New Releases

“Charcoal Grace,” Caligula’s Horse – Jan. 26, 2024

“Wall of Eyes,” The Smile – Jan. 26, 2024

“Overcome,” The Miserable Rich – Feb. 2, 2024

“PRATTS & PAIN,” Royel Otis – Feb. 16, 2024

“The Wolves Are Coming,” Philip Sayce – Feb. 23, 2024

“Seven Devils,” Kitchen Dwellers – March 1, 2024

“Playing Favorites,” Sheer Mag – March 1, 2024

“Michael’s Book on Bears,” Konradsen – March 8, 2024

“Barn Burner: Live at Levon’s,” Marco Benevento – March 29, 2024


“Lover’s Rockin’ | The Lost Album,” Bobby Keys – Dec. 1

“Pushin’ Too Hard: American Garage Punk 1964-1967,” various artists – Jan. 19, 2024


“Play Deep,” The Outfield – Dec. 1

“NOW Eighties Dancefloor: Disco & Electro,” various artists – Dec. 1

“Godsmack,” Godsmack – Dec. 8

“Some Other Ones,” Mac DeMarco – Dec. 15

“Newk’s Time,” Sonny Rollins – Dec. 15

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DVD + Blu-ray

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem,” Micah Abbey, Shamon Brown Jr., Nicolas Cantu, Brady Noon, et al – Dec. 12

“Dumb Money,” Paul Dano, Pete Davidson, Vincent D’Onofrio, America Ferrera, et al – Dec. 12

“Lone Star (The Criterion Collection),” Chris Cooper, Kris Kristofferson, Matthew McConaughey, Elizabeth Peña, et al – Jan. 16, 2024

“Cutting Class,” Donovan Leitch, Jill Schoelen, Brad Pitt, Roddy McDowall, Martin Mull, et al – Jan. 16, 2024

“Special Ops: Lioness – Season One,” Zoe Saldaña, Nicole Kidman, Laysla De Oliveira, Morgan Freeman, et al – Jan. 23, 2024

“Trainspotting (The Criterion Collection),” Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, et al – Jan. 30, 2024

“Mudbound (The Criterion Collection),” Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, Mary J.B Blige, et al – Jan. 30, 2024

Music Books

“My Mama, Cass: A Memoir,” Owen Elliot-Kugell – May 7, 2024

Just Released

(Surprise releases + more)

“In Search of Zion,” Protoje (guests: Koffee, Lila Iké; Hear here; In.Digg.Nation Collective / RCA)

“All the Little Lights (Anniversary Edition),” Passenger (re-recording of his 2013 debut album; guests: Ed Sheeran, Foy Vance, Gabrielle Aplin, Nina Nesbitt; See here; Nettwerk)

“It’s Not Over,” Kelly Garner (producers: Kris Crunk, Garner; Hear here; Kelly Garner Endeavors LLC)

“Tall Tales,” Jiants (Toronto indie-pop trio’s fourth album; producer: Gavin Gardiner; new single: “The Hard Way’; See here; Little Fish)

“Say Less,” Calling Hours (punk-rock band’s debut album; producer: Brian McTernan; new single: “Low End Theory”; See here; Revelation)

“Master Legacy Series Volume 5: Featuring Houston Person,” Emmet Cohen (Hear here; Bandstand Presents)

“Is This Anything?,” See Jazz (band includes members of Drawing Boards, Kurt Vile and the Violators band, My Teenage Stride and Jeanines, led by Aaron Pfannebecker; Hear here; Flower Sounds)

“ear baby,” Meghan Pulles (producers: Harper James, Pulles; Hear here; Aurally Records)

“Think I’m Gonna Die,” KC Rae (Now, Now member’s solo debut album; Hear here; KC Rae)

“A Joyous Opus,” Aaron Lehrian (pianist-composer’s debut album; Hear here; Aaron Lehrian)

I spent four years prostrate to the higher mind

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

Christmas With You / Better Than Snow, Norah Jones & Laufey 
Won’t Give Up, Pattie Gonia, Yo-Yo Ma & Quinn Christopherson 
he never will, Alexander Stewart
hero, Emma Ayzenberg 
Settle My Mind, Byland 
Battlefield, Helen Townsend 
you better hurry, Mika Rose 
IMDS, Content Blocks 
Ready or Not, The Palms
Agent 052, Mr. OFFBeat
How Ya Gonna Tell Her, Julia Poorman 
Broke Down Engine, Woody Platt feat. Del McCoury 
Dark Day’s Night, The Intemperate Sons 
Past Present Future, King Dream 
New World Romance, Voxtrot 
Euphoria, Bubba Brothers
ASMR, Shaddow
Leave the Rain Outside, Birdmask
Treat Myself With Kindness, Jessy Yasmeen
We Should Be Talking, Jessica Bari 

This Week In … 2001

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “Family Affair,” Mary J. Blige

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 – “Caramel,” City High feat. Eve (from No. 40 to No. 30)

Top Debut (No. 61) – “Wherever You Will Go,” The Calling

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “Who We Be,” DMX (from No. 79 to No. 66)

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “Stuck in a Moment You Can’t Get Out Of,” U2

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