July 28, 2017

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


What Colin’s Listening to:
Right Now


Rock
 
Afterbirth, The Time Traveler’s Dilemma ( Unique Leader ) [ 2017 Release ]
Apink, Motto Go! Go! ( Imports ) [ Import; Limited Edition ]
Apollonia Kotero, Apollonia ( 2 CD ) ( Wounded Bird Records ) [ from 1988 ] ***
Arcade Fire, Everything Now ( Columbia Records Group ) [ 2017 Release ]
Arcade Fire, Everything Now ( Sony ) [ 2017 Release; Import ]
BADBADNOTGOOD, Late Night Tales: BADBADNOTGOOD ( LateNightTales ) [ 2017 Release ]
Barb Wire Dolls, Rub My Mind ( Motörhead Music ) [ 2017 Release ]
Barclay James Harvest, Octoberon ( Cherry Red )
          [ from 1976; Deluxe Remastered & Expanded Edition; Import ] ***
The Beach Boys, Live at the Fillmore East 1971—The Classic New York Broadcast
          ( Iconography ) [ Live ] ***
Rex Brown, Smoke on This ... ( Metal / Entertainment One ) [ 2017 Release; Bassist of Pantera ]
Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie ( Imports )
          [ 2017 Release; of Fleetwood Mac; Import ]
Byzantine, The Cicada Tree ( Metal Blade ) [ 2017 Release ]
Cage the Elephant, Unpeeled ( RCA ) [ 2017 Release; Live ]
The Cars, Candy–O ( Elektra Catalog Group ) [ from 1979; Expanded Edition ] ***
The Cars, Panorama ( Elektra Catalog Group ) [ from 1980; Expanded Edition ] ***
Alice Cooper, Paranormal ( earMUSIC ) [ 2017(!) Release ]
The Delfonics, Tell Me This Is a Dream ( Funky Town Grooves ) [ from 1972 ] ***
Earth Opera, The Complete Elektra Recordings ( 2 CD ) ( Wounded Bird Records ) ***
Emerson Lake & Palmer, Black Moon ( 2 CD ) ( BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd )
          [ from 1992; Import ] ***
Emerson Lake & Palmer, In the Hot Seat ( 2 CD ) ( BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd )
          [ from 1994; Import ] ***
Melissa Etheridge, Brave and Crazy ( Imports ) [ from 1989; Import ] ***
Firefall, The Singles A’s & B’s ( 2 CD ) ( Wounded Bird Records ) ***
Harald Großkopf Eberhard Kranemann, Krautwerk ( Bureau B )
Hard Stuff, Bulletproof ( Belle Antique )
          [ from 1972; SHM; Mini LP Jacket; Bonus Track; Remaster; Import ] ***
Hard Stuff, The Complete Purple Records Anthology 1971–1973 ( Imports )
          [ Import; Original Recording Remastered ] ***
Hellion, The Black Book ( Wounded Bird Records ) [ from 1990; Extra Tracks ] ***
The Isley BrothersSantana, Power of Peace ( Sony Legacy ) [ 2017 Covers Album ]
Jackyl, Jackyl 25 ( Mighty Loud ) [ 2017 Compilation; Explicit Lyrics ]
Billy Joel, Greatest Hits Volume I & Volume II ( Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab )
          [ 1985 Compilation; Hybrid SACD; DSD ] ***
Sir Elton John, Caribou ( Universal Japan ) [ from 1974; Import ] ***
Jillette Johnson, All I Ever See in You Is Me ( Rounder ) [ 2017 Release ]
Joywave, Content ( Cultco / Hollywood Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
Juiceboxxx, Freaked Out American Loser ( Dangerbird ) [ 2017 Release ]
Eberhard Kranemann Harald Großkopf, Krautwerk ( Bureau B )
