Updated December 14

indicates a change in the release date or album title
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{digital} indicates it is a digital download only. No physical CD

Note: Complete updates are posted on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Lighter updates on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.


December 15

Asking Alexandria

Asking Alexandria (producer: Matt Good; first single: "Into the Fire")

The Beatles

The Beatles: The Christmas Records {Vinyl}(box set of seven 7-inch colored vinyl singles, originally released only to Fan Club members in 1963-69, featuring the original artwork), Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band [Vinyl] (1967 album; Picture Disc; 2017 stereo mix)

Boosie BadAzz

BooPac (two CDs, 24 tracks; guests: Yung Bleu, London Jae, B. Will, Lee Banks; new single: "God Wants Me to Ball")

Charli XCX

Pop 2 {digital} (guests: Carly Rae Jepsen, Tove Lo, Alma, Caroline Polachek, Mykki Blanco, Tommy Cash, etc.; first single: "Out of My Head")

Gord Downie

Coke Machine Glow (2001 album; remastered; Vinyl), Battle of the Nudes (2003 album; remastered; Vinyl)


Morning After (released digitally on Oct 13; producers: Nineteen85, 40, Alpha, Maneesh, Noël, Robin Hannibal; new single: "Mood")


Revival (guests: Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Ed Sheeran, P!nk, X Ambassadors, Skylar Grey, Kehlani, Phresher; new single: "Untouchable")


The Beautiful & Damned (guests: Halsey, Charlie Puth, Anna of the North, A$AP Rocky, Cardi B, E-40, Kehlani)

The Go Ahead

In Harms Way {digital} (led by Kyna Wise, daughter of "Twin Peaks" star Ray Wise; six-song EP)

The Guess Who

American Woman: Deluxe Expanded Edition (1970 album; remastered; two-CD set includes single edits, session outtakes, and tracks intended for a follow-up album but shelved after Randy Bachman left the band)

Linkin Park

One More Light Live (dedicated to the late Chester Bennington)

Majid Jordan

The Space Between (released on Download on Oct 27; guests: PARTYNEXTDOOR, dvsn)

The Monkees

More Of The Monkees: Super Deluxe Edition (1967 album; remastered; three-CD box set, with 91 tracks, including 55 previously unreleased alternate takes, remixes and 1967 concert recordings)


No One Really Dies (guests: Rihanna, Ed Sheeran, André 3000, Kendrick Lamar, M.I.A., Gucci Mane, Wale, Future; first single: "Lemon")

New Order

NOMC15 (recorded live at Brixton Academy during the Manchester International Festival)

Panic! At The Disco

All My Friends Were Glorious (a 21-track live album recorded on the band's recent Death of a Bachelor Tour)

Sir Rosevelt

Sir Rosevelt (Southern pop group feat. Zac Brown, Niko Moon and Ben Simonetti; new single: "Something 'Bout You")

Various Artists

Bright: The Album (soundtrack to the Netflix action movie titled "Bright," starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton; debuts Dec. 22; featuring tracks by Bastille, Ty Dolla $ign, alt-J, Portugal. The Man, Camila Cabello, Logic, etc.)

Various Artists

Imagine: John Lennon's 75th Birthday Concert (2015 all-star show at Madison Square Garden, featuring Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono, Willie Nelson, Steven Tyler, Chris Stapleton, Sheryl Crow, Brandon Flowers, Peter Frampton, Aloe Blacc, John Fogerty, Kris Kristofferson, Eric Church, etc.)

Various Artists

Pitch Perfect 3 (Soundtrack) (Target-Exclusive CD, with four extra songs; sequel opens Dec. 22)

Dale Watson

Blackjack (re-recorded greatest hits plus a new track, "Blackjack")

John Williams

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Soundtrack) (In Theaters on Dec. 15)

December 22

Stefano Guzzetti

(encore) Ensemble {digital} (out Dec. 23)

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark

The Punishment Of Luxury: B Sides & Bonus Material (10 tracks)

Mac Quayle

Mr. Robot, Volume 4 (Soundtrack)

Ten Years After

Ten Years After 1967-1974 (50th anniversary 10-CD box set, including the previously unreleased "The Cap Ferrat Sessions," newly mixed by producer Chris Kimsey)

Various Artists

Orphan Black: The DNA Sampler - Music From The Television Series (songs heard in the five-year run of the show by such artists as The Ettes, The Belle Game, Eileen, (International) Noise Conspiracy, Dr. V feat. Ted Hawkins, Hooded Fang, Arya, as well as exclusive tracks created for the series)

December 29

The Beach Boys

1967: Sunshine Tomorrow 2: The Studio Sessions (29 songs), 1967: LIVE Sunshine (109 songs)

Juicy J

Rubba Band Business: The Album (guests: A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, etc.)


Sounds From The Other Side (guests: Drake, Chris Brown, etc.; Download, released on Sept. 6)

January 5

Jon Brion

Lady Bird (Soundtrack) (Download, released on Nov. 17)

Lil Pump

Lil Pump (15-track mixtape; guests: Smokepurpp, Lil Yachty, Gucci Mane, Chief Keef, 2 Chainz, Rick Ross; Download, released on Oct. 6)

Rachel Barton Pine

Elgar, Bruch Violin Concertos (with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Litton)


With Doom We Came (first single: "Tar-Calion")

Various Artists

Claude Debussy: The Complete Works (33-CD box set)

January 12


Avatar Country (Swedish metal band; first single: "A Statue of the King")

Bad Company

Bad Company Live At Red Rocks (CD/DVD set of their May 15, 2016, show, featuring touring guest guitarist Rich Robinson; originally sold exclusively at Walmart)

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Wrong Creatures (first single: "Little Thing Gone Wild")

Black Veil Brides

Vale (producer: John Feldmann; first streaming singles: "My Vow" and "The Outsider")

Camila Cabello

Camila (formerly of Fifth Harmony; Target-Exclusive CD, with one extra song and a bonus poster)

Petula Clark

Living For Today (Download, released on Nov. 17)

Anderson East

Encore (producer: Dave Cobb; first single: "All On My Mind"; Vinyl, with bonus CD)

Tinsley Ellis

Winning Hand (producers: Ellis, keyboardist Kevin McKendree)



Andrea Gibson

Hey Galaxy (spoken word artist)

Meghan Patrick

Country Music Made Me Do It (Canadian country singer)

Curtis Salgado and Alan Hager

Rough Cut (producers: Salgado, Hager)

Joe Satriani

What Happens Next (featuring bassist Glenn Hughes and drummer Chad Smith; producer: Mike Fraser)



Umphrey's McGee

It's Not Us (jam band is celebrating its 20th anniversary)

Various Artists

Dr. Demento Covered In Punk (punk-band covers of songs made popular on Dr. Demento's popular radio show)

Various Artists

2018 Grammy Nominees

John Williams

The Post (Soundtrack) (Steven Spielberg film, about the controversial release of the Pentagon Papers, opens Dec. 22 and stars Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks)

January 19


Pounding The Pavement (producers: Martin "Mattes" Pfeiffer, Anvil; first single: "Bitch in the Box")


The Only Way To Fail...{digital} (Belgian songwriter Blaede; five-song EP; first single: "7seconds"; out Jan. 18)


Earthtones (solo project of singer-songwriter Afie Jurvanen; first single: "No Wrong")

Sterling Ball, John Ferraro and Jim Cox

The Mutual Admiration Society (producers: Ball, Ferraro, Cox; guests: Steve Vai, Steve Lukather, Steve Morse, John Petrucci, Albert Lee, Jay Graydon)

Belle Adair

Tuscumbia (Alabama rock quartet; producer: Tom Schick)

Belle and Sebastian

How To Solve Our Human Problems (Part 2) {digital} (five-song EP; Part 3 is due Feb. 16; the EP trilogy will be compiled for a CD and a limited edition vinyl box set later)

Black Label Society

Grimmest Hits (first single: "Room of Nightmares")

Cane Hill

Too Far Gone (new single: "Lord of Flies")

The Chick Corea + Steve Gadd Band

Chinese Butterfly

Kristy Cox

Ricochet (Australian bluegrass artist based in Nashville; producer: Jerry Salley; first single: "Ricochet")

Devin Dawson

Dark Horse (Nashville-based country singer-songwriter)

Earth Caller

Crystal Death (Melbourne, Australia, hardcore band; first single: "Fall," feat. Sophie Jest)


Vertigo (Dublin-based singer-producer and multi-instrumentalist Jonathon Ng; first single: "gold")

Tommy Emmanuel

Accomplice One (producer: Emmanuel; guests: Jason Isbell, Mark Knopfler, Rodney Crowell, Jerry Douglas, Amanda Shires, Ricky Skaggs, J.D. Simo, David Grisman, Bryan Sutton, Suzy Bogguss, etc.)

Fall Out Boy

Mania (first single: "Young and Menace")

First Aid Kit

Ruins (producer: Tucker Martine; first single: "It's a Shame")

Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac: Deluxe Edition (1975 album; remastered, with rare and unreleased studio and live recordings, featuring 5.1 surround sound and high-resolution 24/96 stereo audio mixes of the original album and single mixes, and pressed on 180-gram vinyl)

John Gorka

True In Time (producer: Rob Genadek)

The Go! Team

Semicircle (U.K. indie pop outfit; first single: "Semicircle Song")

Glen Hansard

Between Two Shores (first single: "Time Will Be the Healer")

Kidz Bop Kids

Kidz Bop 37


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


Hallelujah Nights (country-rock quintet; producer: Jay Joyce; first single: "Greatest Love Story")

Meat Beat Manifesto

Impossible Star

Moon Taxi

Let The Record Play (new single: "Two High")

Of Mice & Men

Defy (producer: Howard Benson; mixed by Chris Lord-Alge; new single: "Warzone")


Lie (recorded live during their 2016 European tour; first single: "Judgement, Rage, Retribution and Thyme")

Joe Perry

Sweetzerland Manifesto (producers: Perry, Bruce Witkin, Jack Douglas; guests: Robin Zander, Johnny Depp on drums, Terry Reid, Zak Starkey, David Johansen)

Phillip Phillips

Collateral (first single: "Magnetic")


The House (new single: "Find Me")

Charlie Puth

Voicenotes (new single: "How Long")


The Official Body (producer: Edwyn Collins; first single: "The Hype")

Mason Summit

Summer Cold (producer: Summit; guests: Jeff Frantom, Jarren Heidelberg; first single: "Stick It Out")

Super Whatevr

Never Nothing (Orange County, Calif., rock quartet; first single: "For You")

They Might Be Giants

I Like Fun (producers: They Might Be Giants, Patrick Dillett; first single: "I Left My Body")

Toto Bona Lokua

Bondeko (Afro-jazz supergroup; the title is Congelese for "friendship")


I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life (producer: Nate Brenner; first single: "Look at Your Hands")

Walking Papers

WP2 (led by Duff McKagan; Vinyl, 150 gram, yellow-colored)

Van William

Countries (producers: William, Brian Phillips; guests: First Aid Kit, Dawes drummer Griffin Goldsmith, POP ETC bassist Chris Chu, keyboardist Tam Visher)

The Xcerts

Hold On To Your Heart (U.K. rock trio; producer: Gary Clark; new single: "Hold on to Your Heart")

January 26


ABBA: The Album: 40th Anniversary Edition {Vinyl} (1977 album, featuring "Take a Chance on Me" and "The Name of the Game"; two-LP set, half-speed mastering, mastered at Abbey Road Studios)

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals

Choosing Mental Illness As A Virtue


The Thread That Keeps Us (first single: "End of the World With You"; Digital Deluxe Edition, with seven extra tracks)

Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons

The Age Of Absurdity (first single: "Ringleader")

Club 8

Golden Island (Swedish duo)

John Conlee

Classics 3

Hollie Cook

Vessel Of Love (U.K. tropical pop singer; producer: Youth)

Country Joe & The Fish

The Wave of Electrical Sound [Vinyl] (deluxe four-LP box set, featuring mono and stereo versions of "Electric Music for the Mind and Body" and "I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die," along with a DVD of "How We Stopped the War," a 30-minute documentary, filming the band on their way to an anti-Vietnam War rally, directed by David Peoples)

The Dangerous Summer

The Dangerous Summer (their first album in five years; producer: James Paul Wisner; first single: "Fire")

Chris Dave And The Drumhedz

Chris Dave And The Drumhedz (guests: Anderson .Paak, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Bilal, SiR, Anna Wise, etc.; first single: "Destiny N Stereo")

Craig David

The Time Is Now (guests: AJ Tracey, Ella Mai, Kaytranada, Goldlink, Bastille, JP Cooper; first single: "Heartline"; Digital Deluxe Edition, with three bonus tracks)

Django Django

Marble Skies (first single: "Tic Tac Toe")

Mark Erelli

Mixtape {digital} (covers album, featuring versions of Don Henley, The Band, Grateful Dead, Arcade Fire, Neko Case, Richard Thompson, etc.)

Jeffrey Gaines

Alright (his first studio album in 15 years; producer: Chris Price)

Mary Gauthier

Rifles & Rosary Beads (co-written with U.S. veterans and their families, through Songwriting With Soldiers, a nonprofit organization that pairs U.S. veterans with professional songwriters)

Steve Hackett

Wuthering Nights: Live In Birmingham (two-CD, one-Blu-ray/DVD set, filmed at the Birmingham Symphony Hall during his recent Genesis Revisited & Classic Hackett tour)

Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa

Black Coffee (producer: Kevin "The Caveman" Shirley; first single: "Black Coffee")

Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Inspiration (debut album from the 18-year-old cellist, who won the 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year award)


Sauna{digital} (Austrian electro-pop duo; new single: "Drumsolo")

Machine Head

Catharsis (first single: "Beyond the Pale")


Knowing What You Know Now (English rock band; producer: Gil Norton; new single: "Habits")

Ben Miller Band

Choke Cherry Tree (producer: Chris Funk of The Decemberists; first single: "Akira Kurosawa")

Nightmares On Wax

Shape The Future (guests: Kuauhtli Vasquez, Wixarika Tribe, Andrew Ashong, LSK, Jordan Rakei, Mozez, Sadie Walker; new single: "Citizen Kane")

Ohio Players

The Definitive Collection: Plus... (three-CD digipak compiles songs from their Capitol, Westbound, Mercury, Arista and Boardwalk back catalogs)

Orphaned Land

Unsung Prophets And Dead Messiahs (guests: Steve Hackett, Blind Guardian's Hansi Kürsch, At The Gate's Tomas Lindberg; first single: "Like Orpheus")

The Poodles

Prisma (Swedish glam metal band; first single: "It's No Good")

Jamison Ross

All For One (first single: "Don't Go to Strangers")

Ty Segall

Freedom's Goblin (includes a cover of Hot Chocolate's "Every 1's a Winner"; Segall co-engineered with album with Steve Albini, F. Bermudez and Lawrence "Boo" Mitchell)

The Spook School

Could It Be Different? (Glasgow indie pop band; first single: "Still Alive")

Rick Springfield

The Snake King

Steep Canyon Rangers

Out In The Open (producer: Joe Henry; first single: "Going Midwest")

Various Artists

American Folk (Soundtrack) (indie film starring real-life folk musicians Joe Purdy and Amber Rubarth; first single: "Someone Singing with Me")

Various Artists

Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James (tribute album featuring contributions from Tom Jones, Bettye LaVette, Keb' Mo', Warren Haynes, Billy Gibbons, Rodney Crowell, Jamey Johnson, Shelby Lynne, Allison Moorer, Chuck E. Weiss, etc.; proceeds benefit MusiCares and Edible Schoolyard NYC; producer: Marco Giovino)

February 2

Bernard Allison

Let It Go

Angie Aparo

Life Is A Flower, Life Is A Gun {digital} (first single: "Bicycle Kings")


Here Come The Runts (first single: "Passion")

Anna Burch

Quit The Curse (Detroit singer-songwriter; new single: "Tea-Soaked Letter")

Pearl Charles

Sleepless Dreamer (new single: "Night Tides)

Kyle Craft

Full Circle Nightmare (Portland, Ore.-based singer-songwriter; first single: "Heartbreak Junky")

Field Music

Open Here (British indie-pop duo; first single: "Time In Joy")

The James Hunter Six

Whatever It Takes (producer: Bosco Mann)

Sébastien Izambard

We Came Here To Love (member of Il Divo; new single: "Up")

Julian Lage

Modern Love (producer: Jesse Harris)

Montgomery Gentry

Here's To You (album was finished before Troy Gentry was killed in a helicopter crash in September; new single: "Better Me")

Rae Morris

Someone Out There (U.K. singer-songwriter; first single: "Do It")

John Oates

Arkansas (Americana-flavored album features his Good Road Band, which includes Sam Bush on mandolin; producers: Oates, David Kalmusky)


Damned Soul (L.A. dark pop-rock trio; producers: John Espy, Aaron Edwards; first single: "Low")


Blood (new single: "Count to Five")

Roxy Music

Roxy Music (Deluxe Edition) (1972 album; remastered, with a second CD, "The BBC Sessions"; Super Deluxe Edition, featuring the original album, demos and outtakes, "The BBC Sessions" and a DVD)



Simple Minds

Walk Between Worlds (producers: Simple Minds with Andy Wright and Gavin Goldberg; Amazon UK; Deluxe Edition, with three bonus tracks)

The Soft Moon

Criminal (U.S.-born, Berlin-based musician)

Story Untold

Waves (Canadian pop-punk band; first single: "Drown In My Mind")

The Wood Brothers

One Drop Of Truth (producers: The Wood Brothers; first single: "River Takes the Town")

February 9

Ruby Boots

Don't Talk About It (producer: Beau Bedford; first single: "It's So Cruel")

Wade Bowen

Solid Ground (new single: "Acuña")

Beth Nielsen Chapman

Hearts Of Glass

Caroline Cotter

Home On The River (producers: Cotter, Jeff Oehler)

Dashboard Confessional

Crooked Shadows (their first full-length album since 2009; first single: "We Fight")

Lara Downes

For Lenny (a tribute to Leonard Bernstein in honor of his centennial celebration, on Aug. 25, 2018; guests: Rhiannon Giddens, Thomas Hampson, Kevin "K.O." Olusula of Pentatonix, clarinet prodigy Javier Morales-Martinez)

Brian Fallon

Sleepwalkers (former Gaslight Anthem singer; first single: "Forget Me Not")

Franz Ferdinand

Always Ascending (producer: Philippe Zdar; first single: "Always Ascending")

Ezra Furman

Transangelic Exodus (new single: "Love You So Bad")

Good Tiger

We Will All Be Gone (producer: Forrester Savell; first single: "The Devil Thinks I'm Sinking")

Holy Motors

Slow Sundown (Estonian rock group; producer: Merchandise's Carson Cox; first single: "Honeymooning")

Emily James

Til The Morning (L.A.-based pop singer-songwriter; producer: Ryan Hadlock; first single: "Lion's Den")

Jethro Tull

Heavy Horses: New Shoes Edition (1978 album; Steven Wilson stereo mix, with two live discs from May 1978 and two DVDs featuring DD/DTS 5.1 Surround and 96/24 PCM Stereo and more extras)

Joan As Police Woman

Damned Devotion {digital} (first single: "Warning Bell")

The Maggie Valley Band

The Hardest Thing (North Carolina-based Americana group; producer: David Mayfield; first single: "Cold Water")


Rock Island (first single: "Pearly")

Quicksilver Daydream

A Thousand Shadows, A Single Flame {digital} (Brooklyn-based experimental psychedelic-folk band led by Adam Lytle; five-song EP; new single: "Ferryman")


High Desert Lows (producer: Simon Joyner)

Son Lux

Brighter Wounds (first single: "Dream State")


Greatest Hits: 40 Trips Around The Sun (17 songs, including three new songs; first single: "Alone")

Various Artists

Revolutionary Spirit: The Sound Of Liverpool 1976-1988 *import* (five-CD box set, with 55-page book, featuring classics, rarities, album tracks and previously unreleased cuts from Echo & The Bunnymen, Teardrop Explodes, OMD, The La's, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Dead or Alive, China Crisis, A Flock of Seagulls, etc.)

Lauren Ruth Ward

Well Hell (L.A.-based rock singer-songwriter; first single: "Did I Offend You?")

The Wombats

Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life (first single: "Lemon to a Knife Fight")

February 16

The Reverend Shawn Amos

The Reverend Shawn Amos Breaks It Down (producers: Amos, James Saez; new single: "2017")

Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet

Landfall (a companion book, titled "Laurie Anderson: All the Things I Lost in the Flood," will be released on Feb. 6)

Belle and Sebastian

How To Solve Our Human Problems (Part 3) (five-song EP; Pthe EP trilogy will be compiled for a CD and a limited edition vinyl box set later)

Born Ruffians

Uncle, Duke & The Chief (first single: "Forget Me")

Brandi Carlile

By The Way, I Forgive You (producers: Dave Cobb, Shooter Jennings; first single: "The Joke")


Three/Three {digital} (guests: Ghostface Killah, Guilty Simpson, Doom, La Peace, Fatt Father, Quelle Chris, Danny Brown, Nolan the Ninja, etc.; first single: "The Appetite")

Lee DeWyze

Paranoia (first single: "The Breakdown")

Escape The Fate

I Am Human

I'm With Her

See You Around (Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O'Donovan)

Neal Morse

Life & Times

Alvo Noto + Ryuichi Sakamoto

Glass (45-minute long improvised live performance, recorded at architect Philip Johnson's historic Glass House in Connecticut)


Room Inside The World (producer: Nicolas Vernhes; first single: "These 3 Things")

Pianos Become The Teeth

Wait For Love (producer: Will Yip; first single: "Charisma")

The Plot In You

Dispose (Ohio metalcore band; producers: frontman Landon Tewers, Drew Fulk; new single: "Not Just Breathing")

Pop Evil

Pop Evil (Michigan hard-rock band; producer: Kato Khandwala; first single: "Waking Lions")


II {digital} (Norwegian rock band; producer: Kai Christoffersen; new single: "Social Rejects")

Senses Fail

If There Is Light, It Will Find You

Michael W. Smith

A Million Lights (first single: "A Million Lights")


What A Time To Be Alive (producer: Beau Sorenson; guests: Stephin Merritt, Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee, David Bazan, Sabrina Ellis, Skylar Gudasz; first singles: "Break the Glass / Mad World")

The Temperance Movement

A Deeper Cut (British rockers; producer: Sam Miller)

Jacob Thomas Jr.

Electric Sex (Nashville singer-songwriter; second single: "Running Through My Mind")

U.S. Girls

In A Poem Unlimited (first single: "M.A.H.")

Wild Beasts

Last Night All My Dreams Came True (recorded live at RAK Studios in London; the U.K. indie-pop quartet says this is its final album; first single: "The Devil's Palace")


Godfather II (first single: "I Call the Shots," feat. JME)

Marlon Williams

Make Way For Love (New Zealand singer-songwriter; producer: Noah Georgeson; first single: "Nobody Gets What They Want Anymore," feat. Aldous Harding)

February 23

Sarah Blasko

Depth Of Field (first single: "Phantom")

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")

Shawn Colvin

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

Dedekind Cut

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

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")


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


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

Femi Kuti

One People One World

Michael Landau

Rock Bottom (legendary session guitarist)

Koch Marshall Trio

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

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

Caroline Rose

Loner (first single: "Money")

Screaming Females

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

Shy Kids

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

Strange Names

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


Steve Barton

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

David Byrne

American Utopia

Nicole Cross

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

Cut Chemist

Die Cut (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")

Miles Davis & John Coltrane

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


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

Fanny Walked The Earth

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

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 Fratellis

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

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.)

Jimi Hendrix

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

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)


Castles (first single: "Blood & Muscle")

Liza Anne

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

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)


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


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

Monster Magnet


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)

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)

Kim Richey

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

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")

Sonny Smith

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

Tax The Heat

Change Your Position {digital} (first single: "Money in the Bank")

Toubab Krewe

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


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

The Vaccines

Combat Sports

Andrew W.K.

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

Gin Wigmore

Ivory (first single: "Carbona")

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")