New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
AM & Shawn Lee“Celestial Electric” (first single: “Dark Into Light”; Hear here)(ESL, Sept. 13, 2011)
Anthrax“Worship Music” (album marks the thrash metal group’s 25th anniversary; Joey Belladonna singing with them for the first time since 1990’s “Persistence of Time”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Megaforce, Sept. 13, 2011)
Basia“From Newport to London: Greatest Hits Live … And More” (recorded in June 2011 in her native Poland, with two new studio tracks; MP3 Download)(eOne Music, Sept. 13, 2011)
Big Deal“Lights Out” (producers: Kacey Underwood, Dean Reid; first single: “Chair”; Hear here)(U.K. – Mute, Sept. 12, 2011)
Blitzen Trapper“American Goldwing” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Sub Pop, Sept. 13, 2011)
Blondie“Panic of Girls” (their first album in eight years; producers: Jeff Saltzman, Kato Khandwala; See here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Eleven Seven Music, Sept. 13, 2011 – exclusive to Amazon)
Bloody Hollies, The“Yours Until the Bitter End” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Alive, Sept. 13, 2011)
Bush“The Sea of Memories” (their first album in nine years; producer: Bob Rock; Read here; MP3 Download)(Zuma Rock/eOne Music, Sept. 13, 2011)
Kristin Chenoweth“Some Lessons Learned” (country album by the Broadway star, featuring songs written by Diane Warren, Desmond Child, Tom Douglas, Hillary Scott, Jodi Marr, Victoria Shaw, Dolly Parton, Eric Bazilian, Gary Burr and Shane McAnnally, as well as two co-written by Chenoweth; producer: Bob Ezrin; first single: “I Want Somebody [Bitch About]”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Masterworks Broadway, Sept. 13, 2011)
Terri Clark“Roots and Wings” (first single: “Northern Girl”; Hear here; See here; Read here)(Bear Tracks, Sept. 13, 2011)
Alice Cooper“Welcome 2 My Nightmare” (sequel to his 1975 album; producer: Bob Ezrin; guest: Ke$ha; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Universal Music Enterprises, Sept. 13, 2011)
Mike Curb Congregration, The“60 Classic Hymns: 60th Anniversary Tribute to Billy Graham” (2 CDs, 60 songs; MP3 Download)(Curb, Sept. 13, 2011)
Ildebrando D’Arcangelo (Italian bass-baritone opera singer)“Mozart” (recorded with Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino; Hear/read here; MP3 Download)(Deutsche Grammophon, Sept. 13, 2011)
Das Racist“Relax” (guests: Diplo, Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij, Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder, El-P, Francis Farewell Starlite; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Greenhead Music, Sept. 13, 2011)
Doris Day“My Heart” (her first album of new material in 17 years; covers of Joe Cocker, the Beach Boys and Lovin’ Spoonful, plus nine new recordings of songs written by her late son, singer and Byrds producer Terry Melcher; producer: Ted Carfrae; Hear here)(U.K. – Sony, Sept. 12, 2011)
Devil Wears Prada, The“Devil Throne” (producer: Adam Dutkiewicz; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Ferret, Sept. 13, 2011)
Kevin Devine“Between the Concrete & Clouds” (producer: Chris Bracco; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download)(Razor & Tie/Favorite Gentlemen, Sept. 13, 2011)
Dirt Drifters, The“This Is My Blood” (producer: Justin Niebank; guest: Willie Nelson; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Warner, Sept. 13, 2011)
Dream Theater“A Dramatic Turn of Events” (Hear here; Vinyl; Special edition; MP3 Download)(Roadrunner, Sept. 13, 2011)
East Bay Ray and The Killer Smiles (Dead Kennedys guitarist East Bay Ray with current Dead Kennedys vocalist Skip McSkipster)“East Bay Ray and The Killer Smiles” (producer: Paul Leary; first single: “Santeria”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(MVD Audio, Sept. 13, 2011)
Eve to Adam“Banquet for a Starving Dog” (producer: Paul Lani; first single: “Run Your Mouth”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(3 for 5/Mighty Loud/Fontana, Sept. 13, 2011)
