New releases

Published on September 4th, 2012 | by Gerry Galipault


Sept. 4, 2012

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Animal Collective “Centipede Hz” (first single: “Honeycomb/Gotham”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl) (Domino, Sept. 4, 2012)
Azure Ray “As Above So Below” (first single: “Scattered Like Leaves”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Saddle Creek, Sept. 4, 2012)
Bellamy Brothers “Pray For Me” (their second gospel album; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Bellamy Brothers, Sept. 4, 2012)
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy “Rattle Them Bones” (producers: Morris and Joshua Levy with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Savoy Jazz, Sept. 4, 2012)
Blu & Exile “Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them.” (producer: Exile; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Dirty Science/Fatbeats, Sept. 4, 2012)
Building 429 “Give Me Jesus: Live From Winter Jam [MP3]” (four-song EP; Hear here) (Essential, Sept. 4, 2012)
Raymond Byron and the White Freighter (Byron is a member of Castanets) “Little Death Shaker” (first single: “You’ll Never Surf Again”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Asthmatic Kitty, Sept. 4, 2012)
California Wives (Chicago new-wave quartet) “Art History [MP3]” (producer: Claudius Mittendorfer; first single: “Marianne”; Hear here; CD) (Vagrant, Sept. 4, 2012)
Cat Power “Sun” (her first album of original material since 2006; first single: “Ruin”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3, with one bonus track) (Matador, Sept. 4, 2012)
Kyle Cease (actor-comedian) “I Highly Recommend This [CD/DVD]” (Hear here; MP3) (Comedy Central, Sept. 4, 2012)
Chick Corea & Gary Burton “Hot House” (Hear here; See here; MP3) (Concord Jazz, Sept. 4, 2012)
Cult of Youth “Love Will Prevail” (first single: “Man and Man’s Ruin”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Sacred Bones, Sept. 4, 2012)
Deerhoof “Breakup Song” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Polyvinyl, Sept. 4, 2012)
Melissa Etheridge “4th Street Feeling” (first single: “Fallin Up”; Hear here; Deluxe edition; Vinyl; MP3) (Island, Sept. 4, 2012)
The Fresh & Onlys “Long Slow Dance” (first single: “Yes or No”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Mexican Summer, Sept. 4, 2012)
Gentleman Reg “Leisure Life Part Two [MP3]” (five-song EP; producer: Chris Stringer; Hear here) (Heavy Head, Sept. 4, 2012)
Ian Hunter & The Rant Band “When I’m President” (Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Slimstyle, Sept. 4, 2012)
Imagine Dragons (Las Vegas indie-rock band) “Night Visions” (producer: Alex da Kid; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (KIDinaKORNER/ Interscope, Sept. 4, 2012)
Ronan Keating “Fires” (Hear here; Read here) (U.K. – Polydor, Sept. 3, 2012)
Mark Knopfler “Privateering” (two CDs; Hear here) (U.K. – Mercury, Sept. 3, 2012)
Land Observations (solo project of Appliance’s James Brooks) “Roman Roads IV-XI” (Hear here) (U.K. – Mute, Sept. 3, 2012)
Jens Lekman (Swedish indie-pop musician) “I Know What Love Isn’t” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Secretly Canadian, Sept. 4, 2012)
Sondre Lerche “Bootlegs” (recorded at the rock venue Hulen in Bergen, Norway, and various clubs in Brooklyn, N.Y.; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Mona, Sept. 4, 2012)
Lina “The Love Chronicles of a Lady Songbird: A Tribute to Soul [MP3]” (Hear here) (Malindy Music, Sept. 4, 2012)
Matchbox Twenty “North” (their first studio album in 10 years; producer: Matt Serletic; first single: “She’s So Mean”; Hear here; Read here; MP3/Deluxe edition; MP3) (Emblem/Atlantic, Sept. 4, 2012)
Mono (Japanese post rockers) “For My Parents” (recorded with the Wordless Music Orchestra; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Temporary Residence Ltd., Sept. 4, 2012)
Bob Mould “Silver Age” (Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Merge, Sept. 4, 2012)
