A Calendar Of Upcoming Releases
A Calendar Of Upcoming Releases

​​​​​​​A Calendar Of Upcoming Releases

As summer arrives, options for new listening for the season are many. As you can see in the following schedule of releases for the next two-plus months, there is something for every taste.

Animal lovers are well looked after, given albums coming from Walrus, Turtle, Fleet Foxes, Grizzly Bear and Def Leppard.

Female stars figure prominently, with new titles from Lana Del Rey, Lorde and Katy Perry expected to make a mark. On the Canadian front, a new album from Arcade Fire joins notable releases from the likes of Broken Social Scene, Headstones, Nickelback, Alvvays, and Whitehorse.

Happy listening!


9: Slow Dancer - In A Mood (ATO)

9: Game Theory - Lolita Nation (Omnivore)

9: Katy Perry -- Witness (Universal)


9:  Phoenix -- Ti Amo (Glassnote Records/Universal)

9: Tora – Take A Rest (Indica)

9: Vivek Shraya & Queer Songbook Orchestra -- Part-Time Woman (Independent) 

9: NickelbackFeed the Machine (RCA)

9: Kim DoolittleInto The Blue  (Independent)

9: WalrusFamily Hangover (Madic Records)

9: Rancid – Trouble Maker (Epitaph)

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

9: Ivory Hours - Dreamworld (Independent)

9: Jon and Roy-- The Road Ahead Is Golden (Independent)

9: Allie XCOLLXTION II (Twin Music)

9: Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie -- Lindsey Buckingham/Christine McVie

9: Lady Antebellum -- Heart Break (Universal)

9: Taylor KnoxLove  (Cadence)

9: Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner & Nico Muhly -Planetarium (Asthmatic Kitty)

9: All We Are - Sunny Hills (Double Six/Domino)

16: Lunch At Allen'sIf It Feels Right (Linus)

16: BernicePuff (Arts & Crafts)

16: MunroeOblivion (Independent)

16:  Shawn Hook -My Side Of Your Story EP (Universal)

16: Alison Moyet- Other (Cooking Vinyl)

16: Big Boi -- Boomiverse (Epic)

16: Ride -Weather Diaries (Wichita Recordings)

16: Trevor Sensor - Andy Warhol’s Dream (Jagjaguwar)

16: House and Land -- House and Land  (Thrill Jockey)

16: The Dustbowl Revival -- The Dustbowl Revival (Signature Sounds)

16: Dylan IrelandEvery Other Night (Independent) 

16: 2 Chainz - Pretty Girls Like Trap Music  (Universal)

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-)

16: CKY -- The Phoenix (Entertainment One Music)

16: Joanne Pollock -- Stranger (RedEye)

16: Steve Earle -- So You Wanna Be An Outlaw(Warner Brothers)

16 Alanna Gurr & The Greatest State-- Stand Still EP (Missed Connections)

16: Beth Ditto - Fake Sugar (Virgin)

16: Fleet Foxes -- Crack-Up (Nonesuch)

16: Royal Trux - Platinum Tips And Ice Cream (Drag City)

16: Royal Blood -- How Did We Get So Dark? (Warner)

22: Amaara-- Black Moon (Independent)

23: Bern Kelly – Lost Films (Underpass)

23: The Ahern Brothers -s/t (Independent)

23: Banditos -- Visionland (Bloodshot)

23:New SwearsAnd the Magic of Horses (Dine Alone)

23: Jon Stancer- For The Birds (Independent)

27: Future Lives -- Mansions (Soft Magic Records)

30: Nathan Bell-  LOVE > FEAR (48 Hours in Traitorland (Stone Barn Records)

30: James Elkington -- Winters Woman (Paradise of Bachelors)

30: Turtle - Human (Beatnik Creative)

30: Sonny Landreth -- Recorded Live in Lafayette (Provogue/Mascot Label Group)

30: New Rose -- Morning Haze (Broken Circles)

30: Delta Wires -- Born In Oakland (Mudslide Records)

30: Peter Perrett -- How The West Was Won (Domino)

30: The Beach Boys -- 1967 – Sunshine Tomorrow (Capitol/UMe) 

30: Catherine MacLellan- If It's Alright With You: The Songs of Gene MacLellan (True North)

30:  Lily Frost- Rebound Bitch (Aporia)

30:  Needles/PinsGood Night, Tomorrow (Mint)


7: Offa Rex - The Queen of Hearts  (Nonesuch)

7: The Kit --Moonshine Freeze (Rough Trade) 

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

7: Lucy Rose -- Something's Changing (Arts & Crafts)

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

7: Broken Social Scene -- Hug Of Thunder (Arts & Crafts)

14: Shabazz Palaces – Quazaraz (Sub Pop)

14: Boris - dear (Sargent House)

14: Lo Tom - s/t (RedEye)

14: Korby Lenker - Thousand Springs (Soundly Music)

14: Dayseeker - Dreaning Is Sinking  (Spinefarm)

14: Don Drummond - Don Cosmic (RedEye)

14: Nick Lowe- Nick The Knife -reissue (RedEye)

14: Nick Lowe- The Abominable Showman- reissue (RedEye)

14: Neil Young -- Hitchhiker (Reprise/Warner) 

14: The Dears -Times Infinity Volume Two (Paper Bag)

17: Iguana Lovers- Surfing Caos  (Pinkie Records)

21: Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band -- Lay It On Down (Provogue/Mascot Label Group)

21: Lana Del Rey - Lust For Life (Polydor)

21: Daphni- Fabriclive 93 (Independent)

28:  Mappe Of A Northern Star, A Perfect Stone (Paper Bag)

28: Arcade FireEverything Now (Columbia)



4: Walter TV-- Carpe Diem (Sinderlyn)

4: Def Leppard - Hysteria (reissue) Universal

11: Slow Leaves --  Enough About Me (Independent)

18: Grizzly Bear -- Painted Ruins (RCA)

18: Kacy & Clayton - The Siren's Song (New West)

18: Camille Delean - Music on the Grey Mile (Independent)

25: Iron & Wine - Beast Epic (Sub Pop)



1: Goodbye Honolulu -No Honey (Fried Records)

8: Alvvays - Antisocialites  (Royal Mountain Records)

8: Jonny Lang - Signs (Concord)

22: JP Cooper - Raised Under Grey Skies (Island Records)

29: Mo Kenney - The Details (Pheromone)

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