May 17, 2019

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


What Colin’s Listening to:
Right Now


Rock
 
A Certain Ratio, acr:box ( 4 CD ) ( Mute ) [ 2018 Compilation ] ***
Black Oak Arkansas, Underdog Heroes ( Purple Pyramid )
The Brink, Nowhere to Run ( Frontiers Records S.R.L. )
Lewis Capaldi, Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent ( Capitol )
          [ 2019 Release; Explicit Lyrics ]
A Certain Ratio, acr:box ( 4 CD ) ( Mute ) [ 2018 Compilation ] ***
Com Truise, Persuasion System ( Ghostly Int’l ) [ 2019 Release ]
Crazy Lixx, Forever Wild ( Frontiers Music S.R.L. )
Kiki Dee, Gold ( Crimson Gold ) ***
Endless Boogie, Vol. I II ( 2 CD ) ( No Quarter ) [ from 2005 ] ***
Entombed, Clandestine—Live ( Threeman Recordings )
First Signal, Line of Fire ( Frontiers Records S.R.L. ) [ 2019 Release ]
Full of Hell, Weeping Choir ( Relapse ) [ 2019 Release ]
Fury, Failed Entertainment ( Run for Cover Records, LLC ) [ 2019 Release ]
Art Garfunkel, The Early Years ( Greyscale ) [ of Simon & Garfunkel ] ***
Paul Gilbert, Behold Electric Guitar ( Music Theories ) [ 2019 Release ]
Haunt, If Icarus Could Fly ( Shadow Kingdom Records ) [ 2019 Release ]
The Head and the Heart, Living Mirage ( Reprise ) [ 2019 Release ]
The Heavy, Sons ( BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. ) [ 2019 Release ]
Holly Herndon, Proto ( 4AD ) [ 2019 Release ]
Interpol, A Fine Mess ( EP ) ( Matador Records ) [ 2019 Release ]
Kingdom Come, Get It On: 1988–1991—Classic Album Collection ( Polydor )
          [ Contains Kingdom Come (1988), In Your Face (1989) and Hands of Time (1991) ] ***
Alex Lahey, The Best of Luck Club ( Dead Oceans ) [ 2019 Release ]
Lizzo, Cuz I Love You ( Nice Life / Atlantic ) [ 2019 Release; Deluxe ]
L7, Scatter the Rats ( Blackheart Rec Int’l ) [ 2019 (!) Release ]
Manfred Mann’s Chapter One,
          Radio Days Vol. 1—Live at the BBC 1964–66 ( 2 CD )
               ( Creature / Umbrella ) [ The Paul Jones Era ] ***
Manfred Mann’s Chapter Two,
          Radio Days Vol. 2—Live at the BBC 1966–69 ( 2 CD )
               ( Creature / Umbrella ) [ The Mike d‘Abo Era ] ***
Manfred Mann’s Chapter Three,
          Radio Days Vol. 3—Live Sessions and Studio Rarities ( 2 CD )
               ( Creature / Umbrella ) ***
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band,
          Radio Days Vol. 4—Live at the BBC 1970–73 ( 2 CD )
               ( Creature / Umbrella ) ***
Sir Paul McCartney, Egypt Station ( 2 CD ) ( Capitol )
          [ 2018 Release; Explorer’s Edition ]
The National, I Am Easy to Find ( 4AD ) [ 2019 Release ]
obol, dreaming ( none ) [ 2019 Release ]
Paladin, Ascension ( Prosthetic ) [ 2019 Release ]
Rahsaan Patterson, Heroes & Gods ( Shanachie )
Rammstein, Rammstein ( Caroline ) [ 2019 Release ]
Rammstein, Rammstein ( Caroline ) [ 2019 Release; Deluxe Edition ]
Redbone, The Very Best of Redbone ( Music on CD )
          [ 1991 Compilation ] ***
Restless Spirits, Restless Spirits ( Frontiers Music S.R.L. ) [ 2019 Release ]
Luke Sital–Singh,
          A Golden State ( UK Raygun Records Limited ) [ 2019 Release ]
Sodom, ‘Til Death Do Us Unite ( Music on CD ) [ from 1997 ] ***
Umphrey’s McGee, Anchor Drops ( 2 CD ) ( Nothing Too Fancy Music )
          [ Original from 2004; Redux ]
Vale of Pnath, Accursed ( Willowtip ) [ 2019 Release ]
 

