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New Releases

New releases for Friday,
JUNE 18, 2021
(scroll down for JUNE 25, 2021 releases)

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Ashe “Ashlyn” (guests: Niall Horan, FINNEAS; new single: “I’m Fine”; See hereCassetteClear Vinyl, out Aug. 27; Download, released on May 7; Apple Music» BUY NOW  (Mom+Pop Music)
Jonathan Edwards “Right Where I Am” (Hear here» BUY NOW  (Rising Records)
Cola Boyy (aka L.A.-based Matthew Urango) “Prosthetic Boombox” (his debut album; guests: The Avalanches, Andrew VanWyngarden of MGMT, John Carroll Kirby, Nicolas Godin of Air, Patrick Wimberly from Chairlift, Corentin “nit” Kerdraon, etc.; new single: “Don’t Forget Your Neighborhood”; See hereVinylDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Record Makers / MGMT Records)
Evolfo (Brooklyn psych-rockers) “Site Out of Mind” (producer: co-founder Rafferty Swink; new single: “Let Go”; See hereVinylDownloadApple MusicTarget» BUY NOW  (Royal Potato Family)
Fear Factory “Aggression Continuum” (their final record with Burton C. Bell on vocals; first single: “Disruptor”; Hear hereGrey & Light Blue Splatter VinylDownloadApple MusicMerch» BUY NOW  (Nuclear Blast)
Rory Feek “Gentle Man” (his first solo album and his first recordings since his wife Joey’s death in 2016; includes a cover of “The Times They Are A-Changin'”; guests: Dolly Parton, Vince Gill, Trisha Yearwood, Alison Krauss, Ricky Skaggs, Lee Ann Womack, Ben Isaacs, Mike Rogers, etc.; See here; Read hereDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Gaither Music Group)
Paula Fuga (one of Hawaii’s top female musicians) “Rain on Sunday” (producer: Mike Love; new single: “If Ever”, with Jack Johnson and Ben Harper; See here» BUY NOW  (Brushfire / Republic)
Natalie Gelman “Moth to the Flame” (producer: Charlie Midnight; new single: “Heavy, Heavy Heart”; Hear hereDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Blue Élan)
Amy Helm “What the Flood Leaves Behind” (recorded at Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock; producer: Josh Kaufman; new single: “Breathing”; See hereVinylAmazon UKDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (BMG Rights Management)
K.C. Jones (Louisiana songwriter) “Queen of the In Between” (new single: “Heat Rises”; Hear/Read hereVinylDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (K.C. Jones Music)
Amythyst Kiah “Wary + Strange” (debut album from Our Native Daughters member; recorded at L.A.’s Sound City Studios, with a musical A-Team that included guitarist Blake Mills, keyboardist Ethan Gruska and pedal steel player Rich Hinman; producer: Tony Berg; new single: “Wild Turkey”; Hear hereVinylAmazon UKDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Rounder)
Kid Creole and the Coconuts “Nothin’ Left but the Rest” (See hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (2C2C Music)
Angélique Kidjo “Mother Nature” (producers: Kel P, James Poyser of The Roots, Vtek, Rexxie, Synematik, Blue Lab Beats, Dany Synthé; guests: Shungudzo, Yemi Alade, Mr. Eazi, Salif Keita, Burna Boy, Zeynab, Lionel Loueke, Sampa The Great, Blue Lab Beats, Ghetto Boy, EARTHGANG, -M-; new single: “Africa, One of a Kind”; See hereDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Verve)
Benjamin Francis Leftwich “To Carry a Whale” (new single: “Cherry in Tacoma”; See hereVinylDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Dirty Hit / Interscope)
John McLaughlin “Liberation Time” (See/Read hereVinyl» BUY NOW  (Abstract Logix)
Rebelution “In the Moment” (guests: Durand Jones, Keznamdi, Kabaka Pyramid, Busy Signal; new single: “Old School Feeling”VinylDownloadApple MusicMerch» BUY NOW  (Easy Star)
