July 14, 2017

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


What Colin’s Listening to:
Right Now


Rock
 
Blind Guardian, Live Beyond the Spheres ( Nuclear Blast America ) [ 2017 Release ]
Bloodclot, Up in Arms ( Metal Blade ) [ 2017 Release ]
Boris, Dear ( Sargent House ) [ 2017 Release ]
Nick Cave & Warren Ellis, Original Score of “War Machine” ( Lakeshore Records )
          [ A 2017 Netflix Original Film ]
Ry Cooder featuring David Lindley,
          Transmission Impossible—Legendary Radio Broadcasts ( 3 CD )
               ( Eat to the Beat ) ***
Daley, The Spectrum ( BMG / The End Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
Dayseeker, Dreaming Is Sinking /// Waking Is Rising ( Spinefarm ) [ 2017 Release ]
Delegation, In Love’s Time—The Delegation Story 1976–1983 ( 2 CD ) ( Imports ) ***
Dishwalla, Juniper Road ( Pavement Music ) [ 2017 Release ]
The Eagles, Their Greatest Hits Volumes 1 & 2 ( 2 CD ) ( Elektra Catalog Group )
          [ 1976 Compilation and 1982 Compilation ] ***
Edguy, Monuments ( 2 CD , 1 Blu–ray DVD ) ( Imports ) [ 2017 Release ]
Electric Wizard, Electric Wizard ( Rise Above Limited ) [ from 1995 ] ***
Expulsion, Nightmare Future ( Relapse )
          [ 2017 Release; with Members of Repulsion and Exhumed ]
Chet Faker, Missing Link ( Imports ) [ 2017 Release; Limited Edition ]
Gov’t Mule, Revolution Come ... Revolution Go ( Imports ) [ 2017 Release ]
Integrity, Howling, for the Nightmare Shall Consume ( Relapse ) [ 2017 Release ]
Jonathan Jackson + Enation, Anthems for the Apocalypse ( MRI )
Japanese Breakfast, Soft Sounds from Another Planet ( Dead Oceans ) [ 2017 Release ]
kirstin™ Maldonado, L O V E ( RCA Records Label ) [ 2017 Release; of Pentatonix ]
Laibach, Also Sprach Zarathustra ( Mute ) [ 2017 Release ]
Lifehouse, Greatest Hits ( Geffen ) [ 2017 Compilation ] ***
Nick Lowe, Nick the Knife ( Yep Roc Records ) [ from 1982 ] ***
Nick Lowe, The Abominable Showman ( Yep Roc Records ) [ from 1983 ] ***
Natalie Merchant, The Natalie Merchant Collection ( 10 CD ) ( Nonesuch )
           [ Vocalist of 10,000 Maniacs; Box Set ] ***
Miracle Legion, Annulment ( Imports ) [ 2017 Release ]
Nick Murphy, Missing Link ( Imports ) [ 2017 Release; Limited Edition ]
Night Argent, The Fear ( EP ) ( Cooking Vinyl )
Offa Rex, The Queen of Hearts ( Nonesuch )
          [ Collaboration of Olivia Chaney and The Decemberists ]
Oh Wonder, Ultralife ( Republic Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
Yoko Ono, Fly ( 2 CD ) ( Secretly Canadian ) [ from 1971 ] ***
Yoko Ono, Approximately Infinite Universe ( 2 CD ) ( Secretly Canadian )
          [ from 1972 ] ***
Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band & Something Different,
          Feeling the Space ( Secretly Canadian ) [ from 1973 ] ***
Prong, Zero Days ( Sony )
Psychic TV, A Pagan Day ( Sacred Bones Records ) [ from 1984 ] ***
Psychic TV, Allegory and Self ( Sacred Bones Records ) [ from 1988 ] ***
RAC, EGO ( Counter Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
RPWL, A New Dawn ( Gentle Art of Music ) [ Live ]
Silverstein, Dead Reflection ( Rise Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
SQÜRL, EP #260 ( EP ) ( Sacred Bones Records ) [ with Carter Logan and Jim Jarmusch ]
Teenage Bottlerocket, Stealing the Covers ( Fat Wreck Chords ) [ 2017 Release ]
T. Rex, T.Rextasy—The Best of T. Rex, 1970–1973 ( Easy Action )
          [ 1985 Compilation ] ***
12 Stones, Picture Perfect ( Cleopatra ) [ 2017 Release ]
The Vamps, Night & Day ( Island ) [ 2017 Release; Night Edition ]
The Marc VW Allstars, Raise the Marc ( PM Records )
          [ Tribute to Tower of Power Bassist Marc van Wageningen; featuring Tony Lindsay, Pete Escovedo,
               Ray Obiedo, Peter Michael Escovedo and Shellae “Havis” Ruffin
]
Waxahatchee, Out in the Storm ( Merge Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
Various Artists, Punk Goes Pop, Vol. 7 ( 2 CD ) ( Fearless Records ) ***
 

