Cadence Weapon. Photo: Mark Sommerfeld
Cadence Weapon. Photo: Mark Sommerfeld

FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Jan. 19, 2018

The holiday drought of new album releases is definitely over, with a treasure trove of offerings clamouring for your attention this week.

Eye-catching international names include First Aid Kit, Glen Hansard, The Shins, Joe Perry, Fall Out Boy, Phillip Phillips, Shudder To Think, Belle & Sebastian, and up 'n comers Starcrawler.

A potent Canadian lineup is headed by Gord Bamford, Bahamas, Cadence Weapon, Anvil, and Andre Ethier.

Notable reissues range from Gary Numan's pioneering synth-pop to classic Stax soul.

Happy listening

January

 

19: Glen Hansard - Between Two Shores  (Anti-)

19: François Richard QuartetLibération (Effendi/Naxos)

19: Porches -The House (Domino)

19: Sarah Cripps - S/T (Indie)

19: Joe Perry -Sweetzerland Manifesto (Roman Records)

19: Hyvmine - Earthquake (Indie)

19: Anvil - Pounding The Pavement (Steamhammer)

19: Sonic Prophecy - Savage Gods (Rockshots Records)

19: R. Finn-  Collecting Trip (Indie)

19: John Gorka -True In Time (Red House)

19: Andre Ethier - Under Grape Leaves (Telephone Explosion)

19: Black Label Society - Grimmest Hits  (eOne Music)

19: Dinola - Up High (Saustex Records

19: First Aid Kit - Ruins (Sony)

19: Phillip Phillips - Collateral (Interscope)

19: SiR - S/T (TDE)

19: Gord Bamford Neon Smoke (Sony)

19: Cadence WeaponS/T (eOne Music)

19: Tommy Emmanuel - Accomplice One (Mascot Label Group)

19: BahamasEarthtones  (Brushfire/Republic/UMC)

19: ShitKid - Is It (PNKSLM Recordings)

19: Sterling Ball, John Ferraro & Jim Cox - The Mutual Admiration Society (Mascot Label Group)

19: Various Artists - Stax Singles Vol. 4 (UMC)

19: Fall Out Boy - Mania  (Island Records) 

19: Tune-Yards -  I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life (4AD)

19: Starcrawler - S/T(Rough Trade)

19: Thompson Egbo-Egbo - A New Standard (Entertainment One Music Canada)

19: Gary Numan - Dance Deluxe 2 LP reissue (Beggars Arkive)

19: Belle & Sebastian - How To Solve Our Human Problems Part 2 (Matador)

19: The Go! Team - SemiCircle (Memphis Industries)

19: Sly & Robbie meet Dubmatix - Overdubbed ( Echo Beach Records)

19: Van William- Countries (Fantasy Records)

19: Mudhoney - LiE (“Live in Europe”) (Sub Pop)

19: Lanco - Hallelujah Nights (Arista NV)

19: The Bird and The Bee-  Dearest Everybody (Indie)

19:  Shudder to Think - Ten Spot (Dischord) - vinyl

19: Grace Basement - Mississippi Nights (Indie)

19: The Shins - The Worm's Heart

26: Corey GulkinAll The Things I’ll Forget (Indie)

26: The Fugitives - The Promise of Strangers (Borealis Records)

26: Calexico - The Thread That Keeps Us (Anti-)

26: Leaving Thomas - S/T  (MDM Recordings Inc./Universal Music Canada)

26: Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa - Black Coffee (J&R Adventures)

26: Ampline - S/T (Sofaburn Records)

26: Emma-LeeFantasies: Volume 2 (Special Agent Records)

26: Django Django - Marble Skies (Indie)

26: Omhouse - Eye to Eye (Indie)

26: Collette Savard Collette Savard and the Savants  (Indie)

26: Holy -All These Worlds Are Yours (PNK SLM) 

26 Andy Cooper -The Layered Effect  (Rocafort Records) 

26: Easy - A Heartbeat From Eternity (A Turntable Friend Records)

26: Idan Raichel- Idan Raichel - Piano - Songs (Cumbancha)

26: EXEK - Ahead of Two Thoughts (W.25TH )

26: The Jim Cuddy Band - Constellation (Warner)

26: Jeffrey Gaines  Alright'(Omnivore)

26: Ben Miller Band- Choke Cherry Tree (Indie)

26: Humans -The Feels (Indie)

26: Blushing - Weak ( Austin Town Hall Records)

26: Nils Frahm - All Melody (Erased Tapes)

26: Jonathan Kawcuhuk North (Paper Bag)

26: The Prefab Messiahs - Psychsploitation Today (Lolipop/Burger Records)

26: Laila Biali - S/T (Indie)

26: Mary Gauthier - Rifles and Rosary Beads  (In The Black/Thirty Tigers)

26: Backtrack Blues Band - Make My Home in Florida (Harpo Records)

26: Danielle DuvalLose It (Indie)

26: Grand Analog -Survival (Indie)

27: Hegarty - Selling Your Soul To Sanity (Indie)

31: Zaki Ibrahim -  Secret Life of Planets (Indie)

 

February

2: Hillsburn -The Wilder Beyond (Indie)

2: Raven and Red - We Rise Up (Line Crossing Records)

2: Hookworms- Microshift (Domino)

2: Kyle Craft - Full Circle Nightmare ( Sub Pop)

2: Johnny Dowd - Twinkle, Twinkle ( Mother Jinx Records.)

2: Justin Timberlake - Man of the Woods (RCA)

2: The Confabulation - Tunnels and Visions (Indie)

2: Emma Cook -Living Proof (Indie)

2: Caracol - A Paraitre (Indica)

2: Field Music  -Open Here (Memphis Industries)

2: DZ Deathrays- Bloody Lovely Out (Dine Alone)

2: The James Hunter Six - Whatever It Takes (Daptone)

2: John Oates - Arkansas (Thirty Tigers) 

2: Jesse Roper -Access To Infinity (Blue Heron Music)

2: Jann Arden - These Are The Days (Indie)

2: Bat Fangs - S/T (Don Giovanni)

2: Milk & Bone Deception Bay (Bonsound)

2:  Ellen Doty  - Come Fall ( Alma/UMC)

2: The Sheepdogs Changing Colours (Warner)

2: SuunsFelt (Secret City)

2- Moaning - S/T (Sub Pop)

2: Rhye - Blood

9: Joan as Police Woman - Damned Devotion (Play It Again Sam)

9: Ezra Furman-  Transangelic Exodus (Bella Union)

9: Jimi Hendrix - Both Sides of the Sky (Legacy)

9: MGMT - Little Dark Age (Columbia Records)

9: Toto - 40 Trips Around The Sun      

9: The Rough & Tumble - We Made Ourselves a Home When We Didn’t Know (Indie)  

9: Will Varley - Spirit Of Minnie (Xtra Mile Recordings)

9: The Wombats  - Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life (Kobalt Music Recordings)

9: The Olympic Symphonium Beauty In The Tension (Forward Music)

9: Niklas Paschburg - Oceanic (Indie)

9: Dashboard Confessional - Crooked Shadows (Dine Alone Records)

9: Franz Ferdinand - Always Ascending  (Domino) 

9: Leonard Cohen The Archives (6CD classic broadcast recordings set - Sony)

9: Good Lovelies - Shapeshifters (Independent)

9: Bradford -Thirty Years Of Shouting Quietly  (A Turntable Friend Records)

9:  Legend of the Seagullmen -S/T (Dine Alone)

11: Midnight Shine - High Road (Indie)

16: Michael W. Smith  - A Million Lights

16: The Choir - Artifact: The Unreleased Album (Omnivore Recordings)

16: Erica Blinn - Better Than Gold (Curry House Records)

16: Born Ruffians -Uncle, Duke & The Chief (Paper Bag)

16: Wild Beasts - Last Night All My Dreams Came True (Domino Documents)

16: Sameer Gupta  - A Circle Has No Beginning (Indie)

16: Belle & Sebastian - How To Solve Our Human Problems Part 3 (Matador)

16: Belle & Sebastian - How To Solve Our Human Problems Compilation (Matador)

16: I'm With Her - See You Around (Indie)

16: Misty Boyce - Get Lost (Indie)

16: U.S. Girls - In a Poem Unlimited (Royal Mountain / 4AD)

16: Ought - Room Inside The World (Royal Mountain)

