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New Release Round-Up 12-15-14

New Release Round-Up 12-15-14

D’Angelo surprises us all with the release of his first album in nearly 15 years, Black Messiah. The follow-up to 2000′s Voodoo marks the long-awaited return of R&B’s prodigal son.

Dark Side Of The Mule presents Gov't Mule's 2008 Mule-O-Ween show in which they performed a bevy of Pink Floyd covers including "Fearless," "Money," "Have A Cigar" and "Wish You Were Here." The album is available as a standard 1 CD and a Deluxe Version which includes a DVD of the performance.


Nicki Minaj's third full-length studio release is a more personal and more timeless album and some of the most superlative work of her career.  The Pinkprint features guest appearances from Beyoncé, Chris Brown, Drake, Ariana Grande, Skylar Grey, Jeremih, Lil Wayne, Lunchmoney Lewis, and Meek Mill.

Following the release of her Top 10 hit, ‘Boom Clap’ - which has now sold over 1 Million copies in the US- and recent win at this year’s Teen Choice Awards (‘Best R&B/Hip-Hop Song’ for “Fancy”), Charli XCX releases her highly-anticipated sophomore album Sucker.  

Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood delivers his soundtrack to Oscar-nominated filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson's new feature film, Inherent Vice. In addition to nine compositions by Jonny Greenwood, the soundtrack features "Spooks," an unreleased Radiohead tune performed by members of Supergrass, as well as other recordings from the movie's era.

Plus there are other great, new releases including Neil Young who releases the vinyl version of his recent album Storytone.  5 Seconds of Summer capture their recent tour on Livesos. The recent NBC spectacle Peter Pan LIVE! is released on CD and a DVD. The soundtrack to Angelina Jolie's WWII epic Unbroken is released and features the track Miracles which was written and recorded by Coldplay especially for the soundtrack. YG returns with his latest effort  Blame it on the Streets. And Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds start their first round of vinyl reissues. Round 1 features the first 4 albums: From Her To EternityThe Firstborn Is DeadKicking Against The Pricks, & Your Funeral...My Trial.  Each is presented on 180 Gram Vinyl and include a free download card.


Plus, My Chemical RomanceStarbombYoung BuffaloTrip ShakespeareNecroNative AmericaSaves The DayTake ThatKillswitch EngageOne DirectionMisfits And The Kinks

CURRENT SINGLES

Fall Out Boy release their limited edition Picture Disc single Immortals which is taken from the recent Disney hit Big Hero 6.  Ryan Adams continues his run of 7 Inch singles from his Paxam Singles series.  This week it is the turn of Do You Laugh When You Lie? which also features 'By The Way' and 'I'm In Love With You' as B Sides. And Bob Geldof organized an all-star cast for the 1985 recording of "Do You Know It's Christmas?" to raise funds for famine-relief efforts in Ethiopia. On the 30th anniversary of the release, the musician/philanthropist reworked the song to support West African nations in their fight against the Ebola virus. The 2014 version features cover artwork by Tracey Emin and a stunning line-up of pop superstars, including Bono, Chris Martin, One Direction, Bastille, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande Ellie Goulding and more. All proceeds from the sales go to The Band Aid Charitable Trust.

For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section and don't forget that many of these titles are also available on vinyl.

 
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It's a TURNTABLE world here at Christmas!

Turntables regularly in stock by Audiotechnica and Numark:

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Now in stock, a little higher-end tables from Stanton and Pro-Ject:

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and some inexpensive portables from Jensen and Crosley:

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Always vinyl-centric stocking stuffers like record cleaning kits, polybags, 45 inserts, and such!

 
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Local Music Update

 Samson Trinh & Upper East Side Big Band:  The Christmas Project 

                

It's here! The CD is in stock!  Catch the band's cd release party at Ashland Coffee & Tea on Dec. 19th!   Here's the Style article for a description of Samson's project

Also new:  Desiree Root's CD now available (on local label 32Bar/Richmond Jazz Society) 

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We also have 32 Bar's Christmas release "A Season To Remember" as well the rest of their catalog.  Plus lots of Christmas music on CD and LP.

