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New Release Round-Up 01-27-15

New Releases - Tues. 27 Jan 

GOV'T MULE - SCO-MULE - Evil Teen Records 
Gov’t Mule
 release Sco-Mule , which spotlights two 1999 shows that the original trio of Warren Haynes, Allen Woody and Matt Abts played with jazz guitarist John Scofield.  The Atlanta performances, which also featured keyboardist Dr. Dan Matrazzo, have been widely traded, discussed and revered by Mule fans for 15 years.

PAPA ROACH - F.E.A.R. - Eleven Seven Music
This eighth album from the nu-metal survivors is their follow-up to 2012's The Connection. Expanding upon the electronic edge first introduced on that album, this release sees Papa Roach turning in another fan-pleasing slab of melodic, industrial-tinged pop-metal. The singles "Warriors" and "Face Everything and Rise" are included.

Danny Kroha - Angels Watching Over Me

Danny Kroha - Angels Watching Over MeDANNY KROHA - ANGELS WATCHING OVER ME - Third Man Records
As a mainstay on the Detroit music scene and founding member of the Gories, Danny Kroha has consistently pushed himself to reinvention. With his first full-length release under his own name, it may come as an unexpected turn that he’s dealing in classic gospel and folk songs. Playing every instrument himself, the end result is a collection of compelling, timeless traditional songs. With Angels Watching Over Me, Kroha firmly establishes himself as one of the pre-eminent practitioners of a genre in desperate need of someone with his creativity and vision in moving forward the classic American art form.

Then Came the Morning, the second album by the Southern-born, Brooklyn-based indie-folk trio The Lone Bellow, opens with a crest of churchly piano, a patter of drums, and a fanfare of voices harmonizing like a sunrise. It’s a powerful introduction, enormous and overwhelming, as Zach Williams, Brian Elmquist, and Kanene Pipkin testify mightily to life’s great struggles and joys, heralding the morning that dispels the dark night: “Then came the morning! It was bright, like the light that you kept from your smile!” 

After working with T Bone Burnett numerous times—most recently on the soundtrack for the Joel and Ethan Coen film Inside Llewyn Davis and the related Town Hall/Showtime concert Another Day, Another Time—Punch Brothers decided to join forces with the multiple Grammy Award–winning producer for their new record. Last summer, the band and Burnett spent a month at Hollywood’s Ocean Way Recording laying down the songs that guitarist Chris Eldridge, bassist Paul Kowert, banjo player Noam Pikelny, mandolinist and lead singer Chris Thile, and fiddler Gabe Witcher had written during several writing “retreats” last winter and spring.

Venom - From The Very Depths

Venom - From The Very DepthsFrom The Very Depths is the brand new album and 14th overall release from Venom, the originators of Black Metal!!! “This album is perfect, all three members are totally over-the-top confident with the new songs and the production,” says Venom frontman Cronos. “We had a great atmosphere in the studio while we were recording. Dante created pure thunder from his drums, while Rage tears the flesh off your face with his riffs, making everything fall into place so well. It’s a strong release and really shows the band maturing into an unstoppable force of pure Black Metal. We can’t wait to play the new songs live for the Legions… Hell Yeah!”


Ne-Yo - Non-Fiction
Mogwai - Music Industry3: Fitness Industry 1 EP
Periphery - Juggernaut: Alpha
Periphery - Juggernaut: Omega
Pond - Man It Feels Like Space Again [Vinyl]
Sweet & Lynch - Only To Rise
Howlin Rain - Mansion Songs
Twerps - Range Anxiety
Nada Surf - Live In Brussels
Guided By Voices - Bee Thousand [Vinyl]
Guided By Voices - King Shit & The Golden Boys [Vinyl]
Eisbrecher - Schock
Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass
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You Blew It! - Pioneer Of Nothing
Kid Rock - First Kiss
Kid Rock - Jesus And Bocephus
Falling In Reverse - Guillotine IV (The Final Chapter)
 Emile Haynie - Wait For Life
Blackberry Smoke - Too High
Kate Pierson - Bottoms Up


Father John Misty - I Love You Honeybear

Father John Misty - I Love You HoneybearFATHER JOHN MISTY - I LOVE YOU HONEYBEAR - Sub Pop
I Love You, Honeybear was recorded from 2013 to 2014 in Echo Park, Los Angeles. 'There’s a case to be made that it sounds and acts a bit like Scott Walker, Randy Newman, Harry Nilsson, and Dory Previn. The songs are a narration of my experience falling in love. My ambition was to address the sensuality of fear, the terrifying force of love, the unutterable pleasures of true intimacy, and the destruction of emotional and intellectual prisons with an imprint that is undeniably my own. Blammo'.
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Jeff Austin - The Simple Truth

Jeff Austin - The Simple TruthJeff Austin has been playing professionally for nearly 20 years, most of them as the vocalist/mandolinist of the game-changing bluegrass jam act Yonder Mountain String Band. Austin has long harbored urges to stretch out musically—and even cast a few pop hooks of his own. He finally makes the leap on The Simple Truth, his solo debut and maiden voyage with Yep Roc Records. 
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Duke Garwood - Heavy Love

Duke Garwood - Heavy LoveDUKE GARWOOD - HEAVY LOVE - PIAS America / Heavenly Recordings
Newly signed to Heavenly, Duke Garwood releases his new album ‘Heavy Love’ in February 2015. Best known as collaborating with various artists from The Orb to Mark Lanegan and Alexander Tucker, Duke Garwood is a hugely heralded veteran blues-rock man and multi-instrumentalist. After a successful collaboration with Mark Lanegan on last years ‘Black Pudding’ album, we are thrilled that Garwood is releasing a solo record in the new year. Standing out on his own, ‘Heavy Love’ is Garwood’s first solo record since 2011’s ‘Dreamboatsafari.’
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For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section and don't forget that many of these titles are also available on vinyl.

