August 17, 2018

(Listings primarily from amazon.com New & Future Releases)


What Colin’s Listening to:
Right Now


Rock
 
The Adolescents, Cropduster ( Concrete Jungle ) [ 2018 Release; Limited Edition ]
annisokay, Arms ( SharpTone )
Behemoth, The Satanist ( Metal Blade ) [ from 2014 ] ***
Belmont, Belmont ( Mutant League Records )
Blue October, I Hope You’re Happy ( Up Down Records ) [ 2018 Release ]
Cartoone, Cartoone ( Friday Music ) [ from 1969 ] ***
Circles Around the Sun, Let It Wander ( 2 CD ) ( Rhino ) [ 2018 Release ]
Julee Cruise, The Voice of Love ( Sacred Bones Records ) [ from 1993 ] ***
Death Cab for Cutie, Thank You for Today ( Atlantic ) [ 2018 Release ]
Neil Diamond, Hot August Night III ( 2 CD , 2 DVD ) ( Neil Diamond )
          [ Recorded Live at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 2012 ] ***
Neil Diamond, Hot August Night III ( 2 CD , 1 Blu–ray DVD ) ( Neil Diamond )
          [ Recorded Live at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 2012 ] ***
Dizzy, Baby Teeth ( Royal Mountain Records, Inc. )
Doro Pesch, Forever Warriors ( Nuclear Blast ) [ 2018 Release ]
Exocrine, Molten Giant ( Unique Leader (Orch) ) [ 2018 Release ]
Ariana Grande–Butera, Sweetener ( Republic Records ) [ 2018 Release; Explicit Lyrics ]
Ariana Grande–Butera, Sweetener ( Republic Records ) [ 2018 Release; Edited ]
Great Lake Swimmers, The Waves, The Wake ( Nettwerk ) [ 2018 Release ]
Jeremy & The Harlequins, Remember This ( Yep Roc Records )
          [ 2018 Release; with Actor Jeremy Piven ]
Ethan Johns & Black Eyed Dogs, Anamnesis ( Three Crows Records )
Miles Kane, Coup de Grâce ( Virgin Int’l )
          [ 2018 Release; of The Last Shadow Puppets and The Rascals ]
Kodaline, Politics of Living ( Sony UK ) [ 2018 Release ]
Walter Lure & The Waldos, Wacka Lacka Boom Bop a Loom Bam Boo ( Cleopatra )
          [ formerly Guitarist/Vocalist of The Heartbreakers ]
Mitski Miyawaki, Be the Cowboy ( Dead Oceans ) [ 2018 Release ]
Natural Gas, Live from the Vault ( Gonzo ) [ English Spin–Off Band from Badfinger ] ***
Oh Sees (a/k/a Thee Oh Sees), Smote Reverser ( Castle Face ) [ 2018 Release ]
Papa M, A Broke Moon Rises ( Drag City ) [ a/k/a David Pajo ]
Rebel Wizard, Voluptuous worship of rapture and response ( Prosthetic ) [ 2018 Release ]
Scorpions, Taken by Force ( BMG Rights Management GmbH ) [ from 1977 ] ***
Scorpions, Tokyo Tapes ( 2 CD ) ( BMG Rights Management GmbH )
          [ Live from 1978; Deluxe Edition ] ***
Al Stewart, Zero She Flies / Orange ( Friday Music ) [ from 1970 and 1971 ] ***
Oh Sees (a/k/a Thee Oh Sees), Smote Reverser ( Castle Face ) [ 2018 Release ]
Them Are Us Too, Amends ( Dais )
Trappist, Ancient Brewing Tactics ( Relapse )
Why?, Alopecia ( Joyful Noise Recordings )
          [ from 2008; 10 Year Anniversary Edition ] ***
Various Artists, Teen Expo—The Cleopatra Label ( Numero ) ***
 

DVD
 
Neil Diamond, Hot August Night III ( 2 DVD , 2 CD ) ( Neil Diamond )
          [ Recorded Live at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 2012 ] ***
George Lynch, Noam Chomsky, Tom Morello, et al,
          Shadow Nation ( Dreamscape Media )
Mushroomhead, Volume III ( Megaforce )
Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention,
          Frank Zappa’s “200 Motels” ( Twentieth Century Fox ) [ from 1971 ] ***
 