SEVENTEEN “Your Choice [One Side Version]” (the K-pop group’s eighth mini album, with extras; Read hereBeside VersionOther Side VersionTarget-Exclusive CD, with a random mixture of all three versions, with a bonus postcard) » BUY NOW  (PLEDIS Entertainment / Universal)
Styx “Crash of the Crown” (first single: “Crash of the Crown”; Hear hereBlack VinylDownloadApple MusicMerch» BUY NOW  (UMe)
Rosie Tucker “Sucker Supreme” (new single: “Barbara Ann”; See hereVinylDownload, released on April 30; Apple Music» BUY NOW  (Epitaph)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Country Volume 14” (14 songs, featuring hits by Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt, Miranda Lambert, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, etc.; Download» BUY NOW  (NOW Music)

New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Joan Armatrading “Consequences” (first single: “Already There”; Hear hereCD and Vinyl out Aug. 13; Apple Music» BUY NOW  (BMG Rights Management)
Mykki Blanco “Broken Hearts & Beauty Sleep” (guests: Blood Orange, Kari Faux, God Colony, Jamila Woods, Jay Cue, Bruno Ribeiro, Big Freedia; new single: “Love Me”; Hear here; Read hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Transgressive)
Blurry The Explorer (art-rock supergroup) “Blurry The Explorer” (feat. Jeremy Gustin, Ricardo Dias Gomes, Ryan Dugré and Leo Abrahams; new single: “Limited By Jelly”; Hear hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Peppermint Olive)
Briars of North America “Supermoon” (first single: “Sala”; See here» BUY NOW  (Brassland)
Country Westerns “Country Westerns” (four-song EP, featuring covers of Jad Fair and Norman Blake, Richard & Linda Thompson and Dead Moon; first single: “Undeletable”; Hear hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Fat Possum)
Crobot “Rat Child” (four-song EP; guests: Frank Bello, Steel Panther’s Stix Zadina, Light the Torch’s Howard Jones; first single: “Mountain”; See hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Mascot / Mascot Label Group)
Dream Racer (California pop punk quartet) “Gloomy Eyes” (four-song debut EP; new single: “Let’s Go Home”; See here» BUY NOW (Dream Racer)
H.E.R. “Back of My Mind” (new single: “We Made It”; See hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (MBK Entertainment / RCA)
HorrorPops “Live at the Wiltern” (See hereVinylBlu-ray + DVD» BUY NOW  (Cleopatra)
Kings of Convenience “Peace or Love” (the Norwegian duo’s first new music in 12 years; guest: Feist; new single: “Rocky Trail”; See hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Virgin)
Neonfly (U.K. metallers) “The Future, Tonight” (producer: Romesh Dodangoda; with keyboards and orchestra arranged by Miro Rodenberg; new single: “The Future, Tonight,” feat. Björn “Speed” Strid of Soilwork; See hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Noble Demon)
Seth Sentry “Super Cool Tree House” (the Australian hip-hop artist’s first album in six years; new single: “Castlevania”; See here; Read hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (High Score / Universal Music Australia)
Robyn Sherwell “Unfold” (producers: Sherwell, Jonas Jalhay; new single: “Bare Minimum”; Hear here» BUY NOW  (Robyn Sherwell)
Shungudzo “I am not a mother, but I have children” (13 songs and three poetic interludes; new single: “There’s only so much a soul can take”; Hear hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Svikiro Records / Young Forever / BMG Rights Management)
Silly Boy Blue “Breakup Songs” (Paris-based multi-instrumentalist and producer Ana Benabdelkarim’s debut album; music rearranged under the direction of French American prodigy conductor Uèle Lamore; See hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Columbia France)
Rejjie Snow “Baw Baw Black Sheep” (producers: Cam O’bi, Dee Lilly; guests: the late MF DOOM, Tinashe, Snoh Aalegra, grouptherapy.; new single: “Relax”; See hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Honeymoon)
