Updated February 22

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indicates a new entry in the past five days
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Note: Complete updates are posted on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Lighter updates on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.


"Lo Moon"  
February 23

Animal Drive

Bite! (producers: frontman Dino Jelusic, Andreas Sala)

Chris Bay

Chasing The Sun (Freedom Call frontman; first single: "Radio Starlight")

Big Little Lions

Alive And Well {digital} (indie folk-pop duo; first single: "Alive and Well")

Black Moth

Anatomical Venus

Sarah Blasko

Depth Of Field (first single: "Phantom")

David Bowie

Low (2017 Remastered Version) (1977 album; Vinyl), Heroes (2017 Remastered Version) (1977 album; Vinyl), Stage (2017 Remastered Version) (1978 album; Vinyl), Lodger (2017 Remastered Version) (1979 album; Vinyl), Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) (2017 Remastered Version) (1980 album; Vinyl)

S. Carey

Hundred Acres (the Bon Iver member's third solo album; producer: Carey; guests: Gordi, Casey Foubert, Rob Moose; first single: "Fool's Gold")


Do It (Brooklyn trio; producer: John Vanderslice; first single: "Cry On Me")

Shawn Colvin

The Starlighter (Amazon Original album of songs adapted from the children's music book "Lullabies and Night Songs")

Computer Magic

DANZ (aka producer/songwriter Danielle "Danz" Johnson; new single: "Delirium [Don't Follow the Sheep]")


The Greatest Hits Part 1 (led by Gotthard guitarist Leo Leoni; all-covers album; producer: Leoni)


Extralife (Boston indie-folk/pop quartet; first single: "Eschaton")


Chime (rapper-singer; producer: Lazerbeak; new single: "Fire Drills")

Digable Planets

Reachin' (A New Refutation Of Time And Space) (25th Anniversary Edition) {Vinyl} (1993 album, featuring the Grammy-winning "Rebirth of Slick [Cool Like Dat]"; unavailable on vinyl since shortly after its release)

Al Di Meola

Opus (guest: Kemuel Roig)

Dedekind Cut

Tahoe (Northern California producer Fred Welton Warmsley III; first single: "Tahoe")

Dukes Of The Orient

Dukes Of The Orient (featuring ex-Asia vocalist John Payne; producer: Payne)

Fever Ray

Plunge (Swedish musician Karin Dreijer; first single: "To the Moon and Back"; released on Download on Oct. 27, 2017)

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong

Cheek To Cheek: The Complete Duet Recordings (four-CD box set combines for the first time their Decca singles with three Verve albums and bonus tracks)

Go-Kart Mozart

Mozart's Mini-Mart {digital} *import* (U.K. indie rock band founded by Lawrence, formerly of the bands Felt and Denim; first single: "When You're Depressed")

Rupert Holmes

Songs That Sound Like Movies: The Complete Epic Recordings (three-CD set includes the 1974 album "Widescreen," 1975's "Rupert Holmes" and 1976's "Singles," with 16 bonus tracks)


American Scrap (Chicago metal band; first single: "Bury Me Deep")


Temet (Algerian Tuareg desert rock sextet; first single: "Azzaman")

Vance Joy

Nation Of Two (new single: "Like Gold")

Lo Moon

Lo Moon (L.A. electronic trio; first single: "Loveless")

Koch Marshall Trio

Toby Arrives (guitarist Greg Koch, with son Dylan Koch on drums and Hammond B3 specialist Toby Lee Marshall)

Gleb Kolyadin

Gleb Kolyadin (Iamthemorning pianist; guests: Steve Hogarth, Gavin Harrison, Nick Beggs, Mick Moss, Jordan Rudess; first single: "The Best of Days")

Femi Kuti

One People One World

Koch Marshall Trio

Toby Arrives (guitarist Greg Koch, with son Dylan Koch on drums and Hammond B3 specialist Toby Lee Marshall)

Michael Landau

Rock Bottom (legendary session guitarist)

The Low Anthem

The Salt Doll Went To Measure The Depth Of The Sea

Janiva Magness

Love Is An Army (producer: Dave Darling; guests: Rusty Young, Delbert McClinton, Charlie Musselwhite, Bryan Stephens, Cedric Burnside, Della Rae's Courtney Hartman)

Matthews Southern Comfort

Like A Radio {digital} (Iain Matthews reforms his '70s-era band with an all-Dutch lineup, with eight originals and three re-imaginings of MSC songs; first single: "Bits and Pieces")

John Mayall

Three For The Road (live album drawn from two concerts recorded in Germany; producers: Eric Corne, Mayall)

Holly Miranda

Mutual Horse (first single: "Exquisite")

Danielle Nicole

Cry No More (first single: "Save Me")


1313 {digital} (Swedish dark metal band; first single: "Liar")

Grant-Lee Phillips

Widdershins (producer: Phillips)

Professor And The Madman

Disintegrate Me {digital} (debut album of the group featuring Alfie Agnew, Sean Elliott, Paul Gray and Rat Scabies; producers: Professor and the Madman, David M. Allen)

Public Access T.V.