Tributes
 
The Marc VW Allstars, Raise the Marc ( PM Records )
          [ Tribute to Tower of Power Bassist Marc van Wageningen; featuring Tony Lindsay, Pete Escovedo,
               Ray Obiedo, Peter Michael Escovedo and Shellae “Havis” Ruffin
]
 

DVD
 
David Byrne, Nelly Furtado, St. Vincent,
          Contemporary Color ( Oscilloscope Laboratories )
RPWL, A New Dawn ( Gentle Art of Music ) [ Live ]
 

Blu-ray DVD
 
Stefanie Martini, Sam Reid, Blake Harrison,
          Prime Suspect: Tennison ( 2 Blu–ray DVD ) ( PBS )
               [ 2017 ITV TV Series; Blu–ray DVD ]
Clémence Poésy, Stephen Dillane,
          The Tunnel: Sabotage, Season 2 ( 3 Blu–ray DVD ) ( PBS )
               [ 2016 Sky TV Series; Blu–ray DVD ]

David Byrne, Nelly Furtado, St. Vincent,
          Contemporary Color ( Oscilloscope Laboratories ) [ Blu–ray DVD ]
Edguy, Monuments ( 1 Blu–ray DVD , 2 CD ) ( Imports ) [ 2017 Release ]
 

Country
 
k. d. lang, ingénue ( 2 CD ) ( Nonesuch ) [ from 1992; 25th Anniversary Edition ] ***
Brandon Rhyder, Brandon Rhyder ( Reserve Records )
 

Jazz
 
George Colligan, More Powerful ( Whirlwind Recordings )
          [ with Linda May Han Oh, Rudy Royston and Nicole Glover ]
Charles Lloyd New Quartet, Passin’ Thru ( Blue Note Records )
Russell Malone, Time for the Dancers ( HighNote )
Stephan Micus, Inland Sea ( ECM Records )
 

Celtic
 
Offa Rex, The Queen of Hearts ( Nonesuch )
          [ Collaboration of Olivia Chaney and The Decemberists ]
 

World
 
Derek Gripper, Libraries on Fire ( Wrasse Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
Stephan Micus, Inland Sea ( ECM Records )
Ravi Shankar, Nine Decades Volume V—Ghanashyam: A Broken Branch
          ( East Meets West ) ***
Zeshan Bagewadi, Vetted ( Minty Fresh ) [ 2017 Release ]
 

Blues
 
Elmore James, The Best of Elmore James ( Sunset Blvd Records ) ***
Dani Wilde, Live at Brighton Road ( Vizzitone )
 

Classical
 
Philip Glass / Matt Haimovitz, Partitas for Solo Cello ( Orange Mountain Music )
 

Soundtracks, Cast Recordings and Television
 
Lisa Gerrard & James Orr,
          Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of “2:22” ( Varèse Sarabande ) [ 2017 Film ]

Various Artists, Original Broadway Cast Recording of “War Paint”
          ( Ghostlight Records ) [ 2017 Musical ]

Clint Mansell, Original Score of “Black Mirror: San Junipero” ( Lakeshore Records )
          [ 2016 Netflix, British Science Fiction Anthology Series ]
Nick Cave & Warren Ellis, Original Score of “War Machine” ( Lakeshore Records )
          [ A 2017 Netflix Original Film ]
 

