Fast Romantics  Photo: Jen Squires
Fast Romantics Photo: Jen Squires

FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Aug. 6, 2020

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue apace. Notables this week include Joe Bonamassa, Aminé,  Luke Bryan, Glass Animals, Gashi, Blue Öyster Cult, and The Flamin' Groovies.

The Canadian contingent is led by Lights, New Fries, Fast Romantics, Tegan and Sara, Heaps, JTY, and Tough Age.

Please note that dates are subject to change.  

August

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue apace. Notables this week include Joe Bonamassa, Aminé,  Luke Bryan, Glass Animals, Gashi, Blue Öyster Cult, and The Flamin' Groovies.

The Canadian contingent is led by  Lights, New Fries, Fast Romantics, Tegan and Sara, Heaps, JTY, and Tough Age.

Please note that dates are subject to change.  

August

1:  Screamin' Deal - The August Incident! (Cancon)

6:  Fast Romantics - Pick It Up (Postwar Records)

7: Helvetia - This Devastating Map (Joyful Noise Recordings)

7:  Double Grave- Goodbye, Nowhere! (Forged Artifacts)

7: Joe Bonamassa -A New Day Now - reissue ( J&R Adventurefest)

7: , Felt—Felt 4 U.

7: Mathew V - Two Faced

7: New Fries -The Idea Of Us Out (Telephone Explosion)

7: Lights - Dead End - remix LP (Warner)

7:  Aminé - Limbo ( Republic)

7: Jaga Jazzist - Pyramid (Brainfeeder)

7: NLE Choppa - Top Shotta (No Love Entertainment / Warner Records)

7: Gold Star Gold Star - Introducing… Gold Star Gold Star

7: Luke Bryan -Born Here Live Here Die Here

7: Glass Animals - Dreamland (Polydor)

7: Eyedress' - Let's Skip To The Wedding

7: Gashi -  1984  (RCA Records) 

7: Scott Cook - Tangle of Souls
7: Lord Of The Lost - Swan Songs III (Napalm)

7: Dukes of the Orient - Freakshow (Frontiers srl)

7: Identical Homes - Language Lessons (Parks and Records)

7: Black Crown Initiate- Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape (Century)
 

7: Cary Morin - Dockside Saints 

7: Tegan and Sara - Hey, We’re Just Like You (The Remixes) EP (Sire Records)

7: Blue Öyster Cult-  45th Anniversary - Live In London

7: Jarrel the Young (JTY)Virtue 1, (Warner Music Group ADA/LEVEL)

7: Warren Givens -  Rattle The Cages

7: Microphones - Microphones in 2020

7: Swarvy- Sunny Days Blue ( Black Focus)

7: Eyedress - Let's Skip To The Wedding ( Lex Records)

7: The Flamin' Groovies - Jumpin' In the Night

7: Tough Age - Which Way Am I? (Mint Records)

7: Liela Moss - Who The Power ( Bella Union)

7: Avatar - Hunter Gatherer (eOne)

7: Cory Marks - Who I Am  

7: Golden Shoals - S/T (Free Dirt Records)

7: Allegra Krieger - The Joys of Forgetting (Northern Spy)

7: Black Rose Maze  - S/T (Frontiers srl)

7: Jody Glenham - Mood Rock

7: Helvetia -  This Devastating Map

7:  New Bomb Turks - Nightmare Scenario (Epitaph Records)

9: Blanks Beyond These Walls EP

13: 8 Inch Betsy- The Mean Days

13: Crown Lands - S/T  (UMC)

14: Robby Krieger - The Ritual Begins At Sundown (The Players Club/Mascot Label Group)

14: Ceesar - Hustle & Passion  (Believe Digital)

14: Dog Day - Present (Fundog)

14: Katy Perry -Smile (Capitol Records)

14: Johnny Hates Jazz - Wide Awake 

14: The Waterboys -Good Luck, Seeker (Cooking Vinyl)

14: Lexxicon -Tropical R&B

14: Dana Gavanski Wind Songs (Flemish Eye)