Cher Strauberry “Chering Is Caring” (described as “an immersive alt zine meets a DIY punk show meets an audio diary [recorded nearly entirely on a microcassette player & walkman]”; first single: “Down n Out”; See hereVinylCassetteApple Music (Silver Arrow)
Ten City “Judgement” (the first album in 25 years from the Chicago R&B and house vocal group led by Byron Stingily and Marshall Jefferson; new single: a rework of their 1987 classic, “Devotion”; Hear hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Ultra)
Various artists “Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack” (executive produced by Tyler Bates; featuring tracks by Mastodon, Rise Against, Chelsea Wolfe, Grey Daze, etc.; Hear hereCD and Vinyl out July 16; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Blue Vinyl, with trading card and poster; Merch» BUY NOW (Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)
Wild Up (L.A.-based musical collective) “Julius Eastman Vol. 1: Femenine” (See hereApple Music» BUY NOW (New Amsterdam)

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)
Artist: Title: Label:
The Allman Brothers Band “Bear’s Sonic Journals: Fillmore East, February 1970 (Deluxe Edition)” (three-CD set, offering the complete recordings from Feb. 11, 13-14, 1970, with expanded booklet) » BUY NOW  (Allman Brothers Band Recording Company)
Mel Brooks “Mel Brooks’ Greatest Hits” (1978 album; remastered) » BUY NOW  (Wounded Bird)
Bulletboys “The Warner Albums 1988-1993” (three CDs; with bonus tracks; Read here» BUY NOW  (HNE / Cherry Red)
Don Cherry “The Summer House Sessions” (recorded July 20, 1968 at Kummelnäs, Sweden by Göran Freese; Vinyl» BUY NOW  (Blank Forms Editions)
Grand Funk Railroad “The Complete Warner Recordings” (1981’s “Grand Funk Lives” and 1983’s “What’s Funk” on one CD, with one bonus track, “Let It Happen”; Merch» BUY NOW  (Wounded Bird)
Joe Jackson, Todd Rundgren & Ethel “State Theater New Jersey 2005” (31 songs on two audio discs and a DVD; Download» BUY NOW  (Purple Pyramid / Cleopatra)
Kleeer “The Atlantic Collection 1979-1985” (eight-CD box set contains seven full-length albums, plus a bonus disc of 12-inch and 7-inch versions; Read here» BUY NOW  (Robinsongs / Cherry Red)
Lady Gaga “Born This Way The Tenth Anniversary” (2011 album; the original LP, with six alternate versions reimagined by LGBTQIA+ artists and advocates, including Big Freedia’s version of “Judas”; Hear here; Read here» BUY NOW  (Interscope)
Jaime Laredo “The Complete RCA and Columbia Album Collection” (23-CD box set) » BUY NOW  (Sony Classical)
The Merseybeats “I Stand Accused: The Complete Merseybeats & Merseys Sixties Recordings” (two CDs, 63 songs; Read here» BUY NOW  (Grapefruit / Cherry Red)
Riccardo Muti “Riccardo Muti: The Complete Warner Symphonic Recordings” (91-CD box set, spanning from 1973 to 2007) » BUY NOW  (Warner Classics)
Small Faces “The Complete Atlantic Recordings” (1977’s “Playmates” and 1978’s “78 in the Shade” on one CD, with two bonus tracks) » BUY NOW  (Wounded Bird)
Ten Years After “1967-1974” (10-CD box set features eight Chrysalis and Deram-era studio albums, one live album and a bonus disc of unheard recordings from 1972 called “The Cap Ferrat Sessions,” which has been newly mixed by Chris Kimsey) » BUY NOW  (Chrysalis)
Various artists “Alligator Records: 50 Years of Genuine Houserockin’ Music” (three-CD, 58-song label retrospective; VinylDownload» BUY NOW  (Alligator)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Country Classics ’00s” (featuring hits by Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift, etc.) » BUY NOW  (NOW Music)
Joe Vitale “Roller Coaster Weekend / Plantation Harbor” (1974 and 1981 albums on one CD; remastered) » BUY NOW  (Wounded Bird)