16: Pop Evil - S/T ( Entertainment One)

19: Francis Macdonald -Hamilton Mausoleum Suite (Indie)

20: Harvey McLaughlin - Tabloid News (Saustex)

23: Caleb Caudle -  Crushed Coins (Indie)

23: Charlotte Day Wilson - Stone Woman (Indie)

23: Various Artists -Yiddish Glory: The Lost Songs of WWII  (Six Degrees)

23: Beams - Teach Me To Love (Indie)

23: The Koch Marshall Trio - Toby Arrives (The Players Club)

23: The Doors - Live At The Isle of Wight 1970 (Eagle Rock)

23: Patrick Coman - Tree of Life ( For the Sake of the Song)

23: Lo Moon - S/T  (Columbia Records)

23: Mayhemingways - Skip Land (Indie)

23: Big Little Lions - Alive and Well (Far Flung) 

23: Grounders  Coffee & Jam  (Nevado Music)

23: Cindy Lee - Act of Tenderness (Superior Viaduct)

23: Frigs  - Basic Behaviour (Arts & Crafts)

23: Justin Hinds -  Travel With Love and Know Jah Better (Omnivore)

23: Renata Zeiguer - Old Ghost (Indie)

23: John Mayall- Three for the Road (Forty Below Records)

23: Shy Kids - In A State (Indie)

March

2: Sue Foley - The Ice Queen (Stony Plain)

2: Kae SunWhoever Comes Knocking  (Moonshine)

2: Jonathan Wilson - Rare Birds (Bella Luna)

2: Superorganism - S/T (Domino)

2: UB40 - A Real Labour Of Love (Universal Music )

2: Joan Baez  - Whistle Down The Wind (Bobolink)

2: Lance Lopez Tell The Truth  (Provogue/Mascot Label Group)

 2: Chris Smither - Call Me Lucky  (Signature Sounds/Mighty Albert,)

2 - Moby - Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt ( Arts & Crafts)

2: Pedigo's Magic Pilsner - S/T (Indie)

2- Prism Tats -Mamba (Anti-)

2: Rachel BeckS/T (Indie)

9: The Nick Moss Band Featuring Dennis Gruenling - The High Cost Of Low Living (Alligator)

9: Liza Anne - Fine But Dying (Arts & Crafts)

9: Scenic Route to Alaska - Tough Luck  (popTrip Records)

9: Judas Priest - Firepower  (Epic)

9: Ross Cooper - I Rode The Wild Horses (Indie)

9: David Byrne - American Utopia (Todomundo/Nonesuch Records)

9: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Tearing at the Seams (Stax)

9: Torgeir Waldemar Jamais Vu ( Jansen Records)

9: Ensign Broderick - Feast Of Panthers (Six Shooter)

16: Hot Snakes - Jericho Sirens (Sub Pop)

16:  Scotty McCreery  Seasons Change (Triple Tigers Records) 

16: Rich Aucoin - Hold (Indie)

23: Kasbo - Places We Don’t Know (Counter Records)

23: Yamtantaka // Sonic Titan - Dirt  (Paper Bag Records)

23: Foreign Films -The Record Collector (Indie)

23: Cavern of Anti-Matter  - Hormone Lemonade (Duophonic)

23: Jack White - Boarding House Reach (Third Man/Columbia)

23: Mathew V - The Fifth (Indie)

23: Preoccupations - New Material (Flemish Eye)

23: The Kris Barras Band  - The Divine And Dirty (Provogue/Mascot Label Group)

30: Broken Records -What We Might Know (Indie)

30: Lindi Ortega - Liberty (Indie)

30: Frankie Cosmos - Vessel (Sub Pop)

 

April

6: Young GalaxyDown Time (Indie)

6: Hey Ocean!  - The Hurt of Happiness  (Indie)

6: Royal Wood - Ever After The Farewell (Indie)

6:  EELS - The Deconstruction ( E Works/[PIAS])

13: Concrete Knives - Our Hearts (Room Records)

13: Josh Rouse -Love In The Modern Age (Yep Roc)

20: Kimbra - Primal Heart

20: Old Crow Medicine Show - Volunteer (Columbia Records Nashville)

27: Dr. Dog - Critical Equation (Thirty Tigers)

Canadian releases are in red

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