Lazarus, Lazarus / A Fool’s Paradise ( Wounded Bird Records ) [ from 1973 and 1973 ] ***
James “Mingo” Lewis, Flight Never Ending ( Wounded Bird Records ) [ from 1976 ] ***
Dua Lipa, Dua Lipa ( Warner Bros. ) [ 2017 Release; Explicit; Import ]
Lynyrd Skynyrd, Back for More in ‘94 ( Goldfish Records ) [ Live ] ***
Manchester Orchestra, A Black Mile to the Surface ( Loma Vista ) [ 2017 Release ]
Mandalaband, Om Mani Padme Hum ( Belle Antique )
          [ from 1974; SHM; Mini LP Jacket; Remaster; Import ] ***
Mandalaband, The Eye of Wendor: Prophecies ( Belle Antique )
          [ from 1978; SHM; Mini LP Jacket; Remaster; Import ] ***
Master, On the Seventh Day God Created ... Master ( Metalhit.com ) [ from 1991 ] ***
Gene McDaniels, 100 Lbs. of Clay! / Tower of Strength + 6 ( Imports )
          [ from 1961 and 1961; Import; Original Recording Remastered ] ***
The Midnight Ghost Train, Cypress Ave. ( Napalm ) [ 2017 Release ]
Oceans Ate Alaska, Hikari ( Fearless Records ) [ 2017 Release; Explicit ]
Pet Shop Boys, Nightlife—Further Listening 1996–2000 ( 3 CD ) ( Rhino ) [ from 1999 ] ***
Pet Shop Boys, Release—Further Listening 2001–2004 ( 3 CD ) ( Rhino ) [ from 2002 ] ***
Pet Shop Boys, Fundamental—Further Listening 2005–2007 ( 2 CD ) ( Rhino ) [ from 2006 ] ***
Poco, Live at Columbia Studios, Hollywood 9/30/1971 ( Imports )
          [ Recorded September 30, 1971; Originally Released 2010; Import ] ***
Portugal. The Man, Waiter: “You Vultures!” ( Fearless Records ) [ from 2006 ] ***
Prong, Zero Days ( Steamhammer ) [ 2017 Release ]
Quiet Riot, Road Rage ( Imports ) [ 2017 Release ]
Rage, Seasons of the Black ( Metalville ) [ 2017 Release ]
Rings of Saturn, Ultu Ulla ( Nuclear Blast America ) [ 2017 Release ]
Samson, Joint Forces 1986–1993 ( 2 CD ) ( Imports )
          [ 2017 Compilation; Expanded Edition; Import ] ***
Shaman’s Harvest, Red Hands Black Deeds ( Mascot Records ) [ 2017 Release; Explicit ]
Sólstafir, Masterpiece of Bitterness ( Spinefarm ) [ from 2005 ] ***
Spite, Nothing Is Beautiful ( Stay Sick ) [ 2017 Release ]
Suicide, Suicide ( Imports ) [ Classic from 1977; The Late Alan Vega and Martin Rev; Import ] ***
Sweet Apple, Sing the Night in Sorrow ( Tee Pee Records )
The Tangent, The Slow Rust of Forgotten Machinery ( Imports ) [ 2017 Release; Explicit ]
Temple of Void, Lords of Death ( Shadow Kingdom Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
Eric Stewart : 10cc, Anthology ( 2 CD ) ( Imports ) [ of 10cc; Deluxe Edition; Import ] ***
Vandenberg, The Complete Atlantic Recordings ( 2 CD ) ( Wounded Bird Records ) ***
Rick Wakeman, Simply Acoustic ( 2 CD ) ( Hope )
          [ The Piano Album From 1995, but with Added Introductions and Stories Between the Music;
               Keyboardist of Yes, David Bowie and many others
]
The Winters Brothers Band, The Winters Brothers Band ( Wounded Bird Records )
          [ from 1977 ] ***
Wintersun, The Forest Seasons ( Nuclear Blast America ) [ 2017 Release ]
Wrath, Nothing to Fear ( Wounded Bird Records ) [ from 1987 ] ***
Various Artists, Medicine Ball Caravan ( Wounded Bird Records ) [ from 1971 ] ***
 

