Kearney – May 17

“Eggsistentialism,” The Lovely Eggs – May 17

“To All Trains,” Shellac – May 17

“… Is Committed,” Say Anything – May 24

“Dark Pulse,” Priest – May 31

“Unbroke,” Sara Evans – June 7

“The Art of the Lie,” John Grant – June 14

“Box for Buddy, Box for Star,” This Is Lorelei – June 14

“I Want to Disappear,” The Story So Far – June 21

“Let’s Walk,” Madeleine Peyroux – June 28

“I’m Not Anyone,” Marc Almond – July 12

“L.A. Times,” Travis – July 12

“Big Ideas,” Remi Wolf – July 12

This Week's Vinyl Releases

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Reissues

“Good News For People Who Love Bad News (20th Anniversary Expanded Edition),” Modest Mouse – April 5

“Rock ‘n’ Roll Star,” David Bowie – June 14

Just Released

(Surprise releases + more)

“GUTS (spilled),” Olivia Rodrigo (deluxe edition of her 2023 album, with five bonus tracks; Hear here; Republic)

“WE DON’T TRUST YOU,” Future & Metro Boomin (17 songs; guests: Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, Playboi Carti, Rick Ross; Hear here; Epic)

“Unheard,” Hozier (four-song EP; guest: Allison Russell; new single: “Too Sweet”; See here; Rubyworks / Columbia)

“History Books – Short Stories,” The Gaslight Anthem (four-song EP; Hear here; Rich Mahogany Recordings / Thirty Tigers)

“Songs in the Gravel,” Dylan Gossett (Austin singer-songwriter’s four-song EP; producers: Eddie Spear, Ian Fitchuk; Hear here; Big Loud Texas / Mercury)

“Hyperbolic,” Pnau (new single: “Nostalgia”; See here; Columbia)

“Listen to the Wind,” Lacy J. Dalton (10-song anthology; Hear here; SongDog)

“shed,” King Isis (five-song EP; Hear here; No Matter / Dirty Hit)

“My Life in Subtitles,” Carpool (Hear here; SideOneDummy)

“Chaos Is Come Again,” The Pukka Orchestra (mastered posthumously after the death of Graeme Williamson in 2022, the Canadian band’s voice and writer; new single: “Every Man and Woman is a Star”; See here; Pacemaker / Cadence)

“The Burden of Fever Dreams,” Ethel (Paris-based singer’s five-song debut EP; new single: “WANNAGO?”; Hear here; +1 Records)

“Lights Out,” Kelsey Hickman (Nashville-based country rock artist’s five-song EP; Hear here; GB Records)

“STARGAZING,” crêpe girl (five-song EP; producer: bob junior; Hear here; 777 Music)

“Moana Lisa,” Only Fire (Berlin-based DJ-producer’s five-song debut EP; Hear here; Only Fire)

“Foreign Moon,” Minnows (Columbus, OH-based indie-rock quintet’s debut album; producer: Jon Markson; Minnows)

“I’m That Girl,” Beks (Australian artist’s five-song debut EP; new single: “Back 2 U”; Hear here; Beks)

“Keeping Time,” Sue Decker (her second album; producer: Steve Dawson; Hear here; Sue Decker)

“Disillusion,” Take & Take (progressive metal band’s debut album; Hear here; Take & Take)

“Something Beautiful,” Augustana (Hear here; Augustana)

“Discard,” Douzey (Naarm-based indie-pop artist’s three-song EP; Douzey)

Before the day I met you, life was so unkind / But you're the key to my peace of mind

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

so american, Olivia Rodrigo
Kaleidoscope (from the new Broadway musical “Hell’s Kitchen”) Alicia Keys feat. Maleah Joi Moon
Double Team, Anitta, Brray & Bad Gyal
Running, Pearl Jam
The Quest, Mac Miller 
Fiddle in the Band, Kane Brown
You Need Me Now?, girl in red feat. Sabrina Carpenter
Tie Up, Zac Brown Band
Precision, Big Sean
Stealing a Kiss, The War and Treaty
Slow It Down, Benson Boone
Cinderella, Remi Wolf
Pieces, Daughtry
28th of June, Megan Moroney
Keep It High, Nikka Costa
Damn the Sky (For Being Too Wide), Tracy Bonham 
Wherever You Like, CitiLimitz
Not Even Love, Seven Lions, Illenium & ÁSDÍS
Shining Star, Smerz

Jesus Piece, tana
map at the mall, Matt Nathanson
100xCiento, Foreign Teck, Eladio Carrión, Wisin feat. De La Ghetto
This Is Gonna Hurt, Freedom
SHAKE, Thousand Below
Just a Game, Priest
Need Some Wine, Matt B
Climbing Walls, ÅNDfØLK
Breathe, Elohin
reason to live, mehro
Wasted Youth, Chloe Star
In Real Life, Actors
Western Eyes, Declatel

Long Time Coming, Cory Singer
Bite Me, MyCompiledThoughts
my poison and my cure, Alto Key & DMNIQ
Hurricane, Lexi Von West
Burn It Down, Lily Lane
Afterlife, HERDD
Severed, Mia Day 
Oceans Away, Boyce Avenue
Watch Your Lady (Bam Bam), Jeany James
Spare Me, Ella Galvin

This Week In … 1988

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “Never Gonna Give You Up,” Rick Astley 

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 – “Where Do Broken Hearts Go,” Whitney Houston (from No. 28 to No. 19) 

Highest Debut (No. 63) – “Shattered Dreams,” Johnny Hates Jazz 

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “Strange But True,” Times Two (from No. 86 to No. 71) 

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “Breakaway,” Big Pig 

No. 1 Album – “Dirty Dancing (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack),” various artists

Dedicated to Winnie G. We miss you, girl. 

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