September 15, 2017

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


What Colin’s Listening to:
Right Now


Rock
 
Antibalas, Where the Gods Are in Peace ( Daptone )
Ariel Pink, Dedicated to Bobby Jameson ( Mexican Summer )
          [ 2017 Release; Tribute to Bobby Jameson ]
ASIA, Alpha ( Audio Fidelity ) [ from 1983; Hybrid SACD ] ***
Belphegor, Totenritual ( Nuclear Blast America ) [ 2017 Release ]
Jake Bugg, Hearts That Strain ( Imports ) [ 2017 Release ]
Bruce Cockburn, Bone on Bone ( True North ) [ 2017 Release ]
Shawn Colvin, A Few Small Repairs ( Sony Legacy )
          [ from 1996; 20th Anniversary Edition ] ***
The Contortionist, Clairvoyant ( Metal / Entertainment One ) [ 2017 Release ]
Elvis Costello with Burt Bacharach,
          Painted from Memory ( Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab ) [ from 1998 ] ***
Deep Purple, A Fire in the Sky ( Rhino / Warner Bros. )
          [ Selected Career–Spanning Songs ] ***
Deep Purple, A Fire in the Sky ( 3 CD ) ( Rhino / No SAI )
          [ A Career–Spanning Collection ] ***
Deer Tick, Deer Tick Vol. 1 ( PTKF ) [ 2017 Release ]
Deer Tick, Deer Tick Vol. 2 ( PTKF ) [ 2017 Release ]
The Doors, The Singles ( 2 CD , 1 Blu–ray Audio ) ( Elektra Catalog Group ) ***
Ensiferum, Two Paths ( 1 CD , 1 DVD ) ( Metal Blade ) [ 2017 Release ]
Foo Fighters, Concrete and Gold ( RCA ) [ 2017 Release ]
Gizmodrome, Gizmodrome ( earMUSIC )
          [ 2017 Release; with Vittorio Cosma, Stewart Copeland (The Police, Curved Air),
               Adrian Belew (Frank Zappa, King Crimson) and Mark King (Level 42)
]
Mike Gordon, OGOGO ( ATO Records ) [ 2017 Release; Bassist of Phish ]
Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton, Choir of the Mind ( Last Gang ) [ 2017 Release ]
Yusuf Islam / Cat Stevens, The Laughing Apple ( Verve ) [ 2017 Release ]
Carole King, Tapestry: Live in Hyde Park ( 1 CD , 1 DVD ) ( SMG )
          [ Recorded Live at Hyde Park, London, July 3, 2016 ]
Bob Kulick, Skeletons in the Closet ( Vanity Music Group )
          [ Former Guitarist of KISS and W.A.S.P. ]
The Lone Bellow, Walk into a Storm ( Masterworks Broadway )
Madonna, Rebel Heart Tour ( 2 CD ) ( Eagle Rock Entertainment )
          [ 2017 Release; Explicit Lyrics ]
Michael McDonald, Wide Open ( BMG ) [ 2017 Release; formerly of The Doobie Brothers ]
Steve Miller Band, Ultimate Hits ( 2 CD ) ( Capitol ) [ Deluxe Edition ] ***
Musiq ( Soulchild ),
          Feel the Real ( 2 CD ) ( Soulstar Music Company / eOne ) [ 2017 Release ]
Myrkur, Mareridt ( Relapse ) [ 2017 Release ]
Mystery, Second Home ( 2 CD ) ( Unicorn Digital Inc. ) [ 2017 Release ]
Nothing More, The Stories We Tell Ourselves ( Better Noise Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
Gary Numan, Savage ( Songs from a Broken World ) ( BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd )
          [ 2017 Release; formerly of Tubeway Army ]
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The Echo of Pleasure ( Painbow ) [ 2017 Release ]
Gene Parsons, The Kindling Collection ( Sierra ) [ from 1973 ] ***
Planetshakers, Legacy ( 1 CD , 1 DVD ) ( Integrity Music )
Prophets of Rage, Prophets of Rage ( Fantasy )
          [ with Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave),
               Tim Commerford (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave),
               Brad Wilk (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave), DJ Lord (Public Enemy),
               Chuck D (Public Enemy) and B–Real (Cypress Hill); Explicit Lyrics
]
Lou Reed and Kris Kristofferson,
          The Bottom Line Archive Series: In Their Own Words with Vin Scelsa ( 2 CD )
               ( The Bottom Line Record Company ) ***
Sparks, Hippopotamus ( Imports ) [ 2017 (!) Release ]
Ringo Starr, Give More Love ( UMe ) [ 2017 Release ]
Steelheart, Through Worlds of Stardust ( Frontiers Music S.R.L. ) [ 2017 Release ]
Cat Stevens / Yusuf Islam, The Laughing Apple ( Verve ) [ 2017 Release ]
Angus & Julia Stone, Snow ( Nettwerk )
Styx, Pieces of Eight ( Audio Fidelity ) [ from 1978 ] ***
Superfruit, Future Friends ( RCA ) [ 2017 Release ]
The Texas Gentlemen, TX Jelly ( New West ) [ 2017 Release ]
Thousand Foot Krutch, Untraveled Roads ( TFK Music )
Threshold, Legends of the Shires ( Imports ) [ 2017 Release ]
Josh Todd & The Conflict, Year of the Tiger ( Century Media ) [ of Buckcherry ]
Warrior, Featuring: Vinnie Vincent / Jimmy Waldo / Gary Shea / Hirsh Gardner ( Imports )
Rusty Young, Waitin’ for the Sun ( Blue Elan Records ) [ Steel Guitarist of Poco ]
 

