Tuesday, April 5, 2011

_____________________New Releases 4.5.2011!

Ambrose Akinmusire _ When The Heart Emerges Glistening

Emotionally charged instrumental jazz from this critically touted California trumpeter.

Bizzy Bone & Layzie Bone _ Bone Brothers IV

Like most Bone Thugs records, a dark mix of bizarre and awesome elements.

Blueprint _ Adventures In Counter Culture

Interesting mix of hi-fi beats and pop sensibility under Blueprint’s simple but creative flow.

John Brodeur _ Tiger Pop Ten

Solid alt/rock from under the radar singer/songwriter.

**Cold Cave _ Cherish The Light Years

Wesley Eisold (American Nightmare) and co bring a hardcore approach to synth pop.

Daft Punk _ Tron: Legacy Reconfigured

Remixes of the hit soundtrack from Glitch Mob, M83, Crystal Method, Oakenfold, more.

Ray Davies _ See My Friends

Kinks singer works with Springsteen, Metallica, Bon Jovi, Lucinda Williams, and Mumford & Sons for an eclectic whole.

FM Static _ My Brain Says Stop But My Head Says Go

Hip-hop influenced Christian pop/punk from Toronto.

Hollywood Undead _ American Tragedy

"Postapocalyptic crunk rock."

Hot Tuna _ Steady As She Goes

Classic American blues from Jefferson Airplane spin-off.

Ill Bill & Vinne Paz _ Heavy Metal Kings

Underground rap’s darkest sound like they belong together.

Jim Jones _ Capo

Jim's signature style, simple rhymes, slick beats.

J Rocc _ Some Cold Rock Stuff

Ecclectic collection of lo-fi instrumentals.

The Kills _ Blood Pressures

Highly anticipated new album lives up to the hype.

Kingdom Come _ Rendered Waters

German power metal vets have been making albums consistently since ’88.

Mandisa _ What If We Were Real

Very cheesey Christian pop.

**Maritime _ Human Hearts

Catchy indie/pop featuring members of genre legends The Promise Ring and The Dismemberment Plan. Check out “Paraphernalia” on youtube.

Mint Condition _ 7…

Quality, varied R&B via St Paul, MN.

**Raveonettes _ Raven In The Grave

Pretty, dark reverb drenched rock.

Brian Robertson _ Diamonds and Dirt

Thin Lizzy Guitarist is still making 70's music.

Robbie Robertson _ How To Become Clairvoyant

Bluesy, sexy guitar tunes from The Band guitar legend. See “When The Night Was Young,” “The Right Mistake.”

Scattered Trees _ Sympathy


Sharks _ The Joys of Living 2008-2010

Fun, high-energy rock from veteran Brits.

The Smithereens _ 2011

60’s influenced power-pop via NJ.


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