14: Kiesza  - Crave (Zebra Spirit Tribe/Kartel Music Group)

14: Satellite and The Harpoonist - Satellite Man

14: Bobby Bazini -Move Away

14: Casey MQ - babycasey (Halocline Trance)

14: Xavier Valdez- SUN EP

14: Kamelot -  I Am The Empire - Live From The 013 (Napalm)

14: Math Club - Major Arcana

14: All We Are - Providence (Double Six)

14: Downchild - Live At The Toronto Jazz Festival

14: Primitive Man -Immersion (Relapse)

14: Various Artists - Endless Summer (Better Noise Music)

14: Jaye Bartell- Kokomo (Radiator Music)

14: State Champs -State Champs Unplugged  (Pure Noise)

14: Busty and the Bass- Eddie (Arts & Crafts)

14:  Kathleen Edwards - Total Freedom (Dualtone Records/Entertainment One)

14: Patrick Krief - Chemical Trance (Indica)

14: Lindsay Ell - heart theory

14: Jeannie Seely-  An American Classic ( Curb Records)

14: Sylvie Simmons - Blue on Blue (Compass Records)

14: JW-Jones- Sonic Departures (Vizztone)

14: Twisted Pine - Right Now 

14: All We Are -Providence (Double Six)

14: 8KIDS - Live In Leipzig 2019 (Napalm Records)

14: Jim O'Rourke - Shutting Down Here  (Editions Mego)

14: Matt Rollings - Mosaic

14: The Duprees – The Coed Singles (Omnivore) 

14: The Rivieras – The Coed Singles (Omnivore)

21: Cindy  Bullens – Walkin’ Through This World (Blue Lobster Records)

21: Stoned Jesus -  First Communion (Napalm Records)

21: Unleash the Archers - Abyss (Napalm Records)

21: JJ Shiplett Crossed Fingers

21: Ages -  Uncrown (Black Lodge Records)

21: Fawn Fritzen - How to Say Sorry and Other Lessons (Chronograph)

21: Michael Landau- Liquid Quartet Live (The Players Club)

21: Everything Everything  - Re-Animator

21: The Cradle - Laughing In My Sleep Out  (NNA Tapes)

21: The Waterboys - Good Luck, Seeker 

21 - Bebel Gilberto - Agora [PIAS] Recordings)

21: Nyssa - Girls Like Me 

21: Eli Winter - Unbecoming ( American Dreams Records)

21: Brontë Fall -Finishing School 

21: Cumbia - Siglo XXI (Bongo Joe)

21: Tucker Beathard -  KING (Warner Music Nashville)

21: Dylan Phillips - Undercurrents (Crystal Math)

21: Evangeline Gentle - S/T (Sonic Unyon)

21: Various Artists - 2020 Blues -- New Music From Alligator Records 

21: Naked Giants - The Shadow (New West)

21: Crooked Eye Tommy - Hot Coffee And Pain 

21: Indigos - S/T EP

21: The Mavericks -  En Español

21: Summersets -  small town 

21: Tim McGraw - Here On Earth (Big Machine)

21: Various Artists – Wille Nile Uncovered (Celebrating 40 Years of Music) (Paradiddle)

21:  Chris Stamey & the Fellow Travelers –A Brand-New Shade of Blue: Music from the Songbook (Omnivore)  

21: Nils Lofgren – Weathered (Cattle Track) 

21: Eno/Cale – Wrong Way Up’(Expanded Edition)  (All Saints Records)

21: Eno/Wobble – Spinner (Expanded Edition)  (All Saints Records)

21: The Cradle - Laughing In My Sleep (NNA Tapes)

21: Old 97s - Twelfth  (ATO Records)

21: L.A. Witch- Play With Fire (Suicide Squeeze)

21: No Joy - (Hand Drawn Dracula)

21: Bright Eyes - Down In The Weeds Where The World Once Was (Dead Oceans) 

21: Mad Max -  Stormchild Rising (Steamhammer)

