Matt Mays  Photo: Lindsay Duncan
Matt Mays Photo: Lindsay Duncan

FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Feb. 25, 2021

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace. Notables this week include Bob Dylan, Jim Capaldi, Altin Gün, Rick Holmstrom, Flyying Colours, Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains, Black Crowes, Nick Cave & Warren Ellis, and The National.

The Canadian contingent is led by Matt Mays, Leahy, Dan Edmonds, Russell Louder, Neil Young, Mo Kenney, BAD CHILD, TiKA, David Picco, Steve Kroeger, and Robert G. Scott & Genevieve Marentette.

February

22: Isaac Dunbar - evil twin (RCA Records)

22: Robert G. Scott & Genevieve Marentette - Live & Improvised  (Zsan Records)

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

26: Leahy - Good Water

26: Matt Mays - From Burnside With Love - triple vinyl

26: Smerz  - Believer  (XL Recordings)

26: Shordie Shordie and Murda Beatz  - Memory Lane (Warner)

26: The Great Kat - Mozart, Beethoven Bach and Shred

26: Madison Beer - Life (Sony)

26: Altin Gün - Yol (ATO Records)

26: Dan Edmonds-- Good Fortune Assembly

26: Gerd Janson - Polydans (City Slang)

26: Molly Annelle  - Elevator Music  (604 Records)

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

26: Rick Holmstrom - See That Light

26: Molly Annelle  Elevator Music  (604 Records)

26: Grumpy Kitty Boy - Show Me The Kibbles 

26: Steve Kroeger  - Home

26: Track45 - Big Dreams

26: David Picco Live It Down 

26: Hailey Whitters - Living The Dream  (Pigasus Records / Big Loud Records / Songs & Daughters)

26: Neil Young - Way Down in the Rust Bucket (Reprise)

26: Flyying Colours - Fantasy Country

26: Joanna Connor - 4801 South Indiana Avenue  (Keeping The Blues Alive)

26: Kyle Edward ConnollyOn Arrival (Hand Drawn Dracula)

26: Adam Warner  - Big Storm 

26: Goody Grace - Don't Forget Where You Came From (Warner Music Canada)

26: Jim Capaldi - Short Cut Draw Blood (Island Records)

26: Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains - Banane Bleue

26: Barry Paquin Roberge - Exordium To Extasy ( Costume Records)

26: BAD CHILD  Free Trial (UMC)

26: Mo Kenney -Covers

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

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

26: Edwin Raphael - Staring At Ceilings (Dine Alone Records)

26: The Wedding Present – Locked Down And Stripped Back (Scopitones)

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

26: Eartheater - Phoenix: La Petite Mort Édition (PAN)

26: Black Crowes - Shake Your Money Maker deluxe reissue.

26: Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - Carnage

26: A Better Hand - Cheap Smokes and Champagne (Mutant League Records)

26: Julien Baker  - Little Oblivions (Matador)

26: Einherjer - North Star (Napalm)

26: Devan - Pink Noise 

26: Richard Pryor - S/T and Craps (After Hours)  (Omnivore Recordings)

26: Celeste - Not Your Muse

26: Jimmy Edgar - Cheetah Bend (Innovative Leisure)

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: Alex Frew -Cobalt (Warner)

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)

26: Russell Louder - Humor  (Lisbon Lux Records)

26: Carpool Tunnel Bloom (Pure Noise Records)

26: Charly Black - So Many reasons (Aftercluv/Universal)

26: Black Nash - S/T ( Ramp Local)

27:  Ford Pier - Gormful In Maya
 

March

3: Wayside - Shine Onto Me 

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

5: BerniceEau de Bonjourno (Telephone Explosion)

5: A Day to Remember - You’re Welcome

5: Michael MenegonTime is Now

5: Monowhales - Daytona Bleach 

5: Megan Lacy -  Salvation 

5: Fences - Failure Sculptures' Deluxe Version (ENCI Records)

5: The Spill Canvas - Conduit  ( Pure Noise Records)

5: Jaz Elise - The Golden Hour (Six Course Music/RCA Records)

5: Tokyo Police Club  -Champ - The 10th anniversary edition (Dine Alone)

5: Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell and Mob Rules - deluxe edition reissues   (Rhino)

5: Barra Brown - LFT:RT  (Cavity Search Records)

5: Visionist -A Call to Arms (Mute)

5: Kings of Leon - When You See Yourself (RCA Records)

5: Max Foreman - Underground 

5: iskwē The Stars 

5: Wolfheart  Skull Soldiers  (Napalm Records!)