Street Safari (NYC indie quartet; producer: Patrick Wimberly; new single: "Lost in the Game")

The Rain Within

Atomic Eyes

Hannah Read

Way Out I'll Wander (producer: Charlie Van Kirk; guests: Sarah Jarosz, Jefferson Hamer, Jeff Picker; first single: "She Took a Gamble")

Reggie And The Full Effect

41 (aka keyboardist James Dewees of The Get Up Kids; guests: Fluxuation, Common Denominator; first single: "The Horrible Year")

Alfredo Rodriguez

The Little Dream (Cuban pianist-composer; producer: Quincy Jones)

Caroline Rose

Loner (first single: "Money")

Todd Rundgren

All Sides Of The Roxy: May 1978 (FM broadcast hosted by Wolfman Jack; three-CD set, with a band comprising members of The Hello People, plus keyboardist Moogy Klingman, bassist John Seigler and drummer John "Willie" Wilcox; guests included Daryl Hall and John Oates, Stevie Nicks, Spencer Davis, Rick Derringer and Kasim Sulton)

Screaming Females

All At Once (producer: Matt Bayles; first single: "Glass House")

Shy Kids

In A State {digital} (Toronto quartet; first single: "the middle")

Michael W. Smith

Surrounded (live worship album; first single: "Surrounded [Fight My Battles]")

Starchild & The New Romantic

Language (debut album from Bryndon Cook, a Solange collaborator; first single: "Hangin' On")

Strange Names

Data (Brooklyn indie-pop trio; first single: "Into Me")

Thy Antichrist

Wrath Of The Beast

Totally Mild

Her (Melbourne lush pop quartet)

Various Artists

Concert For George (Grammy-winning all-star album from 2003 is reissued in honor of George Harrison's 75th birthday, on Feb. 25; recorded on Nov. 29, 2002, exactly one year after Harrison's death, the tribute concert at London's Royal Albert Hall featured Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty, Billy Preston, Dhani Harrison, Jools Holland, Monty Python, Ravi and Anoushka Shankar, etc.; CD + DVD Combo Pack; CD + Blu-ray Combo Pack; Vinyl Box Set; also available as Deluxe Box Set, four LPs, two CDs, two Blu-rays, two DVDs, 60-page hardbound book, etc.)

The Weight Band

World Gone Mad {digital} (feat. members of The Band, Levon Helm Band and Rick Danko Group; first single: "Common Man")

March 2

Above & Beyond

Common Ground (released digitally Jan. 26)

Randy Bachman

By George - By Bachman (a celebration of George Harrison songs)

Joan Baez

Whistle Down The Wind (Baez says 2018 will be her last year of formal extended touring; this is her first album in 10 years; producer: Joe Henry)


Danse dans les ailleurs {digital} (Tame Impala drummer; first single: L'échappée)

Steve Barton

Tall Tales And Alibis (founding member of Translator; triple album)

The Breeders

All Nerve (their first studio album since 2008; first single: "All Nerve")

Buffalo Tom

Quiet And Peace (Boston indie rock trio's first album in seven years; producer: Dave Minehan; first single: "All Be Gone")


New Ruins {digital} (first single: "Rewind")

Celtic Thunder

Celtic Thunder X (new special was filmed in Dublin on Oct. 30, 2017, at the Helix Theatre and features new ensemble songs)

Cut Chemist

Die Cut {digital} (his first release since 2006; guests: Biz Markie, Chali 2na, Hymnal, Myka 9, Laura Darlington, Deantoni Parks, etc.; first single: "Work My Mind")

Lucy Dacus

Historian (producer: Collin Pastore; mixed by John Congleton; first single: "Night Shift")

Fanny Walked The Earth

Fanny Walked The Earth (feat. Fanny members June Millington, Jean Millington Adamian and Brie Howard Darling; producer: Dave Darling)

Sue Foley

The Ice Queen (guests: Billy F. Gibbons, Jimmie Vaughan, Chris "Whipper" Layton, Charlie Sexton, JJ Johnson, Johnny Bradley, etc.)

In Tall Buildings

Akinetic (Chicago songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Erik Hall; producer: Brian Deck; first single: "Beginning to Fade")

Tory Lanez

Memories Don't Die (guests: Future, Wiz Khalifa, Mansa, NAV, Fabolous, Davo, Paloma Ford)

Lance Lopez

Tell The Truth (Texas six-string legend; producer: Fabrizio Grossi; first single: "Cash My Check")


Nudes (all-acoustic re-imagined fan favorites, with new songs and covers of Gerry Rafferty and Tame Impala; recorded at Electric Lady Studios; guests: Roger Waters, Nels Cline; first single: "Neighbors")

Jackson MacIntosh

My Dark Side (Montreal indie-pop artist; guest: Ellise Barbara; new single: "Can It Be Love?")

Johnny Mathis

Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head (Expanded Edition) (1970 album; remastered, with six bonus tracks), Johnny Mathis Sings the Music of Bacharach & Kaempfert (Expanded Edition) (1970 album; remastered, with five bonus tracks)

The Men

Drift (first single: "Maybe I'm Crazy")


Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt (first single: "Like a Motherless Child")

Mt. Joy

Mt. Joy (new single: "Jenny Jenkins")

The Oak Ridge Boys

When I Sing For Him: The Complete Columbia Recordings & RCA Singles (two CDs, 49 songs)

Pet Shop Boys

Please / Further Listening 1984-1986 (2018 Remastered Version) (1986 album; with 13 bonus tracks; Amazon UK; Download), Actually / Further Listening 1987-1988 (2018 Remastered Version) (1987 album; with 14 bonus tracks; Amazon UK; Download) and Introspective / Further Listening 1988-1989 (2018 Remastered Version) (1988 album; with 15 bonus tracks; Amazon UK; Download)

Sonny Smith

Rod For Your Love (member of Sonny and the Sunsets; producer: Dan Auerbach; first single: "Pictures of You")

Chris Smither

Call Me Lucky (first single: "The Blame's On Me")

Tech N9ne

Planet (guests: Machine Gun Kelly, Krizz Kaliko, Snow Tha Product, Kingo Iso, etc.)

