New releases

Published on September 25th, 2012 | by Gerry Galipault


Sept. 25, 2012

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
As I Lay Dying “Awakened” (producer: Bill Stevenson; new single: “A Greater Foundation”; Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3) (Metal Blade, Sept. 25, 2012)
The Bad Plus “Made Possible” (Hear here; See here; MP3) (eOne Music, Sept. 25, 2012)
Before the Dawn (Finnish melodic death metallers) “Rise of the Phoenix” (producer: frontman Tuomas Saukkonen; first single: “Phoenix Rising”; Hear here; MP3) (FrostByte Media, Sept. 25, 2012)
Joe Bonamassa “Beacon Theatre: Live From New York” (two CDs, 20 songs; producer: Kevin “Cave Man” Shirley; guests: John Hiatt, Paul Rodgers, Beth Hart; Hear here; MP3) (J&R Adventures, Sept. 25, 2012)
Jonathan Butler “Grace and Mercy” (producer: Butler; first single: “I Stand On Your Word”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Rendezvous, Sept. 25, 2012)
Jeremy Camp “Christmas: God with Us” (producers: Brown Bannister, Ben Shive, Camp; Hear here; MP3) (BEC Recordings/EMI, Sept. 25, 2012)
Vikki Carr “Viva La Vida” (her first album since 2001; Hear here; Deluxe edition) (Sony Latin, Sept. 24, 2012)
Caspian “Waking Season” (producer: Matt Bayles; first single: “Halls of the Summer”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Triple Crown, Sept. 25, 2012)
The Chevin (Leeds-based alt-rock quartet) “Borderland” (first single: “Champion”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (SO Recordings, Sept. 25, 2012)
Chris Cohen (singer-drummer) “Overgrown Path” (first single: “Optimist High”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Captured Tracks, Sept. 25, 2012)
Jason Collett (Canadian singer-songwriter) “Reckon” (producer: Howie Beck; guests: Afie Jurvanen, Basia Bulat, Kevin Drew, Zeus; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Arts & Crafts, Sept. 25, 2012)
Shemekia Copeland “33⅓” (producer: Oliver Wood; guest: Buddy Guy; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Telarc, Sept. 25, 2012)
Daddy (actor James Franco and musician-artist Tim O’Keefe) “MotorCity [MP3]” (four-song EP; guest: Smokey Robinson; first single: “Love in the Old Days”; Read here) (Cozy Music, Sept. 25, 2012)
deadmau5 “<‘album title goes here’>” (guests: Imogen Heap, Chris James, Cypress Hill; new single: “Professional Griefers,” feat. My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Ultra Music, Sept. 25, 2012)
Deacon Blue “The Hipsters [MP3]” (their first studio album in 11 years; producer: Paul Savage; first single: “The Hipsters”; Hear here; Read here) (Demon Music, Sept. 24, 2012)
Billy Dean “A Man of Good Fortune” (his first studio album in nearly four years; Hear here) (Rainman, Sept. 25, 2012)
Mike Dillon “Urn” (first single: “Leather On”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (The Royal Potato Family, Sept. 25, 2012)
Dokken “Broken Bones [CD/DVD]” (producer: Don Dokken; first single: “Empire”; Hear here; MP3) (Frontiers, Sept. 25, 2012)
Dragonette “Bodyparts” (first single: “Rocket Ship”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Dragonette, Sept. 25, 2012)
Dum Dum Girls “End of Daze” (first single: “Lord Knows”; Hear here; Vinyl/MP3 coupon) (Sub Pop, Sept. 25, 2012)
Kurt Elling (Grammy-winning singer-lyricist) “1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project” (Hear here; MP3) (Concord, Sept. 25, 2012)
Engel (Swedish metal quintet, founded by In Flames guitarist Niclas Engelin) “Blood of Saints” (producer: Tue Madsen; first single: “Question Your Place”; Hear here; MP3) (FrostByte Media, Sept. 25, 2012)
Lupe Fiasco “Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1” (producers: 1500 or Nothin’, The Audibles, B-Side, DJ Simonsayz, Soundtrakk, Symbolyc One; Hear here; MP3) (1st & 15th/Atlantic, Sept. 25, 2012)
