Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Best Sellers Week Ending May 29



1. Fleet Foxes - - Helplessness Blues
2. Adele - - 21
3. Black Keys - - Brothers
4. Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi - - Rome
5. Okkervil River - - I Am Very Far
6. Thurston Moore - - Demolished Thoughts
7. Booker T. Jones - - Road to Memphis
8. Beastie Boys - - Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2
9. Hayes Carll - - KMAG YOYO
10. TV On the Radio - - Nine Types of Light

Monday, May 30, 2011

New Releases May 31





Death Cab For Cutie - - Codes and Keys: "Don't harsh with my Death Cab." - Seth from the O.C.

My Morning Jacket - - Circuital: "these 11 songs were made to cut through humid summer air at maximum volume" - NPR.com

Eddie Vedder - - Ukulele Songs: He's got a ukulele and he knows how to use it.

Also new this week:

The Blasters - - Live 1986
Eliane Elias - - Light My Fire
Flogging Molly - - Speed of Darkness
Dave Matthews Band - - Live at Wrigley Field Chicago
Melvins - - Sugar Daddy Live
JD Souther - - Natural History

And the following reissues:

Dave Edmunds - - Rockpile
Ozzy Osbourne - - Blizzard of Oz
Porcupine Tree - - Lightbulb Sun

Monday, May 23, 2011

New Releases May 23




Friendly Fires - - Pala: "another terrific, clattering celebration of an album that sounds nothing like its peers" - BBC Music

Thurston Moore - - Demolished Thoughts: "A more relaxed attitude to experimentation" - the Guardian

Also new this week:

Against Me! - - Total Clarity
Art Brut - - Brilliant! Tragic!
Nat Baldwin - - People Changes
Bazan - - Strange Negotiations
Bird of Youth - - Defender
The Black Swans - - Don't Blame the Stars
Boris - - Attention Please
Boris - - Heavy Rocks
Greg Brown - - Freak Flag
Cave In - - White Silence
Darwin Deez - - Darwin Deez
Ear Pwr - - Ear Pwr
Face candy - - Waste Age Teen Land
Fireworks - - Gospel
Robin Guthrie - - Emeralds
Tom Harrell - - The Time of the Son
High Llamas - - Talahomi Way
Sarah Jarosz - - Follow Me Down
King Creosote & Jon Hopkins - - Diamond Mine
Lady Gaga - - Born This Way
Ray Manzarek & Roy Rogers - - Translucent Blues
The Men - - Leave Home
Efrim Manuel Menuck - - High Gospel
Motopony - - Motopony
NKOTBSB - - NKOTBSB
Tara Jane O'Neil & Nikaido Kazumi - - Tara Jane O'Neil & Nakaido Kazumi
Brad Paisley - - This Is Country Music
Seapony - - Go With Me
Jim Snidero - - Interface
Amon Tobin - - Isam
Alex Turner - - Submarine

And the following reissues & compilation:

David Crosby - - If I Could Only Remember My Name
Lesley Gore - - Hits & Rarities
Love - - Forever Changes
Menomena - - I Am the Fun Blame Monster
The Monkees - - Changes
The Monkees - - Present
Graham Nash - - Songs For Beginners
Pretenders - - Pretenders
Pretenders - - Pretenders II

Best Sellers Week Ending May 22



1. Fleet Foxes - - Helplessness Blues
2. Okkervil River - - I Am Very Far
3. Warren Haynes - - Man In Motion
4. Adele - - 21
5. Paul Simon - - So Beautiful or So What
6. Emmylou Harris - - Hard Bargain
7. Beastie Boys - - Hot Sauce Committe Pt. 2
8. Danger Mouse & Daniel Luppi - - Rome
9. Thao & Mirah - - Thao & Mirah
10. Iggy Pop - - Roadkill Rising: 1977-2009

Monday, May 16, 2011

New Releases May 17






Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi - - Rome: Featuring Jack White & Norah Jones. "Provides a timeless, arduously arranged backdrop to past generations' visions of panoramic vistas and blood-stained betrayals." - NPR

Bela Fleck & the Flecktones - - Rocket Science: Reunites Howard Levy with the Flecktones for the first time in over 15 years.

Ben Harper - - Give Till It's Gone: Includes "Rock n' Roll Is Free"

Queens of the Stone Age - - Queens of the Stone Age: Reissue of their debut album with bonus tracks.

Also new this week:

Amor de Dias - - Street of the Love of Days
Austra - - Feel It Break
Elvin Bishop - - Raisin' Hell Revue
James Carter - - Caribbean Rhapsody
The Elected - - Bury Me In My Rings
Face to Face - - Laugh Now Laugh Later
Glasvegas - - Euphoric /// Heartbreak
Foster & Lloyd - - It's Already Tomorrow
Levon Helm - - Ramble at the Ryman
Let's Wrestle - - Nursing Home
Moby - - Destroyed
Pretenders - - Loose Screw
Sick Puppies - - Tri-Polar
Mia Doi Todd - - Cosmic Ocean Ship
Chad Vangaalen - - Diaper Island

And the following reissues & compilations:

Crass - - Yes Sir, I Will
Rory Gallagher - - Notes From San Francisco
Rory Gallagher - - Rory Gallagher
Go-Go's - - Beauty and the Beat 30th Anniversary Edition
Hank III - - Hillbilly Joker
Herman's Hermits - - Mrs. Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter
Iggy Pop - - Roadkill Rising
Queen - - Queen
Queen - - II
Queen - - Sheer Heart Attack
Queen - - A Night At the Opera
Queen - - A Day at the Races
The Waterboys - - In a Special Place