Melissa Ferrick“Still Right Here” (producers: Ferrick, Alex Wong; Hear here; MP3 Download)(MPress, Sept. 13, 2011)
Girls“Father, Son, Holy Ghost” (Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Matador, Sept. 13, 2011)
Gourds, The“Old Mad Joy” (producer: Larry Campbell; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Vanguard, Sept. 13, 2011)
Grouplove“Never Trust a Happy Song” (producer: drummer Ryan Rabin, son of Trevor Rabin; first single: “Colours”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Canvasback Music/Atlantic, Sept. 13, 2011)
Steve Holy“Love Don’t Run” (his first album in five years; producer: Lee Miller; first single: “Love Don’t Run”; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Curb, Sept. 13, 2011)
Human League, The“Credo” (released in the U.K. in March 2011; producer: I Monster; first single: “Never Let Me Go”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(MB3/EMI Music, Sept. 13, 2011)
Mason Jennings“Minnesota” (Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Stats & Brackets/Thirty Tigers, Sept. 13, 2011)
Gabriel Kahane“Where Are the Arms” (Hear here; See here; MP3 Download)(2nd Story Sound, Sept. 13, 2011)
Hiromi Kanda“Days of Yesterday” (producer: husband Yusuke Hoguchi; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Music Gate/Warner Music Group/ADA, Sept. 13, 2011)
Katy B (U.K. pop singer)“On a Mission” (producers: Benga, Geeneus, Zinc; guests: Ms. Dynamite, Magnetic Man; first single: “Katy On a Mission”; Hear here; See here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Columbia, Sept. 13, 2011)
Kooks, The“Junk of the Heart” (producer: Tony Hoffer; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Astralwerks, Sept. 13, 2011)
Aleksandra Kurzak (Polish soprano)“Gioia!” (recorded with the Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana, conducted by Omer Wellber; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Decca Classics, Sept. 13, 2011)
Lady Antebellum“Own the Night” (producer: Paul Worley; new single: “We Owned the Night”; MP3 Download)(Capitol Nashville, Sept. 13, 2011)
Ladytron“Gravity the Seducer” (producers: Ladytron, Barny Barnicott; first single: “White Elephant”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Nettwerk, Sept. 13, 2011)
Lotus (instrumental post-rock and electronic dance band)“Lotus” (Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(SCI Fidelity, Sept. 13, 2011)
Nick Lowe“The Old Magic” (producers: Lowe, Neil Brockbank, Robert Treherne; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Yep Roc, Sept. 13, 2011)
Madina Lake“World War III” (producers: guitarist Mateo Camargo, Madina Lake, Billy Corgan; first single: “Hey Superstar”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Razor & Tie, Sept. 13, 2011)
Magic Panda“Days Are Numbered [MP3 Download]” (four-song EP; Hear here; See here)(Tigerbeat6, Sept. 12, 2011)
Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton“Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton Play the Blues: Live From Jazz at Lincoln Center” (recorded in April 2011 at the Rose Theater; CD/DVD; MP3 Download)(Reprise, Sept. 13, 2011)
Mates of State“Mountaintops” (producers: Mates of State; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Barsuk, Sept. 13, 2011)
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes“Sing in Japanese” (six-song covers EP, all sung in Japanese; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Fat Wreck Chords, Sept. 13, 2011)
Mogwai“Earth Division [EP]” (four songs; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Sub Pop, Sept. 13, 2011)
Notar“Devil’s Playground” (producers: Notar, Ken Lewis, MGeezy, Kevin Augsburg; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Tyrannosaurus, Sept. 13, 2011)
Jack Oblivian“Rat City” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Big Legal Mess/Fat Possum, Sept. 13, 2011)
Pajama Club (new Neil Finn band)“Pajama Club” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Lester/Redeye, Sept. 13, 2011)
