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New Release Round-Up 04-12-24

Maggie Rogers - Dont Forget Me

Maggie Rogers - Don't Forget Me - Capitol

Don’t Forget Me:

01 It Was Coming All Along
02 Drunk
03 So Sick of Dreaming
04 The Kill
05 If Now Was Then
06 I Still Do
07 On & On & On
08 Never Going Home
09 All the Same
10 Don’t Forget Me

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Maggie Rose - No One Gets Out Alive

Mark Knopfler - One Deep River - Blue Note

One Deep River offers an unstoppable flow of future Knopfler classics, with their customarily learned lyrics and refined guitar textures. They draw on a lifetime of genre-crossing ingredients and influences in blues, folk, rock and beyond, and as usual, reveal their charms with unhurried grace and depth.

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Tyler Hubbard - Strong

Tyler Hubbard - Strong - EMI Nashville

With more than 1 billion streams as a solo artist and two back-to-back #1 singles, Tyler Hubbard's sophomore solo album, Strong, features 13 brand-new songs, including "Back Then Right Now," "Turn" and "Wish You Would."

Phosphorescent - Revelator

ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

Beyoncé - COWBOY CARTER [2 LP]

Noah Kahan - Stick Season (We'll All Be Here Forever) [Black Ice 3 LP]

Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch - All of Us Strangers (Original Motion Picture Score) [LP]

Harold Land - The Fox [Contemporary Records Acoustic Sounds Series LP]

Helenor - A public place [LP]

Leyla McCalla - Sun Without The Heat [LP]

Aaron Lee Tasjan - Stellar Evolution [LP]

Necrot - Lifeless Birth [Violet Purple LP]

Willie Colon - La Gran Fuga / The Big Break [180g LP]

Belmont - Liminal [Indie Exclusive Electric Blue & Violet Pinwheel LP]

girl in red - I’M DOING IT AGAIN BABY! [Standard LP]

BLUE ÖYSTER CULT - Ghost Stories [LP]

Shabaka - Perceive Its Beauty, Acknowledge Its Grace [LP]

Nia Archives - Silence Is Loud [LP]

Linkin Park - Papercuts [Indie Exclusive Black & Red Splatter]

James - Yummy [Marbled Red LP]

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For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section.

UPCOMING RELEASES

Pearl Jam - Dark Matter

Pearl Jam - Dark Matter - Republic Records


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New Release Round-Up 04-05-24

The Black Keys

The Black Keys - Ohio Players

Ohio Players is The Black Keys’ fourth album in five years, a momentum with a simple explanation, Auerbach says: “We never stopped recording.” There was his and Carney’s reunion, after a five-year hiatus, on 2019’s "Let’s Rock”, then the 2021 blast of Mississippi-hill-country covers, Delta Kream. A rapid-fire follow-up of new originals, 2022’s Dropout Boogie, featured the duo working with outside writers for the first time: Greg Cartwright of Memphis rockers Reigning Sound and Angelo Petraglia, who has worked with Kings of Leon and the teenage Taylor Swift. (Cartwright and Petraglia are back for Ohio Players too.)
“We'd never worked harder to make a record,” Dan Auerbach says. “It's never taken us this long to make an album. We took our time and did it right.”
 
“What we wanted to accomplish with this record was make something that was fun,” Patrick Carney says. “And something that most bands 20 years into their career don’t make, which is an approachable, fun record that is also cool.”
While making Ohio Players, a title inspired by the legendary Dayton, OH funk band of the same name, The Black Keys were also DJing dance parties in cities around the world that they called “record hangs,” spinning 45s from their own eclectic and growing collections. Mojo reports, “The spirit of those parties infused the album’s DNA. ‘That’s been the fun of it,’ [says] Auerbach. ‘Letting go a little bit.’” 

