Leif Vollebekk cover art
Leif Vollebekk cover art

FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Feb. 3, 2022

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace. Notables with new albums include Marshall Crenshaw, Animal Collective, Paul McCartney and Wings, Bastille, The Reds, Pinks & Purples, Persefone, and Black Country, New Road.

A strong week for Canadians includes Leif Vollebekk, Gene MacLellan, Ann Vriend, Jean-Michel Blais, Scott Hardware, and Sam Weber.

 

February

1:  Eve Michelson -Evolutive Electro

1: Leif Vollebekk -New Waves

2: Josie Bello -  Resilience 

3: Almalé- Hixa Mia

4: Ryan Kennedy -  Libertine

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

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

4: Erin Rae -Lighten Up

4:  Softcult - Year of The Snake (Easy Life Records)

4: Silent Skies -  Nectar (Napalm Records)

4: Korn - Requiem (Loma Vista)

4: Saba Few Good Things

4: Good Morning Bedlam - Lulu 

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: 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: Jami Templeton - The Shape of my Heart

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: One Republic - One Night In Malibu (UMC)

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

4: Me Rex - Pterodactyl (Big Scary Monsters)

4: Bastille - Give Me The Future (UMC)

4: Eleon - Epoch

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: Adria Kain -  When Flowers Bloom (ArtHaus Music)

11: Hot Flash Heat Wave - Sportswear

11: Blonder - Knoxville House  (Cool World Records)

11: Tegan & Sara - Still Jealous (Warner Music)

11: Pretty ArchieS/T (Curve Music) 

11:  Mild Orange - Looking For Space 

11: Big Al and the Heavyweights - Love One Another (VizzTone)

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

11: Escape From The Zoo - Countin' Cards   (Fat Wreck Chords)

11: Buke and Gase and Rahrah Gabor - S/T (Brassland)

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

11: Voivod Synchro 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: The Devils of Loudun - Escaping Eternity (The Artisan Era)

11: Rob Burger  Marching With Feathers (Western Vinyl)

12:  Carl Weingarten - Stop Me Try  (Multiphase Records)

15: Ben Auld - Lemongrass  (Earth Libraries)

15: Church of Trees -Pish Posh

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: Art Patience - The Unknown

18: Spirits Of Fire -Embrace The Unknown 

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

18: Louisiana Red &Bob Corritore - Tell Me 'Bout It  (VizzTone)

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

18: The Circle Jerks  - Wild in the Streets - deluxe anniversary edition(Trust Records)

18: Basement Revolver Embody (Sonic Unyon Records)

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

18: Catcher  The Fat Of A Broken Heart 

18: Howless -To Repel Ghosts

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: 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: Kanye West - Donda2  (GOOD Music/ Def Jam Records)

22: Hugs of the Sky – Tangerine Boredom Delusion

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

23: NOBROLive Your Truth Shred Some Gnar (Dine Alone Records)

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: Various Artists - Euphoria Season 2 Soundtrack  (Interscope Records)

25: Death Dealer - Fuel Injected Suicide Machine (Steel Cartel Records)

25: Willie D & the Hip Pockets  Rockin’, Swingin’, Jumpin’ and Jivin’

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: Kenneth Brian - Keys to the Kingdom  (Southern Shift Records)

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

25: Kyle Morgan - Younger At Most Everything (Team Love 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: Ellemetue - Les crucifiés figuratifs (Bravo musique)

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: Marillion - An Hour Before It’s Dark

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: The Weather Station How Is It That I Should Look At The Stars ( Next Door Records)

4: Sarah Hiltz - Calm Fury

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

4: Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs - External Combustion  (BMG)

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)

10: Alex Spencer - Crawl'

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

11: NappyNappa - Ondamicunderacozmiklytz - (Bad Taste)

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

11: Jenny Hval  - Classic Objects  (4AD)

11:  Widowspeak - The Jacket (Captured Tracks)

11: Glacier Veins - Lunar Reflection (Equal Vision Records)

11: PJ Harvey -  The Hope Six Demolition Project – Demos 

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

11: Junk Drawer - The Dust Has Come To Stay  (Art For Blind Records)

11: Rex Orange County - Who Cares? (Sony) 

11: Jameszoo - Blind

11: Arkaik - Labyrinth of Hungry Ghosts

11: Bryan Adams So Happy It Hurts (BMG)

11: GlaswegiansQuaternary

11: Cherokee Rose -Buckskin ( Don Giovanni)

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 Ghosts Pink Tiger (You’ve Changed Records)

11: The Weather Station - How Is It That I Should Look At The Stars (Next Door Records)

11: Widowspeak - The Jacket (Captured Tracks)

11: Broadcast - three albums (Warp Records)

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)

11: Hoodoo Gurus - Chariot of the Gods

16: Jerry Leger -Nothing Pressing (Latent Recordings)