Frightened Rabbit (Scottish indie rock band) “State Hospital [MP3]” (five-song EP; producer: Leo Abraham; Hear here; Vinyl) (Canvasback/Atlantic, Sept. 25, 2012)
Gatekeeper “Exo” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Hippos in Tanks, Sept. 25, 2012)
Larry Graham & Graham Central Station “Raise Up” (guests: Prince, Rafael Saadiq; Hear here; MP3) (Listen2 Entertainment/Razor & Tie, Sept. 25, 2012)
Green Day “¡Uno!” (part one of a trilogy of albums; “¡Dos!” comes out Nov. 13 and “¡Tré!” is due Jan. 15, 2013; producer: Rob Cavallo; first single: “Oh Love”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Deluxe edition; MP3) (Reprise, Sept. 25, 2012)
Euge Groove “House of Groove” (Hear here; MP3) (Shanachie, Sept. 25, 2012)
Heather Headley “Only One in the World” (includes covers of “River Deep, Mountain High” and “Superwoman”; producers: Paul Mills, Keith Thomas; Hear here; MP3) (in:ciite Media/EMI, Sept. 25, 2012)
Hero Jr. (Indy-based quartet) “Backup Plan” (producers: Paul Mahern, Ken Rose; first single: “Naked”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Desa, Sept. 25, 2012)
John Hiatt “Mystic Pinball” (producer: Kevin “Caveman” Shirley; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (New West, Sept. 25, 2012)
The HillBenders (bluegrass quintet) “Can You Hear Me?” (producer: Bil VornDick; Hear here; MP3) (Compass, Sept. 25, 2012)
Infernal Devices (electropop duo) “Life in Stereo [MP3]” (guest: Chuck Love; Hear here) (SpinSpinNYC, Sept. 25, 2012)
Lucy Kaplansky “Reunion” (Hear here; MP3) (Red House, Sept. 25, 2012)
Gidon Kremer & Kremerata Baltica “The Art of Instrumentation: Homage to Glenn Gould” (Hear here; MP3) (Nonesuch, Sept. 25, 2012)
Lavender Diamond “Incorruptible Heart” (producer: OK Go’s Damian Kulash; Hear here; MP3) (Paracadute, Sept. 25, 2012)
Bettye LaVette “Thankful N’ Thoughtful” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition) (ANTI-/Epitaph, Sept. 25, 2012)
George Lopez “It’s Not Me, It’s You” (his third HBO live solo stand-up special aired on July 14, 2012; See here; MP3) (Comedy Central, Sept. 25, 2012)
Tito Lopez “The Hunger Game [MP3]” (15-track mixtape; Hear here) (Klockwork Orange Inc/GPT Entertainment/ DefDigital, Sept. 25, 2012)
Jon Lord (Deep Purple keyboardist died on July 16, 2012) “Concerto for Group and Orchestra” (studio recording featuring the Royal Liverpool Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Paul Mann; guests: Joe Bonamassa, Steve Morse, Bruce Dickinson, Steve Balsamo, etc.; Hear/read here) (Eagle Rock, Sept. 25, 2012)
Rachael MacFarlane (sister of “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane) “Hayley Sings” (MacFarlane is the voice of Hayley on “American Dad!”; this album contains songs she has done on the Fox animated series and others that her character would choose to sing; MP3) (Concord, Sept. 25, 2012)
Michael McDermott “Hit Me Back” (producer: CJ Eiriksson; Hear here; MP3) (Rock Ridge Music, Sept. 25, 2012)
Kara McGraw “The Hound & The Hare [MP3]” (digital album features 13 songs that will raise funds for 13 charities in a span of 13 weeks; Hear here) (Nimbit, Sept. 25, 2012)
Medeski Martin & Wood “Free Magic” (Hear here; MP3) (Indirecto, Sept. 25, 2012)
Mumford & Sons “Babel” (producer: Markus Dravs; first single: “I Will Wait”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Deluxe edition; MP3) (Glassnote, Sept. 25, 2012)
Murder By Death “Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon” (producer: John Congleton; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Bloodshot, Sept. 25, 2012)
Murs & Fashawn “This Generation” (producers: Beatnick & K-Salaam) (Duck Down Music, Sept. 25, 2012)
