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Latest Additions:

Ben Glover - Atlantic (9/1)
The Pine Hill Haints - The Magick Sounds of... (9/30)
Laura Jean - S/T (8/22)
Larkin Poe - Kin (8/26)
Madi Diaz - Phantom (9/30)
Jamie T - Carry On the Grudge (9/29 UK)
High Ends (Jeffrey Innes) - Super Class (10/7)
Johnny Marr - Playland (10/7)
Erlend Øye - Lagao (10/3)
Dive Index - Lost In the Pressure (9/30)
Roddy Frame (Aztec Camera) - Seven Dials (8/19 U.S.)
John Mellencamp - Plain Spoken (Fall TBA)
Chris Staples - American Soft (8/12)
Chuck Prophet - Night Surfer (9/23)
Meiko - Dear You (10/14)
Rob Giles - Ghost of Gran Via EP (7/22)
The Wind and the Wave - From the Wreckage (8/5)
Lady Antebellum - 747 (9/30)
The Script - No Sound Without Silence (9/30)
The Travelling Band - The Big Defreeze (8/19 UK)
Ruby Fray - Grackle (9/30)
Bryan Adams - Tracks of My Years (Covers) (9/9)
God Help The Girl - Soundtrack (Belle & Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch) (9/2)
Cold War Kids - TBA (Oct. TBA)
Lydia Aninsworth - Right From Real (9/29)
Sloan - Commonwealth (9/9)
Mirel Wagner - When the Cellar Children See the Light of Day (8/12)
Field Report - Marigolden (10/7)
Cathering MacLellan - The Raven's Sun (8/19)
Little Big Town - Pain Killer (10/21)
Willis Earl Beal - Experiments in Time (8/8 UK))
Mark Lanegan Band - No Bells on Sunday EP (8/25) Phantom Radio (TBA)
Sugar + The High-Lows - Wild Desire (Johnny Cash Live Sessions) (7/22)

July 15

Bear In Heaven - This Is Over One Day Old
Big Wreck - Ghosts (6/10 CAN)
Dead Fingers - Big Black Dog
Fink - Hard Believer
Honeyblood - S/T
Jason Mraz - YES! (w/ Raining Jane)
Jay Brannan - Always, Then, and Now
John Hiatt - Terms of My Surrender
Jon Allen - Deep River
Landlady - Upright Behavior
Laura Jae - Silver Lined Hearts EP
Little Daylight - Hello Memory 
Luluc - Passerby
Morrissey - World Peace Is None of Your Business
Peter Himmelman - The Boat That Carries Us
Puss N Boots (Norah Jones) - No Fools, No Fun
Slow Club - Complete Surrender
Stu Larsen - Vagabond
Trampled By Turtles - Wild Animals
"Weird Al" Yankovic - Mandatory Fun
Wish I Was Here - Soundtrack
Woman's Hour - Conversations

July 22

Allison Weiss - Remember When EP
Alvvays - S/T
Colony House - When I Was Younger
Got A Girl - I Love You But I Must Drive Off This Cliff Now
Nell Bryden - Wayfarer
Noel - I Won't Answer
Rob Giles - Ghost of Gran Via EP
Sugar + The High-Lows - Wild Desire (Johnny Cash Live Sessions)
White Fence - For the Recently Found Innocent
Yes - Heaven & Earth

July 29

Allman Brothers Band - 1971 Fillmore East Recordings (Box)
Angus & Julia Stone - S/T (Prod: Rick Rubin) (8/1)
 Eliot Sumner (I Blame Coco) - Information EP
George Tandy, Jr. - The Foundation
Various - Beck Song Reader
Eric Clapton & Friends - The Breeze: An Appreciation of J.J. Cale
Hooray For Earth - Racy
Jenny Lewis - The Voyager
Marc Broussard - A Life Worth Living 
New God - Firework
The Dream Academy - The Morning Lasted All Day: A Retrospective (2-CD)
The Mispers - Dark Bits (7/27 UK)
The Tins - Young Blame
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Hypnotic Eye
Van Dyke Parks - Super Chief
Various - Beck Song Reader

August 5

Andy Grammer - Magazines or Novels
Arkells - High Noon
Bear In Heaven - Time Is Over One Day Old
Charlie Simpson - Long Road Home
Christopher Denny - If The Roses Don't Kill Us
Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes - Love Cliques EP
EDJ (Fruitbats' Eric D. Johnson) - S/T
Geneviéve Bellemare - Live and Die EP
Katie Kate - Nation
Spider Bags - Frozen Letter
Spoon - They Want My Soul 
Sunny Sweeney - Provoked
The Empty Hearts - S/T
The Rosebuds - Sand + Silence
The Wind and the Wave - From the Wreckage
Wildcat! Wildcat! - No Moon at All
Willis Earl Beal -  Experiments in Time (8/8 UK)