18: Lisa LeBlanc - Chiac Disco

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

18: The Duke Robillard Band - They Called It Rhythm & Blues (Stony Plain Records)

18: Chip Z'Nuff - Perfectly Imperfect (Frontiers Music Srl)

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

18:  Bogdan Raczynski - Addle (Planet Mu)

18: April March - In Cinerama (Omnivore)

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: Priori - Your Own Power Remixes EP 

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

18: Donovan Woods - Big Hurt Boy EP ( End Times Music)

18: Mattiel - Georgia Gothic  (ATO Records)

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

18: Agathodaimon - The Seven (Napalm Records)

18: SheWolf - S/T (,Frontiers Music Srl)

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

25: Jason Erie -Tiny Fires  (Wirebird Records)

25: Bakers Eddy  Love Boredom Bicycles 

25: Bomber - Nocturnal Creatures (Napalm Records)

25: Cowboy Junkies Five Years (Latent)

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

25: Superpoze - Nova Cardinale 

25: Capricorn - For The Restless (Wild Kingdom)

25: Jay FeelbenderEnter The Mirror 

25: Kindsight - Swedish Punk  (Rama Lama Records)

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

25: Tom Rogerson  - Retreat To Bliss  (Western Vinyl)

25: Wallows - Tell Me That It’s Over

25: Sunglaciers -Subterranea ( Mothland)

25:  Albert Castiglia -I Got Love (Gulf Coast Records)

25: Devin Cooper - Good Things 

25: Avalon Tassonyi  - S/T ( Vain Mina Records)

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:  Ex-Vöid - Bigger Than Before (Don Giovanni Records)

25: The Loud Family & Anton Barbeau - What if It Works (Omnivore)

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

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

28:  Van Chamberlain - In the Sun (Very Jazzed )

April

1:  No Frills -  Downward Dog

1: Misfire -Sympathy For The Ignorant

1: Thomas Rhett - Where We Started (Valory)

1: Lights - PEP (Warner Music Canada)

1: P'tit Belliveau -Un homme et son piano (Bonsound)

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

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

1: Lords Of The Trident - The Offering'

3: Kuolemanlaakso - Kuusumu

6: Melted Wings - Cheer for the Deer

8: B. Knox Far From Folk  

8: Wet Leg - S/T (Domino)

8, Jordan Klassen - Glossolalia

8: PENDANT - Harp

8: Papercuts - Past Life Regression (Slumberland)

8: Tanika Charles - Papillon de Nuit: The Night Butterfly (Unique Applause) 

8: Riot Antigone - S/T

8: Dillon Vanders - Wildfires

8: Envy Of None - S/T ( Kscope)

8: Michelle Willis - Just One Voice  (GroundUP Music)

8: Joe Satriani The Elephants of Mars  (earMUSIC)

8: Jesse Mac Cormack - Solo (Secret City Records)

8: Lucius - Second Nature (Dine Alone)

8: Dahlia Sleeps - Overflow 

8: RIP Pop Mutant - Fluxus Pop 

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

12: Ariane Moffatt 1969 

15: Fozzy - Boombox

15:  Urferd - Resan  (Black Lodge Records)

15: Sophia Bel -Anxious Avoidant (Bonsound)

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

15: Axel Rudi Pell - LOST XXIII (Steamhammer)

 15: MÅNEGARM - Ynglingaättens Öde  (Napalm Records)

15:  GRAE - Whiplash 

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)

22: Stew Cutler - The Blues From Another Angle

22: Travellin' Blue Kings -Bending The Rules

22: Dear Rouge - Spirit (Pheromone Recordings)

22: James Heather - Invisible Forces (Ahead of Our Time

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

28: Dot Allison - Entangled Remix EP  (SA Recordings)

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

29:  Julie Doiron and Dany Placard' -Julie & Dany  (Simone Records)

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

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

29: Deaf Lingo -Lingonberry

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

29: Pierre Kwenders -José Louis and the Paradox of Love (Arts & Crafts)

29: Velcrocranes - What If I Die (InsideOutMusic)

29: Blossoms -  Ribbon Around The Bomb

May

6: Three Days Grace - Explosions (RCA Records)

6: The Builders and The Butchers - Hell & High Water (Badman Recording Co.)

6: Gnarfunkel -Gnarnia

13: Craig David - 22

13: Famyne - The Ground Below (Svart Records)

13: Cage Fight - S/T ( Candlelight)

13: Victor Mucho - Moonlight in Visby

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

20: Soak  - If I Never Know You Like This Again (Rough Trade)

20: Claudia BouvetteThe Paradise Club (Bonsound)

27: Rip Room - Alight and Resound (Spartan Records)

June

3: Guy Blue - Arms Wide

3: GWAR -The New Dark Ages - CD and Digital (Sept. 16 on Vinyl and Cassette) ( Pit Records)

3: The Bombadils - Dear Friend

10: George  Ezra - Gold Rush Kid (Columbia Records)

July

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

Canadian artists marked in red

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