21: Girl Friday- Androgynous Mary (Sub Pop)

23: Mariah the Scientist -Master (RCA)

25: Haley Blais - Below The Salt (Tiny Kingdom)

26: Tomos -Count The Seconds (Mellia)

28: Jyoti (Georgia Anne Muldrow) - Mama, You Can Bet  (eOne Music)

28: Jeremy Drury - Company Store

28: Metallica and San Francisco Symphony-  S&M2.  (Warner Music)

28: Carla J. Easton - Weirdo -(Olive Grove)

28: Zella Day -  Where Does the Devil Hide 

28: May Have - May Have  (Misunderstood) EP

28:  Ron Hawkins and the Do Good Assassins - 246

28: Garrett Kato - n. hemisphere ( Nettwerk) 

28: Slight Of  - Other People (Figure 2 RC / Dadstache)

28:  Ruston Kelly - Shape & Destroy (Rounder Records)

28: The Avett Brothers -The Third Gleam, ( Loma Vista Recordings)

28: Jonathan Personne - Disparitions (Michel)

28:  Ulver - Flowers of Evil (House of Mythology)

28: Heaps - What Is Heaps?

28: Alan Braufman - The Fire Still Burns (Valley of Search)

28: Kirsten Thien ~ Two Sides 

28: Harrison Argatoff & Ian McGimpsey  - Ontario 559 West

28: Black Pumas - S/T - deluxe  (ATO)

28: Dan Penn – Living On Mercy (Last Music Co.)

28: Heidi Newfield – The Barfly Sessions

28: From Ashes To New - Panic 

28: Aidan Knight - S/T (Next Door)

28: Jeremy Drury - Company Store

28: Angel Olsen -Whole New Mess  (Jagjaguwar)

28: Bob Moses - Desire (Domino)

28: Bobby Rush - Rawer Than Raw (Deep Rush/Thirty Tigers)

28: Seether -Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum (Fantasy Records)

28: Jonathan Personne -Disparitions (Michel Records / Citrus City)

28: The Sea The Sea - Stumbling Home 

28: Hinayana - Death Of The Cosmic EP (Napalm Records)

28: Dan Penn - Living On Mercy (Last Music Co.)

28: Pig Destroyer- The Octagonal Stairway EP (Relapse)

28: Wood & Wire - No Matter Where It Goes From Here (Blue Corn Music)

28: Savoy Brown - Ain’t Done Yet (Quarto Valley Records)

28:  Toots and The Maytals - Got To Be Tough (Trojan Jamaica/BMG Records)

28: NeedToBreathe - Out of Body (Elektra Records /Warner Music Canada)

28: Various Artists - Alterity (Houndstooth)

28: From Ashes to New- Panic 

28: Molly Tuttle. …but i’d rather be with you (Compass)

28: Rob Williams  Weathering the Storm, Vol. 1

28: Manticora - To Live To Kill To Live (Black Lodge)

28: Colter Wall - Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs (La Honda Records/Thirty Tigers)

28: Walter Trout-  Ordinary Madness (Provogue)

29:  Various Artists - Dennis Hopper's The Last Movie OST  (Earth Recordings)

29: Bert Jansch  - Live In Italy (Earth Recordings )

29: You Say Party - XXXX 

September

4: Oh Susanna- Sleepy Little Sailor - deluxe reissue (MVKA)

4: Hannah Georgas - All That Emotion (Arts &  Crafts)

4: Don't Sleep - Turn The Tide

4: Rolling Stones - Goats Head Soup (Polydor/Interscope/UMe)

4: Rising Steel - Fight Them All (Frontiers )

4: Godcaster - Long Haired Locusts (Ramp Local)

4: Soundwalk Collective  - Peradam (Bella Union)

4: Simon Collins - Becoming Human (Frontiers Music Srl)

4: Jabbawoki- Something's Cookin'

4: Various Artists - AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex (BMG)

4: Scott Helman - Nonsuch Park (Warner)

