FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Dec. 17, 2020

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue, though at a slow trickle over the holiday season. Notables this week include Buju Banton, Matt Walker, Iggy and the Stooges, The Wrecks, and Paul McCartney. Canadian artists with new albums include Cancer Bats (pictured), Emma Rush, and Mike Boguski Trio.

FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Dec. 17, 2020

By Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue, though at a slow trickle over the holiday season. Notables this week include Buju Banton, Matt Walker, Iggy and the Stooges, The Wrecks, and Paul McCartney.

Canadian artists with new albums include Cancer Bats, Emma Rush, and Mike Boguski Trio.



15: Emma Rush - Wake the Sigh

16: Danny Goo - Feel For You (Atoned Music)

16: Matt Walker - The Infinity Line

16: Cancer Bats  -You’ll Never Break Us: Separation Sessions Vol. 1 (Bandcamp) 

18: The Star Prairie Project -Surreal


18: Andrew Adkins -The Echoist

18: Iggy and the Stooges -From KO to Chaos 8 Disc Box Set (Skydog)

18: No Year - So Long

18: Beyond the Black - W:O:A Acoustic Clash - The Lockdown Session (Napalm Records)

18: Buju Banton - 'Til Shiloh (UMC)

18: Mike Boguski TrioDetour CD version

18: The Wrecks -  Static (Big Noise)

18: Paul McCartney - McCartney 111 (UMC)

18: Stuck Out - Lie Through Your Teeth

18: Mike Posner - Operation: Wake Up.

18: Graber Gryass - Nectar Drops

18: Maggie Rogers - Notes from the Archive: Recordings 2011 – 2016  (Debay Sounds via Caroline and UMC)

18: Wombbath - Tales Of Madness  (Transcending Obscurity Records)

21: Katie KrawConfinee 2020

21: Billy Newton-Davis -Have We Met?

25: Joe BowdenROOTS - Tales of the Urban Yoda 


1: The Dirty NilFuck Art (Dine Alone Records)

1: David Lowery - Leaving Key Member Clause

4: Steve Earle & The Dukes – J.T. 

8: Magnum - Dance Of The Black Tattoo

8: Passenger -  Songs for the Drunk and Broken

8: Modern Hut - Don't Want To Get Adjusted To This World  ( Don Giovanni Records)

8: Scott McKay - Stupid Cupid


12: Ayelet Rose Gottlieb - 13 Lunar Meditations: Summoning the Witches (Bandcamp)

13: PETRIC Flashbacks

15: Royal Wood - Live At Massey Hall

15: Buzzcocks - Singles 77-80 boxset (Domino)

15: The Future Violents - Heaven is A Place, This is A Place EP (UNFD)

15: Edenbridge - The Chronicles Of Eden part 2 

15: Accept -  Too Mean to Die

15: Dale Crover - Rat-A-Tat-Tat!

15: Beach Bunny -  Blame Game

15: You Me at Six -  Suckapunch

15: Dragony - Viribus Unitis  (Napalm Records)

15: Matthew Sweet  - Catspaw (Omnivore Recordings)

15: Sleaford Mods  Spare Ribs  ( Rough Trade)

15: Mary Timony  - Mountains 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition (Matador) 

15: KT Tunstall -Drastic Fantastic (Ultimate Edition)  (UMC)

15: Kurt Vile  -  Speed, Sound, Lonely KV  (Matador)

15: Dave Restivo - Arancina (Chronograph Records)

15: Why Don’t We -  The Good Times and The Bad Ones  (Atlantic Records)

15: Steve Strongman - Tired of Talkin’ reissue  (Stony Plain Records)

15: John Diva & The Rockets Of Love -American Amadeus

15: Julien Manaud - Adaptation Vol. 2 ( Lisbon Lux Records)

22: Lonely The Brave - The Hope List 

22: Phantom Elite - Titanium


22: Japan - Quiet Life-  3CD/1LP Boxed set

22: The Dead Daisies  - Holy Ground 

22: Wig Wam - Never Say Die

22: Palberta -  Palberta5000 (Wharf Cat Records)

22: Moon Taxi - Silver Dream

22: Estère - Archetypes (Blue Riot Records)

22: Azmari -Samā'ī’ ( Sdban UItra)

22: Adam Klein - Little Tiger 

22: Juana Everett - Move On

22: Ektomorf -  Reborn (Napalm Records)

22: Speed Stick - Volume One (Don Giovanni Records)

22:  Nervosa- Perpetual Chaos  (Napalm Records)

22: Bicep - Isles ( Ninja Tune)

22: Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra - Songs For The Apocalypse (Frontiers Srl)


22: Kiwi Jr. - Cooler Returns (Kiwi Club/Sub Pop)

22: Real Numbers - Brighter Then (Slumberland)

22: James Yorkston and The Second Hand Orchestra- The Wide, Wide River 

22: Richard Hell & The Voidoids -  Destiny Street Complete- expanded  (Omnivore)

22: Rhye - Home (Last Gang Records)

27:  Julie Neff - Over It  (Independent)

29: Puma Blue  - In Praise of Shadows (Blue Flowers)

29: Ani DiFranco - Revolutionary Love

29: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - New Fragility

29: Balthazar - Sand (Play It Again Sam)

29: The Wardens  Sold Out At The Ironwood 

29: Steven Wilson - The Future BitesT (Arts & Crafts)

29: St. Germain - Tourist - 20th Anniversary edition

29: Goat Girl  - On All Fours  (Rough Trade)

