“Mood Variant,” Hiatus Kaiyote – April 8

“Cash Romantic,” Overmono – April 8

“True North,” Caroline Spence – April 29

“In Real Life,” Mandy Moore – May 13

“Dripfield,” Goose – June 24

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“The Church’s Starfish (33 1/3 Oceania),” Chris Gibson – July 14

“Elton John – All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track,” Romuald Ollivier and Olivier Roubin – Nov. 1

“The Philosophy of Modern Song,” Bob Dylan – Nov. 8

“A Book of Days,” Patti Smith – Nov. 15

“Moving Pictures: How Rush Created Progressive Hard Rock’s Greatest Record,” Will Romano – Dec. 1


“Scream,” Melissa Barrera, Mason Gooding, Jenna Ortega, et al – April 5

“The Handmaid’s Tale: Season Four,” Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski, et al – April 5

“Spider-Man: No Way Home,” Tom Holland, Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch, et al – April 12

“Cyrano,” Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Kelvin Harrison Jr., et al – April 19

“In the Heat of the Night,” Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, et al – April 19

“Singin’ in the Rain,” Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds, et al – April 26

“Without Remorse,” Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Jodie Turner-Smith, et al – May 3

“Succession: The Complete Third Season,” Nicholas Braun, Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin, et al – May 17

“Beverly Hills Cop II (35th Anniversary),” Eddie Murphy, Ronny Cox, John Ashton, Judge Reinhold, et al – May 17

“Paramount Presents: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance,” James Stewart, John Wayne, Lee Marvin, et al – May 17

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Always Be My Baby,” Rosie Thomas (four-song EP includes the title track, a Mariah Carey cover feat. The Shins, Sufjan Stevens and Josh Ottum, SINGALONG)

“The Empty Promises of Rock and Roll,” MICHELLES (new single: “Magical Thinking”; See here; Michelles)

“Bodega,” Anzola (six-song EP; Hear here; URBNET)

“Stars We Lost,” Lammping (six-song EP; Vinyl; We Are Busy Bodies)

“A Symptom of Fate,” Still (three-song EP; Still)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

Honey Chile, Old Crow Medicine Show |
F With Me, Destructo feat. Chromeo & Tima Dee |
Saudi Most Wanted, $kinny |
Clean Getaway, Caroline Spence |
NHFN, Jesse Mac Cormack |
Next Life, Rosie |
Makes Me Sick, Addison Grace |
Under a Southern Sky, Ian Flanigan |
dougie jones, Lubalin |
Maybe I Don’t Know, Sadie Gustafson-Zook
Perfection, Andrew Thomases |
Bad Bad Man, the impliers
Laura, Third Lung |
Homes in the Hometowns, Paige King Johnson
Pockets, Chris Mardini |
Ahead of Me, Ava Kolker
Don’t Look There, Rick and Friends
Rules Are Mine, Mia Baron |


George Coleman (87)
Carole Bayer Sager (78)
Micky Dolenz (77)
Randy Meisner (76)
Peggy March (74)
Billy Childs (65)
Gary Numan (64)
Jimmy Dormire [Confederate Railroad] (62)
Shawn Mullins (54)
Gaz Coombes (46)
Kameelah Williams [702] (44)
Tom Chaplin [Keane] (43)
Andy Ross [OK Go] (43)
Kristinia DeBarge (32)


George Martin (1926-2016)

Jerry Corbitt [The Youngbloods] (2014)

St. Clair Lee [The Hues Corporation] (2011)

Mike Starr [Alice in Chains] (2011)

Hank Locklin (1918-2009)

Adam Faith (1940-2003)

Billy Eckstine (1914-1993)

Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (1945-1973)

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)


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Or am I part of the disease?”


On the same day …

“Superunknown,” Soundgarden (their fourth album, featuring “Black Hole Sun,” “Spoonman” and “Fell on Black Days”; debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard chart, selling more than 300,000 copies in its first week; producer: Michael Beinhorn, Soundgarden; A&M)

“The Downward Spiral,” Nine Inch Nails (their second album, featuring “Closer” and “March of the Pigs”; producers: Trent Reznor, Flood; Nothing / Interscope)


Lil Bo Weep (Australian singer)


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