FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Dec. 3, 2020

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue, though at a slower pace over the holiday season. Notables this week include Jesse DeNatale, The White Stripes, Blue Öyster Cult, Amy Winehouse, Yungblud, Bob Marley, Arctic Monkeys, Lewis Capaldi, Death Cab for Cutie, and Nils Frahm. The crop of Canadian artists is led by Dear-God (pictured), Emanuel, The Wilderness, Harmonium, Bros, Lee Paradise, DJ Shub, Raj Ramayya, and Kodiak Arcade.

FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Dec. 3, 2020

By Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue, though at a slower pace over the holiday season. Notables this week include Jesse DeNatale, The White Stripes, Blue Öyster Cult, Amy Winehouse, Yungblud, Bob Marley, Arctic Monkeys, Lewis Capaldi, Death Cab for Cutie , and Nils Frahm.

The crop of Canadian artists is led by Dear-God, Emanuel, The Wilderness, Harmonium, Bros, The Mahones, Lee Paradise, DJ Shub, Raj Ramayya, and Kodiak Arcade.


1: Tyler Berd - Werks (A Collection of Song 2017 - 2020

1: BrosA Very Bros Christmas Vol. 2 (Dine Alone Records)


1: Ken Tizzard and Music For Goats -Sketches Of Christmas (Audio Playground Records)

2: Jesse DeNatale- The Wilderness

2: Band Of Silver - Always

2: Kodiak Arcade-S/T

2Anomalie and Chromeo - Bend The Rules (Juliet Records/ Last Gang)

2: bloody white - some reflections 

3: Harmonium - Histoires Sans Paroles

3: Valexis - Fairy Tales

3: Nils Frahm - Tripping with Nils Frahm  (Erased Tapes)

4: Lee ParadiseThe Fink (Telephone Explosion)

4: Eve Parker Finley- Chrysalia (Florafone/Coax)

4: Yungblud- Weird! (Locomotion/Interscope Records/UMC)

4: Bill Evans- Live At Ronnie Scott's (Resonance)

4: DJ Shub- War Club (Shub Music)

4: Raj Ramayya - Spicy Beats   (Hopeful Tragedy Records)

4: Bob Marley & The Wailers - Complete Island Recordings LP boxset- CD version (Island Records)

4: Joan of Arc -Tim Melina Theo Bobby

4: The Mahones- This Is All We Got To Show For It: The Best Of 30 Years (True North)

4: Nanowar Of Steel -Stairway To Valhalla  vinyl re-issue (Napalm Records )

4: The Wilderness  Live at the Bathouse

4: Khruangbin - Late Night Tales 

4: Dave Mason - Alone Together...Again ( Shelter Records/BMG)

4: Death Cab for Cutie  -The Georgia E.P. (Bandcamp)


4: grandsonDeath Of An Optimist (Fueled by Ramen/WMC).

4: Goldfinger - Never Look Back (Big Noise)

4: Emanuel - Session 2: Transformation (Universal Music Canada)

4: Red City Radio -Paradise  (Pure Noise Records)

4: David Jane Welcome To Today 

4: Rico Nasty - Nightmare Vacation  (Atlantic Records/Sugar Trap)

4: Cryptodira -The Angel Of History (Good Fight Music)

4: Monty Alexander- Love You Madly: Live At Bubba's (Resonance)

4: Arctic Monkeys - Arctic Monkeys - Live At The Royal Albert Hall (War Child UK)

4: MODEL 86 - Is MODEL 86 Dreaming of Being a Butterfly or is a Butterfly Dreaming of Being MODEL 86?

4: The White Stripes - Greatest Hits (Third Man Records/Columbia Records)

4: Shawn MendesWonder (UMC)

4: This Daze - S/T  (Furrō Sound)

4: These New Puritans -  Hidden [MMXX] 10-year Anniversary Reissue (Domino)

4: Amy Winehouse - The Collection, a 5 CD set (Island/UMe)

4: Cat Stevens - Tea For The Tillerman, Mona Bone Jakon (UMC)

4:  Sculptor - Untold Secrets (Frontiers Music Srl )

4: Bastille – Goosebumps (UMC)

4:  Dear-God - 1-844-4DEAR-GOD (Dine Alone Records)

4: Meilir - In Tune (Gwdihw Records)

4: Steve Perry -TRACES (Alternate Versions & Sketches)


4: Ad Infinitum-  Chapter I Revisited (Napalm)

4:  Neal Morse - Jesus Christ The Exorcist (Live At Morsefest 2018)

4: The Coathangers - S/T (Suicide Squeeze)

4:  Michael C. Duguay - The Winter of Our Discotheque (Reprise)

4: Lewis Capaldi - Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent: Finale (UMC)

4: Red City Radio - Paradise (Pure Noise Records)

4: Magic Dance - Remnants(Frontiers srl)

4: Blue Öyster Cult - Live At Rock Of Ages Festival 2016 (Frontiers Music Srl)

4: George Shingleton - Out All Nighter

4: Quarter-Life Crisis -S/T  (Saddle Creek)

5: Alessia Cara - Holiday Stuff EP (UMC)


11: The Kills – Little Bastards (Domino)

11: Cro-Mags - 2020

11: The Offspring - Conspiracy of One - reissue (Round Hill Records/UMe)

11: Griffith Hiltz Trio -Arcade (G-B Records)

11: Fields of the Nephilim  - Elzium - 30th Anniversary Edition  (Beggars Banquet )   

11: Jamie xx   -  In Colour (Remastered)  ( Young Turks)

11: Laura Carbone - Live at Rockpalast 

11: Bonnie Hayes & the Wild Combo - Good Clean Fun -reissue (Blixa Sounds)

11: Interpol -  Our Love to Admire  (Matador)   

11: Spacette -S/T

11: R. Harlan Smith -Way Back When (Royalty Records)

11: Paul McCartney - McCartney 111 (UMC)

11:  Nilüfer Yanya - Feeling Lucky? (ATO Records)

11 - New Age Doom - Himalayan Dream Techno

11: Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams -  Plastic Bouquet (New West)

11: Readymades -  More Alive Than Not (Liberation Hall/415 Records) 

11: Pop-O-Pies The White EP (Liberation Hall/415 Records) 

11: Belle & Sebastian - What to Look For in Summer (Matador )  

11: Kamasi Washington  -  “Becoming” Music from the Netflix Original Documentary  (Young Turks)

13: RLND - Zealand' (Sell The Heart Records)

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

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: No Year - So Long

18: Stuck Out - Lie Through Your Teeth

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


1: The Dirty NilFuck Art (Dine Alone Records)

1: The Soviet Machines - S/T

8: Magnum - Dance Of The Black Tattoo

8: Scott McKay - Stupid Cupid

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

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

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

15: Don’t We  -The Good Times and The Bad Ones (Atlantic 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: 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: 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: Balthazar - Sand (Play It Again Sam)

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

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

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

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

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

29: The Besnard LakesThe 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: 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: Drones - Our Hell Is Right Here  (Thousand Islands Records) 

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

12: Dead Poet Society - The Exclamation Album

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

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

14: Little Hurt -Better Drugs

14: Boniface S/T  (Transgressive)

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

19: Austin Meade - Black Sheep (Snakefarm Records )

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: Leahy Good Water

26: Gerd Janson - Polydans (City Slang)

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

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

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

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: 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: 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)

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


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

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


Canadian artists marked in red

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