FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, April 27, 2018

A star-studded lineup of artists with new releases today includes Keith Urban, Post Malone, Janelle Monae, Willie Nelson, and Van Morrison. The Canadian contingent includes Lee Aaron, Kid Koala, Tebey, The Russian Futurists, Acid Test, and Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar.

FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, April 27, 2018

By Kerry Doole

It is a blockbuster week for new releases, with major stars in many genres delivering fresh goods. that list includes Keith Urban, Post Malone, Janelle Monae, Willie Nelson, and Van Morrison, alongside such diverse notables as Dr. Dog, Okkervill River, Tom Rush, and Jennifer Warnes.

The Canadian contingent includes Lee Aaron, Kid Koala, Bossie, Tebey, The Russian Futurists, Greg Keelor, Acid Test, and Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar.


27: Halie Loren-From The Wild Sky (Justin Time)

27: Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita - SOAR (Bendigedig)

27: Keith Urban- Graffiti U  (Capitol Records Nashville)

27: Dr. Dog - Critical Equation (Thirty Tigers)


27: Post Malone - Beerbongs & Bentleys (UMC)

27: Chances - Traveler (Indie)

27: Webb Wilder and the Beatnecks - Powerful Stuff!, (Landslide)

27: Lee Aaron Diamond Baby Blues ( ILS/Universal Music)

27: Okkervil River - In The Rainbow Rain (ATO Records)

27: Sontalk - Act I (Sony Music Masterworks)

27: Tebey Love A Girl ( Road Angel Entertainment/Warner Music Canada)

27: Forth Wanderers - S/T (Indie)

27: Greg Keelor Last Winter EP

27: DMA'S -For Now  (Infectious/BMG)

27: Cicada Rhythm - Everywhere I Go (Indie)

27: Don Gallardo - Still Here (Indie)

27: The Nightowls - We Are The Nightowls (Indie)

27: Liz Brasher - Outcast (Fat Possum) 

27: Jennifer Warnes - Another Time, Another Place (BMG)  

27: Clint Michigan - Centuries  (Kiam Records)

27: Matt Dorrien - In The Key Of Grey (Mama Bird) 

27: Sing Leaf - Shu Ra  (Tin Angel) 

27: Jackson Emmer - Jukebox (Lost Honey Records) 

27: Grouper - Grid Of Points (Kranky)

27: Jonas Bonnetta - All This Here (Indie)  

27: Van Morrison - You're Driving Me Crazy  (Sony Legacy Recordings)

27: Bad Breeding - Abandonment ( One Little Indian Records)

27: Life In Vacuum - All You Can Quit  (New Damage Records)


27: Aaron Allen - Judgement Day (Shakey Wheel Records )

27: Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer (Bad Boy)

27: Must Build Jacuzzi - Last Place  (Indie)

27: Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog - YRU Still Here?  (Northern Spy Records) 

27: Willie Nelson - Last Man Standing (Sony)

27: Twin Shadow - Caer

27: Tom Rush - Voices (Appleseed Recordings)

27: Bossie -  Not Pictured (Culvert Music)

27: Kid KoalaFloor Kids Original Video Game Soundtrack  (Arts & Crafts)

27: Jennifer Warnes -  Another Time, Another Place (BMG)

27: The Russian Futurists - Let's Get Ready To Crumble - vinyl reissue (Paper Bag Vintage)

27: Acid TestJus’ Rite (Indie)

27: The Beat Escape-  Life Is Short the Answer’s Long  (Last Gang/Bella Union)

27: Speedy Ortiz - Twerp Verse (Indie)

27: Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar -Run to Me (Indie)

27: Scott Matthews- The Great Untold ( Shedio Records)


1: D.O.A.Fight Back (Indie)

4: Shakey Graves  - Can’t Wake Up ( Dualtone)

4: Middle Kids - Lost Friends (Domino)

4: Kiran Ahluwalia  - 7 Billion (Six Degrees)

4: Frank Turner  -Be More Kind

4: Reuben and the Dark - Arms Of A Dream (Arts & Crafts)