August 12

Brian Setzer - Rockabilly Riot
Caleb Johnson (American Idol Winner) - Testify
 Chris Staples - American Soft
Childhood - Lacuna (UK)
Ethan Johns - The Reckoning (U.S.)
HEK - Please Tease Me
Lucero - Live From Atlanta
Mirel Wagner - When the Cellar Children See the Light of Day (8/12)
Rubblebucket - Carousel Ride EP
Sinead O'Connor - I'm Not Bossy I'm The Boss

August 19

Bahamas - Bahamas is Afie
Beach Day - Native Echoes
Bebel Gilberto - Tudo!
Benjamin Booker - S/T
Buddy - Last Call for the Quiet Life
Cathering MacLellan - The Raven's Sun
Cory Branan - The No-Hit Wonder
Dirty Loops - Loopified
Gaslight Anthem - Get Hurt
Imogen Heap - Sparks
JJ - V
Kimbra - The Golden Echo
Laura Jean - S/T (8/22 AUS)
Liam Bailey - Definitely NOW
Luke Sital-Singh - The Fire Within
Orenda Fink - Blue Dream
Rocco DeLuca - S/T
Say Yes - S/T
Smokey Robinson - Smokey And Friends (incl. Elton John, James Taylor)
The Bad Plus - Inevitable Western
The Griswolds - Be Impressive (8/22 AUS)
The Magic Numbers - Alias
The Travelling Band - The Big Defreeze
Twin Atlantic - Great Divide (UK)
Various - Look Again To The Wind: Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited
Zero 7 - Simple Science EP

August 26 

Billy Childs & Guests - Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro
Brad Paisley - Moonshine in the Trunk
Bruce Hornsby - Solo Concerts
Casey Jack - S/T 
Cold Specks - Neuroplasticity
Cymbals Eat Guitars - Lose 
Dry The River - Alarms In the Heart
Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)- Thick as a Brick Live in Iceland (DVD)
In the Valley Below - The Belt
J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr.) - Tied To A Star
Jill Barber - Fool's Gold (U.S.)
Larkin Poe - Kin
Mark Lanegan Band - No Bells on Sunday EP
Merchandise - After the End
Robyn Hitchcock - The Man Upstairs
Royal Blood - S/T
Shovels & Rope - Swimmin' Time
The New Pornographers - Brill Bruisers
The Rentals - Lost In Alphaville
Ty Segall - Manipulator

September 2

Anthony D'Amato - The Shipwreck from the Shore
 Ben Glover - Atlantic
Blonde Redhead - Barragán
Circa Waves - EP
Counting Crows - Somewhere Under Wonderland
God Help The Girl - Soundtrack (Belle & Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch)
Maroon 5 - V
Steven James Adams (Broken Family Band) - House Music (U.K.)
The Call - A Tribute to Michael Been
The Kooks - Listen
The Pierces - Creation (UK)
Zammuto (ex-Books) - Anchor
Zeus - Classic Zeus

September 9 

Avi Buffalo - At Best Cuckold
Ballet School - The Dew Lasts An Hour
BANKS - Goddess
Better Than Ezra - All Together Now
Bryan Adams - Tracks of My Years (Covers)
Crow Moses - Horse Heaven Hills
 Duologue - Never Get Lost
Greensky Bluegrass - If Sorrows Swim
Interpol - El Pintor
Justin Townes Earle - Single Mothers
Karen O - Crush Songs
Lera Lynn - The Avenues
Lewis & Clarke - Triumvirate
Loudon Wainwright III - Haven't Got the Blues (Yet)
Megan Washington - There, There (9/12 AUS)
Morrissey - Introducing Morrissey (1995 Concert DVD)
Queen - Live at the Rainbow '74
Robert Plant - lullaby and...The Ceaseless Roar
Ryan Adams - S/T
Sean Rowe - Madman
Simian Mobile Disco - Whorl
Sloan - Commonwealth
Tennis - Ritual In Repeat
Tricky - Adrian Thaws
Vance Joy - Dream Your Life Away

September 16

Blake Mills - Heigh Ho
Generationals - Alix
High Ends (Yukon Blonde's Jeffery Zimmer) - S/T
Jerry Douglas - Three Bells
Lowell - We Loved Her Dearly
My Brightest Diamond - This Is My Hand
Nick Mulvey - First Mind (U.S.)
Red Sky July - Shadowbirds
She Keeps Bees - Eight Houses
Sir Sly - You Haunt Me
The Madden Brothers - Greetings From California
The Script - No Sound Without Silence
Train - Bulletproof Picasso
Tweedy - Sukierae (Jeff Tweedy & Son)
Various - Dead Man's Town: A Tribute to Born In the U.S.A.