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As part of their Anniversary celebration, Blue Note will issue a series of vinyl reissues every month, one of which you’ll exclusively find first here at your Blue Note Authorized Dealer. 


Miles Davis - Vol. 3 (10-Inch Re-issue)


Originally released in 1954, Miles Davis’ Volume 3 will be reissued as a 10” LP as part of an overall Blue Note 75th anniversary vinyl initiative spearheaded by current Blue Note Records President, Don Was. Featuring six tracks, Volume 3 is the third and last of the three sessions Davis recorded for Blue Note. Featuring Horace Silver and Art Blakey, Volume 3 was recorded at Rudy Van Gelder’s studio in Hackensack, New Jersey. 

Also out on January 27:

Wayne Shorter - Adam's Apple  
Herbie Hancock - Empyream Isles
Jason Moran - Soundtrack To Human Motion
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Mosaic
Cecil Taylor - Unit Structures

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Music Releases 02-03-15

Bob Dylan - Shadows In The Night Bob Dylan - Shadows In The Night
New CD: $11.96
Shadows In The Night is Bob Dylan's newest studio album, and marks the first new music from the artist since 2012's worldwide hit Tempest. Featuring ten tracks, the Jack Frost-produced album is the 36th studio set from Bob Dylan and marks the first new music from the artist since 2012's worldwide hit Tempest.
Butch Walker - Afraid Of Ghosts Butch Walker - Afraid Of Ghosts
New CD: $12.98
With a remarkably diverse resume that includes everything from guitar god to Grammy and CMA nominated producer, Butch Walker's new album shows the skill and tenderness that have earned him a dedicated legion of fans across his seven-album career as a solo artist. The new album was produced by Ryan Adams at Pax Am Studios in LA with friends & special guests Johnny Depp and Bob Mould. Walker also toured with Adams as the opening act on 23 dates in the US and Canada in the fall of 2014. With gritty hints of folk, pop and rock, ''Afraid Of Ghosts'' weaves a journey through life, love, death and everything in between.
Title Fight - Hyperview Title Fight - Hyperview
New CD: $11.98
Title Fight is a band from Kingston, Pa, comprised of bassist/vocalist Ned Russin, guitarist/vocalist Jamie Rhoden, guitarist Shane Moran, and drummer Ben Russin. Hyperview is Title Fight's third album and inaugural with Anti-.
Two Gallants - We Are Undone Two Gallants - We Are Undone
New CD: $11.98
The second Two Gallants album with ATO (and sixth overall).
Kid Ink - Full Speed Kid Ink - Full Speed
New CD: $11.96
One year after releasing his major label debut My Own Lane, the L.A. rapper drops Full Speed. In addition to the Usher and Tinashe-assisted hit “Body Language,” the album boasts appearances from heavy hitters including R. Kelly, Trey Songz, Young Thug, DeJ Loaf, and Migos. He also reteams with his “Show Me” collaborator Chris Brown on “Hotel.”
Ty Segall - Live In San Francisco Ty Segall - Live In San Francisco
New CD: $13.98   $12.98
2015 live release. By now you should know what you're in for here: an eardrum-toasting take to tape of the mighty Ty Segall Band, captured during two nights in San Francisco at the barely-pushing-medium-sized venue The Rickshaw Stop. Rowdy crowd, meet stacks of amplifiers-Ty, Charlie, Mikal and Emily came to singe your ears off. There have been live recordings of Ty before, of course, but never so crisply and fully realized as this scorching platter of fuzz. As always, the tape takes are tweaked and saturated to perfection by their incredible crack team of engineers and knobgoblins. LIVE IN SAN FRANCISCO features jams from throughout Mr. Segall's torrential output of the past few years, including a take of the first single "Feel" off his great MANIPULATOR album. It's the next best thing to getting in to the show, which is getting harder and harder with Ty these days...
The Notwist - Messier Objects The Notwist - Messier Objects
New CD: $17.98   $15.98
Unreleased instrumental soundtracks for theatre plays, radio plays and movies by the Notwist.
John Carpenter - Lost Themes John Carpenter - Lost Themes
New CD: $14.98   $13.98
John Carpenter has been responsible for much of the horror genre's most striking soundtrack work in the fifteen movies he's both directed and scored. The themes can instantly flood his fans' musical memory with imagery of a menacing shape stalking a babysitter, a relentless wall of ghost-filled fog, lightning-fisted kung fu fighters, or a mirror holding the gateway to hell. The all-new music on Lost Themes asks Carpenter's acolytes to visualize their own nightmares.
Pond - Man It Feels Like Space Again [Vinyl] Pond - Man It Feels Like Space Again [Vinyl]
New Vinyl: $21.98
Pond, the Australian psych band featuring members of Tame Impala, have announced a followup to their 2013 album Hobo Rocket. It's called Man It Feels Like Space Again and it's out January 27 in the U.S.
Chadwick Stokes - Horse Comanche Chadwick Stokes - Horse Comanche
New CD: $12.98
Stokes sophomore solo album, The Horse Comanche, was co-produced by Sam Beam of Iron and Wine and producer Brian Deck (Modest Mouse, Gomez, Iron and Wine).
Leann Rimes - All-Time Greatest Hits Leann Rimes - All-Time Greatest Hits
New CD: $13.98