Blu-ray DVD
 
Queen, We Are the Champions: Final Live in Japan ( 1985 ) ( Columbia Japan )
          [ from 1985; Recorded at The Yoyogi National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan,
               May 11, 1985; Blu–ray DVD
] ***
Queen, We Are the Champions: Final Live in Japan ( 1985 ) ( Columbia Japan )
          [ from 1985; Recorded at The Yoyogi National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan,
               May 11, 1985; Limited Edition; Blu–ray DVD
] ***
 

Country
 
Lucette, Deluxe Hotel Room ( Rock Creek Music )
          [ 2019 Release; Produced by Sturgill Simpson ]
Caroline Spence, Mint Condition ( Rounder )
Various Artists,
          Hillbillies in Hell—Tribulations: Country Music’s Tormented Testament ( 1952–1974 )
               ( Omni Recording Corp. ) ***
 

Jazz
 
Gary Burton New Quartet, The New Quartet ( ECM Records ) [ from 1973 ]
Jack DeJohnette, New Directions ( ECM Records ) [ from 1978 ] ***
Jack DeJohnette / Bill Connors, Of Mist and Melting ( ECM Records )
          [ from 1978 ] ***
Jan GarbarekBobo Stenson Quartet with Palle Danielsson, Jon Christensen,
          Witchi–Tai–To ( ECM Records ) [ from 1973 ] ***
Bennie Maupin, The Jewel in the Lotus ( ECM Records ) [ from 1974 ] ***
Dave Stryker, Eight Track III ( Strikezone )
John Surman and Jack DeJohnette,
          The Amazing Adventures of Simon Simon
               ( ECM Records ) [ from 1981 ] ***
Ralph Towner, Diary ( ECM Records ) [ from 1973 ] ***
 

Vocals
 
Perry Como, Milestones of a Pop Legend ( 10 CD ) ( Documents )
          [ Box Set; 20 Original Albums ] ***
Art Garfunkel, The Early Years ( Greyscale ) [ of Simon & Garfunkel ] ***
Tierney Sutton Band, Screenplay ( BFM Jazz ) [ 2019 Release ]
Dionne Warwick, She’s Back ( 2 CD ) ( Urban / Entertainment One )
Jimmy Webb, Slipcover ( S–Curve Records ) [ Piano Arrangements ]
 

World
 
Jewel Ciel, Natsu Oto ( INDIES )
Youssou N‘Dour, History ( Naive ) [ 2019 Release ]
 

Blues
 
The Cash Box Kings, Hail to the Kings! ( Alligator Records )
Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Kingfish ( Alligator Records )
Jimmie Vaughan, Baby, Please Come Home ( Last Music Company )
 

Classical
 
Franco Esteve, The Hunt ( Franco Esteve )
The Sephines, Breathe ( The Sephines )
 

