Atlanta, GA’s Mood Rings will have their debut album released June 25 via Mexican Summer Records.  The album is called VPI Harmony.  The album will be released on CD, and a limited flow of vinyl LP, which will offer a textured cover, and hand-numbered to 1000.  The LP will offer download rights to digital files.


Bright Antenna Records have Pick Up Your Head from Middle Class Rut on the calendar for a June 25 release.  The album is slated for a CD run as well as a double-gatefold LP.  The LP issue will contain two bonus tracks not found on the CD.  This band has a sound not too unlike Jane’s Addiction.

Hometapes Records plan the release of Dark Clock from All Tiny Creatures on June 25 with CD and LP issues.

The Weight Of The Globe is expected from Lily & Madeleine on June 11.  The album is expected on CD with the offer of three bonus acoustic tracks, while a separate 10″ LP will the bonus tracks on the download rights card inclusion.  THIS is a fine, fine album.


Rhino Records will reissue Speaking In Tongues, the 1983 classic from Talking Heads, on June 4.

Other LPs slated for June 4th include Friday Music’s reissue of Shootout At The Fantasy Factory by Traffic in a limited 40th Anniversary 180g Edition.  Friday Music will also reissue a 180g 45th Anniversary vinyl LP set of Traffic‘s  Last Exit, with a planned issue date of May28.



Legacy Recordings have an as yet undetermined title for a live album from Ben Folds Five planned for June 4, LP and CD.

Real Gone Music will release Stacked Deck/Too Stuffed To Jump from Amazing Rhythm Aces on June 4.  The label will also reissue Allspice from the band of the same name, and Complete Original #1 Hits featuring Eddy Arnold, both of those on April 30.

Blue Note Records have Invisible Empire//Crescent Moon coming from KT Tunstall on August 6 (date subject to change).  This album will be released in the UK on June 10 via Virgin Records.


Blue Note will also release Lickety Split from Robert Randolph & The Family Band on July 16, and Magnetic from Terence Blanchard on May 28.

Astralwerks have Ice On The Dune by Empire Of The Sun planned for issue on June 18.

Capitol Records have slated In A Tidal Wave Of Mystery from Capital Cities for a release date of June 11.


By MARowe