4: Godcaster - Long Haired Locusts 

4: Laura Stevenson -  Sit Resist deluxe reissue 

4: The B-52s Live At US Festival- DVD  (Shout Factory)

4: Grant Pavol - About A Year   (Accidental Popstar Records)

4: The Love-In   As It Lays

4: Fleetwood Mac - 1969-1974 box set (Rhino)

4: Fleetwood Mac - 1973-1974 box set (Rhino)

4: New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom Rockers -Volume 1 ( Stony Plain Records)

9: Bloody White -  you’d walk right over me (blood stains white/Symphonic Distribution)

11: Joshua Van Tassel - Dance Music Vol. 11: More Songs For Slow Motion (Backward Music)

11: The Flaming Lips - American Head ( Warner)

11: Atta Boy- Big Heart Manners

11: Gasoline Lollipops – All the Misery Money Can Buy (Soundly Music) 

11:– The Crests Featuring Johnny Mastro – 16 Fabulous Hits (Omnivore) 

11:  Everything Everything - Re-Animator

11: Reba McEntire  - Rumor Has It reissue (UMG Nashville) 

11: Dione Taylor - Spirits In The Water

11: Mastodon - Medium Rarities (Reprise)

11: Brothertiger -  Paradise Lost  (Satanic Panic Recordings)

11: Marilyn Manson - We Are Chaos

11: Ihsahn -Pharos (Candlelight Records)

11: Ronnie Earl - Rise Up (Stony Plain Records)

11: Neil Swainson- 49th Parallel (Reel to Real)

11: Adam Wade- The Coed Albums: And Then Came Adam / Adam And Evening (Omnivore)

11: Mammal Hands - Captured Spirits (Gondwana Records)

11: Johnny Thunders - Que Sera Sera: Resurrected- box set (MVD)

14: Victoria Bailey -  Jesus, Red Wine & Patsy Cline 

17: Nick CorderoNick Cordero: Live Your Life (Broadway Records)

18: Rich Aucoin - United States (Haven Sounds)

18: The Elwins - IV

18: Flying Colors - Third Stage: Live in London Music  (Theories Recordings)

18: Ace Frehley - Origins Vol. 2

18: Teenage Halloween  - S/T (Don Giovanni Records)

18: Deniz Tek and James Williamson - Two To One (Cleopatra Records)

18: Raven - -Metal City (SPV/Steamhammer)

18: Yusuf / Cat Stevens - Tea for the Tillerman - Reimagined  (UMe)

18: SERUM 114  - Im Zeichen der Zeit  (Napalm Records)

18: Roy Clark - Greatest Hits (Craft Recordings)

18: David Vertesi Life Ghouls (Sad Dad Cruise Ship Music)

18: Decoration Day - Makeshift Future

18: The Barrel Boys - Mainline 

18: Ed Harcourt - Monochrome To Colour (Point Of Departure)

18: Elliott BROOD - Keeper (Six Shooter Records)

18: Arca-  &&&&& (PAN)

18: Ace Frehley - Origins Vol. 2

18: Matt Berry - Phantom Birds (Acid Jazz Records)

18: Into It Over It - Figure

18: 10 Years - Violent Allies (Mascot Records)

18: Trae Sheehan Postcards from the Country  (Half Moon Records)

18: Sugar Ray and the Bluetones-  Too Far from the Bar (Severn Records)

18: Little Richard -The Rill Thing and King of Rock and Roll expanded reissues (Omnivore)

18: Peter Katz - City of our Lives

18: Los Mocosos - All Grown Up

25: Nicolas Michaux - Amour Colère 

25: Bendrix Littleton -  Deep Dark South (NNA Tapes)

25: Bella White - Just Like Leaving

25: Lou Reed - New York - Deluxe Edition (Rhino)

25: Boy Becomes Hero -Escape Artist

25: The Rolling Stones -  Steel Wheels Live – Atlantic City, New Jersey (concert film) (Eagle Rock).

25: Psychic Temple - Houses of the Holy

25: Yves Jarvis Sundry Rock Song Stock (Flemish Eye)

25- The War And Treaty – Hearts Town

25: White Dog  - S/T (Rise Above Records)

25: Will Butler Generations (Merge) 

25: Hen Ogledd - Free Humans ( Weird World) 

25: Sufjan Stevens  (Asthmatic Kitty Records)

25:  Sylvan Esso -  Free Love (Loma Vista Recordings)

25: Beverly Glenn-Copeland -Transmissions: The Music of Beverly Glenn-Copeland (Transgressive)

25: Mint Field- Sentimiento Mundial (Felte)

25: Prince - Sign O’ The Times reissue

25: Reza Manbachi and Najva Ensemble - Passing Through the Dark 

October

2: Matt Berninger –Serpentine Prison (Book Records)

2: Roger Waters - Us + Them (Sony Music Ent)

2: Lana Del Rey - Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass

2: Teenanger - Good Time  (Telephone Explosion Records)

2: Luka KuplowskyStardust  (Next Door Records)

2: Bonnie Whitmore - Last Will and Testament (Aviatrix Records)

2: Corey Taylor - CMFT (Roadrunner Records)

2: Melanie C - S/T

2: Denise Sherwood  - This Road  (-U Sound / Evergreen Recordings)

2: Dawes - Good Luck With Whatever (Rounder)

2: Ben KunderSearching For The Stranger

2: Jónsi Birgisson - Shiver  (Krunk)

2:  Chris Smither – More on the Levee (Signature Sounds) 

2: The Nude Party -  Midnight Manor ( New west)
2:  Steve Wynn -  11-CD box set 1995-2005  (Real Gone Music)

2: Hugar - The Vasulka Effect - OST (Sony Masterworks)

2: Robert Plant - Digging Deep (Es Paranza)

9: Devildriver - Dealing With Demons I (Napalm Records)

9: Sinner’s Blood - The Mirror Star (Frontiers Music Srl)

9:  Linaire - S/T  (Capital Zero Records)

9: Spires That in the Sunset Rise - Psychic Oscillations (FPE Records)

9: Suzi Ragsdale- Ghost Town 

9: Michael Bernard Fitzgerald - Love Valley

9: Travis - 10 Songs -BMG

9: METZ Atlas Vending (Royal Mountain Records/Sub Pop)

9: Slow Pulp - Moveys (Winspear)

9: OKAN -  Espiral (Lulaworld Records)

9: Emmy The Great - April / 月音  (Bella Union)

9: Jon Snodgrass- S/T  (A-F Records)

16: Malin Pettersen -  Wildhorse

16:  Falset - We Follow or Lead the Way

16: Mipso  - S/T (Rounder)

16: CRi - Juvenile 

16: Deep Sea Diver - Impossible Weight (High Beam Records/ATO)

16: Holy Motors - Horse (Wharf Cat Records)

16: The Slim Kings - the King's County Classic 

16: Cordovas -Destiny Hotel (ATO Records)

20: Bonnie Whitmore – Last Will and Testament (Aviatrix Records) 

23: Nothing But Thieves - Moral Panic

23: Kasbo- The Making of a Paracosm ( Foreign Family Collective/Counter Records)

23: The Agency -  In the Haunted Woods  (Solarbear Records)

23: The Last Dinosaur -Wholeness (Phases)

23: Victoria Anthony - Real Life 

23. Flowers of Hell - Outlanders

23: Plants and Animals - The Jungle (Secret City Records)

30: Draconian -Under A Godless Veil (Napalm Records)

30: Cam -The Otherside (Triple Tigers/RCA Records)

31: Riell - Paradise 

November

6: Kylie Minogue - DISCO (BMG) 

13: Melanie Peterson - We Got This

13: Phoria - Caught a Black Rabbit ( Akira Records)

13: Katy J Pearson - Return (Heavenly Recordings)

February

5: Nobody's Girl - S/T ( Lucky Hound Music)

* Canadian releases are in red

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