LeAnn Rimes burst onto the scene in 1996 as her debut album, Blue, propelled her to number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart. Rimes was recognized with the Best New Artist Grammy® Award. Since then, LeAnn has achieved 3 Academy of Country Music Awards and 12 Billboard Music Awards. Rimes has placed 42 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart, 13 of which are top-10 hits, and has scored numerous hit singles in her career, including "Can't Fight the Moonlight" which went #1 in 11 countries, and "How Do I Live," which is the second longest charting song ever on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
J.J. Cale - J.J. Cale: Rewind: The Unreleased Recordings [Vinyl] J.J. Cale - J.J. Cale: Rewind: The Unreleased Recordings [Vinyl]
New Vinyl: $24.98
J.J. CALE: REWIND: THE UNRELEASED RECORDINGS is a trove of previously unreleased songs recorded by American music icon J.J. Cale during his early and most influential years. Featuring vintage tracks originally recorded during Cale’s legendary tenures in the '70s and early '80s at Shelter Records and Mercury Records, REWIND is a remarkable collection that exemplifies J.J. Cale’s distinctive, legendary style: laid-back guitar and almost whispered vocals with influences of rock ’n’ roll, country, blues and jazz.
Diana Krall - Wallflower Diana Krall - Wallflower
New CD: $13.95
Wallflower is a collection of songs from the late 60's to present day that inspired Krall in her early years. Produced by 16 time Grammy® Award winning producer David Foster, the album finds Krall breaking new ground with her interpretations of some of the greatest pop songs of all time.
Blind Guardian - Beyond The Red Mirror Blind Guardian - Beyond The Red Mirror
New CD: $15.98
Beyond the Red Mirror is the highly-anticipated tenth studio album by Germany’s favorite sons and metal’s most epic storytellers Blind Guardian. Prepare to have your senses overwhelmed.
Fifth Harmony - Reflection Fifth Harmony - Reflection
New CD: $11.96
Reflection is the debut studio album from American girl band Fifth Harmony. Following their EP Better Together, the third-place X Factor (U.S.) contestants teamed up with producer and songwriter Julian Bunetta, incorporating a mature R&B twist to their pop songs. This record includes the singles "Boss" and "Sledgehammer."
Church - Further Deeper Church - Further Deeper
New CD: $14.98   $13.98
2014 release, the 25th studio album from the legendary Aussie band. After over three decades of making music in various formats, lineups, places and cognitive states, this is a band who have committed to exploring unchartered sonic territories. With long-time member Marty Willson-Piper being unavailable, Ian Haug (formerly of Powderfinger) came on board to partner the iconic guitar playing of founding member Peter Koppes. Describing this album,"The magic started on day one," says singer/bass player Steve Kilbey. "Someone strummed a chord or struck a drum or plucked a note and we were off. We wrote and recorded like demons and it was inspiring to feel every member using all his resources in the service of this record". Twenty-six songs were born over eight days of exploration in Sydney in late 2013. Guitarist Peter Koppes, recalibrating his personal canvas in the absence of his long-time foil Marty Willson-Piper, drew palpable inspiration from the quartet's remixed chemistry. "This new incarnation of the band with Ian Haug has brought a joyous energy to the music we've written together," he says.
Murder By Death - Big Dark Love Murder By Death - Big Dark Love
New CD: $15.98
Big Dark Love reflects a different, bigger, and more complex side of the band. As hinted in the title, the 10 songs circle a central theme of love, only in this case, the oft-traveled topic is examined through a non-traditional kaleidoscope: the love of a parent for their child, the struggle between unconditional love and morality, loving to excess. There can sometimes be a dusky patina of despair overlaying glints of hope.
All We Are - All We Are All We Are - All We Are
New CD: $13.98
All We Are are a global gathering made up of Ireland’s Richard O’Flynn (drums, vocals), Norway’s Guro Gikling (bass, vocals) and Brazil’s Luis Santos (guitar, vocals). They met at university in Liverpool, England. Their self titled debut was written in a cabin in the isolated Norwegian mountains, with follow-up sessions in a secluded cottage in North Wales. Then the album was finished in their studio in a disused school in Liverpool with producer Dan Carey (Bat For Lashes, M.I.A, Hot Chip).
Elton John - The Legendary Covers Album 1969-70 Elton John - The Legendary Covers Album 1969-70
New CD: $13.98
Classic recordings of Elton John on the cusp of his early fame covering a superb collection of hits such as Signed, Sealed, Delivered, Spirit In The Sky, Come And Get It and more! Packaged in a digipak with an attractive fold out poster with detailed liner notes on these recordings and rare photos of the young Reginald Dwight!
Andy Shauf - The Bearer of Bad News Andy Shauf - The Bearer of Bad News
New CD: $12.98
Canadian singer/songwriter Andy Shauf will release an expanded version of his album The Bearer of Bad News in the US via Tender Loving Empire. The album includes four bonus tracks only available previously as B-sides.
