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FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Dec. 16, 2021

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace, though the approach of the holiday season has slowed things down drastically this week. Notables include Chuck Berry, The Fundamental Sound, Frank Zappa, and Draconian.

December

17: Chuck Berry - Live From Blueberry Hill  April 15 on Vinyl (Dualtone Records)

17: Ryan Sawyer, Greg Coates, Wilder Soby, Andres Renteria, and John Dwyer - Gong Splat (Castle Face Records)

17: Draconian -Where Lovers Mourn and Arcane Rain Fell vinyl reissues (Napalm Records.)

17: Frank Zappa - 200 Motels (UMC)

17: Various Artists - OST The Matrix Resurrections  (WaterTower Music)

17: Eric Schroeder - The Crucifixion of Eric Schroeder (Earth Libraries)

17: The Fundamental Sound - Lofi Christmas 

17: Ava Rowland - S/T

21: Nick Rhodes and Wendy Bevan - ASTRONOMIA IV: THE ECLIPSES OF ALGOL (Tape Modern)

31: FEUERSCHWANZ -  Memento Mori ( Napalm Records)

31: Manny BluCountry Punk

January

7: Years & Years - Night Call (Interscope Records)

7: Sherry Finzer - Connections 

7: Infected Rain - Ecdysis (Napalm Records)

7: Best Coast -Always Tomorrow- deluxe,  (Concord)

7: Pauli The PSM  -OFFAIR: The Power of your Subconscious Mind Vol 1: SPACE (OFFAIR Records/UMC)

7:  Wilderun Epigone 

7: Summer Years - You Can't Live There Forever

7: Don Macdonald - Shifting Sands

7: Young Mountain - If You Leave

7: Sis - Gnani  (Native Cat Recordings)

10: Dance With The Dead -Driven To Madness

12: Impending Doom - Hellbent (MNRK Heavy)

13: ChastitySuffer Summer (Dine Alone Records and Deathwish Inc.)

13: Joe Kenkel  - Naturale (Earth Libraries)

14: Helven - volume 1  (Jansen Records) 

14: Magic City Hippies - Water Your Garden 

14:  Elvis Costello and the Imposters- The Boy Named If (EMI.)

14: Grace Cummings - Storm Queen  (ATO)

14: Enterprise Earth -- The Chosen (MNRK Heavy)

14: Daniel Blumberg - The World To Come original soundtrack (Mute)

14: Tony Martin - Thorns (Dark Star Records)

14: dvr   dirty tapes  (XL Recordings)

14: Jeff Tweedy - Chelsea Walls OST (Omnivore Recordings)

14: Cordae  From A Bird’s Eye View (ART@WAR/Atlantic Records)

14: Jamestown Revival -  Young Man

14: Bonobo -Fragments  (Ninja Tune)

14: The Lumineers - Brightside (Dualtone)

14: Magnum -The Monster Roars (Steamhammer)

14: Broken Social Scene - Old Dead Young: B-Sides & Rarities  (Arts & Crafts)

14: Mike Nagoda - Outside The Box 

14: Oli Astral  From the Astral 

19: Geoffroy Live Slow Die Wise (444%.)

19:  VRSTY - Welcome Home (Spinefarm)

20: Clever Hopes -  Artefact

20: Great American Ghost  -Torture World EP  (MNRK Heavy)

21: Kissin' Dynamite - Not The End Of The Road  (Napalm Records)

21: Erik Walters - Self Titled

21: Tennyson King - Good Company

21: Kandia - Quaternary  (Frontiers Music Srl)

21: Goodnight, Texas - How Long Will It Take Them To Die 

21: Kids On A Crime Spree - Fall In Love Not In Live  (Slumberland Records)

21: Pan Daijing - Tissues (PAN)

21: Ludovico Einaudi - Underwater  (Decca)

21: Walker Hayes -  Country Stuff The Album (Sony)

21: Brad Barr The Winter Mission (Secret City Records)

21:  LALU - Paint The Sky (Frontiers Music Srl)

21: Set Your Sails -  Nightfall  (Napalm Records)

21: Giant - Shifting Time 

21: Hollow Twin - Soft Hearts)

21: Miles Kane - Change The Show  (BMG Records)

21: Tinsley Ellis - Devil May Care (Alligator)

21: Billy Talent - Crisis of Faith ( Warner)

