February 9, 2018

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


What Colin’s Listening to:
Right Now


Rock
 
The Atlas Moth, Coma Noir ( Prosthetic ) [ 2018 Release ]
Blank & Jones, So80s 11 ( 2 CD ) ( Imports )
Dashboard Confessional, Crooked Shadows ( WEA / Fueled by Ramen ) [ 2018 Release ]
Alela Diane, Cusp ( Alela Diane )
Brian Fallon, Sleepwalkers ( Island ) [ 2018 Release ]
Franz Ferdinand, Always Ascending ( Domino Records ) [ 2018 Release ]
Fu Manchu, Clone of the Universe ( At the Dojo ) [ 2018 Release ]
Ezra Furman and The Visions, Transangelic Exodus ( Bella Union ) [ 2018 Release ]
Harm’s Way, Posthuman ( Metal Blade ) [ 2018 Release ]
Hovvdy, Cranberry ( Double Double Whammy ) [ 2018 Release ]
Ketha, 0 hours starlight ( Selfmadegod Records )
Lacuna Coil,
          Presence of the Past ( XX Years of Lacuna Coil ) ( Century Media Int’l ) ***
Legend of the Seagullmen, Legend of the Seagullmen ( Dine Alone Music Inc. )
Meat Beat Manifesto, Impossible Star ( Virtual Label Group ) [ 2018 Release ]
MGMT, Little Dark Age ( Columbia ) [ 2018 Release; Explicit Lyrics ]
Monsta X, Spotlight ( Imports )
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers,
          San Francisco Serenades—The Classic 1997 West Coast Broadcast
               ( 3 CD ) ( Video Music, Inc. )
Prince, Under the Covers—The Songs He Didn’t Write ( Leftfield Media ) ***
Refrigerator, High Desert Lows ( Shrimper Records )
Curtis Roush, Cosmic Campfire Music ( Modern Outsider ) [ 2018 Release ]
Son Lux, Brighter Wounds ( City Slang Records ) [ 2018 Release ]
Nicklas Sørensen, Solo 2 ( El Paraiso Records )
The Specials, The Specials ( Chrysalis Records )
          [ from 1979; 2015 Remaster; Produced by Elvis Costello ] ***
Spirit, Clear ( Audio Fidelity ) [ from 1969; Hybrid SACD ] ***
Therion, Beloved Antichrist ( 3 CD ) ( Nuclear Blast ) [ 2018 Release ]
Toto, 40 Trips Around the Sun ( Sony Legacy ) [ 2018 Compilation ] ***
Visigoth, Conquerer’s Oath ( Metal Blade ) [ 2018 Release ]
Voodoo Circle, Raised on Rock ( AFM Records ) [ 2018 Release ]
Wild Child, Expectations ( Dualtone Music ) [ 2018 Release ]
Wishbone Ash, Twin Barrels Burning ( Cherry Red ) [ from 1982 ] ***
Wishbone Ash, Raw to the Bone ( Cherry Red ) [ from 1985 ] ***
The Wombats, Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life ( The Wombats ) [ 2018 Release ]
Various Artists,
          Revolutionary Spirit—The Sound of Liverpool 1976–1988 ( Cherry Red ) ***
Various Artists,
          Stax Singles, Volume 4: Rarities & The Best of the Rest ( 6 CD )
               ( Craft Recordings ) ***
 

DVD
 
Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters,
          Live at David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption ( Eagle Vision )
 

Blu-ray DVD
 
Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend,
          “Homeland”—The Complete Sixth Season ( 3 Blu–ray DVD )
               ( 20th Century Fox ) [ 2017 Showtime TV Series; Blu–ray DVD ]
Tom Hardy, “Taboo”—Season One ( 2 Blu–ray DVD , 2 DVD ) ( Echo Bridge )
          [ 2017 fX TV Series; Blu–ray DVD ]
 

Country
 
Wade Bowen, Solid Ground ( Bowen Sounds ) [ 2018 Release ]
Chris Hillman, The Asylum Years ( Omnivore Recordings ) ***
Doc Watson, Live at Club 47 ( Yep Roc Records )
          [ Recorded Live at Club 47, Cambridge, MA, February 10, 1963 ] ***
 

Jazz
 
GoGo Penguin, A Humdrum Star ( Blue Note Records ) [ 2018 Release ]
Quincy Jones, “The Dude” ( Audio Fidelity ) [ from 1981; Hybrid SACD ] ***
Marion Meadows, Soul City ( Shanachie )
 

Vocals
 
Melody Gardot, Live in Europe ( 2 CD ) ( Verve )
Mario Lanza, Poetry and Passion ( Sepia ) ***
Nana Mouskouri, Forever Young ( Wrasse Records ) [ 2018(!) Release ]
Steve Tyrell, A Song for You ( Arts Music )
 

World
 
Monsta X, Spotlight ( Imports )
Nana Mouskouri, Forever Young ( Wrasse Records ) [ 2018(!) Release ]
 

Reggae
 
Lloyd Parks & We the People, Meet the People ( Pressure Sounds ) [ from 1978 ] ***
The Specials, The Specials ( Chrysalis Records )
          [ from 1979; 2015 Remaster; Produced by Elvis Costello ] ***
 

Blues
 
Leyla McCalla, Capitalist Blues ( Imports ) [ Formerly of Carolina Chocolate Drops ]
Muddy Waters, Live at Rockpalast ( 2 CD , 2 DVD ) ( Made in Germany Music ) ***
Various Artists, Louisiana Swamp Blues 2 ( 4 CD ) ( JSP Records ) ***
 