Tracey Thorn

Record (guests: Corinne Bailey Rae, Shura, Warpaint's Jenny Lee Lindberg and Stella Mozgawa; first single: "Queen")

Titus Andronicus

A Productive Cough (first single: "Number One [In New York})

Toubab Krewe

Stylo (the world-jam band's first album since 2010; first single: "That Damn Squash")

UB40 featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey

A Real Labour Of Love (producer: frontman Ali Campbell; first single: "She Loves Me Now")

Various Artists

Standing At The Gates: The Songs Of Nada Surf's Let Go {digital} (charity covers album to celebrate the 15th anniversary of "Let Go," benefiting the ACLU and The Pablove Foundation; contributors: Aimee Mann, Ed Harcourt, Charly Bliss, Manchester Orchestra, Rogue Wave, The Texas Gentlemen, etc.; first single: "Happy Kid," Ron Gallo; released digitally on Feb. 2)

Barrence Whitfield & The Savages

Soul Flowers Of Titan (first single: "Let's Go to Mars")

Andrew W.K.

You're Not Alone (his first new full-length album in more than a decade)

Jonathan Wilson

Rare Birds {digital} (L.A.-based singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist; guests: Father John Misty, Lucius, Lana Del Rey, Laraaji; first single: "Over the Midnight")

March 9

Acid Dad

Acid Dad (NYC trio; first single: "2Ci")


It Will Come To You (Vancouver-based post-punk group)

August Greene

August Greene (Common, Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins; Amazon Original album; August Greene will make its live debut at New York City's Highline Ballroom on Jan. 26th for Glasper's sixth annual GRAMMY Joint; first single: a cover of The Sounds of Blackness' "Optimistic," feat. Brandy)

Leonard Bernstein

Complete Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon & Decca (100th anniversary box set contains 121 CDs, 36 DVDs of his Unitel live recordings, one Blu-ray audio disc and a 200-page book)

Between The Buried And Me

Automata I (two-part concept album; "Automata II" expected in summer 2018)

Alexandra Burke

The Truth Is (U.K. season 5 winner of "The X Factor" and daughter of the late Soul II Soul singer Melissa Bell)

David Byrne

American Utopia (his first solo album in 14 years; producers: Brian Eno, Rodaidh McDonald, Daniel Lopatin, Jack Pinate, Jam City, Thomas Bartlett; first single: "Everybody's Coming To My House")

Eva Cassidy

Songbird: 20th Anniversary Edition (1998 compilation; remastered, with four bonus acoustic tracks)

Ross Cooper

I Rode The Wild Horses (producer: Eric Masse)


Face The Brutality {digital} (first single: "Ruffle Shuffle")


Violence (producers: Leo Abrahams, Editors; new single: "Magazine")


Love Is A Basic Need (producer: Richard McNamara; first single: "The Finish Line")


World Beyond (their 2017 album, "World Be Gone," is given a post-classical rework in a collaboration with Echo Collective, a Brussels-based group of post-classical musicians)

The Fratellis

In Your Own Sweet Time (first single: "The Next Time We Wed")

Albert Hammond

Francis Trouble (member of The Strokes; first single: "Muted Beatings')

Jimi Hendrix

Both Sides Of The Sky (10 of the 13 songs, circa 1968 and 1970, are previously unreleased)

Haley Heynderickx

I Need To Start A Garden (new single: "Untitled God Song")

Judas Priest

Firepower (producer: Tom Allom; first single: "Lightning Strike")

Myles Kennedy

Year Of The Tiger (the Alter Bridge frontman's debut solo album; producer: Michael "Elvis" Baskette)


We The Collective (new acoustic arrangements of eight previous singles, with two new songs, to celebrate their 30th anniversary; producer: John Leckie)

Liza Anne

Fine But Dying (Nashville-based singer-songwriter Liza Anne Odachowski; producer: Zachary Dyke; new single: "Paranoia")


Brace: Deluxe Edition (1994 album; four-CD, one-Blu-ray Audio box set / 2018 Steven Wilson Remix)

Brad Mehldau

After Bach (four preludes and one fugue from J.S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, each followed by an "After Bach" piece written by Mehldau)


AmeriKKKant (producer: frontman Al Jourgensen; guests: DJ Swamp, Burton C. Bell, Arabian Prince, Lord of the Cello; first single: "Antifa")

The Nick Moss Band featuring Dennis Gruenling (nominated for two Blues Music Awards this year)

The High Cost Of Low Living (producers: guitarist Kid Andersen, Moss)

The Neighbourhood

The Neighbourhood (new single: "Void")

of Montreal

White Is Relic / Irrealis Mood {digital} (first single: "Paranoiac Intervals/Body Dysmorphia")

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

Tearing At The Seams (producer: Richard Swift; first single: "You Worry Me"; Digital Deluxe Edition, with two extra tracks)

Calum Scott

Only Human (semi-finalist on the ninth series of "Britain's Got Talent" in 2015; producers: John McIntyre, Jayson DeZuzio, Phil Paul, Warren "Oak" Felder, OzGo; new single: "You Are the Reason")


Starry Eagle Eye (producer: Emil Drougge)

Tax The Heat

Change Your Position {digital} (first single: "Money in the Bank"; CD out March 16)

Three Days Grace

Starry Eagle Eye (producers: Gavin Brown, Howard Benson; mixed by Mike Plotnikoff and Chris Lord-Alge; first single: "The Mountain")


