1 CD / Something Music / 2014-05-13Tracks: Dear Mr. Fantasy; World in Changes; You Can All Join In; As Sad and Deep as You; Good 2 U; Toro, El (Spanish Blues); Come on in My Kitchen; How Do I Get to Heaven; That's Freedom
Artists: Dave Mason
Audio Mixer: Matt Linesch.
Photographer: Chris Jensen.
In the six years since his last offering, the excellent 26 Letters 12 Notes, Dave Mason & Traffic Jam -- his road band -- have tour...continue...
1 CD / RCA / 2014-05-06Tracks: Saideira [Spanish Version]; Flaca, La; Mal Bicho; Oye 2014; Iron Lion Zion - (featuring Ziggy Marley); Noche en Napoles, Una - (featuring Niña Pastori/Soledad); Besos de Lejos - (featuring Glori...
Recording information: ART House Studios, Miami, FL; Cia. dos Tecnicos Studio, Rio de Janeiro; Crescent Moon Studios, Miami, FL; House Studio, Miami, FL; Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA; Odds On St...continue...
2 CD / ATO (USA) / 2014-04-29Tracks: Soundmaker, The; Torito; Sunday Neurosis; Misty Moses; Somnium; FRAM; Megalopolis; Russian Messenger, The; Salle des Pas Perdus, La; [Bonus Material]
Artists: Rodrigo y Gabriela
Audio Mixer: Andrew Scheps.
Liner Note Author: Olallo Rubio.
Recording information: Lumbini Studios.
Rodrigo y Gabriela's 9 Dead Alive is their first album of new material in five...continue...
1 CD / ATO (USA) / 2014-04-29Tracks: Soundmaker, The; Torito; Sunday Neurosis; Misty Moses; Somnium; FRAM; Megalopolis; Russian Messenger, The; Salle des Pas Perdus, La
Artists: Rodrigo y Gabriela
Audio Mixer: Andrew Scheps.
Liner Note Author: Olallo Rubio.
Recording information: Lumbini Studios (10/2013).
Rodrigo y Gabriela's 9 Dead Alive is their first album of new materi...continue...
1 CD / Tompkins Square / 2014-04-15Tracks: West Wind, The; Blessings; Twin Oaks, Pt. 1; Great River Road; Clear the Sky; Twin Oaks, Pt. 2; Fonda; On the Rise; Tanglewood Spaces
Artists: Ryley Walker
Personnel: Ryley Walker (vocals, guitar); Whitney Johnson (viola); Ben Boye (piano); Ben Billington (drums).
Audio Mixer: Cooper Crain.
Recording information: Minbal Studios, Chicago, IL...continue...
1 CD / Real World Records / 2014-03-18Tracks: Utopia; Cryodon Grand Prix, The; Cyanide; Dead Space; First Day of Summer; Iliac Crest; Polarisation; Incubator; Third Fire [For Guitar Solo and Digital Delay]: Never Even, The; Third Fire [For Guita...
Artists: Tom Kerstens/Tom Kerstens' G Plus Ensemble
Personnel: Tom Kerstens (guitar, bass guitar); Jeremy Isaac , John Mills (violin); Maxine Moore (viola); Bozidar Vukotic (cello).
Audio Mixer: Stuart McLean.
Liner Note Author: Tom Kerst...continue...
1 CD / New West (Record Label) / 2014-03-18Tracks: Vandalize; Blood 'n' Guts; Yard Man; Goin' Country; Mojo, Mojo; Rock 'n' Roll Blues; Bar Band; Stone's Throw; Some Ol' Day; Karmic Debt
Artists: Luther Dickinson
Personnel: Luther Dickinson (vocals, acoustic guitar); Shardé Thomas (vocals, fife, drums); Amy LaVere (vocals, upright bass); Lightnin' Malcolm (vocals, drums).
Audio Mixer: Kevin Houston...continue...
1 CD / Ipecac (Label) / 2014-01-28Tracks: Im Rauch; Bei Rosarotem Licht; Fahr Zur Hölle; Irrwege; Ganz Leise Kommt die Nacht; Segeln Ohne Wind; Unrasiert; Verloren (Alles); Komm Zurück Zu Mir
Artists: Bohren & der Club of Gore
Though there was an EP in between, it has been over five years since Bohren & Der Club of Gore's last full-length, Dolores. That record provided a shift in their trademark, "doom-ridden jazz music." T...continue...