4: Pinkshinyultrablast - Miserable Miracles (Indie)

4: Felix Cartal - Next Season

4: The Young Novelists in city & country (Indie)

4:  Parkway Drive - Reverence (Epitaph)

4: Century Thief - Deaf Beneath the Waves EP (Indie)

4: Sam Lewis -  Loversity (Indie)

4: Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders - Blue Poles  (Terrible Records)

4: Birds of Chicago - Love in Wartime (Signature Sounds Recordings)

4 The Lay Awakes - Home Away From Home- (Indie)

4: Matthew BarberPhase Of The Moon (Outside)

4: Brian Eno- Music For Installations (UMC)

4: Ihsahn -  Àmr ( Candlelight/Spinefarm)


4: Mount Kimbie - Love What Survives - Remixes 

4: Tequila Jay & Los DiablosGoodtimes (Burger Records)

4: Holly Golightly & the Brokeoffs - Clippety Clop (Transdreamer Records via The Orchard)

4: Royce 5’9”  - Book of Ryan, (Entertainment One/Heaven Studios, Inc.)

4: Arthur Alexander - One Bar Bar Left (Dead Beat Records)

11: Ry Cooder - The Prodigal Son ( Fantasy Records) 

11: Luke Winslow-King - Blue Mesa (Bloodshot) 

11: Deb Montgomery - The Heart of It (Independent) 

11: Molly Johnson - Meaning To Tell Ya (Universal Music Canada)

11: Ellen Starski - The Days When Peonies Prayed for the Ants (Indie)

11: Beatrice Deer My All To You (Indie)

11: GOSH! - Odyssey  ( Nicey Music)

11: Little JuniorHi (Royal Mountain)

11: Steve Hill - The One-Man Blues Rock Band (Indie)

11: Silver Dapple  Moody Boots (Indie)

11: Jerry GranelliDance Hall -vinyl version  (Justin Time Records)

11: Hit Bargain - Potential Maximizer (Buzz)

11: The Vintage Martins - Traveled (Eastwood)

11: Hawktail - Unless (Indie)

11: Jean-Michel Blais - Dans ma main (Arts & Crafts)

11: Matt Finucane- Ugly Scene (Indie)

11: Loreena McKennittLost Souls (Quinlan Road/UMC)

11: Beach House  7

11: Red Hare - Little Acts of Destruction (Dischord/Hellfire)

11: Serge Fiori and Richard Séguin - Deux cents nuits à l’heure XL (Sony)

11: Buck Owens and the Buckaroos - The Complete Capitol Singles: 1967–1970 (Omnivore)

16: Valeria Matzner  - Anima (Indie)

18: The Lucky Losers - Blind Spot -(Dirty Cat Records)

18: Dana SiposTrick of the Light (Roaring Girl Records)

18: Bruce Springsteen -The Album Collection Vol. 2, 1987-1996 (Columbia)

18: Some Professional Help - S/T (Indie) 

18: Clarence Bucaro   Passionate Kind ( 20/20 Records)

18: Gretchen Peters- Dancing With The Beast (Proper Records)


18: The Sidekicks  Happiness Hours (Indie)

18: Catherine Bent  Ideal (Indie)

 18: Feel Alright - In Bad Faith (Pleasence Records)

 18: Indridi -ding ding (figureight records)

18: Locksmith Isidore - After Caroline (Northern Spy Records)

18: Jay Douglas - Lovers Paradise (Best Of) (Slammin' Media)

18: Screamin' Jay Hawkins - Are YOU One of Jay's Kids?  (Manifesto Records)

18: The Holy Gasp The Love Songs Of Oedipus Rex (Indie)

18 Pharis & Jason Romero - Sweet Old Religion (Indie)

18: Pink Floyd - PULSE reissue (Sony)

18: Ray LaMontagne - Part Of The Light (RCA)

18: Steve DawsonLucky Hand (Black Hen)