The Free Life (U.K. alt-rock band; first single: "The Free Life")

Victor Wainwright And The Train

Victor Wainwright And The Train

Young Fathers

Cocoa Sugar (U.K.-based, Mercury Prize-winning trio; (first single: "In My View")

March 16

Casey Abrams

I Put A Spell On You (first single: "Robot Lovers")

The Alarm

Eponymous 1981-1983 (1983 debut EP, with B-sides and acoustic and alternate versions; Vinyl; Download; iTunes), Declaration 1984-1985 (1984 full-length debut album; remastered, with B-sides and rarities; Vinyl; Download; iTunes), 21 (Redux) (1980s compilation; 29 songs)

Jann Arden

These Are The Days

Black Foxxes


The Bonnevilles

Dirty Photographs (Northern Ireland rockers; new single: "Long Runs the Fox")

Caroline Says

No Fool Like An Old Fool (Austin-based singer-songwriter Caroline Sallee; first single: "Sweet Home Alabama," not a cover of the Lynyrd Skynyrd hit)

The Decemberists

I'll Be Your Girl (first single: "Severed")


28 Days In The Valley (new single: "Who Do You Love")

JB Dunckel

H+ {digital} (one half of the duo Air; new single: "Transhumanity")

Fickle Friends

You Are Someone Else (U.K. indie-pop quintet; producers: Mike Crossey, Charlie Hugall, Jonathan Gilmore, Mark Ralph, Mike Spencer; new single: "Hard To Be Myself")

The Magic Band

The Magic Band {digital} (Brighton-based quartet; new single: "Getting Along")

Scotty McCreery

Seasons Change (McCreery co-wrote all 11 songs, collaborating with Frank Rogers, Monty Criswell, Jessi Alexander, David Lee Murphy, Dan Isbell, etc.; first single: "Five More Minutes")

Mount Eerie

Now Only {digital} (Washington state songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer Phil Elverum; first single: "Distortion")

Meshell Ndegeocello

Ventriloquism (covers album, featuring versions of songs by Prince, TLC, Janet Jackson, Tina Turner, Sade, Al B. Sure!, etc.; producers: Ndegeocello, Jebin Bruni

The Oak Ridge Boys

17th Avenue Revival (producer: Dave Cobb; first single: "Brand New Star")


Reloaded (nine live tracks recorded in 2017, with three new studio songs, all produced by Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts; first single: "Noise")

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg Presents Bible Of Love (32-song gospel album; guests: Faith Evans, Rance Allen, Tye Tribbett, B Slade, etc.; first single: "Words Are Few")


It Shall Be: The Ode & Epic Recordings 1968-1972 (five-CD box set)

Stone Temple Pilots

Stone Temple Pilots (new lead singer: Jeff Gutt)

Various Artists

Love, Simon (Soundtrack) (comedy-drama directed by Greg Berlanti and based on the novel "Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda" by Becky Albertalli; first single: "Alfie's Song (Not So Typical Love Song)," Bleachers; In Theaters, opening March 16)

Various Artists

Andrew Lloyd Webber - Unmasked: The Platinum Collection (two-CD set features newly recorded versions of his songs by Lana Del Rey, Gregory Porter and Nicole Scherzinger, as well as classics from Barbra Streisand, Madonna, Michael Crawford, Sarah Brightman, Elvis Presley, Beyoncé, etc.; Deluxe Edition, four CDs)

The Dean Ween Group

Rock2 (first single: "Don't Let the Moon Catch You Crying")

Kim Wilde

Here Come The Aliens (the pop icon's first album in seven years, recorded at RAK Studios in London where she began her career back in 1981; producer: Ricky Wilde)

Yo La Tengo

There's A Riot Going On (four new songs released on Jan. 18: "You Are Here," "Shades of Blue," "She May, She Might" and "Out of the Pool")

March 23

American Pleasure Club

A Whole Fucking Lifetime Of This (formerly Teen Suicide; new single: "this is heaven & i'd die for it"; released digitally on Feb. 16)

Courtney Marie Andrews

May Your Kindness Remain (Phoenix singer-songwriter; producer: Mark Howard)


Hard Feelings (the Arizona metalcore band's first album since 2015; producers: Tyler Smyth, Matt Good, Howard Benson; new single: "Melodramatic")

Bonny Doon

Longwave (Detroit combo; new single: "A Lotta Things")

Toni Braxton

Sex And Cigarettes (first single: "Long As I Live")


From Out Of The Skies

Nicole Cross

Shapeshifter {digital} (German singer; first single: "Awesome")

Jordan Davis

Home State (producer: Boys Like Girls guitarist Paul DiGiovanni; first single: "Singles You Up")

Miles Davis & John Coltrane

The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 (four-disc set includes concerts recorded in Paris, Copenhagen and Stockholm)

George Ezra

Staying At Tamara's (guests: First Aid Kit; new single: "Paradise")

Dom Flemons

Dom Flemons Presents Black Cowboys (the Carolina Chocolate Drops co-founder explores the role African American pioneers played in westward expansion; first single: "He's a Lone Ranger")

Dom Fricot

Deserts {digital} (Vancouver singer-songwriter; producers: David Vertesi, Andrew Rasmussen; second single: "Help Is Needed")

Ben Frost

All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated {digital}(Australian experimental electronic music artist; six-song EP featuring new tracks and previously unreleased remixes from Alva Noto and Steve Albini)

Guided By Voices

Space Gun (new GBV lineup includes Robert Pollard with veterans Doug Gillard and Kevin March and newcomers Mark Shue and Bobby Bare Jr.)


