Vinyl Releases

New vinyl releases and reissues for this week and months ahead.

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May 17, 2024

THE CANNONBALL ADDERLEY QUINTET
“Live in Montreal May 1975” (lineup: Nat Adderley on trumpet, pianist Michael Wolff, drummer Roy McCurdy and bassist Walter Booker; Hear here; Liberation Hall)  

THE AVETT BROTHERS
“The Avett Brothers” (Amazon-Exclusive Yellow Vinyl; their first album in five years; producer: Rick Rubin; new single: “Love of a Girl”; Hear here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Bone Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour; Ramseur / American Recordings / Thirty Tigers)   

BRIGHT LIGHT BRIGHT LIGHT
“Enjoy Youth” (Pink Vinyl; guests: Beth Hirsch, Ultra Naté, Sam Harper, Berri; new single: “You Want My …”; Hear here; Amazon UK; YSKWN! / Megaforce)  

CAGE THE ELEPHANT
“Neon Pill” (Grammy-winning band’s sixth album; producer: John Hill; new single: “Out Loud”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; On Tour; RCA)  

COLLECTIVE SOUL
“Here to Eternity” (Double Vinyl; 20-track album, recorded at Elvis Presley’s iconic Palm Springs house; On Tour, with Hootie & the Blowfish; Fuzze-Flex)  

JIM CROCE
“You Don’t Mess Around With Jim” (1972 album, featuring the title track, “Time In a Bottle” and “Operator [That’s Not the Way It Feels]”; 2023 mix by Paul Hicks, sourced from the original multitrack tapes; BMG Rights Management) 

DUANE EDDY
“Duane Eddy Does Bob Dylan” (1965 album, produced by Lee Hazlewood)
“The Biggest Twang of Them All” (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legend died April 30 at age 86; 1966 album; cut from the original master tapes by Kevin Gray; Sundazed Music) 

BILLIE EILISH
“Hit Me Hard and Soft” (her third album; she says there will be no singles, that it will be released all at once; Read here; Amazon-Exclusive Red VinylTarget-Exclusive Eco-Mix Yellow Vinyl, with poster; Walmart-Exclusive Grey Bio VinylAmazon UK; Merch; Darkroom / Interscope)  

BEN FOLDS FIVE
“Whatever and Ever Amen” (1997 album, featuring “Brick” and “Song for the Dumped”; On Tour; Epic / Legacy) 

BETH GIBBONS
“Lives Outgrown” (Portishead singer’s debut solo album; producers: James Ford, Gibbons; new single: “Floating on a Moment”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Domino)  

DIZZY GILLESPIE
“Soul & Salvation” (1969 album; Hear here; Liberation Hall) 

GODSMACK
“Awake” (Double Vinyl; 2000 album, featuring “Bad Magick,” “Vampire,” “Awake” and “Greed”; remastered; first time on vinyl; On Tour; Merch; Republic / UMe) 

GUSTER
“Ooh La La” (Green Vinyl; their ninth album and first in five years; producers: Josh Kaufman, Ron Aniello, Rich Costey; new single: “Maybe We’re Alright”; Hear here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Ocho Mule)  

HAMPTON HAWES
“For Real!” (recorded in 1958 but not released until 1961, featuring Harold Land, Scott LaFaro and Frank Butler; lacquers cut from the original analog tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP, and presented in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

KATE HUDSON
“Glorious” (“Almost Famous” actress’ debut album; collaborators: Johan Carlsson, Danny Fujikawa and Linda Perry; new single: “Gonna Find Out”; Hear hereAmazon-Exclusive Nude Marble VinylBarnes & Noble-Exclusive Brown/Bone Marbled Vinyl; HK Music / Virgin Music)  

KERRY KING
“From Hell I Rise” (Slayer guitarist’s debut solo album, with lead vocals by Mark Osegueda; producer: Josh Wilbur; new single: “Idle Hands”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon-Exclusive Silver/Red Marble Vinyl; Amazon UK; Reigning Phoenix Music)  

LITTLE FEAT
“Sam’s Place” (their first album in more than a decade; a tribute to the blues, with percussionist Sam Clayton taking center stage as lead vocalist; lineup includes Bill Payne, Fred Tackett, Scott Sharrard, Tony Leone and Kenny Gradney; producers: Little Feat, Charles A. Martinez; On Tour; Hot Tomato Productions)

DEMI LOVATO
“Don’t Forget” (Clear/Red/Black Splatter Vinyl; 2008 debut album, produced by John Fields and The Jonas Brothers; Hollywood / UMe)

THE MAVERICKS
“Moon & Stars” (their 13th album and their first original English-language album in seven years; guests: Maggie Rose, Nicole Atkins, Sierra Ferrell, Max Abrams; new single: “Moon & Stars”; Mono Mundo Records / Thirty Tigers)

DON McLEAN
“American Boys” (13 original songs; guests: Home Free; new single: “American Boys”; Hear here; Amazon UK; On Tour; BFD / Audium Nashville / The Orchard)  

HANK MOBLEY
“Workout” (1961 album, with guitarist Grant Green, pianist Wynton Kelly, bassist Paul Chambers, and drummer Philly Joe Jones; stereo, all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Optimal; Blue Note / UMe) 

MODEST MOUSE
“Good News For People Who Love Bad News (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (Double Opaque Baby Pink and Spring Green Vinyl; 2004 album, featuring “Float On” and “Ocean Breathes Salty”; with five new remixes by Poolside, Jacknife Lee, Dan the Automator, et al; Hear here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Epic / Legacy)  

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK
“Still Kids” (their first full-length album in 11 years; guests: Taylor Dayne, DJ Jazzy Jeff; new single: “Kids”; Hear here; Read hereAmazon-Exclusive Clear Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour, with Paula Abdul and DJ Jazzy Jeff; BMG Rights Management)  

THE ROLLING STONES
“Got Live If You Want It!” (1966 album; Merch; ABKCO) 

SHELLAC
“To All Trains” (first album from Steve Albini’s noise rock trio since 2014 and their sixth overall; it was reported on May 8 that Albini died of a heart attack at age 61; Read hereAmazon UK; Touch and Go)  

SLASH
“Orgy of the Damned” (Guns N’ Roses guitarist’s sixth solo album; producer: Mike Clink; guests: Brian Johnson, Steven Tyler, Iggy Pop, Paul Rodgers, Chris Stapleton, Beth Hart, Gary Clark Jr., Billy F Gibbons, Chris Robinson, Demi Lovato, Dorothy, Tash Neal; new single: “Killing Floor”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Gibson)  

CAL TJADER
“Huracán” (1978 album; with two bonus tracks; Hear here; Liberation Hall) 

