Posted by: Nick | April 9, 2009

Top Album Releases: March 2009

Top Album Releases: March 2009

Nick’s Top:

  1. Neko Case: Middle Cyclone
  2. Bonnie Prince Billy: Beware
  3. Say Hi: Oohs & Aahs
  4. The Boy Least Likely to: Fight the Power
  5. Casiotone for the Painfully Alone: Advance Base Battery Life
  6. Decemberists: Hazards of Love
  7. Fever Ray: Fever Ray
  8. Yeah Yeah Yeahs: It’s Blitz!

Hank’s Top:

  1. Neko Case: Middle Cyclone
  2. Decemberists: Hazards of Love
  3. Dan Deacon: Bromst
  4. Jay Dee: Dillanthology: J Dilla’s Productions for Various Artists
  5. Serge Gainsbourg: Histoire de Melody Nelson (remastered with bonus tracks)

Neko Case- This Tornado Loves You (from Middle Cyclone)

For a more comprehensive list of March 2009 releases, see below…

From Largehearted Boy:

March 3, 2009

Adam Lipman: From Your Mouth to God’s Ears
Aidan Moffat: How To Get To Heaven From Scotland
Alan Parsons Project: Vulture Culture (remastered with bonus tracks)
Alif Tree: Clockwork
Angil & the Hidden Tracks: Oulipo Saliva
Angus & Julia Stone: A Book Like This (import reissue with DVD)
Anne Heaton: Blazing Red
Bela Fleck: Throw Down Your Heart, Tales from the Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3: Africa Sessions
Bell X1: Blue Lights on the Runway
Bitter Tears: Jam Tarts in the Jakehouse
Blossom Dearie: Teach Me Tonight
Boozoo Bajou: Grains (vinyl)
Bosque Brown: Baby
Boston Spaceships: Planets Are Blasted (vinyl)
The Boy Least Likely to: Fight the Power
Buddy & Julie Miller: Written In Chalk
Buried Inside: Spoils of Failure
The Chicharones: Swine Country EP
David Byrne, Brian Eno : Everything That Happens Will Happen Today (vinyl)
De Rosa: Prevention
The Drones: Havillah
Dungen: Ta Det Lugnt (vinyl reissue)
Family: Old Songs, New Songs – The Definitive Box Set (5-CD box set)
Fountains of Wayne: No Better Place: Live in Chicago (dvd)
Grandmaster Flash: The Bridge
Green Pajamas: Hidden Minutes
Harmonic 313: When Machines Exceed Human Intelligence
House of Heroes: End Is Not the End
House of Love: Live at the BBC
Howlies: Trippin’ with Howlies (vinyl)
The Inevitable Backlash: My Two Brookes
Jesse Harris: Watching the Sky
John Coltrane: Standard Coltrane (remastered)
Justin Townes Earle: Midnight at the Movies (vinyl)
Kris Kristofferson: All American Country Kris Kristofferson (remastered)
Kurt Vile: God Is Saying This to You (vinyl)
M. Ward: End of Amnesia (vinyl reissue)
Marianne Faithfull: Easy Come, Easy Go (2-LP vinyl)
Marissa Nadler: Little Hells
Misc.: Happiness Is Easy
Molly Jenson: Maybe Tomorrow
The Monochrome Set: The Lost Weekend
The Moore Brothers: Aptos
Nashville Pussy: From Hell to Texas (vinyl)
Neko Case: Middle Cyclone
Of Machines: As If Everything Was Held in Place
Peter Hammill: Enter K (reissue)
Phantom Limbs: Accept the Juice/Whole Loto Love
Philip Glass: In the Upper Room
Phish: The Clifford Ball (7-DVD box set)
The Prodigy: Invaders Must Die (2-LP vinyl) (7″ vinyl box set)
Raul Malo: Lucky One
Revolting Cocks: Sex-O Olympic-O
Robyn Hitchcock: Goodnight Oslo (vinyl)
Rush: Retrospective 3 (1989-2008) (with DVD)
Say Hi: Oohs & Aahs
The Soundtrack Of Our Lives: Communion (vinyl)
Svarte Greiner: Kappe
Thin Lizzy: Still Dangerous: Live at Tower Theatre Philadelphia 1977 (vinyl)
Townes Van Zandt: Flyin’ Shoes (vinyl reissue)
Townes Van Zandt: Our Mother the Mountain (vinyl reissue)
Tyler Bates: Watchmen: Original Motion Picture Score
U2: No Line on the Horizon (CD/Poster/Book/DVD) (CD/Poster/Film Download) (CD/Magazine/Film Download) (2-LP vinyl)
Various Artists: The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 11B: 1971
Various Artists: Watchmen Soundtrack
Various Artists: Where The Girls Are Volume 7
Various Production: Invisible Lodger
WAVVES: California Goth II (vinyl single)
The Whip: X Marks Destination
Wild Light: Adult Nights
Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Ray Price: Live from the Last of the Breed Tour

