________________New Releases 7.19.2011
311 _ Universal Pulse
The 90’s alt/reggae hip-hop heroes are back, but the music world may not be ready.
3 Doors Down _ Time Of My Life
Angela Easterling _ Beguiler
Upbeat American folk/pop.
Attack Attack _ Attack Attack
Basement Jaxx Vs. Metropole Orkest _ Basement Jaxx Vs. Metropole Orkest
London house masters meet the largest Jazz band in the world, via Netherlands.
Big Talk _ Big Talk
Much hyped debut from the Killers drummer side project.
Burlap to Cashmere _ Burlap to Cashmere
Classic, folk/rock (lil weird with the folk folk) with a world music twist.
Cedar Walton _ The Bouncer
Sophisticated Jazz from highly regarded Dallas native.
Cold _ Superfiction
Jacksonville mod/rockers from return after a brief split with a respectable album (After a brief split Jacksonville mod rockers return with a respectable album).
DJ Khaled _ We The Best Forever
Radio single after radio single from one of pop rap’s biggest fixtures.
Fink _ Perfect Darkness
Moody, atmospheric folk from British songwriter. See “Honesty.”
George Lynch _ George Lynch
Legendary Dokken guitarist’s tunes are as fast, heavy, and catchy as ever. See “Fly on the Wall,” “RYS.”
Imelda May _ Mayhem
Smokey Smoky rockabilly. Fans of the genre will fall in love. See “Pulling the Rug,” “Mayhem,” “Inside Out.”
Jenny O _ Home
Debut from wispy singer/wongwriter.
Kottenmouth Kings _ Sunrise Sessions
Stoned Cali hip-hop.
Pokey Lafarge _ Middle Of Everywhere
Third Man Record’s latest is so hip that it’s pre-rock’n’roll music, with a truly unique sound. See “Mississippi Girl,” “Feels So Good,” “Drinkin’ Whiskey Tonight.”
Portugal the Man _ In The Mountain In The Cloud
Portland psych/rockers aim for the mainstream with their pop-iest effort yet.
Project Pat _ Loud Pack
Modern gangsta rap.
Rahsaan Patterson _ Bleuphoria
Intelligent R&B from unique-voiced soul singer. See “Easier Said Than Done.”
Ricky Skaggs _ Country Hits: Bluegrass Style
Gorgeously arranged pop/country.
Rodrigo y Gabriela _ Live in France
Mexican guitar virtuoso’s showoff dazzling speed and stunning harmonies.
Summer Set _ Everything’s Fine
Nasal emo/electro co-written by Paul Doucette (Matchbox 20) and Paul Daly (Whiskeytown).
That’s Outrageous _ Teenage Scream
Silly but well done screamo. See “#Winning.”
The Dangerous Summer _ War Paint
The next generation of emo/rock. Band to watch, recommended if you're missing pop/punk.
Theophilus London _ Timez Are Weird These Days
Aptly titled genre-bending dance/rap/indie. See “Why Even Try,” “Wine and Chocolates,” “Girls Girls $.”
They Might Be Giants _ Join Us
Stripped-down, experimental pop/rock. See “Celebration,” “Can’t Keep Johnny Down,” “When Will You Die.”
Stacey Kent _ Hushabye Mountain
Classic Jazz from American Grammy-nominated singer.
Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman _ Union Town
Rage guitarist/activist’s heart is in the right place, but his vocals not so much.
Wilco _ I Might (7” vinyl)
Lead single from the highly anticipated upcoming record.
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