PETE TOWNSHEND
“All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes” (1982 album)
“White City: A Novel” (1985 album, featuring “Face the Face”; both releases mastered by Jon Astley at Close to the Edge, half-speed vinyl masters cut by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios; UMe)

STANLEY TURRENTINE WITH THE 3 SOUNDS
“Blue Hour” (1960 album; stereo, all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Optimal; Blue Note / UMe) 

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“High School Musical 2 (Original Soundtrack)” (Sky Blue Vinyl; 2007 album)
“High School Musical 3: Senior Year (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (Double Apple / White Vinyl; 2008 album; Merch; Disney Music Group) 

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“NOW That’s What I Call K-Pop” (21 songs; Target-Exclusive Opaque Pink Vinyl; UMG Recordings / Sony Music Entertainment)  

GARY WRIGHT
“The Dream Weaver” (Aqua Vinyl; 1975 album, featuring the title track and “Love Is Alive”; Friday Music) 

ZAYN
“Room Under the Stairs” (Double Forest Green/Neon Splatter Vinyl; former One Direction member’s fourth solo album; new single: “What I Am”; Read here; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Double Yellow With Neon Splatter Vinyl; Amazon UK; Mercury / Republic)  

Vinyl Best Sellers

May 24, 2024

DAVID BOWIE
“Diamond Dogs (50th Anniversary)” (Picture Disc; 1974 album, featuring “Rebel Rebel” and “1984”; Amazon UK; Half-Speed Master, cut by John Webber at AIR Studios; Merch; Rhino / Parlophone)  

CREED
“Greatest Hits” (Double Vinyl; 13-track compilation from 2004, making its debut on vinyl; Best Buy-Exclusive Silver Smoke VinylTarget-Exclusive Double Red Smoke Vinyl, with etched side-D; On Tour; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

CASS ELLIOT
“Cass Elliot” (Silver Vinyl; 1972 album)
“The Road Is No Place for a Lady” (Pink Vinyl; 1972 album, her final studio LP)
“Don’t Call Me Mama Anymore” (Translucent Purple Vinyl; 1973 live album, recorded at Mister Kelly’s in Chicago; Music on Vinyl) 

FANIA ALL STARS
“Latin-Soul-Rock (50th Anniversary)” (1974 half-live, half-studio album, featuring the original lineup of Johnny Pacheco, Willie Colón, Ray Barretto, and Héctor Lavoe, with guests Mongo Santamaría, Manu Dibango, Jorge “Malo” Santana, and the Mahavishnu Orchestra’s Billy Cobham and Jan Hammer; newly remastered from analog sources by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio; See here; Craft Latino / Concord) 

FLEETWOOD MAC
“Fleetwood Mac” (Amazon-Exclusive Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl; 1975 album, featuring “Over My Head,” “Rhiannon,” “Say You Love Me,” “Landslide” and “Warm Ways”; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Ruby Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Translucent Sea Blue Vinyl)
“Rumours” (Amazon-Exclusive Purple Vinyl; 1977 album, featuring “Go Your Own Way,” “Dreams,” “Don’t Stop,” “The Chain” and “You Make Loving Fun”; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Translucent Light Blue Vinyl) 
“Tusk” (Amazon-Exclusive Double Clear Vinyl; 1979 album, featuring “Tusk,” “Sara” and “Think About Me”; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Transparent Blue Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Translucent Emerald Vinyl; Merch; Warner) 

LENNY KRAVITZ
“Blue Electric Light” (Double Vinyl; his 12th album and his first since 2018; new single: “Tk421”; See here; Amazon UK; Roxie Records / BMG Rights Management)  

THE METERS
“Now Playing” (10-song collection; Rhino) 

THE PRETENDERS
“Learning to Crawl (40th Anniversary Edition)” (1984 album, featuring “Middle of the Road,” “Back on the Chain Gang,” “My City Was Gone” and “2000 Miles”; remastered by the album’s original producer, Chris Thomas; On Tour; Rhino / Warner) 

KIM RICHEY
“Every New Beginning” (Clear Coke Bottle Vinyl; her first album of new music in six years; producer: Doug Lancio; new single: “Floating on the Surface”; Hear here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Yep Roc)  

TWENTY ONE PILOTS
 “Clancy” (Amazon-Exclusive Yellow Vinyl; their seventh studio album; new single: “Overcompensate”; See here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Clear VinylTarget-Exclusive Red Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive White Opaque VinylAmazon UK; Fueled by Ramen / Atlantic)  

WALLOWS
“Model” (Amazon-Exclusive White Vinyl, with double-sided poster; L.A.-based alt-rock trio’s third album; producer: John Congleton; new single: “Calling After Me”; Hear here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Sea Blue Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour; Atlantic)

PAUL WELLER
“66” (his 17th solo album; guests: Noel Gallagher, Madness frontman Suggs, Bobby Gillespie, Richard Hawley, Dr Robert, Say She She, et al; new single: “Soul Wandering”; See here; Read hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Polydor)  

YES
“90125” (Double Vinyl; 1983 album, featuring the No. 1 “Owner of a Lonely Heart” and “Leave It”; “Cinema” won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance; mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio from a 1/2″ tape copy of the original analog master tape and pressed at Quality Record Pressings; On Tour, with Deep Purple; Analog Productions)

Top Turntables

May 31, 2024

AMBER
“Amber (25th Anniversary)” (Double Vinyl; 1999 album, featuring “Sexual [La Da Di]” and the hit cover of Gordon Lightfoot’s “If You Could Read My Mind” with Jocelyn Enriquez and Ultra Naté, plus four bonus mixes; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive 140-Gram Metallic Silver Vinyl; Tommy Boy) 

OMAR APOLLO
“Friends” (2019 EP; Rough Trade-Exclusive Sage Green Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Plum Vinyl; Roonis, LLC) 

TERRI CLARK
“Greatest Hits 1994-2004” (14-song compilation from 2004; On Tour; Mercury Nashville / UMe) 

ANASTASIA COOPE
“Darning Woman” (Hudson Valley native’s debut album; new single: “He Is On His Way Home, We Don’t Live Together”; See here; Read hereWhite VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Jagjaguwar)  

CROWDED HOUSE
“Gravity Stairs” (Australian band’s eighth album; current lineup: Neil Finn, Nick Seymour, Mitchell Froom, Liam Finn, Elroy Finn; producers: Crowded House, Steven Schram; new single: “Oh Hi”; See hereBlue VinylAmazon UKDownloadApple MusicOn Tour; BMG Rights Management)  

DEAD OR ALIVE
“Running Wild: The Inevitable Years” (Berry-Red Vinyl; early singles and related Peel Session highlights; Read here; Amazon UK; Cherry Red) 