The Whispers “The Definitive Collection 1972-1987” (four-CD box set covers their Janus and Solar song catalogs; Read here» BUY NOW  (Robinsongs / Cherry Red)
Dennis Yost & The Classics IV “Very Best of Dennis Yost & The Classics IV” (30 songs from their Imperial and MGM catalog on one CD; remastered; Track List» BUY NOW  (Classics France)
Frank Zappa “Zappa ’88: The Last U.S. Show” (final U.S. concert at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, NY, on March 25, 1988, featuring the first official release of the much-talked-about “The Beatles Medley”; newly mixed by Craig Parker Adams from the 48-track digital master tapes; Read hereVinyl, four-LP box set; DownloadApple MusicMerch» BUY NOW  (Zappa / UMe)

Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Getting The Fear “Death Is Bigger: 1984-85” (12-song collection; See hereApple Music» BUY NOW (Dais)
Muse “Origin of Symmetry (XX Anniversary RemiXX)” (new remixes of their 2001 album, with producer Rich Costey, along with “Futurism,” originally a bonus track on the album’s Japanese release; Vinyl, out July 9; Hear hereMerch» BUY NOW  (Warner)



JUNE 25, 2021

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Gary Allan “Ruthless” (his first studio album in more than eight years; producers: Allan, Mark Wright, Tony Brown, Greg Droman, Jay Joyce; new single: “Temptation”; Hear hereDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (EMI Nashville)
Beartooth “Below” (new single: “The Past Is Dead”; See hereVinylCassetteDownloadApple MusicTarget» BUY NOW  (Red Bull)
Buckcherry “Hellbound” (producer: Marti Frederiksen; first single: “So Hott”; See hereVinylDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Round Hill)
Cedric Burnside “I Be Trying” (producers: Boo Mitchell, Luther Dickinson; See hereVinylDownload» BUY NOW  (Single Lock)
Lucy Dacus “Home Video” (guests: Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker; new single: “Hot & Heavy”; See here; Read hereVinylDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Matador)
Darkthrone “Eternal Hails …” (first single: “Hate Cloak”; Hear hereVinylDownloadMerch» BUY NOW  (Peaceville)
Matthew Dear “Preacher’s Sigh & Potion: Lost Album” (unreleased album from 2008; new singles: “Muscle Beach” and “Supper Times”; See hereVinylDownload» BUY NOW  (Ghostly International)
Vincent Neil Emerson “Vincent Neil Emerson” (producer: Rodney Crowell; new single: “Learnin’ to Drown”; See hereVinylDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (La Honda)
Evidence “Unlearning Vol. 1” (first single: “Better You”; See hereVinylDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Rhymesayers)
Paula Fuga (Hawaiian musician) “Rain On Sunday” (new single: “Hōkūleʻa Star of Gladness”; See hereDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Brushfire / Republic)
Randall Goosby (violinist and protégé of Itzhak Perlman) “Roots” (his debut album explores classical music written by black composers and inspired by black American culture; See here; Hear hereDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Decca)
Goose (Norwalk, CT-based rockers) “Shenanigans Nite Club” (new single: “Madhuvan”; See hereVinylDownload, released on June 4; Apple Music» BUY NOW  (No Coincidence)
John Grant “Boy from Michigan” (producer: Cate Le Bon; new single: “Boy from Michigan”; Hear hereVinylDownloadApple MusicTarget» BUY NOW  (Partisan)
The Grid / Fripp “Leviathan” (electronic duo of Dave Ball of Soft Cell and Richard Norris with King Crimson’s Robert Fripp; Vinyl, two-LP 200-gram super-heavyweight vinyl; Download» BUY NOW  (DGM)
Hiatus Kaiyote “Mood Valiant” (new single: “Get Sun”; Hear hereVinylDeluxe Glow in the Dark VinylDownloadApple MusicTargetMerch» BUY NOW  (Brainfeeder / Ninja Tune)