Tributes
 
Jessica Molaskey, Portraits of Joni ( Ghostlight Records ) [ Tribute to Joni Mitchell; Import ]
 

DVD
 
Chicago, Now More Than Ever—The History of Chicago ( FilmRise ) [ Special Edition ]
Sir Tom Jones with Alison Krauss, Live on Soundstage ( 1 DVD , 1 CD ) ( BMG ) [ Live ]
 

Blu-ray DVD
 
Chicago, Now More Than Ever—The History of Chicago ( FilmRise ) [ Special Edition; Blu–ray DVD ]
Sir Tom Jones with Alison Krauss, Live on Soundstage ( 1 Blu–ray Audio ) ( BMG ) [ Live ]
 

Country
 
Wanda Jackson, Wonderful Wanda / Lovin’ Country Style ( Rural Routes )
          [ from 1962 and 1962 ] ***
Jillette Johnson, All I Ever See in You Is Me ( Rounder ) [ 2017 Release ]
Del McCoury & David Grisman, Del & Dawg Hardcore Bluegrass ( Acoustic Disc )
Jo Dee Messina, All–Time Greatest Hits ( Curb Mod AFW ) ***
Joe Nichols, Never Gets Old ( Red Bow Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
Poco, Live at Columbia Studios, Hollywood 9/30/1971 ( Imports )
          [ Recorded September 30, 1971; Originally Released 2010; Import ] ***
 

Jazz
 
Herb Alpert, Music Volume 1 ( Herb Alpert Presents )
Peter Bernstein, Signs LIVE! ( 2 CD ) ( Smoke Sessions Records ) [ Live ]
Pete Malinverni Trio, Heaven ( Saranac ) [ 2017 Release ]
Ikue Mori, Obelisk ( Tzadik )
John Pizzarelli featuring Daniel Jobim, Sinatra and Jobim @ 50 ( Concord Records Jazz )
Tony Williams Lifetime featuring John McLaughlin, Live in New York 1969 ( Hi–Hat ) ***
 

Vocals
 
Sir Tom Jones with Alison Krauss, Live on Soundstage ( 1 CD , 1 DVD ) ( BMG ) [ Live ]
Jessica Molaskey, Portraits of Joni ( Ghostlight Records ) [ Tribute to Joni Mitchell; Import ]
Diana Panton, ... Yesterday Perhaps ( Independent Label Services, Inc. ) [ from 2005; Import ] ***
Diana Panton, If the Moon Turns Green ... ( Independent Label Services, Inc. ) [ from 2007 ] ***
Diana Panton, To Brazil with Love ( Independent Label Services, Inc. ) [ from 2011; Import ] ***
Diana Panton, Christmas Kiss ( Independent Label Services, Inc. ) [ from 2012 ] ***
Diana Panton, I Believe in the Little Things ( Independent Label Services, Inc. ) [ from 2015 ] ***
 

World
 
Hironobu Kageyama, 40Shunen Kinen ( Lantis ) [ Original Album; Import ] ***
 

Reggae
 
Various Artists, The Treasure Isle Story—The Soul of Jamaica ( 4 CD ) ( Sanctuary Records ) ***
 

Blues
 
Mike Bloomfield, Live at Bill Graham’s Fillmore West ( Imports )
          [ from 1969; with Nick Gravenites, Mark Naftalin and Taj Mahal; Import ] ***
Canned Heat, Canned Heat Cookbook ( Iconoclassic ) [ 1970 Compilation; Extra Tracks ] ***
The Nighthawks, All You Gotta Do ( EllerSoul Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
 

Soundtracks, Cast Recordings and Television
 
Various Artists, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of “Lethal Weapon” ( Wounded Bird Records )
          [ 1987 Film ] ***

Cinco Paul, Original Cast Recording of “Bubble Boy” ( Ghostlight Records ) [ 2013 Musical ] ***
Howard Ashman & Alan Menken,
          Premiere Cast Recording of Kurt Vonnegut’s “God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater”
               ( Ghostlight Records ) [ 1979 Musical ] ***