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Maggie Rose - No One Gets Out Alive

Maggie Rose - No One Gets Out Alive

On her most ambitious album yet, No One Gets Out Alive, singer-songwriter Maggie Rose proves she’s a true original. Though the electrifying record is her fourth release, in many ways it feels like her first. No One Gets Out Alive is a knockout career game-changer. Filled with deeply intimate, relatable songs that showcase her masterful storytelling, the album showcases her soulful, powerful voice and pulls you in immediately. Unencumbered by genre, No One Gets Out Alive reflects Maggie’s varied influences including rock, soul, Americana, pop and folk, all colliding for a deeply satisfying listen. Maggie Rose inhabits her music and distills it into something all her own. With unflinching honesty, she does everything authentically and completely.

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Phosphorescent - Revelator

Phosphorescent - Revelator

Revelator is an album that speaks to “the grand sadness in life” perennial Phosphorescent subject matter, by Matthew Houck’s estimation. In some ways, Revelator extends seamlessly from the story begun by Muchacho and continued by C’est La Vie. It finds Houck further mastering his unique blend of ragged, experiment-y classicism intertwined with ethereal, lachrymose atmospherics. Across Revelator, Houck sings from a woozy, worn headspace,
but leads us to a place where dreams and reality mingle.

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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

Tori Kelly - TORI. [LP]

Conan Gray - Found Heaven (Blk) [Colored Vinyl] (Post) (Red) [Indie Exclusive]

Old 97’s - American Primitive [Green LP]

Vampire Weekend - Only God Was Above Us [Indie Exclusive Alternative Cover]

Niall Horan - The Show: The Encore [Red & Gold 2 LP]

Lil Dicky - PENITH (The Dave Soundtrack) [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Sea Blue / Baby Blue 2LP]

Katie Pruitt - Mantras [LP]

Grace Cummings - Ramona [Gold LP]

Pernice Brothers - Who Will You Believe [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Clear Autographed LP]

Khruangbin - A LA SALA [Limited Edition Soleil LP]

Nick Finzer - Legacy

Luca D'Alberto - In Our Hearts [LP]

Tony Rice - Church Street Blues [LP]

Ol' Gorilla Bones - Revenge Vol. 2 [LP]

Kyle Kimbrell - Easy Truths [LP]

Palace - Ultrasound [Limited Edition Red LP]

Lo Moon - I Wish You Way More Than Luck [Indie Exclusive Onyx LP]

Celine Dion - MY LOVE Essential Collection [LP]

No Doubt - The Singles 1992-2003 [2 180g LP]

Mike Post - Message from the Mountains & Echoes of the Delta [CD]

Wine Lips - Super Mega Ultra [Indie Exclusive Electric Yellow LP]

Iron Monkey - SPLEEN AND GOAD [LP]

The Libertines - All Quiet On The Eastern Esplanade [Indie Exclusive limited Edition Clear LP]

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For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section.

UPCOMING RELEASES

Maggie Rogers - Dont Forget Me

Maggie Rogers - Don't Forget Me - Capitol

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Maggie Rose - No One Gets Out Alive

Mark Knopfler - One Deep River - Blue Note


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Tyler Hubbard - Strong

Tyler Hubbard - Strong - EMI Nashville

Phosphorescent - Revelator

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New Release Round-Up 03-29-24

STILL LISTENING TO...

Odetta Hartman - Swansongs

Odetta Hartman - TRANSGRESSIVE

New York singer-songwriter Odetta Hartman's 2015 debut mini-LP 222 and 2018's Old Rockhounds Never Die, saw her touring her unique performance style - part Jack White rock and roll folk blues, part electronic experimentations - with the likes of Let's Eat Grandma, Cosmo Sheldrake and Skullcrusher. Odetta's long-awaited second album, Swansongs, showcases her strongest set of songs to date. Another fever dream of a record, it includes the experimental pop of "Goldilocks", the dramatic string lead "Dr No." and her radical re-working of the traditional "Motherless Child"; first made famous by her namesake Odetta. Equally inspired by AG Cook's Apple and New Orleans traditional jazz, the musical mixology of these songs spans various genres of folk, americana, pop, punk, soul, ambient and spiritual. Lyrically, it tenders the tension of two truths in opposition through it's inquisition of the interplay between fear and desire. Dichotomy is at the heart of this deep exploration into shadow work, mythological musings, healing frequencies, eclectic expressions, and the art of sculpted sound. Swansongs is a dynamic and powerful reflection of love and ambition; hopeful, energetic and at times chaotic but always captivating.