21: Diamond Dogs - Slap Bang Blue Rendezvous

21: Keifer SutherlandBloor Street (Pheromone Recordings)

21: Les Louanges - Crash (Bonsound)

21: Julie Christensen - From Kevin: Songs of Kevin Gordon (Wirebird Records)

21: Ghostly Kisses - Heaven, Wait (Akira Records) 

21: The Ferrymen - One More River To Cross (Frontiers Music Srl_) 

21: Night Crickets - A Free Society  (Omnivore Recordings)

21  William Russell Wallace - Confidence Man 

21: Silverbacks - Archive Material  (Full Time Hobby)

21: Band of Horses - Things Are Great  (BMG)

21: Raine Hamilton  -Brave Land 

21: The Whitmore Sisters - Ghost Stories (Red House Records)

26: Sam Drysdale - Testarossa (Slaight Music / Fontana North)

26: Lou Canon - Reimagine The Body (Paper Bag Records)

27: David Jameson - Talk Dark Pines

28: Eels -  Extreme Witchcraft (PIAS/E Works Records)

28: Roedelius & Story - 4 Hands  (Erased Tapes)

28: Jann Arden Descendant (UMC)

28: Dianthus - Realms (Deko Ent.) 

28: North Mississippi Allstars - Set Sail  (New West) LP and CD on April 1 

28: Russ Rankin - Come Together Fall Apart  (SBÄM Records)

28: Viguela - La Manera Artesana 

28: Sweet Alibi Make A Scene 

28: Our Lady Peace  - Spiritual Machines II 

28: St. Paul & The Broken Bones  -The Alien Coast  (ATO Records)

28: Urge Overkill  - Oui (Omnivore Recordings)

28: Toxpack -  ZWANZIG.TAUSEND VOLT (Napalm Records)

28: Adam Shoenfeld - All the Birds Sing (Lozen Entertainment Group/Copperline)

28: Pinegrove - 11:11 (Rough Trade)

28: Mother Mother INSIDE (Warner Music Canada)

28: The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer - Live At The King Eddy

28: The Furniture  - S/T  (Spanish Prayers)

28: Jethro Tull -The Zealot Gene (Inside Out Music)

28: Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Tim Story 4 Hands ( Erased Tapes)

29: Villager - Frontier

31: Juho & the Jellyfish from Jupiter  -Quarantine Diaries, Chapter I

31: Ruby Singh - Vox.Infold (Bandcamp)

February

4: Manuel the Band - Things That Can't Be Seen 

4: Micki Free - Turquoise Blue (Dark Idol Music)

4: Marshall Crenshaw -  #447 (Shiny-Tone label via Megaforce)

4: The Reds, Pinks & Purples - Summer at Land's End

4: Persefone- metanoia (Napalm Records)

4: AV (Ann Vriend) Everybody Matters 

4: Jean-Michel Blais -aubades

4: Black Country, New Road -Ants From Up There (Ninja Tune)

4: Good Morning Bedlam  Lulu 

4: Gene MacLellan - S/T

4: Animal Collective-  Time Skiffs (Domino)

4: Charbonneau x Amato - Synth Works Vol. 2  ( Backward Music)

4: Rolo Tomassi -  Where Myth Becomes Memory (MNRK Heavy)

4: Paul McCartney and Wings - Wild Life 50th anniversary vinyl reissue (UMe/Universal Music Canada)

4: Hembree - It’s a Dream

4: Muscadine Bloodline -Dispatch to 16th Ave.

4: Scott Hardware -Ballad of a Tryhard  (Telephone Explosion Records)

4: Sam Weber - Get Free (Sonic Unyon)  

4: Alai K - Kila Mara (On the Corner Records)

4: Reddog -  Booze, Blues and Southern Grooves (Survival South Records)

4: Me Rex - Pterodactyl (Big Scary Monsters)

7: AETHEREUS i Leiden (The Artisan Era)

10: Ombiigizi - Sewn Back Together (A&C)

11: Trentemøller -Memoria  (In My Room)

11: Spoon - Lucifer on the Sofa  (Matador)

11: We Are In Transit (WAIT) - The End of Noise (The Artisan Era)

11: Big Thief -  Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You   (4AD)

11: Anne Elise Hastings And Her Revolving Cast Of Characters -Unmasking A Confidence Trickster