LP / VINYL
 
Against Me!, Transgender Dysphoria Blues ( Total Treble )
          [ from 2014; Translucent Blue ] ***
Blind Guardian, Live Beyond the Spheres ( Imports ) [ 2017 Release; 12" album; 33 RPM; Box Set ]
Bloodclot, Up in Arms ( Metal Blade ) [ 2017 Release; 180 Gram Black Vinyl ]
Boney M., Complete ( 9 LP ) ( Imports ) [ 2008 Compilation; Box Set ] ***
Boris, Dear ( Sargent House ) [ 2017 Release ]
Jackson Browne, Live in Chicago November ‘76 ( Live on Vinyl ) ***
CKY, The Phoenix ( Metal / Entertainment One ) [ 2017 Release ]
Erasure, World Be Gone ( Mute ) [ 2017 Release; Orange LP ]
Expulsion, Nightmare Future ( Relapse ) [ 2017 Release; with Members of Repulsion and Exhumed ]
Gunn / Vile, Gunn / Vile ( Three Lobed Records ) [ from 2015; with Steve Gunn and Kurt Vile ] ***
The Indoor Garden Party, The Musical ( Model 101 Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
Integrity, Howling, for the Nightmare Shall Consume ( Relapse ) [ 2017 Release; Double Vinyl ]
Japanese Breakfast, Soft Sounds from Another Planet ( Dead Oceans )
          [ 2017 Release; Translucent Red Vinyl ]
Mike Krol, Mike Krol is Never Dead—The First Two Records ( 2 LP ) ( Merge Records )
          [ I Hate Jazz (2011) and Trust Fund (2013) ] ***
Laibach, Also Sprach Zarathustra ( Mute ) [ 2017 Release ]
Nick Lowe, Nick the Knife ( Yep Roc Records ) [ from 1982 ] ***
Nick Lowe, The Abominable Showman ( Yep Roc Records ) [ from 1983 ] ***
Motorpsycho, Begynnelser ( Rune Grammofon ) [ 2017 Release; 10" Vinyl ]
Yoko Ono, Fly ( 2 LP ) ( Secretly Canadian ) [ from 1971 ] ***
Yoko Ono, Approximately Infinite Universe ( 2 LP ) ( Secretly Canadian )
          [ from 1972 ] ***
Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band & Something Different,
          Feeling the Space ( 2 LP ) ( Secretly Canadian ) [ from 1973 ] ***
Psychic TV, A Pagan Day ( Sacred Bones Records ) [ from 1984 ] ***
Psychic TV, Allegory and Self ( Sacred Bones Records ) [ from 1988 ] ***
RAC, EGO ( Counter Records ) [ 2017 Release; Double Vinyl ]
RPWL, A New Dawn ( ????? ) [ Live ]
Silverstein, Dead Reflection ( ????? ) [ 2017 Release ]
SQÜRL, EP #260 ( EP ) ( Gentle Art of Music ) [ with Carter Logan and Jim Jarmusch ]
Taking Back Sunday, Louder Now ( Warner Bros. ) [ from 2006 ] ***
Teenage Bottlerocket, Goin’ Back to Wyo—Wyoming State Penitentiary ( Single )
          ( Fat Wreck Chords ) [ 2017 Single ]
Teenage Bottlerocket, Stealing the Covers ( Fat Wreck Chords ) [ 2017 Release ]
Theocracy, As the World Bleeds ( Ulterium Records ) [ from 2011; Colored Vinyl ] ***
TLC, TLC ( 852 Musiq ) [ 2017 Release ]
Tombs, The Grand Annihilation ( Metal Blade ) [ 2017 Release ]
Tom Tom Club, Tom Tom Club ( Real Gone Music )
          [ from 1981; Limited Blue & Yellow Starburst Vinyl Edition ] ***
Alan Vega with Liz Lamere, It ( 2 LP ) ( Fader Label )
          [ Posthumous 2017 Release; Late Vocalist of Suicide ]
The Vines, Highly Evolved ( Capitol ) [ from 2002; Reissue ] ***
Waxahatchee, Out in the Storm ( Merge Records ) [ 2017 Release ]

k. d. lang, ingénue ( 2 LP ) ( Nonesuch ) [ from 1992; 25th Anniversary Edition ] ***

