Monday, August 30, 2010

New Music Releases - August 31, 2010

Slim pickings this week, but lots of great classics to choose from.  Collecting Vinyl Records Blog Picks Are In Red.

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10 Years - Feeding the Wolves
ABBA - Icon
All Out War - Into The Killing Fields
American Bang - American Bang (vinyl)
Balam Acab - See Birds
Bay City Rollers - Greatest Hits
Bernard Herrman - Alfred Hitchcock's Movie Soundtracks (4-LPs) (vinyl)
Bing Crosby - Voice of Christmas (2 CDs)
Black Crowes - Croweology (vinyl)
Bobby Bare Jr - A Storm A Tree My Mother's Head
Boz Scaggs - Moments (Deluxe Edition)
Boz Scaggs - Other Roads (Deluxe Edition)
Brackles - Songs for Endless Cities
Brothers Young - Good People
Bryan Adams - Icon
Buck Owens - All-Time Greatest Hits
Carl Broemel - All Birds (vinyl)
Cephalic Carnage - Misled By Certainty
Chrispian St. Peters - Follow Me
Coathangers - Coathangers (vinyl)
Comeback Kid - Symptoms + Cures
Complete Failure - Heal No Evil
Culture Club - Greatest Hits (2 CDs)
Devil's Brigade - Devil's Brigade
Diana Ross & the Supremes - Icon
Disturbed - Asylum
Dnte - Early Works Later Versions (vinyl)
Dominant Legs - Young at Love and Life (vinyl)
Don Williams - Icon (1 CD)
Don Williams - Icon (2 CDs)
Etta James - Icon
Film School - Fission (vinyl)
Florence and the Machine - Lungs (vinyl)
For Today - Breaker
Frank Sinatra - September of My Years
Gerald Lavert - The Best Of
Ginuwine - Elgin
Gladys Knight & the Pips - Icon
Gloria Estefan - Essential 3.0 (3 CDs)
Goo Goo Dolls - Something for the Rest of Us
Grails - Burden of Hope (reissue) (vinyl)
Grails - Redlight (reissue) (vinyl)
Heart - Red Velvet Car
Hero Destroyed - Throes
Hives - Tarred And Feathered (vinyl)
Infernaeon - Genesis To Nemesis
Interment - Into The Crypts Of Blasphemy
Jackson 5 - Icon (1 CD)
Jackson 5 - Icon (2 CDs)
James Brown - Icon
Janet Jackson - Icon
Jenny and Johnny - I'm Having Fun Now (clear vinyl)
Johnny Cash - Icon
Kinks - Misfits
Kiss - Icon (1 CD)
Kiss - Icon (2 CDs)
Klaxons - Surfing the Void
Kyle Andrews - Kangaroo EP ]
Last Nights Vice - Perfect Little Noise
Liv Kristine - Skintight
Lyfe Jennings - I Still Believe
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Icon (1 CD)
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Icon (2 CDs)
Madlib - Medicine Show No. 8: Advanced Jazz
Marvin Gaye - Icon (1 CD)
Marvin Gaye - Icon (2 CDs)
Mickey Dolenz - King For A Day
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew: Legacy Edition (2 CDs/1 DVD)
Motorhead - Icon
Murderdolls - Women and Children Last
Neil Diamond - Icon
Neon Indian - Psychic Chasms
Neurosis - Enemy of the Sun
No Age - Glitter (vinyl)
Papa Roach - Time for Annihilation...On the Record, and On the Road
Patsy Cline - Icon (1 CD)
Patsy Cline - Icon (2 CDs)
Patti Austin - Every Home Should Have One
Patti LaBelle - Essential 3.0 (3 CDs)
Philip Selway - Familial (vinyl)
Portico Quartet - Isla
Quest for Fire - Lights From Paradise (vinyl)
Raconteurs - Broken Boy Soldiers (reissue) (vinyl)
Ratatat - Ratatat (reissue) (vinyl)
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Live on Air
Richard Thompson - Dream Attic
Richie Valens - La Bamba
Rick James - Icon
Rob Baird - Blue Eyed Angels
Rod Stewart - Icon
Rose Elinor Dougall - Without Why
Rush - Icon
Ryan Bingham - Junky Star
Sea Wolf - Turn the Dirt Over (vinyl)
She & Him - Thieves (vinyl)
Simon & Garfunkel - Essential 3.0 (3 CDs)
Smith Westerns - Smith Westerns
Smokey Robinson - Icon
Smokey Robinson - The Stripped Mixes
Sonny & the Sunsets - Tomorrow Is Alright (reissue)
Stan Ridgway - Neon Mirage
Stereoside - Stereoside
Stevie Nicks - Live on Air
Stevie Wonder - Icon
Styx - Icon (1 CD)
Styx - Icon (2 CDs)
Sum 41 - Screaming Bloody Murder
Survivor - Premonition
Survivor - Survivor
TV Buddhas - TV Buddhas
Temptations - Icon (1 CD)
Temptations - Icon (2 CDs)
Terrible Things - Terrible Things
The Clientele - Minotaur
The Contortionist - Exoplanet
The Museum - Let Love Win
The National - The National (reissue) (vinyl)
The Other - New Blood
The Shed - The Traveller (vinyl)
The Two Man Gentlemen Band - Dos Amigos, Una Fiesta
The Weepies - Be My Thrill (vinyl)
The Word Alive - Deceiver
Three Dog Night - Icon
Tracey Thorn - Opposites EP
Various Artists - Beginners Guide to Cumbia
Various Artists - Kompakt Total 11 (vinyl)
Various Artists - NOW 35
Various Artists - Piranha 3D (soundtrack)
Various Artists - Vampires Suck (soundtrack)
Various Artists - Yo Gabba Gabba: Music Is Awesome Volume 2
Venice Is Sinking - Sand & Lines: The Georgia Theatre Sessions May 20th & 24th, 2008 (vinyl)
Vince Gill - Icon
Ween - God Ween Satan (reissue) (vinyl)
Weird Al Yankovic - Essential 3.0 (3 CDs)
Within The Ruins - Invade