Hiss Golden Messenger “Quietly Blowing It” (guests: Griffin Goldsmith and Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes, Zach Williams of The Lone Bellow, Buddy Miller, Josh Kaufman; new single: “If It Comes in the Morning”; See hereVinylDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Merge)
Ellie Holcomb (daughter of producer Brown Banister) “Canyon” (guests: husband Drew Holcomb, NEEDTOBREATHE’s Bear Rinehart, Natalie Hemby, Carly Bannister; VinylDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Full Heart Music / Capitol CMG)
Home Free “Land of the Free” (Download» BUY NOW  (Home Free Productions)
Leslie Hunt (“American Idol” season 6 semifinalist and lead singer of District 97) “Ascend” (seven-song EP; Read here» BUY NOW  (Spirit of Unicorn Music / Cherry Red)
KIDZ BOP Kids “KIDZ BOP: The Original Album (20th Birthday Edition)” (a re-recording of the original album of 18 Y2K classics; VinylDownload» BUY NOW  (KIDZ BOP)
Kojaque (Dublin rapper-producer) “Town’s Dead” (collaborators: Brién and Kean Kavanagh, with production from slowthai producer Kwes Darko; guests: Celia Tiab, Biig Piig, Maverick Sabre; new single: “Town’s Dead”Download; Hear hereApple MusicDeezer» BUY NOW  (Soft Boy / Different Recordings)
Lacuna Coil “Live From The Apocalypse” (the Italian metal giants performed their last album, “Black Anima,” in its entirety during a live stream in September 2020; CD is packaged with a DVD of the performance; new single: “Bad Things”; See hereVinyl + DVDDownloadApple MusicMerch» BUY NOW  (Century Media)
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver “Roundtable” (first single: “Between the Lines”; See here» BUY NOW  (Billy Blue)
Light the Torch (fronted by former Killswitch Engage singer Howard Jones) “You Will Be the Death of Me” (new single: “Wilting in the Light”; See herePink Vinyl, with blue splatter; Download» BUY NOW  (Nuclear Blast)
LoneLady (aka Julia Campbell) “Former Things” (her first album in six years; new single: “Fear Colours”; See hereVinylApple MusicOn Tour» BUY NOW  (Warp)
Maple Glider (Melbourne-based singer-songwriter Tori Zietsch) “To Enjoy Is the Only Thing” (producer: Tom Iansek; new single: “Baby Tiger”; See here; Read hereGreen & White Marble VinylDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Partisan)
Modest Mouse “The Golden Casket” (producers: Dave Sardy, Jacknife Lee; new single: “We Are Between”; See hereVinylAmazon-Exclusive Vinyl, with alternative cover; CassetteDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Epic)
T. Hardy Morris “The Digital Age of Rome” (first single: “The Digital Age of Rome”; See hereVinylDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Normaltown / New West)
The Mountain Goats “Dark in Here” (recorded at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL, with Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section members Spooner Oldham and Will McFarlane; new single: “Mobile”; Hear/Read hereVinylDownload» BUY NOW  (Merge)
The Murlocs (Australian rock band) “Bittersweet Demons” (producer: Tim Dunn; new single: “Eating At You”; See hereDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (ATO)
Jennifer Nettles “Always Like New” (producers: Nettles, Alex Lacamoire; guest: Brandi Carlile; new single: “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat”; Hear hereVinylBarnes & Noble-Exclusive Translucent Cobalt VinylDownload» BUY NOW  (Concord)
Pom Pom Squad “Death of a Cheerleader” (producers: Sarah Tudzin, frontwoman Mia Berrin; new single: “Head Cheerleader”; See hereVinylDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (City Slang)
