Tanya Tagaq album cover
Tanya Tagaq album cover

FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Jan. 20, 2022

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace, and have increased after the holiday break. Notables with new albums include Crass, Walker Hayes, John Mellencamp, Magic City Hippies, Julie Christensen, Tinsley Ellis, Kandia, and Band of Horses.

A strong week for Canadians include Tanya Tagaq, Ben Sures, Billy Talent, Kiefer Sutherland, Geoffroy, Tennyson King, Hollow Twin, Lawrence Maxwell, Comeback Kid, Brad Barr, Clever Hopes, Les Louanges, and Raine Hamilton.

 

January

18: Ben Sures  -The Story That Lived Here 

18: King Lear - The Sinner (Bad Guy Records)

18: Lovechild  - All You Need is Lovechild

19: Shrinari - Hold On To The Hope, Though

19: GeoffroyLive 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: Tanya Tagaq -Tongues (Six Shooter)

21: BEE BOY$OUL - Back 2 Love

21: Hollow Twin Soft Hearts

21: Erik Walters - Self Titled

21: Tennyson King - Good Company

21: Kandia - Quaternary  (Frontiers Music Srl)

21: King Iso - Get Well Soon [Strange Music]

21: Crass- Normal Never Was - Revelations - The Remix Compilation

21: Lawrence MaxwellBallad Of Miles

21: Hemlock Daze - Elastic Bandini EP

21: Rob Aldridge & the Proponents - Mind Over Manners

21: Madisyn Gifford I hate ur guts (604 Records)

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

21: Tammy Rogers and Thomm Jutz  - Surely Will Be Singing  (Mountain Fever Records)

21: Comeback Kid Heavy Steps (New Damage Records)

21: Pan Daijing - Tissues (PAN)

21: Ludovico Einaudi - Underwater  (Decca)

21: Magic City Hippies - Water Your Garden

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

21: John Mellencamp - Strictly A One-Eyed Jack (Republic Records)

21: Brad BarrThe Winter Mission (Secret City Records)

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

21: Sham Family - S/T  (Wavy Haze Records)

21: Set Your Sails -  Nightfall  (Napalm Records)

21:  dhruv - rapunzel (Little Worry/RCA Records)

21: Modern Error - Victim Of A Modern Age  ( Rude Records) 

21: Kids On A Crime Spree - Fall In Love Not In Line 

21: Giant - Shifting Time 

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

21: Lonny -Ex-Voto

21: Tinsley Ellis - Devil May Care (Alligator)

21: Lord Nelson -Transmission

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

21: Michael Johnathon -Cosmic Banjo (PoetMan Records)

21: Billy Talent - Crisis of Faith ( Warner)

21: Diamond Dogs - Slap Bang Blue Rendezvous

21: Keifer Sutherland- Bloor Street (Pheromone Recordings)

21: Les Louanges - Crash (Bonsound)

21: Julie Christensen - From Kevin: Songs of Kevin Gordon (Wirebird 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: North Mississippi Allstars - Set Sail - digital. April 1 physical release (New West)

28: Joe McLeod - Cloud Berries In Alaska

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

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

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:  Dan Weber - The Way The River Goes

28: Viguela - La Manera Artesana (ARC Music)

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: Black Flower - Magma (Sdban Ultra)

28: Toxpack - Zwanzig.Tausend Volt (Napalm)

28:  Anaïs Mitchell - S/T 

28: Urge Overkill  - Oui (Omnivore Recordings)

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

28: Kimberly Morgan York - Found Yourself a Lady 

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

28: Pinegrove - 11:11 (Rough Trade)

28: Mother MotherINSIDE (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

1:  Eve Michelson -Evolutive Electro

3: Almalé- Hixa Mia

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

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

4: Carl Schilde  EUROPOP  (Fun In The Church)

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

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

4: Persefone- metanoia (Napalm Records)

4: B.J. Thomas - Love Songs & Lost Treasures ( Real Gone Music)

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: Karl Strømme - Song Dust

4: Big Kill - Big Kill Future

4: Persefone -  metanoia (Napalm)