No Doubt “Push and Shove” (their first album since 2001; producer: Mark “Spike” Stent; first single: “Settle Down”; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Interscope, Sept. 25, 2012)
Heather Nova “300 Days at Sea” (released in the U.K. in 2011; producers: Felix Tod, David Ayers; Hear here; MP3) (eOne Music, Sept. 25, 2012)
Yoko Ono, Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore “YOKOKIMTHURSTON” (six-song album; first single: “Early in the Morning”; Hear here) (Chimera Music, Sept. 25, 2012)
Outlaws, The “It’s About Pride” (their first album of new material in 18 years; first single: “Tomorrow’s Another Night”; Hear here; MP3) (Rocket Science Ventures, Sept. 25, 2012)
Jake Owen “Endless Summer EP” (four songs; producer: Joey Moi; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (RCA Nashville, Sept. 25, 2012)
Ozomatli “Ozomatli Presents OzoKidz” (producer: Robert Carranza; Hear here; MP3) (Hornblow/Megaforce / RED, Sept. 25, 2012)
Preservation Hall Jazz Band “St. Peter & 57th St.” (50th anniversary concert at Carnegie Hall in January 2012, with guests My Morning Jacket, Mos Def, Allen Toussaint, the Del McCoury Band, Steve Earle, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Trombone Shorty, etc.; See here; MP3; see related reissue below) (Rounder, Sept. 25, 2012)
Pro-Pain “Straight to the Dome” (producer: V.O. Pulver; Hear here; MP3) (Goomba Music, Sept. 25, 2012)
Red Room Cinema “Apsis” (Hear here; MP3) (New Granada, Sept. 25, 2012)
Tarrus Riley “Mecoustic” (Hear here; MP3) (Soulbeats, Sept. 25, 2012)
Lee Ritenour “Rhythm Sessions” (producer: Dave Grusin; guests: George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Chick Corea, Kurt Elling, Zamajobe, Nathan East, Will Kennedy, Dave Weckl, John Beasley, Sonny Emory, Larry Goldings, etc.; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Concord, Sept. 25, 2012)
Rosco Bandana (Mississippi septet) “Time to Begin [MP3]” (producer: Greg Collins; Hear here) (Hard Rock, Sept. 25, 2012)
Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi guitarist) “Aftermath of the Lowdown” (producer: Luke Ebbin; first single: “Every Road Leads Home to You”; Hear here; MP3) (Dangerbird, Sept. 25, 2012)
Alejandro Sanz “La Musica No Se Toca” (producer: Julio Reyes Copello; Hear here; MP3) (Universal Music Latin Entertainment, Sept. 25, 2012)
Trapper Schoepp & The Shades “Run, Engine, Run” (producer: Daniel McMahon; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (SideOneDummy, Sept. 25, 2012)
Pete Seeger (folk legend is 93 years old) “A More Perfect Union” (songs written with singer-songwriter Lorre Wyatt; guests: Bruce Springsteen, Tom Morello, Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris, Dar Williams; Read here; MP3), “Pete Remembers Woody” (a tribute to Woody Guthrie; MP3) (Appleseed Recordings, Sept. 25, 2012)
Ricky Skaggs “Music to My Ears” (the track “Soldier’s Son” was co-written with Barry Gibb; producers: Skaggs, Gordon Kennedy, who wrote Eric Clapton’s “Change the World”; Hear here; Read here) (Skaggs Family, Sept. 25, 2012)
Angie Stone “Rich Girl” (first single: “Do What U Gotta Do”; Hear here; MP3) (Saguaro Rhythm, Sept. 25, 2012)
John Tejada “The Predicting Machine” (Hear here; MP3) (Kompakt, Sept. 24, 2012)
Therapy? “A Brief Crack of Light” (producers: Adam Sinclair, Therapy?; Hear here; MP3) (Blast/MVD, Sept. 25, 2012)
Various artists “Frankenweenie [Film soundtrack]” (music by Danny Elfman; Tim Burton animated comedy-horror film opens Oct. 5; See here; MP3), “Frankenweenie Unleashed! [Film soundtrack]” (music from and inspired by the film; Track list; MP3) (Walt Disney, Sept. 25, 2012)
Various artists “Hit & Run [Film soundtrack]” (romantic action comedy film opened Aug. 22; See here) (Lakeshore, Sept. 25, 2012)
