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FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Dec. 31, 2020

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue, though at a virtual standstill over the holiday season. Ushering in the new year are albums from Canadian hard rock faves The Dirty Nil (pictured) and Cracker frontman David Lowery.

January

1: The Dirty NilFuck Art (Dine Alone Records)

1: David Lowery - Leaving Key Member Clause

4: Steve Earle & The Dukes – J.T. 

8: Magnum - Dance Of The Black Tattoo

8: Passenger -  Songs for the Drunk and Broken

8: Modern Hut - Don't Want To Get Adjusted To This World  ( Don Giovanni Records)

8: Scott McKay - Stupid Cupid

12: Ayelet Rose Gottlieb - 13 Lunar Meditations: Summoning the Witches (Bandcamp)

13: PETRICFlashbacks

15: Royal Wood - Live At Massey Hall

15: Buzzcocks - Singles 77-80 boxset (Domino)

15: The Future Violents - Heaven is A Place, This is A Place EP (UNFD)

15: Edenbridge - The Chronicles Of Eden part 2 

15: Accept -  Too Mean to Die

15: Dale Crover - Rat-A-Tat-Tat!

15: Beach Bunny -  Blame Game

15: Carla Olson & Mick Taylor  add

15: Evelyn Glennie & City Chamber Orchestra Of Hong Kong add

15: You Me at Six -  Suckapunch

15: Dragony - Viribus Unitis  (Napalm Records)

15: Matthew Sweet  - Catspaw (Omnivore Recordings)

15: Sleaford Mods  Spare Ribs  ( Rough Trade)

15: Mary Timony  - Mountains 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition (Matador) 

15: KT Tunstall -Drastic Fantastic (Ultimate Edition)  (UMC)

15: Kurt Vile  -  Speed, Sound, Lonely KV  (Matador)

15: Dave Restivo - Arancina (Chronograph Records)

15: Why Don’t We -  The Good Times and The Bad Ones  (Atlantic Records)

15: Steve Strongman - Tired of Talkin’ reissue  (Stony Plain Records)

15: John Diva & The Rockets Of Love -American Amadeus

15: Julien Manaud - Adaptation Vol. 2 ( Lisbon Lux Records)

22: Lonely The Brave - The Hope List 

22: Phantom Elite - Titanium

22: Japan - Quiet Life-  3CD/1LP Boxed set

22: The Dead Daisies  - Holy Ground 

22: Wig Wam - Never Say Die

22: Palberta -  Palberta5000 (Wharf Cat Records)

22: Moon Taxi - Silver Dream

22: Estère - Archetypes (Blue Riot Records)

22: Azmari -Samā'ī’ ( Sdban UItra)

22: Adam Klein - Little Tiger 

22: Juana Everett - Move On

22: Ektomorf -  Reborn (Napalm Records)

22: Speed Stick - Volume One (Don Giovanni Records)

22:  Nervosa- Perpetual Chaos  (Napalm Records)

22: Bicep - Isles ( Ninja Tune)

22: Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra - Songs For The Apocalypse (Frontiers Srl)

22: Kiwi Jr. - Cooler Returns (Kiwi Club/Sub Pop)

22: Real Numbers - Brighter Then (Slumberland)

22: James Yorkston and The Second Hand Orchestra- The Wide, Wide River 

22: Richard Hell & The Voidoids -  Destiny Street Complete- expanded  (Omnivore)

22: Rhye - Home (Last Gang Records)

27:  Julie Neff - Over It  (Independent)

29: Puma Blue  - In Praise of Shadows (Blue Flowers)

29: Ani DiFranco - Revolutionary Love

29: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - New Fragility

29: Balthazar - Sand (Play It Again Sam)

29: The Wardens  Sold Out At The Ironwood 

29: Steven Wilson - The Future BitesT (Arts & Crafts)

29: St. Germain - Tourist - 20th Anniversary edition

29: Goat Girl  - On All Fours  (Rough Trade)

29: Arlo Parks - Collapsed In Sunbeams (Transgressive Records)

29: Divide and Dissolve - Gas Lit (Invada Records)

29: Ghalia Volt - One Woman Band

29: Lucero - When You Found Me (Liberty and Lament/Thirty Tigers)

29: The Besnard LakesThe Besnard Lakes Are The Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings (Flemish Eye)

February

2: Bet Smith - Downer (Pine Lake Records)

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

5:  Nancy Sinatra: Start Walkin’ 1965-1976. (Light In The Attic)

5: A.J. Croce - By Request (Compass Records)

5: CYRRCA - S/T

5: Frontside -Closer to Closure (Revival Recordings)

5: John Williams - John Williams In Vienna- fan edition (UMC)

5: Foo Fighters - Medicine at Midnight 

5: Uncle Walt's Band- Recorded Live at Waterloo Ice House (Omnivore Recordings)

