In Stores Now 12/19

In Stores Now
12/19/2016
Janice Headley

As usual, things have slowed way down in the new release world as we close in on the end of the year. A few noteworthy releases include the debut solo EP from Spencer Tweedy, half of the duo Tweedy with his father, Jeff. Omar Rodríguez-López shares his 12th solo album, a collection of archival material. (Meanwhile, his other project At the Drive-In recently released their first single in 16 years!) Grammy Award winning artist Kid Cudi surprised fans with his sixth full-length, featuring special guests André Benjamin of OutKast, Willow Smith, and Pharrell Williams.

UK arena-rock giants Coldplay dropped a 5-song EP, Live From Spotify London, featuring intimate, stripped-down versions of your faves, and a holiday track "Christmas Lights." A collection five years in the making arrives, Africa Express Presents… The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians & Guests, with special guests Damon Albarn, Julia Holter, Bassekou Kouyaté, Paul Weller, Faia Younan, and more. And 23-year-old Irish producer Jack Colleran shares his final release under the name MMOTHS, stating "Now just feels like the right time, more so than ever. Moving forward I'll be releasing music under my own name J Colleran… see you in 2017." See you in 2017, indeed!

  • Aaron Rose - "Break It Down (feat. Domo Genesis)"
  • from Elixir on Coal Mine
  • Call of the Void - "Throwing Bullets"
  • from AYFKM EP on Translation Loss
  • Cattle - "Moon Crawl"
  • from Nature's Champion on Hominid Sounds
  • Coldplay
  • from Live From Spotify London on Parlophone
  • The Doors
  • from London Fog 1966 [10" Vinyl + CD] on Bright Midnight Archives / Elektra / Rhino
  • Few Nolder - "Balance"
  • from Ace of Space on Sodal
  • The Funeral Portrait - "The Water Obeyed the Gravity"
  • from A Moment of Silence on Revival
  • Gucci Mane - "I Got It On Me ft. Project Pat & DJ Scream"
  • from The Return of East Atlanta Santa on Atlantic
  • Kid Cudi
  • from Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin' on Republic
  • Lara Downes - "Irving Berlin: Blue Skies"
  • from America Again on Sono Luminus
  • Little Simz - "Poison Ivy (feat. Tilla)"
  • from Stillness in Wonderland on Age 101
  • The LOX - "Don't You Cry"
  • from Filthy America...It's Beautiful on Roc Nation
  • Michael Angelakos - "Stained Glass Windows"
  • from Merry Christmas, Mr. Fields on Frenchkiss
  • MMOTHS - "0034"
  • from 0034 on Because
  • Murg - "Mästarens resa i mörkret"
  • from Gudatall on Nordvis Produktion
  • Omar Rodríguez-López - "Barachiel Is At It Again"
  • from Some Need It Lonely on IPECAC
  • The Orchestra Of Syrian Musicians
  • from Africa Express Presents... The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians & Guests on Transgressive
  • Rebel Kind - "Kiss You"
  • from Just for Fools on Urinal Cake
  • Rush
  • from 2112 [40th Anniversary Edition] on Mercury
  • Septura - "In the Bleak Midwinter"
  • from Christmas With Septura on Naxos
  • Spencer Tweedy - "Walking Home"
  • from Geezer Love EP on self-released
  • Taso - "Bussin"
  • from New Start on Teklife
  • T.I. - "Switchin Lanes"
  • from Us Or Else: A Letter To The System on Roc Nation
  • Tony Bennett
  • from Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 on Columbia / RPM Records / Sony Music

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