Anthony Ramos “Love and Lies” (singer-actor stars in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In the Heights” feature film directed by Jon M. Chu in theaters and streaming on June 11 on HBO Max; new single: “Échale”; Hear hereTarget-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs; DownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Republic)
Squirrel Flower “Planet (i)” (first single: “Hurt a Fly”; See here; Read hereClear Red VinylCassetteDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Polyvinyl)
Toto “With a Little Help From My Friends” (CD + DVD captures one night on Nov. 21, 2020, when Steve Lukather, Joseph Williams and David Paich appeared with the new lineup of Toto for a global event originating from Los Angeles; CD + Blu-rayTransparent VinylDownload» BUY NOW  (The Players Club / Mascot Label Group)
Frankie Valli “A Touch of Jazz” (featuring jazz organist Joey DeFrancesco; Download» BUY NOW  (Green Hill Productions)
Various artists “Party for Joey: A Sweet Relief Tribute to Joey Spampinato” (all-star tribute to the NRBQ co-founder, who is struggling with cancer; contributors: Bonnie Raitt & NRBQ, Los Lobos, Ben Harper with Keith Richards, Charlie Musselwhite, Benmont Tench, Don Was and Don Heffington, She & Hiim, Steve Forbert, Deer Tick, etc.; Read here» BUY NOW (True North)
Various artists “Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Cinderella’ (Original Cast Recording)” (its West End opening has been postponed to spring 2021; Hear here; Read hereVinylDownloadApple MusicTarget» BUY NOW (Polydor)
Faye Webster “I Know I’m Funny haha” (new single: “Cheers”; See here; Read hereVinylDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Secretly Canadian)
Phil Wickham “Hymn of Heaven” (new single: “It’s Always Been You”; See hereDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Fair Trade Services / Columbia)

New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Arrested Youth “Nonfiction” (producer: John Feldmann; guest: Mark Hoppus; new single: “Ego”; Hear hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Lowly / Big Noise)
Gaspard Augé (of the French electronic duo Justice) “Escapades” (new single: “Hey!”; See hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Genesis / Ed Banger / Because Music)
Daniel Avery “Together in Static” (new single: “Endless Hours”; Hear hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Mute / Phantasy)
Brainstory “Ripe” (seven-song EP; new single: “Scissors”; Hear hereVinylApple Music» BUY NOW  (Big Crown)
Cautious Clay “Deadpan Love” (new single: “Karma & Friends”; See hereCD and Vinyl out July 16; Apple Music» BUY NOW  (Cautious Clay / The Orchard)
Chromeo “Date Night: Chromeo Live!” (20-track album was recorded during their pre-pandemic 2019 U.S. tour; Hear hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Last Gang)
Doja Cat “Planet Her” (guests: Ariana Grande, The Weeknd, SZA, Young Thug, JID; See hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Kemosabe / RCA)
Drug Store Romeos “The world within our bedrooms” (producer: George Murphy; new single: “What’s On Your Mind”; See hereAmazon UK» BUY NOW  (Fiction)
William Fitzsimmons “Ready the Astronaut” (new single: “If I Fell Back to the Earth [You Will Never Find Me]”VinylApple Music» BUY NOW  (Nettwerk)
Free Throw “Piecing It Together” (new single: “Ocular Pat Down”; See hereVinyl» BUY NOW  (Triple Crown)
I M U R “My Molecules” (new single: “Sad Girls Club”; Hear hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Distorted Muse)
Brian Kelley “Sunshine State of Mind” (debut solo album from the Florida Georgia Line member; Apple MusicOn Tour» BUY NOW  (Nashville South / Warner Music Nashville)
Keuning (The Killers guitarist Dave Keuning) “A Mild Case of Everything” (Hear here» BUY NOW  (Normaltown / New West)
Lady A “WHAT A SONG CAN DO (CHAPTER ONE)” (seven-song EP; producer: Dann Huff; new single: “Things He Handed Down”Apple MusicOn Tour» BUY NOW  (Big Machine)