Lorne Balfe, Original National Geographic Series Soundtrack of “Genius” ( Milan Records )
          [ 2017 National Geographic TV Series ]

Valve Studio Orchestra, The Official Soundtrack of “The Dota 2” ( Ipecac Recordings )
          [ 2013 Video Game ] ***
 

LP / VINYL
 
Afterbirth, The Time Traveler’s Dilemma ( Unique Leader ) [ 2017 Release ]
Arcade Fire, Everything Now ( Columbia Records Group ) [ 2017 Release ]
Atheist, Piece of Time ( Season of Mist ) [ from 1989; Limited Edition Ultra–Clear Vinyl ] ***
Rex Brown, Smoke on This ... ( Metal / Entertainment One ) [ 2017 Release; Bassist of Pantera ]
Byzantine, The Cicada Tree ( Metal Blade ) [ 2017 Release ]
The Cars, Candy–O ( 2 LP ) ( Elektra Catalog Group ) [ from 1979; Expanded Edition ] ***
The Cars, Panorama ( 2 LP ) ( Elektra Catalog Group ) [ from 1980; ; Expanded Edition ] ***
Alice Cooper, Paranormal ( earMUSIC ) [ 2017(!) Release ]
The Doors, Light My Fire b/w The Crystal Ship ( Single ) ( Elektra Catalog Group )
          [ from 1967 and 1967 ] ***
Edguy, Monuments ( 4 LP ) ( Imports ) [ 2017 Release; Box Set; Import ]
Fairport Convention, Liege & Lief ( A&M ) [ Classic from 1969; Import ] ***
Frida Lyngstad, Shine ( Polydor ) [ from 1984; of ABBA ] ***
Peter Gabriel, Music from the Film “Birdy” ( Real World Records Productions )
          [ from 1985; 2 LP 45 RPM Half–Speed Remaster; Limited Edition ] ***
Peter Gabriel, Passion—Music for “The Last Temptation of Christ” ( 3 LP )
          ( Real World Records Productions )
               [ from 1989; 45 RPM Half–Speed Remaster; Limited Edition ] ***
Peter Gabriel, Passion—Sources ( Real World Records ) [ from 1989 ] ***
Peter Gabriel, Long Walk Home: Music from “The Rabbit–Proof Fence”
          ( Real World Records Productions )
               [ from 2002; 2 LP 45 RPM Half–Speed Remaster; Limited Edition ] ***
Iron Maiden, Flight 666 ( 2 LP ) ( Sanctuary Records ) [ from 2009; 180 Gram Vinyl ] ***
Iron Maiden, The Final Frontier ( 2 LP ) ( Sanctuary Records ) [ from 2010; 180 Gram Vinyl ] ***
Iron Maiden, En Vivo! ( 3 LP ) ( Sanctuary Records ) [ from 2012; 180 Gram Vinyl ] ***
The Isley BrothersSantana, Power of Peace ( Sony Legacy ) [ 2017 Covers Album ]
Sir Elton John, Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player ( Mercury ) [ from 1973 ] ***
Jillette Johnson, All I Ever See in You Is Me ( Rounder ) [ 2017 Release ]
Juiceboxxx, Freaked Out American Loser ( Dangerbird ) [ 2017 Release ]
Low Roar, Death Stranding ( Mondo )
Manchester Orchestra, A Black Mile to the Surface ( Loma Vista ) [ 2017 Release ]
James Vincent McMorrow, True Care ( 2 LP ) ( James Mahogany Books, Ltd. ) [ 2017 Release ]
Junius Meyvant, Floating Harmonies ( 2 LP ) ( Shellshock )
Mudvayne, The End of All Things to Come ( 2 LP ) ( SrcVinyl ) [ from 2002 ] ***
Pet Shop Boys, Nightlife—Further Listening 1996–2000 ( 2 LP ) ( Rhino ) [ from 1999 ] ***
Pet Shop Boys, Release—Further Listening 2001–2004 ( 2 LP ) ( Rhino ) [ from 2002 ] ***
Pet Shop Boys, Fundamental—Further Listening 2005–2007 ( Rhino )
          [ from 2006; 2017 Remastered Version ] ***
The Pimps of Joytime, Third Wall Chronicles ( Sugar Road Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
Portugal. The Man, Church Mouth ( Concord Records Jazz ) [ from 2007; Import ] ***
Prong, Zero Days ( Steamhammer ) [ 2017 Release ]
Rings of Saturn, Ultu Ulla ( Nuclear Blast America ) [ 2017 Release ]
Rise Against, Wolves ( Virgin ) [ 2017 Release; Explicit Lyrics; Import ]
Shaman’s Harvest, Red Hands Black Deeds ( Mascot Records ) [ 2017 Release; Explicit ]
Slovak National Symphony Orchestra, Hero of Time ( 2 LP ) ( Iam8bit )
          [ Limited Double 180 Gm Green and Purple Vinyl LP Pressing ]
Sweet Apple, Sing the Night in Sorrow ( Tee Pee Records )
The Tangent, The Slow Rust of Forgotten Machinery ( Imports ) [ 2017 Release; Explicit ]
Teenage Bottlerocket, Goin’ Back to Wyo ( Single ) ( Fat Wreck Chords ) [ 2017 Release ]
T. Rex, T. Rextasy: The Best of T. Rex, 1970–1973 ( 2 LP ) ( Easy Action ) [ 1985 Compilation ] ***
Umphrey’s McGee, Hall of Fame: Class of 2016 ( Nothing Too Fancy Music ) [ 2017 Release ]
The Wood Brothers, Live at the Barn ( Honey Jar Records ) [ 2017 Release; Live ]
Various Artists, Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows—Songs of John Prine ( Oh Boy Records )
          [ Tribute to John Prine ]