SHEENA EASTON
“A Private Heaven (40th Anniversary Edition)” (Double Vinyl; 1984 album, featuring “Strut” and “Sugar Walls”; with a second LP of 12-inch mixes, B-sides and previously unreleased tracks; Amazon UK; Cherry Pop) 

DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES
“Abandoned Luncheonette” (Translucent Red Vinyl; 1973 album, featuring “She’s Gone” and “When the Morning Comes”; Friday Music) 

MAYA HAWKE
“Chaos Angel” (singer-actress’ third album; she is the daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke; producer: Christian Lee Hutson; new single: “Missing Out”; See here; Read hereRough Trade-Exclusive Opaque Yellow Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Opaque Baby Blue Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour; Mom+Pop Music)  

BECKY HILL
“Believe Me Now?” (Cream Vinyl; English singer-songwriter’s second album; producers: PARISI, Mark Ralph, Toddla T, Maur, Solardo, MJ Cole, Jax Jones, Franky Wah; new single: “Never Be Alone”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Astralwerks) 

JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS
“Greatest Hits” (12 songs; On Tour, with Alanis Morissette; Blackheart Records / Legacy) 

LUCIUS
“Wildewoman (The New Recordings)” (Translucent Forest Green Vinyl; a reworking of the indie-pop band’s 2013 album; producer: drummer Dan Molad; guests: Brandi Carlile, Marcus Mumford, Devon Gilfillian; new single: “How Loud Your Heart Gets [The New Recording]”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Fantasy / Concord)  

WILLIE NELSON
“The Border” (his 75th album; songs co-written with Buddy Cannon, Rodney Crowell, Shawn Camp, Mike Reid and Bobby Tomberlin; producer: Cannon; new single: “The Border”; Hear here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Orange Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour; Legacy Recordings)  

BEN PLATT
Honeymind” (Tony winner’s third album; first single: “Andrew”; See here; Read here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Opaque Yellow Vinyl; Interscope)

SIMON & GARFUNKEL
“Bridge Over Troubled Water” (SuperVinyl; 1970 album, winner of six Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year; sourced from the original master tapes; 1/4″ / 15 IPS analog master to DSD 256 to analog console to lathe; Mobile Fidelity)

RICHARD THOMPSON
“Ship to Shore” (British folk rock legend’s 20th solo album and first in five years; producer: Thompson; new single: “Singapore Sadie”; Hear hereRough Trade-Exclusive Deep Blue Sea VinylAmazon UK; New West)  

June 7, 2024

BAD BUNNY
“Nadie Sabe Lo Que Va a Pasar Mañana” (Double Vinyl; 2003 album; On Tour; Rimas) 

BON JOVI
“Forever” (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band’s 16th album; new single: “Legendary”; See here; Read here; Amazon-Exclusive Black/Clear Split VinylTarget-Exclusive Candy Apple Red and Clear VinylAmazon UK; Merch; Island)  

THE DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET
“Live From the Northwest, 1959” (recorded at the Multnomah Jazz Club and Clark College in Portland; Brubeck Editions) 

JIMMY BUFFETT
“Living and Dying in ¾ Time” (1974 album, featuring his first Top 40 hit, “Come Monday”)
“One Particular Harbour” (1983 album)
“Fruitcakes” (Double Vinyl; 1994 album, the first Billboard Top 5 LP of his long career; Interscope / Geffen / UMe) 

KENNY BURRELL & JOHN COLTRANE
“Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane” (1963 album, featuring Tommy Flanagan, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb; pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI with all-analog mastering from the original tapes by Matthew Lutthans at Cohearent Audio; Craft Recordings / Concord)  

ISOBEL CAMPBELL
“Bow to Love” (includes a cover of Dire Straits’ “Why Worry”; new single: “4316”; See here; Rough Trade-Exclusive Transparent Blue Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cooking Vinyl)  

CHARLI XCX
“BRAT” (her sixth album; producers: A.G. Cook, EASYFUN, George Daniel, Gesaffelstein, Omer Fedi; new singles: “Club classics” and “B2b”; Hear here; Read hereAmazon-Exclusive Grey Marble Swirl VinylTarget-Exclusive Pink and Black Splatter VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Atlantic) 

ALICE COLTRANE
“A Monastic Trio” (1968 debut album, with Pharoah Sanders, Jimmy Garrison and Rashied Ali; pressed at Third Man in Detroit; Verve / UMe) 

THE CURE
“Japanese Whispers: The Cure Singles Nov 82 – Nov 83” (Clear Vinyl; 1983 compilation; remastered by Robert Smith and cut by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios; Merch; Rhino / Warner)  

THE dB’s
“Stands for Decibels” (Black and White Vinyl; 1981 debut album; remastered; Propeller Sound Recordings)

BLOSSOM DEARIE
“Great Women of Song: Blossom Dearie” (12-track compilation; Amazon UK; Verve / UMe)

KENNY DORHAM & JACKIE McLEAN
“Inta Somethin’ “ (1961 live album, with Jackie McLean, Walter Bishop Jr., Leroy Vinnegar, and Art Taylor at The Jazz Workshop in San Francisco; mastered by Kevin Gray from the original analog master tapes; Blue Note / UMe) 

EELS
“EELS TIME!” (new single: “TIME”; Hear here; E Works / Play It Again Sam)  

SARA EVANS
“Unbroke” (country star’s first album of new music in seven years; new single: “Pride”; Hear here; Read hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Melody Place LLC / Born to Fly Records)  

FANNY
“Live on Beat-Club ’71-’72” (Peach Vinyl; German TV performance, mastered by Mike Milchner of Sonic Vision from hi-res mono files taken from the original videotape; See here; Rough Trade-Exclusive Red Vinyl; Real Gone Music)

THE FOUR TOPS
“Still Waters Run Deep” (1970 album, featuring “It’s All in the Game” and “Still Water [Love]”; On Tour; Elemental Music / Motown / UMe)

GOAT GIRL
“Below the Waste” (South London trio’s third album; producers: Goat Girl, John Spud Murphy; new single: “ride around”; See here; Read hereRough Trade-Exclusive Petrol Blue VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Rough Trade)  

PEGGY GOU
“I Hear You” (South Korean-born, Berlin-based producer and artist’s debut album; guests: Lenny Kravitz, Villano Antillano; new single: “1+1=11”; See here; Read hereRough Trade-Exclusive Sky Blue / White Inkspot VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; XL Recordings)  

JOHN LEE HOOKER
“Burning Hell” (1964 album; all-analog mastering by Grammy-nominated engineer Matthew Lutthans at The Mastering Lab at Blue Heaven Studios; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