11: La Armada - Anti-Colonial Vol. 2 (Thousand Islands Records)

11: Hot Flash Heat Wave - Sportswear

11: Blonder - Knoxville House  (Cool World Records)

11: Foxes - The Kick ( [PIAS] Recordings)

11: VoivodSynchro Anarchy (Century Media Records)

11: Night Shop - Forever Night  (Dangerbird Records)

11: Mild Orange -  Looking For Space 

11: The Rumjacks - Brass for Gold 

11: Slash ft Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators - 4 (Gibson Records/BMG)

11: Rob Burger  Marching With Feathers (Western Vinyl)

18: White Lies -  As I Try Not To Fall Apart  [PIAS] 

18: Manic Sinners - King Of The Badlands  (Frontiers Music Srl)

 18: Matt Pike - Pike vs. the Automaton (MNRK Heavy)

18: Del McCoury -Almost Proud

18: Howless - To Repel Ghosts  (Static Blooms Records)

18: Beshken Pantomime (MATH Interactive)

18: Spirits Of Fire -  Embrace The Unknown 

18: Dagoba -  By Night (Napalm Records)

25: Hammerfall - Hammer of Dawn (Napalm Records)

21: The Infamous Stringdusters - Toward the Fray 

25:  Bambara -  Love Is On My Mind (Wharf Cat Records)

25: Tears For Fears -THE TIPPING POINT (Concord Records)

25: Eamon McGrath -Bells of Hope (Saved By Vinyl)

25: Sasami -Squeeze (Domino)

25: Basia Bulat -The Garden - digital. Physical March 25 (Secret City Records)

25: Johnny Marr- Fever Dreams Pts 1-4 (BMG)

25: Spiritualized - Everything Was Beautiful ( Fat Possum)

25: Deserta  Every Moment, Everything You Need  (Felte)

25: Long Range Hustle - I am alive, but only if you say I am

25: Wolfrik - Clones  (Thousand Islands Records) 

25: VHS Collection - Drive (Tiger Tone/PIAS)

25: Tankard - For A Thousand Beers box set (Noise Records)

25: Caroline - S/T  (Rough Trade)

25: Yonder Mountain String Band - Get Yourself Outside

March

4: The Dead South - Easy Listening for Jerks, Parts I & II (Six Shooter)

4: Nilüfer Yanya - Painless  ( ATO Records)

4:  Stromae - Multitude  (Darkroom/Interscope Records)

4: Fieh - In The Sun In The Rain  (Jansen Records)

4: Crowbar -  Zero And Below, (via MNRK Heavy)

4: System Exclusive (ft. Matt Jones) - S/T (Castle Face Records)

4: Thus Owls - Who Would Hold You If The Sky Betrayed Us? 

4: Kristine Leschper - The Opening, Or Closing Of A Door (Anti-)

4: Band of Horses - Things Are Great (BMG)

11: Tanya Tagaq Tongues  (Six Shooter)

11: Franz Ferdinand  -Hits To The Head (Domino)

11: The Lazy Eyes - Songbook  (Lunatic / The Orchard)

11: Bryan AdamsSo Happy It Hurts (BMG)

18: Lisa LeBlanc - Chiac Disco

18: Midlake - For The Sake of Bethel Woods (ATO) 

18: Son House - Forever On My Mind (Easy Eye Sound)

18: Jamie McLean Band - Paradise Found (Harmonized Records). 

18: Mattiel - Georgia Gothic  (ATO Records)

18: Blue States - World Contact Day  (Memphis Industries)

23: Uma Bloo- Don't Drive Into the Smoke ( Earth Libraries)

25: Capricorn - For The Restless (Wild Kingdom)

25: Fucked Up Do All Words Can Do  (Matador)

April

8: B. KnoxFar From Folk  

8: Wet Leg - S/T (Domino)

15: Fozzy - Boombox

15:  Urferd - Resan  (Black Lodge Records)

22: Samantha Savage Smith -  Fake Nice 

22: Old Crow Medicine Show - Paint This Town (ATO Records)

27: The Mellons - - Introducing... The Mellons!  (Earth Libraries)

29: Bloc Party - Alpha Games  ( Infectious / BMG)

May

6: Three Days Grace - Explosions (RCA Records)

13: Craig David - 22

Canadian artists marked in red

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