March 10, 2009

31 Knots: Climax Anti/Climax (reissue)
All the Saints: Fire on Corridor X
Anni Rossi: Rockwell
Arboretum: Song of the Pearl (vinyl)
B.B. King: Live at the BBC
Balmorhea: All Is Wild All Is Silent (vinyl)
Bell Orchestre: As Seen Through Windows
Beth Orton: Trailer Park (remastered with bonus disc)
Bishop Allen: Grrr… (vinyl)
BLK JKS: Mystery (vinyl)
Blood Ceremony: Blood Ceremony (vinyl)
Blue Oyster Cult: Club Ninja (reissue)
BoDeans: Love & Hope & Sex & Dreams (remastered with bonus CD)
Brother Ali: Truth Is Here EP
Buddy and Julie Miller: Written In Chalk (vinyl)
Calexico: Spoke (vinyl reissue)
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone: Advance Base Battery Life
Chin Chin: The Flashing, The Fancing
Chris Cornell: Scream
Circle: Saturnus Reality (DVD)
Cursive: Mama, I’m Swollen
Danny Schmidt: Instead the Forest Rose to Sing
David Bowie: Live in Santa Monica ’72
Deleted Scenes: Birdseed Shirt
DM Stith: Heavy Ghost
Dope: No Regrets
Elvis Perkins in Dearland: Elvis Perkins in Dearland (vinyl)
Elvis Presley: I Believe: The Gospel Masters (4-CD box set)
Extra Golden: Thank You Very Quickly (vinyl)
Fela Kuti: Music Is the Weapon
From Monument to Masses: On Little Known Frequencies
Graham Parker: The Up Escalator
Handsome Furs: Face Control (vinyl)
Health: Health // Disco (vinyl)
Hopewell: Good Good Good Desperation (single)
Howling Bells: Radio Wars (import with bonus live disc)
John Wesley Harding: Who Was Changed & Who Was Dead (with bonus live “greatest hits” CD)
Julie Doiron: I Can Wonder What You Did With Your Day (vinyl)
Julien-K: Death To Analog
Kelly Clarkson: All I Ever Wanted
Killing Joke: Duendes: The Spanish Sessions
Kings of Leon: Use Somebody EP (import)
Lady Gaga: Poker Face (single) (vinyl)
Living Colour: The Paris Concert
Lloyd Cole: Cleaning The Ashtray (import 4-CD box set)
Los Fabulosos Cadillacs: La Luz del Ritmo
Luka Bloom: Eleven Songs
Madeleine Peyroux: Bare Bones
Madeline: White Flag
MC5: The Very Best of MC5 (vinyl)
Mirah: (a)spera (vinyl)
Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band: Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band (vinyl)
The Mummies: Play Their Own Records (vinyl reissue)
My Cat Is an Alien: Through The Magnifying Glass of Tomorrow
N.A.S.A.: The Spirit of Apollo (vinyl)
Nat King Cole: Re: Generations
Neko Case: Middle Cyclone (UK vinyl)
Neva Dinova: Neva Dinova (reissue with bonus tracks)
New Found Glory: Not Without A Fight (vinyl)
The Number Twelve Looks Like You: Worse Than Alone
Offspring: Ignition (vinyl reissue)
Offspring: Smash (vinyl reissue)
Oren Lavie: The Opposite Side of the Sea
Polly Scattergood: I Hate the Way (vinyl import single)
Propagandhi: Supporting Caste
Public Image Limited: Public Image (vinyl reissue)
Ramones: It’s Alive (vinyl reissue)
Razorlight: Slipway Fires
Red Fang: Red Fang
Riverboat Gamblers: Underneath The Owl
Rocco Deluca & Burden: Mercy
Rocky Votolato: Makers (vinyl reissue)
Ronnie Milsap: Then Sings My Soul
The Smiths: The CD Collectors Box
Steve Earle: Live at the BBC
Tarlton: Van
The Thermals: Now We Can See (vinyl single)
Thieves Like Us: Play Music (vinyl)
Thursday: Common Existence (vinyl)
Tim Hecker: An Imaginary Country
Various Artists: Covered, A Revolution In Sound: Warner Bros. Records
Various Artists: Punk Goes Pop Volume 2
Various Artists: U2 Celtic Tribute
Wheat: Medeiros/Hope And Adams (reissue)
Willie Heath Neal: Out of Highway
Zoroaster: Voice of Saturn