Radio Birds - Contemporary American Slang Radio Birds - Contemporary American Slang
New CD: $11.98
Indie rock band Radio Birds, began as four Atlanta musicians sharing a knack for versatile rock. With four years under their belt the band has released three EP’s, toured over 300+ dates, and played on The Rock Boat 2014. Having just completed their sophomore album at the legendary Southern Tracks studio (Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, Stone Temple Pilots, The Black Crowes), Radio Birds will be returning to The Rock Boat for the inaugural dates of their 2015 tour.
Ataris - So Long, Astoria [Vinyl] Ataris - So Long, Astoria [Vinyl]
New Vinyl: $17.98
LP reissue of The Ataris' first and only album on Columbia Records, having previously been signed to independent punk label Kung Fu Records. It peaked at No. 24 on the Billboard 200 and has been certified gold status. The album's title song alludes to the 1985 film The Goonies, which is set in Astoria, Oregon. To date So Long, Astoria is The Ataris most successful album and has scanned over 694k RTD. Pressed on Coke Bottle Clear standard vinyl. No download card. Standard jacket with insert.
Grateful Dead - Dick's Picks Vol. 12 - Providence Civic Center 6/26/74 [Box Set] Grateful Dead - Dick's Picks Vol. 12 - Providence Civic Center 6/26/74 [Box Set]
New CD: $49.98   $47.98
Combining the second sets of two different nights is not standard operating procedure for the Dick s Picks series of live Dead shows, but this volume is the exception that proves the rule the playing is so extraordinary, and the repertoire so unusual, that one can understand why Dick Latvala played more curator than archivist on Vol. 12. The first disc picks up the second set from Providence three songs in, featuring a short jam that leads into what many have labeled the most extraordinary live version of China Cat Sunflower ever recorded, complete with a sublime transition ( Mud Love Buddy Jam a.k.a. Mind Left Body Jam ) into I Know You Rider. The revelatory moments continue throughout the Providence set, highlighted by a dazzling, 15-minute Spanish Jam. But the second set of the Boston show which appears here complete, beginning on CD two after a superb encore performance of Eyes of the World from Providence is the one that has passed into legend among Dead fans (that it begins with a rare performance of Phil Lesh and Ned Lagin s electronic music piece Seastones gives you an idea of what an adventurous night this was). The set boasts one of the most renowned live jams of the band s career, a flawless, 14-minute Weather Report Suite: Prelude/Pt. 1/Pt. 2-Let It Grow leading into a 27-minute Jam that is simply one of the most far-ranging, telepathic improvisations ever played by, well, anybody. That this set also includes a separation of the Sunshine Daydream section from Sugar Magnolia for only the second time ever is just gravy. Out of print for years and a must for your Dead collection (oh, and did we mention this was a Wall of Sound concert?)!
Breakfast In Fur - Flyaway Garden Breakfast In Fur - Flyaway Garden
New CD: $13.98
The debut full length album from New Paltz NY’s Breakfast In Fur is indie rock loaded with psychedelic textures, nods to ’90s electronica, ’60s pop song-craft, and ecstatic punk energy. A real headphone delight of an album. Sonic fun for the whole tripped out family, where the forest-gaze meets the city haze. Breakfast in Fur have a strong touring base and will be touring through out 2015. Significant press and radio campaigns.
Michna - Thousand Thursday Michna - Thousand Thursday
New CD: $14.98   $13.98
Are we all tired of the "[Artist] Returns After [Number] Years in Obscurity" headline yet? Because Michna sure is. Nearly seven years following the NYC DJ/producer's debut album for Ghostly, Magic Monday, he's finished the official follow up to that record, but Adrian Yin Michna doesn't want to overstate what happened in the interim. "Life just moves," he starts casually, "there's been a lot going on." DJ gigs, music production for video games and commercials, and film scoring have kept him busy, along with a healthy balance of painting, biking, and other non-musical endeavors.
Jeff Cowell - Lucky Strikes & Liquid Gold [Vinyl] Jeff Cowell - Lucky Strikes & Liquid Gold [Vinyl]
New Vinyl: $19.98
Ten road-weary tales from the wrong side of outlaw country. Jeff Cowell may have huffed the same narcotic air as Townes Van Zandt and David Allan Coe, but hunkered far from the Nashville city limits, nary a Cash or Paycheck would drunkenly slur through his tunes. Recorded in 1975, Lucky Strikes and Liquid Gold is an isolated, backwoods loner epic, top-loaded with odes to hitch-hiking and rambling the crumbling Michigan countryside of Cowell's hard-drinking youth.
Hiss Golden Messenger - Southern Grammar [Vinyl EP] Hiss Golden Messenger - Southern Grammar [Vinyl EP]
New Vinyl: $10.98
This three-song collection that we’re calling Southern Grammar is good for a few good reasons. It gives the song “Brother, Do You Know the Road?”—formerly an orphan tune with no fixed address—a proper physical home. It also offers up a song called “He Wrote the Book” that was a near-casualty from the Lateness of Dancers sessions. Incidentally—and this I didn’t realize until we had gathered the material for this record—“Brother, Do You Know the Road?” and “He Wrote the Book” share a lyric. -- M.C. Taylor
