The release news for this nice Monday is a bit on the sparse side.  As we near the holidays (sorry, folks…but it’s true y’know), the labels soften up until the final quarter, then push a little out.  That means we’re heading toward our normal seasonal slowdown in title announcements.  Still, all is not totally quiet…

When Capitol Records release the new Beatles title, On Air: Live At The BBC, Volume 2, they will also re-release a remastered Live At The BBC (1994) alongside of it.  So, on November 11, both titles will be made available.  Better yet, both titles will be made available on 2CD and 3LP sets.

Sargent House Records will release a new Russian Circles album, Memorial, on October 29, almost precisely two years after their last album, Empros.  Memorial is streaming a track from the new album.


Blackheart Records (Joan Jett’s boutique label) have released No Apologies from The Eyeliners, on August 14.  It slipped by me, so I thought I should let you know.

RCA/Legacy Records have a collection for Lita Ford coming in a series set, Playlist: The Very Best Of Lita Ford, on October 15.


Anti Records plan the release of Aheym with Kronos Quartet playing music by Bryce Dessner, scheduling for the November 5 date for both CD and LP.

On November 11, Shout! Factory plans next Live 2CD set in the ELP series, Live In Montreal 1977.


Yep Roc Records will release Quality Street: A Seasonal Selection For All The Family by Nick Lowe,  scheduled for October 29, CD and LP.

Mascot Records have Still Climbing from Leslie West scheduled for LP and CD on October 29.

Chimera Music will have the new album from Yoko Ono and The Plastic Ono Band called Take Me To The Land Of Hell on CD and LP slated for October 15.


 PIAS America plan the new release of Man & Myth by Roy Harper on October 29. This will issue in CD and LP formats.

The Steinway and Sons label will release the new The Five Browns album, The Rite of Spring, on October 29.

Iconoclassic Records will reissue a remastered version of Smile by Laura Nyro, on October 22.

And finally, Harold Budd releases his new album, Perhaps, via Root Strata Records on LP and CD.


By MARowe

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