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FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Oct. 26, 2023

Artists with new albums out this week include The Breeders, OMD, The Kills,  Divine Horsemen, Sevendust, Duran Duran, DJ Shadow, Nirvana, Taylor Swift, and Black Pumas.

FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, Oct. 26, 2023

By Kerry Doole

Artists with new albums out this week include The Breeders, OMD, The Kills,  Divine Horsemen, Sevendust, Duran Duran, DJ Shadow, Nirvana, Taylor Swift, and Black Pumas.


Canadian releases in a busy week include Jon McCann, Eli Rose, John Herberman, Sue FoleyRobyn Ottolini, Nick MacLean Quartet ft Brownman Ali, Allison Au,  Norma MacDonald, NOBRO, Sean Burns, Swamp Thing & Danny Miles, Jerry Leger, Dan Davidson, Dallas Smith, Pony Girl, Trans-Canada Highwaymen, Royal Wood, Flash Back, Leeman, Jose Lobo, Ginger Beef, Ormiston, Jimmy Hunt, G.R. Gritt, and Shiv and the Carvers.

October

22: The Breeders - Last Splash (30th Anniversary Original Analogue 3LP Edition)  (4AD)

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25: Kris Baha - Ghosts In The Machine (Fleisch Records)

26: Jon McCann -Too Far From Here

26:  Frank Mighty - FM Radio 

26: Dan Davidson - Nineteen Eighty Something

26: Kaien Cruz -KAIEN

27: Frank Sinatra -  Frank Sinatra Platinum (UMe)

27: King Iso -  iLLdren (Strange Music)

27: Nirvana - In Utero 30th anniversary reissue (UMC)

27: Garrett Neiles- 27

27: Royal WoodJust Another Day - deluxe (via Cordova Bay Records)

27: In This Moment- Godmode (BMG) 

27: Quiet Marauder -Introducing Malcolm Del Monte  (Bubblewrap Collective)

27: Taylor Swift - 1989 -Taylor's version (UMC)

27: LeemanHealing (Hopeful Tragedy Records)

27:  Ginger BeefS/T 

27: David Adam Byrnes - Country Gonna Be Alright

27: Eli Rose - Hypersensible  (Maison Barclay Canada/UMC)

27: Sherry Finzer & Michael Martinez - Desert Meets Ocean (Heart Dance Records)

27: Trans-Canada Highwaymen Explosive Hits Vol. 1

27: Jimmy Hunt Gros-bec and Royaume

27: Alex Lopez - Looking For A Change (Maremil Music)

27: G.R. Gritt - Prisms (Minotan Music)

27: Flash Back - Drip So Slow

27:  Dallas Smith S/T (Big Loud Records)

27: Jon Pardi - Merry Christmas From Jon Pardi (UMC)

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27:  Swamp Thing & Danny Miles - Golden Crab  (URBNET)

27: Shiv and the CarversPhysical Capital EP 

27: Echo Juliet  - Abandon Reality

27: Robyn Ottolini Growing Up To Do

27: Various Artists -  A Tribute To The Judds (BMG) 

27: Samara Joy - Linger Awhile (Verve)

27: Jose Lobo In All Good Hope (Victory Pool)

27: Various Artists - Global Reggae  ( Putumayo Discovery)

27: Rifle  - Under Two Flags (Standard Process)

27: Muriel Mwansa Mwamba - Lesa Alomfwa

27:  Quiet Marauder - Introducing Malcom Del Monte (Bubblewrap Collective)

27: Tomás Doncker & The True Groove All-Stars - Driving Through Limbo Vol.1 (True Groove Recordings)

27:  Divine Horsemen -  Bitter End of a Sweet Night  (In the Red Records) 

27: John Herberman - Spring Comes Early  (Ceola Records)

27: Sue Foley - Live in Austin Vol 1 ( Guitar Woman Records)

27: Deerhoof-  The Runners Four - vinyl (Joyful Noise Recordings)

27: Sean BurnsLost Country (Department Store Records)

27: CASisDead  Famous Last Words (Clear Double LP)  (XL Recordings)

27: Flash Back - Drip So Slow

27: Sevendust - Seven of Sevendust - boxset

27: Bryan Ruby - Diamonds Are Forever  

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27: Nick MacLean Quartet ft Brownman Ali -Convergence

27: Sofia Kourtesis - Madres (Ninja Tune)

27: Robert Finley- Black Bayou (Easy Eye Sound)

27: Circus Devils - Squeeze The Needle

27: Karamelien -  Living With The Moon

27: Norma MacDonald  - In Waves

27: Naoise Roo - Emotionally Magnificent

27: Red Reign - Don't Look Back (Deko Ent.)