Classical
 
Mario Lanza, Poetry and Passion ( Sepia ) ***
 

Soundtracks, Cast Recordings and Television
 
Various Artists,
          Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of “Fifty Shades Freed—The Final Chapter”
               ( Republic Records ) [ 2018 Release; Explicit Lyrics ]
Max Richter,
          Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of “Hostiles” ( Deutsche Grammophon ) [ 2017 Film ]
John Paesano, Soundtrack of “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” ( SonyClassical ) [ 2018 Film ]

Valerie Vigoda / Wade McCollum,
          Original Cast Recording of “Ernest Shackleton Loves Me” ( Broadway Records )
               [ 2017 Broadway Musical ]

Bear McCreary,
          Original Television Soundtrack of “Outlander”: Season 3 ( Madison Gate Records )
               [ 2017 Starz TV Series ]
 

LP / VINYL
 
Arcade Fire, Creature Comfort ( Single ) ( Columbia Records Group ) [ 2017 Single ]
The Atlas Moth, Coma Noir ( Prosthetic ) [ 2018 Release ]
Jimmy Buffett, Buried Treasure: Volume 1 ( 2 LP ) ( Mailboat Records )
          [ 2017 Compilation ] ***
Corrosion of Conformity, No Cross No Crown ( Imports ) [ 2018 Release ]
Brian Fallon, Sleepwalkers ( Island ) [ 2018 Release ]
Franz Ferdinand, Always Ascending ( Domino Records ) [ 2018 Release ]
Fu Manchu, Clone of the Universe ( At the Dojo ) [ 2018 Release ]
Ezra Furman and The Visions, Transangelic Exodus ( Bella Union ) [ 2018 Release ]
Harm’s Way, Posthuman ( Metal Blade ) [ 2018 Release; Colored Vinyl ]
Hovvdy, Cranberry ( Double Double Whammy ) [ 2018 Release ]
In This Moment, Blood ( Century Media ) [ from 2012; 2018 Re–Issue & Bonus ] ***
Meat Beat Manifesto, Impossible Star ( Virtual Label Group ) [ 2018 Release ]
MGMT, Little Dark Age ( 2 LP ) ( Columbia ) [ 2018 Release; Explicit Lyrics ]
Ramones, Ramones ( Rhino / Warner Bros. ) [ from 1976; Remastered ] ***
Ramones, Leave Home ( Rhino / Warner Bros. ) [ from 1977; Remastered ] ***
Ramones, Rocket to Russia ( Rhino / Warner Bros. ) [ from 1977; Remastered ] ***
Refrigerator, High Desert Lows ( Shrimper Records )
Rend Collective, Good News ( 2 LP ) ( Rend Collective ) [ 2018 Release ]
Curtis Roush, Cosmic Campfire Music ( Modern Outsider ) [ 2018 Release ]
Son Lux, Brighter Wounds ( City Slang Records ) [ 2018 Release ]
Nicklas Sørensen, Solo 2 ( El Paraiso Records )
Sir Ringo Starr, Ringo ( Capitol ) ***
Sir Ringo Starr, Goodnight Vienna ( Capitol ) ***
Suicide Silence, No Time to Bleed ( Century Media ) [ 2018 Release from 2009 ] ***
Suicide Silence, The Black Crown ( Century Media ) [ 2018 Release from 2011 ] ***
They Might Be Giants, I Like Fun ( Idlewild Recordings ) [ 2018 Release ]
Toto, 40 Trips Around the Sun ( Sony Legacy ) [ 2018 Compilation ] ***
Twin Peaks, Sweet ‘17 Singles ( Grand Jury (Red) ) [ 2017 Release ]
Visigoth, Conquerer’s Oath ( Metal Blade ) [ 2018 Release ]
Waterparks, Entertainment ( Equal Vision Records ) [ 2018 Release ]
Wild Child, Expectations ( Dualtone Music ) [ 2018 Release ]
The Wombats, Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life ( The Wombats ) [ 2018 Release ]

GoGo Penguin, A Humdrum Star ( 2 LP ) ( Blue Note Records ) [ 2018 Release ]
Thomas Strønen’s Time Is a Blind Guide, Lucus ( ECM Records )

Melody Gardot, Live in Europe ( 3 LP ) ( Verve )

The Blind Boys of Alabama, Almost Home ( BBOA Records ) [ 2017 Release; Amazon Original ]
Leyla McCalla, Capitalist Blues ( Imports ) [ Formerly of Carolina Chocolate Drops ]

Danny Elfman, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of “Justice League” ( 2 LP )
          ( WaterTower Music ) [ 2017 Film ]

Lloyd Parks & We the People, Meet the People ( Pressure Sounds ) [ from 1978 ] ***

Shovels & Rope, Busted Jukebox Volume 2 ( New West ) [ 2017 Release ]

Meat Beat Manifesto, Impossible Star ( Virtual Label Group ) [ 2018 Release ]
 

Oldies
 
Various Artists,
          Stax Singles, Volume 4: Rarities & The Best of the Rest ( 6 CD )
               ( Craft Recordings ) ***
 

Folk
 
Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert, The Ledges ( Dead Reckoning Records )
Doc Watson, Live at Club 47 ( Yep Roc Records )
          [ Recorded Live at Club 47, Cambridge, MA, February 10, 1963 ] ***
 

Electronic / Dance
 
Blank & Jones, So80s 11 ( 2 CD ) ( Imports )
Meat Beat Manifesto, Impossible Star ( Virtual Label Group ) [ 2018 Release ]
 

Rap
 
Kendrick Lamar, Soundtrack of “Black Panther”: The Album ( Interscope )
          [ 2018 Film; Explicit Lyrics ]
 

*** From the vaults


Updated January 23, 2018