In Stores Now 12/5

In Stores Now
Janice Headley

We've got new releases from a few music veterans this week. British rock legends The Rolling Stones return with their first album in 11 years. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, "a shockingly potent set of Chicago blues. The band sounds raw and vital, and Mick Jagger tears into the set list of mostly lesser-known Chicago blues songs with gusto. Easily their strongest album in decades." Nobel Prize-winning artist Bob Dylan shares a new old release, a 2-CD live album from the first of four shows at London's Royal Albert Hall, recorded in 1966. Venerable British artist Kate Bush also shares a concert LP, "a 3-CD, 155-minute live set recorded during a 22-night residency at London's Hammersmith Apollo in 2014. Overall, it's a beautifully crafted, lushly arranged set of theatrical prog-pop, though occasionally some of the theatrical elements detract from the songs."

Italian group Soviet Soviet release their sophomore full-length, "a consistently strong set of dark, '80s-steeped post-punk with stormy angular guitar riffs, driving rhythms, dramatic vocals and anthemic song hooks." Singer/songwriters Damien Jurado and Richard Swift reunite for a informal set of covers. (The two collaborated on producing Jurado's 2010 album Saint Bartlett.) "Not only is the source material remarkably diverse, but the album's lo-fi, psych-tinged sound contains distinct echoes of the adventurous production work to come on Jurado's following albums." And The Last Shadow Puppets -- a side project of Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys) and Miles Kane (The Rascals) -- release an EP of covers and re-recordings of two songs from their last full-length, Everything You've Come to Expect.

  • Alison Moyet - "Love Resurrection"
  • from Alf reissue on BMG
  • Avenged Sevenfold - "Flash of the Blade"
  • from The Best of 2005-2013 on Warner Music Group
  • Bethlehem - "Kalt' Ritt in leicht faltiger Leere"
  • from Bethlehem on Prophecy Productions
  • Bob Dylan - "Tell Me, Momma"
  • from The Real Royal Albert Hall 1966 Concert on Columbia / Legacy / Sony Music
  • Childish Gambino - "Me and Your Mama"
  • from Awaken, My Love! on Glassnote Entertainment Group
  • The Clean - "Stars"
  • from Getaway [Deluxe Edition] on Merge
  • Damien Jurado / Richard Swift - "Hello Sunshine"
  • from Other People's Songs, Vol. 1 on Secretly Canadian
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  • from W:/2016ALBUM/ on Mau5trap Recordings
  • Eaves - "Linthen Heap"
  • from Verloren on PTP
  • Enuff Z'Nuff - "She Makes It Harder"
  • from Clown's Lounge on Frontiers Records
  • Eternal Idol - "Evil Tears"
  • from The Unrevealed Secret on Frontiers Records
  • Grace VanderWaal - "Perfectly Imperfect"
  • from Perfectly Imperfect EP on Columbia Records
  • Heart - "Alone"
  • from Live at The Royal Albert Hall with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on Eagle Rock Entertainment Ltd.
  • Hevidence - "Dig In The Night"
  • from Nobody's Fault on Frontiers Music
  • Hollow Earth - "From Empyrean to Damnation (feat. Trevor Strnad)"
  • from Dead Planet on Good Fight Music
  • Jean-Michel Jarre - "Oxygene, Pt. 17"
  • from Oxygene 3 on Sony Music Catalog
  • John Legend - "Love Me Now"
  • from DARKNESS AND LIGHT on Columbia
  • Kate Bush - "And Dream of Sheep"
  • from Before the Dawn on Concord
  • Kevin Krauter - "Fantasy Theme"
  • from Changes EP on Winspear & Warm Ratio
  • Lady Lamb - "Heaven Bent"
  • from Tender Warriors Club on Mom & Pop Music
  • The Last Shadow Puppets - "Is This What You Wanted"
  • from The Dream Synopsis EP on XXXXXXXX
  • Lite - "Else"
  • from Cubic on Topshelf Records
  • Living Body - "Choose"
  • from Body Is Working on Barely Regal
  • Mica Levi - "Children"
  • from Jackie OST on Milan Records
  • Omar Rodríguez-López - "Uncovering A Word"
  • from Nom De Guerre Cabal on Liberation Music
  • Permit - "Track #6"
  • from Vol. 1 on Fat Possum
  • Pete Rock / Smoke DZA - "Limitless (feat. Dave East) "
  • from Don't Smoke Rock on iHipHop
  • Peter Doherty - "I Don't Love Anyone (but You're Not Just Anyone)"
  • from Hamburg Demonstrations on BMG / Clouds Hill
  • The Pleasure Seekers
  • from What a Way to Die reissue on Sundazed
  • Rashad Becker - "Dances V"
  • from Traditional Music Of Notional Species Vol. II on PAN
  • Richard H. Kirk - "Martyrs Of Palestine"
  • from #7489: Collected Works 1974-1989 on Mute
  • The Rolling Stones - "Hate To See You Go"
  • from Blue & Lonesome on Interscope / Polydor
  • Scum - "Golden Seeds"
  • from Garden of Shadows reissue on Blood Music
  • Secrets Of The Moon - "Man Behind The Sun"
  • from Sun on Prophecy Productions
  • Soviet Soviet - "Pantomime"
  • from Endless on Felte
  • Star Slinger - "We Could Be More (feat. D∆WN)"
  • from We Could Be More EP on OWSLA
  • Steve Moore - "Zack's Back"
  • from The Mind's Eye [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] on Relapse Records
  • Tears Run Rings - "Belly Up"
  • from In Surges on Deep Space Records
  • The Trouble with Templeton - "Vernon"
  • from Someday, Buddy on Bella Union
  • Worm Ouroboros - "Broken Movements"
  • from What Graceless Dawn on Profound Lore

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