5: Kash'd Out  Casual Encounters (LAW Records)

5: YUNGMORPHEUS - Thumbing Thru Foliage (Bad Taste )

5: POSTDATA - Twin Flames

5:  Thirdface - Do It With A Smile (Exploding In Sound Records)

5:  Zara Larsson - Poster Girl (TEN/Epic Records)

5: Justin Nozuka –  then, now & again  (Post 1988/Black Box)

5: Ariel Posen - Headway

5: Mike FreedmanInto The Daybreak

5: Demon Hunter - Songs of Death and Resurrection (Solid State Records)

5: Japan - Quiet Life  (BMG)

12: Turbulence - Frontal (Frontiers Srl)

12: Doohickey Cubicle - Don't Fix Anything

12: Lake Street Dive  =Obviously  (Nonesuch Records)

12: Thierry Larose - Cantalou (Grosse Boite)

12: Heart Healer - The Metal Opera by Magnus Karlsson (Frontiers Music Srl)

12: Sunfields  - Late Bloomers

12: Matt Berninger- Serpentine Prison 

12: Buck Owens and the Buckaroos - The Complete Capitol Singles: 1957–1976, (Omnivore Recordings)

12: Strippers Union The Undertaking Part 2

12: Ontarians   -The Greatest Short Story Never Told 

12: Sunburned Hand of the Man- Pick A Day To Die (Three Lobed)

12: Blackmore’s Night - Nature’s Light (earMusic (distributed by BFD)

12: Saga -Symmetry (earMUSIC.)

12: Jordan Hart - Only Pieces of the Truth  (Believe)

12: Dulcie Taylor - Rediscovered (Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings)

12: Melody Duncan - Wolf Song

12: Serena Ryder The Art of Falling Apart (ArtHaus)

12: Secret Sphere - Lifeblood (Frontiers SRL)

12: Yevae  - S/T

12: Valerie June -The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers (Fantasy Records)

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

12: Nick Jonas - Spaceman (UMC)

12: Conan -  Live At Freak Valley,  (Napalm)

12: Allan Holdsworth - LEVERKUSEN '97 (Manifesto Records)

12: Marianas Rest -  Fata Morgana (Napalm)

12 Various Artists -Down Where the Valleys Are Low: for Judee Sill, (StorySound Records) 

12: Dead Poet Society -   -!- 

12: HAERTS -  Dream Nation

12: Dollar Signs -  Hearts Of Gold (Pure Noise Records)

12: Rylan Brooks - If Wishes Were Horses

12: Record Heat - 1 (The Orchard)

12: Thunder - All The Right Noises (BMG)

14: Sunday Wilde Peace In Trouble

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

19: Triptides -Alter Echoes (Alive Naturalsound Records)

19. Corb Lund -Agricultural Tragic (Deluxe Edition) (Warner Music Canada) 

19: Slow Crush -  Aurora (Quiet Panic)

19: Middle Kids - Today We’re The Greatest  (Domino)

19: Les Shirley - Forever Is Now 

19: Souleye - Hunting Teardrops 

19: Bell OrchestreHouse Music (Envision Records/Erased Tapes)

19: Bobby Womack - The Poet and The Poet II reissues

19: Serj Tankian -  Elasticity EP  ( Alchemy Recordings/BMG)

19: Chad VanGaalen  - World’s Most Stressed Out Gardener (Flemish Eye/Sub Pop).

19: Joe Pug -The Diving Sun

19: Show Me The Body  - Survive (Loma Vista)

19: Mark Clennon Foreign (Bonsound)

19: Colin Miller - Hook EP ( Oof Records)

19: Jane Inc. - Number One (Telephone Explosion Records)

19: Batiste - We Are

19: Willie Dunn -Creation Never Sleeps, Creation Never Dies: The Willie Dunn Anthology  (Light in the Attic)

19: A.A. Williams - Songs From Isolation (Bella Union)

19: Dani NashS/T 

19: Loretta Lynn - Still Woman Enough, A Celebration of Women in Country Music  (Legacy)

19: New Age Steppers-  Four studio LPs reissued plus anthology box set  (On-U Sound)

19: Daniel LanoisHeavy Sun 

19: Son of the Velvet Rat  -Solitary Company (Fluff & Gravy Records)

19: Justin BieberJUSTICE (RBMG/Def Jam Recordings/Universal Music Canada)

19: TuneTown -Entering Utopia (Three Pines Records)

19: Janet Simpson - Safe Distance (Cornelius Chapel Records)

19:  Real Numbers - Brighter Then (Slumberland Records)

19: The Blue Stones - Hidden Gems (eOne)

19: Vallens  In Era (Hand Drawn Dracula)

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

26: Renée Reed  - S/T  (Keeled Scales)

26: Al Muirhead Quintet -  Live From Frankie's & The Yardbird. (Chronograph)

26: Departure Lounge -  Transmeridian (Violette Records)

26: ‘68 - Give One Take One (Cooking Vinyl)

26: Ben Howard - Collections From the Whiteout (UMC)

26: Clark - Playground In A Lake (Deutsche Grammophon)

26: Xiu Xiu - OH NO (Polyvinyl)

26: John Smith -  The Fray (Thirty Tigers) 

26: Neil YoungYoung Shakespeare

26: Bryce Thomas - Across The Neuro Seas 

26: Joe Strummer -  Assembly (Dark Horse Records )

26: Skegss – Rehearsal ( Loma Vista Recordings.)