ROBERT HUNTER
“Tales of the Great Rum Runners (Deluxe Edition)” (Double Vinyl;  1974 solo debut album; remastered by David Glasser, using Plangent Processes tape restoration and speed correction, with 16 previously unreleased tracks, including alternate versions and session outtakes; Read here; Amazon UK; Rhino) 

SKIP JAMES
“Today!” (1964 album; pressed at QRP includes an obi with notes by Scott Billington, a paper-wrapped jacket and lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Matthew Lutthans at The Mastering Lab; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

KC AND THE SUNSHINE BAND
“Now Playing” (10-track hits collection; On Tour; Rhino) 

HELEN MERRILL
“Great Women of Song: Helen Merrill” (12-track compilation; Amazon UK; Verve / UMe)

NxWORRIES
“Why Lawd?” (second album from Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge; guests: Dave Chappelle, Snoop Dogg, H.E.R., Earl Sweatshirt, Rae Khalil, Thundercat, October London; new single: “86Sentra”; See hereRough-Trade Exclusive Yellow and Orange Smoke VinylAmazon UK; Stones Throw)  

PLANET P PROJECT
“Planet P Project” (Green Marble Vinyl; 1983 album, featuring “Why Me?”; See here)
“Pink World (Deluxe Edition)” (Double Green Marbled Magenta Vinyl; 1984 album; 26 tracks; Renaissance)

SMOKEY ROBINSON
“Smokey” (Blue Vinyl; 1973 debut solo album, featuring “Just My Soul Responding”; On Tour; Elemental Music / Motown / UMe)

ROCKPILE
“Seconds of Pleasure” (Yellow Vinyl; 1980 album, featuring “Teacher Teacher”; short-lived band included Nick Lowe, Dave Edmunds, Billy Bremner and Terry William; lacquer cut by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and pressed at Citizen Vinyl in Asheville; Yep Roc) 

LINDA RONSTADT
“Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind” (1989 album, featuring “Don’t Know Much,” her Top 5 duet with Aaron Neville; remastered; Iconic Artists Group)

SISTER SLEDGE
“Now Playing” (10-track hits collection; On Tour; Rhino) 

SMOKING POPES
“Born to Quit” (Pink and White “Sunburn” Vinyl; 1994 album, featuring “Need You Around”; Real Gone Music)

MEGHAN TRAINOR
“Timeless” (Clear Vinyl; Grammy-winning pop star’s sixth album; new single: “Been Like This,” feat. T-Pain; See here; Read here; On Tour; Epic)  

ROBIN TROWER
“Bridge of Sighs (50th Anniversary Edition)” (Double Vinyl; 1974 album; newly mixed from the original master tapes by his producer and former Procol Harum bandmate Matthew Fisher and Beatles engineer Geoff Emerick, cut at half-speed, with “Live at The Record Plant from 1974,” available for the first time in its entirety; Chrysalis)  

LUTHER VANDROSS
“This Close to You” (1977 album; Read here; Primary Wave Artists / Legacy)  

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“NOW That’s What I Call Country Volume 17” (Coral Vinyl; UMG Recordings / Sony Music Entertainment)

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Disco Now Playing” (Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Crystal Clear Vinyl; 10-track collection, featuring hits by Chic, KC and the Sunshine Band, Sister Sledge, Chaka Khan, Trammps, et al; Rhino)

TOM VERLAINE
“Warm and Cool” (Pink Vinyl; 1992 album; mastered by bassist and original engineer Patrick Derivaz; Rough Trade-Exclusive Blue Vinyl; Real Gone Music) 

DOUG WATKINS
“Watkins At Large” (1956 album, featuring Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Kenny Burrell, Duke Jordan, and Art Taylor; mastered by Kevin Gray from the original analog master tapes; Blue Note / UMe) 

June 14, 2024

BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION
“V” (Double Vinyl; fifth album from the supergroup of Joe Bonamassa, Jason Bonham, Glenn Hughes and Derek Sherinian; producer: Kevin Shirley; new single: “Stay Free”; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; J&R Adventures)  

DAVID BOWIE
“Rock ‘n’ Roll Star!” (14 alternative takes and mixes, covering February 1971 through the creation of his Ziggy Stardust persona; Merch; Rhino / Parlophone)  

THE DECEMBERISTS
“As It Ever Was, So It Will Be Again” (Double Vinyl; their ninth album and first new music in six years; producers: lead singer Colin Meloy, Tucker Martine; new single: “Joan in the Garden”; Hear here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Opaque Olive Green VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; YABB Records / Thirty Tigers)  

JOHN DENVER
“Back Home Again” (1974 album, marking its 50th anniversary, featuring his No. 1 “Annie’s Song,” the title track and studio versions of “Thank God I’m a Country Boy” and “Sweet Surrender”; RCA / Legacy) 

THE EVERLY BROTHERS
“One Night at the Royal Albert Hall” (Double Pink Vinyl; 1983 reunion album; remastered; Stardust / Cleopatra) 

HERMANOS GUTIÉRREZ
“Sonido Cósmico” (Amazon-Exclusive Clear with Blue Splatter Vinyl; Ecuadorian-Swiss sibling duo’s sixth album; producer: Dan Auerbach; new single: “Sonido Cósmico”; See here; Rough Trade-Exclusive Clear with Green Splatter VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Easy Eye Sound / Concord)  

BILLIE HOLIDAY
“Body and Soul” (1957 album; mastered by Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound from the original analog tapes; Verve / UMe) 

LITTLE FEAT
“Feats Don’t Fail Me Now (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (Double Vinyl; 1974 album, featuring “Oh Atlanta” and “Rock and Roll Doctor”; remastered from the original stereo tapes, with unreleased alternate versions and album session outtakes; On Tour; Rhino / Warner)  

PAUL McCARTNEY & WINGS
“One Hand Clapping” (Double Vinyl; live studio sessions from 1974, newly mixed and available for the first time; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; MPL / Capitol / UMe)  

HOWARD McGHEE
“Maggie’s Back in Town!!” (1961 album, featuring Phineas Newborn Jr., Leroy Vinnegar and Shelly Manne; lacquers cut from the original analog tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP, and presented in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

LUIS MIGUEL
“Aries” (1993 album; Grammy Award winner for Best Latin Pop Album; On Tour; Warner Music Latina) 

MOBY
“always centered at night” (Double Vinyl; guests: José James, Lady Blackbird, serpentwithfeet, Gaidaa, Benjamin Zephaniah, Danae, India Carney, Aynzli Jones, Brie O’Banion, Choklate, Akemi Fox, J.P. Bimeni, et al; new single: “dark days”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Mute)  