March 17, 2009

An Horse: Rearrange Beds
Annie Lennox: The Annie Lennox Collection (2-CD and DVD Deluxe Edition)
Band Called Quinn: Sun Moon Stars
Black Joe Lewis: Tell ‘Em What Your Name Is! (vinyl)
Black Sabbath: Heaven & Hell (remastered vinyl)
Black Sabbath: Heaven & Hell (remastered vinyl)
Black Sabbath: Live Evil (remastered vinyl)
Black Sabbath: Mob Rules (remastered vinyl)
BoA: BoA
Bonnie Prince Billy: Beware (vinyl)
The Boy Least Likely To: Law of the Playground (import)
The Damned: Anything (remastered with bonus disc)
The Damned: Phantasmagoria (remastered with bonus disc)
David Grissom: 10,000 Feet
Decemberists: Hazards of Love (vinyl)
Dylan in the Movies: Feel the Pull EP (import reissue)
Eleni Mandell: Artificial Fire (vinyl)
Gabriella Cilmi: Lessons to Be Learned
Joshua James: Joshua James
Joy Division: Leigh Rock Festival 1979 (import vinyl)
Kelly Joe Phelps: Western Bell
Les Claypool: Of Fungi and Foe
Little Walter: The Complete Chess Masters (1950-1967) (5-CD box set)
The Love Willows: Hey! Hey!
The Loved Ones: Distractions EP (vinyl)
Marianne Faithfull: Easy Come, Easy Go (2-CD deluxe edition)
moe.: Instant Live: Electric Factory
Nick Lowe: Quiet Please: The New Best of Nick Lowe (2-CDs) (deluxe edition with 2-CDs and DVD)
NOFX: Backstage Passport (dvd)
Paramore: The Final Riot! (Blu-ray DVD)
Pet Shop Boys: Love Etc. Remixes
Principles of Geometry: Interstate Highway System (vinyl)
Ruth Ruth: Live in Toronto
Sam Bisbee: Son of a Math Teacher
Sara Lov: Seasoned Eyes Were Beaming
Say Hi: Oohs & Aahs (vinyl)
Scott Walker: Boy Child 67-70 (remastered)
Scott Walker: Classics & Collectibles (remastered)
Scott Walker: Sings Jacques Brel (remastered)
Scott Walker: Tilt (remastered)
The Script: The Script
Starsailor: All the Plans
Static-X: Cult of Static
Superdrag: Industry Giants
Susumu Yokota: Mother
Tom Waits: Romeo Bleeding: Live From Austin
U2: 7 EP (import reissue)
Various Artists: The Blues Box (7-CD box set)
Various Artists: Juno Awards 2009
Various Artists: Twilight Soundtrack (with bonus DVD)
Various Artists Watchmen (soundtrack) (vinyl)
Violens: V EP
Wavves: Wavvves (vinyl)
White Lies: How to Lose My Life (vinyl)
Willie Nelson: Naked Willie
Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Zero (single)