A Silver Mt. Zion/Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra: Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything [Digipak]
1 CD / Constellation / 2014-01-21Tracks: Fuck Off Get Free [For the Island of Montreal]; Austerity Blues; Take Away These Early Grave Blues; Little Ones Run; What We Loved Was Not Enough; Rains Thru the Roof at the Grande Ballroom [For Capi...
Artists: A Silver Mt. Zion/Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra
Personnel: Efrim Menuck (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, Mellotron); Jessica Moss, Sophie Trudeau (vocals, violin); Thierry Amar (vocals, electric bass); David Payant (vocals, drums).
1 CD / Water / 2013-09-10Tracks: Any Way You Want it; Were Not Gonna Take it; Another One Bites the Dust; Walk This Way; Don't Stop Believing; Low Rider; Born to Be Wild; Cum on Feel the Noise; Legs; Devil with a Blue Dress On; Rock...
Artists: Various Artists
Produced and recorded by an electronica artist known as Sure Shot Kid, this is a second volume of stadium anthems, songs so broad, boasting, and loud that they're favorites in sports stadiums all over...continue...
1 CD / Saint Marie Records / 2013-08-20Tracks: Faults Follow, The; Iowa Fight Song, The; Hollow Greeting, The; Header; Reapers Are the Angels, The; Failure to Thrive; Last Name of Your First Love, The; Morse Code; Sargasso; Saragossa; Paper Suit,...
Personnel: Ray Welter (vocals, guitar, trumpet, piano, keyboards, electronics); Sacha Galvagna (vocals, guitar, harmonium, keyboards, percussion, Theremin); Kyle Monday (vocals...continue...
1 CD / Masterworks / 2013-08-20Tracks: Made Up Mind; Do I Look Worried; Idle Wind; Misunderstood; Part of Me; Whiskey Legs; It's So Heavy; All That I Need; Sweet and Low; Storm, The; Calling Out to You
Artists: Tedeschi Trucks Band
Audio Mixers: Bobby Tis; Jim Scott .
Liner Note Author: Mike Mattison.
Recording information: Swamp Raga Studios, Jacksonville, FL.
Photographer: Mark Seliger.
Made Up Mind...continue...
1 CD / Paradise of Bachelors / 2013-06-18Tracks: Water Wheel; Lurker; Street Keeper; New Decline; Old Strange; Trailways Ramble
Artists: Steve Gunn
Personnel: Steve Gunn (vocals, guitar); Justin Tripp (guitar); Helena Espuall (cello); Jason Meagher (flute); Tyson Lewis (piano); John Truscinski (drums).
Audio Mixer: Jason Meagher.
1 CD / Strut / 2013-05-28Tracks: Alpha Centauri; Cantec Fulger; Caravane; Citadela; Diagonala; Disco Mania; Imagini Din Vis; In Linistea Noptii; Salt 83; Zephyr
Artists: Rodion G.A.
1 CD / Communicating Vessels / 2013-05-21Tracks: Defcon 5; Antimatter Man; All Systems to Go; Disintegrate; Defcon 4; Codebreaker Seventy Eight; Communication Breakdown, Pt. 2; Defcon 3; Electric Arc; Defcon 2; New Cocoon; Defcon 1
Artists: Man or Astro-man?
Personnel: Star Crunch (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Birdstuff (drums, percussion).
Audio Mixers: Daniel Farris; Steve Albini .
Recording information: Electrical Audio, Chicago, IL (2012)...continue...
1 CD / Masterworks / 2013-05-21Artists: Tedeschi Trucks Band
Revelator is the debut studio album from the 11-piece Tedeschi-Trucks Band, who already have a reputation as a wildly exciting live jam group. That said, the record that Susan Tedeschi and husband Der...continue...
The Pluto Walkers/El Futuro Sonidos: The Throwaway Age [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] [Digipak]
1 CD / Sundazed / 2013-03-26Tracks: Any Old Love; Diamondback; Fast Girl, Last Girl; Dollhouse Theme, The; Two-Timer; Ticket to Anywhere [Excerpt]; Whirlcage; Throwaway Age, The; Coffin Dragger; Ticket to Anywhere (Reprise); Vindaloo; ...
Artists: The Pluto Walkers/El Futuro Sonidos
Audio Mixer: Chris Fisher.
Liner Note Author: Tim Hibbs.
Photographer: Bob Irwin.
Arrangers: The Pluto Walkers; El Futuro Sonidos.
The Pluto Walkers -- and their alter-ego ...continue...
1 CD / !K7 (Record Label) / 2013-03-19Tracks: Miami Theme; Ocean Drive (Schamane); Plastic Like Your Mother; Skiffle It Up; Broken Pieces; Miami Drift; Verwahrlosung; Empty Words; Fantasie Mädchen - (featuring Gudrun Gut); Miami Titles
Artists: Brandt Brauer Frick
Personnel: Jan Brauer (piano, keyboards, synthesizer, electronics); Daniel Brandt (piano, synthesizer, electric bass, drums, percussion); Paul Frick (piano, synthesizer, percussion).
1 CD / Merge / 2013-03-19Tracks: Country of Illusion; Geography of Nowhere, The; Cadillac Desert; We Can't Go Home Again; Portrait of Sarah, A; Hotel Catatonia; Last Residents of Westfall, The; World Set Free, The
Artists: William Tyler
Audio Mixer: Mark Nevers.
Recording information: Beech House Recording, Nashville, TN.
On 2010's Behold the Spirit, guitarist William Tyler created a mysterious six- and twelve-string un...continue...
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-12-04Tracks: Prelude; Revel; Calculations; Best Date Ever; Meander (Meúandúher); Textures; Lightness; For Glory; White Light Waiting; Resolute
Artists: Whistle For Swift
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-10-25Tracks: Stoker; Probability Wave; Nemesis Nauticus; Island Serenade; Paint It Black; Tumbrel; Big Swamp; Green Eyed Lady; Toba; Surfin' Nerd; Luau Sunset; Surf It; Shadow of the Sphinx; Port Farewell
Artists: Big Surf
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-10-23Tracks: San Narciso; Piledrive; Information Runs on; Relatively; Better; My Magellan; First Son; Holy Smoke; Pointing at the Moon; Avida Dollars; So Far Out; Questions; Pantechnê Driver
Artists: Faded Paper Figures
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-10-23Tracks: Symbolic Fox/Snoopy; Got 5; Chicken or Pasta; Letter P on U; Letter P on U2; Metalband; Party with the Termites; Ear to Ear; And the Birds Fly Out; Broken Toe; Oink; Desert Tornado; Psh Psh; Not My G...
Artists: Marco Minnemann
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-10-20Tracks: B17 Flying Fortress; Keltoi; Dropa Stones; Unborn Massacre; Auschwitz; Eclectic Shred; Cruise Control; Maxwells Castle; Europa; Journey To Andromeda
Artists: James Williams
1 CD / Smalltown Supersound / 2012-10-16Tracks: Yume No Muri; Moondog; Cat Pirate; P44; Eye Context; Yellow Lighter; Lightly Salted
Recording information: San Francisco (2009); The Green Door, Glasgow, Scotland (2009); The Hangar, Sacramento (2009); San Francisco (2010-2011); The Green Door, Glasgow, Scotland (2010-2011); The Hang...continue...
1 CD / Velour Recordings (USA) / 2012-10-09Tracks: Great Round Burn; Streetlight in the Egg; Bowen Island; Cargo Cult; Kelvinator; Fences; No True Masterpiece Will Ever Be Complete; Holding the Severed Self; Skimming the Fractured Surface to a Place ...
Artists: Kaki King
On Glow, guitarist Kaki King finally returns to the all-instrumental format that brought her notice and acclaim in the first place. This set, produced and engineered by D. James Goodwin, collects a do...continue...
1 CD / Brainfeeder / 2012-09-18Tracks: Breakthrough - (featuring Computer Jay); Veins - (featuring Gonjasufi); Holy Mt. Washington - (featuring Computer Jay/Gonjasufi); Father; Critic - (featuring Mophono); Dead Vets - (featuring Adrian Y...
Artists: The Gaslamp Killer
Photographer: Raymond Van Mil.
Breakthrough, William Bensussen's first album as the Gaslamp Killer, provides more of the left-field beat psychedelia he offered through his 2009-2010 Brainfeeder...continue...
1 CD / Inside Out Music / 2012-08-28Tracks: Introduction; Voluntary Slavery; Turn To Gravel; They Whisper; This Matter of Mine; Seventeen Again; Ludvig & Sverker; He Already Lives In You; Note: Note/Descending/the Void/Note (Reprise); Where th...
Personnel: Rikard Sjöblom (vocals, guitar, keyboards, percussion); David Zackrisson (vocals, guitar, percussion); Magnus Ostgren (vocals, drums, percussion); Robert Hansen (vocals).
1 CD / Prosthetic / 2012-08-14Tracks: Elixier; Street Demon [Santa Rosa Wrecking Crew Mix] - (remix); Black Orchid; Paradise Express; Sekai Ni Hitotsudake No Hana; Glycerine Flesh; Stigmata Addiction; Viper; Static Rain; Coloreas Mi Vida...
Artists: Marty Friedman
Audio Mixer: Dino Alden.
Recording information: Alden's Gate, CA; Bazooka, Tokyo; Power House, Tokyo; Pro-Mere Studios, CA; Sound Inn, Tokyo; Spacia Lude Lab, Tokyo; Sunrise Studio, Tokyo; Tota...continue...
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-08-14Tracks: Evoking Spirits...; Pick Both Sides of My Brain; Very Nice; For the Birds; Red Cups; Light it Up; Make Believe; Freedom Song, A; Ridinonthestrength; Mezzanine, The; Much Ado About Nothing; And My Dri...
Artists: Kingdom Crumbs
Personnel: Jarv Dee, Jerm Dee, Tay Sean, Mikey Nice....continue...
1 CD / Tone Buoy Records / 2012-08-07Tracks: Logjam At Pleasure Point; Undertow; Objection (Tango); Demon Surf!; Last Mariner, The; Trail of Tears; Vacation On the Titanic; Dance of the Cobra; Shennie Beach; Walk, Don't Run '64; El Camino a Baj...
Artists: The Mariners
1 CD / Yep Roc / 2012-08-07Tracks: Crime Scene; Yeah Yeah Yeah; New Siberia; Aerostar; Brooklyn Slide; Jet Set; Low Tide; Walking Down 3rd Street; Bobsleddin'; Wrong Way Inn; Space Mosquito; Sardinian Holiday; Mr. Pink; Pop Rocks & Co...
Artists: Los Straitjackets
Personnel: Danny Amis, Greg Townson, Eddie Angel (guitar); Jerry Vivino (tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone); Mark Pender (trumpet); Richie "La Bamba" Rosenberg (trombone); The Basic Cable Horns (hor...continue...
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-08-07Tracks: Temple of Trajan; Drusenfluh; Schesaplana; Zimbaspitze; Vorder Grauspitz; Naafkopf; Sulzfluh; Falknis; Dyad; Sassauna
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-07-31Tracks: Strike up the Band; Throw Down; Chicken Soup; G-Spot Blues; Baxters Brew; Make It Reel; Birdman; I'm Not Sure Yet; 12 Bars from Mars; Gregory's Girl; Open Invitation
Artists: Shaun Baxter
The debut recording from British guitarist Shaun Baxter is somewhat of an underground guitar classic. The title along with a limited availability contributed to the recording's lore, but in reality th...continue...
1 CD / Honest Jon's / 2012-07-03Tracks: Jam; Dark; Club; Yangissa
Artists: Moritz von Oswald Trio
Personnel: Jonas Schoen (flute, clarinet, saxophone); Sebastian Studnitzky (trumpet); Moritz von Oswald (electric piano); Max Loderbauer (synthesizer); Marc Muellbauer, Tobias Freund.
1 CD / Modular Recordings / 2012-06-19Tracks: You're a Animal; This Song Is Called Ragged; FM AM CB TV; Hallowed Hag; Dread Is This Place; Mangle Trang; Boneyard Home; Trounce; Black Smokehat; Keep Away You Feral Son of a Bitch; Piao Voca Slung;...
Artists: Jonathan Boulet
Personnel: David Rogers, Matt Hogan, Timothy Watkins, Harrison Wood, Alyx Dennison, Daniel Cunningham, Christine Hazelwood, Julia Cripwell, Ravi Gupta, Tim Anderson , Freya Berkhout, Elias Berkhout, J...continue...
1 CD / Chris Ribaudo / 2012-06-12Tracks: Eclipse; Day By Day; Time Passes; Don't Waste Time; In Other Words; Moving Forward; Beyond the Sunrise; Eclipse - (featuring Josh Amara); Outbreak; Blues Jam - (featuring Josh Amara)
Artists: Chris Ribaudo
2 CD / Masterworks / 2012-05-22Tracks: Everybody's Talkin'; Midnight in Harlem (Swamp Raga Intro with Little Martha); Learn How to Love; Bound for Glory; Rollin' and Tumblin'; Nobody's Free - (previously unreleased); Darling Be Home Soon;...
Artists: Tedeschi Trucks Band
Personnel: Susan Tedeschi (vocals, guitar); Mike Mattison, Mark Rivers (vocals); Derek Trucks (guitar); Kebbi Williams (saxophone); Maurice Brown (trumpet); Kofi Burbridge (keyboards); J.J. Johnson , ...continue...
1 CD / Starfaith / 2012-05-15Tracks: Shape Shifter; Dom; Nomad; Metatron; Angelica Faith; Never the Same Again; In the Light of a New Day; Spark of the Divine; Macumba in Budapest; Mr. Szabo; Eres La Luz; Canela; Ah, Sweet Dancer
Photographer: Mary Anne Bilham.
Shape Shifter is Carlos Santana's debut for his Starfaith label. It is, with the exception of one track, an instrumental album. Santana wrote or co-wrote all but...continue...
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-05-08Tracks: Race Car Guy; This Time It's Gonna Hurt; Fallen; Crying Shame; All or Nothing; Chemical Love; Lead You Astray; Tapestry of Souls; Walk in the Park, A; Step Behind, A; Old No.9
Artists: Chris Bickley
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-05-01Tracks: Love Theme For a Twisted Mind; Lonely Coconaut, The; Wave Beyond, The; Come In Xb-13; Danger: Diabolik; Urban Sombrero Deluxe; Let's Go Down To Brighton; Overlord; Gumby Goes Green; Town and Country;...
Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-05-01Tracks: Your Brain Is Calling; Sunset Beach; Blade from Damascus, A; Broken Wheels; Surf Lady; Reverb Land; Red Moon; Cowgirl Gone Surfing; Surfin' Bahia; Kite to the Stars; Black Hole; Last Wave
Artists: Dirty Fuse
1 CD / Osiris / 2012-04-24Tracks: Love and Light; Musick For the New Aeon; Set the Controls For the Heart of the Sun; Aliens Coming; Kid From Lyons, The; Burning of the Witch; Oto; Fugue In Gm; Impending Doom; Laura; Lament
Artists: Kevin M. Buck
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-04-17Tracks: Malaguena; Machete!; Rampage; Waves of Kauai; Zeta Reticuli
Personnel: Johnny Stewart (guitar); Jason Dickey (drums).
Audio Mixer: Matt Cagle.
Recording information: The Aqualab, Charlotte NC (03/2012).
Photographer: Abraham Duenas....continue...
2 CD / Liaison Music / 2012-03-27Tracks: Let the Good Things Come; Glorious Fool - Sam Butler; Small Hours - Robert Smith; Stormbringer; Over the Hill; I Don't Want To Know; Bless the Weather - The Emperors of Wyoming; Couldn't Love You Mor...
Artists: Various Artists
Tributee: John Martyn.
Personnel: Chris Nickson (vocals).
Liner Note Author: Chris Blackwell.
Animation: Mark Rizzo.
Director: Lou Hinkhouse.
Editor: Lou Hinkhouse....continue...
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-03-13Tracks: Tribal Fury; Cities Of Gold; Twilight; Fire Sacrifice; Expedition, The; Witch Doctor; Jungle Drums; Arcadian Voyage; Mar Vista; Giant; Pre-Ritual; Ritual, The; Zanzibar
Artists: The Madeira
Personnel: Ivan Pongracic Jr. (guitar); Dane Carter (drums); Brad Harner (percussion).
Audio Mixer: Eric Klee Johnson .
Recording information: The Pop Machine, Indianapolis (2011-07-29_2...continue...
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-03-13Tracks: Thoracic Park; Welcome To the Edge; Obsession; It Can't Be So; Obsidian; Batovich; Bio-Freez; For All Time
Artists: Carpe Nota
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-03-06Tracks: Big Scary Monster; Latitude; Hairless Ape; Shadows of Doubt; Half Night; Wastelands Express, The; Crescent Moon; Many Places In a Rush; Barrow St.; Runaway Train (Pt. II of Tunnel Vision)
1 CD / Mute / 2012-01-31Tracks: Bloodlines; Insiding
Artists: Bruce Gilbert (Composer)
Composer: Bruce Gilbert .
Recording information: Worldwide International London.
Wire guitarist Bruce Gilbert has commented that he's more interested in sounds than in music or songs per...continue...
1 CD / CD Baby (distributor) / 2012-01-31Tracks: Dunebuggy; Lazorbeam; Greenwood; Lauch Pad; Angus; Jack Rabbit Flash; Pterodactyl; Pole Dancer; Americus
Artists: Space Blaster