Posted in music | new releases on July 13, 2009

Dead WeatherJack White returns this week with Horehound from yet another band on his resume, The Dead Weather (where he is joined by The Kills' Alison Mosshart). Promotions for this album have been running high with a Third Man Records store even opening in NYC for two days, and a 'takeover' of online radio station WOXY by the band. You can listen to their one hour set from Monday HERE.

From the discs I have already heard, I can also recommend Baby Teeth's Hustle Beach, The Most Serene Republic's Expanding Universe, and New Roman Times: On The Sleeve.

Remastered albums from Neil Young (After the Gold Rush, Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere, Harvest (remastered), Neil Young) and the Rolling Stones (A Bigger Bang (remastered), Bridges to Babylon, Dirty Work, Steel Wheels, Voodoo Lounge) highlight the week's reissues, along with a remastered edition of the Beastie Boys' Ill Communication (complete with bonus disc).

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:

A.A. Bondy: American Hearts (vinyl reissue)
A-Ha: Foot of the Mountain
Alexander Turnquist: As the Twilight Crane Dreams in Color
Ani DiFranco: Red Letter Year (remastered vinyl)
Baby Teeth: Hustle Beach
Beastie Boys: Ill Communication (remastered with bonus disc) (vinyl)
Black Meteoric Star: Dreamcatcher/Dawn (vinyl)
Blues Control: Local Flavor
The Builders and the Butchers: Salvation Is a Deep Dark Well (vinyl)
Care Bears on Fire: Get Over It
Cheap Trick: Every Trick In The Book (dvd)
Clutch: Strange Cousins from the West
Cunninlynguists: Strange Journey, Vol. 1
Dandy Warhols: The Dandy Warhols Are Sound
David Bowie: VH1 Storytellers (CD & DVD)
The Dead Weather: Horehound (vinyl)
Discovery: LP
The Doors: From the Outside (dvd)
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros: Up from Below
Eskimo Joe: Inshalla
The Fall: This Nation's Saving Grace (vinyl)
Fink: Sort of Revolution (vinyl)
Florence & the Machine: Lungs
Green Day: 21 Guns
Greg Brown: Dream City - Essential Recordings Vol 2, 1997-2006
Iron Maiden: Dawn of the Damned (dvd)
Jack Rose and the Black Twigs: Jack Rose and the Black Twigs
James Blackshaw: The Glass Bead Game (vinyl)
Joseph Arthur: Temporary People (vinyl)
Judas Priest: A Touch of Evil
Keane: Live [Blu-ray] (dvd)
Maxïmo Park: Questing Not Coasting
Mew: No More Stories EP
Miles Davis: Walkin' (vinyl reissue)
The Most Serene Republic: Expanding Universe (vinyl)
Nadja & Black Boned Angel: Nadja & Black Boned Angel
Neil Young: After the Gold Rush (remastered)
Neil Young: Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (remastered)
Neil Young: Harvest (remastered)
Neil Young: Neil Young (remastered)
New Roman Times: On The Sleeve
Nicholas Hooper: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Nina Simone: Live at Berkeley/Gifted & Black (reissue)
Olivia Broadfield: Eyes Wide Open
Patrick Watson: Wooden Arms (vinyl)
Pearl Jam: The Lowdown
Peter Broderick: Music for Falling from Trees
The Polyamourous Affair: Bolshevik Disco
Robin Trower: What Lies Beneath
The Rolling Stones: A Bigger Bang (remastered)
The Rolling Stones: Bridges to Babylon (remastered)
The Rolling Stones: Dirty Work (remastered)
The Rolling Stones: Steel Wheels (remastered)
The Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge (remastered)
Santana: Supernatural (Legacy Edition)
Serengeti & Polyphonic: Terradactyl (vinyl)
Sick Puppies: Tri-Polar
The Silent Years: Let Go
Son Volt: American Central Dust (vinyl)
Summer Cats: Songs For Tuesdays
Ty Segall: Lemons
Various Artists: 500 Days of Summer (soundtrack)
Various Artists: Alfa Matrix Re:Covered - A Tribute to Depeche Mode
Various Artists: Up End Atom: A Tribute To Atom And His Package
Various Artists: Virginia Rocks! The History of Rockabilly in the Commonwealth (remastered)
Various Artists: Wicked Garden: A Millennium Tribute To Stone Temple Pilots