Lightman Jarvis Ecstatic Band (Yves Jarvis and Romy Lightman) “Banned” (first single: “Elastic Band”; See hereApple Music» BUY NOW (ANTI- / Epitaph)
L’Rain (Brooklyn multi-instrumentalist) “Fatigue” (new single: “Blame Me”; See hereVinylApple Music» BUY NOW  (Mexican Summer)
The Marías “CINEMA” (new single: “Hush”; Hear hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Nice Life Recording Company / Atlantic)
Mother Mother “Inside” (new single: “I Got Love”; See hereVinylApple Music» BUY NOW  (Warner)
Meghan Patrick (CCMA Female Artist of the Year) “Heart on My Glass” (new single: “Mama Prayed For”; Hear hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Riser House)
Picture This “Life in Colour” (14 songs; new single: “If Ever However Whenever Forever”; See hereApple MusicOn Tour» BUY NOW  (Let’s Get It Records, LLC / Republic)
Jack Savoretti “Europiana” (guests: Nile Rodgers, John Oates, Gizmo Varillas; new single: “Who’s Hurting Who”; Hear hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (EMI)
Six Organs of Admittance “The Veiled Sea” (new single: “Somewhere in the Hexagon of Saturn”; Hear hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Three Lobed Recordings)
Summer Salt (Austin-based indie pop duo) “Sequoia Moon” (producer: Phil Ek; new single: “Clover”; Hear hereApple MusicOn Tour» BUY NOW  (Cherry Lime)
Sarah Walk “Simply” (six-song EP; producer: Abe Rounds; new single: “Secrets”; Hear hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (One Little Independent)
Alex Western-King (British saxophonist) “SideSlip” (featuring Sam Leak, Jonny Wickham and Jay Davis; See hereApple Music» BUY NOW  (Ubuntu Music)
Winona Avenue “Winona Avenue” (producer: Daniel Deputy; first single: “Move This Town”; See here» BUY NOW  (Winona Avenue)Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)


Artist: Title: Label:
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass “Lost Treasures (Rare & Unreleased)” (22-song compilation from 2005; remastered) » BUY NOW  (Herb Alpert Presents)
Marc Almond “Enchanted (Expanded Edition)” (1990 album, featuring “A Lover Spurned”; two-CD, one-DVD set includes all six B-sides, original album demos, extended versions, dance remixes, promo videos, etc.; See here; Read here» BUY NOW  (Cherry Red)
Asia “The Reunion Albums 2007-2012” (five-CD set includes “Fantasia Live in Tokyo,” “Phoenix,” “Omega” and “XXX” with the original lineup of Geoffrey Downes, Steve Howe, Carl Parlmer and John Wetton) » BUY NOW  (BMG Rights Management)
Miles Davis “Merci, Miles! Live at Vienne” (two-CD set of his performance at Jazz a Vienne on July 1, 1991, one of his final live shows before he died on Sept. 28, 1991; the previously unreleased set includes two songs written by Prince, “Penetration” and “Jailbait”; VinylDownloadMerch» BUY NOW  (Rhino)
Dyke & The Blazers “Down On Funky Broadway: Phoenix 1966-1967 [Vinyl]” (20 songs; featuring new stereo mixes of old favorites and previously unreleased material, including demos, radio spots, and unearthed songs; remastered by engineer Dave Cooley; DownloadApple Music» BUY NOW“I Got a Message: Hollywood 1968-1970 [Vinyl]” (21-song collection; featuring new stereo mixes of old favorites and previously unreleased material, including demos, radio spots, and unearthed songs; remastered by engineer Dave Cooley; DownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Craft Recordings / Concord)
Bill Evans “Everybody Still Digs Bill Evans: A Career Retrospective (1956–1980)” (five-CD box set; remastered by Paul Blakemore, housed in a portfolio-style 48-page hardcover book containing extensive liner notes by writer Neil Tesser, ephemera and photos; Hear hereDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Craft Recordings / Concord)
