Art Bergmann   Photo: David Kotsibie
Art Bergmann Photo: David Kotsibie

FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, May 20, 2021

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace. Notables include Lambchop, Gary Numan, Chrissie Hynde, Monster Magnet, Graber Gryass, Sly & Robbie, Twenty One Pilots, Pop Evil, Gruff Rhys, and Counting Crows.

A strong week for Canadian releases includes albums by The Tragically Hip, Art Bergmann, Scott B. Sympathy, Ken Tizzard, PACKS, Tim Hicks, Kelly McMichael, Cat Clyde and Jeremie Albino, Allison Russell, Alex Cuba, Heather Valley, Bùmarang, and Betty Moon.

May

17: Amanda Hagel -   Be the Light 

17: Heather ValleyCovers

18: Ken TizzardAll Together Now

20: Amai Kuda et Les Bois - EmUrgency! 

20:  Kelly McMichael - Waves 

21: Gary Numan - Intruder

21: The Tragically Hip - Saskadelphia (Universal Music Canada/UMe) 

21: BùmarangEcho Land (Fallen Tree Records)

21: Kaktus Einarsson -Kick The Ladder (One Little Independent Records)

21: Cave States  -Says EP 

21: Tim Hicks - Campfire Troubadour (Open Road)

21: Audrey Nuna -  a liquid breakfast (Arista Records)

21: Chrissie Hynde - Standing In The Doorway: Chrissie Hynde Sings Bob Dylan (BMG) ,CD and vinyl LP release on Aug. 20.

21: Monster Magnet -  A Better Dystopia (Napalm Records)

21: My Bloody Valentine - Catalog released on vinyl (Domino) 

21: We Were Sharks - New Low (Revival Recordings)

21: Graber Gryass  Spaceman’s Wonderbox

21: Sly & Robbie - Red Hills Road

21: Ayron Jones - Child of The State (Big Machine/John Varvatos Records)

21: Nineteen Hand Horse -  Revel

21: Scott B. Sympathy Neil Yonge Street - reissue (Curve Music/Warner)

21: Scott B. Sympathy - Drinking With The Poet- reissue (Curve Music/Warner)

21: Georgia Anne Muldrow - VWETO 111 (Foreseen Entertainment / Epistrophik Peach Sound)

21: The Palace Guard -All Night Long: And Anthology, 1965-1966 (Omnivore)

21: Vexed - Culling Culture (Napalm)

21: We Were Sharks - New Low (Known Accomplice)

21: Allison Russell - Outside Child (Fantasy Records)

21: Koo Koo Kanga Roo -Slow Clap

21: Alex Cuba - Mendó

21: Big Chief Monk Boudreaux - Bloodstains & Teardrops 

21: Betty MoonCosmicoma (Evolver Music)

21: Pop Evil  - Versatile (eOne) 

21:  Cat Clyde and Jeremie AlbinoBlue Blue Blue (Cinematic Music Group)

21: Gavin Preller There Is Wonder  (Shimmy-Disc/Joyful Noise Recordings)

21: Rod Picott - Wood, Steel, Dust & Dreams 

21: Jordan Davis -  Buy Dirt (UMC)

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

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

21: Hotel California - Orange

21:  Ducks Ltd. -  Get Bleak (Royal Mountain Records (Canada)

 21: Kaktus Einarsson - Kick The Ladder ( One Little Independent)

21: Twenty One Pilots -Scaled And Icy (Fueled By Ramen)

21: CHAI - Wink (Sub Pop)

21: Mdou Moctar    Afrique Victime  (Matador)

21: Yoo Doo Right - Don't Think You Can Escape Your Purpose (Mothland)

21: PACKS -take the cake (Fire Talk/Royal Mountain Records)

21: Gruff Rhys  - Seeking New Gods  (Rough Trade)

21: Bob Malone -Good People 

21: Lambchop  Showtunes (Merge)

