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FYI Schedule Of Upcoming Releases

The flood of albums geared to the Christmas is slowing down to a trickle. The big names with new offerings out today are Luke Bryan, T.I., and Barbra Streisand, while Brett Kissel leads the Canadian contingent.

FYI Schedule Of Upcoming Releases

By Kerry Doole

As Christmas near, the flow of new albums slows to a trickle. Heading our list this week are offerings from two major country stars, Luke Bryan and Canadian Brett Kissel, while T.I. is another notable.


Barbra Streisand releases a live album that features many of her biggest hits, and My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James covers his favourite artists. Fast-emerging folk songstress Piper Hayes tops the Canadian contingent.

Happy listening!

December

8: Brett Kissel - We Were That Song (Warner)

8: Kyle Shutt - Doom Side of the Moon (Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group)

8: Moonsville Collective - Moonsville IV (Indie)

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8: Luke Bryan - What Makes You Country (UMC)

8: Telyscopes - The Hobbyist (Indie)

8: Chris Thile - Thanks For Listening (Indie)

8: Barbra Streisand The Music…The Mem’ries…the Magic! (Columbia)

8: Fovea - Pencil Me In  (Omad Records)

8: Yob - The Great Cessation (Indie)

8: T.I. - The Dime Trap (Columbia)

8: Bartees & the Strange Fruit - Magic Boy (Indie)

8: Priest - New Flesh  (Lovely Records)

8: Jim James - Tribute To 2 (ATO Records)

8: Various Artists - L.A.M.F.  (MVD)

8: Dijf Sanders -Java (WERF)

8: Piper Hayes - Piper & Carson  (Indie)

15: Avenged Sevenfold - The Stage (Deluxe)

15: Thelonious Monk - The Complete Prestige 10-Inch LP Collection (Craft/Concord)

15: Scarface - Deeply Rooted: The Lost Files (Facemob/BMG)

15:  LIGHTS & MOTION - S/T (Spartan Records)-vinyl reissue

15: G-Eazy - The Beautiful & Damned  ( BPG/RVG/RCA)

15: Gasoline Lollipops - Soul Mine  (Indie) 

21: Kensington HillbilliesBelly Of The Beast (Indie)

22: Eagle Johnson & Clean Machine - Tennessee Beach (Indie)

31: Lunar Lemur - How Do You Know...? (Trinket Trance)

January

12: Panda Bear -Day With The Homies (Domino)

12: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Wrong Creatures (Vagrant)

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12: Typhoon - Offerings ( Roll Call Records)

12: Leah Calvert - Satellite ( Vera Hellcat)

12: Tinsley Ellis - Winning Hand (Alligator)

12: Joe Satriani - What Happens Next (Sony/Legacy Recordings)

12: Curtis Salgado and Alan Hager -  Rough Cut (Alligator)      

12: Dirty Sidewalks - Bring Down The House Lights  (Indie)

12: Panda Bear -A Day With The Homies (Domino)

12: Luke Sital-Singh -S/T (Dine Alone)

12: Anderson East - Encore (Warner)

12: Camila Cabello - Camila (SYCO/Epic Records)

12: Typhoon - Offerings ( Roll Call Records)

16: Terry GomesThe Tropical Dream (Indie)

19: Glen Hansard - Between Two Shores  (Anti-)

19: Porches -The House (Domino)

19: Black Label Society - Grimmest Hits  (eOne Music)

19: First Aid Kit - Ruins

19: Tommy Emmanuel - Accomplice One (Mascot Label Group)

19: BahamasEarthtones  (Brushfire/Republic/UMC)

19: ShitKid - Is It (PNKSLM Recordings)

19: Sterling Ball, John Ferraro & Jim Cox - The Mutual Admiration Society (Mascot Label Group)

19: Various Artists - Stax Singles Vol. 4 (UMC)

19: Tune Yards - I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life (4AD)

19: Starcrawler - S/T(Rough Trade)

19: Gary Numan - Dance Deluxe 2 LP reissue (Beggars Arkive)

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19: Belle & Sebastian - How To Solve Our Human Problems Part 2 (Matador)

19: The Go! Team - SemiCircle (Memphis Industries)

19: Van William- Countries (Fantasy Records)

19: Mudhoney - LiE (“Live in Europe”) (Sub Pop)