Charles Lloyd New Quartet, Passin’ Thru ( 2 LP ) ( Blue Note Records )
John McLaughlin Al Di Meola Paco de Lucía,
          Passion, Grace & Fire ( Audio Fidelity ) [ from 1983 ] ***
Miles Mosley, UPRISING ( Verve ) [ 2017 Release ]

Diana Krall, The Very Best of Diana Krall ( Verve ) [ 2007 Release ] ***

Enya, Amarantine ( Reprise ) [ from 2005 ] ***

Various Artists, Original Soundtrack of “Ghost in the Shell” ( We Release Whatever )
Various Artists, Original Soundtrack of “Ghost in the Shell” ( We Release Whatever )
Daniel Hart, Original Soundtrack Album of “A Ghost Story” ( Milan Records )
          [ 2017 Film; 180 Gram, White Vinyl ]
Various Artists, Soundtrack of “Gigi” ( Imports ) [ 1958 Film ] ***
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein, Soundtrack of “Stranger Things” ( 2 LP )
          ( Lakeshore Records ) [ 2016–2017 Netflix TV Series; Deluxe Edition Vinyl Vol. 1 ]
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein, Soundtrack of “Stranger Things” ( 2 LP )
          ( Lakeshore Records ) [ 2016–2017 Netflix TV Series; Deluxe Edition Vinyl Vol. 2 ]

Offa Rex, The Queen of Hearts ( Nonesuch )
          [ Collaboration of Olivia Chaney and The Decemberists ]

Camo & Krooked, Mosaik ( RAM Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
808 State, Don Solaris ( 2 LP ) ( Music on Vinyl ) [ from 1996 ] ***
Erasure, World Be Gone ( Mute ) [ 2017 Release; Orange LP ]
XORDOX, NEOSPECTION ( Editions Mego ) [ 2017 Release ]
Soul Jazz Records Presents,
          Space Energy & Light—Experimental Electronic and Acoustic Soundscapes 1961–88
               ( 3 LP ) ( Soul Jazz ) ***

Blockhead, Uncle Tony's Coloring Book ( Young Heavy Souls ) [ from 2007 ] ***
Missy Elliott, Supa Dupa Fly ( 2 LP ) ( Atlantic ) [ from 1997; Explicit ] ***
GoldLink, At What Cost ( RCA ) [ 2017 Release; Explicit Lyrics ]
Kendrick Lamar, DAMN. ( Aftermath ) [ 2017 Release ]
Shabazz Palaces, Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star ( Sub Pop Records )
          [ 2017 Release; includes Download ]
Shabazz Palaces, Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines ( Sub Pop Records )
          [ 2017 Release; includes Download ]
 

Oldies
 
Elvis Presley, Essential Original Albums ( 3 CD ) ( Masters of Music )
          [ Contains Soundtrack of “King Creole” (1958), A Date with Elvis (1959), Elvis Is Back! (1960),
               Soundtrack of “G. I. Blues” (1960), Something for Everybody (1961)
               and Soundtrack of “Blue Hawaii” (1961); Box Set
] ***
 

Folk
 
Natalie Merchant, The Natalie Merchant Collection ( 10 CD ) ( Nonesuch )
          [ Vocalist of 10,000 Maniacs; Box Set ] ***
Offa Rex, The Queen of Hearts ( Nonesuch )
          [ Collaboration of Olivia Chaney and The Decemberists ]
 

Electronic / Dance
 
kirstin™ Maldonado, L O V E ( RCA Records Label ) [ 2017 Release; of Pentatonix ]
Anton Kubikov, Whatness ( Kompakt Germany )
XORDOX, NEOSPECTION ( Editions Mego ) [ 2017 Release ]
Various Artists, Buddha Bar Beach: Barcelona ( 2 CD ) ( George V France )
Soul Jazz Records Presents,
          Space Energy & Light—Experimental Electronic and Acoustic Soundscapes 1961–88
               ( Soul Jazz ) ***
 

Rap
 
Shabazz Palaces, Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star ( Sub Pop Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
Shabazz Palaces, Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines ( Sub Pop Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
 

*** From the vaults


Updated June 29, 2017