FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Feb. 23, 2018

There's a paucity of big international names on today's list of new releases, but a bumper crop of Canadian artists comes to market. That grouping includes Charlotte Day Wilson, Frigs, Beams, Bill King, Mayhemingways, Our Lady Peace, and Grounders.

FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Feb. 23, 2018

By Kerry Doole

The list of new releases coming out today is rather light on major international names. Notables include Janiva Magness,  Black Milk, Reggie And The Full Effect, Sarah Blasko, and John Mayall.

A bumper crop of Canadian releases comes to market though, with that list including Charlotte Day Wilson, Frigs, Beams, Bill King, Mayhemingways, Our Lady Peace, Grounders, David Leask, Shy Kids, ChessClub, and Ronley Teper.

Happy listening


19: Francis Macdonald -Hamilton Mausoleum Suite (Indie)

20: Harvey McLaughlin - Tabloid News (Saustex)

21: Bill King - Soul Jazz Sessions, Vol. 1 (7 Arts)

23: Caleb Caudle -  Crushed Coins (Indie)


23: Caroline Rose- Loner (New West)

23: Until The Ribbon Breaks - S/T (Kobalt Music Recordings)

23: David Leask - Six In 6/8  (Indie)

23: Charlotte Day Wilson - Stone Woman (Indie)

23: Everett BirdPeople Person  (Royal Mountain)

23: ChessClub These Flowers Are For You (Urbnet)

23: Strange Names - Data (FrenchKiss)

23: Janiva Magness -Love Is An Army (Blue Elan / Fathead)

23: Black Milk - Fever (Mass Appeal Records)

23: Reggie And The Full Effect - 41 (Pure Noise)

23: Our Lady PeaceSomethingness (Independent)

23: Olden Yolk - S/T (Trouble in Mind Records)

23: Screaming Females - All At Once (Don Giovanni Records)

23: ChessClub These Flowers Are For You (Urbnet)

23: Mama Kin and Tommy Spender - Golden Magnetic ( Star House Collective)

23: Sarah Blasko - Depth Of Field (Universal)

23: Lionlimb -Tape Recorder (Bayonet)

23: Flying Horseman - Rooms / Ruins (Unday Records)

23: I Promised Once - Salvation (Needful Things)

23: Esme Bridie - Today It Rains  (Klee Music) 

23: Mayhemingways - Skip Land (Independent)

23: Various Artists -Yiddish Glory: The Lost Songs of WWII  (Six Degrees)

23: Beams - Teach Me To Love (Indie)


23 VICTIME -La femme Taupe (Michel Records)

23: Various Artists-  Kid’s African Party (Putumayo Kids) 

23: Dega - S/T (Indie)

23: Femi Kuti - One People One World (Knitting Factory Records) 

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

23: The Doors - Live At The Isle of Wight 1970 (Eagle Rock)

23: Patrick Coman - Tree of Life ( For the Sake of the Song)

23: Lo Moon - S/T  (Columbia Records)

23: Big Little Lions - Alive and Well (Far Flung) 

23: Grounders  - Coffee & Jam  (Nevado Music)

23: Cindy Lee - Act of Tenderness (Superior Viaduct)

23: Frigs  - Basic Behaviour (Arts & Crafts)

23: Justin Hinds -  Travel With Love and Know Jah Better (Omnivore)

23: Ronley Teper & The LiplinersThe Game (Indie)

23: Renata Zeiguer - Old Ghost (Indie)

23: John Mayall- Three for the Road (Forty Below Records)

23: Shy Kids - In A State (Culvert)

24: The Discarded - Manifesto  (Indie)


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

2: Kae Sun Whoever Comes Knocking  (Moonshine)

2: Jonathan Wilson - Rare Birds (Bella Luna)

2:Tory Lanez - Memories Don’t Die (Mad Love/Interscope Records/UMC)

2: Superorganism - S/T (Domino)


2: UB40 - A Real Labour Of Love (Universal Music )

2: Joan Baez  - Whistle Down The Wind (Bobolink)

2: Vivan Leva - Time Is Everything (Free Dirt Records)

2: Chris Smither - Call Me Lucky  (Signature Sounds/Mighty Albert)

