A Calendar Of Upcoming Releases

As summer beckons on the near horizon, options for new listening for the season are many. As you can see in the following schedule of releases for May alone, there is something for every taste.

Plenty of artists who first made a mark in the ‘80s and ‘90s are back, with that list ranging from Nick Cave , Blondie, The Charlatans, Slowdive, and New Order to the heavier likes of Linkin Park and Papa Roach. Rascal Flatts and the Zac Brown Band will liven up keg parties, while the vaults are opened for Grateful Dead and Status Quo releases.

On the Canadian side, female stars Diana Krall and Serena Ryder nestle alongside slacker rock hero Mac De Marco and roots faves Oh Susanna, Whitehorse, and Daniel Romano. Happy listening.


May

5: Blondie - Pollinator (BMG)

5: Wilderness Of Manitoba – Tin Shop (Pheromone)

5: Leftfield - Leftism 22

5: Grateful Dead – Cornell 5/8/77 Live (Rhino)

5: The Afghan Whigs - In Spades (Sub Pop)

5: Christopher Paul Stelling - Itinerant Arias (Anti-)

5: Angel Snow - Magnetic (Nettwerk) 

5: Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda - World Spirituality Classics Vol. 1 (Luaka Bop)

5: Mac DeMarco - This Old Dog (Royal Mountain)

5: Ian William Craig - Slow Vessels (Independent)

5: Diana Krall – Turn Up The Quiet (Universal)

5: Cat Clyde – Ivory Castanets (Cinematic Music Group)

5: Johnson Crook – Johnson Crook (Coalition)

5: Little Dragon – Season High (Loma Vista)

5: Penguin Café- The Imperfect Sea (Erased Tapes)

5: Taj Mahal & Keb Mo – Taj Mahal & Keb Mo (Concord)

5: Peter Rowan – My Aloha! (Omnivore)

5: Slowdive – Slowdive (Independent)

5: Perfume Genius – No Shape (Matador)

5: Hoops – Routine (Fat Possum)

5: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Lovely Creatures (Anti-)

5: Bonnie Prince Billy –Best Troubadour (Cover)

5: At The Drive-In interalia (Rise)

5: Russ: There’s Really A Wolf (Columbia)

5: Kasabian- For Crying Out Loud

5: Black Lips - Satan’s Graffiti or God’s Art (Vice)

5: Ann Vriend – Anybody’s Different (Aporia)

5: The Muddy HackKids (Booth Street Records)

5: Spencer BurtonSongs Of (Dine Alone)

12: Art Bergmann - Remember Her Name  (PBV) - vinyl reissue

12: The Acorn - Glory Hope Mountain (10th Anniversary Edition) (PBV) vinyl reissue

12: Whitehorse - Panther In The Dollhouse (Six Shooter)

12: Eleanor McCain - True North: The Canadian Songbook  (Retriever Records)

12: Current Swell - When to Talk and When to Listen (Nettwerk)

12: The Road Hammers – The Squeeze(Open Road Recordings/Universal)

12: Scott Helman Hotel de Ville (Warner)

12: Zeynep Ozbilen-  Zest (Really Records)

12- Seether - Poison The Parish (Concord)

12: L.A. Takedown - 11 (Ribbon Music)

12: Dion DiMucci - Kickin' Child: The Lost Album 1965  (Norton Records)

12: Todd Rundgren - White Knight  (Cleopatra)

12: The VelveteinsSlow Wave (Fierce Panda)

12: Hackney Colliery Band – Live (Veki)

12: Harry Styles – Harry Styles (Columbia)

12: Various Artists – American Epic: The Collection (Legacy)

12: Various Artists – American Epic: The Soundtrack (Legacy)

12: Tony Moore – Perfect and Beautiful (MiniMajor Music)

12: DJ Hell – Zukunftsmusik (International Deejay Gigolo Records)

12: Danzig – Black Laden Crown (Nuclear Blast)

12: Dreamcar – Dreamcar (Columbia)

12: Girlpool- Powerplant (Anti-)

12: Machine Gun Kelly – Bloom(Bad Boy/Interscope)

12: Paramore- After Laughter (Fuelled By Ramen)

12: Paul Weller – A Kind Revolution (Parlophone)

12: Warrant –Louder Harder Faster(Frontiers Music)

12: Zac Brown Band – Welcome Home (Elektra)

19: Daniel RomanoModern Pressure (You’ve Changed/New West)

19: Nick Hakim - Green Twins (ATO)

19: Holy DataHoly Data (Independent)

19: Honey West  - Bad Old World (Readout Records),

19: Alex G - Rocket (Domino)

19 - Dig Deeper - Stars Tonight (Alien Agency)