18: Courtney Barnett - Tell Me How You Really Feel (Mom + Pop/Milk! Records)

18: Steve Miller Band  Complete Albums Volume 1 (1968-1976)

18: Jennifer Castle - Angels of Death (Paradise of Bachelors / Idée Fixe)

18, Paul McCartney - NEW, Chaos And Creation In The Backyard, Wings Greatest, Thrillington Reissues (MPL/Capitol)

18: Michael Rault - It's A New Day Tonight  (Sleepless Records) 

18: POSTDATA Let's Be Wilderness ( Paper Bag Records)

18: James Bay - Electric Light  (Republic Records/Universal Music Canada)

18: The Kut - Valley of Thorns (Cargo)

18: Astral SwansStrange Prison (Saved By Vinyl)


18: Frog Eyes - Violet Psalms  (Indie)

18: The Slyde - Awakening (Indie)

19: Wire-  Pink Flag, Chairs Missing, 154. Special edition reissues (pinkflag)

21: Anndy Negative - S.O.S. (Indie)

25: Fortunate Ones  - Hold Fast  (Old Farm Pony Records)

25: Jo Passed - Their Prime  (Royal Mountain Records)

25: Bernice - Puff (Arts & Crafts)

25: Del McCoury Band - Del McCoury Still Sings Bluegrass

25: Chad Valley - Imaginary Music (Paper Bag) 

25: Shawn Mendes - S/T  (Island Records/UMC)

25:  Michael FeuerstackNatural Weather (Indie)

25: Kamaal Williams - The Return (Black Focus Records)

25: Long Branch - Found the Setting Sun (DWR)

25: For Esmé Righteous Woman (Indie)

25: L Con - Insecurities In Being ( Wildlife Sanctuary Sound)

25:  Bonjay - Lush Life (Mysteries of Trade)


1: Natalie Prass -The Future and The Past (ATO Records)

1: Warmduscher - Whale City (Leaf)

1: Karen Jonas - Butter (Indie)

1: Nicki Bluhm - To Rise You Gotta Fall (Compass)

1: Neko Case - Hell-On (Anti_)

1: Monowhales - Control Freak (Indie)

1: Father John Misty - God's Favorite Customer (Sub Pop)

1:  Ghost - Prequelle (Loma Vista Recordings) 

1: Chuck Westmoreland - Long Winter Rodeo (Black & Gold)

1: Tami NeilsonSassafrass! ( Outside Music)

1: Animal Parts -La Jeunesse / Wysteria (Indie)

1: Def Leppard Rock Of Ages  Box Sets, Volume One

1: Oneohtrix Point Never - Age Of  (Warp Records)

2: Eamon McGrath - Tantramar  (Saved By Vinyl)

15: The Mallett Brothers Band-  Vive L’Acadie (Indie)

15: Dos Santos-  Logos (International Anthem)

15: Danny Mulhern - Safe House  1631 Recordings)

15:  Ben Caplan  - Old Stock (Rhyme and Reason Records)

15: Culture Abuse - Bay Dream (Indie)

15: Wilko Johnson - Blow Your Mind  (UMC)

15: The Slocan Ramblers - Queen City Jubilee  (Indie)

15: Tenderlonious The Shakedown ( 22a Records)

15: Gene Clark - Gene Clark Sings for You (Omnivore Recordings)

22: Field Division - Dark Matter Dreams (Bella Union)

22: James Williamson and the Pink Hearts- Behind the Shade  (Leopard Lady Records)

29: The Rubens - LO LA RU (Indie)

29: Let's Eat Grandma -  I’m All Ears (Transgressive Records)

29: Jim James - Uniform Distortion  (ATO)


6: Kutiman -Don't Hold Onto The Clouds (Siyal Music)

13: Breathe Panel - S/T  (FatCat Records)

13: Wilder Maker - S/T (Northern Spy)

13: Amy Shark - Love Monster (Wonderlick Recording Company/Sony Music Entertainment Australia)


17: Great Lake Swimmers -The Waves, The Wake (Nettwerk)

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