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Comments (26)

the dead who? never heard of them.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 10:04 PM

Shit Robot - "Simple Things (Work it Out)" 12" Single

Posted by Erik | July 13, 2009 10:12 PM

dead MEHther

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 10:29 PM

meh guy needs to find something to do, it's become sad.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 10:40 PM

meh guy? or meh guys!?!?!?!?!?!?

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 10:43 PM

"A Bigger Bang" has gotten the remaster treatment already?! Didn't that come out, like, two years ago?

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 11:00 PM

Alison Methhead is more like it

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 11:02 PM

The Dead Weather's 'Horehound' = Largehearted Boy's Overhyped CD Release This Week

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 11:16 PM

Anon 11:16 PM = Good-for-nothing with too much time oh his hands

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 11:28 PM

11:28 = lonely, sad, Target-shopping, suburban-dwelling teenager who will buy any old garbage that Jack White puts out.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 11:40 PM

Summer Cats! Woo!

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 11:56 PM

so sick of hearing about the dead weather no offense.

Meanwhile, you know they're playing jack white;s stupid temp record store right?

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2009 12:36 AM

Don't forget to pick up the RX BANDITS new release MANDALA as well ... hard work + non major label = AMAZING album.

that equation might not be true for all albums but this really is a work of BEAUTY

Posted by frasi celebri | July 14, 2009 1:44 AM

Ty Segall, Blues Control, Care Bears on Fire

any of those releases any good?

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2009 3:58 AM

Blues Control is perfect.

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2009 8:22 AM

The Ill communication disc 2 is pretty damn good although i feel like an old man listening to it. i agree dead weather is pretty bad. The Best thing i heard this week was Trippin' Balls single by Bumpin' Tacos.

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2009 9:22 AM

I will be purchasing the new Clutch today.

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2009 9:23 AM

yawn

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2009 9:24 AM

Meh. Can we have an album release do-over for this week?

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2009 9:29 AM

i appreciate that the first time this guy ever shouts out hip hop since starting this column its for an old album done by white boys. classic black music hating largehearted boy.

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2009 9:55 AM

Hey guys! Great news! I heard BV is gunna be a Hip-Hop Blog soon!!

Posted by Anonymous | July 15, 2009 12:16 AM

If the dead weather would've spent half of the time they've spent on promotion on actually writing good songs and recording a decent album they may have had something worth promoting. The new album is half-assed and not worthy of a pop-up store. Their new video sucks too. All that video premier hype just to see him and that poser chick shooting guns on the outskirts of the suburbs... wtf? Jack White needs to take his fat ass and bloated ego back to detroit and make a decent record.

Posted by Anonymous | July 15, 2009 12:30 AM

brooklyn vegan covers plenty of music made by black people, although i agree, not much hip hop. which is fine. but this guy refuses to ever shout out any music that a black perosn makes and when he does one time give props to hip hop its for a white group? i'm sorry, what started out as a joke is getting kind of weird.

i mean, giving props to the stones "a bigger bang" reissue but not the nina simone or miles davis reissues (or even santana!) which are far superior. come on, what is going on here?

Posted by Anonymous | July 15, 2009 2:55 PM

shout-out? give props?

The word is "mention", sweetheart.

Posted by Anonymous | July 15, 2009 6:04 PM

Discovery!

Posted by louis | October 17, 2009 12:41 PM

The White Stripes, The Dead Weather, The Raconteurs, they are all good projects White has been involved in. Alison is also great in both The Kills and The Dead Weather. She has probably become best known after "Sour cherry" which featured the soundtrack of the "Gossip Girl" series.

Posted by cheap stuff | March 2, 2011 9:39 AM

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