Tributes
 
Ariel Pink, Dedicated to Bobby Jameson ( Mexican Summer )
          [ 2017 Release; Tribute to Bobby Jameson ]
 

DVD
 
Madonna, Rebel Heart Tour ( 2 DVD ) ( Eagle Vision ) [ 2017 Release ]
Old Crow Medicine Show, 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde—The Concert ( Sony Music Nashville )
          [ Tribute to Bob Dylan’s Blonde on Blonde (1966) ]
Elvis Presley, “Blue Hawaii” ( Paramount ) [ 1961 Film ] ***
 

Blu-ray DVD
 
The Doors, The Singles ( 1 Blu–ray Audio , 2 CD ) ( Elektra Catalog Group ) ***
Madonna, Rebel Heart Tour ( Eagle Vision ) [ 2017 Release ]
Old Crow Medicine Show, 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde—The Concert ( Sony Music Nashville )
          [ Tribute to Bob Dylan’s Blonde on Blonde (1966); Blu–ray DVD ]
Various Artists, Festival—Folk Music at Newport, 1963–1966 ( The Criterion Collection ) ***
 

Country
 
Big & Rich, Did It for the Party ( B$R Records, LLC ) [ 2017 Release ]
Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Contraband Love ( Red House )
Radney Foster, For You to See the Stars ( Devil’s River Records )
Gene Parsons, The Kindling Collection ( Sierra ) [ from 1973 ] ***
Linda Ronstadt, Simple Dreams ( Elektra Catalog Group )
          [ from 1977; 40th Anniversary Edition ] ***
Tom Russell, Folk Hotel ( Imports ) [ 2017 Release ]
Rusty Young, Waitin’ for the Sun ( Blue Elan Records ) [ Steel Guitarist of Poco ]
 

Jazz
 
Jesse Cook, Beyond Borders ( Adult / Jazz / Classics / eOne )
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis,
          Handful of Keys ( Blue Engine Records )
Seth MacFarlane, In Full Swing ( Republic Records/Verve/Fuzzy )
Wynton Marsalis with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra,
          Handful of Keys ( Blue Engine Records )
John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension, Live at Ronnie Scott’s ( Abstract Logix )
          [ Recorded Live at Ronnie Scott’s, London, March 2017 ]
Chris Standring, Live in London ( Ultimate Vibe )
          [ Recorded Live at Cadogan Hall, London, March 5th, 2017 ]
Trio Da Kali & Kronos Quartet, Ladilikan ( World Circuit Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
 