CARLY PEARCE
“hummingbird” (Double Vinyl; Grammy-winning country singer-songwriter’s fourth album; producers: Pearce, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne; new single: “hummingbird”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; On Tour, with Tim McGraw; Big Machine)  

SONNY & CHER
“The Best of Sonny & Cher” (Translucent Red Vinyl; 1967 compilation; mastered by Joe Reagoso from the original Atco Records tapes; Friday Music) 

LINDSEY STIRLING
“Duality” (violinist’s seventh studio album; producer: Mako; guests: Royal & the Serpent, Walk Off the Earth; new single: “Eye of the Untold Her”; See here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Translucent Light Blue VinylTarget-Exclusive Rose Pink Vinyl, with two bonus digital tracks; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Dreamsicle Vinyl; Amazon UK; Concord)  

June 21, 2024

GRACIE ABRAMS
“The Secret of Us” (Yellow Vinyl; her second album; producer: Aaron Dessner; Taylor Swift guests on the track “us”; new single: “Risk”; See here; Read here; Target-Exclusive Pink Vinyl, with alternative artwork; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Purple VinylAmazon UK; On Tour, with Taylor Swift; Interscope)

AC/DC
“Let There Be Rock” (1977 album)
“If You Want Blood You’ve Got It” (Gold Vinyl; 1978 live album)
“’74 Jailbreak” (Gold Vinyl; 1984 EP)
“Ballbreaker” (Gold Vinyl; 1995 album)
“Stiff Upper Lip” (Gold Vinyl; 2000 album)
“Rock or Bust” (Gold Vinyl; 2014 album; all six reissues mark the band’s 50th anniversary; On Tour; Merch; Columbia / Legacy)

ROBERTA FLACK
“Now Playing” (10-song collection; Rhino / Atlantic) 

GOO GOO DOLLS
“Live in Buffalo July 4th 2004” (Double Vinyl; See here; On Tour; Warner) 

GRATEFUL DEAD
“From the Mars Hotel (50th Anniversary Remaster)” (1974 album, featuring “U.S. Blues”; remastered by Grammy Award-winning engineer David Glasser, with Plangent Processes tape restoration and speed correction and produced for release by David Lemieux; Picture Disc; Merch; Grateful Dead Productions / Rhino) 

LUPE FIASCO
“Now Playing” (10-song collection; Rhino / Atlantic) 

DONNY HATHAWAY
“Now Playing” (10-song collection; Rhino / Atlantic) 

KEHLANI
“Crash” (her fourth album; first single: “After Hours”; See here; Read here; Amazon-Exclusive Silver Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive White Vinyl; Atlantic)

AVRIL LAVIGNE
“Let Go” (Double Vinyl; 2002 debut album, featuring “Complicated,” “Sk8ter Boi” and “I’m With You”; Amazon-Exclusive Double Translucent Red Vinyl)
“Under My Skin” (Amazon-Exclusive Gray Vinyl; 2004 album, featuring “My Happy Ending,” “Take Me Away” and “Nobody’s Home”)
“The Best Damn Thing” (Amazon-Exclusive Double Vinyl; 2007 album, featuring “Girlfriend,” “When You’re Gone” and “Keep Holding On”; with five bonus tracks)
“Goodbye Lullaby” (Double Vinyl; 2011 album, featuring “What the Hell,” “Push” and “Wish You Were Here”; with nine bonus tracks; Amazon-Exclusive Double Surge Green Vinyl)
“Avril Lavigne” (Amazon-Exclusive Double Baby Blue Vinyl; 2013 album, featuring “Here’s to Never Growing Up,” “Rock n Roll” and “Let Me Go”; with three bonus tracks)
“Greatest Hits” (Double Vinyl; 20-track, career-spanning compilation; Read here; Target-Exclusive Neon Green VinylAmazon UK; On Tour, with All Time Low and Simple Plan; Legacy Recordings)  

LIL’ KIM
“Now Playing” (10-song collection; Rhino / Atlantic) 

JONI MITCHELL
“The Asylum Albums (1976-1980)” (six-LP box set contains “Hejira,” “Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter,” “Mingus” and the live album “Shadows and Light”; remastered by Bernie Grundman; Read here; Amazon UK; Rhino / Elektra / Asylum)

PASSION PIT
“Manners (15th Anniversary)” (Lavender Vinyl; 2009 debut album, featuring “The Reeling,” “To Kingdom Come” and “Little Secrets”; On Tour; Frenchkiss) 

SADE
“Diamond Life” (1984 debut album, featuring “Your Love Is King” and “Smooth Operator”)
“Promise” (1985 album, featuring “The Sweetest Taboo” and “Never as Good as the First Time”)
“Stronger Than Pride” (1988 album, featuring “Paradise,” “Love Is Stronger Than Pride” and “Haunt Me”; vinyl audio for all three LPs use high resolution digital transfers of the stereo master mixes, from the original studio recordings; remastered at half-speed at Abbey Road Studios; Epic / Legacy) 

ED SHEERAN
“X (10th Anniversary Edition)” (Double Vinyl; 2014 album; with nine previously unreleased tracks; Read here; Amazon UK; Merch; Atlantic)

STEEL PULSE
“Now Playing” (10-song collection; On Tour; Rhino / Elektra) 

LINDA THOMPSON
“Proxy Music” (her first album in more than a decade; guests: Rufus Wainwright, The Proclaimers, Martha Wainwright, Eliza Carthy, Teddy Thompson, John Grant, et al; new single: “The Solitary Traveller”; Hear here; Read hereAmazon UK; StorySound)  

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Petty Country: A Country Music Celebration of Tom Petty” (Amazon-Exclusive Tangerine Vinyl; contributors: Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson & Lukas Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Wynonna Judd, Lainey Wilson, George Strait, et el; new single: Dierks Bentley’s cover of “American Girl”; Hear here; Merch; Petty Legacy / Big Machine Label Group)  

The Classics

June 28, 2024

ANIMAL COLLECTIVE
“Merriweather Post Pavilion (15th Anniversary Edition)” (Double Bluish and Translucent Green Vinyl; 2009 album, featuring “My Girls,” “Summertime Clothes” and “Brother Sport”; Domino) 

OMAR APOLLO
“God Said No” (Amazon-Exclusive Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl; Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter’s second album; contributors: Teo Halm, Blake Slatkin, Carter Lang, Dylan Wiggins, Oscar Santander, et al; guests: Mustafa, Pedro Pascal; new single: “Dispose of Me”; See here; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Black Ice VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Warner)  

CAMILA CABELLO
“C,XOXO” (Sky Blue Vinyl; her fourth album; new single: “HE KNOWS,” feat. Lil Nas X; See here; Read here; Target-Exclusive Silver Vinyl, with alternative artwork; Amazon UK; Interscope)  