The Music Tapes “Mary’s Voice” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Merge, Sept. 4, 2012)
Bill Ortiz (Santana trumpeter) “Highest Wish” (includes a cover of Gil Scott-Heron/Brian Jackson’s “Winter in America”; guests: Casual, The Grouch, Zumbi, K-Maxx, Tony Lindsey, Linda Tillery; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Left Angle, Sept. 4, 2012)
Fernando Perdomo “Home Is Wherever You Are [MP3]” (first single: “Smile”; Hear here; See here) (The Rosemine Group, Sept. 3, 2012)
Mark Schultz “All Things Possible” (producers: Pete Kipley, Seth Mosley; first single: “All Things Possible”; Hear here) (Fair Trade Services/Columbia, Sept. 4, 2012)
Brian Setzer “Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot! Live From the Planet” (Vinyl; MP3) (Surfdog, Sept. 4, 2012)
The Sheepdogs “The Sheepdogs” (first single: “The Way It Is”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Atlantic, Sept. 4, 2012)
Smash Mouth “Magic” (producer: new guitarist Mike Krompass; guest: J-Dash; first single: “Magic”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (429, Sept. 4, 2012)
Malka Spigel “Every Day Is Like the First Day [MP3 Download]” (collaborators: Johnny Marr, Wire’s Colin Newman, Andy Ramsay, Matthew Simms; Hear here) (Swim, Sept. 3, 2012)
Stars “The North” (producers: Stars, Graham Lessard, Marcus Paquin; first single: “The Theory of Relativity”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download, with one bonus track) (ATO, Sept. 4, 2012)
Dave Stewart “The Ringmaster General” (guests: Alison Krauss, Diane Birch, Joss Stone, Jessie Baylin; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Surfdog, Sept. 4, 2012)
Tanita Tikaram “Can’t Go Back” (her first album since 2005; producer: Paul Bryan; first single: “Dust On My Shoes”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Eagle, Sept. 4, 2012)
Two Door Cinema Club (Irish indie-rock group) “Beacon” (producer: Jacknife Lee; first single: “Sleep Alone”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Glassnote, Sept. 4, 2012)
Two Gallants (San Francisco rock duo) “The Bloom and the Blight” (producer: John Congleton; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (ATO, Sept. 4, 2012)
Various artists “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes [Cast recording]” (Encores! production starring Megan Hilty of the TV series “Smash”; music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Leo Robin; MP3) (Sony Masterworks, Sept. 4, 2012)
Young Guns (U.K. post-hardcore band) “Bones” (Hear here; MP3) (Wind-up, Sept. 4, 2012)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Laurel Aitken “Original Jamaican Reggae & Ska [MP3]” (subtitled “The Complete A-Z Anthology Celebrating 50 Years of Jamaican Independence”) (Pressure Drop/Cherry Red, Sept. 3, 2012)
Atlanta Rhythm Section “Are You Ready?” (1979 live album; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, Sept. 3, 2012)
Bobby Bland “The Best of Bobby Bland [MP3]” (1974 album) (Geffen/UMe, Sept. 4, 2012)
Tommy Bolin “The Ultimate Teaser” (1975 album; remastered, with two additional CDs of outtakes and alternates; MP3) (429, Sept. 4, 2012)
Glen Campbell “The Inspiration Collection” (15 songs; MP3) (Word, Sept. 4, 2012)
Sam Dees “The Show Must Go On [MP3]” (1975 album) (Rhino/Atlantic, Sept. 4, 2012)
Double Exposure “Ten Percent: Expanded Edition” (1976 album; remastered, with seven bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here) (U.K. – Big Break, Sept. 3, 2012)
Ed O.G & Da Bulldogs “Roxybury 02119 [MP3]” (1993 album) (Mercury/UMe, Sept. 4, 2012)
First Choice “Delusions: Expanded Edition” (1977 album, including “Dr. Love”; remastered, with four bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here) (U.K. – Big Break, Sept. 3, 2012)
Flying Burrito Brothers, The “Close Up the Honky Tonks” (1974 compilation; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, Sept. 3, 2012)
The Freedom Sounds Featuring Wayne Henderson “People Get Ready [MP3]” (1967 album) (Rhino/Atlantic, Sept. 4, 2012)
The Hollies “Finest [MP3]” (44 tracks) (EMI, Sept. 4, 2012)