19: Lanco - Hallelujah Nights (Arista NV)

19: The Bird and The Bee-  Dearest Everybody (Indie)

19:  Shudder to Think - Ten Spot (Dischord) - vinyl

26: The Fugitives - The Promise of Strangers ( Borealis Records)

26: Calexico - The Thread That Keeps Us (Anti-)

26: Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa - Black Coffee (J&R Adventures)

26: Ampline - S/T (Sofaburn Records)

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26: Holy -All These Worlds Are Yours (PNK SLM) 

26 Andy Cooper The Layered Effect  (Rocafort Records) 

26: Easy - A Heartbeat From Eternity (A Turntable Friend Records)

26: Idan Raichel- Idan Raichel - Piano - Songs (Cumbancha)

26:The Jim Cuddy Band - Constellation (Warner)

26: Jeffrey Gaines  Alright'(Omnivore)

26: Ben Miller Band- Choke Cherry Tree (Indie)

26: Humans -The Feels (Indie)

26: Blushing - Weak ( Austin Town Hall Records)

26: Nils Frahm - All Melody (Erased Tapes)

26: Jonathan Kawcuhuk North (Paper Bag)

26: The Prefab Messiahs - Psychsploitation Today (Lolipop/Burger Records)

26:  Backtrack Blues Band - Make My Home in Florida (Harpo Records)

26: Corey Gulkin -  All The Things I’ll Forget (Indie)

26: Danielle DuvalLose It (Indie)

26: Grand Analog -Survival (Indie)

 

February

2: Hillsburn  - The Wilder Beyond (Indie)

2: Raven and Red - We Rise Up (Line Crossing Records)

2: Hookworms- Microshift (Domino)

2: Emma Cook -Living Proof (Indie)

2: Caracol - A Paraitre (Indica)

2: Field Music  -Open Here (Memphis Industries)

2: DZ Deathrays- Bloody Lovely Out (Dine Alone)

2: The James Hunter Six - Whatever It Takes (Daptone)

2: John Oates - Arkansas (Thirty Tigers) 

2: Jann Arden - These Are The Days (Indie)

2: Bat Fangs - S/T (Don Giovanni)

2: Milk & Bone Deception Bay (Bonsound)

2:  Ellen Doty  - Come Fall ( Alma/UMC)

2- Moaning S/T (Sub Pop)

9: Joan as Police Woman - Damned Devotion (Play It Again Sam)

9: Ezra Furman-  Transangelic Exodus (Bella Union)

9: Jimi Hendrix - Both Sides of the Sky (Legacy)

9: Toto - 40 Trips Around The Sun      

9: The Olympic Symphonium - Beauty In The Tension (Forward Music)

9: Niklas Paschburg - Oceanic (Indie)

9: Dashboard Confessional - Crooked Shadows (Dine Alone Records)

9: Franz Ferdinand - Always Ascending  (Domino) 

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9: Good Lovelies - Shapeshifters (Independent)

16: Michael W. Smith  - A Million Lights

16: Wild Beasts - Last Night All My Dreams Came True ( Domino Documents)

16:  Sameer Gupta  - A Circle Has No Beginning (Indie)

16: Belle & Sebastian - How To Solve Our Human Problems Part 3 (Matador)

16: Belle & Sebastian - How To Solve Our Human Problems Compilation (Matador)

16: I'm With Her - See You Around (Indie)

16: Misty Boyce - Get Lost (Indie)

16  US Girls - In a Poem Unlimited (Royal Mountain Records / 4AD)

16: Ought - Room Inside The World (Royal Mountain)

16: Pop Evil - S/T ( Entertainment One)

23: Caleb Caudle -  Crushed Coins (Indie)

23: The Koch Marshall Trio - Toby Arrives (The Players Club)

23: Renata Zeiguer - Old Ghost (Indie)

March

2: Sue Foley - The Ice Queen (Stony Plain)

2: Kae SunWhoever Comes Knocking  (Moonshine)

2: Jonathan Wilson - Rare Birds (Bella Luna)

2: Pedigo's Magic Pilsner - S/T (Indie)

2: Richard Youngs - Belief (OGenesis Recordings)

9: Liza Anne - Fine But Dying (Arts & Crafts)

 

Canadian releases are in red

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