Rod Stewart - Rod Stewart: Vinyl Box Set Rod Stewart - Rod Stewart: Vinyl Box Set
New Vinyl: $109.98
Rod Stewart's best! A 5LP box set of Rod Stewart's first five studio albums remastered on 180 gram audiophile vinyl. The box set includes the following: 'An Old Raincoat Won't Let You Down' (released in the U.S. under the title The Rod Stewart Album), 'Gasoline Alley,' 'Every Picture Tells A Story,' 'Never A Dull Moment' and 'Smiler.' On these classic albums you'll find the studio versions of popular songs such as 'Maggie May,' 'Street Fighting Man,' 'You Wear It Well' and 'Country Comfort.'
Nite Fields - Depersonalisation Nite Fields - Depersonalisation
New CD: $14.98   $13.98
Poetic and personal, you need only to listen to the record's lyrics and atmosphere to understand where the title Depersonalisation comes from. Recurring themes include disassociation of reality and dissipation of love, with Venzin's understated and at times unsettling vocal delivery almost as hard to forget as the album's unique mood.
Victor Villarreal - Sleep Talk [Limited Edition Silver Vinyl] Victor Villarreal - Sleep Talk [Limited Edition Silver Vinyl]
New Vinyl: $18.98
Best known as the pioneering guitarist behind the legendary groups Cap'n Jazz and Owls, Victor Villarreal is one of the most inventive guitarists of modern indie-rock. "Sleep Talk" is Villarreal's second proper solo effort, recorded live in the studio, with Victor simultaneously performing guitar, percussion and vocals.
Barnstar - Sit Down Get Up Get Out Barnstar - Sit Down Get Up Get Out
New CD: $16.98
Barnstar! began as the brainchild of Zachariah Hickman (bassist for Josh Ritter, musical director for Ray Lamontagne) for a local bluegrass supergroup featuring some of Boston’s best musicians and songwriters. Using the familiar tools of the genre—guitar (Mark Erelli), fiddle (Jake Armerding), mandolin (Taylor Armerding) and banjo (Charlie Rose)—Barnstar! forges its own brand of song-based bluegrass, gloriously harmonized and raucously played.
H. Hawkline - In The Pink Of Condition H. Hawkline - In The Pink Of Condition
New CD: $13.98
Produced by Cate Le Bon – who he also plays for – In the Pink of Condition is a carousel of wiry weirdo pop that references Paul McCartney’s Ram. It is warm and cosy like Linda’s lentil stew and woolly jumpers, or perhaps the sun-dappled LA streets this album was conceived on.
Juan Wauters & Carmelle - Wearing Leather, Wearing Fur [Limited Edition Vinyl] Juan Wauters & Carmelle - Wearing Leather, Wearing Fur [Limited Edition Vinyl]
New Vinyl: $18.98
Captured Tracks is pleased to announce the release of Wearing Leather, Wearing Fur, the first fully collaborative recording by Juan Wauters and Carmelle following their duets on North American Poetry. This continuous, thirteen minute composition presents a concise suite of song, poetry, and instrumental passages that Juan and Carmelle developed through live performances since 2012. In Wearing Leather, Wearing Fur,Juan and Carmelle share the lead, navigating the listener through stages of varying emotional intensity as they sing themes of external identity and personal freedom.
Now That's What I Call Music! - Now 53: That's What I Call Music Now That's What I Call Music! - Now 53: That's What I Call Music
New CD: $18.98   $16.98
Features 21 of Today's top hits!
Kenny Wheeler - Songs For Quintet Kenny Wheeler - Songs For Quintet
New CD: $18.98   $16.98
Kenny Wheeler (1930-2014) was an unassuming giant of modern jazz, a daring improviser, and a writer of many beautiful and slyly unorthodox tunes. His recorded legacy includes albums now regarded as contemporary jazz classics such as Gnu High, Deer Wan, and Music For Large And Small Ensembles. In December 2013 he recorded what was to be his last album. Songs for Quintet, an inspirational session featuring Wheeler compositions of recent vintage (plus a fresh approach to Nonetheless , first heard on Angel Song), was recorded in London s Abbey Road Studio with four of Kenny s favorite players. Stan Sulzmann, John Parricelli, Chris Laurence and Martin France work together marvellously as an interactive unit, solo persuasively, and provide support for the tender and lyrical flugelhorn of the bandleader. Songs for Quintet is issued on January 13, 2015, the day before what would have been Kenny Wheeler s 85th birthday.
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial [Movie] - E.T. The Extra Terrestrial [Vinyl Soundtrack] E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial [Movie] - E.T. The Extra Terrestrial [Vinyl Soundtrack]
New Vinyl: $24.98