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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

Shabazz Palaces - Robed In Rareness [Ruby LP]

Sum 41 - Heaven :x: Hell [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Quad w/Blue Splatter 2LP]

Serpentwithfeet - GRIP [Clear LP]

Sheryl Crow - Evolution [Color LP]

Chastity Belt - Live Laugh Love [Cloudy LP]

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers - Revelations [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Translucent Orange & Black Swirl LP]

Alejandro Escovedo - Echo Dancing [Gold 2LP]

Ride - Interplay [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Blue 2LP]

Aaron Lewis - The Hill [Coke Bottle Clear LP]

CNTS - Thoughts & Prayers [Orange LP]

The Secret Sisters - Mind, Man, Medicine [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Opaque Jade, Autographed LP]

Shabazz Palaces - Exotic Birds Of Prey [Translucent White LP]

Johnny Lytle - People & Love [LP]

Chicano Batman - Notebook Fantasy [Clear LP]

Ron Carter, Mal Waldron, Eric Dolphy - Where? [Original Jazz Classics Series LP]

Tom Ze - Todos os Olhos [LP]

Coffins - Sinister Oath [Oxblood LP]

j-hope (BTS) - HOPE ON THE STREET VOL.1 [VER.1 PRELUDE]

j-hope (BTS) - HOPE ON THE STREET VOL.1 [VER.2 INTERLUDE]

Catfish And The Bottlemen - Showtime [White 7]

Jaguar Sun - For You [LP]

Blu DeTiger - All I Ever Want Is Everything


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For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section.

UPCOMING RELEASES

Maggie Rose - No One Gets Out Alive

Maggie Rose - No One Gets Out Alive - Big Loud Records


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Phosphorescent - Revelator

Phosphorescent - Revelator - Verve

Phosphorescent - Revelator

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New Release Round-Up 03-22-24

The Vaccines - Pick-Up Full Of Pink Carnations

Fletcher - In Search Of The Antidote - Fletcher/Snapback Entertainment

FLETCHER returns with her sophomore album In Search Of The Antidote, detailing the journey of finding the antidote in life and the many forms it can take. Through singles like “Eras Of Us”, “Lead Me On” and more, FLETCHER shares the different realizations, ego deaths & personal rebirths, and more, that encompass what it means to be on a true soul search, and all the ups and downs that come with it. She bares all, showing both the beauty and brutality of what it means to be a human being on an ever-evolving quest back to one's own heart.


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Kali Uchis - Orquídeas

Waxahatchee - Tigers Blood - Anti

One of the hardest working singer-songwriters in the game is named Katie Crutchfield. She was born in Alabama, grew up near Waxahatchee Creek. Skipped town and struck out on her own as Waxahatchee. That was over a decade ago. Crutchfield says she never knew the road would lead her here, but after six critically acclaimed albums, she's never felt more confident in herself as an artist. While her sound has evolved from lo-fi folk to lush alt-tinged country, her voice has always remained the same. Honest and close, poetic with Southern lilting. Much like Carson McCullers's Mick Kelly, determined in her desires and convictions, ready to tell whoever will listen.

And after years of being sober and stable in Kansas City - after years of sacrificing herself to her work and the road - Crutchfield has arrived at her most potent songwriting yet. On her new album, Tigers Blood, Crutchfield emerges as a powerhouse - an ethnologist of the self - forever dedicated to revisiting her wins and losses. But now she's arriving at revelations and she ain't holding them back. Produced by Brad Cook, the album features MJ Lenderman, Phil Cook, and Spencer Tweedy.



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Kali Uchis - Orquídeas

Aoife O'Donovan - All My Friends - Yep Roc Records

LP pressed on Opaque Yellow vinyl and includes an autographed insert! The follow-up to Aoife O'Donovan's 3x Grammy nominated album, Age of Apathy, All My Friends is based around a collection of songs Aoife wrote, inspired by women’s suffrage and the passage of the 19th amendment. The music is expansive with orchestral arrangements, choral vocals and a variety of instruments that create a sonic soundscape beyond anything Aoife has done in the past. Special guests include Anaïs Mitchell, Sierra Hull, The Westerlies, The Knights and the San Francisco Girls Choir.