JOHNNY CASH
“Songwriter” (posthumous album of previously unreleased 11 songs recorded in 1993, stripped back to his vocals and guitar; producers: John Carter Cash, David Ferguson; contributors: Vince Gill, Dan Auerbach, Marty Stuart, Pete Abbott, Dave Roe, et al; new single: “Well Alright”; See here; Read here; Amazon-Exclusive Clear VinylAmazon UK; Merch; Mercury Nashville / UMe)  

CHER
“Living Proof” (Cola Bottle Green Vinyl; 2001 album, featuring “The Music’s No Good Without You” and “Song for the Lonely”)
“Closer to the Truth” (Bone Vinyl; 2013 album, featuring “Woman’s World,” “Take It Like a Man” and “I Walk Alone”; Warner) 

MICKEY GILLEY
“The Singles Collection As & Bs 1960-1969” (14 songs; Goldenlane / Cleopatra) 

MONTELL JORDAN
“This Is How We Do It” (Double Vinyl; 1995 debut album, featuring the title track, which spent seven straight weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and “Somethin’ 4 da Honeyz”; On Tour; Def Jam / UMe) 

DIANA KRALL
“The Look of Love” (Double Vinyl; 2001 album; mastered by Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound from the original analog tapes; Verve / UMe) 

LONDONBEAT
“The Very Best of Londonbeat” (Double Blue Vinyl; 1997 compilation; 18 songs; Amazon UK; Music on Vinyl) 

FREDA PAYNE
“Band of Gold” (Gold Vinyl; 1970 album, featuring the title track and “Deeper & Deeper”; remastered by Phil Kinrade at AIR Studios, with new liner notes by “Soul Trilogy” author Stuart Cosgrove; Amazon UK; Demon Music Group) 

THE ROUND ROBIN MONOPOLY
“Alpha” (1974 album; psychedelic-funk rarity released on vinyl for the first time in 50 years; cut from the original analog tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio; Hear here; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

SILVERSTEIN
“A Shipwreck in the Sand (15th Anniversary)” (2009 concept album; On Tour; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

SPIRITUALIZED
“Songs in A&E” (Double Vinyl; 2008 album, featuring “Soul on Fire”; remastered; Fat Possum)  

THE JOHN WRIGHT TRIO
“South Side Soul” (1960 debut album; lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

YES
“Fragile (Super Deluxe Edition)” (1971 album, featuring “Roundabout” and “Long Distance Runaround”; box set includes four CDs, one LP and a Blu-ray disc, with Steven Wilson’s 2024 mixes, including the album in Dolby Atmos and 5.1 Mix DTS-HD MA; On Tour, with Deep Purple; Rhino / Atlantic) 

July 5, 2024

THE MUGWUMPS
“The Mugwumps” (1964 recordings, before Mamas & the Papas, Cass Elliot and Denny Doherty teamed up for a short-lived band with future Lovin’ Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky and “Summer Rain” songwriter Jim Hendricks; Sundazed Music) 

ROBERTO ROENA Y SU APOLLO SOUND
“Roberto Roena y Su Apollo Sound” (1970 album; all-analog remastering by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio; Craft Latino / Concord) 

July 12, 2024

LOUIS ARMSTRONG
“Louis in London” (13 songs recorded live at the BBC on July 2, 1968, just weeks after he reached No. 1 in the U.K. with “What a Wonderful World”; See hereAmazon-Exclusive Translucent Red VinylAmazon UK; Verve / UMe)

JIMMY BUFFETT
“A White Sport Coat and a Pink Crustacean” (1973 album, featuring “Why Don’t We Get Drunk”)
“Havana Daydreamin'” (1976 album)
“Banana Wind” (Double Vinyl; 1996 album; Interscope / Geffen / UMe) 

JOHN COLTRANE
“Now Playing” (Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Blue Vinyl; 10-track hits collection; Merch; Rhino) 

CHRISTOPHER CROSS
“Christopher Cross” (1979 debut album, featuring “Ride Like the Wind,” “Sailing,” “Never Be the Same” and “Say You’ll Be Mine,” winning five Grammys, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist; On Tour; Seeker Music Group) 

Dr. JOHN
“Frankie & Johnny” (lost solo piano album, recorded in 1982-83; with two bonus alternate takes; Hear here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Opaque Bright Orange Vinyl; Sundazed Music)

THE DRIFTERS
“Now Playing” (Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Ruby Vinyl; 10-track hits collection; Merch; Rhino) 

FLEETWOOD MAC
“Rumours” (Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Forest Green Vinyl; 1977 album, featuring “Go Your Own Way,” “Dreams,” “Don’t Stop,” “The Chain” and “You Make Loving Fun”; Merch; Warner) 

SHELBY LYNNE
“I Am Shelby Lynne (25th Anniversary Edition)” (Natural Color Vinyl; 1999 album; she won the Grammy for Best New Artist in 2000, even though it was her sixth album; Monument) 

ODESZA
“The Last Goodbye Tour Live” (Triple Ghostly Clear Vinyl; guest vocalists: Naomi Wild, Sudan Archives, Izzy Bizu, MARO, Mansionair, Charlie Houston; Hear here; Amazon-Exclusive Triple Teal Vinyl; On Tour; Foreign Family Collective / Ninja Tune)  

THE ROLLING STONES
“Voodoo Lounge (30th Anniversary Edition)” (Double Red/Yellow Vinyl; 1994 album, featuring “Love Is Strong” and “You Got Me Rocking”; winner of the inaugural Grammy Award for Best Rock Album; On Tour; Merch; Interscope / UMe) 

DUSTY SPRINGFIELD
“Now Playing” (Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Tan Vinyl; 10-track hits collection; Rhino) 

TOM VERLAINE
“Around” (“Sunglasses” Brown Vinyl; 2006 album; mastered by bassist and original engineer Patrick Derivaz; Rough Trade-Exclusive Grey Vinyl; Real Gone Music) 

DIONNE WARWICK
“Now Playing” (Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Milky Clear Vinyl; 10-track hits collection; Rhino) 

July 19, 2024

AFI
“Black Sails in the Sunset (25th Anniversary Edition)” (Neon Orange Vinyl; 1999 album; with three bonus tracks; On Tour, with Thirty Seconds to Mars; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

A DAY TO REMEMBER
“Homesick (15th Anniversary Edition)” (Double Vinyl; 2009 album; with two acoustic songs and nine live tracks; On Tour; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

DURAN DURAN
“Duran Duran” (1981 debut album, featuring “Girls on Film” and “Planet Earth”)
“Rio” (1982 album, featuring “Hungry Like the Wolf,” “Rio” and “Save a Prayer”)
“Seven and the Ragged Tiger” (1983 album, featuring “Union of the Snake,” “New Moon on Monday” and “The Reflex”)
“Notorious” (1986 album, featuring the title track and “Skin Trade”)
“Big Thing” (1988 album, featuring “I Don’t Want Your Love” and “All She Wants Is”; On Tour; Rhino / Parlophone) 

GLASS ANIMALS
“I Love You So F***ing Much” (English indie rock band’s fourth album; producer: lead singer Dave Bayley; new single: “Creatures in Heaven”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Republic)  

CHAD LAWSON
“Where We Are” (original solo piano works inspired by messages from the pianist/wellness expert’s fans about how his music has affected their lives; new single: “Sanctuary”; Hear hereAmazon UK; Decca)  

SELENA
“Amor Prohibido (30th Anniversary)” (Transparent Clear Vinyl; 1994 album, the first Tejano record to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart; Target-Exclusive Translucent Pink Vinyl, with poster; Merch; Universal Music Latin Entertainment)  

SAM TOMPKINS
“hi, my name is insecure.” (Light Blue Vinyl; U.K. singer-songwriter’s debut album; producer: Danny Casio; new single: “phones in heaven”; Hear here; Amazon UKOn Tour; Republic)  

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Twisters: The Album” (Double Vinyl; soundtrack to the Universal Pictures film, which opens July 19, starring Daisy Edgar-Jones, Glen Powell and Anthony Ramos; 29 songs, featuring Shania Twain, Luke Combs, Lainey Wilson, Jelly Roll, Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett, Tyler Childers, Benson Boone, Leon Bridges, et al; Trailer; Atlantic)  

July 26, 2024

LOUIS ARMSTRONG
“The Definitive Album by Louis Armstrong” (Translucent Blue Vinyl; 1959 sessions with the Dukes of Dixieland, released in 1970; remastered; LMLR) 

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS
“Southern Rock Opera (Deluxe Edition)” (Triple Vinyl; 2001 album; remixed and remastered, with bonus tracks and 28-page booklet; On Tour; New West) 

EMPIRE OF THE SUN
“Ask That God” (Clear Vinyl; Australian duo’s fourth album and first in eight years; new single: “Music on the Radio”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Universal Music Australia)

FALLING IN REVERSE
“Popular Monster” (its first album since 2017; producers: Ronnie Radke, Tyler Smith; guests: Tech N9ne, Saraya, Alex Terrible; new single: “Ronald”; See hereTarget-Exclusive Green Swirl VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Epitaph) 

FLEETWOOD MAC
“Best of 1969-1974” (19-track compilation; Amazon UK; Warner)  

FUTURE & METRO BOOMIN
“WE DON’T TRUST YOU” (Double Vinyl; guests: The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, Playboi Carti, Rick Ross; On Tour; Epic / Republic)

GHOST
“Rite Here Rite Now (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (concert film screens in theaters on June 20 and 22; TrailerBarnes & Noble-Exclusive Double Opaque Olive GreenAmazon UK; Loma Vista Recordings / Concord) 

HEAVEN 17
“Penthouse and Pavement” (1981 album, featuring “[We Don’t Need This] Fascist Groove Thing” and “Play to Win”; half-speed mastered, cut from the original stereo master tapes at AIR Mastering; Amazon UK
“The Luxury Gap” (Double CD; 1983 album, featuring “Let Me Go,” “Temptation,” “Come Live With Me” and “Crushed by the Wheels of Industry”; half-speed mastered, cut from the original stereo master tapes at AIR Mastering; Amazon UKOn Tour; Edsel / Demon Music Group)  

PAT METHENY
“MoonDial” (20-time Grammy winner’s solo guitar album, with no overdubs; new single: “MoonDial”; Hear here; Read hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Modern Recordings / BMG Rights Management)  

THE RED CLAY STRAYS
“Made by These Moments” (Mobile, AL-based country band’s second album; producer: Dave Cobb; new single: “Wanna Be Loved”; See here; Read hereAmazon UK; On Tour; RCA) 

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Hasbro Presents: Transformers: Music from the Original Animated Series” (Double Metallic Silver with Red & Blue and Purple & Blue Swirls Vinyl; album originally recorded in Czech Republic in 1983-84; music composed by Robert J. Walsh, Johnny Douglas and Jonathan Merrill; exclusive artwork by Matt Ferguson; remastered; Amazon-Exclusive Double Vinyl, with 12×12 card art print; Sony Music)

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Stop Making Sense: Everybody’s Getting Involved – A Tribute Album” (contributors: Miley Cyrus, Paramore, The National, Lorde, The Linda Lindas, Blondshell, et al; new single: girl in red’s “Girlfriend Is Better”; Hear here; Read hereRough Trade-Exclusive This Must Be The Grey Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Red Vinyl; Amazon UK; A24 Music)  

Aug. 2, 2024

49 WINCHESTER
“Leavin’ This Holler” (Virginia alt-country band’s fifth album; producer: Stewart Myers; guests: The Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Maggie Antone, Philip Bowen, Cole Chafin; new single: “Yearnin’ For You”; See hereRough Trade-Exclusive Opaque Gold with Trans Red Swirl VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; New West)  

ROSALÍA
“MOTOMAMI+” (deluxe version of Spanish singer’s 2022 album, featuring five new songs, including “Despechá,” along with an updated lyric booklet and exclusive poster; 2023 Latin Grammys winner for Album of the Year; Read here; Columbia) 

Aug. 9, 2024

CELINE DION
“I AM: CELINE DION (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (Amazon-Exclusive Double Vinyl; new documentary debuts on Prime Video on June 25, featuring 13 classic hits and seven score tracks; Legacy Recordings) 

TERRY EDWARDS & HOWARD McGHEE
“Together Again!!!!” (1961 album; lacquers cut from the original analog tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP, and presented in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

MILTON NASCIMENTO & ESPERANZA SPALDING
“Milton + esperanza” (Double Vinyl; recorded in Brazil over the course of 2023; producer: Spalding; guests: Paul Simon, Dianne Reeves, Lianne La Havas, Tim Bernardes, Maria Gadú, Guinga, et al; new single: “Outubro”; See here; Amazon UK; Spalding: On Tour; Concord)  

SIMPLY RED
“Home (Anniversary Edition)” (2003 album, featuring “Sunrise” and “You Make Me Feel Brand New”; newly remastered from the original production tapes; On Tour; Demon) 

TOM VERLAINE
“Songs and Other Things” (Teal Vinyl; 2006 album; mastered by bassist and original engineer Patrick Derivaz; Rough Trade-Exclusive Green Vinyl; Real Gone Music) 