New Music releases are put together from a variety of online sources by Robert Benson -

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New Jazz Releases - Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Acker Bilk - Stranger On The Shore
Alex Tassel - Head Or Tails
Antonio Sanchez - Live In New York At Jazz Standard
Antonio Sanchez - Live In New York
Bill Frisell - Beautiful Dreamers
Bobby Bradford - One Night Stand
Bodines - Played
Brian Simpson - South Beach
Cannonball Adderley - Jazz Manifesto
Chico Pinheiro - There's A Storm Inside
Chris Standring - 21 Soul Jazz Deluxe Collection
Chucho Valdes - Chucho's Steps
Danilo Perez - Providencia
Dom Um Romao - Lake Of Perseverance
Elliott Sharp - Afiadacampos
European Jazz Trio - Best Of Chopin
Jacques Schwarz-Bart - Rise Above
Jesus "Chucho" Valdes - Chucho's Steps
John Coltrane - Slowtrane
Jonathan Butler - Faith Love & Joy: Great Spiritual Inspi
Keith Jarrett - Still Live
Keith Jarrett - Tribute
Kirk Whalum - Everything Is Everything: The Music Of D
Labfield - Collab
Manfred Kniel Reduction & His - Low Down Music
Marcus Miller - Original Album Classics:Sun Don't Lie
Mats Eilertsen - Radio Yonder
Michel Legrand - Archi-Cordes: Di-Gue-Ding-Ding Danse
Michel Legrand - 50 Years Of Music & Movies - DVD-Video
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew: Legacy Edition
Mina Agossi - Just Like A Lady
Nils Petter Molvaer - Hamada
Oli Silk - All We Need
Original Hits: Jazz - Original Hits: Jazz
Patricia Romania - Sou Brasileira
Portico Quartet - Isla
Rebecca Martin - When I Was Long Ago
Schwarz-Bart Jacques Featuring Stephani - Rise Above
Scott Colley - Empire
Simone & Her Hawaiia - Aromas Of Hawaii
Splashgirl - Arbor
Stephanie McKay / Jacques Schwarz-Bart - Rise Above
Valdes. Chucho - Chucho's Steps
Vijay Iyer - Solo
Vinicius Cantuaria - Samba Carioca
Wynton Marsalis - Marsalis,Wynton Vol. 1-Marsalis Standard Time
Yoel Diaz Cuban Jazz Session - Encuentros

Sergio Mendes - Timeless

New release information provided by   The Upcoming Release Center at is the most comprehensive new release listing for jazz music on the internet. The information is updated biweekly by John Kelman

Making Of A Vinyl Record

Every now and then I like to shoot over to YouTube and see what's going on with relation to vinyl.  I came across an older video (2008) that is very informative and interesting, check it out: