The 42nd album from music icon Tom Jones also serves as the follow up to the critically acclaimed release Long Lost Suitcase. It includes the singles One More Cup of Coffee; No Hole In My Head; and Talking Reality Television Blues.
After being delayed, Weezer releases their highly anticipated new album. Featuring a healthy dose of heavy guitars, the band dedicated it to Eddie Van Halen following his passing. It includes the single The End of the Game.
Since their formation in 1983, the Bosstones have been credited as one of the ancestors of ska punk and the creators of its subgenre, ska-core. With a career spanning over 30-years Boston's best-dressed band has built and continued to build a devoted following with their unique brass-infused brand of punk rock. Here with their eleventh studio album, their first for Hellcat Records, produced by Tim Armstrong (of Rancid) and Ted Hutt (of Flogging Molly), and featuring guest artists from the many punk and ska bands that they have influenced.
Written, recorded, and completed during lockdown, this is the first studio album from Nick Cave and Warren Ellis working together outside of Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds. Released digitally in February 2021, it is now available on CD.
The sixth album from St. Vincent is the latest facet of an ever-evolving artist regarded by many as the most consistently innovative and intriguing presence in modern music.
What does integrity do in the face of adversity/oppression? What does honesty do in the face of lies/deception? What does decency do in the face of insult? How does virtue meet brute force? These four questions posed by the great African American civil rights activist and author W. E. B. Du Bois in his 1903 book The Souls of Black Folk are expounded upon in a speech given by Dr. Cornel West based on his book, Black Prophetic Fire, given October 9, 2014, at Town Hall in Seattle.
In celebration of Pride Month, Nonesuch Records releases k.d. lang’s new collection of classic dance remixes of some of her best-loved songs. The album brings these remixes, made between 1992 and 2000, together for the first time, and includes ’Sexuality,’ ‘Miss Chatelaine,’ ‘Theme from the Valley of the Dolls,’ ‘Summerfling,’ and the number one dance chart hits ‘Lifted By Love’ and ‘If I Were You.’
With the release of his first new studio album in more than a decade, Travis Tritt embarks on the next chapter of his stellar career. Armed with his distinctive voice, insightful songwriting, and an outlaw edge, Tritt returns to the signature sound that has served him well for more than three decades.
Previously available as part of the Later Years box set, Pink Floyd’s memorable 1990 concert now is available as a standalone release. Included are performances of Money; Comfortably Numb; and Shine On You Crazy Diamond.
Manchester Orchestra’s latest release showcases their strength and boundary-pushing invention and is a testament to the kinship of its songwriting duo.
Volume 78 features major current hits from today's hottest artists.
The album features instrumental tributes to some of Frampton’s favorite songs and is the follow up to his 2007 Grammy Award-winning instrumental album, Fingerprints.
A reliable traditionalist with a penchant for bittersweet songs of heartbreak and loss, Ashley Monroe pulled a complete 180 for her spectacular new album riding the joyful emotional wave that followed the birth of her son to create her most ecstatic, blissed-out collection yet. Written and recorded over the past two years, the record finds the Grammy-nominated Nashville star pushing her sound in bold new directions.
From humble origins in New Orleans to its journey upriver to Chicago, this Rough Guide charts the 1920s 'golden age’ of jazz with classic tracks by legends such as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington & Jelly Roll Morton as well as many other pioneering artists.
Grammy and Golden Globe-nominated singer-songwriter Nick Jonas returns with his third solo album. The album features the title track plus ten new songs and was largely written and recorded over Zoom with Greg Kurstin and Mozella during isolation. Within a few weeks, he found a new sonic landscape that felt both fresh and like a nod to the records he loves from the '80s.
Kerr’s spiralling bass riff casts a hypnotic allure as it grows in intensity, while his vocals switch at will between a raw rock roar and a soulful falsetto. It’s underpinned by Thatcher’s thundering beats, his taut rhythms infused with groove-laden hi-hats.
Recently featured on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series, Giveon’s soulful new album includes the singles Stuck on You; Heartbreak Anniversary; and Still Your Best.
Irish singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist's sixth studio album is a record that brims with sensuality, emotional intelligence, spirituality and intuition, marking a new chapter for Imelda and showcasing her at her most authentic. With pals and collaborators like Noel Gallagher, Ronnie Wood and Miles Kane, and with inspired contributions from feminist thinkers and activists such as Gina Martin and Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu, the album is an invigorating blast of rock’n’roll, with a purpose.
Country Music Hall of Fame legend Ronnie Milsap follows up his all-star Duets album that featured Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Billy Gibbons, Luke Bryan, and George Strait, with a ten-song slice of the soul country he’s inhabited for the last half-century. The album explores the R&B-steeped sound that has long been the six-time Grammy-winner and three-time CMA Male Vocalist of the Year winner’s trademark.
Following the release of Wildflowers & All the Rest, the vaults have been opened again for another set featuring previously unreleased recordings by Tom Petty. Along with alternate takes of tracks from Wildflowers, there is the new track You Saw Me Comin’.
