New Release Round-Up 06-07-24

The Ghost Inside - Searching for Solace

The Ghost Inside - Searching for Solace - Epitaph

THE GHOST INSIDE stands as an unstoppable force in the realm of hard rock music. Fueled by unwavering determination and unyielding passion, this band has forged a path marked by resilience and redemption. Their latest endeavor, the 6th studio album titled Search for Solace, delves into the profound theme of grappling with one’s own thoughts – the internal struggle between good, bad, and evil. It explores the journey of finding comfort and making peace amidst the chaos of life’s ebb and flow. The album reflects the band’s commitment to not succumb to negativity, anger, or darkness, aligning with their identity as an uplifting and comforting musical force for fans seeking solace.

Established in 2004, THE GHOST INSIDE has solidified its position as a trailblazer in melodic hard rock. Their music seamlessly combines raw aggression with profound lyricism, creating a resonant experience for their dedicated fanbase. Despite facing challenges, notably a tragic bus accident in 2015 that left some members with life-altering injuries, the band refused to be broken. Through unwavering perseverance, they made a triumphant return to the stage, defying the odds. Their music embodies a spirit of resilience, unity, and the indomitable power of the human spirit.

Each thunderous breakdown and soaring melody strikes a deep chord within the hearts of their fans, serving as a testament to the band’s enduring impact. THE GHOST INSIDE’s journey is a testament to their ability to inspire and uplift through music. As they embark on a global tour starting this Spring, venturing into new territories, including South America and beyond, the band continues to share their message of strength and perseverance with audiences around the world.

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NxWorries - Why Lawd

NxWorries - Why Lawd - Stones Throw Records

The long-awaited second album from NxWorries – the iconic duo of superstar vocalist Anderson .Paak and GRAMMY Award-winning beatmaker and producer Knxwledge.
8 years after their breakthrough debut Yes Lawd!, NxWorries return with Why Lawd? – a winning combination of Knx’s unmistakeable beats and .Paak’s instantly recognizable vocals.
This time, special guests are invited along for the ride. Featured artists include H.E.R., Snoop Dogg, Thundercat, Earl Sweatshirt, Rae Khalil and more.

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Inta Somethin' (Pacific Jazz) - Packshot

Kenny Dorham/Jackie McLean - Inta Somethin' (Blue Note Tone Poet Series) - Blue Note Records

Kenny Dorham added stellar entries to the catalogs of Blue Note, Riverside, and New Jazz throughout the 1950s as he solidified his reputation as a leading trumpeter and composer on the jazz scene. He began 1961 in the studio for Blue Note recording his excellent album Whistle Stop and later that year cut his first date for Pacific Jazz, Inta Somethin’, a spirited live recording that captured Dorham leading a quintet with alto saxophonist Jackie McLean, pianist Walter Bishop Jr., bassist Leroy Vinnegar, and drummer Art Taylor at The Jazz Workshop in San Francisco. The band is firing on all cylinders throughout this set of four standards bookended by the Dorham originals “Us” and “San Francisco Beat.” A buoyant version of “It Could Happen To You” is performed quartet as a Dorham showcase, while the trumpeter lays out on “Let’s Face The Music And Dance” and “Lover Man” to give the spotlight to McLean.

Watkins at Large Packshot

Doug Watkins - Watkins At Large (Blue Note Tone Poet Series) - Blue Note Records

Recorded in 1956 for producer Tom Wilson’s short-lived Boston-based label Transition Records, Watkins At Large was the first of only two albums that the great bassist Doug Watkins would make as a leader. The Detroit native had moved to New York and begun to garner recognition for his contributions to the Art Blakey-Horace Silver co-led iteration of the Jazz Messengers as well as Bud Powell’s trio when Wilson decided to give him the opportunity to front his own recording date. Along with a first-rate ensemble featuring trumpeter Donald Byrd, tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley, guitarist Kenny Burrell, pianist Duke Jordan, and drummer Art Taylor, Watkins swings through a stellar set of blues, ballads, and more including originals written by Jordan, Burrell, and Thad Jones.


Charli XCX - BRAT [Indie Exclusive Clear Pink Splatter LP]

Eels - EELS Time! [LP]

L'Imperatrice - Pulsar [Indie Exclusive Tangerine LP]

Dawes - Good Luck With Whatever [Limited Edition Champagne LP]

Luther - This Close To You [LP]

Loverboy - Live in '82 [LP + DVD]

Alisa Amador - Multitudes [Translucent Grape LP]

Alfie Templeman - Radiosoul [Indie Exclusive Eco-Mix]

Angelica Garcia - Gemelo [Transparent Clear LP]

Bon Jovi - Forever [LP]

The Laurie Berkner Band - Victor Vito (25th Anniversary Edition) [CD]

Meghan Trainor - Timeless [LP]

Jessie Daniel - Countin' The Miles [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Autographed, Transparent Camo LP]

Tops - Picture You Staring (10th Anniversary Deluxe LP) [Sky Blue Vinyl LP]

The Murlocs - Young Blindness [Yellow & Green w/Red Splatter LP]

The Murlocs - Live at The Teragram Ballroom [2 Green Splatter LP]

Now Country 17 / Various (Colv) - Now Country 17 / Various [Colored Vinyl]

Perennial - Art History [Kelly Green LP]

Twiztid - Dance On My Grave / Fed Up [Limited Edition] (Pict) [Indie Exclusive]

Evergrey - Theories Of Emptiness

Amen Corner - Written By The Devil

Future & Metro Boomin - We Don't Trust You

& More .....

For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section.


Paul McCartney & Wings - One Hand Clapping

Paul McCartney & Wings - One Hand Clapping - Capitol/UME

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The Decemberists - As It Ever Was, So It Will Be Again

The Decemberists - As It Ever Was, So It Will Be Again - YABB Records

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Gracie Abrams - The Secret of Us

Gracie Abrams  - The Secret of Us - Interscope

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