5: Rod Abernethy - Normal Isn’t Normal Anymore 

5: Nick Schofield - Glass Gallery

5:  Charles Ellsworth - Honeysuckle Summer 

5: The Weather Station - Ignorance (Next Door Records)

5: Demon Hunter -  Songs of Death and Resurrection

5: Black Country, New Road - For the first time (Ninja Tune)

5: Sarah Mary Chadwick -Me And Ennui Are Friends Baby ( Ba Da Bing)

12: The Deathray Davies - Time Well Wasted  (We Know Better Records)

12: Django Django-  Glowing in the Dark

12: The Pretty Reckless - Death by Rock and Roll

12: Drones - Our Hell Is Right Here  (Thousand Islands Records) 

12: Early Times and the High Rollers - The Corner (VizzTone)

12: God Is An Astronaut - Ghost Tapes #10 (Napalm Records)

12: Dead Poet Society - The Exclamation Album

12: Arc of Life - S/T (Frontiers Music Srl)

12: Bailter Space -Wammo (Remastered)  (Matador)

12: Bodies of Water - Is This What It's Like (Thousand Tongues)

12: Robert Berry and 3.2  -Third Impression (Frontiers Music srl)

12: Florida Georgia Line - Life Rolls On  (BMLG Records)

12: The BandStage Fright - 50th anniversary edition - Capitol/UMe

12: Durbin - The Beast Awakens (Frontiers Music Srl)

12: Kat DanserOne Eye Open (Black Hen)

12: Sirenia -  Riddles, Ruins & Revelations (Napalm Records)

14: Little Hurt -Better Drugs

14: Boniface S/T  (Transgressive)

19: Wild Pink - A Billion Little Lights (Royal Mountain Records)

19: Austin Meade - Black Sheep (Snakefarm Records )

19: Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians -  Hunter and Dog Star

19: The Hold Steady - Open Door Policy

19: Veronica Lewis - You Ain’t Unlucky (Blue Heart Records)

19: Valley Maker - When The Day Leaves  (Frenchkiss Records)

19: Tash Sultana-  Terra Firma

19: Cloud Nothings-  The Shadow I Remember

19: SG Lewis - times  (Republic Records)

19: Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs Real One Out (Dine Alone)

19: Cameron Graves- Seven (Artistry Music)

19: Blessediii. (Flemish Eye)

26: Roosevelt - Polydans (City Slang / Greco-Roman)

26: LeahyGood Water

26: Altin Gün - Yol (ATO Records)

26: Gerd Janson - Polydans (City Slang)

26:  Bob Dylan - 1970 (50th Anniversary Collection) (Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings)

26:  Rick Holmstrom - See That Light

26: TiKA - Anywhere But Here  (Next Door Records)

26: Pinegrove  - Amperland NY (2LP)  (Rough Trade)

26: Maxïmo Park - Nature Always Wins  (Prolifica Inc)

26: Edwin Raphael- Staring At Ceilings (Bandcamp)

26: Julien Baker  - Little Oblivions (Matador)

26: The National  -Cherry Tree EP (Remastered)  (4AD)  

26: The National  - The National  (Remastered)  (4AD)

26: The National  - Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers (Remastered)  (4AD) 

26: Moonspell - Hermitage ( Napalm Records)

26:  EINHERJER - North Star

26: A Winged Victory for the Sulle- Invisible Cities (Artificial Pinearch Manufacturing)

26: Nirvana - Songlife 1967-72- 6 LP vinyl Deluxe Box (Madfish Music)

March

5: Rutger Hoedemaekers - The Age Of Oddities  (130701)

5: Bernice  Eau de Bonjourno (Telephone Explosion)

5: A Day to Remember - You’re Welcome

5: Tokyo Police Club- Champ - 10th anniversary edition (Mom + Pop/ Dine Alone)

5: POSTDATA - Twin Flames

12: Doohickey Cubicle - Don't Fix Anything

12: Saga -Symmetry (earMUSIC.)

12: Gizmachi -Omega Kaleid (CEN/The Orchard)

12: HAERTS -  Dream Nation

19: Papa Roach - Greatest Hits Volume 2 – The Better Noise Years

26: As Everything Unfolds - Within Each Lies The Other (Long Branch Records)

26: Space Cadet -  Lion on A Leash (Wiretap Records)

26: Architects -  For Those Who Wish to Exist

April

2: Glasvegas-  Godspeed

9: The Fratellis -  Half Drunk Under a Full Moon

16: Sleeps Society - S/T  (Spinefarm Records)

16: Holding Absence - The Greatest Mistake Of My Life ( Sharptone Records)

16: Greta Van Fleet - The Battle At Garden's Gate

30: Amy Shark - Cry Forever

Canadian artists marked in red

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