Various artists “Jekyll & Hyde: 2012 Concept Recording [Original Broadway cast]” (starring Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox; Read here; MP3) (Broadway, Sept. 25, 2012)
Various artists “Nice Work If You Can Get It: Original Broadway Cast Recording [MP3]” (Tony-winning musical comedy revival starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara; 28 tracks; Hear/see here; CD) (Shout! Factory, Sept. 25, 2012)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Today’s Christmas!” (18 songs; MP3) (EMI, Sept. 25, 2012)
Various artists “WOW Hits 2013 (Deluxe Edition)” (two CDs, 39 songs; MP3) (Word/EMI, Sept. 25, 2012)
The Wedding “No Direction” (producer: Jasen Rauch; Hear here; MP3) (Tooth & Nail, Sept. 25, 2012)
We Need Surgery (Vancouver band) “We Need Surgery” (Hear here) (Canada – Light Organ, Sept. 24, 2012)
Patrick Wolf “Sundark and Riverlight” (acoustic double album; Hear here; See here; Vinyl) (Bloody Chamber Music, Sept. 25, 2012)
Damian Wyldes (El Paso singer-songwriter) “All the Long Goodbyes [MP3]” (first single: “Killing Me”; Hear here; See here) (Quark, Sept. 25, 2012)
Zucchini Drive “No Food but Lots of Weapons [MP3]” (first single: “Jaguar Sky”; Hear here) (Marathon of Dope/Vlas Vegas, Sept. 25, 2012)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Pierre-Laurent Aimard “Pierre-Laurent Aimard: The Warner Recordings [Box set]” (six CDs) (Warner Classics, Sept. 25, 2012)
Jerry Butler “The Very Best of Jerry Butler [MP3]” (12 tracks) (Mercury, Sept. 25, 2012)
Cameo “Real Men … Wear Black [MP3]” (1990 album) (Mercury, Sept. 25, 2012)
Glen Campbell & Jimmy Webb “In Session … [MP3]” (recorded in 1983 in the Hamilton, Ontario, studios of CHCH-TV; Read here; CD/DVD) (Fantasy, Sept. 25, 2012)
Carl and the Passions “So Tough [MP3]” (1972 album) (Capitol, Sept. 25, 2012)
Crime & The City Solution “An Introduction to � Crime & The City Solution / A History of Crime — Berlin 1987-1991” (Hear here; MP3) (Mute, Sept. 25, 2012)
Bing Crosby “10 Great Christmas Songs” (MP3) (Capitol, Sept. 25, 2012)
DJ Shadow “Reconstructed: The Best of DJ Shadow” (MP3) (Island, Sept. 25, 2012)
Durutti Column, The “Short Stories For Pauline” (unreleased 1983 album; Read here; MP3) (Factory Benelux, Sept. 25, 2012)
Ella Fitzgerald “10 Great Christmas Songs” (MP3) (Capitol, Sept. 25, 2012)
Foreigner “Records [MP3]” (1982 compilation) (Atlantic, Sept. 25, 2012)
Dickie Goodman “Long Live the King” (26 greatest hits, plus a new bonus track, “Election 2012,” by his son Jon; Read here) (RockBeat, Sept. 25, 2012)
Woody Guthrie “The Complete Government Recordings [Box set]” (seven CDs) (Rounder, Sept. 25, 2012)
Hauschka (German experimental pianist and composer Volker Bertelmann) “Salon des Amateurs Remixes” (includes remixes by Michael Mayer, Ricardo Villalobos & Max Loderbauer, Matthew Herbert, Steve Bicknell, Vladislav Delay, Alva Noto, Patten, Vainqueur, etc.; Hear here; MP3) (FatCat, Sept. 25, 2012)
Holland-Dozier “Backbeats Artists Series: Holland-Dozier — The Creative Corporation” (18-song best-of; Read here) (U.K. – Backbeats, Sept. 24, 2012)
Honey Cone “Backbeats Artists Series: Honey Cone — Scorching Soul Trio” (21-song best-of; Read here) (U.K. – Backbeats, Sept. 24, 2012)
Daniel Hope “Daniel Hope: The Warner Recordings [Box set]” (five CDs) (Warner Classics, Sept. 25, 2012)
Waylon Jennings “Goin’ Down Rockin’: The Last Recordings of Waylon Jennings” (recorded shortly before his death in 2002; MP3) (Saguro Road, Sept. 25, 2012)
Laura Lee “Backbeats Artists Series: Laura Lee — Supreme Soul Diva” (20-song best-of; Read here) (U.K. – Backbeats, Sept. 24, 2012)
Peggy Lee “10 Great Christmas Songs” (MP3) (Capitol, Sept. 25, 2012)
Yngwie Malmsteen “Facing the Animal [MP3]” (1998 album) (Mercury, Sept. 25, 2012)