Places We Don't Know (Swedish electronic artist Carl Garsbo; guests: TENDER, Amanda Fondell, Frida Sundemo, Keiynan Lonsdale, Charlie Kim; new single: "Aldrig Mer")

Led Zeppelin

How The West Was Won (2003 collection of June 1972 concerts at the Los Angeles Forum and Long Beach Arena; three CDs; remastered; Vinyl Box Set; Blu-ray Audio; Super Deluxe Edition, three CDs, four LPs and one DVD)


Castles (first single: "Blood & Muscle")


Madness Is Too Pure (producer: Jari Haapalainen)

Don McLean

Botanical Gardens (his first album since 2009)

Monster Magnet


The Moody Blues

Days Of Future Passed Live (recorded at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, accompanied by a full orchestra, during the band's 2017 tour to celebrate the album's 50th anniversary; narration provided by Jeremy Irons)

Rick Parfitt

Over And Out (posthumous solo album from the Status Quo guitarist, who died last Christmas Eve; Parfitt's son Rick Jr. helped finish the album, along with John "Rhino" Edwards, Alan Lancaster, Queen's Brian May and Muse bassist Chris Wolstenholme; producer: Jo Webb)


New Material (formerly known as Viet Cong; producer: Justin Meldal-Johnson; first single: "Espionage")

The Price Sisters

A Heart Never Knows (bluegrass duo from Ohio; producer: Bil VornDick; first single: "Singing My Troubles Away")

Procol Harum

Still There'll Be More: An Anthology 1967-2017 (eight-disc box set contains five CDs and three DVDs, featuring their hits and others throughout their 50-year career, plus previously unreleased concerts at the Hollywood Bowl with the L.A. Philharmonic Orchestra in September 1973 and Bournemouth Winter Gardens in March 1976; the DVDs include BBC and German TV appearances from 1967-1977, etc.)

Squirrel Nut Zippers

Beasts Of Burgundy (their first album in 18 years; producer: Mike Napolitano; first single: "Karnival Joe [From Kokomo]")

Chris Standring

Sunlight (guests: Bob James, Mica Paris, John Novello)

Chris Stills

Don't Be Afraid {digital} (son of Stephen Stills; his first album in more than 10 years includes songs co-written with Ryan Adams and David Saw; first single: "The Weekend")

Hudson Taylor

Feel It Again {digital} (Irish Americana-pop sibling duo; five-song EP; producer: Ryan Hadlock; new single: "Run With Me")

Paul Thorn

Don't Let The Devil Ride (his first gospel-flavored album was recorded in three legendary locations: Sam Phillips Recording in Memphis, FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals and Preservation Hall in New Orleans; producers: Billy Maddox, Colin Linden; guests: Blind Boys of Alabama, The McCrary Sisters, the Preservation Hall Jazz Horns, Bonnie Bishop)


Stage (captured at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on March 24, 2017, during the band's U.K. tour)

The Tillers

The Tillers (first single: "Revolution Row")

Various Artists

The Thousand Incarnations of the Rose: American Primitive Guitar & Banjo 1963-1974 (17-song compilation from the Takoma and Vanguard vaults, featuring John Fahey, Leo Kottke, Robbie Basho, Harry Taussig, etc.; coincides with the Thousand Incarnations of the Rose festival, April 13-15, in Takoma Park, Md., celebrating the 60th anniversary of John Fahey's first recordings)

Jack White

Boarding House Reach (producer: White; new single: "Connected By Love")

Gin Wigmore

Ivory (first single: "Carbona")

Brian Courtney Wilson

A Great Work (first single: "A Great Work")

Yamantaka // Sonic Titan

Dirt (first single: "Someplace")

March 30

Caitlin Canty

Motel Bouquet (Nashville-based singer-songwriter; producer: Noam Pikelny; guests: Aoife O'Donovan, Stuart Duncan; first single: "Take Me for a Ride")

The Cars

Shake It Up (Expanded Edition) (1981 album; remastered, with eight bonus demos, remixes and studio outtakes; Vinyl; Download), Heartbeat City (Expanded Edition) (1984 album; remastered, with seven bonus demos, remixes and studio outtakes)

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Sometimes Just The Sky (producer: Ethan Johns; recorded at Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios; first single: a reworking of her 1989 track "Heroes and Heroines")

Chris Carter

Chris Carter's Chemistry Lessons Volume One (Throbbing Gristle founding member's first solo album in 17 years; first single: "Blissters")

Frankie Cosmos

Vessel {digital} (NYC indie-pop quartet; first single: "Jesse")


Let's Do This (Will Kimbrough & Tommy Womack)

En Vogue

Electric Café (vocal group consists of Terry Ellis, Cindy Herron and Rhona Bennett; producers: Raphael Saadiq, Dem Jointz, Denzil Foster, Thomas McElroy, Curtis "Sauce" Wilson; first single: "Rocket," written by Ne-Yo)

Escape The Fate

I Am Human (first single: "Empire")

The Garden

Mirror Might Steal Your Charm (first single: "No Destination")

Jean Grae & Quelle Chris

Everything's Fine {digital} (hip-hop couple; guests: Michael Che, Nick Offerman, Ashok "Dap" Kondabolu, Denmark Vessey, Anna Wise, Your Old Droog, Big Tone; first single: "OhSh," feat. Hannibal Buress)

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite

No Mercy In This Land (first single: "No Mercy In This Land"; Digital Deluxe Edition, with three bonus live tracks)

Holy Wave

Adult Fear (first single: "Adult Fear")

Leah James

While She Sleeps (daughter of former Eagles member Don Felder; producer: James; new single: "Wildfire")

Jukebox The Ghost

Off To The Races (first single: "Everybody's Lonely")

Hayley Kiyoko

Expectations (singer-actress; new single: "Curious")

Ruth Koleva

Confidence. Truth (Bulgarian singer-songwriter; new single: "I Don't Know Why")

Bettye LaVette

Things Have Changed (covers of Bob Dylan songs; producer: Steve Jordan; guests: Keith Richards, Trombone Shorty; first single: "Things Have Changed")

Light The Torch

Revival {digital} (L.A. trio formerly known as Devil You Know; first single: "Die Alone")

The Lonely Biscuits

The Universe In You (Nashville indie-rock trio; first single: "Blue Glass")

The Manhattan Transfer

The Junction (first single: "Cantaloop [Flip Out!]")

Ashley McBryde

Girl Goin' Nowhere (producer: Jay Joyce; first single: "A Little Dive Bar In Dahlonega")

The Motels

Last Few Beautiful Days

Naked Giants

SLUFF (Seattle trio; producer: Steve Fisk; first single: "TV")

Orquesta Akokán

Orquesta Akokán (Cuban big-band collective led by vocalist José Pepito Gómez; producer: Jacob Plasse; first single: "Mambo Rapidito")

Lindi Ortega

Liberty (a three-part concept album reflecting loss, seance, resurrection and freedom)

Kim Richey

Edgeland (guests: Chuck Prophet, Pat McLaughlin, Mando Saenz; first single: "The Get Together")

The Shacks

Haze {digital} (young NYC band; producers: guitarist Max Shrager, Big Crown co-founder Leon Michels; first single: "Follow Me")

Red Shahan

Culberson County (West Texas troubadour; producer: Elijah Ford)

The Vaccines

Combat Sports (producer: Ross Orton; new single: "I Can't Quit")

The Voidz

Virtue (Julian Casablancas' band; new single: "Leave It in My Dreams")

April 6

The Aces

When My Heart Felt Volcanic (Utah pop quartet; first single: "Fake Nice")

Daniel Avery

Song For Alpha (London-based producer; first single: "Slow Fade")


Shadow On Everything (producer: Andy Chugg; first single: "José Tries to Leave")

Blackberry Smoke

Find A Light (guests: Robert Randolph, Amanda Shires, The Wood Brothers; first single: "Flesh and Bone")

Creed Bratton

While The Young Punks Dance (original Grass Roots member and cast member of "The Office")

Paul Carrack

These Days


Chicago: VI Decades Live (This Is What We Do) (four-CD, one-DVD box set containing previously unreleased live material from 1969-2014)

The Dead Daisies

Burn It Down (former Journey drummer Deen Castronovo replaces Brian Tichy; producer: Marti Frederiksen)

Dr. Octagon

Moosebumps: an exploration into modern day horripilation (Kool Keith, Dan The Automator and DJ Qbert reunite for their first album since their 1996 debut; first single: "Octagon Octagon")


The Deconstruction (first single: "The Deconstruction")


I Don't Run (first single: "New For You")

Hop Along

Bark Your Head Off, Dog (Philly indie-rock quartet; first single: "How Simple")


Feels Like Air (London quartet; first single: "Try")


Forever Changes: 50th Anniversary Edition (deluxe box set contains four CDs, one DVD and one LP)

Machine Gun Kelly

No Easy Way Out (Italian rock group)

Deva Mahal

Run Deep (daughter of Taj Mahal; producers: Scott Jacoby, Jarrett Wetherell)

Manic Street Preachers

Resistance Is Futile

Kylie Minogue

Golden (first single: "Dancing")


Edges Run (North Carolina indie-Americana quartet)

Tom Misch

Geography (22-year-old U.K. singer-musician; new single: "Movie")

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley: The Searcher - The Original Soundtrack (new multi-part documentary, directed by Thom Zimny and airing on HBO on April 14; three CDs, 55 songs)

Rainbow Kitten Surprise

How To: Friend, Love, Freefall (producer: Jay Joyce; first single: "Fever Pitch")

Rosie & The Riveters

Ms. Behave (producer: Joshua Van Tassel)


12 (first single: "The Day Will Be Mine")

Lisa Stansfield

Deeper (first single: "Everything")

Ryan Stevenson

No Matter What (producer: Bryan Fowler; guests: Amy Grant, Bart Millard; first single: "No Matter What")

Will Stewart

County Seat (first single: "Sipsey")

Thirty Seconds To Mars

The New Album (new single: "Dangerous Night")

Ultimate Painting

Up! (first single: "Not Gonna Burn Myself Anymore")

Various Artists

Johnny Cash: Forever Words (16 songs created from Cash's poetry and set to music by the likes of the late Chris Cornell, daughter Rosanne Cash, John Mellencamp, Elvis Costello, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Brad Paisley, Kacey Musgraves, etc.; it's the musical companion to "Forever Words: The Unknown Poems," a volume of Cash's unpublished writing edited by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon; producers: John Carter Cash, Steve Berkowitz)

The Weekend Classic

Better Health {digital} (Indiana alt-rock trio; six-song EP; producer: Seth Henderson; new single: "Mutual Interest")

The Wonder Years

Sister Cities

Wye Oak

The Louder I Call, Thwe Faster It Runs (first single: "The Louder I Call, the Faster It Runs")

Young Galaxy

Down Time (Montreal electro-pop duo; first single: "Under My Wing")

April 13

Jason Aldean

Rearview Town (first single: "You Make It Easy")

Breaking Benjamin

Ember (new single: "Red Cold River")

Nels Cline

Currents, Constellations {Vinyl}

Confidence Man

Confident Music For Confident People

The Damned

Evil Spirits (their first album in 10 years; producer: Tony Visconti; first single: "Standing On the Edge of Tomorrow")

Dire Straits

The Studio Albums 1978-1991 (six-CD box set, originally released in 2013; Vinyl, eight-LP box set)


Occasus (ambient/electronic music artist; first single: "Circle")

Isaac Gracie

Isaac Gracie (British singer-songwriter; producer: Markus Dravs; new single: "Last Words")

Beth Hart

Front And Center: Live From New York (recorded at Iridium Jazz Club)

Juliana Hatfield

Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John (14 covers)

King Tuff

The Other (his first album in four years; guests: Jenny Lewis, Ty Segall, Greta Morgan, Mikal Cronin; first single: "Psycho Star")


The $5.98 E.P. - Garage Days Re-Revisited (five-song EP from 1987; remastered by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, Calif.; Red-Orange Vinyl; Cassette)

Josh T. Pearson

The Straight Hits! (first single: "Straight to the Top!")

A Place To Bury Strangers

Pinned (first single: "Never Coming Back")

Plan B

Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose (producers: Ben Drew, aka Plan B, SMV, Paul Epworth; first single: "Heartbeat")

John Prine

The Tree Of Forgiveness (his first of all-new material in 13 years)

Rival Consoles

Persona (aka Ryan Lee West; producer: West; first single: "Unfolding")

Josh Rouse

Love In The Modern Age

Derek Smalls

Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing) (aka Harry Shearer, portraying the Spinal Tap bassist; producers: CJ Vanston, Shearer; guests: David Crosby, Donald Fagen, Peter Frampton, Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, Jane Lynch, Steve Lukather, Joe Satriani, Paul Shaffer, Chad Smith, Richard Thompson, Steve Vai, Waddy Wachtel, Rick Wakeman, etc.)

Laura Veirs

The Lookout (producer: Tucker Martine; guests: Sufjan Stevens, Jim James; first single: "Everybody Needs You")

April 20

A Big Yes and a Small No

Mise En Abyme (producer: Kevin Kendrick; first single: "Stranger Things")

Black Stone Cherry

Family Tree (guest: Warren Haynes; first single: "Burnin'")

Brothers Osborne

Port Saint Joe (producer: Jay Joyce; first single: "Shoot Me Straight")

Bebe Buell

Baring It All: Greetings From Nashbury Park (singer-former fashion model is the mother of actress Liv Tyler; producer: Jimmy Walls)

Cheech & Chong

Cheech & Chong's Up In Smoke: 40th Anniversary Deluxe Collector's Edition (box set includes the 1978 film on Blu-ray, the original soundtrack on vinyl and CD, with bonus tracks, a 7-inch picture disc and a replica poster; DVD and Blu-ray editions available April 10)

Jason Crabb



Return To The East Live (2016) (featuring original members Don Dokken, guitarist George Lynch, bassist Jeff Pilson and drummer "Wild" Mick Brown; includes a new song, "It's Just Another Day")

From Ashes To New

The Future (new single: "Crazy")

Joshua Hedley

Mr. Jukebox (first single: "Mr. Jukebox")

Jesus Jones

Passages (the British band's first album since 2001)


Primal Heart (producer: John Congleton; new single: "Top of the World")

Lord Huron

Vide Noir (mixed by Dave Fridmann and engineered by Sonny DiPerri; new singles: "Ancient Names (Part I)" and "Ancient Names (Part II)"

The Melvin

Pinkus Abortion Technician (includes a cover of The Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand")

My Indigo

My Indigo {digital} (side project of Within Temptation vocalist Sharon den Adel; producer: den Adel; new single: "Out of the Darkness"; CD out April 27)

Old Crow Medicine Show

Volunteer (producer: Dave Cobb; first single: "Flicker & Shine")

Shuggie Otis

Inter-Fusion (fusion rock album, featuring drummer Carmen Appice and bassist Tony Franklin, is his first solo studio LP since 1974's "Inspiration Information")

A Perfect Circle

Eat The Elephant (new single: "TalkTalk")

Peter Rowan

Carter Stanley's Eyes (producer: Rowan; guests: Tim O'Brien, Jack Lawrence, Jamie Oldaker, Patrick Sauber, Blaine Sprouse, Chris Henry, Paul Knight)

Todd Rundgren/Utopia

The Road To Utopia: The Complete Recordings 1974-82 (seven-CD box set, with 15 bonus tracks; mastered by Joe Reagoso)

Sting & Shaggy

44/876 (guests: Robbie Shakespeare of Sly & Robbie, Aidonia, DJ Agent Sasco, Sting's longtime guitarist Dominic Miller, etc.; first single: "Don't Make Me Wait")


God Damn Evil (new bassist: Perry Richardson, a founding member of Firehouse; producer: frontman Michael Sweet; first single: "Take It to the Cross")

Alexis Taylor

Beautiful Thing {digital} (Hot Chip frontman; producers: Taylor, UNKLE's Tim Goldsworthy; first single: "Beautiful Thing")

Thievery Corporation

Treasures From The Temple (guests: Mr. Lif, Sitali, Racquel Jones, Notch, Natalia Clavier, Lou Lou Ghelichkhani)

Pete Townshend

Who Came First: 45th Anniversary Expanded Edition (1972 album; remastered, with eight previously unreleased tracks, new edits, alternative versions and live performances)