Blu-ray DVD
 
Neil Diamond, Hot August Night III ( 1 Blu–ray DVD , 2 CD ) ( Neil Diamond )
          [ Recorded Live at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 2012 ] ***
Grace Jones, Bloodlight and BAMI ( Kino Lorber ) [ Blu–ray DVD ]
 

Country
 
Dillon Carmichael, Hell on an Angel ( Riser House Records ) [ 2018 Release ]
Buck Owens, Country Singer’s Prayer ( Omnivore Recordings ) ***
Joe South, Introspect ( Music on CD ) [ from 1968 ] ***
Cole Swindell, All of It ( Warner Music Nashville ) [ 2018 Release ]
Texas Shorty & John Hartford, Old Sport ( Small Dog a-Barkin’ ) [ from 1994 ] ***
 

Jazz
 
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra, Jazz Journey ( Sounds of Yesteryear ) ***
 

Vocals
 
Neil Diamond, Hot August Night III ( 2 CD , 2 DVD ) ( Neil Diamond )
          [ Recorded Live at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 2012 ] ***
Neil Diamond, Hot August Night III ( 2 CD , 1 Blu–ray DVD ) ( Neil Diamond )
          [ Recorded Live at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 2012 ] ***
Ben Sharkey, Mercury Rising ( Woodward Avenue Records )
 

World
 
Super Junior–D&E, STYLE ( Avex Trax Japan ) [ 2018 Release ]
 

Blues
 
Chuck Brown,
          By Special Request ... The Very Best of Chuck Brown ( 2 CD )
               ( Raw Venture ) ***
Alastair Greene, Live from the 805 ( 2 CD ) ( Rip Cat Records )
Freddie King, Freddie King Is a Blues Master ( Friday Music )
          [ from 1969; The Deluxe Edition; Limited Edition ] ***
Freddie King, My Feeling for the Blues ( Friday Music )
          [ from 1970; Limited Edition ] ***
 

Classical
 
Leonard Bernstein,
          This is Leonard Bernstein—His Greatest Recordings ( 16 CD )
               ( Sony Music Entertainment ) ***
James McVinnie & Philip Glass, The Grid ( Orange Mountain )
Yo–Yo Ma, Six Evolutions—Bach: Cello Suites ( 2 CD ) ( Sony Classical )
 

Soundtracks, Cast Recordings and Television
 
Ramin Djawadi & Brandon Campbell,
          Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of “Slender Man”
               ( Sony Classical ) [ 2018 Film ]
 