Best Sellers Week Ending May 15



1. Fleet Foxes - - Helplessness Blues
2. Okkervil River - - I Am Very Far
3. Warren Haynes - - Man In Motion
4. Black Keys - - Brothers
5. Beastie Boys - - Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2
6. Painkillers - - Painkillers
7. Alison Krauss & Union Station - - Paper Airplane
8. Randy Newman - - Songbook Vol. 2
9. Tyler, the Creator - - Goblin
10. Adele - - 21

Friday, May 13, 2011

Stuff That Jack Likes, Volume 9

Here's a sample of what I've been enjoying the most this year:

1. Yuck - Yuck



2. Cold Cave - Cherish the Light Years



3. Starfucker - Reptilians




4. Holy Ghost! - Holy Ghost!



5. Lake - Giving & Receiving



6. tUnE-yArDs - W H O K I L L




7. Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact



8. Here We Go Magic - The January EP

Monday, May 9, 2011

New Releases May 10












The Cars - - Move Like This: "All the precise swagger, art-rock minimalism and chrome-gleam pop of their classic hits." - Rolling Stone

Peter Case - - The Case Files: Demos, outtakes, one live shot, and other rarities.

Warren Haynes - - Man In Motion: From the Grammy Award winning member of Gov't Mule, the Allman Brothers Band, and the Dead.

Booker T. Jones - - The Road From Memphis: Backed by members of the Roots & guest-starring Sharon Jones, Lou Reed, Matt Berninger of the National, and Yim Yames of My Morning Jacket.

Man Man - - Life Fantastic: New one from indie faves.

Okkervil River - - I Am Very Far: A startling break from anything Okkervil River has done before.

Raphael Saadiq - - Stone Rollin': Saadiq is making the best music of his exemplary career.

Tyler, the Creator - - Goblin: Hardcore.

Wild Beasts - - Smother: Synth band influenced by Frankenstein. 'Nuff said.

The Wronglers with Jimmie Dale Gilmore - - Heirloom Music: "His voice would make even Hank Williams cry" - New York Times Magazine.

Also new this week:

The Antlers - - Burst Apart
Anvil - - Juggernaut of Justice
Eric Bibb - - Troubadour Live
Blue October - - Ugly Side
City Center - - Redeemer
Ema - - Past Life Martyred Saints
The Felice Brothers - - Celebration. Florida
The Globes - - Future Self
Gang Gang Dance - - Eye Contact
Heladu Negro - - Canta Lechuza
Here We Go magic - - The January EP
Jesu - - Ascension
Joan of Arc - - Life Like
The Lonely Island - - Turtleneck & Chains
Manchester Orchestra - - Simple Math
Randy Newman - - Randy Newman Songbook Vol. 2
Other Lives - - Tamer Animals
Lee Scratch Perry - - Rise Again
Psychedelic Horseshit - - Laced
The Sea and Cake - - The Moonlight Butterfly
Sloan - - The Double Cross
Ben Sollee -- - Inclusions
Sparks the Rescue - - Worst Thing I've Been Cursed With
Sebastien Tellier - - Sexuality
Thee Oh Sees - - Castlemania
Chris Thile & Michael Daves - - Sleep With One Eye Open
This Will Destroy You - - Tunnel Blanket
Urge Overkill - - Rock & Roll Submarine
Arthur Verocai - - Arthur Verocai
Virgin Islands - - Ernie Chambers V. God
Zombi - - Escape Velocity

And the following reissues & compilations:

Booker T. & the M.G.'s - - McLemore Avenue
Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band - - Live 'n' Rare
Clutch - - Blast Tyrant expanded edition
Giant Sand - - Center of the Universe
Staple Singers - - Bealtitude: Respect Yourself
Johnnie Taylor - - Taylored in Silk

Best Sellers Week Ending May 8



1. Fleet Foxes - - Helplessness Blues
2. Beastie Boys - - Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2
3. Emmylou Harris - - Hard Bargain
4. Steve Earle - - I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
5. Alison Krauss & Union Station - - Paper Airplane
6. Painkillers - - Painkillers
7. Black Keys - - Brothers
8. TV On The Radio - - Nine Types of Light
9. Explosions in the Sky - - Take Care, Take Care, Take Care
10. Radiohead - - The King of Limbs

Monday, May 2, 2011

New Releases May 2




Beastie Boys - - Hot Sauce committee Part Two: They've got their health and their swagger back!

Fleet Foxes - - Helplessness Blues: The long-awaited follow-up to one of the most exciting debuts of the last few years.

Also new this week:

Karrin Allyson - - 'Round Midnight
Blind Boys of Alabama - - Take the High Road
Bill Callahan - - Apocalypse
Brandi Carlile - - Live at Benaroya hall
Cheeseburger - - Another Big Night Down the Drain
Galactic - - The Other Side of Midnight
Eliza Gilkyson - - Roses at the End of Time
Steve Hackett Live - - Rails
John Mayall - - Howlin' At the Moon
Musiq Soulchild - - Musiqinthemagiq
Stevie Nicks - - In Your Dreams
Sixx:A.M. - - This Is Gonna Hurt
Title Fight - - Shed

And the following compilation:

Various Artists - - The Fire / Fury R&B Story

Best Sellers Week Ending May 1



1. Jans Project - - Jans Project
2. Paul Simon - - So Beautiful or So What
3. Explosions in the Sky - - Take Care, Take Care, Take Care
4. Buddy Miller - - Majestic Silver Strings
5. Steve Earle - - I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
6. Emmylou Harris - - Hard Bargain
7. foo Fighters - - Wasting Light
8. Adele - - 21
9. Painkillers - - Painkillers
10. Jason Isbell & the 400 Units - - Here We Rest