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New to the Airwaves – Out Today

April tornadoes bring May… uh… what rhymes with tornadoes? Honestly, who cares, we are just thankful we had music loud enough to drown out those scary sirens. This week we’re looking for new music to help us get through the chaos! Shout out to Cardi B’s latest release, tbh.

We’ve got some much anticipated arrivals that has us tapping our toes, crossing our arms, and screeching, “Finally!” We’re sure you can see which ones we think you should grab and which ones we think may deserve a pass… Dive in at your own risk, and let’s hear your picks!

**All dates are for U.S. releases unless otherwise noted. Dates are subject to change.

ALBUM RELEASE CALENDAR April 20th, 2018

Ails – The Unraveling (The Flenser)

Alexis Taylor  –  Beautiful Thing (Domino Recording)

Archie and the Bunkers – Songs From the Lodge (Dirty Water)

Ashley Monroe – Sparrow (Warner Music Nashville)

Barry White – The 20th Century Records Singles (1973-1975) (Mercury)

Bishop Briggs – Church of Scars (Island)

Black Stone Cherry – Family Tree (Mascot Records) LIVE REVIEW HERE

Brothers Osborne – Port Saint Joe (EMI Nashville)

Bullet  – Dust To Gold (SPV/Steamhammer)

Denmark Vessey  – Sun Go Nova (Mellow Music Group)

Dokken – Return To The East Live 2016 (Frontiers Music)

Donovan Woods – Both Ways (Meant Well / Fontana North)

Exitmusic – The Recognitions (felte)

The Flaming Lips – Scratching the Door: The First Recordings of the Flaming Lips

From Ashes To New  – The Future (Ryko/Rhino)

From Beyond  – The Band From Beyond (Candlelight/Spinefarm)

Ghastly – Death Velour (20 Buck Spin)

Gomez – Bring It On: 20th Anniversary Reissue (Astralwerks)

Gus G – Fearless (AFM)

Ivar Bjørnson and Einar Selvik – Hugsjá (By Norse Music)

Jason Crabb  –  Unexpected  (Daywind Records)

J. Cole  – KOD

JL & Stevie Stone  – Kontra-Band (Strange Music)

Joshua Hedley  – Mr. Jukebox (Third Man)

Kimbra  –  Primal Heart (Warner Bro.)

Linda Ronstadt –  Mad Love (Friday Music)

Lord Huron  –  Vide Noir (Republic)

Lume  – Wrung Out (Equal Vision)

Marcia Ball – Shine Bright (Aligator)

The Melvins – Pinkus Abortion Technician (Ipecac)

Mike Donovan (of Sic Alps) – How to Get Your Record Played in Shops (Drag City)

MýaTKO (The Knock Out) (Plantet 9)

My Indigo  – My Indigo (BMG)

Neil Young – ROXY – Tonight’s The Night Live (Reprise)

Old Crow Medicine Show  –  Volunteer (Columbia Nashville)

Pennywise  – Never Gonna Die (Epitaph)

A Perfect Circle  –  Eat The Elephant (BMG)

Pete Townshend (of The Who) – Who Came First (Reissue)(UME)

Post Animal – When I Think Of You In A Castle (Polyvinyl)

Ross The Boss  –  By Blood Sworn (AFM)

Roy Tosh  –  Above the Water (RoyToshMusic / RMG Amplify)

Samantha Jade  –  Best of My Love (Sony Music)

The Shires  Accidentally On Purpose (Decca/UMO)

Smoke DZA Not for Sale (Babygrande Records)

Sting and Shaggy – 44/876 (A&M)

Stryper – God Damn Evil (Frontiers)

Sweet Valley – Eternal Champ II (Ghost Ramp)

The Taylors  Faithful Again (Provident)

Tesseract  Sonder (kscope)

Thievery Corporation – Treasures from the Temple (ESL)

Todd Rundgren / Utopia  – The Road To Utopia: The Complete Recordings 1974-82 (seven-disc box set) (Friday Music)

Upchurch –  Creeker (Redneck Nation)

Walter “Wolfman” Washington – My Future Is My Past (Anti/Epitaph)

The Who – Live at Fillmore East 1968 (MCA)

Wiegedood –  De Doden Hebben Het Goed III (Century Media)

Yazan – Hahaha (Exploding In Sound)

Gonna Be A Smash Hit:

Our pal Colin Rigsby, more widely known as Vesperteen, dropped a shiny new single this morning called “Memory” as an lil’ appetizer to his latest EP The Hype Is Dead. The new EP will drop May 18th to a hyper-eager fanbase. Want a early copy of the record? Hop on over to the Newport on April 28 in Vesperteen’s home town of Columbus, Ohio and get an advanced, physical copy! The rest of us dweebs (lovely dweebs, though) will have to wait until May 18th to be part of the hype.

In Case You Missed It:

One of our favorite local loves Mineral Girls announced they’ll be embarking on an indefinite hiatus following their tour with Dollhands. The tour will be running through the North and Southeast while venturing over to the Midwest a handful of times, with their final show in their hometown of Charlotte, NC on June 2nd at the world famous Milestone. This will be your last chance to catch the band for the foreseeable future, so please please please catch them on their way and stream their latest EP, This Is The Last Time Every Time.

 

Video/Single out today!

Life To Fix – the first single from The Record Company’s 2018 studio album All Of This Life.

**Have an album coming out soon we should feature? Let us know! Indie, Regional, National – as long as you aren’t recording on an iPhone, hit us up! CD RELEASE SHOWS are our jam.

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