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August 10, 2009

This Week's Interesting Music Releases (August 18th, 2009)

This week is the 40th anniversary of Woodstock, and the 6-CD em>Woodstock: 40 Years on: Back to Yasgur's Farm captures the best of the legendary music festival. The box set features 38 previously unreleased live recordings from The Grateful Dead, The Who, and many more artists.

If you are feeling nostalgic, the Jimi Hendrix Live 1968 Paris/Ottawa box set copmes with 2 CDs and a t-shirt.

As the summer gets hotter, the music release lists get shorter. Still, I can definitely recommend Anna Ternheim's Leaving On a Mayday, Box Elders' Alice and Friends, and Patrick Wolf: The Bachelor (which finally gets its stateside release) among this week's list of new releases.

The reissue of the week is definitely the UK legacy edition of The Stone Roses' self-titled debut album, but I can wait until September 8th for the 3-CD, 3-LP, & DVD US edition.

What new music can you recommend this week? What's on your shopping list? Have I left any interesting releases off the list?

This week's interesting CD releases:

Anna Ternheim: Leaving On a Mayday
Balmorhea: All Is Wild, All Is Silent: Remixes (vinyl)
Bombay Bicycle Club: I Had the Blues But I Shook Them Loose
The Bottle Rockets: Lean Forward (vinyl)
Box Elders: Alice and Friends
Buffy Sainte-Marie: Running for the Drum
Chris Isaak: Greatest Hits - Live (dvd)
Cobra Starship: Hot Mess
The Cure: Into the Dark: The Early Cure 1979-1982 (4-LP vinyl box set)
Current 93: Aleph at Hallucinatory Mountain (vinyl)
Dark Meat: When The Shelter Came (vinyl)
Eilen Jewell: Sea of Tears (vinyl)
Emiliana Torrini: Rarities
Emmy the Great: First Love (with bonus tracks)
Fanny: Rock & Roll Survivors (remastered)
Fela Kuti: Fela Kuti and His Koola Lobitos (vinyl)
Fleetwood Mac: Live at the Boston Tea Party (4-LP vinyl reissue)
The Flying Burrito Brothers: Relix Collection (reissue)
Herbaliser: Session 1 & 2 (2-CD set)
Herbaliser: Session 2
Housemartins: London 0 Hull 4 (remastered with bonus CD)
Imelda May: Love Tattoo
Iron Age: The Sleeping Eye (vinyl)
Jets Overhead: No Nations (vinyl)
Jimi Hendrix: Live 1968 Paris/Ottawa (2-CD box set with t-shirt)
John Coltrane: Lush Life (vinyl reissue)
John Martyn: Solid Air (remastered with bonus disc)
Kings of Leon: The Interview Sessions
Kites With Lights: The Weight Of Your Heart
Led Zeppelin: Complete Rock Case Studies (dvd)
Lemonheads: Varshons (vinyl)
Lucinda Williams: Happy Woman Blues (reissue)
Merauder: God Is I (reissue)
Michael Jackson: The Document Unauthorized (CD & DVD)
Michael Jackson: Moonwalking - The True Story of Michael Jackson (dvd)
Miles Davis: Porgy and Bess (reissue)
Mindy Smith: Stupid Love
Nisennenmondai: Destination Tokyo
Ozric Tentacles: Strangeitude (vinyl reissue)
Passion Pit: Manners (vinyl)
Patrick Wolf: The Bachelor (vinyl)
Peter Mulvey: Letters from a Flying Machine
Pink Floyd: A Saucerful of Secrets (dvd)
The Proclaimers: Notes & Rhymes
Reigning Sound: Love and Curses
Robben Ford: Soul on Ten
Robert Cray: This Time
Robert Pollard: Elephant Jokes (vinyl)
Robert Wyatt: Radio Experiment Rome, February 1981 (vinyl)
The Roots: How I Got Over (vinyl)
The Rumble Strips: Welcome to the Walk Alone
Rush: Grace Under Pressure
Sam & Ruby: The Here and Now
Slaraffenland: Meet And Greet (vinyl)
Slaughterhouse: Slaughterhouse
The Stone Roses: Sally Cinnamon EP (reissue)
The Stone Roses: The Stone Roses (Legacy Edition) (import remastered 2-CD + PAL DVD) (1-CD edition)
TV Ghost: Cold Fish (vinyl)
U.K.: Danger Money (remastered)
U.K.: Night After Night (remastered)
U.K.: U.K. (remastered)
The Used: The Used (vinyl reissue)
Various Artists: Bob Dylan Radio Radio Vol. 2 (4-CD box set)
Various Artists: Woodstock: 40 Years on: Back to Yasgur's Farm (6-CD box set)
Various Artists: Ze 30: Ze Records Story 1979-2009
The Wailin' Jennys: Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
Ween: Paintin' the Town Brown: Ween Live '90-'98 (reissue)
Willie Nelson: Lost Highway (vinyl)
Yes: Something's Coming: The BBC Recordings 1969-1970 (2-CD set) (2-LP vinyl)

also at Largehearted Boy:

previous CD & DVD release lists
Try It Before You Buy It (music from this week's CD releases)

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