New music releases out this Tuesday, March 9: Jimi Hendrix, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Frightened Rabbit, Ludacris, Pavement and more (audio + video)

Ry Cooder & The Chieftains, San Patricio (Hear Music)


[image-1], Bright Bright Bright EP (Supply & Demand)


Family of the Year, Through the Trees EP (Washashore)


Four Year Strong, Enemy of the World (Decaydance / Universal)


Julie Fowlis, UAM (Spit & Polish)


Frightened Rabbit, The Winter Of Mixed Drinks (Fat Cat)



Gorillaz, Plastic Beach (Virgin)


Jimi Hendrix, Valleys of Neptune (Sony)


*A brand-new studio album featuring 12 previously unreleased studio recordings that total more than 60 minutes of unheard Jimi Hendrix. Ten of these recordings were produced from February to May, 1969, as a sequel to the Jimi Hendrix Experience's groundbreaking 1968 double-album Electric Ladyland. The album features "Valleys Of Neptune," arguably the most sought-after of all Hendrix’s commercially-unavailable recordings, as well as arrangements of classic signature songs like [image-2]"Red House," "Fire," and "Stone Free." It also includes unheard studio covers of Elmore James' "Bleeding Heart" and Cream’s "Sunshine Of Your Love."


Brian Howe, Circus Bar (Frontiers)


The former lead singer of Bad Company releases a solo effort.


Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Greatest Hits (Blackheart)


The Knife, Tomorrow, In a Year (Mute)


Miles Kurosky, The Desert of Shallow Effects (Majordomo)


Here's a video for the song, "Dog in the Burning Building," produced by Will and Fran Krause.



Patty Larkin, 25 (Signature Sounds)


[image-3], Chant Darling (Bella Union)


Liars, Sisterworld (Mute)


Ludacris, Battle of the Sexes (DTP Recordings)


*The rap artist's seventh studio album looks at the differences between men and women with guest spots by Ne-Yo, Nicki Minaj, Flo Rida, Ciara, Trey Songz, Lil'Kim, Eve, Trina and Plies.


McCabe & Mrs. Miller, Time for Leaving (Magnetic Motorworks)


*A collaboration between Victor Krummenacher (Camper Van Beethoven, Monks of Doom) and Alison Faith Levy (The Sippy Cups, The Loud Family).



The Morning Benders, Big Echo (Rough Trade)


Paramore, X-posed (Chrome Dreams)


*WARNING: NOT MUSIC. This is an audio bio of sorts as told by the band in their own words, with more than an hour of in-depth interviews.


[image-4], Quarantine the Past: The Best of Pavement (Matador)


Josh Rouse, El Turista (Yep Roc)



The Stan Kenton Alumni Band, Have Band Will Travel (Summit)


Serj Tankian, Elect the Dead Symphony (Reprise / Serjical Strike)


*In case you didn't recognize the name, Tankian is the American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who fronts Grammy Award-winning hard alt rock band, System of a Down; this is his second solo album.


Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, The Brutalist Bricks (Matador)


*To read Cooper's review of the album (with audio), click here.


Various Artists, Ceremony - A New Order Tribute (24 Hour Service Station)


*Florida indie label 24 Hour Service Station has put together this double CD tribute honoring the music of New Order and dedicated to late Factory Records founder Tony Wilson, who died of cancer in 2007; proceeds go to the Salford Foundation Trust's Tony Wilson Awards, which  benefits children and young people who demonstrate creative skills or a special talent or ambition in the arts. New Order bassist Peter Hook not only approved of the endeavor but recorded a spoken word tribute to Wilson to introduce the album. Lots of Florida artists are featured on this one, among them, Kites With Lights, Rabbit In The Moon (LA-by-way-of-FL), The Dark Romantics, John Ralston, The Beauvilles, and Sunbears!.


Check out some of the tracks below:



Violent Soho, Violent Soho (Ecstatic Peace / Universal)


A punchy, grunge-influenced indie rock four-piece from Australia.


Woodpigeon, Die Stadt Muzikanten (1-2-3-4-Go)

This week’s schedule of new music releases; for a complete breakdown of upcoming releases due out in the next several months, click here.

, Only the Dead See the End of the War (Vice)

Alberta Cross, Broken Side Of Time (ATO)

Aloha, Home Acres (Polyvinyl)

Before Their Eyes, Untouchable (Rise)

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Beat The Devil’s Tattoo (Abstract Dragon/Vagrant)

Lisa Bouchelle, Bleu Room with a Red Vase (Varese Sarabande)

Broken Bells, Broken Bells (Sony)

*A project by The Shins’ James Mercer and Danger Mouse.

Here's their video/ad for the single, "The High Road."

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