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Kali Uchis - Orquídeas

Charlie Parr - Little Sun - SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS

Over the last couple of decades, Charlie Parr has crisscrossed the world on tour more times than one can count. He also has released over a dozen albums of his songs, acclaimed for their poetic simplicity. Little Sun, his most ambitious album to date, was recorded with Tucker Martine (The Decemberists, Sufjan Stevens, My Morning Jacket) and features Parr augmenting his raw and affecting songs with stunning full-band arrangements. The remarkable backing band here includes Marisa Anderson, Victor Krummenacher, Andrew Borger, and Asher Fulero. Masterfully channeling the philosophical and transcendental qualities of the blues, Parr takes us on a journey through the winding streets of his imagination.


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Kali Uchis - Orquídeas

Gary Clark Jr. - JPEG RAW - Warner

Gary Clark Jr.’s forthcoming album entitled JPEG RAW, his fourth studio release,
marks a grand step in his musical evolution…. A powerful and expansive artistic statement.

While retaining the deep and true resonance of his blues foundations and guitar virtuosity with subtlety yet conviction, he reaches well beyond this time.

The emphasis here is on song and studio craft without losing the rawness of his young legend. (Rolling Stone Magazine called him, The Chosen One).

The music is dense and adventurous with a more cohesive synthesis of his eclectic musical  palette.  Hip samples, Thelonious Monk and Sonny Boy Williamson decorate flourishes of African,  World Music, even Jazz while merging with blues , rock, R&B and rap; familiar areas he has ventured before, this time with more unity forging a fresh new style.  Clark’s lyrics are  pointed, deeply personal, outspoken and socially conscious with occasional forays into  rap and spoken word from Clark himself.  The sonics are immersive verging on modern groove-oriented psychedelia with hip-hop driven beats in verses giving way to anthemic choruses, rich with power-chording and wide fuzz riffage.

Songs like “Maktub”, “JPEG RAW”, “This Is Who We Are”, “Hyperwave” and the epic 10-minute Habits, break fresh ground defying categorization in the ever corporatized, predictable “alt” music world.  The co-written Stevie Wonder duet, “What About The Children” feels like an immediate classic that could have lived on Innervisions or Talking Book if not for Clark’s fuzzed out riff and hip-hop pocket.

Clark has always had swagger and sex in his sound and very dangerous hands when wielding 6 strings. JPEG RAW is all of that and breaks new ground that is both thrilling and inspiring on every level.



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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

Tipper - Forward Escape [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition 2LP]    
Leaves' Eyes - Myths Of Fate [Limited Edition Blue/Black Splatter LP]    
Andre 3000 - New Blue Sun [Limited Edition 3LP]    
Palaye Royale - Boom Boom Room (Side A) [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Bone + Transparent Purple w/Black + White Splatter 2LP]    
Logic1000 - Mother [2LP]    
The Staves - All Now [LP]    
Cody Jinks - Change The Game [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Mineral 2LP]    
Misfits - Collection 1 [RSD Essential Glow-In-The-Dark LP]    
Keith Hudson     - Pick A Dub [RSD Essential Black Ice 2LP]    
Yellowman - Nobody Move Nobody Get Hurt [RSD Essential Lemonade LP]    
The Osborne Brothers - From Rocky Top to Muddy Bottom [RSD Essential Indie Colorway Denim Blue LP]    
Alphaville, German Film Orchestra Babelsberg, and Andreas Köhler - A Night At The Philharmonie Berlin [2CD/DVD]    
USA Nails - Feel Worse [Limited Edition White LP]    
Julia Holter - Something in the Room She Moves [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Calder Red 2LP]
LXVNDR x Tachichi - Found Money [LP]    
Bright & Black - The Album [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Black/White Splatter 2 LP]    
Sam Evian - Plunge [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Clearwater Blue LP]    
Alice In Chains - Jar of Flies [LP]    
Thee Sinseers - Sinseerly Yours - Turquoise [Colored Vinyl]    
The Rose - DUAL [Red LP]    
Bendigo Fletcher - Two Things At Once [Indie Exclusive Baby Pink LP]    
The Jesus And Mary Chain - Glasgow Eyes [Deluxe Clear 2LP]    
Tyla - TYLA [LP]    
Junior Marvin - Happy Family
Dylan Gossett - No Better Time [EP]
Kenny Chesney - Born
Adrianne Lenker - Bright Future [Colored Vinyl] [Indie Exclusive]
Shakira - Mujeres Ya No Lloran [Clear Vinyl]