Benny Mardones “Never Run Never Hide [MP3]” (1980 album, featuring “Into the Night”) (Universal, Sept. 25, 2012)
Willie Mitchell “Backbeats Artists Series: Willie Mitchell — Memphis Rhythm King” (24-song best-of; Read here) (U.K. – Backbeats, Sept. 24, 2012)
Gary Moore “Blues For Jimi” (2007 concert at the London Hippodrome, featuring Mitch Mitchell and Billy Cox; Vinyl; MP3; DVD; Blu-ray) (Eagle Rock, Sept. 25, 2012)
Moving Sidewalks (Billy Gibbons’ pre-ZZ Top band) “The Complete Collection” (two CDs; Vinyl) (Rock Beat, Sept. 25, 2012)
Nektar “Recycled: Deluxe Edition” (1976 album; remastered, with a second CD of mixes by Geoff Emerick) (Cleopatra, Sept. 25, 2012)
Gary Numan “Here in My Car: The Best of 1984-1998” (17 songs; Track list) (Cleopatra, Sept. 25, 2012)
Preservation Hall Jazz Band “The 50th Anniversary Collection [Box set]” (four CDs, 58 songs; Hear here) (Legacy, Sept. 25, 2012)
Rare Earth “Earth Tones: The Essential Rare Earth [MP3]” (1994 compilation) (Motown, Sept. 25, 2012)
R.E.M. “Document (25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (1987 album; remastered, with a second CD containing a previously unreleased 1987 concert from R.E.M.’s “Work” tour; Track list; MP3) (Capitol, Sept. 25, 2012)
Lionel Richie “ICON” (best-of) (Motown/UMe, Sept. 25, 2012)
Kenny Rogers “Christmas Live!” (MP3) (EMI, Sept. 25, 2012)
St. Germain (French DJ-producer) “Tourist” (2000 album; remastered; Vinyl; MP3) (Blue Note, Sept. 25, 2012)
Merl Saunders & Jerry Garcia “Keystone Companions: The Complete 1973 Fantasy Recordings” (24 songs; MP3) (Fantasy, Sept. 25, 2012)
Marvin Sease “Breakfast [MP3]” (1988 album) (Mercury, Sept. 25, 2012)
Sex Pistols “Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols: Deluxe Edition” (1977 album; remastered; Super-Deluxe Edition, with three CDs, live DVD, hardcover book; See here; Read here) (U.K. – Universal, Sept. 24, 2012)
Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. “Christmas With the Rat Pack” (Capitol, Sept. 25, 2012)
The Statler Brothers “Christmas Present [MP3]” (1990 album), “Christmas Wishes [MP3]” (1994 album) (Mercury Nashville, Sept. 25, 2012)
Rod Stewart “Legendary Hits [MP3]” (12 tracks) (Mercury, Sept. 25, 2012)
Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros “Global A Go-Go: Expanded Edition” (2001 album; remastered, with one bonus track; Vinyl), “Streetcore: Expanded Edition” (2003 album; remastered, with seven bonus live tracks; Read here; Vinyl) (Hellcat/Epitaph, Sept. 25, 2012)
Donna Summer “Walk Away: Collector’s Edition – The Best of 1977-1980 [MP3]” (1980 compilation; nine songs) (Mercury, Sept. 25, 2012)
Ike & Tina Turner “Live At Carnegie Hall: What You Hear Is What You Get” (1971 album; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, Sept. 24, 2012)
Stanley Turrentine “Betcha [MP3]” (1979 album), “Inflation [MP3]” (1980 album), “Tender Togetherness [MP3]” (1981 album) (Rhino/Elektra, Sept. 25, 2012)
U.K. Subs “A.W.O.L.” (1987 album) (Cleopatra, Sept. 25, 2012)
Various artists “Dirty Dancing: The Deluxe Anniversary Edition” (1987 film; MP3) (RCA/Legacy, Sept. 25, 2012)
Various artists “GRP 30: The Digital Master Company 30th Anniversary” (two CDs, 30 songs; Track list; MP3) (GRP, Sept. 25, 2012)
Various artists “Pete’s Dragon” (1977 soundtrack album, featuring the voices of Helen Reddy, Mickey Rooney, Jim Dale, Red Buttons, Shelley Winters, Charlie Callas; MP3) (Walt Disney, Sept. 25, 2012)
Various artists “The Rodgers & Hart Songbook: We’ll Have Manhattan [MP3]” (16 songs) (Verve, Sept. 25, 2012)
Various artists “Sassafras & Moonshine: The Songs of Laura Nyro” (20 cover versions, including The 5th Dimension, Staple Singers, Melba Moore, The Supremes, Mama Cass, Bobbie Gentry, etc.; Track list) (U.K. – Ace, Sept. 24, 2012)