Jillette Johnson, All I Ever See in You Is Me ( Rounder ) [ 2017 Release ]
Rascal Flatts, Back to Us ( Big Machine ) [ 2017 Release; Deluxe Edition; Import ]

Joe Henderson / Alice Coltrane, The Elements ( Milestone ) [ from 1974 ] ***
Ahmad Jamal, Marseille ( Jazz Village ) [ 2017 Release ]
Diana Krall, The Very Best of Diana Krall ( 2 LP ) ( Verve ) [ 2007 Compilation; Import ] ***
Tony Williams Lifetime featuring John McLaughlin, Live in New York 1969 ( Hi–Hat ) ***

Zeshan B, Vetted ( Minty Fresh ) ***

Stick Figure, Set in Stone ( 2 LP ) ( Ruffwood ) [ from 2015 ] ***
Various Artists, This Is Trojan ( 6 LP ) ( Trojan Records ) ***

Various Artists, Music from the HBO Limited Series “Big Little Lies” ( 2 LP ) ( ABKCO )
          [ 2017 HBO TV Mini–Series ]
Peter Gabriel, Music from the Film “Birdy” ( Real World Records Productions )
          [ from 1985; 2 LP 45 RPM Half–Speed Remaster; Limited Edition ] ***
Valve Studio Orchestra, The Official Soundtrack of “The Dota 2” ( Ipecac Recordings )
          [ 2013 Video Game ] ***
Peter Gabriel, Passion—Music for “The Last Temptation of Christ” ( 3 LP )
          ( Real World Records Productions )
               [ from 1989; 45 RPM Half–Speed Remaster; Limited Edition ] ***
Peter Gabriel, Long Walk Home: Music from “The Rabbit–Proof Fence”
          ( Real World Records Productions )
               [ from 2002; 2 LP 45 RPM Half–Speed Remaster; Limited Edition ] ***

Elvis Presley, A Boy from Tupelo—The Sun Masters ( Sony Legacy ) ***

Mappe Of, A Northern Star, A Perfect Stone ( Paper Bag ) [ 2017 Release ]
Kate Nash, Made of Bricks ( Geffen ) [ from 2007 ] ***
Gillian Welch, The Harrow & The Harvest ( Acony Records ) [ from 2011 ] ***
The Wood Brothers, Live at the Barn ( Honey Jar Records ) [ 2017 Release; Live ]

Aphex Twin, Come to Daddy ( EP ) ( Warp Records ) [ from 1997 ] ***
BADBADNOTGOOD, Late Night Tales: BADBADNOTGOOD ( LateNightTales ) [ 2017 Release ]
Dimitri from Paris & DJ Rocca, Erodisc♥tique EP4 ( EP ) ( Gomma Recordings )
Lapalux, Ruinism ( 2 LP ) ( Brainfeeder ) [ 2017 Release ]
The Revenge, Roar Groove Meets Dirt Crew Vol. 2 ( Dirt Crew ) [ 2017 Release ]
Sevdaliza, ISON ( 2 LP ) ( Music on Vinyl ) [ 2017 Release; Limited Edition ]

Beyoncé, Lemonade ( 2 LP ) ( Columbia Records Group ) [ 2016 Release; Explicit Lyrics ]
Dday One, Journal | Extended ( The Content Label ) [ from 2009 ] ***
Nipsey Hussle, Crenshaw ( Omerta Inc. ) [ from 2013 ] ***
 

Oldies
 
Arthur Alexander, Arthur Alexander ( Omnivore Recordings ) [ from 1972 ] ***
Lesley Duncan, Sing Lesley Sing—RCA & CBS Recordings 1968–1972 ( 2 CD )
          ( Imports ) [ Import ] ***
Elvis Presley, A Boy from Tupelo—The Complete 1953–1955 Recordings ( 3 CD )
          ( Sony Legacy ) [ Box Set ] ***
Various Artists, Curiosity Shop, Volume Six: A Collection of Rare Aural Antiquities and Objets d‘Arts 1967–1971
          ( Particles ) ***
 

Folk
 
David Grisman, David Grisman’s Folk Jazz Trio ( Acoustic Disc )
Mappe Of, A Northern Star, A Perfect Stone ( Paper Bag ) [ 2017 Release ]
Del McCoury & David Grisman, Del & Dawg Hardcore Bluegrass ( Acoustic Disc )
 

Electronic / Dance
 
Aphex Twin, I Care Because You Do ( Warp Records ) [ from 1995 ] ***
Aphex Twin Mike & Rich, Richard D James Album ( Warp )
          [ from 1996; Mike & Rich: Mike Paradinas (μ–Ziq) and Richard D. James (Aphex Twin) ] ***
BADBADNOTGOOD, Late Night Tales: BADBADNOTGOOD ( LateNightTales ) [ 2017 Release ]
Daphni, Fabriclive 93 ( Fabric ) [ 2017 Release; Live ]
Harald Großkopf Eberhard Kranemann, Krautwerk ( Bureau B )
Eberhard Kranemann Harald Großkopf, Krautwerk ( Bureau B )
Lapalux, Ruinism ( Brainfeeder ) [ 2017 Release ]
Mike & Rich Aphex Twin, Richard D James Album ( Warp )
          [ from 1996; Mike & Rich: Mike Paradinas (μ–Ziq) and Richard D. James (Aphex Twin) ] ***
Pet Shop Boys, Nightlife—Further Listening 1996–2000 ( 3 CD ) ( Rhino ) [ from 1999 ] ***
Pet Shop Boys, Release—Further Listening 2001–2004 ( 3 CD ) ( Rhino ) [ from 2002 ] ***
Pet Shop Boys, Fundamental—Further Listening 2005–2007 ( 2 CD ) ( Rhino ) [ from 2006 ] ***
 

Rap
 
Dday One, Journal | Extended ( The Content Label ) [ from 2009 ] ***
Madchild, The Darkest Hour ( Battle Axe Records ) [ 2017 Release; Explicit ]
 

*** From the vaults


Updated July 9, 2017