LP / VINYL
 
A Certain Ratio, acr:box ( 7 LP ) ( Mute ) [ 2018 Compilation ] ***
Black Oak Arkansas, Underdog Heroes ( Purple Pyramid )
James Blake, Assume Form ( 2 LP ) ( Republic Records ) [ 2019 Release ]
David Bowie, Clareville Grove Demos ( 3x7" Singles ) ( Rhino / Parlophone )
          [ Previously Unreleased Demos Recorded in 1969; 3x7" Singles Box ] ***
Lewis Capaldi, Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent ( Capitol )
          [ 2019 Release; Explicit Lyrics ]
A Certain Ratio, acr:box ( 7 LP ) ( Mute ) [ 2018 Compilation ] ***
Com Truise, Persuasion System ( Ghostly Int’l ) [ 2019 Release ]
Kiki Dee, Gold ( Demon Records UK ) ***
Endless Boogie, Vol. I II ( 2 LP ) ( No Quarter ) [ from 2005 ] ***
Entombed, Clandestine—Live ( 2 LP ) ( Threeman Recordings )
Full of Hell, Weeping Choir ( Relapse ) [ 2019 Release ]
Greta Van Fleet, From the Fires ( Lava Music ) [ 2017 Release ] ***
Haunt, If Icarus Could Fly ( Shadow Kingdom Records )
The Head and the Heart, Living Mirage ( Reprise ) [ 2019 Release ]
Holly Herndon, Proto ( 4AD ) [ 2019 Release ]
Paul Gilbert, Behold Electric Guitar ( 2 LP ) ( Music Theories ) [ 2019 Release ]
The Heavy, Sons ( BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. ) [ 2019 Release ]
Interpol, A Fine Mess ( EP ) ( Matador Records ) [ 2019 Release ]
Alex Lahey, The Best of Luck Club ( Dead Oceans ) [ 2019 Release ]
Nick Lowe with Los Straitjackets,
          Love Starvation b/w Blue on Blue / Trombone / Raincoat in the River
               ( Yep Roc Records ) [ 2019 Release ]
Manfred Mann’s Chapter One,
          Radio Days Vol. 1—Live at the BBC 1964–66 ( 2 LP )
               ( Creature / Umbrella ) [ The Paul Jones Era ] ***
Manfred Mann’s Chapter Two,
          Radio Days Vol. 2—Live at the BBC 1966–69 ( 3 LP )
               ( Creature / Umbrella ) [ The Mike d‘Abo Era ] ***
Manfred Mann’s Chapter Three,
          Radio Days Vol. 3—Live Sessions and Studio Rarities ( 3 LP )
               ( Creature / Umbrella ) ***
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band,
          Radio Days Vol. 4—Live at the BBC 1970–73 ( 3 LP )
               ( Creature / Umbrella ) ***
Sir Paul McCartney, Egypt Station ( 2 LP ) ( Capitol )
          [ 2018 Release; Explorer’s Edition ]
The Moth Gatherer,
          Esoteric Oppression ( Agonia Records Import ) [ 2019 Release ]
The National, I Am Easy to Find ( 2 LP ) ( 4AD ) [ 2019 Release ]
Oliver Tree, Alien Boy ( EP ) ( Atlantic ) [ EP Track ]
Paladin, Ascension ( Prosthetic ) [ 2019 Release ]
Rammstein, Rammstein ( 2 LP ) ( Caroline ) [ 2019 Release ]
Luke Sital–Singh,
          A Golden State ( UK Raygun Records Limited ) [ 2019 Release ]
Southern Avenue, Keep On ( Concord Records )
Static–X, Wisconsin Death Trip ( Music on Vinyl ) [ from 1999 ] ***
Umphrey’s McGee, Anchor Drops ( 2 LP ) ( Nothing Too Fancy Music )
          [ Original from 2004; Redux ]
Vale of Pnath, Accursed ( Willowtip ) [ 2019 Release ]
Weezer, Weezer ( Crush Music ) [ 2019 Release; Teal Album ]

Lucette, Deluxe Hotel Room ( Rock Creek Music )
          [ 2019 Release; Produced by Sturgill Simpson ]

Betty Carter, The Music Never Stops ( Blue Engine Records ) ***
John Zorn, Pellucidar—A Dreamer’s Fantabula ( Tzadik Records )
          [ from 2015 ] ***

Jimmie Vaughan, Baby, Please Come Home ( Last Music Company )

MEITEI, Komachi ( Métron Records ) [ 2019 Release ]

Cher, 3614 Jackson Highway ( 2 LP ) ( Rhino Custom Indie Retail )
          [ from 1969; Expanded ROG Edition ] ***
 

Folk
 
Caroline Spence, Mint Condition ( Rounder )
 

Electronic / Dance
 
Gareth Emery & Ashley Wallbridge,
          Kingdom United ( Armada Music NL ) [ 2019 Release ]
 

*** From the vaults


Updated May 8, 2019