4: Jana Pochop -The Astronaut 

4: EXEK - Advertise Here  (Castle Face Records)

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

4: Silent Skies - Nectar

4  Jack Barksdale - Death of a Hummingbird

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)

4: Still Insane - Black Sheep EP 

7: AETHEREUS - 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: Kevin Hearn -There and Then: Solo Piano Improvisations 

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:  Mild Orange - Looking For Space 

11: Allison Moorer -  Wish For You (Autotelic Records via Thirty Tigers)

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

11: VoivodSynchro Anarchy (Century Media Records)

11: Curtis Godino Presents The Midnight Wishers - S/T  (Shimmy-Disc/Joyful Noise Recordings)

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)

15: Ben Auld - Lemongrass  (Earth Libraries)

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

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

18: Lavender Country - Blackberry Rose  (Don Giovanni Records)

18: Spirits Of Fire -Embrace The Unknown 

18: Mike Zito - Blues for the Southside ( Gulf Coast Records)

18: Fortunato Durutti Marinetti  -  Memory’s Fool (Soft Abuse)

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

18: Katie Tupper - Towards The End (A&C)

18: Del McCoury -Almost Proud

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

18: Dana Cooper -  I Can Face The Truth

18: Nash Albert - Yet

18: George Alice -Growing Pains

18: Eric Bolander- Can't Get There From Here. 

18: Lumberob -Language Learner (Shimmy-Disc/Joyful Noise Recordings)

18: Elephant Stone-   Le voyage de M. Lonely dans la lune 

18: Beshken - Pantomime (MATH Interactive)

18: Catcher - The Fat Of A Broken Heart 

18: Spirits Of Fire -  Embrace The Unknown 

18: Dagoba -  By Night (Napalm Records)

21: The Infamous Stringdusters - Toward the Fray 

22: Sylvia- Nature Child – A Dreamer's Journey (Red Pony Records)

22: Hugs of the Sky – Tangerine Boredom Delusion

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

24: Julia Blair  - Better Out Than In

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

25: Richard Evans - Sentinel (Cold Star Media)

25: Deathbell - A Nocturnal Calling

25: Robert Glasper - Blavk Radio 111 

25: Placebo - Never Let Me Go 

25: Swamp Dogg - I Need A Job... So I Can Buy More Autotune

25: Hammerfall - Hammer of Dawn (Napalm Records)

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

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

25:  Birds of Play - Murmurations Vol. 2

25: Sasami -Squeeze (Domino)

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

25: Kyle Morgan - Younger At Most Everything (Team Love Records)

25: Wolfrik - Clones (Thousand Islands Records) 

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

25: Avril Lavigne -Love Sux

25: The Wooks -  Flyin’ High 

25: Spiritualized - Everything Was Beautiful ( Fat Possum)

25: Anne Elise Hastings Unmasking A Confidence Trickster

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

25: Left Banke -Strangers On A Train  (Omnivore Recordings)

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: Jon Tyler Wiley -The Longing

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: Matt Andersen House to House (Sonic Records)

4: Guided By Voices - Crystal Nuns Cathedral

4: Rick Holmstrom -  Get It! 

4: Erinn Peet Lukes - EPL

4:  Stromae - Multitude  (Darkroom/Interscope Records)

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

4: Peach Pit -From 2 to 3

4: Marianne Faithfull - Vagabond Ways reissue 

4:Just A Season -Leave To Come Home

4: Jack Barksdale - Death of a Hummingbird

4: Ivy Ryann  - A Nonaggressive Extreme Violation of Boundaries

4: Oh Hiroshima - Myriad (Napalm Records)

4: Sarah Hiltz - Calm Fury

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

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

4: Landon Lloyd Miller-- Light Shines Through (Twin Mesa)

4: Kenny ‘Blues Boss” WayneBlues From Chicago to Paris: A Tribute to Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon (Stony Plain Records)

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

4:  Ceramic Animal -Sweet Unknown ( Easy Eye Sound.)