Various artists “10 Great Country Christmas Songs” (MP3), “10 Great R&B Christmas Songs” (MP3) (Capitol, Sept. 25, 2012)
Hank Williams Sr. “24 Greatest Hits Vol. 2 [MP3]” (Mercury Nashville, Sept. 25, 2012)
Faron Young “Golden Hits [MP3]” (13 tracks) (Mercury Nashville, Sept. 25, 2012)
Tommie Young “Backbeats Artists Series: Tommie Young — Shreveport Soulstress” (16-song best-of; Read here) (U.K. – Backbeats, Sept. 24, 2012)
Frank Zappa “Orchestral Favorites” (1979 album; remastered), “Joe’s Garage Acts I, II & III” (1979 albums on two CDs; remastered), “Tinsel Town Rebellion” (1981 album; remastered), “Shut Up ‘n Play Yer Guitar” (1981 album; remastered), “You Are What You Is” (1981 album; remastered), “Ship Arriving Too Late to Save a Drowning Witch” (1982 album; remastered), “The Man From Utopia” (1983 album; remastered), “Baby Snakes” (1983 album; remastered), “London Symphony Orchestra, Vol. I” (1983 album; remastered), “Boulez Conducts Zappa: The Perfect Stranger” (1984 album; remastered), “Them or Us” (1984 album; remastered), “Thing-Fish” (1984 album; remastered) (Zappa Family Trust/UMe, Sept. 25, 2012)
Warren Zevon “Mr. Bad Example / Mutineer” (1991, 1995 albums on one CD; remastered) (Friday Music, Sept. 25, 2012)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Paul Bartel “Eating Raoul (The Criterion Collection) [DVD]” (1982 film; Blu-ray) (Criterion Collection, Sept. 25, 2012)
Ian Dury & The Blockheads “Live at Rockpalast 1978 [DVD]” (Made in Germany, Sept. 25, 2012)
Bob Dylan and The Band “Down in the Flood [DVD]” (documentary film) (Sexy Intellectual, Sept. 25, 2012)
Kinks, The “The Kinks: Paris 1965 [DVD]” (live television performances) (IMV Blueline, Sept. 25, 2012)
Lady Gaga “Lady Gaga: Born Famous [DVD]” (unauthorized documentary) (RGS Entertainment, Sept. 25, 2012)
Freddie Mercury “Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender [DVD]” (Read here; Blu-ray) (Eagle Rock, Sept. 25, 2012)
Diana Ross “Diana Ross: Paris 1968 [DVD]” (rare performances and interviews from French television) (IMV Blueline, Sept. 25, 2012)
Dick Van Dyke “Dick Van Dyke & Company: The Complete Series [DVD]” (1975-76 NBC variety show) (MPI Home Video, Sept. 25, 2012)
Van Halen “Van Halen Live — Bottoms Up: OU812 Tour 1989 [DVD]” (Video Brokers, Sept. 25, 2012)
Various artists “Bond 50 [DVD]” (22-disc box set includes all 22 Bond films, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first movie; See here; Blu-ray, with limited-edition hardcover book) (MGM, Sept. 25, 2012)
Steven Wilson (of Porcupine Tree) “Get All You Deserve [DVD]” (recorded live in Mexico City during the “Grace For Drowning” tour; includes the previously unreleased track “Luminol”; Hear/see here; Blu-ray; CD) (Kscope, Sept. 25, 2012)
Yardbirds, The “The Yardbirds: Paris 1966-1968 — The Lost Tapes [DVD]” (rare archive footage) (IMV Blueline, Sept. 25, 2012)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
Beatles, The “LIFE With the Beatles: Inside Beatlemania, by their Official Photographer Robert Whitaker [Hardcover]” (LIFE, Sept. 25, 2012)
Gram Parsons “Calling Me Home: Gram Parsons and the Roots of Country Rock [Hardcover]” (author: Bob Kealing) (University Press of Florida, Sept. 23, 2012)
Pussy Riot “Pussy Riot! A Punk Prayer for Freedom [Kindle]” (profits from the sale of this ebook will support the Pussy Riot legal defense team) (The Feminist Press at CUNY, Sept. 25, 2012)
Bruce Springsteen “Streets of Fire: Bruce Springsteen in Photographs and Lyrics 1977-1979 [Hardcover]” (author: Eric Meola) (It Books, Sept. 25, 2012)
Neil Young “Waging Heavy Peace [Hardcover]” (Kindle) (Blue Rider Press, Sept. 25, 2012)

Next week: Oct. 2, 2012

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