September 23

alt-J - This Is All Yours
Chuck Prophet - Night Surfer
Erasure - The Violent Flame
Gossling - Harvest Of Gold (U.S.)
Hozier - S/T (UK)
Imelda May - Tribal
Jackie Evancho - Awakening
Julian Casablancas & The Voidz - Tyranny
Lenny Kravitz - Strut
Marketa Irglova - Muna
Sondre Lerche - Please
The Lovers Key - Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

September 30

Christopher Owens - A New Testament
Dive Index - Lost In the Pressure
Erlend Øye (Kings of Convenience)- Lagao (10/3)
Jamie T - Carry On the Grudge (9/29 UK)
Kat Edmonson - The Big Picture
Lydia Aninsworth - Right From Real
Madi Diaz - Phantom
Marianne Faithfull - Give My Love to London
Mary Lambert - TBD
Melissa Etheridge - This is ME
Pieta Brown - Paradise Outlaw
Ruby Fray - Grackle
Soft Swells - Floodlights
Sons of Bill - Love and Logic
Streets of Laredo - S/T
 The Pine Hill Haints - The Magick Sounds of...
The Rural Alberta Advantage - Mended With Gold
The Vaselines - V for Vaselines
Trigger Hippy - S/T

October 7

Caribou - Our Love
Field Report - Marigolden
Grace Weber - The Refinery
 High Ends (Jeffrey Innes) - Super Class
 Johnny Marr - Playland
Philip Selway (Radiohead) - Weatherhouse
Shelby Lynne - I Am Shelby Lynne (Deluxe Edition)
The Barr Brothers - Sleeping Operator
Vashti Bunyan - Heartleap

October 14

Angaleena Presley (Pistol Annies) - American Middle Class
Winterpills - Echolalia (Covers)

Beyond

Allen Stone - Radius (Summer)
Annie Stela - Whiplash Blues (TBA)
As Animals - S/T
Ben Ottewell (Gomez) - Rattlebag (TBA)
Charlene Soraia - Love Is The Law (TBA)
Colbie Caillat - Gypsy Heart (TBA)
Cold War Kids - TBA (Oct. TBA)
Dear Plastic - The Thieves Are Babes (TBA)
Deluka - BONDS EP (TBA)
Don Henley - Cass County (TBA)
Ellis Paul - Chasing Beauty (TBA)
Empires - Orphans (TBA)
Haroula Rose - Here The Blue River (TBA)
Holly Palmer - I Dare You To Love Me (TBA)
Jerry Lee Lewis (& Guests) - Rock & Roll Time (10/28)
Jo Hamilton - Fractals (Late Summer TBA)
John Mellencamp - Plain Spoken (Fall TBA)
Jonah Tolchin - Clover Road (Summer TBA)
Kite Club - Fresh Air for Humans (TBA) 
Little Big Town - Painkiller (10/21)
Mark Lanegan BandPhantom Radio (TBA)
Meiko - Dear You (10/14)
Miranda Lee Richards - Echoes of the Dreamtime (TBA)
Natalia Zukerman - Come Thief, Come Fire (TBA)
Pink Floyd - The Endless River (Oct. TBA)
Rich Robinson (Black Crowes) - The Ceaseless Sight (TBA)
Sara Lowes - The Joy of Waiting (TBA)
Sara Swenson - Runway Lights (Summer TBA)
Sasha Siem - Most of the Boys (TBA)
Scott Matthews - Home Pt. 1 (TBA)
Stevie Nicks - 24 Karat Gold: Songs From the Vault (Fall)
The Bros. Landreth - Let It Lie (Fall TBA)
The Flaming Lips - With A Little Help from My Fwends (Sgt. Pepper Tribute) (10/28)
The Good Natured - Prism (Summer TBA)
The Vespers - Sisters and Brothers (TBA
Toby Lightman - Every Kind of People (TBA)
Wakey! Wakey! - All It Takes Is A Little Love (TBA) 
We Were Promised Jetpacks - Unravelling (Fall TBA)
Whitehorse - Leave No Bridge Unburned (Feb. 2015)
Zola Jesus - Taiga (Oct TBA)

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Tuesday
Oct082013

Thomas Dybdahl - What's Left Is Forever

Norwegian songwriter Thomas Dybdahl is master of balancing light and dark, finding the tension beneath a serene surface or what he describes as "those aesthetic choices of taking something beautiful and making it sound not so beautiful." As we've noted, "Dybdahl can easily slip into the modern neo-folk style of his acoustic-toting contemporaries, but there's an adventurous eclectic spirit also at work." Sixth album What's Left Is Forever, just out in Europe and due early next year in the U.S., brings Dybdahl his best shot at cracking the American market thanks to his collaborative relationship with noted producer and bassist Larry Klein (Madeleine Peyroux, Joni Mitchell). Adding a lush undertone to the music, Klein also coaxes Dybdahl into new stylistic territory with a backing band of exceptional L.A. musicians. "It's all in the execution," says Dybdahl of his approach, an explanation that serves to put the finely textured and intricately arranged single "Man On A Wire" in context. Click through to stream "But We Did" and watch a stripped version of "Love Is Here to Stay."

Thomas Dybdahl - "Man On A Wire" (from What's Left Is Forever)

Thomas Dybdahl - "But We Did" (from What's Left Is Forever)

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