January 12, 2018

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


What Colin’s Listening to:
Right Now


Rock
 
Avatar, Avatar Country ( Metal / Entertainment One ) [ 2018 Release ]
Avenged Sevenfold, The Stage ( 4 CD ) ( Capitol ) [ from 2016; Deluxe Edition ] ***
Bad Company, Live at Red Rocks ( 2 CD ) ( BMG )
          [ Recorded Live at Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison, CO, May 15, 2016 ] ***
The Bar–Kays, As One / Nightcruising / Propositions / Dangerous ( Imports )
          [ from 1980, 1981, 1982 and 1984 ] ***
The Beach Boys,
          Nassau Coliseum 1974—The Classic New York Broadcast ( Left Field Media ) ***
Big Star, Live at Lafayette’s Music Room—Memphis, TN ( Omnivore Recordings )
          [ Recorded Live at Lafayette’s Music Room, Memphis, TN, 1973 ] ***
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Wrong Creatures ( Vagrant Records ) [ 2018 Release ]
Black Veil Brides, Vale ( Republic Records ) [ 2018 Release; Explicit Lyrics ]
Camila Cabello, Camila ( Epic ) [ 2018 Release ]
Corrosion of Conformity, No Cross No Crown ( Nuclear Blast ) [ 2018 Release ]
Denny Doherty, Of All the Things—The Complete ABC/Dunhill Masters ( Real Gone Music )
          [ of The Mamas & the Papas ] ***
The Durutti Column,
          The Guitar and Other Machines ( 3 CD ) ( Factory Benelux ) [ from 1987 ] ***
Elbow, The Best of Elbow ( Republic Records ) [ 2017 Compilation; Deluxe Edition ] ***
Evilfeast, Elegies of the Stellar Wind ( Imports )
Andrea Gibson, HEY GALAXY ( Tender Loving Empire ) [ 2017 Release ]
Green Day, Unplugged 1996—The Classic Acoustic Broadcast ( Iconography ) ***
Heidevolk, Vuur van Verzet ( Napalm ) [ 2018 Release ]
Leaves’ Eyes, Sign of the Dragonhead ( AFM Records )
The Main Ingredient, Brotherly Love—The RCA Anthology ( 2 CD ) ( Imports ) ***
Michael McDonald, Live on Soundstage ( BMG )
The Remains, Live 1969 ( Sundazed Music Inc. ) ***
The Rising Storm, Calm Before ... ( Sundazed Music Inc. ) [ from 1967 ] ***
Diana Ross, Diamond Diana—The Legacy Collection ( Motown Records )
          [ 2017 Collection ] ***
Todd Rundgren, A Wizard, A True Star ( Analog Spark )
          [ Classic from 1973; Hybrid SACD ] ***
Joe Satriani, What Happens Next ( Sony Legacy ) [ 2018 Release ]
Stealers Wheel, The A&M Years ( Imports ) [ with Gerry Rafferty ] ***
The Strumbellas, My Father and the Hunter ( Glassnote ) [ from 2012 ] ***
SYML, The Hurt EPs ( 2 CD ) ( Nettwerk ) ***
Ty Tabor, Alien Beans ( 2 CD ) ( Rat Pak Records ) [ 2018 Release; Guitarist of King’s X ]
Thin Lizzy, Black Rose / Chinatown ( Friday Music )
          [ from 1979 and 1980; Original Recording Masters; Limited Anniversary Edition ] ***
Tonight Alive, Underworld ( Hopeless Records ) [ 2018 Release ]
Typhoon, Offerings ( Roll Call Records ) [ 2018 Release ]
Umphrey’s McGee, it’s not us ( Nothing Too Fancy Music ) [ 2018 Release ]
Watain, Trident Wolf Eclipse ( Century Media Int’l ) [ 2018 Release ]
White Wizzard, Infernal Overdrive ( M–Theory Audio ) [ 2018 Release ]
Neil Young, Acoustic Tour 1976—The Classic Unplugged Broadcast ( All Access ) ***
Various Artists, 2018 GRAMMY® Nominees ( RCA )
Various Artists, Dr. Demento Covered in Punk ( 2 CD ) ( Demented Punk ) ***
 

DVD
 
Various Artists, The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith ( Kino Lorber )
          [ The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith ] ***
 

Blu-ray DVD
 
Bad Company, Live at Red Rocks ( BMG )
          [ Recorded Live at Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison, CO, May 15, 2016; Blu–ray DVD ] ***
Michael McDonald, Live on Soundstage ( BMG ) [ Blu–ray DVD ]
 

Country
 
Anderson East, Encore ( New Elektra ) [ 2018 Release ]
Mel Tillis, Memory Maker—Best of MGM Years ( Imports ) ***
 

Jazz
 
The Jimmy Chamberlin Complex, The Parable ( MAKE Records )
          [ 2017 Release; Former Drummer of The Smashing Pumpkins ]
Herbie Hancock, The Broadcast Collection 1973–1983 ( 8 CD ) ( Hi–Hat ) ***
 

Celtic
 
Stealers Wheel, The A&M Years ( Imports ) [ with Gerry Rafferty ] ***
Usher’s Island, Usher’s Island ( Compass Records )
          [ 2017 Release; with Andy Irvine, Dónal Lunny, Paddy Glackin, Mike McGoldrick and John Doyle ]
 

World
 
Jovanotti, Oh, Vita! ( Wrasse Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
 

Reggae
 
Ethiopians, Reggae Power / Woman Capture Man ( Imports ) [ from 1969 and 1970 ] ***
 

Blues
 
Tinsley Ellis, Winning Hand ( Alligator Records )
Curtis Salgado and Alan Hager, Rough Cut ( Alligator Records )
 

Soundtracks, Cast Recordings and Television
 
Rolfe Kent,
          “Downsizing”: Music from the Motion Picture ( WaterTower Music ) [ 2017 Film ]
Dario Marianelli,
          Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of “Paddington 2” ( Decca ) [ 2017 Film ]
Emmy Rossum,
          The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of “The Phantom of the Opera” ( Verve )
               [ 2004 Film ] ***
John Williams,
          Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of “The Post” ( Sony Masterworks ) [ 2017 Film ]
John Paesano,
          Music from the Motion Picture “Same Kind of Different as Me” ( Imports ) [ 2017 Film ]
Harold Faltermeyer,
          Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of “Thief of Hearts” ( Varèse Sarabande )
               [ 1984 Film ] ***
 

LP / VINYL
 
Avatar, Avatar Country ( Metal / Entertainment One ) [ 2018 Release ]
The Apples in Stereo,
          The Discovery of a World Inside the Moone ( Yep Roc Records ) [ from 2000 ] ***
Big Star, Live at Lafayette’s Music Room—Memphis, TN ( Omnivore Recordings )
          [ Recorded Live at Lafayette’s Music Room, Memphis, TN, 1973; includes Download Card ] ***
Ryan Bingham, Ryan Bingham Live ( Axster Bingham Records ) [ from 2016 ] ***
Black Sabbath, The Ten Year War ( 10 LP ) ( Imports ) [ 2017 Compilation; Box Set ] ***
Leonard Cohen, Ten New Songs ( Imports ) [ from 2001 ] ***
Crimson Glory, Transcendence ( Imports ) [ from 1988 ] ***
Brett Dennen, Brett Dennen ( 2 LP ) ( Dualtone Music ) [ from 2004 ] ***
Dio, Holy Diver ( Rhino ) [ from 1983; Colored Vinyl; Remastered ] ***
Dio, The Last in Line ( Rhino ) [ from 1984; Colored Vinyl; Remastered ] ***
The Durutti Column,
          The Guitar and Other Machines ( 2 LP ) ( Factory Benelux ) [ from 1987 ] ***
Field Medic, Songs from the Sunroom ( Reader’s Digest ) [ Colored Vinyl ]
Aretha Franklin, Lady Soul ( Atlantic ) [ from 1968 ] ***
Andrea Gibson, HEY GALAXY ( Tender Loving Empire ) [ 2017 Release; includes Download Card ]
Ihsahn, angL ( Spinefarm ) [ from 2008; Transparent Green ] ***
Jess & The Ancient Ones, The Horse and Others Weird Tales ( Svart Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
The Outfield, Play Deep ( Imports ) [ from 1985 ] ***
The Remains, Live 1969 ( Sundazed Music Inc. ) ***
The Rolling Stones, Exile on Main St. ( 2 LP ) ( Interscope )
          [ Classic from 1972; Half Speed Mastering ] ***
Joe Satriani, What Happens Next ( Sony Legacy ) [ 2018 Release ]
The Ting Tings, We Started Nothing ( Imports ) [ from 2008 ] ***
Tonight Alive, Underworld ( Hopeless Records ) [ 2018 Release ]
Typhoon, Offerings ( 2 LP ) ( Roll Call Records )
Ultimate Spinach, Ultimate Spinach ( Sundazed Music Inc. ) [ from 1968 ] ***
Umphrey’s McGee, it’s not us ( Nothing Too Fancy Music ) [ 2018 Release ]
Voodoo Glow Skulls, Firme ( Epitaph Records ) [ from 1995; Limited Edition; Colored Vinyl ] ***
White Wizzard, Infernal Overdrive ( M–Theory Audio ) [ 2018 Release ]
X–Ray Spex, Germfree Adolescents ( Real Gone Music )
          [ Classic from 1978; Limited Yellow with Blue–Green Splatter Edition ] ***
Z Z Top, Rio Grande Mud ( Rhino ) [ from 1972; Colored Vinyl ] ***
Z Z Top, Tres Hombres ( Rhino ) [ from 1973; Colored Vinyl ] ***
Various Artists, Dr. Demento Covered in Punk ( 3 LP ) ( Demented Punk ) ***

Anderson East, Encore ( New Elektra ) [ 2018 Release ]
Various Artists, Sun Records Does Hank Williams ( ORG Music ) [ Tribute to Hank Williams ]

The Jimmy Chamberlin Complex, The Parable ( MAKE Records )
          [ 2017 Release; Former Drummer of The Smashing Pumpkins ]
Courtney Pine, Black Notes from the Deep ( Virtual Label Group )

Various Artists,
          Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of “Call Me By Your Name” ( 2 CD )
               ( Music on Vinyl ) [ 2017 Film ]
John Williams,
          Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of “Jaws” ( 2 LP ) ( Mondo ) [ 1975 Film ] ***
Various Artists,
          Original Soundtrack of “Persona 5” ( 4 LP ) ( Iam8bit ) [ 2017 Role–Playing Video Game ]

Elvis Presley, Back in Memphis ( Friday Music )
          [ 2012 Compilation; Audiophile Translucent Gold Poster ] ***
The Remains, Live 1969 ( Sundazed Music Inc. ) ***
The Rising Storm, Calm Before ... ( Sundazed Music Inc. ) [ from 1967 ] ***

Hundred Waters, Communicating ( Owsla, LLC ) [ 2017 Release ]
John Morales, John Morales Presents M+M Mixes 4—The Ultimate Collection ( 2 LP ) ( BBE )

Big K.R.I.T., 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time ( 2 LP ) ( BMG Rights Management (US) LLC )
          [ 2017 Release; includes Download Card ]
Future, FUTURE ( 2 LP ) ( Epic ) [ 2017 Release; Explicit Lyrics ]
Future, HNDRXX ( 2 LP ) ( Epic Records Group ) [ 2017 Release; Explicit Lyrics ]
The Notorious B. I. G., Hypnotize ( Bad Boy ) [ Colored Vinyl ] ***
The Notorious B. I. G., Big Poppa ( Bad Boy ) [ Colored Vinyl ] ***
Lil Uzi Vert, Luv is Rage 2 ( 2 LP ) ( Atlantic ) [ 2017 Release; includes Download Card; Explicit Lyrics ]
 

Oldies
 
The Bar–Kays, As One / Nightcruising / Propositions / Dangerous ( Imports )
          [ from 1980, 1981, 1982 and 1984 ] ***
Petula Clark, Living for Today ( BMG Rights Management GmbH ) [ 2017(!) Release ]
Denny Doherty, Of All the Things—The Complete ABC/Dunhill Masters ( Real Gone Music )
          [ of The Mamas & the Papas ] ***
The Main Ingredient, Brotherly Love—The RCA Anthology ( 2 CD ) ( Imports ) ***
The Remains, Live 1969 ( Sundazed Music Inc. ) ***
The Rising Storm, Calm Before ... ( Sundazed Music Inc. ) [ from 1967 ] ***
Dionne Warwick, Odds & Ends—Scepter Records Rarities ( Real Gone Music ) ***
 

Folk
 
Stealers Wheel, The A&M Years ( Imports ) [ with Gerry Rafferty ] ***
Usher’s Island, Usher’s Island ( Compass Records )
          [ 2017 Release; with Andy Irvine, Dónal Lunny, Paddy Glackin, Mike McGoldrick and John Doyle ]
 

Electronic / Dance
 
John Morales, John Morales Presents M+M Mixes 4—The Ultimate Collection ( 4 CD ) ( BBE )
SYML, The Hurt EPs ( 2 CD ) ( Nettwerk ) ***
 

*** From the vaults


Updated December 23, 2017