27: DJ Shadow - Action Adventure ( Mass Appeal)

27: NOBRO - SYPF (Dine Alone)

27: Black Pumas - Chronicles Of A Diamond (ATO Records)

27: Various Artists - Joyful Noise Halloween Party Vol. 1 (Joyful Noise Recordings)

27: Mathias Lattin - Up Next (VizzTone)

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27: Anton O'Donnell -Tomber Sur PRW (Need To Know Music)

27: OMD - Bauhaus Staircase  (White Noise)

27: New Age Doom & Tuvaband -  There Is No End (We Are Busy Bodies)

27: Cidny Bullens - Little Pieces

27: The Kills - God Games (Domino)

27: Taking Back Sunday – 152 (Fantasy Records)

27: Duran Duran - Danse Macabre (Tape Modern via BMG)

27: Michelle Malone & The Hot Toddies- Toddie Time

27: Swearingen & Kelli - Build Myself Up From the Ground

27: Jerry LegerDonlands (Latent)

27: The Cadillac Three  -The Years Go Fast (Big Machine Records)

27: Antonio Andrade -  My Reward

27: Viji - So Vanilla (Speedy Wunderground)

27: Quiet Marauder - Introducing Malcolm Del Monte  (Bubblewrap Collective)

27: Ormiston - Highway Restaurant (Lisbon Lux Records)

27: JHart - The Wishing, The Wanting, The Longing 

27: Pony Girl Laff It Off (Paper Bag Records)

27: Grave Secrets  - Til Your Lungs Fall Out (Wiretap Records)

27: Allison Au - Migrations 

31:  Katy J Pearson & Friends  - Present Songs From The Wicker ManOut  (Heavenly Recordings)

November

1: Teddy Geiger - Teresa

1: Kelly Sloan -Insides Out (Victory Pool Records)

1: Andrew Collins Trio -The Rule of Three

2: Ilios Steryannis -Babylonia Suite 

2: Run With the Kittens-  Blaze Of Gordie

3: Belle and Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap 25th Anniversary Limited Blue Vinyl Edition  (Matador)

3: Brigitte Calls Me Baby  - This House Is Made Of Corners (vinyl Dec. 8)

3: Elliott BROOD - Town & Country (Six Shooter) 

3: Dizzee Rascal  - Boy In Da Corner (Limited Edition  3 LP 20th Anniversary Edition)  (XL Recordings) 

3: Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite - Get Up! (vinyl) (UMC)

3: Ashlynn Malia - Malia  (Jullian Records)

3: Daniel Land - Out of Season

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3: Bob Marley & The Wailers - Catch A Fire 50th anniv. reissue (UMC)

3:  Datura4 - Invisible Hits 

3: Niall Horan - The Show: The Encore (UMC)

3: Sluice -  Archiviste  (Acadian Embassy)

3: Pretty Girls Make Graves  - The New Romance (20th Anniversary Edition - White Vinyl)  

3: Devin Cuddy BandDear Jane

3: The Struts - Pretty Vicious (Big Machine)

3: Iterations  - Old Fire 

3: Tkay Maidza - Sweet Justice (4AD)

3: Joe D'Agostino - Empty Country II (Get Better Records)

3: Crystal Fighters  - Light +  [Pias]

3: Youth Fountain -  Together In Lonesome  (Pure Noise Records)

3: Susie Tallman - Let's All Sing! 

3: The Blasters - Mandatory: The Best of the Blasters (Liberation Hall)

3: bar italia - The Twits (Silver Vinyl)  (Matador)

3: Snail Mail - Valentine Demos  (Matador)

3: Jockstrap -  I<3UQTINVU (Red Vinyl)  (Rough Trade)

3: Sylvia Tyson -  At The End of The Day  (Stony Plain)

3: Phil Alvin -Un Sung Stories - reissue  (Liberation Hall)

3: King Creosote - I DES (Domino)

3: Danielle Howle -Current ( Kill Rock Stars)

3:  Geordie Gordon -Tambourine (Victory Pool Records)

3: Dire Straits - Live 1978-1992 (UMC)

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3: Beekeeper Spaceman - S/T 

3: Spiritbox - The Fear Of Fear  (Rise Records/Pale Chord)

3: Ben Gage -  Two Singing Songs 

3: Gwen Levey and the Breakdown -Not the Girl Next Door

3:  Jason Aldean - Highway Desperado 

3:  Bonnie Montgomery -  River

3: Daniel Gadd -About Strange Lands and People

3Delilah Holliday - Invaluable Vol. 2 ( One Little Independent Records)