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New Release Round-Up 03-15-24

Kacey Musgraves - Deeper Well

Kacey Musgraves - Deeper Well - Interscope Records/MCA Nashville

The music on Deeper Well, the seven-time Grammy winner’s fifth album, is almost chimeric. Rolling acoustic guitars, puffy clouds of strings and synth, warm bass punctuations, layered harmonies, moments of Celtic melody and plenty of room on the tracks for Musgraves’ silvery vocals. On the bright, almost folky title track, the 30-something songstress surveys her life and priorities, recognizing what feeds her, drains her and even examines the childhood she’s left behind on her way to now.

Saturn returns, cardinals embody a dead friend, love is given and taken, streets rush by, belongings are packed and old chapters deserted, new love blooms, jade bracelets serve as talismans, deep lessons emerge, small details define everything, the woods are a refuge and New York City serves as the same gleaming beacon as Oz.

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ALSO OUT THIS WEEK

The Black Crowes - Happiness Bastards [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Clear LP]

The Dandy Warhols - Rockmaker [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Black & Clear Color-In-Color LP]

Boeckner - Boeckner! [Limited Edition Orange LP]

Firewind - Stand United [Limited Edition Trans Natural/Black Marble LP]

Deadmau5 - > album title goes here < [Transparent Light Blue 2LP]

Noah Kahan - Cape Elizabeth [Aqua 12]

Tierra Whack - WORLD WIDE WHACK [Limited Edition Baby Blue LP]

21 Savage - american dream [2LP]

Muna - Saves The World [LP]

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE - Everything I Thought It Was [LP]

Joe Henderson - Power To The People [Jazz Dispensary Top Shelf Series LP]

DRAGONFORCE - Warp Speed Warriors [LP]

Eliza Mclamb - Going Through It [CD]

Scott Stapp - Higher Power [Solid Viola LP]

Alliance - Alliance

Gouge Away - Deep Sage [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Baby Blue / Black Mix LP]

Spoken - Reflection [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Ocean Floor 2 LP]

John Smith - The Living Kind [LP]

Necrophobic - In the Twilight Grey [LP]

Justin Moore - Greatest Hits [Red Smoke LP]

Charles Lloyd - The Sky Will Still Be There Tomorrow [2 LP]

Barbara Mandrell - Precious Memories: 20 Hymns and Gospel Classics

Pillar - One Love Revolution [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Flaming Orange LP]

CAKE - Pressure Chief [LP]

Coil - Moon's Milk (In Four Phases) [Transparent Orange 3LP]

Bas - We Only Talk About Real Shit When We're Fucked Up [Transparent Red 2 LP]

Brat - Social Grace [White w/ Pink Splatter LP]

Brian Scarborough - We Need The Wind

Shelly Manne & His Men - At The Black Hawk, Vol. 1 [Contemporary Records Acoustic Sounds Series LP]




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For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section.

UPCOMING RELEASES

The Vaccines - Pick-Up Full Of Pink Carnations

Fletcher - In Search Of The Antidote - Fletcher/Snapback Entertainment

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Kali Uchis - Orquídeas

Waxahatchee - Tigers Blood - Anti

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Kali Uchis - Orquídeas

Aoife O'Donovan - All My Friends - Yep Roc Records

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Kali Uchis - Orquídeas

Charlie Parr - Little Sun - SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS

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Kali Uchis - Orquídeas

Gary Clark Jr. - JPEG RAW - Warner

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