Various Artists

Playing for Change: Listen to the Music (200+ artists from 25 countries perform 12 classics, feat. The Doobie Brothers, Buddy Guy, Jimmy Buffett, David Crosby, Warren Haynes, Dr. John, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Jack Johnson, Bombino, PFC Band, etc.; first single: Buddy Guy's "Skin Deep"; profits from the album benefit the Playing For Change Foundation)

The Who

Live At The Fillmore East 1968 (unreleased recordings from the second of two nights played at Bill Graham's legendary NYC club; restored and mixed by original sound engineer Bob Pridden)

Donovan Woods

Both Ways (producer: James Bunton; first single: "Burn That Bridge")

April 27

Jessie Baylin

Strawberry Wind (Amazon Original children's album; the Nashville-based singer-songwriter is expecting her second child with her husband, Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill; producer: Richard Swift; first single: "Dream Catcher")


Judge Not!


For Now {digital} (Sydney alt-rock trio; producer: The Presets member Kim Moyes; new single: "In the Air")

Dr. Dog

Critical Equation (first single: "Listening In")

Kat Edmonson

Old Fashioned Gal (first single: "Old Fashioned Girl")


Foreigner With the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus (recorded at KKL Luzern, Switzerland, on May 20-21, 2017)

Half Waif

Lavender (aka Nandi Rose Plunkett; producers: Plunkett, David Tolomei; first single: "Keep It Out")

Clint Michigan

Centuries {digital} (first single: "Knickerbocker Street")


No Revenge Necessary (New Orleans quartet led by vibraphonist Mike Dillon; first single: "Black Sheep")

Willie Nelson

Last Man Standing (11 new songs co-written with producer Buddy Cannon; first single: "Last Man Standing")

Okkervil River

In The Rainbow Rain (first single: "Don't Move Back to LA")

Speedy Ortiz

Twerp Verse (first single: "Lucky 88")

Chris Squire

Fish Out Of Water (1975 album; limited-edition box set containing two CDs, two DVDs, one LP and 2?7-inch singles; mastered and cut from the original tapes at Abbey Road studios)

We Are Scientists

Megaplex (producer: Max Hart; first single: "One In, One Out")



Islands (producer: frontman Tim Wheeler; first single: "Buzzkill")

Courtney Barnett

Tell Me How You Really Feel (first single: "Nameless, Faceless")

Black Moth Super Rainbow

Panic Blooms

The Body

I Have Fought Against It, But I Can't Any Longer (first single: "Nothing Stirs")

Rita Coolidge

Safe In The Arms Of Time (her first album in six years; Vinyl)

Gaz Coombes

World's Strongest Man (former Supergrass frontman; producers: Coombes, Ian Davenport; first single: "Deep Pockets")

Shakey Graves

Can't Wake Up

Echo & The Bunnymen

The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon (producers: Echo & The Bunnymen, Youth, Andrea Wright; first single: "The Stars")

Family Of The Year

Goodbye Sunshine, Hello Nighttime (L.A.-based indie rock outfit; first single: "Hold Me Down")

Fortunate Ones

Hold Fast (Canadian pop duo; producer: Daniel Ledwell; first single: "Northern Star")

Eleanor Friedberger

Rebound (producers: Friedberger, Clemens Knieper; first single: "In Between Stars")

Holly Golightly and The Brokeoffs

Clippity Clop {Vinyl}

Tom Grennan

Lighting Machines (U.K. singer-songwriter; producers: Fraser T. Smith, Dan Grech; new single: "Sober")

The Hunna

Dare (U.K. rock quartet; new single: "Flickin Your Hair")

La Luz

Floating Features {digital} (Seattle surf-doo-wop group; first single: "Cicada")

Leftover Salmon

Something Higher (producer: Steve Berlin; first single: "Show Me Something Higher")

George Lopez

The Wall: Live! From Washington, D.C. (HBO comedy special)

Low Cut Connie

Dirty Pictures (Part 2) (first single: "Beverly")


Unexpected Truth Within (long awaited debut album of Marcus Meyn (Camouflage) and his project M.I.N.E.; first single: "The One")

Nellie McKay

Sister Orchid

Middle Kids

Lost Friends (new single: "Mistake")

Steve Miller Band

Complete Albums Volume 1 (1968-1976 {Vinyl} (180-gram vinyl box set of his first nine albums, from "Children of the Future" to "Fly Like an Eagle"; remastered; also available as individual 180-gram black LPs)

Ian Moore


Jizzy Pearl

All You Need Is Soul (Love/Hate frontman and former L.A. Guns, Ratt and Quiet Riot singer)

Charlie Puth

Voicenotes (new single: "How Long")

Ari Roar

Calm Down {digital} (Dallas singer-songwriter Caleb Campbell; first single: "Calm Down")

Shakey Graves

Can't Wake Up

Shonen Knife

Alive! In Osaka (CD/DVD package was recorded live at Juso Fandango in Osaka, Japan, in December 2017)

Simon & Garfunkel

Bridge Over Troubled Water {Vinyl} (1970 album; 180-gram, 45RPM, two-LP box set; mastered from the original master tapes, with UltraDisc One-Step Processing)

Snow Patrol

Wildness (their first album of new material in eight years; producer: Jacknife Lee)

Trampled By Turtles

Life Is Good On The Open Road (first single: "Kelly's Bar")

Frank Turner

Be More Kind (producers: Austin Jenkins, Joshua Block, Charlie Hugall; new single: "1933")

Charles Watson

Now That I'm A River (member of Slow Club; producers: Watson, David Glover; new single: "Abandoned Buick")


The Black Album