3: Dominique Dalcan- Last Night a Woman Saved My Life 

3: Actress -  LXXXVIII (Ninja Tune) 

3: Michelle Berting Brett - Jazz, Torch & Ancient Pop 

3: Van Morrison - Accentuate The Positive

8: Moonriivr -- Vol. 1 (Victory Pool)

10: Chris Stapleton -Higher (Mercury Nashville/Universal Music Canada)

10: Jess Joy- Sourceheiress (Joyful Noise Recordings)

10: Busty and the Bass Forever Never Cares (A&C)

10: Morgan Toney - Resilience (Ishkode Records)

10: Kristen Grainger & True North - Fear of Falling Stars

10: Cat Power - Royal Albert Hall Concert ( Domino)

10: Joseph Luca - PART 1: Ouroboros (Life) EP  (ONErpm)

10: Måneskin -RUSH! (ARE U COMING?) - extended (Sony)

10: The Stephen Stanley Band -Before The Collapse Of The Hive 

10: Scream - DC Special (Dischord)

10: John Francis Flynn -  Look Over The Wall, See The Sky (Green Vinyl)  (River Lea)

10:  Bruce Brubaker - Eno Piano (InFiné)

 10: R.E.M. - Up-anniversary reissue  (Craft) 

10: Kyle Gordon - Kyle Gordon Is Great (BMG)

10: Ryan McMahon - Live Now 

10: Mick Jenkins - The Patience  (RBC Records/BMG)

10: Brei Carter - Twinkling Tales Of Christmas

10: David Holmes - Blind On A Galloping Horse (Heavenly)

10: Jon Dee Graham - Only Dead For a Little While (Strolling Bones Records)

10: Quantic - Dancing While Falling Out 

10: June McDoom - With Strings (Temporary Residence Ltd) Feb. 24, 2024-physical

13: Christine Bougie - Soft Start 

17: The Helltones -Medusa 

17: Low Water Bridge Band—Back to the Valley

17: John Vincent III - Songs For The Canyon (Concord Records)

17: Nat Jay - Turns Out It's Not The End 

17: Bryan Ferry - Mamouna reissue (BMG)

17: Dogma - Dogma (MNRK Heavy)

17: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Nonagon Infinity (ATO)

17: Abigail Lapell - Lullabies (Outside Music)

17: Muse - Absolution XX Anniversary box set (Warner)

17: Samory I -Strength (Overstand Entertainment / Easy Star Records)

17: The Polyphonic Spree - Salvage Enterprise

17: Joshua Van Tassel  The Recently Beautiful  (Backward Music)

17: Unknown Territories - Broken  (Blindside Communications)

17: Autogramm  -Music That Humans Can Play

17: Jaakko Eino Kalevi -Chaos Magic (Weird World)

17:  Leslie Odom, Jr. - When A Crooner Dies ( BMG)

17: Ken Margolis - Hope and Courage

17: Lenka - Intraspectral (Skipalong Records)

17: Various Artists -  Hot House: The Complete Jazz at Massey Hall Recordings  (Craft Recordings) 

17: Anenon - Moons Melt Milk Light  (Tonal Union)

17:  Mike Zito and Albert Castiglia - Blood Brothers Live in Canada  (Gulf Coast Records)

17: The National - Laugh Track (Clear Pink Double LP)  (4AD )

17: Parazar - Elle était une fois  (Bravo)

17: The Cult - Electric (Opaque Blue Vinyl)  (Beggars Banquet)

17: Jai Paul  Leak 04-13 (Bait Ones)  (XL Recordings) 

17: Sabatta - How To Get Even

17: Solidaridad - DISTANCIA

17: Kanii - it was nice knowing u 

17: Julia Bhatt -  Grab Bag EP 

17: Beatowls- Marma

20: WAASH - S/T

24: LALSpectacular (Coax Records)

24: Guided By Voices -Nowhere To Go But Up  (GBV Inc.,)

24: Jess Moskaluke - Small Town Christmas - deluxe

24: Jordan astra -  Man From East EP

24: Bar Pandora - Recreate This 

24:  The Trews - 20th Anniversary release of House Of III Fame

24: Baby Jey - Crop Circles 

December

1: The Black Crowes - The Southern Harmony and Music Companion -box set(UMe)

1: We Owe-  Major Inconvenience  (Mothland)

1: Arone Dyer & s t a r g a z e- S/T  (Transgressive)

1: Harp -  Albion (Bella Union)

