New Release Round-Up 09-15-23
Reneé Rapp - Snow Angel - Interscope
Reneé Rapp's debut album Snow Angel kicks off her new era of music by putting her heart on full display as she continues to round out her already multi-dimensional artistry. Executive produced by Alexander 23, the album captures Rapp’s ability to unabashedly speak her truth, whether it’s through emotional ballads or infectious pop hits. In just a year, Reneé has already sold out shows nationwide while netting hundreds of millions of streams, making Snow Angel one of the most anticipated albums of the year. Now available on Indie Exclusive Translucent Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl.
K.Flay - MONO - Giant Music
K.Flay returns with her latest studio album MONO. This album features 15 all new songs including "Raw Raw," "Shy" and "Punisher," as well as Irish Goodbye, her collaboration with Vic Fuentes from Pierce The Veil.
Steve Miller Band - J50: The Evolution of the Joker - Capitol
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Joker. J50: The Evolution of the Joker, curated by Steve Miller, highlights 27 previously unreleased demos, live performances, studio outtakes and rehearsals from Miller’s personal archive, including 8 never-before heard songs. Miller also provides narration guiding the “evolution” of the songs from The Joker.
The box set features a lenticular cover, 60-page book with liner notes from both Steve Miller & Anthony DeCurtis, a reproduction of a vintage Joker iron-on and a new Joker lithograph.
Also Available 2CD, Super Deluxe Edition 3LP + 7in, Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Gold LP
Corinne Bailey Rae - Black Rainbows - Black Rainbows Music
Black Rainbows is a musical project inspired by the objects and artworks collected by Theaster Gates at the Stoney Island Arts Bank in Chicago. Situated at the Great Grand Crossing neighborhoods of Chicago's South Side, Stoney Island Arts Bank is a cathedral to Black Art, a curated collection of Black archives comprising books, sculpture, records, furniture and problematic objects from America's past. As well as being a site for archive, the Arts bank is also a place for convening. Bailey Rae attended The Black Artists Retreat there in 2017 and performed in the space. Wide ranging in it's themes, Black Rainbows' subjects are drawn from encounters with objects in the Arts Bank. Taking us from the rock hewn churches of Ethiopia, to the journeys of Black Pioneers Westward, from Miss New York Transit Queen 1957, to how the sunset appears from Harriet Jacobs' loophole. Black Rainbows explores Black femininity, Spell Work, Inner Space/Outer Space, time collapse and ancestors, the erasure Black childhood and music as a vessel for transcendence. The project will be released in various iterations - live performances, books, visuals, lectures, exhibitions, and more. Sonically, the album is a multi-genre mix of the progressive R&B, neo soul sound that will be familiar to fans but it also contains rock, jazz and electronic elements. The album was produced by S.J. Brown and Corinne Bailey Rae.
Brothers Osborne - Brothers Osborne - EMI Nashville
Current CMA and ACM Duo Of The Year, Brothers Osborne release their 4th studio album. This Grammy-winning duo’s new album features 11 new tracks including the current Top 20 hit, “Nobody’s Nobody.” John Osborne of the band shared, “As musicians, we're constantly evolving and pushing ourselves to new heights. With our fourth album, we've teamed up with a new producer, Mike Elizondo, and embraced his approach to our sound and story. Our expectations were already high and he absolutely shattered them. It's exciting to see where this journey will take us and we can't wait to share this sound with everyone. Life and art are about growth and taking risks, and we're ready to take on the challenge.”
Bahamas - BOOTCUT - Republic Records
Bahamas’ sixth full-length album, BOOTCUT, sees Afie Jurvanen lean into his (Alt and Old-Time) Country music influences. Produced by Grammy-nominated Robbie Lackritz (Jack Johnson, Peach Pit) and Dan Knobler (Allison Russell), the album features Country legend (and current Eagle) Vince Gill, pedal-steel maestro Russ Pahl (Kenny Rogers), bassist Dave Roe (Johnny Cash), harmonica player Mickey Raphael (Willie Nelson) and many more.
Teddy Swims - I've Tried Everything But Therapy: Part 1 - Warner Records
Reigning from Atlanta, GA, vocal powerhouse Teddy Swims masterfully blends genres from pop, soul, hip-hop, to R&B. Throughout the last four years, Teddy has spent countless hours honing his craft by writing original music and solidifying who he is as an artist. His remarkable debut album I've Tried Everything But Therapy: Part 1 is a transformative record that pushes boundaries, inviting listeners to come along on his personal journey of self-discovery and growth. With his soul-stirring voice and heartfelt lyrics, Teddy delivers an intimate and cathartic experience, delving into themes of love, loss, and the complexities of life. With nearly 1 billion global streams across his catalog, Teddy Swims has become a force to be reckoned with, amassing a social following of over 10 million devoted fans and selling out tours across the globe. His undeniable talent has also attracted collaborations with renowned artists like Meghan Trainor, Thomas Rhett, and ILLENIUM, showcasing his versatility and musical prowess.
The Who - Who's Next | Life House: Remastered - Interscope Records
Super Deluxe Edition contains 10 CDs (all remastered from original tapes) and a Blu-ray Audio disc with new Atmos & 5.1 surround mixes of the original album and 14 bonus tracks. 155 total tracks with 89 tracks previously unreleased and another 57 tracks with a fresh remix. Included are demos, singles, studio sessions, and 2 complete concerts. Plus, a 100-page hardback book with new liner notes and imagery, a 170-page Life House graphic novel, 2 gig posters, 2 concert programs, 4 buttons and a band photo with printed autographs.
The Remastered albums are available in the following formats: Limited Edition Super Deluxe 10CD/Blu-ray, Deluxe 2CD, CD, LP, Limited Edition Deluxe 4LP, Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Coke Bottle Clear LP, Half Speed LP
The Bites - Squeeze - Earache Records
The latest recruit to earache's chart smashing rock n roll revolution. Following in the footsteps of rival sons, black star riders, goodbye june, blackberry smoke, the temperance movement, massive wagons & those damn crows. Young, wild & ready to rock! The Bites put the party back in rock n roll.
Nation of Language - Strange Disciple [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Clear LP]
Danko Jones - Electric Sounds
Killer Mike - Michael [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Metallic Gold 2LP]
Baroness - STONE [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Ruby Red LP]
Thirty Seconds To Mars - It's The End Of The World But It's A Beautiful Day [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Tangerine LP + Litho Print]
Pretenders - Relentless
Explosions In The Sky - End
Demi Lovato - REVAMPED
TesseracT - War Of Being [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Clear 2LP]
Mitski - The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Robin Egg Blue LP w/ Baby Pink Slipcase]
Corey Taylor - CMF2 [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Neon Violet LP]
The Record Company - The 4th Album
Needtobreathe - CAVES
Escape The Fate - Out Of The Shadows
Willie Nelson - Bluegrass
Leon Bridges - Good Thing [RSD Essential Custard LP]
K.Flay - Mono
Madison Beer - Silence Between Songs
Barenaked Ladies - In Flight
CAKE - Comfort Eagle
Snow Patrol - Final Straw: 20th Anniversary Edition
Brian Setzer - The Devil Always Collects
& More .....
James Blake - Playing Robots Into Heaven - Republic Records
Bleach Lab - Lost In A Rush Of Emptiness - Nettwerk Records
Carrie Underwood - Denim & Rhinestones [Deluxe Edition] - Capitol Nashville