Updates + Additions

New Releases

“Humanoid,” Accept – April 26

“boy,” Luke Hemmings – April 26

“Infinite Darkness,” Black Asteroid – May 3

“Fearless Movement,” Kamasi Washington – May 3

“Pop and Circumstance,” Lunchbox – May 10

‘Tales of the Facade,” Morgan Guerin – May 10

“Love Hate Music Box,” Rainbow Kitten Surprise – May 10

“Orgy of the Damned,” Slash – May 17

“EXU,” Halima – May 24

“Wild God,” Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Aug. 30

This Week's Vinyl Releases

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“Pyromania (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition),” Def Leppard – April 26

“Bewitched: The Goddess Edition,” Laufey – April 26

“Stoneground Words (Deluxe Edition),” Melanie – April 26

“The Albums 1979-82,” U.K. Subs – April 26

“Bridge of Sighs (50th Anniversary Edition),” Robin Trower – May 17

Just Released

(Surprise releases + more)

“Spares,” Nils Lofgren (31 previously unreleased songs; guests: Lou Gramm, Bonnie Bramlett, Tommy Lepson, Andy York, Eric Ambel; Hear here; Cattle Track Road Records) 

“Into Thine Kingdom of Heaven,” Ethan Larsh (new single: “The Last Big Score”; See here; Alley Cat Studios)

“Songs Before Work,” Jay Alan Kay (Singing Lungs singer-guitarist’s debut album; Hear here; Setterwind)

No one can change your life except for you / Don't ever let anyone step all over you

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

we can’t be friends (wait for your love), Ariana Grande
Alley Rose, Conan Gray
Hero, Marcus King
Goddess, Laufey
Wild God, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Killing Floor, Slash feat. Brian Johnson
Woman, Mickey Guyton
Habits, Gary Clark Jr.
DOING IT AGAIN BABY, girl in red
What She Sees in Me, Chris Young
Off the Rails, Brantley Gilbert
Someone’s Daughter, Someone’s Son, Bryan Adams
Shakes, Luke Hemmings
Superstar, Rainbow Kitten Surprise
Ritual, The Devil Wears Prada

Change Shapes, Lauren Mayberry (CHVRCHES singer)
Walk Like This, FLO
Disconnected, Blitz Vega
Hell You Call a Dream / Qué Más Quieres, The Warning
Highway Queen, Mt. Joy
Dinner for Two, Lunchbox
Work This Out, DJ Premier & Russ
Thieves, Sammy Rae & Friends
Racing, Camp Saint Helene
Broken By You, Alexander Stewart
Where’d All My Friends Go?, The Greeting Committee
Slide, SadBoi
Ritual Control, sleepmakeswaves
Danger to Dream, Kandle
Rust, Jayce Turley
Dry Heat, Goodnight, Texas
Heartless, Napoleon
Nar, EMEL feat. Ami Yerewolo
Easy for You, Spurts


Debra Byrd (Lady Flash member and vocal coach on “American Idol” and “The Voice”)

Don Lee Van Winkle (The American Dream)

Steve Lawrence (Grammy-winning singer and actor)

Jim Beard (Steely Dan keyboardist since 2008)

This Week In … 1997

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “Wannabe,” Spice Girls 

Highest Debut (No. 31) – “I Want You,” Savage Garden

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 and the Hot 100 – “Hard to Say I’m Sorry,” Az Yet feat. Peter Cetera (from No. 37 to No. 21) 

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “Barrel of a Gun,” Depeche Mode 

No. 1 Album – “Unchained Melody: The Early Years,” LeAnn Rimes 

Dedicated to Winnie G. We miss you, girl. 

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