Primus“Green Naugahyde” (band’s first full-length studio album since 1999’s “Antipop” and also its first release with original drummer Tim “Herb” Alexander since 1995’s “Tales From the Punchbowl”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Prawn Song, Sept. 13, 2011)
Chuck Ragan“Covering Ground” (producer: Blind Melon’s Christopher Thorn; guests: Thorn, Rich Steff and Todd Beene of Lucero, Squirrel Nut Zippers’ Chris Phillips, Frank Turner, Audra Mae, Brian Fallon of The Gaslight Anthem; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(SideOneDummy, Sept. 13, 2011)
Reckless Kelly“Good Luck & True Love” (producers: Reckless Kelly; first single: “Good Luck & True Love”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(No Big Deal, Sept. 13, 2011)
Sonny Rollins“Road Shows, Vol. 2” (includes a 20-minute “Sonnymoon for Two” with guest Ornette Coleman; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Doxy/Emarcy, Sept. 13, 2011)
Todd Rundgren“(re)Production [MP3 Download]” (covers of songs he has produced for others, like “Love My Way,” “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Dear God,” etc.; Read here)(MRI/Gigatone, Sept. 13, 2011)
Eric Sardinas and Big Motor“Sticks & Stones” (producer: Matt Gruber; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Provogue, Sept. 13, 2011)
St. Vincent“Strange Mercy” (producers: Annie Clark, John Congleton; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(4AD, Sept. 13, 2011)
Saves the Day“Daybreak” (producers: Marc Jacob Hudson, Saves the Day; first single: “Living Without Love”; Hear here)(Razor & Tie, Sept. 13, 2011)
Slow Club“Paradise” (producer: Luke Smith; first single: “Two Cousins”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Moshi Moshi, Sept. 13, 2011)
Spyro Gyra“A Foreign Affair” (Hear here; MP3 Download)(Amherst, Sept. 13, 2011)
Staind“Staind” (producer: Johnny K; first single: “Not Again”; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download)(Flip/Atlantic, Sept. 13, 2011)
Toddla T“Watch Me Dance” (2 CDs; producer: Toddla T; single: “Streets So Warm”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Ninja Tune, Sept. 13, 2011)
Trombone Shorty“For True” (producers: Ben Ellman, George Drakoulias; guests: Jeff Beck, Kid Rock, Lenny Kravitz, Ledisi, Warren Haynes, Ivan and Cyril Neville, The Rebirth Brass Band, etc.; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Verve Forecast, Sept. 13, 2011)
Umphrey’s McGee“Death By Stereo” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(ATO, Sept. 13, 2011)
Various artists“Grey’s Anatomy Original Soundtrack, Volume 4” (MP3 Download)(Chop Shop/Atlantic, Sept. 13, 2011)
Kenny Vaughan (country guitarist)“V” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Sugar Hill, Sept. 13, 2011)
Wild Flag (Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss of Sleater-Kinney, Helium guitarist Mary Timony and keyboardist Rebecca Cole)“Wild Flag” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Merge, Sept. 13, 2011)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Aerosmith“The Essential Aerosmith” (2 CDs, 30 songs; MP3 Download)(Columbia/Legacy, Sept. 13, 2011)
Art of Noise, The“Who’s Afraid of the Art of Noise? [CD/DVD]” (1984 album; remastered, with a DVD of music videos, interviews, live tracks, short films, trailers; Track list)(U.K. – Zang Tuum Tumb/Salvo, Sept. 12, 2011)
Beatles, The“The Beatles / 1” (2009 compilation; remastered; 27 songs)(Capitol/EMI, Sept. 13, 2011)
Blues Image“Anthology Box 1975-1979” (2 CDs, 39 songs; MP3 Download)(Cleopatra, Sept. 13, 2011)
Celine Dion“The Essential Celine Dion” (2 CDs, 27 songs; MP3 Download)(Epic/Legacy, Sept. 13, 2011)
Dramatics, The“Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get” (1972 album; remastered, with nine bonus tracks; MP3 Download)(Stax/Fantasy, Sept. 13, 2011)
808 State“Blueprint: The Best of 808 State” (17 tracks; Track list)(U.K. – Zang Tuum Tumb/Salvo, Sept. 12, 2011)
Hangmen, The“Lost Rocks: The Best of The Hangmen” (18 songs; MP3 Download)(Acetate, Sept. 13, 2011)
