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June 17, 2016

This Week's Interesting Music Releases - June 17, 2016


case/lang/veirs (from Neko Case, k.d. lang, and Laura Veirs) and Mitski's Puberty 2 are the week's two standout releases.

Radiohead's latest album A Moon Shaped Pool is available on vinyl and CD.

Archival releases include a David Bowie performance (Live Santa Monica '72) and a clear vinyl edition of Moondog's self-titled album.

What new music can you recommend this week?

This week's interesting music releases:

Alt-J: Live at Red Rocks (5-disc box set)
Billy Joel: Storm Front (reissue) [vinyl]
Bruce Hornsby: Rehab Reunion
case/lang/veirs: case/lang/veirs
Caveman: Otero War
David Bowie: Live Santa Monica '72
David Bowie: Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (The Motion Picture Soundtrack) (reissue) [vinyl]
Electric Light Orchestra: All Over the World: The Very Best of (reissue) [vinyl]
Electric Light Orchestra: Studio Albums 1973-1977 (5-CD box set)
Elizabeth Cook: Exodus of Venus
Gojira: Magma
Heart: Heart (reissue) [vinyl]
Hum: You'd Prefer an Astronaut (reissue) [vinyl]
Jay Arner: Jay II
John Williams: Star Wars: The Force Awakens [2 LP Hologram Vinyl] (reissue) [vinyl]
k.d. lang: Absolute Torch and Twang
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard: Nonagon Infinity [vinyl]
Kris Kristofferson: The Cedar Creek Sessions
Let's Eat Grandma: I, Gemini
The Low Anthem: Eyeland
Madonna: Like a Virgin (reissue) [vinyl]
Madonna: Madonna (reissue) [vinyl]
Margaret Glaspy: Emotions and Math
MF Doom: Special Blends Vol. 1 & 2 (reissue) [vinyl]
The Misfits: Friday the 13th
Mitski: Puberty 2
Mogwai: Atomic
Moondog: Moondog (Limited Edition Clear Vinyl) (reissue) [vinyl]
Mumford and Sons: Johannesburg
Nails: You Will Never Be One of Us
PAWS: No Grace
Radiohead: A Moon Shaped Pool [vinyl]
Red Hot Chili Peppers: The Getaway
Red Sleeping Beauty: Kristina
Reel Big Fish: Where Is My Mind? A Tribute To The Pixies (reissue) [vinyl]
Saosin: Along the Shadow
Sarah Jarosz: Undercurrent
Seasick Steve: Sonic Soul Surfer
Sonic Youth: Spinhead Sessions [vinyl]
Søren Juul: This Moment
Starflyer 59: Slow
Still Parade: Concrete Vision
Stone Roses: The Very Best of (reissue) [vinyl]
Sun Ra: To Saturn and Back (reissue)
Swans: The Glowing Man
Sweet: Hits (reissue) [vinyl]
Thelonious Monk: Big Band & Quartet In Concert (reissue) [vinyl]
The Tragically Hip: Man Machine Poem
Trash Boat: Nothing I Write Can Change What You've Been Through
Ultravox: The Island Years (4-CD box set)
Various Artists: AthFest 20th Anniversary 2-CD Set
Various Artists: C87: Deluxe Boxset (3-CD box set)
Various Artists: Classic Pop: 12 Inch
Various Artists: Classic Pop: Synthpop
Various Artists: Punk.: 40 Years of Subversive Culture
Unlocking The Truth: Chaos
Weaves: Weaves
The Who: The Polydor Singles 1975-2015 (15-disc box set) [vinyl]
Will Butler: Friday Night
With Confidence: Better Weather
YG: Still Brazy

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