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: Lammping -Stars We Lost, (We Are Busy Bodies)

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

4: Maylee Todd - Maloo (Stone Throw Records)

4: Letting Up Despite Great Faults -IV

10: Sam Jr. S/T (A&C)

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

11: New Horizon - Gate Of The Gods (Frontiers Music Srl)

11: Jenny Hval  - Classic Objects  (4AD)

11: PJ Harvey  The Hope Six Demolition Project – Demos 

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

11: Arkaik - Labyrinth of Hungry Ghosts

11: Bryan AdamsSo Happy It Hurts (BMG)

11: Rust n' Rage One For The Road

11: Paul Waring and His Band of Blues Men  - It's a Mad Mad Bad Dad World (PieHole Records)

11: Apollo GhostsPink Tiger (You’ve Changed Records)

11: Widowspeak - The Jacket (Captured Tracks)

11: Brock Davis  - A Song Waiting To Be Sung (Raintown Records)

11: Angel Forrest  Angel’s 11 vol. II

11: Ghost - Impera  ( Loma Vista Recordings)

11: Konvent -  Call Down The Sun (Napalm Records)

11: Tony Price  MARK VI  (Telephone Explosion Records)

18: Lisa LeBlanc - Chiac Disco

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

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

18: Space Of Variations, ... Imago  (Napalm Records)

18:  Bogdan Raczynski - Addle (Planet Mu)

18: Sabertooth Swing – Delta Bound (Slammin' Media)

18: Steve Dawson - Gone, Long Gone  (Black Hen)

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)

18: Agathodaimon - The Seven (Napalm Records)

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

25: Jason Erie -Tiny Fires  (Wirebird Records)

25: Bomber - Nocturnal Creatures (Napalm Records)

25: The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys - Never Slow Down (Smithsonian Folkways)

25: Superpoze - Nova Cardinale 

25: Capricorn - For The Restless (Wild Kingdom)

25: Jay Feelbender Enter The Mirror 

25: Kindsight - Swedish Punk  (Rama Lama Records)

25: Proper. The Great American Novel  (Father/Daughter)

25: Sunglaciers -Subterranea ( Mothland)

25: Maren Morris -  Humble Quest (Columbia Nashville)

25: Aldous Harding  -Warm Chris (4AD)

25: Destroyer- Labyrinthitis (Merge Records)

25: Åskväder - Fenix

25: The Mary Veils - Esoteric Hex (PNKSLM Recordings)

25: Don't Worry - Remorseless Swing  (Specialist Subject)

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

April

1:  No Frills -  Downward Dog

1: Misfire -Sympathy For The Ignorant

1: Thomas Rhett - Where We Started (Valory)

1: Cassidy Mann  - If It’s Not Forever (End Times Music)

1: PUPThe Unravelling of PupTheBand (Little Dipper/UMC)

3: Kuolemanlaakso - Kuusumu

8: B. KnoxFar From Folk  

8: Wet Leg - S/T (Domino)

8: Envy Of None - S/T ( Kscope)

8: Lucius - Second Nature (Dine Alone)

8: RIP Pop Mutant Fluxus Pop 

8: Pavement -Terror Twilight : Farewell Horizontal - 4LP/2CD Deluxe reissue  (Matador)

15: Fozzy - Boombox

15:  Urferd - Resan  (Black Lodge Records)

15: Altameda  - Born Losers (Pheromone/Missing Piece)

15:  GRAEWhiplash 

15: Stone Broken - Revelation  (Spinefarm)

22: Samantha Savage Smith -  Fake Nice 

22: Abigail Lapell - Stolen Time (Outside Music)

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

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

29: Gus Englehorn - Dungeon Master  (Secret City Records)

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

29: Melody’s Echo Chamber - Emotional Eternal (Domino)

29: Corb Lund - Songs My Friends Wrote (Warner)

May

6: Three Days Grace - Explosions (RCA Records)

6: Gnarfunkel -Gnarnia

13: Craig David - 22

13: Victor Mucho - Moonlight in Visby

20: Zinny Zan - Lullabies for the Masses (Wild Kingdom)

June

3: Guy Blue - Arms Wide

3: The Bombadils - Dear Friend

July

8: Blind Channel - Lifestyles of the Sick & Dangerous (Century Media Records)

Canadian artists marked in red

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