Paul McCartney’s McCartney III, which topped album charts around the world, is now literally moving into the future in the form of this release. Personally curated by the artist, this features an A-List assortment of friends, fans and brand new acquaintances, each covering and/or reimagining their favorite McCartney III moments in their own signature styles. The result is a kaleidoscopic reinterpretation of an album that serves as an extension of the instantly beloved McCartney III while standing on its own as a brilliant and adventurous milestone in the McCartney discography. -Midwest Tape
Gospel music icon CeCe Winans releases her first ever live album, which includes the anthem Never Lost. This contains several of her top hits and several new worship songs done as only CeCe can do with her powerful yet soothing signature style. -Midwest Tape
Harry Connick, Jr., readies the release of his newest album. Performing and tracking each of the album’s vocals and musical instruments by himself in his home studio, what started as a creative outlet and an intimate retreat from the uncertainty of the pandemic quickly evolved into a vulnerably healing collection of inspiring music. Across the thirteen tracks, his journeys through the range of human emotions with music that is anchored in his faith and brimming with universal hope. -Midwest Tape
Monumental isn't even a word strong enough to describe the new Epica offering, the first collection of all-new material in five long years. On their eighth full-length, the Dutch symphonic metal titans go all cinemascope, in a stunt both effortlessly and cunningly unleashing their biggest, grandest, flashiest opus yet.
Troubadour Andy Cohen, a stellar finger-picker on acoustic guitar and a fine piano player, mixes his own songs for children with tasty versions of classic blues by Mississippi John Hurt and Blind Blake, folk songs and tunes from Tin Pan Alley. These vocal and instrumental delights will get kids and grownups singing along and dancing.
Neil Young continues to release more music from the archives with this live album. Recorded in 1990, this show features some of the first live performances of songs from the album Ragged Glory.
The Beatles helped to popularize Indian music in the West in the 1960s. But on this influential night in 1970, Ali Akbar Khan, the greatest sarod master of the century, crossed over to a rapt audience of psychedelic pilgrims, spawning a generation of followers. Captured by the Grateful Dead’s legendary soundman, Owsley ‘Bear’ Stanley, the infamous LSD chemist, this release is a mind-expanding journey.
Gospel Music Hall of Famer Michael English has long been one of Christian music’s most identifiable voices, defying music styles and reaching multi-generational audiences for decades. This collection of hits showcasesemotion-filled, unprecedented stage performances. Whether rendering a soulful ballad or contributing uplifting harmonies with the Gaither Vocal Band, Michael has an ability to vocally paint heartfelt pictures of hope and redemption in song like no other.
Two-time Grammy Award nominee Thomas Rhett is back with his fourth studio album. Along with the single Look What God Gave Her, it includes collaborations with Kelsea Ballerini, Jon Pardi, and Little Big Town.
Demi Lovato's album serves as the companion to her powerful four-part documentary, premiering March 23rd. The album includes nineteen original songs including previously released Grammy Awards showstopper 'Anyone' as well as 'What Other People Say' with Sam Fischer.
In an explosive Midwestern Gothic tale spanning two decades, sinister characters converge around young Arvin Russell as he fights the evil forces that threaten him and everything he loves. Soundtrack features bluegrass and traditional country recordings, alongside two new recordings (Banks of The Ohio/Washed in Blood) by celebrated Americana musician (and castmember) Pokey LaFarge, new score compositions by Saunder Jurriaans and Danny Bensi.
Menahan Street Band, a veritable supergroup of some of today's most prolific songwriters, arrangers, and producers returns with this beat-forward, cinematic masterpiece. If you have spent any time hanging out in bars, cafes, or casually tuning into NPR in the last 10 years you should be well versed in MSB's catalog. Their unique brand of the instrumental soul has not only been the foundation for some of modern hip-hop's most successful beats, but it has also become the perennial soundtrack and veritable vibe-generator for countless parties, art shows, and restaurants throughout NYC and abroad. While this album carries the aesthetic torch that MSB has skillfully woven into the tapestry of their DNA, it also delves deeper into the experimental, exotic sounds that fill many of the coveted Sound Library and Soundtrack LPs of the late sixties and early seventies.
The third studio album by Julien Baker. Recorded in Memphis, TN, the record weaves together unflinching autobiography with assimilated experience and hard-won observations from the past few years, taking Baker's capacity for storytelling to new heights. It also marks a sonic shift, with the songwriter's intimate piano and guitar arrangements newly enriched by bass, drums, keyboards, banjo, and mandolin with nearly all of the instruments performed by Baker.
A showcase of carefully curated singles, fan favorites, and archival rarities from the Joe Strummer solo catalog. This sixteen-track compilation features three previously unreleased versions of classic Clash tracks, including the never-before-heard Junco Partner (Acoustic) and electrifying live performances of Rudie Can’t Fail and I Fought The Law, the latter two of which were recorded by Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros at London’s Brixton Academy.
The members of the original Joshua Redman Quartet return with their first recording since 1994’s MoodSwing.The album features seven newly composed songs: three from Redman, two from Mehldau, and one each from McBride and Blade.
A fourteen song, one CD collection that completes The Red, White and Blues Trilogy with remixed and remastered versions of the band’s best blues-rock tracks.
With over a million albums already sold, Nashville-based, Oregon-born singer-songwriter and producer Mat Kearney returns with his new album. The album sees Kearney in his rawest form, distilling the songwriting process and rediscovering the joy of making music.
Icelandic rock band Kaleo has quickly risen to the upper ranks of contemporary alternative rock with the global success of its 2016 breakthrough album, A/B. Known for their electrifying live performances, Kaleo completely sold out their first U.S. headline tour and was a standout at high profile music festivals such as Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Bonnaroo. -Midwest Tape