LP / VINYL
 
The Beach Boys with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,
          The Beach Boys with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ( 2 LP ) ( Capitol ) ***
Belmont, Belmont ( Mutant League Records )
Cannibal Corpse, Gallery of Suicide ( Metal Blade ) [ from 1998 ] ***
Cannibal Corpse, Bloodthirst ( Metal Blade ) [ from 1999 ] ***
Circles Around the Sun, Let It Wander ( 2 LP ) ( Rhino ) [ 2018 Release ]
Julee Cruise, The Voice of Love ( 2 LP ) ( Sacred Bones Records ) [ from 1993; Colored Vinyl ]
Julee Cruise, Three Demos ( Sacred Bones Records ) ***
Death, The Sound of Perseverance ( 3 LP ) ( Relapse )
          [ from 1998; 20 Year Anniversary Edition ] ***
Death Cab for Cutie, Thank You for Today ( Barsuk Records ) [ 2018 Release ]
Dizzy, Baby Teeth ( Royal Mountain Records, Inc. )
Exocrine, Molten Giant ( Unique Leader (Orch) ) [ 2018 Release ]
The Fever 333, Made an America ( Roadrunner Records )
          [ 2018 Release; Explicit; Vinyl with Digital Download ]
Funkadelic, Standing on the Verge of Getting It On ( 4 Men with Beards )
          [ Classic from 1974; Limited Edition Gold Vinyl ] ***
Great Lake Swimmers, The Waves, The Wake ( Nettwerk ) [ 2018 Release ]
Innumerable Forms, Punishment in Flesh ( Profound Lore ) [ 2018 Release ]
Jeremy & The Harlequins, Remember This ( Yep Roc Records )
          [ 2018 Release; with Actor Jeremy Piven ]
Ethan Johns & Black Eyed Dogs, Anamnesis ( Three Crows Records )
Judas Priest, Defenders of the Faith ( Legacy ) [ from 1984 ] ***
Judas Priest, Priest ... Live! ( 2 LP ) ( Legacy ) [ from 1987 ] ***
Judas Priest, Ram It Down ( Legacy ) [ from 1988 ] ***
King Diamond, Voodoo ( 2 LP ) ( Metal Blade ) [ from 1998 ] ***
King Diamond, House of God ( 2 LP ) ( Metal Blade ) [ from 2000 ] ***
King Diamond, Abigail II: The Revenge ( 2 LP ) ( Metal Blade ) [ from 2002 ] ***
Kodaline, Politics of Living ( Sony UK ) [ 2018 Release ]
Walter Lure & The Waldos, Wacka Lacka Boom Bop a Loom Bam Boo ( Cleopatra )
          [ formerly Guitarist/Vocalist of The Heartbreakers ]
Manic Street Preachers, Generation Terrorists ( 2 LP ) ( Drastic Plastic Records )
          [ from 1992; Limited Edition White Vinyl ] ***
Mitski Miyawaki, Be the Cowboy ( Dead Oceans ) [ 2018 Release ]
Oh Sees (a/k/a Thee Oh Sees), Smote Reverser ( Castle Face ) [ 2018 Release ]
Papa M, A Broke Moon Rises ( Drag City ) [ a/k/a David Pajo ]
Rebel Wizard, Voluptuous worship of rapture and response ( Prosthetic ) [ 2018 Release ]
Scorpions, Taken by Force ( 2 LP ) ( BMG Rights Management GmbH )
          [ from 1977 ] ***
Scorpions, Tokyo Tapes ( 3 LP ) ( BMG Rights Management GmbH )
          [ Live from 1978 ] ***
Siouxsie & The Banshees, Join Hands ( Geffen ) [ from 1979 ] ***
Siouxsie & The Banshees, Juju ( Geffen ) [ from 1981 ] ***
Siouxsie & The Banshees, Through the Looking Glass ( Geffen ) [ from 1987 ] ***
Siouxsie & The Banshees, Tinderbox ( Geffen ) [ from 1986 ] ***
Oh Sees (a/k/a Thee Oh Sees), Smote Reverser ( Castle Face ) [ 2018 Release ]
Tindersticks, I ( 2 LP ) ( Plain ) [ Debut from 1993; Limited Edition Red Vinyl ] ***
Trappist, Ancient Brewing Tactics ( Relapse )
Why?, Alopecia ( Joyful Noise Recordings )
          [ from 2008; 10 Year Anniversary Edition; Cloud Color Vinyl ] ***
Various Artists, Teen Expo—The Cleopatra Label ( 2 LP ) ( Numero ) ***

Dillon Carmichael, Hell on an Angel ( Riser House Records ) [ 2018 Release ]

Ella Fitzgerald, Ella at Zardi’s ( 2 LP ) ( Verve ) ***
August Greene, August Greene ( August Greene LLC )
          [ with Rapper Common, Keyboardist Robert Glasper and Drummer Karriem Riggins ]
Mat Marucci Trio, Inversions ( CIMP ) [ with Pianist Rick Olson and Bassist Adam Lane ]

Protoje, A Matter of Time ( Kartel / Mr Bongo ) [ 2018 Release ]
Toots & The Maytals, Funky Kingston ( 4 Men with Beards )
          [ from 1973; Translucent Blue Vinyl ] ***

Tyler Bates, Original Motion Picture Score of “Deadpool 2” ( Sony Classical ) [ 2018 Film ]
Jeff Russo, Original Series Soundtrack of “Star Trek: Discovery” ( 2 LP )
          ( Lakeshore Records ) [ 2018 CBS TV Series ] ***

Suicideyear, Color the Weather ( LuckyMe ) [ 2018 Release ]

August Greene, August Greene ( August Greene LLC )
          [ with Rapper Common, Keyboardist Robert Glasper and Drummer Karriem Riggins ]
Flex Mathews / Damu the Fudgemunk, Dreams & Vibrations ( Redefinition Records )
 

Oldies
 
The Countdown 5, The Complete Recordings ( 2 CD ) ( Gear Fab ) ***
 

Folk
 
Thomasina Levy & David Darling, Parallel Universe ( Valley ) [ 2018 Release ]
Texas Shorty & John Hartford, Old Sport ( Small Dog a-Barkin’ ) [ from 1994 ] ***
 

Electronic / Dance
 
Suicideyear, Color the Weather ( LuckyMe ) [ 2018 Release ]
 

Rap
 
Styles P, G–Host ( The Phantom Entertainment ) [ 2018 Release; Explicit Lyrics ]
 

*** From the vaults


Updated July 17, 2018