29: Arlo Parks - Collapsed In Sunbeams (Transgressive Records)

29: Divide and Dissolve - Gas Lit (Invada Records)

29: Lucero - When You Found Me (Liberty and Lament/Thirty Tigers)

29: The Besnard Lakes - The Besnard Lakes Are The Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings (Flemish Eye)


2: Bet Smith - Downer (Pine Lake Records)

5: Nobody's Girl - S/T ( Lucky Hound Music)

5:  Nancy Sinatra: Start Walkin’ 1965-1976. (Light In The Attic)

5: A.J. Croce - By Request (Compass Records)


5: Frontside -Closer to Closure (Revival Recordings)

5: John Williams - John Williams In Vienna- fan edition (UMC)

5: Foo Fighters - Medicine at Midnight 

5: Uncle Walt's Band- Recorded Live at Waterloo Ice House (Omnivore Recordings)

5: Rod Abernethy - Normal Isn’t Normal Anymore 

5: Nick Schofield - Glass Gallery

5:  Charles Ellsworth - Honeysuckle Summer 

5: The Weather Station - Ignorance (Next Door Records)

5: Demon Hunter -  Songs of Death and Resurrection

5: Black Country, New Road - For the first time (Ninja Tune)


5: Sarah Mary Chadwick -Me And Ennui Are Friends Baby ( Ba Da Bing)

12: The Deathray Davies - Time Well Wasted  (We Know Better Records)

12: Django Django-  Glowing in the Dark

12: The Pretty Reckless - Death by Rock and Roll

12: Drones - Our Hell Is Right Here  (Thousand Islands Records) 

12: Early Times and the High Rollers - The Corner (VizzTone)

12: God Is An Astronaut - Ghost Tapes #10 (Napalm Records)

12: Dead Poet Society - The Exclamation Album

12: Arc of Life - S/T (Frontiers Music Srl)

12: Bailter Space -Wammo (Remastered)  (Matador)

12: Bodies of Water - Is This What It's Like (Thousand Tongues)

12: Robert Berry and 3.2  -Third Impression (Frontiers Music srl)

12: Florida Georgia Line - Life Rolls On  (BMLG Records)

12: The Band Stage Fright - 50th anniversary edition - Capitol/UMe

12: Durbin - The Beast Awakens (Frontiers Music Srl)

12: Sirenia -  Riddles, Ruins & Revelations (Napalm Records)

14: Little Hurt -Better Drugs

14: BonifaceS/T  (Transgressive)

19: Wild Pink - A Billion Little Lights (Royal Mountain Records)

19: Austin Meade - Black Sheep (Snakefarm Records )

19: Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians -  Hunter and Dog Star


19: The Hold Steady - Open Door Policy

19: Valley Maker - When The Day Leaves  (Frenchkiss Records)

19: Tash Sultana-  Terra Firma

19: Cloud Nothings-  The Shadow I Remember

19: SG Lewis - times  (Republic Records)

19: Sam Coffey & The Iron LungsReal One Out (Dine Alone)

19: Cameron Graves- Seven (Artistry Music)

19: Blessediii. (Flemish Eye)

26: Roosevelt - Polydans (City Slang / Greco-Roman)

26: LeahyGood Water

26: Altin Gün - Yol (ATO Records)

26: Gerd Janson - Polydans (City Slang)

26:  Bob Dylan - 1970 (50th Anniversary Collection) (Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings)

26:  Rick Holmstrom - See That Light

26: TiKA - Anywhere But Here  (Next Door Records)

26: Pinegrove  - Amperland NY (2LP)  (Rough Trade)

26: Maxïmo Park - Nature Always Wins  (Prolifica Inc)

26: Edwin Raphael- Staring At Ceilings (Bandcamp)

26: Julien Baker  - Little Oblivions (Matador)

26: The National  -Cherry Tree EP (Remastered)  (4AD)  

26: The National  - The National  (Remastered)  (4AD)

26: The National  - Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers (Remastered)  (4AD) 

26: Moonspell - Hermitage ( Napalm Records)

26:  EINHERJER - North Star

26: A Winged Victory for the Sulle- Invisible Cities (Artificial Pinearch Manufacturing)

26: Nirvana - Songlife 1967-72- 6 LP vinyl Deluxe Box (Madfish Music)


5: Rutger Hoedemaekers - The Age Of Oddities  (130701)

5: Bernice  Eau de Bonjourno (Telephone Explosion)

5: A Day to Remember - You’re Welcome

5: Tokyo Police Club- Champ - 10th anniversary edition (Mom + Pop/ Dine Alone)

5: POSTDATA - Twin Flames

12: Doohickey Cubicle - Don't Fix Anything

12: Saga -Symmetry (earMUSIC.)

12: Gizmachi -Omega Kaleid (CEN/The Orchard)

12: HAERTS -  Dream Nation

19: Papa Roach - Greatest Hits Volume 2 – The Better Noise Years

26: As Everything Unfolds - Within Each Lies The Other (Long Branch Records)

26: Space Cadet -  Lion on A Leash (Wiretap Records)

26: Architects -  For Those Who Wish to Exist


2: Glasvegas-  Godspeed

9: The Fratellis -  Half Drunk Under a Full Moon

16: Sleeps Society - S/T  (Spinefarm Records)

16: Holding Absence - The Greatest Mistake Of My Life ( Sharptone Records)

16: Greta Van Fleet - The Battle At Garden's Gate

30: Amy Shark - Cry Forever

Canadian artists marked in red

Jade Eagleson
Ryan Nolan

Jade Eagleson


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