26:  AJR  OK Orchestra

26: Greenleaf -  Echoes From A Mass  (Napalm Records)

26: Guitarmy of One - The Spy Detective Collective 

26: Mythos  - XXV  (Adagio/The Orchard)

26: Real Estate -Half a Human EP ( Domino)

26: Death From Above 1979 - Is 4 Lovers (Spinefarm)

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

26: The Hirsch Effekt  - GREGÆR (Long Branch Records)

26: Payday - P.U.K.E Tapes Volume 3

26: Modesty Blaise -The Modesty Blaise (From Lo-Fi to Disco!)

26: Esther Rose - How Many Times (Father/Daughter Records & Full Time Hobby)

26: Sarah Jerrom -  Dream Logic ( Three Pines Records) 

26: Justin RutledgeIslands

26: The Wanted -Strange Flight 

26: New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom Rockers - Vol. 2 (Stony Plain Records)

26: David Olney and Anana Kaye - Whispers and Sighs (School Kids Records)

26: tune-yards  sketchy.  (4AD)

26: Memoriam - To The End (Reaper Entertainment)

26: The Armadillo Paradox - Out of Gas in Oil Country

26: Annabelle Chvostek String of Pearls

26: Carrie Underwood  - My Savior (UMC)

26: Emily Moment - The Party's Over  

26: Anna Fox Rochinski -  Cherry

26:  ‘68 - Give One Take One (Cooking Vinyl)

26: Spoon - Gimme Fiction (Red & White vinyl edition)  (Matador)

26: Suzi Quatro- The Devil in Me (SPV/Steamhammer)

26: John Smith -  The Fray

26: Brigitte DeMeyer- Seeker (BDM Music)

26: Jerry Leger - Time Out For Tomorrow, deluxe edition

26:  24kGoldn  - El Dorado

26: Architects -  For Those Who Wish to Exist

31: Alec Fraser Jr  On The Wings Of The Wind

April

1: Jon Klages - Fabulous Twilight'

2: Glasvegas-  Godspeed

2: The Holly Cole Trio - Montreal (UMC) 

2:  Hope Dunbar - Sweetheartland

2: The Natvral -Tethers (Kanine)

2: MYTHIC SUNSHIP - Wildfire (Tee Pee Records)

2: Cristina Vane - Nowhere Sounds Lovely

2: Shakey Graves - Roll The Bones X (Dualtone Records.)

2: MØAA- Euphoric Recall WWNBB (We Were Never Being Boring)

2: Dry Cleaning    New Long Leg  (4AD)  

2: Alex Little & The Suspicious Minds - Waiting to Get Paid  (Light Organ)

9: The Fratellis -  Half Drunk Under a Full Moon

9:The Treatment -Waiting For Good Luck (Frontiers Music Srl )

9: Assertion - Intermission

9: Purgatory - Lawless To Grave (Unbeaten Records)

9: Marc Scibilia - Seed of Joy 

9: Peter Murphy -  Love Hysteria  (Indigo vinyl) reissue  (Beggars Banquet)

9: Peter Murphy - Should the World Fail to Fall Apart (Blue vinyl) reissue  (Beggars Banquet)

9: Peggy Lee - Something Wonderful: Peggy Lee Sings The Great American Songbook (Omnivore)

9: Dallas Moore -The Rain 

9: Yaya Bey - The Things I Can’t Take With Me (Big Dada)

9: Max Richter - Voices 2

9: Beverly Glenn-Copeland - reissue Keyboard Fantasies (Transgressive)

9: Nick Waterhouse - Promenade Blue (Innovative Leisure)

9: Hainbach -Landfill Totems (SA Recordings)

9: The Reds, Pinks & Purples - Uncommon Weather  (Slumberland)

9: Chris Cain -  Raisin' Cain (Alligator Records) 

9:Lynyrd Skynyrd - Live At Knebworth ‘76 -DVD+CD +Blu-ray+2LP (Eagle Rock Entertainment )

9: Sweet Oblivion - Relentless 

9: Taylor Swift - Fearless (Taylor’s Version) (Republic Records)

9: Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band  -  Dance Songs for Hard Times (Thirty Tigers)

9: POWERWOLF - Vinyl Re-Release -Blessed & Possessed  (Napalm Records)

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

16: Stephen Flatt - Cumberland Bones

16: Will Porter - Tick Tock Tick (Gramofono Sound Label)

16: Waxflower - We Might Be Alright (Rude Records)

16: The Gloria Record - Start Here  vinyl reissue (Big Scary Monsters)

16: Icon of Sin - S/T

16: Black Orchid Empire - Live In The Studio (Long Branch Records)

16: Miesha and The SpanksSingles EP 

16: Jethro Tull  ‘A’ (A La Mode)  3 CD/3 DVD box set 

16: Alex Henry Foster - Standing Under Bright Lights (Hopeful Tragedy)

16: The Brother Brothers - Calla Lilly  ( Compass Records)

16: Temple Balls - Pyromide (Frontiers Music Srl )

16: Isaac + Yaehsun - Natura Sophia (Crystal Math/Universal)

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

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

16 Lea Bertucci - A Visible Length Of Light  (Cibachrome Editions)

16: Julia Stone - Sixty Summers  (Arts & Crafts)

16: Jakob Mind -The One Who Got Away (Lövely Records)

16: The Vintage Caravan -  Monuments (Napalm Records)

16: Hail The Sun - New Age Filth (Equal Vision Records)

23: Randy McAllister - Paperbag Salvation (Reaction Records)

23: Fog Lake -Tragedy Reel (Orchid Tapes)

23: Tristan Kasten-Krause -Potential Landscapes 

23: Birthday Ass - Head of the Household

23: Peter Frampton - Frampton Forgets the Words (Universal Music)

23: Oxlip -Your Mother Was A Peacock (Garment District Records)

23: Rag‘n’Bone Man - Life By Misadventure ( Columbia)

23: glimmers- Worlds Apart (Common Ground Collective)

23: Art d'Ecco - In Standard Definition (Paper Bag Records)

23: Animal Collective Crestone (Original Score) 

23: Tom Jones - Surrounded By Time  (S-Curve Records/BMG)

23: Pet Shop Boys  - Discovery: Live in Rio 1994 concert

30: Leon Vynehall - Rare, Forever  (Ninja Tune)

30: Marianne Faithfull & Warren Ellis - She Wals In Beauty (BMG)

30: Amy Shark - Cry Forever

30: Amy Speace and The Orphan Brigade -There Used To Be Horses Here

30: Kristian North –Passion Play (Mothland)

30: Manchester Orchestra - The Million Masks of God (Loma Vista Recordings)

30: The Shootouts - Bullseye (Soundly Music)

30: Royal Blood - Typhoons (UMC)

30: Joseph Shabason The Fellowship (Telephone Explosion)

30: Paul Jacobs  - Pink Dogs on The Green Grass ( Blow The Fuse)

30: Evile -  Hell Unleashed (Napalm Records)

30: Tetrarch  Unstable (Napalm Records)

30: Nick Hudson - Font Of Human Fractures 

May

7: GHOST IRIS - Comatose (Long Branch Records)

7: Squid - Bright Green Field (Warp Records)

7: Tony Joe White - Smoke from the Chimney ( Easy Eye Sound)

7: Jeffery Straker  Just Before Sunrise (Independent) 

7: GoGo Penguin - GGP/RMX (Blue Note Records)

7: Peter Murphy   - Deep (Clear vinyl) reissue (Beggars Banquet)

7: Peter Murphy  -  Holy Smoke  (Smoke vinyl) reissue  (Beggars Banquet)

7: Man on Man - S/T (Polyvinyl Record Co. / Big Scary Monsters)

7: Sumo Cyco - Initiation  (Napalm Records! Interlaced )

7: Slow Leaves  - Holiday (Birthday Cake Records)

14: The Go-Go’s =God Bless The Go-Go’s  (Eagle Records)

14: Great Lake Swimmers Live At The Redeemer 2007 (weewerk)

14: Sarah Neufeld -Detritus (One Little Independent Records)

14: Siniestro- Vortexx ( Black Lodge Records)

14: Sunbomb - Evil And Divine (Frontiers srl)

14: Rodrigo y Gabriela JAZZ EP (ATO)

 14: Belvedere - Hindsight is The Sixth Sense (Thousand Islands Records

21: Gary Numan - Intruder

21: Vexed - Culling Culture (Napalm)

21: Eamonn McCormack - Storyteller (BEM Records/Amplified Distribution)

21: Jim McCulloch - When I Mean What I Say: (Violette Records)

21: San Holo - bb u ok? (bitbird/Counter Records)

21: CHAI - Wink (Sub Pop)

28: Shannon McNally - The Waylon Sessions  

28: Hillburn - Slipping Away (LHM Records)

June

4: Satsang - All. Right. Now. (SideOneDummy Records)

4: Crowded House - Dreamers Are Waiting (BMG)

18:  Rory Feek -Gentle Man  (Gaither Music)

July

30: Nobody's Girl - Folk and Heavenly Pop  ( Lucky Hound Music)

August

20:  LTtheMonk - On The Wall (Sonic Unyon Records)

Canadian artists marked in red

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