 
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Music Releases 12-15-14

D'Angelo - Black Messiah D'Angelo - Black Messiah
New CD: $11.96
D’Angelo surprises us all with the release of his first album in nearly 15 years, Black Messiah. The follow-up to 2000′s Voodoo marks the long-awaited return of R&B’s prodigal son.
Gov't Mule - Dark Side Of The Mule Gov't Mule - Dark Side Of The Mule
New CD: $13.98
Dark Side Of The Mule presents Gov't Mule's 2008 Mule-O-Ween show in which they performed a bevy of Pink Floyd covers including "Fearless," "Money," "Have A Cigar" and "Wish You Were Here."
Nicki Minaj - The Pinkprint Nicki Minaj - The Pinkprint
New CD: $13.99
The third full-length studio release for the rapper features guest appearances from Beyoncé, Chris Brown, Drake, Ariana Grande, Skylar Grey, Jeremih, Lil Wayne, Lunchmoney Lewis, and Meek Mill.
Charli XCX - Sucker Charli XCX - Sucker
New CD: $13.98
Following the release of her Top 10 hit, ‘Boom Clap’ - which has now sold over 1 Million copies in the US- and recent win at this year’s Teen Choice Awards (‘Best R&B/Hip-Hop Song’ for “Fancy”), Charli XCX is very pleased to announce details of her highly-anticipated sophomore album Sucker, through Neon Gold/Atlantic Records featuring a brand new single, ‘Break The Rules.’ New single ‘Break The Rules’ sees Charli XCX – 22-year-old Charlotte Aitchison from London - return with a bad-ass floor-filler, oozing rebellion and attitude, which is set to ignite the airwaves in the coming months.
5 Seconds Of Summer - Livesos 5 Seconds Of Summer - Livesos
New CD: $11.99
Jonny Greenwood - Inherent Vice [Soundtrack] Jonny Greenwood - Inherent Vice [Soundtrack]
New CD: $18.98   $17.98
Nonesuch will release Jonny Greenwood's soundtrack to Oscar-nominated filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson's new feature film, Inherent Vice, on December 15, 2014 (with the vinyl to follow March 3). An adaptation of the Thomas Pynchon novel of the same name, Inherent Vice, which will be released by Warner Bros. Pictures in theaters starting on December 12, is set in the tail end of the psychedelic '60s and stars Oscar nominees Joaquin Phoenix Josh Brolin Owen Wilson , and . In addition to nine compositions by Jonny Greenwood, the soundtrack features "Spooks," an unreleased Radiohead tune performed by members of Supergrass, as well as other recordings from the movie's era (complete track list follows).
Y.G. - Blame It On The Streets [w/DVD] Y.G. - Blame It On The Streets [w/DVD]
New CD: $10.99
Band Aid 30 - Do They Know It's Christmas? (2014) [Single] Band Aid 30 - Do They Know It's Christmas? (2014) [Single]
New CD: $4.99
Bob Geldof organized an all-star cast for the 1985 recording of "Do You Know It s Christmas?" to raise funds for famine-relief efforts in Ethiopia. On the 30th anniversary of the release, the musician/philanthropist reworked the song to support West African nations in their fight against the Ebola virus. The 2014 version features cover artwork by Tracey Emin and a stunning line-up of pop superstars, including Bono, Chris Martin, One Direction, Bastille, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande Ellie Goulding and more. All proceeds from the sales go to The Band Aid Charitable Trust.
Trip Shakespeare - Applehead Man Trip Shakespeare - Applehead Man
New CD: $16.98
Reissue of their classic first album.
Trip Shakespeare - Are You Shakespearienced? Trip Shakespeare - Are You Shakespearienced?
New CD: $16.98
Reissue of the band's second album - featuring Grammy winning songwriter Dan Wilson of Semisonic.
Take That - III Take That - III
New CD: $13.95
2014 album from UK lads now slimmed down to a trio! Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, featuring the singles 'These Days' & 'Get Ready For It'.
Foreigner - The Best of Foreigner 4 & More Foreigner - The Best of Foreigner 4 & More
New CD: $7.98
Foreigner 4 spent more weeks at #1 on the Billboard charts than any artist in the history of Atlantic Records, including AC/DC, The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin, and went on to sell more than 9 million albums worldwide. Fans will see why it "Feels Like The First Time" when Foreigner debuts these new recordings of the best of Foreigner 4 along with several other chart hits. The band recorded these live high-definition versions of their most enduring anthems at the Borgata Hotel s Music Box theatre in Atlantic City on October 3rd & 4th, 2014.