This week's new releases
Each title listed below will go on sale beginning Tuesday, October 22 unless otherwise indicated.
- Active Child Rapor EP LISTEN (Stereogum)
- AFI Burials
- Andrea Bocelli Love in Portofino CD+DVD
- Best Coast Fade Away EP LISTEN (KCRW)
- Seven new tracks
- Black Hearted Brother Stars Are Our Home LISTEN (NY Times)
- Cage Kill the Architect
- The Can't Tells No Television LISTEN (Spin)
- CFCF Outside
- Second album from Montreal-based electronic music producer Mike Silver
- Brandy Clark 12 Stories
- Dead Gaze Brain Holiday LISTEN (3voor12)
- Def Leppard Viva! Hysteria 2xCD+DVD
- Live show recorded in 2013; DVD/Blu-ray also sold separately
- Brett Dennen Smoke and Mirrors
- The Dig You and I EP
- DJ Rashad Double Cup LISTEN (3voor12)
- Dosh Milk Money
- Ducktails Wish Hotel EP LISTEN (Pitchfork)
- Five new songs from Real Estate frontman Matt Mondanile
- Lita Ford The Bitch Is Back
- Future of the Left How To Stop Your Brain In An Accident
- Gringo Star Floating Out to See LISTEN (CoS)
- Ryan Hemsworth Guilt Trips LISTEN (Pitchfork)
- William Hooker Heart of the Sun
- Il Volo Buon Natale: The Christmas Album
- Steve Jablonsky Ender's Game OST
- KMFDM Opium
- First commercial release of 1984 home recordings
- Machinedrum Vapor City
- MEN Labor LISTEN (NY Times)
- Dance-pop group is fronted by former Le Tigre member JD Samson
- Metal Church Generation Nothing
- Van Morrison Moondance 4xCD+Blu-ray LISTEN (Rolling Stone)
- Remastered reissue of 1969 album adds 50 previously unreleased tracks including demos, alternate mixes, and other rarities
- Morrissey 25 Live DVD/Blu-ray
- Full concert performance recorded at Hollywood High School in March 2013
- Motörhead Aftershock
- Ted Nugent Ultralive Ballisticrock 2xCD+DVD
- Katy Perry Prism LISTEN (Idolator)
- Poliça Shulamith LISTEN (3voor12)
- Polly Scattergood Arrows
- Omar Souleyman Wenu Wenu
- The first full studio album from the 43-year-old Syrian artist (who has been championed by artists ranging from Damon Albarn to Bjork, and has released literally hundreds of live albums) was produced by Four Tet
- Donna Summer Love to Love You Donna
- Remix compilation features new mixes of Summer classics by Hot Chip, Giorgio Moroder, Frankie Knuckles, Eric Kupper, Chromeo & Oliver, and more
- Ten Years After Recorded Live 2xCD
- Remastered and expanded reissue of 1973 album
- Linda Thompson Won't Be Long Now
- Robin Trower State to State: Live Across America 1974-1980 2xCD
- Previously unreleased live recordings
- Various 30 Years Of R&S Records
- Matthew E. White Big Inner: Outer Face Edition
- Expanded re-release of 2012 album adds a five-song EP
More streaming and downloadable new music
- TRACK "No Resurrection" streaming at Rolling Stone.
- Bad Religion
- TRACK "O Come, O Come Emmanuel" streaming at YouTube.
- Jake Bugg
- TRACK "Slumville Sunrise" streaming at Rolling Stone.
- Childish Gambino
- TRACK "3005" streaming at Soundcloud.
- Death Cab for Cutie
- ALBUM Transatlanticism (10th Anniversary Edition) streaming until its 10/29 release at NPR.
- TRACK "Rap God" streaming at YouTube.
- Laurel Halo
- ALBUM Chance of Rain (out next week) streaming at Pitchfork.
- Lady Gaga
- TRACK "Do What U Want" (feat. R. Kelly) streaming at YouTube.
- Juana Molina
- ALBUM Wed 21 streaming until its 10/29 release at NPR.
- Russian Circles
- ALBUM Memorial (out next week) streaming at Pitchfork.
- Son Lux
- ALBUM Lanterns streaming until its 10/29 release at NPR.
- Sun Kil Moon
- TRACK "Micheline" streaming at Stereogum.
- Tegan and Sara
- TRACK "Shudder to Think" streaming at Rolling Stone.
- Kurt Vile
- TRACK "Feel My Pain" downloadable from Pitchfork.
- White Denim
- ALBUM Corsicana Lemonade (out next week) streaming at The Guardian.
- ALBUM Clean (out next week) streaming at Pitchfork.
On TV this week (new episodes only)
- Monday: Arcade Fire (Colbert Report), Chris Cornell and The Avett Brothers (Fallon), Fifth Harmony (Arsenio), The Pack AD (Carson Daly), Tomahawk (Carson Daly), Thomas Rhett (Leno), Snoop Lion (Kimmel), Tedeschi Trucks Band (Conan)
- Tuesday: Flula (Carson Daly), Michael Franti and Spearhead (Kimmel), Joan Jett and The Blackhearts (Leno), METZ (Carson Daly)
- Wednesday: Dierks Bentley with Mike McCready and The Roots (Fallon), Daughtry (Leno), Kitten (Carson Daly), Kendrick Lamar (Arsenio), Okkervil River (Conan), Robin Pecknold (Fallon), Keith Urban (Kimmel)
- Thursday: Foals (Carson Daly), Kings of Leon (Kimmel), Nelly feat. Future (Arsenio), Pearl Jam (Fallon)
- Friday: Scotty McCreery (Leno), Pearl Jam (Fallon)
- Saturday: Janelle Monae (Saturday Night Live), Vampire Weekend/Grizzly Bear (Austin City Limits)
Recent artist and industry news
- This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees include first-timers Nirvana, Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, The Zombies, YES, Linda Ronstadt, and The Replacements, who join returnees such as KISS, Chic, and NWA. Inductees will be selected by a group of 600 voters and announced in December.
- Courtney Love's autobiography, Courtney Love: My Story, will be out on December 15th, just in time for the holidays.
- New York venue Roseland Ballroom may close its doors in April, reports Billboard.
The latest music videos
Atoms for Peace, "Before Your Very Eyes":
Dismemberment Plan, "Waiting":
Dean Wareham, "Love Is Colder Than Death":
Jim James, "State Of The Art (A.E.I.O.U.)":
Azealia Banks feat. Pharrell, "ATM Jam":
Bruno Mars, "Gorilla":
Minor Alps, "I Don't Know What To Do With My Hands":
Yeasayer, "Glass of the Microscope":
British Sea Power, "Monsters Of Sunderland":
Elf Power, "Darkest Wave":
The Besnard Lakes, "Colour Yr Lights In":
In the studio / coming soon
- On November 26th, Neil Young will release a live album, Live at the Cellar Door, featuring music recorded during a series of 1970 solo dates.
- R. Kelly's next album Black Panties has been delayed a month, to December 10th.
- Britney Jean is the new title for Britney Spears' upcoming LP, out December 3rd.
- Neneh Cherry has recorded her first solo album in 16 years with producer Four Tet; Robyn will guest on the still-untitled LP, due early next year. - CoS
- Damien Jurado returns on January 21st with Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son; details and a trailer at Secretly Canadian.
- Merge will release the next Hospitality album, Trouble, on January 28th.
- 7 Days of Funk is a collaboration between Snoop Dogg (now calling himself Snoopzilla) and Dâm-Funk; look for an album on Stones Throw on December 10th. - Pitchfork
Visit Metacritic's Album Release Calendar for a full listing of upcoming release dates, updated daily.