Aug. 16, 2024

AFIKA BAMBAATAA & SOULSONIC FORCE
“Planet Rock – The Album” (1986 album, featuring the title track and “Renegades of Funk”; Tommy Boy)  

BEABADOOBEE
“This Is How Tomorrow Moves” (Red Vinyl; producer: Rick Rubin; new single: “Take a Bite”; See here; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Tan VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Dirty Hit)  

CHARLY BLISS
“FOREVER” (Transparent Clear Vinyl; Brooklyn power-pop band’s third album and first in five years; producers: Jake Luppen, Caleb Wright, band member Sam Hendricks; new single: “Nineteen”; See here; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Pink Vinyl; Lucky Number)  

PRINCE LASHA QUINTET
“The Cry!” (1963 album, featuring Sonny Simmons;  lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP, and presented in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

MORGAN WADE
“Obsessed” (country singer-songwriter’s fourth album; producer: Clint Wells; new single: “Time to Love, Time to Kill”; Hear here; Read hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Ladylike / Sony Music Nashville)  

Aug. 23, 2024

BRYCE DESSNER
“Solos” (Double Vinyl; featured soloists include cellist Anastasia Kobekina, violinist Pekka Kuusisto, pianist Katia Labèque, harpist Lavinia Meijer, violist Nadia Sirota, percussionist Colin Currie, and Dessner himself on guitar; Amazon UK; Sony Classical) 

FONTAINES D.C.
“Romance” (Clear Vinyl; Grammy-nominated Irish indie rock band’s fourth album; new single: “Starburster”; See here; Read here; Vinyl Me, Please-Exclusive Transparent Radioactive Yellow VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; XL Recordings) 

LAINEY WILSON
“Whirlwind” (Double Vinyl; CMA Entertainer of the Year’s fifth album; producer: Jay Joyce; new single: “Country’s Cool Again”; See here; Read here; Target-Exclusive Black Splatter VinylUrban Outfitters-Exclusive Bone Vinyl; On Tour; Broken Bow) 

Aug. 30, 2024

NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS
“Wild God” (producers: Cave, Warren Ellis; new single: “Wild God”; Hear here; Read hereAmazon UK; Bad Seed Ltd. / Play It Again Sam)  

THE NEW MILES DAVIS QUINTET
“Miles” (1956 album, featuring John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones; pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI with lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio; Merch; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

LIONEL HAMPTON
“Lionel … Plays Drums, Vibes, Piano” (1958 album; remastered; LMLR) 

JON HOPKINS
“RITUAL” (guests: Vylana, 7Rays, Ishq, Clark, Emma Smith, Daisy Vatalaro, Cherif Hashizume; new single: “Ritual [Evocation]”; See hereAmazon UK; Domino)  

JANA MILA
“Chameleon” (Crystal Blue Sky Vinyl; Dutch singer-songwriter’s debut album; producer: Todd Lombardo; new single: “Somebody New”; Hear here; Rough Trade-Exclusive Rosie Red VinylAmazon UK; New West)  

Sept. 6, 2024

NATASHA BEDINGFIELD
“Unwritten” (2004 debut album, first time on vinyl, featuring “These Words,” title track, “Single” and “Wild Horses”; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Dreamsicle VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Epic / Legacy) 

FAT DOG
“WOOF.” (South London eclectic quintet’s debut album; producer: lead singer Joe Love; new single: “Running”; See hereRough Trade-Exclusive Red VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Domino)  

DAVID GILMOUR
“Luck and Strange” (his first album of new material in nine years; producers: Gilmour, Charlie Andrew; new single: “A Piper’s Call”; Translucent Sea Blue VinylAmazon-Exclusive Opaque White Vinyl, with alternate cover; Amazon UK; Legacy Recordings)  

HINDS
“VIVA HINDS” (Madrid-based indie-rock duo’s fourth album; producer: Pete Robertson; guests: Beck, Fontaines D.C.’s Grian Chatten; new single: “Boom Boom Back”; See hereRough Trade-Exclusive White in Yellow Moon Phase Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Pink & Blue Split VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Lucky Number)  

THE THE
“Ensoulment” (Double Vinyl; Matt Johnson and Co.’s first album in 24 years; new single: “Cognitive Dissident”; See here; Double Clear Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour; Cinéola / earMUSIC)

Sept. 13, 2024

NADA SURF
“Moon Mirror” (producers: Nada Surf, Ian Laughton; recorded at Rockfield Studios in Wales; new single: “In Front of Me Now”; See hereDeluxe Edition: Double Clear/Frosted Vinyl, featuring 10 demos performed by Matthew Caws; Rough Trade-Exclusive Opaque Jade Vinyl, with bonus flexi featuring unreleased track; Amazon UK; On Tour; New West)  

PORCHES
“Shirt” (Aaron Maine’s sixth album; new single: “Joker”; See hereAmazon UK; n Tour; Domino)  

BEN WEBSTER
“At the Renaissance” (recorded live in Hollywood on Oct. 14, 1960, with guitarist Jim Hall, pianist Jimmy Rowles, bassist Red Mitchell and drummer Frank Butler;  lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP, and presented in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

Sept. 20, 2024

JACKSON BROWNE
“For Everyman” (1973 album, featuring “Redneck Friend” and “Take It Easy”; remastered; Inside Recordings / Rhino)  

MAYDAY PARADE
“A Lesson in Romantics” (Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl; 2007 debut album; On Tour; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

SADE
“Love Deluxe” (1992 album, featuring “No Ordinary Love,” “Feel No Pain,” “Kiss of Life” and “Cherish the Day”)
“Lovers Rock” (2000 album, featuring “By Your Side” and “King of Sorrow”; Grammy winner for Best Pop Vocal Album)
“Soldier of Love” (2010 album, featuring the title track, “Babyfather” and “The Moon and the Sky”; won the Grammy for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals; vinyl audio for all three LPs use high resolution digital transfers of the stereo master mixes, from the original studio recordings; remastered at half-speed at Abbey Road Studios; Epic / Legacy) 

Oct. 4, 2024

ANIMAL COLLECTIVE
“Sung Tongs (20th Anniversary Edition)” (Double Canary Yellow and Ruby Red Vinyl; 2004 album; Domino) 

Oct. 11, 2024

ART PEPPER
“Gettin’ Together” (1960 album, featuring Conte Candoli, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb)
“Intensity” (1963 album; for both releases, lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP, and presented in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

Nov. 8, 2024

HELEN HUMES
“Songs I Like to Sing!” (1961 album, conducted by Marty Paich; musicians included Art Pepper, Leroy Vinnegar, Shelly Manne, Barney Kessel and André Previn;  lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP, and presented in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord)