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Summer / Early Fall 2012 New Release Schedule

As I've done a couple of times now, here's a list of some of the new releases coming out during the next few months.  I've added a few notes.  Hope there's at least a few you're looking forward to over the coming months.  -- Allen 



* Jimmy Cliff - Rebirth
* Matisyahu - Spark Seeker
* Alberta Cross - Songs of Patience - Check out their live performance at they recorded before their show last week!
* Missy Higgins - Ol' Razzle Dazzle
* Susanna Hoffs - Someday
* Soul Asylum - Delayed Reaction - I'm hearing rumors this is better than the weaker releases they've had over the past 15 years?  Has it been that long?
* 10 Years - Minus the Machine
* John Frusciante - EP
* Milo Greene - S/T
* Marc Berger - Ride
* Saving Abel - Bringing Down the Giant
* Zac Brown Band - Uncaged
* Old Crow Medicine Show - Carry Me Back
* Be Good Tanyas - A Collection 2000-2012
* Baroness - Yellow and Green
* Citizen Cope - One Lovely Day
* Hellyeah - Band of Brothers
* The Smashing Pumpkins - Pisces Iscariot (Deluxe.)


* The Gaslight Anthem - Handwritten - Looking forward to this New Jersey band's 3rd album.
* Passion Pit - Gossamer - Also looking forward to this one.  They're a little outside of my sweet spot but their songs are so catchy, I'm willing to let it slide.  :)
* The Antlers - Undersea
* Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Now Here's My Plan EP
* Foals - Tapes
* Sugar - Copper Blue (Deluxe.) and File Under: Easy Listening (Deluxe.) - I'm super excited about these.  I'm probably in a big minority when I say that I thought Sugar was the best Bob Mould band.  Those Husker Du albums never did much for me.  Although I will say that the fidelity on those albums was always a deterrant to my enjoyment.


* Joshua Radin - Underwater
* Joss Stone - Vol. 2: Soul Sessions
* Kasey Chambers - Storybook (Covers.)
* Gaelic Storm - Chicken Boxer
* Testament - Dark Roots of Earth
* The Toadies - Play.Rock.Music.
* Lightships - Fear and Doubt EP
* Pat Travers - Blues on Fire
* Reel Big Fish - Candy Coated Fury
* Blur - Many Deluxe editions and a Box Set
* The Front   Live from New York City 1990


* Sixpence None the Richer - Lost in Transition
* Suzanne Vega - Close Up, Vol. 4: Songs of Family
* Ten Years - Minus the Machine
* Ormonde - Machine
* Lynch Mob - Sound Mountain Sessions EP


* Ben Taylor - Listening
* Charlie Mars - Blackberry Light
* Robin & Linda Williams - These Old Dark Hills
* The Dirty Guv'nahs - Somewhere Beneath these Southern Skies - I've heard a couple of songs and played them on my show.  I like these guys.  RIYL: Band of Heathens and/or Drive-by Truckers
* Daniel Powter - Turn on the Lights
* Dead Can Dance - Anastasis
* Yellowcard - Southern Air
* Steve Vai - The Story of Light
* Loverboy - Rock and Roll Revival
* The Fixx - Beautiful Friction
* Fleetwood Mac tribute - Looking forward to this.  Tracks from the New Pornographers, Best Coast and MGMT, to name a few.


* Yeasayer - Fragrant World
* Owl City - The Midsummer Station
* Dispatch - Circles Around the Sun
* Tenth Avenue North - The Struggle
* Smash Mouth - Magic
* Bloc Party - Four
* The Darkness - Hot Cakes
* The Heavy - The Glorious Dead
* Smile Smile - Marry a Stranger
* Ariel Pink's Haunted Grafitti - Mature Themes
* Matthew E. White - Big Inner
* Eric Lindell - West County Drifter
* The Kennedys - Closer Than You Know
* Lynyrd Skynyrd - Last of a Dying Breed
* Los Lobos - Kiko (Deluxe.)


* Saga - 20:20
* Alanis Morissette - Havoc and Bright Lights
* Robert Cray Band - Nothin' but Love
* Glen Campbell & Jimmy Webb - In Session (CD/DVD.)
* Swans - The Seer
* Aimee Wilson - Unto Us the Sun
* Minus the Bear - Infinity Overhead
* Abandoned Pools - Sublime Currency
* Big Wreck   Albatross
* Wild Nothing - Nocturne
* Flobots - Circle in the Square
* Amy Cook - Summer Skin
* Matthew Dear - Beams


* Mark Knopfler - Privateering (2 CD's.) - I hadn't heard anything about this until i did my research.  This is due to be a new solo CD and he's touring this fall with Bob Dylan (who's coming up on the list).
* Bob Mould - Silver Age - His solo stuff has never had the immediate catchiness of Sugar but I'm always hopeful.
* Stars - The North - They manage to slip under the radar but they've had some great releases over the years and will be at Plush soon.
* Melissa Etheridge - 4th Street Feeling
* Richie Sambora - Aftermath of the Lowdown
* Matchbox 20 - North
* Dave Stewart - Ringmaster General
* Ian Hunter - When I'm President
* Animal Collective - Centipede Hz
* Two Gallants - The Bloom and the Blight
* Sondre Lerche - Bootlegs: Live
* Azure Ray   As Above so Below EP
* Jens Lekman - I Know What Love Isn't
* The Vaccines - Come of Age
* K's Choice - Echo Mountain
* Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - Rattle Them Bones