Instant Funk “Instant Funk: Expanded Edition” (1979 album, including “I Got My Mind Made Up [You Can Get It Girl]”; remastered, with five bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here) (U.K. – Big Break, Sept. 3, 2012)
Judas Priest “Screaming For Vengeance: Special 30th Anniversary Edition [CD/DVD]” (1982 album; remastered; MP3) (Epic/Legacy, Sept. 4, 2012)
B.B. King “The Best of B.B. King [MP3]” (1973 album) (Geffen/UMe, Sept. 4, 2012)
Material Issue “Destination Universe [MP3]” (1992 album), “Freak City Soundtrack [MP3]” (1994 album) (Mercury, Sept. 4, 2012)
Freddie Mercury & Montserrate Caballé “Barcelona: Special Edition” (1987 album; remastered; Deluxe 4 Disc Set) (U.K. – Island, Sept. 3, 2012)
Billy Paul “360 Degrees of Billy Paul: Expanded Edition” (1972 album, including “Me and Mrs. Jones”; remastered, with five bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here) (U.K. – Big Break, Sept. 3, 2012)
Suzi Quatro “Quatro [MP3]” (1974 album; with four bonus tracks) (EMI, Sept. 4, 2012)
Rare Earth “The Very Best of Rare Earth [MP3]” (14 songs) (Motown, Sept. 4, 2012)
The Salsoul Orchestra “The Salsoul Orchestra: Expanded Edition” (1975 album, including “Tangerine”; remastered, with five bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here) (U.K. – Big Break, Sept. 3, 2012)
The Statler Brothers “Words and Music [MP3]” (1993 album), “Home [MP3]” (1993 album) (Mercury Nashville, Sept. 4, 2012)
Rod Stewart “The Mercury Anthology [MP3]” (1992 compilation, 32 songs) (Mercury, Sept. 4, 2012)
James Taylor “Walking Man [MP3]” (1974 album), “In the Pocket [MP3]” (1976 album) (Rhino/Warner, Sept. 4, 2012)
Various artists “Action! The Songs of Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart” (26-song collection, featuring The Monkees, Jay & The Americans, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, Chubby Checker, Paul Revere & The Raiders, etc.; Track list) (U.K. – Ace, Sept. 3, 2012)
Various artists “Let’s Hear It for the Boy Vol. 11 [MP3]” (24 tracks) (Atlantis, Sept. 11, 2012)
Various artists “A Motown Christmas Carol [MP3]” (1995 compilation; 23 tracks) (Motown, Sept. 4, 2012)
Various artists “The Ramones Heard Them Here First” (24 songs by other artists, presented in the order in which the punk-rock legends covered them; Track list) (U.K. – Ace, Sept. 3, 2012)
Various artists “Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap” (23-song soundtrack to the documentary directed by Ice-T; Vinyl; MP3) (Sony Legacy, Sept. 4, 2012)
Various artists “Vanguard Vocal Groups [MP3]” (15-track set, featuring The Carter Family, Kingston Trio, The Chambers Brothers, The Weavers, The Mills Brothers, etc.) (Welk Music Group, Sept. 4, 2012)
Dionne Warwick “Dionne: Expanded Edition” (1979 album; remastered, with two bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here) (U.K. – Big Break, Sept. 3, 2012)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Roger Daltrey “Lisztomania [DVD]” (1975 film; directed by Ken Russell, who also did “Tommy”) (Warner Archive, Sept. 4, 2012)
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet “Titanic [Blu-ray / DVD / Digital Copy]” (1997 film; Blu-ray 3D / Blu-ray / Digital Copy; Collector’s edition) (Paramount, Sept. 4, 2012)
KoRn “The Path of Totality Tour: Live At The Hollywood Palladium [Blu-ray]” (CD/DVD) (Shout! Factory, Sept. 4, 2012)
Various artists “That ’70s Show: Season Five [DVD],” “That ’70s Show: Season Six [DVD]” (Mill Creek Entertainment, Sept. 4, 2012)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
Randy Chertkow and Jason Feehan “The Indie Band Survival Guide: The Complete Manual for the Do-It-Yourself Musician (2nd Edition) [Paperback]” (Kindle) (St. Martin’s Griffin, Sept. 4, 2012)

Next week: Sept. 11, 2012

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Gerry Galipault debuted Pause & Play online in October 1997. Since then, it has become the definitive place for CD-release dates — with a worldwide audience.

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