19: Land Of Talk -Life After Youth (Dine Alone/Saddle Creek)

19: She-Devils - She-Devils (Arbutus)

19: Tim HicksTim Hicks Live (Open Road)

19: Do Make Say ThinkStubborn Persistent Illusions (Constellation)

19: Jade Jackson - Gilded (Anti-)

19: DragonForce -  Reaching Into Infinity (Cadence Music)

19: Willodean – Fires, Cars, and Autumn Stars (Bigger Better More)

19: Linkin Park – One More Light (Warner)

19: Papa Roach – Crooked Teeth (Eleven Seven)

19: Rascal Flatts – Back To Us (Big Machine)

19: Snoop Dogg – Neva Left (Doggy Style)

19- Wavves – You’re Welcome (Ghost Ramp)

26: Peeling 7 Years Of Blood (Buzz)

26: Justin Townes Earle – Kids In The Street (New West)

26: Lana Del Rey – Lust For Life( Polydor)

26: Martin Rev – Demolition 9 (Atlas Realisations)

26: New Order – NOMC15

26: The Charlatans UK- Different Days(BMG)

26: Mt. Wolf - Aetherlight (CRC Music)

26: Crescent - Resin Pockets  (Geographic Music)

26: Swarming Branch - Surreal Number (Sofaburn Records)

26: Status Quo reissues-expanded versions - Blue For You, Just Supposin’, Never Too Late. (Universal)

26: Fake Shark-  Faux Real  (Light Organ)

26: Minotaurs - Aum (Independent)

26: Oh Susanna - A Girl In Teen City (Stella Records)

26: Serena Ryder Utopia (Universal)


June

2: Marika Hackman - I’m Not Your Man (Sub Pop) 

2: Benjamin Booker - Witness (ATO)

2: Humble Pie -The A&M Vinyl Boxset 1970–1975. 

 2: Richard Dawson - Peasant (Domino)

2: Bleachers – Gone Now(RCA)

2: Stevie Stone – Level Up (Strange Music)

2: TOPS Sugar At the Gate  (Arbutus)

2: Shitkid- Fish (PNKSLM Recordings)

2: Madison Violet – The Knight Sessions(Fontana North)

2: Ashleigh Ball  Gold In You (Independent)

2: All Time Low – Last Young Renegade(Fueled By Ramen)

2: Alt-J – Relaxer(Atlantic)

2: Benjamin Booker – Witness(ATO)

2: Dan Auerbach – Waiting On A Song (Easy Eye Sound)

2: Chastity Belt- I Used To Spend So Much Time Alone(Hardly Art)

2: Halsey – Hopeless Fountain Kingdom (Astralwerks)

2: London Grammar – Truth Is A Beautiful Thing (Columbia)

2: Roger Waters – Is This The Life We Really Want (Columbia)

2: Saint Etienne – Home Counties(Heavenly Recordings)

9: Slow Dancer - In A Mood (ATO)

9: Game Theory - Lolita Nation (Omnivore)

9: Tora – Take A Rest (Indica)

9: Nickelback Feed the Machine (RCA)

9: Kim Doolittle - Into The Blue  (Independent)

9: Walrus - Family Hangover (Madic Records)

9: Rancid – Trouble Maker (Epitaph)

9: JoJo Mason- Both Sides Of The Bar (604 Records)

9- Ivory Hours – Dreamworld (Independent)

16: Lunch At Allen's - If It Feels Right (Linus)

16: Bernice – Puff (Arts & Crafts)

16: Alison Moyet- Other (Cooking Vinyl)

16: Ride -Weather Diaries (Wichita Recordings)

16: Rosebud - Rosebud (Omnivore)

16: Lorde – Melodrama (Universal)

16: Kevin Morby – City Music (Dead Oceans)

16: Chuck Berry – Chuck (Eone Music/Dualtone)

16: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – The Nashville Sound (Thirty Tigers)

16: The Drums – Abysmal Thoughts (Anti-)

23: Bern Kelly – Lost Films (Underpass)

30: Lily Frost Rebound Bitch (Aporia)

30: Needles/PinsGood Night, Tomorrow (Mint)


July

7: The Last Dinosaur – The Nothing (Naim Records)

14: Shabazz Palaces – Quazaraz (Sub Pop)


TBA

Headstones

Arcade Fire

Avril Lavigne

Bruce Cockburn

Broken Social Scene

Shania Twain

Walk Off The Earth

Coldplay

U2 -- Songs of Experience

Bruce Springsteen

Deep Purple

Katy Perry

Marilyn Manson

Spoon

St. Vincent

Nine Inch Nails

Iggy Azalea

Fergie 

Lee Harvey Osmond

Skydiggers

Matt Mays

NB: Canadian releases in bold

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