Vocals
 
Carole King, Tapestry: Live in Hyde Park ( 1 CD , 1 DVD ) ( SMG )
          [ Recorded Live at Hyde Park, London, July 3, 2016 ]
Seth MacFarlane, In Full Swing ( Republic Records/Verve/Fuzzy )
Linda Ronstadt, Simple Dreams ( Elektra Catalog Group )
          [ from 1977; 40th Anniversary Edition ] ***
Lizz Wright, Grace ( Concord Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
 

Celtic
 
Celtic Thunder, Inspirational ( Sony Legacy ) [ 2017 Release ]
 

World
 
Antibalas, Where the Gods Are in Peace ( Daptone )
Trio Da Kali & Kronos Quartet, Ladilikan ( World Circuit Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
 

Blues
 
Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers, The EastWest Sessions ( Pretty Good for Girl )
          [ Produced by Kevin Shirley; Recorded at EastWest Studios, Hollywood, CA ]
 

New Age
 
Laura Sullivan,
          Healing Music for Meditation and Well Being ( Sentient Spirit Records )
 

Classical
 
Maria Callas, The Live Recordings 3 ( 45 CD ) ( Parlophone ) ***
David Garrett, Rock Revolution ( Decca ) [ 2017 Release ]
Sir Georg Solti and The Chicago Symphony Orchestra,
          Solti Chicago—The Complete Recordings ( 108 CD ) ( Decca ) [ Box Set ] ***
Trio Da Kali & Kronos Quartet, Ladilikan ( World Circuit Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
 

Soundtracks, Cast Recordings and Television
 
Christopher Young, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of “Hellraiser” ( Lakeshore Records )
          [ from 1987; Special 30th Anniversary Edition;
               Remixed and Remastered from the Original 24 Track Master Tapes
] ***

Geinoh Yamashirogumi, Original Soundtrack Album of “AKIRA” ( Milan Records )
          [ 1988 Anime Film ] ***

Various Artists, Music from the Series “This Is Us” ( UMe ) [ 2016 NBC TV Series ]
Various Artists, “The Vietnam War”—A Film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick—The Soundtrack
          ( 2 CD ) ( UMe ) [ A 2017 PBS Documentary Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ] ***
 

LP / VINYL
 
Antibalas, Where the Gods Are in Peace ( Daptone )
Belphegor, Totenritual ( Nuclear Blast America ) [ 2017 Release; Grey Vinyl ]
Between the Buried & Me, Colors ( 2 LP ) ( Craft Recordings ) [ from 2007 ] ***
Beyoncé, Lemonade ( 2 CD ) ( Columbia Records Group ) [ 2016 Release; Explicit Lyrics ]
Bruce Cockburn, Bone on Bone ( True North ) [ 2017 Release ]
Shawn Colvin, A Few Small Repairs ( Sony Legacy ) [ from 1996; 20th Anniversary Edition ] ***
The Contortionist, Clairvoyant ( Metal / Entertainment One ) [ 2017 Release ]
Deer Tick, Deer Tick Vol. 1 ( PTKF ) [ 2017 Release ]
Deer Tick, Deer Tick Vol. 2 ( PTKF ) [ 2017 Release ]
Depeche Mode, Going Backwards [Remixes] ( 2 LP ) ( Columbia ) ***
The Doors, The Singles ( 20 Vinyl Singles ) ( Elektra Catalog Group ) [ Box Set ] ***
Ensiferum, Two Paths ( Metal Blade ) [ 2017 Release ]
Foo Fighters, Concrete and Gold ( RCA ) [ 2017 Release ]
Gizmodrome, Gizmodrome ( earMUSIC )
          [ 2017 Release; with Vittorio Cosma, Stewart Copeland (The Police, Curved Air),
               Adrian Belew (Frank Zappa, King Crimson) and Mark King (Level 42)
]
Mike Gordon, OGOGO ( ATO Records ) [ 2017 Release; Bassist of Phish ]
Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton, Choir of the Mind ( Last Gang ) [ 2017 Release ]
Joywave, Content ( Cultco / Hollywood Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
Huey Lewis and the News, Collected ( 2 LP ) ( Imports ) ***
The Lone Bellow, Walk into a Storm ( Masterworks Broadway )
Myrkur, Mareridt ( Relapse ) [ 2017 Release ]
Nine Inch Nails, Mudstock! Woodstock Festival Broadcast 1994 ( 2 LP ) ( Parachute ) ***
Nothing More, The Stories We Tell Ourselves ( Better Noise Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
Gary Numan, Savage ( Songs from a Broken World ) ( 2 LP ) ( BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd )
          [ 2017 Release; formerly of Tubeway Army ]
Gram Parsons and the Fallen Angels, Live 1973 ( Sierra ) [ Originally Released in 1982 ] ***
Prince, 4Ever ( 4 LP ) ( Warner Bros. ) [ 2016 Compilation; Explicit Lyrics ] ***
Prophets of Rage, Prophets of Rage ( Fantasy )
          [ with Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave),
               Tim Commerford (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave),
               Brad Wilk (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave), DJ Lord (Public Enemy),
               Chuck D (Public Enemy) and B–Real (Cypress Hill); Explicit Lyrics
]
PVRIS, All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell ( Rise Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions, Son of a Lady ( EP ) ( Tendril Tales )
          [ 2017 Release; formerly of Mazzy Star ]
Cat Stevens / Yusuf Islam, The Laughing Apple ( Verve ) [ 2017 Release ]
The Texas Gentlemen, TX Jelly ( New West ) [ 2017 Release; Marmalade Vinyl; includes Download ]
Josh Todd & The Conflict, Year of the Tiger ( Century Media ) [ of Buckcherry ]
Rusty Young, Waitin’ for the Sun ( Blue Elan Records ) [ Steel Guitarist of Poco ]
Various Artists, Sonic Mania ( Imports ) ***

Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Contraband Love ( Red House )
The Jerry Douglas Band, What If ( Rounder ) [ 2017 Release ]
Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, Not Dark Yet ( Silver Cross Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
Gram Parsons and the Fallen Angels, Live 1973 ( Sierra ) [ Originally Released in 1982 ] ***
Linda Ronstadt, Simple Dreams ( Elektra Catalog Group )
          [ from 1977; 40th Anniversary Edition ] ***
George Strait, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of “Pure Country” ( MCA Nashville )
          [ 1992 Film ] ***

Trio Da Kali & Kronos Quartet, Ladilikan ( World Circuit Records ) [ 2017 Release ]

Lizz Wright, Grace ( Concord Records ) [ 2017 Release ]

Geinoh Yamashirogumi, Original Soundtrack Album of “AKIRA” ( 2 LP ) ( Milan Records )
          [ 1988 Anime Film; 180 Gram Vinyl; includes Download Card ] ***

Bruce Cockburn, Bone on Bone ( True North ) [ 2017 Release ]
Willie Watson, Folksinger Vol. 2 ( Acony Records ) [ 2017 Release ]

Depeche Mode, Going Backwards [Remixes] ( 2 LP ) ( Columbia ) ***
Gary Numan, Savage ( Songs from a Broken World ) ( 2 LP ) ( BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd )
          [ 2017 Release; formerly of Tubeway Army ]

21 Savage, Issa Album ( 2 LP ) ( Epic Records Group ) [ 2017 Release ]
 

Folk
 
Bruce Cockburn, Bone on Bone ( True North ) [ 2017 Release ]
Carrie Newcomer with Friends, Live at The Buskirk–Chumley Theater ( Available Light Rec. )
          [ Recorded Live at The Buskirk–Chumley Theater, Bloomington, IN ]
Tom Russell, Folk Hotel ( Imports ) [ 2017 Release ]
Willie Watson, Folksinger Vol. 2 ( Acony Records ) [ 2017 Release ]
 

Electronic / Dance
 
Madonna, Rebel Heart Tour ( 2 CD ) ( Eagle Rock Entertainment ) [ 2017 Release; Explicit Lyrics ]
Gary Numan, Savage ( Songs from a Broken World ) ( BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd )
          [ 2017 Release; formerly of Tubeway Army ]
Various Artists, A Trip to Marrakesh ( 2 CD ) ( George V France ) ***
 

Rap
 
Apollo Brown & Planet Asia, Anchovies ( Mello Music ) [ 2017 Release ]
Mr. Lif & Akrobatik ( The Perceptionists ), Resolution ( Mello Music ) [ 2017 Release ]
 

*** From the vaults


Updated August 23, 2017