Of his longtime collaborator composer John Williams, director Steven Spielberg has said, "He sees my movie, rewrites the whole thing musically, and makes the whole thing better." Williams's scores, which include Jaws, Star Wars, and Raiders of the Lost Ark, are among the most memorable in film music history, and his 1982 Academy Award-winning score for E.T. is his crowning glory. Perhaps the score's beauty is best illustrated by the closing passage, "Escape/Chase/Saying Goodbye," which begins slowly with muted brass joined by quickly darting strings. Oboes flicker in the background and then the full orchestra comes in, an accelerating tension signaled by horns and timpani. The quickening, strings-driven tempo is interrupted by a brief, lovely piccolo restatement of the main theme, which recurs throughout the score. In a sudden, transcendent moment -- as E.T., Elliot, and the listener are swept skyward -- the passage shifts, incorporating rapid strings before the full orchestra soars and gradually fades into a tender conclusion.
Jaws [Movie] - Jaws: Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [Vinyl] Jaws [Movie] - Jaws: Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [Vinyl]
New Vinyl: $24.98
John Williams's second collaboration with then-wunderkind director Steven Spielberg not only gave Hollywood one of its most indelible musical motifs--the rampaging shark's rhythmic, swelling two-note figure that's long since become a sonic archetype for terror--it won the composer his first scoring Oscar (he'd previously won for adapting Fiddler on the Roof) and arguably made him a film music superstar. Williams's oft-brooding score is one of the key elements of the film's gut-wrenching success, a shrewdly manipulative orchestral underpinning that evokes the idyll of a beach resort one bar, the horrors of being eaten alive the next. There are more motifs than melodies here, but as with Bernard Herrmann they evoke almost subliminal emotional responses, creating a masterfully menacing, brass-heavy concerto of surprising depth. Music for fly-fishing it isn't!
Nino Rota - The Godfather [Vinyl Soundtrack] Nino Rota - The Godfather [Vinyl Soundtrack]
New Vinyl: $24.98
When director Francis Ford Coppola turned novelist Mario Puzo's pulpy The Godfather into one of the greatest accomplishments of modern American cinema in 1972, one of his shrewdest decisions was to hand the scoring assignment to the great Italian film composer Nino Rota. Rota, who had built his reputation alongside Fellini (though he'd already scored some three dozen films in the previous 20 years), brought Neopolitan jazz stylings and a Sicilian melodic sensibilty (characterized perfectly by the main title's mournful solo trumpet, which has since become a cinematic icon) to a story of corruption and betrayal as American as, well, gnocchi. Listening to this masterful score one can't help but wonder what Rota, who died in 1979) might have accomplished had he begun working with Hollywood's resources a decade earlier.
Pulp Fiction [Movie] - Pulp Fiction [Picture Disc Vinyl Soundtrack] Pulp Fiction [Movie] - Pulp Fiction [Picture Disc Vinyl Soundtrack]
New Vinyl: $35.98
Released in September 1994 Pulp Fiction is the soundtrack to Quentin Tarantino's film of the same name, one of the biggest films of the 90's.
Jonny Faith - Sundial Jonny Faith - Sundial
New CD: $11.98
Jonny Faith is originally from Edinburgh, but is now based in Melbourne, and boy does he let the sunshine flood through this largely instrumental release that is incredibly inventive and accessible with it. It has its roots deep in hip-hop, but the beats here are just a springboard for some deliciously wild flights of fancy that take in unusual and lush percussion for tunes that throb with organic passion. Faith has turned his dial right up to “Cosmic” and invited you along for the ride.”
Wolfheart - Winterborn Wolfheart - Winterborn
New CD: $13.98
Tuomas Saukkonen? Now, haven't I heard that name before? Chances are, you probably have. To Everyday Joes like us, it can seem unfair just how much talent nature has bestowed on just one single guy. A composer, multi-instrumentalist and a veritable metal scene unto himself, Tuomas Saukkonen is the mastermind of bands like Before The Dawn, Dawn Of Solace, Black Sun Aeon, Routasielu and a slew of others. Saukkonen is the type of guy to whom you can give a rock, or a piece of drainage pipe, just to see that 15 minutes later he's somehow managed to tune and play a song with it. Yet with all of those records and bands under his belt, Tuomas has never played quite like this.
The Mavericks - All Night Long - Single The Mavericks - All Night Long - Single
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Jeff Rosenstock - I'm So Gross - Single Jeff Rosenstock - I'm So Gross - Single
New Digital: $1.29
Jeremy Camp - I Will Follow Jeremy Camp - I Will Follow
New CD: $13.95
In an incredible decade-long career, Jeremy Camp has earned accolades that most artists only dream about. The list includes 5 RIAA Gold albums, over 3.5 million albums sold, a GRAMMY® nomination, 3 American Music Award nominations, 5 Dove Awards, 4 ASCAP 'Songwriter of the Year' Awards and a total of 32 No. 1 radio hits across all formats. Jeremy's previous release, RECKLESS, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Albums chart in February 2013.
Zac Brown Band - Greatest Hits So Far... [Vinyl] Zac Brown Band - Greatest Hits So Far... [Vinyl]
New Vinyl: $24.98
Three-time GRAMMY winners and multi-platinum artists Zac Brown Band have become one of music's most heralded acts. The band's three platinum-selling albums, , Uncaged You Get What You Give The Foundation , and have together sold over six million copies and produced a historic series of eleven #1 hit singles.