* Bob Dylan - Tempest - A new album from Mr. Dylan.  As mentioned above, he's touring with Mark Knopfler later this fall.
* The Avett Brothers - The Carpenter - Love them.  Haven't heard a note yet but I and Love and You was one of my favorite releases in 2009.  They'll be at the Fox in September.   A far cry from some of their early shows in St. Louis.  I heard them for the first time at the Sheldon ushering as a volunteer for KDHX.  How can you not love a station that brings in the Avetts to the Sheldon?
* Dave Matthews Band - Away from the World
* Chris Robinson Brotherhood   The Magic Door
* St. Vincent and David Byrne - Love this Giant
* Amanda Palmer - Theatre is Evil
* Cat Power - Sun - Another quiet artist who I'm looking forward to her new release.
* Calexico - Algiers - Big fan of Calexico.  More so live than studio but they're such a tight band, I'm sure it will be great ear candy.
* Kathy Mattea - Calling Me Home
* Tina Dico   Where Do You Go to Disappear?
* Seapony - Falling
* Sea Wolf - Old World Romance
* Field Report - S/T - I've played the song "Fergus Falls" on my show and it's on the short list for my song of the year.  I hope the album can live up to the opening single.
* The Time Jumpers - S/T
* The Raveonettes - Observator
* The Hello Sequence - Negotiations
* Saigon - Bread and Circuses
* The XX   Coexist - It's been about 3 years but their debut was a stunner. 
* Neal Morse - Momentum
* Anthrax - Covers EP
* Chris Isaak - Beyond the Sun (Deluxe.)


* Band of Horses - Mirage Rock - I wish this were coming out sooner so I'd have more of a chance to hear it before they're in town with My Morning Jacket in August.
* Muse - The 2nd Law
* The Killers - Battle Born
* Grizzly Bear - Shield
* Aimee Mann   Charmer - I've already heard this one and LOVE IT!
* Ben Folds Five   The Sound of the Life of the Mind
* Pink - The Truth about Love
* Ryan Bingham - Tomorrowland
* Rebecca Loebe - Circus Heart
* Kelly McRae - Better Than the Blues
* Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet on Sky - J. Mascis can do no wrong.  And he's (and the band) is at Loufest in late August.
* The Whigs - Enjoy the Company - Loved their debut but was disappointed by their sophomore release. 
* Black Prairie - A Tear in the Eye is a Wound in the Heart (featuring
3 members of The Decemberists. )
* Michael Jackson - Bad (Deluxe.) and 'Live at Wembley 1988' DVD


* No Doubt - Push and Shove
* Mumford & Sons - Babel
* Muse - The 2nd Law
* Green Day   Uno
* Frightened Rabbit - EP
* Bettye LaVette - Thankful 'N Thoughtful
* Tristan Prettyman - Cedar and Gold
* Shemekia Copeland - 33 and a Third
* Diana Krall - Glad Rag Doll
* Michael McDermott - Hit Me Back


* The Wallflowers - Glad All Over (Mick Jones guests.)
* The Mountain Goats - Transcendental Youth
* Iris DeMent - Sing the Delta
* Tift Merritt - Travelling Alone
* essay writing service Beth Orton - Sugaring Season - Beth Orton is comfort music for me and I always look forward to any release of hers.
* Heart - Fanatic
* Tilly & the Wall - Heavy Mood - Best known for their tap dance percussion, I'm always intrigued to hear them.
* Van Morrison - Born to Sing: No Plan B
* B.B. King - Mr. B.B. King (box set.)


* A Fine Frenzy - Pines
* John Fogerty - Wrote a Song for Everyone (many guests.)
* Aaron Neville - My True Story
* AG - Beatles EP
* Fitz & the Tantrums - TBA
* Josephine - Portrait
* Lord Huron - Lonesome Dreams
* The Calm Blue Sea - Arrivals & Departures


* Bill Mallonee - Amber Waves (w/ killer guests! Tentative date.)
* Bat for Lashes - The Haunted Man

Discussion started by Allen Dahm , on 982 days ago
Mike Hopkins
Great list, thanks for posting. Can't wait to hear Dylan, Avetts and Band of Horses. NPR has had a sneak preview of Gaslight Anthem up for the last week and its the best album Ive heard all year. Just as an FYI, its their 4th full-length. I downloaded Soul Asylum over the weekend and its pretty good...
980 days ago
Allen Dahm
Bill, I haven't heard a date yet other than 2012. I also found out it will be called Faster than Turtles. Stay tuned. I'm sure I'll be doing another one of these by early fall.
981 days ago
Roy Kasten
Great list Allen. The new Iris Dement is beautiful, also loving the new Aimee Mann. The Dylan album cover scares me!
982 days ago
Bill Diekmann
Wow. New Iris DeMent. Thats a rarity. Any news on a new One Eskimo album?
982 days ago

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