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CD Reviews:
New Music: Bob Dylan, Avicii, Jonas Brothers, Future and more...

By Gary Graff
ggraff@medianewsgroup.com, @GraffonMusic on Twitte

Posted: Sunday, June 9, 2019

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Checking out this week's new music releases:

Album of the Week: What's arguably Bob Dylan's most notorious and memorable tour is remembered with "The Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings" (Columbia/Legacy)," a 14-disc, 148 song (100 never before released) set featuring five full shows along with rehearsals and rarely performed songs. It'll warm you up for the June 12 premiere of Martin Scorsese's "Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story" on Netflix.

Album Title of the Week: Glass Apple Bonzai, "The All-Night Starlite Electronic Cafe" (Artoffact);

Did'ya Know?: All profits from the posthumous Avicii album "TIM" (Avicii/Universal); go toward the Tim Bergling Foundation for mental health issues and suicide prevention.

New & Noteworthy: Ron Carter & Danny Simmons, "The Brown Beatnik Tomes -- Live at BRIC House" (Blue Note); Stef Chura, "Midnight" (Saddle Creek); Eagles of Death Metal, "The Best Songs We Never Wrote" (UMe); Perry Farrell, "Kind Heaven" (BMG); Peter Frampton Band, "All Blues" (Phenix Phonograph/UMe); Future, "Save Me" (Epic); Jonas Brothers, "Happiness Begins" (Jonas Brothers/Republic); Santana, "Africa Speaks" (Concord);Silversun Pickups, "Widow's Weeds" (New Machine); Tyga, "Legendary" (Last Kings/Empire);

Also Out: As Cities Burn, "Scream Through the Walls" (Equal Vision); Aurora, "A Different Kind of Human (Step II)" (Glassnote); Cave In, "Final Transmissions" (Hydra Head); The Claim, "The New Industrial Ballads" (A Turntable Friend); Combichrist, "One Fire" Rough Trade); Jamie Cullum, "Talker" (Island); Sarah Darling, "Wonderland" (Be Darling); The Divine Comedy, "Office Politics" (self-released); Drawing Boards, "The Message" (Gentle Reminder); Froth, "Duress" (Wichita); Gloria Gaynor, "Testimony" (Gaither Music Group); Richard Hawley, "Further" (BMG); Carrie Hanson, "Junk" (Warner Music); Hollis Brown, "Ozone Park" (Cool Green/Mascot); The Iveys, "Colors of Honey" (The Iveys/Mile 45); Jeals, "Scorpio Reservoir" (Lobster Theremin); Jessa Campbell & the Saplings, "Can You Feel It" (self-released); Carlie Hanson, "Junk" (Warner Music); Tommy James, "Alive" (Aura); Scott Lavene, "Broke" (Funnel Music); Rickie Lee Jones, "Kicks" (OSOD/Thirty Tigers); Dylan LeBlanc, "Renegade" (ATO); Loamlands, "Lez Dance" (Crusin'); LUCKYANDLOVE, "Transitions" (self-released); Membranes, "What Nature Gives...Nature Takes Away" (Cherry Red); MoStack, "Stacko" (Virgin); Mark Mulcahy, "The Gus" (Mezzotint); Nebula, "Holy Shit" (Heavy Pysch Sounds); Pelican, "Nighttime Stories" (Southern Lord); Peter Perrett, "Humanworld" (Domino); PicaPica, "Together & Apart" (Rough Trade); Pixx, "Small Mercies" (4AD); David Sanchez, "Carib" (Ropeadope/Stretch Music); Savoy Brown, "City Night" (Quatro Valley); Secrecies, "Secrecies" (Idol); The Seldom Scene, "Changes" (Rounder); She Past Away, "Disko Anksiyete" (Metropolis); Slowness, "Berths" (Schoolkids); JoJo Worthington, "The Company You Keep" (self-released); Yeasayer, "Erotic Reruns" (self-released); Brandee Younger, "Soul Awakening" (self-released); Younghusband, "Swimmers" (Opposite Number);

From The Vaults: Grateful Dead, "Aoxomoxoa (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)" (Grateful Dead/Rhino); "Road Trips Vol. 3 No. 3 -- Fillmore East 5-15-70" (Real Gone); Rolling Stones, "Rock and Roll Circus (Expanded Edition)" (ABKCO); Sonic Youth, "Battery Park NYC: July 4th 2008" (Matador); Neil Young + the Stray Gators, "Tuscaloosa" (Reprise); Various Artists, "NOW 100 Hits Forgotten 80s" (NOW);

Soundtracks: "Beetlejuice (Original Broadway Cast Recording)" (Ghostlight); "Ghostbusters (Original Motion Picture Score)" (Sony Classical); "Kiss Me Kate (2019 Broadway Cast Recording)" (Ghostlight); "Pavarotti (Music From the Motion Picture)" (Verve);

New Home Video: Various artists, "Woody Guthrie: All-Star Tribute Concert 1970" (MVD Visual)

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