WOW Gospel - Wow Gospel 2015 WOW Gospel - Wow Gospel 2015
New CD: $13.92
2015's Biggest Gospal Hits
Now That's What I Call Music! - Now That's What I Call Movies Now That's What I Call Music! - Now That's What I Call Movies
New CD: $18.98   $16.98
All the best hits from the movies!
U.D.O. - Decadent U.D.O. - Decadent
New CD: $16.98
U.D.O. are the epitome of German metal! The band around iconic vocalist Udo Dirkschneider (ex-Accept) has just completed their 15th studio album, titled 'Decadent'. Once again U.D.O. combines powerful, traditional heavy metal with an up-to-date sound. Following 2013's 'Steelhammer' album, 'Decadent' surprisingly raises the bar by another notch and became one of U.D.O.'s finest works ever. The album was produced by Udo Dirkschneider and Mattes Pfeiffer (Redhead Audio Productions, Wilhelmshaven) in collaboration with Fitty Wienhold - just like the team worked for 'Steelhammer'. The songs were recorded in Udo and Fitty's Double U Studios, while Mattes studio in Wilhelmshaven (Germany) was the place for mixing. All U.D.O. members were involved in the songwriting process. 'Decadent' then finally was mastered by Jacob Hansen (a.o. Volbeat).
Smokin Joe Kubek & Bnois King - Fat Man's Shine Parlor Smokin Joe Kubek & Bnois King - Fat Man's Shine Parlor
New CD: $16.98
As a young musician in Dallas, Smokin Joe Kubek would venture in the wee hours to a declining, somewhat unsavory neighborhood in search of fried chicken. A commercial district for African-Americans, the area had been a hotbed for jazz and blues musicians from the 1920 s through the 50 s where you could also find gun and locksmith shops, tattoo studios, pawnshops, and pool halls. Joe was fascinated by one remaining establishment called 'Fat Man s Shine Parlor.' Ostensibly a place to get your shoes shined, it was also a place for other activities such as gambling, drinking, and womanizing. Joe sees this CD in a similar light: crack open the door, and inside you ll find more than advertised. Only in this case, the pleasures will be musical.
Tinsley Ellis - Tough Love Tinsley Ellis - Tough Love
New CD: $17.98   $15.98
Landslide Records is proud and excited to announce its next release: TOUGH LOVE, an all-new set of soulful originals from veteran Georgia blues rocker Tinsley Ellis. Produced by Ellis, the album marks the third release from the label, Heartfixer Music, and features a compelling variety of tunes that will add to his reputation as one of the genre's most engaging and creative artists. In TOUGH LOVE, the versatile and critically acclaimed Ellis has crafted perhaps his most complete record, combining masterful guitar work and vocals with songs that both rock and soothe. Given some of Ellis' finest material to date, TOUGH LOVE presents a wide ranging set that moves effortlessly from the catchy opening track, "Seven Years," through the rollicking shuffle groove of "Midnight Ride," the Dylanesque "Hard Work," and a plaintive soul drenched ballad, "Should I Have Lied." Additional musicians, all of whom are longtime veterans of Delbert McClinton's band, include Nashville keyboard whiz Kevin McKendree (Brian Setzer), bassist Steve Mackey, and drummer Lynn Williams (John Hiatt).
Chip Z'Nuff - Strange Time Chip Z'Nuff - Strange Time
New CD: $15.98
A mind-blowing solo outing from Enuff Z nuff vocalist/bassist Chip Z nuff getting higher than ever with a little help from his rockstar friends! This album finds Chip expanding on the trademark EZ sound with heavier guitars and even more psychedelic elements - check out the epic title track as well as Hello To The Drugs, the video for which has exploded on YouTube! Features guest appearances by Robin Zander of Cheap Trick and Steven Adler of Guns N Roses plus a full bonus EP of Chip s collaborative project with Adler that includes performances by Slash and Missing Persons Dale Bozzio!
Joni Mitchell - Newport Folk Festival 19th July 1969 Joni Mitchell - Newport Folk Festival 19th July 1969
New CD: $19.98   $17.98
Ray Charles - Genius Loves Company: 10th Anniversary [Vinyl Edition] Ray Charles - Genius Loves Company: 10th Anniversary [Vinyl Edition]
New Vinyl: $34.98
Genius Loves Company is the last studio album Ray Charles completed before his death in June 2004. Prior to this, the last studio album he released was Strong Love Affair in 1996, which was a stab at modern pop, filled with new songs and given an adult contemporary sheen. It was not one of his most distinctive efforts, even when judged against his latter-day albums, and it disappeared not long after its release. Charles left Warner and, years later, signed with Concord, who released Genius Loves Company, which had a decidedly different approach than the all-modern Strong Love Affair. As the title acknowledges with a wink, this is a duets album, which may be a little commonplace as far as latter-day superstar albums go but is still a step up from his previous studio album since it puts Ray Charles in a comfortable, relaxed situation that plays to his strengths.
The Temperance Movement - The Temperance Movement The Temperance Movement - The Temperance Movement
New CD: $9.98
G-UNIT - Bring My Bottles - Single G-UNIT - Bring My Bottles - Single
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Movie Releases 02-03-15

John Wick [Movie] - John Wick John Wick [Movie] - John Wick
New Blu-Ray: $39.99
Retired hit-man John Wick (Keanu Reeves) hits the streets of NYC in search of the gangsters who robbed him of his reason for living in this Lionsgate thriller featuring Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Adrianne Palicki, Ian McShane, John Leguizamo, and Willem Dafoe.
Dracula Untold [Movie] - Dracula Untold Dracula Untold [Movie] - Dracula Untold
New Blu-Ray: $34.98
The origin story of the man who became the enduring legend of Dracula is told in Dracula Untold, an epic action-adventure starring Luke Evans (Fast & Furious 6, The Hobbit series) in the title role. Gary Shore directs, and Michael De Luca produces.
Dear White People [Movie] - Dear White People Dear White People [Movie] - Dear White People
New Blu-Ray: $24.99
A satirical portrait of race relations in early 21st-century America, writer/director Justin Simien's playfully perceptive feature debut tells the story of a biracial Winchester University student whose controversial radio show sparks a media frenzy of epic proportions. When Samantha White (Tessa Thompson) begins her radio program by declaring that white people will now be required to have two black friends in order to avoid appearing racist (and that drug dealers don't count), she immediately catches the attention of the all-black residential hall that is being forced out of existence due to diversification. Subsequently elected president of the hall, Samantha becomes the subject of a reality show that deals with racial issues. Meanwhile, the Winchester University's all-white student newspaper staff mistakenly assumes that young black outcast Lionel Higgins (Tyler James Williams) is an expert on black culture, and recruits him to report on the brewing controversy.
Richard Pryor - Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Richard Pryor - Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
New Blu-Ray: $29.98
Mike Epps, Richard Pryor Jr. and others recount the culture-defining influence of Richard Pryor one of America's most brilliant comic minds in this new documentary. Pryor remains an inspiration to many: a man who broke taboos, provoked change and propelled himself through life as a result of sheer force of personality. Directed by Emmy® winning filmmaker Marina Zenovich, executive produced by Emmy® winning producer Roy Ackerman and Pryor's widow, Jennifer Lee Pryor.
Nas - Nas: Time Is Illmatic Nas - Nas: Time Is Illmatic
New DVD: $24.95   $23.95
Twenty years after the release of Nas's groundbreaking debut album Illmatic, Nas: Time is Illmatic takes us into the heart of his creative process. Returning to his childhood home in Queensbridge, Nas shares stories of his upbringing, his influences from the music of his jazz musician father Olu Dara to the burgeoning hip hop scene in New York City and the obstacles he faced before his major label signing at age 20. Featuring interviews with his Illmatic producers (Large Professor, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, L.E.S., and DJ Premier) and musical peers (including Pharrell Williams and Alicia Keys), Nas: Time is Illmatic is a thrilling account of Nas's evolution from a young street poet to a visionary MC.
The Best of Me [Movie] - The Best of Me The Best of Me [Movie] - The Best of Me
New Blu-Ray: $39.99
Twenty-one years after being torn apart by forces beyond their control, two lovers who have never forgotten one another get a second chance at happiness in this romantic drama from bestselling author Nicholas Sparks. Dawson (Luke Bracey) and Amanda (Liana Liberato) were just teenagers when they fell hopelessly and helplessly in love. Unfortunately for them, it just wasn't meant to be -- at least not then. Two decades later, in the wake of a mutual friend's death, Dawson (James Marsden) and Amanda (Michelle Monaghan) are reunited as adults. Their passion still burns as bright as ever, too, but just when it seems as if their happy ever after is finally within reach, they discover that the very same threat that separated them in youth has returned stronger, and more determined to divide them than ever before.
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby [Movie] - The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby [Movie] - The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby
New Blu-Ray: $34.98
In this “Groundbreaking cinema” (Sasha Stone, Awards Daily), writer/director Ned Benson ambitiously captures a complete picture of a relationship in the beautifully relatable portrait of love, empathy and truth that is The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby. Once happily married, Connor (James McAvoy) and Eleanor (Jessica Chastain) suddenly find themselves as strangers longing to understand each other in the wake of tragedy. The film explores the couple's story as they try to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone. “The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby is refreshingly honest, and reaffirms one meaningful, often forgettable constant - no one single human holds the answers to life's greatest questions.” – Matt Donato, We Got This Covered. Screened for the first time at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Benson's latest version of their story combines his previous two films - titled HIM and HER - uniting their perspectives and taking a further look into the subjectivity of relationships.
Hector & The Search For Happiness [Movie] - Hector & The Search For Happiness Hector & The Search For Happiness [Movie] - Hector & The Search For Happiness
New DVD: $29.99   $28.99
Eccentric psychiatrist Hector Simon Pegg decides travel the world on a mission to find out what makes people happy after growing convinced that his stagnant, routine-obsessed existence is preventing him from truly helping his patients in this whimsical, soul-searching comedy-drama. Hector is an esteemed psychiatrist whose relationship with his career-driven girlfriend Clara Rosamund Pike is one of complete predictability. For a while this arrangement offers Hector a reassuring sense of comfort and security, though in time he begins to realize that he might not be getting the most out of life, and begins to question what it is that makes people genuinely happy.
The Wonder Years [TV Series] - The Wonder Years: Season Two The Wonder Years [TV Series] - The Wonder Years: Season Two
New DVD: $36.98   $34.98
In Season 2, Kevin confronts the day-to-day pressures of junior high school life. Kevin's older brother Wayne (Jason Hervey) continues his bullying ways, but Kevin fights back and grows some backbone. His inner strength is tested when he participates in a class walkout to protest the Vietnam War, and joins his pals Paul Pfeiffer (Josh Saviano) and Winnie Cooper (Danica McKellar) to stop developers from destroying Harper's Woods, the site of many happy childhood memories. Re-pave paradise and put up a…mall? The show achieved a spot in the Nielsen Top 30 for four of its six seasons. TV Guide named the show "one of the 20 best of the 1980s." Features the original songs by the original artists: The Beatles, Cream, Carol King, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, Aretha Franklin, Joe Cocker and many more.
Kristin Chenoweth - Coming Home [DVD] Kristin Chenoweth - Coming Home [DVD]
New DVD: $15.98
Porco Rosso [Movie] - Porco Rosso Porco Rosso [Movie] - Porco Rosso
New Blu-Ray: $36.99
Take flight with PORCO ROSSO, a valiant World War I flying ace! From tropical Adriatic settings to dazzling aerial maneuvers, this action-adventure from world-renowned animator Hayao Miyazaki is full of humor, courage, and chivalry. When "Porco" -- whose face has been transformed into that of a pig by a mysterious spell -- infuriates a band of sky pirates with his aerial heroics, the pirates hire Curtis, a rival pilot, to get rid of him. On the ground, the two pilots compete for the affections of the beautiful Gina. But it's in the air where the true battles are waged. Will our hero be victorious? For the first time ever on Disney Blu-ray, PORCO ROSSO is a thrilling ride you'll never forget!
Ouija [Movie] - Ouija Ouija [Movie] - Ouija
New Blu-Ray: $34.98
In Ouija, a group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board. Stiles White directs the supernatural thriller that is produced by Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay, Andrew Form and Brad Fuller (The Purge, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Friday the 13th) alongside Blumhouse Productions’ Jason Blum (Paranormal Activity and Insidious series, The Purge), Bennett Schneir (Battleship) and Hasbro.