Jerry Garcia Band “GarciaLive Volume 16: November 15th, 1991 Madison Square Garden” (three-CD set; DownloadMerch» BUY NOW  (Round)
Goo Goo Dolls “Rarities” (20-track collection of rare and never-before-heard songs dating as far back as 1996; VinylDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Warner)
PJ Harvey “White Chalk [Vinyl]” (2007 album, featuring “When Under Ether,” “The Piano” and “The Devil”; remastered) » BUY NOW“White Chalk – Demos” (a collection of unreleased demos; Vinyl» BUY NOW  (Island / UMe)
Etta James “Etta James: The Montreux Years” (compilation of recordings at the Montreux Jazz Festival; Vinyl» BUY NOW  (BMG Rights Management)
Lissie “Catching a Tiger (Anniversary Edition)” (2010 album; with five new songs, four of them previously unreleased, all recorded during the original sessions in 2009 with producers Jacquire King and Bill Reynolds; Hear hereAmazon UKDownload» BUY NOW  (Lionboy / The Orchard)
Joni Mitchell “The Reprise Albums (1968-1971) [Vinyl]” (four-LP box set features her first four studio albums; remastered by Bernie Grundman; Hear hereCD and Download out on July 2) » BUY NOW  (Rhino / Warner)
Peter Murphy “Cascade [Vinyl]” (1995 album; scarlet vinyl) » BUY NOW“The Last and Only Star [Vinyl]” (rarities collection; gold-colored vinyl) » BUY NOW  (Beggars Arkive)
The Psychedelic Furs “The Best of The Psychedelic Furs” (29 songs on two CDs; Track ListOn Tour» BUY NOW  (Edsel / Demon Music Group)
Queensrÿche “Operation: Mindcrime” (1988 album; newly remastered at Abbey Road Studios; 4CD/DVD Box Set, featuring promo videos and live performances; Vinyl» BUY NOW“Empire” (1990 album, featuring “Silent Lucidity”; newly remastered at Abbey Road Studios; 3CD/DVD Box Set, featuring promo videos and live performances; VinylMerch» BUY NOW  (Capitol / UMe)
The Rubinoos “The CBS Tapes” (11 previously tracks from 1976; first single: “I Want Her So Bad”; Hear/Read hereRed & Black Splatter VinylDownloadApple Music» BUY NOW  (Yep Roc)
Nina Simone “Nina Simone: The Montreux Years” (compilation of recordings at the Montreux Jazz Festival; Vinyl» BUY NOW  (BMG Rights Management)
The Sorrows “Pink Purple Yellow and Red: The Complete Sorrows” (four-CD clamshell box set; Read here» BUY NOW  (Grapefruit / Cherry Red)
Josh Turner “Your Man (15th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (2006 album; with three bonus live tracks; Read here» BUY NOW  (MCA Nashville / UMe)
The Vandals “I Saw Her in a Mustang” (18-song retrospective of the 1960s Florida garage punk band; Hear hereBlue VinylDownload» BUY NOW  (BeatRocket)
Various artists “Banquet: Underground Sounds of 1969” (three-CD clamshell box set, featuring songs by Yes, Fleetwood Mac, Deep Purple, Jethro Tull, Ten Years After, Procol Harum, The Moody Blues, Thunderclap Newman, etc.; Read here» BUY NOW (Esoteric Recordings / Cherry Red)
Various artists “Gary Crowley’s Lost 80s, Vol. 2” (four-CD, 65-song box set; Track ListVinylAmazon UK» BUY NOW (Demon)
Various artists “Good As Gold: Artefacts of the Apple Era 1967-1975” (five-CD box set, featuring tracks by Badfinger, Jackie Lomax, Gallagher and Lyle, Fanny, Tim Hardin, Stealers Wheel, etc.; Read here» BUY NOW (Grapefruit / Cherry Red)
Various artists “I’m a Freak Baby 3: A Further Journey Through the British Heavy Psych and Hard Rock Underground Scene 1968-1973” (three CDs, 53 songs, featuring Procol Harum, Spooky Tooth, Thin Lizzy, Hawkwind, Deep Purple, Mott the Hoople, Nazareth, etc.; Read here» BUY NOW  (Grapefruit / Cherry Red)
Various artists “Rockets of Love! Power Pop Gems from the 70s, 80s & 90s” (24 songs; Track List» BUY NOW (Big Beat / Ace)
Deniece Williams “Free: The Columbia / Arc Recordings 1976-1988” (eight-CD box set; Read here» BUY NOW  (SoulMusic / Cherry Red)



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