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December 16, 2016

This Week's Interesting Music Releases - December 16, 2016

Mica Levi

Mica Levi's soundtrack for the film Jackie is the lone new album I can heartily endorse this week.

Numerous box sets are in stores and available to stream today, including The Complete Works of Fela Anikulapo Kuti (30-discs), Public Image Ltd's remastered and expanded Album & Metal Box (both 4-CD box sets), and the 6-disc (3-LP, 2-CD & DVD) 40th anniversary edition of Rush's 2112.

Vinyl reissues include two Big Star releases (No. 1 Record, Radio City), a 2-LP edition of the Hold Steady's Boys and Girls in America, and a glittery silver vinyl edition of the Elf soundtrack.

What new music are you looking forward to or enjoying this week?

This week's interesting music releases:

Babymetal: Live at Wembley Arena
Big Star: No. 1 Record (reissue) [vinyl]
Big Star: Radio City (reissue) [vinyl]
Blondie: Autoamerican (reissue) [vinyl]
Blondie: Blondie (reissue) [vinyl]
Blondie: Eat to the Beat (reissue) [vinyl]
Blondie: Parallel Lines (reissue) [vinyl]
Blondie: Plastic Letters (reissue) [vinyl]
Bob Marley: Live! (3-LPs) (reissue) [vinyl]
Crowded House: Afterglow (reissue) [vinyl]
Crowded House: Crowded House (reissue) [vinyl]
Crowded House: Temple of Low Men (reissue) [vinyl]
Crowded House: Together Alone (reissue) [vinyl]
Crowded House: Woodface (reissue) [vinyl]
The Doors: Live On Air-1967-1972 [vinyl]
The Doors: London Fog 1966 (10" vinyl and CD) [vinyl]
Elvis Costello: My Flame Burns Blue (reissue) [vinyl]
Fall Out Boy: From Under The Cork Tree (remastered and expanded) [vinyl]
Fela Kuti: The Complete Works of Fela Anikulapo Kuti (30-disc box set)
Flatbush Zombies: 3001: A Laced Odyssey (2-LP Pink Vinyl) (reissue) [vinyl]
Grateful Dead: Harding Theater 1971 Vol.1 [vinyl]
Grateful Dead: Harding Theater 1971 Vol.2 [vinyl]
Grateful Dead: Harding Theater 1971 Vol.3 [vinyl]
Grateful Dead: Live on Air Volume One
Guster: Lost and Gone Forever (reissue) [vinyl]
Hold Steady: Boys and Girls in America (2-LPs) (remastered and expanded) [vinyl]
Howe Gelb: Future Standards
Jim James: Eternally Even [vinyl]
John Cale: Fragments of a Rainy Season (reissue)
John Legend: Darkness and Light [vinyl]
Kevin Devine: Devinyl Splits No.6 [vinyl]
Kid Cudi: Passion, Pain & DemonSlayin'
Kinks: The Mono Collection (10-LP box set) [vinyl]
Loscil: Monument Builders [vinyl]
The Lox: Filthy America . . . . It’s Beautiful
Mac Miller: Watching Movies With The Sound Off [vinyl]
Mica Levi: Jackie (soundtrack)
Michael Giacchino: Rogue One (soundtrack)
Oasis: Supersonic [dvd]
Pere Ubu: The Art of Walking (reissue) [vinyl]
Pere Ubu: New Picnic Time (reissue) [vinyl]
Prince: One Last Kiss: Live Radio Broadcasts
Public Image Ltd: Album: Super Deluxe Edition (4-CD box set) (remastered and expanded)
Public Image Ltd: Metal Box: Super Deluxe Edition (4-CD box set) (remastered and expanded)
Puscifer: Money Shot Your Re Load
Replacements: Farewell Gig
Rihanna: Studio Album Vinyl Box (15-LP box set) [vinyl]
Rush: 2112 (2-CD & DVD) (40th Anniversary Edition) (remastered and expanded)
Rush: 2112 (3-LP) (40th Anniversary Edition) (remastered and expanded) [vinyl]
Rush: 2112 (3-LP, 2-CD & DVD) (40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition) (remastered and expanded)
Schiller: Future
Social Distortion: Independent Years: 1983-2004 (4-LP box set) [vinyl]
Various Artists: Action Time Vision: Story of UK Independent Punk (4-CD box set)
Various Artists: The Complete Chopin - Deluxe Edition (20-disc box set)
Various Artists: Elf (soundtrack) (glittery silver vinyl) (reissue) [vinyl]
Various Artists: Gremlins (soundtrack) [vinyl]
Wild Feathers: Live at the Ryman
Yo-Yo Ma: Plays Ennio Morricone (reissue)

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