21: Art BergmannLate Stage Empire Dementia (Weewerk/Porterhouse Records)

21: San Holo - BB U OK? (Counter Records)

21: Counting Crows  - Butter Miracle, Suite One (BMG)

21: Kaktus Einarsson - Kick The Ladder (One Little Independent Records)

22: Clem Chesterfield  - Of Lures & Love...with The LA-Z Boy Recliners

23: Pennies By The Pound -Heat Death of the Universe

25: Nina Simone: The Montreux Years (Montreux Jazz Festival and BMG)

25: Etta James: The Montreux Years (Montreux Jazz Festival and BMG)

25: Annette Peacock - X-Dreams  (Sundazed)

25: Various Artists  A Sweet Relief Tribute to Joey Spampinato (True North)

25: Spitboy-  Body of Work (1990-1995) 

28: André Ethier- Further Up Island  (Telephone Explosion)

28: Portico Quartet - Terrain (Gondwana Records)

28: Winterforever- Laevitas  

28: Status/Non-Status 1, 2, 3, 4, 500 Years EP (You've Changed records)

28: Masayoshi Fujita  - Bird Ambience (Erased Tapes)  

28: Shannon McNally - The Waylon Sessions  

28: k.d. lang -  makeover (Nonesuch)

28: Jamestown Revival - Fireside With Louis L’Amour

28: Stormruler- Under The Burning Eclipse (Napalm Records)

28:  DMX - Exodus (Df Jam) 

28: John Dwyer and Kyp Malone - Moon-Drenched  (Castle Face Records)

28: black midi - Cavalcade   (Rough Trade)

28: Khasi-Cymru Collective - Sai-thaiñ ki Sur - the weaving of voices (Naxos World)

28: Various Artists Folk Music of China, Vol. 13 – Songs of the Tibetan Plateau (Naxos World)

28: Fiona Brown- Mundane

28: Kill The Imposter - The Violence Sessions

28: Ben Brown - Sayonara Sorrow

28: Kandle Osborne -Set The Fire

28: Pulley - Different Strings  (SBÄM Records)

28: Mustafa -  When Smoke Rises

28: Serlin Greaves Sad Songs For Sale (Fifth Kid Records)

28: Sef Lemelin - Modulation (Hopeful Tragedy)

28: GWAR -The Disc With No Name (Pit Records)

28: Beth Whitney - Into the Ground

28: Emma Currie - Welcome to the Wild 

28: Patti Parks - Whole Nother World (Booga Music/VizzTone)

28: Elgin - Weightless / Still (Pixie Pace Records)

28: Hillsburn - Slipping Away (LHM Records)

28: Nadjiwan - Star Nation (Heading North Music)

28: Various artists - Moon-Drenched (Castle Face Records)

28: Asleep at the Wheel -  EPThe Better Times

28: The 456Simple Songs

28: Texas - Hi ( BMG)

June

1: SUPERBLOOM - Pollen

1: Hannes Grossmann - To Where The Light Retreats

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

4: Dobet Gnahoré -  Couleur (Cumbancha) 

4: Colin Hay - Going Somewhere (vinyl) (Compass Records)

4: cleopatrick- Bummer (Nowhere Special Recordings/Thirty Tigers)

4: The Mumps- box set reissue (Omnivore Recordings)

4:  Reid Zoé -Shed My Skin 

4: Van Canto-  To The Power Of Eight  (Napalm Records)

4: Wolf Alice - Blue Weekend (RCA)

4: Brett Young - Weekends Look A Little Different These Days ( BMLG Records)

4: Talk Show Host - Mid Century Modern (Wiretap Records)

4: Billy Gibbons -Hardware (Concord Records)

4: Dobet Gnahoré'-  Couleur (Cumbancha)

4: Woody & Jeremy - Gravy in my Coffee

4: Black River Delta - Shakin' (Sofaburn Records)

4: Jonny Kosmo - Pastry (Feeding Tube)

4: Circus Rhapsody - Just Kidding ( Mannequin Vanity Records)

4: Sojourner - Perennial

4: Colin Hay - Going Somewhere- vinyl (Compass)

4: Van Canto - To The Power Of Eight ( Napalm Records)

4: Children of Zeus  - Balance (First Word Records)

4: Mndsgn - Rare Pleasure (Stones Throw Records)

4: Hildegard - S/T  (Chivi Chivi)

4: Angela Autumn - Frontiers Woman

4: Squarepusher  -Feed Me Weird Things 25th Anniversary Edition (WARP)

4: Pan Daijing -Jade 玉观音

4: Rod Stewart  1975-78 Box Set Vinyl (Rhino)

4: Pote - A Tenuous Tale Of Her  (Outlier)

4: Atreyu - Baptize (Spinefarm Records)

4: Ormiston - Hammer Down (Lisbon Lux Records)

4: Loraine James - Reflection  (Hyperdub)

4: Peter Kater - Rapture

4: easy life - life’s a beach (Interscope Records)

4: Liz Phair - Soberish (Chrysalis Records)

4: Paris Pick -Hope For The Best (Care Records)

4: Various Artists - Unbroken | Empty Room, Full Circle (Grand Ole Opry) 

4: Crowded House - Dreamers Are Waiting (BMG)

5: Daniel M. Griffin - You're Gonna Lose Your Mind 

10:  Brad Sucks - A New Low In Hi-Fi 

11: Hammer King - S/T  ( Napalm)

11: The High Hawks - S/T 

11: Marina -  Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land  (Warner)

11: Jim Ward - Daggers (Dine Alone Records)

11: Various Artists - First Six Dischord Records - 7" Inch Box Set  (Dischord)

11: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real  - A Few Stars Apart (Fantasy Records)

11: Brother Against Brother - S/T (Frontiers Srl)

11: Six Organs of Admittance- The Veiled Sea (Three Lobed)

11: The Narcotix - Mommy Issues EP

11: AFI - Bodies (Rise Records)

11: Sinoptik - The Calling (OneRPM)

11: Sammy Sadler - 1989 (BFD/Audium Nashville)

11: Kiss -Off The Soundboard

11: RARELYALWAYS  - Manic (Innovative Leisure)

11: Deb Ryder - Memphis Moonlight 

11: Def Leppard -Def Leppard – Volume Three (UMe/Virgin)

11: Jesse Royal - Royal (Easy Star)

11: Dennis DeYoung - 26 East, Vol. 2 (Frontiers Music Srl)

11: Islands -  Islomania (Royal Mountain Records)

11: Moral Pleasures- Sleepy Songs for Dying Loves

11: Ruth B. - Moments In Between ( Downtown Records)

11: Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band’s ‘Live’ Bullet  2LP format (Capitol Records/UMe)

11: Courtney Wolfe- New Moon

11: The Wirelight - Megaturquoise

11: Stephanie Erin Wittmer -  Pilot

11: Dany Laj and the Looks - Ten Easy Pieces, (We Are Busy Bodies)

11: The Hello Darlins - Go By Feel!

11: Crypta - Echoes of the Soul (Napalm Records)

11: AFI- Bodies (Rise Records) 

11: The Scientists - Negativity  (In The Red Records)

11: K-Flay EP (BMG) 

11: Garbage - No Gods No Masters 

12: Warpaint   The Fool - Andrew Weatherall Mixes  (Rough Trade)

12: Mark Lanegan  Here Comes That Weird Chill  (Beggars Banquet)

12: Tune-Yards  - whokill (10th Anniversary Splattered Vinyl Edition)  (4AD)

12: Jeffrey Lee Pierce - Soulsuckers On Parade (Minky Records)

12: Perfume Genius - Immediately Remixes  (Matador)

13: Josh Ritchie - S/T

18: Rory Feek -Gentle Man  (Gaither Music)

18: Rocket Report  - Overmorrow

18: Whispering Sons - Several Others ( [PIAS] Recordings)

18: Authority Zero - Ollie Ollie Oxen Free

18: Subway to Sally - Eisheilige Nacht - Back to Lindenpark (Napalm)

18: Tara Williamson -  Enough

18: The Rare Occasions - Big Whoop

18: Hannah Georgas - Versions EP (Arts & Crafts / Brassland)

18: De Wayne - Stains (Hopeless Records)

18: Mykki Blanco - Broken Hearts & Beauty Sleep (Transgressive Records)

18: Amythyst Kiah - Wary + Strange (Rounder)

18: Tigercub - As Blue As Indigo (Blame Recordings)

18: Ashley Riley - Set You Free

18: Various Artists-  Alligator Records -- 50 Years Of Genuine Houserockin’ Music. (Alligator)

18: The Rare Occasions - Big Whoop

18: Jayli Wolf  EP Wild Whisper  (Fontana North)

18: Jad Fair & Kramer - The History of Crying, Revisited  (Shimmy-Disc/Joyful Noise)

18: Nick Ferrio Television Of Roses

18: Half Moon RunInwards & Onwards 

18: Joan Armatrading - Consequences (BMG) -Aug. 13 for CD/LP

24: Loony soft thing 

25: Evidence - Unlearning Vol1

25: Dana Sipos - The Astral Plane (Roaring Girl)

25: Janette King - What We Lost (Hot Tramp Records)

25: Modest Mouse The Golden Casket (Epic Records)

25: Dave Kalz - Relish (Gulf Coast Records)

25: JP Saxe -  Dangerous Levels of Introspection

25: Felix Cartal  -Expensive Sounds For Nice People (Physical Presents)

25: Blinker the Star - Arista

25: Eli & Fur - Found In The Wild (Anjunadeep)

25: Spitboy -  Body of Work (1990-1995) 

25: Devora - Outlaw  (Tiger Tone Records)

25: LoneLady - Former Things (Warp Records)

25: Polo & Pan - Cyclorama 

25: MAITREYA - Hyper Reels

25: The Murlocs-   Bittersweet Demons (ATO Records)

25: Lake and Lyndale -In the Nude Vol. 1 

25: Fargo - Strangers D'Amour

25: waants - Love u Forever (LHM Records)

25: The Rubinoos -The CBS Tapes (Yep Roc)

25: Lara Hope & the Ark-Tones - Here to Tell the Tale

25: Wild Pink - 3 Songs ( Royal Mountain Records)

25: Mother Mother - INSIDE (Warner)

25: Stompin’ Tom Connors - Unreleased Songs From The Vault Collection Vol. 4: Let’s Smile Again (Anthem)

25: Neufeld - Craig's OTHER Brother - vinyl ( Thousand Islands Records)

25: Peter Murphy  -  Cascade (2LP) (Scarlet vinyl) reissue ( Beggars Banquet)

25: Peter Murphy  - The Last and Only Star Rarities ( Beggars Banquet)

25: Hiatus Kaiyote - Mood Valiant (Brainfeeder/Ninja Tune)

25: Ellisnothing is sacred anymore EP

25: GoldenOak -  Room To Grow

25: Helvetia- Essential Aliens (Joyful Noise)

25: Hiraes -Solitary (Napalm Records)

25: Tom Odell - monsters (Columbia)

25: The Murlocs Bittersweet Demons (ATO)

25:  I M U R - My Molecules

25: Joni Mitchell - The Reprise Albums (1968-1971)- Song to a Seagull, Clouds,  Ladies of the Canyon, and Blue 4 CD set

26: Jeremy Jay -  Devils Daughters (Switchblade Sound)

30: Ida Maria - Dirty Money 

30: Trio Nilo - Planeta Desierto

July

2: MOONSPELL  Extinct and  1755 reissues (Napalm) 

2: Cub Scout Bowling Pins- Clang Clang Ho (Rockathon Records)

2: Steve Marriner - Hope Dies Last (Stony Plain Records)

4: Maxi Glamour - Modernadada  (Trans Trenderz)

9: Powerwolf-  Call Of The Wild  (Napalm Records)

9: L.A. Guns - Cocked & Loaded Live(Frontiers)

9:  Lex Leosis -Terracotta

9: Royal Canoe -  Sidelining

9: Andrew Bryant - A Meaningful Connection

9: Roger Street Friedman - Come What May

9: The Flatlanders - Treasure of Love (Rack'em Records/Thirty Tigers)

16: Stephen Fretwell -Busy Guy (Speedy)

16: Mike Zito -  Resurrection

16: Velvet Insane - Rock n' Roll Glitter Suit

16: Tedeschi Trucks Band -  Layla Revisited (Live At LOCKN') - (Fantasy Records)

16: Boy Golden - Church of Better Daze (Six Shooter)

16: Debra-Jean Creelman - Threshold, (Laundry Recording Club)

16: John R. Miller - Depreciated (Rounder Records)

17: Qasim Naqvi - Chronology -vinyl (Erased Tapes)

17: War - Give Me Five: The War Albums (1971-1975)

23: Darkside - Spiral (2Lp)    (Matador)

23: Various Artists  -Bills & Aches & Blues (2LP 4AD 40th Anniversary Compilation)   (4AD)

23: 2Pac - Until The End Of Time (UMC)

23: Vaines -Electric Blue (Hopeless Records)

23: Jxst J -  How To Pronounce Jxst J 

23: Left Field Messiah -  In Praise of Bombast   (Riptide)

23: Erika de Casier - Sensational” (Clear vinyl)  (4AD)

30: The Effens - Eventually (Hidden Pony/LootBag Records)

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

30:  Bleachers  -Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night  (RCA Records)

30: Billie Eilish - Happier Than Ever  (UMC)

30: Los Lobos - Native Sons (New West)

30: Paper Birch morninghairwater  (Reckless Yes)

30: Lump - Animal' (Partisan/ Chrysalis)

30: Dot Allison Heart-Shaped Scars  (SA Recordings)   

30: Alex Rex  -Paradise (Neolithic Recordings )

30: Prince - Welcome 2 America

August

6: John Moods  -So Nice  (Arbutus Records)

6: Ishmael Ensemble - Visions of Light (Severn Songs)

6: Lakou Mizik and Joseph Ray -Leave the Bones

6: Bigmcenroe - Brandon 

6: summersets -small town sunday

13: Jungle - Loving In Stereo (AWAL)

13: Lucinda Chua   Antidotes  (4AD)

13: Wednesday- Twin Plagues  (Orindal Records) 

13: Suzie Ungerleider My Name is Suzie Ungerleider (MVKA) 

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

20: Anderson East - Maybe We Never Die ( Elektra/Low Country Sound)

20: Shannon & The Clams - Year Of The Spider (Easy Eye Sound)

20: Malcolm Holcombe - Tricks of the Trade 

20: Villagers - Fever Dreams (Domino)

20: Manny Blu DEViL

20: Martha Wainwright  - Love Will Be Reborn (Pheromone Records/Cooking Vinyl)

24: School of X -  Dancing Through The Void 

27: Danko Jones Power Trio (Sonic Unyon)

September

17: Melissa Etheridge - One Way Out ­ (BMG)

17: Karaboudjan - Imago 

21: Andrew W.K. - God Is Partying ( Napalm Records )  

24: A Pale Horse Named Death - Infernum In Terra (Long Branch Records / SPV)

October

1: MoistEnd of the Ocean (Known Accomplice)

8: Bardo Pond - Amanita 2LP 25th Anniversary Reissue  (Matador)

22: Duran Duran - Future Past (TAPE MODERN/BMG)

Canadian artists marked in red

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