1: Alex Nicol - Been A Long Year Vol. 1& 2 

1: AshTreJinkins - It's Trash Now  (Leaving Records)  

1: ABBA - The Visitors -40th anniversary reissue 

1: Mayday Parade - Monsters in the Closet -deluxe 2-LP vinyl reissue.(Craft Recordings)

1: Eightlock - Lions Roaring in Quicksand (Steele Records)

1: Zach Russell - Where The Flowers Meet The Dew (Thirty Tigers)

1: Various Artists -Moping In Style: A Tribute To Adam Green  (Org Music)

1: Sef Lemelin - Contemplation

1: Bakers Duz’n - Vol. 1 

7: Health - Rat Wars (Loma Vista)

8: Bryan AdamsLive At The Royal Albert Hall  box set  (BMG)

8: Car Seat Headrest  -Faces From The Masquerade (Double LP)  (Matador) 

8: Chris Garneau - Out of Love EP

8: Michael Nau - Accompany

8: Philip Selway & Elysian Collective - Live At Evolution Studios (Bella Union)

8: Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday 2 

8: boygenius - boygenius (5th Anniversary Yellow Vinyl Gatefold Edition EP)  (Matador)

8: Emil Friis and Patricio Fraile - The Expected Sounds Of Minor Music (130701)

January

5:  Kevin Burt and Big Medicine - Thank You, Brother Bill: A Tribute to Bill Withers  (Gulf Coast Records)

12: Dau -Gilly's Wood

19: Conchúr White - S/T  (Bella Union)

19: Daniel Johnston -ALIVE in NEW YORK CITY  (Shimmy-Disc)

19: Daudi Matsiko - The King Of Misery (Really Good)

19: Old Heavy Hands - Small Fires 

19: Green Day – Saviors  (Reprise/Warner Records)

26: Gruff Rhys -  Sadness Sets Me Free (Limited Edition Blackberry Purple Split-Door-Sleeve vinyl)  (Rough Trade)

26: Tapir! - The Pilgrim, Their God and the King of My Decrepit Mountain (Heavenly Recordings)

26: Future Islands  -People Who Aren’t There Anymore” (Transparent Vinyl)  (4AD)

February

2:  High ValleySmall Town Somethin’

2: Den Der Hale - Pastoral Light  (FatCat Records)

2: Vera Sola -  Peacemaker (Spectraphonic Records and City Slang)

9: Andrea Superstein Oh Mother

9: Chelsea Wolfe  -She Reaches Out To She Reaches Out To She (Loma Vista)

9: The Dead South - Chains & Stakes

9Helado Negro  -Phasor” (Coke Bottle Green Vinyl)  (4AD)

16: Chromeo - Adult Contemporary

23: Fucked Up - The Chemistry of Common Life (15th Anniversary Edition Clear Orange 2LP)  (Matador)

23: Corb Lund - El Viejo  (New West)

23: iDKHOW - Gloom Division (Concord) 

23: Morgan Harper-Jones - Up To The Glass (Play It Again Sam)

March

1: Joe Pug -Sketch of a Promised Departure

8: Judas Priest - Invincible Shield ( Epic Records)

8: Bananarama - Glorious - The Ultimate Collection

8: Marry Waterson & Adrian Crowley-  Cuckoo Storm ( One Little Independent Records)

22: Odetta Hartman - Swansongs (Transgressive Records)

22:  Alexandra Lost -Smoke

April

12: Classified -Luke's View (HalfLife Records & Big Story Entertainment)

Canadian artists marked in red

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Beyoncé

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The Billboard Canada FYI Bulletin: Beyoncé Country Hit A Win For Canadian Songwriters

Also in this week's roundup of industry news: Kayla Diamond launches her own boutique imprint, SOCAN names an ombudsman, and time's running out for noms for this year's Rosalie Award honouring trailblazing women in broadcasting.

Beyoncé becomes the first Black woman to top Billboard’s Country Songs chart with “Texas Hold ‘Em” and it has gone to No. 1 on iTunes in 14 different countries and counting. There are some surprising connections. The song is co-written and co-produced by Ontario-born writer/producer Nathan Ferraro, whose previous collaborations include working with Lady Gaga, Carly Rae Jepsen, Bear Mountain, RALPH, Shawn Hook, Alyssa Reid, Jessie Reyez, Lowell and Tyler Shaw.

In fact, the song has deep Canadian origins. Two other Canadian songwriters participated in this runaway hit: Megan Bülow (who records and performs as bülow) as and Elizabeth "Lowell" Boland (a.k.a. Lowell), with Ferraro co-producing the track with Killah B and Beyoncé.

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