March 24, 2009

1990s: Kicks (vinyl)
Amadou & Mariam: Welcome To Mali
Arthur Russell: The Sleeping Bag Sessions (vinyl)
Bacon Brothers: New Year’s Day
The Balky Mule: The Length Of The Rail
Beep Beep: Enchanted Islands
Big Country: The Final Fling (dvd)
Charles Spearin: The Happiness Project (vinyl)
Coheed & Cambria: Neverender: Children of the Fence Edition (4-CD & 5-DVD box set)
Condo F**ks: F**kbook
Craig Wedren: Role Models (soundtrack)
Crosby Stills Nash & Young: CSNY/Deja Vu Live (2-LP vinyl)
Dalek: Gutter Tactics (vinyl)
Dan Deacon: Bromst (vinyl)
Dan Hicks: Tangled Tales (vinyl)
Decemberists: The Hazards of Love (vinyl)
Dirty Projectors: Byond Uquafina
Dukes Of Stratosphear: 25 O’Clock
Dukes Of Stratosphear: Psonic Psunspot (remastered)
Enter the Haggis: Gutter Anthems
Eric Lindell: Gulf Coast Highway
Fever Ray: Fever Ray
Fireworks: All I Have to Offer Is My Own Confusion
Fridge: Early Output 1996-1998
Gramercy Arms: Gramercy Arms
Green Day: 1,039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours (2-LP reissue)
Green Day: Kerplunk (vinyl)
Harlem Shakes: Technicolor Health
Husker Du: Candy Apple Grey (vinyl reissue)
I.u.d.: The Proper Sex
Indigo Girls: Poseidon and the Bitter Bug (with bonus CD)
Jeremy Jay: Slow Dance (vinyl)
Jim Jones: Pray IV Reign
John Coltrane: Ascension (remastered)
John Coltrane: Kulu Se Mama (remastered)
Klaus Schulze: La Vie Electronique I
KMFDM: Blitz
Lotus Plaza: The Floodlight Collective
The Lymyc Systym: Carved by Glaciers (vinyl)
M. Ward: End of Amnesia (vinyl reissue)
Mastodon: Crack the Skye (CD & DVD)
Mastodon: Divinations (vinyl picture disc single)
Merzbow: 13 Japanese Birds, Vol. 3
MF Doom: Born Like This
Minus 5: Down with Wilco (reissue)
Mono: Hymn to the Immortal Wind
MSTRKRFT: Fist of God (vinyl)
O+S: O+S (vinyl)
Obits: I Blame You (vinyl)
Papa Roach: Metamorphosis
Pearl Jam: Ten (2-CD & DVD Deluxe Edition) (2-CD edition) (2-LP edition) (2-CD & DVD & 4=LP & cassette edition)
The Peekers: Life In The Air
Peter Doherty: Grace / Wastelands (CD & DVD) (CD & DVD & T-shirt)
Ponytail: Ice Cream Spiritual! (green vinyl)
Radiohead: The Bends (remastered with bonus CD) (2-CDs & DVD)
Radiohead: OK Computer (remastered with bonus CD) (2-CDs & DVD)
Radiohead: Pablo Honey (remastered with bonus CD) (2-CDs & DVD)
Rafter: 10 Songs
Red Red Meat: Bunny Gets Paid (remastered with bonus disc)
Royksopp: Junior (vinyl)
Sarah Borges: The Stars Are Out (vinyl)
Serge Gainsbourg: Histoire de Melody Nelson (remastered with bonus tracks) (vinyl)
Shooter Jennings: Bad Magick: The Best of Shooter Jennings & 357’s
Stephen Lynch: 3 Balloons
Swan Lake: Enemy Mine (vinyl)
Various Artists: Classic Protest Songs from Smithsonian Folkways
Various Artists: Hushabye Baby: Lullaby Renditions of Dolly Parton
Various Artists: Keep Your Soul: A Tribute To Doug Sahm
Various Artists: Putumayo Presents: Salsa
Various Artists: Shrek: The Musical
The Vines: Melodia
Warren Zevon: Excitable Boy (vinyl reissue)
Winter Gloves: About a Girl
Wynton Marsalis: He And She

