This week's new releases
Each title listed below will go on sale beginning Tuesday, November 19 unless otherwise indicated. The week's most noteworthy releases are starred.
- Beady Eye Be
- U.S. release
- Blood Orange Cupid Deluxe
- Jake Bugg Shangri La
- Eric Clapton/Various Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 2xCD/2xDVD/2xBlu-ray
- Eric Clapton-led concert at Madison Square Garden also includes performances by Vince Gill, Los Lobos, John Mayer, The Robert Cray Band, Gary Clark Jr., and more
- Daughtry Baptized
- Death Grips No Love Deep Web
- First official CD release of 2012 album
- Ejecta Dominae
- The Entrance Band Face the Sun LISTEN (CoS)
- Five Finger Death Punch The Wrong Side of Heaven & the Righteous Side Of Hell, Vol. 2 LISTEN (iTunes)
- Fleetwood Mac Boston 3xCD
- Live set recorded during a three-night stand in Boston in February 1970; newly remastered
- Ghost B.C. If You Have Ghost EP LISTEN (CoS)
- Five-song set produced by Dave Grohl
- King Crimson USA CD+DVD
- 40th anniversary edition; DVD adds three alternate mixes of the album
- M83 You and the Night OST
- Digital-only release this week; CD due next year
- Magik Markers Surrender to the Fantasy
- Nickelback The Best Of Nickelback Volume 1
- Optimistically titled greatest hits collection
- Mark Orton Nebraska OST
- Amanda Palmer & Neil Gaiman An Evening With Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer
- A Perfect Circle Three Sixty
- Greatest hits collection
- Public Service Broadcasting Inform - Educate - Entertain
- Rush Clockwork Angels Tour DVD/Blu-ray
- Mick Turner Don't Tell the Driver LISTEN (NY Times)
- Solo album from the Dirty Three member
- Various Arrested Development OST
- Includes music and original songs from every season of the Fox/Netflix television series
- Various Decca Sound: The Analogue Years Box set
- Limited edition 54-disc set includes all albums released by the label during the rise of stereo recording in the 1950s
- Various The Hunger Games: Catching Fire OST LISTEN (iTunes)
- Music by The National, Coldplay, The Lumineers, The Weeknd, Phantogram, and more
- Various Rockin' Legends Pay Tribute to Jack White
- Kurt Vile and the Violators it's a big world out there (and i am scared) EP
- Seven-track EP (six previously unreleased) recorded during the same sessions as Wakin on a Pretty Daze, which is being re-released today as well in a deluxe edition (which tacks on the EP)
- John Williams The Book Thief OST
- Yo Gotti I Am
- Yo La Tengo Fade 2xCD
- Deluxe reissue of 2013 album adds a disc of outtakes and alternate versions
More streaming and downloadable new music
- Neneh Cherry
- TRACK "Blank Project" streaming at Soundcloud.
- Death Grips
- ALBUM Government Plates available as a free download; also streaming at Soundcloud.
- Disclosure + Nile Rodgers
- TRACK "Together" streaming at Soundcloud.
- Katy B
- TRACK "Crying for No Reason" streaming at Soundcloud.
- TRACK "Ali & Matthias" streaming at Soundcloud.
- Mark Kozelek
- TRACK "I Know" streaming at Soundcloud.
- Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks
- TRACK "Lariat" streaming at YouTube (lyric video).
- Maximo Park
- TRACK "Brain Cells" downloadable from NME.
- ALBUM Jetlag streaming until its 11/26 release at NPR.
- The Orwells
- TRACK "Dirty Sheets" (new single) streaming at Soundcloud.
- TRACK "Human Drama" streaming at Soundcloud.
- TRACK "Da Bourgeoisie" streaming at Soundcloud.
- TRACK "Something In My Heart" streaming at YouTube.
- ALBUM Fellow Travelers streaming until its 11/26 release at NPR.
- TRACK "Cash In" streaming at Soundcloud.
- Teengirl Fantasy
- ALBUM Nun streaming through 11/25 at Pitchfork.
- TRACK "Know Bout Me" (feat. Jay-Z and Drake) streaming at Soundcloud.
On TV this week (new episodes only)
- Monday: Fall Out Boy (Kimmel), Luscious Jackson (Letterman), Bonnie Raitt (Fallon), St. Lucia (Carson Daly)
- Tuesday: Capital Cities (Carson Daly), Cut Copy (Fallon), Daughtry (Kimmel), Flo Rida (Arsenio), Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite (Leno), Lissie (Conan), The Neighbourhood (Letterman; also Live on Letterman webcast at 8p ET/5p PT)
- Wednesday: Chvrches (Kimmel), Imelda May (Leno), M.I.A. (The Colbert Report), Jessie Ware (Conan), Charlie Wilson (Fallon)
- Thursday: The Blank Tapes (Carson Daly), Julian Lennon (Leno), Letlive (Carson Daly), Pusha T (Kimmel), Sleigh Bells (Fallon), Yo Gotti (Arsenio)
- Friday: Babyface & Toni Braxton (Arsenio), Cassadee Pope (Leno), J. Roddy Walston & The Business (Letterman)
- Saturday: HAIM (Saturday Night Live)
The latest music videos
Queens of the Stone Age, "The Vampyre of Time and Memory":
Interactive version viewable here
Phoenix, "Chloroform" [directed by Sofia Coppola]:
Blood Orange, "Time Will Tell":
Lily Allen, "Hard Out Here":
The Beatles, "Words of Love":
A$AP Rocky, "Phoenix" [starring Michael K. Williams]:
Run the Jewels feat. Big Boi, "Banana Clipper":
Rihanna, "What Now":
Wampire, "The Hearse":
Austra, "Forgive Me" [NSFW]:
Julianna Barwick , "The Harbinger":
Rilo Kiley, "Emotional":
In the studio / coming soon
- Roger Waters has been in the studio recording his first solo rock album in over two decades. - Rolling Stone
- Neneh Cherry's first solo album in 16 years, the Four Tet-produced Blank Project, drops February 25th.
- U2 is looking at an April release for their Danger Mouse-produced album. - Billboard
- Wig Out at Jagbags, the upcoming Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks album, has been given a January 7 release date. - Matador
- Maximo Park's next album, Too Much Information, is out February 3rd in the UK.
- A new Bruce Springsteen single might be headed to stores next week. - Rolling Stone
- Among next Friday's numerous Record Store Day releases from The Flaming Lips is the band's track-for-track remake of the Stone Roses' debut album. - Rolling Stone
Visit Metacritic's Album Release Calendar for a full listing of upcoming release dates, updated daily.
Tours and festivals
- Arcade Fire will be touring arenas from March through August of next year. A timely gap in their April schedule suggests a Coachella appearance as well. - Billboard
- Broken Bells kick off a short tour at the end of February. - Pitchfork
- Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds will tour North America next summer. - Pitchfork
- London Grammar head to North America in the spring. - CoS
- Oneohtrix Point Never have a handful of dates planned for the winter. - CoS
- Trey Anastasio Band hit the road in January. - Pollstar
- Washed Out will be on the road this winter. - Pitchfork