Haste the Day“Haste the Day Vs. Haste the Day” (recorded live June 29, 2010, at Rhino’s in Indianapolis; Read here; MP3 Download)(Solid State, Sept. 13, 2011)
Jimi Hendrix“Hendrix in the West” (Vinyl; MP3 Download), “Winterland” (5-CD box set; 8 LP + 1CD box set; see related DVDs below)(Experience Hendrix/Legacy, Sept. 13, 2011)
Marmalade“Fine Cuts: The Best of Marmalade” (2 CDs, 45 songs)(U.K. – Salvo, Sept. 12, 2011)
Meat Loaf“The Essential Meat Loaf” (2 CDs, 18 songs; MP3 Download)(Epic/Legacy, Sept. 13, 2011)
Laura Nyro“The Essential Laura Nyro” (2 CDs, 34 songs; MP3 Download)(Columbia/Legacy, Sept. 13, 2011)
Paragons, The“Greatest Hits” (original Duke Reid recordings)(Keeling, Sept. 13, 2011)
Queen“Queen 40 Limited Edition Collector’s Box Set Volume 2 [Box set]” (10 CDs;; MP3 Download)(Hollywood, Sept. 13, 2011)
Quicksilver Messenger Service“Anthology Box 1966-1970” (3 CDs, 1 DVD)(Cleopatra, Sept. 13, 2011)
Lou Reed“The Essential Lou Reed” (2 CDs, 31 songs; MP3 Download)(RCA/Legacy, Sept. 13, 2011)
Diana Ross & The Supremes“50th anniversary: The Singles Collection, 1961-1969 [MP3 Download]” (3 CDs, 82 songs)(Motown/UMe, Sept. 13, 2011)
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band“‘Live’ Bullet” (1976 album; remastered, with bonus track “I Feel Like Breaking Up Somebody’s Home”; with XL T-shirt; MP3 Download), “Nine Tonight” (1981 album; remastered, with bonus track “Brave Strangers”; Hear here)(Capitol/EMI, Sept. 13, 2011)
Superchunk“Foolished” (1994 album; remastered; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Merge, Sept. 13, 2011)
Stylistics, The“The Best of The Stylistics [Vinyl]”(Amherst, Sept. 13, 2011)
Temptations, The“50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection, 1961-1971 [MP3 Download]” (3 CDs, 81 songs)(Motown/UMe, Sept. 13, 2011)
Dwight Twilley“Rarities: Volume Seven” (15 tracks; MP3 Download)(Gigatone, Sept. 13, 2011)
UFO“The Chrysalis Years (1973-1979) [Box set]” (5 CDs, 81 songs; MP3 Download)(Capitol/EMI, Sept. 13, 2011)
Various artists“Disco Gold: Scepter Records, Tom Moulton and the Birth of Disco” (13 songs; Read here)(U.K. – BGP, Sept. 12, 2011)
Various artists“The Ultimate Soca Gold Collection” (3-CD set features the series’ most popular hits spanning the past decade; 33 songs, plus a 57-minute continuous mix of both discs, performed by DJ Crowne Prince; MP3 Download)(VP, Sept. 13, 2011)
Hank Williams“Hank Williams: The Legend Begins” (3 CDs; contains the earliest recordings of a 15-year-old Williams and four songs from a home recording in 1940, plus Williams’ first syndicated radio show in 1949, “Health and Happiness”)(Time Life, Sept. 13, 2011)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Jackie Evancho“Dream With Me in Concert [DVD]” (Blu-ray)(SYCO/Columbia, Sept. 13, 2011)
Gentle Giant“Giant on the Box [DVD/CD]” (1970 album, packaged with previously unavailable material)(DRT Entertainment, Sept. 13, 2011)
Jimi Hendrix“Jimi Hendrix: The Dick Cavett Show [DVD]” (See here), “Blue Wild Angel: Live at the Isle of Wight [DVD]”(Experience Hendrix/Legacy, Sept. 13, 2011)
Sonic Youth“1991: The Year Punk Broke [DVD]”(Geffen/UMe, Sept. 13, 2011)
Supremes, The“The Best of The Supremes on The Ed Sullivan Show [DVD]”(Hip-O/SOFA Entertainment, Sept. 13, 2011)
Temptations, The“The Best of The Temptations on The Ed Sullivan Show [DVD]”(Hip-O/SOFA Entertainment, Sept. 13, 2011)
Various artists“Motown Gold from The Ed Sullivan Show [DVD]”(Hip-O/SOFA Entertainment, Sept. 13, 2011)
Various artists“Star Wars: The Original Trilogy [Blu-ray]” (3 discs, “Episodes IV-VI,” featuring never-before-seen deleted and alternate scenes; music by John Williams)(20th Century Fox, Sept. 16, 2011)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher/Due date:
Fleetwood Mac“33 1/3: Fleetwood Mac’s Tusk [Hardcover]” (author: Rob Trucks)(Continuum, Sept. 11, 2011)
Pearl Jam“Pearl Jam Twenty [Hardcover]” (companion piece to Cameron Crowe’s documentary film and soundtrack, both out Sept. 20)(Simon & Schuster, Sept. 13, 2011)

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