March 31, 2009

Adam Franklin: Spent Bullets
Alex Cline: The Lamp and the Star (import reissue)
Alexandra Hope: Invisible Sunday (vinyl)
Amusement Parks on Fire : Amusement Parks on Fire (vinyl reissue)
The Answer: Everyday Demons
Bell X1: Blue Lights on the Runway (vinyl)
Black Sabbath: Seventh Star (import reissue)
Bob Dylan: The Basement Tapes (remastered)
Bob Dylan: Before the Flood (remastered)
Bob Dylan: New Morning (remastered)
Bob Log III: My Sh*t Is Perfect
Bobby Osborne: Bluegrass & Beyond
Bosque Brown: Baby (vinyl)
Boston Pops: Red Sox Album
Bruce Cockburn: Slice O Life: Bruce Cockburn Live Solo
Caroline Weeks: Songs for Edna (vinyl)
Chuck Berry: You Never Can Tell: The Complete Chess Recordings 1960-1966 (box set)
Dailey and Vincent: Brothers from Different Mothers
Doug Sahm: Juke Box Music/the Last Real Texas Blues Band (reissues)
Doves: Kingdom of Rust (import single)
Dylan & the Dead: Dylan & the Dead (remastered)
Filter: The Very Best Things (1995-2008)
Flatlanders: Hills & Valleys
Flo Rida: R.o.o.t.s (Route Of Overcoming The Struggle)
Gavin DeGraw: Free
Gomez: A New Tide
Great Lake Swimmers: Lost Channels (vinyl)
Jay Dee: Dillanthology: J Dilla’s Productions for Various Artists
Jedi Mind Tricks: Stoupe: Decalogue
Jim Gaffigan: King Baby
John Scofield: Piety Street
Kaki King: Mexican Teenagers EP
Leonard Cohen: Live In London (dvd)
Malajube: Labyrinthes
Maria Taylor: LadyLuck
Michelle Malone: Debris
Ministry: Adios…
Muddy Waters: Authorized Bootleg: Live at the Fillmore Auditorium – San Francisco Nov 04-06 1966 (remastered)
Ned’s Atomic Dustbin: Lunatic Magnets (dvd)
New Ruins: We Make Our Own Bad Luck (vinyl)
Nightwish: Made in Hong Kong (and in Various Other Places)
Oasis: Be Here Now (import reissue)
Oasis: Don’t Believe the Truth (reissue)
Old Crow Medicine Show: Tennessee Pusher (vinyl)
One for the Team: Build a Garden
Other Lives: Other Lives
Pansy Division: Life in a Gay Rock Band (dvd)
Pansy Division: That’s So Gay
Peter Bjorn and John: Living Thing
Peter Walker: Long Lost Tapes 1970
PJ Harvey and John Parish: A Woman A Man Walked By
Queensryche: American Soldier
Reigns: The House on the Causeway (vinyl)
Rio en Medio: Frontier
The Shacklefords: The Shacklefords Sing (reissue)
Stevie Nicks: Live In Chicago (dvd)
Stevie Nicks: The Soundstage Sessions
Thunderheist: Thunderheist
The Whitest Boy Alive: Rules
Willie Nelson & Asleep at the Wheel: Willie and the Wheel (vinyl)
Wolves in the Throne Room: Black Cascade
Yeah Yeah Yeahs: It’s Blitz! (CD with bonus tracks)


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