2: Chip Taylor - Fix Your Words (Train Wreck Records)

2: Randy Bachman - By George – By Bachman (Universal)

2: Man Made Hill - Fingertip (Pleasence Records)

2: Lance Lopez -The Truth (Provogue/Mascot Label Group)

2: Moby - Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt ( Arts & Crafts)

2: GB RootsTumbleweed  (Indie)

2: Chris Price - Dalmatian ( Omnivore)


2: Turbonegro - Rock N’ Roll Machine 

2: Dallas Smith - Acoustic Sessions Vol. 1 (604 Records)

2: R.FLEX - In & Out (Indie)

2: ElaquentCelebrate Life! (Urbnet)

2: Kutch - Notionside (Indie)

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

2: Elk Run & Riot  - Animalia (Indie) 

2- Prism Tats -Mamba (Anti-)

2: Mt. Joy  - S/T  (Dualtone/ Entertainment One) 

2: Rachel BeckS/T (Indie)

2: Lucius - Nudes

2: Andrew W.K. - You're Not Alone (Red/Sony)

2: Celtic Thunder- Celtic Thunder X   (Legacy/Sony)

9: Nap Eyes I'm Bad Now  (Paradise of Bachelors/Jagjaguwar)

9: What So Not - Not All The Beautiful Things (Counter Records)

9: Dulcie Taylor - Better Part of Me (Black Iris)

9: Heavyweights Brass BandThis City (Indie)

9: Calum Scott - Only Human (Universal)

9: Matthews Southern Comfort  - Like A Radio (MVD)

9: Fuzz - Time After Time (Indie)

9: Dear RougePhases (UMC) 

9: The Editors - Violence (PIAS]

9: The Nick Moss Band Featuring Dennis Gruenling - The High Cost Of Low Living (Alligator)

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

9: Food Court - Luck (Dine Alone Records)

9: Bob Holroyd - The Cage (Indie)

9: George Fitzgerald - All That Must Be  (Double Six Records)

9: The Golgis - Mr Fisher (Indie)

9: Jeremy Fisher Junior Highway to Spell ( Hidden Pony Records)

9: Three Days Grace - Outsider (RCA Records)

9: Miesha & The Spanks Girls Girls Girls (Indie)

9: Scenic Route to Alaska - Tough Luck  (popTrip Records)

9: Judas Priest - Firepower  (Epic)

9: Various Artists Memphis Rent Party (Fat Possum)

9: Mud Morganfield - They Call Me Mud (Severn)

9: George FitzGerald - All That Must Be (Domino)

9: Ross Cooper - I Rode The Wild Horses (Indie)


9: David Byrne - American Utopia (Todomundo/Nonesuch Records)

9: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Tearing at the Seams (Stax)

9: Torgeir Waldemar Jamais Vu ( Jansen Records)

9: Ensign Broderick - Feast Of Panthers (Six Shooter)

14: Lorraine Leckie and Her DemonsLive (Indie)

16: Hot Snakes - Jericho Sirens (Sub Pop)

16: Alex Stolze Outermost Edge (Nonostar Records)

16: Muddy Waters - Can’t Be Satisfied (Universal)

16: Scotty McCreery - Seasons Change (Triple Tigers Records) 

16: Alva Noto - UNIEQAV (Noton Records)

16: Jann Arden - These Are The Days (Universal)

16: Avulsions- Expanding Program (Indie)

16: Sango -  In The Comfort Of (Last Gang)

16: At Face Value - Ivy & Echo (Indie)

16: The Blow - Brand New Abyss (WomanProducer)

16: Rich Aucoin - Hold (Indie)

16: Murs -  A Strange Journey Into The Unimaginable  (Indie)

17: Ten Minute Detour - Common Pleasure (Indie)

23: Kasbo - Places We Don’t Know (Counter Records)

23: Monks of Doom - The Bronte Pin (Pitch-A-Tent Records)

23: Yamantaka // Sonic Titan - Dirt  (Paper Bag Records)

23: Foreign Films -The Record Collector (Indie)

23: Dom Fricot - Deserts (Indie)

23: Bonny Doon - Longwave (Woodsist Records)


23: Alice Bag -Blueprint ( Don Giovanni)

23: Shuta Hasunuma & U-Zhaan - 2 Tone (Commmon)

23: Kellarissa -Ocean Electro (Mint Records)

23: The Tillers - S/T (  SofaBurns)

23: Cavern of Anti-Matter  - Hormone Lemonade (Duophonic)

23: The Funk Hunters  - Typecast (Westwood Recordings)

23: Christina Martin - Impossible To Hold (Come Undone Records/acronym Records)

23: Jack White - Boarding House Reach (Third Man/Columbia)

23: Mathew V - The Fifth (Indie)

23: Whiskey Moon Face -  Formless Forms (Indie)

23: Preoccupations - New Material (Flemish Eye)

23: The Kris Barras Band  - The Divine And Dirty (Provogue/Mascot Label Group)

23: Logan Magness - Memphis on My Mind (Wolf River Records, CEN/The Orchard)

23:  Rum Thief - Surmise (Indie)

30: Broken Records -What We Might Know (Indie)

30: Rod Picott  - Out Past the Wires (Indie)

30: Lindi Ortega - Liberty (Indie)

30: Ayreon - Ayreon Universe - The Best of Ayreon Live (Music Theories Recordings / Mascot Label Group)

30: The Garden - Mirror Might Steal Your Charm (Epitaph)

30: Eleanor Dubinsky- Soft Spot of My Heart (Indie)

30: Frankie Cosmos - Vessel (Sub Pop)

30: Kate Nash - Yesterday Was Forever

30: Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite - No Mercy in This Land

30: The Voidz - Virtue (Cult Records/RCA Records)


6: Young Galaxy Down Time (Indie)

6: Soft as Snow -Deep Wave (Houndstooth)

6: Sloan12 (Universal)

6: Dusted - Blackout Summer (Royal Mountain Records/Polyvinyl)

6: Hey Ocean! The Hurt of Happiness  (Indie)

6: Royal Wood - Ever After The Farewell (Indie)

6: EELS - The Deconstruction ( E Works/[PIAS])

6: Jeremy Dutcher - Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa (Indie)

6: Rafiq Bhatia  Breaking English (ANTI- Records)

6: Andreas Varady  -The Quest (Red Cat Records)

6: Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack) (RCA/Legacy Recordings)

6: Mien - S/T (Rocket Recordings)

6:  Hinds - I Don’t Run

6: Camaromance - Chasing Clouds  (Simone Records)

6: Ben de la Cour - The High Cost of Living Strange (Indie)

13: Concrete Knives - Our Hearts (Room Records)

13: Don Gibson - Best Of Hickory Records 1970-78 reissue (Omnivore)

13: Mr. Fingers - Cerebral Hemispheres  (Alleviated Records)

13: John Prine - The Tree of Forgiveness

13: Casanova Prof - Pookie Baby (Rhymesayers Entertainment)

13: The Damned - Evil Spirits (Search And Destroy/Spinefarm Records),

13: Josh Rouse -Love In The Modern Age (Yep Roc)

13: Beth Hart - Live From New York - Front & Center (Provogue Records/Mascot Label Group)

20: Alexis Taylor -Beautiful Thing (Domino)

20: Kimbra - Primal Heart

20: Lloyd Green and Jay Dee Maness - Journey To The Beginning: A Steel Guitar Tribute To The Byrds (Coastal Bend Music)

20: Old Crow Medicine Show - Volunteer (Columbia Records Nashville)

20: A Perfect Circle -  Eat The Elephant (BMG)

20: Beat Degeneration -Searching For Some Heaven (Jigsaw Records)

20: Attack In BlackFake Love Songs EP - vinyl (Dine Alone)

20: Donovan WoodsBoth Ways (Indie)

20: EllevatorS/T (Indie)

20: Young Valley - S/T (Dial Back Sound)

21: Peach Kelli Pop - Which Witch (Mint Records)

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

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

27: Forth Wanderers - S/T (Indie)

27: Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer (Bad Boy Records)

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: 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)


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

4: Middle Kids - Lost Friends (Domino)

4: Frank Turner  -Be More Kind

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

4: Matthew Barber Phase Of The Moon (Outside)

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

11:  Hit Bargain - Potential Maximizer (Buzz)

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

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

Canadian releases are in red

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